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Faces from the Past: Smith and Related Lines

My maternal grandfather was a Smith.  Smith is about as common as sedge grass, so it is important to be more descriptive.  I see this line as the humble side of our family, (although there are exceptions to that rule). … Continue reading

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Faces from the Past: Part Two-The Ketron Heritage

If you travel down Bloomingdale Pike (near Kingsport, Tennessee), over near the Kingsley community, there is a school that still bears the name “Ketron” although it has been downgraded from a high school to a middle school and in its … Continue reading

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Garden Spot

This time of year the home folks always used to put their gardens out.  The soil would be warming up after a long winter, and usually after we gassed the tobacco seed beds, we would get the plow and disc … Continue reading

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