Sprucing Up a Bit

Sprucing Up a Bit

The closer we get to Spring the more our thoughts (may) turn to a bit of “Spring cleaning”.  Some things just can’t wait that long, however.  I decided to do a little “sprucing up” around the Digging History web site this week.  The newly...

Sarah E. Goode

She was born Sarah Jacobs to parents Oliver and Harriet Jacobs of Toledo, Ohio in approximately 1855. The family was enumerated in the 1860 Census in Toledo and listed as being of the Mulatto race, and Oliver was a carpenter. By 1870 the family had migrated to Chicago...