Volume 8, Number 2, Winter 1983
Sandra Goodall, 11512 Hardtner, Wichita, KS 67212 would like information on the parents of Malachi Robertson, born 1811-12, Georgia who married Sara Ross born 1821-22 in Tennessee. Also, William Henry Holman who married Nettie Jane Jennings on 23 July 1888. (no place given) He died 9 June 1894 at Ava-need birth, age, and parents. Trying to find date on parents of Hardin Goodall who married Elizabeth Compton on Feb. 6, 1850 in Tennessee.
Sympathy is extended to several of our members who have lost loved ones recently--Mrs. Irene Milton of Fulton, KS lost her spouse, Mrs. Hazel Bright of Santa Maria, CA the same, E. Pauline Boss of Forsyth, death of spouse, and Mrs. Rapue of St. Joseph, MO has lost her brother.
Lucille A. Brown writes from daughter Pat Kregars home in San Diego that Hazel Hilton Bright received a tick bite while visiting relatives in Oklahoma. She developed spotted tick fever after returning home and was a very sick lady. We wish her a complete recovery.
Lucille also writes about the time she and her sister, Mary Ernest of Golden City, MO were visiting Irene Milton at Fulton, KS when some strange ladies came to the door. "To our surprise it was Hazel Hilton Bright and a friend who had gone to high school with Irene and Mary at Spokane," says Lucille.
Our thanks to John Baker and the Tri-Lakes Newspapers for the publicity given the Society in their recent Progress Edition for 1983.
Talking Tombstones, Pioneers of Washington County, OK, is a new, indexed, genealogical book now available. It is about the early pioneer settlers of the northwestern portion of the Cherokee Nation before Oklahoma became a state, the Osages, Delawares, Cherokees, and the early white settlers, when and where they lived and where they are buried. The book has maps locating cemeteries of the county plus a listing of same. Price $8.00 + postage. Order from: Ruby Cranor, Curator -- Public Library, Bartlesville, OK 74003
The present owners of Taneywood, (William E. & Betty Jo Alkire), the former Merriam Home in Rockaway Beach, are sponsoring a contest to learn more about its history. Over $500. in prizes will be awarded. For more details, send a long self-addressed stamped envelope to: Historic Taneywood Restoration Project, P. 0. Box 655, Rockaway Beach, MO 65740.
"Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America," a 3,059 page family record, has been printed in sets of 3 volumes. Write: The Bliss Family in America, P. 0. Box 1941, Midland, Michigan 48640
The Society sincerely appreciates the receiving the following historical material:
Thanks, W.R.V.H.S. Friends
THE FORKNER CLAN: Forkner - Fortner - Faulkner surnames Volume I, $25.00, 500 pages listing: 250 heads of families and descendants; 200 addresses, 92 pictures dated from 1865 to 1980; obituaries; news items, and a record keeping section quarterly Genealogical Newsletter $5.00 per year subscription. 1530 Wendy Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.
Thanks again to Pat Brown & Viola Hartman for their help in printing copy on the word processor.
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