The obituary for Alfred P. Laethem

posted Mar 29, 2015, 3:17 PM by Eric Fleshood

has now been posted.

The obituary for Wentworth Bagley Crane, Jr.

posted Mar 29, 2015, 3:17 PM by Eric Fleshood

has now been posted.

Obituary for Rachel Abernathy Paulson Pearson

posted Sep 20, 2014, 5:11 AM by Eric Fleshood

was posted in the Obituaries section.

The Obituary for Michelle K. Bennett

posted May 15, 2014, 6:49 AM by Eric Fleshood

has been posted in the obituaries section.

Obituaries for Lynda Flythe Bailey and William Michael Fleshood

posted Sep 28, 2013, 11:56 AM by Eric Fleshood

have been posted in the obituaries section.

Fleshood Family History Book Now Available

posted Jul 4, 2013, 10:09 AM by Eric Fleshood

Eric has produced a full-color, hardbound genealogy and history of the Fleshood family entitled Marvelous in Our Eyes. You can preview and order a copy here. The book is structured around the 25 adult grandchildren of Civil War veteran William Joseph Fleshhood and his wife Harriet Isabelle Buckley. William and Harriet had three children--Frank, Ferdy, and Bella--who survived to adulthood and they constitute the three main branches of the family tree. Those three children and their grandchildren are featured with biographical profiles. In most cases the profiles include a chart with information about the members of the immediate family unite an their spouses ancestry. More than 1,000 descendants of William and Harriet are included.

Isaiah Kidder Crane

posted Jan 11, 2013, 11:14 AM by Eric Fleshood

During the Christmas holiday I had the pleasure of seeing an image of my g-g-g-g-grandfather Isaiah K. Crane who was a 1st Lieut. in the celebrated and storied Iowa 12th infantry during the Civil War. His biography and portrait are now posted in the Biographies and Histories section.

Solving mysteries

posted Aug 14, 2012, 8:29 PM by Eric Fleshood

is one of the more addicting aspects of genealogy. Finding out that I was descended from slaves was a life-changing discovery. I recently watched the 1977 TV miniseries "Roots" for the first time. Aspects of the storyline were eerily similar to what I have discovered about my great-great grandparents John Wesley Gibson and Mary Francis Smith.

Tobacco Road

posted Aug 11, 2012, 6:48 PM by Eric Fleshood

A short essay about Eric Fleshood's experience working on his grandfather's tobacco farm is now available in the Biographies and Histories section. 

Obituary for Dr. Harold Lee Fleshood

posted Aug 9, 2012, 7:47 PM by Eric Fleshood

has been posted in the obituaries section.

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