Carryck

The Carryck Family Tree

Robert, 5th Lord Scott,  killed in the service of Charles II, had only one child by
Beatrix Scott of Pykeston:  Robert, 6th Lord, who was created Earl of Carryck and Viscount Moffat by his grateful sovereign in 1660.… Read more.

Iroquois Confederacy | Haudenosaunee

Also known as The League of Six Nations or the Haudenosaunee.

Sometime after 1370 Cayuga, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, and Seneca leaders responded to a call by Skennenrahawi (‘Two River Currents Flowing Together,’ called also the Great Peacemaker) to form a confederacy.The… Read more.

Susanna Mayfair Wolf

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Many Doves of the Wolf Longhouse***

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Seminole Nation***

Ben Savard, who is introduced in book five of the Wilderness novels, is a native of New Orleans. His father was French born and raised; his mother was the daughter of the Choctaw and Seminole nations and African slaves who escaped and claimed freedom in the southern Florida swamplands, often among the tribes.… Read more.

Runs-from-Bears of the Turtle Longhouse

A warrior of the   Turtle Clan, husband to . Runs-from-Bears was a life-long friend of They went to war together and raised their families side by side. Annie, his youngest daughter, chose as husband the youngest son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Bonner.… Read more.

Paradise Sun. 19 July 1830

 

PARADISE SUN

LIGHT FOR ALL

Special Edition

Monday,  July 19, 1830

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

OF GREAT IMPORT

 

Doctor Hannah Savard reminds the residents of Paradise that all  drinking water and water used in preparing food must be boiled.Read more.

Henry Savard***

Readers first meet Henry Savard as a young boy, at his home in New Orleans where his father, Dr. , founded a . His mother is Julia Valentine Livingston Savard, originally of a Quaker family in Manhattan. Her first marriage ended when her husband died in a shipwreck; her second marriage to Paul Savard came about when they met at her father’s where he was an attending physician.

Listerism

In the 19th century the most important advance in medical science was called (at the time) Listerism.  Simply put, Joseph Lister, working with  Louis Pasteur’s advances in microbiology and the discovery that bacteria cause putrefaction and infection, came to a conclusion:  In a medical setting the first line of defense is to keep the patient isolated from all such bacterial agents.… Read more.

Housekeeping

Hartshorn is not a term you hear often these days.

The best source for information on 19th century terms, especially when it comes to housekeeping and medicine (in my experience) is archive.org, where out of print works are made available to read online.… Read more.