Category Archives: Cuba

In Memory of a Mother

Yesterday was Mother’s Day in Spain. The event triggered my imagination: I couldn’t let the day go by without writing about one of the thousands of mothers who populate my family tree! But who should I write about? I suppose … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Death, Galicia, Genealogy, Illness, Spain, United States, War, Women | 1 Comment

You’re A Lady, Not Toad Of Toad Hall!

Some months before ITV’s Downton Abbey was first released to the general public in Britain last year, I had already become fascinated by American heiresses who one way or other managed to become the wives of some of the wealthiest … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Emigration, Engagement, England, Famous Genealogy, Genealogy, Louisiana, Marriage, Property, United States, Women | 6 Comments