Month: June 2020

52 Ancestors : Week # 24 – Handed Down

The writing prompt for Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge this week is HANDED DOWN. Looking around the house, I don’t have a whole lot of treasures that have been handed down to me. However, the things I do have I want to ensure that they are handed down to the next generation, if they are…

52 Ancestors : Week # 23 – Wedding

I wrote previously about the famed explorer and journalist, Henry Morton Stanley. On July 12th 1890, at two o’clock precisely, he was married to my 1st Cousin (4x removed), Dorothy Tennant. The Stanley-Tennant wedding was a sight to behold. The Illustrated American describes the event well, “no wedding, not even a royal one, has created…