Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.In tribute to the ancestors whose birthdays and anniversaries may have fallen through the cracks during all the holiday chaos.
~Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Luvinia (Swanay) Martin
George W. Swanay
Joseph F. Brown
Mararet (Delaney) Harms
Almina (Hughes) Blanton
Sarah Jane (Swatzel) Dunn
Margaret (White) Kopp
Serena (Baxter) Brown
Mary Jane (Grogan) McGraw
Eliza Jane (Thompson) Swatzel
Mary "Polly" (Hays) Swanay
Polly (Brown) Hartman
Susannah (Kiser) Swanay
Malinda Taylor and Patrick Erwin
Melissa Cunningham and Barnett Baxter
Susannah Kiser and Albert Swanay
Mary Brown and William Walker
Ann Long and Nicholas Haile
Julia A. Blanton and Samuel M. Dunn
Martha Thompson and Barnett Babb
Hannah "Bridget" Grogan and Peter Bradley
A special happy birthday "aloha" to my cousin and her husband and daughter, all of whom celebrate December birthdays. Also, birthday greetings go to a certain first cousin, once-removed, and her husband; and anniversary greetings to a special couple who shall remain unnamed. Hopefully you all know who you are.
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This post is the fifteenth in the "2010 Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories" series, and was originally posted on December 15, 2009. Slight modifications have been made.
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