A Bit of Family History...

Coming eventually: The saga of the Fairall family and their westward migration from Prince George's County to Garrett County, Maryland and eventually to Iowa City, Iowa. To be featured: the extramarital (and sometimes drunken) escapades of state senator Samuel Husband Fairall (whose mistress, Mollie Claire Moorman, published, probably with the help of newspaper editor John P. Irish, a tell-all account titled "An Iowa Woman's Vindication") and the tragic tale of his brother, the Rev. Herman Husband Fairall, a Methodist minister (their sister, Annie Rachel Fairall Heard, was one of my great-great grandmothers).

Click here to learn about the adventures of the Snowden family of Maryland during the California Gold Rush. Four members of the family headed west in search of riches. Three died violent deaths.

Click here to access the Korshak chronicles. A bit of arson and organized crime activities are included.

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