Nominated to be Ambassador to Hungary

Mrs. Jessie Edwards Mobbs, widow of Charles H. Mobbs, died this morningat her home in Throopsville. Born in Bristol, England, she bad resided inThroopsville for more than 50 years. She was a member of the CommunityChurch of Throopsville.
Surviving are one son, -Frank H. Mobbs of Throop; three daughters, Mrs. Norman Nessel of Auburn, Mrs. Roy Connor of Port Byron and Mrs. Orvis Holcomb of Throop; one sister, Mrs. John Steensland of Chicago, and four brothers, George, John, Ernest Edwards of Chicago and Lewis Edwards of Berkeley, Calif. There are two grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home. Rev. Payson D. Derby, pastor of the Throopsville Community Church, will officiate. Burial will be In Fort Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the home until Sunday noon.
The Citizen-Advertiser, Auburn, 28 April 1933

BARNETT, Algernon Eugene - 88, Dartmouth, died September 12, 1998, in theNew Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Born in Moncton, N.B., he was the son of thelate Rev. Paul and Gertrude Blanche (Steeves) Barnett. He was a longtimeresident of Halifax and Dartmouth, where he and his wife operatedboarding houses. He was a deeply committed Christian. Surviving is hiswife, the former Gracie Alice Steele. He was predeceased by his sisters,Louise E. Barnett, Bella Irene (Betty) Buchanan. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesdayin Cruikshank's Halifax Funeral Home, 2032 Robie St., Rev. Dr. DougKellough officiating. Burial 1 p.m. Wednesday in Elmwood Cemetery,Moncton. Donations to any charity.
Chronicle Herald, 14 September 1998

WALKERTON -- Mrs. Jean L. Rhode, 64, of 8030 Bush St., Koontz Lake, diedFriday, March 7, 2003, at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, PlymouthCampus, in Plymouth.
She was born February 12, 1939, in Shell Lake, Wis., to Arthur and Cleone (Reynolds) VanSelus.
Mrs. Rhode had worked at Durby, Inc., of South Bend. She was a former member of the North Liberty VFW Auxiliary for 26 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Terri Lawton of Koontz Lake and Janet Goff of LaPaz, Ind.; two sons, Bill Clark of North Liberty and John of LaPaz; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren one sister, Carol Haseltine of Spooner, Wis.; and one brother, Tom VanSelus of Shell Lake.
One son, Tim Clark, and one sister, Winnie Jersey, preceded her in death.
The funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. LaPorte time at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel, with Rev. John Schramm officiating. Friends may call Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. LaPorte time and Monday from 8 a.m. LaPorte time until the service. Burial will be in Grovertown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
The La Porte County Herald-Argus, 8 March 2003

TAYLOR, Bessie B. - 89, Berwick, Kings Co., passed away on Wednesday, May23, 2007, in Evergreen Home For Special Care, Kentville. Born in ScottsBay, Kings Co., she was a daughter of the late Alvin and Eva (Huntley)Steele. Bessie had graduated from Provincial Normal College, Truro, andhad taught school in Melvern Square, Scotts Bay, Grand PrT, and 20 yearsat Central Kings Rural High School, Cambridge Station. Teaching was herlife, wanting everyone to be educated. After marrying and having her twochildren, she continued her education at Acadia University and receivedboth her B.A. and B.Ed. She continued on with her studies attendingalmost all of the Maritime universities, including U.N.B., Dalhousie, St.Anne's, Mt. Allison, Mount Saint Vincent and St. Francis Xavier, neverlosing her quest for knowledge, and completed her education with anadditional B.Sc. and Master's Equivalent Program. She earnestly sharedher education and self-discipline with her students to the benefit ofall. She was a lousy driver but she always got where she was going. Sheparticipated in many organizations, including Berwick Baptist ChurchMacPherson Auxiliary, Allied Youth, Faith Tabernacle United PentecostalChurch, Berwick, and Berwick Seniors. Her love of gardens and flowersstands to her testament to this day, with glorious tulips in bloom, to befollowed soon by daffodils, peonies, lilacs, magnolias, lilies and manymore. She delighted in visits from her former students and cherished thememory of all her former colleagues. Her life was joyfully extended afterthe death of her husband by loving, caring friends and caregivers likeDianne Jones, Doug Pelton and Bonnie Baker, without whom she would nothave thrived. Surviving are her daughters, Dianne (Perry) Jackson, ScottsBay; Janet MacInnes, Halifax; grandchildren, Lesley (Malcolm) Stevens,Steven Jackson, all of Kentville; Craig (Amanda) MacInnes, Edmonton,Alta.; Christine MacInnes, Toronto, Ont.; great-grandchildren, McKenzieand Matthew Miedema, Evan and Keegan Stevens, Jenna Jackson, all ofKentville; Ceilidh MacInnes, Edmonton; brother, Homer (Fran) Steele,Scotts Bay; sisters, Julia (Reid) Sangster, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; GloriaGreene, Blomidon, Kings Co.; numerous nieces and nephews. Besides herparents, she was predeceased by her husband, Ronald S. Taylor; brothers,Cecil, Frank and Lorris Steele; sister, Alice Barnett; brother-in-law,Bert Greene. Visitation for Mrs. Taylor will be held 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.Saturday in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, NSB0P 1E0 (902-538-9900), where the funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m.Sunday, May 27, Rev. Murray Shaw officiating, with burial in BerwickCemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted. Donations in her memory may bemade to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation ofNova Scotia or to any charity.
Halifax Herald, 25 May 2007

I think that in 2011 she is Betty Jean Lanksbury and is living inSeattle. If so, she was born 26 Dec 1930.

She married second Antonio Ochoa 3 May 2003 at Las Vegas, NV.

C. C. Steele dies at 52 - PORT WILLIAMS - Cecil C. Steele, 52, prominentvalley businessman, died Wednesday in the Halifax Infirmary. Born atScotts Bay, he was a son of Eva (Huntley) Steele and the late AlvinSteele. He was one of the first organizers and a former partner in theAnnapolis Valley Flying Services Ltd. He dealt in real estate and thetimber operation in the Valley area and at the time of his death was apart owner in Cornwallis Trucking Ltd., Port Williams. He was active incommunity life and was a member of the IOOF Lodge, Canning. He issurvived by his mother, Mrs. Eva Steele, Scotts Bay; his wife, the formerVera Franklin, one daughter, Sylvia (Mrs. Robert Burgher), Kentville; twosons, Murray, Dartmouth; Eric, Washington, D.C.; three brothers, Frankand Homer, Kentville; Loris, Fredericton, N.B.; four sisters, Bessie(Mrs. Ron Taylor), Berwick; Alice (Mrs. Algernon Barnett); Dartmouth;Julie (Mrs. Reid Sangster), Charlottetown; Gloria (Mrs. Bert Greene),Blomidon and five grandchildren. The body is at the H. C. Lindsay FuneralHome, Kentville. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. fromthe Port Williams Baptist Church with Rev. Murray Shaw officiating,assisted by Rev. Robert Cross. Burial will be in the Scotts Bay cemetery.Donations may be made to the Eastern Kings Memorial Hospital, Wolfville.
Chronicle Herald, 3 September 1971

LEICESTER -- Katherine E. (George) Granger, 89, of 113 Paxton St., diedSunday, March 30, at Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester.
She leaves her husband of 67 years, Rocheleau Z. ''Russ'' Granger Jr.; two sons, David R. Granger of Worcester and Paul H. Granger of Natick; a daughter, Nancy L. Granger of Leicester; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. A son, John R. Granger; a brother, Raymond George; and a grandson, Joey Granger, all predeceased her. She graduated from Commerce High in Worcester. She was born in Worcester, the daughter of Peter and Alice K. (Donahue) George, and lived here since 1951.
Mrs Granger was a secretary in the Clark University Athletic Department for 26 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of St. Pius X Church in Leicester. She enjoyed spending summers in York, Maine.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, April 2, from Morrison-Morin Funeral Home, 1131 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, 1153 Main St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. A calling hour will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the funeral home. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 1 April 2003

Never married

STEELE, Frank Aubrey - 68, Scotts Bay, Kings County, died Wednesday inVeterans Memorial Hospital, Halifax. Born in Scotts Bay, he was a son ofthe late Alvin and Eva (Huntley) Steele. He was a veteran of the SecondWorld War, serving overseas in England. He served with the Canadian Corpsof Commisioners in Halifax. He has been a chef for 14 years with HalifaxMental Hospital. He is survived by his wife, the former Florence Auton;two daughters, Joy (Mrs. Calvin Tupper), Scotts Bay; Mrs. Sonia Andrew;New Minas; a son, Brian, Dartmouth; four sisters, Alice (Mrs. A.Barnett), Dartmouth; Bessie (Mrs. Ronald Taylor), Berwick; Julia (Mrs.Reid Sangster), Prince Edward Island; Gloria (Mrs. Bertram Greene),Blomidon, Kings County; two brothers, Homer, Scotts Bay; Laurie,Centreville, Kings County; four grandchildren. He was predecased by abrother, Cecil. The body is in W. C. Hiltz's Funeral Home, Kentville,visting 2-4, 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday from Union Churchof Scotts Bay, Lic. Paul Pickrem and Rev. Harold Thomas officiating.Burial in church cemetery.
Chronicle Herald

BLACK HAWK - Jerry Lee Soderstrom, 56, Black Hawk, died Sunday, May 10,2009, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Survivors include his wife,Shirley Soderstrom, Black Hawk; four daughters, Sheri Walker and StaciSoderstrom, both of Black Hawk, and Amber Dvorak and Amy Fulton, both ofRapid City; one grandchild; and three step-grandchildren. Visitation willbe from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at Osheim & Schmidt FuneralHome. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Canyon LakeUnited Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rebbeca Trefz officiating. Burialwill be at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorials have been established forthe Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Melanoma Research and Canyon Lake UnitedMethodist Church. An online guestbook is available
The Rapid City Journal, 12 May 2009


Dr. Jerry Lee Soderstrom
BLACK HAWK - Dr. Jerry Lee Soderstrom, 56, Black Hawk, died Sunday, May 10, 2009, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Jerry was born May 29, 1952, at Canton to Milford and Doris Soderstrom. He lived in Canton until he graduated High School in 1970. Jerry attended school at USD in Vermillion and received his DDS degree from Northwestern University Dental School, Chicago, in 1979. His career as a Dentist began in Beresford. He later practiced dentistry in Chicago, Eagle Butte, and Rapid City. Jerry limited his practice to Implant Dentistry and established the clinic, Soderstrom Implant Dentistry. He also treated patients in Sioux Falls, Brookings and Canton, while maintaining his office in Rapid City. He enjoyed serving his patients until his life was ended shortly by Melanoma Cancer. Jerry enjoyed growing up in Canton and living in Rapid City. His greatest accomplishments include receiving the Eagle Scout Award, being President of the Central District AAID, President of the ABOI, having a chapter published on Radiography for Dental Implants in the book, Fonseca Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and receiving the Isaiah Lew Memorial Research Award for his contributions to research in Dental Implantology. He had many fond memories of working in his father's machine shop as a boy, hunting, fishing, and traveling with his family. Jerry met the love of his life, Shirley Eiesland, on the fourth of July. They were married Feb. 7, 1976, at Grace Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls. Everyone that ever met Jerry loved his sense of humor and kind heart. He was a loving husband, caring father, and great friend who will be dearly missed. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Soderstrom, Black Hawk; four daughters, Sheri and her husband Brian Walker of Black Hawk, Amber and her husband Matthew Dvorak of Rapid City, Stacie Soderstrom of Black Hawk, and Amy and her husband Chris Fulton of Rapid City; one grandchild, Darryan Andrews; and three step grandchildren, Brooke and Brandon Walker and Riley Fulton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milford and Doris Soderstrom. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church, with Pastor Rebecca Trefz and Pastor Rick Pittenger officiating. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery. Memorials have been established for the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Melanoma Research and Canyon Lake United Methodist Church.

First married Steven R. Brenenstall

Mary F. Frame, faithful servant of Jesus Christ, went home to be with Himon Friday, Nov. 14, at the Hospice Care Center of Copley.
Mary Frame was born Sept. 23, 1909, in Carbondale, Ohio. She married Harris W. Frame on June 16, 1933. They enjoyed a wonderfully happy marriage until his death in 1981. Mary attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where she was awarded a Lifetime Teaching certificate. She then continued her education at Kent State University. She began her married life in Senecaville, Ohio, but soon moved to Barberton, where her husband was a funeral director at Campfield- Hickman Funeral Home. They lived in Barberton for 10 years, where she had a private kindergarten in 1939 and 1940. The family then moved to southern Ohio, where she continued her teaching career, even teaching for a time in a one-room school. In 1951 she was invited to return to Barberton and be a part of the team to establish the kindergarten program in the Barberton school system, where she continued her 29-year teaching career, retiring in 1973. She was a member of the Barberton First Baptist Church, where she taught Bible classes and was active in many areas of church life.
She moved to Fowler Apartments on Byers Avenue in 1981, enjoying the many new friends and activities to be found there. She taught craft classes, knitted layettes for newborns, worked in the gift shop, taught Bible class, and helped organize many social functions. She loved to read and continued to read at least two books per week until recently. The past 3 1/2 years she lived with her daughter, Joyce, and son-in-law, Wes Reynolds, attending The Chapel in Akron with them.
Mary is survived by three children, Joyce (Charles W.) Reynolds and Joan Alkyer, both of Akron, and Myron (Robin) Frame of San Diego; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sister, Lorene Sheppard of Canbridge, Ohio; and brother, Dennis (Esther) frame Easterling of Louisville, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Riley and Donald; and sisters, Viola Poston and Charlotte Beal.
Her love, friendship, help, and counsel will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Her family and friends will celebrate her life at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at the Barberton Baptist Church, 254 Sixth St. S.W., Barberton, Ohio. Friends and family may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the service time. Rev. William Means and Rev. Eloy Pachecho will officiate. Akron Beacon Journal, 19 November 2003

From Wikipedia

Theobald II of Champagne (1090-1152) was Count of Champagne from 1125 to 1152. He held Auxerre, Maligny, Ervy, Troyes, and Chateau-Villain as fiefs from Eudes II, Duke of Burgundy. He was the son of Stephen, Count of Blois and Adela of Normandy, and the elder brother of King Stephen of England. Although he was the second son, Theobald was chosen as heir over his elder brother, Guillaume, who was weak mentally.

In 1123 he married Matilda of Carinthia, daughter of Engelbert II of Carinthia. Their children were:
1. Henry I of Champagne
2. Theobald V of Blois
3. Adèle of Champagne, married King Louis VII of France
4. Isabelle of Champagne, married William Gouet IV
5. Marie of Champagne, married Eudes II, Duke of Burgundy, became Abbess of Fontevrault later in life.

King Louis VII of France became involved in a war with Theobald by permitting Count Raoul I of Vermandois and seneschal of France, to repudiate his wife, Theobald's niece, and to marry Petronilla of Aquitaine, sister of the queen of France. The war, which lasted two years (1142-1144), was marked by the occupation of Champagne by the royal army and the capture of Vitry, where many persons perished in the burning of the church.

Pierre Abélard sought asylum in Champagne during Theobald II's reign.

Theobald II was also Theobald IV, Count of Blois.

SCOTS BAY - Mrs. Eva Steele, 80, of Scots Bay, died Monday in BlanchardFraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville. Born in Scots Bay, she was thedaughter of the late William and Mary (MacDonald) Huntley. She was amember of the Union Church, Scots Bay. Surviving are three sons, Frankand Homer, both of Scots Bay; and Laurie, Truro; four daughters, Alice(Mrs. Algernon Barnett), Dartmouth; Mrs. Bessie Taylor, Berwick; Julia(Mrs. Reid Sangster), Charlottetown, and Gloria (Mrs. Berton Greene)Blomidon; 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. She waspredeceased by her husband, Alvin, and one son, Cecil. The body is atH.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel Kentville. Funeral service will be heldThursday at 2:30 p.m. in Scots Bay Union Church, Rev. David Slaunwhiteofficiating, assisted by Harold Thomas. Burial will be in Scots Bay UnionCemetery.
Chronicle Herald, 7 November 1979

Windsor - Mrs. Alice Harding Illsley, wife of Otis Illsley, Falmouth,died at the Bell Nursing Home yesterday. She was born in Falmouth 92years ago, a daughter of the late Henry and Annie (Rafuse) Pineo, andlived in that area all her life. Mrs. Illsley taught school until hermarriage in 1902. She was a member of the Falmouth Baptist Church, a lifemember of the Baptist Women's Missionary Society, and was churchtreasurer for a number of years.
Surviving besides her husband are two sons, William and Robert, Falmouth; one sister, Mrs. Edith Thomas, Somerset, Kings County; and several nieces and nephews. Two grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive. Two sons and one daughter are dead. The body will be at the Lohnes Funeral Home, Windsor, until noon Thursday, when a service will be held at the Falmouth Baptist Church at 2:30. Rev. Dennis Veinotte will officate, with burial in the Central Falmouth cemetery.
Chronicle Herald, 13 April 1966

BARNETT, Grace Alice - 83, Dartmouth, died March 8, 1999, in ArmviewEstates Nursing Home, Halifax. Born in Scotts Bay, Kings Co., she was adaughter of the late Alvin and Eva V. (Huntley) Steele. She graduatedwith a degree of nursing in the middle 1940s. She was employed with GraceMaternity Hospital, Halifax, for a number of years. She also did privatenursing duties in the Dartmouth and Halifax areas for several yearsbefore retiring in the area. Surviving are friend, Sally Smith-Wilson;brother, Homer, Scotts Bay; sisters, Bessie (Mrs. Ronald Taylor),Berwick; Gloria (Mrs. Bert Greene), Blomidon; Julia (Mrs. Reid Sangster),Charlottetown; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by herhusband, Algernon; brothers, Cecil, Frank, Loris. Visitation 7-9, funeral 4 p.m. Thursday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel,Kentville, Rev. Robert Cross and Rev. Dwayne Collicott officiating.Burial at a later date in Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton. Donations toCanadian Cancer Society.
Chronicle Herald, 10 March 1999

Ruby Prosch, 86, formerly of Nicollet, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, atWinthrop Good Samaritan Center.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Oakwood United Methodist Church in New Ulm, with burial in the Zion Cemetery in Nicollet Township, Nicollet County.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm, and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.
She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Clarissa and LaVern Lucas of Courtland, and Harriet and Eldred Redman of Winthrop; sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Betty Prosch of Brainerd, and John and Donna Prosch of Nicollet; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Raymond Jacobson of Wadena.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clarence W. Prosch on Feb. 20, 1981; an infant granddaughter, Rita Prosch; sisters, Myrtle Esping, Ruth Esping, Valborg Esping, and Olive Jacobson; and a brother in infancy.
She was born on Feb. 18, 1915, in Otisco Township, Waseca County, to John Herman and Agnes Josephine (Youngberg) Esping. She graduated from Waseca High School. She attended teacher's training and then taught country school for three years. She married Clarence W. Prosch on May 31, 1937, at the Pontoppidan Lutheran Church in rural Waseca. They farmed in Nicollet Township, Nicollet County. She moved to New Ulm in 1987. In 1995, she became a resident of the Winthrop Good Samaritan Center. She had taught Sunday School. She was a member of the Oakwood United Methodist Church in New Ulm and was a member of the United Methodist Women.
The Journal, 7 November 2001

CLEM, WILLIAM, 83, of Tampa, died Thursday (Feb. 22, 1996) in Tampa. Hewas born in Worcester, Mass., and moved here in 1957 from Alexandria, Va.He was retired as owner of Clem Road Sand and Gravel. He was a member ofTrinity Presbyterian Church, Henry Knox Lodge 349 F & AM, Scottish Rite,Alexandria, VA, and Kena Temple Shrine, Alexandria. Survivors include hiswife, Evelyn, Tampa; two daughters, Joyce Hickey, Alexandria, and AudreyBauman, Chapel Hill, N.C.; his sister, Winona Shipway, San Antonio,Texas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. F. T. BlountFuneral Home, Tampa.
St. Petersburg Times, 24 February 1996

FOSTER, Ronald Leslie - 69, South Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Friday,August 17, 2001, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born inAylesford, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Leslie and Lula (Loomer)Foster. Ronald had been employed with Rawding Construction, BerwickBakery, as a truck driver for Eassons Trucking Ltd., Berwick for 30 yearsa and then worked at Briar Patch Nursery, South Berwick. He had been anavid snowmobile driver since 1969 and was a member of the AVL & RRSnowmobile Club and was on the groomer committee. He was an avidoutdoorsman and enjoyed spending time in his Christmas tree lot and athis cottage. Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Marilyn (Tufts) Foster;son Jamey (Jackie), Aylesford; grandchildren, Thomas, Benjamin andMakayla Foster; godson Gary (Carrie) Zwicker Jr. and children Megan andAndrew Zwicker, Halifax; brother, Donald (Glenda) Foster, Grafton;sisters, Margaret Usher, Auburn; Janet Lutz (Allan), Berwick; Ruth Foster(Ron), Coldbrook; Norma (Peter) Giffin, Berwick; sister-in-law, PatFoster, Stoney Creek, Ont.; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews andcousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brother, KennethFoster. Burial in Berwick Cemetery.

On Daisy's marriage record, she is Daisy 'Ward'. Daisy lists her parentsas Edward and Mary, although the 1901 census lists her as theirgranddaughter, (last name Smith) so I would guess Edward and Mary musthave raised her so she considered them her parents. Or possibly she didnot know they weren't. Her birth mother was a child Wilemina Smith, adaughter of Mary Smith's first marriage. Wilemina was the informant onher death certificate, where the name of Daisy's father is found.

From Wikipedia

Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, (25 July 1421 - 29 March 1461) was the son of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland and Lady Eleanor Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and his second wife Joan Beaufort.

His maternal uncles included Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury. His maternal aunts included Cecily Neville. Percy was first cousin to (among others) Edward IV of England, Margaret of Burgundy, George, Duke of Clarence and Richard III of England. He was thus closely related to the House of York.

Percy however followed his father in swearing allegiance to the House of Lancaster. On December 30, 1460, Percy is known to have fought on the Lancastrian side at the Battle of Wakefield. He commanded the Lancastrian van at the Battle of Towton, where he was killed.

He was married to Eleanor Poynings , daughter of Richard Poynings, Lord Poynings. They had two children:
* Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland (d. 28 April 1489).
* Margaret Percy (born c. 1447). She was married to a younger Sir William Gasgoigne.

Marcomer was a Frankish duke (dux, leader) in the late 4th century.Gregory of Tours mentions him in his Historia Francorum, together withdukes Genobaud and Sunno. Gregory doubts that they were called kings.They crossed the Rhine, raided the Roman province of Germania andthreatened Cologne, in the latter years of Western Roman Emperor MagnusMaximus (c. 388). They reportedly also led the Chatti and the Ampsivarii.Marcomer may have been a predecessor of the legendary duke Pharamond anancestor of the Frankish royal dynasty of the Merovingians.

CURRAN, Hilary Joseph - 71, Canning, Kings Co., passed away Saturday,October 18, 2003, at home. Born in Cape Broyl, NL, he was a son of thelate Martin and Anna (Rossiter) Curran. He enlisted in the Royal CanadianNavy at the age of 15 and later served with the Black Watch until 1957.He had been employed as a janitor with the schools in Canning, McDonald'sRestaurant in New Minas and the Kings County Municipal Office, Kentville.He was later employed as a labourer with local farms, Minas Seed and ACACo-op. He was a former member of the Royal Canadian Legion, HabitantBranch 73, Canning. He is survived by daughters, Debbie Curran (RickMiller), Margie (Sonny) Reese, Janet (Robert) Reese, all of Waterville,Kings Co.; Joyce Murphy (Darryl Herman), Welsford, Kings Co.; Nancy(Kenneth) Gould, Halifax; Catherine (Donald) Balsh, Aylesford; sons,Michael (Melissa), Kentville; James (Bonnie-Sue), Waterville; David,Aylesford; Raymond (Laura), Kingston, Kings Co.; Robert (Crystal),Canning; Jeffrey (Trudy), Port Williams; sister, Mary; brothers, Leo andJoseph, all of Newfoundland; 34 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren;cousin, Plecida, Newfoundland. He was predeceased by his wife, the formerMarguerite Dill; stepfather, Ernest Walsh; son, Ronald; granddaughter,Stephanie Mae Curran; brothers, James and Raymond. Visitation will be2-4, 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, in W.C. Hiltz/White Family FuneralHome, Kentville, where prayers will be held at 3 p.m. and Royal CanadianLegion service at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday,October 23, in St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Kentville, FatherCraig Christenson officiating. Burial will take place in Jawbone CornerCemetery, Canard, Kings County.
Tuesday, October 21, 2003 The Halifax Herald Limited

Funeral services for Delores Mae (Greenwood) Schultz, 69, of Albert Lea,will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of St. Theodore. The Rev.Jim Berning and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Interment will be inSt. Theodore's Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today atBayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at thechurch. To sign the guest book, go to
Delores died on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, at her home following a 19-year journey with cancer.
Delores was born on Nov. 30, 1938, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Irven and Catherine (Evans) Greenwood. She had lived in Albert Lea her whole life. Delores grew up in the Methodist Church, becoming a member of St. Theodore in 1956. She attended school in Albert Lea with the class of 1957 and later received her GED. On Feb. 14, 1956, Delores was united in marriage to Roger John Schultz at St. Theodore. Their marriage of nearly 53 years was blessed with five children. In the early years of their marriage Delores was a homemaker and mother mostly. She then went to work at Streater from 1973 to 1978, then Bridon Cordage from 1978 to 1988, and finally Dave Syverson Ford from 1988 to 1999, where she was a cashier and accounts receivable clerk.
Delores loved getting together with her family and really doted on those awesome grandchildren. She was so happy that she and her siblings always stayed so close. Roger and Delores loved to travel. They had been in 48 of the 50 states, only missing Louisiana and South Carolina. They also traveled to much of Canada. Delores loved photography, jigsaw puzzles, reading, and music. She particularly enjoyed Christian and country music, especially the Gathiers.
Survivors include her husband Roger of Albert Lea; her children: Doug and friend Karen Gilespe of Albert Lea, Connie (Aaron) Bergerson of Albert Lea, Dave Schultz of Eagle Lake, Patrick Schultz of Albert Lea, and Amy (Dave) Graceffa of Racine, Wis.; grandchildren: Christopher, Tracy, and Travis Bergerson of Albert Lea, Ashley Bergerson of Madison Lake, Alyssa Schultz of Rochester, Alex Schultz of Albert Lea, and Faith and Olivia Graceffa and twins soon to be born, of Racine; brothers and sisters: Margaret Lidke and Helen (Dennis) Hamberg, both of Albert Lea, Phyllis (John) Brennemen of Woodbury, Ralph (Mary) Greenwood of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Lowell (Donna) Greenwood of Rock Falls Wis.; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Margaret Schultz of Albert Lea, Irene Heiny of Plymouth, Iowa, and Leo (Barb) Schultz of Victoria; and lots of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
Delores was preceded in death by her grandparents; her father in 1965; her mother in 2007; her sister Becky Greenwood; brothers-in-law, John Lidke, Wayne Smith, Ray Zwieg, Raymond (Millie) Schultz, Robert Schultz, Alvin Schultz, Alton Schultz, Bill Heiny and Francis Stam; sister-in-law Lorraine Stam; mother-in-law and father-in-law Frank and Cecelia Schultz; nephews Steve Greenwood and Rob Schultz; and great-nephew Alex Zwieg.
Delores touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Albert Lea Tribune, 4 August 2008

Child from first marriage: Tracy Jean Peterson, b. 20 Jan 1967 in RamseyCounty

Murdered in 509 by his own son, Cloderic, at the instigation of Clovis I,King of Salic Franks.

