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Chapter 154: Nancy

September 20, 2015Pensacola, Florida I first met Nancy Rayburn online, over a year ago, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. She had posted an extensive biography of Robert Anderson on the USGenWeb website. The text came from an obscure history book, and while the University of Maryland has a great InterLibrary […]

Chapter 55: Enter Nancy

September 19, 2013University of MarylandCollege Park It is about four months into the research, and I am doggedly chipping at the cracked slab that lies over Emmett Wilson’s buried-away life history, starting with the people who knew him best. In the December 2, 1918 edition of The Pensacola Journal, I […]

Chapter 54: In Bits and Pieces

February 26, 2020 Chevy Chase, Maryland I’m honestly surprised at how much I have been able to uncover about Emmett to date, though there are serious gaps. The most important information, Emmett’s own words, are majorly absent. He wrote letters often to friends and family; but only a few exist […]