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What could be

If you haven’t read this story from yesterday’s edition of The Washington Post, please do. Lucky man, historian James I. Robertson, Jr., surrounded by artifacts. So blessed. So privileged! Out of the 1,600 pieces of information, he used 140 to write his book — all of it precious. What was […]

All in the Family

I’m taking a break this week from the Emmett Wilson writing marathon to follow in the Wilson family traditions of being politically involved. On Tuesday, I will be an Election Judge in my precinct. I’ve been assigned a 6 am to 3 pm shift to run the poll books (in […]

Brotherly Confirmation

This is a document that was shared with me by Katie Wilson Meade’s granddaughter, Elizabeth, during my visit to Charlottesville in January. The story behind this document is that Elizabeth’s father, Everard Wilson Meade, wanted to join the Navy during World War II, and the lack of an official birth […]

An Update on Cephas, Jr.

In case you are just tuning in, I’m trying to locate the Wilson family Bible. I’m betting that it is in the hands of the descendants of Cephas Love Wilson, Jr. (1894-1985). I haven’t found the descendant…yet. But I’ve found something else: The Jackson County enlistment record for soldiers and […]