MRS. NORA MAY TUPPER, 79, of Weston, Kings County, widow of Jacob Tupper,died Sunday. Born in Aylesford, she was the daughter of the late Williamand Mary (Tupper) Crocker.
She is survived by two sons, Pern, Fredericton, N.B., and Voorhee, Weston; three daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Roberts, California, Mrs.Turner, Toronto; and Mildred (Mrs. Marvin Turner), Worcester, Mass.; three sisters, Mrs. Maude Veinott, Millville; Martha (Mrs. Fred Jefferson), Hyde Park, Mass.; and Mabel (Mrs. Herman Hodges), North Kingston; four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
One brother and one sister predeceased her.
The body is at the H. C. Lindsay Funeral Home, Berwick, where funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m., with Rev. Nelson Metcalfe officiating. Burial will be in the Aylesford Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 9 Jun 1970.

Daytona Beach News-Journal (FL) - May 16, 2003
Deceased Name: Nancy Fehd
ORANGE CITY -- Nancy L. Fehd, 79, of Mandarin Orange Court, a former real estate agent, died Wednesday at Huntington Assisted Living Facility, Daytona Beach.
Mrs. Fehd was born in Jacksonport, Ark. She was a member of Deltona United Church of Christ at Providence and was involved in church activities.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Karl; two sons, Ronald, Atlanta, and Joel, Tunnel Hill, Ga.; two daughters, Lynn Robbins, Seffner, and Sue Elmore, Smyrna, Ga.; three brothers, Earl Jeffery, DeLand, and Paul and Kelly Jeffery, both of Jacksonport; a sister, Vera Gansz, Newport, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Harriet Ann Swansick, Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother & Dear Friend -Age 94. Caregiver for life from Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, elementaryschool nurse through community volunteerism. Passed peacefully on April1, 2007. Preceded in death by husband, Douglas; and daughter, Suzan. Shewill be dearly missed by children, David (Chrissie) and Lynda (Ed)Willis; grandchildren, Todd & Marc Brown and Samantha Ann Willis; also 4great-grandchildren. Celebration of Life Service Thursday, 11AM atBRADSHAW, 4600 Greenhaven Drive at Hwy 96 (one mile west of 35E), WhiteBear. Private Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior toservice. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the NationalParkinson Foundation, Inc., Office of Development, 1501 NW 9th Avenue/Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494 or Bradshaw. 4600Greenhaven Drive, White Bear. 651-407-8300
St. Paul Pioneer Press 4 April 2007

From Wikipedia

Hugh, The Great (d. 956), was duke of the Franks and count of Paris, son of King Robert I of France and nephew of King Odo. His eldest son was Hugh Capet who became King of France in 987.

Hugh's first wife was Eadhild, a sister of the English king, Athelstan. At the death of Rudolph, duke of Burgundy, in 936, Hugh was in possession of nearly all the region between the Loire and the Seine, corresponding to the ancient Neustria, with the exception of the territory ceded to the Normans in 911. He took a very active part in bringing Louis IV (d'Outremer) from England in 936, but in the same year Hugh married Hedwige, (who was daughter of King Henry I of Germany and sister of the emperor Otto the Great) and soon quarrelled with Louis.

Hugh even paid homage to Otto, and supported him in his struggle against Louis. When Louis fell into the hands of the Normans in 945, he was handed over to Hugh, who released him in 946 only on condition that he should surrender the fortress of Laon. At the council of Ingelheim (948) Hugh was condemned, under pain of excommunication, to make reparation to Louis. It was not, however, until 950 that the powerful vassal became reconciled with his suzerain and restored Laon. But new difficulties arose, and peace was not finally concluded until 953.

On the death of Louis IV, Hugh was one of the first to recognize Lothair as his successor, and, at the intervention of Queen Gerberga, was instrumental in having him crowned. In recognition of this service Hugh was invested by the new king with the duchies of Burgundy (his suzerainty over which had already been nominally recognized by Louis IV) and Aquitaine. But his expedition in 955 to take possession of Aquitaine was unsuccessful. In the same year, however, Giselbert, duke of Burgundy, acknowledged himself his vassal and betrothed his daughter to Hugh's son Otto. At Giselbert's death (April 8, 956) Hugh became effective master of the duchy, but died soon afterwards, on the 16th or 17th of June 956.

Possibly died 2 Jan 1944 in Lorain, OH

Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk (June 1, 1300-1338) was the sonof Edward I of England and Marguerite of France. He was named in honor ofSt. Thomas.

His father died when he was 7 years old. Thomas' half-brother, Edward, now became king of England. The Earldom of Cornwall had been intended for Thomas, but Edward instead bestowed it upon his favorite, Piers Gaveston, in 1306. When he was 10 years old, his brother Edward II of England assigned him and another brother, Edmund, the estates of Roger Bigod, 5th Earl of Norfolk who had died without heir in 1306.

In 1312 he was titled, "Earl of Norfolk" and on February 10, 1316 he was created Marshal of England. When his brother went to Scotland in the war, he was left Keeper of England. Thomas was known for having a hot and violent temper. He was one of the many victims of the unchecked greed of Hugh the younger Despenser, who stole some of the young earl's lands. He allied himself with Queen Isabella and Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March when they invaded England in 1326, and stood as one of the judges in the trials against both Despensers.

He married first, probably in 1319, to Alice Hayles, daughter of Sir Roger Hayles and Alice Skogan. She was supposed to have been a great beauty. Her father was the coroner of Norfolk, a title that held a different meaning in the 14th century than it does today; his post demanded that he collect and protect revenues for the king. Thomas and Alice had three children:
1) Edward of Norfolk (c. 1320 - 1334)
2) Margaret, Duchess of Norfolk (c. 1320 - 1399)
3) Alice of Norfolk (1324 - 1352)

Alice Hayles died in 1330, when a chantry was founded for her soul in Bosham, Sussex. Thomas was married before March 28 1335 to Mary Brewes, widow of Ralph de Cobham, Lord Cobham. He died in September 1338, and was buried in the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds. Thomas was also a ancestor of 2 of the wives of Henry VIII of England, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard

Elbert married before 1918 and divorced before 1930

A family service of remembrances will be held.
Mr. Thwing died Jan. 21, 1995, of complications of a stroke at age 86.
He was born in Augusta, Wis., Nov. 25, 1908.
Mr. Thwing was a graduate of the Minnesota School of Law.
During World War II, he served as an FBI agent.
After practicing law in Cottage Grove for 28 years, he moved to Lake Oswego and continued his practice until age 82.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Eva; sisters, Margaret Froehle of Tulsa, Okla., Ruth Manion of St. Paul, Minn., and Harriet Swansick of Mahtomedi, Minn.; brother, Sidney of Eugene; sons, James of Lake Oswego and Richard of Coppell, Texas; and two grandchilldren.
Remembrances: Lake Baptist Church in Lake Oswego.
The Oregonian, 31 January 1995

Adele or Adelaide of Aquitaine (or Adelaide of Poitiers) (c. 945 or952-1004) was the daughter of William III of Aquitaine and Adele ofNormandy.

Her father used her as security for a truce with Hugh Capet, whom she married in 970. In 987, after the death of Louis V, the last Carolingian king of France, Hugh was elected the new king with Adelaide as queen. They were proclaimed at Noyon and blessed at Reims. They were the founders of the Capetian dynasty of France.

Lennart Sundstrom, 87, Letcher, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Artesian. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Artesian, with military rites. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Will Funeral Chapel, Mitchell.
Paper: Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD)
Deceased: Lennart Sundstrom
Date: March 11, 2004
Letcher - Lennart Sundstrom, 87, of Letcher, SD, died March 9, 2004, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday at St. Charles Catholic Church, Artesian. Visitation will be 5-8 PM on Friday at Will Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Artesian, with military rites.
Survivors include his children, Eugene of Letcher, Dennis (Charlene) of Carthage, Dale of Stillwater, MN, Ray (Diane) of Letcher, Sandy of Mesa, AZ, and Pat (Steve) Sundstrom-Dresser of Phoenix, AZ; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Olga Peterson, Erma (Walter) May of Mitchell, Natalie Fridley of Artesian, and Anita Cremer of Spencer.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Robert I (c. 865 - June 15, 923), king of France, or king of the Franks, was the younger son of Robert the Strong, count of Anjou, and the brother of Odo, or Eudes, who became king of the western Franks in 888.

Appointed by Odo ruler of several counties, including the county of Paris, and abbot in commendam of many abbeys, Robert also secured the office of duke of the Franks, a military dignity of high importance. He did not claim the crown of France when his brother died in 898; but recognizing the supremacy of the Carolingian king, Charles III, the Simple, he was confirmed in his offices and possessions, after which he continued to defend northern France from the attacks of the Normans.

The peace between the king and his powerful vassal was not seriously disturbed until about 921. The rule of Charles, and especially his partiality for a certain Hagano, had aroused some irritation; and, supported by many of the clergy and by some of the most powerful of the Frankish nobles, Robert took up arms, drove Charles into Lorraine, and was himself crowned king of the Franks at Reims on June 29, 922. Collecting an army, Charles marched against the usurper, and on June 15 923, in a stubborn and sanguinary battle near Soissons, Robert was killed, according to one tradition in single combat with his rival.

Robert left a son, Hugh the Great, duke of the Franks, and his grandson was Hugh Capet, king of France.

One story states that she died in minig camp giving birth.
I wonder about the veracity, because she was so young.
More like it was Clara who died during child birth.

Wilson, Jennifer Ann age 42, of Burnsville, died peacefully at her homesurrounded by her family on March 11, 2009. Survived by her husband,Bruce; daughter, Jordan; parents, Joseph and Carolyn Deal; siblings,Brian (Jamine) Deal, Jeanne (Karl) Baldry, David (Linda) Deal, Jodi(James) Lindgren and Andrew (Danielle) Deal. Also by other lovingrelatives and many friends. Funeral service 3 pm Sunday, March 15, 2009at Hosanna! Lutheran Church (160th & Ipava Ave.) Lakeville. Visitationfrom 4-8 pm Saturday at White Funeral Home (14560 Pennock Ave.) AppleValley. Jennifer will be dearly missed by all those who knew and lovedher, especially all her dear friends at Coles Salon.

Mary E. Knight - a divorced woman - possibly died 19 Jan 1970 in Toledo,Lucas, OH.
Also it is possible that she either died or divorced Charles Knight before 1940. This is based on the 1940 census listing of his wife being Myrle E. Knight (age 38) born in Michigan. Because Edythe is not living with Charles, then divorce is more likely.

Lennox - Donald R. Hammer, 59, died at his rural Lennox home on Friday,July 8, 2005, due to cancer.
He was born May 1, 1946, the son of Roy and Avis Hammer. He graduated from Canton High School. He served in the US Navy, was a policeman with Sioux Falls Police Dept., farmed at rural Lennox, worked at The Only One in Lennox and was presently employed at S.L.R.W. He met Barbara Nelson in 1989 and was married to her on August 19, 1995 at West Prairie Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, Barb; his mother, Avis Hammer of Lennox; two children, Donald J. Hammer of Lake City, MN and Joy Wickstrom of Brandon, SD; two stepchildren, Shane Nelson of West Richland, WA and Wendy Earls of DeSoto, MO; nine grandchildren; siblings, Karen Paul of Sioux Falls, Ralph Hammer and Ruth Jacobson of Lennox.
Services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Dindot-Klusmann Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at noon Monday at the funeral home, with the family present from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to greet friends.
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD)
Date: July 10, 2005

Buffy and I met in college at Boise State University. In 1976 we marriedin Gary's parent's backyard overlooking the Boise Front and have been inthe Boise area We met in college at Boise State University. In 1976 wemarried in Gary's parent's backyard overlooking the Boise Front and havebeen in the Boise area since. Gary is a Boise native and has seen manychanges in his 57 years of loving where he lives. Our choice was to raiseour children here in the area close to Grandma & Grandpa, who have beenvery close with all their grandkids.

While our family ties are here in the area, we have stayed active in the community beyond the scope of Real Estate. Buffy delivers Meals-on-Wheels every Thursday and has volunteered with the Ada County's Juvenile Diversion Program over the years. Gary assisted in starting the Boise Metro Rotary Club and participated in Rotary for 18 years (100 % attendance). Gary also has done Life Coaching for 17 years, working with youth, couples, carreers and relationships. We love people.

Mitchell - Erma K. May, 85, of Mitchell, formerly of Artesian, died April29, 2004. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday at First LutheranChurch in Artesian. Visitation will be from 7-9 PM Saturday at WillFuneral Chapel, with an 8:00 PM prayer service. Burial will be in Mt.Pleasant Cemetery, Artesian.
She is survived by her husband, Walter "Bud" May, Mitchell; daughter, Anita Schmidt, Sioux Falls; son, Alan May (Lori), Wentworth; grandchildren, Colin May, Wentworth, Dallas Schmidt, Sioux Falls, Stephanie May, Australia, Pearl Olson May, Wentworth; and three sisters, Anita Cremer, Spencer, Natalie Fridley, Artesian, and Olga Peterson, Mitchell.
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), 1 May 2004

His farm was the first deeded land in South Hadley. The farmhouse was125 years old when he bought it, shortly after his marriage.

Born: on 13 Jun 823 in Frankfort-sur-le-Main, Germany, son of Louis I,King de France and Judith de Baviere , Some sources assert King CharlesII was born in the year 829.

Note - between 824 and 875 in France: The birth of Charles II in 823 did not at first excite jealousy or rivalry among his brothers. In 829, Charles was granted the region of Alemannia, Rhaetia and part of Burgundy. In 837, his Father Louis I "Le Debonnaire", by arrangement with Louis the German and Pepin gave Charles the land West of the Meuse, Burgundy, Chartres and Paris together with all the bishops, abbots and counts who held benefices in these territories. A portion of Neustria was added in 838, and upon Pepin's death, Louis Le Pieux made Charles King of Aquitaine. On 24 July 840, the new Emperor, Lothar, in Strasburg, refuses to support the land claims of Charles (from the agreement of Worms on 30 May 839). The two brothers, Louis and Charles, unite against Lothar and the War of the Three Brothers begins. Meanwhile, on 12 May 841, the Normands ravage Rouen and all the localities along the Seine, increasing their wealth considerably. At Fontenoy-en-Puisaye (24 June 841), Charles defeats his brothers Lothar (in spite of the arrival of the Army of Aquitaine in the Imperial ranks -- and at a total loss of 40,000 lives at the battle) and Louis Le Germanique. Charles and Louis signed an alliance on 14 February 842 at Strasbourg. Leaving Strasbourg, the two brothers defeat the imperial army of Lothar just West of Comblence. Lothar leaves Aix-le-Chapelle precipitously, pursued by the two brothers. In Mellecey, not far from Chalon-sur-Saone, Lothar proposes a plan to establish perpetual peace which is acceptable to both Louis and Charles. On 15 June, they sign the preliminary peace document. On 1 October 842, each of them sends 40 commissioners to Metz to forge the official document. Prudence, the Bishop of Troyes, notes that Louis regained Germania in the East, Lothar gets the middle part of the Franc Kingdom, including Italy, and Charles obtains the Western lands (West of the Rhone, including Soissons). After that Charles goes to the Palace in Quierzy, where he marries Ermentrude.

Charles signed the Treaty of Verdun (843) which split the Kingdom of Charlemagne. By the Treaty, the destiny of Occidental Europe would be heavily influenced to this day. Louis obtains all lands East of the Rhine, including the cities of Spire, Worms, Mayence. Lothar gets all the lands extending between the Rhine and the Escaut, the Cambresis, the Hainaut, the country of Mezieres, and all the countships neighboring the Meuse, through the Saone and the Rhone, the Artois and Italy. Charles got all the lands East all the way to Spain. The Kingdom of Charlemagne thus was split forever, with the most serious rift between the germanic lands of Louis, and the French lands of Charles. The intervening lands extending from Frisia to Rome, from the North Sea to the Mediterranean including what would become Holland, Belgium, Lorraine and Switzerland would become a sore point of contention between these two peoples. The only thing that mattered to Lothar was the fact that both capitals (Aix and Rome) were located within his territory, thus legitimizing the title of Emperor.

Meanwhile, the Normands pillage Nantes and lower Aquitaine. Charles laid siege to Toulouse in vain (May to July 844). The Normands led by Ragnar Lodbrog arrive in Paris and must be heavily bribed to leave. Other Normand armies ravage Toulouse and Bordeaux (burned to the ground in 848). On 6 May 848, Duke Nomenoe proclaims the indepence of the Church of Bretagne and the following year proclaims himself King of Bretagne. Charles fought Brittany (Bretagne) in 845-851 and was victorious. Not liking Pepin II, the people of Aquitaine request Charles' help, and he obliges by accepting the Crown, and on 6 June 848 is consecrated King of Aquitaine, though he could not defend his kingdom against the Normands. He had Charles of Aquitaine jailed (849 in Corbie). In 850 Charles attacks Bretagne and leaves a garrison in Rennes. No sooner does he leave, that Nomenoe takes the city and then takes Nantes as well. The next year, Nomenoe ravages Maine, but, fortunately for Charles, the King of Bretagne dies suddenly on 7 March in Vendome. Charles has Pepin II locked in the Monastery of Saint-Medard de Soissons in 852. The Normands under Godfrid pillage Tours and Angers and penetrate via the Valley of Escaut all the way to the Seine. The loyalty of Aquitaine shifts in 853, and Louis the German is called upon to help against Charles le Chauve. He in turn defeats Louis and offers Aquitaine his son by Ermentrude, Charles, who would be crowned sovereign in Limoges in October 855. Both Pepin II and Charles d'Aquitaine escape raise armies against Charles le Chauve. Charles fought against Louis for Lorraine (859, 870 [Treaty of Mersen] and 875).

When Louis le Germanique becomes ill in 869 near Rastisbonne, shortly after his nephew Lothar II died, Charles see the opportunity to claim his heritage as Uncle of the deceased. He has himself annointed King of Lorraine in Metz on 9 September, by the Bishop Hincmar. In March, 867, Charles d'Aquitaine dies, and his father Charles le Chauve is recognized as King by the Assembly in Pouilly-sur-Loire. Upon the death of his nephew, Lothar II on 8 August 869, Charles sped to Lotharingia and had himself crowned King of Lotharingia annointed on 9 September in the cathedral at Metz by Bishop Adventius of Metz and Archbishop Hincmar of Rheims. In 9 August 870, through the Treaty of Meerseen, Louis "Le Germanique" and Charles "Le Chauve" reach an agreeable compromise whereby they divide the lands of Lothar II between themselves, leaving Louis II no part of the inheritance. As soon as Louis II died on 12 August 875, Charles rushed to Italy and received the imperial crown and is annointed by Pope John VIII on 25 December 875. In Pavia on 5 January 876, by acclamation of the counts and nobles of Italy, Charles becomes King of Italy. On 31 January 876, the Archbishop of Milan proclaims Charles as Emperor. The French ecclesiasticals and nobles, having some misgivings about Charles' ability to take care of his Kingdom meet in Ponthion. Charles joins them dressed in the attire of the Frankish King. As soon as they declare him elected and recognize his imperial authority, Charles donned the Byzantine crown, and purple vestment of emperor. When Louis le Germanique dies on 28 August 876, Charles claims Lorraine as his own. While on an expedition in Italy against the Sarrasins, through the specific request of Pope Jean VIII, Charles le Chauve dies at the foot of Mount Cenis.

Married on 13 Dec 842 in Quierzy-sur-Oise, Aisne, Ile-de-France, France: Ermentrude d'Orleans , daughter of Odon=Eudes, Count d'Orleans and Ingeltrude de Paris; Ermentrude was crowned Queen of France in 866, having already produced a number of children including 6 sons but none of them was satisfactory as far as Charles Le Chauve was concerned. By September 866, four of them were dead.

Married on 25 Nov 869 in Aix-la-Chapelle, France: Richilde de Bourgogne, daughter of Beuve=Bouin, Comte de Bourgogne and Richilde d'Arles; The honeymoon is short-lived, as Louis le Germanique demands, as part of his heritage from the death of his nephew Lothar II, a part of Lorraine. Died: on 6 Oct 877 in Avrieux, Dauphine, France, at age 54 Charles II is buried at Saint Denis although originally he was buried in Nantua. Before expiring, he named his son, Louis Le Begue as his successor, and the Empress Richilde, crowned by Pope Jean VIII earlier that year, is charged with taking the royal garbs and sword to her step-son.

From Wikipedia

Charles the Bald (Charles II of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles II) (French: Charles le Chauve) (823-877), Holy Roman Emperor and king of the West Franks, was the son of emperor Louis the Pious and his second wife Judith. He was born on June 13, 823, when his elder brothers were already adults and had been assigned their own regna, or subkingdoms, by their father. The attempts made by Louis the Pious to assign Charles a subkingdom, first Alemannia (829), then the country between the Meuse and the Pyrenees (839), at the expense of his half-brothers Lothair and Louis the German led to a rising on the part of these two against the emperor.

The death of the emperor in 840 led to the outbreak of war between his sons. Charles allied himself with his brother Louis the German to resist the pretensions of the new emperor Lothair I, and the two allies defeated Lothair at Fontenoy-en-Puisaye on June 25, 841. In the following year, the two brothers confirmed their alliance by the celebrated oaths of Strassburg. The war was brought to an end by the treaty of Verdun in August 843. The settlement gave Charles the Bald the kingdom of the western Franks, which practically corresponded with what is now France, as far as the Meuse, the Saône and the Rhone, with the addition of the Spanish March as far as the Ebro. Louis received the eastern part of the old Empire, hence known as the East Frankish Empire. Lothair retained the imperial title and the central regions from Flanders through the Rhineland and Burgundy into northern Italy.

The first years of Charles' reign, up to the death of Lothair I in 855, were comparatively peaceful. During these years the three brothers continued the system of "confraternal government", meeting repeatedly with one another, at Koblenz (848), at Meerssen (851), and at Attigny (854). In 858, Louis the German, invited by disaffected nobles eager to oust Charles, invaded the western Frankish kingdom. Charles' was so unpopular that he was unable to summon an army, and he fled to Burgundy. He was saved only by the support of the bishops, who refused to crown Louis king, and by the fidelity of the Welfs, who were related to his mother, Judith. In 860 he in his turn tried to seize the kingdom of his nephew, Charles of Provence, but was repulsed. On the death of his nephew Lothair II in 869, Charles tried to seize Lothair's dominions, but by the treaty of Meerssen (870) was compelled to share them with Louis the German.

Besides these family disputes, Charles had to struggle against repeated rebellions in Aquitaine and against the Bretons. Led by their chiefs Nomenoë and Erispoë, who defeated the king at Ballon (845) and Juvardeil (851), the Bretons were somewhat successful. Charles also fought against the Normans, who devastated the country in the north of Gaul, the valleys of the Seine and Loire, and even up to the borders of Aquitaine. Several times Charles was forced to purchase their retreat at a heavy price. Charles led various expeditions against the invaders, and tried to put a barrier in their way by having fortified bridges built over all the rivers.

In 875, after the death of the Emperor Louis II (son of his half-brother Lothair), Charles the Bald, supported by Pope John VIII, traveled to Italy, receiving the royal crown at Pavia and the imperial insignia in Rome on (December 29). Louis the German, also a candidate for the succession of Louis II, revenged himself by invading and devastating Charles' dominions, and Charles had to return hastily to Francia. After the death of Louis the German (August 28, 876), Charles in his turn attempted to seize Louis' kingdom, but was decisively beaten at Andernach on October 8, 876. In the meantime, John VIII, menaced by the Saracens, was urging Charles to come to his defence in Italy. Charles again crossed the Alps, but this expedition was received with little enthusiasm by the nobles, and even by his brother-in-law Boso, who had been entrusted by Charles with the government of Lombardy, and they refused to join his army. At the same time Carloman, son of Louis the German, entered northern Italy. Charles, ill and in great distress, started on his way back to Gaul, but died while crossing the pass of Mont Cenis at Brides-les-Bain, France, on the 5th or 6th of October 877.

Charles was succeeded by his son, Louis, the child of Ermentrude, daughter of Odo, Count of Orleans, whom Charles had married in 842 and who had died in 869. In 870 Charles had married Richilde, who was descended from a noble family of Lorraine, but none of the children he had with her played a part of any importance. Charles seems to have been a prince of education and letters, a friend of the church, and conscious of the support he could find in the episcopate against his unruly nobles, for he chose his councillors from among the higher clergy, as in the case of Guenelon of Sens, who betrayed him, or of Hincmar of Reims.

Possible ID:
Frank Marion Knapp, b. 5/8/1886, d. 12/11/1939 in Caldwell, ID

Father: Marcus Maecilius Avitus b: Abt 400 in Rome, Italy

Gaut, Gauti and Guti are name forms based on the same Proto-Germanicroot. Gapt is by many considered to be a corruption of Gaut(Gaut?Gavt?Gaft?Gapt, cf. eftir and eptir, "after" in Old Norse).

The names may represent the eponymous founder of an early tribe, *G(a)utoniz (?), ancestral to the Gautar (Geats), Gutans (Goths) and Gutar (Gotlanders). Gaut was one of Odin's names and the name forms are thought to be echoes of an ancient ancestry tradition among Germanic tribes, such as that of Yngvi and the Ingaevones.

Some versions of the English royal line of Wessex add names above that of Woden, purportedly giving Woden's ancestry, though the names are now usually thought be in fact another royal lineage that has been at some stage erroneously pasted onto the top of the standard genealogy. Some of these genealogies end in Geat, whom it is reasonable to think might be Gaut. The account in the Historia Britonum calls Geat a son of a god which fits. But Asser in his Life of Alfred writes instead that the pagans worshipped this Geat himself for a long time as a god. In Old Norse texts Gaut is itself a very common byname for Odin.

Jordanes in The origin and deeds of the Goths traces the line of the Amelungs up to Hulmul son of Gapt, purportedly the first Gothic hero of record. This Gapt is felt by many commentators to be an error for Gaut or Gauti.

The Gutasaga, which treats the history of Gotland before its Christianization, begins with Tielvar and his son Havde, who had three sons, Graip, Guti and Gunfjaun, who were the ancestors of the Gotlanders, the Gutar (which is originally the same name as Goths).

Henry III of Brabant (c. 1230 - February 28, 1261) was Duke of Brabantbetween 1248 and his death. He was the son of Henry II of Brabant andAleidis of Burgundy.

The disputed territory of the former duchy of Lower Lorraine was assigned to him by the German King Alfonso IX of Castile.

His daughter Maria of Brabant married king Philip III of France.

MITCHELL - Olga Peterson, 96, Mitchell, died Wednesday, July 6, 2011, inRapid City.
Survivors include three sons, Keith A. Peterson, Sedona, Ariz., Ken M. Peterson, Wichita, Kan., and Lee Peterson, Glendale, Ariz.; two daughters, Carol Wendt, Rapid City, and Helen Mullings, Anchorage, Alaska; two sisters, Anita Cremer, Spencer, and Natalie Fridley, Mitchell; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert.
Burial will be at 10 a.m. CDT Saturday, July 23, at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Artesian.
Memorial services will follow at 11 a.m. at Endeavor Presbyterian Church in Fedora, with the Rev. Richard Poppen officiating.
A memorial has been established for Endeavor Presbyterian Church, in care of Willoughby Funeral Home in Howard.
Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home in Rapid City and Willoughby Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.
Rapid City Journal, 17 July 2011

Funeral services for Harlan J. Lewis were held at the Methodist Church inFaribault on Wednesday afternoon April 6, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. CharlesE. Nelson, pastor of the Church, officiating; assisted by the Rev. A. RayHarkness, associate pastor of the Church. The Rev. Ingvald Thvedt, pastorof the Ephphatha Church in Faribault, interpreted the services for thedeaf. Pallbearers were Clarence Sommer, Albert Esterline, LewisBackstrom, Donald Folsom, Clarence Purdie, and Gordon Wilcox, all ofFaribault. Supervisory Staff members and members of the Student Body ofthe School for The Deaf at Faribault, attended the services as a group.Members of Faribault Lodge No. 9 AF & AM attended the services in a body;and conducted Masonic Rites at the Cemetery with Past Master Harry Bergin charge of the Masonic Rites. Interment was made in the family lot inthe Meadow Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery in Faribault. Relatives andfriends attending the services from away were from Jeffers, Minn.,Northfield, St. Paul, Dundas, Shell Lake, Wis., Minneapolis, and Devil'sLake, N.D. Harlan Jesse Lewis, the son of Harry and Cloie Illsley Lewis,was born at his parents' farm home in Cannon City Township-RiceCounty-Minnesota on March 23, 1909. He attended the rural public schoolsin Cannon City, and graduated from the Faribault High School. Followingthat, he attended the Mankato State Teacher's College and graduated withthe degree of Bachelor of Arts, in education. He returned to Faribault,where for six years, he was engaged as a House Father at the MinnesotaSchool For the Deaf. He then attended Western Pennsylvania School For TheDeaf in Pittsburgh where he completed the work for his M. A. Degree.Following that, he went to Gallaudet College in Washington, D.C. where hehelped with the training of teachers of the Deaf. During the time he wasat Gallaudet, he attended McGill Unniversity in Toronto, Canada forseveral summer sessions through a Scholarship In 1955 Mr. Lewis went toDevil's Lake, N.D. to assume the position of School Principal at theSchool For The Deaf there. Then in the fall of 1958, he came to Faribaultto fill the position of Supervisor of Teachers at the Minnesota SchoolFor The Deaf, in Faribault; the position which he held at the time of hisdeath. In all, Mr. Lewis devoted 25 years towards the education of theDeaf. Mr. Lewis passed away suddenly at the St. Lucas Hospital inFaribault on Sunday morning April 3. He is survived by his father HarryLewis of Faribault, by two aunts, Mrs. Lydia Knight of Warrenton, Ore.and Mrs. Arthur Fox (Elsie) of Faribault, by two uncles, Harry Illsley ofFaribault and Irad Illsley of Jeffers, Minn., by a number of cousins andother relatives. Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his mother CloieIllsley Lewis in 1957. Mr. Lewis was a member of the Methodist Church inFaribault. He was also a member of Faribault Lodge No. 9 AF & AM and theElk's Lodge of Devil's Lake, N.D.

Mitchell - Iris Sundstrom, age 95, Mitchell, died May 6. A memorialservice will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at First UnitedMethodist Church. A reception will be held immediately following theservice, followed by the burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Artesian, SD.An open reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Johnson Loungeat the First United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under thedirection of Will Funeral Chapel. She is survived by many loving nieces,nephews, and close friends.
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), 14 May 2005

1920 Census:
Irene McLinn is living with grandparents, XXX and Lizzie Roland. Lizzie was born in Wisconsin about 1868.

He may have passed 2 March 2000 at Richmond Hill, ON, from thenewsletter of Saint Maryʼs Anglican Church, Richmond Hill, ON. Furtherinvestigation shows this John Douglas Coulter to have been 61 and haddied at Hill House Hospice. If so he might be a relative.
He was burried March 6th at Buried at Riverside Cemetery.

Earl H. Cleveland, 78, of 530 Gifford St. died Wednesday atCommunity-General Hospital after a long illness.
A native of Quincy, Mass., Mr. Cleveland resided most of his life in the Syracuse area. He retired as a security guard from General Electric Co.
Mr. Cleveland was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Lillian; a son, William E. of Syracuse; two daughters, Kathleen Kingsbury of Brewerton and Anita Tumolo of Virginia; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Gates Funeral Home, Baldwinsville. Burial will be in Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 29 W. Genesee St.
Contributions may be made to Community-General Hospital.
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, 25 April 1996

From Wikipedia

Philip III the Bold ( French: Philippe III le Hardi) (April 3, 1245 - October 5, 1285) reigned as King of France from 1270 to 1285. A member of the Capetian dynasty, he was born in Poissy, the son of Louis IX of France and of Marguerite Berenger of Provence (1221 - 1295).

At the age of twenty-five he ascended to the throne. Indecisive, and dominated by the policies of his father, he followed the dictates of others, first of Pierre de la Broce and then of his uncle Charles I of Anjou, king of Naples.

