Yearly Archives: 2011

Obituary Sunday: Margie Branscum Treat Reid

kst1969   March 13, 2011   Comments Off on Obituary Sunday: Margie Branscum Treat Reid

Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum F, #159, b. 14 February 1893, d. 27 April 1976 Father William R Branscum Mother Laura Williams Relationship Great-grandmother of Kellie Sue Thompson. Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum was born on 14 February 1893; The 1920 census shows about 1897. She was the daughter of William R Branscum and Laura Williams. Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum married William… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #10 – Disasters

kst1969   March 11, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #10 – Disasters

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for future descendants. You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your memories on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.

Those Places Thursday: Big Flat, Arkansas

kst1969   March 10, 2011   Comments Off on Those Places Thursday: Big Flat, Arkansas

Big Flat, Arkansas From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Big Flat is a town in Baxter and Searcy counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 104 at the 2000 census. Big Flat, Arkansas figures prominently in my genealogy research.  Many of the relatives on Mom’s side of the family are from Big Flat.  These family lines include the… Read more »

Wedding Wednesday: William and Vada Barnes Lawrence

kst1969   March 9, 2011   Comments Off on Wedding Wednesday: William and Vada Barnes Lawrence

Groom: William L Lawrence Groom’s Age: 18 Groom’s Estimated Birth Year: 1895 Groom’s Residence: May, Stone, Arkansas Bride: Vada Barnes Bride’s Name: 18 Bride’s Estimated Birth Year: 1895 Bride’s Residence: May, Stone, Arkansas Marriage Date: 26 Jan 1913 Marriage License Date: 22 Jan 1913 Marriage Place: , Searcy, Arkansas, United States Film number: 1031122 Digital Folder Number: 4326244 Image number:… Read more »

Research Update

kst1969   March 9, 2011   Comments Off on Research Update

I haven’t been doing much research lately but I have been working on my photos and getting them organized.  I took the size of my photos directories from over 350GB to about 30GB!   I used the program Visipics to help me delete all of my duplicate photos.  I have also been organizing all of my other digital files and I… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #9 – Sounds

kst1969   March 4, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #9 – Sounds

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for future descendants. You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your memories on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.

Week 9: Sounds – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

Sounds is kind of a tough one for me but here is my entry.    Some of the sounds I remember are the sounds of music and TV shows.  There is the sound of the bionic man and woman from their TV shows!  The music of Elvis and the great Country Stars of the 1970s.   The theme from Cheers.  The meows… Read more »

Week 8: Technology – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

kst1969   February 27, 2011   Comments Off on Week 8: Technology – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

I missed week 8 too but here is my entry for Technology: Technology exploded during my childhood.  From the time I was a little girl until now there has been incredible progress in every area of scientific exploration!  It is sometimes completely unimaginable to me how things were when I was a little girl compared to the technology that is… Read more »

Week 7: Toys – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

kst1969   February 27, 2011   Comments Off on Week 7: Toys – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

Well, I missed posting during the actual week but here is my entry for the week of Toys: One of my favorite toys when I was a kid was Barbie Dolls and an old bag of quilt scraps that my grandmothers had given to me.  I would make entire fashion ensembles for my little Barbie’s!  They were the best quilt… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #8 – Technology

kst1969   February 25, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #8 – Technology

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for future descendants. You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your memories on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.