Cyril I. Fancy died on 5 July 1991 at Pickering, ON; in a car accident;his 9 Jul 1991 Halifax Herald obituary read, "Fancy, Cyril I. - 35, PortParry, Ont., formerly of Parrsboro, died Friday in Pickering, Ont. as aresult of a car accident. Born in Berwick, he was a son of Maurice andGwen (Phinney) Fancy, Parrsboro. He was a graduate of Mount Allison witha B.A. and B.Ed. and University of Toronto with a Masters in Education.He taught school for many years in Pickering. He is survived by his wife,the former Betty Wanke; two sons, Andrew, Stephen, both at home; foursisters, Heather (Mrs. Danny Best), Wanda (Mrs. James Gilbert), Diane(Mrs. Jeff Marsden), all of Parrsboro; Bernice (Mrs. Harold Pettis),Calgary; three brothers, Robert, Parrsboro; James, Moncton; Terry, SaintJohn, N.B; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Marie Leopold, Parrsboro; maternalgrandmother, Mrs. Leona Phinney, Berwick. Funeral arrangements areincomplete,

History of the Randall House
Chapter Seven
Graham Patriquin, 1932 - 1947

1941 August 8: The citizens of Wolfville were confronted with the proposed removal of the Thomas Andrew Strange DeWolfe house, an historical landmark which stood at the north-east corner of Main Street and gaspereau Extension. As a direct result of this proposal, the Wolfville Historical Society was organized. One of the organizers of the society was Rosamund DeWolfe Archibald, whose mother was a descendant of the original owner. The Society agreed to pay the Wolfville Fruit Company $20.80 a month to rent the house.

1942 November 4: The DeWolfe house was opened as a tourists home and tea room. Mrs. R.S. Starr was curator and chatelaine of Wolfville's museum from 1942 to 1962.

1946: The Wolfville Fruit Company claimed for tax purposes the property on which the DeWolfe house stood. While the house could have been moved to another site, the cost was prohibitive.
Charles A. Patriquin died 25 April 1947. His estate was divided among his children Graham Patriquin, Francis Lohnes, and Flora Gordon.
On 18 July 1947 Graham Patriquin agreed to sell the Randall house and land for $7000. It was reported that the house needed a new roof, extra rafters, new steps and floor for the front porch, two coats of paint on the exterior, repairs to baseboards and cellar windows, and painting of rooms and repairing ceilings. The garden plot was to be ploughed and put into lawn. His Majesty the King in right of Nova Scotia was the lessor and the WHS was the Lessee. "The rental fee will be $1 per annum payable the second day of each year for twenty years, beginning January 1948, to the Deputy Provincial Treasurer, the last payment in 1967." The Lessee could acquire the property after twenty years or could renew the rental agreement.

Wilda Rae Scanlan, 72, Rochester, Minn., died Monday, August 23, 2004, ather home.
She was born January 14, 1932, to Raymond and Beatrice (Wilford) Pierce. She married Robert L. Scanlan on September 16, 1948, in Lanesboro, Minn.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; a son, Dennis; daughters, Roberta (Bobbie) Tasa, Tonia and Teresa; sisters-in-law, Lucretia LaFavor and Rozella Ochry; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 26, at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Rochester.
Winona Post, 25 August 2004

Listed as Hine in the 1870 census.

Charles A. Chamberlin, 77, of Barker Rd., Jordan, died Friday at hishome. Mr. Chamberlin served 50 years with the Elbridge Fire Dept.
Survived by his wife, Etta May Horr Chamberlin; his sons, Charles Jr. (Sue) of Clearwater, FL, Larry (Rosemary) of Weedsport, Gordon of Charleston, SC, and Randy (MaryEllen) of Baldwinsville; his daughter, Sheila Chamberlin of Albany; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held privately for the family.
Arrangements are with White Chapel Funeral Home, 2719 Erie Dr., Weedsport, NY.
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, 22 October 2007

Elwyn Hobart Young, 84, of Windsor, beloved husband of Mildred(Charbonnier) Young died Wednesday, (October 30, 2002) at St. FrancisHospital. Born in Hartford, May 31, 1918, son of the late Pearl and Flora(Hobart) Young, he had lived in Windsor most of his life, graduating fromJohn Fitch High School in 1936. Elwyn served in the U.S. Army duringWorld War II in the Pacific Theater in the 671st Tank Destroyer Company.Retiring in 1983, he was employed for 30 years as a sales engineer forBendix Corporation. He was a 55 year member of Washington Lodge #70 A.F.& A.M., a charter member of Windsor Lodge of Elks #2060 BPOE, and amember of the Windsor Historical Society and the National VFW. A truegentleman, he lived by the golden rule and loved the simple things inlife, fishing, reading, and above all his family. Besides his wife, heleaves two daughters and sons-in-law, Judith and Gary Burt of Sarasota,FL, Tracey and Bruce Horner; and three grandchildren, Michele EileenHorner, Laura Ellen Horner and Brian Young Horner, all of Houston, TX.Funeral services will be held Monday, November 4, 2 p.m. in the chapel ofthe Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor. Burialwill be in Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery with full Military Honors.His family will receive friends at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home onSunday, 3-5 p.m. with a Masonic funeral service at 4 p.m. In lieu offlowers, memorial donations may be made to Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation,PO Box 142, Bloomfield 06002 or to the Suffield VNA, 450 South St.,Suffield 06078.
The Hartford Courant, 1 November 2002

Possible born in North Dakota based on census

MRS. MARION E. (JACKIE) BRENNAN, 42, of Armdale, wife of Garth B.Brennan, died Wednesday at the Victoria General Hospital. Born in GlaceBay, she was the daughter of Nobel Jackson of Kingston. Besides herhusband and father, she is survived by a daughter, Kim; and a son, Scott;two sisters, Dora (Mrs. Sydney Tilley), Blomidon; Gladys (Mrs. TedSanford), Halifax; one brother, Bernard, Kingston.
The body is at Cruikshank's Funeral Home, Robie Street, where a funeral service will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Sackville.
Halifax Herald published her obit on Thursday, 21 November 1968.

Ranulf I of Poitiers (died 866) was a Count of Poitiers and Duke ofAquitaine.

He is considered a possible son of Gerard, Count of Auvergne and Hildegard / Matilda, daughter of Louis the Pious and Ermengarde.

Although not much is known about Ranulf I, he died in 866 in Aquitaine, France.

His son, Ranulf II of Poitiers, then inherited Poitiers and later acquired Aquitaine. Through the duchy of Aquitaine, he is the ancestor of Eleanor of Aquitaine, thus he is also an ancestor of the present-day British Royal Family.

Her mother may not have been Matilda, rather Geoffrey's consort.

Possible other spouse is Fafydd ap Owain:
Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd (died 1203) was Prince of Gwynedd from 1170 to 1195. He was the son of Owain Gwynedd by Cristin verch Goronwy. For a time he ruled jointly with his brothers Maelgwyn ab Owain Gwynedd and Rhodri ab Owain Gwynedd.

Upon the death of Owain Gwynedd in 1170, his sons fell into dispute over lordship of Gwynedd. Together, Dafydd and Rhodri attacked and killed their brother Hywel that same year. Dafydd drove out Maelgwn in 1173, sending him fleeing to Ireland. Another brother, Cynan, died in 1174, removing one more contender for the throne.

Dafydd married Emme of Anjou, the half-sister of King Henry II of England, in summer 1174. Emme was an illegitimate daughter of Geoffrey of Anjou. They had four children: Owain, Einion, Gwenllian, and Gwenhwyfar.

In 1175 he captured his brother, Rhodri ab Owain Gwynedd. Rhodri escaped however, and the two brothers continued to vie for lordship. In 1194 Dafydd faced his nephew, Llywelyn Fawr, who drove him from most of his possessions and imprisoned him in 1197. He was released a year later thanks to the efforts of Hubert Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury. Dafydd retired to England, where he died in May 1203. Emme died in or after 1214, when she disappears from the Pipe Rolls.

Listed as Svensson in the 1890 census

Roger F. Bahe, 57, of 811 Central Ave., Faribault, passed away on Fridayevening, Nov. 10, at the Rice County District One Hospital. Funeralservices will be held Monday, Nov. 13th, at 11 a.m. from the St. LawrenceCatholic Church with the Rev. Francis Pouliot, pastor, officiating.Interment will be at St. lawrence Cemetery. Friends and relatives maycall at the Kohl Funeral Home from Sunday afternoon until the hour ofservices Monday morning. The parish vigil prayers will be recited Sundayat 8:30 p.m. at the Kohl Funeral Home. Roger Frederick Bahe was born Dec.17, 1914, to Frederick and Elmyra LaRoche Bahe. He was united in marriagein Sept. 1937, to Cordula Ruhland at New Prague. Bahe was associated formany years with the National Tea and Piggly Wiggly Food stores as a meatcutter. He is survived by; his widow, Cordula; four sons, John of Kodiak,Alaska, Conrad of Austin, and James and Francis, both at home; threedaughters; Carol Bahe of Rochester, Mrs. Clifford Chester (Marjorie) ofRochester, and Mrs. Kevin Molloy (Patricia) of Faribault; ninegrandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Bert Langeslay of Hastings, and BettyBahe of Faribault, and other relatives.
Faribault Daily News, 11 November 1972

Raymond C. Schleyer Sr., beloved husband of Loretta, nee Helzing; devotedfather of LaVerne (Edward) Henry, Raymond Jr. ( Mary Kay) and Donna(Paul) Semmerling; dear grandfather of 15; great-grandfather of one; fondbrother of the late Kathryn Skibbe and George. Visitation after 2 p.m.Wednesday. Funeral Friday, 9 a.m., from Thompson Funeral Home, 5570 W.95th St., to Most Holy Redeemer Church. Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment St. Mary.
Chicago Tribune, 16 July 1980

Ranulf II of Poitiers (850-August 5, 890) was Count of Poitiers between866 and 890. Ranulf became Duke of Aquitaine in 887 and styled himselfking of Aquitaine from 888 to his death. Ranulf was son of Ranulf I ofPoitiers and Bilichilde of Maine. He married an Ermengarde and by her hada son, Ranulf III, that succeeded him as count of Poitiers. Hisillegitimate son Ebalus succeeded him in Aquitaine and, in the death ofRanulf III, in Poitiers too.

Scott James Baillie, 21, a Wittenberg University Sophmore, died Friday,March 3, 1989, as a result of an auto accident. He was born November 22,1967, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the son of James H. and Jeanne(ROMMEREIM) BAILLIE. He is survived by his parents, of Frankfort,Germany; a brother, Sean M. BAILLIE, of Frankfort, Germany; paternalgrandmother, Arlyne M. BAILLIE, of Phoenix, Arizona; maternalgrandparents Curtis L. and Lee B. ROMMEREIM, of Beresford, South Dakota;material great grandmother, Emma ROMMEREIM, of Beresford, South Dakota;and by a numberof aunts, uncles and cousins. Friends may call in the WassHome for Funerals in Beresford, South Dakota from 6-8 p.m., Monday, March14, 1989. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in RomsdahlLutheran Church in Beresford, South Dakota, with the Rev. David Ullery ofAll Saints Lutheran Church in Worthington, Ohio officiating. Burial willfollow in Romsdahl Cemetery, in Lincoln County, South Dakota. Memorialcontributions may be made to the Scott J. BAILLIE Memorial Fund, c/oWittenberg University. The family is being served locally by theLittleton Funeral Home.

Marriage 1 Joan Way b: ABT. 1587
Married: 13 DEC 1610 in Powerstock, Dorset, England

Marriage 2 Elizabeth Charde b: ABT. 1587 in Bridport, Dorsetshire, Eng
Married: 19 JUN 1616 in Bridport, Dorset, England
Joan Ford b: ABT. 1617

Marriage 3 Elizabeth Cooke b: ABT. 1589 in Bridgeport, Dorset Co, England
Married: 19 JUN 1616 in Bridgeport, Dorset Co, England 2
Change Date: 1 OCT 2002 2
Mary Ford b: ABT. 1612 in Powerstock, Dorset, England
Joanna Ford b: 8 JUN 1617 in Dorcester, Drst, Eng
Thomas Ford b: 21 SEP 1623 in Bridport, Dorset, England
Hepzibah Ford b: 15 MAY 1625 in Dorchester, Dorset, England
Mary Ford b: 1627 in Dorchester, Dorset, Eng
Hannah Ford b: 1 FEB 1628/29 in Dorchester, Dorset, England
Abigail Ford b: ABT. 1616 in England

Marriage 4 Ann b: ABT. 1587
Married: 7 NOV 1644

Immigrant ancestor of
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Admiral George Dewey
Melvin "Dewey Decimal" Dewey
Nathan Hale
President Grover Cleveland
President Rutherford B. Hayes

She was once married.

Apparently his name at birth was Edwin Strong Trimble. It was changed inKings County, NY, on March 5, 1888.
William Strong Wright, who died at the Lafayette General hospital last Thursday afternoon of bronchial pneumonia, was burled yesterday afternoon at his birthplace, South Hadley, Mass. The funeral service took place last Friday afternoon at the family home. No. 1301 West avenue. The Rev. Samuel Van Franken Holmes, D. D. of the Westminster Presbyterian church, of which Mr. Wright was a member, officiated.
Mr. Wright was born on November 29, 1886. In 1910 he was graduated from the University of Illinois, where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and of the honorary fraternity, Delta Kappa Chi. In Buffalo he was a member of the Gyro club and the Westminster Men's club. He also was a member of the alumni association of the University of Vermont, where he a student for two years.
Since his graduation from college Mr. Wright has been the treasurer of the Flexlume Sign company. His energy and executive ability have contributed largely toward the building up of a strong business organization.
Mr. Wight is survived by his wife, Dorcas Stanton Wright; two children, Prudence Stanton Wright and William Strong Wright, Jr.; and his father Alvin L. Wright.
The Illustrated Buffalo Express, 13 October 1918

Possible ID:
Examine death certificate # 1922-MN-022295

Possible second wife is Melia Baustian, birthday about 24 August 1963,parents are Harlan and Arlet.

Additions to the Deane Ancestry in England. Contributed by John B.
Threlfall,Madison, Wisc., NEHGR, 1985, Vol. 139, pg 324:
29 May 1494 - The will of Nicholas Selwoode, late of Chard, county be buried in the chapel ofJesus within the chapel of the
apostles of Peter and Paul of the monastery of Montacute, to the
cathedral church of Wells, to the fabric of the said church the
fabric of the church of the monastery aforesaid a monk
(commonaco) of the said monastery to celebrate daily for my soul for one
whole year 6: 6: John my son 40s. Robert my son 40s.
Joan wife of John Dene 40s. ...To Alice late wife of John Alstone. ...the
residue of all my goods not above bequeathed, as well as debts as other
things, I give and bequeath to Sir John my son, and Alice, late wife of
John Alstone; to wit, of the debt of 6:6:8. which William Cogan owes me,
out of which I bequeath 40s. to Joan, wife of said William, and the rest
to the monk abovesaid for the daily celebration. And further I give to
the said Sir John and Alice all my goods both moveable and immoveable,
and I ordain them my executors. Pr. 22 June 1494 (Prerogative Court of
Canterbury, 9 Vox)

William de Albini (Brito) (d 1155-6), justiciar, was son and heir ofRobert de Todeni, lord of Belvoir, and is supposed to have been named deAubigny (Albini) from his place of birth, and to have been distinguishedby the addition Brito from his namesake, the Pincerna, who belonged to adifferent family. He assisted in the victory of Tenchebray in 1106, andbecame high in favour of Henry I. IN 1130 he appears as an itinerantjustice, and on Henry's death he espoused the cause of his daughter.Stephen forfeited his lands, but subsequently restored them, and he livedto see the accession of Henry II. Foss wrongly states that he died in1135. [Dictionary of National Biography I:233]


William, who assumed, from what reason is unascertained, the surname of Albini, and was known as "William de Albini, Brito," in contradistinction to another great Baron, "William de Albini, Pincerna," from whom the Earls of Arundel descended. William de Albini, Brito, Lord of Belvoir, in the Chapter House of St. Albans, confirmed all the grants of his father and mother to the Church of Our Lady at Belvoir, desiring that he might be admitted in the fraternity as those his parents had been. This feudal lord acquired great renown at the celebrated battle of Tinchebray, in Normandy, where, commanding the horse, he charged the enemy with so much spirit that he determine at once the fate of the day. of the exploit, Matthew Paris says, "In this encounter chiefly deserveth honour the most heroic William de Albini, the Briton, who, with his sword, broke through the enemy, and terminated the battle." He subsequently adhered to the Empress Maud and had his castle of Belvoir, with all his other lands, seized by King Stephen and transferred to Ranulph, Earl of Chester. He m. Maud, dau. of Simon de St. Liz, 1st Earl of Huntingdon, widow of Robert, son of Richard de Tunbridge, and ding about the year 1155, left two sons, viz., William, surnamed Meschines, and Ralph. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, England, 1883, p. 160, Daubeney, Barons Daubeney, Earl of Bridgewater]


Willelm de Albini Brito was a younger son of the Breton seigneur Main of Saint-Aubin-d'Aubigne (Ille-et-Vilaine) and his Norman wife Adelaide de Bohun. His cognomen Brito distinguished him from his Norman namesake, the Pincerna, who came from Saint-Martin-d'Aubigny (Manche). He assisted in the victory of Tinchebray in 1106, and became high in favour with Henry I, attesting numerous royal charters, the earliest belonging to the period 1104 to 1116. He married Cecilia, daughter of Roger Bigod and Adeliz de Tosny and (after her mother's death post 1136) principal coheiress of her maternal grandfather Robert de Tosny, lord of the honour of Belvoir in Lincolnshire (d 1088). William appears to have held land in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire, some or all of which was his wife's marriage portion. The bulk of the Tosny inheritance, however, including Belvoir, appears not to have been held by William and Cecilia until c 1130, after the death of Cecilia's mother Adeliz. Cecilia's younger sister Maud married William de Albini Pincerna. In 1130 William appears as an itinerant justice in Lincolnshire. Between 1135 and 1143 he attested a number of Lincolnshire charters by King Stephen. In 1146 Stephen granted William's estates to Ranulf of Chester. The general tenor of the grant, and the absence of any indication that William had joined the Empress, indicate that Stephen was granting the overlordship of William's estates in order to gain Randulf's support, and not that William had suffered any royal disfavour. William was alive at least until 1148, the earliest possible date for a charter he gave for Pipewell abbey (Northants). By his wife (who survived him) he had issue two daughters, Matilda and Basilia, and four or five sons, including his eventual successor in Belvoir William II (d 1168) and Ralph, who died at the siege of Acre in 1191. Much of the information on William's family comes from the 'Liber Vitae' of Thorney Abbey, where their anniversaries were remembered. William and Cecilia completed the foundation of Belvoir priory, begun by Robert de Tosny. They and many of their descendants were buried there. [Domesday Descendants pp271-272]

William Allen Wilke, 78, died at his home on Tuesday, June 2, 2009.
William was born on May 29, 1931, to the late Floyd and Ada (Byers) Wilke in Mackinaw City. On Oct. 13, 1951, he married his sweetheart, Dorothy in Levering. After fighting the Korean War in a tank division, William went to work for The Dow Chemical Co., where he retired in 1986. He belonged to the Community Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He was a genuine people person.
William is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; daughters, Kathy (Phil) Stortz of Sanford, and Karen Lalk of Dracut, Mass.; sons, Bill (Ruth) Wilke of Midland, and Terry (Sharee) Wilke of Estey; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth (Norm) Folkes of Midland; and his cat Mitty.
William was preceded in death by his brother, Charles.
A funeral service will be held at the Community Church of the Nazarene on Friday, June 5, 2009, at noon with the Rev. Terry Turner and the Rev. Tom Travis officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider donating to MidMichigan Homecare (Hospice) or the Community Church of the Nazarene. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Midland Daily News, 4 June 2009

Thomas John Porter, 47, Stillwater, Minn., formerly of Bismarck, diedJuly 8, 1996. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Stillwater.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila; one son, Thomas Jr.; two sisters, Connie Shuman, Palos Verdes, Calif., and Janet Stebbins, South Haven, Miss.; one brother, Dan, Dickinson; and his father, Lyle Porter, Bismarck. (Simonet Funeral Home, Stillwater)
The Bismarck Tribune, 9 July 1996
A memorial service for Tom J. Porter, 47, was held July 11 at his home in Stillwater, Minn. Tom died July 8, 1996, in a St. Paul, Minn. hospital from complications caused by diabetes which he had battled gallantly the past eight months.
Tom Porter was born March 4, 1949, in Bismarck. He went all through school in Bismarck, graduating from Bismarck High School in 1967. He attended Minot State College for a year before transferring to North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton. He graduated from NDSSS in 1971.
On July 3, 1976, Tom Porter and Sheila Bierlein were united in marriage at Glen, Minn., near Mille Lacs Lake. Their son, Tom Jr., was born Aug. 4, 1978. They loved the outdoors and spent much of their free time camping, boating, fishing and hunting.
Tom was the recipient of a number of prestigious awards from the General Motors Corporation for his performance while serving as service manager at Ned Nastrom Motors (now Don Wilhelm Motors) in Bismarck, at Routson Motors in Stillwater, Minn., and as general manager of Furlong Chevrolet in Northfield, Minn. His pleasant personality and ever-present smile made him a favorite among both family and friends.
Tom is survived by his wife, Sheila; one son, Tom Jr.; his father, Lyle Porter, 1831 Allison Drive, Bismarck; three brothers, Dan, Dickinson, Steve, Littleton, Colo., and Jim, Cuernavaca, Mexico.; three sisters, Connie Shuman, Palos Verdes, Calif., Janet Stebbins, South Haven, Miss., and Kim Petruccelli, Highland Ranch, Colo.
Tom's mother, Phyllis, preceded him in death in September, 1993.
The Bismarck Tribune, 16 July 1996

Beresford - Merle Ray Christensen was born December 5, 1957 to Ralph andLucille (Jensen) Christensen in Beresford, SD. He died May 1, 2009 inBeresford. Merle lived on the family farm until his father's death in1975. He was baptized and confirmed at Nazareth Lutheran Church. Merlegraduated from Beresford High School in 1976 and graduated from MitchellArea Vo-Tech with a degree in Architectural Drafting and BuildingConstruction. He went to work for Great Plains Building Supply on May 1,1978.
Merle married his high school sweetheart, Debra Wickstrom, daughter of Warren and Donna Wickstrom, on June 9, 1978. They were blessed with a son, James, in 1980.
Merle worked as a carpenter in and around Beresford for 10 years. In 1988 he went to work for Henry Carlson Construction Company in Sioux Falls. While working there he worked on various projects including the dormitories at Woodfield Center, CCHS, Walmart, Bell Federal Credit Union and the Sertoma Park Picnic Shelter and Sanford Hospital.
In May of 1995 Merle was seriously injured in a fall and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He spent 13 months in rehab at McKennan Hospital, Covington Heights and Good Samaritan in Centerville. After he returned home, he continued working on his rehab under the direction of Ruth Scott, PT. Merle far exceeded the expectations of all the doctors that worked with him after the accident. When asked how he was able to do something he shouldn't have been able to do, given his limitations, his answer was always the same, "Where there's a will, there's a way." He received generous outpourings of care and concern from all the citizens of Beresford. He was a friend to all.
Merle was a 10 year member of the Beresford Lions Club. He attended gun club in Beresford and Sioux Falls with his lifelong friend, Ronnie Nielsen. He was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford and later First Baptist Church in Sioux Falls. He spent his days babysitting Rylynn and scrap booking sports memorabilia. Merle was an avid Minnesota Twins fan and Minnesota Vikings fan.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph; uncle, Clarence Jensen; mother and father-in-law; sister-in-law, Deborah (Wickstrom) Brown; brother-in-law and best friend, Rick Wickstrom and nephew, Todd Mennis.
Among those who survive and gratefully shared his life are his mother, Lucille Christensen of Sioux Falls; wife, Deb Christensen; son, James and wife Sheena (Bertsch) Christensen; his "other" kids, Chris and Kate (Wickstrom) Andal, Kristin Wickstrom and Jordan Wickstrom; his "grandkids", Dylan, Isaac and Ian Andal and Rylynn Wickstrom. Also surviving are his brother, Marlow and Donna (Johnson) Christensen; sister, Marie and Scott Aseltine; sisters-in-law, Sherry Mennis and Samadhi Ishaya; nieces and nephews, Dale and Sheree Christensen, Doug and Darcy Christensen, Don Christensen, Laura Aseltine, Troy Mennis, Melissa Mennis, Eric and Brooke Carter and Matthew and Sabrina Carter; and many great-nieces and nephews.
A worship service will be 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5th at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford followed by a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Sioux Falls. Submit condolences at Wass Funeral Home, 3 May 2009

Bernard was Count of Aquitaine and the Auvergne, Marquis of Gothie, Countof Autun, Count of Rodez.

Turton has Bernard's parents as Bernard d' Auvergne & Luitgard, who are actually parents of his wife Ermengarde.

COGSWELL, Horace Charles Newton - 74, Lake Paul, Kings Co., passed awayNovember 30, 2002, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born inCentreville, Digby Co., he was the son of the late Horace Newton andHilda (Graham) Cogswell. Horace had lived in the United States forseveral years where he had owned and operated H. Cogswell & Son Inc., ahome improvement company specializing in eavestroughing, roofing, windowsand doors. While in the United States, he was actively involved in squaredancing. In 1971 he moved back to Nova Scotia and in the late 1970sfounded Scotia Ladders Ltd., Lake Paul, retiring in 1983. He was an avidhunter and fisherman and enjoyed camping. Surviving are his wife, Iona(Lutz) Cogswell; sons, Andrew (Helen Bruce) Cogswell, Berwick; Bryan(Linda) Cogswell, Feeding Hills, Mass.; daughter, Adrienne (Thomas)Gates, Aylesford; grandchildren, Andy, Jaimee and Kevin Cogswell; Daryl(Sally) Cogswell, Leanne (Scott) Sedlak; Erica and Matthew Gates; greatgrandchildren, Cameron Sedlak and Trelynn Gates. Visitation will be heldfrom 7-9 pm today, with the funeral service 2 pm Tuesday, December 3,both in H. C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. Brian Wheatonofficiating. Burial in Morristown Cemetery.
Halifax Daily News

Turton states that Ermengarde's parents are Guerin I Comte de Chalons byhis wife Avane.

Gladys E. Steele, widow of the late Earle G. Steele of Ft. Lauderdale andWolfeboro, NH, passed away on October 14, 1996. Mrs. Steele was a nativeof Derry, NH, where she graduated from Pinkerton Academy. She was also agraduate of the Whitney Studios of Platform Arts, located in Boston, MA.Mrs. Steele was active in, and directed stage productions for many yearsin Quannapowitt Players, a local little theater. Mrs. Steele was anactive partner with her husband in the wood and metal furniture company,serving the hotel, motel and resort industry throughout New England. Mrs.Steele was a life member, and past worthy Matron of Pricilla Chapter,Order of the Eastern Star, and a past President of the Business andProfessional Womens Club of Reading, MA. She is survived by her son,Bradley; daughter-in-law, Pauline; two grandchildren and fivegreatgrandchildren. Arrangements by FAIRCHILD FUNERAL HOME IN FORTLAUDERDALE and PEABODY FUNERAL HOME IN DERRY, NH. Interment will be inReading, MA. Claire Tannenbaum. Loving sister of Dr. Ira Kukin. Caringaunt of Gloria, Marilyn and Susan. May she rest in peace.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, 16 October 1996

Also, around this time (1126 when Alan's marriage took place), WilliamMortimer of Attleborough, in Norfolk, was active as an envoy betweenEngland and Scotland and assisted in the introduction of Norman stylefeudalism into lowland Scotland, by arranging the marriage of youngNorman knights into the Scottish aristocracy, and it is my belief, thatAlan must have been a younger son of William. ["Mortimer as a Surname inScotland" website]

Note: The William Mortimer of Attleborough mentioned above must also be father of Robert de Mortimer of Attleborough, who is the earliest Mortimer of Attleborough cited by CP.

SCRANTON -- William E. Wiebe, 70, Scranton, died March 8, 2002, in theBowman hospital. Services will be held at 1 p.m. MST today at BowmanAssembly of God Church. Burial will be in Scranton City Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Marcia; one son, Kevin, Fargo; one daughter, Linda McGee, Rhame; four sisters, Marge Davidson, Minneapolis, Esther Larson, Wilton, Laurie Strom, Beulah, and Beverly Dahl, Badger, Minn.; one brother, Ted, Beulah; and three grandchildren. (Krebsbach Funeral Service, Bowman)
The Bismarck Tribune, 11 March 2002

BERESFORD - Deborah Lynn Wickstrom, 47, died Thursday, June 24, 1999, atAvera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls after a long battle with cancer.
Deborah Brown was born March 19, 1952, in Sioux Falls. She graduated from Harrisburg High School and attended Nettleton Business College in Sioux Falls. She married Richard Wickstrom on July 28, 1973. The couple made their home in Beresford and, in 1976, she began working for First Savings Bank in Beresford. Her husband died in 1989.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Sioux Falls and the Beresford Parents Association.
Her survivors include her son, Jordan, and her daughters, Kate and Kristin, all of Beresford her mother, Violet Miles of rural Sioux Falls one brother, Brian Brown of Sioux Falls four sisters: Annette Bovey of Mesa, Ariz., Denise McGregor of Hamilton, Mich., Julie Hulls of Humboldt, and Lisa Miles of Sioux Falls.
Funeral services begin at 7 p.m. today at the Wass Funeral Home in Beresford. A second service begins at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Sioux Falls.
By Bob Keys in Argus Leader, 27 June 1999

A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 1997, in Bateman-CarrollFuneral Chapel for Bob K. Hansen, who died Sept. 16 at age 62.
Mr. Hansen was born Dec. 5, 1934, in Winner, S.D. He served in the Army. He married Vivian Smith in 1990. He was a designer at Robert Randall Co. He had lived in the Portland area since 1937.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Mark of Sacramento, Calif., and David of Vancouver, Wash.; daughters, LeAnne Hakimi of Redmond, Teri of Portland, and Mary Goodwin of Rainier; brother, Del of Portland; mother, Dorothy Hansen of Portland; eight stepchildren, 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Willamette National Cemetery. Arrangements are by Bateman-Carroll Funeral Chapel.
The Oregonian, 19 September 1997

The Mortimers of Norfolk held under the Earls Warenne a fief of whichAttleborough was the caput, and Scoulton, Raveningham, Stanford andRockland among its members. No blood relationship has been proved betweenthem and the Mortimers; of Wigmore, but the history of the latter familywas also associated with that of the great house of Warenne; for when thecastle and seignory of Mortemer-sur-Eaulne were forfeited in 1054 byRoger de Mortemer (ancestor of the Mortimers of Wigmore) they weregranted to William de Warenne.

ROBERT DE MORTIMER, the first of the family of whom there is record in Norfolk, witnessed a charter of William de Warenne to Castleacre Priory, probably in the time of Henry I. [Complete Peerage IX:243, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

Note: As Henry I died in 1135, and Robert was of age when he witnessed a charter, then Robert was b. before 1114 at least. I think about 1100/1105.

Gordon Steele, a retired businessman and a nationally ranked seniortennis player, died Friday at his home in Marblehead. He was 92.
Mr. Steele was the owner and president of Uniflo of Boston, a refrigeration company, until his retirement in 1986.
A nationally ranked senior tennis player for many years, Mr. Steele actively promoted youth and senior tennis after discovering the game at age 42. He also founded the Paul Revere Bowl Senior 60 Tennis Tournament in 1967. Editor and publisher of the New England Lawn Tennis Association newsletter, Mr. Steele was awarded the the association's Gardiner Chase Bowl in 1982.
Born in Watertown, he graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. A college football player, Mr. Steele also played semipro baseball for numerous teams in the Boston and Cape Cod areas and played golf. He also taught basketball at several YMCAs.
Mr. Steele served in the Army Air Service during World War II.
A resident of Lexington for 44 years, Mr. Steele was a town meeting member for 15 years and served three terms on the School Committee. In 1965, he was awarded Lexington's White Tricorn Hat for public service.
Mr. Steele was a longtime member of the Hancock Congregational Church, Lexington.
Mr. Steele leaves his wife, Blanche E. (Roy); five daughters, Virginia O'Connor of Paso Robles, Calif., Jane Milchin of Nashua, N.H., Bonnie Clark of Acton, Susan Weems of Brunswick, Maine, and Linda Basciano of Long Island in New York; a sister, Murial Parker of Center Ossipee N.H.; and 14 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. in the United Church of Christ, Lexington.
The Boston Globe, 5 August 1991

First married to Patricia A. Donovan, who died January 1993.

