We toured Sneedville and Melungeon country yesterday to get a better handle of our family's ancestry. We hope you enjoy learning more about Melungeons and seeing where they lived and why they lived the way they did with photographs of Davis clan from Melungeon country and more. https://youtu.be/HtvkiUdckho VLOG On Touring Melungeon Country Researching Our … Continue reading Our VLOG (Video Blog) On Touring Our Melungeon Roots In East TN
Our family is so blessed to have learned the history of our family here in the hills of East Tennessee. This is where we reside now, amidst the whispers of our ancestors - the long hunters, the first pioneers, the Cherokee and the Melungeon people. These are all our people who called these mountains home. … Continue reading The Famed Pre-Revolutionary War "Long Hunters": Who They Were and Who We Descend From
Our pioneer heritage continues to unfold for us in East Tennessee. As we continue to delve deeply into our deep Tennessee roots, we run our organic farm here in East TN. We have many new babies in the barn and we've created a great video for you to enjoy to experience farm life here with new borns first hand. CLICK TITLE TO SEE VIDEO
This blog is a detailed schedule of our 2020 Davis Family Reunion in East Tennessee. We are gathering family from across the country to join us in experiencing our Davis family's history from the 1600s onward in the land where our ancestors settled.
From The Isle of Iona to the shores of Ione rests our ancestors. And, in the midst of this all we keep getting pulled back to Jerusalem. 1020 years of ancient royal blood, in a chapel built in 1180 where the royal bloodline of Scotland rests, so too do our own blood. Also in a place where the blood of Jesus Christ was shed and where he died and was buried, so too is where our ancestor is also buried. Sacred Holy Ground -- From Iona to Ione. Full Circle.
I sit with my husband, now 72, and ask, "what do you remember of your grandfather?" Frank B., a man buried alone in a burial plot in the tiny town of Ione, Washington, without his bride or any children around. My husband answers, "I remember him being sick and in a bedroom. I can't ever … Continue reading The Life Of Frank B. ~ Gone But Forgotten No Longer
The famous carousels by Ross R. Davis throughout California are icons for over 100 years. Some are on the historical register. Legend has it that Walt Disney sat on a bench watching his daughters on a Davis carousel and it was then that he thought of the concept of Disneyland. Is he our relative? This blog reveals the exciting truth.