Daniel Sanders

We've all run into brick walls with genealogy research. One of my brick walls has been my great-grandfather from my adoptive family, Daniel Sanders. Daniel was born August 6, 1877 and died in 1941. He married Minnie Landers October 30, 1898 in Obear, Arkansas. The family said he may have been farmed out for share-cropping... Continue Reading →

Alfred Willis O’Kelley

Today I was looking up a few things on Alfred O’Kelley. Given my adoption, I knew nothing of my great-grandfather except for what I got from relatives later on in life. That's one of the downfalls of genealogy research. Unless you can grab relatives who knew someone in your family before everyone dies off, you’re... Continue Reading →

Dailey Amorn O’Kelley

Now that I have a bit more time on my hands, I thought I'd take the opportunity to do a bit more research into my family tree. Tonight I researched my great-uncle, Dailey Amorn O'Kelley. Now my O'Kelley side of the family spells their name a couple of different ways: O'Kelley and O'Kelly. Each spelling... Continue Reading →

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