Roland worked at the Vancouver US Post Office for 35 years untilretirement, member of the Elks Lodge, Knights of Pythias, RoyalHighlands, Minnehaha and Pomona Grange and the Vancouver Rotary Club.Funeral by VANCOUVER FUNERAL CHAPEL with Reverend Daniel Taylorofficiating. A daughter was Alice Lydia Quarnberg (b. 12 Mar 1905)married Floyd Bowers.

PERRIN, Ray L. - Peacefully passed away May 31, 2007, at the age of 76.He was predeceased by parents, Alice M. and Guy E. Perrin (both of Dean);brothers, Edson (Cranbrook, B.C.), Lyman (Truro), David (Dean), George(Halifax); infant sisters, Eleanor and Elizabeth Perrin; infant son,Leslie James Perrin, and most recently by M. Rosalie (King), his belovedwife of 53 years, on April 27, 2007. Ray is survived by daughters, LouisePerrin, Gull Lake, Sask.; Eleanor (Chester) Agecoutay, Cowessess, Sask.;grandchildren, John, Calgary; Mary Beth (Josh), Long Beach, Calif.;Rebecca (Terry), Regina, Sask.; Alissa, Cowessess, Sask.; sisters, MarionLemmon, Middle Musquodoboit; Ella Cox, Upper Musquodoboit; brothers,Walter, Truro; Victor (Ruby), Halifax; sisters-in-law, Frances Perrin,Dean; Claudia Perrin, Cranbrook, B.C., and his many loved nieces andnephews. Ray will be sadly missed by his extended family and manyfriends. Ashes will be interred in Dean at a later date. Memorialdonations to Sharon Presbyterian Church. The family would like toacknowledge niece, Marion Perrin and Frances Perrin for the many timesthey have given valued help and support.

Grandmother of Tom J. Moss. Obit also states that son is Vernard H.Harlow. I cannont confirm this.

Edgar Ætheling (c. 1051 - c. 1126) was the last member of the Anglo-Saxonroyal house. Born in Hungary, he was also known as "Edgar the Outlaw".The Anglo-Saxon name Atheling or, more correctly, Ætheling, means "son ofthe king". Proclaimed king by the witan following the death of Harold IIin the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066, Edgar was never crownedand submitted to William I some eight weeks later. He was only aboutthirteen or fourteen years old.

Edgar was the only son of Edward the Exile, heir to the English throne, and grandson of King Edmund Ironside. Upon his father's death in 1057, Edgar was nominated as Heir Apparent by the king Edward the Confessor. Edgar was brought up at Edward's court, together with his sisters, Margaret and Christina. However he was too young at the time of the king's death in January 1066 to defend the country against impending invasion, and his election as king after Harold's death was no more than a symbolic token of defiance against the invading Norman forces.

Edgar relied largely for his support upon Archbishop Stigand and upon Earls Edwin of Mercia and Morcar of Northumbria and, when this weakened, (within a matter of days of the witan), Edgar was forced inevitably to submit to William at Berkhamstead in either late November or early December 1066.

William treated Edgar well. Seeing political advantage, he kept him in his custody and eventually took him back to his court in Normandy. However, Edgar joined in the rebellion of the earls Edwin and Morcar in 1068 and, though defeated, he fled to the court of Malcolm III of Scotland. The next year Malcolm married Edgar's sister Margaret, and agreed to support Edgar in his attempt to claim the English crown. In exchange, Edgar married Malcolm's sister, another Margaret. Edgar now made common cause with Sweyn Estridson, the king of Denmark and nephew of Canute, who believed he was the rightful king of England.

Their combined forces invaded England in 1069. They captured York, but did not proclaim the independence of Northumbria. William marched on the north, devastating the land as he went. He paid the Danes to leave, whilst Edgar fled to Scotland. He remained in refuge there until 1072 when William successfully enforced a peace treaty on Malcolm, the terms of which included the exile of Edgar. Edgar eventually made his peace with William in 1074 but he never fully gave up his dreams of regaining the throne of England. He supported Robert, Duke of Normandy, against William II in 1091 and again found himself seeking refuge in Scotland. He also supported his nephew, Edgar, in gaining the Scottish throne, overthrowing Donald III.

Around 1098 he went to Constantinople, where he may have joined the Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Empire. Later that year he was given a fleet by Emperor Alexius I to assist in the First Crusade, and brought reinforcements to the crusaders at the Siege of Antioch. He was taken prisoner at the Battle of Tinchebrai in 1106 fighting for Duke Robert against Henry I. He returned to England where Henry pardoned him, and he retired to his country estate in Hertfordshire. His niece Edith (renamed Matilda) had married Henry I in 1100. Edgar is believed to have travelled to Scotland late in life, perhaps around the year 1120, and was still alive in 1125, but may have died soon after, in his early seventies. By then he was forgotten by most and is remembered now only as the "lost king" of England.

Likely ID:
Anna L. Roe, b. 20 May 1907, d. 8 Jun 1997 at Portsmouth, NH

A funeral Mass was said yesterday in Immaculate Conception Church in Easton for Francis J. McMenamy, proprietor of the McMenamy House of Hamburger in Easton since 1954.
Mr. McMenamy died Friday at Goddard Memorial Hospital, Stoughton. He was 84 and a lifelong resident of Easton.
He graduated from Bentley College in 1923 and was a member of the Brockton Chamber of Commerce, the Century Club at Stonehill College, the Bentley Alumni Association and the Easton Lions Club.
Mr. McMenamy leaves his wife, Edith (Rowland); two daughters, Helen Collins of Braintree and Nancy Carter of North Easton; a stepson, Richard W. Reynolds of Needham; four brothers, Lewis of Brockton, Frederick of West Yarmouth, Edward of New Jersey and James of North Easton; two sisters, Alice Schrafft of Whitman and Mary Louise Newman of North Easton; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The Boston Globe, 28 August 1990

Never married

PERRIN, Rosalie (King) In loving memory of Rosalie Perrin, who passedaway at the age of 71, April 27, 2007. Predeceased by parents Mary(McCall) King - Edmonton, Vernon King - Onslow, NS., brother Frank King -Edmonton, and infant son Leslie Perrin. Survived by her beloved husbandof 53 years, Ray Perrin, daughters Louise Perrin - Gull Lake SK., Eleanor(Chester) Agecoutay, Cowessess, SK., grandchildren, John - Calgary, MaryBeth (Josh) - Long Beach, CA., Rebecca (Terry) - Regina, SK., Alissa -Cowessess, SK. Rosalie will sadly be missed by her extended family andmany friends. Ashes will be interred at Dean, NS at a later date.Memorial donations to the Arthritis Society would be appreciated. Thefamily would like to acknowledge niece Marion Perrin for the many timesshe has given valued help and support.
Published in the Edmonton Journal on 5/7/2007.

Also known as Lynne Frasca and Lynne Greppi.

PORTVILLE - LaVerne M. "Shorty" Burrows of 417 Butternut Brook Roadpassed away Friday (October 8, 2010) at his home after a brief illness.Born May 20, 1917, in Bolivar, he was a son of the late Maynard and EthelBurrows. He was married to the former Dorothy Ellis, who passed away in1970.
A lifetime resident, over the years he worked in the oil fields, construction and was a retired auto mechanic. He loved hunting and fishing.
Surviving are two sons: Maynard (Helen) Burrows of Olean and James (Thelma) Burrows of LeCanto, FL; his longtime companion of 43 years, Myrtle "Ola" Grabbitt of Portville; her children, Doug (Ann) Grabbitt of Olean, Barb (Russ) Cousins of Olean, Jean Bazow of Hinsdale, and Norm (Kathryn) Grabbitt of Cuba; a daughter-in-law, Sheri (Bob North) Burrows of Obi; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife; a son, Terry J. Burrows; a daughter, Donna Burrows Lowe; a granddaughter, Bonnie Burrows; a brother, Merle Burrows; and three sisters, Loretta Hunt, Lillian Gardner, and Dolly VanDyke.
Family will receive friends at Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., 51 South Main Street, Portville on Monday (October 11, 2010) from 1 to 3 p.m., at which time funeral and committal services will be held in the funeral home.
Burial will be in East Portville Cemetery.

Possible ID:
Catherin E. Gooch, b. 11 Mar 1880 in Iowa, d. 12 May 1964 in Sonoma County

Mrs. Pauline Davidson, mother of Mrs. Kate Gooch, of this place, passed away
at Kender, LA, on October 21st. She will be remembered by old time
residents, having resided here about twenty years ago. The Record extends
sincere sympathy to Mrs. Gooch in her hour of sorrow and bereavement. (8:5)

Never married

When he was in high school, John Cassady could bench-press his ownweight, but his skills at a different kind of bench-a lab bench-are wherehe shines these days. A summer of work as an undergraduate researcherwith HHMI investigator Bruce Walker at Massachusetts General Hospital hasinspired Cassady to pursue a Ph.D. in biochemistry and a career in HIVresearch.
Cassady grew up in Minnesota, where he focused on sports as well as academics. As a senior in high school, he was captain of both the football and track teams, and he competed in the Junior Nationals Olympic-style weightlifting championship. From sports, he says, he learned how to cooperate, manage time, and deal with disappointment-skills that should serve him well in a career in scientific research.
With his sights set on being a nuclear engineer to help develop nuclear power for cars, Cassady won admission to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). But during the summer between his freshman and sophomore years of college, he worked for a biology professor at the University of Minnesota. "It was a mundane job, just pipetting and using the mass spectrometer machine, but it was exciting," he says. So, as a sophomore, he switched majors to biology, determined to pursue research "that can actually make a difference in someone's life."
Cassady is drawn to the challenge of fighting AIDS. As a participant in HHMI's Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP), which offers summer research experiences for disadvantaged and minority undergraduates in the labs of HHMI investigators or HHMI professors, Cassady worked with Walker to analyze HIV's ability to evade immune response by altering the expression of messenger RNA (mRNA) in cells. During his EXROP experience, he says, he was inspired to pursue graduate work in HIV research. He has continued working in Walker's lab approximately 15 hours a week throughout his senior year.
"I chose to research HIV because I'm very interested in how the virus works and the development of a cure for this devastating disease," explained Cassady, 22. He envisions using new techniques, such as stem-cell research, to increase the body's immune response to the virus.
From his own experience changing majors, however, Cassady realizes that goals can change. So he has decided to pursue a Ph.D. in biochemistry, to master versatile research techniques that can be applied to different fields. Currently applying to graduate schools, Cassady is confident about his future. "I know that as long as I work my hardest and stay determined, I will not disappoint myself."
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

William IV of Toulouse (c. 1040-1094). Count of Toulouse from 1061-1094.Also Marquess of Provence and Duke of Narbonne. He succeeded his fatherPons of Toulouse upon his death in 1061. His mother was Almodis de laMarche, but she was kidnapped by and subsequently married to RamonBerenguer I, Count of Barcelona when William was a boy. He was married toEmma of Montain, who gave him one daughter. He also had an illegitimateson, William-Jordan, with his half sister Adelaide.

He went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 1088, shortly before the First Crusade, leaving his brother Raymond as regent. He was killed six years later in Spain at the Battle of Huesca.

His daughter by Emma of Montain, Philippa, was married to William IX of Aquitaine. It was his intention that she take his lands and title upon his death, but in her absence Raymond usurped the county.

Father of John Paul Cassady likely to be Johnny Bland.

Assumed born in or near Boston, Lincolnshire where he was known to havehad his residence some eleven or twelve years prior to his emigration toAmerica. Sarah Chesebrough, whose name stands #78 on the roll of theFirst Church of Boston, MA, was doubtless a passenger with William on theship, Arbella, and is thought to have been his mother.

Burial: 1667 Old Wequetoquock Burial Ground, Stonington
The Wequetequock Burial Ground Association in Stonington, CT, on 31Aug 1899, dedicated a monument which had been erected as a memorial to the first four settlers of Wequetequock: William Chesebrough, Thomas Minor, Walter Palmer and Thomas Stanton. Each side of the monument carries an epitaph, above which has been carved a coat of arms.
The Chesebrough epitaph reads as follows:
William Chesebrough
The first white settler of Stonington
Born in England 1594 migrated to America in John
Winthrop's Company which planted Boston in 1630.
After spending a few years in Rehoboth Mass.
he with his wife and four sons in 1649 fixed
his home in this then wilderness and built his
dwelling house not far from this monument.
He took a leading part in the organization
of the town and the conduct of its early affairs.
He died June 9, 1667.
A Bold Pioneer. A Wise Organizer. A Firm Christian.

The remains of William & Anna rest side by side in the old cemetery, a short distance from their dwelling house.

Immigration: 29 MAR 1630 Salem, Essex, MA
William Chesbrough sailed from Cowes, Eng. in the ship "Arbella" on 29 Mar 1630 and arrived at Salem, MA on 14 Jun 1630, Capt. Peter Milbourne, master. The "Arbella" was a ship of 350 tons and wastermed the "Admiral" of the Winthrop fleet that left Cowes, Eng. in 1630. The fleet consisted of 14 vessels with 840 passengers comprising the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Aboard were William Cheesebrough, from Boston, Lincoln, blacksmith, with wife Ann, daughter Sarah and sons Peter, Samuel & Nathaniel.
Made a freeman of Boston, MA, 18 May 1631, and note is made of the fact that on the same day his house burned to the ground; was one of the first two deputies from Boston to the General Court, was a constable, assessor, and one of a committee "to a lot to able bodied men and youth" grounds for planting.

Occupation: Gunsmith 1625 Braintree, Suffolk, MA
William Chesebrough, a gunsmith, came in the spring of 1649, overland from Rehobeth in Plymouth where he had been accused (falsely, he always maintained) of selling firearms to the Indians. He picked a site on a knoll on the west bank at the head of Wequetequock Cove where there was a well sheltered landing place and open meadows for grazing and cultivation. But the authorities suspected he planned illicit trade in rum and firearms with the Indians, so on 7 Nov 1649, the constable at Pequot (New London) informed him that "the Goverm't of Connecticut doth dislike and distastes the way he is in and trade he doth among the Indians' and they doe require him to desiste there from," ordering him to report to Major John Mason at Saybrook and give an account of himself and his lonely settlement.
On 19 Mar 1650, William Chesebrough appeared before the General Court in Hartford which questioned his settling at Wequetequock "in that by his calling (gunsmith) he was fitted, and by his solitary living advantaged, to carry on a mischievous trade with the Indians...extremely prejudiciall to the publique to withdraw from all publique ordnances and Xtian society." To which he replied that he had sold his tools "thereby making himself incapable of repairing any gun locks" and that he hoped others would join him. He was required to post a bond that others would join his settlement by September next.

Will: 23 MAY 1667 Stonington, New London, CT
p. 542-545: William Chesebrough, aged 73 years, Stonington, 23 May1667. First: I give unto my son Samuel, all Lands formerly granted to him and taken in by his fence. Nextly: I give unto my sons Nathaniel& Elisha ye neck of land called Waddawonnet wch was formerly granted to them, bounded by ye fence yt crosses ye aforesd neck called Waddawonnet, with their broken up lands wch they now have inpossession, all other lands wch is in my manageing, broken up or meadow, and two or three acres by son Elisha improveth this year, I give to loving wife wch commons answering to it during ye time of her life, and after her decease, I give unto my son Samuel, two acres next ye sd Samuel's, now dwelling house, and ye remainder of my broken uplands and meadow, to be divided equally between my two sons, Nathaniel and Elisha: The little island I give to my son Nathaniel, and ye piece of meadow land by Goodman Yorks, I give to my son Elisha, and all other lands that I had from New London, I give to my three sons, everyone of them an equal share. And if these do want advice about yedividing of it, I do ordain my trusty and well beloved friends Mr. James Noyes & Mr. Amos Richardson, to be helpful to them about ye dividing of it. And ye farm of land and meadow 350 acres, more or less, near to a place called Cowsatuck, I give to my son William. Forall my housing, I give to my loving wife to be wholly at her disposing, to keep, or sell, or dispose of, as she shall please, and likewise ye pasture by ye house: only a piece to my son Elisha from ye place where his house joineth to mine through out ye pasture to ye stone wall next to the highway, and for my son Samuel's, eldest son Samuel and his youngest dau Sarah and yt his wife is now with child with I give five pounds a piece, and likewise my son Nathaniel's three children five pounds a piece which is to be paid them within six years. All ye rest of my goods and chattels, my debts being paid I give to my loving wife whom I make full and lawful executrix.
Witness: Gershom Palmer. William Chesebrough Thomas Bell
This will was attested to upon oath before me by the witnesses: that M. Chesebrough dec'd, was in his right senses when he signed this his last will to the best of their understanding this 17 of Sep 1667. Thomas Stanton, Commissioner.
At a county court holden in New London 19 Sep 1667 The last Will and Inventory of William Chesebrough was exhibited in court, proved, and ordered to be entered upon Record 6 May 1693.
Inventory of William Chesebrogh's estate, deceased the 9th of June1667, prized by us whose names are underwritten: Thomas Stanton, Thomas Minor, Amos Richardson
Estate totalled L672 10s.
A Court of Assistants held at Hartford 7 Oct 1673. Where as ye County Court held at New London 19 Sep 1673 recommended to this Court a difference between Mr. Nathaniel Chesebrough and ye relict and heirsof Mr. Samuell Chesebrough and ye Overseers of Elihu ye only son of Elisha Chesebrough and his successors, which difference arose by reason of some contradiction (seemingly at least) between ye last will and testament of Mr. William Chesebrough and Mrs. Anna his wife wch yeCourt having considered after the viewing of ye sd wills advised ye parties concerned to labour an accommodation between themselves wch they have... & presented to this Court an agreement under ye hands bearing date 9 Oct 1673. This court having Perused ye same do approve there of & order it to be recorded amongst ye records as a final issue of ye sd Difference. (Then follows a long division of land.)

Land 1652 Stonington, New London, CT
The title of William Chesebrough to all land between Wadawanuck Point and Wequetoquock Cove was confirmed by the General Court at NewLondon in 1652.
The action of the General Court of Connecticut in pushing its claims eastward to the Pawcatuck River created many political battles with Massachusets and until the matter could be resolved amicably, the planters were advised "to carry themselves & order their affaires peaceably, and by comon agreement." Acting on this advice, the original settlers and a few others who had joined them, met together on 30 Jun 1658 and organized a local government with what may betermed a consitution, entitled "The Asoiation of Poquatuck peple, "which was signed by eleven persons, viz.: William Cheeseborough and his three sons, Samuel, Nathaniel and Elisha; Thomas Stanton and his son Thomas; Walter Palmer and his two sons Elihu and Moses; George Denison, and Thomas Shaw. This compact in the handwriting of WilliamCheeseborough, pledged the signers "to maintain and deffend the peacof the plac * to aid and asist one another acoarding to law & rules of righteousness, till such other provisions be maide for us as mayatain our end above written.: After affixing their names to the document, the signers chose Capt. George Denison and William Cheeseborough to be "comytioners" to carry out the provisions of the contract. Three months later, the commissioners of the United Colonies decided that the territory in dispute belonged to Massachusetts, and the General Court of that Colony named it Southerntown and annexed it to the County of Suffolk. Southerntown remained a township of MA until the issue of the Charter of CT by King Charles II, dated 25 Apr 1662 fixed the eastern boundary of CT at Pawcatuck River and reverted back to the sister colony.
In 1665, the name of Southerntown was changed to that of Mystic, and the year following was changed to Stonington.

Land 1638 Braintree, Suffolk, MA
"Willyam Cheesborough and Anne his wife" admitted to Boston church as members #44 & #45, which would be in the fall of 1630; "Willyam Cheesbrough and Anne his wife" recommended to Braintree church, 16 Feb1639/40; "brother Willyam Cheesebrough and our sister Anne his wife now dwelling at Rehoboth" dismissed from Boston church to Rehobothchurch, 9 Apr 1648.
William was chosen to represent Braintree in the General Court and was made a commissioner or local judge.
"Mr. William Cheesborowe" one of five men to lay out their own farms at "Rumley Marsh," 14 Dec 1635; granted "two rod and a half square of the marsh next unto Mr. Bellingham's woodyard for to build upon," 25Sep 1637.

Land 1649 New London, New London, CT
This year a considerable settlement was made between Mistic and Pawcatuck rivers. This tract was called Pequot, and originally belonged to New-London. The first man who settled upon this tract, was William Cheesebrough, from Rehoboth, in 1649. A complaint was exhibited against him for carrying on an illicit trade with the Indians, for repairing their arms, and endangering the public safety. The teneral court of CT declared, that they had a clear title to those lands, and summoned him before them. They reprimanded him for settling upon them without their approbation; for withdrawing himself from Christian society and ordinances; and for unlawfully trading with and assisting the Indians. He confessed his faults; but pleaded, inexcuse, that he had been encouraged by Mr. Winthrop, who claimed aright to Pawcatuck. He gave bonds for his good conduct, and wasallowed to continue upon the land.
After successive explorations William chose the head of Wequetequock Cove, in what is now called Pawcatuck, on the border lands of which he found arable lands for planting, with an abundance of pasture ground for stock raising, to which he had largely turned his attention. After building a dwelling house on the west side of the cove, William removed with his wife and four sons, assisted by his friend, Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island, in the summer of 1649. William was55 years old, wife Anna 51y, son Samuel 22y, Nathaniel 19y, John 17yand Elisha 12y.

Land 1646 Rehoboth, Bristol, MA
On 12 Jul 1644 Rehoboth town meeting ordered that William Cheeseborough "is to have division in all lands of Seekunk for L153besides what he is to have for his own proportion, and that in way of consideration for the pains and charges he hath been at for settling of this plantation."
After a relatively peaceful few years in Boston and Braintree, William removed to Rehoboth where he was soon in trouble with the Plymouth authorities: On 5 May 1646 Plymouth Court ordered that theconstable at Rehoboth arrest "Willm Cheesborrow" for his part in "anaffray made upon Ussamequine and some of his people"; "Wm. Cheesborrow of Rehoboth, blacksmith," had to post L20 bond. On 2 Jun 1646 the court reported that "William Cheesborrow, of Rehoboth, for mending two locks for pieces at three shillings apiece, and for his abuse of Ussamequin, as the case now stands betwixt us and him, and for his breach of imprisonment and flying to a foreign government, and leaving this, is censured by the Court to be imprisoned fourteen days, without bail or main prize, and to pay L6 fine to the colony's use." (The "foreign government" may have been Providence, RI, since on 22 Jun 1645 Roger Williams reported to John Winthrop Jr. that "Wm Cheesbrough now come in shall be readily assisted for your and his own sake.")

WILLIAM CHESEBROUGH, was the first white man who settled Stonington, Connecticut. His dwelling house stood on the west side of Wequetequock Cove, near the head of the tidewater.

Chesebrough was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, England in 1594. On December 6, 1620, he married Anna Stevenson. He was a gunsmith until he came to Stonington in 1649, when he became a farmer, living on the large grants of land given him by the town of Pequot (now New London).

He came to this country with the John Winthrop Company in 1630 and first settled in Boston, Massachusetts and became a member of the first church. In May 1631, he was admitted a freeman of the Massachusetts Colony.

In 1634, he was elected constable of Boston. He later moved to Braintree, and in 1640 he was elected deputy to the Massachusetts General Court. Soon after, he moved to Rehoboth, Plymouth Colony where he took an active and prominent part in organizing the town of Rehoboth.

The General Court of that colony later ordered him to be arrested for an affray with an Indian, which led him to look further for a new permanent home. John Winthrop, Jr. urged Chesebrough to settle in his new settlement at Pequot, but he decided against it and and finally chose to settle at the head of Wequetequock Cove in the Pawcatuck area instead. It was another friend, Roger Williams, who encouraged and assisted him in moving to Pawcatuck during the summer of 1649 when he moved his family into their new house in Wequetequock, including his wife and four sons, Samuel, Nathaniel, John and Elisha.

Mr. Chesebrough, traded with the Indians and with people of Long Island, which was prohibited by the General Assembly of Connecticut. In January, 1652, the town of Pequot gave him a large tract of land, which was afterwards liberally enlarged until it embraced between two and three thousand acres. Mr. Chesebrough succeeded in drawing around him a number of "acceptable persons" and the settlement of the town was begun. In 1654, however, the planters wanted to separate from Pequot for religious and civil purposes. This measure was resisted by the planters at Pequot. In the meantime, Massachusetts laid claim to the settlement, and the dispute went up to the court of the Commissioners of the United Colonies. In 1658 the court awarded all the territory east of Mystic River to the Massachusetts Colony, under the name of Southertown, until 1662, when it was included in the new charter, and again became a part of the colony of Connecticut. In 1665, the name Southertown was changed to Mystic. In 1666, it was again changed to Stonington.

Mr. Chesebrough held numerous positions of trust not only in the Massachusetts Colony, in the town of Rehoboth, in Plymouth Colony as well. He was elected to several positions between 1653 and 1656.

He held the office of Townsman (Selectman) until Southertown was annexed to Connecticut, and was the first man elected deputy after the reunion. He succeeded in restoring amicable relations with the Court which had been seriously disturbed by the jurisdictional controversy. After his return, he was elected first selectman of the town, and re-elected every year up to the time of his death, on June 9, 1667.

William V of Aquitaine (969 - January 30, 1030), nicknamed le Grand (theGreat), was Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitiers as William II ofPoitiers.

William was the son of William IV of Aquitaine by his wife Emma of Blois. He seems to have taken after his formidable mother, who ruled Aquitaine until 1004. He was a friend to Fulbert of Chartres and founded a cathedral school at Poitiers. He himself was very well educated, a collector of books, and turned the prosperous court of Aquitaine into the learning center of Southern France.

* Agnes of Gévaudan, widow of Aldebert I of La Marche
1. William VI of Aquitaine

* Prisca (a.k.a. Brisque) of Gascony, daughter of Duke Sans VI Guilhem of Gascony. She was dead by 1118.
1. Eudes of Aquitaine
2. Adalais of Aquitaine, married Count Guiraut I Trancaleon of Armagnac
3. Thibault, died young.

* Agnes of Burgundy, daughter of Otto-William, Duke of Burgundy. Her second husband was Geoffrey II of Anjou.
1. Pierre-Guillaume (William VII)
2. Guy-Geoffroy (William VIII)
3. Agnes de Poitiers, married Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor

From Wikipedia

William VIII of Aquitaine, (Guillaume VIII in French) (1025 - September 25, 1086), whose name was Guy-Geoffroy before becoming duke of Aquitaine, was Duke of Gascony (1052-1086), and then Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitiers (as William VI of Poitiers) between 1058 and 1086, succceeding his brother William VII (Pierre-Guillaume). Guy-Geoffroy was the youngest son of William V of Aquitaine by his third wife Agnes of Burgundy. He was the brother-in-law of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor who had married his sister, Agnes de Poitiers.

He became Duke of Gascony in 1052 during his older brother William VII's rule. Gascony had come to Aquitanian rule through William V's marriage to Prisca (a.k.a Brisce) of Gascony, the sister of Duke Sans VI Guilhem of Gascony.

William VIII was one of the leaders of the allied army called to help Ramiro I of Aragon in the siege of Barbastro (1064). This expedition was the first campaign organized by the papacy, namely Pope Alexander II, against a Muslim city, and the precursor of the later Crusades movement. Aragon and its allies conquered the city, killed its inhabitants and collected an important booty. However, Aragon lost the city again in the following years. During William VIII's rule, the alliance with the southern kingdoms of modern Spain was a political priority as shown by the marriage of all his daughters to Iberian kings.

