The Floyer name enters the already ancient 300 years of Homersley genealogy with William
Homersley 1st x 9 Cousin of Garnett Holmes; (15th great grandson of Ade de Rowenwal, our common
ancestor, and his daughter by an unknown wife, Margaret Homerlsey (1548-1597) who married
Richard Flyer (1546-?) Hints, Stafford, England about 1571.
UK, Extracted Probate Records, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 NOTE: Margaret Homerlsey 1548-1597 is the 9th great grandaughter of Ade de Rowenwald.
They had a son, Ralph Flyor (3rd x 5) 1572-1643, who resided at Oxford, England, married Margery
Weston (1577-1609) England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906.
Ralph and Margery had four children; Richard, Francis, Mary, Lettice. Richard Flyor/Richard Floyer (29 Jul 1603 Hints, Stafford - 27 Aug 1679) married 21 Mar 1645 Manchester, Warwicke to Elizabeth Eleanor Babington (1618-1679) ; (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
"Ancestral File," databa…
Main Street Showing Crazy Sign Mineral Wells, Texas The most famous street marker in the south. Showing the 80 foot neon sign of the world-famous Crazy Crystals. Baker Hotel in background.
This most unique sign has been one of my most enduring childhood memories. I was born in 1943 and it was there at that time, I'm sure, because there are other postcards or photographs that have been dated 1940. I got married in 1964, moved to Tennessee with my husband of a year, visited my hometown several times during the 25 years I lived away from Texas, and sometime during that time the sign was removed. I was so sick when I discovered the sign gone. I suppose progress has a way of doing that to you!
There are many websites that tell the story of the healing mineral waters of my hometown of Mineral Wells and the many wells and spas that drew thousands of visitors seeking the rejuvenating powers of these waters. You will find the story of their discovery and the subsequent growth of the town very in…
Gailey ChildrenJames Dolphus GaileyGrace Amanda GaileyNellie Mae Gailey Children of James Newton Gailey and Eleanor Elizabeth BrockBrock Community, Parker County, Texas
My grandfather, James Dolphus "Doc" Gailey, had two younger sisters whom he adored. Grace and Nell were doted on by him and his parents and they grew up so attached to one another, their sibling love and devotion was a thing to be admired. I feel it gave all of their children and grandchildren an example to learn from and a standard to strive for. It was always such fun when the aunts came to visit. Some of you may remember that Doc and Grandma raised me so I, more often than not, call my mother's aunts my aunts, when in reality they were my great-aunts. And my sisters and I would usually go with Doc and Grandma to the aunts' houses to visit, so I find myself remembering things about them that my 1st cousins do not. All three of Jim and Elizabeth's children were born in the Brock community of Parker …