Update: Susan (Patterson) Smith

*cue “Unsolved Mysteries theme”* This is believed to be my great great grandmother. Her father, David, must have served as an inspiration in naming her son. Geographically and name-wise, this little piece of information from the Canadian census seems to answer some of the questions. I am still here to serve as an outreach to […]

Who was Sarah Mumford?

This is a personal favorite. A jewel plucked from Rochester way which descended upon a sleepy little town known as Pendleton, New York. An open secret, if you will. At the turn of the last century, a young woman, going by the name of Sarah Mumford, was granted refuge in a small town outside of […]