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Welcome to Look What Mom & Dad Did! a family website. The website contains genealogies and biographical information on Margaret & Jim Tom Williams as well as inter-related families. You are free to access basic information and to send me… Continue Reading →

Levi Hinds 1742-1817

When Levi Hinds was born on August 25, 1742, his father, Capt. Joseph Simeon Hinds, was 37 and his mother, Ruth Baldwin Hinds, was 24.  He married Jane Preston on May 26, 1791, in New Jersey.  He died on August… Continue Reading →

David Williams Crockett 1924-2009

When David Williams Crockett was born on August 24, 1924,  in Arkansas, his father, Frank Quinn Crockett, was 31 and his mother, Nellie Williams Crockett, was 28.  He had one son and three daughters with Emily Sue Hodges.  He died… Continue Reading →

Source Citation Birth year: 1804; Birth city: Rutherford County; Birth state: NC Source Information Edmund West, comp.. Family Data Collection – Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. Description The Family Data Collection – Individual Records database was created while gathering… Continue Reading →

Walter Lee McPeak 1898-1984

Walter Lee McPeak was born on August 22, 1898, in Mississippi, his father, George Lee McPeak, was 23 and his mother, Caroline “Callie” Mae Dodson, was 20.  He married Merlie Raye Byrd on November 12, 1921, in Tipton County, Tennessee…. Continue Reading →

Chalmers H Gilliham 1911-1980

Chalmas H Gillihan was born on August 21, 1911, in Tennessee, his father, Ruffus Marion Gillihan, was 43 and his mother, Catherine Victoria “Kate” Joyner, was 40.  He had one daughter with Thes D in 1937.  Her name was Frances… Continue Reading →

Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

The 1927 Great Mississippi Flood was the most destructive river flood in U.S. history. After months of torrential rains, flooding along the Mississippi River reached biblical proportions by the spring of 1927. In one 18-hour period, 15 inches of rain… Continue Reading →

Floyd Alexander Faulk 1897-1987

Floyd Alexander Faulk is my great uncle.  He was born on August 20, 1897 in Mason, Tennessee.  His father, James Talbot “Jim” Faulk, was 21 and his mother, Minnie Myrtle Freeman Faulk, was 17.  He married Myrtle E Graham on… Continue Reading →

Bayview Cemetery

About the Cemetery Bayview Cemetery is located in Bellingham, Washington. According to their website the cemetery is cloaked with oaks, maples and colorful shrubbery. The early history of Whatcom County is reflected on monuments bearing the names of of our… Continue Reading →

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