An oral history of our grandmother, Nina Dott Chatterton, spanning a century innovation and progress. The interview was conducted on May 11, 1988 by her youngest grandson, Rick Chatterton. This book highlights "Gramma's" pioneering spirit and wisdom in her own words and through photographs. It has been designed to illustrate for future generations this amazing woman's story and spark an interest in our family's rich history.
Rick Chatterton holds a BA in History from California State University, Northridge, and a MA in Latin American Studies from The University of Arizona. His passion for genealogy and family history can be directly attributed to his four grandparents. Rick's collection of his families' historical documents, photographs and stories numbers in the thousands. The youngest grandchild of Chat and Dott Chatterton, he is truly excited to share their amazing story with his grandparents’ descendants. Rick is currently researching and documenting his ancestors with the specific goal of identifying the individual pioneers in each family line who first came to America. He shares a life of adventure with his husband, Steven Franz. The two are proud community builders in Woodinville, WA.