Tag Archives: Genealogy

Finding Elewisa

Elewisa has long been one of my elusive forebears. She was born Elewisa Hubbard. When she married William Jefferson Gatewood in 1828 in Gallatin County, Illinois, her name on the certificate was Elewisa A. R. Hubbard. When William Jefferson died … Continue reading

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Finding my ancestor’s grave in Madeira

Several years ago my aunt told me that one of our cousins had gone to Madeira, maybe fifty or more years ago, and found the grave of my great great great grandfather, Joseph Dundas Miller. For years my bucket list … Continue reading

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