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.


You may see these words used in old newspapers and I’ve seen them on tombstones:

consort: wife, husband, companion, a deceased woman who leaves behind a surviving spouse

relict: surviving spouse usually a widow, an archaic word