Tag Archives: Treasure Chest Thursday

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 »

Treasure Chest Thursday: Summons signed by Jesse James JP

kst1969   February 3, 2011   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: Summons signed by Jesse James JP

  State of Arkansas County of Washington You are hereby commanded to summons Jake Martins to appear be me my office in White River Township on the 2nd Day of March 1882 at 10 o’clock A.M. then ?? to testify in case pending wherein GW Young Plantiff and Andrew Robbins is dependent. Given under my hand this 29 day of… Read more »

Treasure Chest Thursday: Letter from GL Jarvis to James Stout – 1909

As I am going through my grandmother’s papers, I recently found a letter from 1909.  It is from a GL Jarvis of Oklahoma to my Great-Great-Grandfather James M Stout. March 2, 1909 Muldrow, Okla Mr. James Stout, Carter, Ark. Dear Brother, As I have ben resting for a month or two I now feel able to resume my work in… Read more »

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 »

Treasure Chest Thursday: Photo of Jonothan Benjamin and Sarah Lydia Gabbard Stout

kst1969   January 13, 2011   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: Photo of Jonothan Benjamin and Sarah Lydia Gabbard Stout

This is one of the very few photos that were in my Grandma Thompson’s boxes of photos and clippings that had anything written on it to identify the people or places in the photos. It is of my 2nd Great-Grandfather Jonothan Benjamin and 2nd Great-Grandmother Sarah Lydia Gabbard Stout. Not a great photograph in terms of photography quality but a… Read more »

Treasure Chest Thursday: Grandma’s Quilt

kst1969   November 25, 2010   Comments Off on Treasure Chest Thursday: Grandma’s Quilt

One of my most treasured items is the quilt that my grandmother made me.  She was visiting our home when I was about 9 or 10 years old.  I was coloring in this book of bird pictures.  She loved the pictures of the birds and I gave her the book of bird photos.  She made the quilt by tracing the… 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 »