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S: Mr. And Mrs. John Turner with daughter Edith and son Irlam.

FC: The Smiths and the Turners | "All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today."

1: Grandparents | Parents | Great Grand- parents | Williams and Lesser Family Tree | Me

2: Ransom Liberty Day (1844-1937) was a very fun-loving person. He walked on his hands to entertain his granddaughters. He moved to California after his wife died. Matilda Ellen Shoup (1853-?) The date of her death is not recorded, but we know that she died when she was very young. She was the mother of Cora Leone Day. | Ransom Liberty Day and Matilda Ellen Shoup Great great great grandparents

3: The most significant historical event that occurred in my great great great grandparents' lifetime was the civil war.

4: Britton Smith (1850-1930) Britton Smith was a farmer. Both of his daughters, Hattie and Ethel, were teachers. Nancy Jane Holcomb's (1856-1930) family moved to Argentina during the Civil War because her parents didn't think that her brother was fit for battle. She was the mother of Charles William Smith. They didn't move back to Virginia until the war was over. | Britton Smith and Nancy Jane Holcomb Great Great Great Grandparents

5: The most significant historical event that occurred in my great great great grandparents' lifetime was the end of slavery. They were from Virginia so this impacted their lives greatly.

6: Thomas H. Turner and Anna Tiefenbrum Great Great Great Grandparents | Thomas H. Turner (1840-1924) was born in Yorkshire, England. He died in Illinois on 1924. His son, John Thomas died the same year as him in a train crash. Anna Tiefenbrum (1838-1918) was born in Saint Louis, Missouri. The Tiefenbrums were the only Germans in a long line of English Turners. She died on 1918, six years before her husband died.

7: The most significant historical event that occurred in my great great great grandparents' lifetime was the California Gold Rush.

8: Charles D. Irlam and Bertha Ann Tiefenbrum Great Great Great Grandparents | Charles D. Irlam (1851-1928) was born in England. He was a farmer. He married Bertha Ann Tiefenbrum. He died in Illinois in 1928. Bertha Ann Tiefenbrum (1854-1935) was born in Saint Louis, Missouri. The Tiefenbrums were the only Germans for several generations in the Turner family. She was the mother of Mary Emma Irlam. She died in Illinois on 1935, seven years after her husband died.

9: The most significant historical event that occurred in my great great great grandparents' lifetime was the industrial revolution.

10: John Thomas Turner and Mary Irlam with their daughter Edith and son Irlam. John Thomas Turner (1871-1924) was born in Illinois He was an asthmatic. He moved to New Mexico with his wife because he could breathe better there. Mary Emma Irlam (1878-1924) was born in Illinois on 1924. She kept all the financial records. She had three children, Edith, Irlam, and Lee. She and her husband died in a train accident at a very young age. | John Thomas Turner and Mary Emma Irlam Great Great Grandparents

11: The most significant historical event that occurred in my great great grand-parents' life was the Spanish-American War.

12: Charles William Smith (1877-1952) attended University of Missouri. He and his wife, Cora Leone, were farmers. He lived with his parents for the last ten years of his life Cora Leone Day (1882-1952) had seven children (6 girls and 1 boy). She is the most loving and gentle person that ever lived. She raised her sister's 3 children because she passed away. When Cora became unhealthy, she and her husband moved to Texas so that she would recover. After a couple years, they moved back to Missouri. My grandmother, Mary Leona Turner is named after her. | Charles William Smith and Cora Leone Day Great Great Grandparents | 1949

13: The most significant historical event that occurred in my great great grandparents' lifetime was WWI.

14: Lee Edward Turner and Myrta Bess Smith Great Grandparents | Lee Edward's (1909-1977) parents were killed in a train accident when he was 13 years old. He was separated from his siblings at a young age. He was a farmer. He and his wife Myrta lived in Pike County, Missouri. Myrta Bess Smith (1907-2003) lived to be 96. She and her husband were very active in their church and community. They were very respected. They celebrated birthdays by putting the present under their plate at breakfast

15: The most important historical event that occurred in my great grandparents' lifetime were the Great Depression. Lee Edward and Myrta Bess (lower right corner) soon after they were married on 1932, one of the worst years of the Depression, and the same year that the top tax rate was raised from 25 to 63 percent.

16: David H. Williams (1929-1996) served in the Army for 20 years. He hated his middle name, "Harold," so he always went by David H. Williams. Mary Leona Turner (1936-) is my Grandmother, and she is called "Mamami" by her grandchildren, and "Lonnie" by her friends in Texas. She was awarded the Fort Cambell Army Wife of the Year in 1973. | David H. Williams and Mary Leona Turner Grandparents

17: The most significant historical event that happened in my grandparents' lifetime was the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

18: David Andrew Williams (1962-) Father David traveled all over the world when he was a child. He even lived in Turkey for two years. The place he lived the longest was in Pike County, Missouri. He has one older brother named Paul. | Julie Ann Lesser (1963-) Mother Julie is a mother of three children, Stuart, Audrey, and Margot. She lived alone in Japan for three years after college. She grew up in Naples, Florida with her brother, Jim.

19: The most important historical event that occurred in my parents' lifetime was when the first man | landed on the moon on Apollo 11 on 1969.This picture (upper right corner) | was taken in 1969, the same year the Apollo 11 landed successfully on the moon. | Another significant historical event was Hurricane Katrina, which happened on 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

20: Stuart Andrew Williams (1997-) Brother Stuart enjoys playing guitar, skateboarding, and track. | Margot Marie Williams (2002-) Sister Margot loves stuffed animals and candy. She is an excellent swimmer | Audrey Christine Williams (1998-) I love art, volleyball, and music. I play saxophone and piano. My siblings and I were all born in Grapevine, Texas, and we have never moved away.

21: The most significant historical event that happened in my lifetime was the day when the twin towers fell.

22: This picture was taken of my brother and I in 2001, the same year that the twin towers fell.

23: These pictures were taken the same year that Osama Bin Laden died.

24: Family history pictures are used with permission from Irma Lesser, Lonnie Williams, Carolyn Hooton, and Julie Williams. John F. Kennedy pictures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_F._Kennedy AND http://crimemagazine.com/taxonomy/term/4 Osama Bin Laden pictures: http://www.google.com/imgres?hl=en&sa=X&biw=1600&bih=698&tbm=isch Hurricane Katrina pictures: www.katrina.noaa.gov/&docid, AND http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/2005/09/hurricanes_insu_2.com First man on the moon pictures: http://asterisk.apod.com/viewtopic.php Great Depression pictures:\ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression AND http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/depression/photoessay.htm AND http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/historic_sites/ccc/new_deal_texas_html/1.phtml WW1 pictures: http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/wwi/wwi.html&docid=6SdRkGPPQ5qZ4M&imgurl=http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/wwi/images/ AND www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-newcentury/ Spanish-American War pictures http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War Civil War pictures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_war AND http://www.soldierstudies.org/index.php?action=webquest_1 California Gold Rush pictures: http://www.easyfunschool.com/article1075.html AND http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush Slavery pictures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_civil_war AND http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States Industrial Revolution pictures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Industrial_Revolution Special Thanks to: Lonnie Williams, Carolyn Hooton, Susan Thurmon, and Irma Lesser. | Sources

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