He married three times and had at least five children. After he divorced his second wife due to infertility, he remarried to a much younger woman who was also his cousin. This marriage produced a son, but William VIII had to visit Rome in the early 1070s to persuade the pope to recognize his children from his third marriage as legitimate.

* First wife: Garsende of Périgord, daughter of Count Aldabert II of Périgord and his wife Alausie, herself the second daughter of duke Sans VI Guilhem of Gascony (divorced November 1058), no children. She became a nun at Saintes.

* Second wife: Matoeda (divorced May 1068)
1. Agnes (1052-1078), married Alfonso VI of Castile

* Third wife: Hildegarde of Burgundy (daughter of duke Robert I of Burgundy)
1. Agnes (d.1097), married Peter I of Aragon
2. William IX of Aquitaine, his heir

Ancestry of Calvin Guild, Margret Taft, James Humpherys and RebeccaCovell Martin
Author: Howard Redwood Guild
Call Number: R929.1 G95
Capt. Ceorge Denison, son of William, b. 1618, Eng.; d. 23 Oct., 1694, Hartford; m. 1645 his 2nd wife Ann Borrodell (b. 1615; d. 26 Sept., 1712) daughter of John Borrodell of Cork, Ireland, but who was then living near the battlefield of Naseby. George came with his father in the "Lion" 1631; but his first wife dying, he returned to England served with distinction under Cromwell; at Naseby he was severely wounded, taken to the house of John Borrodell,481 nursed by his daughter Ann whom he afterwards married. Again coming to New England he settled near Stonington.
During King Philip's war he was a leader in ten expeditions against the Indians, in one of which he captured Canonchet.

Children by second marriage to Ann Borrodell:
1. George Denison b: 1653 in Barnstable, Massachusetts
2. Capt. John Boradell Denison
3. Ann Denison
4. Borodell Denison
5. William Denison
6. Margaret Denison
7. Mercy Mary Denison


He was the son of William and Margaret (Chandler) (Monck) Denison. He married first Bridget Thompson and second Ann Borodell.

George Denison died in Hartford, Oct. 23, 1694, while there on some special business, being 76 years old. His wife, Ann Borodel1, died Sept. 26, 1712, aged 97 years. They were both remarkable for magnificent personal appearance, and for force of mind and character. She was always called "Lady Ann." They held a foremost place in Stonington. At the time of their marriage, in 1645, she was 30 years old and he 27. He has been described as "the Miles Standish of the settlement," but he was a greater and more brilliant soldier than Miles Standish. He had no equal in any of the colonies, for conducting a war against the Indians, excepting, perhaps, Captain John Mason.

George's brother, General Daniel Denison wrote in 1672: " My Brother George buried his first Wife in the year 1643, went into England, was a souldier ther above a year, was at the Battle of York or Marston Moor where he did good service, was afterward taken prisoner, but got free, and having married a second Wife, he returned to New England the year before our Mother died, and not long afterward removed himself to New London, near whereunto at Stonington he now liveth."
The story is that George met his second wife, Ann Borodell, when he was wounded and took shelter in her father's house. He married her in England and returned to Massachusetts about 1644.

FANCY, Marie - 94, of Parrsboro, Cumberland Co., passed away Tuesday, May20, 2008, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan. Bornin Springhill, she was the daughter of the late James and Bessie (Rector)Smythe. Marie was a member of Legion Branch No. 45, Parrsboro, where sheserved with the Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge,Parrsboro and the Over 60 Club. In her younger years, she served with theSt. John Ambulance. She is survived by a son, Fred Leopold (Carolyn),Parrsboro; stepdaughters, Geraldine Dempsey, Aylesford; Audrey Adams(Ted), Kentville; Ida Swinimer (Cecil), Western Shore; 10 grandchildren;16 great-grandchildren; several great great-grandchildren. She waspredeceased by her first husband, Maurice Fancy (1994), her secondhusband, Robert Leopold (1981); daughter, Louise Fancy; sons, ArthurFancy, Maurice Fancy; James Leopold; sister, Genesta Rafuse; brothers,Carl, Vincent; grandson, Cyril. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Thursday (May 22,2008) in Smithʼs Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral service will beheld 2 p.m. Friday (May 23, 2008), Rev. Greg Doyle officiating. Burial inParrsboro United Cemetery. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may bemade to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation or to a charity of choice.

A Brutal Murder
This community was shocked last Monday when the report was flashed around that Frank D. Gooch had been murdered, and on investigation, it was found that the report was true and that he had met death at the hands of Claude Coonse. It seems that Coonse was owing Gooch some money, and last Monday forenoon the latter went to the Turner Ranch, where Coonse was working, to collect the money due him and an argument arose and Coonse knocked Gooch over onto the teeth of a hay buck, face down, and then jumped on the prostrate man, catching him by the head or shoulders, and literally beat his face into a pulp, breaking the jaw bones and all the bones in the face, causing death in a few minutes. Acting on the advise of parties, Coonse came to town and gave himself up to Constable Boston and was later taken to jail at Alturas by Sheriff Sharp. The above are the facts as near as we can get them. There were no witnesses to the horrible tragedy except the little nine-year old son of Mr. Gooch, who had accompanied his father on the trip that ended in his death. An inquest was held by Deputy Coroner Pengelly, of Alturas and the verdict of the jury was that Frank D. Gooch came to his death from a fractured skull inflicted by Claude Coonse. The funeral was held Monday afternoon from the M. E. Church, the services being conducted by Re. Joseph Miller. The church was crowded with relatives and friends who came to pay their last tribute of respect to the murdered man, and the remains were followed to their last resting-place in the Cedarville Cemetery by the large number assembled. Frank Dwight Gooch was born at Reno, Nevada, December 24, 1876, and came with his parents to Surprise Valley two years later. He was married to Katie E. Davidson, January 26, 1907. To this union were born six children, Emma, Clyde, William, Frankie, Catherine, and Delbert, all of whom live to mourn his loss, as also does his father, O. S. Gooch, and two sister, Mrs. Gladys Wentzell and Mrs. Belva Sevier, and two brothers, Guy and Roy Gooch of this place. He united with the Methodist church in 1907 and of which he has been an active member ever since. He died June 16, 1923, at the age of 47 years, 5 months and 8 days. The act of savage brutality that ended the life of Frank Gooch has cast a mantle of gloom over the entire community and the heartfelt sympathy of all go out tot he sadly bereaved wife and little children, and to the sorrowing relatives. As this is a case to be determined by the courts the Record refrains from any comment at this time.

WESTBORO - Alexander MacConnell, 96, of 29 Hopkinton Road, died Tuesdayin St. Vincent's Hospital, Worcester, after an illness.
His wife, Bernice A. (Thorpe) MacConnell, died in 1995. He leaves two sons, Alfred R. and Robert A. MacConnell, both of Westboro; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was born and raised in Bon Accord, New Brunswick, son of William and Barbara (Sheriff) MacConnell, and moved to Westboro more than 70 years ago.
Mr. MacConnell was an abrasives stick grinder at Bay State Abrasives for 40 years, retiring in 1965. He was a member of Home Guard in Westboro during World War II, and was a member of Evangelical Congregational Church. An avid hunter who enjoyed trips to New Brunswick, he was a charter member of the Southboro Rod and Gun Club.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. tomorrow in Evangelical Congregational Church, West Main St. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at Rand-Harper Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical Congregational Church Memorial Fund, 8 Church St., Westboro
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 2 October 1997

Alan Ehler has served as senior pastor of Warm Beach Community Churchsince March 2000. Before that he was associate pastor at Bellevue(Washington) Neighborhood Church for 5 years and a US Air Force civilengineering officer for seven years. He served in Las Vegas, Nevada;Ankara, Turkey; and two locations in Germany. Alan is a graduate ofRose-Hulman Institute of Technology (BS) and Liberty University (MA) andhe has a Doctor of Ministry (DMin) degree from George Fox EvangelicalSeminary. He is an adjunct professor at Northwest University andsectional presbyter for the Northwest Ministry Network. Alan and hiswife, Keira, love to ride bicycles, travel, eat Thai and other exoticfood, get to know new people, and spend time with their two teenchildren, Hannah & Stephen. In his role of senior pastor Alan preachesmost of the Sunday services and works with the outstanding team of staffand volunteers at WBCC to see that life-changing ministry takes place asGod directs.

Mrs. Edith Dunbar (Childs) Miller, widow of Edwin Cyrus Miller ofHaydenville, Mass., dropped dead from a heart attack in her home,Hillridge Lodge, at Haydenville, Friday morning, March 18th, 1932, agedabout 63 years.
She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Childs of Northampton, Mass. Her husband died about eight years ago and was the well known owner of Hillside Orchards, one of the largest orchards in New England. He was long a vice-president and from 1911-13 president of the Miller Family Association of Northampton. The farm he owned was taken up in 1735 by his great-great grandfather John Miller the youngest son of Ebenezer and Sarah (Allen) Miller of Northampton and grandson of Patience Northampton in 1654 and Northfleld, Mass. in 1672.
Stephen Miller, who came in 1814 from Williamsburg. Mass. to Middlebury, now in Wyoming County. N. Y., was the eldest son of John Miller above, and his wife Martha Root, both born in Northampton.
At a great reunion of the Miller family (250 members present) held in Village Hall, Wyoming, N. Y., in August, 1914, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the coming of Stephen Miller and family to Middlebury. Mr. and Mrs. E. Cyrus Miller were present and remarks were made by him.
They were members of the Haydenville Congregational church and active in church and social affairs.
Mrs. Miller leaves two daughters, Charlotte, wife of Alfred Dimes of Hartford, Conn., and Miss Gladys Miller, a professor of the Boston Conservatory of Music, a grandson, Edwin Dimes of Hartford, and a niece. Mrs. Edward Phelphs of Northampton.
Funeral services were held from the Haydenville Congregational church, Sunday afternoon, March 20th, Rev. Ribert H. Life, pastor, officiating assisted by Rev. James Henry Larson of Northampton. Burial was made in High Street cemetery, Haydenville.
The Wyoming Reporter, Wyoming, NY, 20 April 1932

Ramiro I of Aragon (died 1063), king of Aragon 1035-1063, was the firstking of Aragon proper.

He was the natural son of Sancho III of Navarre.

In 1035 he inherited the small valley of the River Aragón (the northwest corner of the modern province of Huesca) with the title of 'king'. After the death of his brother Gonzalo in 1045, he obtained as well the kingdoms of Sobrarbe (the central north strip of the modern province of Huesca) and Ribagorza (the northeast corner of that province).

He died at the siege of Graus.

She married seconly Mr. Lucas aft 1948.

Alfred F. Knorr, 79, of Federal Way, died May 28, 2004. He was bornFebruary 5, 1925 in Baker, OR to Alfred and Juliana Knorr. Al retiredfrom Fiserv in 1987. He was a long time member of Riverton HeightsLutheran Church. Al is survived by his son, Alan and Linda Knorr andtheir children Torrey and wife Jaime, Corinne and Grant, son Michael &Susan Knorr and their children Katie and Kyle, one daughter, KatherineKnorr, the children of Terry Knorr, Madeline, Sigrid and Peter Williams,sisters Jeannette Knorr & Lois & Russ Ziegler. Al was preceded in deathby his wife Ingrid and his daughter, Terry Knorr. He was loved by alland will be greatly missed. Graveside services will be held 3:00 PM,Monday, June 7, 2004 at BONNEY-WATSON Washington Memorial, 16445International Blvd., SeaTac, WA (206) 242-1787. Memorial Services willbe held Sunday, June 13, 2004 at 1:00 PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church,3818 S. Angeline, Seattle, WA.

A Mary Kathryn Norelius (1886 to 24 Nov 1951) is burried in the EvergreenMemorial Garden, Vancouver, WA.

Pearl was adopted by William J. and Ada Hughes.

SAUGERTIES - Natalie F. Maclary, 83, of Route 32, died Monday, Nov. 16,2009 at the Ten Broeck Commons Nursing Home, Lake Katrine after a briefillness. Born Aug. 16, 1926 in Cementon, she was the daughter of the lateJoseph and Mary Vicevich Coby Peckovitch. A lifetime area resident, shewas the former owner and operator with her husband Ray and sisterCatherine of the Main St. Restaurant on Main Street in Saugerties formore than 40 years. She was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist RCChurch, Centerville, and a member of the Saugerties Columbiettes CouncilNo. 4536. Predeceased by her husband Raymond A. Maclary in 1986,survivors include one son, R. Michael Maclary of Saugerties; twobrothers, Jack Coby of Saugerties and Anthony Coby of Cementon; onesister, Catherine Coby of Saugerties; four grandchildren, Jack Catherine,Hans and Annika Natalie Maclary, all of Saugerties; and several niecesand nephews. Her funeral procession will form 9:15 a.m. Thursday at theSeamon-Wilsey Funeral Home Inc., corner of John and Lafayette Streets,thence to St. John the Evangelist RC Church where at 10 a.m. a Mass ofChristian Burial will be offered. Interment will follow in St. PatrickʼsCemetery, Catskill. Friends will be received today 7-9 p.m. andWednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
The Daily Mail, 17 November 2009

WILLIAM H. SHOEMAKER, 87, a retired professor of Spanish, Italian andPortuguese, died Saturday at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia. He livedin Pennswood Village in Newtown.
Mr. Shoemaker, a native of Norristown, attended the George School in Bucks County and received a Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1928. He served as chairman of the romance language department at the University of Kansas from 1938 to 1957 and as chairman of the Spanish, Italian and Portuguese department at the University of Illinois from 1957 to 1967. From 1967 until his retirement in 1980, he was a professor emeritus at the University of Missouri.
"He was an eminent Spanish scholar," said his son, Philip. Mr. Shoemaker spent much time in Spain with Spanish scholars, and he was an authority on Benito Perez Galdos, the most famous Spanish author after Cervantes, his son said. He wrote 15 books on Galdos' work and in 1959, received the Order of Civil Merit, the highest civilian award the Spanish government bestows on foreigners, for expanding Spanish culture.
Mr. Shoemaker was a lifelong member of the Norristown Friends Meeting. He also was a member of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, the Modern Language Association and the American Association of University Professors.
Survivors: his wife, Catharine Witherell Shoemaker; two sons, Edward C. 2d and Philip W. of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren.
Services: Private services, tomorrow, Riverside Cemetery, Norristown.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, 27 March 1989
William Hutchinson Shoemaker was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, March 21, 1902, and died in Newton, Pennsylvania, March 24, 1989.
During his career of more than fifty years, Professor Shoemaker was associated with four major universities. He received the A. B., A. M., and Ph. D. degrees from Princeton University in 1924, 1928, and 1934, respectively, In 1938 he moved from Prince ton to the University of Kansas, Lawrence, where he assumed the Chairmanship of the Department of Romance Languages, a post which he held for nineteen years. From 1957 until 1969 he was Head of the Department of Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian at the University of Illinois, Urbana, and from 1970 to 1980 he was a Visiting Professor of Spanish at the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Professor Shoemaker specialized in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Spanish literature and wrote numerous critical articles and eight books about the works of Pérez Galdós. His best known publication in this regard is perhaps his excellent three-volume study The Novelistic Art of Galdós (1980-82).
In recognition of his achievements as a distinguished Hispanist, he was made a member of the Orden del Mérito Civil in 1959 and a Miembro Titular del Instituto de Cultura Hispánica in 1970. He also served as Vice President of the Central States Modern Language Association in 1949 and he was President of the AATSP in 1949-50.
Dr. Bill Shoemaker, as he is affectionately remembered, was a unique individual who had a special gift for imparting to his students his great love of art and literature. Although he was demanding in the classroom, he was, at the same time, a benevolent and caring teacher who took great pride in the accomplishments of his students. He will be missed, but his presence remains with those of us who had the good fortune to study with him and know him as a colleague and friend.
Harry L. Kirby, Jr.
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Ancester of Admiral George Dewey

JOUDREY, Florence Catherine - 84, Lake George, Kings Co., passed awaySunday, June 11, 2006, in Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Lakeview,Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Annie (Lohnes)McCormick. Florence had been a school teacher and had taught in Lakeviewfor two years. She was an adherent of the Morristown United BaptistChurch and had attended the services conducted in Lake Paul CommunityHall. She was a member of the Mountain Peaker's Senior Citizens Group andthe Lake Paul/Lake George Sewing Circle. She was a devoted daughter,wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Surviving are son,Richard (Marguerite), Fletchers Lake, Halifax Co.; daughters, Kathleen(Stanley) Haines, Lakeview; Annie (Eoin) Duffy, Halifax; Darlene (George)Radu, Cambridge, Ont.; Rosemond Joudrey, Edson, Alta.; half-sister,Helena, Canning, Kings Co.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased byher husband, Vernon C. Joudrey; half-brother, Wilson Johnson; sister,Marie Hiltz; half-sisters, Rachel McCulley, Helen Johnson. There will bevisitation for Mrs. Joudrey today from 7-9 p.m. in H.C. Lindsay FuneralHome, 192 Commercial St., Berwick (902-538-9900), where the funeralservice will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, Rev. Murray Shawofficiating, with burial in Morristown Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 13 June 2006


Ingrid C. KNORR 71, of Federal Way, died Thursday, September 25, 2003.She was born January 24, 1932 in Seattle, to Karl J. and Sigrid AndersonHendrickson. Ingrid retired from Boeing in 1987 after 22 years ofservice. She was a long time member of Riverton Heights Lutheran Church.Ingrid is survived by Al, her loving husband of 51 years, son, Alan andLinda Knorr and their children Torrey and Wife Jaime, Corinne and Grant,son, Michael & Susan Knorr and their children Katie & Kyle, twodaughters: Katherine Knorr, Terry Knorr and her children Madeline, Sigridand Peter Williams, and one brother Karl & Jesse Rae Hendrickson. Ingridis preceded in death by her parents and brother Kenneth Hendrickson. Shewas loved by all and will be greatly missed. Graveside Services will beheld 3PM, Monday, September 29, 2003 at Washington Memorial Funeral Home,16445 International Blvd. SeaTac. Memorial Services will be held at 1 PM,Saturday, October 11, 2003 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3818 S.Angeline, Seattle, WA.

Married second Mr. Haskett

Thomas Becker was a member Roberts Lion's Club & Roberts/Warren Fire &Rescue Age 61, of Roberts on 5-24 at home. Survived by wife Carol; sonsDennis, Minneapolis, David (Janie), Roberts, Daniel (Jodi), Minneapolis;3 grandchildren; sister Nancy (Bill) Foley, Fulton, IL. Mass of ChristianBurial 11AM Thurs. IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH, Hammond. VisitWed. 4:30-7:30PM O'CONNELL FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Hudson. Burial WarrenCemetery. 715-386-3725
St. Paul Pioneer Press, 25 May 2004

BROWN, Stella Maude - 89, Scott's Bay, Kings Co., passed away Monday,November 18, 2002, at home. Born in Scott's Bay, she was a daughter ofthe late Harmon Tupper and Augusta (Corkum) Tupper. She was employed as apersonal care worker and was later employed for several years at the NovaScotia Sanatorium, Kentville, as head of the housekeeping department,retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Scott's Bay Women's Institute,Scott's Bay Ladies Auxiliary and the United Baptist Fellowship of Scott'sBay. She was an avid quilter, having quilted over 50 quilts. She issurvived by daughter, Barbara MacDonald, Scott's Bay; sons, Avard and hiswife, Grace, Cambridge, Ont.; Carl, Kentville; daughters-in-law, LillianBrown, North Alton, Kings Co.; Edith Brown, Brenton, Yarmouth Co.; 15grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren.She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She waspredeceased by her husband, Rufus Brown; sons, Maurice, Ernest, Merville;son-in-law, Frank MacDonald; brothers, Mayford, Eldon, Louis; sisters,Ida, Elida; three grandsons, one granddaughter. Visitation will takeplace 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, funeral service will be 2p.m. Thursday, November 21, both in W. C. Hiltz/White Family FuneralHome, Kentville, Rev. David State-Taylor officiating. Burial will takeplace in Union Church of Scott's Bay Cemetery, Scott's Bay.
Halifax Herald, 19 November 2002

JOHNSON, Annie Maude - 91, Baxter Harbour, Kings County, died November 9,1992, at home. Born in East Dalhousie, Kings County, she was a daughterof the late Orbin and Devilla (Veinot) Lohnes. She resided in BaxterHarbour for the past 20 years and was a member of Cornerstone AssembleyChurch, Hillaton, Kings County. She is survived by a son, Wilson Johnson,Victoria Harbour; three daughters, Florence (Mrs. Vernon Joudrey), LakeGeorge, Kings County; Rachel (Mrs. Nathan McCulley), Baxter Harbour;Helena (Mrs. Arthur Reid), Kentville; sister, Idela Oikle, EastDalhousie; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; agreat-great-grandchild. She was predeceased by her first husband, JamesMcCormick; second husband, Calvin; two daughters, Helen, Marie; brother,Thomas; half-brother, Lemont; three sisters, Delia, Lois, Hannah. Thebody is in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, visiting 2-4, 7-9p.m. today, where funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Pastor David Blakneyofficiating. Burial will be in the Anglican Cemetery, Dalhousie.

Albert M. Rosenblatt, Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals, was bornin New York City on January 17, 1936, the son of Fannie (Dachs)Rosenblatt and Isaac Rosenblatt. He is married to Dr. Julia (Carlson)Rosenblatt, a writer and former Vassar College professor. They have onedaughter, Betsy (Williams College, '95; Harvard Law School, '99).
Judge Rosenblatt was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. degree in 1957 and from Harvard Law School in 1960. He served as an Assistant District Attorney in Dutchess County from 1964-1969, after which he served two terms as District Attorney (1969-1975). Thereafter, he served as Dutchess County Judge (1976-1981) and Supreme Court Justice (1982-1987). From 1987 to 1989, he was the state's Chief Administrative Judge, followed by service for ten years (1989-1998) on the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. After Governor Pataki nominated him to serve on the Court of Appeals, he was confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 1998.
His other judicial and professional activities include: New York State Bar Association Award for Outstanding Prosecutorial Services (1974); President, New York State District Attorneys' Association (1974-1975); New York State Crime Laboratory Advisory Committee (1975-1984); New York State Bench Book for Trial Judges, panel member (1986-1987); Fidelis Juri Award for Outstanding Service to the Unified Court System, New York State Supreme Court Officers' Association (1988); Man of the Year Award, Court Officers' Association (1989); Faculty, New York State Judicial Training Seminars (1973-1986); New York State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section Award for Outstanding Judicial Contributions (1995); New York State Bar Journal Board of Editors (1991-2001); and president of the newly chartered Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York.
Judge Rosenblatt's teaching and academic activities include: Moot Court Judge, Harvard law School (1992, 1996); Teaching Team Member, Trial Advocacy Workshop, Harvard Law School (1998, 1999).
He has written a wide variety of articles in law journals and professional publications on topics including sentencing statutes, disability law, search warrants, due process, alternative dispute resolution, court history, and, most recently, co-authored a treatise on appellate practice with Stuart Cohen and Martin Brownstein. He also co-edited five issues of the New York State Bar Journal with Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye. He has also written popular articles, in some instances with his wife, Julia. In 1994 the two taught a course at Vassar College in the department of Victorian Studies. Judge Rosenblatt is a certified professional (associate) ski instructor, and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars, as well as a former editor of the Baker Street Journal. He is also a nationally ranked squash player. In 1997 and 2001, he played on the United States (Master's) Maccabiah Squash Team.
He lives in LaGrange, New York, and has chambers at 10 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601.

Possible alternate identity:
JULIA AGNES STANTON; b. 1/21/1917 (mother: Duffy) in Rice County, MN; d. 5/25/1989 in LOS ANGELES

A retired inspector for Convair Airline Manufacturing, Howard O.Dietrich, 89, died Sunday, March 2, 1997. He had lived in Vancouver thepast 25 years.
Mr. Dietrich is survived by one daughter, Delores Cook of Vancouver; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, in 1987 and a daughter, Marlene Kern, in 1996.
He was born July 16, 1907, in Vancouver and enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling.
There will be no service. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The Columbian, 4 March 1997

Cyril McCann August 5, 1915 - September 29, 2006 Cyril W. McCann passedaway Friday, September 29 at the age of 91. Born in Clear Lake, MN, Cyrilwas the son of Thomas and Clara McCann. He moved to San Francisco in theearly 1940s. He was a member of the Sheet Metal Union for ever 30 years.Cyril was an avid hunter, gardener, dancer (especially enjoying squaredancing the last 10 years); a big sports fan, particularly the USF Donswhere he was a season ticket holder for over 35 years. And, he lovedpeople always delighting in making a new friend. He is survived by hisbrother Allan Schappert; sister, Dolly Brown; daughter, Judith Kell;son-in-law, Richard Kell; grandchildren, Peter Kell (Lisa) and MaureenKell; great-grandchild, Christopher R. Kell; and the love of his life,Betty Biedenback. A Memorial Service will be held at First PresbyterianChurch Burlingame, Easton Avenue at El Camino on Sunday, Oct. 22, 3:00pm.The family asks that in lieu of flowers a contribution in the memory ofCyril W. McCann be sent to Sutter VNA Hospice, 1900 Powell St., Ste 300,Emeryville, 94608 or C.A.L.L. Primrose Center, 139 Primrose Rd.,Burlingame, 94010. Neptune Society of Northern CA - S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle, 15 October 2006

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Gale Lynn Norelius (b. abt 1955) of Washington married Carl Fredrick Wahner of Oregon 27 October 1980 at Winnemucca, NV
Possibe child Amanda Wahner born abt 1981

Helen B. MacKenzie 84, of New Canaan, Cumberland County passed awayMonday, March 23, 2009 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, UpperNappan.
Born in Parrsboro, she was a daughter of the late Hilbert and Maude (McCall) Lank.
Helen enlisted in the RCAF where she attained the rank of corporal. She enjoyed her military involvement but always understood she had another calling.
Her love of the outdoors brought she and her husband, Russell to the property in Canaan where they farmed and raised their family. Even through difficult times, she felt she was rich and felt a special significance in the parcel of land known as the ʻ35ʼ.
Helenʼs only concern right to the end, was for the well being of her family.
She is survived by sons, Tony (Wanda Smith), New Canaan; John (Patricia), Stewiacke; sisters, Kathleen Ferguson, Qualicam Beach, BC; Ruth Sanden, Airdrie, AB; Evelyn Lank, Parrsboro; 3 grandchildren, Katelyn, Jacob, Jordan.
She was predeceased by her husband, Russell; a sister, June; brothers, Clair, Edward; a nephew, David Lank.
Visitation was held 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at Smithʼs Funeral Home, Parrsboro where funeral service followed at 4 p.m., Rev. Tory Byrne officiating.
Burial in St. Georgeʼs Anglican Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to a charity of choice.
The Amherst Citizen, NEW CANAAN

?? Charles W. Heath, 1911 - 1969, "Wes" (b: OR, d: 9 June 1969 age 57 yrsof heart, int: 13
June 1969, lot owner: Marlene K. Urquhart, fd: Knowhers FH, Goldendale, WA)

QUAIL - Avery Quail, 68, Cincinnatus, NY, died Wednesday at the CortlandMemorial Hospital. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. James (Eva)Courtney, RFD 2, Cortland, Mrs. John (Lucy) Shattuck, Cortland and Mrs.Ray (Nellie) Gardner, Tully, N. Y.; a son, Wilfred Quail, RD 2 Marathon;21 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; eightgreat-great-grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Leaman Quail,Center Lisle and Mrs. Clara Quail, Marathon; a sister-in-law, Mrs. LilleJacobs, Groton. He was born in Lapeer, Cortland County, April 10, 1878.He was a resident of Lapeer for 85 years, and was a farmer. He was amember of the Lapeer Christian Church. Funeral services will be heldSaturday at 2 p. m. at the Baker Funeral Home, Marathon with the Rev.Robert Whitney, pastor of the Lapeer Christian Church, officiating.Burial will be in Marathon Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral homeFriday evening from 7 to 9.
Binghamton Press, 9 June 1966

Never married

Alternate birth location: Anaheim, Orange, CA
From 1930 Los Angeles census:
William Kramer, age 20, married 3 years
Irene, (wife) age 21, b. in WA (Scotland - WA)
Betty (daughter) age 2-4/12 , b in CA
Rowland, Lizzia (Grandmother-in-law), age 71, b in Nova Scotia

Wells Albert Hall was born in Bennington, Vermont in 1877. He attendedBrockton High School in Massachusetts and was graduated from BrownUniversity in 1904 where he was a lineman on the varsity football team.He later received a Masters Degree from Harvard University. He moved toConcord in 1906 to teach chemistry, coach football and to act assub-master of Concord High School. In 1907, he was elected to theposition of Superintendent of Schools and carried out those duties untilshortly before his death in 1938
During his lifetime, Mr. Hall gained nation-wide acclaim as a progressive, sound educator. He combined this lifelong interest in academics with the ability of a strong, capable business executive. Together, these qualities enabled him to build and maintain a first-rate educational system for the town of Concord
Shortly after Mr. Hall's death, one of his fellow educators wrote: "He was one of the men engaged in the work of education who gave evidence in his daily life of the very highest ideas of public service. His devotion to the interests of the students was unfailing. He has left an impression, not only on the schools of Concord, but also on those of the State, that will be lasting."

