Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
The Glen Gardner Inn
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
Mary Reynolds, Kent, England, arrived 1630, married Richard Sanger 1649, 7 kids. In 1705, at 75, begging food/wood at town meeting.
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?
One of our family's heroines.
A first experiment searching historic newspaper archives is successful, but yields a ghastly surprise.
The John Choate and Cora Gibbs family has a direct ancestor who volunteered to defend his community, and fought for US independence