In 1285, the last year of his reign, Philip, in order to help his uncle Charles, who had lost Sicily to King Pedro III of Aragon, made an unsuccessful attempt to conquer Aragon. In the aftermath of this struggle, while retreating from Girona, Philippe III died on October 5, 1285 at Perpignan (in the present-day département of Pyrénées-Orientales). He lies buried with his wife, Isabella of Aragon (1247 - 1271) in Saint Denis Basilica.

Marriage and Children
On 28 May 1262, Philip III married Isabella of Aragon, daughter of James I of Aragon, and had the following children:
1. Louis - (1266 - May 1276)
2. Philippe IV - (1268 - November 29, 1314)
3. Charles de Valois - (March 12, 1270 - December 16, 1325)

After Isabella's death, he married on August 21, 1274, Marie de Brabant, daughter of Henry III of Brabant and Adelaide of Burgundy.
The children of Philippe III and Marie de Brabant were:
1. Louis d'Evreux - (May 1276 - May 19, 1319) (married: Marguerite d' Artois)
2. Blanche - (1278 - March 19, 1305) (married: Rudolph III, duke of Austria)
3. Marguerite - (1282 - February 14, 1317) (married: Edward I of England)

King Philippe III's son, Philippe IV, succeeded him on the throne.

WELL-KNOWN BERWICK RESIDENT DIES -- LUTZ, Cecil Brenton - 68, 109 PaisleyAve., Berwick, died November 7, 1995, in Valley Regional Hospital,Kentville. Born at Black Rock, Kings Co., he was a son of the lateBrenton P. and Evelyn (Arnold) Lutz. He was employed for 39 years inHalifax as a superintendent in the concrete-construction business forHubley's Sand and Gravel, Atlantic Concrete Ltd., and Confinish inBurnside, Dartmouth. He was an avid sportsman and horseman, and anadherent of Berwick United Church. Surviving are his wife, the formerVerna Joudrey; daughter, Pam, Halifax; stepdaughters, Marilyn Foster,Berwick; Darlene Robertson, Back Bay, N.B.; stepson, Maurice Tufts,Hamilton, Ont.; brothers, Lorimer, Berwick; Otis, Welsford; Boyd,Kentville; seven step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He waspredeceased by an infant daughter, Sally Ann; stepson, Perry Tufts;brother, Reginald. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral 3:30 p.m.Friday, both in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel, Berwick, Rev. DonaldMacPherson officiating. Burial in Berwick Cemetery.

William Joseph Duke passed away on Tues- day, July 24, 2012, at the ageof 91. "Bill" was born in Seattle, Wa. on February 21, 1921. He enteredthe University of Washington in 1938; however, his studies wereinterrupted by service in the U.S. Civilian Army Corps of Engineers. Hegraduated from the University of Washington in 1947 with a degree inBusiness Ad- ministration. He worked for United Airlines in Seattlebefore moving to Fresno in 1950. He joined Daugherty Travel Service in1952 and with Norm Beck started Beck and Duke Travel in 1960. He becamesole owner of the company and retired in 1986. Bill was on the Board ofthe Fresno Chamber of Commerce, 1979- 1982. He was past President of theSan Joaquin Valley Association of Travel Agents; member of the Instituteof Certified Travel Agents; and a 52 year member and past President ofNorth Fresno Rotary. It was during his employment with United Airlines inSeattle that he met his true love, Beth Wiley of Mason City, Iowa. Theywere married for 66 years. Bill is survived by his wife, Beth of Fresno;his daughter, Ann Delfino of Roseville, his daughter, Mary of Fresno; hisson, David and his wife Vicky of Salinas; two grandsons, Austin and BryanDuke of Salinas. A Celebration of Life will be held at the San JoaquinCountry Club, 3484 N. Bluff Ave., Fresno on August 20, 2012, at 11:00a.m. Remembrances may be made to The North Fresno Rotary Endowment Fund,PO Box 26417 Fresno, Ca. 93729; The San Joaquin River Parkway andConservation Trust, 11605 Old Friant Rd., Fresno, Ca. 93730; or a charityof the donor's choice.
The Fresno Bee, 5 August 2012

Funeral services for Harry A. Lewis were held at the Parker Funeral Homein Faribault on Monday afternoon June 18, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. CharlesE. Nelson pastor of the Methodist Church officiating. Mrs. William Korffand Merton Hoover sang "Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere" and "No Night There"accompanied by Mrs. Donald Wafler. Pallbearers were John Carlander, IrvenLarson Clarence Nauman, Walter Huff, Dr. Albert Lewis, and Earl Christie,all of Faribault. Members of Faribault Lodge No. 9 AF & AM attended theservices as a group and conducted Masonic rites at the cemetery with PastMaster Donald Purrington in charge. Interment was in the family lot inthe Meadow Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery in Faribault. Relatives andfriends attended the services from Warrenton, Ore., Jeffers, MInn.,Owatonna, Northfield, Dundas, Cannon City, and Minneapolis. Harry A.Lewis, the son of Orlando and Mary Goodman Lewis, was born at his parentsfarm home in Cannon City Township on January 4, 1881. He attended theschools in that vicinity and grew to young manhood there. He attendedBrown's Business College in Faribault, following which, he farmed at thefamily homestead in Cannon City. On June 12, 1907 he was united inmarriage to Miss Cloie Illsley at her parents home in BridgewaterTownship. They made their home in Cannon City where they farmed until1931, at which time they moved to Faribault. Mr. Lewis had since made hishome in Faribault. He passed away at St.Lucas in Faribault on Fridaymorning June 15, following an extended illness. He is survived by hissister, Mrs. Lydia Knight of Warrenton, Ore., by a number of nieces,nephews, cousins and by other relatives. He was preceded in death by hiswife Cloie in 1957, by his son Harlan in 1960, and by a sister Mrs. EdithKelly. Mr. Lewis was a member of the Methodist Church in Faribault, andhe was also a member of Faribault Lodge No. 9 AF & AM.

Maria of Brabant, queen of France, was the daughter of Henry III, Duke ofBrabant and became the second wife of Philip III of France in 1274. Shewas the mother of Louis d'Evreux, Marguerite (wife of Edward I ofEngland), and Blanche, wife of Rudolf I of Germany. Due to her influencePhilip became involved in the affairs of the Angevins and in hostilitieswith the Kingdom of Aragon.

SPRINGFIELD - John R. Elms, 64, of Springfield died Tuesday afternoonApril 29, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center, Springfield surrounded by hisfamily. John was born in Great Barrington, MA on December 17, 1943 a sonof the late John W. and Dorothy (Wilson) Elms. He was raised inSpringfield and graduated from Putnam Vocational High School, Springfieldand received his Associates degree from Springfield Technical CommunityCollege. John was employed as a Quality Control Inspector for many yearsat H&B Tool Engineering, Inc. in South Windsor, CT. He had previouslyworked for Kaman Aerospace in Bloomfield, CT, Tell Tool of Westfield, andAmerican Bosch. John has resided in Springfield most of his life, was amember of the Independent Order of Foresters, served as Cub Master atFoster Memorial Church Pack 173, and was an avid fisherman. John servedhis country with the United States Navy during Vietnam and attained therank of machinery repairman petty officer 3rd class. John is survived byhis wife of 37 years, Marieanne R. (Mercure) Elms; three sons, Clayton A.Elms of Springfield, Scott A. Elms and Stacy C. Elms both of Hampden; agranddaughter, Brittany; two brothers, Robert Elms of Niantic, CT andDavid Elms of Michigan; a sister Judith Griffin of San Diego, CA; alongwith several nieces. Rites of Committal and burial with Military Honorswill be held in the Chapel of the Massachusetts Veterans MemorialCemetery, Main Street, Agawam will be private and at the familiesconvenience. Visiting hours for John will precede the service on Mondayfrom 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in John'smemory can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Western Mass.Chapter 167 Dwight Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106 and or to the SalvationArmy, 170 Pearl Street, Springfield, MA 01105.
Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, 4 May 2008

King Edward I of England (June 17, 1239 - July 7, 1307), popularly knownas "Longshanks" because of his 6 foot 2 inch frame and the "Hammer of theScots" (his tombstone, in Latin, read, Hic est Edwardvs Primus ScottorumMalleus, "Here lies Edward I, Hammer of the Scots"), achieved fame as themonarch who conquered Wales and who kept Scotland under Englishdomination. He reigned from 1272 to 1307, ascending the throne of Englandon November 21, 1272 after the death of his father, King Henry III ofEngland.

Edward was born at the Palace of Westminster on June 17 or 18, 1239. He married twice; his first marriage was to Eleanor of Castile which produced sixteen children, and her death in 1290 affected Edward deeply. He displayed his grief by erecting the Eleanor crosses, one at each place where her funeral cortege stopped for the night. His second marriage was to Marguerite of France (known as the "Pearl of France" by her English subjects), the daughter of King Philippe III of France (Phillip the Bold) and Maria of Brabant, produced three children.

Edward's character greatly contrasted that of his father, who reigned in England throughout Edward's childhood and consistently tended to favour compromise with his opponents. Edward had already shown himself as an ambitious and impatient man, displaying considerable military prowess in defeating Simon de Montfort at the Battle of Evesham in 1265. He gained a reputation for treating rebels and other foes with great savagery. He relentlessly pursued the surviving members of the de Montfort family, his cousins. In 1270 he travelled to Tunis, intending to fight in the Eighth Crusade alongside Louis IX of France, who died before Edward arrived; Edward instead travelled to Acre, in the Ninth Crusade. While in the Holy Land his father died; Edward arrived back in England in 1274.

One of Edward's early achievements was the conquest of Wales. Under the 1267 Treaty of Montgomery, Llewelyn ap Gruffydd (meaning 'Like a Lion') had extended Welsh territories southwards into what had been the lands of the English Marcher lords, and gained the title of Prince of Wales although he still owed homage to the English monarch as overlord. Edward refused to recognise the Treaty which had been concluded by his father. In 1275, pirates in Edward's pay intercepted a ship carrying Eleanor de Montfort, Simon de Montfort's only daughter, from France (where her family had lived in exile) to Wales, where she expected to marry Llywelyn the Last, then ruler of the principality. The parties' families had arranged the marriage previously, when an alliance with Simon de Montfort still counted politically. However, Llywelyn wanted the marriage largely to antagonise his long-standing enemy, Edward. With the hijacking of the ship, Edward gained possession of Eleanor and imprisoned her at Windsor. After Llywelyn repeatedly refused to pay homage to Edward in 1274-5, Edward raised an army and launched his first campaign against the Welsh prince in 1276-77. After this campaign Llywelyn was forced to pay homage to Edward and was stripped of all but a rump of territory in Gwynedd. But Edward allowed Llywelyn to retain the title of Prince of Wales, and the marriage with Eleanor de Montfort went ahead.

However, Llywelyn's younger brother, Dafydd (who had briefly been an ally of the English) started another rebellion in 1282. Llywelyn died shortly afterwards in a skirmish. Subsequently, Edward destroyed the remnants of resistance, capturing, brutally torturing and executing Dafydd in the following year. To consolidate his conquest, he commenced the construction of a string of massive stone castles encircling the principality, of which Caernarfon Castle provides a notable surviving example. Wales became incorporated into England under the Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284 and in 1301 Edward created his eldest son Edward Prince of Wales, since which time the eldest son of each English monarch has borne the same title.

To help finance his war to conquer Wales, Edward I taxed the Jewish moneylenders. However, the cost of Edward's ambitions soon drained the money-lenders dry. When the Jews could no longer pay, the state accused them of disloyalty. Already restricted to a limited number of occupations, Edward furthermore abolished their right to lend money at interest, [1] and eventually restricted their extra-curricular movements and activities. Edward decreed that all Jews wear a yellow patch in the shape of a star attached to their outer clothing to identify them in public (compare Star of David, Yellow badge).

In the course of King Edward's persecution of the Jews, he arrested all the heads of Jewish households. The authorities took over 300 of them to the Tower of London and executed them, while killing others in their homes. Finally, in 1290, the King banished all Jews from the country.

Edward then turned his attentions to Scotland and on May 10, 1291 Scottish nobles recognised the authority of Edward I. He had planned to marry off his son to the child queen, Margaret of Scotland (Called 'The Maid of Norway') but when Margaret died the Scottish nobles agreed to have Edward select her successor from the various claimants to the throne, and he chose John Balliol over other candidates. Edward was anxious to impose his overlordship on Scotland and hoped that John Balliol would prove the most biddable candidate. Indeed, Edward summoned John Balliol to do homage to him in Westminster in 1293 and made it clear he expected John's military and financial support against France. But this was too much for Balliol, who concluded a pact with France and prepared an army to invade England.

Edward gathered his largest army yet and razed Berwick, massacring its inhabitants, proceeding to Dunbar and Edinburgh. The Stone of Destiny was removed from Scone Palace and taken to Westminster Abbey. Until 1996, it formed the seat on King Edward's Chair, on which all English monarchs since 1308 have been crowned, with the exception of Mary I. In 1996, the stone was returned to Scotland, to return only during royal coronations. Balliol renounced the crown and was imprisoned in the Tower of London for three years before withdrawing to his estates in France. All freeholders in Scotland were required to swear an oath of homage to Edward, and he ruled Scotland like a province through English Viceroys.

Opposition sprang up (see Wars of Scottish Independence), and Edward executed the focus of discontent, William Wallace, on August 23, 1305, having earlier defeated him at the Battle of Falkirk (1298). His plan to unite the two countries never came to fruition during his lifetime, however, and he died in 1307 at Burgh-by-Sands, Cumberland on the Scottish border, while on his way to wage another campaign against the Scots under the leadership of Robert the Bruce. Against his wishes, Edward was buried in Westminster Abbey. His son, King Edward II of England, succeeded him.

Marguerite of France (1282 - 14 February 1317) was a daughter of PhilipIII of France and Maria of Brabant. She was also the second Queen consortof King Edward I of England.

Three years after the death of his beloved first wife, Eleanor of Castile, at the age of 48 in 1290, Edward I was still grieving. But news got to him of the beauty of Blanche, sister to King Philip IV of France. Edward decided that he would marry Blanche at any cost and sent out emissaries to negotiate the marriage with Philip. Philip agreed to give Blanche to Edward on the following conditions:
1. a truce was concluded between the two countries
2. Edward gave up the province of Gascony

Edward, surprisingly, agreed and sent his brother Edmund Crouchback, Duke of Lancaster, to fetch the new bride. Edward had been deceived, for Blanche was to be married to Rudolph I of Bohemia and eldest son of Albert I of Germany. Instead Philip offered his younger sister Marguerite, a young girl of 11, to marry Edward (then 55). Upon hearing this, Edward declared war on France, refusing to marry Marguerite. After five years, a truce was agreed, under the terms of which Edward would marry Marguerite and would regain the key city of Guienne, and receive the £15,000 owed to Marguerite from her father, King Philip III the Bold.

Edward was now 60 years old. The wedding took place at Canterbury on September 8, 1299. Edward soon returned to the Scottish border to continue his campaigns and left Marguerite in London. After several months, bored and lonely, the young queen decided to join her husband. Nothing could have pleased the king more, for Marguerite's actions reminded him of his first wife Eleanor, who had had two of her sixteen children abroad.

Marguerite soon became firm friends with her stepdaughter Mary, a nun, who was two years older than the young queen. In less than a year Marguerite gave birth to a son, and then another a year later. It is said that many who fell under the king's wrath were saved from too stern a punishment by the queen's influence over her husband, and the statement, Pardoned solely on the intercession of our dearest consort, queen Marguerite of England, appears.

In all, Marguerite gave birth to three children: Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk; Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent; and a daughter, named Eleanor in honor of Edward's first queen, who perished in infancy.

The mismatched couple were blissfully happy. When Blanche died in 1306 (her husband never became Emperor), Edward ordered all the court to go into mourning to please his queen. He had realised the wife he had gained was "a pearl of great price". The same year Marguerite gave birth to a girl, Eleanor, a choice of name which surprised many, and showed Marguerite's un-jealous nature. After Edward died, as a widow at twenty six, she never remarried saying "when Edward died, all men died for me", but she used her immense dowry to relieve people's suffering.

Mr. Howard Henry enter rest on February 18, 1994 at trail Regional Hospital after a breif illness. howard was born February 03, 1909 in Cascade Montana. He moved to Radville, SK as a young boy where he grew up and later married Genevieve Mildred Streeter in Regina. Howard came to Trail and worked for Cominco in 1942 and raised his family in Rossland, B.C. until 1951 then moved to Kinnaird, B.C. He retired after 30 years service in 1972. Predeceased by his Wife, Genevieve Mildred heglin, and three sons and one grandson. He is survived by his children Roland(Tilda), Castlegar ; Gerald of Trail ; Faith(Tom), Trail ; Allan(Monica), Castlegar ; David(Linda), Castlegar ; Ardelle(Glen), Gold River ; twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Funeral service was held at the Castlegar Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 23, at 1:00 p.m. Rev.J. McAllister officiating.

Pharamond (c. 370 - c. 430) is considered to be the first king of theSalian Franks, though he is possibly a legendary rather than historicalfigure. He was possibly a son or son-in-law of Marcomer.

Only the later century historicians Prosper Tyron and Dom Bouquet give a report about his reign. In 420, he reportedly led his people in crossing the Rhine River and heading west. This movement would effectively separate his tribe from the majority of the Rhinefranks that had settled near Cologne. Pharamond was eventually succeeded by his son Clodio. His wife was Argotta.

Abbie (Shaw) Young, a highly respected and much beloved resident ofWaterville, passed away at her home, on the morning of March 27th. Shewas 75 years of age, having been born on June 5th, 1850, and was theyoungest of a family of seven children of the late Sydney and Caroline(Skinner) Shaw, whose home was in Waterville, where the early years ofthe deceased were spent.
She first married John L. West of Morristown, and went to reside in Kansas, where one son, Claude L., who survives her was born to them, his father dying when he was about 3 years of age. Mrs. West then returned to her home in Waterville, where she married Mr. W. V. T. Young, nearly 50 years ago. Five children were born to them, of whom three survive, LeRoy, of New York and Sydney, of Winnipeg, Man., having predeceased her a few years ago. The surviving ones are Claude L. West, of Newark, N.J.; Mrs. Allen Young, Swampscott, Mass.; Mrs. Owen Craig, of Vulcan, Alberta, and Vaughn, who resides in Waterville. Eleven grandchildren also survive.
The funeral took place from the Baptist Church, of which she was a faithful member, Rev. G. R. T. Ayling officiating, assisted by Rev. John MCI of the United Church.
The floral offerings were most beautiful and especially appropriate, as the deceased was always a lover of flowers and as long as she was able kept herself surrounded by them in her home. Her eyesight had failed her during the last few years and her only complaint was of missing the eight of the beautiful things of earth. A loving friend and neighbor has passed from our midst, sweet memories of whom will ever remain with those who knew her.
The husband, children and grandchildren have the sincere sympathy of a large circle of friends.
Berwick Register, 14 April 1926

CANANDAIGUA - Richard L. Walsh, of Chosen Spot Apartments, passed awayMay 20, 2006 at Crest Manor Nursing Home in Perinton. He was 87.
Richard was born in Weedsport, N.Y. and spent his youth in the Jordan, N.Y. area. He served with the U.S. Army in Germany during World War II. He had a 40-year career with the railroad, starting as an employee of New York Central, which later became Conrail.
Richard loved to golf and bowl. At the age of 85 he was bowling three times a week.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Walsh; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Robert Hale of Canandaigua; son, Robert Walsh of Phoenix, Ariz.; sister, Dorothy Patrick of Syracuse, N.Y.; granddaughters, Tricia Cane and Kate Hale of Roswell, Ga. and Jamie Sue Hale of Tampa, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his sister, Margaret VanAuken; and parents, Edwin and Josephine Walsh.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Fuller Funeral Home, 190 Buffalo St., Canandaigua. His funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at a later date in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Port Byron.
Contributions in Richard's name may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220
Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY, 21 May 2006

Mrs. Anna Henn (nee Engel) was born in Warrick county, October 10, 1862,and died January 5, 1913, at the age of 50 years, 2 months and 25 days.She was united in marriage to John H. Henn, Dec. 2, 1883, and to thisunion were born seven children, the youngest child preceding her to thegrave nine years ago. She leaves a husband, three daughters and threesons; Mrs. Rena Young, Misses Louisa and Clara, Messrs. Gus, Albert andGeorge, one brother and three sisters. Funeral services were conducted byRev. Eilers Tuesday morning, after which the body was laid to rest in theAsbury cemetery. The pallbearers, all nephews of the deceased, wereNicholas, William and Jake Fehd, Fred Hansen, George Engle and WesleyHeugel. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. The bereaved familyhave the sympathy of a large circle of friends and acquaintances in theirloss of a good wife and a kind and affectionate mother.
The Enquirer, Boonville, IN, 10 January 1913

Canandaigua- Dorothy Walsh passed away January 14, 2012 at the OntarioCounty Health Facility. She will be sadly missed by her family whom sheloved dearly.
Dottie was born April 29, 1921 in Port Byron, NY to Gordon and Bessie Green. She was a graduate of Port Byron Central School.
She and her husband, Richard Walsh, resided in Macedon, NY for over 30 years, then at their home on Canandaigua Lake, and later at Chosen Spot Apartments in Canandaigua. Her employment included working for several years at Graflex/Singer in Pittsford.
Dottie was predeceased by her parents, her infant daughter, Karen, and by her husband.
She is survived by her daughter; Janet Hale, son-in-law; Robert Hale, grandchildren; Tricia (Emmanuel) Alizota, Kate Hale, Jamie Sue Hale, and great-granddaughter, Mackenzie.
The family invites friends to call on Wednesday, January 18, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Fuller Funeral Home, Inc. 190 Buffalo St. Canandaigua. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Dottieʼs memory may be made to: American Heart Association 3500 Winton Place, Suite 4 Rochester, NY 14623.

Dennis M. (Kelly) Kallal, of Chandler AZ, went home to be with the Lord,February 23, 2006 at the age of 58. His legacy continues through Jane hiswife, best friend and love of his life for over 38 years, and childrenand grandchild. With great pride, Dennis was immersed in helping hisgrown children, son Joe, and daughter, Kimberly, establish themselves ascontributing citizens. Dennis and his son, Joe, were in businesstogether, and continued to grow closer through the enjoyment of many ofthe same recreational, sporting and career interests. To Dennis, daughterKim was always "daddy's little girl", yet he enjoyed seeing her growth asa young adult and mother of his only grandson, Evan. Evan's birth, threeyears ago, opened a new and joyous chapter in Dennis' life, not only forDennis as the doting and adoring grandfather, but also for friends andrelatives who watched or participated in the special relationship Dennishad with his grandson. Evan was truly a remarkable gift in Dennis' lastyears on this earth. Dennis is also survived by his father and mother,George and Alvina Kallal, sister Jean and her husband Ray Greenbush, andtheir sons, Brad and Jeff. He was born in Faribault, MN, and raised inLonsdale, MN. Dennis honorably served his country in the United StatesAir Force. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls witha degree in Business and Economics. Dennis had a long career in sales,marketing and executive management at national and internationalcompanies in Minnesota, supplying processing equipment for theelectronics industry, and later with Advanced Systems Inc. in Phoenix.Most recently, Dennis was co-founder and President of DALUX EquipmentService Corporation. Throughout his career, Dennis built internationalrelations that spanned the globe, specifically China, Taiwan, Canada,Germany and France. In addition to his many business interests, Dennisalso volunteered his time and talents to assist in the establishment andgrowth of the Family Involvement Center of Phoenix, a non-profit,family-driven resource and training center providing education andsupport activities for at-risk youth, their families and human servicesworkers. Dennis will be remembered for his strong character, work ethicand discipline, storytelling, humor, zest for life, love of family andadmired for always being available to help his friends and neighbors intime of need. Dennis also found great joy in his home and yard,continuously making improvements for his family and entertaining businessand family friends at his home. Dennis also found time for his hobbies ofpheasant hunting and other shooting for sport, as well as fishing,camping, billiards and golfing. He will be greatly missed by all, but hisspirit and values will continue on. Visitation will be held on Thursday,March 2nd from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Carr-Tenney Mortuary, 2621 S. RuralRd., Tempe, AZ. Funeral Mass will be held at 9:30am, Friday, March 3rd atOur Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 2121 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ.Graveside services and burial will follow at the National MemorialCemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ. In lieu offlowers, the family suggests contributions to the Dennis M. KallalMemorial Fund for the education of Dennis's grandson, Evan at Bank ofAmerica, Account #004378423124, or to the Family Involvement Center, 1430E. Indian School Rd., #110, Phoenix AZ 85014, (602) 288-0155.
The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ, 28 February 2006

During his lifetime, he was the most important Christian monarch of theIberian Peninsula, bearing, in various media, the title of rexHispaniarum. Having gone further than any of his predecessors in unitingthe divided kingdoms of Iberia, his life's work was undone when hedivided his domains shortly before his death to provide for each of hissons. The Kingdom of Navarre existed for almost six centuries after hisdeath, but was never as powerful again.

Karl married 20 March 1937 to an unknown woman.

Possible ID
ERNEST WARD, b. 17 Apr 1885, d. May 1963

Mildred "Midge" Walker Bickford, 84, who leaves a son in Marstons Mills,died of cancer Friday at her home.
She was the wife of the late Eugene E. Bickford.
Mrs. Bickford attended Chapel Hill School In Waltham, graduated from Wheaton College in Norton and was a real estate broker In Hingham for more than 20 years.
A lifelong resident of Hingham, she was a community activist with memberships In Recycling Action for Hingham, Hingham Conservation Commission, League of Women Voters and Garden Club of Hingham. She initiated the Liberty Elm Tree Restoration Project, was an active parishioner of St. John's Episcopal Church, loved animals and nature, and supported many animal rights and environmental organizations.
Survivors include five children, Susan B. Berry and Peter B. Bickford, R. Jan Bickford and Thomas P. Bickford, all of Hingham, and Richard W. Bickford of Marstons Mills; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is at 3 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Episcopal Church, Hingham.
Memorial donations may be made to New England Wildlife Center, 19 Fort Hill Road, Hingham, MA 02043; or to the Trustees of Reservations, 2468 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021.
Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, MA, 5 November 2003

Eugene E. Bickford, 88, a lifelong resident Of Hingham who leaves a sonIn Marstons Mills, died Sunday at Harbor House Nursing And RehabilitationCenter In Hingham.
He was the husband of Midge (Walker) Bickford of Hingham.
Born In Hingham, he attended Hingham schools And The New Hampton Prep School In New Hampshire And graduated from Nichols College In Dudley.
For many years, he was a sales representative In the radio, TV And appliance field.
Mr. Bickford loved Hingham And served the town In many ways including as town constable, former member Of the Hingham Advisory Committee, former commissioner Of the Hingham Light Board And past chairman Of the Hingham United Fund. He received the Hingham Citizen Of the Year Award And the Hingham Sons Of Italy Good Public Servant Award. He was a captain Of Engine 2 on the Hingham Fire Department. He served on the Hingham Board Of Selectman from 1967 to 1985, with several years as chairman.
Mr. Bickford was a past master Of Old Colony Masonic Lodge Of Hingham, past president Of the South Shore Chamber Of Commerce And a member Of the Massachusetts Police Association, the Massachusetts Selectmen's Association And the Plymouth County Commissioners. He was an avid Red Sox fan.
Besides his wife, survivors include two daughters, Susan B. Berry And R. Janet Bickford, both Of Hingham; sons, Peter B. Bickford And Thomas P. Bickford, both Of Hingham, And Richard W. Bickford Of Marstons Mills; 14 grandchildren; And eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Church Of St. John the Evangelist, 172 Main St., Hingham.
Visiting hours are 2 to 4 And 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St., Hingham. Burial is private.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hingham Land Conservation Trust Fund, c/o The Hingham Conservation Commission, 210 Central St., Hingham, MA 02043.
Cape Cod Times (Hyannis, MA)
Date: October 8, 2002

Perhaps not a daughter. Appears to have been born on 18 May to JohanErik Nilsson and Brita Cajsa Norberg.

Lillian B. Cleveland, 74, of 530 Gifford St., Syracuse, died Sunday atCommunity-General Hospital.
She was born in Baldwinsville and lived most of her life in the Syracuse area.
She was formerly employed by the Syracuse City School District.
Her husband, Earl H., died last year.
Surviving are a son, William E. of Syracuse; two daughters, Kathleen Kingsbury of Brewerton and Anita Tumolo of New York City; a sister, Beverly Turner of Memphis; a brother, Bernard Bond of Baldwinsville; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services are 9 a.m. Wednesday at Gates Funeral Home, the Rev. David Oertel officiating. Burial is in Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 29 W. Genesee St., Baldwinsville.
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, 3 June 1997

Heglin--Mrs. Genevieve Mildred (Streeter) of Apt.4-1527 Boundary Crescent, passed away in the Nanaimo Regional Hospital on Tuesday, January 15th,1974, at the age of 60 years. Born at Moose Jaw, Sask., Mrs.Heglin had resided at Regina, Sask., prior to moving to B.C. to Rossland in 1942 then to Kinnaird in 1951. In may of 1973 She took up residence in Nanaimo. She leaves to mourn her passing, besides her husband, Howard, four sons, David and Allan of Nanaimo, Roland at Castlegar, B.C., and Gerald at Trail, B.C.; two daughters, Mrs.J.(Ardelle) Watson of Nanaimo and Mrs.T.(Faith Darlene) Butler of Trail,B.C.; her stepmother, Mrs. Mary Streeter, and step-daughter, Miss Vivian Watt, Both at Regina, Sask. Seven Grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held in the Westwood Sands "Chaple of Flowers" on Friday, January 18th, at 3 p.m. Pastor E.P. Funk of the Townsite Road Apostolic Church will officiate. Interment will take place in the Nanaimo City Cemetery.

note***Miss Vivian Watt must be her step-sister not step-daughter

Likely family name is Patenhammer.

Died as a Carr.

ABINGTON - Helen G. (Curtis) Cheverie, of Abington, died June 6, 2011, atage 95.
Loving wife of the late William H. Cheverie, she was the devoted mother of Carol Mcafee of North Carolina, Lois D'Orazio of Florida, Joan Rodgers of Halifax, Marilyn Becker of Florida, Kathleen Berry and her husband Richard of Hingham, Lorraine Tamulevich and her husband John of Marshfield, Robert Cheverie and his wife Janice of Connecticut, Joyce Spirito and her husband Michael of Canton; sister of the late Agnes Curtis of Chelsea, the late Frank Curtis of Danvers and James Curtis of New Seabury.
A cherished grandmother, great-grandmother, and a great great-grandmother, she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a memorial Mass to be celebrated at St. Bridget's Church, 455 Plymouth St., Abington, Thursday, June 16, at 9 a.m. Visitation has been omitted and burial will be private.
Arrangements by the Quealy & Son Funeral Home, Abington.
The Enterprise, Brockton, MA, 12 June 12011

Vermillion - Dustin D. Sundstrom, 17, died Saturday, July 28, 2001, atSioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, from injuries received in an autoaccident near Worthing.
He was born January 4, 1984 in Canton, SD, the son of David and Kim (Chamberlain) Sundstrom . He was going to be a senior at Vermillion High School, and worked for the Vermillion Civic Council for one year. He was presently working at the Vermillion Dollar Discount Store.
Survivors include his parents, Kim and Jon Dimmick, Vermillion, and David Sundstrom, Beresford a brother, Austin Martensen of Vermillion a sister, Jessica Martensen of Vermillion his grandparents, Jim and Roxanne Brown and Jerald and Berniece Chamberlain, Vermillion Wes and Aileen Sundstrom and Alan Abraham, Beresford, Patsy and Dale Dimmick, Elk Point his great-grandmother, Evelyn Abraham, Beresford, and many aunts, uncles, cousins. His best friends, Josh Anthfer, Joel Merkwan and Cody Paulson also survive him. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Russell and Lela Emerson, Chester and Gladys Chamberlain, and Russel Abraham.
Services begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Vermillion with Rev. Elmer "Sandy" Aakre officiating. Burial will be in Bluff View Cemetery.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the church with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home in Vermillion is in charge of arrangements.
Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, SD, 30 July 2001

His father was Bernt Olsen.