Helen Gitta Hoven 90 of Wanamingo died Monday at Kenyon Sunset Home....On Sept. 1 1938 she married Glenn H. Hoven. They farmed for severalyears and moved to Wanamingo in 1942. ...Survivors include three sonsMark Kathy Hoven of Fort Worth Texas Neil JoAnn Hoven of Westby Wis. andGrant Cathay Hoven of Wanamingo 12 grandchildren 10 great-grandchildrenone brother Walter Betty Froyum of Wanamingo one sister Mildred Neale ofMontrose ...
Tuesday, November, 06, 2007 - The Republican Eagle

Parents were John and Clara (Johanson) Peterson.

From Wikipedia

Uchtred FitzFergus (c.1120-September 22, 1174) was Lord of Galloway from 1161 to 1174, ruling jointly with his brother Gilbert of Galloway. They were sons of Fergus of Galloway; their mother may have been an illegitimate daughter of King Henry I of England.

As a boy he was sent as a hostage to the court of King Malcolm IV of Scotland. When his father, Prince Fergus, died in 1161, Uchtred was made co-ruler of Galloway along with Gilbert. They participated in King William I of Scotland's disastrous invasion of Northumberland in 1174. King William was captured, and the Galwegians rebelled, taking the opportunity to slaughter the Norman and Saxon settlers in their land. During this time Uchtred was brutally mutilated, blinded, castrated, and killed by his brother Gilbert and Gilbert's son, Malcolm. Gilbert then seized control of Galloway entire.

Uchtred had married Gunhilda of Dunbar, and they were the parents of Roland of Galloway and Eve of Galloway, wife of Walter de Berkeley.

69, of King, North Carolina, formerly of 1509 16th Avenue North, Lake Worth, Fla., died Sat., August 6, 1994 in North Carolina Baptist Hospital. Death followed an extended illness. Born June 27, 1925 in Winchester, Massachusetts, Mrs. Robinson was the daughter of Charlie McMenamin and Linda M. Durgin. She was a long time employee of the PALM BEACH POST retiring in 1990.
The widow of Milton G. Robinson , Mrs. Robinson is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Linda R. Grafton of King, N.C., Mrs. Dorris R. Moore of Winston-Salem, N.C., Ms. Regina L. Robinson of Mount Airy, N.C. and Mrs. Barbara R. Conron of Waldoboro, Maine; two sons, Carl ''Nicky'' Robinson of Lake Worth, Fla. and Milton G. Robinson of Cape Cod, Mass.; 13 grandchildren including Barbara R. Cook, Jeffrey W. Cook, Robert T. Cook, James Neil Boss and Linda E. Boss; seven great-grandchildren.
Private memorial services will be held Saturday, August 13, 1994 at the home of Ms. Regina L. Robinson , 1800 Aims Ave., Mount Airy, N.C. 27030. In lieu of flowers the children request memorials be made to the Forsyth County Stroke Club Support Group c/o Will Spencer, President, 2819 Lazy Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106 in memory of their mother and father.
The Palm Beach Post, 11 August 1994

Brueske, Gloria J. age 86, of Edina, passed away on September 8, 2010.Preceded in death by former husband, Delbert Brueske and her parents,Henry and Esther Veigel. Survived by daughter, Sheila (Dick) Sundstrom;sons, Steven (Wendy), Barry (Linda) and Brian (Patty); 8 grandchildren; 7great-grandchildren; brother, Wayne Veigel and many nieces and nephews.Gathering of family and friends 2-4 PM, prayer service at 3 PM Sunday,September 12 at the Cremation Society of MN, 7110 France Ave. S., Edina952-924-4100. Memorials preferred to the Edina Care Center.
Star Tribune, 10 September 2010

1918: Nearest relative is Cora Zielsdorf at Glenwood City, WI.

Capistrant, Shirley - Nee Bremer Age 77 Of West St. Paul, on August 3,2003. Survived by her loving family; husband, Eugene; daughter, Mary Gail(Michael) Burns; son, Eugene, Jr. (Therese); grandchildren, Sean (Mollie)Kane, Anne (Ryan) Seaton, John, Andrew, Sarah, and Michael Capistrant;great-grandchild, Samantha Kane; brothers, Frank (Mary) Bremer, andRobert (Maura) Bremer; also many other loving relatives and friends.Member of St. Michael's Altar and Rosary Society. Funeral leavingWILLWERSCHEID WEST-HEIGHTS CHAPEL, 235 W. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul9:40AM Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial 10AM at the CHURCH OF ST.MICHAEL, 337 Hurley Ave. E., West St. Paul. Interment Fort SnellingNational Cemetery.

Previously married to Danny Carl Blake.

Brother Thomas Armstrong was born in Combs, Suffolkshire, Eng., Jan. 28,1854, and departed this life at the family residence near Elida, Sept.3rd, 1917, at 11:30 a.m.
He was united in marriage to Miss Mary Elizabeth Taylor Jan. 16, 1889, to which union were born two daughters and four sons, all of whom survive him.
The faithful wife preceded him to the other life by some 8 years.
He has two brothers and a sister still living. They reside in England, their old home.
Bro. Armstrong was converted in early life and united with the Wesleyan Methodist church. Since coming to America he has worked with various denominations, working chiefly with the Missionary Baptist since coming to Elida. He was above all an earnest christian.
Funeral services were conducted at the Baptist church.
OBIT by L. L. Thurston, published 07 Sep 1917

Ruth Bernice Tupper Warburg, 82, of Wenham, died September 5, 2005, atthe Brooksby Village in Peabody after a long illness.
She was born January 17, 1923, in Portland, Maine, the daughter of Ina Roberts Tupper and Thomas Baldwin Tupper.
She was married to the late John Bruns Warburg for 57 years. They built their home and lived in Wenham for 52 years. They were members and active in the First Church in Wenham for 54 years.
Mrs. Warburg graduated from Deering High School and Northeastern Business School in Portland, Maine. She later graduated cum laude from Boston University. In her early 20s, she had been a Red Cross safety instructor. She started playing tennis at age 9 and played all of her life.
Mrs. Warburg belonged to the Wenham Tennis Association and Bass River Tennis Club since its inception. She also belonged to a bowling group for many years. She was an avid bridge player.
She had worked for 18 years in the business world. For a short time, she was a real estate broker in Hamilton. She had been a Girl Scout leader for 10 years. In 1953, she started ballroom dancing classes in Wenham. This endeavor proved very successful and fun for children in grades 5 through 9 for over 20 years. Mrs. Warburg considered this her most meaningful contribution to society.
She knew nearly every youngster in Wenham. She also enjoyed teaching dancing classes in Hamilton at the request of the Hamilton PTA.
Mrs. Warburg was associated with the Wenham Village Improvement Society for 35 years as a board member, worker and volunteer and model for the Hobbs House.
She is survived by two children: a daughter, Susan and her husband, Paul Shearer, of Concord, and their two children, Laura Shearer Balter and her husband, Bradley Balter, of Newton, and Bradford J. Shearer of Concord; and a son, John Warburg and his wife, Jane Wyman of Eliot, Maine and their son, Tyler Wyman Warburg, of Eliot, Maine.
She was also the sister-in-law of Dorrette Tupper of Houston, Texas and Ruth Tupper of Scarborough, Maine; aunt of several nieces and nephews; and sister of the late Frank Baldwin Tupper and Charles Robert Tupper.
A memorial open house for Mrs. Warburg will be held Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, at Brooksby Village, Route 114, Peabody. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend. A private graveside family service will be held at Wenham Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Lee, Moody & Russell Funeral Home of Beverly.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lifelinks Community Center, 55 Middlesex St., North Chelmsford, MA 01863. She was always very interested in her grandson Brad's support and care.
The Hamilton-Wenham Chronicle, 22 September 2005

Milton Michael JOHNSON
"Mike" 1921-2009
It is with great sorrow that the family of Milton Michael Johnson announce his passing at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook at 87 years of age on Saturday, July 4, 2009.
Mike was born August 17, 1921 in South Dakota. He loved hockey and fishing. He was a school bus driver for 36 years.
Mike leaves to mourn his passing his daughter Lori Benson; step-daughter Memory Allen; step son Danny Perreault; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Shirley Johnson on March 25, 2006 and son David Johnson on November 29,1975.
A celebration of life for Mike was held on Thursday, July 16, 2009 at the Johnson Farm in Parson, British Columbia.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service. Condolences for the family can be offered at

June 9, 2003 - it was the day of the my greatest sorrow. It was the daythat saw the passing of my wife, Tristen. She was 25 years old, and wehad so many hopes and dreams for our future together that never came topass. She was gone, and I remained. God, however, desired for me to domore than just remain. After first sustaining me with His love, Hepersuaded me that my life would only be full if I invested in people.Instead of allowing my pain to build up protective walls from others, Iwas being called to comfort others with the comfort that I, myself, hadbeen comforted with (2 Cor. 1:4).
I knew that God was calling me to seminary, but I also knew that it was not time for me to move away from the support of my family and friends. The decision to enroll at NABS (now Sioux Falls Seminary) was primarily due to its location. I soon discovered, however, that there were many more reasons to stay. From my first class, I felt God affirming my call and equipping me specifically for pastoral ministry. I have also been greatly blessed by the faculty and community that I have come to know at Sioux Falls Seminary. The diversity of both the professors and the students has challenged me along the way, and has given be a broad base for ministry.
December 30, 2006 - it was a great day of rejoicing. It was the day that I married Caroline, a second precious daughter that the Lord has blessed me with. I've now graduated, and working in a pastoral position. When I lost Tristen, my life felt so void of purpose. But since then, God has been refilling my cup.

If you feel God telling you that it is time to pursue His calling for your life, don't wait any longer. He wants to do amazing things in and through you.

Additions to the Deane Ancestry in England. Contributedc by John B.
Threlfall, Madison, Wisc., NEHGR 1985, Vol. 139, pg 324:
Walter Dean of South Chard, Somersetshire, England, is the earliest
proven ancestor ofJohn and Walter Deane, who settled at Taunton, Mass.,
in the 1630's. He wastheir grandfather. However, he was probably the
grandson of John and Joan (Selwood) Deane mentioned in the will of Joan's
father Nicholas. Note the mention of William Cogan in this will. Walter
Deane of Taunton, Mass, m. Eleanor Cogan, dau. of William of South Chard,
no doubt a descendant of the Williamnamed in the will. [for the will,
see under Nicholas Selwood-JBKaherl]

Iorwerth ab Owain Gwynedd or Iorwerth Drwyndwn (1145-1174), meaning "thebroken-nosed", was a legitimate son of Owain Gwynedd (the king ofGwynedd) and his first wife Gwladys ferch Llywarch. He married Mararedferch Madog. His son Llywelyn ab Iorwerth eventually united the realm andbecame known as Llywelyn Fawr and is one of Wales's most famous monarchs.Iorwerth was killed in battle at a place called Pennant Mehangell duringthe wars deciding the succession following the death of his father.

Married 9/19/1970

From Wikipedia

Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (c. 1173-April 11, 1240) was a Prince of Gwynedd. Although he is often referred to as a Prince of Wales, his official title was "Prince of Aberffraw and Lord of Snowdon" (the first "official" Prince of Wales was his son, Dafydd). He was also known as Llywelyn the Great or, in Welsh, Llywelyn Fawr.

Llywelyn was born in 1173, the grandson of Owain Gwynedd. His father Iorwerth having been disposed by Owain's other sons after Owain's death, Llywelyn was left to fend for himself until, as a youth, his natural superiority made itself felt and he defeated his uncles to take Gwynedd for himself. He consolidated this conquest in 1205 by marrying Joan, illegitimate daughter of King John of England. Despite occasional disputes with John and his successor, Henry III, Llywelyn succeeded in maintaining Welsh independence. After a long struggle, he gained the ascendancy over his main rival, Gwenwynwyn of Powys, so as to unite the country.

His marriage to Joan has an unusual history. Following the birth of a legitimate heir, Dafydd ap Llywelyn, and a daughter, Elen (who was married off to the Norman Earl of Chester), Joan committed adultery with William de Braose or Breos, a Norman noble of south Wales who had allied himself with Llywelyn by the marriage of his daughter, Isabella, to Llywelyn's son, Dafydd. On learning of the affair in 1230, Llywelyn executed de Braose and Joan was imprisoned. Some time later, she was forgiven and restored to her position as princess, dying in 1237.

Llywelyn died in 1240 and a power struggle arose between his legitimate son, Dafydd, and his older, illegitimate son, Gruffydd, who according to Welsh law had equal rights of inheritance. Llywelyn had departed from tradition by naming Dafydd as his sole heir, as he recognised the Welsh custom of dividing inheritance equally amongst all male sons prevented a cohesive polity from forming, preventing a united Wales. Gruffydd was killed attempting to escape from the Tower of London in 1244, leaving the field clear for Dafydd, but Dafydd himself died without heirs in 1246, and was eventually succeeded by his nephew, Llywelyn the Last.

In Norman Cheshire, the first Earl of Chester, Hugh d'Avranches split hisestate into baronies. The Halton barony held precedent over all othersand Nigel, the constable of Chester (Cheshire) became its first baron.Nigel erected a motte and bailey castle on Halton Hill around 1071 tokeep watch over the Lancashire and Cheshire plains and the river estuary.The stone structured castle, as is seen remained today, would havestarted development in the later half of the 12th century; beinggradually built upon, with each of the early barons undertaking variousprojects and adding to the work of his predecessor.

In 1115, Nigel's son, William Fitznigel, founded an Augustinian Priory at Runcorn. In 1134 the monks moved the priory to Norton, about three and a half miles away. The barons of Halton provided Norton Priory with substantial amounts of money until 1200. In 1391 the priory was raised to the higher status of abbey. In 1536 the monastery was dissolved, and a few years later the buildings and some of the monastic lands were sold to Sir Richard Brooke who converted the habitable part of the Abbey into a home for himself and his family.

LOWE, Kenneth Gerald Roy - 21, Kingston, Kings Co., died November 16,1996, as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Auburn, Kings Co. Bornin Berwick, he was a son of Rodger and Sylvia (McGinnis) Lowe, Millville,Kings Co. He worked at Loweland Farms Ltd. and lastly Holmstead Cheese,Factorydale. Surviving are his companion, Christle Simard, Kingston;sisters, Donna (Mrs. Sinclair James), Flin Flon, Man.; Joanne Roberts,Thompson, Man.; paternal grandmother, Ruby Lowe, Millville; maternalgrandparents, Roy and Elsie (Chartier) McGinnis, Thompson, Man. He waspredeceased by paternal grandfather, Gerald Lowe. Cremation has takenplace under the direction of H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick.Family will receive friends 3-4 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Rodger andSylvia Lowe.

Nola Grace, beloved wife of the late Robert W.; devoted mother of ElliottGrace and Gloria Grace (Samuel) Brooks; grandmother of Elizabeth AnnGrace, Samuel, Christopher, Mary and Gloria Brooks; fond sister of StellaGrant. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., from Zimmerman & Son Funeral Home, 7319Madison St., Forest Park, Ill. Visitation after 2 p.m. Thursday.Interment Forest Home Cemetery.
Chicago Tribune, 3 March 1977

LaCrosse LeRoy G., age 81, of Mpls., passed away April 15, 2002. Precededin death by wife, Lillian; and son, Johnny. Survived by children, Karen(Thomas) McNamara of CA, Nancy Reed, Mpls., Debbie (Steve) Dalen, Cokato,MN, Craig LaCrosse of Mpls.; 16 grandchildren; and manygreat-grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers. Memorial service Wed.,April 17, 11 AM at Historic Fort Snelling Chapel, Hwys. 5 & 55. Friendsmay gather 10 AM until time of service. Interment Fort Snelling NationalCemetery.

The passing of Edith Maude Tupper at Fredericton, N.B. occurred onTuesday, November 6, 2012 at York Care Centre. Born on September 22, 1911in North Tay, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Allan and Edith(Tait) Ashfield.
Maude worked as a secretary for the Provincial Government, Victoria Public Hospital and then the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. She was a Life Member of the UCW at St. Paul's United Church and a long standing volunteer at the Fredericton Community Kitchen.
Maude is survived by her daughter Winn Ptuch; step daughter, Pat Tupper; step son, Pern Tupper (Dorothy); grandsons, Sean Cochrane (Connie Leaming), Jeff Tupper (Denise), Tim Tupper, Mike Schofield and Ron Schofield; grandson, Matthew Cochrane; sister, Phyllis Cormier; sister-in-law, Muriel Ashfield; several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Maude was predeceased by her husband, Robert Rush and father of her step children, Pern Tupper Sr.; sisters, Florence Brewer and Grace Hughson; brothers Willis, Garnet, James and Jack Ashfield.
Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Dr. on Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. A Funeral Service will take place at York Funeral Home's Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Friday, November 9, 2012, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Gil MacKenzie officiating. Interment will take place in Stirling United Church Cemetery, Tay Creek, N.B.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Chalmers Foundation, Fredericton Community Kitchen, Stirling United Church Cemetery or the charity of the donor's choice.
The Gleaner, Fredericton, 7 Nov 2012

Johnsen, Carl Ewald July 10, 1920 - July 12, 2009 Preceded in death bywife of 52 years, Betty; daughter, Lynda and infant son, Roger. Survivedby sons, Ken, Bruce (Beverly); daughters, Jane (Ben), Valerie, Annie(George), Natalie (August) and Naomi (Chaunce); grandchildren, William,Stephanie, Sarah, Sam, Janel, Jason, Gabe, Leah, Jake; 7great-grandchildren; sister, Helga, and countless other relatives andfriends. Worked as a tile setter and custodian and served in WWIISeaBees. Private interment, Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorialservice Friday, July 17 at 1 PM, Cornerstone Church, 3420 Nevada Ave N.,Crystal. Washburn-McReavy Crystal Lake Chapel

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Laura Innes as Dr. Kerry Weaver on ER
Laura Innes as Dr. Kerry Weaver on ER

Laura Elizabeth Innes (born August 16, 1959) is an American actress and director.

Innes was born in Pontiac, Michigan and introduced to professional theater by her father, who frequently took the family to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario, Canada. Following his advice to "do what you love," she attended Northwestern University and earned a degree in theater.

Her first stage credits were in Chicago at the renowned Goodman Theater, where among other roles she played Stella opposite John Malkovich's Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire. Other major stage credits include Two Shakespearean Actors with Eric Stoltz at Lincoln Center, Our Town at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Three Sisters at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.

Innes guest-starred on television series such as Party of Five, My So-Called Life, and Brooklyn Bridge and appeared in the Emmy-winning cable movie And the Band Played On before being cast in her first major TV role as Thomas Haden Church's promiscuous ex-wife Bunny on the NBC comedy series Wings (1991-1993). She caught the attention of the creative team at the network's popular medical drama, ER, who during its second season cast her in the recurring role of Dr. Kerry Weaver, then made her a regular cast member when the series began its third season. Her character has served as a positive role model for both the physically-challenged and the lesbian community. She has received two Emmy Award nominations for her portrayal, as well as three Screen Actors Guild Awards as part of the "ER" ensemble, and has received five nominations for Best Supporting Actress from Viewers for Quality Television.

Innes has also directed several episodes of the series, as well as episodes of The West Wing, one of which earned her an Emmy nomination for directing.

In film, Innes has co-starred with Téa Leoni, Morgan Freeman, and Vanessa Redgrave in the blockbuster film Deep Impact and with ER castmate Noah Wyle in Canʼt Stop Dancing.

She is married to actor David Brisbin and the mother of two children, Cal and Mia.

From Yahoo:
After years on the outskirts of fame, playing insignificant roles in TV-movies and series since 1995, this sharply beautiful, blonde actress found success as the tough, straightforward chief resident Kerry Weaver on the hugely popular NBC series "ER".

Innes spent much of the 1980s honing her talents onstage, including a four year stint acting with Chicago's Goodman Theater, where she appeared (as Stella) alongside John Malkovich (as Mitch) in a Chicago production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" and in the premiere of David Mamet's "Edmund". Her other stage work has included the Broadway production of "Two Shakespearean Actors", "Our Town" (Seattle, WA) and "Three Sisters" (La Jolla, CA). She also had a supporting role in the pilot "The Stiller and Meara Show" (NBC, 1986) and the TV-movies "Jacob Have I Loved" (PBS, 1989) and "Philby" (ABC, 1989).

After her marriage and the birth of her son, Innes decided to move to L.A. to pursue a career in TV and films. She guested on such shows as "My So-Called Life" and "Brooklyn Bridge" and from 1991-1993 appeared in several episodes of "Wings" (NBC) as Bunny, the dizzily nymphomaniac ex-wife of eccentric mechanic Lowell Mather (Thomas Haden Church). Innes also had small roles in four 1993 TV-movies, notably "Judith Krantz's 'Torch Song'" (ABC) and the award-winning "And the Band Played On" (HBO), as an hemophiliac.

In 1995, she simultaneously played two roles: Louie Anderson's wife on the short-lived CBS sitcom "The Louie Show" (which was broadcast early in 1996), and the stern Dr. Weaver on 14 episodes of "ER". In 1996, she had a leading role in the Disney TV-movie "Just Like Dad" and her popularity was rewarded when Dr. Weaver was made a permanent cast member of "ER" as of the 1996-1997 season. The character's hard edges were also softened a bit to make her more palatable for the long haul.

* Born:
on 08/16/59 in Pontiac, Michigan
* Job Titles:
Actor, Director

* Father: Robert Innes. worked for a tool-and-dye company, died 1995
* Mother: Laurette Innes. born 1920
* Siblings: Innes is the youngest of six
* Sister: Kathy Innes. born 1945; contratced polio at five and lost use of one arm
* Son: Cal Brisbin. born three months prematurely in 1990

Significant Others:
* Husband: David Brisbin. met c. 1987; married 1988
* Companion: . was dating aspiring actor who was shot and killed in 1980

* Seaholm High School, Birmingham, Michigan, 1977
* Covington Middle School, Michigan

* 1960 Underwent three tracheotomies to remove acorn shell lodged in throat
* 1978 Film debut, small role in "The Fury"
* 1989 TV movie debut, "Jacob I Have Loved" (PBS)
* 1995 Played recurring role of Dr. Kerry Weaver on the NBC hit medical drama "ER"; appeared in 14 episodes
* 1996 Made regular cast member of "ER" at start of third season
* 1999 TV directorial debut with the episode of "ER" entitled "Power"; went on to helm at least one episode per season
* 2000 Helmed an episode of the hit NBC series "The West Wing" called "Let Bartlett Be Bartlett"
* 2001 Garnered Emmy nomination for directing an episode of "The West Wing" entitled "Shibboleth"
* Acted onstage in New York and Chicago from the late 1970s throughout the 80s
* Played Lowell Mathers' ex-wife Bunny in several episodes of "Wings" (NBC)

Killed in action during World War I (ref memorial plaque at Western KingsMemorial Health Centre, Berwick)

Mrs. Alice Van Dyke, of Bradford, succumbed at the Rocky Crest Sanitariumof Rock City, NY, yesterday morning (Nov. 22, 1940) at 3:35 oʼclock. Shehad been a patient there since May. She was 25.
Born in Richburg, NY, June 10, 1915, she came to Bradford 19 years ago where she has since resided.
Survivors include her foster parents, Mrs. Bertha McClellan of Interstate Parkway and Mr. McClellan of Brennan Street; three sisters, Mrs. Laura Hasard of Bradford, Mrs. Loren Hawkes of Shinglehouse, Mrs. Fern Ruediger of Coudersport; three brothers, Gerald Fisk, Shinglehouse, George Fisk, Friendship, and Harold Fisk of Cleveland.
Funeral services were held (Nov. 24, 1940) at 1:30 oʼclock Saturday afternoon at the McAllister Funeral Home and at 2 oʼclock at the Free Methodist Church with the Rev. D.N. Thomas, pastor, officiating. Miss Mary Jane Leonard and Mrs. Richard Roggenbaum sang "Sometime Weʼll Understand" and "Good Night Here, Good Morning Up There."
Pallbearers were Otto Manry, Kenneth Wald, Harold Wald, Thomas Dorncamper, Harold Hanson, and Cecil Smith. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

She was a widow when she married Howard.

LANK, June C. - 70, Smith Avenue, Parrsboro, died Tuesday, December 11,2001, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Parrsboro, shewas a daughter of the late Hilbert and Maude (McCall) Lank. She issurvived by sisters, Kathleen Ferguson and her husband Donald, QualicumBeach, B.C.; Ruth Sanden, Airdrie, Alta; Helen MacKenzie, Canaan; Evelyn,Parrsboro; brother, Edward, Parrsboro; several nieces and nephews. Shewas predeceased by brother, Clair; nephew, David. At June's request,there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. Funeral service 2p.m. Friday in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, Rev. Robert Richmondofficiating. Burial in St. George's Anglican Cemetery, Parrsboro.Memorial donations to Lung Association of Nova Scotia or a charity ofchoice. In living memory of June Lank, a tree will be planted in St.George's Anglican Cemetery by Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro.

Parents were Art & Bernice Balfe Ripley

Edward M. Lank, 80, of Parrsboro passed away Friday, September 26, 2008at South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro.
Born in Parrsboro, he was a son of the late Hilbert and Maude (McCall) Lank.
Eddie had a love of good music, reading and enjoyed the countryside.
While able, he could be found in the church cemetery tending family cemetery plots or just simply tidying up.
His working years were spent with his dadʼs trucking firm.
He is survived by sisters, Kathleen Ferguson, Qualicam Beach, BC; Ruth Sanden, Airdrie, AB; Helen MacKenzie, Canaan; Evelyn Lank, Parrsboro; several nieces and nephews; also, his extended family at The Meadows, Debert.
He was predeceased by a sister, June; a brother, Clair; nephew, David Lank.
A graveside memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, October 2, 2008 in St. Georgeʼs Anglican Cemetery, Parrsboro, Rev. Tory Byrne officiating.
The Amherst Citizen, Parrsboro, NS, 2 October 2008

From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

John de Braose, called Tadody (1198-July 18, 1232) was the Welsh Marches lord of Bramber and Gower. He was the eldest son of William de Braose (himself son of William de Braose, Fourth Lord of Bramber) and Matilda de Clare, the daughter of Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford.

John was nicknamed Tadody ("fatherless" in Welsh) after his father was starved to death in 1210 on the orders of King John I of England. At first he was hidden in Gower, but finally in 1214 his guardian surrendered John and his younger brother Philip. In June 1215 John was present for the signing of the Magna Carta. He was released from custody in 1218, having spent some time with his uncle Giles, Bishop of Hertford.

Much of his adult life was spent in disputes with relatives over his inheritance. In 1219 he married Marared, the daughter of Llywelyn Fawr, and received Gower as her dowry. In 1226 his uncle Reginald de Braose sold him Bramber, and he inherited still more when this uncle died a few years later. He and Marared had three sons, including his heir, William.

In 1232 John was killed in a fall from his horse.

Sister is Taylor Mae Freudenberg?

FRIENDSHIP - Irene W. Fisk, 102, formerly of 11 E. Water St., diedTuesday (Oct. 27, 2009) at Manor Hills Assisted Living Facility inWellsville following a brief illness. Born Oct. 17, 1907, in the town ofBelfast, she was the daughter of Justin G. and Anna Alderson Wells. OnSept. 4, 1937, in Friendship, she married George L. Fisk, who died March18, 2005.
Irene resided most of her life, on White Creek Road in the town of Belfast. She was a graduate of Friendship High School, Class of 1925, and graduated from Alfred University in 1929 with a bachelor of arts degree, majoring in history and science. For several years, she taught in rural district schools in the town of New Hudson and Jackson Hill District No. 6 in Friendship. For many years, she was a caseworker for Allegany County in Belmont, retiring in 1974. She and her husband moved to Friendship in 1981.
Irene enjoyed sewing, needlecrafts, gardening and traveling.
She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church in Friendship, its Altar and Rosary Society, the Travelers Club of Friendship, and the Inavale Grange.
Surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Treusdell Funeral Home in Friendship. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of the Angels Church in Cuba. The Rev. Jerome Dissek, pastor, will be the celebrant and burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Friendship.
Wellsville Daily Reporter, 31 October 2009

POTTER, Hattie Irene - 75, Aylesford, Kings Co., died August 11, 1998, inValley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born at Lake Paul, Kings Co., shewas a daughter of the late Roy and Mae (Young) Lutz. She had lived andworked in the United States before retiring to Aylesford in 1981.Surviving are her husband, Phillip; son, Phillip, Radcliff, Ky.;daughters, Dawne (Mrs. Victor Segna), Butte, Mont.; Brenda (Mrs. JoeShimkus), Springfield, Mass.; brother, Guilford, Westfield, Mass.;sisters, Ruby Lowe, Kentville; Iona (Mrs. Horace Cogswell), Lake Paul; 14grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.She was predeceased by brothers, Irvan, Clifford, Oliver; sister, VeraMae Nejrup; grandson, Victor Segna. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 2p.m. Friday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. ShawnKehoe officiating. Burial in Aylesford Union Cemetery.

RICHBURG - Funeral services for Harold E. Fisk, a former resident ofRichburg, were held Monday (April 16, 1951) from Church of St. Clare,Cleveland, OH. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland. Mr. Fisk, whosehome was 6091 Ridgebury Blvd., Mayfield Heights, OH, died Thursday (April12, 1951) at the Veterans Hospital, Parma, OH, after a long illness.
He was born in Richburg June 26, 1907, son of Harry Fisk and Viola Green Fisk. He was employed for twenty years with the Standard Oil of Ohio, and was a veteran of World War II, having served three years in the Navy in the Mediterranean area.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ruth Fisk, one daughter, Miss Suzanne Fisk; three sisters, Mrs. Aleta Hawkes, Eldred, Mrs. Fern Ruediger, Coudersport, and Mrs. Laura Barnes, Bolivar; two brothers, George Fisk, Friendship, and Gerald Fisk, Portville.
Relatives from this area attending were Mrs. Ella Taylor, Alma, Mr. and Mrs. George Fisk, Friendship, Mrs. Laura Barnes, Bolivar, Gerald Fisk, Portville, Mr. and Mrs. Lorne Hawkes, Eldred, Mrs. Fern Ruediger, Coudersport, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hawkes and Raymond Ruediger, Olean.

DENVER - HEGLIN, Randy, 45, formerly of North Platte, died January 4,2006.
He was born May 16, 1960, to Rodger and Linda Heglin in North Platte.
He served in the U. S. Army.
He was the father of three daughters.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lewis and Jean Perkins, Hartley
and Esther Heglin, who all lived in North Platte; his father, Hartley Rodger Heglin
who lived in Denver. Cremation was chosen and services were in Peoria, IL.

Alexander Polenov states that Bouchard de Montmorency (+909) (founder ofthe house) was the brother of Aubry, viscount of Orleans

Ermengarde, or Irmengarde de Hesbaye (born about 778) was the daughter ofIngerman, Count of Hesbania (Hesbaye, now in Liège, Belgium) and Hedwigof Bavaria.

Her paternal grandfather Gunderland, Count of Hesbania was himself a son of Sigrand, Count of Hesbania and Landrade of Austrasia. Landrade was reportedly daughter of Charles Martel by either Chrotrud or Swanachild.

Ermengarde married in 794/795 Louis the Pious, king of Aquitania, king of Franks, king of Italy, ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.

She had six children :
* Lothair I, born 795 in Altdorf, Bavaria
* Pepin of Aquitaine, born 797
* Adelaide, born. ca. 799. Possible wife of Robert the Strong, possible mother of Odo, Count of Paris and Robert I of France.
* Rotrude, born 800.
* Hildegard / Matilda, born ca. 802. Wife of Gerard, Count of Auvergne, possible mother of Ranulf I of Poitiers.
* Louis the German, born ca. 805.

She died at Angers, France on 3 October 818. Louis was married to Judith of Bavaria a few years later and became father of Charles the Bald.

