Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


I read an article in a journal from England where the author had some brick walls for years. He decided to look at his spinster aunts. They had done well enough for themselves to leave wills. There he found the answers. His suggestion was, don’t forget the maiden aunts.