Stephen was also engaged in 1980 per the following news article:
KEUKA PARK - Mr. and Mrs Charles Reagan of Keuka Park have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Patricia, to Stephen E. Morse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morse of PennYan.
Miss Reagan is a 1977 graduate of Penn Yan Academy. She is a senior at Keuka College, majoring in elementary education.
Her fiance is a 1971 graduate of Penn Yan Academy. He is employed at New
York State Electric and Gas Corp. in Dresden.
An Aug. 1, 1981 wedding is being planned.
Finger Lakes Times, 21 June 1980

He was divorced when he married Maude in 1922.
PARRSBORO - Hilbert C Lank, 89, of Parrsboro, died Tuesday at home. Born in Bass River, he was a son of the late Alfred and Annie (Blair) Lank. Mr. Lank was a prominent building contractor. He was a veteran of the First World War. Surviving are his wife, the former Maude MacCall; one son, Edward, Parrsboro; five daughters, Catherine (Mrs. Donald Ferguson), Ottawa; Ruth (Mrs. Ervine Sanders ), Cochran, Alta; Helen (Mrs. Russell MacKenzie), New Canaan; June and Evelyn, both of Parrsboro; and nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. The body is at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 2 p.m., in St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, with Rev. Edward Tuck officiating. Burial will be in the Church cemetery.

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CATHERINE TUPPER b: 24 Aug 1906 d: Dec 1986 at South Hamilton, Essex, MA -- 031-09-2093

Ivan died of massive heart attack while playing shuffleboard in backyardof home in Rochester, NY.
Ivan Fiske wrote:
When on the farm, up the West Notch a mile or so, I had assigned chores. Bringing water for the house, feeding hens, gathering eggs, milking, help cutting wood for the stove, helped plant corn and potatoes, pitched hay and drove the team on a hayfork. In the fall, dug potatoes, picked corn and thrashed beans with a flail, one short stick tied to a longer stick (handle) with a leather cord.
Several summers before leaving for college, I lived at home but worked out. Two summers I worked for a contractor (Mr. Singer) mostly building cement walks for the village of Richburg. All cement was mixed and handled by short handled shovel. The first week I felt like giving up. Worked beside a mature man (Mr. Spears) who had spent several years grading railroad ties, etc. He could handle a shovel. I doubt if there were long handled shovels at this time. By two weeks I could shovel either right or left. Ten hours was a dayʼs work and often we worked twelve to finish the job. No overtime pay.
Another summer I worked for a farmer on the East Branch, North of Richburg. He was down right tight. He would say to me, "Now while we rest for a moment we will go over and cut a few blocks of firewood." I know he bought brown sugar and mixed it with maple sugar, selling it at maple syrup prices, for maple syrup.
One summer I worked for Mr. Daugherty an oilman of Bolivar. I believe a father (priest) had an interest in the lease. Father came several times while I was working, breath smelled rather strong of his morning drink. This was heavy work, digging forms in the earth, breaking stones for cement. These large cement foundations were for engine blocks and power wheels used in the oil business. All cement mixing, etc., by hand shovel. They paid me well.
Another summer I worked on a farm at Myrtle, below Little Genesee, NY. Lived with a farmer, his name, Paris Green. He was Laura Fisk Hasardʼs grandfather, a good man but awful poor in worldly goods.
Worked for Mr. Kriley away upon a hill west of Richburg. He had a large farm, also oil producer. I used my bicycle to and from work, walked the bicycle half way up to work so I could ride it back at night. Before starting home, I would go over all the nuts and tires. Away I went. Seldom did I meet anyone. Had road all to myself. Some of the pumpers along the road said I rode too fast. But I was cocky and sure of myself. Near the bottom of the hill was a wooden bridge 10 or 15 foot. I know there were times I never touched that bridge.
Then I pasted and trimmed wallpaper for my father. He paid me well - so well that I missed a year of High School to work with him. He did not approve for he wanted me to get an education. All one summer we worked papering and painting the interior of the Newton House in Bolivar. Went back home only weekends. We lived well that summer at the Newton House. We ate in the dining room and the waitresses seemed to enjoy having me eat. Often I had two or three pieces of pie, etc.
The summer before I was married I painted houses in Hebron, PA.
Remember one house owned by Mr. Ball. There is where I picked up a nail in my foot. Bothered me for several weeks. While my parents lived at Hebron I made several cross-country trips to Roulette, PA. Over the hills and farmlands by the way of Crandall Hill. By walking up hill and running down it did not take long to cover 10 or 15 miles.
One summer while we were home from Bristol, TN, I worked for Father Lyman on the farm, but mostly with Elden Barr on the Roulette water lines and installing plumbing here and there.
Florence Fiske wrote in 1978:
After we were married in Roulette, PA, we went to Alfred, NY, August 29, 1916. Ivan had been teaching there since his graduation from Alfred University in June 1914. We rented an apartment in Phalla Allenʼs house. Ivan continued teaching boys in gym work and boyʼs
hygiene for 2 more years.
After Ivan went to Camp Blufields to learn Army regulations we moved to Bristol, TN where he taught Military Training at Kingʼs College 3 years. Then we moved to Bradford, PA in 1921 were he taught Math in Senior High School, later was Principal of Junior High School. He retired in
June 1952 and we moved to Rochester, NY where we had a house built at 98 El Rancho Drive.
ROCHESTER - Ivan Lester Fiske, 84, of 98 El Rancho Drive, a former Bradford school administrator and resident of 14 Fiske Ave., Bradford, died Saturday (July 17, 1971) at his home.
Born May 22, 1887, at Richburg, he was a son of Byron E. and Sarah A. Barber Fisk. On Aug. 29, 1916, at Roulette, he married the former Florence G. Lyman, who survives.
Mr. Fiske was a graduate of Alfred University and served as a principal of the Bradford Junior High School and a member of the teaching faculty for many years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Rochester.
Surviving, in addition to his widow, are a daughter, Miss Helen Fiske of Rochester; two sons, Robert Fiske of Ithaca and Gordon Fiske of Rochester; and seven grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be held at the Cass Funeral Home, 1429 Ridge Road, Rochester, Wednesday (July 22, 1971). Committal services will be held at 2 p.m. in Roulette with the Rev. Donald H.G. Miller, pastor of the Coudersport Park United Methodist Church, officiating.

Florence M. Lekson, age 93, of NE Minneapolis, passed away peacefully onApril 20, 2006. Preceded in death by husband of 58 years, Harry. Survivedby sons, Bruce (Sydney), Alan (Janet); daughters, Diane (Norm) Ballard,Judy (Rick) Shupien; 15 grandchildren; 23 great- grandchildren; manyloving relatives and friends. Interment Hillside Cemetery. Memorialspreferred to Catholic Eldercare. Funeral Service 11 AM Sunday, withvisitation 1 hour prior, all at: Washburn-McReavy Hillside Chapel 261019th Ave. NE 612-781-1999
Star Tribune, 21 April 2006

He was a widower to Lydia M. (Norelius) Quarnberg (1858-1909). Andrew A.Quarnberg emigrated from Sweden in 1869 with his parents to Clay County,North Dakota where they lived in a sod house. He first went to school inSweden attended 5 years at Galun College there; he learned the Englishlanguage as he worked at various jobs as a clerk and finely became ahorticulturist. He married 16 Sep 1876 Lydia M. Norelius; and in 1891 theQuarnbergs moved to Fruit Valley area of Clark County, Washington. Theylived at 3114 Kauffman Ave., Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, he waselected as a County Commissioner and served six years, he was alsoDistrict Horticulture Inspector for Clark County. He died at homeattended by Dr. Herbert C. Leiser of Vancouver. Funeral 23 Aug 1933 2 PMat KNAPP CHAPEL with Rev. Charles Wachlte of Vancouver.

William IV of Aquitaine (937 - February 5, 995), nicknamed Fierebras(Iron Arm), was Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitiers between 963 and995.

William was the son of William III of Aquitaine and Gerloc (Adele) of Normandy. He was brother in law of Hugh I of France, married to his sister Adelaide. William married Emma of Blois. Their marriage was stormy, in part because of William's indulgence in the pursuit of women and wild animals. She banished his paramours, they separated twice for long periods, and finally he retired to a monastery, leaving Emma to rule Aquitaine in the name of their son until 1004.

Obit in Evansville newspaper.

Possible wife and son based on California death index:
RUTH A. KRAMER b: 04/26/1911 in UTAH to GUNNELL (Mother) and
ALLAN (Father) - d: 01/27/1981at INYO - SSN: 563-30-9395
HENRY E. KRAMER b: 12/06/1936 d: 05/29/1966 at INYO County

Never married

William Roe lists her as a step-sister in the 1920 census.
In 1930 she is living with Mabel and her husband and listed as a sister-in-law.

Della was the widow of John Lipscomb widow living in Seattle in 1920 withher children Maurice, Pearl and Inez. They were probably from Flint,Michigan.

In 1943 he was the excutor for the estate of Hansine Sorenson accordingto the Racine Jounal on 24 June 1943.

From Wikipedia

Almodis de la Marche (c. 1020-16 October 1071) was the daughter of Bernard I, Count of Marche. She married Hugh V of Lusignan around 1038 and they had one son:
* Hugh VI of Lusignan (c. 1039-1101)

Almodis and Hugh of Lusignan divorced due to consanguinity, and Hugh arranged for her to marry Count Pons of Toulouse in 1040. Together they produced several children, including:
* William IV of Toulouse
* Raymond IV of Toulouse
* Almodis of Toulouse, married Count Pierre of Melgueil

She was still Pons' wife in April 1053, but shortly thereafter Almodis was abducted by Ramon Berenguer I, Count of Barcelona. He kidnapped her from Narbonne with the aid of a fleet sent north by his ally, the Muslim emir of Tortosa. They married immediately (despite the fact both of her previous husbands were still alive) and they appear with their twin sons in a charter the next year. Pope Victor II excommunicated Almodis and Ramon for this illegal marriage until 1056. Together they produced four children:
* Berenguer Ramon II, Count of Barcelona
* Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
* Inés of Barcelona, married Count Guigues I of Albon
* Sancha of Barcelona, married Count Guillermo Ramon I of Cerdagne

Almodis maintained contact with her former husbands and many children, and in 1066/1067 she traveled to Toulouse for her daughter's wedding. A few years before, in 1060, Hugh V of Lusignan had revolted against his lord, Duke William VIII of Aquitaine, in support of Almodis' son William IV of Toulouse. Her sons supported one another in military campaigns; Hugh VI of Lusignan, Raymond IV of Toulouse, and Berenguer Ramon all took the Cross.

Her third husband Ramon had a son from a previous marriage, Pedro Ramon, who was his heir. Pedro apparently resented Almodis' influence and was concerned she was trying to replace him with her own two sons. He murdered her in October 1071. Pedro was disinherited and exiled for his crime, and fled the country. When his father died in 1076, Barcelona was split between Berenguer Ramon and Ramon Berenguer, Almodis' sons. The family history of murder did not end with Pedro Ramon, as Berenguer Ramon earned his nickname "The Fratricide" when he killed his own twin brother.

LITTLE PRAIRIE--James Hatfield of McGrath and Mrs. Ernest Schrader ofLittle Prairie have returned from Addy, Washington, where they attendedfuneral services for their brother, Wilbert Hatfield, who died Wednesday,April 18, at Addy. Services were conducted at the Bryon Funeral Home atChewelah, Washington, Monday, April 23, at 2 p. m. Interment was at theChewelah Protestant cemetery. Wilbert Marion Hatfield was born at LittlePrairie October 9, 1893, the son of C. M. and Anna Tupper Hatfield. Heattended the Little Prairie school and graduated from the MinnesotaSchool of Agriculture in 1914. May 17, 1919, he married Ethel Atkinson ofDundas, and they went to the Spring Lake vicinity, where they made theirhome until 1935, when they moved to Gainesville, Florida. Later theymoved to the West and four years ago settled in Summit Valley, Addy,Washington. Mr. Hatfield lived there at the time of his death. Survivingare his wife Ethel; one son, Wilbert Marion, Jr., of Metaline Falls,Washington; two daughters, Mrs. Alice Davis, Grand Coulee, and Janet athome; one brother, James of McGrath; six sisters, Georgia of Salem, Ore.,Mrs. Ethel Fjeld, Seattle, Washington, Mrs. Ann Emery, Meta Mora,Michigan, Mrs. Jessie Peterson, Farmington, and Mrs. Grace Schrader andMrs. Janet Becker of Dundas; and four grandchildren. His death waspreceded by the deaths of this parents, one sister, Florence Mary, and aninfant daughter, Mary Esther.
Faribault Daily News, 3 May 1951

1. Nathaniel was one of the first nine members of the First Church at Stonington, New London County, Connecticut; a signer of the PawcatuckArticle s, 1658; and a Selectman of Stonington, 1675.
2. Nathaniel apparently became ill and died unexpectedly as there is no r ecord of a will. His estate depended on his parents and his brother Elisa 's son Elihu's wills and or estate probates. His estate was distribut ed by a court decision resolving discrepancies in his parents' (William a nd Anna Stevenson Chesebrough) will and a subsequent probate (from the Wil dey book with minor punctuation changes for clarity):

LECANTO, FL - Charles E. Hawkes, 84, of Lecanto passed away Friday(November 27, 2009) in Lecanto under the care of his family and Hospiceof Citrus County.
Born March 16, 1925 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was a son of Lorne G. and Aleta Fiske Hawkes. He moved to Citrus County 17 years ago from Little Genesee, NY. Charles was retired from a career in manufacturing. He is survived by his wife, Cora A. Hawkes of Lecanto; four children, Thelma Burrows of Lecanto, Larry Edward Hawkes of Middletown, DE, Willard Hawkes of Atmore, AL, and Bruce Hawkes of Eldred, PA; one brother, Gordon Hawkes of Lecanto; three sisters, Marian "Jean" Buchanan of Shinglehouse, PA, Lois Case of Bolivar, NY, and Caroline Mitchell of Smethport, PA; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Private cremation will take place under the direction of Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in Lecanto.
In lieu of flowers and cards, memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Citrus County.

Dispite his age, Edwin Walsh was dafted into the US Army during WWII.

Rose was previously married to a Nelligan and had at least two children:George and Mable.

Roger Mortimer (1231-1282), 1st Baron Wigmore, was the son of Ralph deMortimer and his wife, Gwladys Ddu-- daughter of Llywelyn the Great. Hewas a famous and honored knight, and a loyal ally of King Henry III ofEngland. He was at times an enemy, at times an ally, of Llywelyn the Last.

Mortimer fought for the king against the rebel Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, and almost lost his life in 1264 at the Battle of Lewes fighting Montfort's men. In 1265 Mortimer helped rescue Prince Edward and they made common cause to lure Montfort into a trap.

In August 1265, Montfort's army was surrounded by the River Avon on three sides, and Prince Edward's army on the fourth. Mortimer had sent his men to block the only possible escape route, at the Bengeworth bridge. The Battle of Evesham began in earnest. A storm roared above the battle field. Montfort's Welsh soldiers broke and ran for the bridge, where they were slaughtered by Mortimer's men. Mortimer himself killed Hugh le Despencer, 1st Baron le Despencer. Finally, the royalist forces crushed Montfort's army and killed Simon de Montfort himself. Mortimer was awarded Montfort's severed head, which he sent home to Wigmore castle as a gift for his wife, Lady Mortimer.

Lady Mortimer was Maud de Braose, daughter of William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny by Eva Marshall. Roger Mortimer had married her in 1247. She was, like him, a scion of a Marcher family. Their children were:
1. Ralph Mortimer, died 1276.
2. Edmund Mortimer, 2nd Baron Wigmore (1251-1304)
3. Isabella Mortimer, died 1292. She married (1) John Fitzalan, 7th Earl of Arundel, (2) Robert de Hastings
4. Margaret Mortimer, died 1297. She married Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford
5. Roger Mortimer of Chirk, died 1326.
6. Geoffrey Mortimer, a knight
7. William Mortimer, a knight

Their eldest son, Ralph, was a famed knight but died in youth. The second son, Edmund, was recalled from Oxford University and made heir. Roger Mortimer died in 1282, and was buried at Wigmore Abbey, where his tombstone reads:

"Here lies buried, glittering with praise, Roger the pure, Roger Mortimer the second, called Lord of Wigmore by those who held him dear. While he lived all Wales feared his power, and given as a gift to him all Wales remained his. It knew his campaigns, he subjected it to torment."

From Wikipedia

Sikelgaita (1040-April 16, 1090) was a Lombard princess, the second wife of Robert Guiscard.

She was the daughter of Guiamarius IV, prince of Salerno. She married Robert in 1058, after Robert divorced his first wife Alberada due to supposed consanguinity. Her sister had earlier married Robert's half-brother Drogo. In 1060 she gave birth to Roger Borsa, and sometime later she gave birth to a second son, Guy, as well as a daughter, Maud, who married Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona.

Sikelgaita frequently accompanied Robert on his conquests. Although at first she tried to persuade him not to attack the Byzantine Empire, she accompanied him on his campaign against them as well. At the Battle of Dyrrhachium she fought in full armour, rallying Robert's troops when they were initially repulsed by the Byzantine army. According to the Byzantine chronicler Anna Comnena, she was "like another Pallas, if not a second Athena," and Anna attributes to her a quote from the Iliad.

In 1083 Sikelgaita returned to Italy with Robert to defend the Pope against Holy Roman emperor Henry IV. She accompanied him on a second campaign against the Byzantines, during which Robert died on Corfu in 1085 with Sikelgaita at his side. Supposedly, she tried to poison Robert's son by his first wife, Bohemund of Taranto, although the two eventually came to an agreement by which Roger Borsa was allowed to succeed Robert.

Divorced 9/13/1966

Jamieson, John Rodney age 85, longtime resident of Prospect Park, diedOctober 23rd, 2008 of complications of a stroke. Formerly of Madison andPoynette, WI, he graduated from the the U of WI and U of MN with degreesin Mechanical Engineering. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Forcein Italy from 1943-1945. His career began as an engineer for Honeywell,Inc. followed by Commissioner of Highways for the State of MN, DeputyFederal Highway Administrator, Washington D.C., Director of TransitDevelopment, St. Paul, and Deputy Commissioner, N.J. Dept. ofTransportation. John will long be remembered for his involvement andcommitment to the Prospect Park East River Road Neighborhood. Afterretiring his interests extended to evaluating the role of public transitin support of initiatives such as energy conservation, future petroleumavailability, and global climate change. He enjoyed discussing localpolitics around the pot belly stove at Schneider's Drug with friends. Tohis family and friends John will be remembered for his love of curling,sailing, camping trips, and family gatherings at the cabin on Long Lake.John is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Ruth (Sundstrom)Jamieson; son, Andrew H. Sundstrom, Jr.; and brother, Tom Jamieson. Hewill be dearly missed by son, Peter Sundstrom; daughters, Mary SundstromGramer and Liz Jamieson; grandchildren, Denna Riley, Andrew Sundstrom,Ilsa, Anders and Anna Gramer, Hilary Dittmore and Grant Burnham; andgreat-grandchildren, Dustin and Kylara Dittmore. John will also be missedby sisters, Peg Winkler and Maryanne Meigs; sister-in-law, HelenJamieson; brother-in-law, Howard Winkler; and several nieces and nephews.Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Research Center, 640 JacksonSt., St. Paul, MN 55101.

Captain Brad "Brick" Conners is the Commanding Officer at Naval BaseVentura County, one of the largest US Navy bases in the world and home toa phenomenal array of unique Navy mission capability.
Areas of Expertise/ Topics for Speaking Engagements and Interviews:
Environmental Excellence, a Navy Core Mission. Captain Conners and his award winning Team have earned a reputation as innovative and effective stewards of 20,000 acres of environmentally sensitive beach, lagoon, wetlands, and even the "Island of the Blue Dolphin" San Nicolas Island, home to over 120,000 CA Sea Lions, 50,000 Elephant Seals, 500 Harbor Seals, and 550 archaeological sites. Managing Large/ Diverse Teams: Naval Base Ventura County employs over 17,000 military and civilian personnel with broad and diverse backgrounds. Captain Conners, with his extensive leadership and education experience, keeps his Team mission focused and the Base mission ready despite challenging resource limitations and continuously evolving global conflicts.
Issues/ Crisis Management and Response: As commander of a large and strategically vital Naval base Captain Conners is uniquely qualified to speak on man made and natural disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and continuity of operations. With two airfields, a deep water port, and a variety of unique capability, Naval Base Ventura County is a critical component of any regional crisis plan.
CAPT Brad "Brick" Conners reported to Naval Base Ventura County as Commanding Officer following a tour with Commander Strike Force Training Pacific, in San Diego. Naval Base Ventura County employs roughly 17,000 people and is home to a variety of the Navyʼs most critical units and directorates.
In 1978, he entered Naval Service via the U.S Naval Academy, from his hometown of Rochester, N.Y. Following graduation in 1982, he reported to Pensacola, FL for initial pilot training. He received his wings in May 1984 in Beeville, Texas and proceeded to Lemoore, CA to fly the A-7E Corsair. In 1990 he transitioned to the F/A-18 Hornet.
Afloat, his operational assignments include: VA94 "Mighty Shrikes" (two western pacific deployments onboard USS ENTERPRISE (CVN65)); Air Wing Eleven (CVW-11) Staff (two Operation Southern Watch deployments onboard USS LINCOLN (CVN72)); VFA27 "Chargers" (Department Head for Korean Peninsula deployment onboard USS KITTYHAWK (CV63)); VFA151 "Vigilantes" (Squadron Commander during Operation Southern Watch deployment onboard USS CONSTELLATION (CV64)); Cruiser Destroyer Group ONE (Flag Air Operations and Operations Officer during Operation Iraqi Freedom/ Operation Enduring Freedom deployment onboard CV64; and, Commander Strike Force Training Pacific (Strike Warfare/Air Operations Instructor).
Ashore, his assignments include: VT-25 Flight Instructor; Initial TopGun F/A-18 Maintenance Officer; Initial Air Wing Training/ Standardization Officer for newly formed Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon NV; and Naval War College Student (Masters degree in national security and strategic studies).
Captain Conners has received the Legion of Merit, two Meritorious Service Medals, one Air Medal, three Strike Flight medals, six Navy Commendation medals (with Valor), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal. During his Command tour, VFA-151 received the Navyʼs "Battle Efficiency" award. He has more than 4500 flight hours and 950 carrier landings in several different aircraft. He is married with four children.

From Wikipedia

Tancred of Hauteville was a Norman noble, about whom little is known; his historical importance comes entirely from the accomplishments of his sons and later descendants. He was a minor noble near Coutances in the Cotentin (Normandy), but it is not even certain which of the 3 villages called Hauteville he held. Various legends later arose about him which have no supporting contemporary evidence.

He had 12 sons by his two wives, and several daughters, almost all of whom left Normandy for southern Italy and acquired some prominence there.

By his first wife Muriel he had 5 sons:
* William Iron-Arm, count of Apulia 1042-1046 (d. 1046)
* Drogo, count of Apulia 1046-1051 (d. 1051)
* Humphrey, count of Apulia 1051-1057 (d. 1057)
* Godfrey, count of Loritello (Italy)
* Serlo (stayed in Normandy)

By his second wife Fressenda (or Fredesenda) he had 7 sons and at least 1 daughter:
* Robert Guiscard, count of Apulia (1057), duke of Apulia, Calabria, and Sicily (1059-1085) (d. 1085)
* Mauger
* William, count of the Principate (d. 1080)
* Alfred (or Alvred) (stayed in Normandy)
* Hubert (stayed in Normandy)
* Tancred
* Roger I of Sicily, count of Sicily in 1062 (d. 1101)
* Fressenda, who married Richard, count of Aversa and Prince of Capua

First - 2 Apr 1873 in Newport, Hants County, NS, to Eliza (Scott) McDonald (b. 1842 in Walton, Hants, NS; d. between 1881-1890)
Second - about 1889 to Hattie Foley (b. in Nova Scotia)
Third - 30 Dec 1898 in Lunenburg County, NS to Nora Stevens (b. 1860, d. 15 Oct 1943 in Liverpool, Queens, NS)

C. Kenneth Mahaney, 45, of 30 Dexter Avenue, died suddenly late Saturdayafter a short illness.
Born in Auburn, he had lived here all his life. He bad been a prison guard for some years. He was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. Mr. Mahaney was a member of the Musicians' Mutual Protective Association.
Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Gertrude Conners Mahaney; his stepmother, Mrs. Charles J. Mahaney, Rochester, and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. John Mahaney, Auburn.
Services win be at 9 a. m. Tuesday 1st Langham's funeral home and as 9:30 a. m. in St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. Josephʼs Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p. m. Monday at the funeral home.
The Citizen Advertiser, Auburn, 16 April 1951

Her sister was Mrs. Mayme K. Prange

Harold Loomis died in the worst automobile disaster of the season, whichoccurred at Fox's corners, 1.5 miles east of Fabius Monday evening.
Harold Loomis was born In Pitcher 33 years ago, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Loomis. He was a painter for several years. He had driven the Fabius school bus about seven years.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Laura Harris Loomis; two sons, Carl and Victor Loomis; six daughters, Iris, Arlene, Freda, Patricia Ann and Winifred Loomis all of Fabius; his parents, a sister, Mrs. Vera Garner of Taylor, and his grandmother, Mrs. Frances Harvey of Taylor. M. J. Loomis of DeRuyter is an uncle.
Services will be conducted in the funeral rooms of Mr. Hall at LaFayette at 1:30 p. m. (EST) tomorrow and in Fabius Baptist church at 2 p. m. Burial will be In Fabius. Services for Mr. and Mrs. Stevens will be conducted at the home in Pompey Center at 2 p. m, Friday. Burial will be in Tully cemetery.
The DeRuyter Gleaner, 11 July 1940

Just because Ruth Ann (Heglin) Forman SL'68 is retired, don't look forher and husband, Bud, to slow down any.
"We're not the rocking-chair-sitting type," she says. Three years ago, they purchased 36 acres of property near Kingman, Ariz. For the last year and a half they have been building a log home, which they hope to complete soon.
While a student at Buena Vista, Ruth participated in cheerleading for three years as well as intramural sports. She was president of Delta Phi Beta and was on the Homecoming court for two consecutive years. Other BV graduates in Ruth's family include her father, Raymond Heglin SL'45, and uncle, Russ Heglin SL'46.
Ruth has two daughters, Dr. Raychelle Deermer-Kemple, a chiropractor, who has two children; and Coleen Deermer, a teacher.
Buena Vista Newsleter

Parents were Bavarian

I assume that Pansy Peters was previously married and Peters came fromher first husband.

