Monthly Archives: August 2016

George Clark and Elizabeth Phoebe Rye Morris

Phoebe wiped tears from her face as her creek-soaked children happily burst into their small summer home. “Why are you crying,” they asked. Phoebe quickly got them pulling molasses candy as she pushed back on her memories. She was happy … Continue reading

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William Parley Elton – Poet of Honor

My great-grandfather William was 11 when his father died, and the English officers came to take him and his four brothers to the poorhouse. “How we clung to mother’s dress,” he said. Isabella was, a little woman. But in faith … Continue reading

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