2011-10-28

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2011-10-28 07:34 am

So, I'm off...

To Pope County to meet my newly found second cousin and tromp through a cemetery with him.

It's a crisp fall day, we had rain yesterday, and there is a mist shrouding the ground.

And...I was contacted by another new cousin this week.

This journey is good.
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2011-10-28 06:32 pm

Sepia Saturday: St Joe Freewill Baptist Church, Pope Co., AR

While I was at my dad's house, I took pictures of some more of his pictures.

What we believe to be the first building that became St. Joe Freewill Baptist Church - where my g-g-grandpa set up a Sunday school under a brush arbor until they could get a building - and the very beginning of the cemetery, way over to the right.

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St. Joe as I remember it when I was little kid, going to "Decoration" on Mother's Day...

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There's a very nice, modest brick building there now.

And a much larger cemetery.




This is a Sepia Saturday post.
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2011-10-28 06:40 pm

Sentimental Sunday: Fishing in Florida (or was that Louisiana?)

The back of the photo said 1950 in Florida.

Dad said it was Louisiana.

My dad, and his dad...George Washington Burris, Jr.

And they caught some huge fish...

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