A Google search of my eighth cousin produces an astounding sixteen million results. Can you imagine being that person's sister? She may have felt invisible...but she had a story too.
The one we called Auntie
The experts don't tell you what to expect when your sister loses her soul mate. I only knew that we were there for each other, from cradle to grave. We were actually a lot like Gertrude and Auntie, weren't we?
Ann and the Fountain of Youth
Researching Ann Eliza Bass was a challenge from the start. She was 30 years old in 1860, and she was also 30 years old in 1880. Fountain of youth, meet your queen...
It’s About Time
Gertrude Baugh knew a thing or two about choosing her battles, and she chose the things that mattered. But life wasn't fair...she was well aware of that fact.
The Bachelor, The Caretaker, The Accidental Matchmaker
How did my Chicago-born great-great-grandmother meet my Virginia-born great-great-grandfather? I can thank my bachelor uncle for that!