SWEET-Wlllls D. Sweet, Jr., 60, 1 Olin Ave., Oneonta, formerly ofBinghamton, died Sunday at the Fox Hospital; after a long illness. He issurvived by his wife, Mrs. Anita (Borst) Sweet, Oneonta; a daughter, Mrs.Joseph (Sally) Campbell, Oneonta; a sister Mrs. William Connor, Oneonta;two grandchildren, Joseph, Jr. and Jeffrey Campbell, both of Oneonta; aniece, Mrs. LeRoy Schramm, Plainfield, N. J., ; also several cousins. Hewas formerly co-owner of Stewart Ice Co. previous to that he was apartner in Webster-Sweet Motors. At the time of his retirement he wasPresident of McNeely-Sweet Motors. He was a member of PresbyterianChurch, Binghamton and a former member of the BPOE. Funeral services willbe held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Lewis Funeral Home, Oneonta, with Dr.H. Claude Hardy, Ph.D., Hartwick College, officiating. Burial will be inOneonta Plains at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at thefuneral home after noon today. The family will receive friends at thefuneral home this evening from 7 to 9. Friends may make contributions tothe Memorial Fund, Fox Hospital, Oneonta.
Binghamton Press, 25 April 1966

Possible ID for SSN list:
Thomas Barlow, b. 15 Aug 1922, d. Jun 1987, SSN issued in OH.

Joseph P. Campbell
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Joseph Paul Campbell, Jr., was born in Oneonta, New York, on December 20, 1956. He received a BSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1979, an MSEE from The Johns Hopkins University in 1986, and a PhD in EE from Oklahoma State University in 1992. He has been employed by the National Security Agency (NSA) since 1979. From 1979 to 1990, he was a member of the Narrowband Secure Voice Technology research group. His team developed the first software modem and LPC-10e, which enhanced the Federal Standard 1015 voice coder and improved US and NATO secure voice systems. He led the U.S. Government's speech coding team in the development of the CELP voice coder, which became Federal Standard 1016 and is the foundation of digital cellular and voice over the Internet telephony systems. From 1991 to 1998, he was a senior scientist in NSA's Biometric Technology research group where he lead voice verification research and chaired the Biometric Consortium (; the US Government's focal point for research, development, test, evaluation, and application of biometric-based personal identification/verification technology. From 1991 to 1999, he was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing.
Dr. Campbell currently is a Master Engineer in NSA's Speech Research branch and leads the Acoustics Section, is a coeditor of Digital Signal Processing: A Review Journal (, teaches Speech Processing at The Johns Hopkins University (, chairs the Ellicott Mills Middle School PTA Technology Team, is a member of Sigma Xi, and is a Senior Member of the IEEE and the Acoustical Society of America.

Father was from Stutgart Germany and mother was French.
In the 1940 Census she was living in Oneonta, NY and claimed to be a widow. She was living in Boston, MA, in 1935.

Herbert "Herb" Broderhausen, 81, of Evansville, Ind., passed awaypeacefully on Thursday, November 4, 2004, at his home.
Herbert retired from Whirlpool Corporation working at the Morgan Avenue Plant and the U. S. 41 Plant, after 41 years of service, in 1987 and continued working as a security guard at SIGECO. He served overseas in the Army Air Corps during World War II in India and Pakistan.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Darmstadt. Herbert was a faithful and dedicated husband for over 50 years. In addition he enjoyed gardening and yard work.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lillian K. (Heilman) Broderhausen; son, David Broderhausen; sisters, Esther Bogan-Perry, Laura Fischer, Viola Mahan; brother, Loren Broderhausen; and a grandchild, Michael Broderhausen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Katherena Willner and Carl Broderhausen.
Funeral Services are planned for 11 a.m. Monday, November 8, 2004, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Martin Keller officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Evansville Courier & Press, 6 November 2004

Oscar John Mickelson, 87, White Owl, died Wednesday, December 1, 2010, atthe Sturgis Regional Hospital.
Visitation will be from noon until 9:00 p.m. on Friday at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at the Central Meade County Community Center in Union Center with Pastor Harold Delbridge officiating. Burial will follow at the White Owl Cemetery.
Oscar was born December 10, 1922, at White Owl. He grew up in the country and worked for Roy Chord for 5 years before serving in the US Army.
He served his country honorably with the Army of Occupation in Japan. Following his discharge, he returned home and continued to ranch. He also did custom combining in the community
Oscar married June Raymond at Lincoln, NE, on November 11, 1953. They returned home to White Owl where they have ranched ever since.
Oscar worked on the MGM set of "How the West was Won" in the early 60's.
He also worked for a local power company and helped deliver electricity to Alzada, MT, and Mt. Rushmore. He loved fishing, hunting, 500, and Gin Rummy.
Survivors include his wife, June Mickelson, White Owl; sons, Larry (Lindell) Freeman, Owanka, SD, and Wayne (Sharon) Mickelson, White Owl; four grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
A memorial has been established to the White Owl Hall.

1910 Census:
Mother born in Germany; father born in England.
Sisters were Mrs Ida M. (Homer J. of NY-1866) Mitchell of Long Beach, CA; Mrs. Barbara (Arthur A. Barlow) of Binghamton. Ida was born 4/22/1878 in PA. She 1st married John D. Simpson in Dunmore, Pa. Barbara was born about 9/12/1883 in PA. She married again in 1949 to Laurice S. Vickers in Santa Barbara, CA.

Grandfather is Edmund Beman of Harpursville, NY

MRS. MARGERY J. SWEET, 67, of 41 North Street, widow of Charles E. Sweet, died Friday afternoon at the Binghamton City Hospital. She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. William E. Snodgrass of Rye, Mrs. Malcolm McGrath of Virginia Beach, Va., Mrs. George H. Winner of Elmira and Mrs. F. Gordon Boyce of Hamilton; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Homer J. Mitchell of Long-Beach, Cal., and Mrs. Arthur A. Barlow of Binghamton. She was a member of the First Congregational Church. The body was removed to the Ernest H. Parsons Funeral Home, 71 Main Street, where friends may call today from 7 to 9 p. m.
Binghamton Press, 17 July 1948

She was of Braintree at their marriage. (Ref: HH&RF, pg 747;) "*RachelTalcott*, wife of *John Steele, Sr.* b. ---- dau. of *John andAnn(Skinner) Talcott* of Brancktree, or Braintree, Essex, England. m.Oct. 10,1622, in Fairsted, Essex, England. d. 1653. (P) Their children:1. John, b. ---- d. ---- m. Jan. 22, 1645-6, Mary, dau. of Andrew Warner.2. *Samuel* (Lieut.), 1626 or 7; m. *Mary Boosey* [see under theirnames]. 3. Daniel, evidently d. y. ..... 4. Rachel, bap. June 29, 1632... probably d. y. 4. Lydia, b. ---- d. ---- m. March 31, 1657(Farmington Record), James, son of *Thomas and Mary Bird.* 5. Mary, about1638; d. Oct. 27, 1718, aged about 80; m. March 31, 1657, William, son of*Deacon Thomas Judd.* 6. Sarah, about 1639; d. May 22, 1695, aged 56...... m. Thomas, son of *Deacon Thomas Judd*. 7. Daniel, April 29, 1645,d. y. 8. Hannah, b. ---- d. July 17, 1655, probably unm. (Savage, 4, p.181.)" --- Ernest Flagg, *Genealogical Notes on the Founding of NewEngland*, Hartford CT, 1926, p 291-292.

Lyle W. Porter, 87, died Nov. 20, 2011, at Lyngblomsten Care Center, St.Paul, Minn. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, atBismarck Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dave Greenlund officiating.Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. A celebration of life will beheld for family and friends at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Bismarckfrom 4 to 6 p.m.
Visitation and prayer service will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bismarck Funeral Home.
Lyle was born in Bismarck on March 6, 1924, to the late Clarence and Alvina (Gewecke) Porter. Lyle attended Bismarck High School. In 1943, he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps and was stationed in England as a staff sergeant with the 95th Bomber Squadron of the Eighth Air Force. Serving as a waist gunner on B-17s, he flew 30 combat missions over Germany. When his plane was shot down over Hanover, Germany, he was wounded and then honorably discharged. For his service to his country, he was awarded the Purple Heart, the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal.
During the early 1940s, Lyle wrote for the sports section of The Bismarck Tribune. In 1946-47, he attended General Motors Institute of Technology in Flint, Mich. Upon graduation, he went to work and became manager of Fleck Motors Oldsmobile & Pontiac. In 1958, he changed careers, became a licensed realtor, and founded Porter Real Estate, which he owned and operated for 30 years.
Lyle was an early member of Apple Creek Country Club, a co-founder of Twilight Hills Ski Resort, the VFW, N.D. Realtors Association and a founding member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Throughout his life, Lyle loved to hunt, fish, golf and spend time on the Missouri River. One of his favorite activities, as well as the source of many stories, was his work for the Republican Party, which culminated in him being a Ronald Reagan delegate to the 1980 Republican National Convention.
He is survived by his children, Connie (Dale) Shuman, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Janet (Philip) Stebbins, Southaven, Miss., Dan (Carla) Porter, Dickinson, Kim (Tony) Petruccelli, Highlands Ranch, Colo., Steve (Heidi) Porter, Littleton, Colo., and Jim (Rachel) Trelstad-Porter, Lauderdale, Minn. Lyle also leaves three sisters, Claudia (Roger) Boone, McKenzie, Pearl Johnson, Duluth, Minn., and Ruth Lownsberry, Lakewood, Colo. In addition, Lyle is survived by 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, as well as a great number of nieces and nephews.
Lyle was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Larry, Lester and Paul; one sister, Marion Lein; and his son, Thomas John (Sheila) Porter.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials are made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or a charity of choice.

SNODGRASS, lone S. on Aug. 26, 1980, of Rye, NY. Beloved wife of WilliamE. Snodgrass. Devoted mother of the late William E. Snodgrass, Jr.Mother-in-law of Mrs. William E. Snodgrass Jr. of Las Vegas, Mexico.Sister of Mrs. George H. Winner of Elmira, NY, Mrs. Gordon Boyce of WestBrattleboro, VT, and Mrs. Malcolm C. McGrath of Sarasota. Fla. Alsosurvived by aunt, Mrs. Arthur Robinson of Binghamton, NY. MemorialServices at the Chapel of Rye Presbyterian Church on Sat Aug 29 at 11 am.In lieu of flowers contributions to The American Lung Association WhitePlains, N.Y., will be appreciated.
Herald Statesman, Yonkers, NY, 27 August 1980

John Steele immigrated to Cambridge in 1633 and removed to Hartford in1635 and to Farmington in 1645. He was made a freeman in Cambridge 14 May1634. He was educated enough to be recorder at Hartford and Farmington.His estate inventory included two bibles and 14 other books. In his willdated 30 Jan 1663 and proved 15 June 1665, John Steele leaves his houseto his second wife Mercy. He leaves his son Samuel a silver bowl markedwith 3 silver stamps and and S all on the upper end of ye bowl. He leavesSamuel half of his books, and his gold scales and weights. He repeatsthat he gave Samuel a parcel of land with a tenement standing on it atthe time of his marriage with Mary Boosy. He leaves to his son in lawsWilliam and Thomas Judd his current dwelling house upon the death of hiswife. He leaves to Mercy two small silver spoons and some linen. Heleaves to Mary Judd one piece of gold, to Sarah Judd one piece of gold,to John Steele, son of John Steele deceased, one silver spoon, to BenoniSteele one silver spoon, to Rachel, daughter of Samuel Steele, one silverspoon, to be delivered to them at their marriage by Samuel Steele. Hiswife and two daughters are to get theirs right away. William and ThomasJudd are named as executers, Samuel and James Steele to be Overseers.(ref: Gen. of Connecticut, Fam, Vol. 3, pg 296; Old Fairfield, Vol 1,page 536; Early Hartford, pg 577; New England Marriages Prior to 1700 -Torrey. pg 5; Seymour Genealogy, pg 21-25; Hartford Probate; GreatMigration Begins, Vol 3, pg 1756-59;) "*Mr. John Steele* of Hartford andFarmington, Conn. b. ---- son of *Richard Steele* of Fairsted in Essex,England. (Parish Reg., Fairsted in Essex, England.) m. Oct. 10, 1622,*Rachel Talcott*. d. Feb. 27, 1664-5 at Farmington, Conn.; will datedJan. 30, 1663-4. ..... (P) He came to New England when a young man in1632 and settled first at Cambridge, Mass., with *Rev. Thomas Hooker* and*Stephen Hart*, where he was a proprietor; Freeman, May 14, 1634;Representative the following March, May and September, 1635. March,1635-6, he was appointed with Ludlow, Pynchon and five others toadminister government over the great exodus to Connecticut for one year.He was an original proprietor of Hartford and his home lot was on MainStreet, just north of the present Athenaeum. He served as Representativeat 66 regular and special and 27 adjourned sessions from the firstAssembly in 1639 to 1659; Town Clerk of Hartford from 1639 until 1645,when he was chosen Recorder of Farmington by the General Court inDecember of that year and probably removed thither soon afterwards. Hewas Secretary of the Colony, 1636-39 and one of its foremost men, a manof means and education, as well as of ability and energy. Soon after thedeath of his first wife, he married (2), Nov. 23, 1655, *Mercy ----- *widow of *Richard Seymour*. He was entitled to the prefix "Mr." His nameis on the Founders' Monument, Hartford." --- Ernest Flagg, *GenealogicalNotes on the Founding of New England*, Hartford CT, 1926, p 291 "RACHEL,d. at Framington, Conn., 24 Oct. 1653; m. at Fairstead, Essex, 10 Oct.1622, JOHN STEELE, who d. at Farmington, 27 Feb. 1664/5, son ofRichardSteele of Fairstead. They came to New England in 1632 and settledinCambridge, Mass. John Steele removed to Hartford in 1635, and in 1636wasone of the eight men commissioned by the General Court ofMassachusetts to govern Connecticut. He was the first Town Clerk ofHartford from 1639, and before removal to Farmington was Town Clerk therefrom 1645 until his death. He had settled in Farmington by 1652. Heserved as Deputy in the General Court at sixty-six regular and specialsessions and at twenty-seven adjourned sessions, between 1638 and 1659.He m. (2) 25 Nov. 1655, Mercy (Rusco) Seymour." --- Donald Lines Jacobusand Edgard Francis Waterman, *Hale, House and Related Families*, 1952, p747

According to Bronson's History of Waterbury, Thomas came from England in1633 or 1634 and settled first in Cambridge, near Boston where lands weregranted to him in 1634. He moved to Hartford in 1636 and to Farmingtonabout 1644. He lived there until about 1679, his first wife died there.He went to Northampton and married (12/2/1679) the Widow Clemence Mason(d.11/22/1696) who was childless and had a good estate. He was the seconddeacon of the church of Farmington and a deputy of Farmington from 1657on. Information on the Judd Family also comes from a book called ThomasJudd and his Descendants by Sylvester Judd published in 1856. He was oneof the first proprietors of Farmington. He settled his estate by deed andnot by will.
Headstone inscription:
Dea. Thomas Judd Died Nov. 12 1688 aged about 80.
He was the ancestor of the New England Judds, and came from England in 1633 or 1634 and settled at Cambridge. He removed to Hartford in 1636, and to Farmington about 1644. He was a deacon of the church at Farmington and a representative to the General Court. After the death of his wife he came to Northampton in 1679 and married a second wife, and lived here until his death in 1688. He left nine children - William, Elizabeth, Thomas, John, Benjamin, Mary, Ruth, Philip and Samuel.
Sylvester Judd one of his descendants caused this stone to be erected in 1858

Wilma Maureen Deichmeister, 88, passed away March 25, 2011 at theFountains at Washington House in Alexandria after a long illness. Aretired registered nurse and dedicated military spouse, Maureen was thewife of the late Col. Frank L. Deichmeister, who died in 1992. She issurvived by sons Robert L. Deichmeister and his wife Pam GinsbachDeichmeister of Alexandria and Frank L. Deichmeister and his wife ofArlington; grandchildren Christopher Deichmeister and his wife JacquelineWilliams Deichmeister, Nicholas Deichmeister, Elaine Deichmeister, andJayne Deichmeister; four sisters and two brothers; and many nieces andnephews.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2011 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22302.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Fort Myer's Old Post Chapel at 2:45 p.m., followed by burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Lawrence E. Porter, 92, El Paso, Texas, passed away Nov. 21, 2005.
Larry was born and raised in Bismarck and graduated from Bismarck High School. Before retirement, he'd been employed by Minneapolis Honeywell with the last of those years at the White Sands Proving Grounds.
He is survived by one daughter, Barbara (Laddie) Vaset, one son, Richard (Alice)Porter, and their children and grandchildren; two brothers, Lyle and Paul, both of Bismarck; and three sisters, Pearl Johnson, Duluth, Minn., Ruth Lownsberry, Denver, and Claudia Boone, McKenzie.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence W. and Bertha (Gewecke) Porter; his wife, Helen (Misslin); one brother, Lester; and one sister, Marion Lein.
Arrangements are pending. Burial will be in El Paso.
The Bismarck Tribune, 26 November 2005

Alphonse F. Pelovsky, 79, Le Center, and who is survived by a daughterfrom Faribault died Thursday, March 23, at Abbott Northwest Hospital,Minneapolis. Services were today at St. Mary's Catholic Church, LeCenter. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Le Center. He is survived by hiswife Agnes; two sons, Karl, Owatonna, Harvey, Fort Dodge, Iowa; onedaughter, Mrs. Jerome (Marilyn) Hrusa, Faribault; two brothers, Martin,Le Center; George, Berkeley, Calif.; six grandchildren; and sevengreat-grandchildren.
Faribault Daily News, 26 March 1989

HYRE, DONALD, 54, of Zephyrhills, died Wednesday (July 25, 1990) at EastPasco Medical Center. He was born in Evansville, Ind., and was amechanic. He was a Marine Corps veteran, a member of Holy Name CatholicChurch and the Bell City Lodge AF&AM, both of Racine, Wis. Survivorsinclude his wife, Martha; three sons, Kevin and Tim, both of Zephyrhills,and Gary Luttrell, Evansville; and one granddaughter. Kelly Funeral Home,Zephyrhills.
Saint Petersburg Times, July 27, 1990

Never married

Paul Spilde was the son of Sjeer Johnson Spilde and Anna Datter

Paul A. Porter, 80, Bismarck, died July 25, 2007, in a Bismarck carecenter. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 30, at GoodShepherd Lutheran Church, Bismarck, with the Rev. Scott Fredericksonofficiating. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the North DakotaVeterans Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Bismarck Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will then continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Paul was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Bismarck, to Clarence and Alvina (Gewecke) Porter. He was raised and educated in Bismarck and attended Bismarck High School. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Indian Island as a baker third class. He was honorably discharged on June 1, 1946. After the Navy, he attended NDSU and met his wife, Gloria. They were married on March 26, 1949, in Moorhead, Minn. Paul worked a number of years for Sweetheart Bakery and later worked for Warner-Lambert as a salesman until retirement in 1983.
He was an avid member of the Bismarck VFW, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and the 40/8 Drum and Bugle Corps, and a lifetime member of the Bismarck Elks.
He is survived by his three daughters and sons-in-law, Judy (Bart) Bergendahl, Littleton, Colo., Linda (Bob) Chilson, Velva, and Mary Lee (Jason) Marvel, Lincoln; four sons and daughters-in-law, Grady (Jeanette), Omaha, Neb., Doug (Julie), Mandan, and Mike (Theresa) and Pat (Ann), all of Bismarck; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Claudia (Roger) Boone, McKenzie, Pearl Johnson, Duluth, Minn., and Ruth (Dwayne) Lownsberry, Lakewood, Colo.; and one brother, Lyle Porter, Bismarck.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Gloria; his parents; two grandchildren, Chad Bergendahl and Chris Chase; two brothers, Larry and Lester; one sister, Marion; and one great-grandchild, Kaleb Porter.
Memorials may be given to the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery or the American Diabetes Association.
The Bismarck Tribune, 27 July 2007

Martin Severance was an original settler. He served in French War,captive at Lake George and sent to France and England.

Walter II, "The White", Count of Vexin, Valois, and Amiens; built theCastle of Crespy in Valois, founder of Monastery of St Arunulf, Valois,1008; married Adela and died 1017-24. [Burke's Peerage]

Roumane C. "Ace" Weinert, age 81, of Lombard. Beloved husband of 57 yearsto Frances, nee Acton; loving father of Steven (La Rae), Sharon (Richard)Schmidt, Michael (Cynthia), Joel (Joan), Susan (Bradley) Oberling, Tina(Joseph) Conte and David (Andrea); grandfather of 23; great-grandfatherof eight; dear brother of Ruth (Dick) Wittenberg and the late Walter Jr.(Delores); many nieces and nephews. Lying in state, Thursday, from 10a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at St. John EV. LutheranChurch, 215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard. Visitation Wednesday, 3 to 9 Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment Mt. Emblem. Inlieu of flowers, memorials to St. John EV. Lutheran School Building Fund,215 S. Lincoln Ave., Lombard, IL 60148. Info toll free: 888-629-0094.
Chicago Tribune, 19 September 2006

Mass of Christian Burial was held for Donna Thieren on Saturday, December13, 2003 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tracy, MN. Father Brian Mandelofficiated. Organist was Shannon Benson with Carla Vandewiele as cantor.Gift bearers were her grandchildren.
Casket bearers were Steve Buyck, Joe Buyck, P.J. Thieren, Shon Thieren, Jeff Suedbeck and Dan Nath.
Madonna Irene Thieren was born February 20, 1927 in Walnut Grove, Minnesota to Camiel and Augusta (Van Hecke) Buyck. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tracy.
Madonna was united in marriage to Henry Thieren on February 17, 1947 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. They lived in Amiret, Garvin and moved into Tracy in 1974. Madonna became a resident at the Elko Hospice Home in August of 2003. She was a waitress at the Red Rooster Cafe and also worked at the Tracy Greenhouse. She was very active in her church and belonged to St. Mary's CCW and the Mission group. She volunteered at the Tracy Nursing Home and enjoyed gardening, Bunko, playing cards and quilting.
Madonna Irene Thieren passed away December 9, 2003 at the Elko Hospice Home in Elko, Minnesota at the age of 76 years, 9 months and 19 days.
She is survived by her daughters Rose (Jack) Suedbeck of Lakeville and Dianna Lillard of Greeley, Colorado; sister Marie (Bob) Albertson of Lamberton and brothers Bud (Theresa) Buyck of Tracy and Jiggs Buyck of Garvin; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren and sister-in-law Kathy (John) Stuntebeck of Marshall, Wisconsin.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry who died November 14, 1998, one son James who died in 1974 and one brother Melvin.
Interment was in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Tracy, MN with the Tracy Area Funeral Home handling the arrangements.

Lester F. Porter, 83, Bismarck, and formerly of Mandan, died March 7,1999, in a Bismarck care center. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursdayat First Lutheran Church, Mandan, with the Rev. Verle Reinickeofficiating. Burial will be in Mandan Union Cemetery with full militaryrites provided by Bismarck Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to services at the church.
Lester was born on Sept. 22, 1915, in Bismarck, the son of Clarence and Bertha (Gewecke) Porter. Raised and educated in the area he married June Middaugh on April 25, 192. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II from April 1942 until October of 1945 Les retuned to Bismarck after his discharge and began his employment with Montana Dakota Utilities, first at the plant in Bismarck, and after its completion, at the Heskett Station in Mandan. June died on April 19, 1964. He married Annie M. Keller Anderson on Feb. 16, 1966. They lived in Mandan until his retirement. Annie died on April 2, 1993.
Les enjoyed fishing and hunting and was an avid baseball and football fan, who particularly enjoyed following the local American Legion Baseball teams. He liked a good hand of pinochle and was a life member of the Elks and Bismarck Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was also a member of the Eagles Club and American Legion. He had held offices with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Les is survived by three sisters and brothers-in-law, Pearl and Lloyd Johnson, Duluth, Minn., Ruth and Duane Lawnsberry, Denver; and Claudia and Roger Boone, McKenzie; three brothers and one sister-in-law, Lawrence, El Paso, Texas, Lyle and Paul and Gloria, all of Bismarck; his uncle, Floyd Porter, Faribault, Minn.; his wife Annie's children and grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bertha Porter (birth mother) and Clarence and Alvina Porter; and his sister, Marian Porter Lein. (Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan)
The Bismarck Tribune, 9 March 1999

1634---came to America with his father and lived for a time in Roxbury1639---removed to Springfield, Mass. December 24, 1640---bought 7 3/4acres land 1642---bought 9 1/6 acres of land---a part of this land is nowon Court (House) Square. 1644---bought more land on the banks of theAgawam from the Native Americans. January 10, 1644/5 --town bought landfrom Thomas for the Meeting House February 26, 1644/5--bought land fromhim for the burying ground and training field. For this the town gave himdouble the acreage elsewhere November 03, 1646---chosen to be surveyor.1646---now taxed on 30 acres Hewas a TAILOR November 2, 1652, againin1653, 1655---chosen as Selectman During ensuing years, He keptacquiring more land April 1676----Participated in the Turner Falls battleApril 27, 1678 ---Took the Oath of Allegiance demanded by RoyalProclamation August 04, 1679 ---Lieutenant Thomas Stebbins ordered tosecure town powder stolen during the break-in of ammo depot. At this samemeeting , he was appointed to a committee to organize and have fullpowers in establishing the town of Enfield. He often was paid forsweeping the Meeting House

Never married

HUNTLEY, Nina Beatrix - 92, Wolfville Elms and formerly of Scotts Bay,Kings Co., passed away Saturday, February 12, 2005, in Valley RegionalHospital, Kentville. Born in Arlington, Kings Co., she was a daughter ofthe late Wilhellmina (Porter) Peach and stepdaughter of the late ArthurPeach. She grew up in Scotts Bay and lived there until 1993, when shemoved to the senior citizen's apartments in Port Williams. In 2001, shemoved to the Wolfville Elms. She was a member of the Baptist Fellowshipof the Union Church of Scotts Bay and was active in church affairs. Shewas also a member of the Scotts Bay Women's Institute. She is survived bydaughters, Ms. Sabra Maynard, Truro; Esther (Mrs. John Dowell), Waterloo,Ont.; sister, Lillian (Mrs. Fred Wilkins), Windsor; brother, Carl(Barbara) Peach, Hantsport; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley; foster parents, Ruby andWilliam Tupper; an infant daughter, Frances; brothers, Earlston andEugene; sisters, Lena and Stella; foster brothers, Wylie, Elmer andHarry; foster sister, Clara Dykens. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today inWhite Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where funeral service will be held2 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, Rev. Dr. Barry Morrison officiating. Burialwill take place in Scotts Bay Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations inmemory may be made to Union Church of Scotts Bay Cemetery Fund or acharity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to WhiteFamily Funeral Home, Kentville.
Halifax Herald, 14 February 2005

SCOTTS BAY, Kings County - Everett N Huntley, 81, died at the BlanchardFraser
Memorial Hospital, Kentville yesterday.
Born at Scotts Bay, he was the son of Mr and Mrs Joshua Huntley. He attended
school at Scotts Bay and worked as a laborer in that area until his retirement. He
was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters.
Surviving are seven sons: Charles, Stanley, Vernon, Glendon, Earl, Walter, Paul,
of Scotts Bay; five daughters: Minnie (Mrs Ralph Fraser), Sheffield Mills; Annetta
(Mrs Howard Macumber), Pereau; Lois (Mrs Russell MacDonald), Blomidon;
Pauline (Mrs Ivor Price), Canning; Isabel (Mrs Cyril Steele), Scotts Bay; brothers,
Albert and John, Scotts Bay; sisters, Flora (Mrs Harris Thorpe), Scotts Bay;
Gertrude (Mrs Leonard Barkhouse), Kentville; Evangeline (Mrs Ernest Lawrence),
Norwich, Conn; 56 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren.
His wife, the former Zelma Sanford, died in 1962. Three sons and one daughter
are also dead.
The body which is at the H C Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Kentville, will be taken to
the Scotts Bay Union Church for a service tomorrow at 2 pm. Rev S G Walls,
assisted by Lic Gary Tonks will officiate. Interment will be in the Scotts Bay
The Chronicle-Herald, 15 December 1966

Fulk II of Anjou, son of Fulk the Red, was count of Anjou from 941 to958. He was often at war with the Bretons. He seems to have been a man ofculture, a poet and an artist. In 958 he was succeeded by GeoffreyGreymantle.

