Where the Bates family gathers online to share information about our ancestry. Starting with our earliest proven ancestors, Charlton Bates and Nancy Kelly (O'Kelly) Bates, this blog and its accompanying book includes personal stories and photos shared by Bates descendants.
Oh, Come Angel Band ~ The Living Genealogy of the Charlton Bates Family authored by Yvonne Perry and Jenny Bates Meadows-Sauls is available for Purchase on CreateSpace Purchase on Amazon.com
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Old Grogan Homeplace owned by Charlie and Granny Leevy
Leavy Grogan (Granny Leavy) and Charlie owned the large farm known as the Old Grogan Homeplace on Wiley Bridge and Cox Roads. Charlie died young and left Leavy with seven small children to raise. She had to sell off parcels of the farm until it was completely gone.