From Wikipedia

Saint Clotilde (475 - 545 in Tours), also spelled as Clotilda, Clotild, Clothilde, or Chlothilde, was the daughter of Burgundian king Chilperic. Her uncle was the Burgundian king and Roman general Gundobad. Clotilde was the wife of Clovis I and contributed to her husband's conversion to Catholic christianity.

On the death of Gundioc, king of the Burgundians, in 473, his sons Gundobad, Godegesil and Chilperic divided his heritage between them; Chilperic apparently reigning at Lyons, Gundobald at Vienne and Godegesil at Geneva.

According to Gregory of Tours, Chilperic was slain by Gundobad, his wife drowned, and of his two daughters, Chrona took the veil and Clotilde was exiled. This account, however, seems to have been a later invention, since an epitaph discovered at Lyons speaks of a Burgundian queen who died in 506. This was most probably the mother of Clotilde.

In 493 Clotilde married Clovis, King of the Franks, who had just conquered northern Gaul. She was brought up in the Catholic faith and did not rest until her husband had abjured paganism and embraced the Catholic faith in 496. With him she built at Paris the church of the Holy Apostles, afterwards known as Sainte Geneviève. After the death of Clovis in 511 she retired to the abbey of St Martin at Tours.

In 523 she incited her sons against her cousin Sigismund, the son of Gundobad and provoked the Burgundian war. In the following year she tried in vain to protect the rights of her grandsons, the children of Clodomer, against the claims of her sons Childebert I and Clotaire I, and was equally unsuccessful in her efforts to prevent the civil discords between her children. She died in 544 or 545, and was buried at her husband's side in the church of the Holy Apostles.

1915 - 2004. Paul James Crowell died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004 at his home inBoise at the age of 89. Born in Weiser, Idaho, he was the eldest son ofHenry and Lora Crowell. Paul graduated from Council High School in 1932.He spent a few years in Midvale, Idaho, where he operated a Standard gasstation, as well as working on the Widner and Deacon ranches. After thestart of World War II, Paul headed to California to build airplanes withhis good friend, Jim Jackson. In 1943 - 1946, Paul sailed the Pacific forthe Merchant Marines where he met two buddies, Eddie Ray and Al Highberg.Paul visited Alʹs home in Minnesota where they took a fishing trip toManitoba and Ontario, Canada. While in Canada, he met Dora LaFerriere,who he married in June 1947. Paul took his new bride and settled in Boisewhere they raised two sons, Brian and Gary. Paulʹs family grew with Brianand Barbara and their son Andrew, and Gary and Buffy and their childrenRuss and Jennifer--whom he all loved dearly. He is also survived by hissister Edythe, and brother Verner. He is predeceased by his father, hismother, his sister Lida, and brother Marion. After the war, Paul workedfor Nordling Parts, Intermountain Equipment, and retired from ArrowheadMachinery. Paul and Dora enjoyed traveling to Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, thewestern United States, and the Orient during their retirement, but histrue love was his family, gardening, and cooking. Paul was a kind,generous, patient, and loving man. His favorite pastimes were gardening,fishing, and passing the time with many of his friendly neighbors,including his "headgate buddy" Kent "Mo" Moser. He will be dearly missedby his family and friends. A memorial celebration of Paulʹs life will beheld on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in the backyard of thefamily home he built in 1947 - -6916 McMullen Street, Boise. In lieu offlowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity. Arrangements areby Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel.
The Idaho Statesman, September 2004

Fell while constructing a trestle and drown.

Edythe Herburger, 87, of Eugene died Oct. 10 of lung cancer.

A funeral service is at 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at Driskill Memorial Chapel. Committal service will follow at Canyon City Cemetery.
Mrs. Herburger was born Nov. 10, 1916, in Midvale, Idaho, to Henry and Lora (Craven) Crowell. She grew up in Idaho and moved to John Day in 1940.
She married G.L. (Les) Herburger in Ontario on May 1, 1943. They settled in John Day until they moved to Eugene.
Mrs. Herburger attended College of Idaho for two years.
She was a bookkeeper then co-owner with her husband of Grant County Service Bureau.
Mrs. Herburger enjoyed playing bridge, reading, sewing and bowling.
Survivors include three daughters, Jane Herburger Sharp of El Centro, Calif., Joan Herburger Laughlin and Lida Herburger Barclay both of Eugene; one step-daughter, Burene Herburger Kinne of Stirling City, Calif.; one brother, Verner Crowell of John Day; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Edythe Lois Herburger
Born in Midvale, ID on Nov. 10, 1916
Departed on Oct. 10, 2004 and resided in Eugene, OR.
Service: Friday Oct. 15, 2004
The funeral will be held Oct. 15 and a celebration of life will be held Oct. 17 for Edythe "Edie" Herburger of Eugene who died Oct. 10 of lung cancer. She was 87.
Herburger was born Nov. 10, 1916, in Midvale, Idaho, to Henry and Lora Craven Crowell. She married G.L. "Les" Herburger on May 1, 1943, in Ontario, Ore. He died Dec. 10, 1997.
She grew up in Idaho and attended the College of Idaho for two years. She moved to John Day in 1940. She worked as a bookkeeper and later co-owned the Grant County Service Bureau with her husband. She had lived in Eugene for the past 20 years. She enjoyed playing bridge, reading, sewing and bowling.
Survivors include three daughters, Joan Laughlin and Lida Herburger, both of Eugene, and Jane Sharp of El Centro, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Burene Kinne of Stirling City, Calif.; a brother, Verner Crowell of John Day; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Friday's funeral will be at 10 a.m. at Driskill Mortuary in John Day, followed by committal in the Canyon City Cemetery. Sunday's celebration of life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Rogue Room at Valley River Inn in Eugene.
Musgrove Family Mortuary of Eugene is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to hospice.

Robert Lee Soma, 76, of Sioux Falls, died on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at theDougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. A Celebration of Life will beginat 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Abiding Savior Free LutheranChurch, Sioux Falls. Interment will be in the West Nidaros LutheranCemetery, rural Crooks. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M. Tuesday, witha Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M. at the church.
Robert Lee Soma was born on September 9, 1935, at Mt. Vernon, South Dakota, to Ole and Grace (Hommersand) Soma. He grew up in Mt. Vernon, Winnifred, and Oldham. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1954 and was discharged in 1957 at the rank of Sergeant. Following his discharge, he lived in Sioux Falls until moving to Baltic in 1965. Bob was a craftsman all his life. He farmed in the Baltic area for 20 years, and worked at John Morrell's for 38 years until his retirement in 1997. He moved to Sioux Fall in 1985.
Bob married Dorene Baker on June 3, 1988, at Hope Lutheran Church, in Sioux Falls. He was an avid birdwatcher and took pride in his home, yard, and all endeavors. Bob was a member of the American Legion and Abiding Savior Free Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. He loved to read and would especially enjoy books on South Dakota and World War II history. He loved his country and was blessed with three children and three step-children. Bob was well loved by all who knew him. A stranger, to Bob, was someone he had not yet met.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Dorene, Sioux Falls; children: Gary (Sarah) Soma, Rosemount, MN, David (Lisa) Soma, Tea, and Kathleen (Karl) Person, Omaha; step-children: Kari (Don) Jennings, Hartford, Steve "Chico" Baker, Yankton, and Jeff (Leah) Baker, Barnesville, MN; 17 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; siblings: Elaine Espedal, Mitchell, Marilyn Jerde, Sioux Falls, Arvin Soma, Fairmont, and Betty Jorgensen, Spearfish; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings: Ardis, Myrna, Norma Jean, Richard, Howard, and Merrill.

Died of influenza.

Verner Craven Crowell died at his John Day residence June 9, 2006,following a long illness of emphysema. He was 87.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2006, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in John Day. Bishop Delaney will be officiating.
Mr. Crowell was born March 28, 1919, in Midvale, Idaho on a dryland wheat ranch to Henry Albro Crowell and Lora Craven Crowell.
He grew up in Idaho. At the age of 16, he joined the CCC's (Civilian Conservation Corp). When the CCC's closed, he went back to high school, joining the National Guard and graduating from high school in Caldwell, Idaho. In 1942, he joined the Army Air Corp and was trained as a pilot. He spent the rest of his Army career flying and training cadet pilots. He was honorably discharged in 1945.
Mr. Crowell went to John Day in 1947 to visit family and stayed. He married Sylvia Graven Muzzy May 28, 1955, becoming a stepfather to Wally and Marlis Ann Muzzy.
Mr. Crowell enjoyed his family, camping, fishing, hunting, picking huckleberries and mushrooms. He especially liked driving truck and drove for Interstate Motor Lines, Blue Mountain Mills, and Grant County Road Dept., retiring in 1984. He belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, John Day Elks Lodge and the American Legion.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia, of 51 years; son, Wally Muzzy, and his wife, Darlene, of John Day; grandsons, Gary Day, and wife, Janet; Chet Day and wife, Jeanne; Andy Day and wife, Maxine, all of John Day; and Rod Muzzy of Roseburg; granddaughters, Susan Day Palma, and husband, Juan, of Las Vegas, Nev.; Pam Muzzy Thatcher, and husband, Steve, of Pasco, Wash.; 15 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marlis, and her husband, Elmer Day; his parents; two brothers, Marion and Paul; and two sisters, Lida and Edythe.
Blue Mountain Eagle, John Day, OR, 14 June 2006

Page 212 in Dawn of European civilization has Merovingian chart. It
differs a little from some others.

Cloderic is same as Childeric

"Rulers of the World" by R.F.Tapsell
Between 458 and 480: Childeric I became the third King of the Franks in 458. He fought with the Roman Aegidius against the Wisigoths. When Agidius died in 464, he was succeeded by Count Paul. Childeric I's army helped Count Paul push back a Saxon advance from Angers around 466. Count Paul would die in 470. They had to repeat this feat around 475, after Count Paul had died and the Saxons once again had attempted to expand into Angers.

1 Childeric I, King des Francs (Paul, Nouveau Larousse Universel.) (Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Page 216, Line 303-52.)

(Andre Castelot, Histoire de La France, Pages, 176, 200). Born: before 433, son of Merovee=Merovech, Prince des Francs and N?, Childeric I is presumed to have been at least 15 years of age by the time he succeeded his father in 448.

Between 480 and 481 Childeric I's tomb in Tournai was discovered in 1653 and contained magnificent weapons. Buried: circa 481 in Tournai, Bigorre, France

From Wikipedia

Childeric I (c. 437- c. 482) was the Merovingian king of the Salian Franks from 457 until his death.


He succeeded his father Merovech (Latinised as Meroveus or Merovius) as king, traditionally in 457 or 458. With his Frankish warband he was established with his capital at Tournai, on lands which he had received as a foederatus of the Romans, and for some time he kept the peace with his allies.

In about 463 at Orléans, in conjunction with the Roman General Aegidius, who was based at Soissons, he defeated the Visigoths, who hoped to extend their dominion along the banks of the Loire River; after the death of Aegidius he first assisted Comes ("count") Paul of Angers in a mixed band of Gallo-Romans and Franks, defeating the Goths and taking booty. Odoacer reached Angers but Childeric arrived the next day and a battle ensued. Count Paul was killed and Childeric took the city. Childeric having delivered Angers, he followed a Saxon warband to the islands at the Atlantic mouth of the Loire, and massacred them there. In a change of alliances, he also joined forces with Odoacer, according to Gregory of Tours, to stop a band of the Alamanni who wished to invade Italy.

These are all the facts known about him, and they are not secure. The stories of his expulsion by the Franks, whose women he was taking; of his stay of eight years in Thuringia with King Basin and his wife Basine; of his return when a faithful servant advised him that he could safely do so by sending to him half of a piece of gold which he had broken with him; and of the arrival at Tournai of Queen Basine, whom he married, are entirely legendary and come from Gregory of Tours' Historia Francorum (Book ii.12).

He died in 481 and was buried at his capital, Tournai, leaving a son Clovis, afterwards king of the Franks.

His Tomb
Childeric's tomb was discovered in 1653, by a mason doing repairs at the church of Saint-Brice in Tournai when numerous precious objects were found, a richly ornamented sword, a torse-like bracelet, jewels of gold and cloisonné enamel with garnets, gold coins, a gold bull's head and a ring with the inscription CHILDERICI REGIS ("of Childeric the king"), which identified the tomb. Some 300 golden bees were also in the find. Archduke Leopold William, Spanish governor of the Netherlands, had the find published in Latin, and the treasure went first to the Habsburgs in Vienna, then as a gift to Louis XIV, who was not impressed with them and stored them in the royal library, which became the Bibliothèque National at the Revolution. Napoleon was more impressed with Childeric's bees: looking for a heraldic symbol to trump the Bourbon fleur-de-lys, he settled on Childeric's bees as symbols of the French Empire.

On the night of November 5-6, 1831, the treasure of Childeric was among 80 kilos of treasure stolen from the Library and melted down for the gold. A few pieces were retrieved where they had been hidden in the Seine, including two of the bees, but record of the treasure now exists only in the fine engravings made at the time of its discovery, and in some reproductions made for the Habsburgs.

Never married

His parentage looks to be WRONG. One source states that his father Roberthad only one son by Thomasine and his name was John.
It needs further investigation.

Governed the Salic Franks
Defeated "Attila the Hun" in 451
Was son or son-in-law of Clodion

Before 430, the Salic Francs traverse the Escaut, and settle north of Gand [Gant] and also into Courtrai. Their chief, Clodion, takes Cambrai in 430. When Clodion died in 448, Merovee would succeed him as chief. Merovee was a Frankish Prince who ruled over the Saliennes [thus, this Merovee is King of the Salic Francs] from 452-458. He was the commander of the Francs in the great Battle of the Catalonic Fields, where he defeated Attila the Hun in 451. It is from his name that the kings of the First Race derived their name. The Huns had steadily increased their domination from humble beginnings off the Caspian sea from Caucase to the Elbe, from Muldavia to Hungary in the later part of the Fourth Century.

Merovee=Merovech, Prince des Francs (Rosamond McKitterick, The Frankish kingdom under the Carolingians: 751-987 (Singapore: Longman Singapore Publishers Pte Ltd, (c) 1983).)
(Paul, Nouveau Larousse Universel.)

(Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners in ISBN: 0-8063-1344-7 (1001 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1992), Page 216, Line 303-53.)

(Andre Castelot, Histoire de La France, Pages, 176, 200). Born: before 390, son of Arcadios Claudius Claudianus and Eudoxie, Merovee is presumed to have been at least 15 years of age by the time his son Childeric I was born. Married before 405: She was a concubine. Note - between 451 and 458:

Before 430, the Salic Francs traverse the Escaut, and settle north of Gand [Gant] and also into Courtrai. Their chief, Clodion, takes Cambrai in 430. When Clodion died in 448, Merovee would succeed him as chief. Merovee was a Frankish Prince who ruled over the Saliennes [thus, this Merovee is King of the Salic Francs] from 452-458. He was the commander of the Francs in the great Battle of the Catalonic Fields, where he defeated Attila the Hun in 451. It is from his name that the kings of the First Race derived their name. The Huns had steadily increased their domination from humble beginnings off the Caspian sea from Caucase to the Elbe, from Muldavia to Hungary in the later part of the Fourth Century.

During his reign the Empress of the Roman Empire, Galla Placidia, in 423 governed in the name of her 4-year old son, Valentinius III. She put the Gallo-Roman Aetius [who really came from Bulgaria [originally Silistria] in charge of maintaining the Roman authority over Gaule.

Although he was unsuccessful against the Wisigoths, he pushed the Riparian Francs beyond the Rhine. In 440, the Riparians would return and take over Cologne and Treves. In the meantime, the Burgundians settle in what would become Bourgogne and in Savoie. In 443, they are camped around Worms and Mayence under the command of their King, Gonthier. Died: in 458.

From Wikipedia

Meroveus (c. 411-456) (Mérovée in French, Merovech, sometimes Latinised as Meroveus or Merovius) was a chief of the Salian Franks from 448-456. He is considered a semi-legendary individual, as not much information exists about him. Gregory of Tours records him but it is not clear if he was the son of Clodian or a leader who assumed power on Clodian's death.

His descendants called themselves Merovingians, as the founder of what is referred to as the Merovingian Dynasty.

Some researchers have noted that Merovech, the Frankish chieftain, may have been the namesake of a certain god or demigod honored by the Franks prior to their conversion to Christianity, a being described as part human, part bull and part sea-creature.

Meroveus is the father of Childeric I who succeeded him.

From Wikipedia

William II (called "Rufus", perhaps because of his red-faced appearance) (c. 1056-August 2, 1100) was the second son of William the Conqueror and was King of England from 1087 until 1100, with powers also over Normandy, and influence in Scotland. He was less successful in extending his control in Wales.

Although William was an effective soldier, he was a ruthless ruler and was little liked by those he governed; according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, he was "hated by almost all his people." However, it is not surprising that the chroniclers of his time took a dim view of Rufus, because many literate men of the day were men of the Church, against which Rufus fought hard and long, and in Norman tradition William Rufus scorned the Anglo-Saxons and their culture. (Cantor 1993, p 280)

William himself seems to have been a flamboyant character, and his reign was marked by his bellicose temperament. He never married or had illegitimate children; William's favourite was Ranulf Flambard, whom he appointed Bishop of Durham in 1099, an appointment based on political requirements, for a see that was at the same time a great feudal fief. It has been suggested that William was homosexual.
Early years

William's exact date of birth is unknown, but it was some time between the years 1056 and 1060. He was born in his father's duchy of Normandy, which would be inherited in due course by his elder brother, Robert Curthose, a third son during his youth, educated under the eye of Lanfranc and destined to be a great lord but not a king, until the death of the Conqueror's second son put him in the line of succession. His father's favourite son, William succeeded to the throne of England on his father's death, but there was always hostility between him and his eldest brother, though they became reconciled after an attempted coup in 1091 by their youngest brother, Henry.

Relations between the three brothers had never been excellent; Orderic Vitalis relates an incident that took place at Laigle, in 1077 or 1078. William and Henry, having grown bored with casting dice, decided to make mischief by pouring fetid water on their brother Robert from an upper gallery, thusly infuriating and shaming him. A brawl broke out, and their father King William was forced to intercede and restore order.

According to William of Malmesbury, William Rufus was "thickset and muscular with a protruding belly; a dandy dressed in the height of fashion, however outrageous, he wore his blond hair long, parted in the centre and off the face so that his forehead was bare; and in his red, choleric face were eyes of changeable colour, speckled with flecks of light" (Barlow).

England and France
The division of William the Conqueror's lands into two parts presented a dilemma for those nobles who held land on both sides of the Channel. Since the younger William and Robert were natural rivals, these nobles worried that they could not hope to please both of their lords, and thus ran the risk of losing the favor of one ruler or the other (or both of them). The only solution, as they saw it, was to unite England and Normandy once more under one ruler. The pursuit of this aim led them to revolt against William in favor of Robert in the Rebellion of 1088, under the leadership of the powerful Bishop Odo of Bayeux, who was a half-brother of William the Conqueror. Robert failed to appear in England to rally huis supporters, and William won the support of the English with silver and promises of better government, and defeated the rebellion, thus securing his authority. In 1090 he invaded Normandy, crushing Robert's forces and forcing him to cede a portion of his lands. The two made up their differences and William agreed to help Robert recover lands lost to France, notably Maine.

Thus William Rufus was secure in the most powerful kingdom in Europe (with the contemporary eclipse of the Salian Emperors) and, within England, the least tramelled by feudal obligations. As in Normandy, his bishops and abbots were bound to him by feudal obligations, and his right of investitute in the Norman tradition was unquestioned within the kingdom during the age of the Investiture Controversy that brought excommunication upon the Salian Emperor Henry IV. Anglo-Norman royal institutions reached an efficiency unknown in medieval Europe, and the king's personal power through an effective and loyal chancery penetrated to the local level to an extent unmatched in France. Without the Capetians' ideological trappings of an anointed monarchy forever entngled with the hierarchy of the Church, the King's administration and the King's law unified the kingdom, rendering trhe English King relatively impervious to papal codemnation, as the reign of William Rufus demonstrated.

Power struggles
William Rufus inherited the Anglo-Norman settlement whose details are reflected in Domesday Book (1086), a survey that could not have been undertaken anywhere in Europe at that time and a signal of the control of the monarchy, but he did not inherit William's charisma and political skills. Within a few years he lost William's advisor and confidant, the Italian-Norman archbishop of Canterbury, Lanfranc, in 1089.

Much of William's reign was spent feuding with the church; after the death of Lanfranc, he delayed appointing a new archbishop while he appropriated ecclesiastical revenues in the interim, which was protracted, and for this he was much criticised. Finally, in a time of panic during William's serious illness in 1093 another Norman-Italian was made Archbishop of Canterbury, Anselm of Bec the greatest theologian of his generation, and this led to a long period of animosity between church and state. Anselm was a stronger supporter of the Gregorian reforms in the Church than Lanfranc had been. William and Anselm disagreed on a range of ecclesiastical issues, and the English clergy, beholden to the king for their preferments and livings were unable to support Anselm publicly. William called a council at Rockingham in 1095 to bring Anselm to heel but the churcvhman appealed to Rome. In October 1097, Anselm went into exile, taking his case to the Pope. The new pope was the diplomatic and flexible Cluniac Urban II who was not in a position to make further royal enemies. The Emperor of Germany supported an antipope, and Urban came to a concordat with William Rufus: William recognized Urban as pope and Urban gave sanction to the Anglo-Norma ecclesiastical status quo. William was able to claim the revenues of the archbishopric of Canterbury as long as Anselm remained in exile, and Anselm remained in exile until the reign of William's successor, Henry I.

William Rufus was less capable than his father at channeling the Norman lords' propensity for indiscipline and violence. In 1095, Robert de Mowbray, the earl of Northumbria, would not come to William's Curia Regis the thrice-annual court where decisions were made and delivered to the great lords, and William subsequently led an army against him and defeated him; the earl was dispossessed and imprisoned. Another noble, William of Eu, was also accused of treachery and blinded and castrated. That same year, William II also made an unsuccessful foray into Wales. He tried again in 1097 with an equal lack of success. He returned to Normandy in 1097 and from then until 1099 campaigned in France, securing and holding northern Maine but failing to seize the French-controlled part of the Vexin region. At the time of his death he was planning to occupy Aquitaine in south-western France.

William also quarrelled with the Scottish king, Malcolm III, forcing him to pay homage in 1091 and seizing the border city of Carlisle and Cumbria in 1092. At the Battle of Alnwick, November 13, 1093 Malcolm and his son were slain; William gained effective control of the Scottish throne after Malcolm's death, when he backed a successful bid by Edgar Atheling to dethrone Malcolm III's brother Donald Bane in favor of his nephew, also named Edgar. The newly crowned King Edgar, who ruled Scotland from 1097 to 1107, thus owed his position to William.

In 1096, William's brother Robert Curthose joined the First Crusade. He needed money to fund this venture and pledged his duchy to William in return for a payment of 10,000 marks; a sum equalling about one-fourth of William's annual revenue. In a display of the effectiveness of Norman taxation inaugurated by the Conqueror, William raised the money by levying a special, heavy, and much-resented tax upon the whole of England. William then ruled Normandy as regent in Robert's absence-Robert did not return until September 1100, one month after William's death.

The Court of William II
William Rufus had a notorious disregard for the church; his most passionate detractors are found among clergymen. Eadmer relates two incidents in which William Rufus either convinced converted Jews to return to Judaism, or attempted to do so. During his quarrels with Anselm of Canterbury, the king declared that "he hated him much yesterday, that he hated him much today, and that he would hate him more and more tomorrow and every other day."

William of Malmesbury decries William Rufus' court, which he describes as being filled by "effeminate" young men in extravagent clothes mincing about in "shoes with curved points". Orderic Vitalis makes mention of the "fornicators and sodomites" who held favor during William Rufus' reign, and remarks approvingly that when Henry became king, one of his first acts was to have his courtiers shorn of their long hair.

The unusual death of William II
Perhaps the most memorable event in the life of William Rufus was his death, which occurred while William was hunting in the New Forest. He was killed by an arrow through the heart, but the circumstances remain unclear.

On a bright August day in 1100, William organised a hunting trip in the New Forest. An account by Orderic Vitalis described the preparations for the hunt: armourer came in and presented to him (Rufus) six arrows. The King immediately took them with great satisfaction, praising the work, and unconscious of what was to happen, kept four of them himself and held out the other two to Walter Tyrrel... saying It is only right that the sharpest be given to the man who knows how to shoot the deadliest shots.

On the subsequent hunt, the party spread out as they chased their prey, and William, in the company of Walter Tirel (or Tyrell), Lord of Poix, became separated from the others. It was the last time that William was seen alive.

William was found the next day by a group of local peasants lying dead in the woods with an arrow piercing his lungs. William's body was abandoned by the nobles at the place where he fell, because the law and order of the kingdom died with the king, and they had to flee to their English or Norman estates to secure their interests. Legend has it that it was left to a local charcoal-burner named Purkis to take the king's body to Winchester Cathedral on his cart.

According to the chroniclers, William's death was not murder. Walter and William had been hunting together when Walter let loose a wild shot that, instead of hitting the stag he aimed for, struck William in the chest. Walter tried to help him, but there was nothing he could do. Fearing that he would be charged with murder, Walter panicked, leapt onto his horse, and fled. A version of this tale is given by William of Malmesbury in his Chronicle of the Kings of the English (c. 1128):

The day before the king died he dreamt that he went to heaven. He suddenly awoke. He commanded a light to be brought, and forbade his attendants to leave him. The next day he went into the forest... He was attended by a few persons... Walter Tirel remained with him, while the others, were on the chase. The sun was now declining, when the king, drawing his bow and letting fly an arrow, slightly wounded a stag which passed before him... The stag was still running... The king, followed it a long time with his eyes, holding up his hand to keep off the power of the sun's rays. At this instant Walter decided to kill another stag. Oh, gracious God! the arrow pierced the king's breast.

On receiving the wound the king uttered not a word; but breaking off the shaft of the arrow where it projected from his body... This accelerated his death. Walter immediately ran up, but as he found him senseless, he leapt upon his horse, and escaped with the utmost speed. Indeed there were none to pursue him: some helped his flight; others felt sorry for him.

The king's body was placed on a cart and conveyed to the cathedral at Winchester... blood dripped from the body all the way. Here he was buried within the tower. The next year, the tower fell down. William Rufus died in 1100... aged forty years. He was a man much pitied by the clergy... he had a soul which they could not save... He was loved by his soldiers but hated by the people because he caused them to be plundered.

To some chroniclers, such an 'Act of God' was a just end for a wicked king. However, over the centuries, the obvious suggestion that one of William's many enemies may have had a hand in this extraordinary event has been repeatedly made. Even chroniclers of the time point out that Walter was renowned as a keen bowman, and unlikely to fire such an impetuous shot. And William's brother Henry, who was among the hunting party that day, benefitted directly from William's death, as he was shortly after crowned king.

Abbot Suger, another chronicler, was Tirel's friend and sheltered him in his French exile. He said later:

It was laid to the charge of a certain noble, Walter Tirel, that he had shot the king with an arrow; but I have often heard him, when he had nothing to fear nor to hope, solemnly swear that on the day in question he was not in the part of the forest where the king was hunting, nor ever saw him in the forest at all.

Helga Rynning married second Mr. Knigge.

Two other obits claim that Joan to be their daughter. I cannot say whichset is correct. The obituary of Michael Francis Rafus states that Joan ishis half-sister and that Harold is his father. The name of Mike's motheris not mentioned. Another web page states that Donald is her father, buther mother is not identified.
The other obituaries follow:
Rafuse, Donald Theodore
Rafuse, Donald Theodore, 73, Upper Vaughan, died Monday (October 16, 1978) at the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor.Born at Windsor Road, Lunenburg County, he was the son of the late David and Minnie (Armstrong) Rafuse. He was a member of the Upper Vaughan Baptist Church. Previous to his retirement he owned and operated Rafuseʼs General Store.
Surviving besides his wife, the former Marguerite Swinamer, are one daughter, Joan (Mrs. Wilfred Hawkesworth), Martock; two sisters, Mildred (Mrs. Percy Levy), Vaughans; Ruby (Mrs. Herbert Foreman), Surrey, BC; six brothers, Clark, Sam, Markus, all of Upper Vaughan; Bob, Windsor; Max, Halifax; Harold, Windsor Forks; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.He was predeceased by three brothers, Theodore, Clifford and Floyd.
The body is at the R. D. Lindsay Funeral Home, Windsor. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 pm in the Upper Vaughan Baptist Church, Rev. Donald McDougall officiating. Burial will be in Lower Vaughan Community Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Nova Scotia Heart Foundation or to the Upper Vaughan Baptist Church.
Rafuse, Donald Theodore (Mrs.)
Marguerite May Rafuse - 81, Upper Vaughan, Hants County, died Sunday (April 12, 1992) in Hants Community Hospital, Windsor.
Born in New Ross, Lunenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Laurie and Anita (Vienotte) Swinamer. She was former owner and operator of Rafuse General Store, Upper Vaughan. She was a member of Upper Vaughan Baptist Church and Vaughan Hospital Auxiliary.
She is survived by a daughter, Joan (Mrs. Wilfred Hawkesworth), Hythe, Alberta; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Theodore Rafuse.
The body is in Lindsayʼs Funeral Home, visiting 2 -4, 7 - 9 pm Wednesday. Funeral will be held 2:00pm Thursday in Upper Vaughan Baptist Church, pastor Don Ehler officiating. Burial will be in Lower Vaughan Community Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Upper Vaughan Baptist Church.

From Wikipedia

Clodio (c. 395 - 447 or 449) or, the Long-Haired or the Hairy, was a semi-legendary king of the Salian Franks from the Merovingian dynasty (426 - 447). His successor was Meroveus, after whom the dynasty was named. Legend has it that his father was duke Pharamond and his mother was Argotta, from Thuringia. His grandfather may have been Marcomer, a duke of the Franks.

There are basically only two sources of information for Clodio's history: the writings of Gregory of Tours and Sidonius Apollinaris.

Clodio lived in Dispargum, a name that is believed to be that of a castle, rather than a village. Around 431, he invaded the territory of Artois, but was defeated near Hesdin by Aetius, the commander of the Roman army in Gaul, Western Roman Empire. However, Clodio regrouped and soon was able to seize the town Cameracum. Eventually, he occupied all the country as far as the Somme River and making Tournai the capital of the Salian Franks.

Clodio's aggressive action to seize more territory led to centuries of expansion by his successors that ultimately created what we know today as the country of France. Clodio died sometime between 447 and 449 and power passed on to Meroveus. It is not known if Meroveus was his son or another chieftain of the tribe who ascended into the leadership role.

From Wikipedia

Brunhilda (in German) or Brunehaut (in French) (534-613) was a Frankish queen who ruled the East Frankish kingdoms of Austrasia and Burgundy in the names of her sons and grandsons. Initially known as a liberal ruler of great political acumen she became notorious for her cruelty and avarice. In some histories she is known as Brunhilde, or Brunechildis.

She was born about 550, the daughter of the Visigoth king Athanagild of Spain and Ingonde, his queen. She married king Sigebert I of Austrasia, the grandson of Clovis, and joined him at Metz. Upon her marriage in 567 she abjured Arianism and converted to orthodox Roman Catholicism.

Sigebert's father Clotaire had reunited the four kingdoms of France but when he died Sigebert and his three brothers divided them again. Sigebert ruled Austrasia and later shared Paris with his two surviving brothers when Charibert died in 570.

