Week 13: Sweets – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History

kst1969   March 30, 2011   Comments Off on Week 13: Sweets – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a major sweet tooth!  I love chocolate and most any sweets.  My favorite sweets when I was a kid were made by my grandparents:  Rocky Road Fudge by Grandpa Thompson and Chocolate and Lemon Pies from my Grandma Treat (small slices of both pies should be eaten together for the best effect!)…. Read more »

Week 12: Movies – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History

kst1969   March 30, 2011   Comments Off on Week 12: Movies – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy and History

I love movies but I don’t see too many of them anymore.  I want a plot. The first movie that I really remember seeing at a theatre was Smokey and the Bandit starring Burt Reynolds and Sally Field.  I was a young child at the time and I didn’t get much of the movies funny lines but I loved the… Read more »

Tombstone Tuesday: Vernon and Venna Stansell Thompson

kst1969   March 29, 2011   Comments Off on Tombstone Tuesday: Vernon and Venna Stansell Thompson

My Great-Grandparents:  Vernon and Venna Stansell Thompson, Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, Madison, Arkansas. Vernon "Vern" Thompson was born on 19 February 1889 at Perrie Lee, Caldwell County, Texas.  He was the son of William Thompson and Arreve Waggonner.  He married Quail Roberts, daughter of George Roberts and Margaret Martin, on 17 December 1911 at Madison, Arkansas.  He married Venna Elizabeth Stansell,… Read more »

Mystery Monday: Mystery Photos

kst1969   March 28, 2011   Comments Off on Mystery Monday: Mystery Photos

  Mystery Photos for Monday March 28th.  I don’t know who the people are in these two photos but they are from my Mom’s side of the family – the Treats and Lawrences and related lines.   If you know who they are please email me!  I would like to put some names to the faces! Mystery Monday Mystery Monday is… Read more »

Genealogy Discoveries at the Madison County Genealogical Society Library

kst1969   March 25, 2011   Comments Off on Genealogy Discoveries at the Madison County Genealogical Society Library

I am on vacation this week!  I have spent the past three days visiting the Madison County Genealogical Society Library and have found MUCH information on my ancestors!  I will be adding these discoveries to my genealogy database over the next few weeks (Maybe Months!) and will post updates as I get stuff added but I wanted to post a… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #12 – Movies

kst1969   March 25, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #12 – Movies

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.

Sunday’s Obituary: Thomas Franklin David Reynolds

kst1969   March 20, 2011   Comments Off on Sunday’s Obituary: Thomas Franklin David Reynolds

Father of 17 Passed Away Monday, Jan. 31 Thomas Franklin David Reynolds, age 64, passed away Monday, Jan. 31, at his home in the Reynolds community east of Wharton. He had been ill several months and his death was due to a stroke suffered a few days ago. Mr. Reynolds had lived all his life in the community which derived… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #11 – Illness & Injury

kst1969   March 18, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #11 – Illness & Injury

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.

Wedding Wednesday: Tom Reynolds and Meedy Keck

Groom: Tom Reynolds Groom’s Age: 17 Groom’s Estimated Birth Year: 1884 Groom’s Residence: Kingston, Madison, Arkansas Bride: Mudy Keck Bride’s Name: 17 Bride’s Estimated Birth Year: 1884 Bride’s Residence: Venus, Madison, Arkansas Marriage Date: 17 Sep 1901 Marriage License Date: 13 Sep 1901 Marriage Place: , Carroll, Arkansas, United States Film number: 1035151 Digital Folder Number: 4331434 Image number: 00404… Read more »