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>Shawnee Communication College will offer a Community Education Beginning
Genealogy class, PS 0032, at the main campus near Ullin, beginning Monday
>The eight week class will meet in Room H117 in the library from 5 - 7 p.m.
The meeting dates for the class are as follows:
>Monday, September 21
>Monday, September 28
>Monday, October 5
>Class will not meet on Monday, October 12 - Columbus Holiday
>Monday, October 19
>Monday, October 26
>Monday, November 2
>Monday, November 9
>Monday, November 16
>The cost of the class is $22, which includes pedigree charts, family group
sheets, and other handouts. Enrollment will be held the first evening of
class. The class will be utilizing newly purchased genealogical research
materials, the Shawnee Library System Interloan program, and on-line research.
>This will be a informative class for beginners, as well as old research
pros! We hope that this class will encourage family research in
As you can see, this has been posted to other lists. Thought I would
pass it along "just in case"!
> > These two items came thru on a list and I am passing them on to others
> > in case there is a connection. Lets hope so!!
> > If this following info is not your family, please pass the info on to
> > other
> > lists - who knows - maybe someone can be located from the family.
> > Last month while in Virginia, I clipped an article from a newspaper -
> > "VIRGINIAN REVIEW - Sat 15 Aug 1998". It had the heading "VA MAN TRYING
> > TO
> > FIND FAMILY TO RETURN BIBLE'.
> > The article reads "YORK, Pa. - A Virginia man is trying to return a 100
> > year old Bible to the descendants of a York County, PA family. But
> > finding
> > them has not been an easy matter. Julian Gordon of Newport News, VA.,
> > came into possession of the Bible last year, when his father-in-law
> > died.
> > His father-in-law had purchased the Bible in 1973 at an auction in
> > Delta.
> > But trying to find the family, Gordon doesn't have much to go on - just
> > a
> > few names written inside and eight photographs. The name that occurs
> > frequently is Stough. The York County telephone lists about 145 numbers
> > for homes and businesses under that name. Gordon tried calling some of
> > the
> > Stoughs. A few were openly skeptical, apparently think the call was
> > some
> > kind of hoax..............."
> > Inscriptions, photographs, and papers inside he bible tell: "it was
> > given
> > to Harry Isaiah Stough by his mother, Savannah on 25 Dec 1885. Harry
> > had a
> > brother named Ammon, who married Minnie F Welk. They had at least three
> > children: Marie Florence; Laroy George; and Raymond Welk. Other
> > papers
> > mention Sevannia Wantz Stough and Lydia Wantz. The pictures were taken
> > at
> > Jeffres Art Studio in York.
> > Mr Julian Gordon, according to the newspaper article has said he will
> > send
> > the bible and contents to anybody who can tie their family to Ammon and
> > Harry Stough. The newspaper quotes him "It's there. I'll send it to
> > them.
> > I'll pay the postage,"
> > This will be quite a find if the right family can be located.
> > Please pass this message on to other lists. We would all appreciate
> > finding it if it was our family bible.
> > I personally can tell you nothing more than what I have written here.
> > Thank you
> > MaryAnn
> > In The Florida Panhandle
Sexton, Pendiver, Homer, Gray
All information or Any information most
gladly accepted. I live near record center
Federal in Kansas City, Missouri.
Julia Anderson 329 south lawn 64124
We wish you peace...
If you're interested in Pope County genealogy,
check this out:
Southeastern Illinois Resource Books [Pope, Massac, Johnson & Hardin]
Judy Foreman Lee