Some time ago, I began a series of posts on relatives I remembered from my lifetime, writing about the four great-grandparents I knew on my mother’s side of the family. I did not personally know any of my great-grandparents on my father’s side. All of them probably* died before I was born, and things are […]
Tag Archive 'gearhart'
Posted in Letters, Photographs, Primary Sources: Letters, Documents, Diaries, Histories on Apr 11th, 2009
My cousin Dara sent scans of the following letter from my great-grandmother, Gertrude Nettie Perkins Gearhart Lightle. I have discussed her story previously on this blog. Kiona, WA April 6, 1940 Dear Bessie, I was sure glad to hear from you again. I looked in vain for a letter all winter. I have been sick […]