Posts Tagged ‘Suttle family’

Georgia Backroads: “We Are One People” [Out Now!]

Georgia Backroads: "We Are One People" [Out Now!]

I am very pleased to announce the publication of my latest article in the current (Autumn 2013) issue of Georgia Backroads. “We Are One People” is an exploration of my ancestral ties to slavery, focusing specifically on the Armuchee Valley and Dirt Town Valley regions. My original photography, as well as antique images I curated, […]


Suttle’s Mill [video]

Suttle's Mill [video]

This week I am proud to bring you the first video for Jordan’s Journey since the original book trailer. This video is about Suttle’s Mill in the area known as Green Bush in the West Armuchee valley of Walker County Georgia. This is a very short film, a quickly digestable experiment to get things started, […]


Forever Young: Mapping Connections Between Armuchee Valley Families

Forever Young: Mapping Connections Between Armuchee Valley Families

This past week I visited Young Cemetery in West Armuchee in Walker County, Georgia. I always enjoy old cemeteries, particularly those in the Armuchee and Dirt Town Valleys. Young Cemetery is overgrown. It’s difficult to navigate through the graves and I got stuck by more than my fair share of briar branches… but hiking through […]


Maids-A-Milking: Suttle Women in West Armuchee

Maids-A-Milking: Suttle Women in West Armuchee

Digging up stories throughout the process of writing¬†Jordan’s Journey is one of the most interesting aspects of the project. I discovered many little details about my ancestors that helped me gain insight into their lives and personalities. I particularly enjoyed learning about the women. Women often don’t get their due in genealogy because we live […]