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I have moved part of my web page to Geo-Cities and can now include more
data. There is a Hillenburg tree, and a 2 - year old Patton listing.
Any corrections additions welcome.
The URL for the start page is www.kiva.net/~jweber. From there you can
get to the rest.
>One list I finally unsubscribed from because people, apparently other than
>the list administrator, were able to put links on the list - PORNO links.
>am offering no opinion about those sites or people who are interested in
>- it was just very annoying and had no place on a genealogy list.
Cathy, it is my understanding that only I can provide the tag lines because
INMONROE is a sponsored list. I sponsored it.
In addition to tag lines provided by the list host, Rootsweb also
encourages hosts to permit the use of advertisers' tag lines in order to
provide income for Rootsweb. Rootsweb does a tremendous amount for
genealogists and, in the past, were funded solely by donations. Lots of
people use Rootsweb but don't donate for one reason or another. Like me,
for example. I thought it was a little difficult. Consequently, the
expenses FAR exceeded their income and, in order to geneate another source
of revenue Rootsweb added advertisers.
An advertiser's tag line would go below any tag line provided by the list
host. And, again, these are mostly on unsponsored lists. I don't want to
believe that Rootsweb would knowingly let a porno advertiser provide a tag
line, but then I can't imagine that a person who would go to the trouble of
sponsoring a genealogy list would do it either. At any rate, don't worry
about finding one here.
Trying to reach Phyllis at phy17dale(a)inetnow.net without any luck. I
sent Stepp info to her in July and now have another Stepp researcher who
would like to compare notes. If she is still on the list, please
contact me. Thanks.
Nola in Indiana
In yesterday's issue of the Bloomington paper, Bob Zaltsberg, the editor,
wrote an article soliciting the earliest memories of those who have lived
in the area. He asks that the memories be kept short--a 100 words or less.
You can send them to him at <memories(a)heraldt.com>.
"The memories can be of almost anything--the first time you rode in a car,
the first time you saw color television, the first time you shopped in a
grocery store. They just need to be your earliest memories." Remember to
include your name and a phone number (or e-mail) where you can be reached.
The year of your birth is also needed for reasons explained below.
This is part of a countdown to the year 2000, and Zaltsberg wants to
include memories from people, or their parents, born in each year of the
century. He will begin sharing the memories in the TELEPHONE on September 23.
Hi Monroe County Listers,
Just a comment or two about tag lines and links. I very much like and will
appreciate the tag lines (I can use all the help I can get <G>)- however -
just one note of caution about adding links.
I'm not that experienced on the computer and not familiar with exactly what
list administrators do and how they do it - but I do subscribe to lots of
other lists. So pardon me if I seem ignorant here.
One list I finally unsubscribed from because people, apparently other than
the list administrator, were able to put links on the list - PORNO links. I
am offering no opinion about those sites or people who are interested in them
- it was just very annoying and had no place on a genealogy list.
I believe all of the lists that I now subscribe to forbid the membership from
adding links in their email to the list. Instead the URL is posted and it
works well. All you have to do is copy & paste and go. Takes only a second
- same as clicking a link.
The Monroe County list is one of the ones I enjoy the most. I would hate to
see it infiltrated by others not interested in genealogy. Seems that type of
subject matter finds its way into your email etc whenever possible. I come
across that type of info posted on rootsweb pages in response to someone's
query. Very sad.
I hope my comments help keep the Monroe County list as terrific as it is now.
Just something to consider.
Best regards... Cathy
At 10:36 PM 8/28/99 EDT, you wrote:
>How do I get to the Monroe Co. genweb page?
The Monroe County GenWeb home page is at
The tagline for the Monroe County GenWeb home page will appear with every
third e-mail to to this list. It rotates with two other taglines.
At 08:09 PM 8/28/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Randi, I am not familiar with taglines. If you would inform those of us
that have a lot to learn what this means.
I'm so glad you asked.
