Hawkins Imprisoned for Refusal to Bear Arms

Hawkins Imprisoned for Refusal to Bear Arms

Last year, I went on a road trip to discover more about my Quaker roots; what I found was much more than I could have imagined. An initial search for my 4th great-grandmother, Sally Bond, led me to the Hawkins clan of Wayne County, Indiana, a prominent Quaker family with connections to the Welcome and [...]

Uriah McKellup, the Whig Representative

Uriah McKellup, the Whig Representative

Kentucky's State Capitol Building // Frankfort, Kentucky A random fact about me: although I'm currently teaching in an elementary school, I actually majored in political science and public policy in college. I have always loved politics and history--making family history the perfect fit--and I try to incorporate these topics in the examples I provide in [...]