Category Archives: Family Heirlooms

Our Family Bible

Here is a fun story I have heard through the years from my Grandparents Hazel Marie Ackerman Stockmaster and Frederick Charles Stockmaster. My mother also used to tell this story if my Grandparents were not around. This is very thick, … Continue reading

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My Oral Family History

I am collecting my family stories that recounted to me. Every Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter, the white Haviland China comes out, along with the silver service, and we would set the table. As the family sat down for the holiday meal, my mother … Continue reading

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Letters From Home Part 2

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Here is a scanned letter my 2nd Great Grandmother Orrenda Willes Carson sent to my Grandfather Frederick Charles Stockmaster and Great Uncle Russell Carson Stockmaster in 1914. My Grandfather was 14 years old and my Great Uncle was 16 years old.

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Family Heirloom Christmas Ornaments

 

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50 Years of Christmas Ornaments

The first year I was born, my Grandmother Marion made me a Christmas Ornament,  and then began to send me one every Christmas. The ornaments had my name and year incorporated on them so we would all know who, what, and when the … Continue reading

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