Author Archives: Rosanna Ward

About Rosanna Ward

Rosanna is a devoted wife of 20 years and mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 8-year-old son and her youngest son is a toddler. 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 eight years. Her mission at Tulsa Homeschool Happenings is to provide a “one-stop” local community hub online that will help homeschooling families in our area fulfill their individual missions while connecting with the greater homeschooling community.

Tombstone Tuesday – Olivia Anne Tracy Plummer Banks

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Weeks – Surname Saturday

Rachel Rosanna Tracy married Lewis Perington Weeks in 1884 in York, Nebraska.  Lewis was born July 7, 1851 in New York (probably Athens, Greene County, NY) to Lewis and Clarissa Chesebrough Weeks.  They lived in Athens in the Catskills for … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday – Rachel Rosanna Tracy Weeks

I still have quite a few questions about Aunt Ray’s life.  The 1900 census renumerates Ray and Lewis owning a home in New York Township, York, Nebraska and living with them in the home are a daughter (adopted daughter Katie … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary – Rachel Rosanna Tracy Weeks

Mrs. Rachel Weeks Dies at End of Journey Home Mrs. Rachel Weeks who reached the home of her nephew, Bryce Tracy southwest of York at seven o’clock Monday evening, was claimed by death some four hours later, closing her eyes … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Aunt Ray with Nebraska Dry

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Amanuensis Monday – Rachel Rosanna Tracy Weeks

Aunt Ray, as my grandma always called her, is one of my favorite ancestors.  Her legacy is clear in my life.  It is from her, through my grandma, that I have my name.  She was a schoolteacher in a one … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday – Talbot

I have been writing about Mary Maria Tracy Talbot this week.  Today I will wrap up by writing what little information I have on the children of Mary Maria and James Fuller Talbot. Annabelle Talbot was born February 5, 1878 … Continue reading

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