HUNTLEY, Stanley A. - 81, Scotts Bay, Kings County, died May 9, 1992 inValley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Scotts Bay, he was a son ofthe late Everette and Zelma (Sanford) Huntley. He was a retiredcarpenter. He is survived by his wife, Nina; two daughters, SabraMaynard, Truro; Esther (Mrs. John Dowell), Milton, Ont.; two sisters,Pauline (Mrs. Ivor Price), Greenwich, Kings County; Isabelle, Scotts Bay;two brothers, Earl, Paul, both of Scotts Bay; six grandchildren; twogreat-grandchildren. he was predeceased by four sisters, Minnie, Annette,Lois, Mabel; four brothers, Charles, Glendon, Vernon, Walter; a daughter,Frances Louise in infancy. The body is in W. C. Hiltz Funeral Home,Kentville, visiting 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday inScotts Bay Union Church, Rev. Harold Thomas and Rev. Robert Billingsofficiating. Burial will be in church cemetery. Donations may be made toHeart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, Canadian Cancer Society,Scotts Bay Union Church or any charity.
Chronicle Herald, 9 May 1992

Frank L. Deichmeister, 67, an Army colonel who retired in 1979 from theDirectorate for Security Review at the Pentagon, died of a heart attackJuly 12 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. A resident of the Washingtonarea off and on for 30 years, he lived in Alexandria.
Col. Deichmeister served for 37 years, mostly in artillery posts. He was a military adviser in Saudi Arabia and Vietnam and deputy commander for the Frankfort, Germany, military community.
Col. Deichmeister was born in Coplay, Pa.
He served in Europe during World War II and later in posts in Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska and California.
He was a graduate of the University of Omaha and also studied at the War College in Norfolk and the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
His military decorations included the Bronze Star.
He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Alexandria and the Retired Officers Association.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Wilma Maureen Sutton Deichmeister of Alexandria; two sons, Robert L. Deichmeister of Alexandria and Frank L. Deichmeister of Arlington; his mother, Theresa Deichmeister of Egypt, Pa.; two brothers, John Deichmeister of Patterson, N.J., and Daniel Deichmeister of Dana Point, Calif.; a sister, Elsie Sentiwany of Egypt; and four grandchildren.
Th Washington Post, 17 July 1992

Her second husband is Lyle Crum

Phoebe lived with Nils and Aidina after mother's death

William J. Nally Jr., 45, of 453 Mower St. died yesterday at home after along illness.
He leaves his wife, Judith R. (Blair) Nally; a son, William P. Nally, and a daughter, Jessica F. Nally, both of Easthampton; his mother, Rebecca E. (Bartlett) Nally of Worcester; his father- and mother-in-law, Leonard A. and Rachael (Rapanault) Blair of Hudson; a brother, Thomas B. Nally of Hubbardston; a sister, Rebecca E. Syphers of South Windsor, Conn.; and three nieces and five nephews. A sister, Nancy A. Nally of Worcester, died in 1984. He was born in Worcester. His father was William J. Nally Sr., who died in 1983.
Mr. Nally worked at Waltham Technologies for three months, retiring 11 months ago due to ill health. He had previously been a salesman at N.Y.F. Corp. of Paramus, N.J., for 10 years.
Mr. Nally graduated from Classical High School in 1964, Olivet (Michigan) College in 1972. In 1973, he earned his master's degree from Western Michigan University. He was a Vietnam veteran, and a member, Deacon and trustee at the First Congregational Church.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church, 1070 Pleasant St. The Rev. Jane C. Pearsall will officiate. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Caswell-King Funeral Home, 474 Grove St.
The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to First Congregational Church Memorial Fund, 1070 Pleasant St., Worcester, Mass., 01602, or the VNA Hospice Program, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, Mass. 01608-1280.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA)
Date: April 18, 1991

He was the first to be called Duke of Brittany
Married Avicia, also known as Hedwig, in 996 (when he was 16?)

GEOFFREY, DUKE OF BRITTANY, married Hawise, daughter of Richard I, DUKE OF NORMANDY, and died in 1008, leaving two sons, Alan and Eudon. During their mother's lifetime the two brothers seem to have been joint rulers of Brittany, but on her death, on 21 February 1034, dissensions broke out between them; peace was restored by a settlement under which Eudon received a territory corresponding roughly to the dioceses of Dol, St. Mialo, St. Brieuc and Tréguier, reduced in the hands of his successors to the two last-named dioceses, while Alan retained the rest of Brittany. After the death of Alan in 1040 Eudon seized the government of Brittany to the exclusion of his nephew Conan, who recovered it in 1057. Eudon died 7 January 1079. He married Orguen, whose parentage is unknown. [Complete Peerage X:779-81, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]
... in 1008, Geoffrey of Brittany had likewise set forth on pilgrimage to the Holy Land. [Ref: Wm Conqueror p35]
On Geoffrey's departure in 1008 on the pilgrimage during which he died, his two sons Alan III and Eudo, then of tender age, were left under the tutelage of their Norman mother... [Ref: Wm Conqueror p29]
Other info:
Geoffrey of Rennes, who was subsequently count of Brittany [Ref: Wm Conqueror p29]
Count of Bretagne, Rennes [Ref: Turton]
Duke of Brittany [Ref: CP X:779-81, Weis AR7 39:22]
Duke of Brittany 992-1008 [Ref: Tapsell p203

Geoffrey I of Anjou, known as Grisegonelle ("Greymantle"), was count ofAnjou from 958 to 987. He succeeded his father Fulk II. He allied withthe County of Nantes against the County of Rennes, and allied with HughCapet, fearing an invasion by the Count of Blois. He was one of the menresponsible for bringing Hugh to the throne of France.

SCOTTS BAY - Mrs Zelma May Huntley, wife of Everett Huntley, died at herhome
She was the daughter of Augustus and Esther Coffill Sanford and was born 73 years
ago at Scotts Bay. Mrs Huntley was a member of the United Church and the Women's
Surviving besides her husband are 8 [seven] sons: Charles, Stanley, Vernon, Glendon, Earl,
Walter and Paul, all of Scotts Bay; five daughters, Minnie, Mrs Ralph Fraser, Woodville;
Annette, Mrs Howard MacCumber, Pereau; Lois, Mrs Russell MacDonald, Delhaven;
Mrs Ivor Price, Habitant; Mrs Cyril Steele, Scotts Bay; sisters, Mable, Mrs Fred Petrie,
Worcester, Mass; Sadie, Mrs Owen Thorpe, Mass; Etta, Mrs Benjamin Tupper, Port
The remains which are resting at H C Lindsay's Funeral Home, Kentville, will be taken
to the Union Church, Scotts Bay, for funeral services this afternoon at two-thirty.
Interment will be in Scotts Bay.
The Chronicle-Herald, 13 September 1962


He and his sister were born between 1633 and 1936, it is not sure who isthe oldest. He died in 1690 leaving an estate of 693 pounds. Hisinventory was presented to court, 5 Nov 1690. He is usually referred toas Sergeant. Information is from the History of Waterbury, both Bronsonand Anderson and from The Descendants of William Judd by Sylvester Judd.All written in the 1800's.

Previously married. Daughter from first marriage is Eleana.

John E. GRENZEBACH of 61 Wichita Rd., West Seneca, N. Y., died July l,1968; husband of the late Ida Linen Grenzebach; father of John E.Grenzebach Jr. of Evanston, III.; brother of Irving W., Charles and thelate Arthur Grenzebach and Mrs. Emma Mullins; also survived by threegrandchildren.
Front Page, 11 July 1968

Guillaume de Briouze is recorded in lists of those present at theBattleof Hastings. He became the first Lord of the Bramber Rape by 1073andbuilt Bramber Castle. William made considerable grants to the abbeyofSaint Florent, Saumur to endow the foundation of Sele Priory nearBramberand a priory at Briouze. He continued to fight alongside KingWilliam inthe campaigns in Britain, Normandy, and Maine.

See remains of gatehouse at Bramber Castle.

William de Braose came into England with the Conqueror and held, at thegeneral survey, considerable estates in the counties of Berks, Wilts,Surrey, Dorset, and Sussex. He was s. by his son, Philip de Braose. [SirBernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke'sPeerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 72, Braose, Baron Braose, of Gower]

William de Braose, First Lord of Bramber (d. 1093/1096) was a Norman nobleman who participated in the Battle of Hastings in support of William the Conqueror.

De Braose was given lands in southwest England adjacent to Wales and became one of the most powerful of the Marcher Lords.

William was succeeded as Lord of Bramber by his son, Philip. William was present for the consecration of a church in his hometown of Briouze (whence the name Braose), France, in 1093, so we know he was alive in that year. However, Philip was issuing charters as Lord of Bramber in 1096, indicating that William died sometime between those dates.

Norma Nachtsheim, age 92, of Grand Rapids, Minn., formerly ofMinneapolis, Minn, died at home on Saturday, May 19, 2012.
Norma was born Jan. 6, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minn. to Emma and Charles Johnson. She graduated from North High School and attended the Minneapolis School of Business. Norma worked as payroll supervisor for the Robbinsdale School System for 23 years. On Nov. 1, 1941 she married Arthur Nachtsheim. After her retirement in 1978, Norma and Art went on several trips. She did volunteer work with the North Memorial Auxiliary. Following a serious illness in 2008, she moved to Grand Rapids to live with her daughter. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Itasca Hospice for their kind and loving care and support.
Norma is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Art.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Grenzebach of Grand Rapids, Minn.; son, Charles (Linda) Nachtsheim of Maple Grove, Minn.; brother, Jack (Lili) Johnson of Cross Lake, Minn.; granddaughter, Anne (Doug) Grenzebach Maxson of Caldwell, Idaho; grandson, Shaun Holliday of St. Paul, Minn.; great-grandson, John Oscar Maxson; her dog, Barney; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids. Rev. George B. Gilbertson will officiate. Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery in Minneapolis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Andrew's Lutheran Church or to the family.
Arrangements by Rowe Funeral Home and Crematory of Grand Rapids, Minn. To sign the online guest book or send condolences visit
Grand Rapids Herald-Review, 31 May 2012

Formerly of Palmer, Helen S. Zerbe Rehley Robbins, 94, died Monday May26, 2003 at the Masonic Home in Charlton, MA. The daughter of the lateCharles Zerbe and Martha Jane King Zerbe. Helen was born in Jersey Shore,PA on Feb. 24, 1909. She attended the Fashion Arts School in Springfiledand was a dress designer for many years. She was a member of the HampdenCounty Extension service for 35 years taking courses and teaching. Shewas the treasurer and chairman of the Home Makers of Mass. She had apassion for traveling and traveled extensively in the United States, 11countries in Europe and also traveled around the world. Helen was amember of the Second Congregational Church in Palmer for 81 years. Shewas predeceased by her first husband, James W. Rehley, Sr in 1957 and hersecond husband Willard Robbins in 1990. She will be sadly missed by herfour loving children, James W. Rehley of Corvallis OR, Robert D. Rehleyof Watertown, NY, Jean Robinson of North Petersburgh, NY and AnnChamberlain of Mountainview, CA. She is also survived by her sister JeanRescigno of Bennington, VT and 12 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren. A funeral service will be Friday at 11:00am at the Beersand Story Palmer Funeral Home followed by burial in Oak Knoll Cemetery. Acalling hour from 10:00 to 11:00 will preceed the service. Donations maybe made in her memory to the Memorial Fund of Second CongregationalChurch 1080 Pleasant Street, Palmer, MA 01069.

Parents might be John C. and Olva M. Jackson of Beech Grove, IN.

Parents are Gene and Verna Boyd Kant.

GREER, SC -- Austin R. Illsley, of 52 River Birch Way, Greer, went to bewith his Savior on Saturday, March 15, 2008 after a brief illness.
He is survived by Lillian (Gillett) Illsley, his wife of 55 years.
Born in Lawrence, MA on April 30, 1932, he was the son of the late H. Keith Illsley and Ferna (Spinney) Illsley. He graduated from Dracut High School, Dracut, MA in 1950. He was a member of Collinsville Bible Church in Dracut before moving to Greenville in 1980.
He was a current member of Heritage Bible Church in Greer.
Mr. Illsley worked in textiles all his life, first for Lawrence Manufacturing Co. in Lowell, MA and retired from Tietex Fabrics in Spartanburg in 1997.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and David Lehman, of Taylors, Sandra and Edward Fallon of Irvine, CA, Barbara and Alvin Dickerson of Stirling, Scotland; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brenton and Beth (Farley) Illsley, and Bradford and Barbara (Jackson) Illsley, all of Taylors. He is also survived by three sisters, Jane and John Vernarelli of Nottingham, MD, Janet and Stephen Salisbury of Rochester, NH, Judith and Richard Ciarrocca of Elkton, MD; a brother, H. Dale and Vivian Illsley of Mauldin; and twelve grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 4:00 PM at Heritage Bible Church, officiated by Pastor Dan Brooks. A private committal will take place prior to the service at Graceland East Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 3:00-4:00 PM in the church parlor.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mission Scotland, in care of Southside Baptist Church, PO Box 545, Star City, AR 71667; or to The Wilds Christian Camp and Conference Center, Summer Partners Program, 3201 Rutherford Road, Taylors, SC 29687.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting
Mackey Mortuary-Greenville, SC
Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, SC, 17 March 2008

William was very fortunate in his marriage to Berta. All of her brothersdied young without heirs, so she brought a number of important lordshipsto the de Braoses in 1166. These included Brecon and Abergavenny. Williambecame Sheriff of Hereford in 1174. His interest in Sussex was maintainedas he confirmed the grants of his father and grandfather fro themaintenance of Sele Priory and extended St Mary's, Shoreham.

William m. Berta, dau. of Milo de Gloucester, Earl of Hereford, and co-heir of her brother, William, Earl of Hereford, by whom he acquired Brecknock, with other extensive territorial possessions. He had two sons, William and Reginald, and was s. by the elder. [Sir Bernard Burke, Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages, Burke's Peerage, Ltd., London, 1883, p. 72, Braose, Baron Braose, of Gower]


William de Braose, Third Lord of Bramber (d. ca. 1180) was the eldest son of Philip de Braose, Second Lord of Bramber. William married Bertha de Pitres, daughter of Miles of Gloucester, Earl of Hereford. Through this marriage, William acquired lordship of Brecon and Abergavenny in 1166 because Bertha's brothers all died young without heirs.

In 1174, William became sheriff of Hereford. He was succeeded as Lord of Bramber by his son, William.

Marion Karr, 75, a Lancaster resident for the past six years, diedTuesday (Nov. 12, 1991) in Roswell Park Cancer Institute after a longillness.
She was a longtime resident of New Hampshire and Florida before moving to Western New York.
The former Marion Cannon was the widow of Dr. Harlan E. Karr.
Survivors include two sons, Harlan E. Jr. of Peterborough, N.H., and James P. of Lancaster; five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
Services will be held in New Hampshire at a later date.
The Buffalo News, 14 November 1991


Lydia Gaymer was baptized in Terling, Essex, 18 May 1602, daughter of Richard and Margaret (Mason) Gaymer. She married Humphrey Turner 24 Oct 1618 in Sandon, Essex, England. She was living in Scituate MA on 23 July 1669 when she consented to her husband's deed of 1 October 1668, but had died by 28 February 1669[/70] when she was not named in her husband's will.
Their 8 children: John the elder (who married Mary Brewster), John the younger (who married Ann James), Thomas, Lydia Doughty, Mary Parker, Joseph, Nathaniel & Daniel.

James Shisley was born in Ohio to John and Mary Shisley. He married inLa Grange, Indiana, to Anna Green. He moved to California shortly beforehis death.

From Wikipedia

William de Braose, Fourth Lord of Bramber (1140/1150 - August 9, 1211) at his peak was also lord of Gower, Abergavenny, Brecknock, Builth, Radnor, Kington, Limerick, Skenfrith, Grosmont, and Whitecastle. His rise and fall at the hands of king John is often taken as an example of that king's arbitrary and capricious behavior towards his barons.

William was the son of William de Braose, Third Lord of Bramber and Bertha of Hereford, daughter of Miles Fitz Walter, Earl of Hereford and his wife, formerly Sibyl de Neufmarche. From his father he inherited the Rape of Bramber, in Sussex, and through his mother he inherited a large estate in the Welsh Marches.

In 1175, William carried out the Massacre of Abergavenny, killing several Welsh princes to avenge the death of his uncle Henry, Earl of Hereford, after having invited them to a feast at Abergavenny Castle. This resulted in great hostility against him among the Welsh, who named him the "Ogre of Abergavenny".

In 1199, William fought beside King Richard the Lion-heart at Chalus, where Richard was killed.

He was greatly favored by King John early in his reign. John granted him all that he might conquer from the Welsh in Radnor, gave him lordship over Limerick in Ireland (save for the city itself), possession of Glamorgan castle, and then lordship over Gower.

In 1203, William was put in charge of Arthur of Brittany, whom he had personally captured the previous year. William was suspected of involvement in Arthur's disappearance, although no concrete evidence ever came to light. There is somewhat better evidence that he at least knew the truth of the matter.

In 1206 John gave William the three great castles of Gwent (Skenfrith, Grosmont, and Whitecastle). At this point only an earldom separated him from the greatest in England.

But soon after William fell out of favor with the king. The precise reasons remain obscure. John's stated reasons regard money de Braose owed the crown. But the king's actions went far beyond what would be necessary to recover the debt. Instead, he evidently wanted to break de Burgh, and to that end invaded Wales to seize the de Braose domains there. Beyond that, he sought de Braose's wife, who, the story goes, had made no secret of her belief that John had murdered Arthur of Brittany.

De Braose fled to Ireland, then returned to Wales as John hunted him in Ireland. In Wales, William allied himself to the Welsh prince Llewelyn and helped him in rebellion against King John.

In 1210, William fled in disguise to France and died the following year at Corbeil. William's wife, Maud de St. Valery, and eldest son, William, were captured and murdered by King John, possibly starved to death.

While William had aroused the jealousy of the other barons during his rise, the arbitrary and violent manner of his fall very likely discomfited them and played a role in the baronial uprisings of the next decade. The historian Sidney Painter, in his biography of King John, called it "the greatest mistake John made during his reign, as the king revealed to his barons once and for all his capacity for cruelty".

Eventually, William's third son, Reginald de Braose reacquired some of his father's titles and lands. The middle son, Giles, was Bishop of Hereford from 1200 until his death in 1215.

William also had a daughter, Margaret, who married Walter de Lacy, Lord of Meath.

The following is from a letter written by one of his daughters:
Carl Henry Falk had many adventures as a sailor. He said when he was a little boy in Sweden, they used to play where they could see the sail boats coming and going. And for several years before he started out, in the morning he wanted to go but by nighttime he was glad to stay home. He left Sweden before his parents (1871) and sailed for over two years. He jumped overboard at a port in France and swam ashore and went thru the gates with the workingmen and went out on another boat. This was at Xmas time and he only had what he wore. It was winter and he had no shoes, but a couple of old Scandinavian sailors gave him some of their clothes, and he made a coat out of some old sails. He visited several African ports and sailed around Cape Horn. He saw his firs watermelon in Africa. They grew wild there and the natives brought them to the boat. Most of the sailors were afraid to taste them, but dad and another man ate them. They were hungry enough to take chances. Many times they picked worms out of the their bread. He used to think the sailor of today had it pretty soft.
Once he fell thru a hatch and was knocked out. When he remembered what had happened he was up in the mast painting.
He came to Seattle on a sailing vessel when there was only on brick building there and stayed for several months. But in the meantime his folks had come to Chicago, and he went back to see them. I am not sure if they were in Chicago yet or if they had gone to Sioux City, but I know he was with them there. Because we used to love to have him tell us about a fight he had there. It seems aunt Sophie, Erica and uncle Oscar were going to school and some children made fun of them and kept throwing rocks. Uncle John and dad were sawing some wood along the riverbank. (I hope there is a rive in Sioux City, Woodbury, IA.) Anyhow, there was a sawmill there. Uncle John told them to quit. Soon the dad [of the rock throwers] came over to uncle John and stated to call him names, so my dad took it up from thereon and made the old man say 'Uncle.' A crowd of people gather around and yelled: "Give it to him, you big Swede." He hadn't been a sailor for two years without learning to fight.
When they moved to Glenwood my dad carried mail from Vermillion to P.O. there. That was where he met my mother. She was working in a Hotel there and used to ride with him up to Brooklyn to see uncle John Peterson.
My mother had worked very hard in Sweden and taken care of herself since she was twelve years old. She tells of working one year for a pair of shoes and board, worked outside everyday but three. He father died when she was quire young. She had a young brother August who came over from Sweden by himself when he was a small boy. He belonged to the first band organized in South Dakota and went to school in this country. He was killed at Watertown, SD, about 1898 where a brick building collapsed. You probably remember him better than I do.

Gilbert of Chalon or Giselbert (died April 8, 956) was duke of Burgundybetween 952 and 956. He ruled Burgundy in the name of his wife,Ermengarde, sister of Hugh the Black, with whom he had two daughters:Adelais and Liutgarde. Gilbert never managed to maintain the independenceof the duchy in the struggles for power of 10th century France. In 955,he became a vassal of Hugh Capet, count of Paris and was compelled togive his oldest daughter to Hugh's son Odo of Paris.

COLE, Laura Eugenie "Polly" - 68 of Greenwood, passed away Friday, May22, 2009, in Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Millville,she was a daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Morse) Joudrey. Pollyretired from 14 Wing Greenwood after 35 years in food service. She hadbeen involved in the Soldiers Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the KingstonFire Department Auxiliary and was a regular volunteer for variouscharities. Polly enjoyed attending music festivals around the country andlive theatre. She is survived by daughter, Laura Lee Cole (WayneColeman), Beaconsfield; son, Keith Clifford (Donna) Cole, GreenwoodSquare; son-in-heart, Hugh Parks, Alberta; sisters, Kay (Glen) Carver,Morristown; Donzella McGill (Don Conrod), South Berwick; Helga (David)Wheeler, Hall Road; brother, Frank (Carol) Joudrey, Morristown;grandchildren, Corinna, Kaycee Rae and Louise. Several very dear niecesand nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Beverly. Cremation hastaken place. Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Monday, May 25 in MiddletonFuneral Home, 398 Main St., (902) 825-3448. A memorial service will beheld 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, in Morristown Baptist Church, Pastor BrianWheaton officiating. Interment will be in the Tremont Cemetery. Donationsin memory may be made to the ALS Society of Nova Scotia or a charity ofchoice. On-line condolences may be made "Mom you will be missed so very much and wewill always be close in our hearts"

Henrik Johan Sundström was a Swedish vice-consul and member of parliament.
He was vice-consul for Denmark. As an MP he was a member of the Lower House for the 1882-1884 for Umeå, Piteå, Skellefteå and Haparanda.

