Month: September 2021

10 Fugitive Children

Henry Cousby, pronounced ‘Kosby’, was born in Virginia or Georgia in 1797 and is my oldest documented ancestor, not even two hundred years older. That’s

War Bonds, Pt 1

My father’s oldest brother, Donald, was born in Owen Sound in 1933. For a number of years after Uncle Don’s birth, Grandpa and Grandma lived

Grandpa’s House, Pt 1

Isabelle Grace Althea Tompkins, née McCarter, my paternal grandmother, kept Misty Mints in a Blue Mountain Pottery dish in the living room. Sometimes there were