Genealogy

25 Jun 19
kit's art & nature space

https://www.claudyjongstra.com/node/7 Claudy Jongstra is an artist who works with humankind’s earliest textile, making wool felt. her work consist of large scale textile pieces and architectural instillations. the story behind the materials which Jongstra uses are fascinating and reflect her commitment to the environment. “Jongstra is immersed in all aspects of her work: maintaining a flock […]

25 Jun 19
Wish You Were Here Now

Should I stay or should I go?

25 Jun 19
Fountaindale Public Library Genealogy & Research Blog

For two years, we received multiple requests to include FindMyPast to our list of genealogy databases.  Many of these requests stemmed from the overwhelmingly positive response to our Irish genealogy lectures presented by the Ulster Historical Foundation.  We’re pleased to announce today FindMyPast Library Edition is now available at our library, and we want your feedback! […]

25 Jun 19
Lee's Summit Tribune

June 20, 1944  ~  June 23, 2019 Janett F. Rowland Miller, age 75, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away June 23, 2019 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Janett was born June 20, 1944 in Paragould, Arkansas and moved to the Kansas City area as a girl. She graduated from Lee’s Summit High […]

25 Jun 19
A Foolish Bible Study

v10; These are the generations of Shem: Shem was an 100 years old, and begat Ar-phax-ad 2 years after the flood: (2nd time the genealogy of Shem was mentioned in the Bible) v11; And Shem lived after he begat Ar-phax-ad 500 years, and begat sons and daughters. v12; And Ar-phax-ad lived 530, and begat Salah: […]

25 Jun 19
Lauren G Snowden

Rhett D’Costa: https://rhettdcosta.space/shimmering-spaces-art-and-anglo-indian-experiences p. 144 they have also had to negotiate their desire to belong to a British culture to which they associated with more than an Indian culture. diaspora draws on personal experience and own identity dilemma’s references’ Glen D’Cruz who discusses Anglo Indian requirement to trace genealogy yet states the need to historically contextualise significance […]

25 Jun 19
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

In the 1940s, the world’s first general-purpose digital computer, the ENIAC, was tasked with calculations for creating the hydrogen bomb. Awe-inspiring stuff in its day…but at 27 tons, the ENIAC needed its own room, preferably its own building, to fulfill its mission.

25 Jun 19
Canon City Daily Record
The Penrose Community Library will host a weekly Farmers’ Market on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market will feature locally grown produce and products and will run from this Friday through Sept. 13. A portion of each week’s sales will be donated directly to the library making this an ideal time for you to not only help yourself to fresh and healthy products but to help the community at the same time. The library is located at 35 Seventh Ave. in Penrose. For more information, call 719 372-6017. Introduction to Genealogy: Tracing Your Female Ancestors The Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center will hold a program for anyone interested in learning more about genealogy and how to research their ancestry. The program will be led by Terri Meeks and will explore how to use census, vital, land, and military records and will focus on how to trace female ancestors. This program will be held in the museum’s program room from 1-3 p.m. July 13 at 612 Royal Gorge Blvd. The program is free and open to the public but is a registered event with limited space. Visit museum.canoncity.org and click on calendar or events to register. For more information, call the museum at 719-269-9036 or send an email to historycenter@canoncity.org. History center to host bicycle tour on Tunnel Drive The Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center will lead a historic bike tour on Tunnel Drive. Participants will have the chance to take a leisurely bike ride while learning about the area. Highlights include geology and history of Cañon City’s water system. This program will be held at 6 p.m. July 13. Plan to meet for the tour at the Tunnel DriveTrailheadoff Tunnel Drive. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required but participants are welcome to register at museum.canoncity.org under events or calendar if they would like to check the waiver early. Participants are strongly advised to wear a helmet. Bicycles and helmets will not be provided. For more information, call the museum at 719-269-9036 or send an email to historycenter@canoncity.org. Blue Spruce Gallery will host Second Saturday reception The Blue Spruce Gallery in historic downtown Florence will host an exhibition of the artwork of Jeanie Truitt and Lori Ann Dickerman who have put together a diverse and entertaining show. Their opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. July 13 during Second Saturday at 205 W. Main St. in Florence. Truitt believes watercolor can be magical, versatile and fun, but it was difficult when she was first learning. One customer told her that he liked her work, but said: “you will have to die to be famous.” She pressed on, learning the rules through practice and through delight in the glorious wonder of color. Her paintings are bright and whimsical. Dickerman is a multi-media artist who retired after 33 years at an engineering firm in 2018. She worked as a technical illustrator for 17 years, then in IT for the remainder of her career. She relocated to Canon City in 2008 to be closer to her grandchildren and to start painting again. She is loving this new chapter of her life. She has won several awards, primarily in watercolor, but works in a wide variety of mediums. She is a member of the Florence Arts Council, Fremont Center for the Arts, the Pueblo Art Guild and the Southern Colorado Watercolor Society. Meet the artists during this Second Saturday event. The back garden area will be open, and there will be light refreshments and good conversation. Several of the local antique stores will be open, and there are numerous fine restaurants to choose from. The exhibit hangs through Aug. 6. —    
25 Jun 19
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

By the time he was 18, George Washington was a competent genealogist — and he had to be. In Washington’s Virginia, family was a crucial determinant of social and economic status, and freedom. How did Washington understand his family, and what can that tell us about the world in which he lived and played such […]

25 Jun 19
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

The following is an announcement from the University of Limerick. Please note that enrollment is open to genealogists worldwide: STUDY MA HISTORY OF FAMILY ONLINE AT AN IRISH UNIVERSITY Calling those with an interest in Irish history, family history and genealogy! Develop your family history skills with the MA History of Family Study online at […]

25 Jun 19
Kinfolk Journal

Note: this is a work in progress. I’ll update it as I find more information. Just when you think you’ve never met another Hendrickson besides your closest family members, let me introduce you to the wide world of Hendricksons and Hendricks in the Colonial era in America. These are families that came to America from […]

25 Jun 19
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Germany, Liberia, Luxembourg, Peru, Scotland, and the United States, including Texas, Arkansas, Nebraska, Massachusetts, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Search these new records and images by clicking on the collection links below, or go to FamilySearch to search over 8 billion free names and record images.

25 Jun 19
Aurora's Genealogy Research

After years of doing my own family ancestry, I had a thought. One of the gifts I love to share with research clients is my love of the task and solving U.S. and Canadian research issues After years of doing my own family ancestry, I had a thought. Why not help others. I have wanted […]

25 Jun 19
Centre for the Study of Religion and Conflict at NTU

IMC 2019 Session Session 124 Title Manuscript Rolls: New Digital and Scientific Approaches Date/Time Monday 1 July 2019: 11.15-12.45   Sponsor Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (ANZAMEMS) / Centre for the Study of Religion & Conflict, Nottingham Trent University   Organiser Natasha Ruth Hodgson, School of Arts & Humanities, […]

25 Jun 19
Piece of Mindful

On our recent trip up north to Yellowstone National Park, our grandson wanted to see a real dam. We had driven by Boysen reservoir on the way up, and he was disappointed when we got to the actual dam that it was just an earth-fill. So on the way home I headed up Highway 20 […]

25 Jun 19
Ann's Stories

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 3, p.240 Smith, Hyrum, a Patriarch in the Taylor Stake of Zion, Alberta, Canada, and a resident of the Lethbridge Ward, was born Dec. 15, 1882, at Snowflake, Arizona, a son of the late Pres. Jesse Nathaniel Smith and Emma Larson. Being born and reared in an undeveloped country, […]