Double check info.
Apparently first info that I had may have been wrong.
If so his parents were Elvin Donald Becker and Adeline Schmidt.
And his children were Jeffrey Thomas (9/23/1976) and Timothy Michael (12/20/1979)

The funeral for Northeast Portland resident Adeline Marie Baggenstosswill be at 1 p.m. Monday in Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes.Inurnment will be in Willamette National Cemetery.
Mrs. Baggenstoss died of respiratory failure Thursday in a Beaver Creek care center. She was 72.
Born Nov. 1, 1920, in Homen, ND, she moved to Portland in 1950. She married Gordon A. Baggenstoss in 1944. He died in 1985.
She worked as a clerk for Northwest Natural Gas for 20 years, retiring in 1983.
Mrs. Baggenstoss is survived by her son, Markus N. of Portland; daughters, Barbara Miller-Lehman of Beaver Creek and Alexis Holloway-Hager of Milwaukie; sister, Lorene Broschart, and a brother, Verlin Torgerson of Kelso, Wash.
The family suggests remembrances be contributions to the American Lung Association or Legacy Visiting Nurses Association.
ThenOregonian, 17 October 1993

Elizabeth Drechsel passed away Friday morning, February 22nd, at St.Luke's Hospital in Duluth.
Elizabeth was born in Sandstone, MN on October 3rd 1912. She grew up in rural Pine County, married and raised a family. Elizabeth worked as a LPN at the Moose Lake State Hospital for many years and was active in the state worker's union. Elizabeth remarried, retired to the Duluth area in 1973, and remained active in community affairs and educational pursuits. Elizabeth had an abiding curiosity of life and spirit of adventure. She traveled to many parts of the world, and touched many lives. Throughout the years she has remained steadfast to her family and friends.
She is deeply missed by her husband, John, and his family; by her son Brian, and Joan Gardner-Goodno, her grandson Scott, and Rong Chan Guo, and their daughter Maeven, and her granddaughter Faunne and Jeramie McCracken; by her relatives in Rutledge, MN, Vancouver, and Czechoslovakia; and by her friends in the Duluth area and in the many places she traveled.
MEMORIAL SERVICES will be held at Forest Hill Chapel, Tuesday, February 26th , at 11:00. Arrangements by Jarvi-Dowd Funeral Home. Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association
Duluth News-Tribune (MN)
Date: February 25, 2002

Kathy K. Sundstrom, a passionate artist, age 61, of Vadnais HeightsSurvived by 2 children, Aricka Sundstrom & Bjorn Sundstrom and theirchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, her aunt, nieces andnephews and good friend of over 20 years; Ruth Busch. Friends may gatherat 4 PM with a service at 5 PM on Thursday, 6/9 at MUELLER LAKE MORTUARY;4738 Bald Eagle Ave. at 3rd St., White Bear Lake.
Pioneer Press, 7 June 2011

He was adopted by Howard & Marion PATTERSON.

Genevieve Eva Brown, 96, of Duluth, died Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005. She wasborn on Oct. 28, 1909 in Scanlon, Minn. to Joseph and Josephine (Couture)McDougall, the youngest of seven children. Genevieve attended St. JamesSchool, graduated from Denfeld High School in 1925, attended DuluthStateTeacher's College and graduated from UMD. Her teaching career beganin Forbes, Minn., and continued in Duluth at Fairmont, Merritt,Riverside, MacArthur and Washburn Schools. In 1935, Genevieve marriedHarry C. Brown of Duluth. During summers, they operated Indian PointCampground in the 1930's and later owned and operated Windigo Lodge onthe Gunflint Trail during the 1940's, 50's and 60's. She was a formermember of the Duluth Women's Club and Holy Rosary Catholic Church.Genevieve devoted her personal life to family and her professional lifeto teaching students. She loved nature, was humble and hard-working,gracious and engaging and selfless in serving others. Always proud of herWest Duluth roots, her Scottish heritage and her family, she welcomedbabies by knitting sweaters, hats and mittens, and met the challenge ofbridge and crossword puzzles into her 90's. Genevieve is survived by herfour children, Bruce (Nancy) Brown of Gulf Shores, Ala., Gerald J.(Rosalind) Brown of Duluth, Carol (Keith) Goltz of Anchorage, Alaska andGail (Robert) Toftey of Duluth; grandchildren, Grant Brown, Karen BrownPearson, Todd Brown, Marc Brown, Jon Goltz, Sara Goltz Thomas, Amy Goltz,Andrew Toftey, Jonathan Toftey, Colin Brown and Peter Toftey; ninegreat-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her special friend,Linda Benson. The family would like to thank the staff at BenedictineHealth Center for the loving care they gave Genevieve. VISITATION:11 a.m.until the Noon service Monday in the Benedictine Health Center Chapel.Sister Susan DeWitt and Chaplain MaryAnn Snyder officiating. Burial willbe at Oneota Cemetery.
Duluth News Tribune, 26 November 2005

James Bernard "Bernie" Robinson - 80, of Kentville, passed away Friday,November 23, 2007 in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville. Born inPort Williams, Kings County, he was a son of the late James and Elizabeth(England) Robinson. He had been employed with Canada Foods and later for38 years with the Province of Nova Scotia, working in the former NovaScotia Sanatorium, Miller, and Blanchard Fraser Memorial Hospitals.During his time at the Sanatorium, he served with the fire department inmany capacities, including chief. He was also a veteran member of theKentville Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by two daughters,Patricia "Patty" (David) Pineo, Lakeville; Debbie (Edward) Murphy,Aldershot; two sons, Douglas, British Columbia; Ronald (Linda),Dartmouth; nine grandchildren, Kelly and Nicole Robinson, Matthew, Andrewand Mitchell Pineo, Jason and Kyle Murphy, Darroch and Chellan Robinson;a great grandson, Ryan; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased byhis wife, the former Dorothy "Dot" Saunders in 2005; four brothers,Patrick, Lewis, Charles and Robert. Visitation was held from 7-9 p.m.Monday, November 26, 2007, with prayers held at 8:30 p.m. all in theWhite Family Funeral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followedby a reception, was held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2007, FatherCraig Christenson officiated. A private family burial took place in theElm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill, Kings County.

Rocky Mountain News (CO) - February 25, 1999
CHRISTOPHER RAY HEGLIN, 26, of Englewood died Feb. 14. Services were Feb. 19, with burial at Littleton Cemetery. Mr. Heglin was born in North Platte, Neb., on Sept, 7, 1972. He worked for Mervyn's. Survivors include parents David and Dorothy, both of Englewood; sisters Louise of Fort Collins, Brittany of Englewood; brothers Ryan and Joshua, both of Englewood.

King of Cologne; murderd in 509 by agents of his kinsmand, Clovis I; mdN.N. a daughter of Agilolfinges.
Royalty for Commoners, Roderick W. Stuart, 3rd edition, 1998, p. 91

Arne H. Stenlund, 87, Goodhue, died suddenly on Wednesday evening,October 21, 2009 at the Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.
Arne Herman Stenlund was born on July 27, 1922 in Red Wing, to John and Lily (nee Gustafson) Stenlund. Arne grew up in rural Goodhue and graduated from Goodhue High School. He attended St. Olaf College for several years before starting to farm with his parents. On June 29, 1946 he married Lucille Prigge at Christ Lutheran Church in Zumbrota. They lived and farmed in rural Goodhue for over fifty years. Lucille died on October 23, 1997. Arne continued to live on the farm. He enjoyed farming, going to auctions, going to steam engine shows, and going for rides on his son's airplane.
Arne is survived by his sons, Glen (Linda) Stenlund of Cottage Grove and Neal (Pat) Stenlund of Goodhue; his daughter, Gloria (Bob) Fidler of Bloomington; his grandchildren, Andy (Krissy) Stenlund, Jennifer (J.R.) Temple, Lance (Amy) Stenlund, Sara Stenlund, Trevor (Andrea) Stenlund, Marie (Aaron) Buchholtz, Michele (Craig) Ehler and Keith Fidler; five great grandchildren, and his brother, Zig (Betty) Stenlund of Boulder, CO. Arne was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille and his parents.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 24, at Vasa Lutheran Church with Reverend Dell Sailer officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Goodhue. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Casketbearers were his grandchildren; Andy Stenlund, Jennifer Temple, Lance, Sara and Trevor Stenlund, Marie Buchholtz, Michele Ehler and Keith Fidler.
Arrangements are with the Mahn Family Funeral Home - Larson Chapel in Zumbrota.

She has been married three times. The name of her other husbands areMiller and Prizeou.

Reynold de Dunstanville, one of the 14 illegitimate children of Henry I,was the son of Sybil, daughter of Sir Robert Corbet, of Alcester, co.Warwick, and having m. ?Mabel, daughter and (in her issue) heir ofWilliam Fitz Richard, a man of huge estates in Cornwall, was createdabout Apr 1141, Earl of Cornwall, probably by the Empress Maud, but thetitle was fully recognised subsequently by King Stephen. He was a witnessto the compromise between Stephen and Henry, 1153. Sheriff of Devon,1173-75. He was in command, ex parte Regis, Oct 1173, against therebellious Barons. He d. spm legit, at Chertsey, Surrey, 1 July 1175, andwas buried in the Abbey of Reading, when the Earldom reverted to theCrown. [Complete Peerage, III:429 as corrected by XIV:207]

New Ulm Marlys Lambrecht, 85, of New Ulm died Wednesday, April 20, 2011at Abbott Hospital in Minneapolis surrounded by her family. Funeralservice will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 25 at the United Church ofChrist in New Ulm with Pastor Hank Campbell officiating. Burial willfollow at the New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation will be 3:00 7:00 p.m.Sunday at Schmucker Funeral Service in New Ulm and one hour prior to theservice at the church.
Marlys Mae Gluth, the daughter of Edwin and Lydia (Lippmann) Gluth, was born April 25, 1925 in New Ulm. After graduating from New Ulm High School in 1942, she attended hair design school and moved to Minneapolis where she worked at Donaldsons until 1946. Marlys and Arthur Lambrecht were blessed with over 64 years of marriage. The couple made their home in New Ulm where they owned and operated Art's Mobil and U-Haul for a combined 55 years. She was "The Boss". Marlys also worked at Stan's Red Owl, Cash Wise, and New Ulm High School until she retired in 2007. Marlys was an active member of the United Church of Christ in New Ulm and was a C.A.S.T. volunteer for many years. She especially enjoyed time spent with family and friends, baking, crocheting, gardening, canning and was an avid baseball fan for local teams and her beloved Twins. The highlight was attending the Twins opener at Target Field in 2010 and being recognized on the big screen for her 85th birthday.
Survivors include her husband Art of New Ulm; sons Duane Lambrecht and his wife Diane, Ken Lambrecht and his wife Diana, all of New Ulm, Bruce Lambrecht and his wife Jeanne of Minneapolis; daughters Marcia Belter and her husband Don of Glencoe, Kay Zibrowski and her husband Bart of Eagan; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters Delaurice Grams of Scappoose, OR, Warren Gluth and his wife Ruth of St. Petersburg, FL, Lois Fromm, Luverna Schultz and her husband Delmar all of New Ulm, Elaine Bergien and her husband Milan of Bloomington, Dale Gluth of New Ulm; sister-in-law Katherine Gluth, brother-in-law Fred Hosto, both of New Ulm; nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
The Journal, New Ulm, 23 April 2011

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

Deceased Name: Markus Neal Baggenstoss
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2002, in Gateway Little Chapel of the Chimes for Markus Neal Baggenstoss, who died April 9 at age 54.
Mr. Baggenstoss was born Dec. 10, 1947, in Olympia and moved to Portland as a child. He served in the Army in the Vietnam War. He returned to Portland and was a self-employed carpenter and later an ironworker. About 1971, he married Sandra Huber; they divorced. He married Pamela Hull about 1976; they divorced.
Survivors include his sons, Shawn A. and Scott Baggenstoss Ingoglia; sisters, Barb Miller-Lehman and Lexie Holloway-Hager; and two grandchildren.

FANCY, Maurice A. - 72, Maple Court, Parrsboro, passed away Thursday, May5, 2005, in Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan. Born inParrsboro, he was a son of Marie (Smythe) Fancy, Parrsboro and the lateMorris Fancy. He was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the MedicalCorps. He was a retired merchant mariner. He was an avid hunter andfisherman. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former GwendolynPhinney; daughters, Bernice Pettis (Harold), Truro; Heather Best (Danny),Parrsboro; Diane MacDonald (Mike), Halifax; Wandalyn Walton (Wyman),Wharton; sons, Terry (Bonnie), Parrsboro; Robert, Wharton; Jim "Happy"(Sheila), Newfoundland; brother, Frederick Leopold (Carolyn), Parrsboro;15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by sons, Cyril, and Burton in infancy; sister, Louise;brothers, Arthur and Jimmy. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today in Smith's FuneralHome, Parrsboro, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Rev.Greg Doyle officiating. Burial in Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorialdonations may be made to Lung Association Nova Scotia.
Halifax Herald, 7 May 2005

He came of age in 1256 and received his lands, including Maud Castle (akaPaincastle), which was being held for him by HUMPHREY DE BOHUN, EARL OFHEREFORD & ESSEX (RIN 3637), his father-in-law. He joined with
HUMPHREY in defense of the Welsh marches between Montgomery and Gloucester. While there, he was with the future KING EDWARD I (RIN 728). In 1262 he was summoned for action against Llewelyn II
(RIN 3517*) in Hereford. He is said to have supported KING HENRY III in the baron's war, but was dead before the Battle of Lewes (14 May 1264).
From the "Homer Beers James Genealogy" on the www: "Ralph de Toni [sic. - should be ROGER V] married Alice Bohun, daughter of Humphrey de Bohun and his wife, Maud of Eu. . . Robert de Toni [son of Roger V] d.s.p. in 1311, and his estates devolved upon his sister, Alice de Toni."

FANCY, Gwen M. - 71, Maple Court, Parrsboro, passed away Tuesday, August14, 2007, at home. Born in Berwick, she was a daughter of the late Lutherand Leona (Porter) Phinney. She is survived by daughters, Bernice Pettis(Harold), Truro; Heather Best (Danny), Parrsboro; Diane Fancy, Halifax;Wandalyn Walton (Wyman), Wharton; sons, Terry (Bonnie), Parrsboro;Robert, Wharton; Jim, Newfoundland; 15 grandchildren; fivegreat-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years,Maurice; son, Cyril; brother, Stuart. Visitation will be held 1-2 p.m.Friday in Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral service willfollow at 2 p.m. Burial in Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorial donationsmay be made to Palliative Care of South Cumberland Community Care CentreFoundation.
Halifax Herald, 6 Aug 2007

Services will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Seven Dolors Catholic Church for Graydon "Buster" Baggenstoss, 73, who died Saturday at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home.
Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at Brenny Funeral Home, Albany. Parish prayers will be a 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Graydon Baggenstoss was born in Albany to Alexander and Gertrude (Madden) Baggenstoss. He worked for Consolidated Products of Albany from 1946 to 1954.
He was in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 as a sergeant combat engineer, where he received the Good Conduct Medal. He worked at Kraft in Albany from 1956 to 1958. He then worked at De Zuriks from 1958 to 1992 in the foundry and as a maintenence worker, retiring in 1992. He was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church.
Survivors include his children, Mary Lou of San Francisco; Joseph of Avon; Julie of Sartell; and Patrick of Freeport; four grandchildren; and sisters and brother, Daisy Donkers of Faribault; Louis of Albany; and June Everson of Bellevue, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his sister and brothers, Erna Davis, Harold, Elwin, Vernon, Gordon, Lloyd, Alexander and Jake.

PHINNEY, Stuart Cecil - 67, Billtown, Kings Co., passed away Sunday,August 28, 2005, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Berwick,he was a son of the late Luther and Leona (Porter) Phinney. He had beenemployed for 23 years as a mechanic in the maintenance department ofHostess Foods until the time of his retirement. He enjoyed camping,playing the guitar, tinkering in the garage, and especially enjoyed andtook pride in maintaining his property. He is survived by his wife, theformer Barbara Atwood; daughter, Brenda (James) Long, Steam Mill, KingsCo.; son, Christopher "Chris", Coldbrook; sister, Gwen Fancy, Parrsboro.Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today in White Family Funeral Home,Kentville, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday,August 31. Burial will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Familyflowers only by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Ileitisand Colitis Foundation, The Lodge That Gives (supporting families ofcancer patients being treated at the QEII - Dickson Centre, Halifax) or acharity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to WhiteFamily Funeral Home, Kentville.
Halifax Chronicle Herald, 30 Aug 2005

Likely first wife is Kathleen, b 10/1962.

Berwick, Kings County - Luther Smythe Phinney, 71, of Berwick, diedSaturday at home. Born in Five Islands, he was a son of the late Isaackand Alice (Smythe) Phinney. He is survived by his wife, the former LeonaPorter; a son, Stewart, Billtown; a daughter, Gwendolyn (Mrs. MauriceFancy), Parrsboro; a half-brother, Leander Porter, Centerville; a sister,Irene (Mrs. Donald Lynch), Ontario; four half-sisters, Freda (Mrs. HaroldGrover), Lakeville; Etta (Mrs. Joseph Dempsey), Marden; Florence (Mrs.Jack Bowser), Kentville' Ricky (Mrs. Harry MacIntosh), Avonport; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers,Stewart and Jim. The body is in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick,where funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Paul Shaw officiating.Burial will be in Billtown Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may bemade to the Nova Scotia Heart Fund or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Halifax Chronicle Herald, 16 September 1985

Obituary - Mrs John N Chute - the town of Berwick and the surroundingcommunities were greatly shocked and saddened by the death of AlfarettaEdith, wife of Mr John N Chute, which occurred at Western Kings MemorialHospital, Monday afternoon, July 8th, following a brief illness. Mr andMrs Chute had spent the winter in Florida returning in April and,although Mrs Chute had seemed perhaps not quite in her usual good health,the re was no suspicion that she was seriously ill. In May they went toNew York to the World's Fair, and from there on to Scotia, NY, to visittheir daughter, Mrs Burr S Weaver. While in Scotia Mrs Chute's conditionbe came very alarming and as soon as possible Mr Chute and Mrs Weaverbrought her home and she entered the hospital shortly after her arrival.He r death occurred about two weeks after entering the hospital. She wast he daughter of the late Sarah and Leander Palmer, of Auburn, and wasborn in Nicholsville, seventy-two years ago. She is survived by herhusband and by one daughter, Mrs Burr S Weaver and one son, Carl, also bythree granddaughters. The only daughter of a family of six, her fivebrothers all survive: T Lorne Palmer, Auburn; Newcombe, Nicholsville;Ernest and Meredith in Massachusetts and Floyd of Centralia, Wash. MrsChute 's death removes one who always upheld and worked for every besteffort f or good in the community. For the past forty years she had beena faithful and tireless worker for the WCTU, not only in the local Unionof which she had been president many years, but she had served as well asProvincial superintendent of several departments. She was particularlyinterested in the Little White Ribboners and her entertainment of themevery year on her lawn, surrounded by her lovely flower gardens, was looked forward to with great delight by the children and thoroughly enjoyed when the day arrived. At the time of her death she was Superintendent ofScientific Temperance and Anti Narcotics. Keenly interested in WesternKings Memorial Hospital, she was one of the promoters at the time of itsorganization and an enthusiastic worker at the Hospital Bazaars. She wasa staunch member and generous supporter of the Berwick United BaptistChurch and was always ready to take part in its activities. She was veryhospitable and her home was open alike to church and community affairs. She was one of the charter members of the Berwick Red Cross Society, a member of the Women's Institute and of the Women's Missionary Aid Society.A woman of wide sympathies and of great kindness, her hand was ever o pento give to those less fortunate than herself or to those in trouble . Herplace in the community will not be filled and her loss is mourned b y avery large circle of friends. Funeral services will be held from the homeThursday afternoon, July 11th, with her pastor, Dr D J MacPhers onofficiating. The choir of the Baptist Church will be in attendance. T hepall-bearers will be: Messrs N B Morton, Hiram Thomas, J R Frizzle, LewisBishop, F K Gaetz and W A Strong. Interment will be in Berwick Cemetery.

He married second Estelle.

PROVIDENCE -- Kathleen C. McCann, 57, of Bettinson Street, East Taunton,Mass., died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at Women and Infants Hospital. She wasthe daughter of the late James L. and Artemise (Pohl) McCann.
Born in Saint Cloud, Minn., on June 16, 1946, she graduated from John Marshall High School in Minneapolis.
After graduation, Ms. McCann moved to Atlanta where she trained as a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines for several years. She then moved to Westport, Mass., and worked as an administrator at Hanover House Retirement Home in Fall River, Mass.
While working she attended night classes and studied for 10 years at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to earn a bachelor of science in accounting in 1985. She began working for A.B. Dick Co. in North Dartmouth, Mass., in the early 1980s and then went on to work for Delphax Systems Inc. in Canton, Mass.
She later worked as a financial accounting supervisor at Teledyne Rodney Metals in New Bedford, Mass., and as an accountant for Hallsmith-Sysco Food Services in Norton, Mass.
Ms. McCann was a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, Fall River, New Bedford chapter. She was also a member of the Order of Saint Luke's the Physician and would minister the sick with spirituality for healing. She attended conferences in Washington, D.C. and Toronto, Ontario.
She regularly attended service at Episcopal churches in Barrington and Portsmouth and for the last several years was a member of the First Congregational Church in Fall River.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, painting, flowers and plants, watching movies, music, cooking, and traveling.
Survivors include a daughter, Andrea Greenwood Syron of Westport; a son, Eric Greenwood of Westport; two sisters, Mary Jo Carlson of Elk River, Minn. and Collen A. McCann of Minneapolis; five brothers, James McCann of Las Vegas, Dennis M. McCann of Columbus, Ohio, Steven J. McCann of Forest Lake, Minn., Kevin A. McCann of Maplegrove, Minn., and Brian D. McCann of Resole, Minn.; two grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the First Congregational Church, 282 Rock St., Fall River. Burial will follow in the Assonet Burial Ground in Assonet, Mass.
Arrangements are by Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River.

In 1845, Austin Ross was dismissed from Presbyterian Church in Chapin,CT. He moved to Florence to join the NAEI and teach at its school. Hepurchased the homeat Meadow Street formerly owned by Samuel Hill. Austinstarted a dairy which grew into one of the largest in the Florence area.

Hilda received her PhD in Psychology from Vanderbilt University in May of2009 where she studied eye movements and visual attention. She joined theEducational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab in the fall of 2009 as a ProgramCoordinator. She is interested in the development of brain-based learninginterventions and works in the lab on various projects involvingchildrenʼs reading, math, and attention abilities.

He remarried 1 August 1957 in Bozeman to Emma Lux.

Ancestral Roots (line 190-9) states that Itta is supposed daughter ofArnoldus Bishop of Metz. Obviously there is no convincing evidence, oneway or the other, just hints & estimations. I had previously determinedthat Dode was possibly/probably daughter of Arnoldus, which (if Itta wereher sister) would make Saint Begga and her husband Ansgise/Ansgisel 1stcousins. While marriages between 1st cousins were not uncommon duringthis era, these people were supposedly close to the church and may nothave countenanced such a marriage.

Thus I have decided to adopt the following ancestry for Itta, given below in a post to SGM, 18 Feb 2003, by David Hughes (nothing is sure):

From: david hughes (
Subject: Re: Attila the Hun
Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
Date: 2003-02-18 10:11:27 PST

I am curious about the sudden interest in Attila The Hun & the genealogy of his house. . . for what it is worth here are my notes on the subject for consideration:

x. Donaton, King of Huns [1], enters Europe, circa AD 360, issue, three sons:
a. Basiq, King of Huns [2], d c 370
b. Balamber, King of Huns [3], attacks Byzantine empire, d 390
c. Uldin (Uldes), King of Huns [4] 390-411

The two sons of Uldin [4] (above) were
a. Karaton (Charaton), King of Huns [5] 411-?, the father of Octar,
King of Huns [6]
b. Kuridak

The two sons of Prince Kuridak (above) were
a. Rugila, King of Huns [7] ?-433
b. Mundzuk

The two sons of Prince Mundzuk (above) were
a. Bleda, King of Huns [8] 433-437

x. ATTILA "THE HUN" & "The Scourge", King of Huns [9] 437-453 had several wives: =1 Arykan; =2 Helche (Kreka); =3 Kriemhilt; =4 Ildiko (Hildiko); =5 Gundrun [note: a German myth says that his Burgundian wife, Gundrun, murdered her twin sons, Erpe & Eiti, begotten by him, and served their hearts for Attila to eat]

a. Scharpfe, murdered 453
b. Ortelipe, murdered 453
[Note: the sons of ATTILA quarreled after his death over the chieftainship, during which, Ardaric, the Gepidae king, rallied the Germans against their Hunnish masters and utterly defeated the Huns at the Battle of Nedao, 456, after which the remnant of the Huns gathered around the sons & grandsons of Attila "the Hun", creating several groups, of which some remained in Germany and Central Europe while others retreated to Scythia-Minor and became the Magyars, Bulgars, & Mongols]
c. Ellak, King of Huns [10] 453-456 [possibly the father of Aella of Sussex & Alesa of Wessex]
d. Tuldila, King of Huns [11] 456-7
e. Dengizec, King of Huns [12] 457-469, the father of Oulibus (d469)
f. Sengilac, the father of Sunigila (daughter), wife of Odovacar, a Teutonic chieftain, conquered the Roman Empire & became King of Italy 476-493
g. Emnetzur
h. Ultzindur
i. Elpfrat
j. Tingiz
k. Bel-Kermek (475), father of Djurash "Masgut" (498/499), father of Tatra (Baltavar) (550s), father of Boyan-Chelbir (d590), father of Tubdjak, King of Magna-Bulgaria (620), father of (a) Bu-Yurgan (Organas) & (b) Alburi (d632), father of Kubrat, 1st King of Bulgaria 632-651 [note: Kubrat is called the "son" of Organus in one source, and called his "nephew" in another source, as the son of his brother, Alburi]
l. Ernak [called Attila's "youngest son"], King of Huns [13] 469-476
m. Escam (Ascama) (daughter), wife of Ardaric, a Gepidae chief/king

Note: the descent-line from Attila The Hun to Charlemagne posted recently on the net is incorrect, however, the descent can be made through the wife of Pepin of Landen rather than through his mother, which then would be:

00. Attila The Hun (d453)
01. Escam (Ascama) = Ardaric, Gepidae-King of Germany (d476)
02. Elemund (d493/515)
03. Austrisa = Waccho, Lombard-King of Italy (d540)
04. Walderade =1 Theudebald, King of France 548-555 [Note: she =2 Clothaire I of France; & =3 Garibald I of Bavaria]
05. Grimoalde, Duke of Aquitaine (d599) = Itite (d612), daughter of Severus, a duke
06. Itte (Idoberge) (d652) = Pepin [I] of Landen (d639)
07. Begga (d694) = Ansgise (d685)
08. Pepin [II] of Heristal (d714) =2 Aupais
09. Charles "Martel", Duke of France 737-741 =1 Rotrude
10. Pepin "Le Korte", King of France 751-768 = Bertha "The White-Lady"
11. Charlemagne

Possible ID:
Ruth Orton, b. 8 Jul 1913, d 3 Sep 2003 at Salem, Rockingham, NH.
SSN issued in Massachusetts

HERMISTON -- Leslie Harold Pyle, 87, of Hermiston, a former 40-year HoodRiver resident, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Good Shepherd MedicalCenter in Hermiston.
A graveside service for Mr. Pyle will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River.
Mr. Pyle was born May 1, 1916, at Hermitage, Mo., to William and Margaret Pyle.
He lived at Hood River for more than 40 years and was employed by the Hood River School District for many years until his retirement. He had also farmed at O'Dell and for the past five years had been a resident of Hermiston.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Fyrn Lucille Pyle of Hermiston; daughters, Mavis Prinzing of Hood River and Wanda Rossi and Martha Tennant, both of Hermiston; son, Dennis Pyle of Lyle, Wash.; brother, William Pyle of Gresham, 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Willard Pyle.
East Oregonian, Pendleton, OR, 23 February 2004