PORTVILLE - Gerald I. Fisk of 324 Prosser Road, died today November 1,1982 in St. Francis Hospital, Olean, NY, following a lengthy illness.
Born in Richburg, NY on October 23, 1908, he was a son of Harry and Viola Green Fisk. On October 23, 1928 in Portville, NY, he married the former Lottie Kemp, who survives.
Mr. Fisk had been employed as a mail carrier for Olean Postal Service Star Route until his retirement.
Surviving besides his widow, are two sons, Victor Wayne Fisk of Scio, NY and Stephen Fisk at home; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Genaux of Friendship, NY; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, George Fisk, of Friendship, NY; two sisters, Mrs. Aleta Hawkes of Shinglehouse, PA and Mrs. Fern Ruediger of Cleveland, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc. of Portville, Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. where funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 3, 1982 at 1 p.m.
The Rev. John Thomas, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Richburg will officiate. Burial will be in Little Genesee, NY (Wells Cemetery).

Hugh II of Burgundy (1084-1143) was duke of Burgundy between 1103 and1143. Hugh was son of Eudes I, Duke of Burgundy. He married about 1115 toFelicia-Matilda of Mayenne, the daughter of Gauthier, Count of Mayenne,and Aelina de Presles. He was succeeded by the eldest of his six sons.
1. Eudes II of Burgundy
2. Raymond, Count of Grignon
3. Aigeline of Burgundy, married Hugh I, Count of Vaudemont
4. Clemence of Burgundy, married Herve III of Donzy
5. Matilda of Burgundy, married William VII of Montpellier
6. Sibyl of Burgundy, married Roger II of Sicily

Sweet, Frances Olivia - 96, of Billtown, Kings County, passed awaySunday, January 25, 2009 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Bornin Cambridge, Kings County, she was a daughter of the late Frederick andEthylberta (Marchant) Webster. She lived in Cambridge until the age of 12and then moved to Dartmouth, following the loss of her parents, where shewas a graduate of both Dartmouth Junior and Senior High Schools. Shelater attended Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick. Shewas a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Shededicated her life to her family and always enjoyed visits from familyand friends. She was an active member the community and the BilltownBaptist Church, serving with the choir and the Missionary Society. Shewas a charter member of the Jean Rushton Auxiliary. She is survived by adaughter, Donna (Harold) Ward, Hammonds Plains and their children,Heather (Allan), Brian (Tania) and Sara (Jamie); a son, Webster (Sharon),Bedford and their children, Chris (Candace), Philip (Karen) and Joanna(Michael), 10 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She waspredeceased by her husband, Philip Sweet in 1965. Visitation was heldfrom 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 29, 2009 in the White Family FuneralHome, Kentville. The committal service was held at 1:30 p.m. Friday,January 30, 2009 in the Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville, followed by acelebration of the life of Frances held at 2:00 p.m. in the BilltownBaptist Church, Reverend Gerald Zinck officiating. A reception followedin the church vestry. Family flowers only, by request. Donations inmemory may be made to the Billtown Baptist Church, the Multiple SclerosisSociety or the Valley Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements have beenentrusted to the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
Published on January 27, 2009

From Wikipedia

Olaf Gudrødsson, or as he was named after his death Olaf Geirstad-Alf, was a legendary Norwegian king of the House of Yngling from the Ynglinga saga. He was the son of Gudrød the Hunter and the brother of Halfdan the Black. Gudrød and Olaf conquered a large part of Raumarike.

Gudrød died when Olaf was twenty years old and he and Halfdan divided their kingdom between them. Olaf took the southern part and resided in Geirstad. They only inherited the Westfold because Alfgeir took Vingulmark for himself and made his son Gandalf Alfgeirsson its king.

The Ynglinga saga relates that Olaf was a skillful man and a great warrior. He was also handsome, big and strong.

During the reigns of Olaf and his brother Halfdan the Black, Värmland started to pay tribute to the Swedish king Erik Anundsson instead.

Olaf was the father of Ragnvald the Mountain-High and he died of illness.

Tjodolf of Hvin sang about Olaf:
Long while this branch of Odin's stem
Was the stout prop of Norway's realm;
Long while King Olaf with just pride
Ruled over Westfold far and wide.
At length by cruel gout oppressed,
The good King Olaf sank to rest:
His body now lies under ground,
Buried at Geirstad, in the mound.

After his death, he was worshipped as an elf, and was called the Geirstad-alf, the "elf of Geirstad".

A hypothesis identifies Geirstad with Gjerstad near Gokstad, and his burial with the Gokstad Ship.

Irene Hanson, daughter of Jesse Lake and Maude Hanson, was born May 8,1917 in Barron, Wisconsin. She died February 13, 2000 at St. Paul,Minnesota, aged 82 years, 9 months and 5 days and was buried in St.Josephʼs Catholic Cemetery, Rice Lake, Wisconsin.
On February 22, 1940 Irene was united in marriage to Donald Finsterwalder who predeceased her. Their only known child was Felicia Finsterwalder.
Irene Finsterwalder, 82, of St. Paul died there Feb. 13. A memorial Mass is 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake, with private family interment in the church cemetery at a later date. Visitation is Thursday at the church for 1 hour prior to the service.
Mrs. Finsterwalder was born in Barron on May 8, 1917 to Jesse and Maude (Hanson) Lake. She attended Barron High School and married Donald Finsterwalder of Rice Lake on Feb. 22, 1940. Her husband was a longtime mail carrier with the Rice Lake post office and after his death, she opened the I and F Cleaning Village in Rice Lake, the first coin operated dry cleaner in the area. She was chairwoman for St. Joseph Catholic Churchʼs annual bazaar for several years and was a Girl Scout leader in Rice Lake.
She is survived by a daughter, Felicia Forder of New Brighton, Minn.: a grandson; and a sister, Dorothy Schneider of Eau Claire.
Rice Lake Chronotype, 16 February 2000

The Children of Samuel Bradford Noticed Include:

1. MARY F. C. BRADFORD, dau. of Rev. Samuel C., m. June 6, 1849, Isaac Stephen Hatch Gunn, b. in Sunderland, Mass., Mar.
9, 1827; son of Stephen and Esther (Hatch) Gunn. Seven ch., all b. in Sunderland: 1. GEORGE ARTHUR GUNN, b. June 17,
1851; m. Oct. 17, 1894, Grace Winifred Leach, b. at Lakeville, Mass., Mar. 12, 1872; dau. of Charles Warren and Rebecca Lucile
(Jenney) Leach. He was a manufacturer at Sunderland. No ch. when record was taken. 2. WILLIAM BRADFORD GUNN, b.
Nov. 28, 1853; m. June 6, 1883, Clara Isabel Sweetser, b. in Wendell, Mass., May 20, 1858; dau. of Nathan Irving and Sarah
Kilburn (Armstrong) Sweetser, and adopted dau. of a Mr. Armstrong, brother of her mother. He was a farmer at Easthampton,
Mass., having formerly lived at Southhampton, where all his four ch. were born, (1. Alice May, b. Aug. 22, 1884; 2. Arthur
Stephen, b. Jan. 1, 1886; 3. Clarence Armstrong, b. June 1, 1889; 4. Roland Bradford, b. Nov. 7, 1890). 3. STEPHEN
FRANKLIN GUNN, b. Feb. 1, 1857; m. Sept. 19, 1894, Marian Lucy Hooper, b. in Walpole, Sept. 27, 1859; dau. of John and
Abigail (Ball) Hooper. He was in the dairy business at Southampton, Mass.; no ch. reported. 4. FREDERICK HAZELTINE
GUNN, b. Jan. 4, 1859; m. May 21, 1889, Mary L. Pettibone. 5. MARY EATON GUNN, b. June 17, 1861; m. June 25, 1884,
Anson Fayette Warner, b. in Sunderland, Mass., Aug. 20, 1858; son of Sidney Smith and Harriet Stratton (Davis) Warner. He was
a farmer in Sunderland, three ch. when record was taken: (1. Frank Bradford, b. Sept. 2, 1886; 2. Ruth Frances, b. Sept. 22, 1888;
3. Fayette Samuel, b. Jan. 7, 1894; all b. in Sunderland). 6. CHARLES ISAAC GUNN, b. Dec. 30, 1863; m. Nov. 17, 1886, Sarah
Lucinda Montague, b. in Sunderland, Jan. 10, 1866; dau. of Merrick and Caroline (Wilder) Montague. He was a farmer at
Sunderland, two ch.: (1. Carlton Merrick, b. Oct. 1, 1892; 2. Caroline Elizabeth, b. Mar. 13, 1895. No other ch. when record was
taken). 7. SARAH FRANCES COWLES GUNN, b. Oct. 9, 1866; m. Apr. 3, 1888, Ralph Hoyt Clark, b. in Sunderland, Dec. 16,
1864; son of Darwin and Mary Elizabeth (Hoyt) Clark. He was a dentist at Lansing, Mich., one ch. when the record was taken: (1.
Hoyt Darwin Clark, b. in Lansing, June 16, 1893).

Married - William Andre Falk, son of Henry E. Falk to Mary Elliott Green,daughter of Roy W. Green. 23 August 1948 - St. Thomas Times-Journal,St.Thomas, Ontario

William Edgar Karre
William Edgar Karre, 82, of North Platte died Friday, March 7, 2008, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.
William was born Feb. 26, 1926, to William Henry Jacob and Fern Cowman Karre at Maywood. He grew up in the Wellfleet area. He graduated from Lincoln High School and then worked in the shipyards in Tacoma, Wash., before joining the U.S. Air Force in March 1944. William was discharged in March 1946.
On Oct. 28, 1946, William married Betty Ann Seefeldt at Wellfleet. They lived in Lincoln until he reenlisted in the U.S. Air Force in August 1950 and was discharged in 1951. They lived in Norton, Kan., until 1954, when they moved to North Platte and William managed the Cook Paint Store for many years.
William loved to fish, enjoyed camping, boating and all kinds of sports. He was a loving husband, dad and grandpa. He will be greatly missed.
William was a member of the 401st Bomber Group, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and was on the orginal building committee for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church at its present location. He was also a member of the Lions Club, the Lake Maloney Ski Club, P.R. Halligan Post No. 163 American Legion and a life member of the V.F.W. Post No. 1504.
William is survived by his wife Betty of North Platte; daughters Cheryl (Art) Carnes of Jacksonville, Fla., Dorothy (Chris) Heglin of Littleton, Colo., Karen (Tim) Jackson of North Platte and Susan (Kevin) Krzyzanowski of Scottsbluff; sons Robert W. (Jacqueline) Karre, Alan Karre, Richard (Geni) Karre and Todd (Christina) Karre all of North Platte; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Eileen Strayer, Betty Doyle and Pat Clee; and grandson Christopher Heglin.
Services were March 11 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor Carl Pullman officiating. Burial with military honors was in Fort McPherson National Cemetery. A memorial has been established for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were with Odean Colonial Chapel.
The North Platte Bulletin, 12 March 2008

From Wikipedia

Gudrød the Hunter (Old Norse: Guđröđr veiđikonung, Modern Icelandic: Guđröđur veiđikonung, Norwegian: Gudrød Veidekonge) was the son of Halfdan the Mild of the House of Yngling and of Liv Dagsdotter of Vestmar, according to Heimskringla, a collection of sagas from thirteenth century Iceland.

Gudröd married Alfhild, a daughter of Alfarin the king of Alfheim (Bohuslän), which was the name of the area between Glomma and Göta älv, and inherited half the province of Vingulmark. They had the son Olaf Gudrødsson.

When Alfhild died, Gudröd sent his warriors to Agder and its king Harald to propose a marriage with his daughter Åsa. However, Harald declined so Gudröd decided to take his daughter by force.

They arrived at night time and when Harald realised that he was attacked he assembled his men and fought well, but died together with his son Gyrd. Gudröd carried away Åsa and married her. He raped her and she gave him a son named Halfdan who would be called Halfdan the Black.

In the fall when Halfdan was a year old, Gudröd was having at a feast in Stiflesund. He was very drunk and in the evening as he was walking on the gangway to leave the ship, an assassin thrust a spear through Gudröd and he was killed. Gudröd's men instantly killed the assassin who turned out to be Åsa's page-boy. Åsa admitted that the page-boy had acted on her behalf.

BOLIVAR - Mrs. Laura B. Hasard, 75, of Pleasant St., died Thursday (May1, 1980) in Cuba Memorial Hospital, after a lengthy illness.
Born May 24, 1904, in Richburg, NY, she was a daughter of Harry E. and Viola Green Fisk.
Mrs. Hasard had attended Richburg High School and Fernwood Academy, Quaker Bridge, NY.
She had been employed as a star route contractor for the Postal Department for over 25 years, retiring in 1962.
Mrs. Hasard was a member of the Bolivar United Methodist Church, Trilby Rebekah Lodge 169 of Bolivar, and was past district deputy of Allegany County. She was a member of Past Noble Grand Club and Past Noble Grand Association; Bolivar Firemenʼs Auxiliary; Bolivar-Richburg Homemakers Club; and a member of the Bolivar Nutrition Group.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Clair (Wave) Gleason of Casa Grande, AZ; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Aleta Hawkes of Shinglehouse, PA, and Fern Ruediger of Streetsboro, OH; two brothers, Gerald Fisk of Portville, and George Fisk of Friendship; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation. Funeral and committal services will be held in the Schaffner Funeral Home on Monday (May 5, 1980) at 1 p.m. The Rev. William Horn, pastor of the Bolivar United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar. Memorials made to the Bolivar Ambulance Fund will be appreciated by
the family.

Betty Ann Karre, 84, of North Platte died Friday, April 10, 2009, atLinden Court in North Platte.
Betty was born Nov. 29, 1924, at Grafton to Walter and Emma Koch Seefeldt. She graduated from Wellfleet High School in 1942 and went to business school in Grand Island before moving back to Wellfleet.
Betty married William "Bill" Edgar Karre on Oct. 28, 1946, at Wellfleet. They lived in Lincoln and then Norton, Kan. In 1954 they moved to North Platte and have been here ever since.
Betty was a Christian woman and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed Nebraska football in her younger years and was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Betty is survived by daughters Cheryl (Art) Carnes of Jacksonville, Fla., Dorothy (Chris) Heglin of Littleton, Colo., Karen (Tim) Jackson of North Platte and Susan (Kevin) Krzyzanowski of Scottsbluff; sons Robert (Jacqueline) Karre, Alan Karre, Richard (Geni) Karre and Todd (Christina) Karre all of North Platte; 22 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Bill; her parents; sisters Elaine Seefeldt, Dorothy Seefeldt and Carolyn Stanley; brother Gerald Seefeldt; and grandson Christopher Heglin.
Services were April 14 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor Carl Pullmann officiating. Burial was in Fort McPherson National Cemetery south of Maxwell. Memorials are suggested to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be shared at
The North Platte Bulletin, 15 April 2009

Mrs. Aleta B. Hawkes, 86, of Haskell Road, formerly of Shinglehouse, PA,died Monday (April 17, 1989) in the Olean General Hospital after a shortillness.
Born Dec. 7, 1902, in Richburg, she was a daughter of Harry and Viola Green Fisk. On Sept. 2, 1922, in Niagara Falls she married Lorne G. Hawkes, who died in 1968.
Mrs. Hawkes was a former member of the Oswayo Senior Center in Shinglehouse and its Kitchen Band.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Ella L. Taylor and Mrs. Caroline Mitchell, both of Smethport, PA, Mrs. Robert (Jean) Buchanan of Shinglehouse and Mrs. George (Lois) Case of Olean; three sons, Charles E. Hawkes of Little Genesee, Gordon R. Hawkes of Cuba and George W. Hawkes of Fort Scott, KS; 24 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Fern E. Ruediger of Streetsboro, Ohio; a brother, George L. Fisk of Friendship; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Robert J. Hawkes; and a daughter, Catherine M. Easton.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, where funeral and committal services will be held Thursday (April 20, 1989) at 11 a.m. The Rev. Russell J. Horning, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sweden Hill Cemetery, Coudersport, PA.

Clara Courtney passed away at age 85 on December 1, 2007, after a longstruggle with diabetes, Alzheimer's and congestive heart failure. Thefamily wishes to thank the loving staff and caregivers at the GlennwoodAssisted Living and Kaiser Hospice.
Clara was born to Amy Falk Goheen and Wade Goheen on November 26, 1922, in Vancouver, WA. She married Glenn Courtney on March 16, 1962.
She worked for Bonneville Power at Ross Substation for 30 years and enjoyed an early retirement. Clara and Glenn had good times and good friends on their travels in their motorhome - from Alaska to Arizona. For many years they have been members of the Volcano A's Model A Club and were in many parades in Clark County.
Clara is survived by her husband Glenn; daughter Sharen Shierman (John); granddaughters Sindy Cool and Juli Manniello and her sisters Arlene Price and Joanne Galloway.
Services will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. The Columbian, 5 December 2007

Halfdan the Mild (Old Norse: Hálfdan hinn mildi) was the son of kingEystein Halfdansson, of the House of Yngling and he succeeded his fatheras king, according to Heimskringla. He was king of Romerike and Vestfold.

He was said to be generous in gold but to starve his men with food. He was a great warrior who often pillaged and gathered great booty.

His wife was Liv, the daughter of king Dag of Vestmar. Halfdan the Mild died of illness in his bed.

He was succeeded by his son, Gudrød the Hunter.

Born Clifton Gunn Clark. Name changed before 1900 census to Cecil BakerGunn after adoption by George A. Gunn.
His Navy service records put him in hospitals Chelsea, MA, and Las Animas, CO.

Fern Ruediger, 91, died March 11, 2002. Born Dec. 14, 1910 in Richburg,NY, she was the daughter of Harry and Viola (Green) Fisk.
She lived in Streetsboro since 1969. Mrs. Ruediger retired from the Hattie Larlham Foundation, where she was a receptionist, after 31 years of service.
Preceded in death by her son, Raymond; three sisters and two brothers; she is survived by her son, Harold of Streetsboro; daughters, Beatrice (Alex) Konyecsni of Ravenna, Rosemarie Bobinko of Indiana, PA; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren; and brother, George Fisk of Friendship, NY.
Calling hours and a funeral service were held at Shorts Funeral Home, Streetsboro Chapel, with the Rev. Roger Keller officiating.
Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Shalersville.

FRIENDSHIP - George L. Fisk, 91, died Friday (March 18, 2005) atWellsville Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
Born March 30, 1913, in the town of Richburg, he was the son of Harry and Viola Green Fisk. On September 4, 1937, in Friendship, he married the former Irene Lucy Wells, who survives.
Mr. Fisk resided most of his life on White Creek Road in the town of Belfast.
He was a 1929 graduate of Cuba High School and for a short time he helped run the family dairy farm on White Creek Road. For several years he was employed at Daystrom Furniture in Friendship and for many years at Acme Electric Corp. in Cuba, retiring in 1978. He and his wife moved to Friendship in 1981. He enjoyed gardening and traveling. Mr. Fisk was a member of the Inavale Grange.
Surviving besides his wife are several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by two brothers, Harold Fisk and Gerald Fisk, and by three sisters, Fern Ruediger, Laura Hasard and Aleta Hawkes.
Friends may call at the Treusdell Funeral Home, Friendship, Wednesday (March 23, 2005) from 12:30 to 2 p.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held. The Rev. Duane Broadwell, pastor of the Friendship Bible Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Friendship.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donorʼs choice.

From Wikipedia

Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona the Saint ( b. ca. 1113, d. August 6, 1162) is most known for effecting the union between Catalonia and Aragon.

He inherited the county of Barcelona from his father Ramon Berenguer III on August 19, 1131. On August 11, 1137 in Huesca he was betrothed to the infant Petronila of Aragon, aged 3 at the time. Her father, Ramiro II of Aragon the Monk, who sought Barcelona's aid against Alfonso VII of Castile, abdicated on November 13 that same year, leaving his kingdom to Petronila and her husband. The latter essentially became ruler of Aragon, although he never styled himself king, but instead Count of Barcelona, Prince of the Kingdom of Aragon. He was the last Catalan monarch to use the title of Count as his first; starting with his son Alfonso II of Aragon the counts of Barcelona styled themselves, in the first place, as kings of Aragon.

The treaty between Ramon Berenger and his father-in-law stipulated that their descendants would rule jointly over both realms. Even should Petronila die before the marriage could be consummated, Barcelona would still inherit the Crown of Aragon. Both realms would preserve their laws, institutions and autonomy, remaining legally distinct but federated in a dynastic union under one ruling House.

Historians consider this arrangement the political masterstroke of the Hispanic Middle Ages. Both realms gained greater strength and security and Aragon got its much needed outlet to the sea. On the other hand, formation of a new political entity in the southeast at a time when Portugal seceded from Castile in the west gave more balance to the Christian kingdoms of the peninsula.

Ramon Berenguer successfully pulled Aragon out of its pledged submission to Castile, aided no doubt by the beauty and charm of his sister Berenguela, wife of Alfonso the Emperor, for which she was well-known in her time. After that, in the middle years of his rule, his attention turned to campaigns against the Moors. In 1147 he helped Castile to conquer Almeŕıa. In 1148 he turned against the lands of the Almoravid taifa kingdom of Valencia and Murcia, capturing Tortosa and, the next year, Fraga, Lleida and Mequinenza in the confluence of the Segre, Cinca and Ebro. The reconquista of the actual Catalonia was complete.

Ramon Berenger also campaigned in Provence, helping his brother Berenguer Ramon and his infant nephew Ramon Berenguer II against Counts of Toulouse. During the minority of Ramon Berenger II the Count of Barcelona also acted as the regent of Provence (between 1144 and 1157).

In 1151 Ramon Berenguer the Saint founded and endowed the royal monastery of Poblet. He died in 1162 in Borgo Sam Dalmazzo, Piedmont, Italy, leaving his Aragon and Catalonia to his eldest son Ramon Berenguer, who, in compliment to the Aragonese, changed his name to Alfonso and became Alfonso II of Aragon, I of Catalonia. Ramon Berenguer's younger son Pedro inherited the county of Cerdagne and lands north of the Pyrenees.

Ramon Berenguer's marriages and descendants
* First wife, Petronila of Aragon
o Dolça or Dulce Berenguer (b. 1152, d. 1198) -> married King Sancho I of Portugal the Populator
o Alfonso II of Aragon (I of Catalonia and Provence) the Chaste or the Trobadour (born Ramon Berenguer, 1157, d. 1196)
o Pedro, Count of Cerdagne, Carcassonne and Narbonne, (born 1152, d. in the 1160s).
o Ramon Berenguer III, Count of Provence (born Pedro, 1158, d. 1181)
o Sancho, Count of Roussillon, Regent of Aragon (b. 1161, d. 1226).

* Unknown mistress
o Ramon Berenguer, Abbot of Montearagon, Archbishop of Narbonne

She married second Joseph Butler.
Joseph and Mary had two children: Mary Butler and Charles Butler.

She remarried to unknown man before 1955

From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

Gruffydd ap Llywelyn (c. 1000 - August 5, 1063) was the ruler of all Wales from 1055 until his death, one of very few able to make this boast. He was of a cadet branch of the princely house of Mathrafal of Powys, though himself not described as being royal.

Genealogy and early life

Gruffydd was the only son of Llywelyn ap Seisyll, who had been able to seize both Gwynedd and Powys from their traditional dynasties. On Llywelyn's death in 1033, a member of the traditional Aberffraw dynasty, Iago ab Idwal ap Meurig, became ruler of Gwynedd. Gruffydd according to tradition had been a lazy youth, but one New Year's Eve, he was driven out of the house by his exasperated sister. Leaning against the wall of another house, he heard a cook who was boiling pieces of beef in a cauldron complain that there was one piece of meat which kept coming to the top of the cauldron, however often it was thrust down. Gruffydd took the comment to apply to him, and began to work to gain power.

King of Gwynedd and Powys 1039-1055

In 1039 Iago ab Idwal was killed by his own men (his son Cynan ap Iago went into exile in Dublin) and Gruffydd already the usurper-king of Powys was able to become king of Gwynedd by 1039. Soon after gaining power he surprised a Mercian army at Rhyd y Groes near Welshpool and totally defeated it, killing its leader, Edwin, the brother of Earl Leofric of Mercia. He then attacked the neighbouring principality of Deheubarth which was now ruled by Hywel ab Edwin. Gruffydd defeated Hywel in a battle at Pencader in 1041 and carried off Hywel's wife. Gruffydd seems to have been able to drive Hywel out of Deheubarth in about 1043, for in 1044 Hywel is recorded as returning with a Danish fleet to the mouth of the River Tywi to try to reclaim his kingdom. Gruffydd however defeated and killed him.

Gruffydd ap Rhydderch of Gwent was able to expel Gruffydd ap Llywelyn from Deheubarth in 1047 and became king of Deheubarth himself after the nobles of Ystrad Tywi had suddenly attacked and killed 140 of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn's household guard. He was able to resist several attacks by Gruffydd ap Llywelyn in the following years. Gruffydd ap Llywelyn was active on the Welsh border in 1052, when he attacked Herefordshire and defeated a mixed force of Normans and English near Leominster.

King of Wales 1055-1063

In 1055 Gruffydd ap Llywelyn killed his rival Gruffydd ap Rhydderch in battle and recaptured Deheubarth. Gruffydd now allied himself with Ælfgar, son of Earl Leofric of Mercia, who had been deprived of his earldom of East Anglia by Harold Godwinson and his brothers. They marched on Hereford and were opposed by a force led by the Earl of Hereford, Ralph the Timid. This force was mounted and armed in the Norman fashion, but on October 24 Gruffydd defeated it. He then sacked the city and destroyed its Norman castle. Earl Harold was given the task of counter attacking, but was not able to penetrate very far. Shortly afterwards Ælfgar was restored to his earldom and a peace treaty concluded. Gruffydd married Ælfgar's daughter, Ealdgyth.

Around this time Gruffydd was also able to seize Morgannwg and Gwent, along with extensive territories along the border with England. In 1056 he won another victory over an English army near Glasbury. He now claimed sovereignty over the whole of Wales - a claim which was recognised by the English.

Death and aftermath

Gruffydd reached an agreement with Edward the Confessor, but the death of his ally Ælfgar in 1062 left him more vulnerable. In late 1062 Harold Godwinson obtained the king's approval for a surprise attack on Gruffydd's court at Rhuddlan. Gruffydd was nearly captured, but was warned in time to escape out to sea in one of his ships, though his other ships were destroyed. In the spring of 1063 Harold's brother Tostig led an army into north Wales while Harold led to fleet first to south Wales and then north to meet with his brother's army. Gruffydd was forced to take refuge in Snowdonia, but at this stage his own men killed him, on 5 August according to Brut y Tywysogion. The Ulster Chronicle states that he was killed by Cynan ap Iago, whose father Iago ab Idwal had been put to death by Gruffydd in 1039. [1] Gruffydd had probably made enemies in the course of uniting Wales under his rule. Walter Map has preserved a comment from Gruffydd himself about this:
Speak not of killing; I but blunt the horns of the offspring of Wales lest they should injure their dam.

Gruffydd's head and the figurehead of his ship were sent to Harold.

Following Gruffydd's death, Harold married his widow Ealdgyth, though she was to be widowed again three years later. Gruffydd's realm was divided again into the traditional kingdoms. Bleddyn ap Cynfyn and his brother Rhiwallon came to an agreement with Harold and were given the rule of Gwynedd and Powys. Thus when Harold was defeated and killed at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 the Normans reaching the borders of Wales were confronted by the traditional kingdoms rather than a single king. Gruffydd left two sons who in 1070 challenged Bleddyn and Rhiwallon at the battle of Mechain in an attempt to win back part of their father's kingdom. However they were defeated, one being killed and the other dying of exposure after the battle.

* Maredudd ap Gruffydd (died 1070)
* Idwal ap Gruffydd (died 1070)
* Nesta verch Gruffydd, married Osbern FitzRichard

Additions to the Deane Ancestry in England. Contributed by John B.
Threlfall, Madison, Wisc., NEHGR, 1985, Vol. 139, pg 324:
Walter Deane of South Charde, Someraset, England, is the earliest
proven ancester of John and Walter Deane who settled at Taunton, Mass.,
in the 1630's. He was their grandfather. He was probably the grandson
of John and Joan Selwood Deane mentioned in the will of Joan's father
Nicholas. Note the mention of William Cogan in this will. Walter Deane
of Taunton, Mass., married Eleanor Cogan, dau. of William of South Chard,
no doubt a descendant of the William named in the will. [see under
Nicholas Selwoode]
pg 325:
7 July 1585 - The will of Walter Deane of Southcharde, county Somerset,
yeoman....Soul to God, etc., burial to be in the church yard of poor folks 20 Eleanor Deane my daughter 30
pouinds....To Joane Deane my Daughter 30 pounds...Residue of my goods; to
Joane my wife one moiety thereof, for her life, and after her death to
remain to William my son to whom I give all the rest of my goods,and I
make him sole executor....Proved 10 July 1591 by Geoffrey Clarke, Notary
Public, Proctor for William Deane the son and executor. (Prerogative
Court of Canterbury, 56 Sainberbe)

Dr. Wilfred Borden Schofield 81, beloved father of Linda, Muriel, andPamela, and grandfather to Aisha, Elise, Shayden and Kai, passed awaypeacefully in the early morning of November 5, 2008 at Marion Hospice inVancouver, following a brief battle with cancer. Wilf (b. BrooklynCorner, NS, 1927) attended Acadia University with the aim of becoming acertified school teacher, but his passion for mosses led him intograduate work. He attended Stanford University (1954-56) for his MSc,where he met the love of his life, Margaret Irene (nee Bledsoe; d. 2005),through mutual friends. Peggy was completing her Masters in piano, andWilf shared her love of classical music. They were engaged to be marriedafter a one-month courtship. Their honeymoon in the Arctic, where Wilfconducted field research, produced many fond memories. A doctoral degreefrom Duke University followed in 1960, and that year he joined thefaculty of the botany department at UBC. As an emeritus professor, up tothe month before his passing, he was actively conducting research,writing scholarly texts, teaching and mentoring. His research took him tonumerous places around the world, including New Zealand, Japan, Australiaand Tasmania. Field work conducted in Alaska over the last 15 summerswill provide data for a book on the Aleutian moss flora. The text will becompleted posthumously through the generosity of friends and colleagues.Over the years, a number of mosses, other non-vascular plants, and oneflowering plant have been described in his honour. Wilf's greatest joywas sharing his enthusiasm for bryophytes. He loved, in almost equalmeasure, literature, classical music, art, and a good cup of tea. Inaddition to countless colleagues and former students, he will be greatlymissed by his daughters, grandchildren, sister Vera, brother-in-lawTurner, nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family. A memorial tocelebrate his life will be held in the spring. Details will be announcedsoon on Published in theVancouver Sun and The Province, 14 November 2008