Brunehaut's sister Galswintha married Sigebert's brother Chilperic I of the West Frankish kingdom of Neustria and Soissons in 567. He is thought to have proposed because he envied the attention garnered to his brother by the marriage to Brunehaut and he had Galswintha murdered within the year at the behest of his mistress Fredegund, whom he then married. Brunehaut so detested Fredegund for the death of her sister and this hatred was so fiercely reciprocated that the two queens persuaded their husbands to wage war. Germanus, Bishop of Paris, negotiated a brief peace between them until Chilperic invaded the Sigebert's dominions. Sigebert defeated Chilperic, who fled to Tournai, and the people of Paris hailed him as a conqueror when he went there with Brunehaut and their children. Germanus wrote to Brunehaut, asking her to persuade her husband to restore the peace of France and to spare his brother. Chroniclers of Germanus' life say that she ignored this; certainly Sigebert set out to besiege Tournai. Fredegund responded to this threat to her husband by hiring two assassins, who killed Sigebert at Vitry with poisoned daggers. Brunehaut was captured and imprisoned at Rouen. She escaped "after a series of extraordinary adventures"1 by marrying Chilperic's son, Merovech.

Brunehaut now tried to seize the regency of Austrasia in the name of her son Childebert II but she was resisted fiercely by her nobles and had to retire to briefly to Burgundy before obtaining her goal. She ruled Austrasia until Childebert came of age in the early 580s. Upon his death in September or October 595 she attempted to govern Austrasia and Burgundy in the name of her grandsons Théodebert II and Theodoric II, respectively. She was exiled from Austrasia, and then persuaded Theodoric to attack his brother, whom he defeated at Toul and Tolbiac. Theodoric then had Théodebert and his family killed but himself died soon after. It was during these later regencies that Desiderius, Bishop of Vienne (later Saint Didier) publicly accused her of incest and cruelty. Desiderius finally enraged her with a pointed sermon on chastity preached in 612 before her and Theodoric, with whom she hired three assassins to murder him at the village now called Saint-Didier-sur-Chalaronne.

In 576 Sigebert's brother Guntram, King of Burgundy, founded a bishopric that was suffragan of Vienne at Maurienne, which belonged to the Diocese of Turin. The Bishop of Turin protested this to Brunehaut for more than twenty years but even when Pope Gregory the Great supported his complaint in 599 Brunehaut dismissed it. In general, however, she protected the church and treated Gregory with great respect. He wrote a series of positive letters to her; in 597 he wrote to her about interdicting pagan rites such as tree worship. Gregory of Tours was another favoured cleric; he was a trusted courtier to her and her son from 587 until his death. She also took a keen personal interest in the bishoprics and monasteries within her dominion. This brought her into conflict with Columbanus, abbot of Luxeuil, whom she eventually exiled.

When Theodoric died in 613 Brunehaut, now in her middle sixties, proclaimed one of her great-grandsons as king, but the nobles of Austrasia and Burgundy objected, rising in revolt against her, and called on Clotaire II, son of Fredegund, and king of most of France to help them. Brunehaut fled East, hoping to enlist the aid of the German tribes along the Rhine, but she was betrayed by the last of her followers, and delivered into the hands of her nephew and mortal enemy, Clotaire. Before a gathering of the nobility at Renève, Burgundy, he had her accused of causing many deaths, including those of ten kings and Desiderius, as well as several other churchmen. Brunehaut was condemned to death, and Clotaire brought the full force of his hatred and that of his deceased mother against their old foe: Brunehaut was put to slow torture, being stretched on the rack for three long days, before finally being chained between four horses and torn limb from limb, or, as some later stories would have it, tied to the tail of a wild mare and dragged to her death. According to the Liber Historiae Francorum:

"Then the army of the Franks and Burgundians joined into one, all shouted together that death would be most fitting for the very wicked Brunhilda. Then King Clotaire ordered that she be lifted on to a camel and led through the entire army. Then she was tied to the feet of wild horses and torn apart limb from limb. Finally she died. Her final grave was the fire. Her bones were burnt."

One legend has her being dragged by a wild mare down the Roman road La Chaussée Brunehaut at Abbeville.

Brunehaut was buried in the Abbaye de St. Martin at Autun that she founded in 602 on the spot where the bishop of Tours had cut down a beech-tree that served as an object of pagan worship. The abbey, which was destroyed in 1793 and Brunehaut's sarcophagus is now in the Musee Lapidaire in Avignon.

Brunehaut commissioned the building of several churches and the abbey of St. Vincent at Laon (founded in 580). She is also credited with founding the castle of Bruniquel and having a Roman road resurfaced near Alligny-en-Morvan (where the name of a nearby hill Terreau Bruneau is believed to be derived from hers). The part of Mauves-sur-Loire known as la Fontaine Bruneau is named after Brunehaut who may have cooled herself with the fountain's water when she suffered heat exhaustion.

Her life seems to have been incorporated into the legend of the Valkirie Brynhild, and to have thus formed the basis for aspects of Wagner's Brunhilde.

1st marriage to Robbie Griffen
2nd marriage to Susan Tucker

Children by unknown first wives who died before 1900:
Bessie, b. 2/1883 in Kentucky
Arthur, b. 6/1891 in Kentucky
Anna B., b 9/1894 in Kentucky

Ebenezer Edwards was accidently killed.

LODA - Kathryn T. Ruhlander, 71, of Loda died at 7:11 p.m. Saturday(July 30, 2005) at Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Loda. The Rev. Denis White will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ford-Baier Funeral Home, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton, with rosary said at 7 p.m.
Mrs. Ruhlander was born Oct. 1, 1933, in Chicago, a daughter of William T. and Lillian Teschner. She married Arbel L. Ruhlander on July 4, 1948. He died in 1991. She later married Wallace E. Bragiel on Oct. 19, 1996, in Calumet City. He survives.
Survivors also include two sons, Arbel Ruhlander Jr. of South Chicago Heights and Scot Ruhlander of Elmhurst; a daughter, Cheryl Williams of Algonquin; eight grandchildren; a brother, William Teschner of Pittsburgh; and a sister, Lorraine Berquist of Columbus, Ohio.
Mrs. Ruhlander spent most of her life in Chicago and graduated from Hirsch High School. She lived in Arizona for seven years and moved to Lake Iroquois in 1999.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Loda, and the Lake Iroquois Women's Club. She enjoyed gardening.
The News-Gazette, (Champaign-Urbana, IL) 1 August 2005

From Wikipedia

Athanagild (d. 567) was a Visigothic king of Spain.

With the help of a Roman force, including a fleet to watch the coasts, sent from Gaul in 551 by the Emperor of the East, Justinian, he defeated and killed his predecessor, King Agila, near Seville in 554. Athanagild then became king of the Goths in Spain. But the ports and coastal fortifications taken in the name of Athanagild were not swiftly turned over by his Byzantine allies. Athanagild was able to recover a few cities, but was forced to cede a large portion of Hispania Baetica (Andalusia) to a Byzantine governor, of high standing but advanced years, Liberius, who set about enlarging the gift. Athanagild then endeavoured to drive his Roman allies out of Iberia, but was unsuccessful. He had invited the establishment of a Byzantine enclave in the south of Iberia that would last for a further seventy years. It seems clear that the Roman population of Baetica was solidly behind this orthodox patrician Roman governor.

There are few details about this far western extension of Byzantine power, which is overlooked by Justinian's historians Procopius and Agathius. It straddled the Straits of Gades and included major cities: New Carthage (Cartagena), Corduba (Córdoba), and Assionia.

Although throughout his rule he had to fight the Byzantines, the Franks, and the Suevi, and was harassed in the Pyrenees by the Basques, Athanagild strengthened his kingdom internally by conciliating the Catholics, whom his Arian predecessors had oppressed. When the king of the Suevi declared for Catholic Christianity about 560, Athanagild and the Visigothic nobility found themselves isolated in their Arianism. His court at the city he founded, Toledo, was famed for its splendor.

Athanagild was the father of the queens Brunhilda and the tragically murdered Galswintha, who married the Frankish brother-kings Sigebert of Austrasia and Chilperic, king of the Neustrian Franks, who set aside his first wife in favor of Galswintha, then had her strangled. Athanagild died peacefully in his bed, a fact his chronicler did not overlook, and was succeeded by his brothers Liuva I and the powerful restorer of Visigothic unity, Leovigild, last of the Arian Visigoths.

Second marriage to Elkanah Burt (b. 19 DEC 1717 in Northampton,Hampshire, MA) on Married: 18 NOV 1786.
Ester Burt b: 21 OCT 1759 in Northampton
Gaius Burt b: 17 FEB 1765 in Northampton
Rhoda Burt b: 27 MAR 1761 in Northampton
Sarah Burt b: 20 MAY 1764 in Northampton
Phebe Burt b: 22 AUG 1762 in Northampton

BERGQUIST Karlton (Karl) G. Bergquist. Sr. Born July 26, 1915, diedFriday, March 23, 2001, surrounded by family and Pastor Paul Ulring.Survived by beloved wife of 58 years, Lorraine; son, Karlton (Skip) G.Bergquist, Jr. and Skip's fiancee Betsy Powers; daughter KarylWitherspoon and son-in-law John Witherspoon; and beloved granddaugter,Victoria (Tori) Nymeyer, all of Upper Arlington; sister, Eleanor Lundiusof Malmo, Sweden; brother Evert Bergquist of Chicago; many nieces andnephews. Preceded in death by parents, Karl and Martha Bergquist, sisterEllen Gross, and brother Verner Bergquist. Karl's career included:Bergquist Bros., Venetian Blind Company, Sales Manager Illinois ShadeCompany, Sales Manager IC Systems and Auditor for State of Ohio WelfareDepartment. Karl was an Active Member in the Chicago and MinneapolisLion's Club where he was the President of the local chapter andInternational Zone Chairman, member of WACO neighborhood communityorganization, 1995 Honorary Captain of Upper Arlington football team,avid OSU sports fan and member of UALC. He was devoted to his family andcommunity and loved by all he touched. Those who wish may contribute toD.E.A.F., Leadership Program for Youth, 1234 E. Broad Street, Columbus,Oh 43205 or Faith Mission, 315 E. Long Street, Columbus, Oh 43215.Calling hours will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2001 at O.R.WOODYARD NORTH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 2990 Bethel Road, Columbus, Oh 43220.Memorial Service will be held at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, LythamRoad, Tuesday, March 27, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. with service performed byPastor Paul Ulring.
The Columbus Dispatch, 26 March 2001

Married secondly Harold A. Gardella.

Killed in ditch cave-in.

Women's College - Miss Edna Frances Southwick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.Edward L. Southwick of Pawtucket, R. I., was married to Merwin GrantPotter of Lowell, Mass., at the home of her parents, on Dec. 29. MissElinor Randall of Freehold, N. J., a classmate, was bridesmaid. Mr. andMrs. Potter will make their home in Lowell.

Blenus, Ralph Eugene, 81, Kentville formerly of Canning, passed awaySunday January 25, 2009 in Evergreen Home for Special Care, Kentville.Born in Canning, he was a son of the late Arthur and Minnie (Crocker)Blenus. Ralph was a hard working farmer and accomplished carpenter. Heworked for many years throughout the Valley. Ralph volunteered his time,helping others at the Crosby House, for the 28 day program as well asA.A. Ralph was an avid outdoorsman. He loved cooking and enjoyed a goodmeal with others. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.Ralph is survived by his sons, Cecil, Canning, Marven (Kathy), PortMaitland, Stephen (Monika), New Minas; daughter, Patsy (Robert) Wellwood,Woodville; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brothers,Robert, Canning, Lloyd, Blockhouse; sister, Eileen Holt, Wolfville.Besides his parents, Ralph was predeceased by his former wife, Gladys;son, Arthur; brothers, Laurie, Wayne and Cecil. Visitation will be heldfrom 7-9 p.m. Wednesday January 28 from H.C. Lindsay Funeral Home 5Leverett Ave., Kentville, N.S. (902- 678-2151) where a funeral servicewill be held at 2 p.m. Thursday January 29. Rev. Phil Locke officiating.Interment will take place in Hillaton Cemetery at a later date. Familyflowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to Valley RegionalHospitalʼs Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.

Sigebert I (535-575) was a Frankish King, one of the sons of Clotaire Iand Ingund. He successfully pursued a civil war against his half brother,Chilperic I.

When Clotaire I died in 561, his kingdom was divided, in accordance with Frankish custom, among his four sons; Sigebert became king of the northeastern portion, known as Austrasia, to which he added further territory on the death of his brother, Charibert, in 567 or 568. Incursions by the Avars, a fierce nomadic tribe related to the Huns, caused him to move his capital from Reims to Metz. He repelled their attacks twice, in 562 and c. 568.

About 567 he married Brunhilda, daughter of the Visigothic king Athanagild, whose other daughter, Galswintha, married Chilperic I. When Chilperic had Galswintha murdered in order to marry Fredegund, Sigebert sought revenge. The two brothers had already fought each other, but their hostility now elevated into a long and bitter war that was continued by the descendants of both.

Sigebert defeated Chilperic and conquered most of his kingdom. Chilperic then hid in Tournai. But at Sigebert's moment of triumph, when he had just been declared king by Chilperic's subjects at Vitry, he was struck down by two assassins working for Fredegund.

NICHOLS, Jessie Viola - 86, Truro, died January 31, 2003, in ColchesterRegional Hospital, Truro. Born in Aylesford, she was a daughter of thelate Rupert and Maude (Crocker) Veinott. She worked at Bagnell DryCleaners in Truro for many years, was well-known for her crocheting, hada great social life with her senior friends and enjoyed visiting herfamily members and taking part in family events. Surviving are daughters,Ann Creelman, Barb Penney, both of Truro; Margaret Langille (Howard),Bible Hill; Shirley Cameron (Bill), Tatamagouche; Maxine Mann, Ontario;daughters-in-law, Betty Nichols, Tatamagouche; Jeanne Nichols, Wentworth;sister, Ruby Trites, Millville; sister-in-law, Dorothy Veinott,Aylesford; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; many nieces andnephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Clinton; sons, Russell andFreddie; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Hanson,Clifford, George; sister, Gladys. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today,funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, both in Coulter's Funeral Home,Tatamagouche. Spring burial in The Falls Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 3 February 2003

The parents of Charles Hallgren are Jacob Peter Hallgren and MargaretaMagdalena Nordstrom.
Charles E. Hallgren of 18 Harvard Street, Gardner, Mass., fell asleep in Jesus on December 23, 1954. He was born in Gotland, Sweden, on January 4, 1865. He would have celebrated his ninetieth birthday on January 4, 1955. It was in 1904 that Brother Hallgren was baptized in Lake Quinsigamond as a public testimony of his acceptance of Christ and the three angels' messages. He was a charter member of the Swedish Seventh-day Adventist church in Gardner. He remained faithful to his God and church.
Words of comfort were spoken at the Bengston Funeral Home, and our brother was laid to rest in the Wildwood Cemetery, Gardner, to await the call of the Life-giver.
DONALD J. SANDSTROM, Atlantic Union Gleaner, 14 February 1955

Vidar and Selma, emigrated separately to America. There they met andmarried. The eldest son was born in the U.S., before his family returnedto Sweden and built his house on Vidar home farm. Here they could alsobreed a few cows.
Vidar worked as a carpenter and painter, but was also artistically talented. A sample of this, a painting, one can see in Måttsunds community center.

Falmouth - On Sunday morning, Feb. 25th, at eleven o'clock, Mrs. HenryPineo passed away without any warning - having been poorly for aboutthree months, but her family were looking forward to her getting better.She ate a good breakfast, seemed very bright and cheerful, talking withher daughter Alice, when all at once she seemed to faint, and in a fewminutes she was gone, leaving three daughters to mourn the loss of mother- Mrs. C. Thomas, of Berwick; Mrs. Holden, of East Boston; Mrs. O.Illsley, with who she lived; also one son, William, whereabouts unknownat present. Mrs. Pineo buried her husband about a year ago.
Hants Journal, 28 February 1912

Previous to marring Dallas, she was married to a Mr. Hook.

He retired in 1955, and his son, Kenneth I. Foote of Arlington, be. camepresident. Mr. Foote was a member of the Belmont st. Baptist Church inWatertown, a ....
Boston Globe, 24 April 1963

Child Dies
Robert Maldoo Heglin, eight months old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Heglin 2301 McIntyre Street, died wednesday in a Regina Hospital. The child was born in Regina, and besides the parents is survived by a brother, RonaldH. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon in Speers' chaple at 3:30 o'clock. Rev.E.W.Storie, Apostolic Mission, will officiate and interment will be made in Regina cemetery.
Date Feb 24 1937

Gwenllian (died 1136) was the wife of Gruffydd ap Rhys, Prince ofDeheubarth, and the sister of Owain Gwynedd. During a revolt which spreadthrough south Wales in 1136, and in the absence of her husband, she ledout an army against the Norman English, was defeated and killed. This hasled some, rather exaggerating her historical significance, to christenher "the Welsh Boadicea". The field where the battle is believed to havetaken place, close to Kidwelly Castle, is known as "Maes Gwenllian".Gwenllian's youngest son went on to become a notable leader, The LordRhys.

Frederick Herman Heglin, seven months old son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Heglin,80 Hamilton block, died in Regina hospital Saturday night. He is survivedby his parents, and a brother Ronnie. Funeral services will be held atSpeers' chaple at 2 P.M. Tuesday. Rev.E.Storey will officiate andinterment will be in Regina cemetery.
13 November 1937

James Lorimer Ilsley, PC (January 3, 1894 - January 14, 1967) was aCanadian politician and jurist.
He was born in Somerset, Nova Scotia, the son of Randel Ilsley and Catherine Caldwell. Ilsley was educated at Acadia University and Dalhousie University and was admitted to the Nova Scotia bar in 1916. In 1919, he married Evelyn Smith. Ilsley practiced law in Yarmouth and Halifax, Nova Scotia until he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal in the 1926 election. He survived the 1930 election that sent the Liberals into Opposition.
When the party returned to power in the 1935 election, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King brought Ilsley into Cabinet as Minister of National Revenue. In 1940, he was promoted to Minister of Finance. He held that position for the duration of World War II during a period of massive expansion in expenditure due to the war effort. He was recognized for his service in 1946 when he was appointed to the Imperial Privy Council, and given the honorific of "Right Honourable".
The same year, he became Minister of Justice. He served in that position until he retired from politics in 1948. The next year, he was appointed to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, and became Chief Justice of Nova Scotia in 1950. He served in that capacity until his death in 1967 in Halifax at the age of 73.
J. L. Ilsley High School, opened in 1971 and located in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, bears his name.
Wiipedia entry, 14 January 2010

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Humbert III (b. 1135 - d. 1189), surnamed the Blessed, was Count of Savoy from 1148 to 1189. According to Cope, "Humbert III, who reigned from 1149 to 1189...was a man of irresolute spirit who was disconsolate at being born a prince and preferred the seclusion of a monestery. He only renounced his chosen state of celibacy so as to give his land an heir."

His first wife died young; his second marriage ended in divorce. Humbert gave up and became a Carthusian monk. However, the nobles and common people of Savoy begged him to marry yet again, which he reluctantly did. This third wife gave him two more daughters, and Humbert attempted to return to the monastic life yet again. Finally he was prevailed upon to marry for a fourth time, and this wife, Beatrice, produced the son who would ultimately succeed him.

He married four times:
1. Faidiva (Italian) daughter of Alphonse I of Toulouse
2. Gertrude of Flanders, whom he divorced and confined. She was freed thanks to Robert, bishop of Cambrai and returned to the court of her brother, Philip of Flanders
3. Clemenza of Zähringen (married 1164), daughter of Conrad I of Zähringen. They had 2 daughters:
1. Sofia, (1165-1202), married Azzo IV of Este
2. Alicia, (1166-1178), betrothed to John of England
4. Beatrice of Viennois and had 1 son
1. Tommaso (born 1178)

Rhys ap Tewdwr (997-1093) was a prince of southern Wales.

He was born in present-day Carmarthenshire and died in Brecon. His daughter Nest was of legendary beauty, and sometimes known as Helen of Wales. Nest is said to have been abducted from the castle at Cilgerran by Owain ap Cadwgan.

Marriage 1 Catrin Verch Iestyn b: Abt 1060 in Wales
Married: Bef 1084
Hywel Ap Rhys b: Abt 1085 in Deheubarth, Wales
Llewelyn Ddiriaid Ap Rhys b: Abt 1090

Marriage 2 Gwladus Verch Rhiwallon b: Abt 1051 in Powys, Wales
Gruffudd Ap Rhys b: Abt 1071 in Dynevor Castle, Llandilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Nesta Verch Rhys b: 1073 in Deheubarth, Wales
Margred Verch Rhys b: 1075 in Wales

Marriage 3 Daughter Of Gwrgast

Mobridge: Gustave "Gus" Albert Ottenbacher, 87, of Mobridge passed awayat the Bowdle Hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, after a brief battlewith cancer. He was born Aug. 21, 1923, to John and Sybilla (Metzger)Ottenbacher on their family's farm 7 miles west of Eureka. On Oct. 28,1944, Gus married Violet Gruett, and they raised their five children inthe Aberdeen area. Gus was preceded in death by his parents; wife,Violet; his brother, Herbert; and his sisters: Martha, Hertha and Hilda.He is survived by his brothers, Edward and Ruben, and his sister, Irene.He is also survived by his children: Bonnie Ottenbacher of Mankato,Minn., Connie Smith and her husband Larry of Mankato, Monnie King and herhusband Peter of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., John Ottenbacher and his wife Pamof Selby and Ron Ottenbacher and his wife Cheryl of Fargo, N.D. He isalso survived by his eight grandchildren: Jonovan, Monica, Melanie,Ronovan, Jordon, Morgan, Madison and Jondavid. Services for Gus were 11a.m. Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge.Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery in Aberdeen.Condolences may be sent to Connie Smith, 1204 East River Dr., Mankato, MN56001.
Aberdeen American News, 26 December 2010

Married second Selden Sanford.

Garold Rudolph Lerke passed away February 12, 2010. He lived in El Cajonand is survived by his wife of 30 years, Wendy Lerke. His children areAnnette, Karrie, and Kenneth in New Mexico, and John, and Johnathon Lerkein California. His stepchildren are Terrence, Constance and SeanWeatherford. He has twelve grandchildren and six great-grand-children.Gary was born June 25, 1939 in New Mexico. He raised goats in 4-H in highschool. He has four younger sisters. Gary joined the Marines at seventeenand retired as a First Sergeant after twenty and one half years. Hereceived security clearance for secret weapons school in Yuma, served twotours in Vietnam and Japan and received citations "for exceptionallymeritorious performance of duty." After retirement, he spent twenty-oneyears as a real estate agent serving in East County. He was an activemember of East Hills Christian Church since 1980. He was known as a manof integrity. He always helped others in need. There will be a MilitaryHonors Ceremony at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.Saturday, February 20th, and a Memorial Service at East Hills ChristianChurch, 1430 Melody Lane in El Cajon, at 3:00 p.m.
San Diego Union-Tribune, The (CA)
Date: February 19, 2010

J. Raymond GAFFEY Jr. of Scituate and Pocasset, Sept. 8, 2005. Belovedhusband of Jean (Coppinger). Father of Joyce Ferris of Montpelier, VT, J.Raymond Gaffey III of Northampton, NH, Martha Sawyer, Ann Madden & ThomasC. Gaffey all of Scituate, Also survived by 13 grandchildren, and hisbrother Eugene E. Gaffey of Keene, NH. Funeral from the McNamara-SparrellFuneral Home, 1 Summer St., (across from St. Anthony Church) COHASSET,Monday, Sept. 12, at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, Cohasset,at 10 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. Interment Cudworth Cemetery,Scituate. Visiting hours Sunday, Sept. 11, from 3-7 pm. In lieu offlowers donations in his memory may be sent to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a camp forchildren with cancer, P.O. Box 576, Waterbury, VT 05676. Naval Architect& Marine Engineer. Graduate MIT class of 1950. Army 1st Lt. WW II.
The Boston Globe, 10 September 2005
J. Raymond Gaffey, Jr., 78, of Scituate and Pocasset, naval architect and marine engineer and former President and executive director of the Massachusetts Marine Trade Association, died at his home Sept 8, 2005. A veteran of World War II, he served as a First Lieutenant in the U. S. Army. A lifelong sailing enthusiast, Raymondʼs career in the marine industry spanned 6 decades. His experience included stints with wooden and fiberglass boat builders including Boston Whaler, where he was general manager during its high growth years. He did design work with John G. Alden Inc. and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He was also a manager of the marine department at Merriman Bros. Inc., where he held patents on various items of marine hardware. He owned and operated several boatyards and worked in developing numerous marinas including Tern Harbor, the early expansion of Hyannis Marine Service and the marina at James Landing in Scituate. In addition he was owner and president of Gaffey Yachts in Cohassett Harbor. Later in his career he worked as a naval architect and a marine surveyor both independently and in association with Robert Kershaw Inc. A founding member and past Commodore of the Blue Water Sailing Club, he served on the race committee for many years. He was appointed a member of the Governorʼs Boating and Recreation Vehicle Safety Advisory Board for several years.

She was a teacher for Nerstrand School, in Nerstrand, Rice Co.,Minnesota. She also wrote for Faribault and Northfield newspapers untilher late 70s.
Harry and Lois bought the old Samuel Pike Homestead located on the west side of the lake near what is now Westbrook, MN. There they lived all their lives together, and celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in the yard of that home.
"Located three miles from Millersburg, Lois Bean Illsley Wildlife Management Area is a ten acre wildlife management area composed of green ash and oak forest types. Management emphasizes oak forest protection and accord production for resident wildlife."

Blanche of Castile (1188-1252), wife of Louis VIII of France, thirddaughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and of Eleanor of England,daughter of Henry II, was born at Palencia.

In consequence of a treaty between Philip Augustus and John of England, she was betrothed to the former's son, Louis, and was brought to France, in the spring of 1200, by John's mother Eleanor. On May 22, 1200 the treaty was finally signed, John ceding with his niece the fiefs of Issoudun and Gracay, together with those that André de Chavigny, lord of Châteauroux, held in Berry, of the English crown. The marriage was celebrated the next day, at Portmort on the right bank of the Seine, in John's domains, as those of Philip lay under an interdict.

Blanche first displayed her great qualities in 1216, when Louis, who on the death of John claimed the English crown in her right, invaded England, only to find a united nation against him. Philip Augustus refused to help his son, and Blanche was his sole support. The queen established herself at Calais and organized two fleets, one of which was commanded by Eustace the Monk, and an army under Robert of Courtenay; but all her resolution and energy were in vain. Although it would seem that her masterful temper exercised a sensible influence upon her husband's gentler character, her role during his reign (1223-1226) is not well known. Upon his death he left Blanche regent and guardian of his children. Of her twelve or thirteen children, six had died, and Louis, the heir--afterwards the sainted Louis IX--was but twelve years old. The situation was critical, for the hard-won domains of the house of Capet seemed likely to fall to pieces during a minority. Blanche had to bear the whole burden of affairs alone, to break up a league of the barons (1226), and to repel the attack of the king of England (1230). But her energy and firmness overcame all dangers. There was an end to the calumnies circulated against her, based on the poetical homage rendered her by Theobald IV of Champagne, and the prolonged stay in Paris of the papal legate, Romano Bonaventura, cardinal of Sant' Angelo.

The nobles were awed by her warlike preparations or won over by adroit diplomacy, and their league was broken up. St Louis owed his realm to his mother, but he himself always remained somewhat under the spell of her imperious personality. After he came of age (1236) her influence upon him may still be traced. In 1248 she again became regent, during Louis IX's absence on the crusade, a project which she had strongly opposed. In the disasters which followed she maintained peace, while draining the land of men and money to aid her son in the East. At last her strength failed her. She fell ill at Melun in November 1252, and was taken to Paris, but lived only a few days. She was buried at Maubuisson.

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Philip II (French: Philippe II), called Philip Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste) (August 21, 1165 - July 14, 1223), was King of France from 1180 to 1223.

A member of the Capetian dynasty, Philip Augustus was born August 21, 1165 at Gonesse, Val-d'Oise, France, the son of Louis VII of France and his third wife, Adèle of Champagne.

Philip was a younger half-brother of Marie de Champagne, Alix of France, Marguerite of France and Alys, Countess of the Vexin. He was an older brother of Agnes of France.

In declining health, his father had him crowned at Reims in 1179. He was married on April 28, 1180 to Isabelle of Hainaut. His father and co-ruler died on September 18, 1180. His eldest son Louis (later King Louis VIII), was born on September 5, 1187.

As king, he would become one of the most successful in consolidating France into one royal domain. He seized the territories of Maine, Touraine, Anjou, Brittany, and all of Normandy from King John of England. His decisive victory at the Battle of Bouvines over King John and a coalition of forces that included Otto IV of Germany ended the immediate threat of challenges to this expansion (1214) and left Philip Augustus as the most powerful monarch in all of Europe.

He reorganized the government, bringing to the country a financial stability which permitted a sharp increase in prosperity. His reign was popular with ordinary people when he checked the power the nobles and passed some of it on to the growing middle class his reign had created.

He went on the Third Crusade with Richard the Lionhearted and the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick I Barbarossa (1189-1192). His army left Vézelay on July 1, 1190. At first the French and English crusaders traveled together, but the armies split at Lyons, as King Richard decided to go by sea, and Philip Augustus took the overland route through the Alps to Genoa. The French and English armies were reunited in Messina, where they wintered together. On March 1, 1190 the French set sail for the Holy Land, where they launched several assaults on Acre before King Richard arrived (see Siege of Acre). By the time Acre surrendered on July 12, Philip Augustus was terribly ill with dysentery and had little more interest in further crusading. He decided to return to France, a decision that displeased King Richard, who said, "It is a shame and a disgrace on my lord if he goes away without having finished the business that brought him hither. But still, if he finds himself in bad health, or is afraid lest he should die here, his will be done." So on July 31, 1191 the French army remained in Outremer under the command of Hugues III, duke of Burgundy. King Philip and his cousin Peter de Courtenay, count of Nevers, made their way to Genoa, and from there returned to France.

Philip Augustus decided to marry again, and so August 15, 1193 he married Ingeborg of Denmark (1175-1236), the daughter of King Valdemar I of Denmark. She was renamed Isambour, and Stephan of Dornik described her as "very kind, young of age but old of wisdom." For some unknown reason, Philip Augustus was repulsed by her, and he refused to have her be crowned queen. Ingeborg protested this treatment, so he shut her up in a convent. He asked the pope for an annulment, on the grounds of non-consummation. Philip Augustus had not counted on Ingeborg, however; she insisted that the marriage had been consummated, and she was his wife and the rightful queen of France. In the meantime Philip Augustus had married for a third time on May 7, 1196 to Princess Agnès of Méranie (c.1180 - July 29, 1201). Their children were:
1. Marie (1198 - October 15, 1224)
2. Philippe Hurepel (1200 - 1234)

Pope Innocent III declared that this new marriage was null and void, since Philip Augustus was still wed to Ingeborg. He ordered Philip to part from Agnès and when he did not, the pope placed France under an interdict in 1199. This continued until September 7, 1200. Due to pressure from the pope and from Ingeborg's brother, King Valdemar II of Denmark, Philip Augustus finally took Ingeborg back as his queen in 1213.

Philip Augustus would play a significant role in one of the greatest centuries of innovation in construction and in education. With Paris as his capital, he had the main thoroughfares paved, built a central market, Les Halles, continued the construction begun in 1163 of the Gothic Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, constructed the Louvre as a fortress and gave a charter to the University of Paris (the Sorbonne) in 1200. Under his guidance, Paris became the first city of teachers the medieval world had known.

Philip Augustus died July 14, 1223 at Mantes and was interred in Saint Denis Basilica. He was succeeded by his son by Isabelle of Hainaut, Louis VIII.

