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.

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 »