On Saturday, 29 October 1881, William had told Thomas he was taking Thomas’ wife and two children to
It should have been just a few mile trip. None of them had returned since.
Thomas then discovered that his brother had secured tickets on the late train
for Plymouth . St Louis
Thomas and a detective left to find the elopers and recover his children.
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015