Tag Archives: Fearless Females 2011

Fearless Females – Day 28

March 28 — Do you remember your mother’s best friend? Your grandmother’s? How and where did they meet? How long were they friends? What activities did they share? My Grandmother had a friend called Rene Pratt. She lived with her … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 24

March 24 — Do you share any physical resemblance or personality trait with one of your female ancestors? Who? What is it? I think that our personalities are made up of bits of our parents and relatives and is influenced … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 13

March 13 — Moment of Strength: share a story where a female ancestor showed courage or strength in a difficult situation When the Second World War broke out in September 1939, I am assuming that my Grandmother was engaged and … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 15

March 15 — Write a six-word memoir tribute to one of your female ancestors My tribute today is for my Grandmother, whose tribute reads: Resilient, fun, loving and always missed. Lilian Edith Butcher nee Matthews 1912 – 1995. Picture shown … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 12

March 12 — Working girl: Did your mother or grandmother work outside the home? What did she do? Describe her occupation. The first job I can remember Mum having was a cleaning job, in the evenings at one of the … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 11

March 11 — Did you have any female ancestors who died young or from tragic or unexpected circumstances? Describe and how did this affect the family? In the main, longevity plays quite a part in the family history of my … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 10

March 10 — What role did religion play in your family? How did your female ancestors practice their faith? If they did not, why didn’t they? Did you have any female ancestors who served their churches in some capacity? Religion … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 8

March 8 — Did one of your female ancestors leave a diary, journal, or collection of letters? Share an entry or excerpt. No Diary or journal is known to have been left by any of my female ancestors. I have … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 7

March 7 — Share a favorite recipe from your mother or grandmother’s kitchen. Why is this dish your favorite? If you don’t have one that’s been passed down, describe a favorite holiday or other meal you shared with your family. … Continue reading

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Fearless Females – Day 6

March 6 — Describe an heirloom you may have inherited from a female ancestor (wedding ring or other jewelry, china, clothing, etc.) If you don’t have any, then write about a specific object you remember from your mother or grandmother, … Continue reading

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