Yearly Archives: 2010

Funeral Card Friday: Wayne Columbus Bowen

kst1969   November 12, 2010   Comments Off on Funeral Card Friday: Wayne Columbus Bowen

In Memory of Wayne Columbus Bowen Place of Birth Berryville, Arkansas July 20, 1926 Place of Death Springdale, Arkansas August 7, 1979 Services from Phillips Chapel Freewill Baptist Church August 10, 1979 – 1:00 pm Officiating Rev. Cecil Garrison Place of Interment Kingston Cemetery Kingston, Arkansas Casket Bearers Darriel Bowen Harold Bowen Jerry Bowen John Hayslett John D. Little Sonny… Read more »

Treasure Chest Thursday: The Chicken Photo

kst1969   November 11, 2010   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: The Chicken Photo

This photo is of my dad as a small boy holding a chicken.  Perhaps more than any other single item or event, the discovery of this photo has led my genealogy work. This photo was in a box with hundreds of other family photos that my grandmother had. Some of the photos she had taken, some had come to her… Read more »

November 11 – Family History On This Day

kst1969   November 11, 2010   Comments Off on November 11 – Family History On This Day

Events on November 11 Sherman Treat (buried 2004) Viola Treat (died 1930) Joseph A. Barnes (born 1914) Elsie L. Reynolds (born 1906) Louisa Meltida Clementine “Clema” Barnes (born 1887) Harriet L. C. Stansell (born 1861)

Ancestry’s New Labs Area

kst1969   November 10, 2010   Comments Off on Ancestry’s New Labs Area

Ancestry is introducing a new labs area where users can try out new developments on Ancestry’s site.  The blog post about the new labs area is at http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2010/10/18/we%e2%80%99re-launching-ancestry-com-labs-%e2%80%93-and-we%e2%80%99d-love-your-feedback/.  So far, I like the look of the new person area but I will see more once I do some actual research using the area.  So far, I only viewed the area… Read more »

On This Day

kst1969   November 10, 2010   Comments Off on On This Day

Today, I found a new utility for my genealogy software called On This Day from John Cardinal.  The software shows me a list of events that occurred for family members on this day in whatever year.  I am going to publish a post each day that shows the happenings of my family members On This Day.  Let me know what… Read more »

November 10 Family History On This Day

kst1969   November 10, 2010   Comments Off on November 10 Family History On This Day

Events on November 10 Mary S. F. E. Branscum (died 1910) Samuel O. Womack (born 1910) William Thompson & Arreve Waggonner (married 1865) Gemima A. Bolinger (born 1860) Alexander Waggonner & Cynthia Roe (married 1839)

Old Time Ways

kst1969   November 8, 2010   Comments Off on Old Time Ways

I found a link to a list of articles and websites that I found interesting or familiar about doing things the “old time way.”   This list is on the Madison County Arkansas Website at http://www.theaurorareview.com/madcounty/oldtimeways.htm.  Some interesting stuff there!

Jesse H Stansell

kst1969   November 6, 2010   Comments Off on Jesse H Stansell

This is the first installment of reports on some of my ancestors as I find new information about them.  I have been researching Jesse H Stansell today.  He is my fourth great-grandfather:  my grandfather, CH Thompson–>my Great-Grandmother, Venna Stansell Thompson–>my 2nd Great-Grandfather, William Oliver Stansell–>and my 3rd Great-Grandfather, John Robert Stansell–>my 4th Great-Grandfather, Jesse H Stansell. From the recent finds, I have… Read more »

New discoveries in my genealogy this weekend!

kst1969   October 24, 2010   Comments Off on New discoveries in my genealogy this weekend!

I have been working on my genealogy some this weekend.  I have made several new discoveries of marriage records!  I love the online marriage records at Family Search, Ancestry, and the Washington County Archives!  The following is a list of some of the recent records I added: Marriage Records Asa Lawrence and Harriett Balentine Virgil Bernard Seabourn and Minnie Barnes… Read more »