Gertrude Sebastian Jacobs
~ my great-grandfather ~
George Sebastian Jacob was born February 12, 1887 in Burlington, Racine County, Wisconsin to Prussian immigrant Frank Joseph Jacob and Wisconsin native Josephine Melcher. 340 more words
For a number of years when I was younger, my father spoke of our MacDonald family, proud of the connection to a Scottish clan. He knew he had a connection to MacDonald’s via his maternal grandmother, but didn’t know much really beyond that. 1,854 more words
Strong women: May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.
I’ve chosen to write about my maternal great grandmother, Annie because she must have been a pretty strong woman, keeping the fires burning at home with the kids while her husband…841 more words