52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #15 – Sports

kst1969   April 17, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week #15 – Sports

Sports have never played a large part in my life.  I have never been much into sports but I have always supported my school teams.  Once I went to college, I usually watch the University of Arkansas Razorbacks whenever they are on TV.  As a kid, I remember my dad and Grandpa Thompson watching wrestling and Cowboys football together on… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 14 Spring

kst1969   April 17, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History: Week 14 Spring

Well, it is spring again and that does remind me of the spring activities when I was a kid.  Both sets of my grandparents would be planting their gardens by now.  In a few weeks there would be fresh tomatoes and lettuce and onions from the gardens.  If we were lucky there would be a few watermelons!  I love fresh… Read more »

Research Updates

kst1969   April 16, 2011   Comments Off on Research Updates

Well, I didn’t finish my photo renaming project last weekend but I did get it finished today! I loved the WDYTYA episode with Ashley Judd!  It was a great episode and I especially loved the part where she found out she is descended from the Brewsters who came to America on the Mayflower! Unfortunately, I have missed the last couple… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #15 – Sports

kst1969   April 15, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #15 – Sports

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.

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #14 – Spring

kst1969   April 8, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #14 – Spring

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.

Looking Forward to a Good Genealogy Weekend!

kst1969   April 7, 2011   Comments Off on Looking Forward to a Good Genealogy Weekend!

I have a lot to look forward to this weekend:  A new Who Do You Think You Are episode tomorrow night, Geneabloggers BlogTalkRadio after the WDYTYA, Research and Organization time on Saturday and a meeting of the Washington County Genealogical Society on Sunday. The WDYTYA episode is Ashley Judd!  I think it is going to be a great show and… Read more »

Research and Organization Updates

kst1969   April 5, 2011   Comments Off on Research and Organization Updates

I am hard at work on my genealogy research and organization efforts this week.  Last month, I took a few days vacation and spent most of it at the Madison County Genealogical Society Library.  Since I am related to most of the families in Madison County, I could really use copies of everything in the library moved to my living… Read more »

52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #13 – Sweets

kst1969   April 1, 2011   Comments Off on 52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #13 – Sweets

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: Kingston, Madison, Arkansas

kst1969   March 31, 2011   Comments Off on Those Places Thursday: Kingston, Madison, Arkansas

Kingston is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Arkansas located at the intersection of AR 21 and AR 74. The University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections [http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/kingston.html] describes the founding of the Kingston Community as follows: Kingston, Madison County, Arkansas, situated in the heart of the Ozarks in North Arkansas, was known nationally in the 1920s as a country life… Read more »

Wedding Wednesday: Vern and Venna Stansell Thompson

kst1969   March 30, 2011   Comments Off on Wedding Wednesday: Vern and Venna Stansell Thompson

  Groom: Vern Thompson Groom’s Age: 33 Groom’s Estimated Birth Year: 1888 Groom’s Residence: Whorton, Madison, Arkansas Bride: Venie Stansell Bride’s Name: 18 Bride’s Estimated Birth Year: 1903 Bride’s Residence: Whorton, Madison, Arkansas Marriage Date: 23 Aug 1921 Marriage License Date: 22 Aug 1921 Marriage Place: , Madison, Arkansas, United States Film number: 1035152 Digital Folder Number: 4331435 Image number:… Read more »