When we turn our hearts to our ancestors, something changes inside of us. We feel part of something greater than ourselves~Russell M. Nelson

Friday, July 24, 2015

52 Ancestors Week 29-Musically Inclined

 Week 29 of 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks 2015 Edition by Amy Johnson Crow asks, "Which Ancestor was a musician?".
     Several members of my family tree had musical ability.
     Great Grandmother Loretta (McManus) Daughrity (1894-1936) played the piano, Great Uncle Arthur Daughrity (1875-1935) loved to sing, Gilbert Ernest Roberts (1920-1944), my Grandfather played the guitar.
  The ancestor that I was fortunate to be able to witness their love of music was my paternal Grandmother, Mary Baker Hudson (1920-2010). Mimi, as I called her loved to play the piano. She played by ear. That always amazed me. Having taken years of piano lessons, I couldn't get over the fact that she could just hear a song and then play it. Beautifully.
     This picture was taken on a visit from Mimi to our home. She joins my brother and I as we enjoy time together entertaining the family.

Mary Baker Hudson
©Cheri Hudson Passey
               Such a precious memory! Do you have ancestors who were musically inclined? I'd love to hear about them.

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