By Connie Sychowski
Editor Genealogy Corner
Halloween was brought to America in the 1840's by immigrants fleeing Ireland’s potato famine. Favorite pranks of today, egging, shaving cream or toilet papering differ from those that happened in New England which included tipping over outhouses and unhinging fence gates.
By Michelle Korgis-Fitzpatrick
Lynchburg, TN has a population of 361 and was established in 1866. It is the not only the home of Jack Daniel’s Distillery, but also holds a lot of memories of past times. Lynchburg, on Hwy 55, is most known for the eye-catching greenery in Tennessee. It is also the seat of Moore County.
On the square--built in 1883 by SLP Garrett--stands a stunning Court House with walls twenty inches thick, made of brick and held together with sand and lime.
By Linnea Travis Miller
Many families get together each summer for family reunions. Often its just a small family gathering or picnic, just to keep in touch. But other family reunions are events which include awards, dispensing of new genealogical findings, slide shows highlighting a certain family ancestor and the like! Organizing these reunions is a huge undertaking, whether of the picnic-type or the event! We really must be thankful for those in charge and all their loving efforts they put into its planning.
Sarah C. Clark nee Wike of Lancaster, PA
By Bill and Linda Clark
Sarah C. Wike was born in 1898 and passed away in 1980. She is buried at Ebenezer Cemetery in Lebanon, PA. She was married to William Clark for several years, then a few years after he passed away, she married a man by the name of Roland Reinke. This man was rather rough with her. As far as when or where she was married to her first husband, we don’t know.