About the Book
The members of the Reading Circle, a large young active group, met on Friday evenings in members homes. Besides reading, they wrote compositions and developed a paper called, "West Milton Weekly Gems of Thought".
The Farm Ledger shows; prices during that period of time, the people involved with the farm, and the customers.
Maybe you will find some of your relatives amongst the many names in the book. Of particular interest to descendants of Alvah and Eliza Grenell.
Features & Details
Being the family historian was bestowed upon Pat many years ago by her mother Carolyn Hoeve Baumes. Fortunately there were many old photos, letters and stories to work with. These are mainly from the Saratoga County area of New York and Connecticut. Pat is sharing these with family members and others by writing a series of books. Born in Rochester, New York, Pat grew up in Connecticut and has lived in many places including Switzerland. She attended University of Connecticut and the Zurich branch of City University of Bellevue, Washington. Pat also enjoyed attending classes at the Jung Institute in Zurich. Pat is a member of the following; Mayflower Society, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Grinnell Family Association and Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County, NY. Her accomplishments include; artist, craftsman, teacher, academic advisor, realtor, family genealogist, master gardener and now author. She has 4 children, 6 grandchildren and lives in Lancaster, PA.