Discovering more about the Smith part of the family tree has proved remarkably easy, after having put off looking for ages due to the very common surname.
See Entirely to the Water from Birth for first stages.
Now it was time to find great great grandmother Harriet Smith’s siblings and their immediate offspring. The practice of using the mother’s (or grandmother’s) surname as a middle name was very helpful – Bacchus for two of the girls, Harper (the grandmother’s name) for one of the boys. » Continue reading “Hanging by a thread Discovering the Smith family”