Category Archives: Devon

Today is the 99th Anniversary of the Birth of My Grandma Rachel!

Rachel Faye (Sammon) Roork (1918 – 1993) Ninety-nine years ago today, on 3 May 1918, in Iola, Grimes County, Texas, a baby girl was born. Her name was Rachel Faye Sammon and she was to become my grandmother. Rachel was … Continue reading

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It’s all in a name!

(Hamilton/Pepper and Roork) I have started a new page today! I am creating two lists. One for my paternal surnames and one for my maternal surnames. This way, anyone can see all of the surnames that I have in my ancestry. My … Continue reading

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We have a new little carrier soon to arrive that will be carrying our Mitochondrial DNA! :)

On or around the 24th of June, 2012, my wonderful niece Lindsay will be giving birth to our newest little family member, Lillian Joy! Unbeknownst to her, Lillian Joy will also be the newest carrier of our Mitochondrial DNA! What is Mitochondrial … Continue reading

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