People endure much in life. Let us not forget them and their stories.
Tag: American History
Our 11th (and 12th) great-grandfather William Southard immigrated from England to the colonies some time before 1640.
The Lovelands are another early American family of Hartford, CT that belongs to our family tree.
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor…
Mountain men were most common in the North American Rocky Mountains from about 1810 through to the 1880s.
“Molly was none of your heart-broken, sick-brained women – bless her prolificness – read the list of her jewels (children).”
This week, we remember our 3rd (and 4th) great-grandparents of the Andrews line of the family.
Today 361 years ago our 11th (and 12th) great-grandmother Priscilla Akers, née Howlett died. A child of south-western England, she died in the New World.
Miller painted what he saw, and his firsthand works provide a window into a life and time long gone but essential to the very nature of what it is to be American.
He probably did not fire the shot that was heard around the world, but Great-Grandpa Lt. Robert Andrews took part in the Battle at Lexington on 19 April 1775.