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.
Monthly Archives: October 2018
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!
On this day, 23 October 1804, Peter Schlosser, Jr. passed away. He was my 6th great-grandfather.
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.