Make a tree good and its fruit will be good...for a tree is known by its fruit. Matthew 12:33
Lesley is researching and collecting photos of the following families:
From Lawrence County, TN and Lauderdale County, AL: Posey, Robinson, Mayfield, Nunn, Rice, Russell, Gist, Inman, Bellmesser, Woodland, East.
From Tishimingo County, MS, Colbert County, AL, and Lauderdale County, AL: Quillen, Hunt, Denton, Joiner, Galimore, Burns, Kay, Robinson, Bishop.
From the following Alabama counties: Bibb, Baker/Chilton, Autauga, Dallas, and Shelby: Burnette, Burnett, Chandler, Alexander, Dobbs, Jackson, Hayes, Bolton, Maddox, Pate, Childress, Childers, Riggins, Atkinson, Gant, Bagget, Porter, Willis, Brewer, Woodruff, Rasco
And I haven't even started yet on the Sharps and Mays of Oklahoma and Alabama!
- George Leon and Vernice Clayton Russell Posey (245 KB)
George Leon Posey and Vernice Clayton Russell Posey, Lesley's great grandparents, with her grandfather George Frank and his sister Julia Daris, ca. 1920, probably Lawrence County, TN.
- Daniel Richard and Elizabeth R. Liles Willis (374 KB)
Lesley's great-great grandparents, circa 1900, from left to right: Marie (Mollie) E. Willis Adkisson, Ollie Leona Willis Austin, Haggard Charles Willis, William Allen Willis, ?, ?, Danield Richard Willis, Elizabeth R. Liles Willis
- Daniel Alexander and Kate Ophelia Willis Bryan (70 KB)
Daniel and Kate with their daughters and their first grandson (on Kate's lap). Lesley's paternal grandmother, Mary Evelyn is in the lower left. Circa 1925.
- 5 Generations of Russells and Poseys (124 KB)
Joanna Elizabeth Gist Russell, Vernice Clayton Russell Posey, George Frank Posey, Kenneth Bryan Posey, Lesley Lynn Posey (now Burnette). Taken at Vernice's home in St. Joseph, TN, February 1966.
- Nannie Edna Burns Quillen, Her Sister, and Cousins (115 KB)
Left to right: Annie Lou Burns, Ruth Kay, Nettie Kay Book, Nannie Edna Burns Quillen, Minerva Burns Kay, Joseph Kay. Maud, Colbert County, Alabama, ca 1913
- 5 Generations of Burns (20 KB)
Nannie Edna Burns Quillen, Jewel Ione Quillen Sharp, John Wendell Burnette II, Lesley Lynn Posey Burnette, Linda Ann Sharp Posey Persall