Harriett E. Michel, 89, of Newburgh, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, atCypress Grove Rehabilitation Center in Newburgh.
Harriett was a member of the Shepherd of Paradise Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by one great-grandson, her brother, Richard Barton, and daughter, Darlene Cronin, in 2003, and her husband of 55 years, Edwin J. Michel, in l995.
Harriett is survived by one son, Delbert E. Michel, of Newburgh: nine grandchildren, Jeff Michel, Rodney Michel, Chad Michel, Jay Reed, Carol McDaniel, Kenny Copeland, Kevin Copeland, Denna McFall and Troy Copeland; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday at Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Evansville.
Published in the Courier Press, 24 October 2007

Count in the Nordgau and Northern Hamalant; Count in the Ortengau andArgau, Duke of Friesland in Hamalant; captured by the Norsemen andransomed by his mother, Evesna; murdered, after 898, while in pursuit ofWalcher, Count of Friesland, son of Gerold de Fries

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. - Ivan "Jay" Reed III, 48, of Santa Claus, Indiana,went home to be with his Lord Saturday, September 5, 2009, at DeaconessGateway Hospital.
He was born to Ivan "Jairus" Reed Jr. and Theresa Ann (Rhinerson) Reed in Evansville on December 27, 1960. Jay graduated from Castle High School in Newburgh in 1978. He served in the United States Navy from 1982-1986 as a 3rd class petty officer and plank holder on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Carl Vinson.
Jay was employed as a tech at Santa Claus Utility Department. He was a member of Little Pigeon Baptist Church in Lamar, Indiana, and had attended Old Friendship General Baptist Church in Lynnville. Jay was a member of the National Rifle Association, Ducks Unlimited and Red Brush Rifle Range. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. He enjoyed going to gospel and bluegrass music festivals. Jay loved traveling to the countryside, especially with his family. He was an avid game hunter and gun enthusiast.
Surviving are his wife of 13 years, Mary Nell (Brown) Reed of Santa Claus; stepdaughter, Meagann Garrett of Santa Claus;, stepson, Scott (Lawren) Green and their daughter, Jessica, of Bowling Green, Ky.; father, Ivan "Jairus" (Carolyn) Reed Jr. of Chandler, Ind.; stepfather, Delbert Michel of Newburgh; half sisters, Rose (JR) Holsinger of Chandler and Lisa (Jimmy) Garrison of Chandler; half brothers, Jeff (Jennifer) Michel of Evansville, Rodney Michel of Kalispell, Mont., and Chad Michel of Newburgh; his canine companion, Solomon; nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and the extended family of loved ones.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Theresa Ann Michel, half brother, Jason Reed, twin half brothers, Todd and Scott Michel and numerous grandparents.
Funeral services are planned for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., with Rev. Don Jones and
Rev. Phillip Elikofer officiating. Burial will be in Reed Cemetery in rural Tennyson, Indiana, with military rites.
Friends may visit 2 to 8 p.m. today, September 8, 2009, at Browning Funeral Home and from 10 a.m. to service time on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.
Evansville Courier & Press, 8 September 2009

HERMISTON - Fyrn Lucille Pyle, 92, of Hermiston died Friday, May 13,2011, at the Regency Hermiston Nursing & Rehabilitation Center inHermiston. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 17 at 1 p.m. atthe Idlewilde Cemetery in Hood River.
Mrs. Pyle was born March 7, 1919, in Avery, Mo., to Robert and Mona Miller. She was a longtime resident of Hood River for more than 40 years. She had lived in Hermiston the past 12 years.
Survivors include daughters Mavis Prinzing of Hood River and Wanda Rossi and Martha Tennant, both of Hermiston; son Dennis Pyle of Portland; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Harold Pyle, in 2004, and son Willard Pyle.
East Oregonian, Pendleton, 16 May 2011

Everett R. MacKeen, 82, of Vernon, husband of Dorothy (Huntoon) MacKeen,died Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at his home.
Born in Ellsworth, Maine, the son of the late James A. and Clarice H. (Dennison) MacKeen, he lived in Cutler, Maine prior to moving to Vernon in 1955. He worked as a transportation specialist for Combustion Engineering until retirement. He served in the U.S. Army WWII as a Glider Pilot with the 304th Troop Carrier and the 442nd Troop Carrier Groups.
Besides his wife, Dorothy, married 58 years, he leaves his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and John Oliver of Enfield; his brother, Raymond MacKeen of Cutler, Maine; his four grandchildren, John and Matthew Oliver, Clarissa Graham and Shane White; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Sheila White; his brother, Arnold; and his sister, Phyllis Springer.
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.
The Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, Vernon, has care of arrangements.
Journal Inquirer, Manchester, CT 18 October 2004

DERBY -- Darlene R. Michel Copeland Cronin, 62, died Sunday, Feb. 23,2003, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
Darlene had lived in the Derby area for 13 years after moving from Chrisney, Ind. She was a member of the Christian Community Church in Tell City, Ind., and was a partner of TBN and also a partner of Benny Hinn Ministries.
Darlene is survived by her husband of 13 years, Larry Cronin of Derby, Ind.; her mother, Harriett Michel of Newburgh, Ind.; two daughters, Carol McDaniel of Newburgh, Ind., and Deanna McFall of Hatfield, Ind.; three sons, Kenneth Copeland of Evansville, Ind., Kevin Copeland of Chrisney, Ind., and Troy Copeland of Jasper, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and a brother, Delbert Michel of Newburgh, Ind.
Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Koehler Funeral Home Perigo Chapel, 7022 Heim Road in Chandler, Ind., with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Chandler, Ind.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 8 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Koehler Funeral Home Perigo Chapel in Chandler, Ind. Evansville Courier & Press, 24 February 2003

She married 24 May 2002 shortly before her death to Rangå.

Listed as an idiot in the 1880 census.

Adopted as many as 20 children.
Dale A. Hess, 52, St. Charles, MO, formerly of Hibbing, died Monday, 24 February 1992 in St. Louis County, MO. He was born in Browns Valley, MN. He was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in St. Charles and a social worker for the past 2 years for the Division of Family Services. Survivors include his wife, Jane Bartlett Hess; five sons, Michael Koebensky and Tome Jacobson, both of St. Charles, Brian Hess of Minneapolis, William Nelson with the Air Force in New York and Darren Hess of Phoenix; six daughters Cindy Hess and Kristi Hess, both of Lompoc, CA. Barbara Bentz of Columbia, MO, Amber Hess and Amanda Hess, both of Minneapolis, and Rebecca Nelson of St. Charles; his mother, Bertha Hess of Wheaton, MN; a sister, Martha Yorks of Minneapolis; two brothers, Gilbert of Minneapolis and Clarence of Fergus Falls; six grandchildren. Services will be today in Baue-St. Charles Chapel. Visitations will be from 1 until 2 p.m. services Saturday in Range Funeral Home in Hibbing. Burial will be in Town of White Cemetery, White Township, St. Louis County, Aurora, MN.

Funeral services for Clarence E. Metcalfe of Ghent, who died at his home,Tuesday, will be held from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. WilliamKraft, Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Reverend Percy J. Kinkerria W.will officiate. Interment will be in West Ghent Cemetery. Mr. Metcalfe, afarmer, had been in ill health for over a year. He is survived by. hiswife; a daughter, Mrs. Kraft; a brother Edward Metcalfe of California;two nieces and three grandchildren.
The Chatham Courier, 1 April 1948

Married several times.
May have been married to Mary E. born about 1938 based on a Stearn County marriage on 9 Aug 1971.

Sioux Falls - Merle Twedt, 75, of Beresford, died January 4, at SiouxValley Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Survivors include his wife, Marlys, Beresford 2 sons, Allen (Nancy), Richmond, VA and Kenny (Lynn), Venice, FL 2 daughters, Kathleen (Jack) Kennedy, Beresford, and Merry (Randy) Kruger, Pittsburg, PA 12 grandchildren three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 8, 2004, at Brooklyn Evangelical Free Church, rural Beresford. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 PM to 8 PM, with family present from 7 PM to 8 PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.
Sioux Falls Area, 6 January 2004

KOONTZ LAKE-John W. Rhode Sr., 72, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011in his son John's home in Walkerton. John was born December 6, 1938 inNorth Judson, IN to Frank and Minnie (Abraham) Rhode and lived in thearea most of his life. Survivors include his son, John (Shannon) RhodeJr. of Walkerton; two step-daughters, Terri (George) Lawton of KoontzLake and Janet (Richard) Goff of Walkerton; one step-son, Bill Clark ofHanna; two sisters, Dorothy (Don) Shirley of North Liberty and MarieSmith of Sebring, FL; one brother, Frank (Jan) Rhode of Noblesville, INand many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in deathby his parents; one step-son, Tim Clark and one grandson, David Lawton.
John was a former employee of Reith Riley in Goshen. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion, VFW and 40/8.
Funeral services will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel with Pastor Glenn Jerrell officiating. Cremation will follow. Friends may call Sunday from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. ET at the funeral home.

Helen Katherine HOAG was born in 1917 to Earl and Beulah Farrell. Theoldest of six children, she was raised on a farm in Michigan. She beganher teaching career at age 17 in a one-room school house. She thengraduated from Western Michigan Teachers College. She met her futurehusband Richard, on a blind date. They were married for 60 years untilhis death in 2002. She raised her children well, and enjoyed substituteteaching in the Los Angeles Area schools. She is survived by her threechildren, Robert, Judy and Janet and her sons-in-law, James Thwing andRobert Gamboa. She is also survived by her sister Janice Matina of NewYork, and her brother Bob of Ohio. She had four grand children, Aimee,Jessica, Abby and Kyle, who affectionately called her Hunna. In life, shewas an avid reader, seamstress, and piano player. A special thanks to hercaregiver Adrianna, who took care of her during her final years, as hermemory declined. At her request, there will be no services.
The Sacramento Bee, 2 August 2006

James "Stewart" Spicer - 69, Harbourville, Kings Co., formerly ofBerwick, Kings Co. passed away in his sleep on Monday November 3, 2008,after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Berwick, he was a son ofthe late Maurice and Mabel Spicer (of Berwick). Stewart had spent threeyears in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was a former associate memberof the Royal Canadian Legion, Ortona Branch # 69, Berwick. He had workedat Berwick Bakery, Boylans Red & White Store and worked as a meat cutterat Larsens Packers Ltd., Berwick. Stewart was a veteran member of theBerwick & District Volunteer Fire Department, and had coached the BerwickFire Department Hockey Team. He loved the Bay of Fundy and to be on thewater. Stewart and Donna were happy to return to the Bay area to live inlater years. He along with Keith Durno helped to build Greg HamiltonʼsSeafood Lobster Pound. Stewart ran the lobster pound there prior to hisillness. He was an avid hunter, loved to fish and travel. Surviving arehis wife, Donna (Dorey) Spicer, Harbourville; sons, Dale (Janice), Shane(Gail) and Troy (Heather) Spicer; grandchildren, Devon, Justine, Jessica,Briana & Jeremy, all of Berwick. He loved all his family and had a veryclose relationship with them. Also surviving are brothers, Gregg Spicer,Edmonton, Alberta; Allan (Hallie) Spicer, Iowa; Mark (Leslie) Spicer,Berwick; sister, Dale Morrow, Truro; brothers-in-law, Rod (Lois) Dorey;Terry (Stephanie) Hiltz, all of Berwick; Carman (Lydia) Alride, Ont.;Gary (Muriel) Zwicker, Chester; uncle, Barry (Margaret) Spicer, Welsford;many nieces, nephews & cousins. Besides his parents, he was predeceasedby a sister, Joy Spicer-Alride. In accordance with Stewarts wishes, therewill be no visitation or funeral service. The family hosted reception inhis memory at the Michelin Social Club, Waterville, Friday November 7,from 1-3 p.m. Burial will take place in the Berwick Cemetery, at a laterdate. Family flowers only, donations in his memory may be made to theW.K.M. Health Centre, Berwick, Valley Regional Hospital Foundation,Kentville, Harbourville Wharf Restoration Society or to the VictorianOrder of Nurses, Annapolis Valley Branch. A special thank you from thefamily to Dr. Mercer, receptionist Angie & all the nurses.

Daughter or Daughter-in-law:
Rebecca S. Williams Clark
GRANDVIEW -- Billie Ann (Wright) Ayer, 68, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, in Warrick County.
She was a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Chrisney, Ind.
Surviving are a son, Lonnie Ayer; two daughters, Dearia Bolen and Rachelle Newton; a brother, Mike Wright; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, with burial in Grandview Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time Monday at the funeral home.
Evansville Courier & Press, 25 September 2005

RIPLEY, N.Y. - Richard B. Hoag, 82, of Roseville, Calif., died Wednesday,Dec. 4, 2002.
He was born Aug. 12, 1920, in Ripley, son of the late Edward and Harriet Button Hoag.
He retired as an aeronautical engineer for Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems. He worked on various company projects, including the stealth fighter.
He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in 1942.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Russell Hoag.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Helen Hoag; a son, Robert Hoag of San Diego; two daughters, Judy Thwing and her husband, James, and Janet Gamboa and her husband, Robert, all of El Dorado Hills, Calif.; a brother, Earl Hoag of California; and four grandchildren.
There were no calling hours.
Burial was private at East Ripley Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 W. Main St., Ripley.
Erie Times-News, 11 January 2003

Possible death date:
James A. Kennedy died in Hanson on 11 Aug 1909.

Berg, Ruben C., "Ludy" of St. Paul. Died peacefully on February 22, 2010at his home in Chisago City, Minnesota. Ruben is preceded in death by hiswife, Clarice. He is survived by his children, John (Remy), Gerald(Diane), Barbara (Dennis) Sundstrom; six grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; two great great grandchildren; nieces. A Celebration ofHis Life will be held at 11:00 a.m, Friday, February 26, 2010 at ParmlyLifePointes Chapel, 28210 Old Towne Road, Chisago City, MN. Visitationwill be one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Private interment atRoselawn Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Parmly LifePoints orShriners Hospitals.
St. Paul Pioneer Press, 24 February 2010

FOSTER, Marilyn Dawne - 66, South Berwick, Kings Co., passed away Sunday,March 6, 2005, in Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth. Born in Berwick,Kings Co., she was a daughter of Verna P. (Joudrey) Tufts Lutz, Berwick,and the late Winfred Tufts.
Marilyn had been employed at several places including Boylan's Red & White Store, Morse's Farm, Burgess Grocery Store and Steadmans Department Store, all in Berwick. She had been a Watkins agent for several years. She was a snowmobile enthusiast and was a member of the A.V.L. and R.R. Snowmobile Club. She was also a member of St. Eudora Rebekah Lodge No. 43, Berwick, for 35 years and had served as Treasurer for 20 years. Marilyn enjoyed reading, knitting, watching and feeding the birds, especially hummingbirds, and spending time with her family, most of all her grandchildren. She, along with her late husband, enjoyed their cottage at Lake Paul. Besides her mother, she is survived by her son, Jamey (Jackie) Foster, Aylesford; grandchildren, Thomas, Benjamin and Makayla Foster; Godson, Gary (Carrie) Zwicker Jr. and children, Megan and Andrew Zwicker; brother, Morris (Elizabeth) Tufts, Hamilton, Ont.; half-brother, Kevin (Lori) Tufts, Smithville, Ont.; sisters, Pam Lutz, Dartmouth; Darlene Robertson, Back Bay, N.B.; half-sisters, Wendy (Bill) LeBlanc, Smithville, Ont.; Beverly Ann (Harry) Zwartz, Grimsby, Ont.; special sister-in-law, Linda Tufts, Berwick; special aunt, Dorothy Tufts, Etobicoke, Ont.; great-aunt, Eileen Snyder, New Minas; several other aunts and uncles; several cousins, nieces and nephews, including special nephew, Scott Foster, Grafton. Besides her father, she was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Ronald Leslie Foster; brother, Perry Tufts; half-brother, Brian Tufts; paternal grandparents, Cecil and Linda Tufts; maternal grandparents, Norma and Harry Joudrey. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick, where funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Donald MacPherson officiating, with burial in Berwick Cemetery.

From Wikipedia

Roger de Montgomerie, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury was known as Robert "the Great" of Montgomery (English). Son of another Roger de Montgomerie, who was a relative, probably a grandnephew, of duchess Gunnor, wife of duke Robert I of Normandy. The elder Roger had large holdings in central Normandy, chiefly in the valley of the Dives, which the younger Roger inherited.

Roger was one of William the Conqueror's principal counselors. He did not fight in the initial invasion of England in 1066, instead staying behind to help govern Normandy. Afterwards he was entrusted with land in two places critical for the defense of England, receiving the Rape of Arundel at the end of 1067 (or in early 1068), and in November 1071 he was created Earl of Shrewsbury. (A few historians believe that while he received the Shropshire territories in 1071 he was not created earl until a few years later.)

Roger was thus one of the half a dozen greatest magnates in England during William the Conqueror's reign. In addition to the large part of Sussex included in the Rape of Arundel, and seven-eights of Shropshire which were associated with the earldom of Shrewsbury, he had estates in Surrey, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Cambridgeshire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire.

After Williams's death in 1087, Roger had joined with other rebels to overthrow the newly crowned king William Rufus in the Rebellion of 1088. However William was able to convince Roger to abandon the rebellion and side with the king, which was fortuitious as the rebels were beaten and lost their land holdings in England. Roger first married Mabel of Bêlleme, who was heiress to a large territory on both sides of the border between Normandy and Maine. By her he had 10 children:
Roger Montgomery, d. 1066
Robert of Bellême, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury
Hugh of Montgomery
Roger the Poitevin
Philip, d. 1099 died while on crusade at the Siege of Antioch
Arnulf of Montgomery
Emma, abbess of Almenchêches
Matilda, m. Robert, Count of Mortain
Mabel, m. Hugh of Châteauneuf-en-Thimerais.
Sibyl, m. Robert Fitzhamon.

Roger then married Adelaide of Le Puiset, by whom he had one son, Everard, who entered the Church.

After his death, Roger's estates were divided. The eldest surviving son, Robert, received the bulk of the Norman estates (as well as his mother's estates); the next son, Hugh, received the bulk of the English estates and the earldom of Shrewsbury. After Hugh's death the elder son Robert inherited the earldom.From Wikipedia

Known as Robert "the Great" of Montgomery (English). Son of another Roger de Montgomerie, who was a relative, probably a grandnephew, of duchess Gunnor, wife of duke Robert I of Normandy. The elder Roger had large holdings in central Normandy, chiefly in the valley of the Dives, which the younger Roger inherited.

Roger was one of William the Conqueror's principal counselors. He did not fight in the initial invasion of England in 1066, instead staying behind to help govern Normandy. Afterwards he was entrusted with land in two places critical for the defense of England, receiving the Rape of Arundel at the end of 1067 (or in early 1068), and in November 1071 he was created Earl of Shrewsbury. (A few historians believe that while he received the Shropshire territories in 1071 he was not created earl until a few years later.)

Roger was thus one of the half a dozen greatest magnates in England during William the Conqueror's reign. In addition to the large part of Sussex included in the Rape of Arundel, and seven-eights of Shropshire which were associated with the earldom of Shrewsbury, he had estates in Surrey, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Cambridgeshire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire.

After Williams's death in 1087, Roger had joined with other rebels to overthrow the newly crowned king William Rufus in the Rebellion of 1088. However William was able to convince Roger to abandon the rebellion and side with the king, which was fortuitious as the rebels were beaten and lost their land holdings in England. Roger first married Mabel of Bêlleme, who was heiress to a large territory on both sides of the border between Normandy and Maine. By her he had 10 children:
Roger Montgomery, d.1066
Robert of Bellême
Hugh of Montgomery
Roger the Poitevin
Philip, d. 1099 at the Siege of Antioch
Arnulf of Montgomery
Emma, abbess of Almenchêches
Matilda m. Robert, Count of Mortain.
Mabel m. Hugh of Châteauneuf-en-Thimerais.
Sibyl m. Robert Fitzhamon.

Roger then married Adelaide of Le Puiset, by whom he had one son, Everard, who entered the Church.

After his death, Roger's estates were divided. The eldest surviving son, Robert, received the bulk of the Norman estates (as well as his mother's estates); the next son, Hugh, received the bulk of the English estates and the earldom of Shrewsbury. After Hugh's death the elder son Robert inherited the earldom.

Parents were John and Inga Christian Otterson

Kelly A. Green Lipiska March 3, 2006
Kelly A. Green Lipiska, 41, State St. Rd., Auburn, died Friday. Survivors: husband Thomas; son Thomas Gregory Jr.; daughter Miranda Jade; parents Martin and Roberta Green. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Hyacinth Church. Calling Hours: 3 to 8 p.m.
Contributions: American Cancer Society Leukemia Research.
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, 5 March 2006

PEPPERELL Louise (West) Roberts, 88 of Pepperell and Townsend, died atApple Valley Nursing Home in Ayer on August 30. She was born in Peabodyon November 9, 1915 daughter of the late Roy and Beulah (Arnold) West andwas the wife of the late James S. Roberts who died in 1976. She grew upin Waltham and attended the Waltham School System. Louise was married in1939 to Mr. Roberts and made their home in Harvard for 3 years. They thenmoved to Gillville and Sterling. She made her home in Townsend for 20years and had most recently lived in Pepperell. She was a member of theGrace Baptist Church in Pepperell.
Mrs. Roberts is survived by 2 sons, Harley W. Roberts and Harry J. Roberts both of West Townsend; 2 daughters, Beverly Odess of Lancaster and Myrtle Long of North Brookfield, 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Alvin West.
A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Bellevue Cemetery, Harvard. Badger Funeral Home, Littleton is in charge of arrangements.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 1 September 2004

Additional grandchild:
Shanathan Ann Newton
GRANDVIEW -- Frank Leland Ayer, 65, of Grandview, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at Owensboro Mercy Health System in Owensboro, Ky.
He was born in Grandview, Ind., on October 20, 1936, to Frank Leslie and Lola (Miller) Ayer. He was a farmer and a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Chrisney, Ind.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Billie Ann; a son, Lonnie Ayer at home; two daughters, Deaira Bolen and Rachelle Polster, both of Grandview, Ind.; his mother, Lola Ayer of Evansville, Ind.; a sister, Betty Miller of Evansville, Ind.; and four grandchildren, Scott and Deandra Bolen, Logan Polster and Shawnathan Newton.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Cornerstone United Methodist Church in Chrisney, Ind., the Rev. Steve Ellis officiating, burial in Grandview Cemetery in Grandview, Ind.
Visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. on Friday at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, Ind., and from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church in Chrisney.
Evansville Courier & Press, 12 September 2002

HUDSON - Alvin E. West, 75, of 21 Blaine St. died Tuesday evening inMarlboro Hospital.
He leaves his wife, Grace (Montecalvo) West; two sons, James F. and Richard A. West, both of Hudson; and a sister, Louise Roberts of Pepperell. Mr. and Mrs. West were married 45 years. He was born in Peabody, son of Roy and Beulah (Arnold) West, and lived here many years.
Mr. West was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Northern France, the Rhineland and the Ardennes.
He was a painter for many years with the former Babcock Painting Co. of Bolton and later worked at the Orlando Painting Co.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in Christ the King Church, 48 Central St. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 23 July 1992

John M. 'Jack' Lietzau, 96, of Cosmos, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2000, atMeeker County Memorial Hospital, Litchfield.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Peace Lutheran Church, Cosmos, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Sunday at Hughes Funeral Home, Cosmos, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church Monday.
He is survived by daughter, Lois Eastman and husband Victor of rural Litchfield; sons, Delano and wife Yvonne and Charles and wife Twyla of Cosmos; daughter-in-law, Donna Lietzau of Litchfield; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Harold and wife Jean of La Habra Heights, Calif.; sister-in-law, Pearl E. of Cosmos; and nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Clara; son, Levi; daughter-in-law, Janet; greatgrandchildren, Jason and Samantha Lietzau; brothers, Robert and another in infancy; sister, Jeanette Bemis; brother-in-law, Floyd and sister-in-law Frances.
He was born July 15, 1903, in Hassen Valley Township, rural Biscay, to Albert and Emme (Kiecker) Lietzau. He grew up in the Cosmos area, and attended rural school. He married Clara Laura Hintz on June 5, 1924, in Cosmos. He was the first barber in Cosmos. He later entered the lumber and hardware business. He was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church, Cosmos. He served on the REA board for 28 years and was a member of the Independent Retail Lumber Dealers Association. He helped organize the school in Cosmos and the Cosmos Band. In 1949, he sponsored Meeker County's first Displaced persons family. He was honored as the 1989 Meeker County Outstanding Citizen.

Viola Mae BENJAMIN, 73, Waterville, Kings Co., passed away Tuesday, March31, 2009, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, with her loving familyat her side. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late James andFrances (Rogers) Benjamin. Viola was a member of Christ Anglican Church,Berwick, and was an adherent of the Waterville Baptist Church. She hadbeen a Brownie Leader and enjoyed taking photographs and had beenemployed by Jeff Wilson Photography. Viola loved to do crafts, was anavid bird watcher and enjoyed horses. Surviving are her children, Wanda(Allan) Rose, Kentville; Sheila (Larry) Reese, Cambridge Sta.; Paul(Sally) Welton, Blemheim, Ont.; grandchildren, Samantha (Paul) Durling;Jason (Jill) Reese, Lacey Reese (Corey Peterson); Kyle and MitchellWelton; great-grandchildren, Megan, Alyssa and Amber; brothers, James(Margaret) Benjamin Jr., Edmonton, Alta.; Wesley (Wendy) Benjamin,London, Ont.; Carl Benjamin, Kentville; sisters, Dorothy (Louis) Kerr,Avonport; Edith (Rae) Hiltz, Port Williams. Besides her parents, she waspredeceased by her former husband, Thomas Welton. Visitation for Violawill take place 7-9 p.m. today in the H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, 192Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0, (902-538-9900), from where thefuneral service will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 4, Rev.Elizabeth Johnson officiating. Burial in the Elm Grove Cemetery, SteamMill.
The Halifax Herald

Obituary lists several other children. More than likely by Warren.
They are listed as
Mrs. George Grant, Sioux City, Woodbury, IA

Kenneth W. McDaniel, 45, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005.
Kenneth was a self-employed contractor, who loved his work.
He was a member of Homebuilder's Association.
He loved trap shooting, deep sea fishing and gardening. He also loved flying kites with his girls.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Paul McDaniel, in 1995, and his father, Paul McDaniel.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Carol L. (Copeland) McDaniel of Evansville, Ind.; his mother, Juanita McDaniel of North Carolina; four daughters, Bethany Whitehouse and husband Marc of England, Heather McDaniel of Daytona, Fla., Ashley McDaniel of Evansville and Emily McDaniel at home; two brothers, Michael McDaniel of Chandler, Ind., and Randy McDaniel of Fort Myers Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Cindy Joneson of Boonville, Ind., and Kathy Green of North Carolina; one grandchild, Caitlyn Whitehouse; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services 7 p.m. Monday, September 26, from the Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel. Friends may call 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel, 7022 Heim Road, Chandler, Ind.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Kenneth for their children in care of Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel. Envelopes provided at the funeral home.

