My mammaw (bertha arzela (arjela) stice morefield had blue eyes - but I am too young to remember pappaws color my one sister and I have blue eyes - hers a little bluer mine a little more aqua. I have blonde hair and my sisters were natural 'dark brunettes' - I get my tall thin build from the morefield side of our family judy (at least like pappaw and uncle woody, and uncle doll (carlton), and my mother) my sons have hazel eyes and their father has baby blue eyes - don't know why the genes skipped around there! Have a great SUnday
> wrote: My grandfather (Allen's great-grandson) had bright blue eyes,
too, as did my father and at least two of my uncles. However, my
grandfather's hair still had a lot of dark brown/black when he
died at age 90.
How many others know of blue-eyed Mflds (portaging or
Pat Mfld Seaver
--- In MOREFIELDHOMEPLACE@y..., Jennifer Moorefield
> years, I'm sure. He did remember Thomas Moorefield of
Patrick County, who
> would be my great grandfather. My dad would have been
about 12 when
> Thomas died. He says that he had bushy white hair and vivid
blue eyes. My
> dad always called them the Moorefield eyes because so many
in the family
> (not me - my mom's brown eyes carried the dominant gene)
has them. I know
> that several of my Moorefield great uncles - Han, Charlie, and
Frank - all
> had those vivid blue eyes and thick white hair. I'm assuming
> grandfather, John, had the blue eyes too but I never knew him.
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