Wilfred B. Schofield, 1927-2008
Wilfred Borden Schofield, beloved father of Linda, Muriel, and Pamela, and grandfather to Aisha, Elise, Shayden and Kai, passed away peacefully in the early morning of November 5, 2008 at Marion Hospice in Vancouver, following a brief battle with cancer. Wilf was born in Brooklyn Corner, NS, in 1927. He attended Acadia University to become a certified school teacher, but his passion for mosses led him into graduate work at Stanford University (MSc 1956) and Duke University (PhD 1960). He met Peggy while at Stanford and they were engaged to be married after a one-month courtship. Their honeymoon in the Arctic, where Wilf conducted field research, produced many fond memories. He joined the UBC Botany Department in 1960. As an emeritus professor, up to the month before his passing, he was actively conducting research, writing scholarly texts, teaching and mentoring. His research took him to numerous places around the world, including New Zealand, Japan, Australia and Tasmania. Field work conducted in Alaska over the last 15 summers will provide data for a book on the Aleutian moss flora. The text will be completed posthumously through the generosity of friends and colleagues. Over the years, a number of mosses, other nonvascular plants, and one flowering plant have been described in his honour. Wilf's greatest joy was sharing his enthusiasm for bryophytes. He loved, in almost equal measure, literature, classical music, art, and a good cup of tea. Details of a memorial celebration will be announced soon on The Canadian Journal of Botany has agreed to publish a Festschrift for Wilf. Rene Belland (former PDF with Wilf) and Iain Taylor will edit the papers for publication.
UBC Department of Botany Newsletter, No.4
It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Canadaʼs leading, and most celebrated bryologist, Professor Emeritus Wilfred Borden Schofield. Wilf passed away on November 5, 2008, having succumbed to cancer. He was 81.
Wilf was born in Brooklyn Corner, Nova Scotia on July 19, 1927. He attended Acadia University from 1946-50 where he earned a B.A. with the intention of becoming a school teacher. However, his love of plants, nurtured through the mentorship of Chalmers Smith and J.S. Erskine, led him to pursue postgraduate studies that included work in both bryology (taxonomy) and vascular plants (ecology). Acadia University later bestowed upon him an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of his lifelong contributions to botany (1990).
Wilf completed his M.A. at Stanford University in 1956 under the direction of W.C. Steere, a well known American bryologist, who eventually became the Director of the New York Botanic Garden. His thesis was a taxonomic work on a difficult genus entitled "The relationships and Geographic Distribution of Canadian and Alaskan species of Hypnum". Wilfʼs lifelong interest in this genus eventually resulted in the publication of a North American revision for the Bryophyte Flora of North America ( During his time at Stanford, Wilf worked with another well known bryologist, Howard Crum, who was the Curator of Cryptogams at the National Museum in Ottawa at the time. Wilf spent two field seasons (1955-56) with Crum collecting bryophytes in the Rocky Mountains, from Waterton Lakes to the Yukon Territory.
It was while he was at Stanford that Wilf met his future bride, Margaret (Peggy) Irene (nee Bledsoe; d. 2005). After a short courtship, they were married in 1956. Soon after completing his M.A. (and for Peggy, her M.A. in Music), they moved to North Carolina, where Wilf began Ph.D. studies with the plant ecologist, H.J. Oosting, at Duke University. This time, it was an ecological thesis, entitled "The Ecotone between Spruce Fir and Deciduous Forest in the Great Smoky Mountains". Wilf graduated in 1960, and soon after he and Peggy moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where Wilf had accepted a position as a faculty member with the Department of Botany at the University of British Columbia.
Before they moved west, friends warned Wilf, "Donʼt go there all the weird ones move west". I donʼt think Wilf was ever considered "weird", but it was in British Columbia that he fuelled his passion for bryophytes and began a long, outstanding career as the foremost bryologist in Canada. He retired in 1992 but was appointed Professor Emeritus shortly thereafter.
Wilfʼs interests were mainly phytogeographic, at least in the early and middle years, when he published many papers on the floristics and distribution of bryophytes in British Columbia. Among the more important works is a contribution to a volume on the Queen Charlotte Islands. The chapter, entitled "Structure and affinities of the bryoflora of the Queen Charlotte Islands" was the culmination of 35 years of field work on the islands.
In his later years, Wilf contributed numerous taxonomic papers on the genera Hypnum, Taxithelium, Brotherella, and the family Sematophyllaceae, among others. In addition he contributed extensively to the Bryophyte flora of North America: Takakiaceae, Buxbaumiaceae, Hypnum, Buxbaumiaceae, Diphysciaceae, Disceliaceae, Dicranoweisia, and Rhabdoweisia.
His publications reflect Wilfʼs diverse interests and his adeptness as a botanist. Although he specialized in mosses and liverworts, he also published at least eight papers on lichens and vascular plants.
In addition to peer reviewed articles, Wilfʼs publications include chapters in four plant textbooks (An Evolutionary Survey of the Plant Kingdom, Plant Diversity: An Evolutionary Approach, Nonvascular Plants: An Evolutionary Survey, Plants: An Evolutionary Survey), an introductory bryophyte textbook (Introduction to Bryology), as well as numerous field handbooks.
Wilf taught courses in Phytogeography, Bryology, and "Ferns and Allies". As a teacher he was tireless. He devoted considerable energy updating his notes, which he did yearly. In the bryology and ferns course he used fresh material as much as possible, which he often collected the day of the lab or the day before. Sometimes he would do so by walking through the Pacific Spirit Park on his way to work.
The introductory bryophyte textbook gained some notoriety. The book arose as a result of the bryology course, and is an expansion of his notes for that course. It was published in 1986 and earned several accolades: "Excellence in book design and production" by the Association of American Publishers, and the George Lawson Medal for 1986 for the same book Introduction to Bryology by the Canadian Botanical Association for "single contribution to botanical knowledge of outstanding distinction."
Wilf had a deep love of field work which lasted to the end of his life: he had spent the summer in Alaska before his passing later that fall. He believed that to truly understand and know the bryophytes, one had to see and study them in their natural habitat. It was only in this way that one could learn the habitats and microhabitat requirement of individual species and understand their morphological diversity. His direct and extensive experience with bryophytes in the field was reflected not only in his works, but also in his reputation: he was considered by colleagues, students, and acquaintances to be a wealth of botanical knowledge and was frequently sought after for advice and information.
There were very few years in which Wilf did not spend a summer in the field. Most of his field work was in British Columbia. He was particularly fond of the Queen Charlotte Islands, where he conducted field work over 35 years. He also spent many seasons along the coast and worked five summers in the Atlantic Provinces. During the last 15 years of his life however, summers were spent collecting in the Aleutian Islands. The latter work will culminate in a moss flora of the Aleutians, one which is nearly complete. It will be finished posthumously.
Wilf was an avid plant collector. Some referred to him as a ʻgarbage baggerʼ in reference to the volumes of material that he amassed during field trips. But there was a reason for this ʻmadnessʼ. Wilf felt strongly that if one was to collect for science, then it was important to obtain good material, and enough material for duplicates. As a result, the bryophyte collection at UBC is second in size only to the National Museum in Ottawa (CANM) - all due to Wilfʼs assiduousness. On size of the CANM collection Wilf would remark that, "CANM is only bigger because I sent them so many duplicates!" In any case, there are many herbaria around the world that will never be able to repay their "exchangeʼ debt to UBC because of Wilfʼs hard work. Moreover, the "data" in the form of specimen vouchers that Wilf has contributed to bryology will always remain invaluable to our understanding of the distributions of bryophytes. His last collecting number was 128,619. It was a Bryum species collected from Umak Island, not long after the volcano erupted.
The greatness of individuals is often measured by their accomplishments. While Wilfʼs accomplishments in bryology will be remembered and have influence on the science for many years, it will undoubtedly be the person himself that many of us will remember most. Wilf was a great person, a genuine, generous and welcoming person. On my first meeting with him, he ushered me into his office and immediately offered me a cup oʼ tea. We then chatted and discussed bryology, politics, books and many other topics. I later watched him welcome many others into his office, students, colleagues, professors. All were treated equally and with sincere hospitality. Wilf will be dearly missed.
Botanical Electronic News, 25 February 2009

Deceased Name: Lois N. Both, former office manager May 15, 1920 -- May18, 2006
Lois N. Both, a retired office manager, died Thursday in her Colden home. She was 86.
Born in Orchard Park, the former Lois Nieman graduated from Orchard Park High School in 1938 and lived her adult life in Colden. After managing an office for Manpower Inc., she was office manager at Buffalo Orthopedic Group for more than 20 years before retiring in 1986.
She sold Mary Kay cosmetics and golfed at Springville Country Club, where she was a member.
She also rode horses and enjoyed cooking and entertaining.
Mrs. Both was a life member of Colden United Methodist Church, where she served on various committees.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Clifford L.; a daughter, Dianne E. White of Rhinelander, Wis.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 3 in Colden United Methodist Church, Lower East Hill Road.
The Buffalo News, 20 May 2006

Given Name: Margareta
Surname: Hermansdotter
Sex: F
Birth: 1670 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län 1
Death: 16 Dec 1742 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län
Change Date: 1 Nov 2000

Father: Herman PERSSON b: in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län
Mother: Anna LARSDOTTER b: 1634 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län

Marriage 1 Olof OLOFSSON b: 1667 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län
Note: CHAN4 Jun 2000
Cecilia OLOFSDOTTER b: 1698 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län
Karin OLOFSDOTTER b: 1701 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län
Margareta OLOFSDOTTER b: 1706 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län
Elsa OLOFSDOTTER b: 1710 in Nederluleå, Norrbotten län

See: 106815

Mrs. Henry (Agnes) Dwyer, 80, formerly of 622 NW Fourth St., diedSaturday, Feb. 26, in Rice County District One Hospital. Mass ofChristian Burial will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church,Faribault, with the Rev. Steven LaCanne officiating. Interment will be inCalvary Cemetery. Friends may call at Parker-Kohl Funeral Home at 2 p.m.Tuesday or until the hour of the service. Members of Sacred Heart ChurchRosary Society will recite the rosary Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. in thechurch. Members of Faribault Aerie 1460, Fraternal Order of EaglesAuxiliary, will conduct a memorial service Tuesday at 7 p.m., and parishvigil prayers will be recited Tuesday at 7;30 p.m. Agnes Mary LaCanne,daughter of Frank and Mary Forcelle LaCanne, was born in MorristownTownship, Rice County, July 29, 1902. She married Henry Dwyer June 30,1925, in Sacred Heart Church. Mr. Dwyer preceded her in death in 1973.Mrs. Dwyer worked at the Minnesota School for the Deaf for many years.She is survived by two sons, James and Gerald, both of Faribault; twodaughters, Mrs. Donald (Patricia) Brown and Mrs. Thomas (Joan) Dee, bothof Faribault; 18 grandchildren; by nine great-grandchildren; fourbrothers, Joseph and Francis LaCanne, both of Faribault, and Vincent andRaymond LaCanne, both of Morristown; a sister, Mrs. Mary Brunner ofFaribault; and other relatives. She was also preceded in death by threebrothers, Louis, Lawrence and Gene.
Faribault Daily News, 28 February 1983

Underlagsman bl.a. i Västerbotten 1479 - 1498, med säte i Lungvik, dels iNorrbotten 1490 - 1492, då antagligen med bostad i Sunderbyn, Luleå (BD).Stamfar till fogde och birkarlssläkten Kråka med säte i Sunderbyn, Luleå(BD) Släkten tycks komma upp från Ångermanland under 1400-talet ochtidigare från Medelpad. Ångermanlands äldsta vapen var en sittande fågel,i folkmun Kråka. Alla statliga befattningshavare benämndes Kråkor, de medlägre grad Kråklingar. Alternativt hör Nilstill en adelsätt från Åland.

Henry J. (Joby) Dwyer, 70, of 622 NW Fourth St., Faribault, passed awayWednesday afternoon, Feb. 28. Funeral services will be held Saturday,March 3, at 11 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment willbe at Calvary Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call at the KohlFuneral Home from Friday afternoon until the hour of services Saturdaymorning. The parish vigil prayers will be recited Friday at 8 p.m. at theKohl Funeral Home. Members of the Faribault Aerie 1460, Fraternal Orderof Eagles, are requested to meet at the Kohl Funeral Home Friday at 7p.m. to pay respects as a group. Henry Joseph Dwyer was born Dec. 11,1902, to John and Julia Venero Dwyer. Dwyer had farmed for many years inWells and Warsaw Township and was also associated for several years atthe Faribault State Schools. He was united in marriage to Agnes LaCanneJune 30, 1925, at the Sacred Heart Church in Faribault. Dwyer is survivedby his widow, Agnes; two sons, James and Gerald, both of Faribault; twodaughters, Mrs. Donald Brown (Patricia) and Mrs. Thomas Dee (Joan), bothof Faribault; eighteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; threebrothers, John Dwyer of Glenwood, Calif., Louis Dwyer and Arthur Dwyer,both of Faribault; five sisters, Mrs. Mary Sharrow, Mrs. Elmer Piquette,Mrs.Raymond Vinlove, Mrs. Donald Meillier and Mrs. Richard Schultz, allof Faribault; and a number of other relatives.
Faribault Daily News, 1 March 1973

Dr. Hemink is a member of the educational honorary society, Kappa DeltaPi, as well as national education fraternity, Phi Delta Kappa He is alsoa member of the national scholastic achievement honorary, Phi Kappa Phi,and as a student was listed in the publication, "Who's Who Among Studentsin American Colleges and Universities."

GLASSEY, John George - Sadly, Janet Patterson of Halifax and Charlotte(Reg) Pauley of Truro announce the passing of their father, John G.Glassey on November 5, 2002, age 93. A lifelong resident of Truro, hegave his life to his community. Mayor for 24 years, Fire Chief,successful Ford Dealer and Rotarian for over 70 years are but a few ofhis accomplishments. There are too many others to mention but those whoknew him knew of his endless commitment to his town and may he now restin peace. Left with wonderful memories are his two daughters;grandchildren, Wendy (Jerry) Kean, John Patterson (Nancy), MichaelPatterson, Peter Patterson, Lisa Patterson, Ruth Fiander (Rob), MichaelPauley (Treasa); great-grandchildren, Michael, Rosalie and KatherineKean, Katie, Marshall and Ben Fiander, William and Everett Patterson. Hiswife Muriel; son, John; brother Bill, and sister, Anna predeceased him.His faithful caregivers were Heather Johnson and Marion Rankin.Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, November 7, in Mattatal Funeral Home,Truro. A private family service will be held Friday, November 8,officiated by his granddaughter, Wendy Kean. Family flowers only.Memorial donations may be made to the Truro Rotary Club or WatsonCemetery.
Halifax Herald, 6 November 2002

Owain Gwynedd
From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

Owain Gwynedd (in English, "Owen") (c. 1100 - November 28, 1170), alternatively known by the patronymic "Owain ap Gruffydd" and also as Owain I of Gwynedd and occasionally Owain I of Wales on account of his domination of the territory. He is considered to be the most successful of all the north Welsh princes prior to his grandson, Llywelyn the Great. He was known as Owain Gwynedd to distinguish him from another contemporary Owain ap Gruffydd, ruler of part of Powys who was known as Owain Cyfeiliog. Owain Gwynedd was a member of the House of Aberffraw, a descendant of the senior branch from Rhodri Mawr.
Early life

Owain's father, Gruffydd ap Cynan, was a strong and long-lived ruler who had made the principality of Gwynedd the most influential in Wales during the sixty-two years of his reign, using the island of Anglesey as his power base. His mother, Angharad ferch Owain, was the daughter of Owain ab Edwin. Owain was the second of three sons of Gruffydd and Angharad.

Owain is thought to have been born on Anglesey about the year 1100. By about 1120 Gruffydd had grown too old to lead his forces in battle and Owain and his brothers Cadwallon and later Cadwaladr led the forces of Gwynedd against the Normans and against other Welsh princes with great success. His elder brother Cadwallon was killed in a battle against the forces of Powys in 1132, leaving Owain as his father's heir. Owain and Cadwaladr, in alliance with Gruffydd ap Rhys of Deheubarth, won a major victory over the Normans at Crug Mawr near Cardigan in 1136 and annexed Ceredigion to their father's realm.

Accession to the throne and early campaigns

On Gruffydd's death in 1137, therefore, Owain inherited a portion of a well-established kingdom, but had to share it with Cadwaladr. In 1143 Cadwaladr was implicated in the murder of Anarawd ap Gruffydd of Deheubarth, and Owain responded by sending his son Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd to strip him of his lands in the north of Ceredigion. Though Owain was later reconciled with Cadwaladr, from 1143, Owain ruled alone over most of north Wales. In 1155 Cadwaladr was driven into exile.

Owain took advantage of the civil war in England between King Stephen and the Empress Matilda to push Gwynedd's boundaries further east than ever before. In 1146 he captured the castle of Mold and about 1150 captured Rhuddlan and encroached on the borders of Powys. The prince of Powys, Madog ap Maredudd, with assistance from Earl Ranulf of Chester, gave battle at Coleshill, but Owain was victorious.

War with King Henry II

All went well until the accession of King Henry II of England in 1154. Henry invaded Gwynedd in 1157 with the support of Madog ap Maredudd of Powys and Owain's brother Cadwaladr. The invasion met with mixed fortunes. King Henry was nearly killed in a skirmish near Basingwerk and the fleet accompanying the invasion made a landing on Anglesey where it was defeated. Owain was however forced to come to terms with Henry, being obliged to surrender Rhuddlan and other conquests in the east.

Madog ap Maredudd died in 1160, enabling Owain to regain territory in the east. In 1163 he formed an alliance with Rhys ap Gruffydd of Deheubarth to challenge English rule. King Henry again invaded Gwynedd in 1165, but instead of taking the usual route along the northern coastal plain, the king's army invaded from Oswestry and took a route over the Berwyn hills. The invasion was met by an alliance of all the Welsh princes, with Owain as the undisputed leader. However there was little fighting, for the Welsh weather came to Owain's assistance as torrential rain forced Henry to retreat in disorder. The infuriated Henry mutilated a number of Welsh hostages, including two of Owain's sons.

Henry did not invade Gwynedd again and Owain was able to regain his eastern conquests, recapturing Rhuddlan castle in 1167 after a siege of three months.

Disputes with the church and succession

The last years of Owain's life were spent in disputes with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, over the appointment of a new Bishop of Bangor. When the see became vacant Owain had his nominee, Arthur of Bardsey, elected. The archbishop refused to accept this, so Owain had Arthur consecrated in Ireland. The dispute continued, and the see remained officially vacant until well after Owain's death. He was also put under pressure by the Archbishop and the Pope to put aside his second wife, Cristin, who was his first cousin, this relationship making the marriage invalid under church law. Despite being excommunicated for his defiance, Owain steadfastly refused to put Cristin aside. Owain died in 1170, and despite having been excommunicated was buried in Bangor Cathedral by the local clergy. The annalist writing Brut y Tywysogion recorded his death "after innumerable victories, and unconquered from his youth".

He is believed to have commissioned the propaganda text, The Life of Gruffydd ap Cynan an account of his father's life. Following his death, civil war broke out between his sons. Owain was married twice, first to Gwladus ferch Llywarch ap Trahaearn, by whom he had two sons, Maelgwn ab Owain Gwynedd and Iorwerth Drwyndwn, the father of Llywelyn the Great, then to Cristin, by whom he had three sons including Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd and Rhodri ab Owain Gwynedd. He also had a number of illegitimate sons, who by Welsh law had an equal claim on the inheritance if acknowledged by their father.

Heirs & Successors

Owain had originally designated Rhun ab Owain Gwynedd as his successor. Rhun was Owain's favourite son, and his premature death in 1147 plunged his father into a deep melancholy, from which he was only roused by the news that his forces had captured Mold castle. Owain then designated Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd as his successor, but after his death Hywel was first driven to seek refuge in Ireland by Cristin's sons, Dafydd and Rhodri, then killed at the battle of Pentraeth when he returned with an Irish army. Dafydd and Rhodri split Gwynedd between them, but a generation passed before Gwynedd was restored to its former glory under Owain's grandson Llywelyn the Great.

According to legend, one of Owain's sons was Prince Madoc, who is popularly supposed to have fled across the Atlantic and colonised America. Altogether the prodigeous Owain Gwynedd is said to have had the following children from two wives and at least four mistresses:

* Rhun ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Hywel ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Iorwerth ab Owain Gwynedd (from first wife Gwladys ferch Llywarch)
* Maelgwn ab Owain Gwynedd, Lord of Ynys Môn
* Gwenllian ferch Owain Gwynedd
* Dafydd ab Owain Gwynedd (from second wife Cristina ferch Gronw)
* Rhodri ab Owain Gwynedd
* Angharad ferch Owain Gwynedd
* Margaret ferch Owain Gwynedd
* Iefan ab Owain Gwynedd
* Cynan ab Owain Gwynedd, Lord of Meirionnydd (illegitimate)
* Rhirid ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Madoc ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Cynwrig ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Gwenllian ferch Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate - also shared the same name with a sister!)
* Einion ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Iago ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Ffilip ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Cadell ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Rotpert ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Idwal ab Owain Gwynedd (illegitimate)
* Other daughters

Amadeus IV (1197-1253) was Count of Savoy 1233-1253, married 2 times:
* Anne of Burgundy
1. Beatrice of Savoy (d. 1258), married firstly in 1233 Manfred, Margrave of Saluzzo (d. 1244), married secondly on April 21, 1247 Manfred of Sicily
2. Margaret of Savoy (d. 1254), married firstly on December 9, 1235 Boniface II of Montferrat, married secondly Aymar III, Count of Valentinois
* Cecilia of Baux, "Passerose", daughter of Barral of Baux
1. Boniface of Savoy
2. Beatrice of Savoy (1250 - February 23, 1292) married Peter of Chalon and Juan Manuel of Castile.
3. Eleonor of Savoy, married in 1269 Guichard de Beaujeu
4. Constance of Savoy, died after 1263

After Mary's death he remarried 27 JUN 1692 to Mehitable SMEAD (b. 2 JAN1667/68
Thomas NIMS b: 6 NOV 1693 in Deerfield, MA
Mehitable NIMS b: 16 MAY 1696 in Deerfield
Mary NIMS b: 28 FEB 1698/99
Mercy NIMS b: 28 FEB 1698/99
Abigail NIMS b: 27 MAY 1700 in Deerfield

Father of Mrs. Fay McQueen

Slain at Bloddy Brook 18 September 1675.

TUPPER, Freddie Cecil - 69, New Minas, formerly of Aylesford, Kings Co.,passed away Monday, January 27, 2003, in Valley Regional Hospital,Kentville. Born in Lake Paul, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Thomasand Ella (Joudrey) Tupper. He served with the Canadian Armed Forces inCanada and Continental Europe. Following his retirement from the servicehe worked for many years as a school bus driver at West Kings Rural High.He was a member of the Black Watch Association, Atlantic Branch.Surviving are his wife, Katherine (Lane) Tupper, New Minas; sons, Gary(Seja) Tupper, Bridgewater; Brian (Dorothy) Tupper, Berwick; DanielTupper, New Minas; daughter, Kimberley Tupper, Berwick; grandson, MatthewTupper; sisters, Marjorie (Paul) Robar, Marilyn (John) Wilson, Joan(Dale) Thomas, all of Aylesford; Gail (Bert) White, Berwick; Linda(David) Bowlby, Dempsey Corner; Ruth Spence, Ottawa; brothers, Arthur(Thelma) Tupper, Edmonton, Alta.; Roger (Margaret) Tupper, Factorydale.Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers, Allison, Mylon, andLawrence Tupper. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 pm today, funeral service 2pm Thursday, January 30, both in H. C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick,Rev. Brian Wheaton officiating. Burial in Morristown Cemetery. Donationsin memory to Heart and Stroke Foundation or any charity.

TUPPER, Daphne Gertrude - 74, Factorydale, Kings Co., died Friday,September 17, 1999, in Morristown. Born on April 3, 1925, in EastDalhousie, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Stuart and Hattie(Feindell) Veinotte. She had worked at Larsens Packers Ltd., Berwick,from 1971-1986. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially hergrandchildren. Surviving are daughters, Wendy Lou and husband RichardPalmer, Susan Ruth and husband Gary Hiltz, all of Morristown; brother,Cecil and wife Nina, Factorydale; sisters, Audrey and husband LemuelLohnes, New Germany; Alma Bezanson, Kingston; grandchildren, Lisa andMatthew Hiltz, both at home. She was predeceased by her husband, AllisonTupper; brothers, Murray, Harold, Eldon, Lyman, Owen and Lloyd; sisters,Murna Veinotte, Wilma Robar, Elsie Daniels, Ernestine Veinotte, VioletMeldrum, Gladys Weagle. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Sunday, September 19,and funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, September 20, both in H.C. LindsayMemorial Chapel, Berwick. Burial in Morristown Cemetery. In lieu offlowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Heart and StrokeFoundation of Nova Scotia or Valley Regional Hospital Foundation,Kentville.

His first marriage on 19 JUN 1684 to Esther Clapp (b. JUL 1656)
Esther Strong b: 30 APR 1685
Samuel Strong b: 21 JAN 1686/87
Susannah Strong b: 26 FEB 1687/88
Abigail Strong b: 1 JAN 1688/89
Abigail Strong b: 23 NOV 1690
Christian Strong b: 1 MAR 1691/92
Nehemiah Strong b: ABT. 1694
Ezra Strong b: 14 OCT 1697

First married to Mr. Gregory

He first married Margery Deane (b. 1615 in Chardstock, Somerset,England) on 5 DEC 1630 in England.
Their c:hildren:
John Strong b: 1626 in England
Infant Strong b: ABT. 1635Marriage 1 to unknown spouse
John STRONG b: 1626 in England
STRONG b: 1630

Immigration: 30 May 1630 Ship "Mary & John", Nantasket, Ma, As Youth With His Younger Sister

Ruling Elder in First Church

helped found & settle Dorchester,Hingham,Taunton, MA & Windsor, CT, Northampton, MA. Possibly born about 1605- lang behn info. Married his first cousin.

Having strong Puritan sympathies, he sailed from Plymouth for the new world, March 20, 1630, in company with 140 persons, on the ship Mary and John (Capt. Squeb) and arrived at Nantasket, Mass. (Hull), about twelve miles Southeast from Boston, after a passage of more than seventy days, on Sunday, May 30, 1630. The original destination of the vessel was Charles river, but an unfortunate misunderstanding which arose between the captain and the passengers resulted in their being put ashore by him at Nantasket. After searching for a few days for a good place in which to settle and make homes for themselves, they decided upon the spot, which they called Dorcester, in memory of the endeared home in England which many of them had left and especially of its revered pastor, Rev. John White, 'the great patron of New England emigration' who had especially encouraged them to come hither. (above from Dwight's History)

From Jedediah History Update: Elder John Strong- 2nd Arrival in America (1635) on the ship "Hopewell", John Driver, Master for Mass. Bay of New England. May 8, 1635-Weymouth. "Jon Stronge for himself, family, goods, and food."(Book #58B, entitled "Index of Ships and Passengers to the American Colonies")

Strong family tradition, based on the account written by Gov. Caleb Strong in 1777, maintains that Elder John Strong was a passenger on the ship "Mary and John" in 1630. James Savage in Geneal. Dictionary of the 1st Settlers of New Eng." 1860, discounts Elder John Strong having come on the "Mary and John". "Although Savage was correct in concluding John Strong did not come on the "Mary and John" in 1630 with his wife and children, it has not been proven that he did not come in 1630 as a youth. A number of young men of the "Mary and John" returned to England to marry." (Search for the Passengers of the Mary and John, Vol. 2).
Elder John lived in Hingham, 1635, Taunton 1638, Winsor, CT 1646, and Northampton 1659. John Strong, Walter and John Deane were admitted freemen of the Plymouth Colony, December 4, 1638. Margerie Deane Strong and infant died about 1635 at Hingham or Taunton, MA.

from John Langbehn's database: "John 3 Strong "Elder" (John 2, George1). Born, circa 1605, in England. Died, 14 Apr 1699, in Northampton, MA. Resided in Dorchester, MA. Resided in Hingham, MA. Resided: 4 Dec 1638, in Taunton, MA. Resided in Windsor, CT."

That the Strongs of England, Ireland and Scotland are of a different origin respectively, would seem to be manifest from the variety of their family crests. The crest of the Strongs of Ireland is a lion rampart, azure, supporting a pillar argent (or silver); of those of Scotland, a cluster of grapes stalked and leaved; while of those of England there is a threefold variety of crest. One of them is, out of a mural coronet, gold, and an eagle, wings displayed, gold; another is an eagle with two heads,wings expanded: the third form of crest is an eagle displayed, gold. An eagle with wings expanded characterizes them all alike. Which of the three forms of crest belongs to the Strongs of this country, the author has no means of determining. Persons consulting books of heraldic symbols seem to have selected, on the principle of choosing the best, the first of the three English crests described as that of the American branch of the family . No one of whom the author has heard has in his possession any silver tankard, or other family relic, on which the real ensigns armorial of the family are engraved.

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Birth given as 1605 with parent's marriage in 1609. Strong family notes in Ohio Gen Lib, emigrated in 1630, deputy t o General Court in Plymouth in 1641, 1643, and 1644. The surname was originally also Straunge, Storange, and Stronge. Another source: Descendants of Palatiah and Iantha Strong, compiled by Herbert L. and Julia W. Strong, manuscript undated,purchased by Firelands Historical Society, 1991. Family characteristics are physical vigor and longevity. Source: Colonial and Revolutionary Lineage, vol. 3, DAR Library, Washington, DC. "Elder" John Strong came to New England about 1630, perhaps from the vicinity of "Southcard, in the parish of Chard", Somersetshire, where his first wife' s father, William Deane, died. The statement is found that John was a son of Richard Strong, of Taunton, England, but no definite proof is found. While it is stated that previous to coming to Taunton, in 1637, he divided his time between Dorchester and Hingham, Mass, his name is not found in the printed town records of Dorchester. John Strong had granted to him, in Hingham, Mass, Sept 18, 1635, five acres of land on North St, near Ship St. He was a freeman, 1636-37. He removed from there to Taunton, Mass, where he was one of "the 46 ancient purchasers of Taunton," in 1638; others were John Deane and Walter Deane. John Strong was the first constable of Taunton, which officer represented the Plymouth government in that new settlement in 1638. He was one of the seven freemen of Cohannet "sworn in" that same year. He was again appointed constable in 1639. He was deputy in 1641, 1642 and 1643, and was one of the foremost, most influential citizens. His house-lot was on Deane S t, next west of John Deane's lot. Mr. Strong appointed Walter Deane attorney to dispose of his real estate in Taunton, after he left. At some time before Feb, 1647, Elder Strong removed to Windsor, Conn, where several of his younger children were born. There he was appointed, with four others, "to superintend and bring forward the settlement of that place." In 1659 he removed to Northampton, Mass, of which he was one of the first and most active founders. He lived in Northampton for 40 years, and was a leading man in town and church affairs. His business as a tanner was prosperous. He owned, at different times, some two hundred acres of land in and around Northampton. He died in Northampton, Apr 14,1699, leaving about 160 descendants.

John Strong married (first) probably in England, Eleanor Deane, who died probably about 1635, and who, there is strong evidence to believe, was a daughter of William Deane, of Southcard, in the parish of Chard, Somersetshire, and a sisterof John and Walter Deane, of Taunton, Mass. "Elder" John Strong married (second), about 1636, Abigail Ford. "Plymouth Colony, its history & people 1620-1691, Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Ancestry Publishing, Salt Lake City, 1986. Taunton was originally called Cohanett. The first 7 free men were William Poole, John Gilbert, Sr., Henry Andrews, John Strong, John Deane, Walter Deane, and Edward Case. They were made freemen 4 Dec 1638. On 5 Mar 1638, Capt Poole was authorized to exercise the men at Cohanett in arms. On 1 Jun 1641, the General Court ordered that the first 7 freemen of Taunton, who had suffered great personal expense in traveling to attend the courts and in laying out lands to the town's inhabitants, should have some additional lands assigned them, provided the additions not exceed 40 acres apiece. He was one of 54 men on the list of those able to bear arms in 1643. (from p. 67) Will of William Deane of Southchard, Somerset, dated 22 Jul 1634, mentions daughter Margery Strong and grandson John Strong.

Eleanor, the wife of Walter Deane, was a daughter of John Strong of Chard, Somerset, and sister of John Strong of Northampton. (p. 279). John Strong sailed to New England from Dorset on 8 May 1635, with his family, aboard the Hopewell. (p.268) (NGSQ 71:173 ) The master of the Hopewell was John Driver, from Wymouth to Mass Bay. Source: E190/876/1, Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1LR.

Had At Least 114 Grandchildren At Time Of Death

From The Mary and John by Kuhns: "After the death of John Strong's first wife, he married, probably before 1635, Abigail Ford, born Oct. 8, 1619, died July 6, 1688. In 1635, John Strong was at Hingham, Mass. In 1638, he was an inhabitant of Taunton, and he was Representative of Taunton at General Court in 1641-43-44. He removed to Northampton in 1659, where he became the first ruling elder of the Northampton Church. Jerijah Strong, the son of Elder John Strong, states that his father died April 13,1699, in the 92nd year of his age." (page 75)

Two generations of the Strong ancestry of John Strong, 1635 immigrant to Massachusetts, have been documented in STRONG FAMILY HISTORIES, Volume V, pages 629-639. His father was John Stronge; his grandfather was George Stronge. Both resided in the Parish of Chard, SomersetShire,England. John Strong, 2nd, was born there probably between 1605 and 1610, according to most estimations.

CARPENTER AND ALLIED FAMILIES: GENEALOGICAL AND BIOGRAPHIC AL. The book was "Prepared and Printed for Miss Annie I. Carpenter by The American Historical Society, Inc., New York, 1936."

The following is quoted from pages 125, 127, 129, 131. (Even page numbers were not used.)

Miss Carpenter obviously commissioned this most prestigious group to conduct a genealogy of her family.


""ELDER" JOHN STRONG (called "Elder" to describe his church office) came to New England about 1630, perhaps from the vicinity of "Southcard, in the parish of Chard," Somersetshire, England, where his first wife's father, William Deane, died. The statement is found that John was a son of Richard Strong, of Taunton, England, but no definite proof is found.While it is stated that previous to coming to Taunton " [Massachusetts]"in 1637, he divided his time between Dorchester and Hingham, Massachusetts, his name is not found in the printed town records of Dorchester.