Memorial services were held Sunday, Oct. 24, at St. James Catholic Churchfor Walter Oscar Hussa, 89, who passed away Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004 atthe Surprise Valley Hospital in Cedarville.
Hussa, a Surprise Valley native, born to W.H. and Elizabeth Donnelly Hussa on April 28, 1915 in Cedarville, was second in a family of three children: the eldest, Frances, died in infancy; Walter; and Margaret Hussa Queirolo of Sacramento.
On Nov. 9, 1938, Hussa and Katherine Gooch, also a native of Surprise Valley, were married in Los Angeles and returned to Cedarville to make their home.
To this union was born son, John, and daughter, Nancy.
Hussa entered the butcher trade after graduating from Surprise Valley High School and completing two years of study at Herald Business College in Sacramento. He continued working alongside his father W. H. Hussa in the plant and behind the retail counter. Years earlier, the company had expanded the retail meat trade with shops in Ft. Bidwell and Alturas, and into cattle ranching as well. Alkali Cattle Company, comprised of P. B. Harris, Lee Heryford and W.H. Hussa, trailed its cattle 60 miles east to summer pasture on Badger Mountain and the surrounding country in Nevada. Alkali Cattle Company held a grazing permit on Sheldon Antelope Range from 1938 until the mid 1980s. The cattle wintered on the home ranches in Surprise Valley.
Hussa was a member of the Cedarville Fire Department for 68 years, a volunteer department founded by his father. He was a charter member of the Surprise Valley Rotary club and honored as a Paul Harris Fellow for active service. In 1998, he was awarded a jacket and a pin for 60 years of service, and in 2004 Hussa completed his 66th year as a Rotarian. He served the community and region in many capacities and was a member of the school board; Modoc County Cattleman's Association; Modoc County Bull Sale Committee; and the BLM Stewardship Committee. Hussa was also a member and director of the Lassen Production Credit Association, a past president of the North Cal-Neva Resource Conservation District, was a director of the Vya Soil Conservation District, and Federal Land Bank. He gained a life membership into the Society of Range Management and was named Rangeman of the Year.
Older residents of Surprise Valley will remember Hussa playing saxophone and clarinet for local dances and cooking at various community and FFA barbecues for many years.
His beloved wife, Kay, preceded Hussa in death. Surviving are his son John and daughter-in-law Linda of Cedarville; daughter Nancy Bean of Fort Langley, Canada: granddaughter Lynne "Katie" Tims, Cleveland, Miss.; grandsons Michael and Jonathan Bean; great-grandson Nicholas Tims; sister Margaret Queirolo of Sacramento, niece Judy, and nephews Jim and Gary Queirolo.
Father Patrick Henry officiated at the memorial mass at St. James Church of the Sacred Heart Parish. Members of St. James Guild attended the service and served a potluck lunch.

Memories of Walt Hussa by Ron Morgan
I worked in a grocery store, Lowell and Williams, in Alturas in the late thirties, before and after school and all day Saturday. This grocery store also had a meat market within the store. The store was owned by Walter Hussa and was managed by Arthadeus Rachford.
Walt would make about two trips per week from Cedarville to Alturas to keep the store stocked with meat and to assist Mr. Rachford with cutting, packaging and grinding meat for sale. One day he was grinding up a big batch of hamburger meat when he let out quite a howl. Somehow he got his thumb caught in the grinder and of course lost that thumb. To this day I often wonder whether that particular batch of ground beef was sold or thrown out. Money was pretty hard to come by then.
Walt was a large person, not only in size but in personality and capability. I used to think that he was pretty old, but he was only a few years older than I. Perspective is often non-existent when you are young.
In 1937, Alturas suffered a flood. I hooked a ride in a row boat to the Lowell and Williams store and started the clean up with the rest of the employees. When it came time for lunch, nobody had anything prepared. We helped ourselves to some salami from the meat market and bread and mayonnaise from the store and the eight of us, that were there, had quite a feast on Salami sandwiches. I remember Arthadeus trying to explain to Walt that he had no idea what happened to all of the salami that had been stocked in that meat case.
Those were the days that when you accompanied your mom to the meat market you were always given a wiener to eat by the butcher. Also, in those days, beef liver was given to customers, requesting it, for their dogs. A loaf of bread cost a dime, a quart of milk cost a dime, and you could get a Polly Ann Bakery berry pie for 35 cents. On special occasions my lunch consisted of a whole berry pie and a quart of milk. When I spent my money for that lunch, I only earned a nickel for my days work. It was a different time then with different values.


LONGTIME DRAFTSWOMAN, 71 Winifred G. Rusher, 71, of Towamencin Township,died of a cerebral hemorrhage Tuesday in the emergency room at North PennHospital.
Mrs. Rusher, a graduate of Olney High School, studied piano at the Curtis Institute of Music. She also studied modern dance and ballet.
For many years, she worked as a draftswoman for architectural firms in Philadelphia. She retired in 1982.
She is survived by her mother, Angela B. Huber; son, John J. 3d; four grandchildren; a brother; and a sister.
Services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Derstine and Cannon Avenues, Lansdale, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Burial will be in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Prospectville.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, 24 January 1998

QUEIROLO, Margaret Born Margaret Hussa in Cedarville, Calif., on April25, 1917, she lived in Cedarville during her youth and had many fondmemories of riding up and down the Surprise Valley with her father in hishorse drawn butcher wagon. She graduated from Surprise Valley High Schoolin a class of 12. She left Cedarville to live with two of her friendsfrom Cedarville who had come to Sacramento and attended Heald's BusinessCollege. After graduating from Heald's, she worked for the State ofCalifornia. One of her positions was working for the CaliforniaDepartment of Employment as a file clerk and various other clericalpositions. Her work with the State left a lasting impression upon her, asshe noted to one of her sons thirty years after leaving state servicethat, "I still have nightmares sometimes about files that I can't find."She married Francis August Queirolo of Sacramento in 1942. When Francisreturned from World War II, she left her State job to become a fulltimehomemaker with the birth of her daughter Judy. She lived for fifty yearsat 2714 S Street in Sacramento's Midtown neighborhood. As her healthdeclined, she moved into Trinity House Assisted Living and Mercy McMahon.As a homemaker, she was actively involved in community events at theNewton Booth School. She and Francis were active members of Tehas DanceClub. She worked as a volunteer receptionist at St. Francis ChurchRectory and was also active in the Mercy General Hospital Guild. Shedeveloped a passion for golf, and was a member of the Cordova Couple'sClub and Haggin Oaks Niners. She was preceded in death by her husbandFrancis Queirolo, her parents Walter and Elizabeth Hussa of Cedarville,and her brother, Walter Hussa of Cedarville. She is lovingly survived byher children Judith Tillinghast of Lodi, James Queirolo of Sacramento,and Gary Queirolo of Pacifica, as well as her grandchildren Shawn Tienkenof Redwood City, Shannon Scott of Lodi, and Jovel Queirolo of Pacifica.Private Interment Services will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery under thedirection of the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS. In lieu of flowers,contributions may be made to Mercy McMahon.
The Sacramento Bee, 18 December 2007

From Wikipedia

Robert, Count of Mortain (d. 1095) was a half-brother of William the Conqueror, and became a great landholder in both England and Normandy.

He was the son of William the Conqueror's mother Herleva, and Herluin, viscount of Conteville. Odo, Bishop of Bayeux was his older full brother. He was probably born around 1040, but perhaps a few years earlier.

Around 1055 Duke William was consolidating his hold on the duchy, and having disposessed the count of Mortain, gave the county to Robert. Mortain was a frontier territory, bordering on Brittany and Maine, and Robert contributed to the defense of the duchy by constructing castles at the town of Mortain, and at St. Hilaire-du-Harcouet, le Tilleul, and Tinchebrai.

During the next decade Robert was a close counselor of his half-brother, appearing frequently at his court, including the councils at which the invasion of England was planned. He surely fought at the Battle of Hastings itself, though he chronicles of the time are not specific, and more importantly he contributed a significant part of the invasion fleet.

After the conquest, Robert obtained a large holding in England, including the strategic Rape of Pevensey in Sussex, and other lands guarding London, including Berkhamsted, Lambeth and Bermondsey. In 1072 he was entrusted with Cornwall after the previous ruler returned home to Brittany, though probably he never formally became earl. Nevertheless he was the second greatest lay magnate in England.

Robert seems to have been uninterested in English politics -- some say he lacked the cleverness for it -- and he spent most of the remainder of the Conqueror's reign in Normandy. He stayed loyal to William to the end, even when his brother Odo of Bayeux rebelled and was imprisoned. At the dying duke's bedside he successfully argued for Odo's release.

Odo seems to have pushed him into action, for Robert took part in the Rebellion of 1088 which attempted to replace William Rufus with Robert Curthose. After Pevensey surrendered and the rebellion failed, Rufus pardoned Robert, while Odo was exiled to Normandy. Their differing treatment may reflect contemporary assessment of Robert's lack of initiative.

He married Matilda, daughter of Roger of Montgomery, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, and was succeeded by their son William, Count of Mortain.

Saint Pippin of Landen, also known as Pippin the Elder (580 - 640), wasthe Frankish Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia under the Merovingian kingsClotaire II, Dagobert I and Sigebert III from 615 or 623 to 629.

* Begga, who married Ansegisel, the son of Arnulf, Bishop of Metz. The son of this marriage, Pippin the Middle, was Charlemagne's great-grandfather.
* Gertrude (625 - 17 March 659) - Burried in the convent of Nijvel founded by her mother Itta. She was later canonised as a saint and is usually portrayed accompanied with mice.
* Grimoald, Mayor of the Palace of the Austrasia from 650 to 661

FRANCES (nee Taulane) Dec. 28, 2006; beloved wife of Frank P. Rauch;devoted mother of Mary Louise Farrow, Margaret Garnsey, Jeanne Rauch, F.Paul Rauch, and John Rauch; dear sister of Marianne Taulane and John B.Taulane; also survived by 14 grandchildren. Relatives and friends invitedto her Viewing Wed. 10 AM WACKERMAN FUNERAL HOME, 8060 Verree Rd., FoxChase. followed by Funeral Mass 12 PM St. Albert the Great Church, 212Welsh Rd, Huntingdon Valley , PA 19006. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.Donations in her name to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 December 2006

Timmy died in an accident. He and his brother were sitting on a log onthe at the top of a hill. It started to move and he ran down the hill andthe log rolled over him and killing him.

HATFIELD, Ind. - Christopher Paul McDaniel, 6, died at 7:06p.m. Thursdayat St. Mary's Medical Center of injuries sustained when the bicycle hewas riding was struck by a van near his home.
He would have been in first grade at Luce Elementary School.
He enjoyed fishing.
Surviving are his parents, Carol and Kenneth McDaniel; two sisters, Heather and Ashley McDaniel, both at home; a half sister, Bethany Merrill, at home; grandparents, Juanita and Paul McDaniel of Chandler, Joyce and Don Copeland of Chrisney and Darlene and Larry Cronin of Derby; and great-grandmothers, Harriet Michel of Newburgh and Eula Kirksey of Arcadia, Fla.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Koehler Funeral Home - Perigo Chapel in Chandler, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery there.
Evansville Courier & Press, 29 July 1995

CRANDALL, Gladys Mae - 68, New Minas, formerly of Centreville, passedaway Monday, February 27, 2006, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville,surrounded by family and friends. Born in Glenmont, Kings Co., she was adaughter of the late Lorne and Roxanna (Stillwell) Brown. She is survivedby daughters, Theresa (Theodore) Pinch, Grand PrT; Sharon (VaughnCreemer), their children, Sarah and Shaun, Tremont; Yvonne Crandall, herson, Alex Munroe, New Minas; Tracey (Kelly) Guptill, their daughters,Emily and Katrina, New Minas; sons, John, New Minas; Dale (Sandra), theirchildren, Jason and Melanie, Bowmanville, Ont.; sister-in-law, MurielBrown, Lake Echo; niece, Jane (Jim) Rumley and their daughter, Sarah,Lake Echo; special friends, Hank and Doris Keizer, Kentville. She waspredeceased by her husband, Willis Crandall; brother, Harold, and sister,Ina. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeralservice at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, in White Family Funeral Home,Kentville, Rev. Pamela Estey officiating. Burial will take place at alater date in Lakeview Cemetery, Lakeville. Donations in memory may bemade to The Arthritis Society, Kidney Foundation of Canada, Nova ScotiaBranch, or Angelman Syndrome Foundation. Funeral arrangements have beenentrusted to White Family Funeral Home, Kentville.
Halifax Herald, 28 February 2006

From Wikipedia

Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, (3 February 1392 /1393 - 22 May 1455) was the son of Henry Percy and his wife Elizabeth de Mortimer, daughter of Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March and Philippa Plantagenet.

He was restored to favor in 1416 by Henry V of England, receiving the estates of his paternal grandfather Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland the re-creation of his earldom.

He was apparently loyal to Henry V till the death of the later on 31 August 1422. Henry V was succeeded by his one-year-old son Henry VI of England. Percy was on the regency council in the early years of the new reign.

Percy was later involved in the Wars of the Roses which placed him in an awkward situation. He owed his loyalty to the House of Lancaster but was first cousin of Anne Mortimer and kinsman to her son Richard, Duke of York, head of the House of York. On 22 May, 1455, Percy fought on the Lancastrian side in the First Battle of St Albans, first battle of the Wars. He was among the casualties.

Marriage and children
Percy married Lady Eleanor Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 1st Earl of Westmorland and his second wife Joan Beaufort. Her siblings included Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury and Cecily Neville.
They had two children:
* Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland (25 July 1421 - 29 March 1461).
* Lady Katherine Percy. She married Edmund Grey.

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Campbell River, B.C. - Harold A. Porter, 41, of Campbell River diedFriday. Born in Berwick, he was a son of Irene (Phinney) and HarryPorter. He owned and operated Campbell River Drycleaners. Surviving arehis mother, Irene Lynch, Hamilton, Ont.; his father, Harry Porter,Berwick; his wife, Audrey; a daughter, Carol; and a son, Kempton,Campbell River; a brother, Milford, Nictuax Falls; three sisters, Mrs.Dorothy Fredericks, Hamilton; Mrs. Alice Kilicollins. Dundas, Ont.; andMarg Clarke, Fall River; several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangementsare incomplete."
Halifax Chronicle Herald, 4 May 1982

William Bergman, brother of Francesca, was born 06/12/1877 in Iowa anddied 1/08/1959 at San Bernardino County, CA.

Emil Henry Radunz, 88, of Litchfield died Thursday, April 12, at RiceMemorial Hospital in Willmar. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. PaulEvangelical Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be from 2 to 4p.m. Sunday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home and one hour prior to theservice at the church. Burial will be in Lake Ripley Cemetery.

Janet Marie (Illsley) Bauernfeind, Age 47 of Chanhassen passed away ather home surrounded by family after working hard at overcoming herstruggle with breast cancer. Preceded in death and greeted in Heaven byher mother, Gladys Illsley, mother-in-law and father-in-law, Carol andLyle Bauernfeind. She is survived by her loving husband, Randy; 2incredible children, Paige and Chase; father, Harvey Illsley; sister, Pam(Richard) Berthelot; brothers, Chuck (Deb) Illsley, Paul Illsley, Bruce(Melissa) Illsley; and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Janet'sgreatest joy was her husband and children. She was a strong, courageous,warm and wise woman who will be missed for so many reasons by all.Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Tuesday at St. Hubert CatholicCommunity, 8201 Main Street, Chanhassen. Visitation, 5-7:00 PM Monday atHuber Funeral Home, 16394 Glory Lane, Eden Prairie, and one hour prior toMass at CHURCH. Private family interment. Huber Funeral & CremationServices Eden Prairie 952-949-4970

Never married

CHANDLER -- Paul E. McDaniel, 67, died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at St.Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
He was a member of St. Clement Catholic Church in Boonville. He was a brick mason having retired from Alcoa in 1994. He was a member of the United Steel Workers Association Local 104, the Steel Worker Organization of Active Retirees and the Evansville Gun Club. Paul was an avid horseman, one of his greatest joys, and was also an avid trap shooter.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Juanita Feldbusch McDaniel of Chandler, IN; 3 sons, Michael McDaniel of Chandler, IN, Kenneth W. (Kenny Wayne) McDaniel of Newburgh, IN, and Paul Randall McDaniel of Ft. Meyers Beach, FL; 2 daughters, Cindy Joneson of Boonville, IN, and Mary Katherine Greene of Blythewood, SC; one brother, Richard MCDaniel of Orange County, CA and one sister, Delores McKeethen of Evansville, IN; 13 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. Paul was preceded in death by 3 grand-children, Rachel Marie McDaniel, Jason McDaniel and Christopher McDaniel.
Services will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, April 1, 2002, from St. Clement Catholic Church in Boonville with burial in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville. Father Jim Koressel will officiate. A rosary will be said at 9:00 am, Monday, at the funeral home. Friends may call from 2 to 8 pm, Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Bradley's Colonial Chapel in Boonville and from 8 am until 9:45 am, Monday, at the funeral home. There will be no visitation on Easter Sunday. Contributions in memory of Paul may be made to the American Lung Association.
Evansville Courier & Press, 29 March 2002

Earl disappered arount the age of 18 (1907). Speculation is that he maydrowned or ran off.

Arnulf I, called der Böse ("the Bad" or "the Evil") (died July 14, 937),was duke of Bavaria from 907 until his death. He was a member of theLuitpolding dynasty.

Arnulf was the son of Margrave Luitpold of Bavaria and Kunigunde, daughter of Berchthold I, count of Swabia. Besieged by frequent raids by the Hungarians and desperate to raise funds to finance a defence, Arnulf strengthened his power through confiscation of church lands and property, which earned him the nickname "the Bad". He re-established the duchy of Bavaria and eventually negotiated a truce with the Hungarians who thereafter largely passed though Bavaria on their raids into other German territories. Arnold vigorously resisted Emperor Conrad, Duke of Franconia (and the second husband of Arnulf's mother Kunigunde), but later submitted to Conrad's successor as King of the Germans, Henry the Fowler of Saxony, who confirmed Arnulf's sovereignty over Bavaria.

Arnulf was married to Judith of Friaul, daughter of Count Eberhard of Sülichgau and Gisela of Verona. Arnulf's daughter Judith married Henry I of Bavaria, brother of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Arnulf died in Regensburg in 937 and was buried in St. Emmeram.

Never married

Edwin J. Michel, 78, died 2:10 a.m. Monday at his home near Newburgh.
He worked as greens superintendent for Rolling Hills Country Club for more than 20 years and was a farmer.
He was a member of Shepherd of Paradise Lutheran Church.
He enjoyed attending spot shoots.
Surviving are his wife, Harriett E.; a daughter, Darlene Cronin of Derby, Ind.; a son, Delbert E. Michel of Newburgh; a sister, Ernestine Hayes of Madison, Wis.; a brother, Darwin Michel of Chandler; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Koehler Funeral Home - Perigo Chapel in Chandler, the Rev. Edwin Carey officiating, with entombment in Park Lawn Cemetery in Evansville.
Evansville Courier & Press, 21 February 1995

Claire M. Witherell, of Waldoboro, passed away Feb. 21 at her home.
She was born in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of the late Richard and Ruth (Holman) Molloy. She grew up in Glastonbury, Conn. and summered in Cushing and Friendship since early childhood. As a teenager, she met the love of her life while sailing off of Martin Point, Friendship. Six years later she married Charles Witherell of West Hartford, Conn. and they enjoyed 42 years of happiness together.
She attended Lasell Junior College, outside of Boston, and earned a BA from the University of Hartford.
She was a kindergarten teacher by training, stopped to raise a family and then pursued different positions working with children. She left a position in the Canton, Conn. schools working as a special education aide when she and Charlie retired to Waldoboro in 1999 from Simsbury, Conn.
Claire had only been a Waldoboro resident for 10 years but she loved her community and delighted in working on the town gardens with the Garden Club. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed her association with the Waldoboro Library, reading to children during story hour and manning the desk for several years.
Claire loved God, her family and the community. She was always very active in her church work and was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Hartford, Conn. for 20 years and after moving to Waldoboro became a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist Damariscotta-Newcastle. She was also involved in the Martin Point Improvement Association.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Witherell of Waldoboro; daughters, Katherine and husband Michael Bock of Waldoboro, and Margaret and husband David Hubbard of West Hartford, Conn.; brother, John D. Molloy of Cushing; and grandchildren, Christopher and Philip Bock of Waldoboro, and Jeffrey and Jillian Hubbard, of West Hartford, Conn.
A date and time will be announced for a memorial service in the summer.
Donations may be made to the Waldoboro Public Library, P.O. Box 768, Waldoboro, ME 04572.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.
The Lincoln County News, 8 October 2012

He may have died between 1870 and 1877.

Married second Bridget, b. 2/1847 in Ireland.

Married second Dale Larsen.

It appears that he married a second time to Bertha Monson. Bertha'sobituary follows:
Funeral services for Bertha Brinker, 96, of Chamberlain were held Monday, November 5, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Chamberlain with burial in the Reliance Cemetery at Reliance, SD. Visitation was Sunday, November 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a scripture service at 5:00 p.m. at the Hickey-Wevik Funeral Chapel in Chamberlain.
As one of eleven children born to Nels and Anna (Mahnke) Monson, Bertha E. Monson was born March 9, 1911 at Reliance, SD. She attended school at Reliance where she graduated from Reliance High School in 1929. She then attended Spearfish Teacherʼs College and after receiving her teacherʼs certificate she taught for two years in Lyman County. In February of 1931, Bertha was united in marriage to Charles Fields at Chamberlain, SD and to this union four daughters were born Dera, Delora, Wanita, and Louise Adell. In 1943, Bertha married Jim Donelan and in 1959 she returned to teaching in the elementary school which she did for the next eleven years retiring in 1970. She was married to Dewey Brinker in 1962. Bertha was active in the development of the Senior Citizens Organization in Chamberlain. She entered Aurora-Brule Nursing Home in White Lake in 1998 and later that year transferred to Sunset Valley Haven Nursing Home in Chamberlain.
Bertha passed away on October 30, 2007 at Sanford Mid Dakota Care Center in Chamberlain at the age of 96 years. She is survived by her four daughters Dera Sly and husband Ken of Platte, SD, Delora Lloyd of Delta, CO, Wanita Turner and husband Frank of Olathe, KS, and L. Adell Martin of Riverton, WY; a brother Alvin of Yankton, SD; 15 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her 3 husbands; 4 sisters, Emma, Clara, Laura, and Lillie; and 6 brothers, Bill, Albert, Carl, Fred, Henry, and an infant brother.

Deceased Name: Ernestine 'Ernie' Hayes
Ernestine "Ernie" Hayes, 87 of Madison, Wis., formerly of Evansville, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2005, in Madison, Wis.
Ernie was born April 16, 1918, in Warrick County and was the daughter of Louis and Louisa Michel.
Ernestine spent her early life in Southern Indiana and married Roscoe Hayes. They were active members of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Evansville. Roscoe died in 1947. After some years at home, Ernestine became a partner in business that made custom dresses and sold fabrics and accessories. After seven years, when the shop was closed, Ernie accepted a job as a millinery department manager at the Barons store in Madison, Wis. Ernie also managed millinery departments in Indiana and Iowa, before returning to Madison, Wis. After returning to Madison she acquired a Real Estate Broker's License and sold real estate for seven years. After retiring, she busied herself with a variety of volunteer activities including the Bethel Parish Shop and the University Hospital. Ernie also started a small craft business and made soft sculptured dolls. She lived on Langdon Street and enjoyed this university area with her small white dogs.
In 1997, Ernie moved to the Meriter Retirement Center and enjoyed the community there. In November of 2000, she required additional care available at Meriter Terraces Assisted Living. After a couple of years, Ernie transferred to Meriter's Nursing.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Hayes; brother, Edwin Michel; and brother, Darwin Michel.
Ernie is survived by her only son, Alan Hayes and his wife, Claire of Middleton, Wis.; granddaughter, Kimberly of Middleton, Wis.; sisters-in-law, Harriett Michel and Vivian Hayes; cousin, Emily Groves; and many nieces and nephews.
Services1 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Alexander East Chapel, burial at Lutheran Cemetery.
Evansville Courier & Press (IN) - June 4, 2005

1880 census: living with Rossie Cardinal at Blaine, MN. Rossie is likelyher sister. No husband is with her.

