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Heroic Moms of the Past

Heroic Moms of the past We didn't think we could admire mothers more until we found 15,748 mothers that were so heroic, they made headlines! Here are incredible statistics about these mothers who risked or lost their lives to protect their family as found in the collection of British, U.S. and world newspapers on m any d re. MOTHE's DISCOVERY AND PROMPT ...saved aol family from a fire. ACTION About 10.45 M Booty was wakened, and was borrifed to find the room full ofsmoke Arouning her husband sho as the adjoining toom whte ha were sleeping. This apartament, too, was full of Sase. HEROIC MOM Number of articles about heroic mothers who... dashed into k alecilly bon hahe P FYaua Tukoo f C mobecanblkglve Fo HERCIG HULL MOTHER. ...rescued child/family from ERCRS RESE 80EREK, drowning. 6,222 -. went to amazing lengths to support her household 15,748 3,503 total news articles about mothers acting heroically 1,657 393 ...saved a child from incidents 98 ..had to .showed cats involving automobiles or *All numbers are as of May 2013. Through a partnership with the British Library, thousands of historical newspapers are scanned and made searchabe everyday. physically defend family are brave mothers too. trains. from attack. findmypast search with the experts The collection of historical newspapers on is an archive of 120,000,000 pages of newspapers covering 300 years of life from across the globe. For more examples of heroic mother articles and information on family history and historical newspapers, go to

Heroic Moms of the Past

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In the spirit of Mother’s Day, took a look at mothers from the past whose selfless acts of love made headlines within the collection of British, US and world newspapers – an archive...




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