Today, I celebrated awaking to my 25,000th day of life on the planet. I asked myself, how could life become any more mind boggling than knowing you have lived 25,000 days? Then tonight came the response.Continue
Joan Beamis is a second great granddaughter of Drury Woodson James, uncle of Frank & Jesse. She authored the first genealogy of the Jesse James family, Background of a Bandit, published in 1970 by the Kentucky Historical Society.
In the early 1950s, Joan went in search of her undisclosed ancestry in the James family. To her chagrin, Joan was not welcomed as James family kin.
"I am trying to gather material about all the brothers and sisters of my…Continue