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
We have just completed an eleven day quest into engaging our history over five states and it's been amazing. This blog is an overview of that trip with notations of where we will delve deeper, in future blogs, to share the detailed findings and experiences further. Forgotten no longer!! That was the wake up call we got on this trip and what our ancestors are telling us from heaven. I look forward to sharing the details of these events, pieces of history and photographs in the week to come.
My husband and I began a genealogical journey into our family tree recently to understand where he and his brother and sister came from and what the family history is. While I married in to the family tree, I believe it is paramount for us to capture and preserve this history for generations to come. … Continue reading Davis Lineage ~ The Amazing Story Of Our Ancestral History (570 years explained)
In genealogical circles associated with "Davis" history there are several places where roadblocks exist. Sometimes this is due to no paper trail at some point, or lack of birth or burial dates, or simply a family not carrying down through the ages, the written record. One such question revolves around "Aaron Davis" (1754 or 1758) … Continue reading For Davis Genealogy Enthusiasts — Our Research Into Where Aaron Davis (1754) Links In (The Missing Puzzle Piece)
Sunday April 7th we visited the oldest church in Tennessee. It is one our ancestors established in 1797 after years of brutal turmoil and dangers that faced them in the wilds of the Virginia Territory in the mid 1700s. This was our experience yesterday as we stepped foot back in time.
What are the top ten questions we have asked in our deep dive into learning Scots-Irish history and the lineage of our ancestors? These are our big learnings thus far.
Our Davis family is celebrating two great anniversaries this year. First, it is the 300th year anniversary of our ancestors stepping foot on American soil. Second, it is the 250th anniversary of our kin Daniel Boone finding the Cumberland Gap which opened the portal that enabled the great migration West.
Some things take your breath away. This gravestone did. We just lost a Davis family member to cancer. This young Davis boy, our kin somehow, did too.