"John Strong had granted to him in Hingham, Massachusetts, September 18,1635, five acres of land on North Street, near Ship Street. He was a freeman, 1636-37. He removed from there to Taunton, Massachusetts, where he was one of "th e forty-six ancient purchasers of Taunton" in 1638; others were John Deane and Walter Deane. John Strong was the first constable of Taunton, which officer represented the Plymouth government in that new settlement in 1638. He was one of the seven freeman [sic] of Cohannet "sworn in" that same year. He was again appointed constable in 1639. He was deputy in 1641, 1642, and 1643, and was one of the formost, most influential citizens. His house-lot was on Deane Street, next west of John Deane's lot. Mr. Strong appointed Walter Deane attorney to dispose of his real estate in Taunton, after he left. At some time before February, 1647, Elder Strong removed to Windsor, Connecticut, where several of his younger children were born. There he was appointed, with four others, "to superintend and bring forward the settlement of that place." In 1659 he removed to Northampton, Massachusetts, of which he was one of the first and most active founders. He lived in Northampton for forty years, and was a leading man in town and church affairs. His business as a tanner was prosperous. He owned, at different times, some two hundred acres of land in and around North ampton. Hedied in Northampton, Massachusetts, April 14, 1 699, leaving about one hundred sixty descendants."

"John Strong married (first) probably in England, Eleanor Deane" [should be Margery Deane], "who died probably about 1635, and who, there is strong evidence to believe, was a daughter of William Deane, of Southcard, in the parish of Chard, Somersetshire, England, and a sister of John and Walter Deane, of Taunton, Massachusetts. "Elder" John Strong married (second), about 1636, Abigail Ford."

17 children were named on pages 127, 129. Josiah Strong, born about 1639 and who died young, was not named in this account. Additional data on the Jedediah Strong line begins on page 131; all of this was not photocopied.


SOURCES cited on pages 129, 131:

Samuel Hopkins Emery: HISTORY OF TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS, pages 29, 78.



Benjamin W. Dwight: THE HISTORY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF ELDER JOHN STRONG, OF NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS, pages 16, 228, 1076, 1120, 1291, 1305,1465, 1473, 1475, 1568.


NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, Vol. III, pages 214,383. Vol. LI, pages 432-435. Vol. LVII, pag e 209.

RECORDS OF THE FIRST CHURCH OF DORCHESTER IN NEW ENGLAND, 1 636-1734,published 1891, page 149.

If there is any motto belonging to the ensigns armorial of the Strongs, the author knows not what it is. It was early represented to him by some members of the family, that there was a motto handed down to us by our ancestors, for the ever new inspiration of manly virtue in our hearts; and a grand motto it was for the practical wisdom that it conveys:Tentanda est via! they said that it was; and i t is surely good enough to be written in letters of gold over the portals of any human pathway leading onwards and upwards. It has in it the sap and strength of adozen or more of our best proverbs, such as "Try again:" "Nothing venture nothing have:" "First be sure you are right, then go ahead:" "Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing in the best manner possible:" "Practice makes perfect:" "Don't give up the ship:" "Faintheart never won fair lady:" "Perseverance conquers all things:" "Work and wait:" "Do or die: " "Real success is worth all that it costs." The author has put this motto fully to the proof in the preparation of this work: and he recommends it to all, young and old, as in valuable in the work of life, in the pursuit of whatever go o done may wish to obtain. He is sorry to be compelled to drop it as the family motto. It belongs to the Stronge Family of Lyman Abbey, a baronetcy created in the last century, whose crest is an eagle displayed with two heads, sable, beaked and legged, azure, langued, gules: motto, tentand a est via. This family may be connected in some way, as the resemblance of name and heraldic symbols would seem to suggest, with the Strong Family. If we cannot boast, as we would not if we could, of descent from the kings and nobles of other lands, we may well feel an honest pride in an ancestry whose wealth was wealth of character, and whose patent of nobility they obtained from above in following through storm and shine the footsteps of prophets and apostles and of the Son of God.

The Strong Family of England was originally located in the county of Shropshire. One of the family married an heiress of Griffith, of the county of Caernarvon, Wales, and went thither to reside in 1545. Richard Strong was of this branch of the family, and was born in the county of Caern arvon in 1561. In 1590 he removed to Taunton, Somersetshire, England, where he died in 1613, leaving a son John then eight years ofage, and a daughter Eleanor. The name is stated in one record, on what authority the writer knows not, to have been originally McStrachan and to have gone through the following changes, McStrachan, Strachan,Strachn, Strong. John Strong was born in Taunton, Eng., in 1605, whence he removed to London and afterwards to Plymouth. Having strong Puritan sympathies he sailed from Plymouth for the new world, March 20, 1630, in company with 140 persons, and among them Rev. Messrs. John Warham and John Maverick and Messrs. John Mason and Roger Clapp, in the ship Mary and John (Capt. Squeb) and arrived at Nantasket, Mass. (Hull), about twelve miles southeast from Boston, after a passage of more than seventy days in length, on Sunday, May 30, 1630.

The grandfather of Elder John Strong was, as tradition informs us, a Roman Catholic, and lived to a great age. The Strong Family has borne out remarkably, in its earlier generations in this country at any rate, the historical genuineness of its name, in its wide-spread characteristics of physical vigor and longevity, and the large size of very many of its numerous households.

Eleanor Strong came with her brother John to this country, when he was but twenty-five years of age, and she was probably several years younger, and married Walter Deane, a tanner, of Taunton, Mass.,previously of Taunton, Eng., and became the mother of four sons and one daughter. He was born about 1617, and was a prominent man in the affairs of his new home. Her descendants have been numerous and highly respectable. For various accounts of some of them se e N. E. Gen. Register, published at Boston in several volumes, in various places.
In 1635, after having assisted in founding and developing the town of Dorchester, John Strong removed to Hingham, Mass., and on March 9, 1636, took the freeman's oath at Boston. His stay at Hingham was short, as on Dec. 4, 1638, he is found to have been an inhabitant and proprietor of Taunton, Mass., and to have been made in that year a freeman of Plymouth Colony. He remained at Taunton, as late at any rate as 1645, as he was a deputy thence to the General court in Plymouth, in 1641, '3, and '4. From Taunton he removed to Windsor, Ct., where he was appointed with four others, Capt. John Mason, Roger Ludlow, Israel Stoughton, and Henry Wolcott, all very leading men in the infant colony, "t o superintend and bring forward the settlement of that place," which had been settled a few years before (1636) by a portion of the same colony that with him had founded Dorchester. Windsor was in fact called at first, and for several years (1636-50), Dorchester.

In 1659 he removed from Windsor to Northampton, Mass., of which he was one of the first and most active founders, as he had been previously of Dorchester, Hingham, Taunton, and Windsor. In Northampton he lived for forty years, and was a leading man in the affairs of the town and of the church. He was a tanner and very prosperous in his business. His tannery was located on what is now the southwest corner of Market and Main streets near the railroad depot. He owned at different times, as appears by records in the county clerk's office, some two hundred acres of land in and around Northampton.

How he obtained his office and title as Elder John Strong will appear by the following quotation from the church records at Northampton: "After solemn and extraordinary seeking to God for his direction and blessing, the church chose John Strong ruling Elder, and William Holton, deacon. They were ordained 13: 3 mo: '63" (or, the year beginning then in March, June 13, 1663, O. S., or N.S. June 24, 1663), "the elder by the imposition of the hands of the pastor " (Rev. Eleazer Mather) "and Mr.Russell of Hadley - the deacon, afterwards by the imposition of the hands of the past or and elder. Mr. Russell, Mr. Goodwin, and brother Goodman were present from Hadley; Dea. Chapin and Mr. Holyoke from Springfield, who gave the right hand of fellowship to these delegates. "How near to the minister himself, so greatly revered, the ruling elder stood in the thoughts of our Pilgrim fathers, is manifest from the functions of his office, as described in the following church record under date of Sept. 11, 1672: "Solomon Stoddard was ordained pastor of the church in Northampton by Mr. John Strong, ruling elder, and Mr. John Whiting, pastor of the second church in Hartford."

His first wife, whose name and family the author has not been able to ascertain, he married in England. She died on the passage or soon after landing; and in about two months afterwards her infant offspring, a second child, died also. He married in December, 1630, for a second wife, Abigail Ford of Dorchester, Mass., with whom he lived in wedlock for fifty-eight years. She died, the mother of 16 children, July 6,1688, aged about 80; he died April 14, 1699 aged 94. He had had, up to the time of his decease, 160 descendants, viz: eighteen children, fifteen of whom had families; one hundred and fourteen grandchildren (6,John of Windsor; 16, Thomas of Northampton; 14, Jedediah; 7, Return; 10,Elder Ebenezer; 6, Abigail, Mrs. Chauncey; 12, Mrs. Joseph Parsons; 13, Mrs. Zerubbabel Filer; 8, Samuel; 11, Mary, Mrs. John Clark; 7, Hannah, Mrs. William Clark; 4, Hester, Mrs. Thomas Bissell); and thirty-three great grandchildren, at least.

He made over his lands in his life-time to his children, and took bills of those whom he had helped, beyond their share - as of Ebenezer, for land and rent Đ71 8s., of Samuel, for do. Đ49 12s. and of Jerijah, fordo. Đ60. He owed at his death, Đ61 11s., chiefly to his son Ebenezer - to which add for funeral expenses 40s., probate of will and inventory 7s.6d., and recording of same, 5s., and he had a free estate of Đ140. He gave to seven daughters Đ40 each, with what they had previously received. Abigail had had Đ38 13s.; Elizabeth, Đ36 7s.; Sarah, Đ28 1s.; Hannah, Đ2 8 12s.; Hester, Đ23 5s.; and Thankful, Đ16 7s. He gave to Experience Đ5 and to Catharine Chauncey (dau. of Abigail) Đ10 and to Rachel Strong (widow of Thomas) one acre in Northampton long improved by her husband. His sons, Samuel and Jerijah, were the executors of his will.

>Birth note: Gary Boyd Roberts & William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co.,Inc.,1984

4 children

She was the foster child of Johannes Vikström and Elina Olofsson

Isak f. 1862-01-25, Undervisas i hemmet
Maria f. 1864-09-25

Isabelle Jones Heim, age 94, a longtime resident of San Clemente, passedaway at her home on April 19, 2005. She is survived by her son, KirkHoffner; two daughters, Harriett I. Hermann and Nadine Clewett. She isalso survived by her eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Funeral Services and Interment will be private.
Sun Post News: Orange County Register weekly, San Clemente, CA, 21 April 2005

From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

Trahaearn ap Caradog (died 1081) was a king of Gwynedd.

On the death of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn in 1075, it appears that none of his sons were old enough to claim the throne, and Bleddyn's cousin Trahaearn ap Caradog, seized power. The family is thought to have originated in Arwystli, on the border between Gwynedd and Powys. The same year Gruffydd ap Cynan landed on Anglesey with an Irish force, and with the assistance of the Norman Robert of Rhuddlan defeated Trahaearn and gained control of Gwynedd. However tension between Gruffydd's Irish bodyguard and the local Welsh led to a rebellion in Llyn and Trahaearn took the opportunity to counter attack, defeating Gruffydd at the battle of Bron yr Erw, also in 1075, and forcing him to flee back to Ireland.

In 1078 Trahaearn was campaigning in South Wales, defeating Rhys ab Owain of Deheubarth, who had been responsible for the killing of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn, in a battle at Gwdig. Rhys was forced to flee, and later the same year was killed by Caradog ap Gruffydd of Gwent. This was hailed in the annals Brut y Tywysogion as "vengeance for the blood of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn".

Trahaearn ruled Gwynedd until 1081, when Gruffydd ap Cynan returned from Ireland with an army of Danes and Irish and made an alliance with Rhys ap Tewdwr who had recently been ousted as prince of Deheubarth by Caradog ap Gruffydd of Morgannwg. Trahaearn countered by making an alliance with Caradog ap Gruffydd. He is also said to have had Norman arbalisters in his army, but at the Battle of Mynydd Carn, north of St David's, that year both Trahaearn and Caradog were killed, and Gruffydd ap Cynan took over the rule of Gwynedd while Rhys ap Tewdwr was restored as prince of Deheubarth. Trahaearn is recorded as having been killed by one of Gruffydd ap Cynan's men, an Irishman named Gucharki.

Ancestral File Number: 2475-P6L His will was proved Feb 13, 1635(perogat ive Court of Cantebury1636,pile 15, Nov 26, 1627) mentions sonsThomas and Wal ter andfivegrandchildren, Marie, Elizabeth, Joan,daughters of Walter, WilliamandGrandson, John Strong. Walter Stronge washis sole Executor.

A. GEORGE STRONGE - Tailor - D. 1635, Chard, Somerset, England. M.Unknown, D. aft. 1579.

Manor Court Rolls - Chardstock Sept. 1596 - Paying homage to the manor court. May 3, 1604 - George Strang - Assessor to view commons July 13, 1604 - "The water in George Stronge's ditch is not able to passbut run out in the way and he must scower the same." 1629 - "We do present George Stronge for that he dothe sell fuell fursesin the commons and carry them into another parish and burn them contraryto the customs of the our manor, therefore he is fined ten shillings; andthat George Stronge hath pulled downe a barne builded upon posts upon hiscottage and carryed the tymber into another manor and hath also rootedupp certayne apple trees growing uppon his said cottage and carryed thesame out of the manor". 1631, 1632, 1633 - Fined for not cleaning his ditch. May 20, 1635 - Presentment of the death of George Stronge since theprevious court and that he was tenant of TWO COTTAGES in Chardstocktowne, to which Thomas Stronge was thereupon admitted as the next tenant.[Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearinghouse] 1636 - "That George Stronge, tenant since the last court to the cottagein Chardstock town and doth happen to the lord for a death duty, and thatThomas Strong is the next tenant". Manor Court Rolls - Chard 1614 Manor Court Jury 1625-1628 Subsidy (DD/HT 465, Somerset Record Office)

George Stronge in Chardland 1628/29 George Stronge in Chardland. Will of George Stronge of Chard dated, 20 Nov. 1627, proved 13 Feb.1635/36, (PCC1636, Pile 15) I George Strong of the parishe of Chard....tayler.... I give unto THOMASSTRONG MY SONNE 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto JOHN STRONGE MYGRANDCHILD, 6 shillings 8 pence. I give unto WILLIAM STRONG MYGRANDCHILD, 20 poundes due to me from George Cookney and NicholasStaple.... I give unto the said William Strong ffive pewter platters, twopondgers, one bason, ffower sawcers, two saltsellers, and two brassecandelsticke. I give unto MARIE STRONG MY GRANDCHILD DAUGHTER of WALTERSTRONG MY SONNE, 10 poundes which Thomas Parris oweth me....and more Igive her my best brasse crocke, and my lesser brasse pann. I give untoJOANE STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I give untoELIZABETH STRONG, DAUGHTER of the said WALTER STRONG, 10 poundes. I giveand bequeath unto my said SON WALTER STRONG whome I make, and ordaynesole executor of this my last will and testement. I desire MY GOODFRIENDS THOMAS LEGG THE YOUNGER and THOMAS BOWDITCH OF WICKCRAST to be myoverseers. Witnesses - Thomas Pitte, Sir John Rives, Richard Ray, THOMASBURRAGE. [Abstracted by J. Osborn]


Thomas Stronge-Tailor - Bur. 12 May 1663, Chardstock, Devon, England. M.12 May 1604, Chardstock, Devon, Eng., Joanna Bagge, bur. 26 Aug. 1657,Chardstock, Devon, Eng.. Children

Maria Stronge - Bpt. 29 June 1604, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. Elizabeth Stronge - Bpt. 3 Dec. 1606, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. Lavinia Stronge - Bpt. 17 March 1608, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. A daughter bur. 10 June 1609, Chardstock, Devon, Eng., probably one ofthe above, since three daughters mentioned in the will of John Stronge,1612.

Jane Stronge - Bpt. 20 Mar. 1610, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. Sarah Stronge - Bpt. 20 June 1613, Chardstock, Devon, Eng. M.______Matthews. Children

i. James Matthews - alive 1694. ii. Jeremy Matthews - alive 1694.

f. REV. JAMES STRONGE and his descendants

2. JOHN STRONGE - D. 1612, bur. 13 July 1612, Chard, Somerset, Eng.. M.Uknown, 1609, Chard, Somerset, England. She pos. m. 2) William Cogan,father of Eleanor Cogan, wife of Walter Deane.

Will of John Stronge of Chard, Proved 22 Sept. 1612 Where as the said John Stronge lieth sick of body but of good and the poor of Chardland 4 shillings the Church 2shillings.... to MY SON JOHN STRONGE, 10 MY CHILD THAT MYWIFE GOETH WITH all 10 pounds....If either of them die it shall remain tothe other, until they be of lawful year....To MY BROTHER THOMAS STRONG'SDAUGHTER, my godaughter, 2 shillings. I give THE OTHER TWO, 1 shillingeach....I make my wife whole executor of such goods as I have....I makemy overseers My FATHER GEORGE STRONGE, JOHN BOWRIDGE, WALTER STRONGE,JOHN WARRY.... Witnesess:HENRY WARRY


a. ELDER JOHN STRONGE b. Uknown - B. abt. 1613, Chard, Somerset, Eng. 3. Walter Stronge - Butcher - B. 1579, bpt. Apr. 17, 1681, Chardstock,Devon, Eng. bur. 9 3Apr. 1667, Chard, Somerset, Eng. M. Feb. 1621, Chard,Devon, Eng. Ann Bond, bur. 11 Sept. 1674, Chard, Somerset, Eng., dau. ofJohn Bond, of Forton, Chard, Somerset, Eng.

" Evidence given by Walter Strong of Chard, butcher, in a case ofincontinence on 19 Oct. 1619. Strong had lived in Chard for the past 20years, was aged 40 (b.c.1579) and born in Chardstock, Dorset. (DiocesanDeposition, D/D/Cd 54).

Chancery Bills and Answers, Charles I, Warrey v. Bond W 14/32, dated 12Feb. 1630 [31?], Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearinghouse

Plaintiff Agnes Warrey, widow of Richard Warrey, stated that John Bondthe elder of Chard, Somerset, deceased, had been 'estated' in four acresin Forton alias Fordington in the parish of Chard for the lives of JohnChubb, Richard Bond and Alice Bond (the last two being children of thesaid Richard (? John) Bond, the inheritance [ie. freehold] of the landbelonging to the Deanery of Wells. John Bond had conveyed the land toWilliam Bond and Anne Stronge (daughter of the said John Bond and wife ofWalter Stronge), who had sold the same to the plaintiff's husband. Thesaid Richard Bond was defendant. [Robin Bush, pub. By M&J Clearing house]


Marie Strong - B. bef. 1628. Elizabeth Strong - B, bef, 1628. Joane Strong - B. bef. 1628. George Strong - Clothier - Bpt. 14 Oct. 1629, Chard, Somerset, Eng., bur.23 May 1710, Chard, Somerset, Eng. M. Margaret _______, 1709, Chard,Somerset, Eng.

[Robert Strong-from Bill]

[Robert Strong (1490) descendents.GED]

George STRONG was born in Chard, Somerset, England 1556. George died1634/1635 in Chardstock, Dorset, England, at age 79.

The Will of George Strong Dated 20 November 1627, proved 13 February 1635In the name of God Amen. The nine and twentith day of November in theyeare of our Lord God, One thousand six hundred twenty and seaven. IGeorge Strong of the parishe of Chard in the countie of Somerset; taylerconsidering the mortall estate of mankind and the uncertainetie of thetyme of death doe in good health, and perfect memorie (thankes be to God)make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following, thatis to say; Imprimis I commend my soule into the handes of the AlmightieGod, And my bodie to be buried. Item I give unto Thomas Strong my sonnesix shillinges and eight pence to be paid within one moneth after mydecease. Item I give unto William Strong my grandchild twenty pounds dueto me from George Cookney and Nicholas Staple as by their severallspecialtyes appeareth. Item more I give unto the said William Strong fivepewter platters, two pondgers, One Bason, fower sawcers, two saltsellers,and two brasse candlesticke. Item I give unto Marie Strong my grandchilddaughter of William Strong my sonne tenn poundes which Thomas Parrisoweth me, as by his bond appeareth. And more I give her my best brassecrocke, and my lesser Brasse Pann. Item I give unto Elizabeth Strong oneother daughter of the said Walter Strong tenn poundes due upon bond fromNicholas Staple, And more I give her my best brasse pan, and lesserbrasse crocke. Item I give unto Joane Strong daughter of the said Waltertenn pounds. Item I will that my board and cubbord in my now dwellinghouse shall remayne and be an implements, and appurtening to the sameforever. All the rest of my goodes and chattells whatsoever (my debtslegacyes, and funerall expences being paid) I give and bequeath unto mysaid sonne Walter Strong, whome I make, and ordayne sole Executors ofthis my last will and testament. And desire my good friendes Thomas Leggthe younger and Thomas Bowdich of Wickrast to be my overseers desiringthem to doe their best to see this last will testament performed. Inwitness hereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the very daie andyeare above written. Signe of George Strong. Sealed published anddeclared in presence of these witnesses Thom:Pitte, Sir John Rives,Richard Ray, Thomas Burrage.

George STRONG and *UNKNOWN had the following children:

i. Thomas STRONG. His body was interred May 12, 1663 inChardstock,Dorset, England. ii. William STRONG. William died 1612/1613 at age unknown. iii. Walter STRONG was born in Chardstock, Somerset, England about 1579.His body was interred April 9, 1667. iv. John STRONG was born circa 1585

Lynch, Irene M. - 78, Hamilton, Ontario, formerly of Berwick andColchester County, died Saturday in Hamilton. Born at Five Islands,Colchester County, she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Alice(Smythe) Phinney. She is survived by her husband, Donald; four daughters,Dorothea Fredericks, Hamilton; Alice Shingler, Dundas, Ont.; MargieClark, British Columbia; Linda Rokely, Alymer, Ont.; two sons, MilfordPorter, Nictaux; Ralph Lynch, Hamilton; four sisters, Esther Sanford,Etta Dempsey, Ulrecka McIntosh, Freda Grover, all of Nova Scotia; abrother, Leander Porter, Nova Scotia; 18 grandchildren; 9 greatgrandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Harold; four brothers,Jerry, Leonard, Ray, Harry; two sisters, Rita, Florence. The body is inMattatall's Funeral Home, Truro, visitation 2-4. 7-9 p.m. today, andwhere funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Dr. Malcolm Harlowofficiating. Burial will be in Earltown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society."
Halifax Chronicle Herald, 14 Aug 1991

Henry III (October 1, 1207 - November 16, 1272) is one of the least-knownBritish monarchs, considering the great length of his reign. He was alsothe first child monarch in English royal history.

He was born in 1207, the son of King John of England and Isabella of Angouleme. According to Nicholas Trevet, Henry was a thickset man of medium height, with a narrow forehead and a drooping left eyelid (inherited by his son, Edward I).

Following Johnʼs death in 1216, Henry, aged nine, was hastily crowned in Gloucester, as the barons who had been supporting the invasion of Prince Louis of France in order to ensure John's deposition quickly saw the young prince as a safer option. Henry's regents immediately declared their intention to rule by Magna Carta which they did during Henryʼs minority. Magna Carta was reissued in 1217 as a sign of goodwill to the barons. The country was ruled by regents until 1227.

When Henry reached maturity, however, he was keen to restore royal authority, looking towards the autocratic model of the French monarchy. Henry married Eleanor of Provence and he promoted many of his French relatives to power and wealth. For instance, one Poitevin, Peter des Riveaux, held the offices of treasurer of the household, keeper of the king's wardrobe, keeper of the privy seal, and the sheriffdoms of twenty-one English counties simultaneously. Henry's tendency to govern for long periods with no publicly appointed ministers who could be held accountable for their actions and decisions did not make matters any easier. Many English barons came to see his method of governing as foreign.

Henry himself, on the other hand, was much taken with the cult of the Anglo-Saxon saint king Edward the Confessor who had been canonized in 1161. Told that St Edward dressed austerely, Henry took to doing the same and wearing only the simplest of robes. He had a mural of the saint painted in his bedchamber for inspiration before and after sleep, and, of course, he named his eldest son after him. Henry designated Westminster, where St Edward had founded the abbey, as the fixed seat of power in England and Westminster Hall duly became the greatest ceremonial space of the kingdom, where the council of nobles also met. Henry appointed French architects from Rheims for the renovation of Westminster Abbey in Gothic style, and work began at great expense in 1245. The centrepiece of Henry's renovated Westminster Abbey was to be a shrine to the confessor king, Edward.

Henry was extremely pious, and his journeys were often delayed by his insistance on hearing Mass several times a day. He took so long to arrive on a visit to the French court that his brother-in-law, King Louis IX of France, banned priests from Henry's route. On one occasion, as related by Roger of Wendover, when King Henry met with papal prelates, he said, "If [the prelates] knew how much I, in my reverence of God, am afraid of them and how unwilling I am to offend them, they would trample on me as on an old and worn-out shoe."

Henry's advancement of foreign favorites, notably his wife's Savoyard uncles and his own Lusignan half-siblings, was unpopular among his subjects and barons. He was also extravagant and avaricious; when his first child, Prince Edward was born, Henry demanded the Londoners bring him rich gifts to celebrate, and even sent back gifts that did not please him. Matthew Paris reports that some said, "God gave us this child, but the king sells him to us."
Henry III lands in Aquitaine, from a later (15th century) illumination. (Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fr. 2829, folio 18)
Henry III lands in Aquitaine, from a later (15th century) illumination. (Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fr. 2829, folio 18)

Henry's reign came to be marked by civil strife, as the English barons led by de Montfort demanded more say in the running of the kingdom. French-born Simon de Montfort had originally been one of the foreign upstarts so loathed by many as Henry's foreign councillors; after he married Henryʼs sister Eleanor without consulting Henry, a feud developed between the two. Their relationship reached a crisis in the 1250s when de Montfort was put on trial for actions he took as lieutenant of Gascony, the last remaining Plantagenet land across the English Channel.

Henry also became embroiled in funding a war in Sicily on behalf of the Pope in return for a title for his second son Edmund, a state of affairs which made many barons fearful that Henry was following in the footsteps of his father and needed to be kept in check, just as King John had. De Montfort became leader of those who wanted to reassert Magna Carta and force the king to surrender more power to the baronial council. In 1258 seven leading barons forced Henry to agree to the Provisions of Oxford which effectively abolished the absolutist Anglo-Norman monarchy, giving power to a council of fifteen barons to deal with the business of government and providing for a three yearly meeting of parliament to monitor their performance.

Henry was forced to take part in the swearing of a collective oath to the Provisions of Oxford. In the following years, those supporting de Montfort and those supporting the king grew more and more polarised; Henry obtained a papal bull in 1261 exempting him from his oath and both sides began to raise armies, the Royalists under Edward Longshanks, Henry's eldest son. Civil War (known as the Second Barons' War) followed.

The charismatic de Montfort and his forces had captured most of southeastern England by 1263 and at the Battle of Lewes on May 14, 1264, Henry was defeated and taken prisoner by de Montfort's army. While Henry was reduced to a figurehead king, de Montfort broadened representation to include each county of England and many important towns - i.e. to groups beyond the nobility. Henry and Edward continued under house arrest. The short period which followed was the closest England was to come to complete abolition of the monarchy until the Commonwealth period of 1649-1660, and many of the barons who had initially supported de Montfort began to suspect that he had gone too far with his reforming zeal.

But only fifteen months later Edward Longshanks had escaped captivity to lead the royalists into battle again, and turned the tables on de Montfort at the Battle of Evesham in 1265. Following this victory savage retribution was exacted on the rebels.

Henry's shrine to Edward the Confessor was finally finished in 1269 and the saint's relics were installed. He died in 1272 and his body was lain temporarily in the tomb of the Confessor while his own sarcophagus was constructed in Westminster Abbey.

Henry was succeeded by his son, Edward I of England.

In the Divine Comedy Dante sees Henry ("the king of simple life") sitting outside the gates of Purgatory with other contemporary European rulers.

Marriage and children

Married on January 14, 1236, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England to Eleanor of Provence, with at least five children born:

1. Edward I (1239-1307)
2. Margaret (1240-1275), married King Alexander III of Scotland
3. Beatrice (1242-1275), married to John II, Duke of Brittany
4. Edmund Crouchback (1245-1296)
5. Katharine (1253-1257)

Note: there is reason to doubt the existence of several attributed children of Henry and Eleanor. Richard, John, and Henry are known only from a 14th century addition made to a manuscript of Flores historiarum, and are nowhere contemporaneously recorded. William is an error for the nephew of Henry's half-brother, William de Valence. Another daughter, Matilda, is found only in the Hayles abbey chronicle, alongside such other fictitious children as a son named William for King John, and a bastard son named John for King Edward I. Matilda's existence is doubtful, at best. For further details, see Margaret Howell's The Children of King Henry III and Eleanor of Provence (1992).

Dubrawka of Bohemia (Polish, Dobrawa or Da;brówka, Czech Doubravka), bornabout 925/931 died 977. She was the daughter of duke Boleslav I ofBohemia and Adiva of England. Adiva was a daughter of King Edward theElder of England.

Dubrawka was first married to Günther von Merseburg. They had a son named Ekkehard I. Margrave Ekkehard I v. Meissen, duke of Thuringia, married Suanehild Billung and their son, margrave Hermann v. Meissen, married Regelinda or Reginlindis, a daughter of Boleslaus or Boleslaw I Chrobry.

After Günther von Merseburg's death his widow Dubrawka married in 965 Mieszko I.

Gloria SKILLINGS, 68, of Ft. Lauderdale, passed away July 18, 1996. Sheis survived by her daughter, Kirsten Burgwin of Ft. Lauderdale; brother,John Sundstrom of Phoenix, AZ. A memorial service will be held,Wednesday, July 24, 1996, 1 PM, at Intersession Episcopal Church, 501N.W. 17th St., Ft. Lauderdale. "She was dearly loved and will be greatlymissed."
South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, 23 July 1996

Blanche de Navarre (originally Blanche d'Artois) (c. 1248 - May 2, 1300),was the regent of Navarre from 1274 to 1284, and later became countess ofLancaster. She was the daughter of count Robert I of Artois, and thegranddaughter of Louis VIII of France.

Blanche's first marriage was to Henry I of Navarre (ruled 1270-1274) who died in 1274, her second in 1276 with Edmund Crouchback, 1st Earl of Lancaster (1245-1296), an English prince who was a younger son of Henry III and Eleanor of Provence.

From 1274 to 1284 she ruled Navarre and the counties of Brie, Champagne, Troyes et Meaux for her daughter, Joan I of Navarre (ruled 1274 - 1305).

Lewis C. Suthern, 77, of Windsor Locks, passed into the loving arms ofhis Heavenly Father, Friday (October 19, 2001). Born in Taunton, MA, sonof the late Alden and Lennie (Small) Suthern, he graduated fromNortheastern University in 1956 and served during World War II in theEngineer Combat Battalion. He was an avid model railroading enthusiastand a member of the Manchester Silk City Chorus. Lewis was a member ofBethany Baptist Church, Broad Brook, where for many years he was activelyinvolved in the church music ministry. With loving memories, he leaveshis wife of 46 years, Arlene (Dill) Suthern; and his daughters andsons-in-law, Allyson and Daniel Kehoe of Suffield, Judi and Greg Voets ofEast Granby, and Brenda and Robert Boucher of Windsor Locks; and hisprecious grandchildren, Keri and Laura Kehoe, Keith and Holly Voets, andLindsey and Ryan Austin. He also leaves his sister, Grace Dyke ofTaunton, MA; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by hisbrother, Curtis Suthern of California in November, 2000. Funeral serviceswill be Monday, 11 a.m., at the Bethany Baptist Church, 278 North St., RT140, Broad Brook, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield. His familywill receive friends Monday, 10-11 a.m., at the church. In lieu offlowers, contributions may be made to the Bethany Baptist Building Fund,278 North St., Broad Brook, or to the Alzheimer's Association, 443Franklin Ave., Hartford, CT. The Nicholson & Carmon Funeral Home,Suffield, has charge of arrangements.
The Hartford Courant, 20 October 2001

Possible ID:
LORRAINE E. TWARDOKS, b. 3 Jun 1926, d. Feb 1977 at Buena Park, Orange County, CA. SSN issued in South Dakota

From Wikipedia

In Norse mythology, Sigmund was a hero whose story is told in Volsunga saga. He and his sister, Signy, are the children of Volsung. Sigmund is best known as the father of Sigurd the dragon-slayer, though Sigurd's tale has almost no connections to the Volsung tales.

