45th Great Grand Parents

Cerdic was born before 495 (that’s the year 495 AD, after Jesus’ death) and his occupation was King of the West Saxons which he acquired, it seems, in 519. He married a nice lady, I can’t seem to recall her name LOL, and they had a son. Cynric, which is surprisingly close to my name,…

Money, Alloy and the Decimal Ratio

WHO TALKS LIKE THIS? IT SAYS: Congress assembled Aug 8, 1786 – On a report of the Board of Treasury – resolved, that the standard  of the United States – of America, for gold and silver, shall be eleven parts – fine and one part alloy… As I tried to read the script in the letter that…

Where’s my tiara?

BIOGRAPHY: I am a self proclaimed princess. I choose that situation for myself for two very specific reasons. First, and most importantly, I love the look and the feel of a tiara on my head. This needed physical sensation on the crown of my head is often satisfied with a pair of sunglasses. Once the…

gggg-great-grandpa’s Castle

Alexander was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland in the United Kingdom on a sunny afternoon in January, 1715. His father was James Frances Edward Keith. James wasn’t just any boy. He was the son of the 8th Earl of Marischal and he grew up roaming around in the Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven near Kincardineshire. James had…

Filmer

Thomas “The Seagull” Green was born on the ocean to America in 1726 and married Martha, the daughter of Elizabeth and Henry Filmer. Henry was a Major in the British Army. He was also a Member of the House of Burgesses and earned his MA in 1631 at Cambridge. Henry was born in Sutton Manor,…