Matrilineal Monday – McConaughy family

I don’t have as many stories to write about my maternal ancestors.  Mostly because my Aunt Terri has done such a wonderful job researching this line that I haven’t had to put quite the amount of work into it as I have on my  paternal line.  Because of Terri I know some really cool things about this side of my family.  Like the fact that I descend from a Mayflower family, and that on this branch alone I have over ten (I think she has found 14 actually) American Revolution patriots.  This information took my Aunt Terri alot of time and research to prove and I am so thankful to her. It is great to have another genealogist in the family.   But now I need to go back and use the records she has shared with me to find the stories behind the facts.  So I am going to spend some time each week getting to know one of my maternal ancestors and then write about him/her every Monday.  Maybe I can even get Aunt Terri to share some stories of her own.

Stay tuned next Monday for a little story about Beryl Catherine Richert, My Great Grandma.


About Rosanna Ward

Rosanna is a devoted mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 11 and 6 year old sons. Rosanna is a homeschool graduate and a graduate of Oral Roberts University: She grew up in Tulsa and has been homeschooling here for the past eleven years. Rosanna has loved family history for as long as she can remember and love genealogy for the stories of her ancestors.
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