John B. Williamson wasn't the type to wait around and hope. On a cold winter night in 1870, he took action, he helped, and he paid with his life. And had it not been for a single spelling alteration, I might never have found him at all.
A Wealth of Kindness
Success isn't always measured in dollars and cents. Sometimes, it is measured in kindness and compassion.
The Bee Man of Jackson County
Moses Rowe didn't choose the adventurer's life, but the adventurer's life definitely chose him.
The question made the rounds in Twitter's genealogy community: Did any of your distant cousins marry their step-siblings? Oh, do I have a story about William Bass and his brother! Or was it his brother-in-law...or both?
The Curious Case of Bob Bauman
Did J. C. choose to leave the stagecoach on that bitterly cold winter night, knowing that he faced certain death? Was he afraid of becoming another Bob Bauman?