Married first Sheila D. Burkholder

EARLY PIONEER LIFE as told by OSCAR SUNDSTROM to Gordon Sundstrom about1933
We came to America, landed in New York, in the spring of 1871. It took us 18 days on the ocean, the last 3 days we were without water for drinking.
From there we went to Grand Rapids, Michigan and then on to Chicago. In the spring of 1872, my father went on to Sioux City, Woodbury, IA, as that was as far as the railroad went. From Sioux City he went up to Dakota and came up to where Glenwood now is and looked at the land. Then he went back to Sioux City and wrote for mother and the children to come, the family consisting of four boys and three girls. The two oldest girls stayed in Chicago and worked. As soon as we came, my father and my three brothers, all being of age then, came up here and filed for the homestead and land for each of the boys. My father took the homestead for me as I was too young - only 7 years of age. This was as far north as the country was settled at that time.
The law was that you had to have some kind of a home built on the land filed within the next 6 months. We made our dugout, which was fourteen feet square, in the side of a hill by the creek which is now called Ash Creek. The roof was out of four studdings with willow branches over the top to fasten the slough hay onto and over that - we put sod.
While we were digging the dugout, an Indian came riding up to us on his pony and stood and looked at us. He tried to make us understand by pointing around. Just as soon as I saw he was an Indian, I made one jump into the hole of the dugout, too scared to stop to see what he would do.
Father bought a yoke of oxen by Elk Point [S.D]. We hitched these steers to a stone boat and on this stone boat were a breaking plow and some grub. I could not ride on these steers. [They] were not broken to drive so had to walk and lead them. My father and I walked all the way up from Sioux City.
We met a man up near the homestead, who had a yoke of oxen. He broke ten acres for us five for my father and five for my brother - for the use of our steers so he could break up land for himself. Father planted sod corn, but got no crop that year. Father and I walked back to Sioux City. [Approximately 50 miles] We walked forty miles the first day to a stopping place, called the Fourteen Mile house. We got to Sioux City early the next morning. Talk about a happy boy and that was me when we were going home to Mother and the others. I was so sure we could walk the whole way down in one day that I kept telling Father to walk faster. He never discouraged me but told me we would see. I slept so hard that Father could hardly wake me the next morning. When he tried to put my shoes on, I woke up as my feet had big blisters on them. I walked barefooted that day and when I got to Sioux City I got a new pair of shoes. They were the prettiest shoes you ever saw, may not have been as stylish as they have now, but they were made without a flaw in my eyes.
We stayed in Sioux City over winter. The next spring [1873] Father bought a pair of ponies, real Indian ponies that we drove when we moved up here. We had a cow that we led with us. There were no roads so we drove angling across the bottom, north of Elk Point. It started to rain and thunder towards evening so we stopped and asked to stay all night but they refused, so we went on. After dark we came to a Norwegian farmer who let us stay there. We stayed there three days - as the bottom was flooded.
It took us two days to get to the homestead. The weather turned real cold and we had cold rainy weather. It being early spring, we had no shelter for the oxen - two ponies and the cow.
My brother took the ponies to a farmer south of us who had a straw barn. To save the oxen and the cow from freezing to death, we took them into the dugout with us [overnight]. In those days the homes were never to small but what there was room for some body else - man or beast - to get sheltered in. They tied these critters to our beds where we slept. Remember now that doesn't mean beds like [we] have now days - just plain straw for mattress.
Father sowed in 10 acres of wheat and broke up forty acres - ten on each quarter to have ready to sow in the spring.
Next came the hardship of getting hay for the five animals. Had to go six miles to a school section northwest of home where there were some sloughs. First there had first choice and by that would hurry and cut around the patch making it as large as he thought necessary to his full supply.
One farmer had a reaper and cut all of [the] neighbor's grain around while they did the binding. Kept me busy carrying water for the men as sometimes I had a half mile to walk and get the water. My wages were fifty cents a day, providing I got my pay from all.
After sowing in the wheat it was customary to break up "fire guards" as they were called, by plowing around each quarter to prevent prairie fires from burning up homes.
There was not enough grass to amount to anything on the higher levels of ground, only in draws and creeks there would be a little moisture in the soil, could be found a little grass. That meant picketing and herding the stock and naturally me being the smallest, I got the job.
A neighbor helped my father and brothers stack the grain and then they helped him. They got two stacks of grain each so they put them all together to make a "sitting" as it was called so as to save the man who threshed for them from moving his machine twice. That fall after harvesting and stacking, they, father and brothers, built a shed out of poles, willows, and put the threshed straw over it.
The winters were severe, as there was nothing on the bare prairies to stop the snow from blowing around. These snowstorms most generally lasted three days, making them real blizzards. The doors on the dugout had to be made to open inwards, because during these snowstorms the snow would drift up so high that you had to tunnel your way out. It was very difficult to find your way out to the barn to do chores.
The wood supply for winter was hauled from either Vermillion [S.D.] or Elk Point. If you had anything to sell you took it with you and then went to the woods, cut your own wood and drove home. Hauling was surely a nice cold task when the trip was so far. It was not a bit unusual to have to stop at several places to have your frozen limbs thawed out. My mother and I picked leaves and whatever we could find to burn along the creek.
The only flour mills were along the Vermillion River at Bloomingdale and later one a Lodi, which became a country village, consisting of a post office, drugstore, grocery store, blacksmith shop and a saloon. At first we had to go to Vermillion to get our mail. We certainly didn't get our mail every day then as we do now. Later, there was a flour mill at Riverside and then on in Centerville - a little below where Centerville is now.
The common custom of traveling to go and visit the neighbors or friends was to get in and sit in the wagon box as even spring seats were not in style yet. The boys would ride horseback and the girls would walk to go and visit each other, unless the distance was to far. They didn't call it far if it was within five miles. That's what you don't call it even by [can not read the last word].
In the spring of 1874 they put in a crop, and it grew and looked real nice. To our disappointment came the grasshoppers and destroyed the crop. Not only did they come this one, year, but, they came for five consecutive years. Now is when the real hard times came and it looked more discouraging than ever before, as there were no means or credit to get anything. The poor had to stay and the rich were not there. Our meals mostly consisted of homemade hard tack, mush and cornmeal bread. Didn't know of what vitamins we needed or what calories we should have, we were only too glad to get something into our stomachs that would keep us from starving.
In the year 1875 they took apart the house in Sioux City that was made of cottonwood lumber and hauled it up here and rebuilt the house. This house was far from being tight and warm in the winter, but to us we thought it was swell in comparison to the dugout. Many a winter morning we woke up with an extra blanket on - not a woolen blanket, but one of snow.
The first school I attended was in a homestead shanty for only two or three months in summer. Here we learned reading, writing, spelling and arithmetic. Later I went to school in Lincoln County, which is now called Brooklyn school. My friend, James Palmer and I dug a hole in the side of the creek bank and put up a few poles, made a roof covered with straw which lasted for 2 winters. This was a barn for his team and my team.
Church services were held in houses at first. The nearest church was [in] Dalesburg, [S.D.], later the one in Komstad.[ S.D.]
The first fair held in Vermillion my friend, James Palmer, and I rode horse back down. We had fifty cents each to spend and the fee to enter was a quarter, so didn't have much to spend foolishly. Went home the next day as we had no money, but we were two happy lads just the same.
And the first 4th of July celebration in the north part of the county was at what was called Broad Grove by the Vermillion River. Some came with oxen, some with horse wagons, some on horseback and others on foot. No buggies in sight as they were not in style yet. The lightest traveling vehicle was a wagon.
Grasshopper time made land so cheap, as there was the Black Hills Gold Rush at that time. A few around got excited and sold out to go out there and get rich quick. One man sold his timber [800 acres] that was all proved up, one for forty bushels of wheat and another, his for one hundred twenty five bushels of wheat. Grain must be ever so much higher priced to what it is now or otherwise land was awfully cheap. My sister helped some of these families take up this hard tack bread to take with them as they had a hard journey ahead of them.
Some years later my father and I drove up to Sioux Falls [S.D.] with some hogs. It took two days as we got stuck in the mud. It was a long way to go but we heard prices were best there so that was the reason why. The prices were two cents a pound. I don't see how they could have been much less to be able to sell instead of giving them away. My father and I never expected to get any warm meals. We were supposed to take our own grub with us. In the winter it would freeze so hard we could hardly eat it. There were a few places where one could buy a cup a hot coffee, which was anything but delicious. Our real treat on the homeward trip was a nickels worth of bologna and a nickels worth of sweet crackers, providing you had the dime to buy it with.
In 1876 the Post Office was established on the homestead east of our home, later moving to our home. Here the mail would be distributed, the mail carriers coming over once or twice a week. Many a snowstorm they had to stay over, as they would be snowbound for a couple days at that time.
And on and on the story goes, but from now on each year progressed a little more as gradually the hardships of pioneer life were made easier until up to the present time, where little of that hardship can be realized.
NOTES: 'Slough hay.' A course grass growing in low, damp areas.
'Breaking plow.' Specially designed to break up the tough sod grass. 'The bottom,' the area between the Missouri and Sioux Rivers. 'Hard tack,' a dry, thin, hard, flat, bread.

Married to (1) M'Fralane and (2) Fuller.

John Sundstrom Passes Away
John Sundstrom, one of the old and highly respected citizens and farmers of the community west of Beresford. Died very suddenly Monday morning at 4:30 oʼclock, from heart failure and other complications following a sickness of four weeks duration. He was not considered seriously sick and has always enjoyed good health, so when the announcement of his sudden death came, few could hardly realize that the end had come so suddenly.
The deceased was born at Lulea, Sweden, September 28, 1848. He came to America in 1871, settling in Michigan, and the following year he came to Dakota, taking the homestead which is the splendid home he now leaves. In the year 1883 he was married to Miss Hannah Enquist. The home was blessed with five children - two boys and three girls. They are Edith, Arthur, Richard, Ruth and Ellen. He also leaves three brothers and two sisters: Oscar Sundstrom of Beresford, C. H. Falk of Vancouver, Wash., I. J. Sundling, in Sweden, Mrs. August Soderstrom of Beresford and Mrs. Emanuel Norelius of Vancouver, Wash.
The funeral service were held from the home this afternoon at one oʼclock and at the Brooklyn church at two oʼclock, Rev. Holmes conducting the funeral and assisted by Rev. J. A. Quello. A large concourse of relatives and friends were present to pay their respect to a kind friend and Christian neighbor and all grieve at the thought of his passing. The remains will be laid to rest in the Brooklyn cemetery.
Beresford Republic, 15 April 1915

Per Bill Tupper (1959):
"Mary Agnes (Ag) Finnegan was born in 1887. when Francis died, my grandmother stopped all contact with the Tuppers. It is unclear why and it wasn't until the 90's, my father was reunited with his cousin Elizabeth (Thomas's daughter). Sadly, she would have been a wealth of information but she died too young. Ag was still alive when my father was born in 1932 but i have no idea when she died."

CANTON - Hazel Williams, 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2000, at SiouxValley Hospital Emergency Room.
Hazel I. Schaeffer was born Feb. 20, 1906, in Mound City, Mo. She moved with her family to Gregory where she attended school and graduated from Gregory High School. She later attended Southern State Teacher's College in Springfield and taught rural school in Todd and Mellette Counties, often getting to the schools by horse.
She married Martin Williams on Dec. 30, 1930, in Gregory. The couple lived in Winner where her husband was a teacher and later a superintendent. The couple moved to Sioux Falls in 1946. She taught at Nettleton College and took classes at Augustana College.
The couple moved to the Canton area in 1972. She was active in Canton United Methodist Church, the Senior Citizen's Center and a local poetry group. She was also a member of the Winner Eastern Star for more than 50 years. Her husband died in 1984.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Conley of Minneapolis a son, Don of Harrisburg three grandchildren two great-grandchildren and a sister, Marvel Herrara of Des Moines, Iowa.
Services begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Canton United Methodist Church with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Argus Leader, 14 January 2000

Sweet, John Burgess, D.D., was born on July 3, 1854, at Frome,Somersetshire, England. He attended the National School, the Blue CoatSchool of France five years, and the Singer Evening School of Art for atime, after which he was apprenticed to learn the gas-fitting trade. In1873 he came to America and settled in Scranton. Here he was successivelyin the employ of the Dickson Manufacturing Company, Delaware, Lackawanna,and Western Railroad, and Mr. R. M. Lindsay, proprietor of the BostonStore. He had been confirmed in the Episcopal Church of his native town,but knew nothing of experimental religion. While sitting in the choir ofthe Providence Church, Scranton, listening to a sermon by Rev. R. W. VanSchoick, he was moved to begin a new life. In the same year, 1878, he wasgiven an exhorter's license by Rev. E. R. D. Briggs, pastor of Park PlaceMethodist Episcopal Church. This church gave him local preacher's licenseon March 7, 1879, and in the following month he joined the Conference.
He was editor of the Detailed Missionary Report five years, first assistant secretary for five years, and secretary of the Conference six years.
On December 4, 1877, he married Miss Iona A. Miller, of Park Place, Scranton. Two sons and a daughter have been born to them.
His pastoral record is as follows: 1879, Spring Brook; 1880-81, Cherry Ridge; 1882-84, Mount Pleasant; 1885-87, Peckville; 1888-89, Great Bend; 1890-91, Waverly, Pa.; 1892-95, Ashley; 1896-1900, Simpson, Scranton; 1901, Oneonta; 1902-03, Presiding Elder of Binghamton District.
History of the Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

OBITUARY - Mrs. Frank McConnell
The death of Mrs. Frank McConnell, widow, aged 70, occurred Sunday evening, June 25, at the home in Welsford, from the effects of a heart attack on the previous Thursday. Rev. A. D. MacKinnon, Pastor of Berwick United Church, conducted funeral services yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, at the late Mrs. McConnell's home, and interment was in Berwick Cemetery, pallbearers being Arthur Parker, Claire Kinsman, Rufus Margeson and L. R. Whitman.
Born at Kendle Green, Mass., daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Finn, Mrs. McConnell removed to Welsford, as a bride fifty years ago, and had resided there continuously since, having there been the mother of thirteen children, one of whom died in infancy. Mr. McConnell died eight years ago.
Highly esteemed and noted for her hospitality, Mrs. McConnell was a member of Berwick United Church.
Surviving children are nine daughters and three sons. The daughters are: Mrs. W. J. MacElroy, Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. L. R. Whitman, Paradise, N.S.; Second Lt. Grace McConnell, R.N., with the U. S. Army overseas; Mrs. Harry Moir, Belmont, Mass.; Miss Leanna, at home; Miss Norma, R. N., Forrest Hills, Mass.; Miss Olive, R. N., Brookline, Mass.; Miss Joyce, teacher at Branksome Hall School, Toronto, now home on vacation; and Mrs. Arthur F. Parker, Berwick. Misses Norma and Olive McConnell, advised of their mother's condition, arrived home Saturday afternoon.
Surviving sons are Fred and Craig McConnell, at home, and William A., in Waltham, Mass. A brother, John Finn, Weston, Mass., also survives.
THE REGISTER, Berwick, 29 JUNE 1944

LAJOIE, Andre Joseph "Jr." - 40, Kingston, died January 6, 2005, in QE IIHealth Sciences Centre, Halifax. Born in Shawinigan, Que., he was a sonof Audrey (Lutz) Lajoie, Kingston, and the late Andre Lajoie. He wasemployed with Parson's Construction. Besides his mother, he is survivedby sisters, Diane (Norman) St-Cyr, Trois Riviere, Que.; Annette (David),Torbrook; Charlene Lajoie, Quebec; Pauline Lajoie and Rose-Marie Lajoie,both of Shawinigan, Que.; Elizabeth (Robert) Smiley, Montreal, Que.;brothers, Frederick (Betty), Middleton; Roland (Melody), Edmonton, Alta.;nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother, Patrick.

Funeral of Charles E. Sweet, Ex-City Treasurer, Tomorrow
Funeral of former City Treasurer Charles Edwin Sweet, 69, of 41 North Street, for many years identified with Binghamton's fraternal, business and political life, will be at 3 p. m. tomorrow in the Ernest H. Parsons Funeral Home, 71 Main Street.
He died at 3 p. m. yesterday at his home after a long illness. Death was attributed to a coronary condition.
The body was removed to the funeral, home where friends may call from 7 to 9 o'clock tonight. The Rev. Claude A. McKay, pastor of First Congregational Church, will officiate at the funeral. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Mr. Sweet was born Sept. 22, 1878, in Scranton, Pa., the son of the late Rev. John B. Sweet, a retired Binghamton District superintendent of the Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Church, and Mrs. Iona A. Sweet, who survives. Charles Sweet attended Ashley High School and Scranton High School and was graduated from Wyoming Seminary in 1896 and Syracuse University in 1901 with a law degree.
Mr. and Mrs. Sweet-who also survives-were married Nov. 10, 1901, in Oneonta.
In 1904 Mr. Sweet, having moved to Binghamton to start a long career in Binghamton's business and political life, became a member of the" Municipal Civil Service Commission. He was a Republican.
He was first employed by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad for one year. He left the railroad to join the sales force of the National Cash Register Co. He remained with the firm for four years and for five years was head of the mail order department of the 1900 Washer Co.
In 1909 he was co-founder of the New York Sales Co., with C. E. Titchener. He was associated with the automotive business for a quarter of century.
During World War I Mr. Sweet was captain of a flying squadron, which negotiated the sale of Liberty Loan bonds and took an active interest in work of the Red Cross.
He also had been active in the Young Men's Christian Association In 1931 he again became a member of s the Municipal Civil Service Commission and in 1938 was appointed city treasurer by Charles W. Kress, then mayor. He held the office through 1941.
Mr. Sweet attended First Congregational Church, was a member of the Live Wire Club of the Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, and the chamber.
He was a member of Otseningo Lodge, 435 F. and A. M., Kalurah Shrine, and the Royal Order of Jesters, Court No. 61. He was a past president of the Shrine Chanters.
He was an organizer of the Binghamton Automobile Dealers Council and the New York State Auto Dealers Association. He was a charter member of Binghamton Kiwanis Club.
When the Federal Government in 1934 set up the NRA automobile code, Mr. Sweet became a deputy commissioner in charge of a Southern New York zone comprising nine counties. His territory included Broome, Tioga, Chenango, Otsego, Delaware, Alleghany, Steuben, Yates and Schuyler.
Beside his wife, the former Margery Jayne Eden, and mother, Mr. Sweet is survived by four daughters, Mrs. William E. Snodgrass, Rye; Mrs. Malcolm C. McGrath, Virginia Beach, VA, Mrs. George H. Winner, Elmira, and Mrs. F. Gordon Boyce, Hamilton; a sister, Mrs. Arthur W. Robinson, wife of the Second Ward councilman, and eight grandchildren.
Binghamton Press, 10 February 1948

MRS. BESSIE D. PARKER, 61, wife of Arthur Parker of Berwick, died at theWestern Kings Memorial Hospital, Berwick, on Monday.
Born at Welsford, she was the daughter of Frank and Mary (Finn) McConnell.
She is survived by her husband, one son, Frederick, Winnipeg; one daughter, Nancy (Mrs. Norman Armstrong), Germany; three brothers, William, Florida; Frederick, Welsford; Craig, Welsford; seven sisters, Joyce (Mrs. Colin McGowan), Canning; Mrs. Susan Moir, Boston; Norma (Mrs. F. Wheeler), Boston; Miss Olive McConnell, Boston; Miss Grace McConnell, Seattle; Mrs. Hilda MacElroy, Seattle; Miss Leonna McConnell, Welsford.
The body is at the H. C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick and will be taken to the United Church, Berwick, for funeral service Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Arthur Whiston will officiate. Interment will be in the Berwick Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 14 August 1968.

Never married

Mrs. George Smith, 72, of Milford, Hants County, died Wednesday, Nov. 1in Colchester Hospital, Truro.
Born in Dutch Settlement, Halifax County, she was the former Hilda Isenor, daughter of the late Wilburn and Melissa (Grono) Isenor.
She was a member of Sincerity Rebekah Lodge.
Surviving besides her husband are three sons, Carl, Hardwoodlands, Hants County; Max, Dutch Settlement; James, Stewiacke; seven daughters, Violet (Mrs. Lloyd Nelson) Truro; Margaret (Mrs. Lloyd Fulton), Shubenacadie; Cora (Mrs. David Steele), Scotts Bay,, Kings County; Ruby (Mrs. Alton Tupper), Carrols Corner, Halifax County; Grace (Mrs. Kemp Turner), and Marion (Mrs. Kenneth Geddes), both of Milford; Avis (Mrs. Jamie Densmore), Halifax; five brothers, Austin Bill, Ernest and Guy, all of Dutch Settlement; Stelman, Carrols Corner; three sisters, Mrs. Muriel Ashley, Mrs. Averill Isenor and Nettie (Mrs. Sylvester Ashley), all of Dutch Settlement; and 32 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
The body rested at Ettingerʼs. Funeral service was held Friday at 2 p.m., in St. (missing). Burial was in the church cemetery.
Hants Journal, 15 November 1972

MacLEOD, Ronald ""Douglas"" - 68, Blandford, Lunenburg Co., passed awaysuddenly and unexpectedly, Wesnesday, February 23, 2005, in South ShoreRegional Hospital, Bridgewater, with his wife, Lorna, at his side. Bornin Halifax and raised in Guysborough County, he was a son of the lateCapt. John Angus and Lottie MacLeod. A Marine Engineer by trade, heretired to Blandford in 2002, after a long career with Karl KarlsenShipping Company and the Federal Government Department of Supply andServices. Doug was a member of the Luxor Temple, Saint John, N.B., theAncient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Past Master Lodge Westmoreland, MountPearl, NL, Clarke Lodge No. 61, Shoreham Chapter No. 59, Order of theEastern Star, Chester. Doug was proud of his many accomplishments,including receiving his pilot's license, completing his BusinessAdministration Diploma from Memorial University, Newfoundland, and hisinvolvement in Saint Barnabas Anglican Church Building Fund. He alsoenjoyed playing numerous musical instruments. Doug is survived by hisbeloved wife of 48 years, Lorna (Fleet); daughters, Wanda (John)Arsenault, Ashton, Ont.; Sheila (Perry) Williams, St. John's, NL; son,Ron, Saint John, N.B.; grandchildren, Richard Davidson, ChristopherWilliams, Perry Williams Jr., Isaiah MacLeod; sister, Eileen Fleming,Halifax; brothers, John Kenneth (Alice), Duncan, B.C.; Frank Goldboro,Donald (Eleanor), Lower Sackville; in-laws, Nora and Percy Bezanson,Blandford. He was predeceased by sisters, Marion Giffin and Helen Mason;father-in-law, James Fleet. Visitation Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. inDavis Funeral Home, Chester. Masonic Lodge service will be held at 7p.m., followed by Order of the Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m. in thefuneral home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, February 28, in St. BarnabasAnglican Church, Blandford, with Rev. Laura McCue officiating. Burial inthe church cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 26 February 2005

Mrs. Mattie Ingraham, for many years an employe of the Minnesota StateSchool and Colony, passed away at the home of her son-in-law anddaughter, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Selus, 720 14 Avenue S. E. Minneapolison Monday, according to information received by friends here this week.The funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock at theFirst Baptist Church in Minneapolis with burial made in Sunset MemorialPark. Mrs. Ingraham, who was 77 years of age at the time of her death,retired from work at the local school in 1930, after having been employedthere for about 15 years. While in Faribault, Mrs. Ingraham was an activemember in the local Baptist Church, a member of its choir and anenergetic worker in the W. T. C. U. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs.Van Selus, with whom she made her home, Mrs. J. D. Shumway, San Diego,Calif., and Mrs. G. C. Nuehring of Prentice, Wis., and one son, R. C.Ingraham of Milwaukee, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Van Selus were also formerlyemployed at the local state school and her son, R. C. Ingraham, wasemployed at a local drug store while the family resided in Faribault.
Faribault Daily News, 16 Febrary 1946

ALBERT HESS 07 Apr 1899 Mar 1981 61201 (Rock Island, Rock Island, IL) 61201 (Rock Island, Rock Island, IL) 501-05-9214 North Dakota

Daughter of Richard & Hepzibah Ford Lyman, she married on 6 Nov 1662 atNorthampton, MA to Deacon Josiah Dewey.
Headstone onscription:
Here lies ye body of ye worthy Mrs Hepzibah ye wife of Den Josiah Dewey She was the daughter of Mr Richard Lyman of Hartford She was one that feared ye Lord & slept in Jesus June ye 4, 1732 in ye 89 year of har age.

Daughter of George and Mary J. Masters

Funeral Service for Vernon Wayne Schmitz, 81, of Browns Valley, Minnesotawill be held Saturday, October 13, 2007 at 10:30 A.M. at the Ave MariaCatholic Church in Wheaton, Minnesota with Fr. Joe Vandeberg officiating.Pallbearers will be Nicholas Schmitz, Andrew Schmitz, Matthew Schmitz,Adam Schmitz, Steven Schmitz & Ben Kruger. Interment will be in WildwoodCemetery, Wheaton. Visitation will be held Friday, October 12th from 5:00P.M. until 8:00 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service at the RanneyFuneral Home in Wheaton.
Vernon Wayne Schmitz was born on April 19, 1926 in Windsor Township, Traverse County, Minnesota to Peter and Elsie (Hess) Schmitz. He attended school in District #8 Windsor Township, completing the eighth grade. He was baptized and confirmed at Ave Maria Catholic Church in Wheaton in 1949. On September 16, 1948, he was united in marriage to Phyllis Roerig at Browns Valley, Minnesota, and the couple started farming. In 1945, he entered the United States Army and took his basic training at Camp Joseph T. Robinson in Arkansas. He later went to Ft. Benning, Georgia where he was trained to be a paratrooper. He was discharged from the army in October 1946. He farmed until he was 55 years of age. He was chairman of the Windsor Town Board for over 20 years. He was a member of the American Legion for 38 years. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, and painting. He shared his garden produce with friends and neighbors.
Vernon passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at the Tekakwitha Nursing Center in Sisseton, South Dakota.
He is survived by his wife: Phyllis of Browns Valley, Minnesota, Children: Charles (Wendy) Schmitz of Bloomington, Minnesota, Michael Schmitz of Alexandria, Minnesota, Francis (Kelly) Schmitz of New Hope, Minnesota, Brothers: Norman (Alice) Schmitz of Wheaton, Minnesota & Kenneth (Eunice) Schmitz of Wheaton, Minnesota, 7 Grandchildren, 1 step-grandchild, and 2 step-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Vernon was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Philip Schmitz, sister: Violet Kurth and brother-in-law: Herbert Kurth.
Ranney Funeral Home of Wheaton, Minnesota was in charge of arrangements.

Catherine's parents are Henry Melvin Marston and Catherine Hoy.
Catherine Hoy was born 5 Apr 1843 at Ohio and died Feb. 22, 1891 at San Jose, CA.
HENRY M. MARSTON, son of David was born in Fayette, ME, 8 Dec. 1836 and died 5 Feb 1903 at Togus, ME ; md. in 1843 at Ohio, and settled in Indianapolis, Ind. Served in Co. D, 10th Reg. Maine Vols., and was wounded in the battle of Cedar Mountain. He had three daughters.

The son of Thomas "The Settler" Dewey & his wife Frances, later the wifeof George Phelps. Dewey married on 6 Nov 1662 at Northampton, MA toHepzibah Lyman the daughter of Richard & Hepzibah Ford Lyman. The Deweyslocated at Northampton, MA about 1663 where Josiah learned thecarpenter's trade and became a freeman in 1666. During King Philip's Warhe was a Sargent of the Guard at Westfield, MA.
He was a Quaker and in his religious discovery he says; "When I was entred into a married state I saw myself now under former ingagemnts of attending heart-searching & hearing Mr. Mather on the hearts hardness assert that there was no plague like unto that, I was affrighted there at & soon after hearing Mr. Eliot (now of Gilford) on a lecture sermon was so awakened as to resolve no longer to delay but to fall to search my own heart. But I found it hard & difficult work to keep my mind to it & sometimes I found that my heart would slip from ye work almost as soon as I was at it. So that I could find little rest."
He seems to have found that rest as he became a Deacon in the church at Westfield. In 1696 he moved to Lebanon, CT where he helped found the town, and where his name appears often in the early records.

Headstone inscription:
Here lies the body of Dn Josiah Dewey He was born in Windsor 1640 Long Servd The Church of Christ in Westfield and Ordained Deacon Removed to Lebanon In the Begining where he done much Sarvis for God & Man he lived a Holy & a Religious life & lived to a great Age & he slept in Jesus Septemr 7, 1732 In the 92 year of his age.

John MacLeod was superintendant of St. Paul's Island for some years,served as a municipal councillor for 2 years and finally was a merchantin North Sydney until his sudden death.

Unmarried and living with mother in 1944.

Genetic father was Mr. Wilton (Walton, Wiltan or Wilten).
Possibly he was James Walton who died 10 May 1910 at Winona County, death certificate certid# 1910-MN-015730.

Wayne E. Hess, 81, of Port Byron, IL died December 12, 2008 at GenesisMedical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis. Cremation rites will be accorded.Burial of cremains will be in National Cemetery at a later date.Memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association.Wayne was born December 30, 1926 in North Dakota to Albert and JessieHess. He married Bessie Pegg on Oct. 17, 1970 in Andalusia. Wayne was aWWII Army veteran and was employed as a machinist at the formerMontgomery Elevator. He is survived by Wife Bessie Hess Sons Steve (Peg)Larson New Boston Michael Larson Texas Darwin Gillespie Port Byron Onesister and three brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents, twosisters, a brother and his son Jimmy.

