Friday, June 26, 2015

Creed C. Casteel of Ohio

Creed Clayton Casteel
son of James Polk and Arra Amanda (Bacon) Casteel
Born 6 March 1893 in Hettick,  Illinois
Resided in Newbury, Ohio
Died 15 July 1959 in El Paso, Texas

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Newspaper: El Paso Herald
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Buried in Newbury Center Cemetery, Newbury Township, Ohio
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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Flag Day

National Museum of American History - Kenneth E. Behring Center

Click HERE to learn more online 
or visit the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Ruth Freeman Welcheck of Ohio - Problem Solved.

I was searching for Ruth (Freeman) Welcheck, the spouse of John J Welcheck.  I last saw the couple in the 1920 census.  Then nothing more on Ruth  (John dies Feb 1930 and their son is residing with the Welcheck grandparents in 1930 census).
Then, finally, I locate a short legal notice in a 1931 newspaper referencing Ruth Tishel formerly Welcheck, and with that clue I was able to find the following:

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A lot of questions are answered in just this one record.
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

1689 Morris / Bom Marriage Announcement

From the 1689 Philadelphia Quaker Monthly Meeting Minutes:

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Marriage intentions of Agnes (Moij) Bom, widow of Cornelius Bom,
 to Anthony Morris;
both of residents of Philadelphia
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Thursday, May 14, 2015

A Birth Date Calculator

Here is a handy tool to help determine birth date when only the age at death and the date of death are known.

         click here: 
 Birth Date Calculator

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wedding Wednesday: Burton Casteel & Jennie Atrim - 28 April 1910

A Beautifully  Simple Wedding

The Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois) 30 April 1910
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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Eli & Apoline (Caron) Robillard of Connecticut

Eli Robillard b.1861
son of Pierre & Philanese (Ducharme) Robillard

married Pauline (Apoline) Caron  c.1888

Buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery in New London, Connecticut


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Joseph Ernest Casteel of Macoupin Co, IL

Joseph Ernest Casteel
b. 30 May 1871
son of Joseph M. & Minerva Almyra (Laster) Casteel
Married Amanda A Hale  24 April 1895
d. 11 May 1943 
Buried in Gilead Cemetery, Barr Township, Macoupin, Illinois
d. 11 May 1943 
Buried in Gilead Cemetery, Barr Township, Macoupin, Illinois
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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Zacharie Cloutier & Xainte Dupont of New France

 Memorials commemorating the 1634 arrival of 
Zacharie & Xainte (Dupont) Cloutier
to New France (now Quebec).

 Our 10th G-grandparent, they are one of the founding families of Beauport.  It was determined that by 1800, Zacharie Cloutier had 10,850 French-Canadian descendants, the most of any Quebec colonist, according to the marriage records studied by the Historical Demography Research Program at the Universite de Montreal.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Time Flies - Another anniversary to celebrate

Today is the six-year anniversary of Tangled Trees. 
I'd like to take this opportunity to say "Thank You" to however many readers I have picked up along the way.
Thank You!