In the Volsunga Saga, Signy marries Siggeir, the king of Gautland (i.e. modern Götaland and Beowulf's Geatland. However, in some English translations he is described as the king of the Goths). Volsung and Sigmund were attending the wedding feast (which lasted for some time before and after the marriage), when Odin, in the guise of a beggar, plunged a sword into the living tree around which Volsung's halls was built. The disguised Odin announced that the man who could remove the sword would have it as a gift. Only Sigmund was able to free the sword.

Siggeir is smitten with envy and desire for the sword. Siggeir invited Sigmund, his father Völsung and Sigmund's nine brothers to a visit in Gautland to see the newlyweds three months later. When the Völsung clan had arrived they were attacked by the Gauts (Geats) and king Völsung was killed and his sons captured. Signy beseached her husband to spare her brothers and to put them in stocks instead of killing them. As Siggeir thought that the brothers deserved to be tortured before they were killed, he agreed.

He then let his shape-shifting mother turn into a wolf and each night devour one of the brothers, until only Sigmund remained. Signy had a servant smear honey on the face of Sigmund and when the she-wolf arrived she started licking the honey off Sigmund's face. She licked and stuck her tongue into Sigmund's mouth whereupon Sigmund bit her tongue off, killing her. Sigmund then hid in the forests of Gautland and Signy brought him everything he needed.

Sigmund escaped his bonds and lived underground in the wilderness on Siggeir's lands. While he was in hiding, Signy came to him in the guise of a Völva (sorceress) and conceived a child by him Sinfjötli (the Fitela of Beowulf). Bent on revenge for their father's death, Signy sent her sons to Sigmund in the wilderness, one by one, to be tested. As each failed, Signy urged Sigmund to kill them. Finally, Sinfjötli (born of the incest between Signy and Sigmund) passed the test.

Sigmund and his son/nephew, Sinfjötli, grew wealthy as outlaws. In their wanderings, they came upon men sleeping in cursed wolf skins. Upon killing the men and wearing the wolf skins, Sigmund and Sinfjötli were cursed to a type of lycanthropy. Eventually, Sinfjötli and Sigmund avenged the death of Volsung.

After the death of Signy, Sigmund and Sinfjötli went harrying together. Sigmund married a woman named Borghild and had two sons, one of them named Helgi. Helgi and Sinfjötli ruled a kingdom jointly. Helgi married a woman named Sigrun after killing her father. Sinfjötli later killed Sigrun's brother in battle and Sigrun avenged her brother by poisoning Sinfjötli.

Later, Sigmund married a woman named Hjörd́ıs. After a short time of peace, Sigmund's lands were attacked by King Lyngi. While in battle, Sigmund matched up against an old man (Odin in disguise). Odin shattered Sigmund's sword, and Sigmund fell at the hands of others. Dying, Sigmund told Hjörd́ıs that she was pregnant and that her son would one day make a great weapon out of the fragments of his sword. That son was Sigurd.

Sigmund's story may be based on older material than that found in the Sigurd story and it is more directly involved in matters of family descent and the conquest of lands. If there is a historical person behind the Sigmund stories, it is probably a chieftain from the time of the first great Germanic migration in the second and third centuries CE.

I accidentally came across this item while looking for something else inthe
Amherst Daily News newspaper. As many of the Parrsboro Record's and the
Springhill Records's from the 50's are missing on microfilm at NSARM,
Halifax, (possibly due to the 1957 Springhill Fire) I have been re-reading
the A.D.N. for the missing 50's time slots.

Note Alice Marie Smythe is a sister to Phoebe Helen Smythe who m/1 George
Washington Hudson, Emily Jane Winters' son on my research line. Isaac
Luthern Phinney's mother was Annie Winters (haven't managed to make this
connection to my research line yet); small world!

I have noted the "typos, misprints & errors" below the obit. that "I'm aware
of" as it was possibly written by one of the surviving children who didn't
know all the early details.

It is believed Alice and Isaac's marriage broke up sometime after 1915 and
she then took Irene and Luther with her over to the Valley and m/2 Manson
Porter sometime before 1920 and had 10 additional children.

Isaac Luthern Phinney m/3 the widow, Annie Laura (Davis) Lewis on 1918 in
Parrsboro, N.S.

Isaac Luthern Phinney m/1 Lulu Grace Webb on 18 Sep 1901.

Amherst Daily News, Tuesday, May 3, 1955, pg. #6; Reel #2708, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: Mrs. Alice M. Porter
Kentville - Mrs. Alice Marie Porter, 59, of Lakeville, Kings County, widow
of Mansor Porter, passed away at her home in that community early Saturday.
While her health had not been good for several years, her sudden passing
was unexpected. Born in Parrsboro, Mrs. Porter was the daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. William Smythe. Following her marriage in 1913, she lived at
Glenmont, where her husband was a well known farmer, and later resided at
Marden, where Mr. Porter died in 1937. Mrs. Porter, until her health failed,
was a prominent church worker in the Baptist Churches in communities where
she had resised, and was also interested in other women's organizations and
community work generally. Surviving are twelve children, five sons, Luther
Porter, Berwick; Leonard, with the Black Watch Regiment, Aldershot Camp;
LeRoy, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.; Harry, Picton, Ont.; and Leander Porter,
Lakeville; seven daughters, Irene (Mrs. Harry Porter), Berwick; Reta Porter,
Granville Ferry; Esther (Mrs. Cecil Sanford and Etta (Mrs. Joseph Dempsey),
of Marden; Eulirua (Mrs. Harry MacIntosh), Avonport; Florence (Mrs. Jack
Bowser), Hantsport; Freda (Mrs. Harold Grover), of Lakeville. The body, now
resting at the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Kentville, will be taken to the
Lakeville Baptist Church for funeral services at three o'clock, Tuesday
afternoon. The pastor, Rev. Hoyt Fenwick will officiate. Interment will be
in Lakeville Cemetery.

Source: Dave Winter

1) "William" Smythe should be JAMES WILSON Smythe.

2) Her marriage on 13 Oct 1913 was to Isaac Luthern Phinney, a widower with 3 sons, James E. Phinney and twins, Stewart Albert Phinney & Alfred D. Phinney (believe Alfred D. may have died young).

3) "Luther "Porter" is Luther Smythe PHINNEY from m/1 to Isaac Luthern Phinney.

4) "Irene" is Irene M. Phinney from m/1 to Isaac Luthern Phinney. Irene M. m/1 Harry Kempton Porter.

5) There was no mention of surviving siblings as I believe all predeceased Alice before 1955.

Wilmot Trinity Anglican church records, indicate Rebecca was born October8, 1807; Aylesford Township records indicate she was born October 5,1807. According to her headstone she was born October 6, 1806. - PaulSaunders
According to the family tree drawn from memory by the elderly Frank G. Hutchinson for me around 1960, this Francis Hutchinson was married to "Hannah Ogilvie." Other sources on the Internet suggest strongly that Hannah [Eagles] Ogilvie was actually Francis' mother, and this appears to be most likely. --Robert B. Nichol, 2006

The Janesville Gazette - Mrs. Edward C. Baumann passed away Sundaymorning shortly after 10 o'clock at her home, 14 North Wisconsin Street,after a prolonged illness of typhoid fever. Her husband, Edward C.Baumann, is still in a critical condition from the same disease and twochildren, Harold, aged three, and Loraine, aged five, are slowlyrecovering. A third infant, Franklin, passed away from the same troublea month ago. Funeral services were held this afternoon at the chapel inOak Hill Cemetery (Janesville) at ten o'clock, a prayer being read by theRev. John Koerner, and the remains will rest in the vault until herhusband is able to attend the regular funeral services. He has not yetbeen informed of his wife's death owing to his own critical condition.
Mrs. Baumann was born in Watertown July 28, 1875, and is a daughter of Mrs. Wilhelmine Zahn, who resides 915 North Second Street.
Watertown Gazette, 15 January 1909

Harry Fisk, a former resident of Bolivar but for the past year employedon the D.P. Hall farm in Little Genesee, died in his home in the town ofGenesee Saturday evening, May 18, 1935. Pneumonia caused his death.
Mr. Fisk was born at Alfred Station, NY, February 2, 1880, a son of Byron and Alice Barber Fisk.
He was formerly employed as a laborer in Bolivar. Surviving are his wife Eva Fisk; four daughters, Mrs. Lorne Hawkes of Coudersport, PA, Mrs. Fern Ruediger, and Mrs. Alice Van Dyke, both of Bradford, PA, Mrs. Ira Hasard, Cuba, NY, and Beatrice Fisk (adopted) at home; three sons, Harold Fisk, Cleveland, OH, Gerald Fisk, Shinglehouse, PA, and George L. Fisk, of Cuba, NY; one brother, Ivan Fisk of Bradford, PA; and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Little Genesee, NY, at 2 oʼclock Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. Harley Sutton, pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Wells Cemetery, Little Genesee, NY.

Richard E. 'Dick' Welch, 78, of Scottsdale AZ, passed away July 25, 2001.He was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and served the Army in Patton'sTank Corps during WWII. Dick came to Arizona 51 years ago from LaJolla,CA. He worked for Goss-Jewett for 40 years traveling the entire state. Inthe industry he was known as 'The Solid Gold Watch'. To his family andfriends he was known as 'Good Old Boy'. Survivors include his wife Janet,daughters Candice Hanline, Constance Kumler and Catherine Gutowski, sonDana Quintel, sister Fran McBane 12 grandchildren and fourgreat-grandchildren. A memorial service is pending. Messinger IndianSchool Mortuary.
The Arizona Republic (Phoenix), 29 July 2001

TUPPER, Allison Murray - 67, Factorydale, Kings County, died March 16,1993, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Lake George, KingsCounty, he was a son of the late Thomas and Ella (Joudrey) Tupper. Hespent his working years as a woodsman, lumberman and carpenter. He issurvived by his wife, the former Daphne Veinotte; two daughters, Wendy(Mrs. Richard Palmer), Susan (Mrs. Gary Hiltz), both of Morristown, KingsCounty; three brothers, Arthur, Edmonton; Freddie, Roger, both ofAylesford; six sisters, Marjorie (Mrs. Paul Robar), Lake Paul; Ruth (Mrs.Tom Spence), Marilyn (Mrs. John Wilson), Linda (Mrs. David Bowlby), GailJones, Joan (Mrs. Dale Thomas), all of Aylesford; two grandchildren. Hewas predeceased by two brothers, Mylon, Lawrence. The body is in H.C.Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, visiting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today. Funeralwill be 3 p.m Friday in Morristown Baptist Church, Rev. Lionel Moriahofficiating. Burial will be in Morristown Cemetery. Family flowers only.Donations may be made to Valley Regional Hospital or Heart and StrokeFoundation of Nova Scotia.

From Wikipedia

In Norse mythology, Volsung was the father of Sigmund. He was murdered by the Geatish king Siggeir.

Ironically, in Beowulf, when the Geatish warrior Beowulf has killed Grendel, a Danish bard at Hrothgar's court sings about Sigmund and his father Waels.


Völsung was the great-grandson of Odin himself, and it was Odin who made sure that Völsung would be born. Völsung's parents who were the king and queen of the Huns could not have any children until Odin and his consort Frigg sent them a giantess named Ljod carrying the apple of fertility. Völsung's father died shortly after this but his wife was pregnant for six years, until she had had enough. She commanded that the child be delivered with a caesarian, an operation that in those days cost the life of the mother. Völsung was a strong child and he kissed his mother before she died.

He was immediately proclaimed king of the Huns and when he had grown up he married the giantess Ljod. First they had two twins, the girl Signy and her twin brother named Sigmund. After the twins they had nine more sons.

Völsung built himself a great hall in the centre of which stood a large apple tree. Siggeir, the King of the Geats, soon arrived and proposed to Signy. Both Völsung and his sons approved, but Signy was less enthusiastic.

A great wedding was held in the hall, when suddenly a stranger appeared. He was a tall old man with only one eye. He went to the apple tree took his sword and stuck it deep into the trunk. Odin told everyone that the sword was meant for the man who could pull the sword from the apple tree. Then he vanished.

Everyone at the wedding tried to pull the sword but only Sigmund succeeded, and he did so effortlessly. The sword was named Gram and it proved to be an excellent weapon. Siggeir, his father-in-law, offered thrice its weight in gold for the sword, but Sigmund scornfully said no. This greatly angered Siggeir who returned home the next day.

Three months later, Völsung and his sons were invited to banquet with Siggeir. They were met by Signy who warned them that Siggeir intended to ambush them. They refused to turn back whereupon Signy cried and implored them to go home. Soon they were attacked by the Geats, Völsung fell and his ten sons were taken captive.

CHRISTENSEN-LUTZ, Helen Margaret - 60, Malagash, died Saturday, November5, 2005, at 9:50 p.m. in North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, Pugwash,surrounded by her family. Born in Malagash, she was a daughter of Iska(Hansen) Christensen and the late Hans Christensen. Helen worked in theDietary Department at Sunset Adult Residential Centre, and formerly atMalagash Union Store. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting for her familyand friends, gardening, and painted when she was younger. Helen loved tospend time with her family, especially her granddaughter, nieces andnephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Helen was a wonderful daughter,mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, wife and friend. Her family andfriends will always love her and have her in their thoughts and in theirhearts. She is survived by her husband, Brian Lutz; son, Robin (Shawna)Blondon, Lower Sackville; twin brother, Erik (Sheila), Sutherlands River;sisters, Eileen Dolloff, Calgary, Alta.; Hazel Kovac, Newmarket, Ont.;Nancy Mooring, Fort St. John, B.C.; Shirley (Winston) Purdy, Malagash;granddaughter, Hannah Blondon; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces andgreat-nephews. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Mundle'sFuneral Home, Pugwash.
Halifax Herald 7 November 2005

MARTIN, Margaret Elizabeth - 75, Sheffield Mills, Kings Co., died May 21,1999, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Scotts Bay, shewas a daughter of the late Eldon and Rita Mary (Baxter) Tupper. She wasa lifelong active member of First Cornwallis United Baptist Church,Canard, a life member of the Women's Institute, a life member of theWomen's Missionary Society, a member of Blanche Gower Auxiliary, anHonorary Deacon, and a lifelong member of the church choir.
Surviving are daughter, Marion Evans, New Minas; sons, Eugene, Michael, Sheffield Mills; half-sister, Joan Densmore, Fairview; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Scott; daughter, Linda Thomson; sister, Ferne; grandchild, Brian.
Visitation 3-4 p.m. Sunday in W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday in First Cornwallis United Baptist Church, Canard, Rev. Peter Lohnes officiating. Burial in Canard Burial Ground, Canard.
The Chronicle-Herald/The Mail-Star, 22 May 1999

Porter, Eugene Blake - 79, of Lakeville, Kings County, passed awayWednesday, August 19, 2009 at home. Born in Lakeville, he was a son ofthe late Blake and Etta (Hale) Porter. In his earlier years, he worked onvarious local farms. While serving as a representative for the localLiberal party, he met former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau at aconvention in Ottawa. He had been employed as a meat cutter with theoriginal Dominion Store, Kentville and grew small vegetables,strawberries, apples, potatoes and grain. He also operated bulldozers,worked at land clearing and operated a rock crusher and gravel pit. Uponretirement, he had his own firewood business. He enjoyed playing cardswith family and friends, including a weekly get together on Saturdaynights at 8:00 p.m. Eugene also had an extensive cap collection and wasan avid Toronto Blue Jays fan. His greatest interest and enjoyment washis grandchildren and their adventures. He is survived by threedaughters, Judy Webber, Ottawa; Gail (Paul) Hatt, Lakeville; Kathy (John)Turner, Woodville, Kings County; two sons, Ray (Nancy), London, Ontario;Steven, Vancouver; 11 grandchildren, Brenda, Megan, Tara, Angela,Vanessa, Heather, Aimee, Alana, Ashley, Jamie and Nick; five greatgrandchildren, Keaton, Nolan, Sydney, Camden and Barrett; asister-in-law, Florence; nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by hiswife, the former Wineva Foote; a brother, Lawrence; a nephew, Willis.Visitation was held from 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 21, 2009 in the WhiteFamily Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by areception, was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009, ReverendGerald Zinck officiating. A private family burial took place in theLakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Family flowers only, by request. Donationsin memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Funeralarrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home andCremation Services, Kentville.

Michael J. Walsh, dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth R. Carroll Walsh;devoted son of the late Bartholomew and Catherine; fond brother of thelate John, Patrick, Maurice, and Mrs. Lillian McKay. Funeral Thursday at9 a.m. from McKeon Funeral Home, 37th street at Lowe avenue, to Nativitychurch. Mass 9:30 a.m. Entombment Queen of Heaven. In lieu of flowers,kindly make contributions to Nativity School Building fund. Member ofNativity Holy Name society and 11th Ward Regular Democratic organization.YA 7-0925.
Chicago Tribune, 1 December 1965

From Wikipedia

Ramiro II of Aragon 'the Monk' (ca. 1075 - August 16, 1154, at Huesca) was a king of Aragon (1134-1137).

In 1134, when his brother Alfonso I of Aragon 'the Battler' died heirless, Ramiro was bishop of Barbastro-Roda. He temporarily gave up his monastic vows in order to secure the succession to the crown. Although Ramiro had to put up with the loss of Navarre, which had formed part of his late brother's dominions but in 1134 became independent under Garćıa Raḿırez, he fought off two other claimants to the throne, one Pedro de Atarés, an illegitimate connection of the royal line, and Alfonso VII of Castile.

The reign of Ramiro the Monk, as he is known, only lasted three years - just enough for him to put down his nobles' rebellion, marry Agnes of Poitiers, daughter of William IX of Aquitaine, produce a heiress, Petronila, betrothe her (aged two) to Ramon Berenguer IV of Catalonia, abdicate in her favour and return to monastic life.

Adrian S. Ronning, age 82, died at Waterford Assisting Living in SiouxFalls. He was born in Sioux Falls on October 29, 1922 to Olai E and Ida(Moen) Ronning. He married Lois Sunde at Sioux Falls on January 8, 1949,He is survived by his wife - Lois of SIoux Falls. One son - Ted (Peggy)of Oakdale, MN. Three daughters - Patrica and Peggy Ronning both orBeverly, MA and Karin (Kieron) Meagher of Sydney Australia. One granddaughter. Two brothers - Selwyn and Dwayne Ronning both of Sioux Fallsand one sister - LaVonne Filiper of Kingston, NY. He was preceded indeath by his parents, four grandchildren in infancy and a nephew. FuneralServices will be held 10:30 AM on Saturday July 30, 2005 at GraceLutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Burial will be in the Black HillsNational Cemetery at Sturgis, SD. He grew up in Sioux Falls graduatingfrom Washington High School in 1942. He served in the US Navy duringWWII. He worked in the Toll Terminal for Northwestern Bell for 40 yearsretiring in 1984. He was a charter member of Grace Lutheran Church andPast president of the Communication Workers of America local 7500 for 17years. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday at GraceLutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Visitation will begin one hour before theprayer service at the Church.

Possibly born in Manannah, Meeker County.

3 children

n Norse mythology, Brynhildr (German: Brünnehilde) was a shieldmaiden anda valkyrie. According to the Volsungasaga, she is the daughter of Budliand brother of Atli (Attila the Hun). She was ordered to decide a fightin between two kings, Hjalmgunnar and Agnar. The valkyrie knew that Odinhimself preferred the older king, Hjalmgunnar, yet Brynhild decided thebattle for Agnar. For this Odin condemned the valkyrie to live the lifeof a mortal woman and cursed her to sleep until any man would rescue andmarry her. Brynhild was imprisoned in a ring of fire that only thegreatest hero could enter. Sigurd (Siegfried), the son of Sigmund,entered that ring after killing the dragon Fafnir and awoke Brynhild.Later Sigurd gave her his ring, Andvarinaut.

Sigurd duly betrayed her and married Gudrun when bewitched by the sorceress Grimhild to forget Brynhild. Gudrun's brother, Gunnar, then sought to court Brynhild but was stopped by the ring of fire that still surrounded her. Sigurd exchanged shapes with him and entered the ring of fire a second time. He then took the ring Andvarinaut from her finger and gave it to Gudrun. Gunnar and Brynhild married, but she realised Sigurd's betrayal when she saw Gudrun wearing the Andvarinaut and then plotted to have him killed. Her brother-in-law Guttorm killed Sigurd, Brynhild herself killed Sigurd's three-year-old son, and then she willed herself to die.

Brynhild bore Sigurd a daughter, Aslaug, who later married Ragnar Lodbrok.

Studied at Alfred Seminary. Ordained as a Minister. Preached at SeventhDay Baptist Church in Richburg and small churches around Alfred.

Killed in battle at EveshamThe first of this family that settled inEngland was Simon de Montfort, surnamed the Bald, great grandson ofAlmaric, an illegitimate son of Robert,* King of France. Which Simonhaving m. Amicia, one of the two sisters and co-heirs of Robert deBellemont, or Beaumont, surnamed Fitz-Parnel, 4th and last Earl ofLeicester of that family, obtained a grant of the Earldom of Leicesterfrom King John, with a confirmation of the Stewardship of England, whichhe acquired by the possession of the honour of Hinkley, a portion of theimmense fortune of his wife. But notwithstanding these marks of royalfavour, the earl, within a brief period, revolted from the King ofEngland to the King of France, for which act of treason the Earldom ofLeicester was transferred to Ranulph, Earl of Chester, the honours ofHinkley seized upon by the crown, and de Montfort himself banished therealm. Soon after this (1209), we find him under the title of Earl ofMontfort, general of the crusade against the Albigenses, and in nineyears subsequently a leader in the besieging arms of Lewis, King ofFrance, before the walls of Toulouse where he was slain by a slinger fromthe battlements. His lordship had two sons by the co-heiress of Beaumont,namely, Almaric and Simon.
*Thus, Robert, King of France.Almaric, who had the town of Montfort by gift of his royal father and thence assumed that surname.Simon de Montfort.Almaric, Earl of Monfort, father of Simon, [the subject of this sketch].[Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage Ltd, London, England, 1883, p. 376, Montfort, Earls of Leicester]

It was Simon's father (also Simon) who married Amicia de Bellemont as his 2nd wife and mother of this Simon.

Simon de Montfort, b. 1165?--d. June 25, 1218, Toulouse, Fr., French leader of the Albigensian Crusade declared by Pope Innocent III against the Cathari, an unorthodox religious group in southern France.In 1190 Montfort married Alice de Montmorency (died 1221). During the Fourth Crusade (1202-04) he participated in the siege of Zara and later fought in Syria. Beginning in 1209 he led the fight against the Cathari (better known as Albigenses after the town of Albi) in a crusade that quickly became a war of conquest by the northern French against the nobility of the south. Having conquered Béziers and Carcassonne, he was chosen to govern those lands. When most of the crusaders departed after the 40-day term they had promised to serve, he was left with large territories still to conquer. After he had won the important Battle of Muret in 1213, the lands of Raymond VI, count of Toulouse, were adjudged to Montfort by the fourth Lateran Council (1215) because of Raymond's failure to root out heretics. He now styled himself count of Toulouse, viscount of Béziers and Carcassonne, and duke of Narbonne, but Raymond did not accept defeat. He occupied Toulouse in September 1217. Montfort was killed while besieging the city. His son Amaury (died 1241) soon abandoned the crusade and ceded the Montfort lands in southern France to King Louis VIII. [Encyclopædia Britannica CD '97]

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Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, also Simon IV de Montfort (1160 - June 25, 1218) was a French nobleman who took part in the Fourth Crusade (1202 - 1204) and was a prominent leader of the Albigensian Crusade. He died at the siege of Toulouse in 1218.

He was the son of Simon III de Montfort, descended from the lords of Montfort l'Amaury in France near Paris, and Amicia de Beaumont. He succeeded his father as Baron de Montfort in 1181; in 1190 he married Alix de Montmorency, the daughter of Bouchard III de Montmorency. In 1191 his brother, Guy, left on the Third Crusade in the retinue of King Philip II of France.

In 1199, while taking part in a tournament at Ecry-sur-Aisne, he heard Fulk of Neuilly preaching the crusade, and in the company of Count Thibaud de Champagne, he took the cross. The crusade soon fell under Venetian control, and was diverted to Zara on the Adriatic Sea. Pope Innocent III had specifically warned the Crusaders not to attack fellow Christians; Simon tried to reassure the citizens of Zara that there would be no attack, but nevertheless, the city was sacked in 1202. Simon did not participate in this action, and soon he left the Crusade altogether. Afterwards, under Venetian guidance the Crusaders sacked the city of Constantinople-the main trading rival to Venice.

His mother was the eldest daughter of Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester. After the death of her brother Robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester without children in 1204, she inherited half of his estates, and a claim to the Earldom of Leicester. The division of the estates was effected early in 1207, by which the rights to the earldom were assigned to Amicia and Simon. However, King John of England took possession of the lands himself in February 1207, and confiscated it's revenues. Later, in 1215, the lands were passed into the hands of Simon's nephew, Ranulph de Meschines, 4th Earl of Chester.

Simon remained on his estates in France, where in 1208 he was made captain-general of the French forces in the Albigensian Crusade. Simon was given the territory conquered from Raymond VI of Toulouse. He became notorious and feared for his extreme cruelty, massacring whole towns, and for his "treachery, harshness, and bad faith." He was a man of extreme religious orthodoxy, deeply commited to the Dominican order and the suppression of heresy. In 1213 he defeated Peter of Aragon at the Battle of Muret. The Albigensians were now crushed, but Simon carried on the campaign as a war of conquest, being appointed lord over all the newly-acquired territory as Count of Toulouse and Duke of Narbonne (1215). He occupied himself in waging war at N̂ımes, until in 1217 a rebellion broke out in Provence, where Count Raymond's son re-entered Toulouse. Simon hastened to besiege the city, and was killed on 25 June 1218 while fighting a sally by the besiegers. He was buried in the Monastery of Haute-Bruyère.

Simon left three sons: his French estates passed to his eldest son, Amaury de Montfort, while his younger son, Simon, eventually gained possession of the earldom of Leicester and played a major role in the reign of Henry III of England. Another son, Guy, died at the seige of Castelnaudary in 1220. His daughter, Petronilla, became an abbess at the Cistercian nunnery of St. Antoine's. Another daughter, Amicia, founded the nunnery at Montargis and died there in 1252.

George Barton Simpson, who opened a law office in Vancouver in 1907 andwent on to become chief justice of the Washington State Supreme Court,was a man who never could seem to do enough for his community.
Simpson's list of achievements went far beyond the legal field. During his almost half-century of residency here, he was at various times a founder of the local Boy Scout movement, founder and president of the Clark county golf and Country Club, first chairman of the Clark County Game Commission and a leader in numerous other civic and service organizations.
Because of his long work with the Boy Scouts, Simpson was awarded the Silver Beaver, Scouting's highest honor. Another indication of his interest in youth was the fact as juvenile court judge he helped reduce the rate of juvenile appearances in court from 12 percent in 1932 percent to 3.2 percent in 1936.
Simpson also is credited with having initiated the local trout hatchery.
Born Aug. 12, 1881, in Pomeroy, Wash., Simpson came to Vancouver in 1907 right after graduation from the Willamette University School of Law. He was elected Vancouver City attorney in 1915 and in three years in that position never lost a case.
In 1920, Simpson became a judge of the Superior Court and held this position until 1937 when he was appointed to the state Supreme Court. He was elected in 1938 and again in 1944 and served two terms as chief justice.
In the election of 1950, Simpson finally was defeated for re-election. He returned to Vancouver, where he practiced law with his son Donald, until his death in June of 1954 at age 72.

Amelia Herbst, August 31, 1948, late of 1428 Winnemac avenue, belovedwife of John Jacob, fond mother of Robert and Walter, dear sister of MaryWaltz, Rose Egerer and Anna Dannheimer, grandmother of Nancy Herbst.Funeral Saturday, Sept. 4, 10:30 a.m., from funeral home, 2056-2058Belmont avenue, to St. Gregory's church. Interment St. Joseph's cemetery.
Chicago Tribune, September 03, 1948

ROSCOE - Dr. Muriel Victoria, 92, Wolfville, died Friday in Eastern KingsMemorial Hospital, Wolfville. She had served on numerous universitycommittees and was instrumental in organizing the Ninth InternationalBotanical Congress in Montreal in 1959. The body has been cremated.Memorial service will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Manning Memorial Chapel,Acadia University, Rev. Roger Prentice and Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenertyofficiating. Donations may be made to The Muriel Roscoe Memorial Fund inBiology, Acadia University, Wolfville. Born in Centreville, Kings County,she was a daughter of the late Clarence M. and Mary Amelia (Morton)Roscoe. She graduated from Acadia University with a B.A. in 1918. Afterfour years of teaching high school she did graduate work in Biology atRadcliffe College, Mass., graduating with an A.M. in 1925 and Phd., in1926.
Dr. Roscoe had a distinguished career in teaching and research, first at Acadia University from 1926 - 1940, and then at McGill University, 1940 - 1947, where she also served as warden of Royal Victoria College and was chairman of the McGill Botany Department, from 1952 - 1962. She served on numerous international botanical Congresses in Montreal in 1959. In recognition of her outstanding contribution to McGill, a large residence wing of the Royal Victoria College was named after her in 1964. Several awards and a lectureship were also established in her name at McGill. Her service to Acadia University was recognized in 1982 with the construction of the Weston Research Centre in her honor. She received honorary degrees from Acadia, Queen, McGill University and Radcliffe College.
She is survived by a sister, Mary Vestol, Florida; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Miner, Robie; a sister, Eleanor. The body has been cremated. Memorial service will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Manning Memorial Chapel, Acadia University, Rev. Roger Prentice and Rev. Dr. Freeman Fenerty officiating. Donations may be made to The Muriel Roscoe Memorial Fund in Biology, Acadia University, Wolfville.
The Chronicle-Herald, 16 January 1990

Sancho of Aragon (c. 1042 - June 4, 1094, Huesca) was king of Aragon(1063-1094) and of Navarre (1076-1094) as Sancho V of Navarre. He wasalso called Sancho Ramirez.

He was the son of Ramiro I of Aragon and Ermesinde of Bigorre, and he succeeded his father Ramiro in 1063. He was elected king of Navarre in 1076 after Sancho IV of Navarre was murdered by his own brother or brothers, and the succession there went into crisis. Sancho's young son Garcia was recognized as titular king in Leon and Castile, where he lived in exile.

Sancho conquered Barbastro in 1065, Graus in 1083, and Monzon in 1089.

He married firstly c. 1065 (divorced 1071) Isabel of Urgel (d. c. 1071), daughter of Count Armengol III, and secondly 1076 Felicie de Roucy (d May 3, 1123), daughter of Count Hilduin III of Roucy.

His three sons, Pedro, Alfonso and Ramiro, succeeded in turn to the throne of Aragon.

John J. Herbst, husband of the late Emilia, May 9; dear father of WalterJ. and the late Robert; brother of Ludwica Schwartz and the late AlHerbst, and Wanda Fachet; grandfather of six. At Birren and Son FuneralHome, 6125 N. Clark street, after 7 p.m. Saturday. Funeral Monday morningat 9:30. Services in St. Gregory church at 10 o'clock. Interment St.Joseph's cemetery.
Chicago Tribune, May 10, 1969

Hugh III of Burgundy (1142-August 25, 1192, in Acre) was duke of Burgundybetween 1162 and 1192. Hugh was the eldest son of duke Eudes II and Marieof Blois. He was married twice, first to Beatrice d'Albon, then to Aliceof Lorraine (daughter of duke Matthias I), and had several sons anddaughters.

The rule of Hugh III marked the ending of a period of relative peace in the duchy of Burgundy. Hugh was a belligerent man and soon was involved in conflicts against king Louis VII of France over their borders. When Philip Augustus succeeded Louis in 1180, Hugh seized the opportunity and forced several men to change alliance to Burgundy. Philip II was not happy with the loss of his vassals and invaded the duchy, besieging Chatillon. The town fell and with it, its garrison, commanded by Eudes, Hugh's heir. A peace was negotiated and Hugh had to pay a high ransom for his son and give up ambitions over French territory.

