Is a life set up before it’s born?
A future which it has no say,
As a rose with a sharp thorn
Grows in its own way.
The following letter from my 2nd great grandmother Elizabeth Beard to my 2nd great grandfather Lewis Barney is a small glimpse of hardship faced by my family in the 1800’s:
Regretfully, I’ve neglected posting to this blog for quite a spell now. I intend to start writing and posting regularly again as I’ve accumulated many stories and ancestral tidbits through my research. I want to share my info with family and anyone else interested in all things regarding ancestry.Stay tuned! KB