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In Nora Byrd’s Kitchen

The summer’s found me traveling from Queens, New York to Macon, Georgia to visit my Aunt Nora Kirksey Byrd. There were no cousins in New York but there were five us during the summers in Georgia. On certain days, we … Continue reading

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Grandisson Philmon & Martha Ulm

Grandisson L. Philmon also known as Grants was born in 1850 in Anson County, North Carolina to James and Lucinda Pare Philmon. According to Philmon legend he was given that name because his father said “he was the grandest son … Continue reading

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Ida Elizabeth Philmon

Ida Elizabeth Philmon, was born on 28 June 1879 in Marshallville, Macon Co., GA, to Grandison (Grants) and Mattie Ulm Philmon. I thought it was interesting that the news headlines in 1879 included the first successful test of the incandescent … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving for the Memories

My cousin, Connie, and I were talking about her Mamma who was my Aunt Nora.  We were discussing her house in Macon Georgia. I had Googled the address but the satellite view showed little except for trees which are forty … Continue reading

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