The Even Stranger Reappearance of Judge Nathan Q. Tanquary

At the end of the last post, Judge Nathan Q. Tanquary – who had been presumed dead for just over a month – unexpectedly communicated to his wife that he was in Peru, and heading home to Texas. Upon his return to Fort Stockton, the judge lost no time in explaining what had befallen him … More The Even Stranger Reappearance of Judge Nathan Q. Tanquary

The Last Living Remnant of the 19th Century Passes Into History

Emma Martina Luigia Morano, the oldest person in the world, died today. Emma was born in Italy, on November 29, 1899, the oldest of nine children. She was the last person known to have been born in the 19th century still living. Her life stretched across three centuries and two World Wars. The great tragedy of her … More The Last Living Remnant of the 19th Century Passes Into History