Tombstone Tuesday: Loy Reynolds

kst1969   March 15, 2011   Comments Off on Tombstone Tuesday: Loy Reynolds

Loy Reynolds was my great-granduncle, a brother to my Great-Grandmother Elsie Reynolds Stout.  He died as an infant.  I don’t have much information on how he died or the circumstances surrounding his death.  Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging prompt used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites. To participate in Tombstone Tuesday simply create… Read more »

Amanuensis Monday: Jonathan Stout Bible

kst1969   March 14, 2011   Comments Off on Amanuensis Monday: Jonathan Stout Bible

The Jonathan Stout Bible was in the possession of my Grandmother Gwendolyn Stout Thompson when I made the copies of the genealogy pages from the front of the bible.  This book was bought at Boones Grove Washington County Arkansas price one dollar and fifty cents and when this you see remember me.  Jonathan Stout Synthy Hanna was born Oct 30… Read more »

Illness & Injury – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

kst1969   March 13, 2011   Comments Off on Illness & Injury – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

Illness and injuries have greatly affected my personal life unlike the previous week’s natural disasters.  Many of my readers will remember my ongoing saga with my knee last year which has really been my only significant injury.    I do have arthritis and some problems with my back but nothing that generally stops me from doing my daily activities – it… Read more »

Disasters – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

kst1969   March 13, 2011   Comments Off on Disasters – 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History

I am a bit late with my post on Disasters but here it is anyway: There have been many tornados and thunderstorms and winter storms throughout my life but none of them played any significant part in my life or how I lived it.   I know that storms can be devastating but they haven’t hit me or my family that… Read more »

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.