Samuel Carter left England with his wife and family in 1862 as a Mormon Pioneer.
Grandpa Steve has to repeat First Grade and starts Second Grade twice. But he gets to skip Sixth Grade to help catch up with his classmates.
She is not smiling for the photo. She is not even looking at the camera. Who is my great grandmother? What does her expression mean?
This story is about the factors that entered into my decision to delve into the family history and how it came to be.