My maternal Grandparents were Mark Fay Longbrake and Buretta Shields. Their parents were George W. Longbrake and Isabel Jane Richey and Thomas Pride Shields and Elizabeth Jane Ford.
My paternal Grandparents were Clarence M. Jenkins and Etta Wonn. Their parents were Edward C Jenkins and Sarah Jane Phelps and Ira Wonn and Sara Scott.
Their stories and ancestors are the story of the American Dream. Four divergent family paths and the American Civil War brought them together to form a uniquely American family.
This site is just a beginning, thus it has many mistakes. I will always share any knowledge I have and welcome suggestions and corrections to repair any mistakes in the research.