Re: [TexasCzechs] Genealogy and Family History
- When my mom's cousin was born (1930's), he was not expected to live. His grandma put him in the wood burning oven after the coals died down to keep him warm. Whiskey was squirted into him to revive him. He survived very well. He went from the oven to the dresser drawer and grew up to be a big man.Marie Neuman GottfriedWaller County----- Original Message -----From: Mapetras5@...Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2000 10:08 AMSubject: Re: [TexasCzechs] Genealogy and Family HistoryJust a thing that a friend did on my husband's tree was to pick up wills.
They can shed a world of light into what the times were like and what they
held important. One of his from 1640s lists axes, horses, and household
items going to different people, right down to a spoon. LOL
Civil War letters, letters home, newspaper articles, wills, and oral stories
(a little rarer). My Grandmother for example Anna Laza told me about when
her youngest son was born. He was premature and only 4 or 5 pounds. The
Doctor told her to hold him till he died, but that was to be expected. She
told the Doctor off, after he left. She then got the idea of using the
chicken incubator that was in the corner of her living room, after all it
helped chickens mature. So he did live and had 4 children and the Doctor was
wrong. Now incubators are a common thing, she could have made a fortune! LOL
Kathie in TX
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- Hi Susan,
On Tue, 1 Aug 2000 09:30:00 -0500 "Susan Rektorik Henley"
> At the same time, where are you if you only have names, dates, andI agree. A list of dead people is a dead list. Fleshing them out makes
> places on a tree or a database? Do you really know who your
> great-grandparents were?
them come alive and keeps them alive in our memories.
prgil@...'s story of the family cookbook is certainly one way of
remembering who our ancestors were and what their daily lives were like.
I hope more listers share such memories and projects with the list.
Sharing. It's What It's All About!
NameSearch: GARZA, ZATTLER, REYNA, FOSTER, SCHACHTNER, STOPFER,
HOLLMAIER, VOGEL, VOGL, WEINZIERL, FINK
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