Stories Past Told

In this section of the web site, I like to share with you stories about any descendant of Garret Harsin, born 1753. Click on any link to view the story. I invite you to write or share published material with me! I will add it to this site. I know there are several good stories about our Harsin ancestors. If you write stories that contain names of living people, please make sure to get their permission to publish their name and stories about them. Most of these stories in this section are of our ancestors. Just moving down to Florida from Indiana this past year has me strapped as I left much of my family research in storage in Indiana. I had many good stories in my work that I left in storage. Please do not wait to send me your stories! The family waits to read them!  Do not wait till later to write them as later sometimes never comes. You can use MS Word format or any txt file editor. Send the electronic file as an attached file to an email message to me. If you decide to send it to me in the U.S. mail service, use the address 1391 NW St. Lucie West Blvd #241, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986.

 

Come back soon! Stories will be listed here.

My Last Ride in the Old Covered Wagon, by Pearl McMillen

 

Stories from the Kentucky/Indiana branch of the Harsins:

A STORY OF VIRGIE PEARL (B1885) AND WILLIAM ERNEST "BUD" HARSIN (B 1879) "DOT" DEMINT BRUNE REMEMBERS THE STORY: WHILE LIVING IN MILTON, KY IN A HOUSE ON A HILL "PEARL" FELL OUT THE BACK DOOR AND TOOK QUITE A TUMBLE FOR A LITTLE GIRL. SHE BROKE SEVERAL TEETH (BELIEVED TO BE BABY TEETH). HER BROTHER, "BUD" FELT SO SORRY FOR HER THAT HE CRACKED AND PICKED A LOT OF HICKORY NUTS TO CHEER HER UP. POOR KIDS, SHE COULDN'T EAT THEM".

Virgie Pearl Harsin "Pearl" was born 2/15/1885 in Trimble Co, KY to the father of John William Harsin (b 2/19/1845) -> Garret Harsin (b 9/4/1808) -> George Harsin (b 1785) -> Garret Harsin (b 1753 and the American Revolutionary War Veteran)

Stories from the Nebraska./Wyoming Harsins:

From Jill (nee Mott) Huhn. 3/17/2010 Jill remembers when she was a young child her great-grandmother, Ruth Eva Harsin Mott, made her dolls to play with. She also remembers Ruth always wishing to live in a pink house!

Ruth Eva Harsin was born October 31, 1905 in Bartlett, Wheeler County, Nebraska. She passed away Dec 12, 1988 in Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming. She had seven children by her first marriage and none with her second marriage, later in her life. Her ancestors were: Ruth Eva Harsin -> Arthur Leroy Harsin -> George Carter Harsin -> John Douglas Harsin -> Garret Harsin (b 1753).


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