Hi, Georgia! Thank you for posting this. I am a descendant of the John Bradley who died in 1778. I have been trying for years to learn more about him. Would it be possible for me to get in touch with Austin Sherman or anyone else that you may know who has researched him? Thanks!
New information from Dennis Yancey of the Nanney Clan who maintains the Nanney Family Archives page at:http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/nanney_archives.htm
The Nanney Clan Reunion is held the 3rd Sunday in August of each year. Round Hill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Hudlow Road, Union Mills, NC 28167.
I have a McDowell County fictional short story, “Strong Enough,” in Malice Domestic’s convention anthology: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL. It is available on Amazon.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2016 includes my speculative short story “The Mountain Top,” about an elderly couple living in a log cabin in the foothills of North Carolina. Retirement is not for the timid especially if the economy collapses and your neighbors are hungry and mean. Originally published in 2015 in FISH OR CUT BAIT anthology. Both available on Amazon.
Released December 2015: Short story anthology Mystery Times 2015 with “Wheels of Fortune,” my short story about a nursing home cosmos. Available on Amazon.
My historical mystery is now offered in print and ebook! Look for the anthology History and Mystery Oh My! And the story “Dead Man Hanging.” A survivor of the Little Big Horn solves a hotel murder during the historic North Carolina flood of 1916.
My story “Remember Me?” tells of a frightening turn of events at a high school reunion. It is published by Mozark Press with the other stories in That Mysterious Woman. Now Available at Amazon.
Check out short stories at Bethlehem Writers Roundtable. I have one about wolf-dogs in the 2014 Jul/Aug issue, “Pickin’ Banjo,” and my critique mate Paula Benson has a SF story, “Apple Lure.”
The main character in “Dear Courtney” is trapped in a marriage that is less than perfect. The short story is included in the anthology Mystery TImes Ten 2013 on sale on Amazon and at Buddhapuss Ink.
My short spooky tale “The Blue Ridge Wreath” is included in anthology #8 at the Stupefying Stories website. http://stupefyingstoriesshowcase.com
Check out: McDowell County NCGenweb site
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Dear Readers: I didn’t forget you. I was distracted by my visitors. I had to keep an eye on them while they had fun swimming, splashing and hiking. Copyright 2015 Georgia Wilson
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NANNEY CLAN REUNION: Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 12:30PM at Round Hill Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 6585 Hudlow Road, Union Mills, NC 28167; Covered Dish Luncheon will begin at 12:30, Business and History Program afterwards. Bring a dish to share. … Continue reading
The first Nanney reunion was in 1908 at the North Carolina home place on Nanneytown Road in Rutherford County. There was much conjecture about the Nanneys who came to Virginia from Nannau, their ancestral home in Wales. Speculation continued to … Continue reading