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ISS VOLUME 21, ISSUE 4 ! DECEMBER 2010 ISSN 1529-6016 Volume 20, Issue 2 Volume 20, Issue 2 NEWSLETTER OF NEWSLETTER OF JUNE 2009 Serendipitous forThe Genealogists HudsonTravel Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Socie byOhio Pamela Turner Hudson Chapter, The Genealogical Society Board of Directors Board of H. Directors ISSN 1529-6016 President John Franklin; Vice President Gwen Mayer; Secretary Betty President John H. Franklin; Vice President Gwen Mayer; Secretary Betty Franklin; I intentionally took my vehicle for directions at the Historical TreasurerTreasurer RichardNancy Satava; Treasurer Nancy Brock Richard Satava; BrockAssistant on a recentTreasurer business trip Assistant to Society in Dorset, we ran into a man Trustees: Grace Lewis, Ted Minier, and Trudy Painting Grace Lewis, Minier, andfor Trudy Manhattan so that my son and Trustees: I installing newTed computers thePainting Immediate Past President; Gwen Mayer, Archivist - Hudson Library; Ted M. 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WORLDCAT. atechniques look atare outlined to offer and their g and realize there is actually or look at Hudson Library’s cannot repeat these many discussi n more than just old family histories. Searching for 1 HUDSON GREEN! 100th Anniversary Year for Hudson Library and Historical Society DECEMBER 2010 concealed the computers in the rotunda, adding to the festive air. Photos of Hudson libraries past to present adorned the walls. Before dinner was served, the Reverend Brian Suntken conducted an auction of themed dinners. Ten delicious cakes by the Western Reserve School of Baking were marched in by special guests, one for each decade of the library's existence. Dinner, prepared by Hudson's Restaurant and Catering, was served on the patio, followed by dancing to the music of Nitebridge. Among the 165 guests were William Curran, Mayor of Hudson, and State Representative Mike Moran. Many were the special events marking this important anniversary, but none more spectacular than the formal dinner held in the Library on September 11, 2010. Those who were able to attend were served cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as they arrived in the rotunda, while the Paul Stranahan Jazz Trio played. Six-foot George Solan, Nancy Brock, Marion and Will Else paper cakes A year—and a party —to remember. John and Betty Franklin, and Grace Lewis !! 2 President’s Message At our planning meeting l a s t August, the H G S G B o a r d decided we should give more help to those who are just beginning in genealogy. Accordingly, we have instituted a mentoring program in the Hudson Library Archives. There are eight volunteers willing to give beginners a helping hand at using a computer to search for ancestors. All a beginning genealogist needs to do is contact the Hudson Library Archives at 330-653-6658, ext. 2017 and explain that he or she would like assistance with getting started. Our Archivist will give your name and phone number to a seasoned volunteer who will contact you to set up an appointment convenient for both of you. The results have been pleasing. New researchers leave feeling grateful and happy that they have made a good start and are encouraged to carry on, and the volunteer is glad to have been of help. As mentioned in a recent talk by the LDS Director Judy Porter, finding family from the past is as important as keeping track of current family before we lose them. If you are a beginning member, please don't hesitate to take advantage of this service. Nancy Brock ! HUDSON GREEN! Payment Due Upon Exit by Elsie M. Thomas Genealogists thrill when they happen upon the obituary of an ancestor. No wonder; there is a world of information to be found in them. They give details about not only the deceased, but also the survivors: who they were and sometimes where they lived at the time of the ancestor's death. Some of the names mentioned as survivors are the very ones you've been chasing for years, and now you've nailed them! I read in an online newsletter that nowadays some big city newspapers are charging unbelievably high fees, like $450.00, to run one of these notices, especially in the Los Angeles area. I decided to find out what is happening in our vicinity and was glad to learn that fees in this area are not nearly so high. Local newspapers differ in how they handle what I thought of as obituaries. Most of those we read are death notices. A staff member of the Cleveland Plain Dealer explained to me the difference. Death notices are written by either a family member or close friend who knew the deceased well enough to be able to describe attributes and hobbies, knows date of birth and death, parents, and often the mother's maiden name, siblings, children and grandchildren—all items of intense interest to the genealogist. The newspaper levies a charge for each line and extra for a photograph--$20 at the Plain Dealer, and what amounts to seven lines of text for a photo in the Akron Beacon Journal, closer to $30. If the scribe gets carried away and writes a really long DECEMBER 2010 description, it can cost a sizeable sum. Usually a funeral director will help. Obituaries are biographies the editorial board decides to run about a person who has made a significant contribution to the community, or possibly to the nation, in one form or another. The family of the deceased is not asked to pay for these. If a photo of the deceased is available, it will be included. Sometimes these obituaries are written long before a celebrity has died, ready to publish with just a few minor adjustments when the person actually dies. Our local Hudson Hub-Times makes no charge