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Angels Camp, CA 95222
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CHANDLER, Ind. -- Darwin E. Michel, 77, died Monday, Dec. 27, 1999, atSt. Mary's Health Care Services/Welborn Campus from chronic lung disease.
He retired as a farmer in Warrick County and he was a World War II Army veteran.
He was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Kramer of Terre Haute; a son, Cleon of Chandler; a sister, Ernestine Hayes of Madison, Wis.; and five grandchildren, Bob, Brian and Ben Kramer and Stephanie and Lindsay Michel. His wife, Anna Mae, died in 1987.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Good Shepherd pastoral team officiating, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, with a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. and from 9:30 a.m. to service time at the church.
Evansville Courier & Press, 28 December 1999

MELANSON, Dennis Arthur "Sonny" - 65, Woodville, Kings Co., passed awayFriday, July 2, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born inBerwick, Kings Co., he was a son of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Avery)Melanson. He had been employed as a truck driver for many companiesthroughout the Annapolis Valley, including Twin Mountain Construction,Woodville and Scotia Farm Services, Steam Mill, Kings Co. He was an avidgardener and operated a very successful produce business in Woodville forseveral years. He was a lifelong resident of Woodville and enjoyednature, fishing and Sunday drives. He is survived by his wife, the formerHazel Crandall; daughters, Peggy Melanson, Berwick; Mary Lou (Rick)Balsor, Windemere, Kings Co.; Bonnie Sue (Jim) Curran, Yellowknife;Jackie Melanson (Mark Cudmore), Falmouth, Hants Co.; son, Dennis(Patricia), Lakeville, Kings Co.; grandchildren, Meaghan, Chris, Mark,John, Nicholas, Mitchell, Ali; sisters, Elizabeth (Stuart) Saunders,Kentville; Marguerite Fredericks, Waterville, Kings Co.; Yvonne (Bill)Herbert, Sherwood Park, Alta.; brother, Gary (Sharon), Kentville; severalnieces and nephews. There will be no visitation by family request. Afuneral service followed by a reception will be held at 2 p.m. Monday,July 5, in W.C. Hiltz/White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Rev. JudithSaunders officiating. Burial will take place in Lakeview Cemetery,Lakeville, Kings Co. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian CancerSociety. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to W.C. Hiltz/WhiteFamily Funeral Home, Kentville.
Halifax Herald, 3 July 2004

Funeral services for Mrs. Clarence Metcalfe of West Ghent, were heldFriday afternoon in Hudson. The Rev. Leonard Sibley, pastor of theClaverack Reformed church, officiated. Interment was in the Reformedchurch cemetery, West Ghent with Frank Sarkozy Jr., Carmine Pelleiciotti,Clifford Miller and John Kraft, acting as bearers.
The Chartham Courier, 18 February 1954

Successful in Piano Course
Mrs. Marion E. Lane, a former resident of Auburn, now residing in Passadena and Palm Springs, Calif., has successfully completed a course for piano at the famous Jean Leonard Studios of Music in Los Angeles. A position on the teaching staff at the studio has been offered, and might be considered upon completion of advanced study, Mrs. Lane states.
The Citizen Advertiser, 18 February 1944

Possible ID from SSI Death Index:
Marion Lane, b. 29 Jun 1912 , d. Apr 1987 at Ulster County, NY

Well-know impressionist painter in the 1930's. Many of her works hang inWisconsin state buildings.
The Jefferson County Union, 6 August 1943;
Artist Dies
Was Famous Artist in Oils; Funeral Service Saturday
Mrs. Henry Lalk, 48, well known Wisconsin artist died at her home on route 2, at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday.
Formerly Millie Rose Brinker, she was born March 5, 1895, in Iowa and was married to Henry Lalk on Sept. 6, 1916, at Janesville. Practically all of her married life was spent in this community.
She was a member of the Christian Science society and a member of the Pythian Sisters.
The Christian Science funeral service will be read by Harold Kafer at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Downing funeral chapel. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel Friday.
Famous for Paintings
Mrs. Lalk gained considerable fame for her oil paintings, particularly her rural landscapes, which she was invited to exhibit at many art shows, including those in Chicago, Springfield, IL, Beloit college, the Memorial Union art exhibit at the University of Wisconsin, and the Madison Art association. One of her oil paintings called "Our Farm in Wisconsin Landscape with Lake Koshkonong in the Distance" is now on exhibit at the Springfield museum.
Last fall Mrs. Lalk was especially honored when she was asked to exhibit her works at a one-artist show in the Wustum museum at Racine. About tow years ago one of her paintings was reproduced in Life magazine with a picture of the artist at her easel.
On three separate occasions she was accepted to exhibit at the Sculptors and Painters showing in Milwaukee. The third was a distinct recognition, since it made her eligible for membership in the organization.
Outstanding Rural Artist
The Madison Art association, which holds an exhibition every winter at the Memorial Union purchased from Mrs. Lalk, a rural oil painting showing the Lalk farm several years ago to add to their traveling exhibit.
She received recognition in the Milwaukee Journal in September, 1942, when she was described as Wisconsin's outstanding rural artist.
Mrs. Lalk's outstanding talent was recognized by John Stewart Curry, artist in residence at the University of Wisconsin, and Robert Von Neuman, well known Milwaukee artist, and was encouraged to continue her paintings.
Some Pastel Sketches
Most of her work was done in oils but she did some pastel sketches of orchids, four of which are now owned by the Fort Atkinson Memorial hospital, some water color work and tempera. She also sculptured. Most of her paintings were of rural scenes in Wisconsin.
Every year she entered some of her paintings at the State Fair and won many first prizes there, every year winning a ribbon. The College of Agriculture at Madison has on display several of her oils.
After an article about her appeared in the Chicago Tribune she received many requests to talk about her painting at clubs and organizations in surrounding towns.
Mrs. Lalk, who studied at the Chicago Art institute and in Milwaukee, is credited with organizing and teaching the first class in fine arts in Fort Atkinson.
In 1938 she received honorable mention in the national safety poster contest in which there were 3,026 entries. Her painting was one of the few in that group to be sent out on exhibition.
Surviving besides her husband, Henry Lalk, are two sons, Warren and Robert of Midland, MI, both of whom are employed at the Dow Chemical company there; two sisters, Mrs. Dwight Wiley of Delavan, MN, Mrs. Effie Hawley, Seattle, WA; two brothers, Dewey Brinker, Paukwanna, SD, Charles Brinker, Saint Peter, MN; half brother, Dr. Clarence Hotchkiss of Beaver Dam; and two grandchildren.
From Rural artists of Wisconsin (1948)
For Forty years Millie Rose Lalk lived the harmonious, uneventful life of a conventional, mild-mannered American. During this time her only art work was the painting of an occasional oil as she stole time from her many duties as mother, farm housewife, and friendly neighbor. Then, almost suddenly, she became a serious painter aware of new principles, intent upon new meanings, and productive of far more significant work. For years this farm woman had dabbled at painting drab, uninspired oils of grapes and pears and of chromo-like landscapes of mountains, lakes, and hunting scenes. Searching through her small collection of early work one finds nothing to suggest the power of expression and experimental textures she was to develop during the last few years of her life. The art classes she attended in high school had inspired her to do nothing more original nor exciting than a series of school-girl portraits of fashionable young ladies in the manner of James Montgomery Flagg. Nor did three months' attendance at a special course offered by the Chicago Art Institute have any marked effect. The metamorphosis may be explained in part by the inner brooding of spirit that a series of especially profound experiences engendered in her. When in 1935 her youngest son died, her husband noticed a change in her personality. She became introspective and began to devote much more of her time to sketching and painting. For a time, however, her renewed interest in painting resulted in nothing exceptional. She received honorable mention for a poster submitted in a national contest, and she undertook a number of large barn murals near Fort Atkinson, advertising Guernsey cows for the local breeders' association. There can be little doubt that among the experiences that were most fruitful for Mrs. Lalk was a series of meetings with Curry. In 1940, having entered a rather prosaic oil, "Filling Silo," in the first Rural Art Exhibit, she attended Curry's tour of the gallery. He appraised and criticized each picture before the assembled group of rural artists. She listened thoughtfully to his succinct advice: "Use more color.... Develop your own style. Don't change it for someone else's.... Paint the world you see about you.... Paint the things about which you have feeling." The next year Mrs. Lalk submitted a large, ambitious oil depicting her own family group busy in a barnyard full of huge sows and their litters. When someone criticized the immense snout of one of the sows as being out of proportion, Curry replied, "That's a part of the design; it looks more like a pig than a pig does." A year later Mrs. Lalk succeeded in placing an oil - a modern, symbolic treatment of the subject of the golden calf -among the professionals in the annual Wisconsin Salon. Thereafter until her death in August, 1943, Mrs. Lalk's work received increasing recognition.
Perhaps the most profound event in her life was her discovery in 1941 that she was seriously ill. A deeply religious woman, she refused to be shocked out of her normal way of life or to give way to invalidism. Few people knew that she was a sick woman, but it may have been her awareness that time was running out which prompted her to offer advice to all those who, endowed with a little talent, were planning to have fun with it "when there is time" - which for most people means when they grow old. "Don't wait," she said on one occasion in 1942. "Play around with your hobby as you live your busiest years. It keeps you stimulated and interested, and you may surprise yourself by developing something really good." She herself had led too busy a life to realize her own potentialities. She was born on the edge of the town of Whitewater in 1895. Her father, John Brinker, a machinist of Dutch ancestry, kept the family of six on the move as he obtained employment in various small woolen mills in the midwest. When Millie Rose started school the family lived in Grafton in Ozaukee County. Two years later the Brinkers were in Maguoketa, Illinois. But that job, like the rest proved to be temporary, and soon they were again living in Wisconsin, this time in Janesville. When she was graduated from the local high school in 1913, Millie Rose was undecided about the future. Two years later she entered the Janesville Business College, where she met Henry H. Lalk, a fellow student. Their marriage in 1916 was followed by two brief attempts at business, one with the Jamesway Company and the other operating an auto livery. In 1917 the young couple decided to farm and moved to eighty acres near Chippewa Falls. There the first of three boys was born in 1918. The young farmer's wife was much too busy to spend any more time at the easel. A year later the farm was sold, and they moved three times in rapid succession. Finally, in 1926 they bought a hundred-acre farm on the Janesville road. It lies among rolling hills dotted with tree clumps and commands a view of Lake Koshkonong. It was this farm that supplied subjects for Mrs. Lalk during the 1940's. When her two boys had left for the University and she had moved to a country home near Fort Atkinson, she was able to transfer her energies to art. In the few short years that remained to her, she crowded the days with activity. Months before her death she knew she had not long to live, but she continued to work with remarkable productivity. In the autumn of 1942 she was asked to exhibit her work in a one-artist show at the Wustum Museum at Racine. In September she had been recognized by the Milwaukee Journal as Wisconsin's outstanding rural artist. For the third time her work was shown at the Sculptors and Painters exhibition in Milwaukee, making her eligible for membership in that organization. Her entries at the state fair brought her two first prizes. She was featured in Life, and an article about her in a Chicago newspaper brought numerous invitations to talk about her paintings before organizations in near-by towns. She is credited with organizing and teaching the first fine arts class in Fort Atkinson. She was among the first to be selected by the Rural Art Committee for representation in the Permanent Collection. Her works were exhibited by the Madison Art Association, Beloit College, the Milwaukee Art Institute, Purdue University, and in 1943 the Chicago Art Institute. Her painting "Our Farm in Wisconsin with Lake Koshkonong in the Distance" was requested from the Chicago exhibit by the Illinois State Museum at Springfield, where it was hanging at the time of her death. She had continued active and productive until the last two and a half weeks of her life. What was the secret of those creative years? It was as if she had borrowed time and was hastening to repay it with a gift which was to live for her. Or perhaps the educational philosophers have a word for it: that dreams and hopes may lie buried in the minds of men to awaken long after the age when the schools suggest that we stop learning.
by John Rector Barton

Agnes never married

ROGER DE TOENI III, styled also DE CONCHES, 1st son and hei r, was bornprobably about 1104, and succeeded his father about 1126. In 1131 heattested Henry I's pan-carte confirming all the grants of his ancestorsand himself and others t o the abbey of Conches. He is said to have wagedwar with Hugh de Chateauneuf in 1133. In 1135 the King suspected that hewas preparing to rebel, together with William Talvas, Count of Ponthieu,on behalf of Henry's son-in-law, Geoffrey Plantagenet, and sent his ownsoldiers to garrison the castle of Conches. After the King's death, Rogersupported Geoffrey and his wife the Empress Maud against Stephen. AfterEaster 1136 hostilities began between him and the King's generals, thetwins Waleran, Count of Meulan, and Robert, Earl of Leicester; and civilwar raged in May and June. In the autumn the fighting flared up again;but on 3 October Roger was ambushed and captured by Count Waleran andHenry de la Pommeraye. His land was laid under an interdict and he waskept in prison for more than 6 months, but was released in 1137 . InMay1138 he was attacked by the Count of Meulan and William d'Ypres, butdefended himself successfully; and on 7 September he captured Breteuiland burnt the town. However, be fore the end of 1138 he made peace withthe twin Earls, who conducted him to England, where he was reconciled toKing Stephen. Nothing is known of what happened to his English landsduring this period. In 1150 or 1151 he was with Henry, Duke of Normandy,at Rouen. After Henry had become King, Roger enjoyed the royal favor; forbetween Michaelmas 1157and Michaelmas 1158 the King granted him 100solidates of l and at Holkham, Norfolk. He was a benefactor to the abbeysof la Noë, Conches and Bec.

He married Ida, daughter of BALDWIN III, COUNT OF HAINAULT , by Yolande, daughter of Gerard, COUNT OF GUELDERS. With he r he had in marriage from Henry 120 librates of land out of t he royal demesne at East Bergholt, Suffolk. He died after Michaelmas 1157 and probably before 1162.[Complete Peerage XI I/1:763-4, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

Never married

Possible ID:
Check certid# 1928-MN-000675

DEATH:Plymouth Co. Probate Records, v.20,p.56. Will probated in 1768.
The Last Will & testament of George Partridge of Duxborough in the county of Plymouth in the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England housewright. I the said George Partridge being under many bodily infirmities yet of perfect mind & memory, thanks be given to almighty God therefor, & calling to mind the mortality of my body, & knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do upon serious consideration make and ordain these presents to be my last will & testament, to remain firm and inviolable forever. That is to say, principally & first of all I give & recomend my soul into the hands of God that gave it, & my body I recomend to the earth to be buried in decent christian manner at the descretion of my executor hereinafter namd, nothing doubting but as the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the almighty power of God, & as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, devise, & dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
Imprimis, I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Samuel Partridge all that my farm or plat of land known by the name of Wiswal place laying in Duxborough aforesaid, and is all that part of the purchase that I made of Mr Peleg Wiswall of Boston that layeth to the Southward of the home farm of Jacob Peterson in said Duxborough.
Item, I give & bequeath unto my son James Partridge five pounds, & all my wearing apparel, together with what he hath already received of the estate of my uncle Mr James Partridge that was given to me. I consented he should take the deed in his own name.
Item, I give & bequeath unto my daughter Mable Coomer wife to Willm Coomer, three pounds together with what she hath already had & in case she should be a widdow my son George Partridge herein-after named is to pay her forty shillings every year during her widdowhood.
Item, I give and bequeath unto my two grandchildren Ziba Hunt, & Sarah Hunt, six pounds equally to be divided between themn.
Item, I give & bequeath unto my grand-son Partridge Richerson one bed & furniture belonging to it & five pounds in money.
Item, I give & bequeath unto my dear & loving wife Hannah Partridge the improvement of one third part of my home-farm, on which I now dwell, to improve during her widowhood; & a privilege of cutting fire wood for her fire & fencing-stuff for said farm, during sd term, & a bed & furniture, & household stuff sufficient to keep house with, during her widdowhood, and at the expiration of her widdowhood, it is to belong to my son George Partridge herein named.
Item, I give & bequeath unto my youngest son George Partridge, my home farm on which I now dwell, & my pew or seat in the meeting house in sd Duxborough, & a wood-lot being the first lot in number in the last division of Duxboro' Comons, laying near a pond, called Island-creek-pond, & my right in the eleventh lot in the sd division; & two pieces of salt-marsh lying adjacent to Sprague's neck, near six acres of them, & purchased of Mr James Partridge decd & an island of marsh known by the name of Soul's island, laying to the Northward of Powder-point in sd Duxboro', & all the remainder of my estate both real & personal after my debts & funeral charges are paid, & the legacies or gifts, or dower herein before named are paid, I give to my son George Partridge be it in bills, bonds, book-debts or notes whatsoever, ordering him to provide for my wife during her widowhood, if what I have herein before given her shall not be sufficient for her comfortable support.
Lastly, My will is that my son George Partridge above-named be sole executor of this my last will and testament, thus hoping that this my last will be kept & performed, according to the true intent & meaning thereof In witness whereof, I the said George Partridge have hereunto set my hand & seal this fourteenth day of May anno-Domini one thousand, seven hundred & sixty four, 1764.
signed, sealed, & declared
by the aforenamed
George Partridge to be
his last will & testamt in
presence of us

Never married

Phinney, Leona Adeline, 89, Somerset, Kings County, died November 7,1997, in Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Woodville, Kings County, shewas a daughter of the late Henderson and Ida (Tupper) Porter. She workedas a homemaker all her adult life. Surviving are a son, Stewart,Billtown, Kings County; daughter, Gwendolyn (Mrs. Maurice Fancy),Parrsboro; 10 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; several nieces andnephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Lutheran; brothers, Frank,Ernest, Benjamin, Roy, Harry, Milford; two in infancy; sisters, Edith,Lena, Annie; grandson, Robert Fancy in infancy. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m.Tuesday, funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel,192 Commercial Street, Berwick, Rev. Elias Mutale officiating. Burial inLakeview Cemetery, Lakeview. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation ofNova Scotia.
Halifax Chronicle Herald, 8 Nov 1997

Connecticut Puritan Settlers, 1633-1845
First Settlers of the Colony.
Woodford, Thomas, Hartford, 1639--fence viewer in '39--collector of funds for the students of Cambridge College in 1645--sexton to dig graves and ring the bell for funerals, with orders that Thomas Woodford ehould "attend making graves for any corpses deceased; and that no corpse shall be laid less than four feet deep; none that be above four years old shall be laid less than five feet deep; none that be above ten, shall be laid less than six feet deep. He was not an original proprietor of Hartford, but had 14 acres of land there, with the right of pasture on the common, to fetch wood, &c. He was appointed to cry all lost property at public meetings, at 2 pence paid in advance, in 1640. Joseph, made free in 1663.

From: Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book
Woodford -
Thomas Woodford came from Lincolnshire, England , to Plymouth, Mass. , 1632

From: Planters of the Commonwealth by Charles Edward Banks; Genealogical Publishing, Inc. 2001 (originally published in Boston, 1930); p. 96
Thomas was at Roxbury in 1632, coming from London in the William and Francis, embarking March 7, arriving June 5, with Edward Windslow, and married Mary, daughter of Robert and Susanna Blott of Charlestown

Father: Ferreolus of Rome b: Abt 375 in Rome, Rome, Italy
Mother: Daughter of Flavius b: Abt 380 in Rome, Rome, Italy

Björn was the father of Olof (II) Björnsson and Eric the Victorious,according to Hervarar saga. He was the grand-father of Styrbjörn Starke.According to Hervarar Saga he was the son of an Erik who fought HaraldFairhair who succeeded the brothers Björn at Hauge and Anund Uppsale.Erik Anundsson is the only Erik who fits.

In the saga of Olaf the Holy, Snorri Sturluson quotes Thorgny Lawspeaker on king Björn:

My father, again, was a long time with King Bjorn, and was well acquainted with his ways and manners. In Bjorn's lifetime his kingdom stood in great power, and no kind of want was felt, and he was gay and sociable with his friends.

When Björn died Olof and Eric were elected to be co-rulers of Sweden. Eric would however disinherit his nephew Styrbjörn.

Adam of Bremen, however, only gives Emund Eriksson as the predecessor of Eric the Victorious. Since the Swedes seem to have had a system of co-rulership (Diarchy), it is probable that Emund Eriksson was a co-ruler of Björn's.

Per Cockayne's "Complete Peerage" (EU, p.155), he was Count of Eu andLord of Hastings. KING STEPHEN (RIN 3890) gave him custody of the castleof Tickhill. Having been taken prisoner at the battle of Lincoln in
1140, the castle was siezed by the victors and John never recovered it.
John was at the Council of Clarendon in 1163. He finished his years as a monk at Foucarmot. John had 4 sons - his heir HENRY, another Henry and John (both churcmen), and Robert, who died at Acre. He also had 2 unnamed daughters. The younger John was an adherent of KING JOHN and was given all the lands of his father in 1202 upon the false report of the death of the Countess Alice [his niece] and held it until his death in about 1207, when the estates went back to Alice.

Marriage 2 William Hulbird b: ABT. 1606 in probably England
Married: AFT. APR 1648 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Abigail Hulbird b: BEF. 17 MAR 1650 in Bapt. Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
William Hulbird , Jr b: ABT. 1663 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2002, inCornwell Colonial Chapel in Wilsonville for Edward William "Butch"Wonacott, who died March 17 at age 49.
Mr. Wonacott was born Dec. 8, 1952, in Portland and moved to Woodburn as a child. A graduate of Woodburn High School, he owned Butch's Custom Concrete and later owned Mr. B's Construction. In 1990, he married Nicolette Landeen.
Survivors include his wife; stepdaughter, Gina Pagano; stepson, Paul Pagano; and sister, Franke Hoeffling.
The Oregonian, 20 March 2002

WEST TOWNSEND, MA. Roberts, Harley West, 63. Calling hours, 5-7 p.m.Monday, February 07, 2005, in the funeral home; funeral service 7 p.m.Monday, February 07, 2005, in the funeral home. Died Monday, January 31,2005. Funeral Home: Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Road, Fitchburg.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 3 February 2005

According to "Samuel Allen of Windsor, CT," NEHGS "Register," Vol 30, pg.444 and Allen Family Papers, pg. 19, Samuel was born in Braintree, Essex,England, in about 1588, although other, more recent sources give hisbirth as about 1608. Jacobus disagrees and believes that he was morelikely born about 1608, about age 60 at his death. He allegedly came toCambridge in 1632 and removed to CT in 1635 where he settled at Windsor.He was likely brother to Deacon Thomas Allyn/Allen of Middletown, CT, butnot likely related to Col. Matthew Allyn of Cambridge and Windsor andThomas Allen of Barnstable who were brothers. These relationships areconfirmed in The Allen Memorial which quotes numerous sources in statingthat Samuel and Thomas were brother and that they had no knownrelationship to Matthew and Samuel of Braintree.

From the Allen Memorial, pg. 14: "...the first undoubted official record of Samuel Allen is found in the
Windsor land records as follows:

"January 27, 1640, Samuel Allen hath granted from the plantation at Windsor, Conn., 1st An house lot, being six acres, three rods, ten poles, bounded from the rivulet to the west by Rodger Ludlow on the south, by Thomas Marshall on the north, and runs in length to the west into a highway laid out into some part of the lot of said Rodger Ludlow and his, the said Samuel Allen."

"2d In Plymouth meadow, four acres, bounded by Bray Rossiter on the north and a rivulet that runs into the great river on the south. 3d Toward Hartford, nineteen acres, more or less, and runs in length to the Great River to the west one hundred and thirty and four rods, and is bounded by John Witchfield on the north and by Thomas Marshfield on the south. 4th Over the Great River next to the same, fifteen rods in bredth, in the length to the east three miles; bounded by Joseph Lumus on the south, John Hurd on the north."

Samuel Allen may have been at Windsor as early as 1636 and his land was entered 27 Jan. 1641 and included a house lot of over 6 acres. Samuel was a juryman 5 March 1645 and was a farmer. He died and was buried at Windsor 28 April 1648, leaving a widow and 6 children. The inventory of his estate was taken 8 Sept. 1648 and totaled 76 pounds, 18 shillings and 8 pence. His wife married a second time, to Wm. Hurlbut, and removed to Northampton, MA. His tombstone at the Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, CT indicated "1588-1648."

Previously married to Myrtle, who died before 1920. Clark and Myrtle hadone daughter, Forest.

MRS. GREGORY MOUZAR - Mrs. Gregory Mouzar, 21, Port Williams, diedFriday, Jan. 4, following a car accident near her home. Born at Black'sHarbor, N. B., the former Robyn Dorey, she was a daughter of Harlan andOlive (Jodrey) Dorey, of Berwick. She is survived by three brothers,Darrell, Wade and Rodney, all of Toronto; three sisters, Sheryl, (Mrs.Gary Zwicker), Chester; Stephanie (Mrs. Terry Hiltz), Berwick; Donna(Mrs. Stewart Spicer), Berwick. She was predeceased by a brother, Dale.Her husband, Gregory Mouzar, 23, formerly of Liverpool, died in the sameaccident. Funeral service was held 2:30 p.m., Sunday in Berwick UnitedChurch. Rev. Arthur Whiston officiated. Burial in Berwick Cemetery.

LITTLE PRAIRIE (Special) -- Relatives in Little Prairie have receivedword of the death of Mrs. Thomas Hess of Wheaton on Thursday, Aug. 31.Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Sept. 4, at 2 o'clock at theWheaton Funeral Parlors with the Presbyterian minister from Gracevilleofficiating. Martha Irene Tupper, the fourth child of Benjamin andHarriet Porter Tupper, was born April 10, 1869, at Scotts Bay, NovaScotia and moved with the family at the age of five to Little Prairie,where she grew to young womanhood. At the age of 19, she married ThomasHess of Little Prairie and they made their home for many years inTraverse County. They were the parents of 12 children, three of whom,Arthur, George and Lena, preceded their mother in death. Surviving areClarence of Northfield, Benjamin of Menagha, Aylmer of Stratford, S.D.,Mrs. Irving (Margaret) Spading of Pine Island. Mrs. John (Fannie) Barlowof Levittsburg, Ohio, Mrs. Tillie Davis of Fairview, Alberta, Mrs. Peter(Elsie) Schmitz of Wheaton, Mrs. Jessie Hess of Graceville and Mrs. Matt(Anna) Casey of Mittchelville, Iowa. She is also survived by onestep-son, Earl Hess of Manaska and one step-daughter, Mrs. Mary Curtis ofWheaton. One sister, Mrs. Lee (Norma) Orr of Denair, Calif., alsosurvives Mrs. Hess. She was preceded in death by her husband and astep-son, Thomas Hess. Attending the funeral services Monday afternoonwere Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hess, Kathleen and David, of Northfield.
Faribault Daily News, September 1961

Robert may have first been married to Marion and had a daughter, Laura.

M. Alice Hentges, 91, Eden Valley
July 1, 1915 - April 16, 2007
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 18, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Margaret Alice Hentges who died April 16, 2007 at St. Therese Care Center in New Hope, MN. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Dingmann's Eden Valley Funeral Home. Eden Valley American Legion Auxiliary will pray at 6:30 p.m., followed by parish prayers at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Alice was born in Eden Valley, MN on July 1, 1915 to John and Margaret Dillon. She was raised on a farm with her eight siblings and lived her entire life in Eden Valley until age 85. Alice received her teachers' certificate in Litchfield, MN and enjoyed a rewarding career that began in District 28 teaching grades 1-8 in a one room school house, followed later by several years at St. Boniface Elementary in Cold Spring, MN and in the Eden Valley School District. She loved teaching and continued at to substitute in Eden Valley and the surrounding area well into her eighties.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and served as a lector at St. Peter's parish for many years. Always very active in the Eden Valley community, Alice was ever ready to lend a helping hand. Her home was always open, the coffee hot and the cookie jar full. She loved to play cards, garden, spend time with her family and friends. Her grand-children were her pride and joy.
Her life revolved around faith, family, and community. You could always depend on Alice for a great meal, a good laugh, and a compassionate ear. Eden Valley was her home and she cherished all who lived there. Her Irish heart was filled with life and love.
Alice was preceded in death by loving husband of 63 years, Edward Hentges; parents John and Margaret Dillon, and siblings, Donald, Loretta, Joseph, Leo, Helen, and Frank.
She is survived by children Frank (Gloria) Hentges, Watkins, MN, Patrick (Mary Ann) Hentges, New Brighton, MN, Mary Kay (Tom) Becker, Maple Grove, MN, Sharon (Jack) Ferraro, Minneapolis, MN; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Hentges-Conour, Ben Hentges; John (Doris), Steve, and Doug Hentges; Jeff (Heather) Becker and Tim Becker; Kate and Isabel Ferraro; and three great grandchildren. Also sisters, Sarah McNamara (St. Charles, IL) and Mary Lou Schoenberg (Duluth, MN) and many nieces, nephews, relatives and good friends.
St. Cloud Times (MN)
April 17, 2007

BOONVILLE, Ind. -- Edward Joseph Zimmerman, 60, died Monday night at thehome of his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Rick Wulff, after anillness.
Also surviving are four sons, Brad of Shreveport, La., Clifford of Homer, La., Dwight of Irving, Texas, and Dwaine of Pittsburg, Texas; a sister, Carol Randolph of Chrisney; a brother, David Cheaney of Boonville; and five grandchildren.
There will be no services or visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess/Ohio Valley Hospice Care.
Evansville Courier & Press (IN)
Date: June 18, 1997

Mary Barringer, 84, a Santa Ana homemaker, died Monday. Mass at 9 a.m.Friday at St. Joseph Church, Santa Ana. Arrangements by Brown ColonialMortuary, Santa Ana.
The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CA, 18 May 1995

Hentges Edward Nicholas Hentges, 93, of Eden Valley, MN, passed away onJuly 6, 2005. Born January 31, 1912. Survived by loving wife of 63 years,Alice Dillon Hentges; children, Frank (Gloria) Hentges, St. Michael, MN,Patrick (Mary Ann) Hentges, New Brighton, MN, Mary Kay (Tom) Becker,Maple Grove, MN, Sharon (Jack) Ferraro, Minneapolis, MN; ninegrandchildren, two great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews,relatives and good friends. Ed served in the Army and became Postmasterin Eden Valley in 1957. He enjoyed that position for 21 years. Ed was aloving husband and father, a true gentleman with a twinkle in his eye.Visitation Friday, July 8, 2005, Dingman's Funeral Home, Eden Valley4:00-8:30 PM, prayer service at 7:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial atAssumption Catholic Church, Eden Valley, 11 AM Saturday, July 9, 2005.Private interment.
Published in the Star Tribune on 7/8/2005.

Possible first names:
Renee - b. 11/1884
Martha - b. 8/1890
Virginia - b. 3/1893
Possible ID: LAURA MEYER,b. 04 Nov 1884, d. Aug 1982 at Gulfport, Harrison, MS, SSN was issue in Wisconsin

Never married

First married to Eugene George Sullivan.

1900 Census for Marie B. Cassaday in Minneapols, states her birth date asDec. 1877 age 23

Francis McCann
Francis "Mac" McCann, 88, a retired flight engineer, died Thursday in Hurst.

Funeral: 11:30 a.m. today at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in North Richland Hiills. Burial: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

Memorials: Parkinson Foundation or Vitas Hospice, in lieu of flowers.

Francis McCann was born June 13, 1908, in Eden Valley, Minn. He served 30 years in the armed forces and worked 20 years at Bell Helicopter. Mr. McCann believed in his country.

Survivors: Wife, Rosalyn "Lynn" McCann of Hurst; son, Robert Mortenson of Minneapolis, Minn.; daughters, Patricia Driste of Huntsville, Ala., Rosalyn Millner of Hurst and Suzanne Jernigan of Fort Worth; 12 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren; two nieces; and two nephews.

Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home
Colleyville, 281-8751

Published December 21, 1996

Obituary from the Beresford Republic on 1/15/2004:
John A. Wickstrom, 71, died on Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at Avera McKennan Hospital Hospice.
John A. Wickstrom was born March 20, 1932 in rural Lincoln County near Beresford, S.D. to Carl A. and Hannah (Sundstrom) Wickstrom. John attended The Brooklyn School and graduated from Beresford High School. He was confirmed in the Brooklyn Evangelical Church of Beresford.
He was drafted on December 2, 1952 and served in the United States Army until he received an honorable discharge in 1954.
John was united in marriage with Celene Bernard of Elk Point, S.D. on October 3, 1954. He farmed west of Beresford before moving to Sioux Falls in 1966. He worked for Puralator and Isemans until poor health forced him to retire.
In addition to his parents an infant daughter preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Celene; sons, Bruce, Mt. Vernon, S.D., Daniel and wife Annette of Morrisville, N.C., Nils and wife Joy of Brandon, S.D.; two granddaughters, Amber and Arissa; two sisters, Beatrice Erickson and Joann Landeen, both of Beresford, S.D. and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials services were held Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Ave., Sioux Falls, S.D.

Marietta S. McCann, 78, Eden Valley, Feb. 26, 2002
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Marietta S. McCann, 78, formerly of Eden Valley, who died Tuesday at Hilltop Good Samaritan Center in Watkins.
Rev. Virgil Braun will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Dingmann's Eden Valley Funeral Home. Eden Valley American Legion Post #381 Auxiliary will pray at 7:00 p.m. followed by Assumption Church Christian Mothers at 7:30 p.m., and Parish prayers at 8:00 p.m. All will be held Thursday evening at the funeral home in Eden Valley.
Marietta was born July 6, 1923 in Eden Valley to Joseph & Cecelia (Nistler) Ruhland. She married Leo McCann on Feb. 10, 1947 at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley. She lived most of her life in the Eden Valley area. She was a homemaker and worked at Fingerhut in Litchfield and at Animal Fair in Eden Valley until retiring. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church, Assumption Christian Mothers and American Legion Post #381 Auxiliary.
Survivors include her daughters, sons, and spouses: Carol Dummer of Hutchinson, Alice & Loren Hjelle of New London, Janice & Mike Queenan of New London, Thomas & Laurie McCann of Branson, MO, Marlene & Dave Isaacson of Owatonna, Gene & Shirl McCann of Arvada, CO, John McCann of St. Cloud, Richard McCann & fiance, Shirley Tonnell of St. Cloud, Debra & Walter Kramer of Watkins, Joseph & Ann McCann of Brighton, CO; daughter in, law, Vicki Binsfeld of Eden Valley; sisters Margaret Miller of Mound and Veronica Westrup of Hutchinson; and 18 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leo on Dec. 28,1991; son, Dennis; sister, Lenora Ruhland; and brothers, Herbert and Arthur Ruhland.

REESE, Leora Johneva - 76, Berwick, formerly of Waterville, Kings Co.,passed away Saturday, June 10, 2000, in the Valley Regional Hospital,Kentville. Born in Kentville, she was a daughter of the late Frank andLena (Porter) Hudgins. She was a member of the Royal Canadian LegionLadies Auxiliary, Ortona Branch #69, Berwick, and an adherent of St.Andrew's United Church, Waterville. Surviving are sons, Frank (Joan)Hazel, Waterville; Willard Hazel, St. Catharine's, Ont.; Leon (Mary)Hazel, Berwick; daughter, Hilda (Kenneth) Pulsifer, Berwick; sisters,Leona (Vernon) Dalton, South Waterville; Dorothy (Allison) Reese,Berwick; grandchildren, Garfield, Lawrence, David, Kenneth, Keith; Kathy,Jason; William; Jeffrey, William; 11 great-grandchildren. She waspredeceased by her husband, Ferdinal Reese; sons, Daniel and William;brothers, Frank Emery in infancy, and Wilfred; sisters, Edith O'Hara,Mildred Dalton, and Flora Saunders. The funeral service and a RoyalCanadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Service will both be held at 2 p.m.,today, June 13, 2000, in St. Andrew's United Church, Waterville, Rev.Donald MacPherson officiating. Burial in the Waterville Cemetery. Familyflowers only.

Bertha Evelyn (Davieau) Gergler Dinardi, 83, passed away peacefully athome in Killingworth on Tuesday (February 26, 2008). Beth was born toArthur Davieau and Bertha Evelyn Coffin in Hartford on October 25, 1924.She lived her adult life in Rocky Hill and Gilford, NH moving toKillingworth in 2006. She attended Morse School of Business and worked atthe Carlin Co. in Wethersfield before retiring to New Hampshire where sheloved her garden, the mountains and the lake. Beth is survived by herbeloved children: Geraldine Degree of Middletown, Evelyn Griswold(Richard) of Amston, Sandra Bidwell of Killingworth, Thomas Gergler ofOld Lyme, Donald Gergler of Old Saybrook and her step-son, James Gerglerof New Hampshire; her much loved 16 grandchildren and 13 greatgrandchildren; her sister-in-law, Barbara Gergler; many nieces andnephews. She was particularly fond of her sister's children, Frank, Cathyand Alan Schutz; also her dear friends from childhood including, BobbieWesterberg, Olive Bonneau and Evelyn Kizis. She was predeceased by herhusbands, Everett Gergler and Frank Dinardi; her daughter, Doris Gergler;her twin sister, Alberta (Betty) Schutz, and her brothers, Arthur andRalph Davieau; also her son-in-law, Stephen Degree and daughter-in-law,Nanci Gergler. Family was very important to Beth. She was happiestspending her time cooking, baking, knitting and visiting with family andfriends. Her kindness, sense of humor and love of family will be greatlymissed. Calling hours are Sunday, March 2, from 1-3 p.m. at Rose HillFuneral Home, 580 Elm St., Rocky Hill with a service at 3 p.m. with theRev. Peter Degree officiating. Burial will be Monday, March 3, at 11 the Storrs Cemetery, Storrs.
The Hartford Courant, 1 March 2008

Wilson - Suddenly Monday evening at Auburn Memorial Hospital. Louis JamesGanther Wilson of 27 Sheridan St. aged 44 years. Funeral will be heldfrom the funeral home of E. A. Heleck & Son, 17-1/2 Franklin St, Fridaymorning. May 28. 1985. at 8:45 o'clock with services at St AlphonsusChurch at 9:15 o'cloek.
Burial will be made in St Joseph's Cemetery. Friends are Invited to call on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 8 o'clock in the afternoon and from 7 to 9
o'clock in the evening.
The Citizen-Advertiser, 27 May 1965

Beatrice Erickson of Beresford, SD
Beresford - Beatrice Erickson, 82, of Beresford, died July 19 at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Viborg.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Jan Erickson of Beresford and Mary (John) Boden of Springfield, SD; 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 22 at Brooklyn Evangelical Free Church, rural Beresford. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with family present from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.
Argus Leader, 20 July 2008
Beatrice J. Erickson
(February 1, 1926 - July 19, 2008)
Beatrice Jeannette (Wickstrom) Erickson, 82, of Beresford, died Saturday July 19, 2008 at Pioneer Memorial Hospital, Viborg. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2008, at Brooklyn Evangelical Free Church, rural Beresford . Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. with family present from 7-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2008, at Wass Funeral Home, Beresford.
Beatrice was born February 1, 1926, to Alfred and JoHannah (Sundstrom) Wickstrom on the family farm, three miles west of Beresford. Beatrice was later joined by two siblings, Joann and John. She attended Brooklyn Rural School until the eighth grade and then graduated from Beresford High School in 1944. She attended Sioux Falls College where she earned a bookkeeping degree. She then worked as a bookkeeper at the Beresford Coop. On September 25, 1956, she married Engolf Erickson. The couple lived and farmed on the family farm west of Beresford. Bea and Eng raised three daughters: Kathleen "Kathy," Jan and Mary. After her children were grown, Beatrice worked as a cook at Macʼs Café and Bethesda Nursing Home. Beatrice became a resident of Bethesda Nursing Home in 2006. Beatrice attended Brooklyn Evangelical Free Church, rural Beresford, where she was active in the White Cross. She enjoyed spending time with her family, embroidery, cooking, collecting recipes and tracking the weather. Beatrice was a soft-spoken and loving mom, grandma, great-grandma and aunt.
Beatrice is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Jan Erickson of Beresford and Mary and John Boden of Springfield; her granddaughters: Tera (Ben) Schmidt of Yankton and Amanda (Jimmy Humpal) Boden of Tyndall; her great-grandchildren: Kyle, Mary, Ella and John Schmidt, all of Yankton; her nieces and nephews: Kristy Morris, Marc Landeen, Nils Wickstrom and Daniel Wickstrom and their families; her sister-in-law, Celene Wickstrom of Sioux Falls; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eng in December of 1985; her daughter, Kathy in August 1989; her brother, John; and her sister, Joann; and her nephew, Bruce Wickstrom.
Wass Funeral Home Obituary

HAWKESWORTH, Marion Abbie - 88, Wolfville, passed away Tuesday, July 24,2007, in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Lake George, KingsCo., she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Bessie (Day) Lutz. Marionwas raised by her late foster parents, Austin and Carrie Clem ofViewmount, Kings Co. She had been a member of Belmont Baptist Church inColchester County. She worked for a number of years with her husband,Bruce, in his business at Annandale Guest Home, Wolfville, and continuedto run it for several years after his passing. Upon her retirement, shemoved to the Wolfville area to be with her daughter and husband, Evelynand Gary Morine. She is survived by daughter, Evelyn (Gary) Morine, RidgeRoad, Kings Co.; son, Wilfred (Joan), Hythe, Alta.; seven grandchildrenand nine great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren;half-sisters, Greta Baltzer, Audrey Lutz, Lillian Lutz, Valreta (Robert)Langille and Alberta Lutz; half-brothers, Clinton (Doris) Lutz and ClydeNelson Jr. (Lois); foster brother, Lorimer (Shirley) Clem. She waspredeceased by her husband, Bruce; daughter, Marjorie; sister, DorothyCrocker; half-sister, Shirley; half-brother, Fred Lutz; foster sister,Addie DeEll. Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. today in White FamilyFuneral Home, Kentville, where the funeral service, followed by areception, will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, July 27, Rev. Robert Burbidgeand Rev. Phil Locke officiating. Burial in Belmont Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 26 July 2007

Died in an auto accident on her wedding day.

WEST LEBANON, N.Y. -- Chester U. "Chet" Palmer Sr., 88, of Hanky MullRoad died Thursday evening at home.
Born in Milville, Nova Scotia, on June 18, 1910, he was the son of Benjamin and Mary McDonald Palmer. He lived in Spring Hill, Quebec, until 1930 when he moved to Stephentown. A resident of New Lebanon for 18 years before moving to West Lebanon, he was a 1931 graduate of New Lebanon High School.
Mr. Palmer was employed as an electrician for over 30 years by GE, retiring in 1973.
He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Averill Park until 1935. For over 60 years he was a member of the Stephentown Federated Church, and was also a member of the GE Quarter Century Club.
He leaves his wife, the former Pauline S. Shuhart, whom he married Dec. 13, 1959; two sons, Chester U. Palmer Jr. of St. Johnsbury, Vt., and Hanley D. Palmer of Pittsfield, Mass.; a daughter, Elizabeth "Betty" Hoisington of Pittsfield; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL NOTICE -- Chester U. "Chet" Palmer Sr. was predeceased by five brothers, a sister and a grandson. Funeral services will be Monday afternoon at 1 at the Stephentown Federated Church on Garfield Road. Entombment will follow in the Cemetery of the Evergreens in Lebanon Springs until spring burial. Relatives and friends are invited to call at HALL & HIGGINS FUNERAL HOME, 457 NY 43 (across from St. Joseph's Church), Stephentown, N.Y. on Sunday from 2 to 9 when the family will be in attendance.
The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA, 2 January 1999

Bruce Chipman Hawkesworth, 65, of Wolfville, died Wednesday, May 9, 1979,in Eastern Kings Memorial Hospital. Born in Scarsdale, Lunenburg County,he was a son of the late Parker and Jennie (Hirtle) Hawkesworth. He wasemployed as a cook with Mersey Paper Company and for a number of yearswith McCully and Soy Company Ltd. Later he had concessions of the kitchenand dining room of Blomindon Lodge, Wolfville. In 1961 he purchasedAnnandale where he resided. He was a member of the Lutheran Church ofCanada. Surviving are his wife, Marion; a son, Wilfred, Hythe, Alberta; adaughter, Evelyn (Mrs. Gary Morine), Wolfville; three brothers, Jim,Barss Corner; Dr. Earl , Edmonton; Cecil, Wolfville; two sisters, Jenetaa(Mrs. William Dexter), Hampton; Hazel (Mrs. Henry Foster), Maplewood;seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by aninfant daughter, Marjorie; two brothers, Claude and Robert; a sister,Lila. The body is at H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Wolfville, where funeralwill be Saturday at 1 p.m., Rev. Neil Price officiating, assisted by Rev.Harold Beaumont. Burial will be in Belmont Cemetery at 4 p.m. In lieu offlowers, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Sociery or to MultipleSclerosis Society."
Halifax Herald

Joann was born in rural Beresford on April 24, 1929. She attendedBrooklyn Country School and made many life long friends. Joann receivedher teaching certificate at Sioux Falls College. She taught atCenterville for a short time prior to staying home to help her familycare for her mother. She married Roy Landeen on Feb 5, 1960 and moved 2miles down the road. Joann went back to teaching at various ruralschools, helped her husband with his farming, and later worked at theBeresford Library. Their marriage was blessed with the edition of twochildren: Kristy and Marc. She lost her beloved friend and husband Roy in1980.
Joann was very active at Brooklyn Church. She taught many Sunday school classes, was a member of the White Cross (quilting group) for many years, and often would write poems or give readings at Church. This past year she wrote a bit of history of Brooklyn Church for the 125th Anniversary in each weekly bulletin. She was Cookbook Chairman for the White Cross Cookbook this year and loved every minute of the work.
She was also an active member of the Scandinavian Association and her Scandinavian heritage was very important to her. She had a cookbook left open to Sverska Pepparkokor (Swedish spice cookies). She was already planning for the upcoming St. Lucia festivities. In 1979 she traveled to Sweden where she met relatives, visited the home of her father, her mother's ancestral home, and the church where her father was baptized.
Joann loved to visit. She enjoyed company and an unexpected visitor was always welcome at her door. She didn't let anyone out the door without a cup of coffee or something to eat. She made friends where ever she went and will be missed by many.
Joann will be especially missed by her children Kristy and Marc. She was not only their mother but their dear friend. The grandchildren Zach, Madison and Madeleine were her pride and joy. She loved to attend the children's many activities and events.
Joann was preceded in death by her parents Alfred Wickstrom and Hannah Sundstrom, her husband Roy Landeen, and her brother John Wickstrom. She is survived by her sister Beatrice Erickson of Beresford, daughter Kristy Landeen Morris, Sioux Falls, son Marc (Ruth Scott) Landeen, Beresford, grandsons Zach Morris, Madison Landeen, granddaughter Madeleine Scott and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends whom she loved dearly.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 10, 2007 at Brooklyn Evangelical Free Church. Visitation will be Friday from 4PM to 8PM with family present from 7PM to 8PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.

The Daily Plainsman, Huron, SD
Friday, October 6, 1961

AYLESFORD, March 20 - Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Helen Crocker,wife of Calvin Crocker were held Monday afternoon at the H. C. LindsayFuneral Home, Berwick, at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. A. G. McClare. Hymnssung by the choir were, Unto The Hills and Abide With Me. Interment willbe in the family lot, Morristown, at a later date. Mrs. Crocker passedaway Saturday, at Spicer's Nursing Home, Berwick, following severalmonths illness. She was born 45 years ago at Lake George, a daughter ofClyde Lutz and the late Bessie (Day) Lutz. In 1932, following herschooling at Lake George, she married Calvin Crocker, who survives her.Also surviving is a foster son, Calvin Wood; her father, Clyde Lutz,Aylesford; one sister, Mrs. Bruce Hawksworth (Marion) Wolfville; fivehalf-sisters, Mrs. Vinton Baltzer (Greta), Aylesford; Mrs. Andre LeJoie(Audrey), Shawinigan Falls, Que.; Mrs. Harold Murphy (Shirley), Mrs.Maurice Robar (Lillian), both of Aylesford; Valreta, Alberta; fourhalf-brothers, Clinton, Clyde, Jr., Aylesford; Albert, Germany, and Leon,Aylesford. One half-brother Fred, predeceased her. 1

Miss Gene Bernice Griggs daughter of Mrs. Charles S. Griggs, of Owego,will receive a bachelor of science degree in home economics.
Binghamton Press, 1 June 1950
Walton - Miss Gene Bernice Griggs has been appointed assistant home demonstration agent for Delaware County, Mrs. Julia Scott of Walton, chairman of the Delaware County executive committee, has announced.
Miss Griggs is a graduate of Russell Sage College, Troy. She is the daughter of Mrs. Charles Griggs of Owego.
She will have charge of the following leader training schools: Mending, darning, main dishes, oven meals, plastic purses and reed baskets. Miss Griggs also will teach home bureau units how to make plastic lampshades and how to wrap gifts.
Binghamton Press, 7 August 1950

From Wikipedia

Friedrich I. von Hohenstaufen (1122 - June 10, 1190), also known as Friedrich Barbarossa ("Frederick Redbeard") was elected king of Germany on March 4, 1152 and crowned Holy Roman Emperor on June 18, 1155. He was also Duke of Swabia (1147-1152, as Frederick III) and King of Italy (1154-1186). As son of Duke Frederick II of Swabia (German Schwaben) and Judith of Bavaria, from the rival House of Guelph (or Welf), Frederick descended from Germany's two leading principal families, making him an acceptable choice for the Empire's princely electors as heir to royal crown.

In 1147 Frederick became duke of Swabia and shortly afterwards made his first trip to the East, accompanying his uncle, the German king Conrad III, on the Second Crusade. The expedition proved to be a disaster, but Frederick distinguished himself and won the complete confidence of the king. When Conrad died in February 1152, only Frederick and the prince-bishop of Bamberg were at his deathbed. Both asserted afterwards that Conrad had, in full possession of his mental powers, handed the royal insignia to Frederick and indicated that he, rather than his own six-year-old son, the future Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia, should succeed him as king. The kingdom's princely electors were persuaded by this account and by Barbarossa's energetic pursuit of the crown and he was chosen as the next German king at Frankfurt on the 4th of March and crowned at Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) several days later.

The new king was anxious to restore the Empire to the position it had occupied under Charlemagne and Otto I the Great, and saw clearly that the restoration of order in Germany was a necessary preliminary to the enforcement of the imperial rights in Italy. Issuing a general order for peace, he was prodigal in his concessions to the nobles. Abroad, Frederick intervened in the Danish civil war between Svend III and Valdemar I of Denmark, and negotiations were begun with the East Roman emperor, Manuel I Comnenus. It was probably about this time that the king obtained a papal assent for the annulment of his childless marriage with Adela (Adelheid) of Vohburg (through whom he had gained ownership of much of Alsace), on the somewhat far-fetched grounds of consanguinity (his greatgreatgrandfather was a brother of Adela's greatgreatgreatgrandmother), and made a vain effort to obtain a bride from the court of Constantinople. On his accession Frederick had communicated the news of his election to Pope Eugenius III, but neglected to ask for the papal confirmation. Eager to make amends with the Papacy, Frederick concluded a treaty with Rome in March 1153, by which he promised in return for his coronation to support the Pope in his relations with the rebellious citizens of Rome.

He undertook six expeditions into Italy, in the first of which he was crowned emperor in Rome by Pope Adrian IV in the aftermath of the overthrow by Imperial forces of the republican city commune led by Arnold of Brescia. He left Italy in the autumn of 1155 to prepare for a new and more formidable campaign. Disorder was again rampant in Germany, especially in Bavaria, but general peace was restored by Frederick's vigorous measures. Bavaria was transferred from Henry II Jasomirgott, margrave of Austria, who became duke of Austria in compensation, to Frederick's formidable younger cousin Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony, of the house of Guelph/Welf. On June 9, 1156 at Würzburg, Frederick married Beatrice of Burgundy, daughter and heiress of Renaud III, becoming King of Burgundy and adding the sizeable realm of the County of Burgundy, then stretching from Besançon (Bisanz) to the Mediterranean, to his possessions.

In June 1158, Frederick set out upon his second Italian expedition, accompanied by Henry the Lion and his fearsome Saxons, which resulted in the establishment of imperial officers in the cities of northern Italy, the revolt and capture of Milan, and the beginning of the long struggle with Pope Alexander III, which resulted in the excommunication of the emperor in 1160. In response, Frederick declared his support for Antipope Victor IV. Returning to Germany towards the close of 1162, Frederick prevented the escalation of conflicts between Henry the Lion of Saxony and a number of his neighbouring princes who were growing weary of Henry's power, influence and territorial gains. He also severely punished the citizens of Mainz for their rebellion against Archbishop Arnold. The next visit to Italy in 1163 saw his plans for the conquest of Sicily ruined by the formation of a powerful league against him, brought together mainly by the taxes collected by the imperial officers.

Frederick then organized the magnificent celebration of the canonization of Charlemagne at Aix-la-Chapelle, while restoring the peace in the Rhineland. In October 1166, Frederick went once more on journey to Italy to secure the claim of his Antipope Pascal, and the coronation of his wife Beatrice as Holy Roman Empress. This campaign was stopped by the sudden outbreak of the plague which threatened to destroy the Imperial army and drove the emperor as a fugitive to Germany, where he remained for the ensuing six years. This time, Henry of Saxony had refused to join Frederick on his Italian trip, tending instead to his own disputes with neighbors and his continuing expansion into Slavic territories in northeastern Germany. Conflicting claims to various bishoprics were decided and imperial authority was asserted over Bohemia, Poland, and Hungary. Friendly relations were entered into with the East Roman emperor Manuel, and attempts were made to come to a better understanding with Henry II of England and Louis VII of France.

In 1174, Frederick made his fifth expedition to Italy and, in response, the pro-papal Lombard League was formed to stand against him. With the refusal of Henry the Lion to bring help to Italy, the campaign was a complete failure. Frederick suffered a heavy defeat at the battle of Legnano near Milan, on May 29, 1176, where he was wounded and for some time believed to be dead. He had no choice other than begin negotiations for peace with Alexander III and the Lombard League. In the Peace of Venice, 1177, Frederick and Alexander III reconciled. The Emperor acknowledged the sovereignty of the Papal States, and in return, Alexander acknowledged the Emperor's overlordship of the Imperial Church. The Lombard cities, however continued to fight until 1183, when, in the Peace of Constance, Frederick ceded the right to freely elect town magistrates.

Frederick did not forgive Henry the Lion for his refusal to come to his aid in 1174. Taking advantage of the hostility of other German princes to Henry, who had successfully established a powerful and contiguous state comprising Saxony, Bavaria and substantial territories in the north and east of Germany, Frederick had Henry tried in absentia by a court of bishops and princes in 1180, declared that Imperial law overruled traditional German law, and had Henry stripped of his lands and declared an outlaw. He then invaded Saxony with an Imperial army to bring his cousin to his knees. Henry's allies deserted him, and he finally had to submit in November 1181. He spent three years in exile at the court of his father-in-law Henry II of England, before being allowed back into Germany, where he finished his days as duke of Brunswick, peacefully sponsoring arts and architecture, and died on 6 August 1195.

After making his peace with the Pope, Frederick embarked on the Third Crusade (1189), a grand expedition in conjunction with the French army, led by king Philip Augustus together with the English, under Richard Lionheart. He organized a grand army and set out on the overland route to the Holy Land, through Hungary and Romania, and arrived at Constantinople in autumn 1189. From there they pushed on through Anatolia (where they were victorious in two battles) into Armenia, and approached Syria. The approach of the immense German army greatly concerned Saladin and the other Muslim leaders, who began to rally troops of their own and prepare to confront Barbarossa's forces. However, Frederick Barbarossa was never to see the Holy Land. On June 10, 1190 while crossing the Saleph River in Cilicia, south-eastern Anatolia, Frederick was thrown from his horse and the shock of the cold water caused him to have a heart attack. He drowned in water that was barely hip-deep, according to the chronicler Ibn al-Athir.

Frederick's death plunged his army into chaos. Leaderless, panicked, and attacked on all sides by Turks, many Germans were killed or deserted. Only 5,000 soldiers, a tiny fraction of the original forces, actually arrived in Acre. His son Frederick VI of Swabia carried on with the remnants of the army, with the aim of burying the Emperor in Jerusalem, but efforts to conserve his body in vinegar failed. Hence, his flesh was interred in the Church of Saint Peter in Antiochia, his bones in the cathedral of Tyre, and his heart and inner organs in Tarsus.

Frederick's untimely death left the Crusader army under the command of the rivals Philip of France and Richard of England, who had traveled to Palestine separately by sea, and ultimately led to its dissolution. Richard Lionheart continued to the East where he fought Saladin with mixed results, but ended without accomplishing his main goal, the capture of Jerusalem.
Frederick sends out the boy to see whether the ravens still fly.

Frederick is the subject of many legends, including that of a sleeping hero, derived from the much older British Celtic legend of Bran the Blessed. He is said not to be dead, but asleep with his knights in a cave in Kyffhäuser mountain in Thuringia, Germany, and that when ravens should cease to fly around the mountain he would awake and restore Germany to its ancient greatness. According to the story his red beard has grown through the table at which he sits. His eyes are half closed in sleep, but now and then he raises his hand and sends a boy out to see if the ravens have stopped flying.

Frederick's descendents by his wife Beatrice
1. Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164 - 1170)
2. Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165-1197)
3. Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167-1191)
4. Otto II, Count of Burgundy (1170-killed 1200)
5. Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (1173-killed 1196)
6. Philip of Swabia (1177-killed, 1208) King of Germany in 1198
7. Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). She was betrothed to William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.
8. Agnes of Hohenstaufen (died October 1184). She was betrothed to Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married.

Charles B. Conners, well known Lehigh Valley locomotive engineer, diedsuddenly this morning at his home, 29 Swift Street, of a heart condition.He was born in Genoa and for the past 46 years had been a resident ofAuburn.
Mr. Conners had been for 35 years In the employe of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. He was a member of Hardenburgh Lodge, 748, IOOF; and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen.
Mr. Conners is survived by his wife, Mrs. Alice Griggs Conners; a son. Charles B. Conners of North Granville, N. Y.; three daughters, Mrs. James Plckard of Owasco; and Mrs. Kenneth Mahaney and Mrs. Marion E. Lane, both of Auburn; also by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Conners of Ithaca; two brothers, John Conners of Auburn and Frank D. Conners of Ithaca, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Friday afternoon at the family home, 89 Swift Street, with Rev. Donald MacKenzie, assistant pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, officiating. Burial will be in Fort Hill Cemetery.
Citizen Advertiser
His first wife was Mary H. Amidon, born abt 1891 in NY to Helen.

BURENHEIDE, Fred, 87: b Feb 27, 1903, rural Howells, to Henry and Mary(Lindhorst); m Margaret Bahns, Feb 5, 1929, Leigh; s Allen; d Mary AnnDoernemann, Nadine Sailer, Alice Rolf, Kathleen Ernesti; died Dec 1990;burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Howells.

