I spent the winter obsessively researching my mother's side of the family, discovering that her roots stretched back to Colonial Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina - not just colonial, but very early colonial. So I began a blog for my extended Raney family, recounting many of these ancestral lines. My husband Jay says only my family members would find my blog interesting. And he's probably right. Other people waxing upon their ancestors barely holds my attention. However, my ever-so-great grandmother, Jane Stephenson, who was captured by the Shawnee in 1792 in Kentucky makes for an interesting story.
You can read it HERE