Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Maggie Tam

For a very long time, the Incomparable Marge knew nothing of her paternal grandparents, save that she had been named for the grandmother and, according to her father, this grandmother had been half-Choctaw. Nor had she been told the name of his father. Then. one day, back in the era of paper and postage, we secured her father's application for a Card of Social Security and one of the questions required the names of Claude's father and mother. And there stood her grandparental names: Jasper Moses White and Maggie Tam. The rest of this post is a cautionary tale for those searching Olde Recordes.

O Tempo, O Morae!

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