” . . . and they all died.”

 

Framed Geneology with Decorative Tree Painted on Wall

There are lots of fictional stories and some are tragic by design.  It seems a popular writing formula that no matter how the story starts, it ends ” . . . and they all died.”

Here is a transcribed letter written in 1930 Continue reading

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Two Rebellious Sisters

Celia and Dicey were sisters in the LANGSTON family.  The colonies of America were in rebellion against the British and the LANGSTON family was fully entrenched.  Dicey or Laodicea was the 5th child (born 1766) and Celia was the 7th child (born 1771).

At the ripe and daring age of 16, Dicey was a Revolutionary spy while her 11 year old sister Celia was watching. Continue reading