When I started putting together family tree data, my sister noticed that our maternal grandparents had our oldest uncle born several months, ah, “prematurely.” Which lead to our mother explaining that yes, our saintly grandmother (whom we had only known as a little old lady) had, indeed, “trapped” our grandfather into marriage.

Fascinating people, ancestors. Somehow we assume ours were the perfect ones; and then facts start turning up…

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