Tuesday, September 29, 2009

More Stirrings from Matilda

I find it ironic that tonight I came across a notebook of information that I had started on about 10 years ago. As I've renewed my search, I kept thinking I had more notes somewhere but I've always tried to keep everything in my trusty file box so I just assumed everything that I had done up until 1998 was in that file box.

I wasn't even looking for this notebook tonight. I was acutally looking for a booklet from one of the Pierce family reunions. Was looking in a cabinet that I rarely ever go in and came across the notebook. As soon as I touched it, I knew it was more old genealogical notes.

In it was all the correspondence between me and another one of the descendants of my Hosch slave owners. She is a direct descendant of Henry Hosch, gggrandmother Matilda's last documented slave owner. Now I know grandmom Matilda lead me to this notebook tonight. I mean it's only been in that drawer for I don't know how long. So, now that she's lead me back to it, I have to determine what treasure lies within that I've missed during all those years of inactivity.

Until Next Time!

2 comments:

  1. Great for you, Mavis. I think that's how it happens a lot of times. I hope you discover what she's trying to show you!

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  2. Craig,

    Thank you for stopping by. I'm sure by now, you have seen my posting about the family bible of 2ggrandmom Matilda's last owner. Although I feel that there is more to it than just me finding the recording of ggranddad Barto's birth. I just have to determine what it is.

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