Does anyone in your family have red hair? Are some of your family members very tall or very short? Do several generations of your family have distinctive features of one sort or another?
Tall people have been quite common on one side of my family. Red hair has also been quite common on that side of the family. Have you seen little Annie? Annie grew to be quite tall, as did several of her children and grandchildren. Annie also had red hair.
As far as I am aware, Annie's heritage was English through and through. Her family came mainly from Huntingdonshire and Surrey and she spent most of her life in London.
But what about my husband's great grandmother, Carolina? She was Italian through and through as far as I am aware. She was born in Viggiano in Basilicata. Carolina was a very short person. She also had red hair.
first communion in the Catholic church in Melbourne. What age does she appear to be?
There is much that I would like to investigate further about Carolina's life. She grew up to be quite a businesswoman. I have already written something about her family:
Have you found evidence in archival records of your family members' business activities?