Mae Frances Keller, granddaughter of Frances Farrant Buech, is a retired clinical psychologist, having worked as a therapist and a forensic psychologist, and in both healthcare and higher education. She has always read and now also writes, pursuing her interest in the stories we discover and imagine. She lives in Dexter, Michigan, with her husband, Arthur Herold. They visit the Leelanau area often.
Frances “Kay” Bond, the youngest daughter of Frances Farrant Buech, has a longstanding interest in genealogy, having conducted research in both in the U.S. and Canada. For The Farrants, she also investigated the property transactions of her
ancestors, providing a fascinating glimpse of the past. She and her husband, Randy, live in Benzie County.
Andrew White is historian of Leelanau County and Glen Arbor Township who has worked with the Port Oneida Community Alliance, the Leelanau County Historic Preservation Society, and the National Park Service. He is co-author of a forthcoming book about the early history of Glen Arbor township. He lives in Traverse City.
Marjorie Jane Bessey and Marion Elvina Keller (Rescorla), Frances Farrant Buech’s older daughters, have always remembered their mother’s stories, and contributed many to The Farrants.