Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sinking of the Titanic…

Gran’s account of the tragedy of the Titanic! Amazing!

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Short Story: The Gift

(Based on the tea set I found- see post below. As far as I know the historical facts are true) The water is already cold in the basin.  There are a few pockets of warmth left under cups that are … Continue reading

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Children’s Tea Set: Passed Down through the Generations

All of the Stoughton girls, including my great- great gran Jane Stoughton were, born in the early 1800’s.  That is almost 210 years in the family-cool!  Chances are that great- great Aunt Mary gave these dishes to gran when her … Continue reading

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Preparing for War in 1914: the Questionnaire

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What Were they Reading to their Children?!

I found an interesting little book in one of my gran’s trunks.  Her father gave it to her when she was a little girl.  It was printed in what looks to be 1897. After some research, I have found that … Continue reading

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