Marian E. Krump, 84, Wahpeton, N. D., formerly of Hankinson, N. D., diedWednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 at St. Francis Medical Center, Breckenridge,Minn.
The funeral Mass was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at St. Philip's Catholic Church, Hankinson.
Burial was at Calvary Cemetery, Hankinson.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Frank Family Funeral Home, Hankinson.
There was also visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers were Adam Krump, Troy Nelson, Mike Samuelson, Brandon Johnson, Roger Vesperman and Tim Heley.
Marian E. Hess was born Dec. 28, 1924 in Geneseo, Ill., to Albert P. and Jessie E. Hess. With her family she moved to Minnesota and in 1933 to Hankinson. She graduated in 1943 from Hankinson High School. Marian received the American Legion Medal for Scholastic Achievement at Hankinson High School.
On Dec. 15, 1943 she was united in marriage to Sylvester A. Krump in Atlanta, Ga. In December 1945 they returned to Hankinson to make their home.
Marian was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Tabernacle Guild. She is survived by three sons:Gary (Mary Kay) Krump, Silver Spring, Md., John (Gail) Krump, Annandale, Va., and Rick (Betty) Krump, Wahpeton; a daughter, Mary Pat (Jerry) Gully, West Fargo, N. D.; three brothers:Marvin (Jerry) Hess, Richard (Lou) Hess and Robert; a sister-in-law, Rose Hess; seven grandchildren:Lisa (Troy) Nelson, Michelle (Mike) Samuelson, Racquel (Tim) Heley, Nicholle (Roger) Vesperman, Adam (Katie) Krump, Jonathan Krump and Timmi (Brandon) Johnson; and seven greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester A. Krump; parents, Albert P. and Jessie E. Hess; two brothers, Donald and Wayne Hess; and two sisters, Geraldine Hess and Wilma Tix.
Frank Family Funeral Home in Hankinson was in charge of the arrangements.
News-Monitor, Hankinson, ND, 22 December 2009

Wido of Joshua Carter

Second marriage to Sarah Partridge between 1653 and 1683?

Samuel Allen was made freeman in 1683 and was more than 80 years old at his death in 1791, per Savage. Samuel and his wife are mentioned in Winthrop's Medical Journal, his wife of 17 1/2 years, "hath been but half year married, G[oodman] Woodfords daughter." This entry was dated at Northampton 1659, but Jacobus believes it was more likely 1660.

"Samuel Allen came to Northampton in 1657. A public meeting of the settlers held Dec. 19, 1657, assigned him a home lot on King street. The house soon reared upon it, having received at intervals many additions and improvements, stood on the left hand corner of what is now called Edwards street, but formerly by name less historic, viz: Back Lane. In 1659, the house being in readiness, he married the daughter of his next neighbor on the south. This homestead remained in the line of his descendants till 1805, a period of 150 years." (from The Allen Memorial, pg. 15)

Samuel's will was dated 16 June 1712 with a codicil 3 Jan. 1715. It was proved 16 Dec. 1710 and names his wife to have use of the entire estate or as much as she needs during her life, sons Samuel and Thomas (several pieces of land given to son Thomas descended "to my wife from her father Thomas Woodford dec'd"), children of son Joseph (Noah and Elizabeth), daughter Hannah's children, daughters Sarah Miller and Mindwell, sons Samuel and Thomas executors.

Wilma Martha Tix, 83, Wilma Martha Tix, 83, Grand Rapids, went home to bewith her Lord on Friday, April 2, 2004, at the Grand Itasca Clinic andHospital.
She was born to Albert and Jessie Hess on Nov. 1, 1920, in Hankinson, N.D., where she grew up and attended school, graduating from Hankinson High School.Wilma was married to George Tix on Sept. 15, 1939, at Hankinson.
Wilma worked 25 years at Itasca Memorial Hospital, now Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital, in Grand Rapids, and retired in 1984.She served as a volunteer at the YMCA in Grand Rapids from 1984 until 2003. Wilma was a member of the United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids and Hill City, an honorary member of the Spang Sunshine Club, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary and the Retired Eagles Activity Club, the Bruce Bauer Center at the YMCA and the RSVP of Grand Rapids.Her interests included her family, handwork and volunteering.
Herald-Review, Grand Rapids, MN, 7 April 2004

Military services will be 3 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2010, at LakeviewFuneral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Lakeview Memorial GardensMausoleum. Chief Master Sergeant Hess passed to glory October 4, 2010.
Richard was born January 26, 1930, to Albert P. and Jessie E. Hess in Barry, Minnesota. He graduated from Hankinson High School in Hankinson, North Dakota, in May of 1947, where he lettered in football, basketball and baseball.
He entered the U.S. Army Air Corps (and later the Air Force) after graduation in June and spent 26 years serving his country. Richard married Mary Lounette East on May 10, 1950, at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana. He was stationed in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Texas, France, Germany and Vietnam. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Medal of Valor and several other service awards. Richard retired from the Air Force as a chief master sergeant in 1973.
Richard drove a school bus for the New Diana School District and worked for Southwestern Gas Co. and the U.S. Postal Service. He loved farming, fishing, hunting, bowling and softball, and he was an avid sports fan.
Richard is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Lounette of Diana, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Tommy Garner of Diana; grandsons, James R. Matherne and Cory T.D. Garner; granddaughter, Christin L. Garner; brothers, Marvin J. Hess of San Antonio, Texas, and twin, Robert A. Hess of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Gilbert T., Glen K., Donald W. and Wayne E.; and three sisters, Geraldine J. Hess, Wilma M. Tix and Marian E. Krump.
Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. today, October 10, 2010, at Lakeview Funeral Home
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's Association , 911 W. Loop 281, Suite 211-31, Longview, Texas 75604; or Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 757501.
Longview News-Journal, 9 October 2010

Never married

The birth info is correct. but I have doubts about the marriage anddeath info.

He was married; spouse is unknown.

He was the second pastor of the first Independent (Congregational) Churchin London. At that time the King, Charles I, was in a conflict withParliament. Puritans Presbyterians and Independents, all dissenters fromthe Church of England supported Parliament. This conflict led up to theEnglish Civil War. King Charles I would be beheaded in 1649 by forces ledby Lord Cromwell during the English Civil War.

As a result of the political conflict between King Charles and Parliament religious dissenters were persecuted. Rev John was imprisoned from 1632 to 1634. While in prison his wife, Hannah House, died. He was banished to America upon his release. He led a group of followers to Scituate, MA. They sailed on 18 Sept. 1634 on the Griffin to Boston Ma. He became pastor of the First Church in Scituate where he remained till 1639 when a dispute split the church. Rev John led a group of his followers to Barnstable Mass., about 40 miles to the south east on the north shore of Cape Cod. Barnstable considers Rev John Lothrop to be its founder and has several references to him on its web pages. His house is now the town library.

Rev. John was one of Thomas's sons whom Thomas had educated and thus provided with means of self-maintenance, and, therefore, was excluded from the benefits of his will.

Of the early life of Mr. Lothrop little is known. The Rev. Dr. John Lothrop, late of Boston, in a memoir published in the first volume of the second series of the Mass. Historical Society's publications, says that these is "no doubt that Oxford was the place of Mr. Lothrop's public education." He refers to Wood's 'Athenoe et Fasti Oxonienses, published in 1691, as his authority. Wood professes to record the names of those "who have been admitted to one of two academical degree of degrees, in the ancient and most famous university of Oxford." He names "Mr. John Lothrop" not however in the list of those educated at that university. Mr. Savage, who has given much attention to the subject, and has personally examined the records of several of the colleges, says tradition is the authority for the statement that Mr. Lothrop was educated at Oxford. Deane, in his history of Scituate, states that Mr. Lothrop was educated at Oxford. He relied on Dr. Lothrop as his authority, who evidently mistakes the meaning of the passage in Wood's Fasti. John matriculated at Queens College, Cambridge in 1601. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1605 and, in 1607,on his twenty-third birthday, John was ordained a deacon by the Bishop of Lincoln and began service for the Church of England as a curate of Bennington, Hertfordshire. After graduation in 1609 with a Master of Arts degree, John Lothrop was admitted as the perpetual curate in charge of the Egerton Church in Kent,a parish four miles east of Eastwell and forty-eight miles southeast of London. This was the second and last parish in which he officiated for the Anglican Church. The ancestor of the family wrote his name John Lothropp. All his sons omitted the final p. His son Samuel sometimes wrote his name Lathrop, and many of his descendants in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts so spell the name. In the records we find the name written Lathropp, Lothrop, Lathrop, Laythrop and Lawthrop. In Wood's Fasti the name is written Lathrop and Lowthrope. Calamy, Neal, Crosley, Winthrop and Prince, write the name Lathrop. In 1624 Mr. Lothrop removed to London, and was chosen the successor of the Rev. Henry Jacob, the first pastor of the first Independent or Congregationalist Society in London. Wood, speaking of Mr. Jacob, says he "was a Kentish man, born in 1563, entered a commoner in Saint Maries Hall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Richard II "The Good"
Duke of Normandy
Richard II "The Good"Duke of Normandy
Born August 23 966
Died 1027
Fécamp, France

Richard II of Normandy, known as "Richard The Good," (French, "Le Bon"). He was the son and heir of Richard I the Fearless and the Duchess Gunnor. Succeeded his father as Duke of Normandy in 996.
Richard held his own against a peasant insurrection, and helped Robert II of France against the duchy of Burgundy. He also repelled an English attack on the Cotentin Peninsula that was led by the Anglo-Saxon King Ethelred II the Unready. He pursued a reform of the Norman monasteries.
* m. (ca. 996), Judith, (d. 1017), daughter of Conan I, Duke of Brittany.
* m. Papia

Children from Judith
* Richard III of Normandy
* Robert the Magnificent
* William, monk at Fécamp, d. 1025.
* Adélaide m. Renaud I, Count of Burgundy.
* Eleanor (or perhaps Ainor or Judith) m. Count Baldwin IV of Flanders
* Matilda, d. 1033.

Children from Papia
* Mauger, Archbishop of Rouen.
* William, Count of Arques.


McCARTHY, Joseph F.
of (Beachmont) Revere, May 9. Husband of the late Elizabeth (Tupper) McCarthy. Loving father of Joseph F. McCarthy, Jr. & his wife Anne of Rockland, Kathleen E. Maxwell & her husband Michael of Plymouth, NH, Thomas E. McCarthy & his wife Anne of Revere. Cherished grandfather of Joseph T. McCarthy, Teresa A. McCarthy, Amanda M. McCarthy & Mark S. McCarthy. Beloved brother of Arthur McCarthy of Brockton & Ann Caplan of CA. A funeral will be held from the Porcella Funeral Home, 876 Winthrop Ave., (Beachmont) REVERE, on Saturday at 9:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, 133 Beach St., REVERE at 10:30 AM. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 PM. Donations in Mr. McCarthy's memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late decorated U.S. Army veteran, Korean War.
Boston Globe, The (MA)
Date: May 10, 2007

She was the sister of Marie Porter, Joseph 'Dodo' McGuire, Rita Segool,Margaret Davanage and
Helen Marchant.

Ebenzer Miller was a farmer at Northampton, MA and a deacon in the churchthere until 1747 when he removed to Northington Parish, Farmington, nowAvon, CT. There he settled on the west side of highway running north andsouth, near Cider brook on the Farmington River and west of Talcottmountain, to which place his brther had removed in 1745 from Northampton.He bought 100 acres of land there near Folly swamp for 700 pounds fromEdward Parks of Farmington, the deed being recorded 7 Oct. 1747. He andhis brother Jonathan aided in building the first chuch in Northingtonparish soon after 1750. Rev. Ebenzer Booge, a famous revivalist, was thepastor. The church burned in 1818.

His will is dated 3 Feb. 1775 and was probated 8 April 1777. It names his second wife, Elizabeth, who survived him.

From Wikipedia

William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1146-1219) was an English aristocrat and statesman. He has been described as "greatest knight that ever lived" (Stephen Langton). Before him, the hereditary title of "Lord Marshal" designated a sort of head of household security for the king of England; by the time he died, when people in Europe (not just Britain) said, "the Marshal," they meant William.

When William was about six years old, his father John Marshal had switched sides between King Stephen and Empress Matilda. When King Stephen besieged Newbury Castle John had to give William to Stephen as a hostage for John's keeping his word that he would surrender Newbury Castle. John broke his word, and when Stephen ordered John to surrender immediately or watch as he hanged William in front of the castle, John replied that he could always make another son, and a better one, too. Stephen could not bring himself to hang William.

As a younger son of a baron without much to leave him, William learned to make his own way: He was knighted in 1167 and was making a good living out of winning tournaments (which at that time were bloody, hand-to-hand combat, not the jousting contests that would come later); he fought in 500 such bouts in his life and never lost once. As a young knight he served in the household of his uncle, Patrick of Salisbury, 1st Earl of Salisbury. In 1168 his uncle was killed in an ambush, and William was injured and captured in the same battle, but was ransomed by Eleanor of Aquitaine.

In 1170 he was appointed tutor in chivalry for Henry the Young King and stood by the young king during the Revolt of 1173-1174; he even knighted the young king during this revolt. However, in 1182 William Marshal was accused of undue familiarity with Marguerite of France, the Young King's wife, and exiled from court. He went to the court of King Henry II that Christmas to ask for trial by combat in order to prove his innocence, but this was refused. A few months later the young king died, and on his deathbed he asked that William Marshal to fulfill his vow of going on Crusade. William fulfilled this promise, crusading in the Holy Land from 1183 to 1186; while there he vowed to be buried as a Knight Templar. Upon his return in 1186, William rejoined the court of King Henry II.

He continued to serve the king of England for forty-nine years: through the rest of Henry II's reign, all of Richard I's, all of John's, and three years into that of Henry III. William once came face to face with Richard in battle (when he was rebelling against his father) and could have killed him but killed Richard's horse instead, to make that point clear. He supported King John when he became king in 1189, but they had a falling out when William did homage to King Philip II of France for his Norman lands. William left for Leinster in 1207 and stayed in Ireland until 1212, when he was summoned to fight in the Welsh wars. He witnessed the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215.

It was William whom King John trusted on his deathbed to make sure John's nine-year-old son Henry would get the throne. It was William on June 15, 1215 at Runnymede who dealt with the barons who made King John agree to the Magna Carta, and it was William who dealt with the kings of France (Louis VII and Philip Augustus). When they would not take the English king's word, they would take William's.

On November 11, 1216, upon the death of King John, William Marshal was named by the king's council (the chief barons who had remained loyal to King John in the First Barons' War) to serve as both regent of the 9 year old King Henry III, and regent of the kingdom. William's first action after being named as regent was to reissue the Magna Carta, in which he is a signatory as one of the witnessing barons.

For his service to them, the Plantagenets gave him as his bride (in August 1189, when he was 43 and she 17) the second-richest heiress in England, Isabel de Clare, who had inherited large estates in England, Wales, and Ireland. Her father, Strongbow, had been Earl of Pembroke, and this title was granted to William. They had five sons and five daughters, and every one of them survived into adulthood. Their eldest son William would marry (in April 1224) Eleanor, the nine-year-old sister of Henry III (and daughter of King John).

William Marshal's health failed him in February 1219. In March 1219 he realized that he was dying, so he summoned his eldest son, also William, and his household knights, then he left the Tower of London for his estate at Caversham in Oxfordshire, near Reading, where he called a meeting of the barons, Henry III, the papal legate, the royal justiciar (Hubert de Burgh), and Peter des Roches (Bishop of Winchester and the young King's guardian). William rejected the Bishop's claim to the regency and entrusted the regency to the care of the papal legate; he apparently did not trust the Bishop or any of the other magnates that he had gathered to this meeting. He wanted to be buried as a Knight Templar, so he was invested into that order before he died on May 14, 1219 at Caversham, and was buried in the Temple Church in London, where his effigy may still be seen.

After his death, his eldest son, also named William, commissioned a biography of his father to be written called L'Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal.

Children of William Marshal & Isabel de Clare:
* William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (~1190 - April 6, 1231), married (1) Alice de Betun, daughter of Earl of Albemarle; (2) April 23, 1224 Eleanor Plantagenet, daughter of King John I of England
* Richard Marshal, 3rd Earl of Pembroke (>1190 - April 16, 1234), married Gervase le Dinant
* Maud (or Matilda) Marshal (1192 - March 27, 1248), married (1) Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk; (2) ( * Gilbert Marshal, 4th Earl of Pembroke (d. June 27, 1241), married (1) Margaret of Scotland, daughter of King William I of Scotland; (2) Maud de Lanvaley
* Walter Marshal, 5th Earl of Pembroke (>1198 - November 1245), married Margaret de Quincy
* Anselm Marshal, 6th Earl of Pembroke (d. December 22, 1245), married Maud de Bohun, daughter of Earl of Hereford
* Isabella Marshal (October 9, 1200 - January 17, 1240), married (1) (October 9, 1217) Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Hertford & 4th Earl of Gloucester; (2) Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cornwall & King of the Romans
* Sibyl (or Sybilla) Marshal, married William de Ferrers, 5th Earl of Derby
* Eva Marshal, married William de Braose, Lord of Abergavenny
* Joan (or Joanna) Marshal, married Warin de Montchensy, Lord of Swanscombe

The end of the Marshal family
During the civil wars in Ireland, William, Sr., had taken two manors that the Bishop of Ferns claimed but could not get back. Some years after William's death, that bishop is said to have laid a curse on the family that William's sons would have no children, and the great Marshal estates would be scattered. Each of William's sons did become earl of Pembroke and marshal of England, and each died without issue. William's vast holdings were then divided among the husbands of his five daughters. The title of "Marshal" went to the husband of the oldest daughter, Hugh Bigod, 3rd Earl of Norfolk, and later passed to the Mowbray dukes of Norfolk and then to the Howard dukes of Norfolk, becoming "Earl Marshal" along the way. The title of "Earl of Pembroke" passed to the husband of Joan Marshal's daughter, Joan de Munchensy, the first of the de Valence line of earls of Pembroke.

Sir Thomas Keney was born 1575/8 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England; died inNew London, CT. He is
believed by a descendant to be of Scottish ancestry. May be a descendant of Baron John De Kenne, cited
in the Doomesdy Book as a landholder and Lord in Somerset County.

The parents of Ida Rose were N. C. Rose (b. Ohio) and Anna Sturdivant (b.New York)

William Learned, progenitor of the family in America, came fromBermondsey, County Surrey, England, with his wife Goodith (JudithGoodwife?) and his only son Isaac, landing at Charlestown in the Mass.Bay Colony prior to October 1632. He was admitted with "Goodith, hiswife" to the First Church of Charlestown 6 October 1632; he was electedfreeman, 14 March 1634, selectman 13 February 1635/36 and 26 February1638, member of a committee of six: "Mr. Increase Nowell, Mr. Zach Simms,Mr Jno. Greene, Mr. John Howard, Sergt. Ralph Sprague and William Learnedwere desired to consider of some things lending towards a body of laws."(MCR1,368). William moved to Woburn in 1641/42 and was one of the sevenfounders of the First Church of Woburn, 14 August 1642; constable,selectman, 13 April 1643 and again 9 February 1645; he died 1 March 1646.His widow (mentioned as :Jane") died 24 January 1661. William was buriedin Woburn, but the graves were moved many years later to anotherlocation, but in 1930, Henry Dexter Learned did not find the tombstones.

Either he remarried or his son of the same name married Margaret L.Bailey 2 Oct 1952 in Richmond, ME.

Adoiph A. Schramm, 85, of South Seneca Street RD 1 Weedsport. diedunexpectedly Saturday at Auburn Memorial Hospital.
Born in San Antonio, Tex., he had lived in Weedsport 33 years.
He was a veteran of World War I and served 32 years in the United States Army, retiring in 1987 with the rank of master sergeant.
He was employed at the Auburn I.H. plant during World War II. He was active in veterans organizations and civic groups.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ralph Streeter of Weedsport and Mrs. Roland Emerick of Baldwinsville, and one son, LeRoy Schramm of S. Plainfield, NJ, and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 pm Tuesday at the Kinney Funeral Home in Weedsport with the Rev. Neil D. Cowling, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Burial was in Weedsport Rural Cemetery.
Bearers were Edward S. Robinson Harold D. Sturgis, J. Hillyard Cameron Edgar Barnes, Donald Bowden and Cmdr. Richard H. Chamberlain, USN.
After committal services, conducted by the Rev. My. Cowling. Cmdr. Chamberlain presented the flag which draped the casket to Mrs. Streeter.
The Citizen-Advertiser, 25 March 1970

Born about 1609 (aged 26 in 1635). Husbandman from Little Hadham,Hertfordshire, who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1635 on the "Hopewell."First settled in Roxbury MA; moved to Milford by 1639. Returned toEngland by 1654. Died in "Abutley," England, between 27 Jun 1654 (date ofwill) & 31 Aug 1654 (probate of will). ("Abutley" has not beensatisfactorily identified.)
Married (1) 13 Feb 1633/4 Missenden, Hertfordshire, Dinis Stallworth. She was buried at Little Hadham, Hertfordshire, on 26 Dec 1634 (not long after the baptism of their only child).
(2) by 1635, Martha ____. "Martha Astwood the wife of John Astwood" was admitted to Roxbury church as menber #135, among the arrivals of 1635, & shortly after the admission of her husband. (Possibly she was the Martha Carter, aged 27, on the "Hopewell" with John in 1635.
(3) by 2 Aug 1640, Sarah (____) Baldwin, widow of Sylvester. She was buried at Milford on 13 Nov 1669.
Brother James Astwood came a few years later & settled in Roxbury, leaving a 1653 will bequeathing [pounds]5 to "brother John Astwood."

Anna Green was born to Michael Green and Susan Stutman. She moved toCalifornia shortly before her death.

Married second John Haller, b. 1863 in Germany

Carol L. Grossman of Longmont died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, at her home.She was 70.
She was born May 26, 1934, in Oshkosh, Wis., to Frank and Lucile (Fenicle) Raymond.
She graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1952 in Spring Valley, Minn.
She married Robert Uhrich in 1953. They divorced. She married Joel Grossman Sept. 8, 1993, in Nederland.
She moved to Boulder in 1979. She then moved to Nederland in 1993 and in 1996 moved to Longmont.
Mrs. Grossman was the founder and owner of the Used Book Emporium in Longmont, retiring in 2002.
She attended Unity of Boulder Church and enjoyed reading, hiking and airplanes.
Mrs. Grossman was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of Longmont; two sons, Michael Uhrich and his wife Mary of St. Louis and David Uhrich and his wife Toni of Wauwatosa, Wis.; two daughters, Linda Uhrich of Longmont and Debbie Karle and her husband Rick of Longmont; a brother, Dean Raymond and his wife Charlotte of Round Lake Park, Ill.; a sister, Joyce Vossehuil of Fond Du Lac, Wis.; seven grandchildren, Christopher Fucik, Elyssa Karl, Britni Uhrich, Kyle Uhrich, Mitch Lindsay, Steffen Uhrich and CeCe Uhrich; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Cremation will take place at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory.
Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald, 29 December 2004

TUPPER, Matilda M. (Schwartz)
of Beachmont-Revere, Aug. 20. Wife of the late Thomas E. Tupper. Mother of the late Elizabeth McCarthy. Mother-in-law of Joseph F. McCarthy of Revere. Loving grandmother of Joseph F. McCarthy, Jr. & his wife Anne of Rockland, Kathy Maxwell & her husband Michael of Littleton, Thomas E. McCarthy & his wife Anne of Revere & great-grandmother of Joseph, Teresa, Amanda & Mark. Funeral from the Porcella Funeral Home, 876 Winthrop Ave., BEACHMONT-REVERE, Saturday at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Endicott Ave., Beachmont-Revere at 9 AM. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Thurs 4-8. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Donations in her memory may be made to the Dexter House Activity Program Fund, 120 Main St., Malden, MA 02148. Directions & memorials
Boston Globe, The (MA)
Date: August 21, 2002

Possible SS ID:
ANN SCHRAMM, 2 Feb 1930, d. Apr 1975 in Farmingdale, Nassau, NY - ID 055-24-0065

Beloved Wife, Mom Grandma - Sister. Zoe died Monday, June 5 at the MarianCare Center in St. Paul. She was born in Hugo, MN July 6, 1918. Zoe willbe remembered by her family and friends as a cheerful, energetic,attractive, hardworking wife and mother. She loved gatherings withfriends and family. She was a gardener who lived to have her fingers inthe dirt, spent days cooking, canning and pickling and found joy inwatching birds, especially cardinals. She was a dedicated member andEucharistic Minister at St. Odilia's Church. Her husband, Pegs loved Zoeto the time of his death. Zoe was preceded in death by her husband Julian(Pegs), sister Jeanne Anderson and brother Robert (Marilyn) King,grandsons Christopher and Michael Schifsky. Zoe is survived by herbrother Richard (Arlene) King, sister Mary Ann (Hugo) Marty; childrenJohn (Meridith) Schifsky, and grandchildren David and Anna; Kathleen(Daniel) Cherry and grandsons Russell and Colin (Jennifer Forrest) andgreat grandchild Alia; Gail (Alan Vosburgh) Schifsky; Mary Jo (RonJohnson) Schifsky and granddaughter Alice; Susan (Bob) Stein-bring andgranddaughters AJ (April) and Emily; Michael G. (Doris) Schifsky andgranddaughter Lotus; Thaddeus (Yannick) Schifsky and grandsons Stefan andJoseph; Peter (Carol White) Schifsky and granddaughters Lydia and Sylvie;Daniel (JJ) Schifsky and grandsons Adam and Benjamin. VisitationThursday, June 8 at the JOHNSON-PETERSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION, 21302nd St., White Bear Lake (651-429-7661) from 4-8PM. Funeral servicesFriday, June 9, 2006 10AM at ST. ODILIA'S CHURCH, 3495 Victoria St. N.,Shoreview with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment at St.Mary's of the Lake Cemetery, White Bear Lake. Memorials to Marian CareCenter, St. Paul. (
St. Paul Pioneer Press, 7 June 2006

JOUDREY, Charlotte Eugenie - Surrounded by the love of her children atMeadows of Dorchester in Niagara Falls on Saturday May 16, 2009. Wife ofthe late Fred Joudrey Sr. (1971). Beloved mother of Ray (Gloria), HopeBimm (Gary), Barry (Anna), Monty (Arlene) and Dora. Dear grandmother to10 grand children, 17 great- grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild.She was predeceased by her sons Fred and his wife Barbara, William andDannie (who is survived by his wife Ann) as well as 3 sisters and 2brothers. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Resting atHETHERINGTON AND DEANS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Niagara Falls 905-354-5614, wherethe family will receive friends on Monday 7-9 p.m. The funeral servicewill be held in the funeral chapel on Tuesday May 19th, 2009 at 11o'clock a.m. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Niagara Falls Review, 19 May 2009

Josephine M. Snodgrass of 6446 Greenview avenue, June 17, 1944, belovedmother of Mrs. Lee A. Abbott, Mrs. Cecil E. Hollopeter, and William E.Snodgrass, grandmother of Mrs. Evelyn Linquist and William E. SnodgrassJr. At chapel, 5501 N. Ashland avenue, where services will be heldTuesday, June 20, at 3 p.m.
Chicago Tribune, 18 June 1944

JOUDREY, Fred Cecil - 54. Niagara Falls, Ontario died May 31, 1992 at theGreater Niagara Hospital. Born in Morristown, he was a son of Charlotte(Morse) Joudrey and the late Fred Joudrey Sr. He is survived, besides hismother, by two sons, Gordon and Jeffrey; two daughters, Brenda and Tanya;two grandchildren, Dylan and Ashley; five brothers, Ray, Danny, Bill,Barry and Monty, all of Niagara Falls; two sisters, Hope (Mrs. GaryBimm), and Dora Joudrey, both of Toronto. He was predeceased by his wife,the former Barbara Harris and his fathers. The body rested at the HenryFuneral Home, Niagara Falls where funeral service was held Wednesday,June 3, 1992 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery.

