52 Ancestors – Week 19 – Nurture

Nurture. This one through me for a bit but the more I thought about it the more my Grandma came to mind. Frances Mary Stewart Witherwax (1922 – 2004) Whether it was her own children, the children she watched, her children’s friends or my dad who got chicken pox at her house as an adult.Continue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 19 – Nurture”

52 Ancestors – Strong Women

There are so many Strong Women in my family. They tended to not sit on the sidelines but to dive right into the fray. From my Dr. Sarah Larkin Beardsley who went to medical school in 1880 and became a practicing doctor in Jonesville, Michigan before her untimely death in 1886. To Hannah Bartlett KellyContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Strong Women”