Monthly Archives: December 2010

Advent Calendar: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

kst1969   December 24, 2010   Comments Off on Advent Calendar: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Christmas has always been a special time of year for me.  I love the old Christmas movies and the way that at least for a day or two you can pretend that all the bad in the world is gone and focus on the good and just be hopeful! Christmas Eve when I was a very small child was the… Read more »

Blogging Interrupted Again: In the Hospital For a Week

Well, I started back to blogging after my bronchitis and setup my posts for most of last week.  Then, my leg started hurting.  I really thought it was muscle cramps!  I called the doctor thinking he could give me some muscle relaxers to stop the pain.  But, he had me come in to see him.  Then, sent me for a… Read more »

Surname Saturday: Treat

kst1969   December 11, 2010   Comments Off on Surname Saturday: Treat

From the Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4, from the Ancestry.com website: Treat is an Americanized spelling of German Tritt. Tritt is German: apparently from Old High German tretan ‘to step’. However, a South German family of that name are the descendants of late 16th-century immigrants from Como, Italy who bore the name de Triddi. My… Read more »

Funeral Card Friday: Elsie Louise Reynolds Stout

kst1969   December 10, 2010   Comments Off on Funeral Card Friday: Elsie Louise Reynolds Stout

Elsie Louise Reynolds Stout was my great grandmother.    I don’t have many memories of her since she died when I was four years old but I have many memories of my Great Grandpa Stout speaking of her in loving terms when I was a kid.       IN MEMORY OF ELSIE LOUISE STOUT PLACE OF BIRTH Witter, Arkansas November… Read more »

Those Places Thursday: Grandpa’s Chair by the Window

kst1969   December 9, 2010   Comments Off on Those Places Thursday: Grandpa’s Chair by the Window

Grandpa and Grandma Thompson moved into their house on Old Wire Road when I was a very small child, around 3 or so.  I don’t remember them living anywhere else. From my earliest memories, Grandpa had a chair and a table or desk setting by the big Windows in their living room.  That was his chair.  It was ok for… Read more »

Wedding Wednesday: Ray Stout Marries in OR

kst1969   December 8, 2010   Comments Off on Wedding Wednesday: Ray Stout Marries in OR

PVT. Ray Miller Stout Marries in Oregon Pvt. Ray Miller Stout, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Stout of Kingston, was married in Oregon recently, the following account of the happy event being taken from a newspaper clipping: Miss Lois Webb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Webb of this city, was united in marriage Wednesday of this week… Read more »

Talented Tuesday: Cake Decorating

Talented Tuesday is a daily blogging prompt used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites.  Got ancestors who had a special talent? Be it musical, comical, or any manner of skill, post at your genealogy blog through words and pictures. In the 1960s and 1970s, Cake Decorating became the hobby of choice for many women… Read more »

Amanuensis Monday: Viola Burgess Reynolds Obituary

kst1969   December 6, 2010   Comments Off on Amanuensis Monday: Viola Burgess Reynolds Obituary

An Amanuensis is a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. Amanuensis Monday is a daily blogging theme which encourages the family historian to transcribe family letters, journals, audiotapes, and other historical artifacts. Viola Reynolds Viola Reynolds, 92, of Huntsville died Oct. 6 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital.  She was born Jan…. Read more »

Bronchitis has interrupted my blogging!

kst1969   December 2, 2010   Comments Off on Bronchitis has interrupted my blogging!

I have had bronchitis this week and been unable to blog.  I will hopefully be back to my daily blogging schedule by the weekend! I am able to breathe almost normally today so hopefully the worst is over!