Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

August’s Character Sketch ~ Mildred Woodsmall

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

*Mildred Woodsmall, known to her family as Millie, is another one of Carolyn’s cousins who still lives in Sweden. Millie, Carolyn, and Kirsten were best friends and pretended to be sisters, because neither Millie nor Kirsten had a sister. After Carolyn and Kirsten both left for America, Carolyn and Millie wrote each other letters as often as they could. But the dream that kept all three of the girls going, was that someday, they would be reunited in America.


Fun Facts about Millie:

Hobbies ~ baking, reading, learning

Lifelong dream ~ to teach children

Birthplace ~ Sweden

Most exciting trip ~ trip to the coast of Sweden

Home ~  four room house in Sweden

Siblings ~ older brother George and younger brother Amos  

Meaning of “Mildred” ~ Mild Strength

Personality ~ talkative, outgoing, kind, compassionate

Favorite color ~ pale green

Hair Color/Eye Color ~ dark brown hair and light brown eyes

Favorite Tradition/Holiday ~ St. Lucia’s Day

Life Verse ~ Ephesians 5:1-4


Any other questions you have about Millie? Leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can! Also, stay tuned for September’s Character Sketch on Sherry Brown!