Grandma Thompson’s Obituary

Gwendolyn Thompson Gwendolyn Thompson, 80, of Springdale died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Venus to Claude J. and Elsie Reynolds Stout. She was a member of Eastside…

The Book of Me, Written by You, Prompt 2: Your Birth

Originally Published September 7, 2013. This is my earliest known photo!  Aren’t I a cute little baby?! I was born at Washington General Hospital Hospital in January 1969.  I am told that it was a cold snowy morning and that…

The Book of Me, Written by You: Prompt 1: Ask yourself 20 times “Who are you?”

Originally Published August 31, 2013 I am a voracious reader I am an aunt I am a sister I am a genealogist I am a cost accountant I am a friend I am an animal lover I am an optimist…

Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page with Obituary

Grandpa Thompson’s FindaGrave Memorial Page includes a transcription of his obituary.  The page also includes his Navy Photo and a photo of his military tombstone.   I added those pages to the Memorial Page created by Rosa Cline. The Madison County…

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week #16 – Restaurants

I am re-posting some of my old blog posts to keep the history of my blog alive. This post is from the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History blogging prompts series. This post appeared originally on my blog on…

Captain Smith Cemetery

Today I went to the Captain Smith Cemetery and found a couple of headstones for my family. As many of you know, I am currently researching my Keck Line and getting together the information for submission to DAR! I found…

Marriage License of Grandma and Grandpa Thompson

Grandma Gwendolyn (Stout) and Grandpa Crawford Herman CH Thompson were married on July 26, 1947 with Justice of the Peace, ES Stamps officiating. It is likely that the Justice of the Peace is related as there are Stamps lines related…

1940 Census of the Claude and Elsie (Reynolds) Stout Family

By the time of the 1940 Census, Grandma Thompson’s family has grown to include her youngest brother, Vernard. Claude owns the family farm that is worth $25. Name Age Claude Stout 36 Elsie Stout 33 Gwendolyn Stout 14 Ilene Stout…

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History: Week #15 – Sports

I am re-posting some of my old blog posts to keep the history of my blog alive. This post is from the 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History blogging prompts series. This post appeared originally on my blog on…