I have written about one of today’s characters before. Twice, in fact. I wrote a story about his parents……Watching So Many Children Die, and I wrote a story about one of his sons……..Finding a Job and a Wife in the Big City. Today would be the 139th anniversary of his marriage, so I chose to … More Sandler the Smithy
A while back we told the story of how some Burroughs children came to Perry County. The post was titled, An Orphan’,s Son, A Teacher’s Daughter Today happens to be the wedding anniversary of Peter Burroughs and Elizabeth Atkinson in 1816. They were married in Virginia. Peter had a son named Robert who had four … More Perry County Connection to Booker T. Washington? Really?