The roots of Great Grandma

May 27th, 2010    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: Opinion

My Great Grandma, Alice (Boyd) Brown, was born in 1863 at the height of the Civil War.

She passed away at the ripe old age of 95 in 1958. It is difficult to imagine what my Great Grandma must have thought about all the changes that took place during her lifetime.

As a young woman, she traveled by horse and buggy, cooked on a woodstove, read by

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