As you read Secrets, refer to this family tree to keep the relationship between the characters in mind.
- Blue: first generation
- Red: second generation
- Green: third generation
- Purple: fourth generation
Clifford James Creighton married Eliza Jane Matthews[See note below.]. They had five children:
- Matilda Eliza Creighton Never married. Died in a plane crash.
- Martha Marie Creighton married William Carlson. Martha and William have three children: (a) Hattie Eliza Carlson never married, never had children; (b) James John Carlson married Mary Marie Hopstedder no children, and; (c) Matthew Theodore Carlson married Betty Jane Wilson. They had two children: Gerald Theo Carlson and Margaret Carlson.
- James Donald Creighton dies at the age of 9 after a childhood accident.
- David Roger Creighton marries Gladys Gertrude Forgues. They had two children: (a) Joseph Creighton married Jane Alice Monroe. They had three children: Robin Creighton died in car accident with his twin brother; Robert Creighton died in car accident with his twin brother; Peter Creighton A drug addict living on the streets; and (b) Dorothy Creighton married George Fulton. Dorothy is widowed one year after they are married and she never marries again.
- William Walter Creighton married Christine Bessie Debolt. They had two children: Maurice Walter Creighton who married Muriel Mahoney and they had two children, Michael Louis Creighton and Elizabeth Bett Creighton; and, Donald John Creighton who never married and died in Africa while working as a missionary.
NOTE: Clifford James Creighton was an only child, but his wife, Eliza, had a much younger sister and three older brothers. Her younger sister, Christine, is therefore Hattie's great aunt.
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Disclaimer: While it is true that my characters were inspired by my own genealogical study, I could not and did not know my ancestors with the same intimacy that I have created in my characters. Therefore, let it be said that these characters are fictional and created from my own imagination. Similarity to persons living or dead is unintentional and coincidental.