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.


Here are some reasons to write a family history, even if you just do up a booklet.

  1. you’ll feel wiser
  2. you have things to pass on to children, a local historical society, and future generations
  3. family trees are abstract but stories add depth
  4. family stories and memories fade and distort with time