Lea Villeman Cossart

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Surviving a three-month voyage through the rough seas of the North Atlantic on a tiny ship full of cold, sick people headed to an unknown future was not for the weak. Leiden-native...

Mrs. Chasteen & Vircus Tomlin

American Pioneer Chronicles: Southern Women, The Sweat and Soul of our Nation A brave, enslaved woman, first name unknown, called here Mrs. Chasteen, would persevere through enslavement in Jefferson County, Georgia. Born just after 1800, she worked day and night in...

Isabel Gairdin Moffat

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Among the roughly 7000 people living in Old Edinburgh, Scotland were hundreds of poor, uneducated people crammed in the dark, dank and disease-ridden tenements. Isabel Gairdin...

Brita Mansdotter Justis

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heartbeat and Backbone of our Nation Please support our research and view our books for purchase at Genealogy: Books & Blog Over the 90-year lifespan of Brita Mansdotter Justis, she witnessed the transformation of...

Sarah Heidrichs Schumacher (Shoemaker)

American Pioneer Chronicles: Colonial Women, The Heart & Backbone of Our Nation Please support our research and view our books for purchase at Genealogy: Books & Blog Tenacious and role-bending Sarah Heidrichs was born in the Palatine village of Kresheim....