Friday - May 16, 2014 - Five Weeks Later...Here's the Proof of Marriage Click "Watch on Vimeo" inside the video player screen to see some of the highlights of this very special couple's special day and the beginning of their new life together. Joe & Corrie's Wedding (April 11, 2014) from Bokéh Studios on Vimeo.
Saturday - May 10, 2014 - Four Weeks Later...Again From Facebook: The couple's not legally married according to the Illinois Department of Vital Records! Will they have to pay to purchase a new license? Have they been living in sin because of a clerical error? The conversation continues on Facebook....but--- It's just another glitch, a … Continue reading Update: Chi-Town –The Wedding Weekend, Part III
It's absolutely exhilarating to bust through a genealogical brick wall and reveal more "Chambers" that until now had been hidden from our family. Since 1980 when I first started manually compiling our history I had gleaned only limited information about my dad's maternal Chambers' family from Pennsylvania. If you read my post from a couple … Continue reading Busted “Brick Wall” Reveals More “Chambers”
48 Valentine's Days Together, Yet Rarely a Big To Do Instead, we have cherished most every day by: Enjoying each other’s company over coffee and tea--and how much I appreciate your thoughtfulness and random acts of love when you bring mine to me; Laughing at each other’s stumbles and grumbles about the ways we are … Continue reading An Open Valentine to My Loving Husband, Bob…
Gossipers believed "Nelly" Custis' demeanor wild and her contentious predilection towards life, love, relationships, and marriage half crazy. This is my conclusion supported by her own words in a letter to her friend, Elizabeth, below. I believe Nelly might also have been better born in the 20th Century. And, based upon the authors' blog “… I remain … Continue reading “In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 1765 – 1799”