Sisters, Sisters

I have a sister. My mom and dad each have two. Lots of my ancestors had sisters, lots of them were sisters. Two of my 4th great-grandmothers were sisters to each other and they had eight more sisters. As I thought about this theme, I thought about my relationship with my sister and how much … Continue reading Sisters, Sisters

Two Blind Aunts

This week prompt for 52 ancestors is "Maiden Aunt." My 7th great-grandfather, John Adams of County Antrim, Ireland, had five daughters. In birth order, they were Mary (my 6th great-grandmother), Elizabeth, Ann, Martha, and Jane. Mary married James Bones, Elizabeth married James Brown, and Jane married William Staveley. Ann and Martha never married and family … Continue reading Two Blind Aunts