Hugh then turned his energies to the Holy Land, embarking in the Third Crusade in the retinue of Philip II. He was the most trusted ally of Richard, the Lionheart and fought with him against Saladin. When Philip returned to France, he left Hugh in charge of the French troops. Hugh played a major role in the victory of the battle of Arsuf (September 7, 1191) and the conquer of Acre, where he died in the following year.

In 1187, Hugh transferred the capital of Burgundy to Dijon, and endeavoured to turn the city into a major commercial centre.

From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

Owain ap Hywel (died 987) was king of Deheubarth in south Wales and probably also controlled Powys.

Owain was the son of Hywel Dda, originally king of Deheubarth but by the end of his life king of most of Wales. On Hywel's death in 950 Deheubarth was shared between Owain and his two brothers, Rhodri and Edwin. The sons of Hywel were not able to keep hold of Gwynedd, which was reclaimed for the traditional dynasty of Aberffraw by Iago ab Idwal and Ieuaf ab Idwal, the sons of Idwal Foel.

In 952 Iago and Ieuaf invaded the south, penetrating as far as Dyfed. The sons of Hywel retaliated by invading the north in 954, reaching as far north as the Conwy valley before being defeated in a battle at Llanrwst and being obliged to retreat to Ceredigion.

Rhodri died in 953 and Edwin in 954, leaving Owain to rule Deheubarth alone. Owain did not again try to reclaim Gwynedd, but instead he and his son Einon turned eastwards to attack the kingdom of Morgannwg (modern Glamorgan) in 960, 970 and 977. Owain was now ageing, and it appears that Einon took over the rule of the kingdom on behalf of his father. On a further raid on the east in 984, Einon was killed by the noblemen of Gwent.

Following Einon's death, Owain's second son, Maredudd, took over the leadership in war, and in 986 did what his father had failed to do by seizing the throne of Gwynedd, ousting Ieuaf's son Cadwallon ab Ieuaf. The following year Owain died and Maredudd became king of Deheubarth as well as Gwynedd.

Norman C. Zintz Sr. of the Town of Hamburg, who ran an auto painting shopand designed entertainment sets, died Tuesday in Mercy Hospital after abrief illness. He was 84.
He operated Zintz Auto Painting in Hamburg from 1941 to 1981. He then was manager and vice president of Lakeside Cemetery until retiring in 1998.
Born in Hamburg, Mr. Zintz built sets for student productions for four years while attending Hamburg High School, graduating in 1939. He was a motion picture operator at the Palace Theatre in Hamburg during the 1940s.
Mr. Zintz served on entertainment committees as decorator, first at South Shore Country Club in the 1960s, then at Lancaster Country Club since 1971. He also was skilled at wood and metal working. He built fountains and ponds and was known for the elaborate holiday decorations at his home and yard.
Mr. Zintz was a charter member of the Western New York Genealogical Society, founded by his wife in 1974.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, the former June Partridge; a daughter, Sondra Z. Gagnon of Canterbury, Conn.; a son, Norman C. Jr. of Centerville, Ohio; a brother, John of Orchard Park; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kaczor Funeral Home, 5453 Southwestern Blvd., Town of Hamburg. Entombment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Town of Hamburg.
The Buffalo News, 16 July 2004

Olof Fredrik Svenonius, born December 21, 1899 in Adolf parish,Stockholm. Died 28 Feb. 1970 in Östersund. County Archivist in Ostersundfrom 1951 until his retirement. Married in 1939 with Ingrid Bergstromwho was born February 28, 1913 in Torp parish Västernorrland. Died in1994 in Ängelholm.

Violet was a divorce woman when she married Norelius. Birth name isunknown.

Philip J. Norris, 75, of 25 South Road, a longtime town official and areaagricultural leader, died Monday at home.
He served on the School Committee for 21 years, 16 as chairman and representative to the Hampshire Regional High School, which he also chaired for many years. He served on the town's Finance Committee for 21 years and on the Board of Assessors for 12 years.
He also was a cemetery commissioner, a charter member of the Volunteer Fire Department and belonged to the Westhampton Firemen's Association.
He was the owner of Philip J. Norris & Sons Dairy and Maple Products.
He was a director of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau, a past president of the Hampshire County Farm Bureau, a region delegate for Agrimark and chairman of the Local Farmer-Member Advisory Committee for Agway Inc. Associated with the Department of Agriculture, he served in the Hampshire-Hampden Farm Service Agency, was on the Eastern Artificial Insemination Advisory Council and worked with the Three-County Fair Association.
Born in Northampton, he was a 1942 graduate of Northampton High School and a longtime resident of Westhampton. He was a 62-year member of the Congregational Church, where he was a deacon, deacon-emeritus and member of the senior and men's choirs.
He and his wife of 56 years, the former Jean Warner, formerly of Williambsurg, belonged to the Franklin-Hampshire Harvest Club and the former Calico Couples Square Dancing Club.
Besides his wife; he leaves two sons, Charles of Westhampton and Philip Jr. of Littleton, Colo.; three daughters, Eileen Taylor of Great Exuma, Bahamas, Luanne Clark of Westhampton and Phyllis N. Huntley of Northampton; a brother, Robert W. of Bridport, Vt.; two sisters, Jeanette Adams of Burlington and Elizabeth Nova of South Windsor, Conn.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Friday morning at the church, with burial in Center Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday afternoon and evening at Mitchell Funeral Home of Easthampton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Hampshire County, 7 Denniston Place, Northampton, MA 01060, the Westhampton Congregational Church Music Fund, North Road, Westhampton, MA 01027, or the Westhampton Elementary School, in care of the Philip J. Norris Citizenship Award, Westhampton, MA 01027.
Union-News (Springfield, MA)
Date: April 26, 2000

From Wikipedia

Howell the Good (c.880?-950; Welsh: Hywel Dda or Hywel ap Cadell) is listed amongst the kings of Gwynedd. He is remembered as one of the most successful native Welsh rulers prior to the Norman Conquest. As a result of his reign, Wales ended the 10th century with a set of codified laws considerably more sophisticated than those of contemporary England.

Howell was born in around 880, the younger son of Cadell ap Rhodri, himself the son of Rhodri the Great. In 905, Cadell, having conquered Dyfed, gave it to his son to rule on his behalf. Howell was able to consolidate his position by marrying Elen, whose father had ruled Dyfed until his death. Following his father's death in 909, he acquired a share of Seisyllwg, and on his brother's death in 920, he merged Dyfed and Seisyllwg, creating for himself a new kingdom, which became known as Deheubarth. Following the death of a cousin in 942, he also inherited the principality of Gwynedd, becoming ruler of about three-quarters of present-day Wales.

Howell's reign, uncharacteristically for the time, was a peaceful one, and he achieved an understanding with Athelstan of England. Such was the relationship between the neighbouring countries that Howell was able to mint his own coinage in the English city of Chester. He was the only Welsh ruler ever to produce coinage. His study of the English legal system and his visit to Rome in 928 (on a pilgrimage) combined to enable him to formulate advanced ideas about government. (He would possibly have a chance to meet either of the Popes John X, Leo VI and Stephen VIII who were active during that year).

The conference held at Whitland in about 945, was a kind of parliament in which Welsh law was codified and set down in writing for posterity, much of the work being done by the celebrated clerk, Blegywryd. Following Howell's death, his kingdom was soon split into three and divided between his sons. However, his legacy endured in the form of his enlightened laws, which remained in active use throughout Wales until the conquest.

First married in 1723 to Abigail Cowles (b. 24 May 1698)
Abigail Fairfield b: 14 Jul 1724 in Northampton, MA, USA
Prudence Fairfield b: 5 Jan 1725/26

She has been shown either as a daughter of Gerhard III of Upper Lorraineor of Henry III of Louvain.

Ramon Berenguer II the Towhead (1053 or 1054 - December 5, 1082) wasCount of Barcelona, 1076-1082. He ruled jointly with his twin brotherBerenguer Ramon II.

He succeeded his father Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona to co-rule with his twin brother Berenguer Ramon, in 1075.

The twins failed to agree and divided their possessions between them, against the will of their late father. Ramon Berenguer the Towhead, called so because of the thickness and colour of his hair, was killed while hunting in the woods in 1082. His brother, who went on to become the sole ruler of Catalonia, was credited by popular opinion of having orchestrated this murder. Berenguer Ramon the Fratricide was later succeeded by Ramon Berenguer's son Ramon Berenguer III.

Ramon Berenguers's marriages and descendants
* First wife, Aimeris of Narbonne
* Second wife, Mahalta (or Maud) of Apulia, born ca. 1059, dd. 1111/1112, daughter of Duke Robert Guiscard and of Sikelgaita de Salerno
o Ramon Berenguer III the Great, count of Barcelona and Provence (before 1082-1131)

Possibly the half brother of William the Conqueror.

Inherited Neufmarche Castle which was seized c. 1060 by Duke William. He was a companion in arms of the Conqueror whom he accompanied to the battle of Hastings and c. 1088 subdued the territory of Brecknock in Wales. In the same year he granted lands in Brecknock to Sir Reginal d'Aubrey. Bernard continued in the career of arms till an advanced age and served in wars under three kings of England with great bravery. [Falaise Roll, p. 8]

Son-in-law of Osbern FitzRichard of Richard's Castle. In the absence of a dominant overlord, lands on the Welsh border were amassed by lesser lords such as Bernard de Neufmarche, founder of a family which would loom large in the history of Wales. [A History of Wales, p. 105]

Lord of Brecon; son of Geoffrey (son of Thurcytel) and Ada, daughter of Richard FitzGilbert; m . Nesta ferch Osborn; father of Sibyl whom. Miles FitzWalter of Gloucester. [Ancestral Root s, p. 152]

Son-in-law of Richard Scrupe; conqueror of Brecknock; dau. m. Miles of Gloucester; one of the Norman magnates who opposed William Rufus. [The Victoria History of the Counties of England : Herefordshire, p. 357-8]

Brecon Castle, Aberhonddu (Powys) is associated with the Norman occupation of the area, and in particular with Bernard de Neufmarche who ousted Rhys ap Tewdwr in 1093 and soon afterwards established his rule over the area with the raising of a motte-and-bailey on the confluence of the Honddu and the Usk, and at some distance from the Roman fort. Neufmarche founded the Benedictine priory, and its church, St John's in the first decade of the 12th century. [The Castles of Wales, p. 40-41]

As was the custom under the Norman feudal system, Bernard Newmarch divided the land of Bycheiniog between himself and his chief followers; and these became in course of time, through intermarriage with the Welsh, more than Norman. A large portion of William the Conqueror's forces were pure or mixed Celts from Brittany, Normandy, and elsewhere. Many of them were descendants of Cynry from Wales, who had sought refuge and settlement in Brittany during the Saxon and Danish troubles; and it is more than probable that some of Newmarch's companions were of this description, and only restored the purity of their Celtic blood by alliances with the people of Brycheiniog. The example of marrying into Welsh families was set by Bernard Newmarch himself, who took to wife the notorious Nest, daughter of Trahaearn ap Caradog, and niece of Llywelyn ap Seissyllt.

CARTER, Rose M. (Rulis) of Randolph, formerly of Weymouth and Dorchester,Feb. 9, 2005. Wife of the late Joseph F. Carter. Loving mother of JosephF. Carter Jr. of Buzzards Bay, Judith Donahue of Randolph, Jeanne Melvinof Hanover, Janet Carter of Avon, James Carter of Stoneham and JoanneSilva of Weymouth. Lovingly remembered by her 13 grandchildren, and 23great grandchildren. Also survived by her dear friend William Coughlin ofRandolph. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 419 No. Main St.,(Rte. 28) RANDOLPH until 8:00 AM., Monday, followed by a Funeral Mass at9:00 AM in St. Mary Church, Randolph. Relatives and friends arerespectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM.Burial in the Mass National Cemetery, Bourne. Should friends desirememorial contributions may be made to Beacon Hospice, 529 Main St., Suite101, Charlestown, MA 02129. Member of the Friends of Adams StreetLibrary, Dorchester. A graduate Boston City School of Nursing, Class of1939.
The Boston Globe, 12 February 2005

From Wikipedia

Ramon Berenguer III the Great was Count of Barcelona, Girona and Osona from 1082-1131 and Count of Provence, Holy Roman Empire, from 1112.

Born in 1082 in Rodez, he was the son of Ramon Berenguer II. He succeeded his father to co-rule with his uncle Berenguer Ramon II. After 1097, when Berenguer Ramon II was forced into exile, he was the sole ruler.

During his rule Catalan interests were extended on both sides of the Pyrenees. By marriage or vassalage he incorporated into his realm almost all of the Catalan counties (except those of Urgell and Peralada). He inherited the counties of Besalú (1111) and Cerdagne (1117) and in between married Douce, heiress of Provence (1112). Now his dominions stretched as far east as Nice.

In alliance with the Count of Urgell Ramon Berenguer conquered Barbastro and Balaguer. In 1118 he captured and rebuilt Tarragona, which became the metropolitan seat of the church in Catalonia (before that, Catalans had depended ecclesiastically on the archbishopric of Narbonne). He also established relations with the Italian maritime republics of Pisa and Genoa and in 1114-1115 raided with them the Moorish pirate strongholds of Majorca and Ibiza. They became his tributaries and many Christian slaves were recovered and set free. Jointly with Pisa Ramon Berenguer also raided Muslim dependencies on the mainland, including lands of Valencia, Lleida and Tortosa.

Toward the end of his life Ramon Berenguer became a Templar. He gave his five Catalonian counties to his eldest son Ramon Berenguer IV and Provence to the younger son Berenguer Ramon.

Ramon Berenguer's marriages and descendants
* First wife, Maŕıa Rodŕıguez de Vivar, second daughter of Cid, died ca. 1105
o Maŕıa -> married Bernat III, Count of Besalú (d. 1111)
o Jimena, a.k.a. Eixemena -> married Roger III, Count of Foix

* Second wife, Almodis

* Third wife, Douce or Dolça de Gévaudaun, heiress of Provence, d. ca. 1127
o Almodis -> married Ponce de Cervera
o Berenguela or Berengaria, b. 1108, d. 1149 -> married Alfonso VII of Castile
o Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona, b. 1115, d. 1162
o Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Provence, b. ca. 1115, d. 1144
o Bernat -> died young

Petronila of Aragon
From Wikipedia

Petronila of Aragon (1135- October 17, 1174, Barcelona) was the daughter of King Ramiro II of Aragon and Agnes of Poitiers, a.k.a. Agnes of Aquitaine. (Petronila is also referred to by various sources as "Petronilla", "Petronilla Raḿırez", "Pétronille", or "Petronella").

In 1134, when his brother Alfonso I of Aragon died heirless, Ramiro was bishop of Barbastro-Roda. He was given papal dispensation to abdicate his monastic vows in order to secure the succession to the throne. King Ramiro the Monk, as he is known, married Agnes of Poitiers, produced an heiress, Petronila, bethrothed her (aged two) to Ramon Berenguer IV of Catalonia, abdicated in her favour and returned to monastic life.

The Aragonese monarchy had previously passed only to males, thus Petronila's succession was an exception at the time. Bastardy was not an impediment of succession in Aragon, the ancestor of this line, Ramiro I of Aragon having been a bastard. The heir in male line, Garcia VI of Navarre, was genealogically relatively distant, son of Ramiro II's second cousin. Petronila's succession created a new case in succession custom in Aragon.

Petronila married Ramon Berenguer in 1150. While he was alive, they nominally ruled their possessions separately, although the count had the final say over both Aragon and Catalonia. Upon his death Petronila renounced the crown of Aragon in favour of her eldest son Ramon, who, in compliment to the Aragonese, changed his name to Alfonso. Alfonso II of Aragon, I of Barcelona was the first ruler of both Aragon and Catalonia. This effected the dynastic union between the two countries that was to last until their incorporation in the kingdom of Spain in 1707.

From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

Llywelyn ap Seisyll (died 1023) was a King of Gwynedd and of Deheubarth in north-west and south-west Wales.

Little is known about Llywelyn's father Seisyll, who may not have been of royal blood, though Llywelyn's mother Angharad was the daughter of Maredydd ab Owain, who ruled much of both northern and southern Wales for a period.

Llywelyn won control of Gwynedd in 1018 when he defeated Aeddan ap Blegywryd in battle, killing him and his four sons. He later gained control of Deheubarth, defeating Rhain, an Irish pretender who claimed to be the son of Maredydd ab Owain, at Abergwili in 1022. According to the annals in Brut y Tywysogion, Llywelyn's reign was a period of prosperity, "there was no one needy in his realm, and there was no town empty or deserted". His reign was cut short by his premature death in 1023.

His son, Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, though still a youth when his father died, was later able to gain control of almost the whole of Wales.

Possiblie id of Johan Jacob SUNDSTRÖM, b. 2/7/1823 at Björsbyn 7 :
Far: Nils Ersson SUNDSTRÖM (1793 - 1883)
Mor: Anna Stina FORSSBERG (1787 - 1871)

Father was John Greiner.

Ardell "R.D." Hagen, 78, Tallahassee, FL gently passed away Wednesday,February 15, 2012 at Capital Regional Medical Center.
R.D. was born on November 3, 1933 to Art and Julia Sundstrom in Alcester, S.D. She graduated from Alcester High School. After obtaining her degree, she worked as an elementary school teacher.
R D. married the love of her life, Wayne "Bud" Hagen on November 28, 1954. At that time, she dedicated her life to her family and Bud's military career as an Air Force pilot.
R.D.'s second love was a career in Mary Kay. She guided her recruits with great energy and enthusiasm. She became a Sr. Director and drove the ultimate pink Cadillac. She kept the "Mary Kay enthusiasm down in her heart" throughout her days.
R.D.'s other passions were The Retired Officers Association (TROA), teaching English-second language and playing bridge. We will miss dearly her daily inspirational emails.
She is survived by son, Todd Hagen, daughters, Sherryl, Monica (Dan Foster), Angela and foster son, Randy Pack, grandchildren: Shannon, Sheena, Daniel, James, Kristen, one great-grandchild, Riley, one brother Charles Sundstrom.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents, her sister, Ramona Blumer, and bother, Bert Sundstrom.
Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m., followed by a service at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012, both at Bevis Funeral Home, 2710 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL. A private family burial will be later alongside her husband, Wayne Hagen, at Roselawn Cemetary in Tallahassee.
Memorials, in lieu of flowers, should be sent to Mary Kay Foundation, P.O. Box 799044, Dallas, Texas 75379-9044, dedicated to ending women's cancers and domestic abuse.
Bevis Funeral Home, (850) 385-2193 is handling the arrangements.

Marriage witness is Elizabeth A. Wright

SENECA FALLS - Nelson Breese Delavan, 74, died last night at Taylor-Brown Memorial Hospital in Waterloo following a short illness.
Born in 1897 in Norwich, the son of Byron and Anne Delavan, he moved with his family to Seneca Falls in 1910. Upon graduation from Mynderse Academy in 1915, he entered the school of engineering at Cornell University. He interrupted his studies enlisting for service in World War I. After completion of officers' training, Mr. Delavan served as a commissioned officer in France for two years, and as aid to Brig. Gen, A.W. Bjornstead, 13 Infantry Brigade of the 7th Division. Upon his return to Cornell, he became a member of Sigma Phi Fraternity. In 1919 he accepted a position with Goulds Pumps, Inc., where he served as assistant general manager and merchandising manager. In 1922 he married Elizabeth Hamilton Garnsey, daughter of Hamilton and Elizabeth Guion Garnsey. Mr. Delavan, with his family, left Seneca Falls in 1930, for Des Moines, Iowa, where he was vice president and director of sales for Penn Electric Switch Co.
In 1937 he founded Delavan Engineering Company, manufacturers representatives, of which he was senior partner from 1937 to 1952. After his invention of the Delavan jet nozzle, he founded the Delavan Manufacturing Company. This business now has its main plant in West Des Moines, Iowa, with subsidiary companies in St. Niklaus, Belgium; Widness, England; and Bamberg, S.C.
Retiring from active business in 1948, Mr. Delavan retained his position as chairman of the board of Delavan Manufacturing Co. He and his wife returned to Seneca Falls where they built their home, "Redwood," on Cayuga Lake.
With others, he was instrumental in the conception and founding of Eisenhower College, and was a charter member of its board of trustees. The Delavan Little Theatre there serves as a continuing reminder of his abiding interest in the college.
Among his many volunteer and philanthropic services in the community, Mr. Delavan has served on the board of the Ithaca Festival, the Cornell Council, and the Seneca County United Fund, Inc.
He was also a director of the Delavan Foundation Inc., Hibiscus Harbor of Union Springs and Kiwanis International. He belonged to the Seneca Falls Country Club, the Red Jacket Yacht Club and the Cornell University Club.
Private services will be at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are being made by the Sanderson Funeral Home, Seneca Falls. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Eisenhower College.
Mr. Delavan is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Garnsey Delavan, of Seneca Falls; a son, Nelson Breese Delavan Jr.; and four granddaughters of Interlaken; a daughter, Mrs. William C. Harrop and four grandsons of Washington, D.C.; and a, brother, William Delavan, of Skaneateles,

Burdette Sundstrom, 76, of Alcester, died March 19 at Sioux ValleyHospital in Sioux Falls.
Survivors include his wife, Lois, Alcester; two sons, Jan Sundstrom, Yankton and Scott Sundstrom, Alcester; daughter, Debra (Michael) Reppe, Centennial, CO; four grandchildren; brother, Charles (Pat) Sundstrom, Alcester; and two sisters, Ramona Blumer, Selby and Ardell Hagen, Tallahassee, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Art and Julia Sundstrom.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, March 24 at Nathanael Lutheran Church, Alcester, with burial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Alcester. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 PM to 8 PM, with family present from 7 PM to 8 PM at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester.
Published by Argus Leder on March 21, 2005.

This line shows descents to the English Royal family, George Washington,the first President of the United States; Fletcher Christian, leader ofthe mutiny on the Bounty in 1789; Jane Austen, writer; Vice-AdmiralRobert FitzRoy, Captain of the Beagle; Bertrand Russell, mathematicianand philosopher; Winston Churchill, Prime Minister; and Franklin D.Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and George Bush, Presidents of the UnitedStates.

Committed suicide by gun

From Wikipedia

Eleanor of Provence (c 1223 - 26 June 1291) was Queen Consort of King Henry III of England.

Born in Aix-en-Provence, she was the daughter of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (1198-1245) and Beatrice of Savoy (1206-1266), the daughter of Tomasso, Count of Savoy and his second wife Marguerite of Geneva. All four of their daughters became queens. Like her mother, grandmother, and sisters, Eleanor was renowned for her beauty. Eleanor was probably born in 1223; Matthew Paris describes her as being "jamque duodennem" (presently twelve) when she arrived in England for her marriage.

Eleanor was married to Henry III, King of England (1207-1272) on January 14, 1236. She had never seen him prior to the wedding at Canterbury Cathedral and had never set foot in his impoverished kingdom. Edmund Rich, Archbishop of Canterbury, officiated. Eleanor and Henry had five children:
1. Edward I (1239-1307)
2. Margaret (born 1240), married King Alexander III of Scotland
3. Beatrice (born 1242), married John II, Duke of Brittany
4. Edmund Crouchback (born 1245)
5. Katharine (born 1253-May 3, 1257)

Eleanor seems to have been especially devoted to her eldest son, Edward; when he was deathly ill in 1246, she stayed with him at the abbey at Beaulieu for three weeks, long past the time allowed by monastic rules. It was due to her influence that King Henry granted the duchy of Gascony to Edward in 1249. Her youngest child, Katharine, seems to have had a degenerative disease that rendered her mute. When she died aged four, both her royal parents suffered overwhelming grief.

She was a confident consort to Henry, but she brought in her retinue a large number of cousins, "the Savoyards," and her influence with the King and her unpopularity with the English barons created friction during Henry's reign. Eleanor was devoted to her husband's cause, stoutly contested Simon de Montfort, raising troops in France for Henry's cause. On July 13, 1263, she was sailing down the Thames on a barge when her barge was attacked by citizens of London. In fear for her life, Eleanor was rescued by Thomas FitzThomas, the mayor of London, and took refuge at the bishop of London's home.

In 1272 Henry died, and her son Edward, 33 years old, became Edward I, King of England. She stayed on in England as Dowager Queen, and raised several of her grandchildren -- Edward's son Henry and daughter Eleanor, and Beatrice's son John. When her grandson Henry died in her care in 1274, Eleanor mourned him and his heart was buried at the priory at Guildford she founded in his memory. Eleanor retired to a convent but remained in touch with her son and her sister, Marguerite.

Eleanor died in 1291 in Amesbury, England.

Possible ID:
Josephine Kindleburger,
b. 20 March 1875 (mother Farkhengar), d. 1 June 1947 in Los Angeles.

Russell David Leadbetter of Tuscarawas Township/Dalton, Ohio, age 73,passed away at his home on November 11, 2009, Veteran's Day. Russell(David) was born on Aug. 27, 1936, to Pauline Werner Leadbetter and thelate Russell Homer Leadbetter, in Canton, Ohio. They resided in Cairo,Ohio, and Russell graduated from Hartville High School.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Peggy, whom he met when both of them worked for The Hoover Company. Also surviving are his daughters, Diane (Ray) Sundstrom of Mitchell, S.D, Doreen Music-Anderson (Christopher), Debbie Fitzwater (Shawn Pattee); and son, Russell David (Amy) Leadbetter, Jr; and grandchildren, Andrew Fitzwater, Tyler Music, Emily Anderson, Sidney Anderson, Tommy Anderson, Colson Leadbetter, and Audra Leadbetter. Also surviving are his mother, Pauline Leadbetter Kinney; brother, Ralph (Pat) Leadbetter; sister, Janet Dyar, and many special nieces, nephews, cousin Craig, and his faithful dog, Tippy.
When he was employed by The Hoover Company, Russell became involved in the Junior Achievement Program. He moved his family to Johnstown, Pa. and started the JA program there. He later transferred back to the JA Program of Stark County. He also worked for the City of Canton and RTA (now SARTA) for a number of years. While working in these careers, he was also enlisted in the Ohio Air National Guard and a member in the units at Akron-Canton Airport, Clinton County Airport, Rickenbacker Airport in Columbus, and Mansfield-Lahm Airport. He served as Airborne Radio & Radar Operators, Loadmaster, Inflight Refueling Specialist, and as a Flight Engineer, on military aircraft such as, P-51s, C-47s, C-119s, KC-97s, and C-130s. In 1989, he was hired by the State of Kentucky to serve in the Kentucky Air National Guard as their Chief Flight Engineer/Instructor/Evaluator for the Wing at Louisville, Ky. In January, 2000, he retired as a Chief Master Sergeant, serving a total of 44 years for the Air National Guard and the U.S. Air Force. His military career was during Viet Nam, the Cuban Crisis, Desert Storm, and he flew airlift missions to Nicaragua, Bosnia, Sarajevo, Somalia, and Rowanda. Russell began his flying career while a teenager, saving money from a paper route to take flying lessons. After the start of his military career, he rebuilt a PT-26 aircraft in his home and flew it for a few years before selling it. He owned several other airplanes and belonged to several flying clubs which he helped to establish. He was building a 5151 aircraft until his health began to fail. He was a past-President of the Canton Jaycees. He was also past-president of the Ohio Enlisted Association and the Kentucky Enlisted Association; the purpose of these organizations was to provide College Tuition Assistance for future Guardsmen, in which his four children participated by serving in the Ohio Air National Guard and the Arizona Air National Guard. For many of his later years, Russell also enjoyed being a Town Crier for the Yankee Peddler Festival in Canal Fulton, Ohio. He was a member of Anchor Baptist Church and belonged to the Golden Anchors group.
A Celebration of his Life will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at Anchor Baptist Church, 2700 Richville Drive S.E., Massillon, Ohio 44646, at 10:30 a.m., by Pastor Mark Jacobs. Friends may call at Schneeberger Funeral Home, 2222 Fulton Road N.W., Canton, Ohio, on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 8 p.m., and at 10 a.m., before the services at Anchor Baptist Church on Wednesday. Burial will be at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio, with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Anchor Baptist Church for a special memorial for Russell.

HALL, Stacy L., 82 of Gulfport passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2007 atPalms of Pasadena Hospital. He was born in Boston, Mass and was a winterresident in Stuart, Fla. from Frye Island, Maine before moving toGulfport, Fla. He served in the US Navy during WWII and was Owner of Hall& Cole Produce Inc. for over 50 years in Chelsea, Mass. It is the OldestFamily owned Produce Company in the country. It was founded in 1832 andincorporated in 1863. He also enjoyed fishing and boating. He is survivedby his wife Jane; sons, Stuart Hall of East Calais, VT & Steven Hall ofWilmington, NC; Daughters, Meredith Watson of Boxford, Mass, LeslieScully of Newburyport, Mass and Susan Bric of Plymouth, Mass; his brotherH. Brackett Hall of Hyannis Port, Mass, nine grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.
R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home, 5730 15th Ave So., Gulfport, FL, 727-345-7797
The Boston Globe, 17 March 2007
Stacy L. Hall, 82, of Gulfport, Fla., died March 13, 2007, at the Palms of Pasadena Hospital.
He was born in Boston and was a winter resident in Stuart, Fla., from Frye Island, Maine, before moving to Gulfport, Fla. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and had been the owner of Hall & Cole Produce Inc. for more than 50 years in Chelsea. The company is the oldest family-owned produce company in the country. It was founded in 1832 and was incorporated in 1863.
Mr. Hall also enjoyed fishing and boating.
He is survived by his sons, Stuart Hall of East Calais, Vt. and Steven Hall of Wilmington, N.C.; his daughters, Meredith Watson of Boxford, Leslie Scully of Newburyport and Susan Bric of Plymouth; his brother, H. Brackett Hall of Hyannis Port; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements were by the R. Lee Williams & Son Funeral Home of Gulfport, Fla.
Tri-Town Transcript, Topsfield, MA, 23 March 2007

Robert I "the Good" (1216 - February 8, 1250) was Count of Artois. He wasthe third (and second surviving) son of King Louis VIII of France andBlanche of Castile.

On June 14, 1237, Robert married Matilda of Brabant, daughter of Henry II, Duke of Brabant, and they had two children:
1. Blanche of Artois (1248-1302)
2. Robert II of Artois (1250-1302)

He was killed in Egypt during the Seventh Crusade of his nephew Louis IX of France.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at noon in Forsyth Chapel, Boston, for Katherine (Brown) Hall, 81, of Limerick, Maine, formerly of Milton. She died Tuesday in Portland, Maine.
During the 1950s she was active in social work at the former Elizabeth Peabody House and Haley House, Boston shelters for the homeless.
She lived on Plymouth avenue, Milton, from 1927 to 1949 and summered on Long Beach in Centerville. While living in Milton, she was active in the First Unitarian Church there.
When she retired from social work in 1957, she moved to Limerick, Maine. She owned the Three Hills Apple Orchard in North Berwick, where she was born, and was a member of the Pomological Society of Maine.
Mrs. Hall leaves two sons, Stacy L. of Boxford and H. Brackett Hall of Hingham; seven grandchildren and five great- grandchildren.
The Boston Globe, 10 April 1981

Pluff , Katherine, age 90 beloved mother of: Ted Pluff of Cloverton, Gwen(Irv) Woelm of Sandstone, Dave (Judy) Pluff of St. Paul; manygrandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-granchdildren. Precededby husband Ted Pluff; children Ken, Ray & Emery Pluff; 10 brothers &sisters. Private family service Swanson Funeral Chapel Pine City.
St. Paul Pioneer Press, 2 June 2005

He was a great Norman feudal baron. Probably he was a grandson of one ofthe viking chiefs of Scandinavia who accompanied Rollo about 900 A.D. inthe Norse invasion of northern France where they permanently settled andgave to the country its name "Normandy". Torf possessed numerouslordships in Normandy, being Seigneur de Torville, Torcy, Torny, Torly,du Ponteautord,etc. It has been suggested that he was a son of Bernardthe Dane, the most powerful of the feudal nobles of Normandy during thereign of Duke William I. (927-943) and Regent during the minority of DukeRichard I. (943-955); but this claim has not been proved.Some genealogiesshow his parents as Bernard of Saxony and Spriota de Bourgogne, but thisis most certainly fabricated. - Todd Farmerie

Cassady, Benjamin J. (Ben) 1-29-1976 to 5-8-2007 Beloved Son of MaryZanmiller and Leo Cassady. Big brother to Jacob & Isaac. Grandson toElizabeth Zanmiller; 34 Aunts & Uncles and over 55 cousins. Preceded indeath by Grandpa George Zanmiller; Grandparents, John & Dorothy Cassady.Memorial service 4:00 PM Friday, May 11, 2007 at UNITY UNITARITAN CHURCH,732 Holly Ave, St. Paul. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, memorialspreferred to "Transplant Assistance Fund" - Transplant Center c/o MNMedical Foundation, PO Box 64001, St. Paul, MN 55164.
Published in the Star Tribune on 10 May 2007.

