Tag Archives: Banastre Tarleton

Historic Halifax, NC and Historical Romance Novel Traitor’s Legacy

Drama, adventure, intrigue! The American Revolution has long called to me. Part of my draw to this era stems from research into my early American and British ancestors who fought on both sides of that sweeping conflict. One direct forebear … Continue reading

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A Ride to Rival Paul Revere’s–Jack Jouett! Beth Trissel

The Jouett name has appeared several times in our family tree among documents recently unearthed in my parent’s stash, but exactly how we’re related to this illustrious man is not yet clear.  We’re tied into so many old Virginia families, … Continue reading

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