Thursday, November 30, 2006

Robert Richards Family

Robert Richards, son of Rowland B.(1784-1866)and Patsy C. (1790-1866) was born in Gisbon, Indiana on 4 February 1827 and died 9 January 1911 in Rogers, Benton County, Arkansas.
In 1859, in Clay County, Illinois, Robert married Nancy A. Rudisill, daughter of Daniel Rudisill and Elizabeth Painter. Nancy was born in Ohio on 27 January 1836 and died 26 July 1892, also in Rogers, Arkansas. They had 5 sons and 4 daughters. See the newly added family tree at My Hertiage. For more pictures of this family go to flickr and see the Robert Richards collection of photos.

Saturday, November 25, 2006

Dirks and Unruh Families

My mother's family moved to Winton, California in 1923 from Greensburg, Kansas. Prior to that they lived in Pawnee Rock, KS, where my mother was born in 1904.
I recently scanned old photos from my mother's parents' (George J. (1869-1939) & Susie (1882-1962) (Unruh) Dirks old photo album.
Most of these photos are not identified. I am hoping to find other family members who can identify the pictures for us. The pictures have been uploaded to flickr and can be found here.
Please leave a comment or email me if you can connect to, or identify any of the pictures.
Thank you.

"Memories of Winton - 1911 - 1950"

In 2004, Rosalie and I published a book about the history of Winton, California, a small community in Merced County.
This hardback book with 530 pages and 750 pictures quickly sold out. We are now having the 3rd and final printing of this book.
The cost has remained the same, $35.00 per book, or $40.00 if mailed within the United States.
Besides history, the book contains excerpts from the old local newspapers, family information, school class pictures from Winton, Arundel, and Fruitland Schools.
For more information, contact Lorraine at
Thank you.
NOTE: Rosalie and I recently reduced the price of the book to $25.00 or $30.00 if mailed within the U.S. We are selling the remainder of these books as of September 30, 2013.