Surname Saturday: Stout

kst1969   November 19, 2010   Comments Off on Surname Saturday: Stout

My father’s mother was Gwen Stout Thompson and her father was Claude James Stout whose father was Jonothan Benjamin Stout whose father was James Madison Stout whose father was Jonothan Stout.  All of these Stouts lived at least part of their lives in Madison County, Arkansas. The Internet Surname Database shows the following as the origins of the Stout Surname:… Read more »

Funeral Card Friday: Great-Grandpa Claude James Stout

kst1969   November 19, 2010   Comments Off on Funeral Card Friday: Great-Grandpa Claude James Stout

Here he is holding the catch of the day with my grandmother, Gwen Stout Thompson. Great Grandma Elsie Reynolds Stout, Grandma Gwen Stout Thompson, and Great Grandpa Claude Stout Great Aunt Mabel Stout Parsons and Great Grandpa Claude James Stout at their birthday party in the early 1980s.

Wedding Wednesday: William and Revy Thompson

kst1969   November 17, 2010   Comments Off on Wedding Wednesday: William and Revy Thompson

I had been told by family members that my 3rd Great Grandmother was Arreve Waggonner.  I had not found any confirmation of this until a couple of weeks ago.  I found an online family tree on Ancestry that had Arreve Waggonner Cunningham married to William Thompson.  I did the research and finally found the documentation to verify the connections!  I… Read more »

Tombstone Tuesday: Frederick and Polly Shofner/Shopner Keck

kst1969   November 16, 2010   Comments Off on Tombstone Tuesday: Frederick and Polly Shofner/Shopner Keck

The tombstones of my 4th Great-Grandfather Frederick Keck and his first wife, Polly Shofner/Shopner Keck.  They are buried in Captain Smith Cemetery in Madison County Arkansas.  I took these photos in August of 2009 and as you can see the tombstones are deteriorated but you can still barely make out the names! When I took these photos, I saw what… Read more »

Mystery Monday: Frederick to Andrew Keck Connection

kst1969   November 15, 2010   Comments Off on Mystery Monday: Frederick to Andrew Keck Connection

In Surname Saturday, I gave my Keck Line but I am going to give further information today in hopes that one of my fellow genealogists might have an answer to my problem!  I am trying to finish the proof of my line from me to Conrad Frederick Keck, the Revolutionary War Patriot. My line goes from my grandmother Gwen Stout… Read more »