Elena Elizabeth Young Scott

The youngest child in a family has the advantage of learning from the older ones. The tenth child in the Young family was known as Lena. Unfortunately she was disadvantaged…

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Grace Hickman

Grace was born to a family that was already well-acquainted with grief. Her father was a carpenter who married in 1861. The couple had a son in 1862, but he…

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Mary Elizabeth Poynter McClure

Mary Poynter’s family was created when William Poynter married Ann Savin in 1828. The only other family information available is that Olive was their oldest child and that they lived…

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Olive Gertrude Landis Lannon

Olive’s father, George, was a house painter who married her mother, Elizabeth, a dozen years before Olive was born. She had three older siblings but two died before she was…

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Thomas Johnson

John Lundevig and Ingeborg Nielsdir were married in Mandal, Vest-Agder, Norway and had a son named Oley. He changed his name to Thomas Johnson when he came to America in…

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