|Note sticky tabs...evidence of my detective work on our Feake family line!|
Although author Anya Seton took obvious artistic liberty with her historical novel, she also did her homework carefully. (Each sticky tab noted in the photo above marks an historical fact that can be followed up from other sources.) You may think my 'detective work' takes all the fun out of reading but -I assure you- I've had a great time learning about my heritage this way!)
|[from my gloversmith ancestry.com file]|
One of the interesting discoveries I made while tracing ancestry was in finding that Hannah's sister, Elizabeth Feake, also ties into another family connection as the second wife of John Underhill (many years her senior) and their daughter Deborah who married into the Townsend line of the family.
NEXT BLOG: "Elizabeth's Neck"