I have a family.
Yesterday I sent my niece, Drew Benton, some of her genealogy and Patriot history. The Bentons knew Daniel Boone and his brother, and a cousin married David Crockett. I told her she is in the Preston family tree and is kin to John Witherspoon, a Signer of the Constitution. This is just the tip of the iceberg.
“Your kindred are Who’s Who in American History.”
One year ago I made plans with my sister, Vicki Presco, to come to Bullhead City for a family reunion. We had not seen each other in seven years. The last time I was there I interviewed aunt Lillian for my autobiography ‘Capturing Beauty’. I had captured the stories of the this beautiful Rosamond woman with a tape recorder and had over three hours of dialogue I wanted to share together with Vicki for Lilian had died three months prior. She was the last of…
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