#5: Family History
When it comes to family history, everyone has a different story to tell. The assumption that your family members went with the crowd and didn’t do anything against the grain might not be so true for everyone. Whilst some people have written proof and papers of certain events, others only have the stories they have been told.
There was a time when arranged marriages were the accepted social thing by everyone, but no matter what, this person’s grandmother was not going down without a fight. The fact that a woman would go to such lengths to get out of this arrangement, must have meant she really didn’t want to be given away.