By Heather Clower
The Parsons Advocate
“I knew what I was getting into from the start; I was marrying a country girl Queen who was born and raised homesteading in the mountains of West Virginia,” said Nathanael Rogers, married to Holli Owens Rogers, daughter of Doug and Sandy Owens of Limestone. H. Rogers was born and raised in Tucker County and like many of us, came back to the mountains she calls home. She recalled after having their first child, the young couple decided they wanted to raise their children in the same manner she was, living off the land with what God provides. “I give God the glory for directing and providing the way back home. In 2015 we went searching for the perfect place in Tucker County. Despite our best efforts to buy other houses, God led us right where he wanted us,” H. Rogers said.
Homesteading is defined as a lifestyle of self sufficiency and characterized as subsistence…