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MRS. MINNIE OLIVE BLENUS, 68, Hillaton, Kings County, died yesterday.Born at Aylesford, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Crocker, sheis survived by one daughter, Eileen (Mrs. George Holt), Hillaton; foursons, Ralph, Robert, and Laurie, all of Canning; Lloyd, Toronto; foursisters, Mrs. Maude Veinotte, Aylesford; Mrs. Nora Tupper, Weston;Martha, (Mrs. Fred Jefferson), Randolph, Mass.; Mabel (Mrs. HermanHodges), Kingston; and 15 grandchildren. The body is at the H. C. LindsayMemorial Chapel, Kentville. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 3p.m. in the Canning Baptist Church, with Rev. Freeman Fenertyofficiating. Interment will be in Hillaton Cemetery, Section 3, Stone156: BLENUS T. Arthur Blenus (1888-1949), his wife, Minnie O.(1899-1968),their son, Cecil A. (1923-1927).
Halifax Herald, 11 July 1968

LONERGAN, Pearl Theresa - 65, Millville, Kings County, died January 17,1993, in Grand View Manor, Berwick. Born in Berwick, she was a daughterof the late Charles and Blanche (Ward) Ramey. She was a member ofMorristown Baptist Church and formerly active in the choir. She was apast member of Millville Womens Institute. She is survived by herhusband, Hartley; stepmother, Viola (Young) Ramey, Berwick; son, Ashley,Kentville; daughter, Sandra (Mrs. Lee Obritsch), Whitby, Ont.; sister,Joyce (Mrs. James Beattie), Windermere, Kings County; half-brother, KeithRamey, Berwick; two grandchildren. The body is in H.C. Lindsay MemorialChapel, Berwick, visiting 7-9 p.m. today. Funeral will be 3 p.m.Wednesday in Morristown Baptist Church, Rev. Lionel Moriah officiating.Burial will be in Morristown Cemetery.

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Louis VII the Younger (French: Louis VII le Jeune) (1120 - September 18, 1180) was King of France from 1137 to 1180.

A member of the Capetian Dynasty, Louis VII was born in 1120, the second son of Louis the Fat and Adélaide of Maurienne (c. 1100 - 1154). Construction began on Notre-Dame de Paris in Paris during his reign.

As a younger son, Louis had been raised to follow the ecclesiastical path. He unexpectedly became the heir to the throne of France after the accidental death of his older brother, Philip, in 1131. A well-learned and exceptionally devout man, Louis was better suited for life as a priest than that of a monarch.

In the same year he was crowned king of France, Louis VII was married on July 22, 1137 to Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 - March 31, 1204), heiress of William X of Aquitaine. The pairing of the monkish Louis and the high-spirited Eleanor was doomed to failure; she once reportedly declared that she had thought to marry a king, only to find she'd married a monk. Their daughters were:
* Marie of Champagne (1145 - March 11, 1198), married Henry I of Champagne
* Alix of France (1151 - 1197/1198), married Theobald V of Blois

n the first part of Louis VII's reign he was vigorous and jealous of his prerogatives, but after his crusade his piety limited his ability to become an effective statesman. His accession was marked by no disturbances, save the uprisings of the burgesses of Orléans and of Poitiers, who wished to organize communes. But soon he came into violent conflict with Pope Innocent II. The archbishopric of Bourges became vacant, and the king supported as candidate the chancellor Cadurc, against the pope's nominee Pierre de la Chatre, swearing upon relics that so long as he lived Pierre should never enter Bourges. This brought the interdict upon the king's lands.

Louis became involved in a war with Theobald II of Champagne, by permitting 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. Champagne also sided with the pope in the dispute over Bourges. The war lasted two years (1142-44) and ended with the occupation of Champagne by the royal army. Louis was personally involved in the assault and burning of the town of Vitry. More than a thousand people who had sought refuge in the church, died in the flames. Overcome with guilt, Louis declared on Christmas Day 1145 at Bourges his intention of going on a crusade. Bernard of Clairvaux assured its popularity by his preaching at Vezelay (Easter 1146).

Meanwhile in 1144, Geoffrey the Handsome, count of Anjou, completed his conquest of Normandy, threatening the royal domains. Louis VII by a clever manoeuvre threw his army on the Norman frontier and gained Gisors, one of the keys of Normandy.

In June 1147 Louis and his queen, Eleanor, set out from Metz, Lorraine, on the overland route to Syria. Just beyond Laodicea the French army was ambushed by Turks. The French were bombarded by arrows and heavy stones, the Turks swarmed down from the mountains and the massacre began. The historian Odo of Deuil reported:

"During the fighting the king [Louis] lost his small and famous royal guard, but he remained in good heart and nimbly and courageously scaled the side of the mountain by gripping the tree roots ... The enemy climbed after him, hoping to capture him, and the enemy in the distance continued to fire arrows at him. But God willed that his cuirass should protect him from the arrows, and to prevent himself from being captured he defended the crag with his bloody sword, cutting off many heads and hands."

Louis and his army finally reached the Holy Land in 1148. His queen Eleanor supported her uncle, Raymond of Antioch, and prevailed upon Louis to help Antioch against Aleppo. But Louis' interest lay in Jerusalem, and so he slipped out of Antioch in secret. He united with Conrad III of Germany and King Baldwin III of Jerusalem to lay seige to Damascus; this ended in disaster and the project was abandoned. Louis decided to leave the Holy Land, despite the protests of Eleanor, who still wanted to help her doomed uncle Raymond of Antioch. Louis and the French army returned to France in 1149.

The expedition came to a great cost to the royal treasury and military. It also precipitated a conflict with Eleanor, leading to the annulment of their marriage at the council of Beaugency (March 1152). The pretext of kinship was the basis for annulment. Its reasons had more to do with quarrels between Louis and Eleanor, her scandalous behavior during the Crusades, and the decreasing odds that their marriage would produce a male heir to the throne of France. Eleanor subsequently married Henry, Count of Anjou in the following May, which brought him the duchy of Aquitaine. Louis VII led an ineffective war against Henry for having married without the authorization of his suzerain; but in August 1154 gave up his rights over Aquitaine, and contented himself with an indemnity.

In 1154 Louis married Constance, daughter of Alfonso VII, king of Castile. She, too, failed to give him a son and heir, bearing two more daughters:
1. Marguerite of France(1158-1197), married (1) Henry the Young King; (2) King Bela III of Hungary
2. Alys, Countess of the Vexin (October 4, 1160), engaged to Richard I of England; she married William III Talvas, Count of Ponthieu

As part of a peace process with Henry II of England, Louis imprudently pledged his daughter, Marguerite, in the treaty of Gisors (1158) to Henry, Henry's eldest son, promising as a dowry the Norman Vexin and Gisors.

Constance died in childbirth on the 4th of October 1160, and five weeks later Louis VII married Adèle of Champagne. Henry II, to counterbalance the advantage this would give the king of France, had the marriage of their children celebrated at once. Louis VII understood the danger of the growing Angevin power, however, through indecision and lack of fiscal and military resources compared to Henry's, Louis failed to oppose Angevin hegemony effectively. One of the few military successes of Louis, in 1159, was his expedition in the south to aid Raymond V, Count of Toulouse who had been attacked by Henry II. At the same time the emperor Frederick I in the east was making good the imperial claims on Arles. When the schism broke out, Louis took the part of the pope Alexander III, the enemy of Frederick, and after two comical failures of Frederick to meet Louis VII at Saint Jean de Losne (on the 29th of August and the 22nd of September 1162), Louis definitely gave himself up to the cause of Alexander, who lived at Sens from 1163 to 1165. Alexander gave the king, in return for his loyal support, the golden rose.

Finally, in 1165 Adèle gave birth to them much longed-for son, along with a daughter a few years later. Louis and Adèle's children were:
1. Philip II Augustus (August 22, 1165-1223)
2. Agnes of France (1171-1240), who married (1) Alexius II Comnenus; (2) Andronicus I Comnenus; (3) Theodosius Branas

Louis VII received Thomas Becket and tried to reconcile him with King Henry II. Louis sided with Thomas Becket as a way to weaken Henry politically. He also supported Henry's rebellious sons, but the rivalry between Henry's sons and Louis' own indecisiveness contributed to the break up of the coalition (1173-1174). Finally in 1177 the pope intervened to bring the two kings to terms at Vitry.

His reign was a difficult and unfortunate one, from the point of view of royal territory and military power. Yet the royal authority made progress in the parts of France distant from the royal domains. More direct and more frequent connection was made with distant vassals, a result largely due to the alliance of the clergy with the crown. Louis thus reaped the reward for services rendered the church during the least successful portion of his reign. His greater accomplishments lie in the development of agriculture, population, commerce, the building of stone fortresses, as well as an intellectual renaissance. Considering the significant disparity of political leverage and financial resources between Louis and his Angevin rival, not to mention Henry's superior military skills, Louis should be credited with preserving the Capetian dynasty.

He was to be succeeded by his son by Adèle, Philip II Augustus and had him crowned at Reims in 1179. However, already stricken with paralysis, King Louis himself was not able to be present at the ceremony.

Louis VII died on September 18, 1180 at the Abbey at Saint-Pont, Allier and is interred in Saint Denis Basilica.

From Wikipedia

Isabelle of Hainaut (1170 - 1190) was queen consort of France.

Isabelle was born in Lille, the daughter of Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut and Countess Margaret I of Flanders. She married King Philip II of France in 1180 and brought as her dowry the county of Artois.

Isabella was crowned consort of France at Saint Denis on May 28, 1180. As Baldwin V claimed to be a descendant of Charlemagne, the chroniclers of the time saw in this marriage a union of the Carolingian and Capetian dynasties. Though she received extravagant praise from certain annalists, she failed to win the affections of Philip, who, in 1184, waging war against Flanders, was angered at seeing Baldwin support his enemies, and called a council at Sens for the purpose of repudiating her. Robert, the king's uncle, successfully interposed.

Isabella died in childbirth in 1190, and was buried in the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. Her son became Louis VIII of France.

Lawrence S. Hagen was the 5th born child to Carl and Nettie Asper Hagenon their Union County farm near Alcester, S.D. on Sept. 8, 1912. He diedMarch 14, 2008 at Pioneer Memorial Nursing Home in Viborg, SD at the ageof 95 years, 6 months and 6 days.
He attended Cole School and attended Augustana Normal in Canton. On July 4th, 1930 he married Opal A. Thormodsgard at her family farm in Alcester. Lawrence worked as a hired man for his Uncle Charles Asper until he was able to acquire a team of horses which was a requirement to work on the construction of S.D. Highway 46. After one year of that, he began farming with his brother Arlo, for two years after which he again worked for Aspers and went back to Hwy. 46. Lawrence and his brother-in-law Palmer Thormodsgard started farming at a farm by Moe Church, "The Rice Place" where many memories were made, a house fire, a drowning among many other things. Carl gave Lawrence 2 cows to start his dairy herd and a new Farmall tractor was purchased by Palmer and Lawrence. Sleeping in corn cribs until a new house was built was a challenge with three small children, hired men and sometimes extra guests. One more move to another farm by Hudson was made and then on to the farm by Beresford which was purchased in 1951.
Farming wasn't easy so often Lawrence worked for his brother-in-law building grain elevators in Iowa, Minnesota and S.D. As he wasn't afraid of heights he often did the high jobs and put in very long, hard days away from home doing what many men would not.
After his retirement he spent many hours working in his yard and garden. He worked for the soil conservation office several years planting trees on many of the farms in Lincoln County. In 1978 Lawrence and Opal retired to Beresford. Lawrence did yardwork, odd jobs and enjoyed helping at his daughters' farms whenever he could. He became active in the Beresford Senior Center and loved to play pool, cards and chicken foot dominoes. He regularly attended prayer breakfast at Emmanuel Church in Beresford.
Among Lawrence's many accomplishments he was very proud to have been a spelling champion in 1927 which earned him a train ride to Huron, a state champion baseball player with the 1927 Alcester champions, enjoyed skiing with the grandchildren and golfing when he had a chance. He served on the Pleasant Hill school board, held several offices in Lands church, was the lawn attendant for the Moe Parish Park, church and cemetery which he took a lot of pride in for many years. Lawrence was well known for attending auction sales and usually brought home many treasures and a few useless items which entertained many people.
Lawrence loved to travel and was very good at navigating even in large cities. Visiting his children allowed him to travel many places with friends and relatives usually accompanying him. A highlight of his life was a trip to Norway which allowed him to visit his ancestor's homes and cemeteries which started an obsession with going to cemeteries to learn more about his past. Photos and videotaping became another pastime for Lawrence and he organized over 300 video tapes in later years and enjoyed showing them. Music was a love of his, from Lawrence Welk to Southern gospel.
The family memories are many but one is July 4th with family and friends to celebrate Lawrence and Opals anniversary for 6o years - never missed one get together! A very special granddaughter shared Lawrence's birthday for 45 years - Melanie. Babies and grandchildren were the love of his life. Politics, religion and sales were great topics for conversation and controversy throughout the years. He gave everyone a legacy of cherished memories, a combination of laughter and tears throughout the 95 and years of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son Wayne (Bud), daughter Virginia Hoben, 2 sons-in-law, Lloyd Knudson and Harry Hoben, a grandchild, a great grandchild, a step-great grandchild, 4 brothers, Arlo, Noble, Norman, and Olaf Palmer, and 3 sisters, Lillian Olson, Elsa Saugstad, and Opal Gullickson.
His survivors include 3 children: Wava (Elmer) Homandberg, Alcester, Glenn (Vonda) Hagen, Sun City, AZ and LeAnn Knudson, Centerville; daughter-in-law Ardy Hagen, Tallahassee, FL; 17 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, 7 great, great grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren and 4 step-great, grandchildren; 2 sisters: Mabel Larsen, Mankato, MN and Doris (Kenneth) Carlson, Alcester; his brother Carlyle (Bonnie) Hagen, Alcester; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at Lands Lutheran Church, rural Hudson with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2PM to 8PM with family present from 6PM to 8PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford.

Shirley was born at 1:47am at Saint Barnahas Hospital, Minneapolis,Minnesota. She graduated from Faribault High School in 1948. Shirley andDave were classmates in high school. They started dating in college andwere married when they were juniors. She married just prior to her 21stbirthday. When Shirley was a freshman in college she became ill and wentto the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. She was operated on for amass in her chest. The doctors believed that she was a twin at conceptionand the mass was from the other embryo. She returned to Faribault torecover and missed half of the school year. And yet, she graduated ontime, in only 3 1/2 years. On 2 June 1952, she graduated from HamlineUniversity in St. Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts, major English,magna cum laude. She taught high school English at Dodge Center,Minnesota for 2 years after she graduated from college. Dave went to AirForce basic training and then on to administrative technical school,while Shirley was teaching. She enjoyed dancing and the card game"bridge". She enjoyed participating in the Officer's Wives Club andoversees life. During their assignments to Japan and Germany, shetraveled extensively. Dave says she really enjoyed the military and was"the perfect officer's wife". She died just prior to Dave being promotedto full colonel. Unfortunately, she never knew it, because it would havemet so much to her. She was diagnosed with breast cancer atWright-Patterson AFB, Ohio in 1966. After a mastectomy, doctors gave her5 years to live. She lived 7 years after the diagnosis. During theirassignment in Germany, Air Force doctors asked her to go to Wilford Hall,Texas for experimental surgery to remove her pituitary gland. The surgerydid not stop the cancer from spreading. On 28 Aug 1973 she went into theKirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico hospital and started to fail veryquickly.

Teri first married 26 May 1989 to Bruce Eric Fogleman.

Adèle de Champagne (c. 1140 - June 4, 1206) was the daughter of TheobaldIV of Blois and Matilda of Carinthia.

She was the third wife of Louis VII of France, with whom she had two children:
* Dieudonné, the future Philippe Auguste (born August 21, 1165), the only male heir of Louis VII
* Agnes of France c. 1171 - after 1240)

She was active in the political life of the kingdom, along with her brothers Henry I of Champagne, Theobald V of Blois, and William, archbishop of Reims. Henry and Theobald were married to daughters of Louis VII and his first wife Eleanor of Aquitaine. She and her brothers felt their position threatened when the heiress of Artois, Isabelle of Hainaut, married Adèle's son, Philippe. Adèle formed an alliance with Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy and Count Philip of Flanders, and even tried to interest Frederick Barbarossa. War broke out in 1181, and relations became so bad that Philippe attempted to divorce Isabelle in 1184.

Although her power decreased after the accession of Philippe in 1180, she acted as regent of the kingdom in 1190 while Philip was away on the Third Crusade. She returned to the shadows when he returned in 1192 but participated in the founding of many abbeys.

She died on June 4, 1206, and was buried in the church of Pontigny near Auxerre.

Col. (Ret) David Bean Illsley, died May 18, 2005 in Draper, Ut.
He fought a valiant fight against Lymphoma cancer.
David, the son of Harris Adelbert Illsley and Lois Adelaide Bean, was born on March 8, 1930, in Faribault, Minnesota.
After graduation from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, and retired from the USAF as a Colonel in 1975.
He earned a master's degree in hospital administration from Baylor University and spent his career as a hospital administrator with the Medical Service Corp.
The family moved to Utah in 1996.
David was active in public, political and social service: published the Park County newspaper in Colorado, founded Sabinal Vineyards, Inc., the largest organic vineyards and juice processing plant in New Mexico, member of Toastmaster's International, chairman of the Republican Party, Park County CO, chairman of the Newcomer's Retired Seniors Group of Salt Lake, volunteer in press corps at 2002 Olympics, avid golfer, and a local Bridge Instructor throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Evelyn, a daughter, Katherine and husband, Robert McDonald of Levelland, TX, a son, Kevin and wife, Marlene, of Boerne, TX, a stepson, Thomas and wife, Janice Suchoski, a stepdaughter, Gail and husband, Leslie Ellison, both of Salt Lake City, and grandchildren, Lillian and Elizabeth McDonald, Katie Mackelprang, Joshua Suchoski, Mandi Montague, Jarad Suchoski, Rick Suchoski, Zachary and Laura Ellison, five great grandchildren, sister, Jean and husband, Richard Clarke, of Minneapolis, MN and sister-in-law Christine and husband Jim Baechle of Mill Neck, NY.
He is preceded in death by his sister Adelaide.
David was a leader and selfless person.
He loved and enjoyed life and valued his many friendships.
He was dearly loved by all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held June 1, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.
at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 E. 10600 So. in Sandy, UT.
Following the service a gathering for family and friends will be held at the Village on the Green Club House, Rolling Green Drive, Draper, UT.
Donations can be made to the Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2000 Circle of Hope Suite 5127, SLC, UT 84112-5550.
The Salt Lake Tribune, 25 May 2005

J B Gomes (1843 - 1908)
Mary Annie Shaul Gomes (1860 - 1936)

Obituary of uncle and foster father:
Cecil L. Campbell 1935 ~ 2009 Cecil Louis Campbell passed away on February 27, 2009 at St. Marks Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Although he was an Illinois native, he had lived in Utah for many years and enjoyed the beauty of the area as well as the camping and skiing available. Cecil was descended from an early pioneer family and was raised in Campbell Hollow, Scott County, Illinois. He attended Campbell Hollow School and graduated from Bluffs High School in 1953. He married Betty Jackson of Winchester, Illinois on September 19, 1954 and they moved to Chicago where Cecil began working for Max Factor Cosmetics. He was called to the U. S. Army in 1958, serving in the 2' Armored Division as a Combat Engineer for two years. Upon returning from military service, Cecil resumed working for Max Factor Cosmetics where he eventually became Distribution Manager, traveling extensively to make sure all product sellers were happy with their service. During his early years in Chicago, Cecil became guardian of his nieces and nephew when they were orphaned as young children: Louis S. Damolaris, Julia Ann Jacobus, and Stephanie Damolaris. Cecil's son, John Louis Campbell was born February 17, 1965, Cecil was transferred to Clearfield, Utah to help establish a new plant there in 1976, then to Oxford, North Carolina where he retired and decided to return to Utah. Cecil is survived by Betty, his wife of 54 years, son John (Linda), nephew Louis (Jennifer) Damolaris, nieces Julia Jacobus of Apache Junction, AZ and Stephanie (Brian) Wheeler of Fairfield, CA. Other nephews include David, Dennis and Stanley Campbell, Curt (Cheryl) and Mark (Lynelle) Campbell and nieces Stephanie Goebel, Jennifer Humes, Elizabeth (Gary) Broyles and Carol Doerfler. He is also survived by his three brothers: Raymond (Charlotte) of Jacksonville, IL, Greg (Wanda) of Meredosia, IL and Arthur of Naples, IL, grandsons of Cecil are Harrison (Melissa) and Fletcher Campbell of New York, and he also enjoyed the children who called, him "Grampa", Rachael, Ben and David Wheeler. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Charlotte (Connell) Campbell, a brother Frank and a young brother Austin. Funeral services will be held at the Goff Mortuary, 8090 S. State Street, Midvale, Utah on Saturday, March 7th. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. with a service following in their chapel at 11:00. Burial will be at a later date.

He was a Baptist minister in Florida, who started more than 40 churchesas a "home missionary." There's a church and recovery camp foralcoholics and drug addicts named for him in Okeechobee, FL. He was bornin April 1863 in Alabama, possibly in Dothan.
Edward Manlove Clayton Dunklin (April 28, 1863-March 10, 1952) was born in Collirene, Lowndes County, Alabama. He received his early schooling at Barnes School in Strata, Florida, and graduated in 1897 from Georgetown College in Kentucky, and finished at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Louisville, Kentucky in 1898. Dunklin s family were slave owners, and when the slaves were set free, the family moved to Florida and bought orange groves. Freezing weather forced them out of the grove business. Dunklin was licensed to preach by the Ocala Church, and ordained on July 30, 1891, by the Oxford Church in the Alachua Association. He married Pauline Gomes on June 25, 1902. He served as pastor at Oxford, Peniel, Belleview, Apopka, Coleman, and Center Hill. He served as missionary of the State Board in the Tampa area from 1910-1917. From 1917-1921, he served as missionary in the St. Johns River Association. Then from 1921-1938, he entered his greatest service as missionary in the Indian River Association. He organized the Lemon Heights and Hollister Baptist Churches. He had a great and powerful influence in preaching to the Seminole Indians and received tribal and national recognition for his work.
Secondary Source: Florida Baptist Historical Society files.

Albina Peg McCann, 91, Eden Valley, 19 September 2000
Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Assumption Catholic Church for Albina M. 'Peg'McCann, 91, who died Tuesday at Koronis Manor, Paynesville.
Burial will be in Saint Peter's Cemetery, Eden Valley.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight at Dingmann's Eden Valley Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be 7 tonight at the funeral home in Eden Valley.
Peg McCann was born in Richmond to Nicholas and Susanna (Schackman) Rothstein. She married Archie McCann on April 22, 1937, at St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Paul. She worked as a waitress at Duffy's Cafe, a cook at Eden Valley High School, and a seamstress. She was a former member of Saint Peter's Catholic Church, Eden Valley.
Survivors include her son, David of Richmond; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in December 1952; son, Peter; brothers and sisters, George, Isidore, Edwin, Leo, Peter, Clara Sullivan and Mary Loch; and half brothers and half sisters, Sylvester, Otman, Rita Lauer and Rosie Schleep.

Children by first wife:
Daniel Scott Barr, b. abt 1960;
Shirley L. Barr, b. abt 1956
Patricia Ruth Barr, b. abt 1956, mar. to Staup;
Stephen Barr, b. abt 1957;

Step-daugher is Mrs. Nancy Hale, b abt 1963.

LaViolette Vione Gruette was born on a farm 8 miles southwest of Eureka,South Dakota on January 24, 1921 to Carl and Elizabeth Gruette.
She married Gustave Ottenbacher in the Hoffnungstahl Lutheran Church east of Eureka on October 29, 1944. They moved to Aberdeen where they raised their five children.
Violet was awarded a Teaching Degree from Northern State Teacher's College . She began her career in a one-room country school south of Eureka where she taught all subjects including music to as many as 25 students. She later taught in Mound City, Mansfield, and Bath, South Dakota. In 1982, Gus and Violet moved to Bowdle, South Dakota and then retired to Mobridge in 1988.
Mrs. Ottenbacher passed away in her sleep at the Golden Living Center in Mobridge SD on Saturday, March 22, 2008.
Violet was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Aberdeen where she taught adult Bible classes and was the Sunday School superintendent for over 20 years. She was president of the PTA and a member of Toastmistress Club. She enjoyed public speaking, gardening, music, and reading. She read her Bible for an hour every day.
Violet is survived by her husband Gustave Ottenbacher; sisters LaVonne Peterson (Robert) of Grand Forks ND and LaRayne Himanga (Hero) of Wenatchee WA. Her children Bonnie Ottenbacher of Minneapolis MN; Connie Smith (Larry) of Mankato MN; Monnie King (Peter) of Key West FL; Dr. John Ottenbacher (Pam) of Selby SD and their children Jonovan "LJ", Monica, Ronovan (Melissa), and Melanie; and Ron Ottenbacher (Cheryl) of Fargo ND and their children Jordan, Morgan, Madison and Jondavid .
She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Orval Gruette.
Funeral services for Violet "Vi" Ottenbacher, age 87, of Mobridge were held Friday March 28, 2008 at the Kesling Funeral Home in Mobridge. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.

Toda Aznárez, also Teuda de Larraun or Tota (c. 885-aft. 970), was thequeen-consort of Pamplona through her marriage to Sancho I, who reigned905-925, and was regent of Pamplona, 931-934.
She was the daughter of Aznar Sánchez, lord of Larraun, paternal grandson of king Garćıa Íñiguez of Pamplona, while her mother Onneca Fortúnez was a daughter of king Fortún Garcés. Thus, Toda's children were also descendants of the Arista dynasty of Navarrese monarchs. She was sister of Sancha Aznárez, wife of king Jimeno Garcés, her husband's brother and successor, while Toda and Sancha were also aunts of Caliph Abd-ar-Rahman III, through their mother's first marriage to ʻAbdullah ibn Muhammad.
With the death of her brother-in-law Jimeno in 931, she became regent and guardian for her young son, Garćıa Sánchez I. In 934 Toda signed a treaty pledging allegiance to her nephew Abd-ar-Rahman III, and released hostages of the Banu Di n-Nun clan, the caliph confirming the rule of her son Garćıa (this has sometimes been interpreted as an act of the Caliph to liberate Garćıa from his mother's direct control). This led to the rebellion in Falces by a count Fortún Garcés, an "irascible man who hated Muslims", the uprising being suppressed with Cordoban arms. Toda violated her treaty in 937, forcing a punitive campaign. She had been an energetic diplomat, arranging political marriages for her daughters among the competing royalty and nobility of Christian Iberia.
The Codex of Roda gives Sancho and Toda six children:
* Oneca (d. 931), married Alfonso IV the Monk of León in 926
* Sancha, married firstly Ordoño II of León, secondly Count Alvaro Herraméliz of Álava, and thirdly Fernán González, Count of Castile
* Urraca, married Ramiro II of León
* Velasquita (or Belasquita), married firstly Munio, count of Vizcaya, secondly Galindo, son of Bernard count of Ribagorza, and thirdly Fortún Gaĺındez, duke of Nájera.
* Orbita
* Garćıa, king of Pamplona

He married second Phoebe E., b. 1/1829 in NY, d. aft 1900 at Buffalo

BAY MINETTE, Ala. - A Baldwin County judge last week handed anEnterprise man two 12-year prison sentences in connection with a 2005drunken driving accident.
Timothy T. Reck, 44, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years for each of two first-degree assault charges and 12 months in a county jail for third-degree assault. The sentences will run concurrently, according to Circuit Judge J. Langford Floyd.
A jury convicted Reck in March.
Prosecutors said Reck was driving under the influence when he crashed his Isuzu Trooper into a Dodge Durango driven by a woman in the Summerdale area. The woman and two children riding with her were injured in the wreck.
Prosecutors told the judge that Reck had numerous other DUIs since the 2005 accident. - 24 May 2010,

Possibly the Marion Waters living in Poland, IN, in 2006


Fernán González (died 970) was the first independent count of Castile,son of Gonzalo Fernández de Burgos, who had been named count of Arlanzaand the Duero around the year 900, and by tradition a descendant ofsemi-legendary judge Nuño Rasura. His mother Muniadona Raḿırez was sowell remembered that the later Counts of Castile would sometimes berecorded by Iberian Muslim scholars as Ibn Mama Duna (descendant ofMuniadona).
Fernán González was a colourful character of legendary status in Iberia, and founder of the dynasty that would rule a semi-autonomous Castile, laying the foundations for its status as an independent kingdom. In the year 930, Ferdinand's name appears with the title of count inside the administrative organization of eastern the Kingdom of León.
He grew up in the castle of Lara and inherited his father's title after the capture and death of his uncle, Nuño Fernández.
In 931, Fernán gathered under his control a strong military force composed of troops from the counties of Burgos, Asturias, Santillana, Lantaron, Álava, Castile, and Lara. His military prowess came to prominence in the Battle of Simancas in 939 and then at Sepulveda, where he wrested the region from the Moors and repopulated it. As his power increased, so did his independence from León. During this period he married Sancha, the sister of the king of Navarre, Garćıa Sánchez I. Sancha was a daughter of Sancho I of Pamplona, and Toda of Navarre.
After having fought with Ramiro II of León against the Arabs, and after the Battle of Simancas and the retreat of the Muslims, Fernán was dissatisfied because the king of León distributed his troops in the frontier towns and he rose in rebellion against him. He was, however, defeated and made prisoner in 944, which lasted for 3 years until he became reconciled with his sovereign, giving his daughter Urraca in marriage to the king's son, Ordoño, who afterwards became King Ordoño III.
Notwithstanding this alliance, Fernán continued to foment trouble and discord in León. He later aided Sancho I against his brother Ordoño III, and then Ordoño IV, son of Alfonso IV, against Sancho.
Upon the death of Ramiro II of Leon in 951, the kingdom of León experienced a dynastic crisis that Fernán played out to his advantage.
Initially Fernán supported the demands of Sancho I against his brother Ordoño III, but when Sancho failed, Fernán was forced to recognize Ordoño as king. Ordoño III's early death allowed Fernán to recover his maneuvering capacity, although he abandoned his old ally Sancho, instead supporting his rival Ordoño IV. Defeated in 960 through Navarrese intervention, he was captured by King Garćıa of Navarre, but he recovered his freedom after making various territorial concessions. With the kingdom of León weakened and in disorder, Fernán slowly solidified his position as legitimate independent count of Castile.
After his death the county was left to his son Garćıa Fernández. His remains were buried in the monastery of San Pedro of Arlanza.
His life and feats are recorded in an anonymous poem, The Poem of Fernán González, written between 1250 and 1271 and conserved as an incomplete copy from the fifteenth century.
By Sancha of Navarre, he had the following children:
* Gonzalo, who married Fronilde Gómez, suggested to have been granddaughter of count Diego Rodŕıguez Porcelos
* Sancho, named in a charter of his paternal grandmother
* Munio
* Garćıa, his eventual successor
* Urraca, twice queen of León and then of Navarre
* Muniadona, wife of Gómez D́ıaz, count of Saldaña, of the powerful Beni Gómez clan

Charlotte A. Stott, 72, of Spencer, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2009 atthe Bloomington Hospital. She was born September 10, 1936 in Rockport,Indiana to William Estal and Ida Geneva (Kemp) Waters. Charlotte was agraduate of Evansville Bosse High School. She retired from RCA-ThompsonElectronics after 33 years and was a member of the Mt. Olivet Church andthe Spencer VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Mrs. Stott is survived by her two son, Nelson G. (Karen) Greenwell of Cloverdale and Ricky G. Barr of Spencer, a brother Marion Waters of Spencer, five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, a nephew, Gary Waters of Edinburg and a niece, Sharleen Wall of Spencer.
She was preceded in death by her husband Franklin "Bob" Stott in August 2008 and a brother William J. Waters.
Funeral services will be 11 AM, Thursday, July 16, 2009 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer. Pastor Don Dwyer will officiate. Burial will follow at Chambersville Cemetery in Owen County.
Evansville Courier & Press, 14 July 2009

Mrs. Edward (Evelyn) Snyder, 60, Waseca, formerly of Warsaw, diedThursday, Sept. 16, in Skaggs Memorial Hospital, Branson, Mo., while onvacation. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Boldt Funeral Home,Faribault, with the Rev. Gordon Langmade officiating. Interment will bein Warsaw Cemetery. Visitation will be in Bold Funeral Home today(Monday) from 4 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday until the service. Evelyn Snyder,daughter of Robert F. and Olive Wohlers Berndt, was born March 18, 1922,in Warsaw. She married Edward Snyder July 11, 1948, in Warsaw. She waspreceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Edwardof Waseca; two daughters, Mrs. Erwin (Karen) Brosman and Mrs. Gene(Sharon) Grant, both of Waseca; two sons, Dennis of Medford and David ofOwatonna; six grandchildren; and a brother, Luverne Berndt of Faribault.
Faribault Daily News, 20 September 1982

Record viewed at for death of Hannah Cassiday, born abt1828, died 29 Sep 1883 in Oxford, ON

Bernadine McCann Nierengarten "Bunny" Normyle , 83, Clearwater, FL
Bernadine died Friday (May 28, 2004) at home. She was born in Eden Valley, Minn., and moved to Clearwater in 1976 from St. Cloud. She was a homemaker and Catholic.
She was a volunteer at FL and Minnesota hospitals.
Survivors include three sons, Brad Nierengarten, Clearwater, FL, Bryan A. Nierengarten, Dunedin, Fl, Barry Nierengarten, Palm Harbor, Fl three brothers, Richard McCann, Hopkins, Minn., John McCann, Sioux City, Iowa, and Austin McCann, St. Cloud; four grandchildren, Kristy Nierengarten, Two Harbors, Minn., Jessica Nierengarten, Palm Harbor, Fl, Brooke Nierengarten, Tampa, FL, and Grant Nierengarten, Dunedin, FL; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Poor Clare Sisters, Saint Clare's Monastery, Sauk Rapids, or Hospice of the Florida Suncoast, Largo, Florida.

