Rear Family History

Elizabeth Alma’s story is continued in Volume IV, the Rear Family.

The author, Edna Laughter, is suffering from Parkinson’s Disease and is unable to finalize and publish her final volume. We offer a free downloadable pdf of this rough draft as a resource to family members who wish to learn more or would like to add to the research. 

Volume IV, The Rear Family

This unfinished draft is the fourth in a series of books tracing the family history of the Birchards, the McMillans, and the Rears.

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Note: Edna is currently living with her family in Granada, Nicaragua. For information on their adventures visit their blog at