Peter Thompson & Anne M. Shatteen

February of 1860 was cold in Jefferson County, Georgia, especially in the slave quarters where fires were used only on the coldest nights. It was not a particularly good place or time to be born, but here he was anyway, Peter Thompson—first and only child of his...

You Must Be The Change You Wish To See In The World

Body Weight Cardio Exercises for Intermediate level athletes. Jumping jacks Tricep dip Side jump lunge Pushup Low jacks Superman V half burpees One leg deadlift Mountain climbers Supine leg lift Burpees Bicycles NOTE: Perform 2 rounds, the first for 30 seconds and the...

Notable Ancestors

Some of our more forward-thinking ancestors from Generation eight on back. Quite honestly, the list should list all the wives of these folks, as they were and still are the backbone and driving force of all men. Look for our publication “American Pioneer Chronicles:...

How to Bath a Dog

A great link on dog bathing. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/pets/a32187380/how-to-bathe-dog/

Edward Mason & Ranie Brown

Edward “Ned” Mason was born enslaved on a plantation in Washington County, Georgia, in the year 1847. He was the first child of the young couple Alfred and Hannah Mason, who had both been born into enslaved themselves, probably on the same plantation where Edward was...