Mrs. Louise Nelson, 79, died yesterday afternoon about 1:40 at her home,15 East Clinton street. She had been in ill health for some time.
She was born July 11, 1862, in the Town of Johnstown, the daughter of Michael and Lydia Bumphrey Moore. While still a young girl she removed with her family' to this city, where she had resided since.
Mrs. Nelson was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran church and was very devoted to her home. Her sister, Emma Moore, passed away May 23rd of this year. Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Inez Nelson; one sister, Miss Clara Moore, both residing at home, and one niece, Miss Anna Bennett of this city.
The body was taken to the Wassung & Brown funeral home, to be prepared for interment, and will be returned to the family home this afternoon, where the funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3. The Rev. Raymond A. Ketch ledge of the First Presbyterian church will officiate and interment will be made in the Johnstown cemetery.
The Morning Herald, 22 August 1941

Angelo M. ''Dugan/Gig'' DeConti, 77, of Kensington, formerly of NewBritain, husband of Theresa (Therrien) DeConti, passed away Monday night,(March 14, 2005) at home after a nine-month battle with cancer. Born inNew Britain, the son of the late Peter and the late Pauline (Failla)DeConti, he graduated from New Britain High School in 1945, earned therank of Eagle Scout with Troop 7, walked the Appalachian Trail, served inthe U.S. Navy from 1946-1948 as an aircraft mechanic, was employed as amachinist at Emhart for 41-1/2 years until his retirement in 1990, andthen assisted his son, John, with his company ''DeConti Industries'' foranother 12 years. Prior to moving to Kensington he was an active memberof St. Joseph's Church and School, was a current parishioner at St. PaulChurch, and was a proud blood donor, having recently received the ''12Gallon'' pin from the American Red Cross.
In addition to his wife, he leaves seven children, Elaine and Ron Barry in Maryland, Sharon Holmes in California, Michael and Kathy DeConti of West Hartford, Pat and David Johnson in Kansas, John and Mary DeConti of Bristol, Rosemarie and David Weed of Kensington, and Joanne and Troy Helms in Washington; a former daughter-in-law, Marie DeConti of Farmington; 16 grandchildren, Pam Barry-Santos and her husband Jonathan, Lisa Barry, Brian, Marianne, and Lauren DeConti, Emily, Caroline, and Bradley Johnson, Jason DeConti, Maria DeConti and her fiance Miro Celejewski; Diana and PFC John DeConti, Stephen and Emily Weed, and Tyler and Tommy Helms; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Philip and Margie DeConti of New Britain, Robert and Linda DeConti of Newington; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Pat McCue of Newington; and a sister-in-law, Peg DeConti of Newington. He was predeceased by his brother, Peter.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, 9 a.m. from the Porter's Funeral Home, 111 Chamberlain Highway, Kensington, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. at St. Paul Church, on Alling Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New Britain. Friends and relatives are invited to call at the funeral home TODAY, from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Greater Central Connecticut, 40 East Street, Plainville 06062, or to the George Bray Cancer Center, New Britain General Hospital, P.O. Box 100, New Britain 06050-9923. Directions to the funeral home can be found at
The Hartford Courant, 18 March 2005

Sancho VI Garces, (c.1133 - June 27, 1194), King of Navarre (1150-1194).He was called el Sabio ("The Wise").

Son of Garcia Ramirez and Marguerite de l'Aigle, he was the first to use the name of "King of Navarre" as the only designation of his kingdom, dropping Pamplona out of the titulary use. His reign was full of clashes with Castile and Aragon.

He married Sancha of Castile in 1157, the daughter of Alfonso VII. Their children were:
1. Sancho VII of Navarre
2. Ramiro, Bishop of Pamplona
3. Berengaria of Navarre d 1230/32
4. Blanca of Navarre, married Count Theobald III of Champagne, then acted as regent of Champagne, and finally as regent of Navarre.

He died on June 27, 1194 in Pamplona.

Deceased Name: Robert John Herbst Sr.
Mass for Robert John Herbst Sr., 37, of 1816 Monroe st., Evanston, will be said at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Nicholas church, Ridge and Washington avenues, Evanston. He died of a heart attack daughter, Mrs. Louise Oet-Tuesday night after his son, Robert Jr., 10, was slightly injured by an auto. Mr. Herbst was an official of the Bell Tool corporation, 600 Hartrey av., Evanston. He also leaves his widow, Dorothy; a daughter, Nancy; another son, Richard; his father, John Jacob; and a brother.
Chicago Tribune, February 11, 1960

From Wikipedia

William X of Aquitaine (1099 - April 9, 1137), nicknamed the Saint was Duke of Aquitaine and Gascony and Count of Poitiers as William VIII of Poitiers between 1126 and 1137. He was the son of William, the Troubador by his wife, Philippa of Toulouse.

William was born in Toulouse during the brief period when his parents ruled the capitol. Later that same year, much to his wife's ire, Duke William mortgaged Toulouse to Philippa's cousin, Bertrand of Toulouse, and then left on Crusade. Philippa and her infant son were left in Poitiers. When Duke William returned, he took up with Dangereuse, the wife of one of his vassals, and set aside his rightful wife, Philippa. This caused conflict between father and son, until William married Ænor of Châtellerault, daughter of his father's mistress, in 1121. He had from her three children: William Aigret, who died young; the heiress Eleanor of Aquitaine; and Petronilla of Aquitaine, who married Raoul I of Vermandois. Both Ænor and William Aigret died in 1130.

As his father before him, William X was a patron of troubadors, music and literature. He was an educated man and strived to give his two daughters an excellent education, in a time when Europe's rulers were hardly literate. When Eleanor succeeded him as Duchess, she continued William's tradition and transformed the Aquitanian court into Europe's centre of knowledge.

Despite his love of the arts, William was not a peaceful man, and was frequently involved in conflicts with neighbouring Normandy (which he raided in 1136) and France. Even inside his borders, William faced an alliance of the Lusignans and the Parthenays against him, an issue resolved with total destruction of the enemies. In international politics, William X initially supported antipope Anacletus II in the schism of 1130, opposite to Pope Innocent II, against the will of his own bishops. In 1134 Saint Bernard of Clairvaux convinced William to drop his support to Anacletus and join Innocent.

In 1137 William joined the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, but died of food poisoning during the trip. On his deathbed, he expressed his wish to see king Louis VII of France as protector of his fifteen year old daughter Eleanor. Louis VII accepted this wish and married the heiress of Aquitaine.

AMENIA - Anabel Alberts Carlson, 95, a 24-year local resident, died Dec.8,1999 at Vassar Brothers Hospital after a short illness
Mrs. Carlson was a nurse, earning her degree from Augustine Hospital, Chicago. She was a member of Mended Hearts, Chapter 5, and a volunteer advocate at Wassaic Developmentally Disabled Services Organization.
She was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church.
She was also a talented artist in watercolor, ceramics and light drawings, one of which appeared in the Des Moines Register in 1921.
Born April 6,1904 in Beresford, S.D., she was a daughter of Albert W. and Julia Rorem Amundson.
On Sept. 2,1931 she married Professor Harold S. Carlson, who died Sept. 15,1990.
She is survived by a daughter, Dr. Julia Carlson Rosenblatt of LaGrange; and a granddaughter.
Funeral services were at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Poughkeepsie. The Rev. William Figgers and the Rev. John Heller officiated.
Memorial gifts may be sent to: St. Johns Lutheran Church, 55 Wilbur-Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, or Mended Hearts, Chapter 5, c/o Robert Utecht, 39 Wildwood Dr., Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603.
Arrangements were by Allen Funeral Home, Pleasant Valley.
The Harlem Valley Times. Amenia. N.Y., Thursday, December 16. 1999

Richard "Dick" Laird of Alturas, passed away at the age of 93 in Alturas.A private service was held Tuesday at Alturas Cemetery.
Richard was born in Cozad, Nebraska December 26, 1915 to Blanch (Montgomery) Laird and John William Laird. After growing up, he moved to Indio, California in 1931. In 1938 he married Helen Long. Helen was his wife and partner in life for 52 years.
In 1943, Richard and Helen moved to Modoc County where Richard started working at the saw mill in Willow Ranch. In the same year he was hired by the California Division of Highways (Caltrans), served in the US Navy during WWII, based at Camp Parks, Pleasanton, CA and after an honorable discharged, returned to his job with the state. He retired after 35 years with Caltrans.
Richard was a Mason and a Past Master of Alturas Masonic Lodge in 1949. He also belonged to the Alturas Elks Lodge.
Richard retired in 1976 and enjoyed the Modoc outdoor lifestyle which included hauling juniper firewood, fishing and gardening. He also loved reading good books.
Richard is survived by daughter, Lavette Laxague of Fort Bidwell; son, Lauren Laird of Alturas and daughter Lea Huetteman, Fort Bidwell. He is also survived by long time friend and companion, Bernice Hall, Alturas.
Richard was respected for great work ethics. He was admired for his ability to invent new wyas of putting things together when building or fixing a car, a fence, or a windmill.
Modoc County Record - February 26, 2009

Mrs. Winona Mapes Stohr, wife of Robert A. Stohr of Bolivar, passed awayMonday, June 4, 1956, at St. Francis Hospital in Olean, alter a longillness.
Born at Miler's Farm, Pennsylvania, April 3, 1870, she was the daughter of John N. and Emilia Northrup Mapes, and was a resident of Bolivar since 1890. She was united in marriage August 7, 1901, to Robert A. Stohr, who is surviving.
Mrs. Stohr was a member of Buttrick Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Bolivar.
Survivors besides her husband include a daughter, Mrs. Mable Mortimer, West Clarksville; two sons, Maynard Stohr, Bolivar and Earl Stohr, Richburg; one brother, Clarence Mapes of Crafton, PA; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
The Rev. L. M. Casler, pastor of Obi E. U. B. Church, officiated at funeral services held at Loop's Funeral Home, Bolivar, June 7, 1956. Burial was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, and bearers included C. Robert Stohr, John D. Stohr, Stephen R. Stohr and Charles Baker.
The Patriot and Free Press, Cuba, NY, 13 June 1956

George S. Wiedenhofer, 86, of Bonita Springs died March 22, 2001 after ashort bout with cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Brandon Wiedenhofer; three daughters, Mari Kay Schwan and Beverly Aspinall, both of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Peggy Anderson of Chicago, Ill.; four sons, Fred Wiedenhofer of Grove City, Pa., Ronald Wiedenhofer of Austin, Texas, James Wiedenhofer of Atlanta, Ga., and David Wiedenhofer of Slippery Rock, Pa.; 24 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.
The Banner, Bonita Springs, FL, 28 March 2001

Evelyn Leona Johnston was born on November 6, 1919 in Dell Rapids, thedaughter of Harland and Anna Johnston. She grew up on a farm near DellRapids and attended country school. Evelyn graduated from Dell RapidsHigh School in 1938.
Evelyn married Kermitt Hess on March 4, 1941 in Dell Rapids. They made their home on a farm northwest of Dell Rapids. Kermitt died in 1968. Evelyn then moved to her home in Dell Rapids. She worked at the Dell Rapids Café for many years and then worked at the Dell Rapids Hospital for 20 years.
Evelyn passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, November 2, 2001. She was 81 and was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
Grateful for having shared her life are her son, Roger of Derby, CT; her daughter, Bonnie Nelson and Her husband, John of Sioux Falls; her granddaughter, Sara Nelson, and her many friends.

Charles J Mahaney, well known to many Auburnians during his many years onthe front gate of Auburn Prison, died yesterday at his home, 370 NorthWinton Road, Rochester.
Mr. Mahaney came to Auburn Prison on August 6, 1912, after previously serving as guard at Sing Sing Prison in 1910 and 1911. He retired June 30, 1939. Since that time he had made his home in Rochester, spending the winters in Florida. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, Auburn.
His son, C. Kenneth Mahaney; 30 Dexter Avenue, has followed: in his father's footsteps, and is now a guard at Auburn Prison. Mr. Mahaney is survived by his wife, Evelyn Engert Mahaney of Rochester; his mother, Mrs. John Mahaney of Auburn; a son, C. Kenneth Mahaney of Auburn; a brother, George Mahaney of Auburn; four sisters, Mrs. Katherlne Conaughty of Aurora, and Miss Mary Mahaney, Mrs. James McKeon, and Miss Genevieve Mahaney, all of Auburn; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday at the Langham Funeral Home at 10:30 a. m. and at St. Mary's Church at 10:45 a. m. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Thursday and Friday evenings from 7 to 9 p. m.
The Citizen Advertiser, 22 June 1950

Married second Wes Metner

MacDONALD, Frank Maurice - 63, Scott's Bay, Kings Co., died Sunday,January 28, 2001, at home, following a lengthy illness. Born in Pereau,Kings Co., he was a son of the late James and Joellen (Houghton)MacDonald. He was a retired fisherman and farmer and a member of theBaptist Fellowship, Union Church of Scott's Bay. He is survived by hiswife, the former Barbara Brown; sisters, Winnifred (Mrs. Roger Huntley),Scott's Bay; Freda Fraser, Halls Harbour; one brother, Howard, PortWilliams; mother-in-law, Mrs. Stella Brown, Scott's Bay. He waspredeceased by sisters, Evelyn, Clara and Sadie; brothers, Russell,Harold and Lawrence. Visitation will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. and 7-9p.m. today, funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 31,both in the W.C. Hiltz Funeral Parlour, Kentville, Reverend DavidState-Taylor and Reverend Harold Thomas officiating. Burial will takeplace in the Scott's Bay Cemetery, Scott's Bay. No flowers by request.Donations in memory may be made to The Lung Association or to the UnionChurch of Scott's Bay.
Chronicle Herald, 30 Jan 2001

John C. Heglin has worked as an Artist/Sculptor for more than 30 yearsworking in clay, metal, glass and wood. His extensive training inpsychology and counseling as well as a career as a professional dancer,teacher, and chorographer gives him a unique perspective on the humanform.
He has developed a permanent, highly accurate affordable Life Casting, to offer to those who need it therapeutically, or even to those who just want to preserve their aesthetic form against the onslaught of aging.

I suspect that carl was adopted along with his sister, because he doesnot appear with his parents in the 1901 census. The 1911 census states heand his sister were born in the USA. Perhaps they had the same birthparents.

Mrs. Genevieve Connor Pickard, wife of James A Pickard. of 100 WalnutStreet died Tuesday. June 12, 1979, at Auburn Memorial Hospital after abrief illness.
She was a life resident of Auburn. Mrs. Pickard was a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary, W. Mynderse Rice post No 97.
Surviving are: her husband and several cousins.
Funeral services will be at l0 a.m. Thursday, June 14.1979, at the Langham Funeral Home. 91 E. Genesee Street. Cremation will follow.
Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight. The omission of flowers is respectfully requested. Should friends desire, contributions may be sent to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Orphanage, Eaton Rapids, Michigan, in her memory.
The Citizen, Auburn, 13 June 1979

Death Announcement:
SPOONER--William Spooner, at his home in Oak Park, Friday morning, Feb. 18. Funeral service Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2 p. m., First Congregational church Oak Park. Please omit flowers.
Chicago Daily Tribune, 22 February 1916

The info on the marriage is based on a marriage license. However, thismay be all wrong, or she was adopted. She is a spinster. Yet, herparents (birth or adpted) are listed as Frank James Mathews, b. inCutler, ME, and Annie Hutchinson.

Funeral of Mrs. Mahaney.
The funeral of Mrs. Charles Mahaney was held at the family home 30 Dexter Avenue at 8:30 this morning, with services at St. Maryʼs Church at 9 oʼclock and was unusually largely attended both at the home and church. A solemn high mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev. Timothy McGrath. Rev. John Margrett was deacon and Rev. Earl Ritz was sub-deacon. John Lane of St. Andrews Seminary was master of ceremonies. Hymns were Sung by the choir. The floral offerings were so numerous as to necessitate the use of several autos for conveyance in the cemetery. A large number of mass cards were received.
Burial was in the family plot in St. Joseph's Cemetery, where the committal service was read by Rev. John Margrett. The bearers were John Rumpf, C. McCormick, W. Light, G. Greismer, M. Landers and J. Murphy.
The Citizen Advertiser, 4 April 1932

From Wikipedia

Ramon Berenguer I el Vell ("the Old") was Count of Barcelona in 1035-1076. He promulgated the earliest versions of a written code of Catalan law, the Usages of Barcelona.

Born in 1024, he succeeded his father, Berenguer Ramon the Crooked in 1035. It is during his reign that the dominant position of Barcelona among other Catalan counties became evident.

Ramon Berenguer campaigned against the Moors, extending his dominions as far west as Barbastro and imposing heavy tributes (parias) on other Moorish cities. Historians claim that those tributes helped create the first wave of prosperity in Catalan history. During his reign Catalan maritime power started to be felt in Western Mediterranean. Ramon Berenguer the Old was also the first count of Catalonia to acquire lands (counties of Carcassonne and Razés) and influence north of the Pyrenees.

Another major achievement of his was beginning of codification of Catalan law in the written Usatges or Usatici of Barcelona which was to become the first full compilation of feudal law in Western Europe. Legal codification was part of the count's efforts to forward and somehow control the process of feudalization which started during the reign of his weak father, Berenger Ramon. Another major contributor was the Church acting through the institution of the Peace and Truce of God. This established a general truce among warring factions and lords in a given region for a given time. The earliest extant date for introducing the Truce of God in Western Europe is 1027 in Catalonia, during the reign of Ramon Berenguer the Old.

He was succeeded by his twin sons Ramon Berenguer II and Berenguer Ramon II.

Ramon Berenguers's marriages and descendants
* First wife, Isabel (or Elisabeth) of Narbonne or of Béziers
o Berenguer (died young)
o Arnau (died young)
o Pere Ramon (1050-1073?) -> murdered his father's wife, Almodis, and was exiled
* Second wife, Blanca (origin unknown)
* Third wife, Almodis de La Marche, countess of Limoges
o Berenguer Ramon II, Count of Barcelona the Fratricide (1053/54-1097)
o Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona the Towhead (1053/54-1082)
o Inés -> married Hugh d'Albo
o Sancha -> married Guilhem Ramon, count of Cerdagne

Child by unknown wife:
Born: 7 JUN 1698 - Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut
Marr: 1718 - Josiah Hollister
Died: 12 JUL 1777 - Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut

SENECA FALLS - Mrs. Katherine P. Garnsey, 78, of 4387 Route 89, SenecaFalls, died Monday in Seneca Falls Hospital.
There will be no calling hours.
The funeral will be at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Charles E. Bollinger, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Restvale Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the charge of the Sanderson Funeral Service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor-Brown Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, or to North Seneca Ambulance Inc., P.O. Box 392, Seneca Falls.
Born in Norwich, Ohio, Nov. 4, 1902, daughter of William D. and Fanny McNaughton Pomeroy, Mrs. Garnsey was a life resident of Seneca Falls. She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. She served as a member of the board of directors of Taylor-Brown Memorial Hospital and was active for many years in community service organizations.
The widow of Hamilton Garnsey Jr., she is survived by one son, Cyrus P. Garnsey; one grandson; one granddaughter; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Finger Lakes Times, 3 November 1981

William IX of Aquitaine (October 22, 1071 - February 10, 1126, alsoGuillaume or Guilhem d'Aquitaine), nicknamed the Troubador was Duke ofAquitaine and Gascony and Count of Poitiers as William VII of Poitiersbetween 1086 and 1126. He was also one of the leaders of the crusade of1101 and one of the first vernacular poets and troubadours.

Life and Family
William was the son of William VIII of Aquitaine by his third wife Hildegarde of Burgundy. His birth was an event of great celebration, but at first he was considered illegitimate by religious authorities because of his father's earlier divorces and his parents consanguinity. This obliged his father to make a pilgrimage to Rome soon after his birth, where he sought and received papal approval of his marriage and children.

In 1094 he married Philippa of Toulouse, the daughter and heiress of William IV of Toulouse. By Philippa, William had:
* William X of Aquitaine, his heir.
* Agnes of Aquitaine, who married (1) Aimery V of Thouars; (2) to King Ramiro II of Aragon
* Henry, abbot of Cluny
* Raymond of Poitiers, ruler of the principality of Antioch, a crusader state

He was excommunicated twice, the first time in 1114 for some unknown offense. His response to this was to demand absolution from the Bishop of Poitiers at swordpoint. He was excommunicated the second time for carrying off Dangereuse, the wife of his vassal Aimery I de Rochefoucauld, Viscount of Châtellerault. He installed her in the Maubergeonne tower of his castle, and, as related by William of Malmesbury, even painted a picture of her on his shield.

This greatly offended both his wife and his son, William. According to Orderic Vitalis, Philippa protested her treatment in October 1119 at the Council of Reims, claiming to have been abandoned by the duke in favor of Dangereuse. She later retired to the convent of Fontevrault. Relations were only patched up with his son when the younger William married Ænor of Châtellerault, Dangereuse's daughter by her husband.

His 13th century Provençal biographer remembers him:
"[William IX] was one of the most courtly men in the world and one of the greatest deceivers of women. He was a fine knight at arms, liberal in his attentions to ladies, and a fine composer and singer of songs."

Military life
William invited Pope Urban II to spend Christmas 1095 at his court. The pope urged him to take the cross and leave for the Holy Land, but William was more interested in exploiting the absence of Raymond IV of Toulouse, his wife's uncle, to press a claim to Toulouse. He and Philippa did capture Toulouse in 1098, an act for which they were threatened with excommunication. Partly out of a desire to regain favor with the religious authorities and partly out of a wish to see the world, William joined the First Crusade in 1099.

He arrived in the Holy land in 1101 and stayed there until the following year. His record as a general is not very impressive. William fought mostly skirmishes in Anatolia and was frequently defeated. His recklessness had his army ambushed on several occasions, with great losses to his own side. In September 1101 his entire army was destroyed by the Turks at Heraclea; William himself barely escaped with a few survivors.

Later on in his life, William joined forces with the kingdoms of Castile (an old ally) and Léon. Between 1120 and 1123, Aquitanian troops fought side by side with queen Urraca of Castile, in an effort to conquer the Moors of Cordoba and complete the Reconquista. During his sojourn in Spain, William was given a rock crystal vase by a Muslim ally that he later beqeathed to his granddaughter Eleanor. The vase probably originated in Sassanid Persia in the 7th century.

William IX also provided troops to Philip I of France in his war against William the Conqueror.

William's greatest legacy to history was not as a warrior but as a man of the arts. He was one of the first European lyric poets and used vernacular language in his songs and poems. Eleven of his songs are the earliest troubadour poems that have survived into the 21st century (Merwin, 2002). His artistic name was lo cons de Peitieus, and he was one of the most important troubadours of the Middle Age's Provençal literature. The topics of these were very diverse, but the majority is about sex, love and women and often about his own sexual prowesses. This choice of subject in a world used to music only for the praise of God and heroes caused scandal and admiration at the same time. In the next few centuries, troubadours and vernacular poetry would be fashionable and the most important artistic movement of the Middle Ages.

William was a man that loved scandal and no doubt enjoyed shocking his audiences. In the return from the crusade, he abandoned his wife in favour of a married woman, known as Dangereuse from his poems, and faced the risk of excommunication for the deed. He also composed a song about constructing a convent in his lands, where the nuns would be picked among the most beautiful women in the region. The fake nunnery project was abandoned and William ended by giving enormous donations to the church, perhaps to regain the pope's favour. He also constructed the palace of Poitou.

One of William's poems is a musing on mortality; it begins: Since now I have a mind to sing/I'll make a song of that which saddens me, and goes on to say: For I have known delight and dalliance/Both far and near, yea and in my own dwelling/But this day, joy and dalliance, farewell. He died in 1126.

Father was Conrad born Nov 1829 in Germany.

SWEET, Marjorie Ellen - Passed away in the Garden Home, Charlottetown,P.E.I. on Tuesday, January 2, 2007, Marjorie Ellen Sweet, ofCharlottetown and formerly of Billtown, N.S. Born in Harbourville, KingsCo., on October 9, 1908, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Nancy(Moody) Gould. She attended Aylesford school in 1925-26 and received herGrade 12 in 1926. She received her Teachers' Licence after attendingsummer schools in Truro and Halifax from 1926 to 1929. She was anenthusiastic and committed teacher for 29 years in Kings Co., and taughtin Garland, Harbourville, Billtown, Lakeville, Woodville and Aldershotschools. She was a devout church member of Billtown Baptist Church whereshe was Church Clerk for several years and participated in many otherchurch related committees and groups. She lived in the farmhouse inBilltown which she loved for 66 years enjoying her garden, the beauty ofthe Annapolis Valley, her neighbors and friends until she experiencedhealth problems in 2002, at which time she entered the Garden Home inCharlottetown, P.E.I. Marjorie was predeceased by her husband, Waldo in1954; brothers, Lealon, Kenneth, Barclay, Gardner, Willis and Myles andsister, Alta. She is survived by her sister, Marion, of Harbourville;sons, Lamont (Jillian), Stratford, P.E.I. and Lowell (Judy), Sherwood,P.E.I.; and grandchildren, Catherine, Stratford, P.E.I.; Marilyn(Michael), Ottawa, Ont.; Krista, Fredericton, N.B.; Susan (Steven),Toronto, Ont.; Jill (Ricardo), Cornwall, P.E.I.; Graeme (Victoria),Pownal, P.E.I. and by great-grandchildren, Lauren, Christopher andStefanie. Forwarded from Belvedere Funeral Home to Billtown BaptistChurch, Billtown, Kings County, for funeral service on Friday at 1:30p.m. No visitation by personal request. Arrangements in Nova Scotia areentrusted to H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, NS.(902-538-9900). E-mail: Intermentin Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Memorial donations may be made to theAlzheimer Society or Billtown Baptist Church.
Halifax Herald, 3 January 2007

SENECA FALLS -- Mrs. Emma Rice Garnsey. 64, of 57 Cayuga St. died lateSunday- at Taylor Brown Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, following anextended Illness.
Private services will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. The Rev. Charles E. Bollinger of Trinity Episcopal Church will officiate. Burial will be In Restvale, Cemetery, Seneca Falls. Contributions In her memory may be made to the Johnson Home, 57 Cayuga St.
The daughter of Edward Alonzo and Elizabeth H. Guilford Rice, Mrs. Garnsey was born March 6, 1910 and was a native of Deerfield, Mass. She graduated from Deerfield Academy and was a 1932 graduate of Vassar College. In Seneca Falls, she was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, the Fortnightly Club and the Women's League.
Mrs. Garnsey is survived by two sons, Guilford P. Garnsey of Houston, Tex. and Hamilton G. Garnsey of Scipio Center, and a sister, Mrs. Robert Hitler of Knoxville. Tenn.
The Geneva Times, 4 March 1975

Sancho was the son of count Garćıa Fernández and his wife Aba ofRibagorza. He rebelled against his father with the support of Al-Mansurof Córdoba. This resulted in the partition of the county between fatherand son, and the county was not reunited until his father's death fiveyears later. He renewed the Reconquista by rebelling against Almanzor,alongside Garćıa Sánchez II of Pamplona and Garćıa Gómez of the BanuGómez. Sancho led the coalition that was defeated at the Battle ofCervera in July 1000, but in early September successfully turned back theCórdoban invasion of his county. Almanzor was again campaigning againstSancho in 1002 when another battle occurred, remembered by the Christiansas the Battle of Calatañazor and Muslims as the Pedroso expedition. Thetwo sides report different outcomes to the battle itself, but Almanzordied of injuries received in the conflict, removing Sancho's primaryantagonist and leaving the Caliphate of Córdoba in crisis. Sancho ruledfor another 15 years, and was succeeded by his own son Garćıa.
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His wife was named Urraca, whose appears to have been his cousin, the daughter of count Gómez D́ıaz of Saldaña, head of the Beni Gómez family, by Muniadona Fernández of Castile. They had:
* Muniadona Mayor, eldest daughter, married Sancho III of Navarre, through whom right to the county eventually passed.
* Ferdinand, died before 2 March 999
* Tigridia, abbess of San Salvador de Oña, which he founded for her to direct.
* Sancha, married Berenguer Ramon I, Count of Barcelona
* Garćıa, who succeeded his father
They may also have been parents of:
* Urraca, wife of Sancho VI William of Gascony

Former Auburn resident James Arthur Pickard, 92, died Tuesday inRichmond, Va.
Mr. Pickard was a native of Auburn. He retired as a machinist from Boeing Aircraft in Seattle. His wife, the former Genevieve Connor, died in 1979.
A veteran of World War I, Mr. Pickard was a life member of Post 1975, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member of its Order of the Cooties.
Surviving are a nephew, Chester Pickard of Pennsylvania; two grandnieces; and a grandnephew.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Langham Funeral Home, Auburn. Burial will be in Soule Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home, 91 E. Genesee St.
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY, 23 April 1992

William Bradford, 6th in line of descent from William Bradford, printerand founder of "The New York Gazette" in 1725, the first newspaperpublished in New York. At the time of the marriage William Bradford wasSergeant of Co. A, 105th Engineers, stationed at Camp Servier, S. C, formilitary service in the war with Germany.

She is listed as a widow in the 1930 census and living with her parents,but both husbands were still alive.

Parents are Elizabeth and Herbert C. Newell of Westfleld, NJ.
Mrs. Margaret Newell KoHett, 72, of 21 Centennial St., Weedsport, died unexpectedly Wednesday at her Home.
A native of New Jersey, Mrs. Follett lived all her married life in the Weedsport area. She was the widow of Fancher R. Follett, a coal and gas businessman in the Weedsport area who died in 1974. She also was a member of the Weedsport Methodist Church.
She is survived by a son, F. Newell Follett of Weedsport, a grandson, Timothy Follett and a granddaughter, Karen Follett, several cousins.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Kelly-Jewell Funeral home, South Seneca St, Weedsport with the Rev. William N. Walter, of the Weedsport Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Weedsport Rural Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Weedsport Ambulance Fund in memory of Mrs. Follett.
The Citizen, 12 November 1976

Possibly first married Donna M Kean 4 May 1985 at Vernon, CT

Gonzalo Fernández, Count of Burgos (ca. 899-915) and of Castile (c.909-915).
Recorded for the first time in 899 as Count of Burgos, soon the region expanded to the eastern mountain valleys enabling Gonzalo to make his fort base in Lara, thus stretching his rule from the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains around Espinosa de los Monteros to the river Arlanza, which therefore became the border with the neighbouring Muslim territories. In order to stretch his territory this far, he first had to displace the Muslim forces based at the stronghold of Carazo that dominated the area and access. This was achieved after a long and well contested struggle.
The valley of Lara was then the rallying point of the family that - years later - achieved through his son, Fernan Gonzalez the quasi-independence of Castile, securing the area for five generations with the family until it became a kingdom under Fernando I of Castile of the Jimenez dynasty.
His name appears for the first time in charter of the Monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña (899), one of the most influential monastic houses later in Castile together with the Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos. He was also the founder of the other Monastic House of San Pedro de Arlanza (912).
In 912, he took main part in the Castilian offensive to the river Duero, settling the old villages of Haza, Clunia and San Esteban de Gormaz.
Gonzalo Fernández appears as Count of Castile for the first time in a document of January 8, 914 and again in January 1, 915. He appears witnessing royal documents among other magnates and nobles at the Leonese Court main Assemblies until the defeat of the Leonese in the battle of Valdejunquera (920), after which he was considered dead. Modern scholars suspect that he must have been in disgrace at Court for some unrecorded mistake or other major offense typically resulting in exile, as somebody with his name and the seldom given then rank of Count - Gundisalvus comes - appears signing royal documents at the Court of Navarre between the years 924 and 930, the year that his son was given the authority of Count alone. Previously, his wife Munia Donna (or Muniadona) appears holding the patrimony estates and county regency during the minority of their son Fernan Gonzalez.
His remains were laid to rest in a vault at San Pedro de Arlanza, as Friar Antonio de Yepes registers in his "General Chronicle".


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