Parents of Janette are Olavuse Skog and Marta Hanson.
Jeannette Hallgren was born in Elverum, Norway, April 4, 1870; and died in Gardner, Mass., May 8, 1940.
Sister Hallgren came to the United States in 1891. In 1906 she was united in marriage to Charles Hallgren. Their marriage was blessed with three children, two of whom preceded her in death. Sister Hallgren accepted the Sabbath truth in 1896, and was a faithful member of the S. D. A. Church until her death. Left to mourn are her husband, one son, and many grandchildren, besides many friends. Words of comfort were spoken by the writer.
I. H. ANDERSON, Atlantic Union Gleaner, 29 May 1940

Dr. Daniel Susott, MD. is avey good friend of mine. His unselfishnesshelped lives of Cambodian refugees in 1978 and orphans in Phnom Penh inearly 1990. We met him along with Dr. Hang Gnor in 1989 when we livedclose to Watt Phnom (behind Institute of Economy). He is very funny andhappy man. He always bring joys to my family.

The first wife of Benjamin Ward was Mary English.

Memorial services with Masonic rites for Donald Walter Reck, 73, ofEnterprise were be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Green HillPresbyterian Church with Dr. Dan McMillan officiating and SorrellsFuneral Home of Enterprise directing.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
Mr. Reck passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. He was born Jan. 26, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wis., to the late George and Ida Thomas Reck. He was in the military 29 1/2 years, serving as a pilot, in the infantry and artillery units. He was in the first graduating class in the helicopter school at Fort Rucker. He served two tours in Viet Nam and had several overseas stations. He was a member of Green Hill Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Reck of Enterprise; two sons, Christopher Reck (Melissa Jane) of Prattville and Timothy Reck of Enterprise; four grandchildren, Sean Reck, Colin Reck, Hannah Reck, Jessica Reck; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The Southeast Sun, 8 January 2009

KEMP KLEIN, 66, died Saturday, May 20, 2006, at St. Joseph Hospital, FortWayne. Born in Columbia, Tenn., he was employed at Kohl's West and was amember of St. Joseph United Methodist Church. Survivors includedaughters, Julie Klein of Indianapolis and Rebecca Ault of Vienna, Va.;granddaughter, Caroline Klein of Indianapolis; and former wives, BarbaraBoudreaux of New Orleans, La. and Helen Klein of Austin, Texas. He waspreceded in death by a daughter, Ginger Smith , in 2006. Memorialservice is 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph United Methodist Church, 6004Reed Road. The Rev. Sid Gauby officiating. Arrangements by D.O. McComb &Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave.
The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, 23 May 2006

Kathryn Susott Campbell, MD, left Hawaii after 29 years and is retiredand living in Carmel. She lost her husband, Second Lt. John L. Susott, inJanuary, 1985.

Kathryn Campbell Susott, MD, retired in 1983 after more than 25 years providing medical care to military dependents as a civilian physician with the Department of Defense. She practiced wherever her husband John L. Susott was stationed with the Air Force, which included Japan, Baghdad, Iraq, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Texas and Hawaii. She now resides in Carmel, CA.

Killed by a Pacific Electric cars on the inbound San Pedro train. Shelive at 1515 Meda Ave in Edgewood Park.
Beloved mother of Henry A. Kramer, Mrs. Anna Nleemouth, Mrs Catharine C. Shisley, Willie and Freddic Kramer, Mrs. Margaret Mullen, F. C. and A. H. Kramer. Services at Pierce Brothers Chapel, 720 West Washington Street.
Bore 13, 9 living in 1910. Above obitiuary shows 8 living in 1924.

RUBY LEE NANGLE, 89, Harbeck Lane, Sorrento, died Thursday, May 11. Mrs.Nangle was a retired teacher for Orange Center Elementary School. Born inOhio, she moved to Central Florida in 1941. Survivors: daughters, KathieBeselica, Sorrento, Mariana Fehd , Atlanta, Ruth Salsberry, Orlando; son,John S. Jr., Orlando; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. AllFaiths Cremation Society, Daytona Beach.
The Orlando Sentinel, 14 May 1995

Garćıa Fernández, called of the White Hands (Spanish: Él de las ManosBlancas) (Burgos, 938 - Córdoba, 995), was the count of Castile and Alavafrom 970 to 995.
The son of Count Fernán González, he continued to recognise the suzerainty of the Kingdom of León, even though he was practically autonomous. In order to expand his frontiers at the expense of the Moors, in 974 he expanded the social base of the nobility by promulgating decrees stating that any villein of Castrojeriz who equipped a knight for battle would enter the ranks of the nobility. He was succeeded by his son, Sancho I of Castile.In 960, Garcia married Ava of Ribagorza, daughter of Raymond II, count of Ribagorza. They had seven children:
* Mayor Garćıa, married Raymond III, count of Pallars-Jussà, they claimed Ribagorza
* Sancho Garćıa, conde de Castilla
* Urraca Garćıa
* Gonzalo Garćıa (died 979), speculated to have been ancestor of the House of Lara
* Elvira Garćıa (died 1017), married in 991 Bermudo II of León
* Toda Garćıa, married Sancho Gómez of Saldaña, of the powerful Beni Gómez family
* Oneca Garćıa, married in 995 Almanzar, chamberlain of Cordoba

Edward J. O'Hora, 62, of Valentine Road, RD 2 Owasco, died Saturday atAuburn Memorial Hospital.
Mr. O'Hora was a native of Auburn and lived most of his life in the Auburn area. He was a self-employed painter.
He was a member of the Auburn Fire Department for 14 years. He was an Air Force veteran and member of the Swietoniowski-Kopec American Legion Post.
Surviving are two daughters, Deborah Redmond of Auburn and Helen Wellington of Dover, Del.; five sons, Michael of Jordan and William, Edward, Thomas and James, of Auburn; eight grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Bunn of Cayuga; and a brother, Donald O'Hora of Owasco.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Langham Funeral Home, Auburn. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)
Date: December 3, 1990

LEICESTER Rocheleau Z. "Russ" Granger, Jr., 93, of 113 Paxton St., diedThursday, March 22 at the Saint Francis Home in Worcester. He was thehusband of Katherine E. (George) Granger who died in 2003.
He leaves two sons; David R. Granger and his wife Joanne of Worcester, Paul H. Granger of Natick, a daughter, Nancy L. Granger of Leicester, two grandchildren; Lisa K. and Mark D. Granger both of Natick, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, John R. Granger, a grandson, Joseph J. Granger, a brother, Homer Granger and a sister, Antoinette Lavallee.
Mr. Granger was born in Worcester and was the son of Rocheleau Z. & Florence (LaPorte) Granger, Sr., he previously lived in Brookfield before moving here in 1951. He was a graduate of South High School and received his Associates degree in 1938 and his Masters degree in 1939 in Education from Clark University. From 1939-1942 he was a teacher and a coach at Bacon Academy in Colchester, CT., then from 1942-1986 he was an Athletic Director and Coach at Clark University. He was associated with the Clark Basketball Tournament for 47 years and was named to Clark University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994. He had been a member and a chairman of numerous NCAA and ECAC Committees and a past president of the New England College Conference. He was inducted into the Boys and Girls Club of Worcester Hall of Fame in 2004. He was a member of the Sodality of Holy Cross and of St. Pius X church in Leicester. He summered in York, ME for over 36 years.
The funeral will be Monday, March 26, from MORRISON-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Pius X Church, 1154 Main St. Leicester. A calling hour will be Monday from 8:30-9:30 a.m in the funeral home. Burial will take place in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 24 March 2007

St. Clair Lonergan, 77 of South Berwick, died Sunday, March 18, inVictoria General Hospital. Born in Dalhousie, he was a son of the lateDaniel and Alfretta (Venotte) Lonergan. He worked as a woodsman andfarmer. Surviving are two sons, Hartley, Aylesford; Leroy, West LaHave;four brothers, Joseph, South Berwick; Charles, Windermere; Basil andColin, both of Dalhousie; a sister Marie (Mrs. Asa Aalders), SouthBerwick; five grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was predeceasedby his wife, the former Hazel Lutz; two brothers, Douglas and Clarenceand a sister Dorothy. The body rested at H. C. Lindsay Funeral Home,Berwick. Funeral service was Wednesday at 2 p.m. in St. Anthony's Church,Berwick, Father A. d'Entremont officiating. Burial was in Morristowncemetery.

Robert the Strong (died September 15, 866) was a count of Tours. He wasnominated by Charles the Bald missus dominicus for the Tours and Angersregions in 853. After a rebellion against Charles II in 855, he becameduke for the region between Seine and Loire. From this time he wasresponsible for fighting against Normans and Britons, and he eventuallymet his demise in 866 fighting the Normans in the Battle of Brissarthe.

He was possibly married to Adelaide, daughter of Louis the Pious and Ermengarde. Robert was the father of Odo, Count of Paris and Robert I of France, who both became King of France. Robert was the great-grandfather of Hugh Capet and thus the ancestor of all the Capetians.

Thomas first married in May, 1881, to Lusinda Jane Chaffeur (d. 2/1886).
Their children were Earl, Thomas and Mary.

Never married

RAWDING, Cecil Elwood - 80, Millville, Kings Co., passed away Sunday,October 10, 2004, in Soldier's Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born inMillville, he was a son of the late Frederick and Etta Mae (Lutz)Rawding. Cecil had worked as a heavy equipment operator for severalconstruction companies prior to owning and operating his own truckingbusiness. Surviving are his wife, Ruby (Joudrey) Rawding, Berwick;daughters, Rennie (Stan Smeaton) Rawding, Coldbrook; Darlene (Frank)Noseworthy, Airdrie, Alta.; stepdaughter, Betty (Robert) Dauphinee,Osoyoos, B.C.; grandchildren, Melissa and Liam Noseworthy, John andDarren Dauphinee; several great-grandchildren; sister, Audrey Davis,Enfield; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sister, MyrtleHergett; brothers, Bernard, Manson and Lester Rawding. Adhering toCecil's wishes there will be no visitation. A funeral service will beheld at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 14, in H.C. Lindsay Memorial Chapel,Berwick, Rev. Brian Wheaton officiating. Burial in Morristown Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 12 October 2004

Never married

Never married

Bruce Alfred Wickstrom
(February. 13, 1956 - March. 12, 2008)
Sioux Falls, Bruce Wickstrom, 52 of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2008, after a lengthy illness at Avera McKennan Hospital.
Bruce Alfred Wickstrom, son of John and Celene (Bernard) Wickstrom, was born on February 13, 1956, in Hudson, SD. At a young age the family moved to Sioux Falls, SD, where Bruce grew up and received his education. After graduation from Lincoln High School, Bruce attended school at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
After returning to Sioux Falls, Bruce took some training classes in welding and began work with Dual Manufacturing and then Trail King where he worked until being forced to quit due to ill health. He maintained some part time work driving school bus and later in the customer service department with Qwest.
In his spare time, Bruce enjoyed playing with his computers, riding his 1800cc Yamaha motorcycle, collecting guns, and target shooting.
Bruce was quiet and reserved, and also extremely loved by his family and especially his nieces.
Grateful for having shared his life are his mother Celene Wickstrom, Sioux Falls, SD; two brothers, Daniel Wickstrom, his wife Annette, and their daughter Arissa, Raleigh, NC, Nils Wickstrom, his wife Joy, and their daughters Amber and Lacy, Brandon, SD; his Aunt Beatrice Ericksen, Beresford, SD; cousins Jan Ericksen, Mary Boden, Mark Landeen, Kristy Landeen; and many other relatives and friends.
Bruce was preceded in death by his father John and a sister Dinah Margaret.
Miller Funeral Home Obituary

A funeral for Robert W. Thiel will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 1995,in Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel in Vancouver, Wash. Military honorswill be given by the American Legion, Cape Horn Post No. 122, at theEvergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetary following the service.
Mr. Thiel died Dec. 19 at age 74.
Born Aug. 12, 1921, in Chicago, he had lived in the Vancouver area for the past 50 years. He worked as a carpenter for the Vancouver School District for 17 years. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. Following the war, he joined the National Guard, where he was permanent personnel at the Vancouver Barracks until he retired in 1981.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret; daughters, Kathy Connolly and Barbara Turner, both of Washougal, Wash.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family suggests remembrances be to the American Lung Association. Arrangements: Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel.
Oregonian, The (Portland, OR)
December 23, 1995

Bernard of Italy was the King of Italy (810 - 818). He was theillegitimate son of King Pepin, the third son of the Emperor Charlemagne.In 817, he rebelled against his uncle, the Holy Roman Emperor Louis thePious, but was defeated the following year. Louis crowned his eldest son,Lothar (later Holy Roman Emperor) as King of Italy, and had Bernardblinded and imprisoned. His death in 818 grieved Louis, and his displayof penance to the court in 822 reduced his prestige and respect amongstthe Frankish nobility.

June 28, 1945 - March 28, 2007
A Chapel service for Peter Alexander, 61, of Vallejo will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at Home of Eternity Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland.
Burial will follow. Rabbi Miriam Senturia will officiate.
Mr. Alexander passed away March 28, 2007 at Sutter Solano Hospital.
He was born June 28, 1945, and resided in Vallejo. He was formerly from Vacaville.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mandel Funeral Services of N. California; (866) 962-6335.
The Reporter, Vacaville, CA, 1 April 2007
March 28, 2007 Peter Alexander, 61, beloved son of Ilse and the late Julius, passed peacefully on Wednesday, March 28. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, Home of Eternity Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland. For information or to contact the family, contact Mandel Funeral Services of Northern California at (866) 962-6335 or
Times-Herald, Vallejo, 1 April 2007
Alternate name: Robert John Alexander

Timothy F. Sheehan, of Rockland formerly of Weymouth February 3, 2007 Age87 Husband of Jane (Gildersleeve) Sheehan of Rockland. Father David F.Sheehan of France, Elizabeth G. Sullivan of Quincy, Gregory H. Sheehan ofLexington, Rosemary F. Sheehan of Abington Mark A. Sheehan of Boxboro andthe late Dennis J. Sheehan. Brother of the late Dennis Sheehan and MaryLong. Also survived by 7 Grandchildren.
A Memorial Visitation was held in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St. ROCKLAND Tuesday, February 7th from 4-7 PM.
Mr. Sheehan died Saturday in the South Shore Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Rockland. He was born in Concord, MA son of the late Timothy F. Sheehan, Sr and Alice (Howes) Sheehan. He was raised on a farm in Chelmsford, and graduated 1st in his class at Chelmsford High in 1936. He had lived in Rockland the past 18 years where he moved from Weymouth. Timothy graduated 2nd in his class at Boston College class of 1950. He was a business major. He was also a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Sheehan was a Vice President for State Street Bank in Boston , worked a period of time for Tobin & Orcutt a CPA firm in Taunton and retired as a Sr. Vice President/ Loan Officer for South Shore Bank in Quincy. As a youngster he worked as a milkman in Humarock. Mr. Sheehan was a WWII Army, Veteran involved in five invasions and the recipient of two purple hearts. He loved to play bridge, the Patriots, Red Sox golf and enjoyed skiing.
Magoun Biggins Funeral Home, Rockland, MA

Baldwin V of Hainaut (1150 - December 17, 1195) was count of Hainaut (c.1120-1195), count of Flanders as Baldwin VIII (1191-1195) and margrave ofNamur as Baldwin I (1189-1195). Namur was acquired by his Alice of Namur,heiress of county and Flanders via his marriage to Countess Margaret I ofFlanders in 1169. With Margaret, Baldwin had the following issue:
* Isabelle of Hainaut (1170-1190), married king Philip II of France
* Baldwin VI of Hainaut (1171-1205), also count of Flanders and Latin Emperor
* Yolanda of Flanders (1175-1219), married Peter of Courtenay, Latin Emperor
* Philip I, Marquis of Namur (1175-1212)
* Henry of Flanders (1176-k.1216), Latin Emperor
* Sybille (1179-1217)
* Eustace (d.1219), regent of the Kingdom of Thessalonica

John A. Fairfield, 83, of Anaheim, an accountant, died Wednesday.Memorial services at 3 p.m. today at St. Angela Merici Church, Brea.Burial in Massachusetts. Arrangements by Neels Brea Mortuary.
Survived by his daughters, Judy Evans of Brea, Heidi Jarvis of Palo Alto, Diane Nimatallah of Maryland and Susan Finkle of Rhode Island; mother, Serena Chesley of Massachusetts; brother, George, of Virginia; sister, Marjorie Fader of Virginia; and seven grandchildren.
The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, 18 March 1994

Funeral services for Sam Newman will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at MedfordNeighborhood Church with Rev. V. Lee Gregory officiating. Mr. Newman willbe buried at Etna Cemetery in Etna, Calif.
Mr. Newman, 62, of Medford, died Friday (April 6, 2001) at Rogue Valley Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 18, 1939 to W.H. and Edna Newman in Hilt, Calif. Mr. Newman married the former Verna Rose Branson July 1, 1961 in Reno, Nev.
He moved to the Rogue Valley in 1968 from Seiad Valley, Calif.
Mr. Newman served in the National Guard for four years and worked as a saw filer for Cal Ore Carbide. He last worked for Southern Oregon Sales in Medford as a fork life driver.
Mr. Newman was a member of the Medford Neighborhood Church and enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting and playing cards.
Survivors include his wife, Vera; three daughters, Vickie Anders, Rogue River, Sandra Davis and Christena Carter, both of Medford; a son, Ronald E. Newman, Medford; a brother, Ray Newman, Portland; a sister, Jessie Wiman, Sacramento, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Mr. Newman was preceded in death by two sisters, Pearl Smith and Gearldine Harris; and one brother, W.H. Newman Jr.

Teresa 'Terry' Susan Riley, 47, of Floodwood, died Wednesday, April 12,2006 in NC Little Memorial Hospice in Edina after a long courageous fightwith ovarian cancer. She was born Aug. 14, 1958 in Grand Rapids, thedaughter of Robert and Jeanne (Rahja) Riley, Sr. Terry was a 1976graduate of Floodwood High School, attended the College of St. Benedict'sin St. Joseph and graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. Scholastica with adegree in Religious Studies. She was currently the co-owner of theWorld's Grooviest Greenhouse in Floodwood where she was known as the'Greenhouse Goddess'. Terry was a multi-talented person and her creativetalents knew no bounds; artist, philosopher, gardener and spiritualist.She was a devoted wife and mother, a beloved daughter, inspiring sisterand friend. Her free spirit and kind heart will be deeply missed and willlive on in the hearts and minds of all those who knew and loved her. Shewas preceded in death by her father, Robert Riley, Sr. in March 1994.Terry is survived by her son, Colin Riley of Meadowlands; her mother,Jeanne Riley of Floodwood; her husband, Rick Posyton of Meadowlands; onebrother, Robert Riley, Jr. of Floodwood; four sisters, Colleen (Richard)Chapman of Canyon, Siobain (Steve) Autio of Floodwood, Maeve (Bruddy)Olesiak of Brookston and Maura Riley (Joe Ralidak) of Floodwood; fournieces, Colby Chapman, Saoirse and Darby Autio and Keira Riley; twostepchildren, Tanya (Alex) Collier of Ohio and Richard (Kara) Posyton,Jr. of Palm Bay, Fla.; three step-grandchildren, Porter Collier, Mia andAmelia Posyton; a special aunt and godmother, Susan Poupore of Duluth;special friends, Peggy Barsness of Hilton Head, S.C., and Shari Flink ofHutchinson, Minn., and many other family members and friends.VISITATION:5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2006 with a 6:30 p.m. Rosaryservice in St. Louis Catholic Church, Floodwood. Mass of Christian Burialwill be Monday, April 17, 2006 at 11 a.m. in St. Louis Catholic Church,Floodwood, with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Interment will be atForest Hill Cemetery, Van Buren Township.
Duluth News Tribune, 14 April 2006

The community of Falmouth was deeply grieved to learn of the passing ofMrs. Philip Labey at the home of her brother, William Illsley, on her37th birthday, December 29, 1939, at 6:45 p.m., after an illness of someweeks. Mrs. Labey, formerly Edith Amelia Illsley, was the only daughterof Otis Illsley and Alice Pineo Illsley of Falmouth. She was a graduateof Acadia University and Simmons University, Mass., where she alsostudied business and some law, and afterward held the position ofassistant librarian at the Massachuesetts State Library, Boston. AtBoston in June, 1932, she married Philip Labey of St. Kelier's, JerseyChannel Islands, first mate on the Gypsum Queen. They came to Nova Scotiaand made their home at Granville Ferry until November 1939, when theymoved to Falmouth. Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Labey issurvived by two brothers, William and Robert, both of Falmouth. Onebrother, Charles, predeceased her some years. The funeral service washeld Sunday afternoon at the Baptist Church of which Mrs. Labey was amember, Rev. A.G. McClare, pastor, assisted by Rev. H.A. Harley, Windsor,officiated. Mr. McClare, taking as his text the words of Christ, "I amcome that ye might have life," stated that "the departed sister had earlyfound the secret of abundant life, had used it, lived it and built up abeauty of character that could not be measured in terms of quantity, butif we test it by the standard of quality, glory and honor go to her." Mr.Judson Shaw brought comfort through the song. "The Home of the Soul."Hymns sung were "Abide With Me," "Rock of Ages," and "The Christian'sGood-night." Messrs. Ralph Loomer, Birt Palmeter, Avon Baker and ArthurMacLellan were pallbearers. Beautiful flowers gave silent testimony tothe pure character of life of the departed sister. Interment was inFalmouth Cemetery. Friends and relatives from out of town who attendedthe funeral were Mr. and Mrs. George Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. West andson Bronson, Grafton. and Misses Aggie and Queenie Thomas, Somerset.
Hants Journal, 3 January 1940

From Wikipedia

Leonora of Aquitaine (October 13, 1162 - October 31, 1214), was born as Princess Eleanor of England and became Leonora, Queen of Castile.

She was born in Domfront Castle, Normandy. She was the seventh child and second daughter of King Henry II of England and his wife Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. Her godfather was the chronicler Robert of Torigny, who had a special interest in her and recorded her life as best he could.

Eleanor was a younger maternal half-sister of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France. She was a younger sister of William, Count of Poitiers, Henry the Young King, Matilda of England, Richard I of England and Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany. She was also an older sister of Joan Plantagenet and John of England.

When she was eight years old, in 1170, she was married to King Alfonso VIII of Castile. The marriage was arranged to secure the Pyrennean border, with Gascony offered as her dowry.

They had 12 children:
1. Berenguela, Queen of Castile (1180-1244)
2. Sancho of Castile (1181-1181)
3. Sancha of Castile (1182-1184?)
4. Mafalda of Castile (1183?-1204)
5. Urraca of Castile (1186-1220), married King Alfonso II of Portugal
6. Blanca of Castile (1188-1252), married King Louis VIII of France
7. Fernando of Castile (1189-1211)
8. Constance of Castile (1196?-late 1190's)
9. Leonor of Castile (1200-1244), married King James I of Aragon
10. Constanza, nun at Las Huelgas (1203?-1243)
11. Henry I, King of Castile (1204-1217).

Of all Eleanor of Aquitaine's daughters, her namesake Eleanor (who was called Leonor by her Spanish subjects) best inherited her mother's political influence. She reigned alongside her husband, who specified in his will that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death. It was she who persuaded him to marry their daughter Berenguela to the king of Leon in the interest of peace.

When Alfonso died, his queen was reportedly so devastated with grief that she was unable to preside over the burial. Their daughter Berenguela instead performed these honors. Leonora then took sick and died only twenty-eight days after her husband, and was buried at Abbey de las Huelgas, in Burgos.

The community of Lake George was saddened on Thursday, April 25th, by thepassing of one of its oldest residents, William Ezra Lutz, at the age of83 years. Although he had been in failing health for some time the endcame unexpectedly. The deceased was a member of the Methodist Church andalways stood for that which was good for the community. He leaves tomourn their loss, four sons and three daughters: George, Nicholsville;Roy, Lake Paul; Lloyd, Aylesford; Manford, Auburn; Laura (Mrs. E. R.Joudrey) and Norma (Mrs. H. M. Joudrey), both of Lake Paul; Ethel (Mrs.J. E. Joudrey) of Lake George, by whom the deceased had been tenderlycared for, and with whom he had resided for the past seven years. Hiswife predeceased him two years ago. He also leaves six brothers and twosisters: Isaiah and Spurgeon, Aylesford; James, Berwick; Albert andCharles, Lake George; Stanley in the U.S.A. and Mrs. Emma Bezanson, LakePaul. Funeral services were held at Lake George, Saturday afternoon,April 27th, conducted by Rev. A. R. Wallis, pastor of the United Church,Aylesford. Interment was in the family lot at Morristown. Pallbearerswere three sons and a grandson, George, Lloyd, Manford and Fred Joudrey.

Sancho III of Castile (1134 - August 30, 1158), called el Deseado (TheDesired), was King of Castile for one year, from 1157 to 1158.

He was the eldest son of King Alfonso VII of Castile and Berenguela of Barcelona. His father's will partitioned the kingdom between his two sons: Sancho inherited Castile, and Fernando inherited Leon. The two brothers had just signed a treaty before Sancho's sudden death in the summer of 1158. He left an only son and heir, Alfonso VIII of Castile, by his wife Blanca of Navarre.

Married second Mr. Fender

Theudebert II (586-612), king of Austrasia (595-612), was the son andheir of Childebert II. He received the kingdom of Austrasia at the deathof his father in 595, but was dominated by his grandmother Brunhilda,whom he succeeded in driving away in 599. With his brother Theuderic IIhe resumed the fight against the kingdom of Neustria and defeatedClotaire II, thereby laying his hands on a great portion of his land(600-604). At this point, however, the two brothers took up arms againsteach other; Theudebert II was defeated at Toul and at Tolbiac in 612. Hewas locked up in a monastery at the order of his grandmother Brunehaut,and assassinated with his son Mérovée.

Knut Hansson, b. about 1660 at Smedsbyn 2, d. 20 Aug 1708 at Smedsbyn 2.
Karin Hansdotter, b. about 1664 at Smedsbyn 2,d. 2 Mar 1738 at Alvik 19.
Erik Hansson, b. abt 1667 at Smedsbyn 2, d. at Antnäs 9.
Nils Hansson, b. abt 1671 at Smedsbyn 2, d. 21 Feb 1740 at Gäddvik 2.
Anna Hansdotter, b. abt 1671 at Smedsbyn 2, d. 13 Feb 1740 at Alvik 2, burried 1 Mar 1740 in Luleå county.
Hans Hansson, b. abt 1673 at Smedsbyn 2, , d. 14 Feb 1745-02-14 at Smedsbyn 3.
Margareta Hansdotter. , b. abt 1676 at Smedsbyn 2, , d. 1740-02-04 at Börjelslandet 6.

KEENE, N.H. -- Elizabeth Gaffey, 71, of 66 Skyline Drive, Keene, diedTuesday morning, June 19, 2001, at Langdon Place following a period offailing health.
She was born in Brattleboro, Vt., on March 10, 1930, the daughter of Harold R. and Elizabeth (Hinchey) Weeks, and had resided in Hinsdale prior to moving to Flushing, N.Y. She returned to Hinsdale and then moved to Keene in the mid 1980s.
Mrs. Gaffey graduated from Hinsdale High School, Briarcliff College in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., and from Becker College in Worcester, Mass.
She was a talented musician, beginning piano study as a child and majoring in piano at Briarcliff College where she studied with Frederick Bristol. She also studied trombone with Harold Bernier of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and played with the Keene City Band and the Hinsdale Community Band. She was a founder of the Hinsdale High School Band Boosters.
Mrs. Gaffey worked as a medical secretary in Brattleboro for Dr. Ivan Carrasquillo and later for Dr. John Glick.
She had been involved in Republican politics, working on campaigns for Sen. Styles Bridges, Gov. Wesley Powell and Sen. Barry Goldwater, as well as for that of her father, Executive Councilor Harold Weeks.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene E. Gaffey of Keene; a daughter, Virginia Sullivan of Swanzey; and two grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday morning, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church on Arch Street in West Keene. Friends are invited. Calling hours will be held at the Fletcher Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 33 Marlboro St., Keene, Wednesday evening from 7 to 9.
Burial will take place at the family lot in Monadnock View Cemetery in West Keene.
Brattleboro Reformer, 20 June 2001

Childebert II (570-595), king of Austrasia, was a son of Sigebert I.

When his father was assassinated in 575, Childebert was taken from Paris by Gundobald, one of his faithful lords, to Metz, where he was recognized as sovereign. He was then only five years old, and during his long minority the power was disputed between his mother Brunhilda and the nobles.

Chilperic, king at Paris, and King Gontran of Burgundy, sought alliance with Childebert, who was adopted by both in turn. But after the assassination of Chilperic in 584, and the dangers occasioned to the Frankish monarchy by the expedition of Gundobald in 585, Childebert threw himself unreservedly into the arms of Gontran.

By the pact of Andelot in 587 Childebert was recognized as Gontran?s heir, and with his uncle's help he quelled the revolts of the nobles and succeeded in seizing the castle of Woëwre. Many attempts were made on his life by Fredegond, who was anxious to secure Gontran's inheritance for her son Clotaire II.

On the death of Gontran in 592 Childebert annexed the kingdom of Burgundy, and even contemplated seizing Clotaire's estates and becoming sole king of the Franks. He died, however, in 595. Childebert II had had relations with the Byzantine Empire, and fought in 585 in the name of the emperor Maurice against the Lombards in Italy.

From Wikipedia

Alfonso VIII (November 11, 1155 - October 5, 1214), king of Castile and grandson of Alfonso VII, is a great name in Spanish history, for he led the coalition of Christian princes and foreign crusaders who broke the power of the Almohades at the battle of the Navas de Tolosa in 1212.

His personal history is that of many medieval kings. He succeeded to the throne, in infancy, on the death of his father, Sancho. Though proclaimed king, he was regarded as a mere name by the unruly nobles to whom a minority was convenient. Also his mother was dead, thus he did not have closer relatives than his uncle Ferdinand, king of Leon, who wanted power in Castile. The devotion of a squire of his household, who carried him on the pommel of his saddle to the stronghold of San Esteban de Gormaz, saved him from falling into the hands of the contending factions of Castro and Lara, or of his uncle Ferdinand of León, who claimed the regency.

The loyalty of the town of Ávila protected his youth. He was barely fifteen when he came forth to do a man's work by restoring his kingdom to order. It was only by a surprise that he recovered his capital Toledo from the hands of the Laras. His marriage with Eleanor of England (Sp: Leonora), daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine (Aquitaine having old ties with Castile), brought him under the influence of the greatest governing intellect of his time. Alfonso VIII was the founder of the first Spanish university, the studium generale of Palencia, which, however, did not survive him.

