I Am Featured in the July/August 2022 Issue of Family Tree Magazine

I started this journey over 10 years ago alone in the library looking through census records on microfilm. I wrote out my family tree by hand from the one funeral program I had of my Granny’s and the newspaper obituaries of my other three grandparents and my great grandmother. I hadn’t read any genealogy reference…

12 Days of My Family 2021 – Gladys Denson Mays

My paternal grandmother, Gladys Denson Mays was born on June 11, 1913 in Newport, Arkansas. She was the oldest of her siblings. She decided at a young age that her education was important, and she wanted to become a teacher. She moved to Little Rock, Arkansas at the age of 14 to complete grades 10-12…

12 Days of My Family 2021 – Wayman Allen Mays

My father, Wayman Allen Mays, was born February 28, 1951 to Booker and Gladys Denson Mays. He was the youngest of their three children. He graduated from W. F. Branch High school in 1969 and Philander Smith College in 1973. After graduating with a bachelors in education, he worked in Little Rock for the Boys…