Category Archives: Beyond the Grave

This is my story and I’m sticking to it. ~ Barbara A. Desmarais

Beyond the Grave: Alternative Facts?

Winners, they say, write history. As the heroes of their own narratives, winners are wont to pick and choose information that supports their worldview and flatters their egos. As their stories are told and retold over generations, the narratives change … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond the Grave | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Beyond the Grave: A Jury of Her Peers 

As so often happens, my research for the upcoming Love Well, Love War¬†blogs is taking me in unexpected directions. While I find my way, please enjoy meeting one of the colonial women I was reminded of while researching the Location, … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond the Grave | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Beyond the Grave: The more they come, the worse it is.

I started this blog to share the origins of a particular Brunswick cemetery or an interesting personal story of someone buried there. When I search beyond the graveyard to provide historical context to these stories, I sometimes gain new insight … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond the Grave | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments