Tuesday, July 3, 2018

4th of July



Thankful to my ancestors who fought to create The United States of America.
To me that is what the day is about.

Here is my 3rd (yes just 3rd) GGrandfather William Galbreath who served in the Revolutionary War for 7 years and lived to be 82 yrs old.

The following are my Great Grandfathers who fought in the Rev War
William Galbreath
John Galbreath
Adam Mitchell
William Barnes
John McMachen
Edmund Fair
Henry Sousley
Johannes Amnet
Caleb Busick
Jacob Daniel Scherrer
Elias Tolin
Peter Goslin
John Combs
Benjamin Neal
Ambrose Rucker
John Ripple
John Wilson

242 years later they are not forgotten




11 comments:

Pat said...

How proud you must be to have ancestors who fought to create this great nation. I have just recently discovered that I have ancestors who fought in the Revolution.
Have an wonderful Independence Day,
Pat

Curtains in My Tree said...

Your family history is amazing. Also amazing you have such rich knowledge of your entire ancestors

ann said...

Hi Ann. I am amazed at your list of grandfathers in the Revolution. I have one. David Rowell. Are you a member of the DAR? You should be. I joined a while back and I do enjoy our local chapter meetings and activities.

Thank you for your kind words about Boone. He was a handful, but such a sweet boy and we miss him. Hope you are enjoying your summer.

Susie said...

Ann, I am so sorry to be this late. Thank you for being a good memory keeper for the history of your family. I am thankful for them. I wish my family had kept better stories of our earlier ancestors. My parents, aunts, and uncles are all gone....and we know very little ..other than things mommy told us growing up. Blessings to you, xoxo, Susie

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Shelia said...

Hi Ann! Oh, it's wonderful to know someone who really cares about their heritage! I have done quite a bit of research on mine and am the only one in my family who seems to care. My hubby has a boat load of info on his family. His great great grandfather was the mayor of Houston, Tx during the Civil War, so his roots run deep there. Thank you for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Sandy said...

Where's home for you? I think I've been to that cemetery? It looks so familiar. Hoping, even though this is not a current blog post, you'll be back to visit and see my comment.

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