Category Archives: Rachel Fay SAMMON, (1918, Texas – 1993, New Mexico)

Teresa’s maternal grandmother

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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I’ve got Irish bragging rights!

Today is the day to brag about your Irish ancestry and I’ve got that covered! 🙂 Teresa’s Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Michael Dougherty, was born at Lifford, Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland in 1714 and died in Montgomery County, Virginia in 1787. … Continue reading

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Grandpa Roork would have been 102 today!

If my grandfather Claud Franklin Roork was still alive today, he would have been 102 years old! Grandpa was born in Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma on May 15, 1911. He married my Grandmother Rachel Fay Sammon in Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Sammon Siblings: Flossie, Adell and Rachel

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Adell Ernest Sammon (1920-2013)

  I am sorry to announce the passing of Adell Sammon. He was my Grandmother Rachel’s younger brother. I received this obituary from his daughter Janet yesterday: “Adell Ernest Sammon, 92, of Marlow, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in Marlow. … 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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Rachel Fay Sammon (1918-1993)

Updated/Edited: 6 April 2016 Sammon. Sammons, Salmon, Salmons Generation RACHEL FAYE SAMMON, was born at Iola, Grimes County, Texas on 3 May 1918 and died at Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico on Sep 1993. She married in Texas, CLAUD FRANKLIN … Continue reading

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