English Pilgrims, Scotch Irish, Long Hunters, Cherokee, Miller, Hall, Wallen, Banks ... such is the ancestral line age of my own maternal Kentucky background.
She may now call North Carolina home, but Terri Robinson hasn't forgotten the summer days she spent at her grandmother's homeplace on Big Branch of Abbott Creek in Floyd County. Although she was born in West Virginia, her family heritage in Eastern Kentucky has brought her back. Family genealogy research shows her Miller ancestors coming to Floyd County in the mid-1850s and her Wallen ancestors arriving in Tennessee a decade earlier. It was this research that inspired her first two books.