Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jotham Varney, Father

What kind of man was Jotham Varney, the father of Viola (Varney) Phipps and Laura (Varney) Strout, two independent 19th century women described in a previous blog, The Unvarnished Truth About the Varney Sisters)? You be the judge. Jotham Varney (1803-1879) … Continue reading

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Humble Pie

It was 9 p.m. on a Saturday night. I had spent the day writing up my research on Jotham Varney, father of the women in my previous blog, The Unvarnished Truth About the Varney Sisters. I felt I was still … Continue reading

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