Apr 032011
 
Miller Line
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  John Miller Born: unknown. Died: unknown. Spouse: Unknown. One known child   Maj. Anderson Miller abt.1772-1850 Parents: John Miller and unknown. Born: abt. 1772 in Culpepper County, VA. Died: Nov 17, 1850 in Alexandria, LA. Spouse: Elizabeth Bell born: Mar 17, 1786 in Frederick County, VA; died: Apr 8, 1856 in Louisville, KY. Seven […]

Apr 032011
 
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  Pieter van Doorn abt.1609-abt.1658 Born: abt. 1609 in Gravezande, Holland. Died: abt. 1658 in Brooklyn, NY. Spouse: Catherine Stelting. Two children From the book: "The fact that Pieter’s name was spelled upon the records at the time of the baptism of his daughter Jannetje, ‘Van Doren’ merely goes to show that the spelling of […]

Apr 022011
 
Margaret Brown in the Dallas Morning News, 1959
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Note that she was born in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1866, and her husband died in 1889, leaving her with four kids at age 23. For the record, the daughter referenced as "Mrs. Homer Parks" is an error and should read "Mrs. Arthur Parks". Also, the spelling of her name in the caption should be "Margaret […]

Apr 022011
 
TMM with Arnold Palmer, abt 1967
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TMM became friends with golfer Arnold Palmer during a period when Arnie was in dicussions with Delta for promotional work. TMM had dinner with Arnie and Winnie at their home in Pennsylvania. TMM once said that Palmer is only the second nicest person in the world, Winnie being number one.

Apr 022011
 
Dabney Line
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  The Dabney Line as given by Susan Dabney Smedes in her Memorials of a Southern Planter (1887) and William H. Dabney in his Sketch of the Dabneys of Virginia has been criticized by others, notably by Charles William Dabney in Virginia Magazine of History and Biography , vol. XLV (April 1937), pp. 121-143. CWD […]