POCASSET - Charlie was born in 1930 to parents Charles Marshall FosgateSr. and Edna Steele Fosgate in Cambridge. He passed away November 15,2010, following a long illness. Charlie was a native son, grandson andgreat-grandson of Cambridge, educated in Cambridge schools and a HarvardGraduate, class of 1951. His major work life was devoted to management inthe field of technical sales of chemicals for coated fabrics. In lateryears Charlie left industry to start his own business. In 1985 he foundeda retail store of gifts and all things photographic called Picture Thisin Sandwich and Pocasset. He always prided himself on being on thecutting edge and indeed was in photographic developments. People rememberhis radio ads starting with, "Hi, this is Charlie at Picture This."
Before moving to their summer home in Pocasset, the family lived in Sudbury for 27 years. There he initiated a community project which began as a mission for the Memorial Congregational Church of a training program for CPR. He trained instructors as well as taught CPR in private, civic and commercial establishments. In Pocasset he expressed his civic concern by working to reopen the Pocasset Fire House, so vital in this community.
Charlie's first love besides his family and community was boating and sailing. He grew up in the summers on wonderful Old Silver Beach and often said the first 17 summers of his life were happy there. Boating started very early with sailing off the beach and then more formally out of West Falmouth Harbor. Buzzards Bay was his playground and as the years went by he sailed all manner of boats from a beautiful old cutter to a Hobie Cat up and down the bay and enjoyed the beauties of Quissett and Hadley's Harbors and the Elizabeth, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Islands. Later there were many trips to the Caribbean on small boat cruises and sailing on chartered boats. His other love was skiing and he enjoyed the major ski slopes in New England including climbing into Tuckerman's Ravine for summer skiing. Later he discovered the thrills of western skiing in Aspen. He enjoyed it all over again when skiing with his children.
Charlie hated gush and superficial enthusiasm. He believed in calling a fact a fact, and dealing with it in a realistic way. He always preferred to stay on the high road of common sense. People who did not know him well sometimes thought his manner was a bit brusque; however, when they knew him better, they grew to appreciate the kindness of his heart, his quiet helpfulness to others. He was a true friend and a devoted family man.
He is much loved by his family, his wife of 55 years, Florence Potter Fosgate, daughter Sandy Fosgate Clark and her husband Louis Clark and children Emily and Louie of Plymouth, as well as son Charles Hastings Fosgate and wife Michelle and sons Andrew and Kevin of Frederick, Md. He is also survived by sister Phyllis Black and her husband Delbert Black of Pocasset and North Carolina and sister Claire Kehn of Granby, Conn., and many nieces and nephews. Remembered by dear friends of the North Falmouth Congregational Church.
A memorial service for Charlie will be held at the North Falmouth Congregational Church, 155 Old Main Road, North Falmouth at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 2010. Remembrances in his name may be made to Cape Cod Health Care Foundation, Box 370, Hyannis, MA 02601 or North Falmouth Congregational Church, P.O. Box 403, North Falmouth, MA 02556.
Cape Cod Times, 17 November 2010

CARTHAGE - Daine Norris Sundstrom, 74, died Monday, April 30, 2001, atAvera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls.
He was born Nov. 19, 1926, on a farm near Artesian to Otto and Helen (Johnson) Sundstrom. He grew up in the area, where he attended Goering School. He worked for various farmers in the area until his retirement, when he moved to Carthage.
Survivors include a brother, Lennart of Letcher four sisters: Olga Peterson and Erma May, both of Mitchell, Natalie Fridley of Artesian, and Anita Cremer of Spencer and many nieces and nephews.
Services begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the United Church of Christ in Carthage with burial at a later date.
Argus Leader, 2 May 2001

The 1900 census lists a Johanna Sundstrom (57) as an inmate at the NorthMichigan Asylum, Grand Rapids, Traverse County. Most of the informationis not filled in. Perhaps the census taker entered an incorrect age andthis is our Johanna.

Marie of Boulogne was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. She was placed in a convent but was taken out to marry Matthew of Alsace, who would later become Count of Boulogne through his marriage to her.

In 1159, when her childless brother died, she succeeded the County. Her husband became co-ruler in 1160. They reigned together until their divorce in 1170, when Matthew (not Marie) continued to reign until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess.

Marie died in 1180/82. Her sister Mathilde inherited Marie's land and possessions in England, rather than Ida.

Mrs. Esther L. MacKenale, wife of Colin C. MacKenzIe, 111 W. Newell st.,died Wednesday morning at her home after a lingering illness. Besides herhusband she is survived by a son, Colin C. MacKenzie Jr., and a daughterBetty Jen MacKenzie. Funeral services will take place from the familyhome at 8 p. m. Friday. Interment will be made in Morningside Cemetery.
Syracuse Journal, 20 August 1924

Brother was Jöns Jönsson, who married 1729-12-09 to Karin Jönsdotter.
It is possible that Solomon Jönsson lived from 1688-9 to 1768 and was first married to Karin Hindriksdotter (1703-1736).

From Wikipedia

Philip of Swabia (1177-1208), German king and duke of Swabia, the rival of the emperor Otto IV, was the fifth and youngest son of the emperor Frederick I and Beatrix, daughter of Renaud III, count of Burgundy, and consequently brother of the emperor Henry VI. He entered the clergy, was made provost of Aix-la-Chapelle, and in 1190 or 1191 was chosen bishop of Würzburg. Having accompanied his brother Henry to Italy in 1191, Philip forsook his ecclesiastical calling, and, travelling again to Italy, was made duke of Tuscany in 1195 and received an extensive grant of lands. In 1196 he became duke of Swabia, on the death of his brother Conrad; and in May 1197 he married Irene, daughter of the eastern emperor, Isaac II, and widow of Roger III, Titular King of Sicily, a lady who is described by Walther von der Vogelweide as " the rose without a thorn, the dove without guile."

Philip enjoyed his brother's confidence to a very great extent, and appears to have been designated as guardian of the young Frederick, afterwards the emperor Frederick II, in case of his father's early death. In 1197 he had set out to fetch Frederick from Sicily for his coronation when he heard of the emperor's death and returned at once to Germany. He appears to have desired to protect the interests of his nephew and to quell the disorder which arose on Henry's death, but events were too strong for him. The hostility to the kingship of a child was growing, and after Philip had been chosen as defender of the empire during Frederick's minority he consented to his own election. He was elected German king at Muhlhausen on March 8, 1198, and crowned at Mainz on the September 8 following.

Meanwhile a number of princes hostile to Philip, under the leadership of Adolph, archbishop of Cologne, had elected an anti-king in the person of Otto, second son of Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony. In the war that followed, Philip, who drew his principal support from south Germany, met with considerable success. In 1199 he received further accessions to his party and carried the war into his opponent's territory, although unable to obtain the support of Pope Innocent III, and only feebly assisted by his ally Philip Augustus, king of France. The following year was less favourable to his arms; and in March 1201 Innocent took the decisive step of placing Philip and his associates under the ban, and began to work energetically in favour of Otto.

Also in 1201, Philip was visited by his cousin Boniface of Montferrat, the leader of the Fourth Crusade. The Crusaders were by this time under Venetian control and were besieging Zara on the Adriatic Sea. Although Boniface's exact reasons for meeting with Philip are unknown, while at Philip's court he also met Alexius Angelus, Philip's brother-in-law. Alexius convinced Boniface, and later the Venetians, to divert the Crusade to Constantinople and restore Isaac II to the throne, as he had recently been deposed by Alexius III, Alexius and Irene's uncle.

The two succeeding years were still more unfavourable to Philip. Otto, aided by Ottokar I, king of Bohemia, and Hermann I, landgrave of Thuringia, drove him from north Germany, thus compelling him to seek by abject concessions, but without success, reconciliation with Innocent. The submission to Philip of Hermann of Thuringia in 1204 marks the turning-point of his fortunes, and he was soon joined by Adolph of Cologne and Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

On January 6, 1205 he was crowned again with great ceremony by Adolph at Aix-la-Chapelle, though it was not till 1207 that his entry into Cologne practically brought the war to a close. A month or two later Philip was loosed from the papal ban, and in March 1208 it seems probable that a treaty was concluded by which a nephew of the pope was to marry one of Philip's daughters and to receive the disputed dukedom of Tuscany. Philip was preparing to crush the last flicker of the rebellion in Brunswick-Lüneburg when he was murdered at Bamberg, on June 21, 1208, by Otto of Wittelsbach, count palatine in Bavaria, to whom he had refused the hand of one of his daughters. Philip was a brave and handsome man, and contemporary writers, among whom was Walther von der Vogelweide, praise his mildness and generosity.

Philip of Swabia married Irene Angelina on May 25, 1197. Their four daughters were:
* Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1198-1212), married Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor
* Cunigunde of Hohenstaufen (1200-1248), married King Wenzel I of Bohemia
* Mary of Hohenstaufen (1201-1235), married Henry II, Duke of Brabant
* Elizabeth of Hohenstaufen (1203-1235), married King Ferdinand III of Castile

BURENHEIDE, Margaret, 86: b July 4, 1909, Leigh, to Herman and Meta Marie(Rieck) Bahns; m Fred Burenheide, Feb 5, 1929, Leigh; s Allen; d Mary AnnDoernemann, Nadine Sailer, Alice Rolf, Kathleen Ernesti; died Apr 14,1996, Dodge; burial St John's Catholic Cemetery, Howells

Sarah was Henry Nowlin's second wife.

Died of influenza.

Natalie Fridley, 90, of Mitchell, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, atFiresteel Healthcare Center in Mitchell under hospice care.
Her funeral will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Artesian. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery at Artesian. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Natalie Constance Sundstrom was born Oct. 15, 1921, to Otto and Helen (Johnson) Sundstrom on a farm south of Artesian. She graduated from Artesian High School in 1939 and Dakota Wesleyan University. She taught in Fedora, Woonsocket, Alpena and Carthage. After she retired, she substituted at Artesian School and worked for Saint Joseph Hospital in Mitchell.
She married Charles Fridley at Redfield Jan. 5, 1946. He died in 1976. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Artesian, the Ladies Aid, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 47 and Artesian Cemetery Association.
She is survived by four children, Kathryn (Dale) Wormstadt of Rapid City, Thomas of Artesian, David (Sara) of Mitchell and Daniel of Sioux Falls; a sister, Anita Cremer of Spencer; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson; and 10 siblings, Laurence, Ernest, Lennart, Adney, Daine, Signe, Ann, Elsie, Olga and Erma.
The Plainsman, Huron, SD, 25 November 2011
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Natalie Constance Fridley was born October 15, 1921, to Otto Sundstrom and Helen (Johnson) Sundstrom on a farm south of Artesian, SD and lived in the Artesian area for the first 88 years of her life.
Natalie married Charles Marion Fridley in Redfield, SD on January 5, 1946. Charles died in 1976. As many of the family phrased it, Natalie can finally meet up with Charles again in heaven; he has waited for her long enough.
Natalie attended Goering Country School and graduated from Artesian High School in 1939. She graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a two-year teaching degree. She eventually received her four-year degree. Natalie taught in country schools and public schools in Fedora, Woonsocket, Alpena and Carthage. After she retired, she substituted at Artesian School for many years. She also worked for Saint Joseph Hospital for several years.
Natalie was a member of First Lutheran Church in Artesian, the Ladies Aid of First Lutheran, American Legion Auxiliary, Post 47 of Artesian, the Artesian Cemetery Association and various other community organizations.
Natalie loved company and was quick to give you her opinion on whatever subject was on her mind. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as hearing from her former students. She didnʼt like to go to Senior Citizens (but she did) in Artesian because it was all "old people" there and nobody wanted to play 500. She didnʼt like to play pitch.
Natalie is survived by her four children: Kathryn Marie (Dale) Wormstadt of Rapid City, SD, Thomas James Fridley, Artesian, SD, David Charles (Sara) Fridley of Mitchell and Daniel Gene Fridley (Shelly Gramm, fiancée) of Sioux Falls, SD. She is also survived by her sister, Anita Cremer of Spencer, SD. Natalie has eighteen grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
She left behind many friends, including her friend, Jo Gaston, who was her good friend, chauffeur and card playing partner. She also left behind Karson Fridley, her beloved grandson who stayed with her extensively over the years as he grew up.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, her parents, a grandson, Bradley Thomas, and ten brothers and sisters: Laurence, Ernest, Lennart, Adney, Daine, Signe, Ann Marie, Elsie, Olga and Erma.

Robert C. Jackson, 72, of 8 Goodspeed Place, Skaneateles, died thismorning in Mercy Hospital after a long illness.
A native of Auburn. Mr. Jackson had resided in Skaneateles the past 35 years. He was a
former weaver for the Firth Carpet Co.. retiring in 1961.
He is survived bv his widow. Mrs. Ethel Griggs Jackson, and a brother. Kenneth E. Jackson of Levittown. PA.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Bernie J. O'Neill and Son Funeral Home, Skaneateles, wfth the Rev. Donald L. Roe, pastor of the Skaneateles Methodist Church officiatinig. Burial will be in Soule Cemetery, Auburn.
There will be no calling hours. Those wishing to do so may Contribute to the Skaneateles
Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
The Citizen-Advertiser, 15 March 1968

He organized the State Bank of Hensel in Hensel, ND.
The Ancestors of Arthur Orison Dillon and His Poems,

From Wikipedia

Isaac II Angelus, Byzantine emperor 1185-1195, and again 1203-1204, was the successor of Andronicus I.

He inaugurated his reign by a decisive victory over the Normans in Sicily, but elsewhere his policy was less successful. He failed in an attempt to recover Cyprus from the rebellious noble Isaac Comnenos thanks to Norman interference and by the oppressiveness of his taxes drove the Bulgarians and Vlachs to revolt (1186). In 1187 Alexius Branas, the general sent against the rebels, treacherously turned his arms against his master, and attempted to seize Constantinople, but was defeated and slain. The emperor's attention was next demanded in the east, where several claimants to the throne successively rose and fell. In 1189 Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor sought and obtained leave to lead his troops on the Third Crusade through the Byzantine Empire; but he had no sooner crossed the border than Isaac, who had meanwhile sought an alliance with Saladin, threw every impediment in his way, and was only compelled by force of arms to fulfil his engagements.

The next five years were disturbed by fresh rebellions of the Vlachs, against whom Isaac led several expeditions in person. During one of these, in 1195, Alexius, the emperor's brother, taking advantage of the latter's absence from camp on a hunting expedition, proclaimed himself emperor, and was readily recognised by the soldiers. Isaac was blinded and imprisoned in Constantinople. After eight years he was raised for six months from his dungeon to his throne once more after the arrival of the knights of the Fourth Crusade. But both mind and body had been enfeebled by captivity, and his son Alexius IV was the actual monarch. Isaac died in 1204, shortly after the usurpation of his general, Mourzouphles. He was one of the weakest and most vicious princes that occupied the Byzantine throne. Surrounded by a crowd of slaves, mistresses and flatterers, he permitted his empire to be administered by unworthy favourites, while he squandered the money wrung from his provinces on costly buildings and expensive gifts to the churches of his metropolis.

Walter May, age 91 of Madison, formerly of Artesian, passed awayThursday, October 21, 2010 at the Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday, October 25 at the First Lutheran Church in Artesian with burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM at the Will Funeral Chapel with prayer service beginning at 6 PM.
Walter Arnold "Bud" May Jr. was born March 5, 1919 near Kimball, South Dakota to Walter May Sr. and Dorothea [Gees]. At an early age the family moved to a farm about 6 miles south of Artesian. He grew up on the farm and attended the Goering school for the first eight grades.
He farmed until entering The US Army Air Force division in February, 1942 and served until 1946 as a mechanic mostly in the European Theatre.
Walter married Erma K. Sundstrom on December 26, 1942 in Pipestone, Minnesota.
Upon returning from military service, Walter & Erma farmed in the Artesian area until his retirement in 1976 when he moved into Artesian. Walter took great pride in his farm, the crops and the animals were special to him.
After retirement, he worked on various farms in the area with the most time spent on the Darrell Olson farm.
In 1999 Walter and Erma moved to Mitchell, S.D. Upon Erma's passing in 2004, Walter moved to Countryside Living in Mitchell. He then moved to Madison in 2006 and resided at The Bethel Community.
Walter is survived by two children. Anita [May] Schmidt from Davis, South Dakota and Alan [Lori] May of Wentworth, South Dakota. Four grandchildren: Dallas [Matt] Pitts of Sioux Falls, Colin [Jackie] May of Canton, South Dakota, Stephanie [Reuben] Viles from Vancouver, British Columbia and Pearl Olson May attending school in Watertown, S.D. and one great grandson, Jace Alan May. Walter is also survived by two sisters; Ruby [Milton] Pinkston of Seward, KS and Eleanor [Richard] Shoemaker of Aurora, CO.
Walter was preceded in death his wife Erma in 2004, by two children, three sisters, a brother and his parents. Sisters preceding him were Dorothy Medley, Delores Berens, and Gladys Clyde. Walter was preceded in death by one brother Alvin May.

Died after attending grandson's wedding.

LITTLE PRAIRIE (Special) -- Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 12,at 2 p.m. at the Little Prairie Methodist Church for Mrs. I. E. Tupper,long time resident of the Little Prairie community. Mrs. Tupper passedaway at her home Saturday morning, Feb. 10, after an extended illness.The Rev. Jack Anderson, pastor of the church, officiated. Mrs. HaroldLittle and Ray Childs sang "No Night There" and "Beyond The Sunset." Theywere accompanied by Mrs. C. E. Code, church organist. Pallbearers wereClarence Hess, Frank Gernandt, James Hatfield, Owen Babcock, ArchieBabcock and Leon Ingram. Interment was in the Groveland Cemetery atDundas. Alice Maud Tupper was born in Bridgewater Township on the farm onwhich Owen Babcock is now living on April 9, 1877. She was the daughterof John and Ann Workman Cowden. She attended the rural school known shetaught school in North Dakota and western Minnesota. She attended therural school known as the Cheney School and the Dundas School. As a youngwoman she taught school in North Dakota and western Minnesota. On March21, 1905, she was united in marriage to Elmer Tupper at Dundas. Thecouple homesteaded at Madock, N.D., until 1907 when they returned toMinnesota first settling on the Cowden family farm and later purchasingthe Tupper family farm on which Mrs. Tupper resided with her son anddaughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Tupper. In March of 1955, Mr. andMrs. I. E. Tupper celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Herhusband died May 26, 1960. She was also preceded in death by her parents;one son who died in infancy; two brothers and one half brother, Jim,Allen and Sam Cowden and two sisters and one half sister, Mrs. FlorenceM. Hoover, Mrs. Tom (Isabelle) Ingram and Mrs. Ivan (Mabel) Herkenratt.She is survived by three sons, Vernon of Melrose and Lloyd and Ben ofLittle Prairie and two daughters, Mrs. Jake Dettling of Little Prairieand Mrs. Ruth Wiedenhofer of Northfield. She is also survived by ninegrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Olive Babcock ofFairview, Mont., and one half sister, Mrs. Lou Fitzpatrick of St. Louis,Mo. Relatives and friends from the community, Northfield, Faribault andsurrounding areas attended the services. Attending from a distance wereMr. and Mrs. Dale Miller and daughters of Osceola, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs.Charles Hundeby, Beardsley, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bodenscheir ofAustin; James Hatfield of McGrath; Miss Florence Ingram of St. Paul; Mrs.Jerome Brower of St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peterson of Farmington; Mr.and Mrs. Archie Babcock of Lonsdale and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Ingram ofNerstrand.
Faribault Daily News, 14 February 1962

Delmas Jerome Marsden, 91, Mitchell, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, atDiamond Care Center, Bridgewater.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church, Mount Vernon, with the Rev. D. Wayne Huber officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell, with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
He was born on Nov. 17, 1919, at Loomis to Archie and Edith (Smith) Marsden.
He grew up in the Loomis area and attended Goodwin School.
After graduating from the eighth grade, he farmed with his father.
He was a member of Loomis Congregational Church.
On June 21, 1938, he married Jennie Sipe at Mitchell.
In 1945, they moved to a farm north of Mount Vernon.
He was instrumental in bringing 4-H to Davison County, as he started the Up and Get It 4-H Club and was a leader for more than 25 years.
In 1951, he moved his family to Hot Springs, where he operated a poultry business.
In 1961, they returned to the farm and he continued farming until 1979.
After retiring, he moved to Mitchell, where he operated Tiffany's Café and drove truck for D&L Implement.
On Aug. 11, 1991, he married Joyce Muhs.
He is survived by his wife, a son, Martin and wife Deb, Pittsburgh, Pa.; a daughter, Beverly Duffel and husband Ron, Fort Pierre; two stepsons: Duane Muhs and wife Vickie, South Padre Island, Texas; and Terry Muhs and wife Lisa, Visalia, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, a daughter, Dorothy Ann Percy; a granddaughter, his parents, a brother, Harland; and two sisters: Alma Bluhm and Mildred Bailey.

His wife died 19 Oct 1938

Esther grew up in the neighborhood of Komstad in Clay County, SouthDakota. She and her husband spent two years residing in Canada beforereturning to Beresford. During the summer of 1919, she and her husbandbuilt a new home in Beresford, SD. She became ill two weeks before herdeath.
Esther was born near Komstad, Clay County, Dakota Territory. She married Edward S. Heglin and was the mother of three sons. She and her husband lived in Canada for about two years before returning to Beresford, SD. The summer before her death, Mrs. Heglin and her husband had built a new house for themselves. She became ill two weeks before her death from pneumonia.
She was survived by her husband, three sons, her mother, four sisters, and two brothers.

Rev. E. Raymond Heglin, 93 OCEANSIDE --Ray Heglin died of complicationsof Alzheimers, Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at home surrounded by family. Hisbody was willed to UCSD for education and research. Born June 21, 1915 inBeresford, S.D., he graduated summa cum laude from Buena Vista Universityin Storm Lake, Iowa, attended Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Ill.,received his Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological SeminaryUniversity of Chicago, received a Divinity Scholarship at EdinburghUniversity, Scotland, UK, and ministered Presbyterian churches in theMidwest for 35 years. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, HarrietEckman Heglin; four children, Ruth (Bud) Forman, Kingman, Ariz., JohnHeglin, Los Angeles, Mark Heglin (Janet Blake), San Diego, and PaulHeglin, Prescott, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Raychelle (Brian) Kemple,Apple Valley, Calif., Coleen Deermer, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., andZachary Edgerton, Houghton, Mich.; two great-grandchildren, Amanda andDylan Kemple; and a brother, Russell Heglin. We celebrate sharing hislife and the effect he had on the lives of many in the world heinhabited. Ray felt the of love of family and friends made him therichest man on the planet! Memorial services are pending.
North County Times, 21 September 2008

Haywood Gordon Pert, 87, St. Augustine, died Nov. 29, 1998, at the St.Johns Health Care Center, following a brief illness. He was born inPalatka and lived there until he entered the military. He later settledin Jacksonville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served inWorld War II and flown with Jimmy Dolittle as one of the Marauder Men inbombing raids over Japan. He worked for the Bingham Seed Company,Jacksonville, and Florida Carter in Bayard. Before moving from Palatka,he was a member of the First Baptist Church there and was well known atthe Palatka Golf Course.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Masters Funeral Home of Palatka, with the Rev. Charles Rabun officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Palatka, with military honors at graveside by the U.S. Army. Friends may call at Masters chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Those wishing may make a donation, in his memory, to the American Foundation for the Blind, 11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, New York, N.Y. 10001.
Mr. Pert was preceded in death by his parents, Haywood and Olive Pert and his wife, Mary Douglas Pert.
Survivors include three sisters, Pauline Thompson, Louise Pursley, both of St. Augustine, and Imogene Austin, Live Oak. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

King of Vestfold, King of Norway, had many wives and concubines,undertook conquest of Norway to win Gytha, and until successful refusedfor ten years to cut or comb hair (called Lufa, "the Slovenly"), became1st King of all Norway abt. 883/890, cut hair after conquest (then called"Fairhair"), won Gytha, d. abt. 936.

MISC: Harald inherited three small domains from his father in eastern, central, and western Norway, and set out to conquer the rest of Norway. According to the medieval saga, he was motivated by the refusal of Gyda (another petty king's daughter) to marry him until he had conquered all of Norway. According to the story, King Harald declared that he would not cut or comb his hair until he had conquered all of Norway. When he finally had victory about ten years later, he then had his hair done and was called "Fairhair." The chieftains of western Norway were the hardest to defeat, but Harald attained his victory in the Battle of Hafrsfjord about 885. Harald was a strong ruler, and managed to unite Norway. At Harald's death, his sons divided Norway with the favorite son, Eric Bloodaxe, as the overking, but dissensions and wars disrupted the unity of the country.

Alternatively, there are references that spell his first name "Harold," and list his death date as being 933 or 945.

He succeeded to the throne of his father's kingdom as a child in 860.

Age at death: Over 72.

He was the first king of United Norway.

[Sharen Neal, MJR6387,]

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The history of Norway prior to the late tenth century is extremely obscure, and the lineage of Harald is uncertain prior to his father. The old poem Ynglingatal is quoted (incompletely, with some missing stanzas of unknown content) in Heimskringla (early thirteenth century), and appears to have been composed in the late ninth or early tenth century, although that is not certain. Even if we grant for the moment that Heimskringla quotes an accurate version of an early poem, we still have the fact that Ynglingatal only gives the names of the kings, and does not supply any of the genealogical relationships which appear in so many later sources. It is not until sources of the twelfth century that there is any clear indication that the king mentioned in each stanza was regarded as the son of the king mentioned in the previous stanza, and this could easily be a very late invention. That the kings listed in the last few stanzas existed may be regarded as likely, but they remain very shadowy figures whose exact historical and genealogical connections are nebulous. At various times in the past, attempts have been made to identify one or more of them with individuals known from contemporary historical sources, but there are no identifications of the kings in Ynglingatal with known historical figures which can be regarded as certain. -- Stewart Baldwin

The source for this is a fragment of Ynglingatal repeated in Snorri's Heimskringla. Snorri wrote his work about 400 years after the events it is describing. It tells of Olaf Tree-Cutter founding Norway, and passing it to his son Halfdan Whiteleg. Halfdan had sons Eystein and Gudrod. Eystein had a son Halfdan. He was followed by Gudrod, son of Halfdan, and he was father of Olaf, father of Ragnevald, for whom the original poem was composed. The classical reconstruction is that this is a straight shot (Olaf- Halfdan- Eystein- Halfdan- Gudrod- Olaf- Ragnevald). However, it has been suggested that Gudrod, son of Halfdan Whiteleg sticks out like a sore thumb. He neither succeeded, nor is there any reason for him being mentioned at all (no other "other sons" are mentioned). Maybe, the speculation runs, he is the Gudrod Halfdanson who later became king - that Halfdan Eysteinson was followed not by his son, but by his uncle. One could argue this in circles, but it doesn't matter.An analysis of the succession after Rognevald reveals a splice between two traditions. Halfdan the Black is made son of Gudrod born of a second marriage, and left an infant coheir with his "brother" Olaf. The location of his rule is nowhere near the location where his predicessors are said to have ruled, and later his son Harald is made to defeat all of the other kinglets of Norway, including kings of places that Halfdan was supposed to have ruled. Finally, what appears to be a near-contemporary poem celebrating Halfdan the Black seems not to know his father. To make a long story short (too late! you say), it looks like the new dynasty, descended from Halfdan the Black, were attached after the fact to the family celebrated in the Ynglingatal (who actually appear to have been enemies that they displaced). Nothing before Halfdan the Black can be trusted, and it is not clear that the lines back to Harald Fairhair should be trusted either. The whole "kidnappped as an infant and didn't come back until an adult at the head of a strong army" thing about Olaf Trygvison smells foul. St. Olaf owed his position to being Olaf I's right-hand man, while Harald Hardrade was his step-brother. I have my serious doubts about the Fairhair pedigrees attached to each of them. -- Todd Farmerie

From Wikipedia

Harald Fairhair (Old Norse:Haraldr hinn hárfagri, Icelandic:Haraldur hinn hárfagri, Norwegian:Harald Hårfagre) (c. 850 - c. 933) was the founder and first king (872 - 930) over Norway.

He succeeded on the death of his father Halfdan the Black Gudrødsson in A.D. 860 to the sovereignty of several small and somewhat scattered kingdoms, which had come into his father's hands through conquest and inheritance and lay chiefly in south-east Norway.

The constitution of Norway is, according to a tale, somewhat of a love story. The tale begins with a marriage proposal that resulted in rejection and scorn from Gyda, the daughter of a neighbouring king. She said she refused to marry him before he was king over all of Norway. Harald was therefore induced to take a vow not to cut nor comb his hair until he was sole king of Norway, and that ten years later he was justified in trimming it; whereupon he exchanged the epithet "Shockhead" for the one by which he is usually known. Whether this is actually true is debatable; the name "fairhair" may simply mean that Harald had blonde hair.