The tagline is the information at the very bottom of the e-mail, below the
words "INMONROE Mailing List" that is set off by several equal signs strung
The need for these taglines became apparent to me during the course of
several communications to the list regarding the publications that might be
available from the Historical Society, specifically, the marriage record
indices. While you can occasionally find Monroe County records on ebay or
other secondary markets, the Historical Society is usually well stocked
Additionally, members of this list occasionally need a helping hand that
exceeds the abilities, time or interest of others to respond. In this
situation, lookup volunteers and paid researchers through the Historical
Society can somestimes take up the slack.
The tag lines I have provided are a link to the above-noted products and
services. If anyone has suggestions for other helpful taglines, please let
Linda, the information about the cemetery seminar was passed on to the list
just as I received it. It looks to me like Jennifer McClung will present a
portion of the program from 11-12. I don't know that I will be able to go
as the fall is a busy time for me.
Ron Baldwin, who is a member of this list, will also be a presenter. You
can contact him for more information. His e-mail addy is <rbaldwin(a)kiva.net>.
Are you familiar with the McClung library in Knoxville, Tennessee?
Randi, I am not familiar with taglines. If you would inform those of us that have a lot to learn what this means.
Thanks and again I want to say, I for one, appreciate your dedicated service. Jeralyn
Randi Richardson wrote:
> I've just added some taglines (3) that will rotate with each piece of
> e-mail sent to the INMONROE list. These taglines are meant to help you
> access Monroe County infomation pertaining to:
> Monroe County genealogical resoures in general
> Monroe County products and services
> Monroe County reference books and volunteers
> I'm keeping my fingers crossed that the taglines will work as they are
> intended. If you have ideas for other taglines that would be helpful,
> please let me know. Ten is the limit, and all will rotate.
> Randi Richardson
> ==== INMONROE Mailing List ====
> Check out the products and services of the Monroe County Historical Society at <www.kiva.net/~mchm/monrpubs.html>.
I am not sure if I understand it right.......is Jennifer McClung going to be
a guest speaker at the Seminar or is her book going to be discussed?
If Jennifer is going to be a guest speaker at the seminar, could I ask a
favor from someone attending it...(I am in Arizona and just can't make it)
could someone ask Jennifer to contact me if she has e-mail.....
My direct line with the BRISBEN family is also with the MCCLUNG
Jane Lyle, b. 1775, m. 1797 John MCCLUNG, Presbyterian Minister, Maddison,
Jefferson Co., IN.
Their daughter Juliet MCCLUNG, d. 1838, m. 1821 James Young BRISBEN
Their son Samuel R. BRISBEN, b. Covington, KY 1830, m. 1853 Mary Elizabeth
FOREHAN, b. 1834
Their son James Patrick BRISBEN, b. 1873, married Rose WALLNER, b. abt.
1875, they were married in Bloomington.
Their son James Wallner BRISBEN (changed his name to James Hughes BRISBANE)
graduated from Bloomington High School, in the early 1920's
I just got part of the book "Lyle Family" copied....only part of the section
on John LYLE. If anyone out there has a connection with this family, let me
know and I will see what there is in the book...... The Lyle family came
from Ireland and settled in Virginia. And then the family spread from
there....i.e. IL, IN, KY, GA, OH, NE.....
Some other names are:
Adair, Albright, Anderson, Bacon, Baker, Cowman, Cox, Davidson, Engle,
Ervin, Finley, Ford, Goodrick, Hagan, Hill, Jones, Keys, Knott, Leadbetter,
McClung, Mckinsey, Miller, Palmer, Patton, Pennington, Pierce, Ramsey,
Rogers, Rolston, Sawyer, Simms, Steers, Van Meter, Wade, Woods, York
Thanks, Linda Jenkins Wensel
> Guess I'm just a slow learner. Age does that to one.
Actually, it will do it to two as well! ;-)
> I think your skill on the computer must be far in advance of mine.
Wouldn't say that -- although I do have several years (about 20) experience
with computers and about 6 years with the Internet. :-)
> You even have the vocabulary, while I'm stuck to calling things "things"
> for lack of a better word.
Before I confuse you any more about "doomers" -- it is a Navy term for
"things." See, we've been speeking the same language all along. :-)
> I was not able to click onto the URL as a link unless it was highlighted in
> blue and underlined. And I wasn't able to make it highlighted and blue
> without the doomers, thanks for the new word, and the addition of "http://"
> added on to the URL through the list utilities.
