Our 15th and 16th Great-Grandmother Harris, nee Jernegan, lived in 15th century England during the War of the Roses.
This week 351 years ago, our 9th (and 10th) great-grandfather Richard Felton Jr. was born in England’s West Midlands. By the time he died in 1734, he had made the journey west across the Atlantic.
This week 523 years ago, our 18th (and 19th) great-grandfather in the Andrews line passed away.
Incidentally: “To swoon” means “to faint”.
Great-Grandpa Wise would have been 361 years old this week!
Raise a glass to the Professor in honor of his 127th birthday.
Today we remember my father, Josef Kappius, who was known to everyone only as Jupp.
Fanny Corbaux was a 19th century British portrait painter.
One theory that seems to have considerable merit is that the earliest Dennys were Vikings or North Men…