This entry is part of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks series. This week’s prompt is Nuture. To see other posts in this series, view my 52 Ancestors in 2019 index.
It’s difficult to know the character of our ancestors when all that remains of their lives are a few impersonal records. But sometimes these records can reveal clues about an ancestor’s nature. The simple choice of who lived in her home, the circumstances of a husband returning from a Civil War prisoner of war camp, and the situation of a widowed sister suggests my 3x-great-grandmother Malinda McCauley Johnston was a nurturing wife, sister, grandmother, and aunt.Continue reading Malinda McCauley Johnston: Nurturing Wife, Sister, Grandmother, and Aunt