What e-mail program are you using?
Have to run. Time to take my wife to her sisters house for a birthday dinner.
Chat more later, eh?
>Ok, not a problem. In fact most 'new' browsers will take either way as a
>since it is not necessary to type the http:// before each address in the
>Address line of the browser. For example, I can click on either of the two
>links below and get to where I need to be for the link. I will note,
>that the accepted method is to use the http:// as in the rootsweb.com URL
Ron, I think your skill on the computer must be far in advance of mine.
You even have the vocabulary, while I'm stuck to calling things "things"
for lack of a better word.
I was not able to click onto the URL as a link unless it was highlighted in
blue and underlined. And I wasn't able to make it highlighted and blue
without the doomers, thanks for the new word, and the addition of "http://"
added on to the URL through the list utilities.
Guess I'm just a slow learner. Age does that to one.
I've put another book of Monroe County marriages on ebay. It covers the
years 1921-1946. This book was published in 1990 and sold for $20.00. It
has since been revised. I especially liked this book because it contains
dates of birth for the bride and groom, parents of the bride and groom,
date of marriage, and book and page number where the marriage is recorded.
You can search for the listing by seller, threedognight, or by a word in
the listing title. I try to keep an eye out for Bloomington and Monroe
County things on ebay and encourage the members of this list to do
likewise. If you see something that I miss, please let me know. Just
recently I let a nice first-day cover with a great IU cancel slip by me
because I wasn't vigilant enough--I was outbid just a couple of hours
before the auction was over.
If you haven't already tried ebay, check it out. There are some neat
things and sometimes priced substantially less than you would expect.
A Monroe County Historical Society
Oct.23, 1999 Sat. 800am -400pm
Monroe County Historical Museum corner of 6th and Washington
Education Room and Rose Hill Cemetery
Cost $15.00 Send check to :
Monroe County Historical Society
202 E. Sixth St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47408
Deadline for reservations - Oct. 13, 1999
8:00 - 8:30 registration - coffee/donuts
8:30 - 9:30 Cemetery Laws - Beliefs and Reality
Ron Baldwin - Society Director and 2 term president.
9:30 - 9:45 Break
10:00 - 11:00 Hindostan Whetstone Tombstones - a forgotten pre-Civil
Erik Kvale, Associate Professor Indiana University
Indiana Geological Survey/Department of Geological Sciences
11:00 - 12:00 Early Tombstone Carvers
Jennifer McClung, author in Markers, a publication of Associated
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch - box lunch
1:00 - 4:00 Rose Hill Cemetery
Dave Foster - Cemetery Committee Chairperson
Making new base. Resetting stones. Cleaning stones. Repairing broken
How to use mirrors for photography. Many more tidbits for cemetery
Go here for Hotel information
Questions call Ron Baldwin - 812 339-8082
> Ron, the first one I tried only came through as a URL. The second time,
> after I modified it with list utilities, it came through correctly as a
> I'm hoping I've got all the kinks out.
Ok, not a problem. In fact most 'new' browsers will take either way as a link
since it is not necessary to type the http:// before each address in the
Address line of the browser. For example, I can click on either of the two
links below and get to where I need to be for the link. I will note, however,
that the accepted method is to use the http:// as in the rootsweb.com URL
Also, note tht you do not need the '<' and '>' doomers at the beginning and
end of a URL.
You're doing a great job Randi. Keep up the good work.
Hope the weekend is good to you....
At 11:08 AM 8/28/99 -0600, you wrote:
>> The new tag lines are supposed to provide a link and NOT just a URL. It
>> was apparent from the first trial that this failed. I have since made some
>> modifications that will, hopefully, accomplish what I had intended. If my
>> second effort fails as well, I'm going to need help.
>What was the one that failed? I only saw two posts with this subject and
Ron, the first one I tried only came through as a URL. The second time,
after I modified it with list utilities, it came through correctly as a link.
I'm hoping I've got all the kinks out.