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Captain Barnett Carter

2nd Great Grandfather Barnett looked down the dust-filled road and waited. The September air was crisp. The colors of the changing leaves were a beautiful rainbow surrounding them. But Barnett knew that the quiet would not last. Colonel Platt’s Zouaves of the 34th Ohio were on the March and headed their way with the goal of cutting off the rebel wildcats down in Logan. The … Continue reading Captain Barnett Carter

Heinrich Adam Hermann

Maternal 5th Great Grandfather As a part of the 52 Ancestors Challenge by Amy Johnson Crow, this first week of January is dedicated to writing about a first in relation to our ancestor. Heinrich Adam Hermann was the first of my Harman ancestors to immigrate from Germany. Heinrich, known as Adam, was born around 1700 in the Southwestern part of Germany. Some texts give Baden-Wurtemberg … Continue reading Heinrich Adam Hermann