Monthly Archives: February 2014

BIG Y Results, Whereforth Art Thou?

For those who don’t know me, I believe poor customer service is unnecessary and it usually happens because people are willing to tolerate it. Amazing how fast a company improves its customer service when enough people make it clear they … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Indexing Program Has New Look

I saw this on the FamilySearch blog today, https://familysearch.org/blog/en/great-program-2  The article mentions several changes – some cosmetic, some not, but points out the changes aren’t part of the new indexing program they are developing.    

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of February 26, 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail update from WikiTree and TribalPages. Christian Friedrich Lang (28 February 1768 – 18 March 1837; 1st cousin of wife of 3rd great grandfather). Ancestry family trees report he was born and died in Crottendorf, Annaberg, Sachsen, Germany. … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 8 Daniel Kring, Died at Missionary Ridge

Week 8 of the #52 Ancestors Challenge. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. You can find the recap of Week 7 which saw 207 blog articles posted, not counting any submitted after the posting deadline. This week’s challenge … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of February 19, 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. Living Brother (19 February 1950s – , brother) Happy birthday brother. Esther Catherine (Kring) Earl (21 February 1906 – 15 October 1987, 2nd cousin, once removed). Born in Ohio and died in … Continue reading

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Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum Open House Today

If you are in the Cincinnati, Ohio area today (the 18th), Spring Grove is having an Open House. http://www.springgrove.org/event-details.aspx?id=353&title=Arboretum+and+Volunteer+Center+Open+House The concept for Maple Grove Cemetery in Wichita was developed after A.A. Hyde visited Spring Grove. Spring Grove on BillionGraves, Find-A-Grave, GenealogyTrails (only has latitude and … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 7 Minnie Smart Kring My Third Grandmother

Week 7 of the #52 Ancestors Challenge. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. Some of you saw third grandmother and may be wondering if it’s a typo. Did I mean third great grandmother or maybe second … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of February 12, 2014

WikiTree birthday e-mail for the week of 12 February 2014 includes Pierre Peter Paradies, Daniel Blamey, Jack Elwood Felter, Minnie M. Smart Kring, Vincent Stiglets, Henry Phillip Bentz, Edwin Lowell Kring, and Living Brother. Pierre Peter Paradies (15 February 1840 … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 5 “Aunt” Janie Kates

Out of order as I already posted Week 6. Week 5 of the #52 Ancestors Challenge. Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks For those not familiar with the custom – in some places children are taught … Continue reading

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RIP Navajo Code Talker Arthur Jose Hubbard Sr (1912 – 2014)

I saw this posted online http://www.azfamily.com/news/Tribe-Former-Ariz-state-senator-dead-at-age-102-244782261.html More information about him and the Navajo Code Talkers can be found at https://www.facebook.com/Our.Navajo.Code.Talkers. His Find-A-Grave memorial is here. For more information on the Code Talkers, try here  and for the Navajo Code Talker dictionary here.  

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