The year is 1899 and you are currently visiting the Last Name: choose from 1-100 family, a nice upper-middle-class family in Manhattan, New York. Topics range from what to expect in the next century, your travels, children, old stories, President McKinley's campaign, and that beautiful chiffon your hostess bought for her eldest's honeymoon evening wear.
The couple is made up of...
DH: First Name Middle Name
*born in 1850
*earnest, long-time clerk at a local bank
& his wife of 20 years,
DW: First Name Maiden Name
*born in 1864
*daughter of a hardworking immigrant family from (you choose)
They have been blessed with seven healthy children aged 1, 9, 13, 13, 16, 18 & 19.
DD1: First Name (another version of mother’s name) Middle Name (flower) (b. 1880)
DD2: First Name Middle Name (b. 1881)
DS1: same first and middle name as his father (b. 1883)
DS2/DD3: Boy's First Name Boy's Middle Name/Girl's First Name Girl's Middle Name (b. 1886)
DS3: First Name Middle Name (mother's maiden name) (b. 1890)
DD4: First Name Middle Name (b. 1898)
After a lovely visit with your friends (and a wonderful dinner!) it is time to head back to the train station. You promise to keep in touch while you travel and hope to visit again sooner than later - in the next century at least
Next stop - 1909!