Biographies of ancestors who lived “homemade” daily

Today, we celebrate the crafting homemade items (such as the soaps, bedding, etc. sold on this website) as we’ve become so busy and so accustomed to buying retail items made commercially.

Historically, having handcrafted items around the home was a natural part of daily life.  This would have been the case for my Irish  great-great grandmother, whose biography I co-wrote, handmade was an every day part of life.

Here’s the biography of my Irish great-great grandmother, Harriet Susannah Ellis.