Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Jan 24, 1869 was the birthday of Willard Rogers, son of Milton and Margaret Rogers and my great-grandpa. Willard married Mattie Best in 1889 and they raised twelve children - Finis, Lon, Clarence, Charlie, Fred, Clara, Edna, Walter, Della, Hubert, Emma Jane and Leone. Willard was accidently killed ina hunting accident in 1934 and is buried at the Brown Cemetery.
Sunday, January 21, 2007
Saturday, January 20, 2007
Friday, January 19, 2007
We in Wayne county were treate4d this week with a visit from some Rogers cousins from up north. This photo was taken and Bill and Janis Shelton's on the evening of January 16, 2007. Janis made some delicious lasagne and we all had a great visit. L - R are Helen Burk, Anna Richards, Dorothy Lane, Janet Shelton, Leone Shelton, Harlan Rogers, Raymond Shelton and Janis Shelton. Also present were Floyd Rogers, Bill Shelton and yours truly. Later Janis brought out a blackberry cobbler (my favorite!) with a birthday candle in it for me, then we looked at some old photos that I have saved to the computer.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Well, 40 is here. I was going to post pictures of OTHER people at forty, but thought better. HA! I had a great meal at one of my favorite places to eat with three good friends on Monday night, Tuesday I was serenaded over the phone by my family - (thank you Dad, Grandma, Raymond and Janet, Bill and Janis, Harlan, Helen, Dorothy, Floyd and Anna Mae. That was about the extent of my b-day excitement - well except my new 30g IPod - luv it - thank you Ichiban! And a new 50" plasma TV - Whoopee! I had inteded on going to Mexico, but that fell through, but had a super birthday nonetheless!
Saturday, January 13, 2007
Friday, January 12, 2007
Jan 12, 1900 was the birthday of Clara (Rogers) Mathes, seen here looking at her sister Leone. Clara was the sixth child and oldest girl of Willard and Mattie Rogers. She married Jake Mathes in 1919 and they had six children. She died in May, 1980.