More From Dr. Bill Smith

The Kings of Oak Springs: Aug 1877 Thru 1881 - Vol. 3 By Dr. Bill Smith
eBook (ePub): $1.29
Volume 3 of “The Kings of Oak Springs” ebooks is a compilation of Episodes OS1-20 of “The Life in Oak Springs” series of stories that immediate followed, chronologically, the... More > first 40 episodes of "The Kings of Oak Springs" series of family saga, historical fiction stories that are a part of "The Homeplace Saga" stories (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2). Originally published on HubPages, on line, this compilation as an eBook makes the stories more easily accessible to a wider reader base. Volume 3 is distinctive in that it takes a broader view of the life in and growth of Oak Springs than just the King family viewpoint. Also, it is actually a month by month chronology of the growth of the community. Here, we really get to see a small town community grow, have growing pains, and prosper through good times as well as difficult times during these months and years. We hope you will be able to identify with some of the good folks in Oak Springs as you explore your own family history.< Less
Weston Wagons West: Levi Weston, L1-20 (1823-1874) By Dr. Bill Smith
eBook (ePub): $1.99
This volume of 20 episodes is a part of both the “Weston Wagons West” and “The Homeplace Saga” suites of family saga, historical fictions stories of the author. Jacob Weston... More > marries and moved to St. Louis where he and his wife, Dinah have a son, Levi. These 20 episodes follow the story of Levi Weston from birth in St. Louis to Jefferson City. There Levi and his family meet Jake Patton and Levi decides to move and to Oak Springs, Missouri. The story chronicles the impact of the Civil War on Central Missouri as well as the devastation of the Oak Creek valley and the reconstruction of the town of Oak Springs. Meet the people that Levi meets both before and after the Civil War. This is a story of loyalty and determination set against the backdrop of the settlement of a rural community in the Southern Missouri Ozarks.< Less
Weston Wagons West: Md to Iowa Kinnick Migration, J1-20 (1640-1919) By Dr. Bill Smith
eBook (ePub): $1.99
This eBook compiles the Jx series of Weston Wagons West series of fictional stories about the James Weston family that parallels and chronicles the Kinnick and related Triplett, Brightwell and other... More > families in their westward migration from Maryland, to Ohio, to Illinois, and some of them end up in Iowa. The Kinnick family are a maternal ancestral line of the author of these stories. Actual family history research is the basis of the ancestral stories used here fictitiously. Historical events are recorded as nearly as possible to known historical documentation available to the author at the time of the writing. Events include service in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and service in the Civil War, among others.< Less
The Kings of Oak Springs: Oct 1876 to Jul 1877 Vol 2 By Dr. Bill Smith
eBook (ePub): $0.99
Volume 2 is a compilation of Episodes 21-40 of "The Kings of Oak Springs" series of family saga, historical fiction stories that are a part of "The Homeplace Saga" stories.... More > Originally published on HubPages, on line, this compilation as an eBook makes the stories more easily accessible to a wider reader base.< Less