Grandmother’s locket

by | Nov 16, 2015 | Confederate affiliation, Perquimans

There are no records of when my grandmother was born, but her father was away fighting for the Confederacy. When he received news of her birth, he used that month’s payment to buy a locket inscribed with the date 1864. That was the only record of her birth, and she used the locket later for all paperwork, including receiving Social Security.

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