12 Days of My Family 2021 – Wayman Alexander Denson

My great grandfather, Wayman Alexander Denson, was born on January 21, 1896 in Lauderdale, Alabama to John and Charlotte Denson. He was the middle of three sons and the father of three children. He moved to Newport, Arkansas with his mother and two brothers in the late 1910s. He moved to St. Louis in the…

12 Days of My Family 2021 – Ernestine Wright Hatchett

My maternal grandmother, Ernestine Wright Hatchett was born on January 1, 1926 in Grays, Arkansas to Oscar and Nona Wright. Being the youngest girl in the family afforded her the opportunity to attend a private high school, Cotton Plant Academy. She went on to attend Shorter College in Little Rock after she graduated high school….