In 866 he made the first of a series of conquests over the many petty kingdoms which then composed Norway, including those which had sworn allegiance to the Swedish king Erik Eymundsson. In 872, after a great victory at Hafrsfjord near Stavanger, he found himself king over the whole country. His realm was, however, threatened by dangers from without, as large numbers of his opponents had taken refuge, not only in Iceland, then recently discovered, but also in the Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, Hebrides Islands and Faroe Islands, and in Scotland itself; and from these winter quarters sallied forth to harry Norway as well as the rest of northern Europe. Their numbers were increased by malcontents from Norway, who resented Harald's claim of rights of taxation over lands, which the possessors appear to have previously held in absolute ownership. At last Harald was forced to make an expedition to the west to clear the islands and Scottish mainland of Vikings. A great number of them fled to Iceland, which grew into an independent commonwealth, while the Scottish isles fell under Norwegian rule.

The latter part of Harald's reign was disturbed by the strife of his many sons. He gave them all the royal title and assigned lands to them which they were to govern as his representatives; but this arrangement did not put an end to the discord, which continued into the next reign. When he grew old he handed over the supreme power to his favourite son Eirik Bloodaxe, whom he intended to be his successor. Harald died in 933, having had eight wives and 23 children. Twelve of his sons became kings, two of them over the whole country.

Haralds children with Åsa, daughter of Håkon Grjotgardsson, Earl of Lade:
* Guttorm Haraldsson, king of Ranrike
* Halvdan Kvite (Haraldsson), king of Trondheim
* Halvdan Svarte (Haraldsson), king of Trondheim.
* Sigrød Haraldsson, king of Trondheim

Children with Gyda:

* Ålov Årbot (Haraldsdotter)
* Rørek Haraldsson
* Sigtrygg Haraldsson
* Frode Haraldsson
* (Torgils Haraldsson)

Children with Ragnhild Eiriksdotter of Jutland:
* Eirik Bloodaxe, king of Norway.

Children with Svanhild, daughter of Eystein Earl:
* Bjørn Farmann, king of Vestfold.
* Olaf Haraldsson Geirstadalf, king of Vingulmark, later also Vestfold.
* Ragnar Rykkel

Children with Åshild, daughter of Ring Dagsson:
* Ring Haraldsson
* Dag Haraldsson
* Gudrød Skirja
* Ingegjerd Haraldsdotter

Children with Snøfrid, daughter of Svåse the Finn:
* Halvdan Hålegg
* Gudrød Ljome

Children with Tora Mosterstong, his maid:
* Haakon the Good, king of Norway.

Other children:
* Ragnvald Rettilbeine
* Sigurd Rise
* Ingebjørg Haraldsdotter

Harald was the grandfather of Harald II.

Ralph attended schools in Ceylon, SK, Canada; Glenwood rural elementaryschool, and the Beresford public schools. His mother died when he wasnine. After that time, Ralph lived with the Williamson, Nat Heglin, andRichard Carlson families.
Ralph enjoyed playing softball with his children, neighbors, and friends. He also played in the church league at the Hubcity ball diamond. He was also fond of fishing, playing horseshoes, shooting pool, watching auto races, and visiting. Ralph liked cars and was reported to have had a strong voice for Fords.
Ralph and his first wife farmed the Heglin farm west of Beresford until moving to the Anderson farm in 1943. They farmed there until 1975, when Ralph started a water hauling business. In his later years, Ralph drove school bus and performed custodial work for Sioux Steam Cleaners.
Info comes from obituaries of Ralph and his wife, Marie.
Social Security Death Index lists his date of death as 15 Sep 1996.
Ralph was born to Edward Samuel and Esther (Carlson) Heglin in Radville, Saskatchewan, Canada. He attended school at Ceylon, Saskatchewan, Canada; Glenwood rural school in rural Beresford, SD; and at the public schools in Beresford, SD. His interests included playing softball, fishing, playing horseshoes, and playing pool. He watched auto racing and was very interested in cars, especially Fords.
On December 20, 1930, Ralph married Lillian Anderson and farmed on the Heglin farm west of Beresford until moving to the Anderson farm in 1943. They remained there until 1975. Ralph also worked for ASCS scaling corn in storage. He also started a water hauling business in 1975. In 1980, Ralph married Marie (Neuroth) Klopstad. He drove the bus for the Beresford schools and worked as a custodian at Sioux Steam Cleaners in Beresford, SD.
Ralph was survived by his wife, six children, nineteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, six step-children, and two brothers. Ralph's father, mother, and step-mother preceded him in death.

Marguerite Agnes "Peg" Jordan Brodersen was born January 25, 1927, inDubuque, Iowa, to William and Gertrude (Adams) Jordan. She was raised inDubuque, baptized and confirmed at Nativity Catholic Church, and attendedparochial and public school. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in1945 and attended Bayless Business College. Following her education sheworked as a secretary at an architectural firm in Dubuque. She marriedWilliam E. Brodersen on June 23, 1951 at Nativity Church. After marriagethey remained in Dubuque until moving to Northfield in 1953. Over theyears in Northfield, along with being a mother, homemaker and partnerwith Bill in his architectural business, Peg worked as an administrativeassistant at Dr. Heibergʼs dental office and at St. Olaf College foralmost 20 years - retiring in 1994. During those years Peg was always anactive volunteer - sharing her time with the Hospital Auxiliary, the ArtsGuild and St. Dominicʼs Church and School.
Peg was a member of the Church of Annunciation in Hazelwood and a former member of the Church of St. Dominic. She enjoyed playing Bridge, traveling with Bill (including trips to Ireland and Germany), and cooking - she was an excellent cook! She will be remembered for her devotion to her family, the faith filled life she lead, and her pumpkin bread.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Bill; 6 children and their spouses: Stephen and Mary of Lansing, Kansas, Tom and Mary of Shakopee, Anne Varley of Northfield, Mark and Gail of Minneapolis, Michael & Teil of Champlin, Greg and Nicole of Minnetonka; 16 grandchildren: Elizabeth (Erik) Jorgensen, Catherine Brodersen, Brian (Pamela), Brent and Christine Brodersen, Lori Grant, Brittany (Justin) Hirschuber, Teresa Rae and Andrew Brodersen, Tyler and Nicholas Brodersen, Lynnea and Kendra Waydula, Tyler, William and Mason Brodersen; 5 great-grandchildren: Dalton, Sawyer, Zachary, Makenzie and Emma; her sister, Nike Dreier of Santa Barbara, California; her brother, Robert (Beverly) Jordan of Dubuque; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandson Cole Spencer Brodersen and her parents.
Peg passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday evening, August 29, 2012, at the Three Links Care Center in Northfield, at the age of 85.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11AM Saturday, September 1, 2012, at Annunciation Catholic Church in Hazelwood with Fr. Thomas Rayar officiating. Music will be provided by Marlys Mouser. Interment will be in Annunciation Cemetery. Pall bearers will be her children. Visitation will be 4-7PM Friday, August 31, 2012, at the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home in Northfield. Visitation will continue at the church on Saturday one hour prior to the funeral.
Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home.

Melinda Helen LOWE was born on 31 Mar 1897 in Ohio, NS. She waschristened on 2 Oct 1897 in St. John Anglican, New Germany, NS. Shemarried Cecil Leo TUFTS . Cecil was born on 2 Mar 1895. He died on 26 Oct1966. He was buried on 30 Oct 1966 in Simpsons Corner, NS. Melinda diedon 27 May 1927 in Simpsons Corner, NS. She was buried in CommunityCemetery, Hemford, NS. Tuesday, June 14, 1927

From The Bridgewater Bulletin Lunenburg County, NS:
Mrs Cecil Tufts here passed away on Friday, May 27th at her residence, Simpson's Corner, Mrs Cecil Tufts in the 29th year of her age. Mrs Tufts' death was due to appendix trouble. During the afternoon of Friday she suffered intense pain and expired a few minutes after the doctor's arrival. The deceased leaves to mourn their loss - her husband, six children - the eldest twelve years of age - parents, Mr and Mrs John Lowe, also brothers and sisters and many friends. Edwin Lowe of Bridgewater and Mrs Inez Sawler of Albany are brother and sister of the deceased.
Interment took place on Sunday morning, May 29th, at Hemford Cemetery, services being held at the Union Church, Simpson's Corner, with Rev Geoffrey Andrew, Anglican clergyman of New Germany officiating.
The flowers were: Brother Edwin and wife Brother Lawton and wife Sister Ina and husband --- Mr and Mrs Garfield Conrad, Mrs Olie Wile Jr., Mr and Mrs Nathan Simpson, Mrs Willie Simpson, Mrs James Emino, Mrs Armond Mailman, Mr and Mrs E. W. Mailman,Mrs Harriet Hyson, Mr and Mrs Gilbert Lowe, Mrs Hibbert Veinot, Mrs James Durling, Mr and Mrs Robert Emino, Mr and Mrs Joseph Turner, Mr and Mrs George Tufts, Miss Ola Tufts, Mrs George Veinot, Mrs Eslie Woodworth, Mrs Jabey Russsell, Mrs James Zwicker, Mrs Loran Hyson.

Mary was a cousin of Herbert who they adopted. Her birth name was MaryDouglas.

Jane B. Witherell, former resident of West Hartford, summer resident ofFriendship, ME and longtime resident of Northampton. Graduated from SmithCollege in 1935. Widow of Warner Witherell, mother of Charles B.Witherell of Simsbury, Benjamin K. Witherell of Hartford and Seth W.Witherell of Upton, MA. Memorial service, Sunday Oct. 18th at 1 p.m. atFirst Churches of Northampton. Gifts in her memory may be made to:Friendship Ambulance Assoc; Friendship, ME 04547 or First ChurchesMeeting House Campaign, 129 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060.
Hartford Courant, The (CT) 15 October 1998

Gerald Neil Moberg Gerald Neil Moberg, one of Seattle Fire Department'sbravest, quietly lost his five year battle to cancer Saturday, August 7,2004, surrounded by family and friends. Born March 3, 1945, he was the2nd son of Charles G. (deceased) and Kathryn B. Moberg. Gerry entered theSeattle Fire Department on February 3, 1969. During his long anddedicated service to the fire department, Gerry shared his wisdom andexperience with new recruits and was a good mentor to all. Gerry retiredas Deputy Chief on August 8, 2002. He was a highly decorated member ofthe Seattle Fire Department and was awarded "Chief of the Year" in 2001and the 2002 "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his distinguished service.On July 28, 2001, Gerry married his long time friend and fellowfirefighter Barbara Banger. He was an avid collector of Mickey Mouse andFire memorabilia and shared his passion with his wife Barb. Gerry'sfamily and friends will be forever grateful for all the loving supportfrom the Seattle Fire Department, the great care he received from thedoctors and nurses at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Cancer CareAlliance, Evergreen Hospice Center and Dr. Harlan. He is survived by hiswife Barbara, his mother Kathryn, his son Mitchell and granddaughterMcKenzie, his two brothers Harley and David and their families. We loveyou and miss you. A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 28, at11am at Calvary Christian Assembly, 6801 Roosevelt Way, Seattle.
News Tribune, Tacoma, 15 August 2004

possible birthday is 12/16/1942

Richard C. Arters, a member of the Chatham Township Zoning Commission,served as a Chatham Township trustee from 1980 until 1992.
He had two stints on the Zoning Commission. His first term was from 1971 until 1975. In 1992, he resumed his zoning post.
Colleagues remembered Mr. Arters as a man of action.
"Dick was dedicated to the community," said Frank Munz, Chatham Township Zoning Commission secretary. "He would not stew about things but would just go ahead and do them."
Mr. Arters served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a past commander and life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6892 in Chatham.
He also helped to found the Chatham Historical Society and was a trustee of the organization for two years.
Mr. Arters, 68, a lifelong Chatham Township resident, died of complications of cancer Wednesday at Medina General Hospital.
The 1946 Chatham High School graduate retired as head mechanic for the Cloverleaf schools, where he was employed for 17 years.
He previously had worked in the Chatham oil fields and for the Feckley Ford dealership in Medina, Medina Tractor Sales and Medina Excavating.
Mr. Arters was a member of Chatham Community Church.
A camping enthusiast, he was a member of the Medina Family Camping and Good Sam clubs. He also enjoyed photography.
Survivors include his wife, Audrey; sons, Richard "Ted" of Chatham Township, Michael of Canton and Christopher of Jacksonville, Fla.; stepdaughters, Diane Tracey of North Ridgeville and Tina McLaughlin of Grafton; eight grandchildren; four sisters; and five brothers.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, Northeast Ohio Chapter, 20525 Center Ridge Rd., Room 630, Rocky River 44116.
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, 21 September 1996

From Dave MacAuley, correspondent.
In the Forestdale Cemetery, Malden, Middlesex Co., MA is a monument to Lt. Ralph Sprague though he is not known to be buried in this cemetery. The stone reads: In memory of Lt. Ralph sprague, son of Edward and Christian Sprague, Upway Dorcetshire, England 1600-1650. arrived in Naumkeag, Salem 1629. A 1st settler of Mystic Side (now known as Malen). On first Jury 1630. Deputy ot General Court 1634. Representative to General Court 1636.

Russell Heglin was born October 18, 1917, to Edward and Esther Heglin inBeresford and died in his farm home in rural Rolla, MO, on May 6, 2009.
Following the death of his mother when Russell was very young, he was cared for and raised by his mother's sister and husband, Essie and Albert Bergren of rural Beresford. He received his elementary schooling in a rural school and graduated Beresford High School with the class of 1934.
Russell had further education in Iowa and Missouri, and was employed by the U.S. Geological Survey for many years. He and his wife, Juanita who preceded him in dearth in 2008, purchased a farm near Rolla, MO, which was the base of operations for the Gov't. Survey. There, they were able to enjoy their hobby of raising and riding horses, which also became a hobby of their two daughters.
Russell is survived by his two daughters, three grand daughters and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, his wife, a grandson and brothers, Talph and Ray.
Failing health following several strokes made it necessary for Ressell and his wife, who also had health problems to move into an assisted living center in Rolla, MO, where they lived for a number a number of years - but at the time of his death, he was living in his farm home with a daughter and her husband with the added care of workers from Home Health Care.
Beresford Republic

Possible death record:
Dorothy M. Thwing died 11 Jun 1982 at Fond du Lac
Possible marriage record:
Dorothy Thwing married 30 Jan 1937 Elmer Charles Soderwoll in Cook County, IL

Harry Williamson spent most of his life in Racine. He was employed by theRacine Welfare Dept. from which he retired in 1950. His wife, Amy,preceded him in death in 1966. He was also preceded in death by adaughter, Myrtle.

HOLDEN Ruth P. (Hunter) Orton, 90, formerly of Valley Hill Dr., diedWednesday, September 3, 2003, in Holden Nursing Home. Her husband of 49years, David L. Orton, died in 1987.
She leaves two sons, Lee C. Orton of Spencer, and Robert D. Orton of Orlando, FL; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Gardner, the daughter of Hugh and Emma (Davis) Hunter, and lived in Holden for 43 years. She graduated Gardner High School and Henry Heywood Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Orton worked as a nurse at Henry Heywood Hospital and volunteered at Holden Hospital. She enjoyed ceramics, knitting, crochet, painting and driving her convertible. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Holden.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, in the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery, Holden. Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, in the funeral home.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 7 September 2003

Second husband is Aaron Dickinson. Parent were Charles and Sarah Stone.
Per Claude Armstrong:
Grandma Dicki, as my mother referred to her - Her first husband abandoned her after moving the family up here in Washington State from L.A.. and she returned home, and remarried as a Sargent, so her name is listed as Matilda Dickinson Sargent.

Robert II the Pious (French: Robert II le Pieux) (March 27, 972 - July20, 1031) was King of France from 996 to 1031. A member of the CapetianDynasty, Robert II was born on March 27, 972 in Orléans, France, the sonof King Hugh Capet (938-996) and Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004).

In 987, Robert's father had the nobles crown him as successor at Orléans on December 30th, thereby confirming the house of Capet as rulers of France. After Robert became king he did as his father and crowned his eldest son Hugh Magnus as his successor. But, due to Prince Hugh Magnus's death, another son, Henri, became king.

Robert, despite marital problems that saw him temporarily excommunicated by Pope Gregory V, was a very devout Roman Catholic, hence the name Robert the Pious. He was very musically inclined and was a composer, a chorister, and a poet, making his palace a place of religious seclusion, where he conducted the matins and vespers in his royal robes. Part of Robert's piety at the time, was because he did not tolerate heretics and harshly punished them.

The kingdom Robert inherited was not large, and in an effort to increase his power, he vigorously pursued his claim to any of the feudal lands as they became vacant which action usually resulted in war with a counter-claimant. In 1003, his invasion of Burgundy was thwarted and it would not be until 1016 that he was finally able to get the support of the Church and be recognized as the Duke of Burgundy.

The pious King Robert II made few friends and many enemies, including his own sons. His eldest son Hugh Magnus died suddenly while in rebellion against his father. Robert's surviving sons, Henri and Robert, also turned against their father, in a civil war for power and property. King Robert's army was beaten and he retreated to Beaugency outside Paris.

He died in the middle of the war with his sons on July 20, 1031 at Melun, France. He was interred with his third wife, Constance of Arles (973-July 25, 1032) in Saint Denis Basilica. He was succeeded by his and Constance's second son, Henri I.

Robert II married:

* c. 989, 1) Susanne (Rosala), Princess of Italy (c.945 - January 26, 1003). Widow of Count Arnulf II of Flanders. She was much older than Robert, and the marriage was arranged by his father. Robert divorced her a year later.

* c. 996, 2) Bertha, Princess of Burgundy (952-1035). Widow of Count Theobald II of Blois. Because she was his cousin, Pope Gregory V would not sanction the marriage and Robert was excommunicated. However, after long negotiations with the new Pope Silvester II the marriage was annulled.

* In 1001, 3) Constance of Arles (973-July 25, 1034) Daughter of a certain Count William, an intriguing and ambitious woman, who made life miserable for her husband. She was the mother of his children:
1. Advisa, Countess of Auxerre, (c.1003-after 1063), married Count Renaud I of Nevers
2. Hugh Magnus, co-king (1007-September 17, 1025)
3. Henry I of France (May 4, 1008-August 4, 1060)
4. Adela, Countess of Contenance (1009-June 5, 1063), married (1) Duke Richard III of Normandy (2) Count Baldwin V of Flanders
5. Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011-March 21, 1076)
6. Eudes (1013-1056)
7. Constance (1014-unknown), married Manasses de Dammartin

Dec. 31, 1935-Feb. 28, 2008 Bruce Gossage, age 72, of Monticello, Ky.,passed away Thursday, February 28, 2008 at his home. He was born December31, 1935, the son of the late Bluford and Florence Turner Gossage. OnOctober 23, 1959 he married Mary Elizabeth McKay Gossage. He is survivedby two children-Kista Kay and her husband Jerry New and Rory Bruce andhis wife Susie Gossage, all of Monticello, Ky. He is also survived by twosisters-Reba Wallen of New Market, N.H. and Mildred Ballenger of NewCastle, Ind.; one brother-Lester Gossage of Monticello, Ky.; fourgrandchildren-Erica Lovett, Ashley Baker, Shelby Bruce and Tori Gossage;and four great-grandchildren-Deshae Lynn, Tyler Allen, Brianna Madisonand Carley Jade. He was preceded in death by five siblings-Carlie, Finisand Elvas Gossage, Verla McKinley and Beulah Coffey. He served hiscountry in the Army in the mid-1950s. He was employed 39 years atMonticello Manufacturing Company before retiring in July 1996. He was amember of Immanuel Baptist Church. He was a member of Monticello Lodge#431. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 1, 2008 in the funeralhome chapel with Bro. Mike Mitchell and Bro. Stanley Stevensonofficiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery. Expressions ofsympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland orLifeline Home Health. Hoyt G. Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge ofarrangements.
Wayne County Outlook, 3 March 2008

Her name is Grayling in 1930 census.

WESTBORO - Paul W. Banks Sr., 69, of 60 Belknap St., a retired inspector,died yesterday in University of Massachusetts Hospital in Worcester afterbeing stricken ill at home.
He leaves his wife, Joyce A. (Thorpe) Banks; two sons, Paul W. Banks Jr. of Worcester and Kenneth N. Banks of Westboro; two daughters, Deborah A. Waller of Woodstock, Conn., and Joann G. Sullivan of Uxbridge; a brother, Donald Banks of Freedom, N.H.; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A son, Wayne A. Banks, died in 1996. He was born in Southboro, son of Gilford and Emily (Prime) Banks. He was educated in Southboro schools. He had served with the Coast Guard.
Mr. Banks was a grinder inspector at Wyman-Gordon Co. for 39 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Steel Workers of America 2285.
A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. tomorrow at Rand-Harper Westboro Funeral Home, 62 West Main St.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 6 May 1998

Clyde Lutz, Sr., 82, of Aylesford Mountain, died Monday November 5, atthe Kings County Hospital, Waterville. Born in Lake Paul, he was a son ofthe late Albert and Susie Lutz. He was a retired farmer and an avidhorseman, having raced horses for many years.
He is survived by six daughters, Marion (Mrs. Bruce Hawksworth) Wolfville; Greta (Mrs. Vinton Baltzer), Shirley (Mrs. Harold Murphy) and Lillian Lutz Robar, all of Aylesford; Mrs. Audrey Lutz Lejoie, Wilmot; and Valreta (Mrs. Raymond Bealy), Bridgewater; four sons, Clinton, Clyde and Leon, all of Morden Mountain; and Albert with the Canadian Armed Forces in Germany; one brother, Gerald, Millville; nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Bessie Day; his second wife, the former Ruby Porter; as well as one daughter Dorothy; one son, Fred; and two sisters, Etta and Blanche.
The body rested at H. C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick. Funeral service was Friday at 3 p.m., at the Aylesford Baptist Church. Rev. Douglas Porter officiated. Burial was in the Morristown cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of choice.

WESTBORO - Wayne A. Banks, 43, of 60 Belknap St., died Tuesday in theMemorial Hospital in Worcester after a short illness.
He leaves a daughter, Cindy Banks of Spokane, Wash.; his parents, Paul W. and Joyce A. (Thorpe) Banks of Westboro; two brothers, Paul W. Banks Jr. of Worcester and Kenneth N. Banks of Westboro; two sisters, Deborah A. Waller of Woodstock, Conn., and Joann G. Castell of Northbridge; a grandson; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born in Milford. He graduated in 1970 from Westboro High School, where he still holds a record in cross country track.
Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Navy and served with the Naval Security Group in the Middle East. He served in the Navy 16 years ending his active duty in 1986.
He was employed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9013 and was a life member of the VFW Post 9013, serving as its commander for three years. He was also a member of the American Legion.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St. Burial, with military honors, will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours are 6 to 9 tonight at the Rand and Harper Funeral Home, 62 West Main St.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 30 May 1996

Ruth A. Manion, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, age88, of St. Paul died peacefully on June 5, 2005. Past president of theSt. Paul Camp Fire Girls, member and past president of the St. Gregory'sWoman's Guild, and founding member and past secretary of St. Gregory's.She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Ambrose. She is survivedby her children Thomas (Genevieve), John (Kathy), Donald (Sue), Patricia(Paul) Deaven, Gerald, and Virginia (Rick) Ries. 11 Grandchildren and 8Great Grandchildren. Also survived by many other loving nieces, nephews,relatives, and friends. Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM Wednesday at St.Therese Catholic Church (Norfolk at Prior Ave's, St. Paul). Visitationone hour prior to Mass at church Wednesday. Interment Fort SnellingNational Cemetery. Arr. O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home 651-698-0796.Memorials preferred to the American Heart Association.
St. Paul Pioneer Press, 6 June 2005

From Wikipedia

Hugh Capet (French: Hugues Capet) (938 - October 24, 996) was King of France from 987 to 996. Capet is a nickname for "wearing a cape".

Born in 938 in Paris, he came from a powerful and influential family of the Germanic aristocracy of France, two members of which had already been elected King of France in the ninth and tenth centuries. Hugh Capet was the eldest son of Hugh the Great, then the most powerful man in the kingdom, maker of kings, and of Hedwige of Saxony (c.910-c.965), daughter of King Henry I (the Fowler) of Germany and sister of German Emperor Otto I. Hugh Capet wanted to become a lay abbot, and in 980 arranged to move the relics of St. Valery to Amiens Cathedral. He inherited his father's vast estates and became the most powerful noble of his time. From 978 to 986, Hugh Capet allied himself with the German emperors Otto II and Otto III and with archbishop Adalbero of Reims to dominate the weak Carolingian king, Lothair. By 985, he was king in all but name. After Lothair and his son died in early 987, the archbishop of Reims convinced an assembly of nobles to elect Hugh Capet as their king. He was crowned King of France at Noyon, Picardie on July 3, 987, the first of the Capetian dynasty to rule France.

Hugh Capet possessed minor properties near Chartres and Anjou. Between Paris and Orléans he possessed towns and estates amounting to approximately 400 square miles (1,000 km2). His authority ended there, and if he dared travel outside his small area, he risked being captured and held for ransom or even murdered. Indeed, there was a plot in 993 masterminded by the Bishop of Laon and Eudes I of Blois to deliver Hugh Capet into the custody of Otto III. The plot failed, but the fact that no one was punished illustrates how tenuous his hold on power was. Beyond his power base, in the rest of France, there were still as many codes of law as there were fiefdoms. The country operated with 150 different forms of currency and at least a dozen languages. Uniting all this into one cohesive unit was a formidable task and a constant struggle between those who wore the crown of France and its feudal lords. As such, Hugh Capet's reign was marked by numerous power struggles with the vassals on the borders of the Seine and the Loire. Beyond his realm, the investiture and then deposition of Arnulf, nephew of the duke of Lorraine, as archbishop of Reims involved the king and bishops in conflict with Pope John XV that was not yet resolved at Hugh Capet's death in 996.

While Hugh Capet's military power was limited and he had to seek military aid from the Duke of Normandy, his unanimous election as king gave him great moral authority and influence.

Hugh Capet married Adelaide of Aquitaine (952-1004), daughter of Duke William III of Aquitaine. Their children were:
1. Avoise (970-1013)
2. Robert II (March 27, 972 - July 20, 1031)
3. Alice (974-1079)
4. Gilette (born c.976)
5. Gisele (born c.978)

Hugh Capet died on October 24, 996 in Paris, and was interred in the Saint Denis Basilica. He was succeeded by his son, Robert II.

A memorial service will be held Jan. 5 for Sidney E. Thwing of Eugene,who died Dec. 28 of heart failure. He was 85.
He was born Nov. 1, 1914, in Augusta, Wis., to Elwin and Florence Russell Thwing. He married Agnes Larsen in Little Rock, Ark., on May 26, 1942.
Thwing lived in Portland and Los Angeles before moving to Eugene in 1945. He attended the University of Minnesota, earning a bachelorʼs degree in 1929. He was an attorney and worked for the FBI from 1941 to 1946. He enjoyed reading and golfing.
Thwing was a 50-year member of the Oregon State Bar Association. He also belonged to the Lane County Bar, which gave him a public service award. He was an honorary member of the Eugene Rotary Club and a live member and past president of the Eugene Country Club.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Randall of Eugene; a daughter, Dianne Lathen of Salem; three sisters, Margaret Froehle of Oklahoma. Harriet Swansick of Arizona and Ruth Manion of Minnesota; and six grandchildren.
Wednesdayʼs service will be at 1:30 p.m. at St. Maryʼs Episcopal Church in Eugene. Englandʼs Eugene Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Eugene Rotary Scholarship Foundation, 132 E. Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401; or to a charity of choice.
Eugene Register-Guard, 31 December 1999


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