A Wedding Doubleheader

Same couple, same evening, two weddings. George Dallas Hill and Edith (Sterling) Hill.

Benjamin Franklin “Frank B.” Wright – In censuses and in between

My great grandfather was born Benjamin Franklin Wright, about 1892 in Delaware (“near Harrington”).[1] He appears to have been named for his father, Benjamin Franklin Wright, (and presumably also for another, more famous, Benjamin Franklin). My great grandfather though, didn’t much like his given name, and for most of his life went by “Frank B.”[2]... Continue Reading →

My Ancestors’ Longevity

It's Week 3 of the #52Ancestors writing challenge, and this time the prompt is "longevity." I took this suggestion as motivation to look at the pattern of longevity of my ancestors over time, and I came up with the following: Some caveats: Clearly, not all of my direct ancestors are shown here; I only included... Continue Reading →

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