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.
Tag: American History
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.
The girls all prefer listening to a story over watching a film because you can “do stuff” while you listen.
This cousin of ours lost his life in the Battle of Cold Harbor in 1864.