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In the Blood

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George Washington Skipper was a man with secrets. He kept multiple wives in two states, spawned at least sixteen children, adopted three, spent four years in the Confederate Army, was shot twice and lived to eighty-five. Then there was one more thing and a hundred years later the family is still scandalized over it.

This fictionalized account of my ancestor's remarkable lif
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Kindle Edition, 233 pages
Published May 21st 2012
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Sadie Forsythe
When settling down to read a novel based on someone else's genealogical history there is always a niggling fear that it will be something like sitting through your neighbor's vacation slide show; interesting to them but interminable to you. In the Blood is nothing like this. Being based on genealogical research there is a certain amount of so-and-so beget so-and so, who despite being married to so-and-so beget so-and-so, but it is also a relatively fast paced read based on a truly interesting ch ...more
Russell Bittner
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