Archive for March, 2011

One summer day in 1924, the descendants of my GGG grandfather, William M. “Buck” Short (1827-1913) and their families gathered at Buck’s former home at Mona in the northern part of Rutherford County, Tennessee. In the eleven years that had passed since Buck had passed away at age 85, the home had come into the possession of his ninth child, Ashkenaz, or “Ash” as he was commonly known. A total of eighty descendants and spouses gathered for this family reunion. (more…)

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