Monthly Archives: October 2018

Book Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

I have a confession to make: I am no longer a kid…much to my dismay. I am, however, young-at-heart. Maybe that is the reason why one of my all-time favorite reads is the children’s book, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, written by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Ray Cruz.

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Book Review: History vs. Women…

In my undergraduate and graduate years, I majored in English with a concentration in women’s studies. I read and wrote about thousands of women. Silly me, I thought because of my studies, I was well-versed in women’s history. Boy, was I wrong!

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Peter Schlosser, Jr.

On this day, 23 October 1804, Peter Schlosser, Jr. passed away. He was my 6th great-grandfather.

Circa 1736, Peter Schlosser, Jr. was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was the first-born child of Peter Schlosser and Maria Margaretha Waeschenbach, both who had emigrated from Germany.

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Margaret (Felix) Noel

On this day, 7 October 1875, Margaret (Felix) Noel passed away. She was my 4th great-grandmother.

Born circa 1797, in Berwick Township, York County, Pennsylvania, Margaret Felix was the daughter of Joannes “John” Felix and Elizabetha “Elizabeth” Keefer/Keffer. She had one known older brother John Felix, who was born 10 October 1777.
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