During his reign, Castile annexed the province of Logroño.

In 1176, Alfonso married Leonora of England and Aquitaine. They had 12 children:
* Berenguela, or Berenguaria, Queen of Castile (1180-1246), married to Conrad of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Swabia, and then to Alfonso IX, King of León; succeeded her brother, Henry I
* Sancho, prince of Castile (1181)
* Sancha, princess of Castile (1182-1184)
* Urraca, princess of Castile (1186-1220), married to Alfonso II of Portugal
* Blanche, a.k.a Blanche of Castile, princess of Castile (1188-1252), married to Louis VIII of France
* Ferdinand, prince of Castile (1189-1211)
* Mafalda, princess of Castile (1191-1204)
* Henry, prince of Castile (1192 - 1190s)
* Constance or Constanza, princess of Castile (1196 - late 1190s)
* Eleonor or Eleanor, princess of Castile (1202-1244), married to James I of Aragon
* Henry I of Castile (1204-1217) succeeded his father.
* Constance or Constanza, princess of Castile (?-1243), abbess of Las Huelgas

Married second Winthrop Domingo Acosta

Henry I of Brabant (also called Henri I de Brabant and Hendrik I vanBrabant) was born in 1165 and died in the German city of Köln onSeptember 5, 1235. He was Duke of Brabant (1190-1235) and Duke ofLorraine. He was the son of Godfrey III duke of Lorraine and count ofBrabant and Margaret of Limburg.

He married Maud of Boulogne and Alsace (also called Maud of Flanders) in 1179.

Henri II de Brabant was born from his first marriage.

His second marriage was at April 22, 1213 in Soissons to Marie, princess of France, daughter of King Philip II of France.

Under Hendrik I, there was a town policy and town planning. Hendrik's attention went out to those regions that lent themselves for extension of his sovereignty and in some locations he used the creation of a new town as an instrument in the political organisation of the area. Among the towns to which the Duke gave city rights and trade privileges was 's-Hertogenbosch.

He was buried in St. Pieters cathedral at Leuven.

Married Richard David Snyder Sr in 1993

Blanca of Navarre, (aft. 1133, Pamplona - August 12, 1156), was CrownPrincess of Castile 1151-1156, but never the full queen, as she diedbefore her father-in-law. She was the daughter of king Garcia VI ofNavarre "The Restorer" and Marguerite de L'Aigle de Rotrou, from France.Her brother was Sancho VI "The Wise" King of Navarre who reigned 1150-94.

Blanca was married to the future Sancho III of Castile el Deseado (the Beloved) on January 30, 1151 in Catahorra, Logrono, but died before her father-in-law, and her widowed husband later reigned only briefly as king of Castile 1157-58. She had several children who did not survive and are buried in the church of San Pedro in Soria. On November 11, 1155 she gave birth to the future king Alfonso. There appears to be no record of her activities thereafter, except for her death on August 12, 1156. While it had been suggested that she might have died from the complications of a new pregnancy, Valdez maintains that she died from sequelae of the birth of her son. That her death was caused by a pregnancy is recorded in an epitaph.

Sancho donated money to the monastery of Santa Maria la Real in Najera where she is buried. The sarcophagus of the queen is regarded as a primary example of the ability to express artistically human emotions in the 12th century.

Henry II of Brabant (1207 - February 1, 1248) was Duke of Brabant afterthe death of his father in 1235.

He supported his cousin, William II, Count of Holland, when the latter was chosen as German King.

His youngest son, Henry, was the first landgrave of Hesse.

Mundzuk, Prince Of The Huns, 377 in Romania
Kuridak, Prince Of The Huns, 355 in Unkrainia
Uldin, King Of The Huns, 335 north of the Black Sea
Donaton, King Of The Huns, 300 west of the Urals

From Wikipedia

Attila the Hun (Old Norse: Atle, Atli; German: Etzel; c. 406-453) was the last and most powerful king of the European Huns. He reigned over what was then Europe's largest empire, from 434 until his death. His empire stretched from Central Europe to the Black Sea and from the Danube River to the Baltic. During his rule he was among the direst enemies of the Eastern and Western Roman Empires: he invaded the Balkans twice and encircled Constantinople in the second invasion. He marched through France as far as Orleans before being turned back at Chalons; and he drove the western emperor Valentinian III from his capital at Ravenna in 452.

Though his empire died with him, and he left no remarkable legacy, he has become a legendary figure in the history of Europe. In much of Western Europe, he is remembered as the epitome of cruelty and rapacity. Some histories lionise him as a great and noble king, and he plays major roles in three Norse sagas.

The European Huns seem to have been a western extension of the Xiongnu (Xiongnú), a group of proto-Mongolian or proto-Turkic nomad tribes from north-eastern China and Central Asia. These people achieved military superiority over their rivals (most of them highly cultured and civilized) by their splendid state of readiness for combat, amazing mobility, and weapons like the Hun bow.

Attila was born around 406. Nothing is known about his childhood; the supposition that at a young age he was already a capable leader and a capable warrior is reasonable but unknowable.

By 432, the Huns were united under Rua. In 434 Rua died, leaving his nephews Attila and Bleda, the sons of his brother Mundzuk, in control over all the united Hun tribes. At the time of their accession, the Huns were bargaining with Theodosius II's envoys over the return of several renegade tribes who had taken refuge within the Byzantine Empire. The following year, Attila and Bleda met with the imperial legation at Margus (present-day Pozarevac) and, all seated on horseback in the Hunnic manner, negotiated a successful treaty: the Romans agreed not only to return the fugitive tribes (who had been a welcome aid against the Vandals), but also to double their previous tribute of 350 Roman pounds (c. 114.5 kg) of gold, open their markets to Hunnish traders, and pay a ransom of eight solidi for each Roman taken prisoner by the Huns. The Huns, satisfied with the treaty, decamped from the empire and departed into the interior of the continent, perhaps to consolidate and strengthen their empire. Theodosius used this opportunity to strengthen the walls of Constantinople, building the city's first sea wall, and to build up his border defenses along the Danube.

The Huns remained out of Roman sight for the next five years. During this time, they were conducting an invasion of Persia. However, in Armenia, a Persian counterattack resulted in a defeat for Attila and Bleda, and they ceased their efforts to conquer Persia. In 440, they reappeared on the borders of the empire, attacking the merchants at the market on the north bank of the Danube that had been arranged for by the treaty. Attila and Bleda threatened further war, claiming that the Romans had failed to fulfil their treaty obligations and that the bishop of Margus (not far from modern Belgrade) had crossed the Danube to ransack and desecrate the royal Hun graves on the Danube's north bank. They crossed the Danube and laid waste Illyrian cities and forts on the river, among them, according to Priscus, Viminacium, which was a city of the Moesians in Illyria. Their advance began at Margus, for when the Romans discussed handing over the offending bishop, he slipped away secretly to the barbarians and betrayed the city to them.

Theodosius had stripped the river's defenses in response to the Vandal Geiseric's capture of Carthage in 440 and the Sassanid Yazdegerd II's invasion of Armenia in 441. This left Attila and Bleda a clear path through Illyria into the Balkans, which they invaded in 441. The Hunnish army, having sacked Margus and Viminacium, took Sigindunum (modern Belgrade) and Sirmium before halting its operations. A lull followed during 442, when Theodosius recalled his troops from North Africa and ordered a large new issue of coins to finance operations against the Huns. Having made these preparations, he thought it safe to refuse the Hunnish kings' demands.

Attila and Bleda responded by renewing their campaign in 443. Striking along the Danube, they overran the military centers of Ratiara and successfully besieged Naissus (modern Nis) with battering rams and rolling towers-military sophistication that was new in the Hun repertory-then pushing along the Nisava they took Serdica (Sofia), Philippopolis (Plovdiv), and Arcadiopolis. They encountered and destroyed the Roman force outside Constantinople and were only halted by their lack of siege equipment capable of breaching the city's massive walls. Theodosius admitted defeat and sent the court official Anatolius to negotiate peace terms, which were harsher than the previous treaty: the Emperor agreed to hand over 6,000 Roman pounds (c. 1963 kg) of gold as punishment for having disobeyed the terms of the treaty during the invasion; the yearly tribute was tripled, rising to 2,100 Roman pounds (c. 687 kg) in gold; and the ransom for each Roman prisoner rose to 12 solidi.

Their desires contented for a time, the Hun kings withdrew into the interior of their empire. According to Jordanes (following Priscus), sometime during the peace following the Huns' withdrawal from Byzantium (probably around 445), Bleda died, and Attila took the throne for himself. There is much historical speculation whether Attila murdered his brother, or whether Bleda died for another reason. In any case, Attila was now undisputed lord of the Huns, and again turned towards the eastern Empire.

Sole ruler
Constantinople suffered major natural (and man-made) disasters in the years following the Huns' departure: bloody riots between the racing factions of the Hippodrome; plagues in 445 and 446, the second following a famine; and a four-month series of earthquakes which levelled much of the city wall and killed thousands, causing another epidemic. This last struck in 447, just as Attila, having consolidated his power, again rode south into the empire through Moesia. The Roman army, under the Gothic magister militum Arnegisclus, met him on the river Vid and was defeated-though not without inflicting heavy losses. The Huns were left unopposed and rampaged through the Balkans as far as Thermopylae; Constantinople itself was saved by the intervention of the prefect Flavius Constantinus, who organized the citizenry to reconstruct the earthquake-damaged walls (and in some places, to construct a new line of fortification in front of the old). An account of this invasion survives:

The barbarian nation of the Huns, which was in Thrace, became so great that more than a hundred cities were captured and Constantinople almost came into danger and most men fled from it. . . . And there were so many murders and blood-lettings that the dead could not be numbered. Ay, for they took captive the churches and monasteries and slew the monks and maidens in great numbers.

- Callinicus, in his Life of Saint Hypatius

Attila demanded, as a condition of peace, that the Romans should continue paying tribute in gold-and evacuate a strip of land stretching three hundred miles east from Sigindunum (Belgrade) and up to a hundred miles south of the Danube. Negotiations continued between Roman and Hun for approximately three years. The historian Priscus was sent as emissary to Attila's encampment in 448, and the fragments of his reports preserved by Jordanes offer the best glimpse of Attila among his numerous wives, his Scythian fool, and his Moorish dwarf, impassive and unadorned amid the splendor of the courtiers:

A luxurious meal, served on silver plate, had been made ready for us and the barbarian guests, but Attila ate nothing but meat on a wooden trencher. In everything else, too, he showed himself temperate; his cup was of wood, while to the guests were given goblets of gold and silver. His dress, too, was quite simple, affecting only to be clean. The sword he carried at his side, the latchets of his Scythian shoes, the bridle of his horse were not adorned, like those of the other Scythians, with gold or gems or anything costly.

"The floor of the room was covered with woollen mats for walking on," Priscus noted.

During these three years, according to a legend recounted by Jordanes, Attila discovered the "Sword of Mars":

The historian Priscus says it was discovered under the following circumstances: "When a certain shepherd beheld one heifer of his flock limping and could find no cause for this wound, he anxiously followed the trail of blood and at length came to a sword it had unwittingly trampled while nibbling the grass. He dug it up and took it straight to Attila. He rejoiced at this gift and, being ambitious, thought he had been appointed ruler of the whole world, and that through the sword of Mars supremacy in all wars was assured to him.

- Jordanes, The Origin and Deeds of the Goths ch. XXXV (e-text)

Later scholarship would identify this legend as part of a pattern of sword worship common among the nomads of the Central Asian steppes.

Attila in the west
As late as 450, Attila had proclaimed his intent to attack the powerful Visigoth kingdom of Toulouse in alliance with Emperor Valentinian III. He had previously been on good terms with the western Empire and its de facto ruler Flavius Aetius-Aetius had spent a brief exile among the Huns in 433, and the troops Attila provided against the Goths and Bagaudae had helped earn him the largely honorary title of magister militum in the west. The gifts and diplomatic efforts of Geiseric, who opposed and feared the Visigoths, may also have influenced Attila's plans.

However Valentinian's sister Honoria, in order to escape her forced betrothal to a senator, had sent the Hunnish king a plea for help-and her ring-in the spring of 450. Though Honoria may not have intended a proposal of marriage, Attila chose to interpret her message as such; he accepted, asking for half of the western Empire as dowry. When Valentinian discovered the plan, only the influence of his mother Galla Placidia convinced him to exile, rather than kill, Honoria; he also wrote to Attila strenuously denying the legitimacy of the supposed marriage proposal. Attila, not convinced, sent an embassy to Ravenna to proclaim that Honoria was innocent, that the proposal had been legitimate, and that he would come to claim what was rightfully his.

Meanwhile, Theodosius having died in a riding accident, his successor Marcian cut off the Huns' tribute in late 450; and multiple invasions, by the Huns and by others, had left the Balkans with little to plunder. The king of the Salian Franks had died, and the succession struggle between his two sons drove a rift between Attila and Aetius: Attila supported the elder son, while Aetius supported the younger. J.B. Bury believes that Attila's intent, by the time he marched west, was to extend his kingdom-already the strongest on the continent-across Gaul to the Atlantic shore. By the time Attila had gathered his vassals-Gepids, Ostrogoths, Rugians, Scirians, Heruls, Thuringians, Alans, Burgundians, et al.-and begun his march west, he had declared intent of alliance both with the Visigoths and with the Romans.

In 451, his arrival in Belgica with an army said by Jordanes to be half a million strong soon made his intent clear. On April 7 he captured Metz, and Aetius moved to oppose him, gathering troops from among the Franks, the Burgundians, and the Celts. A mission by Avitus, and Attila's continued westward advance, convinced the Visigoth king Theodoric I (Theodorid) to ally with the Romans. The combined armies reached Orleans ahead of Attila, thus checking and turning back the Hunnish advance. Aetius gave chase and caught the Huns at a place usually assumed to be near Châlons-en-Champagne. The two armies clashed in the Battle of Chalons, which ended with a victory for the Gothic-Roman alliance, though Theodoric was killed in the fighting. Attila withdrew beyond the border, and the alliance quickly disbanded.

Invasion of Italy and death
Attila returned in 452 to claim his marriage to Honoria anew, invading and ravaging Italy along the way; his army sacked numerous cities and razed Aquileia completely, leaving no trace of it behind. Valentinian fled from Ravenna to Rome; Aetius remained in the field but lacked the strength to offer battle. Attila finally halted at the Po, where he met an embassy including the prefect Trigetius, the consul Aviennus, and Pope Leo I. After the meeting he turned his army back, having claimed neither Honoria's hand nor the territories he desired.
Raphael's The Meeting between Leo the Great and Attila shows Leo I, with Saint Peter and Saint Paul above him, going to meet Attila
Raphael's The Meeting between Leo the Great and Attila shows Leo I, with Saint Peter and Saint Paul above him, going to meet Attila

Several explanations for his actions have been proffered. The plague and famine which coincided with his invasion may have caused his army to weaken, or the troops that Marcian sent across the Danube may have given him reason to retreat, or perhaps both. Priscus reports that superstitious fear of the fate of Alaric-who died shortly after sacking Rome in 410-gave the Hun pause. Prosper of Aquitaine's pious "fable which has been represented by the pencil of Raphael and the chisel of Algardi" (as Gibbon called it) says that the Pope, aided by Saint Peter and Saint Paul, convinced him to turn away from the city. Various historians (e.g. Isaac Asimov) have supposed that the embassy brought a large amount of gold to the Hunnish leader and persuaded him to abandon his campaign.

Whatever his reasons, Attila left Italy and returned to his palace across the Danube. From there he planned to strike at Constantinople again and reclaim the tribute which Marcian had cut off. However, he died in the early months of 453; the conventional account, from Priscus, says that on the night after a feast celebrating his latest marriage (to a Goth named Ildico), he suffered a severe nosebleed and choked to death. His warriors, upon discovering his death, mourned him by cutting off their hair and gashing themselves with their swords so that, says Jordanes, "the greatest of all warriors should be mourned with no feminine lamentations and with no tears, but with the blood of men." He was buried in a triple coffin-of gold, silver, and iron-with the spoils of his conquest, and his funeral party was killed to keep his burial place secret. After his death, he lived on as a legendary figure: the characters of Etzel in the Nibelungenlied and Atli in both the Volsunga saga and the Poetic Edda were both loosely based on his life.

(An alternate story of his death, first recorded eighty years after the fact by the Roman chronicler Count Marcellinus, reports: "Attila rex Hunnorum Europae orbator provinciae noctu mulieris manu cultroque confoditur." ("Attila, King of the Huns and ravager of the provinces of Europe, was pierced by the hand and blade of his wife.") The Volsunga saga and the Poetic Edda claim that King Atli died at the hands of his wife Gudrun. Most scholars reject these accounts as no more than romantic fables, preferring instead the version given by Attila's contemporary Priscus.)

His sons Ellak (his appointed successor), Dengizik, and Ernakh fought over his legacy and, divided, were defeated and scattered the following year in the Battle of Nedao by the Gepids and Ostrogoths. Attila's empire did not outlast him.

He followed the dissenters to Leyden, probably coming from the localityof Great Yarmouth, England, since he returned there. While in Leyden, hewas recorded as "Sayworker" from England.

In March, 1652, Stephen Tracy, Francis Cooke and others acquired a large tract of land to the west, later called Dartmouth. These two men had once share each in the venture. For some reason about this time Stephen decided to leave the country. He returned to England before 1654, and signed a power of attorney in London, directing his "loving friend" John Winslow of Plymouth to dispose of his property and divide it among his five children.
Name: Stephen TRACY
Sex: M
Birth: 1559 in East Rushton, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Death: 22 DEC 1630 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Burial: 22 DEC 1630 Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Occupation: Sailor
Note: The Roll of Freeman, 1606, lists Stephen Trace, Sailor.

Father: Christopher TRACY b: 1527 in Easton Ruston, Norfol, England
Mother: MARGARET b: ABT. 1530

Marriage 1 Agnes ERDLEY b: ABT. 1565 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

Married: 23 FEB 1585/86 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England


1. Ann TRACY
2. William TRACY b: 30 NOV 1587 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
3. Thomas TRACY b: 11 JAN 1588/89 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
4. Christopher TRACY b: 1 MAR 1591/92 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
5. Agnes TRACY b: 20 APR 1594 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
6. Stephen TRACY b: 28 DEC 1596 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
7. Margaret TRACY b: 23 SEP 1599 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
8. John TRACY b: 29 DEC 1601 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
9. Margaret TRACY b: 12 MAY 1604 in Farist, Norwich, England
10. Agnes TRACY b: ABT. 1606

Name: *Tryphosa O. LEE
Sex: F
Birth: in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Note: The Genealogist, London, New Series 24 (1908) 275): She got a license May 3, 1624 from England to
overseas. "Triifosa Trace and daughter Sarah, 15mo.Stephen, a pilgrim whocame over on the ANNE in 1623 to
join friends. Robert S.Wakefield says he came the next boat after the Mayflower...his wife and child came later..
In the division of cattle May 22, 1627, Stephen received 3 acres..the allotmentfor the family

Father: *Joos LEE b: 1570 in Leiden, SouthHolland, Netherlands
Mother: *Anne HUNGERFORD b: 1574 in Farleigh, Hungerford, Somerset ,England

Marriage 1 Stephen TRACY b: 28 DEC 1596 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

Married: 2 JAN 1620/21 in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Note: Stephen Traes, sayworker(Clothworker) ,arried Tryfoce Le of England, accompanied by his
acquaintance Anthony Clements, and her acquaintance Rose Jennings...American Genealogist


1. *Sarah TRACY b: ABT. FEB 1622/23 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
2. Rebecca TRACY b: OCT 1624 in England or Holland
3. John TRACY b: 1633 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
4. Thomas TRACY b: ABT. 1630 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

ID: I4921
Name: Stephen TRACY
Sex: M
Birth: 28 DEC 1596 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
Death: 1654 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

Father: Stephen TRACY b: 1559 in East Rushton, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Mother: Agnes ERDLEY b: ABT. 1565 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

Marriage 1 *Tryphosa O. LEE b: in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands

Married: 2 JAN 1620/21 in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Note: Stephen Traes, sayworker(Clothworker) ,arried Tryfoce Le of England, accompanied by his
acquaintance Anthony Clements, and her acquaintance Rose Jennings...American Genealogist


1. *Sarah TRACY b: ABT. FEB 1622/23 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
2. Rebecca TRACY b: OCT 1624 in England or Holland
3. John TRACY b: 1633 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts
4. Thomas TRACY b: ABT. 1630 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Lutz, Ronald George - 78, Auburn, Kings Co., passed away Sunday, March 1,2009, in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Lake Paul,Kings Co., he was a son of the late Manford and Jennie (Orpin) Lutz.Ronald was an employee of the Toronto Hydro Company, for 20 years thenretiring back to Nova Scotia. He later worked as a school bus driver forthe Kings County District School Board and had enjoyed the students verymuch. Ronald was devoted to his family especially his grandchildren andgreat-grandson. He will be sadly missed by, Grace, Madalyn and KC. Heloved hunting, fishing and spending time at the camp with his friends.Ronald was a former member of the Aylesford and District Lions Club.Surviving are his wife, Joyce H. (Parsons) Lutz, Auburn; son, Brian (Sue)Lutz, Scarborough, Ont.; daughters, Cindy (Ray) Marshall, Milton, Ont.;Diane (David Gates) Lutz, Aylesford Mountain; grandchildren, Shane,Sabrina, Grace and Madalyn; great-grandson, Adam; sister, WinnieMarshall, Weymouth; several nieces & nephews. Besides his parents, he waspredeceased by brothers, Gordon & Arnold Lutz in infancy; Ford Lutz.Visitation for Ronald was held 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, in the H.C.Lindsay Funeral Home, 192 Commercial St., Berwick, N.S., B0P 1E0,(902-538-9900), from where the funeral service took place 2 p.m.Thursday, March 5. Rev. Brian Wheaton officiated. Burial will be in theMorristown Cemetery, at a later date. Donations in his memory may be madeto the Grand View Manor, Berwick.

According to one newspaper story, he died in WW1, but this seems unlikely.

It is possible that he married in April 1908 to Grace E Mc Adams (21),native of IL.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2003, in OregonCity Assembly of God Church for Marcelene Ruth Linton Bartruff, who diedJuly 25 at age 72.
Marcelene Fish was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Aurora. She was a homemaker who lived in the Portland area all her life. In 2000, she married Merrill Bartruff.
Survivors include her husband; daughters, Linda Hamann, Joyce Vickroy, Janice Foster, Leslie Richardson, Marcie Robertson, Donna Maxon and Barbara Linton; stepdaughter, Michelle Stepful; stepson, Britt Bartruff; sister, Dolly Hodgekinson; stepmother, Alice Fish; 19 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Remembrances to Adventist Health Hospice. Arrangements by Crown.
The Oregonian, 28 July 2003
Marcelene Fish was first married to Leslie Richardson.

LUTZ, Ford Herbert - 80, Kingston, passed away Friday, December 14, 2007,in Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in Lake Paul, Kings Co.,he was a son of the late Manford and Jennie (Orpin) Lutz. Ford retired in1983 after 30 years of employment with Ontario Hydro as an electrician.He was a member of Kingston Branch No. 98, Royal Canadian Legion, as wellas Argus Masonic Lodge No. 133, Kingston and also Western Valley ShrineClub. Surviving are his wife, the former Irene (Greene) Magee; daughters,Susan (Dave) Renaud, Oyen, Alta.; Sharon (Mark) Livingstone, Beeton,Ont.; stepdaughters, Ginny (George) Greene, North Williamston; Pat(George) Douglas, St. Stephen, N.B.; Vivian (Doug) Findlay, Debert;stepson, Percy (Kathy Hartt) Magee, Ellershouse; sister, Winnie Marshall,Weymouth, and brother, Ronald (Joyce) Lutz, Auburn; 11 grandchildren and13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Betty; son,William Richard, and brothers in infancy, Arnold and Gordon. Visitationwill be from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, December 18, in Middleton Funeral Home,398 Main St., (902) 825-3448, beginning with a Masonic tribute conductedby Argus Masonic Lodge No. 133 at 7 p.m. Funeral service will be 11 a.m.Wednesday, December 19, in Middleton Funeral Home, Rev. Michael Mugfordofficiating. Interment will be in North Kingston Cemetery.
Halifax Herald, 17 December 2007

William Merrick (John13, William12, John11, Meuric ap10 Llywelyn,Llywelyn ap9 Heylin, Heylin ap8 Einiawn, Einion ap7 David, David ap6Torworth, Torworth ap5 Tydyr, Tydyr ap4 Madoc, Madoc ap3 Samuel, Samuelap2 Cydafael, Cydafael1 Ynnyd) was born 1603 in Wales, and died abt. Mar1688/89 in Eastham, Ma..
He married Rebecca Tracy 1642 in Eastham, Ma., daughter of Stephen Tracy and Tryphosa Lee.
He was a lieutenant in colonial militia under Captain Myles Standish. In 1636 He immigrated to Charlestown, MA, in the "James."

Children of William Merrick and Rebecca Tracy are:
i. William Merrick, d. Sep 15, 1643, Eastham, Ma.; d. Oct 30, 1732.
ii. Stephen Merrick, b. May 12, 1646, Eastham, MA; d. Mar 04, 1704/05, Taunton, Ma.
iii. Rebecca Merrick, b. Jul 28, 1648.
iv. Mary Merrick, b. Nov 04, 1650; d. Abt. 1694.
v. Ruth Merrick, b. May 15, 16526; M. Edmund Freeman, Jan 1676/77.
vi. Sarah Merrick, B. Aug 01, 16547; M. John Freeman, Dec 18, 1672.
vii. John Merrick, B. Jan 15, 1656/578.
viii. Isaac Merrick, B. Jan 06, 1660/619.
ix. Joseph Merrick, B. Jun 01, 166210.
x. Benjamin Merrick, B. Feb 01, 1664/6511

He accompanied King Henry V in all his French wars and served atAgincourt and Harfleur with his own men-at-arms, not hesitating tosacrifice his own possessions, in order to sustain the honor of hiscountry. For his valor he was made govenor of Calais and the Marches.

Donald M. Mansfield of Richfield, Minn., and formerly of the town ofDewey, died on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Fairview University MedicalCenter in Minneapolis.
He was born on July 21, 1925, to John and Mildred (Van Selus) Mansfield in the town of Dewey, Burnett County, where he was raised. He attended school in Shell Lake until his senior year, when his family moved to Minneapolis. He served with the Merchant Marine during World War II and was awarded the Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean Middle East War Zone Bars.
While in Iceland during the war, he met and married Olafia Johnsdottir. They resided in several locations prior to settling in Minneapolis. He was employed as a technical writer in the commercial, aerospace, and military sectors. His writing technology included avionics, aircraft mechanical systems, radar, data communications, telephone, radio, and satellite tracking. His last position was with GTE where he was a consultant for inflight telephone systems.
Donald is survived by his son, John, of Virginia, Minn.; daughter, Mary Jane (David Cervin) Mansfield of Minneapolis; and two grandchildren, Monica Lang and Darien Cervin.
His parents and wife preceded him in death.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Lakeview Methodist Church in Hertel. Pastor Marty Nolet will officiate. Music will be provided by Jo Henrikson.
Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Hertel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Scalzo Funeral Home, Spooner.
Spooner Advocate, 16 December 2002

Dr. Friedrich is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist who has been inprivate practice since 1983.
After having received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from the State University of New York, he went on to post graduate training in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Friedrich's residency training included one year of general surgery at Buffalo General Hospital and three years of ophthalmology at Erie County Medical Center, both affiliates of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology was earned the following year.
Moving to Los Angeles, he underwent additional training in cataract and refractive surgery by the "small incision" cataract and intraocular lens innovator, Mary C. Michelis, M.D. The following year, he began informal training in eyelid surgery with the internationally renowned founder and director of the U.C.L.A. oculoplastic surgery department, Henry I. Baylis, M.D.
Dr. Friedrich remained in private practice in the Los Angeles area until 1997. At that time, he and his wife, seeking a better place to raise their growing family, relocated to Chattanooga where he became the first surgeon in the area to offer the no-needle, no-patch, small incision cataract surgery.
Today, Dr. Friedrich continues to be a leader in the field of cataract surgery. He offers bifocal intraocular lenses that allow people to read and drive without glasses. His advanced eyelid surgery includes lower lid procedures that require no skin incisions. His treatment of glaucoma and most general ophthalmological conditions utilize state-of-the-art, high tech equipment to diagnose and treat most conditions. Dr. Friedrich currently practices at North Park Eye Center in Hixson, Tennessee.

William A. "Bill" Fish died Nov. 28, 2000, at age 91. A private servicewas held.
Mr. Fish was born June 11, 1909, in Aurora. He attended Aurora High School. He lived in Tillamook before moving to Portland in 1956. He was the owner and operator of B.F. Welding until his retirement. He married Alice I. Sekulic in 1952.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Dolly Hodgkinson and Marcy Bartruff; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren.
Disposition was by cremation. The family suggests remembrances to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.
The Oregonian, 6 December 2000

Don "Duck" Crofford, 65, of Odessa, passed away on Wednesday, May 2,2007, in Odessa.
Don was born June 1, 1941 in Lubbock, Texas to W.B. and Marie Crofford. He married Karren Fletcher on September 19, 1959 in Odessa.
"Duck" was a Texan at heart, but traveled around the country and the world. He was a self made man with a lot of pride. He worked hard to insure the safety and security of his family. His grandchildren and great grandchildren loved their "Poppo". Don was a loving husband and father, who was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was loved by all.
Survivors include his wife, Karren of Odessa; a son, Don P. Crofford and his wife, Holly of Cleburne; three daughters, Carrie Crofford of Huntington Beach, California, Kristin and her husband, Hal Seeley of Sunrise Beach, Texas, and Kelly and her husband, Gary Sanders of Ropesville, Texas; six granddaughters; two great grandchildren; two sisters, Ellen Sasser of Iowa Park, Texas and Helen and her husband, Lou Pepper of Burleson; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Ginger and Bobby Fletcher; five nieces and three nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, W.B., his mother, Marie, his sister, Virginia and his brother, Jerry.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hospice House, 903 N Sam Houston, Odessa, TX 79761.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland.
Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Creamatory,

Arthur Carl Peterson was born December 23, 1920 in Union County , SouthDakota to Carl and Beda (Berglund) Peterson. He died October 4, 2009 inSioux Falls , SD at the age of 88 years, nine months and 11 days.
Art was raised and educated in the Alcester area and graduated from Alcester High School . He served in the US Army during WWII where he received the Purple Heart. Art returned to Alcester following his honorable discharge in 1945. He married Fern Hartman March 24, 1948.
Art farmed until 1997 when he and Fern moved into Alcester. He enjoyed being with his family, coffee hour at Cenex, camping, fishing, and most of all, Art loved farming. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and the Alcester VFW Post 6149.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Fern; two sons, Mike (Lorna) of Alcester and Dave (Carla) of Ames, IA; four grandchildren, Brandon (Becky) Peterson, Kristen (Jason) Meyer, Kaija Peterson and Natalie Peterson; four great-grandchildren, Blake, Brady, Peyton and Jackson. Also surviving is his brother, LeRoy (Gail) Peterson and four sisters, Marion Warnkvist, Leona (Earl) Beuckens, Winona (Marvin) Boles and Shirley (Paul) McKee.
His parents, brother, two sisters, step-sister and two step-brothers preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Peace Lutheran Church in Alcester. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. at Wass Funeral Home in Alcester with the family present from 6-8 p.m.
Waas Funeral Home Obituary

Magnus, Duke of Saxony, was the last member of the House of Billung. From1070 on, he was involved in the war between Saxon noblemen and the Salianking Henry IV.

