Pioneers, Patriots and Preachers The Chaffins of Roaring River by: Robert Rogers Chaffin

A few weeks ago I was looking for something to post on here and had gotten sidetracked.  Sidetracked into ordering a book off Amazon that was based on the Chaffin family line from Jackson County, Tennessee.  Yes, I am related to Chaffins’ through my ancestors John and Martha Chaffin Birdwell. What was so intriguing about […]

Blessed are those who mourn: for they shall be comforted – Matthew 5:4

Several years ago I was afforded the opportunity to look and scan some funeral books.  The part most intriguing is to read the names all those who came to mourn for the deceased.  As I was browsing the books, it was amazing to see how much information these, often overlooked, books have. I am sharing […]

CrumKin website updates – December 31, 2017

Photos added: none Generation chart:  none Individual people pages added: Rev. Jesse Moreland Kirby Sr. 1848 – 1938 Documents added: Frank Banwarth and Anna Spychalla – Marriage notice from newspaper Thomas Chapman – Occupation notice from newspaper Shirley Patton Johnson – Updated spouse  Carol Johnson – Newspaper clipping about the cause of death  

The dented pot and a game of scat…November 27, 2017

The holiday’s are upon us. I hope all who are reading this had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends.  We were fortunate to hosted Thanksgiving with our families and friends!  As we decorate and get ready to celebrate Christmas and all its wonderful blessings, I can’t help but feel this little ping of heart […]

CrumKin website updates – October 11, 2017

While I haven’t been posting weekly, I have been very busy scanning HUNDREDS of photos and documents in preparation to upload to the website.  But I have managed a few small updates, see below.  Click on the names, UNDERLINED,  below and it will take you directly to each person’s individual page. Photos added: Individual pages-photo(s) added: […]