A smart, spunky, independent pioneer woman. Don't mess with the glint in her eyes!
Friday, November 4, 2011
Nita Welch's great-grandmother
Anna Hatch Cramer's great-great-grandmother
Wealthea was the second of ten children in a family descended from seven Mayflower colonists, including Governor William Bradford and William Brewster, and she was mindful of her heritage. Her name is spelled variously as Wealthea, Wealtha, Weltha, Welthea, Wealthua, and Wealthy.
Monday, October 31, 2011
|Nauvoo Burial Grounds on an October afternoon|
They come tall, flat, broken, new, aged, buried, and easy to find
(see locations of relevant cemeteries here)--
which ancestral headstone is your favorite?
|William Bradford--I'm partial to the Hebrew inscription|
("Jehovah is the help of my life")
|Stephen Robert Wells|
|Miles & Ellen Williams|
|Rachel Sanders Everett|
|Eliza and John Welch|
|Salt Lake City Cemetery on an|
October Sunday evening