Gutgsell Family Tree
Born 2-10-1844, Died 9-21-1897
Franz Joseph Gutgsell (n. 17? d. 14 Nov 1821) and Agatha Dschle (n. 17? d. 13 Feb 1826), Franz and Agatha were married 24 May 1819. They resided at house Nr. 79 in Pfaffenweiler, Breisgau, Germany. According to Fritz Gutgsell, current Bruegermeister of Pfaffenweiler, house Nr 79 still stands.
By Larry Moore
Greene, Morgan and Putnam County Georgia are all named after Revolutionary War heroes. Greene was Georgia’s eleventh county (1786) and one of its original boundaries covered one hundred miles along the Oconee River. This story of General Nathanael Greene is the second of a three-part series.
By Bettina P. H. Burns
By: Lee Thatcher
Sarsaparilla, (Smilax Officinalis) whose name is derived from Spanish, meaning Thorny. This thorny vine has been used medicinally since at least the late 1500s. In Roman times, the young shoots were eaten, and the vine worn as garlands by the Bacchus festival partygoers.
Some of its uses included a cure for the common cold, a cure for earaches and deafness, and relief from upset stomach. The common saying in the Old West was that sarsaparilla cured anything but a gunshot wound.
When I became nine years of age, my father concluded that it was best for me to break up this free and semi-nomadic life, and to send me from home to school. I had picked up the rudiments of education in a female school which had been established at home for the education of my two sisters, and which was taught by two Northern ladies, one a Miss Parsons, of Massachusetts, and the other a Miss Draper, of New York. Miss Draper was a sister of Dr.
by Kathryn Seiley
So many days stand out in the memory of a mother as she reminisces the times her children have truly made her life worth living. Two such days were the weddings of my two sons and daughters-in-law. When each couple blessed me and touched my life forever by allowing me to sing at their weddings. To say that this was a difficult task to accomplish is an understatement. Each event deserving its own story.
By permission from Larry Moore, Guest Columnist, 01/29/04 Article printed in The Eatonton Messenger. Eatonton Georgia.
General Israel Putnam
General Israel Putnam, which is the first of a three-part series on the Revolutionary War generals that Greene, Morgan and Putnam Counties are named for. Attached is a photo of General Putnam. Greene, Morgan and Putnam Counties are all named after Revolutionary War heroes. This story of General Israel Putnam is the first in a three part series.
The average age of an American soldier is 19 years.
He is a short haired, tight-muscled kid who, under normal circumstances is
considered by society as half man, half boy. Not yet dry behind the ears,
not old enough to buy a beer, but old enough to die for his country. He
never really cared much for work and he would rather wax his own car than
wash his father's; but he has never collected unemployment either.
This is how jelly was made between 1900 and 1910 in England.
All fruits for Jelly making should be gathered just before they are fully ripe and on a dry day. Acid fruits are most suitable as they contain more pectin – the jellying principle - than the sweeter varieties. Strawberries and blackberries are difficult to make jelly from without the addition of some other type of fruit, such as apple, currants, etc.
Currant and Grape Jellies.
By Rita Redd
The word Legacies to me has many definitions. So After some research. These are some I found.
1.) Memories passed down by word of mouth.
2.) To be remembered.
3.) What one leaves behind.
Everyone leaves a legacy. Many are just never recorded. When someone enjoys a food you cooked, this is part of your Legacy. When we talk or write about our family, we are leaving their legacy.
By Carroll R. Bierbower
I joined the Navy on May 20 1943 just before I was to be 18 years old. I was sent to the US Navy boot camp in San Diego California. From there I went to Electricians school also in San Diego. In December I was then assigned to the not yet finished USS Comfort AH6 as communications electrician. I became one of the communication electricians and movie operator.
On July 10, 1943, Chips, a soldier dog of the K-9 Corps, stood beside his handler, Private John Rowell of Arkansas, in a landing boat. They watched the shore of Sicily take shape in the dawn light, just east of Licata, on the southern coast of Sicily. Chips and Private Rowell heard the chatter of machine guns, rifles answering and the explosive bursts of hand grenades. Private Rowell saw the crimson machine gun tracer bullets and the white gold of flares blazing across the sky.
by Chester Belcher
Chapter 3: History of Mifflin School
Robert Denbo sold the first land purchased for a school in Union Township to the Township Trustee on October 22, 1853, and the school was built in Grantsburg, Indiana. Malachi Ott sold the second school site in 1854.It was located in section 29, township 3 south, range 1 west.
Bettina Pearson came to Cullman County from her graduation at Alabama College in 1941 to teach math at West Point. In those days, teachers taught whatever needed to be taught. She also taught typing, which she had for six weeks in college; history, which was not her favorite subject; algebra, business math and 7th, 8th and 9th grade math. She had a 9th grade homeroom and 7 periods with about 260 students a day.
Left-Hand Picture shows British Officer in Macedonia issuing permits to natives to use roads. All travel being under military restrictions. Schoolhouse has been utilized as registration office. The teachers desk having been hauled out for the Officer to use. Right-Hand Picture shows British soldier behind Somme Front in France making wooden crosses to mark graves of the dead. French Government says that graveyards will be permanently preserved.
(Excerpt From Pathfinder Magazine Dated 1916 )