Funeral Card Friday: Ann Cleo Blackston Stout

kst1969   January 21, 2011   Comments Off on Funeral Card Friday: Ann Cleo Blackston Stout

  In Memory of Ann Cleo Stout Place of Birth Compton, Arkansas June 23, 1934 Place of Death Springdale, Arkansas August 25, 1969 Services From Sisco Funeral Chapel August 27, 1969 – 2 P.M. Officiating Rev. Cecil Garrison Place of Interment Friendship Cemetery Springdale, Arkansas Casket Bearers James Burks Melvin Burks Randy Stout Jerry Stout James Thompson Jimmy Thompson Ann… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #3 – Cars

kst1969   January 21, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #3 – Cars

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: School Photo of My Great-Aunt Mabel Stout Parsons

kst1969   January 20, 2011   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: School Photo of My Great-Aunt Mabel Stout Parsons

I think this photo is of my Great-Aunt Mabel and some of her students in front of a school house. I don’t know what the school was or where, except that if it is my Great-Aunt Mabel’s class then it should be in the Washington or Madison County areas of Arkansas. Aunt Mabel, as we always called her, was a… Read more »

Wedding Wednesday: J B Stout and Sarah Gabbard

kst1969   January 19, 2011   Comments Off on Wedding Wednesday: J B Stout and Sarah Gabbard

The marriage record of my Great-Great Grandparents Jonothan Benjamin Stout and Sarah Lydia Gabbard. My family line is my grandmother, Gwen Stout Thompson, her father, Claude James Stout, his father, Jonothan Benjamin Stout. Wedding Wednesday is a daily blogging prompt used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites. A great way to display those old… Read more »

Tombstone Tuesday: Elsie Reynolds and Claude James Stout Tombstone

kst1969   January 18, 2011   Comments Off on Tombstone Tuesday: Elsie Reynolds and Claude James Stout Tombstone

The photo at the right was taken around the time of the funeral of my Great-Grandma Stout. From Right, Claude James Stout, Bud Stout, Gwen Stout Thompson, Jerry Dean Stout and Vernard Stout. The grave is in Friendship Cemetery in Springdale, Arkansas. The large open area behind the family is now filled with graves. She died in 1973. Grandpa Stout… Read more »

Amanuensis Monday: Vernon Thompson Jr. Honor Guest at Picnic Dinner Held Recently

kst1969   January 17, 2011   Comments Off on Amanuensis Monday: Vernon Thompson Jr. Honor Guest at Picnic Dinner Held Recently

Vernon Thompson Jr. Honor Guest at Picnic Dinner Held Recently A picnic dinner was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Thompson recently in honor of their son Vernon Jr., who left Monday for induction into the armed forces. The dinner was also in honor of thier daughter Mrs. Ruth Griggs and family who also left Monday for… Read more »

Sunday’s Obituary: James Frederick Keck

kst1969   January 16, 2011   Comments Off on Sunday’s Obituary: James Frederick Keck

James F. Keck James Frederick (Major) Keck, age 82, died at the City Hospital, Fayetteville, June 25, after several months of failing health and a hip injury which he suffered recently in a fall. Burial was made in the Witter cemetery Wednesday, the sercie being conducted by Chas. L McElhaney. A brother, Rev. D. N. Keck of Fayetteville, made a… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 3: Cars

kst1969   January 16, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 3: Cars

My first car was just an old used car that we bought for me to drive.  It never had any real significance to me.  The cars that I really remember came later.  I had an old green datsun that I drove for a couple of years that I really liked until it started just dying and shutting off all the… Read more »

Follow Friday: Dear Myrtle

kst1969   January 14, 2011   Comments Off on Follow Friday: Dear Myrtle

One of the best blogs on the internet is Dear Myrtle’s Blog.  I read it often now and it was one of the first genealogy blogs that I found on the internet.  I love her down-to-earth posts and genealogy guidance.  I met her at the FGS Conference in Little Rock in September 2009 and I have to say she was… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #2 – Winter Memories

kst1969   January 14, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #2 – Winter Memories

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.