Category Archives: English Cousins

  1. The settlement

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    December 25, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Kate’s brother Fred received a letter in August 1941 with the terms of the settlement of the estate of their …
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  2. Finding the cousins

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    December 24, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Let’s return to Aunt Kate’s story.  In 1939, Kate and her brother Fred began the process of proving their relationship …
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  3. Which story do I tell first?

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    May 19, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    I find myself in a thicket of stories.  I started out writing a narrative in book form for my mother …
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  4. The heirs of Constance Geraldine Louise Trotter

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    May 17, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    I have a cardboard box filled with letters, photographs and other memorabilia.  As far as I know, it’s the box …
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  5. Connecting – cousin Constance Trotter

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    May 15, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Aunt Kate’s trip to London in 1925 did not bring her any closer to finding her cousins.  She didn’t really …
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  6. The Beginning, Aunt Kate

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    May 11, 2013 by auntkatefirmin

    Kate Maud Firmin was born August 5, 1885 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Her father was born in England, but she never …
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