Yearly Archives: 2011

NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are: Rosie O’Donnell Episode Tonight

kst1969   February 18, 2011   Comments Off on NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are: Rosie O’Donnell Episode Tonight

I loved the WDYTYA episode tonight with Rosie O’Donnell.  I can certainly identify with her desire to identify the woman in the photo:  I have been doing that with boxes of photos from both of my grandmothers for many years now!  I have had some success and I loved that Rosie found out who was in the photo and so… Read more »

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

kst1969   February 18, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #7 – Toys

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.

Who Do You Think You Are? Tomorrow Night’s Episode is Rosie O’Donnell

kst1969   February 17, 2011   Comments Off on Who Do You Think You Are? Tomorrow Night’s Episode is Rosie O’Donnell

Rosie travels from Jersey City to Ireland on an emotional ride to discover her mother’s roots. I am very interested in seeing this episode:  the previews promise some surprises in what she thought her ancestry was!  Last week’s episode was great!  I especially liked when he discovered his ancestor had spent time with George Washington!  I think that they are… Read more »

Funeral Card Friday: Clyde Stout

kst1969   February 11, 2011   Comments Off on Funeral Card Friday: Clyde Stout

Clyde Stout Father Jonothan Benjamin Stout b. 19 Oct 1874, d. 1952 Mother Sarah Lydia Gabbard b. Apr 1880, d. 1947 Relationship Great-granduncle of Kellie Sue Thompson. Clyde Stout was born on 16 March 1896 at Washington, Arkansas. He was the son of Jonothan Benjamin Stout and Sarah Lydia Gabbard. Clyde Stout married Annie Francis Hathorn. Clyde Stout died on… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #6 – Radio & Television

kst1969   February 11, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #6 – Radio & Television

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.

Treasure Chest Thursday: Mom’s Baby Photos

kst1969   February 10, 2011   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: Mom’s Baby Photos

The photos above are my Mom’s Baby Photos!  Seated are my grandparents, Sherman and Ruth Lawrence Treat.  He is holding my Aunt Johnnie and she is holding my mom, Carolyn.  Standing from left to right are Uncle Leon, Uncle Clyde, Uncle Ben, and Aunt Pat. It’s good to see that the problems I have getting photos of several kids aren’t… Read more »

Snow and More Snow

kst1969   February 9, 2011   Comments Off on Snow and More Snow

The Snowstorm of February 2011 These are photos of the snow at my house.  Note the toy in the back yard that has the first “Floor” completely buried in the snow!  It was about two foot deep in the backyard.

Wedding Wednesday: Sherman Treat and Ruth Lawrence

kst1969   February 9, 2011   Comments Off on Wedding Wednesday: Sherman Treat and Ruth Lawrence

My grandmother, Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence married my grandfather, Sherman Treat, son of William Mason Treat and Margie Emaline Sarah Branscum, on 28 August 1938 at Stone, Arkansas.  She was the daughter of William Littleton Lawrence and Vada Barnes, on 28 August 1938 at Stone, Arkansas. Groom: Sherman Treat Groom’s Age: 22 Groom’s Estimated Birth Year: 1916 Groom’s Residence: Big… Read more »

Tombstone Tuesday: Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence

kst1969   February 8, 2011   Comments Off on Tombstone Tuesday: Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence

Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence Father William Littleton Lawrence b. 1895 Mother Vada Barnes b. 26 May 1894, d. 20 Oct 1980 Charts Ruth Lawrence Treat Relationship Grandmother of Kellie Sue Thompson Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence was born on 26 January 1919 at Arkansas. She was the daughter of William Littleton Lawrence and Vada Barnes. Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence married Sherman… Read more »

Matrilineal Monday: Mary Jane Berry

Mary Jane Berry Father James Wyatt Berry b. 1832, d. 1872 Mother Nancy M Newman b. 1844 Charts Ruth Lawrence Treat Relationship 2nd great-grandmother of Kellie Sue Thompson Mary Jane Berry was born in December 1869 at Tennessee. She was the daughter of James Wyatt Berry and Nancy M Newman. Mary Jane Berry married Samuel Aarter Barnes, son of George… Read more »