Alexandra Ghika of Romania: The Lost Princess and Her Chicago Roots
By: Jacqueline P. Passey
About the Book
Alexandra Ghika of Romania: The Lost Princess and Her Chicago Roots is the fascinating history of Princess Alexandra Ghika of Romania, who gave up her royal life and fled her country during WWII in order to save her children.
About the Author
Jacqueline P. Passey had a varied career. Her most successful venture was being a mother raising 6 children. She was married to a national recognized clinical chemist. Jackie is an adventurer who loves spelunking. She is a skilled baker and a better genealogist. Jackie caught the genealogy bug when she was 13 and has never recovered. She has enjoyed helping others learn to love genealogy by directing two genealogy libraries. She taught genealogy on two college campuses in Oklahoma, Rose State College and The Downtown College Consortium. She has lectured for many different genealogy conferences and the Scottish festival in Salado Texas. She has authored 11 books on several different family members. She’s considered the main author of a book about the Schweppenhauser/heiser family in the Philadelphia historical society library.
(2023, hardback, 122 pages)
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