Conan I of Rennes (927 - June 27, 992), was count of Rennes and duke ofBrittany, from 990 to his death. He became ruler of Brittany after aperiod of civil and political unrest, through his father, JudicaelBerenguer, count of Rennes and great-grandson of Duke of Brittany. Hemarried Ermengarde of Anjou and had the following issue:
* Judith (982-1017), married Richard II, Duke of Normandy
* Judicael, count of Porhoert (died 1037)
* Geoffrey of Brittany, his heir
Conan died in battle and is buried in Mont St Michel Abbey.

CLARKE, Franklyn Vernon - 75, Welshtown, Shelburne Co., passed awaySunday, May 2, 2004, in Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Welsford,Kings Co., he was a son of the late Vernon and Dorris (Patterson) Clarke.He served with the Royal Canadian Air Force for 27 years retiring in theearly 70s. He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge and the RoyalCanadian Legion Branch 63, where he served as past president three times.He was a director with Shelburne County Exhibition. He was a member ofthe Shriner's of Kirkland Lake, Ont., and the Philadelphia Lodge No. 47,Barrington Passage, where he served as past secretary. Surviving are hisformer wife, Grace (Weston), Thunder Bay, Ont.; sons, Ken Clarke(Heather), Kingston; Rob Clarke (Marcia), Orleans, Ont.; Gerry Clarke,New Ross; Dean Clarke, CFB Shilo, Man.; daughter, Cheri Clarke,Kentville; brothers, Frederick (Margaret), New Minas; Robert (Gaetan),Ottawa; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. He was predeceased byhis companion, Emma Harris; brother, Donald. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9p.m. Wednesday with a Legion Service at 7 p.m. followed by a MasonicService at 7:15 p.m. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, May 6, all in H.M.Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne, Rev. Sid Snow officiating. Cremationto follow. Burial will take place in South Berwick Cemetery at a laterdate.
Halifax Herald, 4 May 2004

Possible obituary:
Deceased Name: William Snodgrass
Falls Church, Va., Jan. 26 (AP) -- William Snodgrass, 36, a high school teacher, was accidently shot to death today by his close friend, Maj. E. H. Howe, Falls Church police chief. Snodgrass died of a bullet wound in his abdomen.
The county attorney, Robert C. Fitzgerald, said preliminary investigation indicated Chief Howe was demonstrating to Snodgrass how a proper search of a suspect is conducted. The shooting occurred at a soda fountain.
Fitzgerald gave these other details: Snodgrass, hands raised, was posing as a "suspect." Howe had his left hand on the teacher and his right hand on a gun in his pocket. Apparently as he started to withdraw his hand or the weapon, it fired thru his pocket. Howe was released on $1,000 bond on a charge of involuntary manslaughter.
Chicago Tribune, 27 January 1957

From Wikipedia, 12 June 2006:

Miles de Gloucester, 1st Earl of Hereford, lord of Brecknock (1100 - 24 December 1143), was the son of Walter of Gloucester, who appears as sheriff of that county between 1104 and 1121.

Milo succeeded his father about the latter year. He was high in the service of Henry I between 1130 and 1135, and combined the office of sheriff with that of local justiciar for Gloucestershire. After the death of Henry he declared for Stephen, at whose court he appears as constable in 1136. But in 1139, when the empress Matilda appeared in England, he declared for her, and placed the city of Gloucester at her disposal; he was further distinguished by sacking the royalist city of Worcester and reducing the county of Hereford.

In 1141, at Matilda's coronation, he was rewarded with the earldom of Hereford. He remained loyal to the empress after her defeat at Winchester. John of Salisbury classes him with Geoffrey de Mandeville and others who were non tam comites regni quam hostes publici. The charge is justified by his public policy; but the materials for appraising his personal character do not exist.

Family and children

He married Sybil de Neufmarché, daughter of Bernard de Neufmarché, Lord of Brecon and Nest, granddaughter of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, in 1121. Their children were:

1. Bertha of Hereford, married William de Braose before 1150.
2. Walter of Hereford died ca. 1160. He was Sheriff of Gloucester in 1155-1157 and Sheriff of Hereford in 1155-1159.
3. Henry of Hereford died bt 1159 - 1163. He succeeded to the title of Lord Abergavenny in 1141/42.
4. Mahel of Hereford, died ca. 1164, without issue.
5. Margery de Gloucester, married Humphrey de Bohun.
6. Roger Fitzmiles, 2nd Earl of Hereford.
7. William of Hereford. He died before 1166 in Bronllys Tower, Breconshire, Wales, mortally hurt by a stone dropped from the tower, without issue.
8. Lucy of Gloucester, married Herbert FitzHerbert of Winchester, Lord Chamberlain.

Mrs. Ferna M. (Spinney) Illsley, 198 Middlesex Road, Tyngsboro, diedApril 3 at Lowell General Hospital.
She was married to H. Keith Illsley with whom she celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 12, 19889.
Born in Harmony, Kings County, on Dec 25, 1906, the daughter of the late Caleb S. and Margaret (Barteaux) Spinney, she graduated from Acadia Seminary in Wolfville.
She and her husband were one of the founders of the Westford Baptist Church known as the Nashoba Valley Baptist Church.
For the past 45 years she and her husband had lived in Dracut, Harvard, Westford, Littleton and Tyngsboro.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. John (Jane E.) Vernarelli of Baltimore, Md., Mrs. Stephen (Janet L.) Salisbury of So. Berwick, Me., and Mrs. Richard (Judith A.) Ciarrocca of South Hope, Me.; two sons Austin R. and his wife Lillian (Gillett) Illsley of South Carolina, and H. Dale, and his wife Vivian (Kling) of Tyngsboro; a brother, Seward Spinney of Berlin, Mass.; also 16 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
The Register, Berwick, NS, 1990

From Wikipedia

Richard I of Normandy (c.935 - November 20, 996) was the Duke of Normandy from 942 to 996. He was called Richard the Fearless

He was born to William I of Normandy, Duke of Normandy, and Sprota. His date of birth is unknown, but he was still a boy when his father died in 942. His mother was a Breton concubine captured in war and bound to William by a Danish marriage. After William died, Sprota became the wife of Esperleng, a wealthy miller.

Richard was still a boy when his father died, and so he was powerless to stop Louis IV of France when he seized Normandy. Richard escaped from his prison at Laon, allied himself with Norman and Viking leaders, drove Louis out of Rouen, and took back Normandy by 947.

He was first married to Emma of Paris (Duchess of Normandy) in 960. She died after 966, with no issue.

According to Robert of Torigny, not long after Emma's death, Duke Richard went out hunting and stopped at the house of a local forester. He became enamoured of the forester's wife, Seinfreda, but she being a virtuous woman, suggested he court her unmarried sister, Gunnor, instead. Gunnor became his bride, and her family rose to prominence. Her brother, Herefast de Crepon, was involved in a controversial trial involving the Cathars. She was, like Richard, of Norse descent, being a Dane by blood. Richard finally married her to legitimate their children:
* Richard II, Duke of Normandy (The Good),
* Robert, Archbishop of Rouen, Count of Evreux, died 1037.
* Mauger, Earl of Corbeil, died after 1033.
* Robert Danus, died between 985/989.
* Emma of Normandy, died 1052.
* Hawise of Normandy, wife of Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany.
* Maud of Normandy, wife of Odo II of Blois, Count of Blois, Champagne and Chartres.

Richard was known to have had several mistresses and produced childen with many of them. Known children are:
* Geoffrey, Count of Brionne, (b. ca. 970)
* Hawise (b. ca. 978), d. 21 Feb 1034. m. Geoffrey of Brittany, Duke of Brittany, (ca. 997), son of Conan I of Brittany, Duke of Brittany, "le Tort", and Ermengarde of Anjou.
* William d'Eu, Count d'Eu, (b. ca. 985).

GARNER - Susan C. Schulke, 55, of Garner, died Thursday (April 30, 1998)at North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at the United Methodist Church in Garner with the Rev. Kay Hooper, officiating. Burial will be in Concord Township Cemetery, Garner.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Cataldo Funeral Chapel, Garner, with a V.F.W. Auxiliary service at 7 p.m.
Susan Carolyn Schulke, the daughter of William F. and June L. (Hupton) Anderson was born Feb. 14, 1943 in Des Moines.
She attended school in Des Moines and graduated from Des Moines Technical High School in 1961.
While in Des Moines, she worked at Peoples Finance Co., Bankers Life Co. Capital State Bank and Gibbs-Cook Equipment Co.
On Feb. 4, 1967, she was married to Dana Schulke in Des Moines. In April they moved to Spencer for two years and then to Garner where they lived for 29 years.
Sue worked for the Garner Leader for the past 10 years. She was a life member of the V.F.W. Post 5515, Garner, and held several offices on the auxiliary, district and state levels. She enjoyed working with the V.F.W. in their volunteer efforts.
She was also involved with scouting for six years. She enjoyed her family, especially playing cards and games.
She is survived by her husband, Dana Schulke, of Garner; a daughter, Laurie Jo Schulke of Lenexa, Kan.; two sons, Scott Schulke, of Lenexa, Kan., and Rusty Lee Schulke and his wife, Jennifer, of Cedar Rapids; a grandson, Nicholas Schulke; her mother, June L. Anderson, of Des Moines; two sisters, Jo Jones and her husband, Donald, of New Virginia and Mary Parker and her husband, Ivan, of Des Moines; a brother, Richard Anderson and his wife, Mellissa, of Westminster, Md.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Wm. F. Anderson in 1974 and her grandparents.

Wesley Sundstrom was born November 11, 1926 in Beresford, South Dakota toRichard and Ruth (Sanford) Sundstrom. He died March 4, 2009 at GoodSamaritan Society in Canton, SD at the age of 82 years, three months and23 days.
Wesley was raised and educated in Beresford. He served in the US Army in the South Pacific during WWII. Following his discharge he returned to Beresford. He worked with his father custom combining. April 2, 1955 he married Aileen Johnson. Wesley and Aileen lived on their farm for 53 years. He also did electrical work with a friend in the area for a few years. Wesley was a past commander and life member of the VFW.
Survivors include his wife Aileen Sundstrom, Beresford; two sons, Dwight Sundstrom and David Sundstrom of Beresford; grandson, Nicholas Sundstrom of Sioux Falls; brother, Harrison Sundstrom of Concord, CA; sister-in-law, Verna Sundstrom and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Ruth, brother, Richard and grandson, Dustin.

Son of Walter d'Evereux and Philippa; m. Mathilda Fitz Hubert; father ofWalter de Salisbur y d'Evereux, hereditary sheriff of Wiltshire/Constableof Salisbury Castle. [Charlemagne & Ot hers, Chart 2944]

Younger son of Gautier Le Ewrus. In Domesday 1086 he is recorded as having received estates i n Buckinghamshire, Dorsetshire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Middlesex, Somersetshire, Surrey an d Wiltshire. He bore the standard of Henry I in the battle of Br©bmule with distinction. His g randson was William Fitz Patric who was created earl of Salisbury by Empress Matilda. [Falais e Roll, pp. 119-120]

Edward de Salisbury or Saresbury, lord of Chittern (Wiltshire), is often considered like a so n of William d'Evreux, earl of Rosmare or Roumare and companion of William the Conqueror. H e possessed very important lands at Salsibury and other areas. He wore the banner of Henr y I at the Battle of Bremule where he fought against King Louis VI of France (20 August 1119) . Besides his daughter Maud, he had a son, Walter. Edward d. 1130. [

Richard "Rich" Sundstrom died September 1, 2006 in Pleasanton. He was 81.
The native of South Dakota had lived in Livermore for 50 years. He was a member of the Livermore-Pleasanton Rod and Gun Club. Being around family and friends was what as most important to him. His hobbies included fishing, boating, camping, traveling, working, and restoring old cars.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Verna Sundstrom, a daughter Camilla Kay Sundstrom of Sheridan, WY, brothers Wesley Sundstrom of South Dakota and Harrison Sundstrom of Concord and grandchildren Seth E. Sundstrom of South Dakota and Lena Holmitz of San Leandro.
Private funeral services will be held.

Seth E. Sundstrom was born 26 May 1969. Likely spouse is Shannon Heglin, b. 1968.

Elizabeth Wass may have also married Robert William Walsh.

BEZANSON, Henry Hallet - 76, Aylesford, Kings Co., died Monday, April 26,1999, at the DVA Unit of Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born inthe Forties, he was a son of the late Alfred Herman and Mary Elizabeth(Hiltz) Bezanson. He was a veteran of the Second World War and had servedoverseas in England, Italy, France, Belgium and Holland. For 29 years hewas employed as a carpenter and structural engineer at CFB Greenwood,retiring in 1983. He was an avid woodcarver and loved the outdoors. Hewas a member of St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn. Surviving are hiswife, the former Audrey M. Patterson; son, Blaine H. (Nancy), Kingston;daughter, Marlene E. Bezanson, Dartmouth; brothers, Eric, Aylesford;Ernest, Berwick; sisters, Jane Hiltz, Timberlea, Halifax Co.; MaryDaniel, Fraxville; Helen (Percy) Corkum, Berwick; Idella Burgher,Musquodoboit Harbour; Elizabeth Anderson, Chester; grandson, MartyBezanson. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brother, Alfred.Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today, April 28, with RoyalCanadian Legion service at 7:30 p.m. today, both in H.C. Lindsay'sMemorial Chapel, Berwick. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday,April 29, in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Auburn, Archdeacon Gordon Reddenofficiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Family flowers only.Donations in memory may be made to The Lung Association or the DVA Unit,Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton.
Halifax Herald, 28 April 1999

he Welsh chronicles state further that his name was Coel Hen Godhebog,which would integrate the two possible names together. Monmouth statesthat Coel, upset with Asclepiodotus's handling of Diocletian's massacres,began a rebellion in the duchy of Kaelcolim (Colchester), of which he wasduke. He met Asclepiodotus in battle and killed him, thus taking thekingship of Britain upon himself. Rome, apparently, was thrilled thatBritain had a new king and sent a senator, Constantius Chlorus, to act asa diplomat to Coel. Afraid of the Romans, Coel met Constantius and agreedto pay tribute and submit to Roman laws as long as he was allowed toretain the kingship of Britain. Constantius agreed to these terms but onemonth later, Coel died. Constantius took Coel's daughter, Helena, andcrowned himself as Coel's successor. Helen later gave birth to a son whobecame Emperor Constantine the Great. Note that the Historia RegumBritanniae is not generally considered historically accurate.

David Nash Ford and Peter L Kessler contend that Cole was Coel Hen, High King of Northern Britain who apparently lived around AD 350-420, during the time when the Romans withdrew their forces from Britain. He may have been the last of the Roman Duces Brittanniarum (Dukes of the Britons), and took over the northern capital at Eburacum (York) to rule over what had been the northern province of Roman Britain. Most of the Celtic British kings of north Britain, and many Welsh kings, would trace their descent from him - for example Rheged. He is considered to be the father-in-law of Cunedda, founder of the Kingdom of Gwynedd.

From Wikipedia

William I (c. 1028 - September 9, 1087), was King of England from 1066 to 1087. Known alternatively as William of Normandy, William the Conqueror and William the Bastard, he was the illegitimate and only son of Robert the Magnificent, Duke of Normandy, and Herleva, the daughter of Fulbert, a tanner. Born in Falaise, Normandy, now in France, William succeeded to the throne of England by right of conquest by winning the Battle of Hastings in 1066 in what has become known as the Norman Conquest.

No authentic portrait of William has been found. In the patriotic print he is wearing plate armour that was invented generations after his death. He was described as a big burly man, strong in every sense of the word, balding in front but of regal dignity.

Early life history
William was born the grandnephew of Queen Emma, wife of King Ethelred the Unready and later of King Canute.

William succeeded to his father's Duchy of Normandy at the young age of 7 in 1035 and was known as Duke William II of Normandy. He lost three guardians to plots to usurp his place. Count Alan of Brittany was a later guardian. King Henry I of France knighted him at the age of 15. By the time he turned 19 he was himself successfully dealing with threats of rebellion and invasion. With the assistance of King Henry, William finally secured control of Normandy by defeating the rebel Norman barons at Caen in the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes in 1047.

He married Matilda of Flanders, against the wishes of the pope in 1053 at the Cathedral of Notre Dame at Eu, Normandy (now in Seine-Maritime). He was 26, she was 22. Their marriage produced four sons and six daughters (see list below).

His half-brothers Odo of Bayeux and Robert, Count of Mortain played significant roles in his life.

Conquest of England
Upon the death of William's cousin King Edward the Confessor of England (January 1066), William claimed the throne of England, asserting that the childless and celibate Edward had named him his heir during a visit by William (probably in 1052) and that Harold Godwinson, England's foremost magnate, had reportedly pledged his support while shipwrecked in Normandy (c. 1064). Harold made this pledge while in captivity and was reportedly tricked into swearing on a saint's bones that he would give the throne to William. Even if this story is true, however, Harold made the promise under duress and so may have felt free to break it.

The assembly of England's leading notables known as the Witenagemot approved Harold Godwinsonʼs coronation which took place on January 5, 1066 making him King Harold II of England. In order to pursue his own claim, William obtained the Pope's support for his cause. He assembled an invasion fleet of around 600 ships and an army of 7000 men. He landed at Pevensey in Sussex on September 28, 1066 and assembled a prefabricated wooden castle near Hastings as a base. This was a direct provocation to Harold Godwinson as this area of Sussex was Harold's own personal estate, and William began immediately to lay waste to the land. It may have prompted Harold to respond immediately and in haste rather than await reinforcements in London.

King Harold Godwinson was in the north of England and had just defeated another rival, King Hardrada of Norway supported by his own brother Tostig. He marched an army of similar size to William's 250 miles in 9 days to challenge him at the crucial battle of Senla, which later became known as the Battle of Hastings. This took place on October 14, 1066. According to some accounts, perhaps based on an interpretation of the Bayeux Tapestry commemorating the Norman victory, Harold was killed by an arrow through the eye, and the Anglo Saxon forces fled giving William victory.

This was the defining moment of what is now known as the Norman Conquest. The remaining Saxon noblemen surrendered to William at Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire and he was acclaimed King of England there. William was then crowned on December 25, 1066 in Westminster Abbey.

Although the south of England submitted quickly to Norman rule, resistance continued, especially in the North for six more years until 1072. Harold's sons attempted an invasion of the south-west peninsula. Risings occurred in the Welsh Marches and at Stafford. Most seriously William faced separate attempts at invasion by the Danes and the Scots. William's defeat of these led to what became known as the The Harrowing of the North in which Northumbria was laid waste to deny his enemies its resources. The last serious resistance came with the Revolt of the Earls in 1075.

William's reign
William initiated many major changes. In 1085, in order to ascertain the extent of his dominion, William commissioned the compilation of the Domesday Book, a survey of England's productive capacity similar to a modern census. He also ordered the building of a number of castles, among them the Tower of London. His conquest also led to Norman French replacing English as the language of the ruling classes, for nearly 300 years.

William is said to have deported large numbers of the old landed classes into slavery through Bristol. Many of the latter ending up in Umayyad Spain and Moorish lands, converting and taking high positions in the state.

He died aged 60 at the Convent of St. Gervais, near Rouen, France, on September 9, 1087 from abdominal injuries received from his saddle pommel when he fell off a horse at the Siege of Mantes. He was buried in the Saint Peter's Church in Caen, Normandy. In a most unregal postmortem, William's corpulent body would not fit in the stone sarcophagus, and burst after some unsuccessful prodding by the assembled bishops, filling the chapel with a foul smell and dispersing the mourners.

William was succeeded in 1087 as King of England by his younger son William Rufus and as Duke of Normandy by his elder son Robert Curthose. This led to the Rebellion of 1088. His youngest son Henry also became King of England later, after William II died without a child to succeed him.

Children of William the Conqueror and Matilda of Flanders
Some doubt exists over how many daughters there were. This list includes some entries which are obscure.
1. Robert Curthose (c. 1054-1134), Duke of Normandy, married Sybil of Conversano, daughter of Geoffrey of Conversano
2. Adeliza (or Alice) (c. 1055-?), reportedly betrothed to Harold II of England (Her existence is in some doubt.)
3. Cecilia (or Cecily) (c. 1056-1126), Abbess of Holy Trinity, Caen
4. William Rufus (1056-1100), King of England
5. Richard (1057-c. 1081), killed by a stag in New Forest
6. Adela (c. 1062-1138), married Stephen, Count of Blois
7. Agatha (c. 1064-c. 1080), betrothed to (1) Harold of Wessex, (2) Alfonso VI of Castile
8. Constance (c. 1066-1090), married Alan IV Fergent, Duke of Brittany; poisoned, possibly by her own servants
9. Matilda (very obscure, her existence is in some doubt)
10. Henry Beauclerc (1068-1135), King of England, married (1) Matilda (or Edith) of Scotland, daughter of Malcolm III, King of Scotland, (2) Adeliza of Louvain

Margaret I. Dillon, 81, of Eden Valley, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at theHutchinson Area Health Care Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley. Rev. Francis Garvey will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery in Eden Valley.
Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Dingmann's Eden Valley Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be said at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Eden Valley.
Margaret was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Litchfield to Charles and Lena (Fredrich) Hershey. She married Joseph Dillon on May 8, 1945, at St. Peter's Church in Eden Valley. Margaret was a homemaker and lived in the Eden Valley and Litchfield area her entire life.
She was a member of St. Peter's and Assumption Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading and learning new things.
Margaret is survived by her children and their spouses, Lynn (David) Kirkpatrick of Hutchinson, Kathy (Tom) Inselman of Eden Valley, Colleen (Donnie) Binsfeld of Watertown, S.D., Joan (Jim) Doering of Buffalo Lake, Michael (Kelly) Dillon of Sparks, Nev., Laurie (Art) Peto of Hobe Sound, Fla., David (Sharon) Dillon of Wabasso, Joseph Jr. (Debbie) Dillon of Fairfield, Tom Dillon of Manannah, and Kelly Dillon of Luxemburg; a sister, Dorothy Chapan of Omaha, Neb.; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph on Aug. 24, 1981; one grandson; and brothers, Charles Jr., Harry, and Robert Hershey.

Spurgeon J Lutz, 91, died in Western Kings Memorial Hospital. Born atLake Paul, he was the son of Rufus and Margaret (Clem) Lutz. He issurvived by his wife, the former Rachel Brennan, three sons, Ivan,Aylesford; Paul, Ontario; Walter, at home; three daughters, Elsie (MrsClarence Patterson), Coal Harbour; Evelyn (Mrs Earl Sanford), Auburn;Dorothy (Mrs Otto Bezanson), Auburn; 20 grandchildren and 42 greatgrandchildren. The late Mr Lutz is resting at the H.C. Lindsay FuneralHome, Berwick. Funeral service will be held Friday at 3 p.m. from theFuneral Home, Berwick. Rev A.G. McClare will officiate. Interment will bein the Aylesford Cemetery.
Unknown paper, 28 August 1969

Steve and his wife Charlotte have two daughters, Lara and Leah. Steveoperates a diversified farm near Alcester, SD which includes corn,soybeans, alfalfa; a 5000 head wean to finish swine operation and acow/calf enterprise. Elected to Executive board in 2001, he is currentlyserving as the SDPPC president, chairman of the Executive Committee,Association Services Committee, Budget & Finance Committee, DE Committee,Production and Profitability Committee, Personnel Committee, chairmanSwine Health Advisory Committee, NPB Environment Committee member and aboard member for Ag United of South Dakota. Locally, Steve is involvedwith 4-H leadership, U-C-Y County Pork Producers, Alcester school boardand on the board of the Big Springs Baptist Church.

Twin of Steven.

Grave Inscription:
Ebenezer Clewett served as first grand tiler of the Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Wisconsin from his appointment in 1845 until his death in 1872...

Hi Rachel,
My name is Linda Larson. I am Howard Clewett's daughter and the keeper of the records in this family. Dad forwarded The information that I have on Ebenezer is from a photo of his grave marker. His birthdate was listed as March 19, 1799. He died 1 May 1872 and is buried near Middleton, Wisconsin. He was a Grand Mason there at one time and his grave has often been tended to by non family members. I understand that his sword and other memorabilia are stashed somewhere in the smithsonian. Lydia was according to her own account 19 years Ebenezer's junior. They had 13 children. Ebenezer settled in the Madison and Middleton areas of Wisconsin. Rumor has it that Lydia was rather tough. She was known to have run a bear up a tree and kept it there while the boys were hunting. After the birth of the 13th child. They older boys are said to have run Ebenezer off because he kept getting Lydia pregnant. After Ebenezer's death most of the family disbursed. Many of them ending !
up in Southern California. My branch being one of those. Ebenezer emigrated to Montreal, quebec, canada. He married at Barton Church, 4 miles from Hamilton Canada west by the rev George G. Giddies on the 8th of January 1838... this text taken from old family bible. Ebenezer is known to have married before Lydia in London England to a woman named Elizabeth Ralby. They had at least 3 children together and as of yet I have not discovered the reason that he left London... only that family members from England were said to have placed advertisements in the Wisconsin papers trying to locate him and he forbid Lydia from answering any of the inquiries. I have recently connected with others from Lydia's family. Descendants from nearly all of her siblings. I am happy to copy and send whatever information you are interested in. In the meantime. Your name is not familiar in my records. How are you descendant from George? I just looked, couldn't find a Rachel in the bunch. !
Ebenezer's birth and christening I found in church records at an LDS l
ibrary. He christened at Providence Chapel, St. Marylebone, London England on the 15th April 1799. From there I researched through old films until I found his birth. John (hugo) Clewett married Adeliza Holmes at St. George Hanover in London England in 1790. I know I have the exact date down but not in front of me. Adeliza was christened 17 Oct 1770. Her parents were Thomas Holmes and Addiliza Hutchinson. As further proof of this connection Ebenezer named his first child from his second marriage Addelaide and they always called her Addie. She was the only one to remain in the Middleton Wisconsin area when the rest of the family left and her descendants are still there today.
I hope to hear back from you.

Linda Larson

Urien, father of Owain mab Urien, was a historical king of Rheged innorthern England and southern Scotland during the 6th century. He becamethe King Urien of Gore of Arthurian legend.

Little of Urienʼs history is known for sure, but it seems that Urien fought against the rulers of the Angle kingdom Bernicia. Early on the relationship between Rheged and its neighboring British kingdoms was erratic, but Urien joined with other northern princes and defeated the rising Angles in several battles. His victories are celebrated in the Book of Taliesin, the supposed author of which served as his bard.

According to early Welsh writings he was assassinated at the command of his ally Morcant who was jealous of his success.

He had four sons, named Owain, Riwallawn, Run and Pascen, the eldest of which succeeded him.

The Legend
Urien remained a popular figure in Wales over the centuries, and he and his son Owain were incorporated into Arthurian legend as it spread from Britain to continental Europe. His kingdom was eventually transferred to the mythical land of Gore, and Kings Lot of Lothian and Auguselus of Scotland are sometimes said to be his brothers. During the reign of Uther Pendragon he marries Arthurʼs sister (often Morgan le Fay, but sometimes another sister is named). He, like the kings of several other lands, initially opposes Arthurʼs ascendance to the throne after Utherʼs death. Urien and the others rebel against the young monarch, but upon their defeat, the rebels become Arthurʼs allies and vassals.

His wife is usually Morgan le Fay. His marriage is not a happy one, however, as in one story Morgan plots to take Excalibur, kill Urien and Arthur, and place herself and her lover on the throne.

He is always said to be the father of Yvain (Owain), and many texts give him a second son, Yvain the Bastard, fathered on his seneschal's wife. The Welsh attribute to him a daughter named Morvydd.

Listed in the Swedish Death Index under the name of Hedman f. Wigström,Emma Maria

William was first married to Bernice.


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