Rebecca Hoskins Goodwin, EdD, is a graduate of Marshall University and West Virginia University. She has spent her life as a student, teacher, and school administrator and has been honored many times for her studies and her work. She is now interested in local history and genealogy, and this is her third book of family history. Her first two books, Did You Tell Them Who You Are? A Hoskins Family Story and Who Are Her People? The Life and Family of Louise Maynard Hoskins were very well received. They were reviewed as "well-written and informative," as "well-researched and entertaining", and as" an indispensable resource for genealogists."