Sunday’s Obituary: Gwendolyn Stout Thompson

kst1969   November 14, 2010   Comments Off on Sunday’s Obituary: Gwendolyn Stout Thompson

Springdale Gwendolyn Thompson, 80, of Springdale died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Venus to Claude J. and Elsie Reynolds Stout. She was a member of Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.H. Thompson. She is survived… Read more »

Surname Saturday: Keck

kst1969   November 13, 2010   Comments Off on Surname Saturday: Keck

My Keck Line is the one with my current most problem brick wall.  I would like to join the DAR through my patriot ancestor Conrad Frederick Keck but I am stuck on proving the connection from his son Andrew to Andrew’s son Frederick. Name Lab defines the Keck name as follows: Last name origins & meanings: English: from the Old… Read more »

Funeral Card Friday: Wayne Columbus Bowen

kst1969   November 12, 2010   Comments Off on Funeral Card Friday: Wayne Columbus Bowen

In Memory of Wayne Columbus Bowen Place of Birth Berryville, Arkansas July 20, 1926 Place of Death Springdale, Arkansas August 7, 1979 Services from Phillips Chapel Freewill Baptist Church August 10, 1979 – 1:00 pm Officiating Rev. Cecil Garrison Place of Interment Kingston Cemetery Kingston, Arkansas Casket Bearers Darriel Bowen Harold Bowen Jerry Bowen John Hayslett John D. Little Sonny… Read more »

Treasure Chest Thursday: The Chicken Photo

kst1969   November 11, 2010   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: The Chicken Photo

This photo is of my dad as a small boy holding a chicken.  Perhaps more than any other single item or event, the discovery of this photo has led my genealogy work. This photo was in a box with hundreds of other family photos that my grandmother had. Some of the photos she had taken, some had come to her… Read more »

November 11 – Family History On This Day

kst1969   November 11, 2010   Comments Off on November 11 – Family History On This Day

Events on November 11 Sherman Treat (buried 2004) Viola Treat (died 1930) Joseph A. Barnes (born 1914) Elsie L. Reynolds (born 1906) Louisa Meltida Clementine “Clema” Barnes (born 1887) Harriet L. C. Stansell (born 1861)

Ancestry’s New Labs Area

kst1969   November 10, 2010   Comments Off on Ancestry’s New Labs Area

Ancestry is introducing a new labs area where users can try out new developments on Ancestry’s site.  The blog post about the new labs area is at http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2010/10/18/we%e2%80%99re-launching-ancestry-com-labs-%e2%80%93-and-we%e2%80%99d-love-your-feedback/.  So far, I like the look of the new person area but I will see more once I do some actual research using the area.  So far, I only viewed the area… Read more »

On This Day

kst1969   November 10, 2010   Comments Off on On This Day

Today, I found a new utility for my genealogy software called On This Day from John Cardinal.  The software shows me a list of events that occurred for family members on this day in whatever year.  I am going to publish a post each day that shows the happenings of my family members On This Day.  Let me know what… Read more »