Harry Illsley died in his 80th year; on Oct. 16, 1968. He had been apatient in Northfield Hospital for just a few hours, suffering a heartattack after checking into the hospital for tests.
He had driven to a Land O' Lakes meeting two days before. He conferred with Farm Bureau officers about a forthcoming meeting while he was in the hospital.
His death came the morning of the day he was slated to be especially honored at a Land O' Lakes meeting and the day before he was to have been honored as a charter member at the 50th anniversary banquet of the Rice County Farm Bureau Federation. He and his wife, Lois, had planned to leave within a week for their annual winter vacation in Florida.
Illsley was born near Dundas on Aug. 5, 1888, the son of Senator and Mrs. D.W. Illsley. He grew up in the Little Prairie community and spent most of his life there. He had only a sixth grade education, not for lack of interest in school, but for economic necessity. As a very young man, he left his parents' farm to accept employment with the St.Paul Rapid Transit Co. Then for 10 years he fired locomotives for the Soo Line railroad.
But the love of farming proved strong. In 1918 he began buying the Little Prairie farm that had been his wife's childhood home. They were still living there when he died.
Illsley was given the Master Farmer award by The Farmer magazine in 1929. By that time he had dairy cows, hogs and poultry and was raising corn, oats and barley. He had remodeled the farmhouse and improved the farm buildings. He was participating in a soil building practice and he was cooperating with the Farm Management Division of the University Farm in keeping farm accounts. He was president of the Rice County Farm Bureau, president of the Forest Cooperative Creamery, an active member of a livestock shipping association, of a cooperative oil association and the Little Prairie Farmers Club. He was a trustee of the Little Prairie United Methodist Church and chairman of its building fund.
In 1948 he was named Farmer of the Week by the St. Paul Sunday Pioneer Press. As a Land O' Lakes director of District 6 (Rice, Goodhue, Olmsted and Wabasha counties) and president of the Rice County Farm Bureau, he was a pioneer in the cooperative movement. He was also credited with inspiring the organization of the Rice County Dairy Association. He was president of the Rice County Cooperative Association from 1955 until1966. He served on the board of the Community Co-op Oil Association of Rice County, on the district board of directors of Midland Oil and on the board of directors of Mutual Service Insurance Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Illsley celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an observance on their lawn; where their wedding had been conducted on June 28, 1916. There were 400 guests from 11states at the golden wedding event.
Mrs. Illsley, who had been an elementary teacher in rural Rice County before her marriage, died in 1979, 11 years after her husband's death. The couple had three children.
Well, of course I knew the Illsleys. I interviewed him at various times. I had no idea, however, until after his death, that he did not have at least a high school education. He was surely a self-educated individual.
Northfield News

Wile (Illsley), Rowena Grace - 82, Parkland Estates, Truro, N.S. formerlyof Middleton, N.S. passed away peacefully on August 17th, 2011 followinga lengthy illness. Born in Windsor, N.S. on July 17, 1929, she was thedaughter of the late William P. and E. Hazel (Hopper) Illsley. Gracegraduated from Windsor Academy and Maritime Business College, Halifax.She was employed at N.S. Dept. of Welfare for a number of years beforemarrying Cecil Deal Wile in 1953 and raising her family. She is survivedby her husband of 58 years Cecil Wile, daughters Linda (John) Lunney,Carringbah, N.S.W. Australia, Deborah Churchill, Amherst, Susan (John)Murray, Valley, Shelley (Perry) Marriott, Windsor Junction, sons, Gregory(Lynda) Wile, Auburn, Stephen (Annie) Wile, Fort St. John, B.C.Grandchildren: Mark (Emma) and Paul Lunney, Australia, Vanessa (JohnTodd) Ferris, Edmonton, Lewis (Danica) Churchill, Edmonton, Amanda Wile,Michelle (Aaron) LeBlanc, Adam Wile, Timothy Wile, Jennifer Wile, MelissaMurray, Kitchener, Ont., Peter Murray, Kristen Marriott, and HunterMarriott; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Charles (Mildred) Illsley,Falmouth. She was predeceased by an infant brother William. Grace was amember of Middleton Baptist Church where she served on various boards andcommittees, taught Sunday School, and was a life Deacon. She was also alife member of the Wilmot Garden Club where she served in many officesover the years. She served on the Board of Directors of N.S.A.G.C. andshared the N.S.A.G.C. gardener of the year award along with her husband,Cecil, in 1984. She was a qualified horticultural judge and lovedgardening and flower arranging. Special thanks to Dr. David Henderson andAnn McKim with palliative care and the staff at both Edinburgh Hall andFergus Hall, Parkland Estates, for their kindness, excellent care andcompassion during her time spent in Truro; each one of you touched ourhearts as well as our motherʼs. Special thanks also to Dr. Rajaraman,Dickson Center, for his excellent care over the last 12 years and Dr.Michael Murray for his care since Momʼs move to Truro. The scriptures andprayers shared by Dr. Brian Ross were treasured and looked forward to byMom. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 21st, from 7pm. to 9pm. inMiddleton Funeral Home, 398 Main Street, (902) 825-3448. Funeral Servicewill be held at Middleton Baptist Church, Monday August 22nd at 2pm. withPastor Danny Smith officiating. Family flowers only please. Memorialdonations may be made to Middleton Baptist Church, N.S. Cancer Society,V.O.N., Valley Regional Hospital, Soldiers Memorial hospital or charityof choice.
Posted by the Middleton Funeral Home

Bertha E. Mominee, 93, of Laguna Woods, California, formerly ofEvansville, died January 3, 2004, at Windcrest Skilled Nursing Center.
Bertha retired from Whirlpool Corp. in 1972, after 25 years as a bookkeeper. She was born in Warrick County to George and Joy Engel.
Bertha was preceded in death by her husband, Glen R. Mominee, in 1986.
Bertha is survived by daughter, Patsy Cunningham of Laguna Woods, Calif.; stepdaughter, Abba Jean Graf of Bloomington, Ind.; stepson, John Mominee of Platteville, Wis.; and brother, John Engel of Evansville, Ind.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, January 8, 2004, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Reverend Ernest Stair. Burial will be at Park Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday, January 8, 2004, at Alexander East Chapel.
Evansville Courier & Press, 7 January 2004

Based on daughter's marriage license, she married Mitton before 1928.

First marriage to Hepzibah Janes (b 2/13/1664-65).

Íñigo Íñiguez Arista (Wannaqo ibn Wannaqo, Basque: Eneko EnekonesAritza/Haritza/Aiza; c. 790 - 851 or 852) was the first King of Pamplona(c. 824 - 851 or 852). He is said by a later chronicler to have beencount of Bigorre, or at least to have come from there, but there is nonear-contemporary evidence of this.
His origin is obscure, but his patronymic indicates that he was the son of an Íñigo. It has been speculated that he was kinsman of Garćıa Jiménez, who in the late 8th century succeeded his father Jimeno 'the Strong' in resisting Carolingian expansion into Vasconia. He is also speculated to have been related to the other Navarrese dynasty, the Jiménez.
His mother also married Musa ibn Fortun ibn Qasi, by whom she was mother of Musa ibn Musa ibn Qasi, head of the Banu Qasi and Moslem ruler of Tudela, one of the chief lords of Valley of the Ebro. Due to this relationship, Íñigo and his kin frequently acted in alliance with Musa ibn Musa and this relationship allowed Íñigo to extend his influence over large territories in the Pyrenean valleys.
The family came to power through struggles with Frankish and Muslim influence in Spain. In 799, pro-Frankish assassins murdered Mutarrif ibn Musa, governor of Pamplona, the brother of Musa ibn Musa ibn Qasi and perhaps of Íñigo himself. Ibn Hayyan reports that in 816, Abd al-Karim ibn Abd al-Wahid ibn Mugit launched a military campaign against the pro-Frankish "Enemy of God", Velasco the Gascon, who had united Christian factions. They fought a three-day battle and the Christians were routed, with Velasco killed along with Garćıa López, maternal uncle of Alfonso II of Asturias, Sancho "the premier warrior/knight of Pamplona", and "Saltan", similarly preeminent among the "pagans". This defeat of the pro-French force is said to have allowed the anti-French Íñigo to come to power. In 820, Íñigo is said to have intervened in the County of Aragon, ejecting a Frankish vassal, count Aznar I Gaĺındez, in favor of Garćıa el Malo (the Bad), who would become Íñigo's son-in-law. In 824, the Frankish counts Aeblus and Aznar Sánchez made an expedition against Pamplona, but were defeated in the third Battle of Roncesvalles. Traditionally, this battle led to the crowning of Íñigo as "King of Pamplona" but he continued to be called "Lord of Pamplona", as had his predecessor Velasco, by the Arabic chroniclers. Íñigo was a Christicolae princeps (Christian prince), according to Eulogio de Córdoba.[citation needed] However, his kingdom continually played Moslem and Christian against themselves and each other to maintain independence against outside powers.

In 840 his lands were attacked by Abd Allah ibn Kulayb, wali of Zaragoza, leading his half-brother, Musa ibn Musa into rebellion.[5] The next year, Íñigo fell victim to paralysis in battle against the Norse with Musa ibn Musa. His son Garćıa acted as regent, in concert with Fortún Íñiguez, "the premier knight of the realm", the king's brother and also half-brother of Musa. They joined Musa ibn Musa in an uprising against the Caliphate of Córdoba. Abd-ar-Rahman II, emir of Córdoba, launched reprisal campaigns in the succeeding years. In 843, Fortún Íñiguez was killed, and Musa unhorsed and forced to escape on foot, while Íñigo and his son Galindo escaped with wounds and several nobleman, most notably Velasco Garcés defected to Abd-ar-Rahman. The next year, Íñigo's own son, Galindo Íñiguez and Musa's son Lubb ibn Musa went over to Córdoba, and Musa was forced to submit. Following a brief campaign the next year, 845, a general peace was achieved.[6] In 850, Musa again rose in open rebellion, supported again by Pamplona,[7] and envoys of Induo (thought to be Íñigo) and Mitio,[8] "Dukes of the Navarrese", were received at the French court. Íñigo died in the Muslim year 237, which is late 851 or early 852, and was succeeded by Garćıa Íñiguez.
The name of the wife (or wives) of Íñigo is not reported in contemporary records, although chronicles from centuries later assign her the name of Toda or Oneca. There is also scholarly debate regarding her derivation, some hypothesizing that she was daughter of Velasco, lord of Pamplona (killed 816), and others making her kinswoman of Aznar I Gaĺındez. He was father of the following known children:
* Assona Íñiguez, who married her father's half-brother, Musa ibn Musa ibn Fortun ibn Qasi, lord of Tudela and Huesca
* Garćıa Íñiguez, the future king
* Galindo Íñiguez, fled to Córdoba where he was friend of Eulogio of Córdoba and became father of Musa ibn Galind, Amil of Huesca in 860, assassinated in 870 [13]
* a daughter, wife of Count Garćıa el Malo (the Bad) of Aragón.

The dynasty founded by Íñigo reigned for about 80 years, being supplanted by a rival dynasty in 905. However, due to intermarriages, subsequent kings of Navarre descend from Íñigo.

Married 20 Nov 1992 first to Tatyana M Davis

''Grandma'' Louise Taylor of Kent died Aug. 1, 2002, in Auburn. She was86.
Born Sept. 29, 1915, in Hamilton, Mont., Mrs. Taylor had lived in the Kent area since 1957.
She was a homemaker and operated a day-care center in Kent for 20 years, retiring in 1999.
She was preceded in death by her husband, ''Smokey'' Taylor in 1968; and son Dick Taylor in 1992. She is survived by her daughter, Candy Moberg of Kent; sister Patricia MacKay of Kerville, Texas; five grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
No service will be held. Arrangements are by Greenwood Funeral Home in Renton.
South County Journal, Kent, WA, 2 August 2002

He was educated in Córdoba, as a guest at the court of the Emir ofCórdoba. He was the son of Íñigo Arista, the first king of their dynasty.When his father was stricken by paralysis in 842, he became regent ofthe kingdom (or perhaps co-regent with his uncle Fortún Íñiguez). He andhis kinsman Musa ibn Musa ibn Fortún of the Banu Qasi rebelled againstthe Cordoban emir in 843. This rebellion was put down by EmirAbd-ar-Rahman II, who attacked the Kingdom of Pamplona, defeating Garćıabadly and killing Fortún. At his father's death in 851/2, he succeeded tothe crown.
Following the death of Íñigo Arista, the Banu Qasi leader Musa ibn Musa pursued a policy of closer allegiance with Muhammad I of Córdoba, leaving Garćıa to look to Christian Asturias for an ally. In 859, Musa ibn Musa allowed a contingent of Vikings to pass through his lands and attack Navarre, resulting in the capture Garćıa, who was forced to pay at least 70,000 gold dinars in ransom. Later the same year, Musa ibn Musa attacked the Pamplonese city of Albelda. Garćıa and his new friend Ordoño I of Asturias together dealt Musa a crushing blow, killing, it is said, 10,000 of his magnates in the Battle of Albelda. This, in turn, provoked a Muslim response and the next year, 860, saw Garćıa's son and heir Fortún captured and imprisoned by the Moors. He languished in Córdoba for the next 20 years. In 870, Garćıa formed an alliance with the Muslim rebel Amrus ibn Amr ibn Amrus, who had killed Garcia's nephew Musa ibn Galindo of Huesca, and the next year was apparently in a new alliance with the sons of Musa ibn Musa, now in rebellion against Córdoba.
Garćıa I favoured the pilgrims who travelled to Santiago de Compostela, and attempted to guarantee peace for that traffic.
Garćıa's death has been subject to scholarly dispute, a result of a paucity of records from the last years of his reign. The lack of subsequent mention of him after 870 led to the suggestion that he died in that year, and as his heir was in the hands of his enemies, it was argued that Garćıa Jiménez then governed the kingdom as regent. Garćıa's son, Fortún Garcés, is then made to succeed upon his released in 880. There is, however, no evidence for such a regency, and Sanchéz Albornoz has cited evidence that Garćıa was still living at the time of his son's return. Thus it is likely that Balparda was reporting accurate tradition when he suggested Garćıa and ally Umar ibn Hafsun, fought a battle at Aybar against the troops of Emir of Córdoba in 882, Garćıa dying there (although the age provided him, 84 years, is clearly exaggerated).
The identity of Garćıa's wife or wives is poorly documented, and has been subject to much speculation. An undated confirmation of an earlier lost charter refers to King Garćıa and Queen Urraca Mayor, and this is thought by some to refer to Garćıa Íñiguez and an otherwise unknown wife. Based on her name alone, it has been suggested that she was of the Banu Qasi, but other historians have given her different parentage, or even a different king as husband. Likewise, royal princess Leodegundia Ordoñez of Asturias, daughter of Ordoño I of Asturias, is known to have married a ruler of Pamplona, and Garćıa Íñiguez is one of those speculated to have been this prince.
Garćıa Íñiguez had following children:
* Fortún Garcés, the future king.
* Sancho Garcés, whose only known child, Aznar Sánchez, married a daughter of king Fortún Garcés and by her had queens Toda Aznárez, wife of king Sancho Garcés I, and Sancha Aznárez, wife of king Jimeno Garcés.
* Onneca Garcés, wife of Aznar Gaĺındez II.
* Velasquita Garcés, married to Mutarrif ibn Musa ibn Qasi, Wali of Huesca, son of Musa ibn Musa.
* (perhaps) Jimena, wife of Alfonso III of León (assignment of her parentage based on political, chronological and onomastic arguments).

Odomir IV of the Franks, d. 128, King of the Franks
Richemer I of the Franks, b. before 90, d. 112, King of the Franks
Ratherius, King of the Franks, King of the Franks
Antenor IV King of the West Franks
Clodomir III of the Franks, King of the Franks
Marcomir III King of The Franks
Clodius II King of the Franks
Francus ot the West Franks
Antharius Sicambri
Et cetera

According to "Field Genealogy," Vol I, pg. 115, Alexander Edwards camefrom Walesto New England in 1640 and settled first in Springfield, MA. Heremoved to Northampton in 1655 and died 4 Sept. 1690. He married thewidow of John Searle, an immigrant from England to Springfield, SarahBaldwin.

Never married

1st - William Ylmaki (Divorced 1942)
2nd - John Jack Forsberg (died 4/18/1948)
3rd - Aylmer Hess

According to "Field Genealogy," Sarah (Baldwin) (Searle) Edwards was adaughter of Sylvester Baldwin who died on the ship "Martin" whiletravelling to New England. His widow settled at New Haven then Milford,CT with her children. However, Savage and the "Register," discussing thewill of Benjamin Fenn, indicates that Sarah Baldwin, daughter ofSylvester Baldwin, married, as his first wife, Benjamin Fenn. Given thatJohn Searle was of Springfield, MA and Alexander Edwards was ofNorthampton, it seems less likely that this Sarah Baldwin, residentof CT,was daughter of Sylvester.

Perhaps this Sarah was sister of Joseph Baldwin, an early settler of Milford, CT. He and his wife were admitted as members of the church there 23 June 1644 and, in about 1663, Joseph and his wife removed to Hadley.

According to website "Baldwin Family History" by Stephen Chinn and A Supplement to the Baldwin Genealogy by Charles Candee Baldwin provided by Judy Burritt: []: Sarah, daughter of Richard Baldwin & IsabelHarding b. 25 Jun 1621 in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England; m. (1) JohnSearle on 19 Mar 1639 in Springfield, MA; d.3 Oct 1690 in Northampton, MA.

Richard, son of Richard Baldwin & Isabel Chase b.15 Jun 1576 in Aston Clinton; m. Isabel Harding on 15 May 1598 in Buckinghamshire, England; d. bef. 16 May 1633 in Aston Clinton.

Richard, son of Richard Edward Baldwin & Ellen Apuke b.1540 in Aston Clinton; m. Isabel Chase abt 1575 in Aston Clinton; d. there on18Feb 1632.

Name: *Joos LEE
Sex: M
Birth: 1570 in Leiden, SouthHolland, Netherlands
Death: 8 JUL 1671 in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands

Marriage 1 *Anne HUNGERFORD b: 1574 in Farleigh, Hungerford, Somerset ,England

Married: 1590 in England


1. *Tryphosa O. LEE b: in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
2. Samuel LEE b: 1598
3. Bridget Mary LEE b: 1600
4. William LEE b: 1606

Gary Luttrull, 41, of Evansville, died Monday, May 17, 1999, of ananeurysm at Deaconess Hospital.
He had worked at several area restaurants, Goodwill Industries and the Blind Association.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and was the recording secretary for the Head Injury Support Group Evansville Chapter.
Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Jane (Heilman); a daughter, Natalie Luttrull, at home; his parents, Ann and Bob Luttrull of Evansville; a stepmother, Martha Hyre of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Bobbi Ann Taylor of Evansville; seven brothers, David, John, Jeff, Mike and Tommy Luttrull, all of Evansville, and Kevin and Tim Hyre, both of Florida; grandparents, Bobbi Williams and Catherine Luttrull; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the Rev. Walter Ullman officiating, with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Browning Funeral Home and from noon to service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church or Brain Injury Association of Indiana.
Evansville Courier & Press, 19 May 1999

OLNEY -Mary Jane Slichenmyer, 62, rural Olney, died Wednesday (Aug. 10,1994). Member and elder, First Presbyterian Church, Olney. Survivors:father, Roy Bourne, Noble; husband, John; daughters, Arrah JeanSlichenmyer, Olney; Johnsie Michel , Chandler, Ind.; brother, SamBourne, Noble; two grandchildren. Preceded by: mother.
Services: 2 p.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Zirkle Funeral Home, Olney. Burial: Crest Haven Memorial Park, Olney. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church or Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
Herald & Review, Decatur, IL, 11 August 1994

Axel first married 5 October 1930

John "Jack" Albert Rosenfelder, 79, of Peru, died at 5:25 a.m. July 18,2008 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn.
Services will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Mueller Funeral Home, Peru, and at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph Church, Peru. The Rev. Joseph Heyd, O.S.B., will officiate. Burial will be at Peru City Cemetery with military rites by Peru Veterans Memorial Group.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home with a Scripture service at 4:45 p.m.
He was the son of Albert and Gertrude (Bubel) Rosenfelder, born Dec. 31, 1928. He married Marjorie Protch on Feb. 3, 1951 in St. Mary's Church, Naplate.
He was a graduate of La Salle-Peru Township High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953 in Germany. He worked as a carpenter for more than 50 years until he retired in 1990.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Peru, Carpenter's Local 195 for more than 50 years, charter member of the Peru Rescue Station, and former volunteer firefighter for Peru.
Survivors are his wife, Marjorie Rosenfelder; four daughters, Christine (Jim) Blaydes of Oglesby, Lorraine (John) Nicoli of Ottawa, Lisa (James) Taylor of Utica, and Cheryl (Fred) Lies of Minneapolis, Minn; two sons, Jack (Julie Heymann) Rosenfelder of Dallas, Texas and Douglas J. Rosenfelder of Peru; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Janna Blaydes, Michael Blaydes, Laura Blaydes, Erin Byrd, C.J. Nicoli, Johnny Nicoli, James Unger, Anne Weiser and Jeremy Donnelly.
NewsTribune, La Salle, IL, 21 July 2008

Wheeler was a dedicated volunteer
REDLANDS - Bettye Wheeler dedicated her life to helping people, as a nurse and as a volunteer in many Redlands organizations.
She served as president of the board of Redlands Meals on Wheels and president of Redlands United Church of Christ, and she was not only a leader but a listener, according to those who worked with her.
"Whenever you were talking with Bettye, she was 100 percent present, totally connected to you, taking you into her heart and reflecting herself back," said Loring Fiske-Phillips, current president of Redlands United Church of Christ. "She would always do what I term 'whole-face listening,"' he said. "Bettye was a very dynamic person," said Kathy Van Meter, a coordinator with Redlands Meals on Wheels. "We're going to miss her terribly."
Wheeler died April 28 at Redlands Community Hospital, after an illness. She was 72.
She first came to Redlands in 1970 when her husband, Charlie, was serving in the U.S. Air Force. They lived here until 1974, then came back in 1986.
"Redlands kind of captured us," her husband said. Near the end of his Air Force career, he asked for an assignment here so they could settle in Redlands where they had made many friends and were involved in the community.
Bettye Wheeler had been active with Redlands Meals on Wheels in the 1970s, and when she returned in the '80s she was soon rolling again with the organization that delivers meals to homebound people.
In addition to serving as president of the board of Redlands Meals on Wheels, she had been a chairman and on the admissions committee and, of course, she delivered meals, both on a regular route and as a substitute.
"She contributed a great deal to our program," Van Meter said. "She was dedicated to offering whatever help she could."
Bev Woolverton, another Meals on Wheels volunteer, said Wheeler was "a great lady and a good cook, too."
"She made wonderful chocolate chip cookies," Woolverton said. "She did everything with Meals on Wheels. I'm going to miss her."
Bettye Jean Wheeler was born May 6, 1935, in Boonville, Ind., and received her diploma as a registered nurse at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
Shortly after that she married and began more than 30 years as an Air Force wife. During that time she used her nursing skills as a Red Cross volunteer and registered nurse in many places.
After earning her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Utah, she worked as a public health nurse in Hawaii and for 12 years in Riverside County before retiring.
She was active in Air Force wives' clubs and church activities throughout her life.
In Redlands, she was a member of Redlands United Church of Christ and served as president of the church from 1997 to 1999. She also served as a parish nurse for the church and represented Redlands United Church of Christ on the Redlands Area Interfaith Council.
Some of the young people in the church called her "the youngest spirit in an old body they have ever known," according to Fiske-Phillips.
He recalled that a week before she died, she wanted to be part of a small group meeting so much that she had the meeting at her house. "She 'held court,' " he said, "with the committee sitting around, soaking in her love and wisdom. You could tell she was completely in the group and outside her own health issues."
At another meeting, Fiske-Phillips said, when the church board's discussion turned to finances and the fact that there often wasn't enough money to go around, she said her life's philosophy was to have as much fun as possible on the least amount of money.
Fiske-Phillips said part of the church's message is: No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you're welcome here.
"Bettye lived that message and projected that sentiment to everyone she met," he said.
She was also active in the Redlands Symphony Guild.
In a letter to the editor printed in today's Daily Facts, Walter Collins, former executive director of the Redlands Symphony Orchestra, wrote: "Bettye leaves a tremendous legacy of selfless wisdom and caring volunteerism, and I will cherish her memory dearly. The finer things of Our Town remain as a testament to Bettye and her indomitable spirit."
Other community involvement included Redlands Family Service Association and the Wee Care child-care center at Orangewood High School, where she did child development assessment.
She was a member of the PEO sisterhood, and her hobbies included cooking, sewing, reading and traveling.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Charles Wheeler; her sons Scott Wheeler and wife Candace of Springfield, Va., and Brian Wheeler and wife Stephanie of Fairfield, Calif.; her daughters Jean Dziedzinski of Chelmsford, Mass., and Nancy Thomas and husband Paul of Loma Linda; her brother Dale Fehd and wife Michelle of Smithfield, Va.; and grandchildren Jennifer Tebbe, Jennifer Dziedzinski, Richard Dziedzinski, Katherine Thomas, Jonathan Thomas, CJ Mroz, Rachel Wheeler, Jessica Wheeler, Benjamin Wheeler, David Wheeler, Nicolaus Thomas and Cameron Wheeler.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Redlands United Church of Christ, 168 Bellevue Ave., Redlands, with the Rev. Sharon R. Graff officiating.
At her request, those attending the service are asked not to wear black; aloha wear is appropriate.
Graveside services will be private, at Riverside National Cemetery.
Redlands Daily Facts, 2 May 2008

Willie was born on the homestead of his parents, JP and Anna (Peterson)Eklund in Garfield township. He married Hulda Claudia Peterson on July 6,1900.
He farmed in Sec. 30 of Garfield township on land that his father had given him. He was apparently a most successful farmer and was popularly known as a musician.
Willie and Hulda had three children: Irvine William, Lucile Anna, and Lillian Laverne. By some fate he lost his farm and the family moved to Albert Lea, MN. He was a traveling salesman for an acetylene lighting plant and became estranged from his family.
Hulda and the children returned to Garfield township and again began farming. Willie later returned to the family. They lived in the small house built by his father on his father's original homestead. He died suddenly from a heart attack while hauling hay near his home.

Age 89 of St. Paul. And recently of Stillwater and Woodbury Health CareCenter, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. Born Oct. 15, 1921 in St. Paul,Minn., Frank was the son of the late Frank E. and Agnes (Hensler) Bremer,Sr. Frank worked in engineering and management for Bendix in South Bend,Ind. and American Hoist and Derrick. He earned a degree in aeronauticalengineering from the University of Minnesota, he also attended College ofSt. Thomas and Cretin High School where he was a member of the statechampionship football team of 1939. Sports continued to be important toFrank, he was an avid golfer, runner and lifelong Notre Dame footballfan. In 1945 he married Mary Connolly Bremer (deceased 2007) of St. Paul.They enjoyed living in South Bend, Ind., Fridley, Minn. and an activeretirement in Sun City West, Ariz., relocating back to the Twin City areain 1999. He is survived by two daughters, Mary Jude (Val) Langhurst ofIowa City, Iowa and Catherine Marie Lombritto of Stillwater; fourgrandchildren, Andrea Langhurst of South Bend, Ind., Jay Langhurst ofPewaukee, Wisc., and Jenny and Joseph Lombritto of Stillwater, Minn. Hisbrother, Robert (Maura) Bremer of St. Paul, Minn. also mourn his passing.Frank's sister, Shirley Bremer Capistrant preceded him in death as wellas his beloved wife, Mary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 423 FifthStreet South in Stillwater, Minn. Visitation will immediately precede themass beginning at 10 a.m. Private family interment. Memorial donationsmay be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Saint Paul Pioneer Press, 25 January 2011

George S. Westlake, 72, of 127 Lewis St. died Sunday at his home.
He was a life resident of Auburn. He retired from the Auburn Locomotive Co. after 42 years, the last 13 as a supervisor.
He was a past president of the Falcon Sportsmen Club, a life member of VFW Post 1975 and a member of Swietoniowski-Kopeczek American Legion Post 1324.
He was a veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, the former Jean Moody; two sons, Stephen of Fayetteville and Craig of Auburn; a daughter, Eileen Lumb of Rochester; nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services are 8:45 a.m. Wednesday at White Chapel Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in St. Alphonsus Church. Burial is in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn.
Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home 197 South St.
Contributions may be made to the St. Alphonsus Building Memorial Fund.
Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)
Date: January 13, 1998

Married with three boys.

Hulda came the the United States in 1882 with her parents, Ingvald andAnna Lotta (Karlsdotter), and two sisters, Bertha Marie and Anna Sophia.They first went to Sioux City, Iowa where Ingvald was a shoemaker. Afterthree more sisters to Hulda were born the family moved to Vermillion, SD,where two brothers and one sister were born. They then moved to Riversidetownship, Clay County, where they farmed.
Hulda married William D. Eklund in Riverside Township on July 6, 1900. They farmed in Garfield Township.
After William's death she lived with her son, Irvine, and his family for several years. She then lived with her daughter Lucile for many years until entering the Good Samaritan Nursing Home at Centerville in 1965.

Seivert, Colette M. (nee: Wiedl) Age 82 Of Mendota Heights on March 11,2008. Preceded in death by husband, John L. Seivert Jr.; brother, JuliusWiedl and brother-in-law, Lawrence F. Peters. Survived by children,Laureen McElmury, Terry, Eva Fleischhacker (Spike); grandchildren, DawnHirman (Steve), Heather Whebbe (Jim), T.J. (Malissa), Eric, Greg, JosiahTerrence, Andrea Alexander (John III), Melissa Schmidt (Greg) and JakeFleischhacker; 10 great-grandchildren with 1 expected shortly; sister,Marguerite(Marge) Peters; niece, Lori Ann; brother-in-law, Charles(Elaine) sister-in-law, Eileen. Also survived many other nieces, nephewsother relatives and special friend, Lynda Phillips. Visitation Sunday4-7PM at the O'HALLORAN & MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 575 S Snelling Ave. S.(651-698-0796). Mass of Christian Burial 11AM Monday at the RESURRECTIONMAUSOLEUM CHAPEL, 2101 Lexington Ave. S. Entombment ResurrectionMausoleum.

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Geoffroy III of Preuilly, known as Jordan, lord of Preuilly (1067-1102), Count of Vendôme (Geoffroy II of Vendôme) (1085-1102), son of Geoffrey II, lord of Preuilly and Almodis de Blois.

He became Count de Vendôme with death of his brother-in-law Bouchard III. He takes share with the conflict which opposed the two brothers of Anjou, Geoffroy III the Bearded one and Foulque IV Réchin. Supporting Fulk initially, he switched sides and was imprisoned by Lancelin de Beaugency and then ransomed in 1090. Like his predecessors, he feuded with the Abbey of the Trinity, a conflict that causes his excommunication. In penance, he took part in the first Crusade. He died in 1102, after being imprisoned by the Arabs by the seat of Ascalon.
Children by Euphrosine de Vendôme:
Geoffroy, who succeeded to him Vendôme
Escivard, which succeeded to him Preuilly
Engelbaud (1062-1115), archbishop of Turns.

George H. "Lefty" Lumb, 66, of 156 S. Seward St. died Sunday at his home.
Mr. Lumb was a life resident of Auburn; He retired in 1989 after 38 years with Alco Products. Mr. Lumb also was the owner and operator for more than 35 years of Lumb's Trash Removal Service.
Mr. Lumb played softball for many years in the "A League" in Auburn and also managed and coached Little League for several years. He was a bowler and a member of the 700 Club. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in both the Army and Merchant Marine.
Surviving are his wife, the former Eleanor Treat; six sons, Edward E. of Lansing, Mich., James C. of Webster, Douglas C. of Ogdensburg, Kenneth G. and Jeffrey W., both of Auburn, and Gregory A. of Henrietta; 11 grandchildren; and three nieces.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. Luke's United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Fort Hill Cemetery.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Brew Funeral Home, 48 South St.
Contributions may be made to the general fund of St. Luke's United Church of Christ or Hospice of the Finger Lakes.
Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY)
Date: December 7, 1993


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