AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
Happy 4th of July!
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Graham whittaker, iWilliam Cottringer, iBlue Sleighty, iSara Coslett, iSubbarao Mukkavilli, iSafi aifas32@gmail.com, iMark Lichterman, i

  Home > Family > Books Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Robert Elias Ballard

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Stories
· 8 Titles
· Add to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jan, 2010

Robert Elias Ballard, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Category: 

Family

Publisher:  Creat Space Publishing ISBN-10:  1468164449
Pages: 

124

Copyright:  January 2012 ISBN-13:  9781468164442

Amazon Digital Text Platform

A brief genealogy survey of my family roots. Stories from the journey.

 Genealogy is a fascinating study and when my interest was aroused recently I set about to research my own family roots. What I soon discovered were some interesting previously unknown facts. Maybe not everyone shares an interest in those who influenced our past but for many of us the knowldege is endearing. I wrote this as a labor of love to preserve the information I gathered to pass along to those who follow, my children and grandchildren.

Excerpt
Genealogy is a fascinating study. All of us who were born on the native soil of the United States owe a debt of gratitude to our forebears. Much information for heritage studies is available on the internet. While doing research on my family I learned so much. For some it meant leaving the familiar and a three month voyage across the Atlantic. Some came to America because they were persecuted for their religious beliefs while some came searching for the proverbial end of the rainbow. I discovered family members who were involved in the Revolutionary War. One of my wife's family members was in five battles including the Battle of Cowpens, a turning point in the war. Two other family members were also present. I wondered if they might have know one another. I also learned of my mothers family who came here from Scotland as a stone mason helping to build a notable bridge in the upstate of South Carolina. I learned much about my ancestors and now am even more proud of my heritage.

I wrote this as a labor of love because I wanted my children and grand children to be able to know their family roots and to be proud of their heritage. Having compiled this book will enable them to know this information. For others, reading this book may be the impetus for a great adventure for further genealogy studies. I have also included some stories from my own journey of life. These are life experiences, stories and tales from my own life.


Want to review or comment on this book?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!



Popular Family Books
  1. ¿Recuerdas en tus sueños?
  2. The Goatfooted Children: Preface
  3. I am NOT ashamed T-Shirts
  4. EZ Sudoku: Sudoku Puzzle Secrets Revealed
  5. Her Peaceful Sleep
  6. Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On
  7. Just Shut Up and Drive
  8. The Danged Swamp!
  9. Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of D
  10. Two Mothers, Twin Daughters

Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered by Carolyn HowardJohnson

The Midwest Review called this experimental cross between fiction and nonfiction "...captivating..."..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.