at all, but accepts information only from the funeral director. He/she gets the information directly from the nearest kin, or in some cases, friend, thereby absolving the newspaper of the responsibility of ensuring accuracy of the information submitted. (Be aware that occasional mistakes are made by persons giving such information.) At the Akron Beacon Journal, if a death notice is to be run on a weekend, it costs a bit more per line than on a weekday. More people read newspapers on the weekend than through the working week, so the number of readers reached is much larger. In my own experience, I had been looking for anything I could find on a second cousin with whom I had lost touch. I knew she had lived in the vicinity of Reading, PA, but had no clue about where, or even exactly when she died, nor did I know her married surname. Information given from memory by a family member had her dying in the wrong decade. Then I stumbled upon the death notice of her !! 3 father, who had lived in a different town. It gave me the name of his daughter, her married name, and those of her children, plus her exact place of residence. I was able to go on from there and establish a relationship with the wife of her son, who gave me more information than I dreamed possible. It was a lucky find. Another time, I learned the city in which a cousin of my husband had died, looked up funeral homes in that area, took a stab at calling the first one listed and struck pay dirt! She was well known and highly admired in her community, and that particular funeral home was proud to have handled her services. Again, I was able to flesh out many details. So genealogists, keep searching for those death notices or obituaries. They are often the proverbial gold mine. Some Genealogy Books Available at HLHS by Jodie DeLamatre Ancestry's Guide to Research, Johnny Cerney and Arlene Eakle Crafting Your Own Heritage Album,Bev Kirschuner Braun Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, Kimberly Powell Genealogist's Companion & Sourcebook, Emily Anne Croom Genealogical Research on the Web, Diane K. Kovacs Long-distance Genealogy, Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer ! HUDSON GREEN! DECEMBER 2010 New Member Harry James Writing Your Own Obit (Nancy Brock submitted this, having read it in a Woman's Day article from April 2008) Did you ever think of writing your own obituary yourself? Think about it. Save your family the stress at a naturally difficult time. You can point out your activities, highlights, education, hobbies and accomplishments. Name the place and date of your birth, and your parents' names. List your occupations, military career and family members. You can even pick a picture you want to include in the article. Maybe another article (shorter or longer) for a different paper. Let your children know your desires while you are still able. Besides, don't leave it up to them to make mistakes. Sit down and take 20 minutes to put your thoughts together, maybe make an outline, and later touch it up. Your family will be grateful. Winter Researching Now that we've finally gathered all the leaves for disposal, it's a good time to make a run to the library and browse among the many genealogy books available to take home. The number to look for upstairs in the stacks is 929. You may happen upon a book that will give just the answer to your biggest problem. At the very least, you will expand your knowledge about the many ways to research. Then curl up with a good one when the snow flies. I was born and raised in a small town called Plymouth, Pa. Immediately upon graduation from high school, I enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Afterward I chose public transportation as my means of employment. I managed public transit in a number of U. S. cities, and also in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Upon retirement from that position, I managed transportation for the Cleveland school system. Having lived overseas twice, I travelled to many parts of Asia, Africa, and the Philippines, as well as to England on many occasions, yet I never went to Wales, even though I knew my grandparents had come from there. After retiring from my regular work, I went to work full-time for the Cleveland Church of Christ, in which I am a deacon. It proved to be an extremely demanding job, so I quit that in 2002. Seeking to keep busy, I decided to look into my family history. I knew that my mother's father was born in Carmarthenshire, Wales and her !! 4 mother in Glamorganshire, Wales. I knew both my grandmothers, but both grandfathers had passed prior to my birth. Finding my greatgrandfather, David Harry, was difficult because there were so many by that name. I had to eliminate them by (1) looking for one who had a son named Edward Harry, (2) then finding an Edward Harry born the same year as my grandfather, and (3) knowing that my grandfather was in the coalhauling business. When all three matched, I knew I had found the right one. Both my great-grandparents and my grandparents had sons named David, Benjamin and John, so they had to be sorted out. I used the Welsh censuses extensively and found my grandparents' arrival in this country on Ellis Island records. I used censuses right down to the 1930 census—the most recent one published in this country. I have also obtained marriage certificates, pictures of the ships on which my ancestors came to this country, and other documentation. While doing this research, I discovered the history of my home town of Plymouth, PA. It was settled by the Connecticut Yankees who fought against the Pennsylvanians because King Charles II of England first gave the land to the Yankees, forgot, and then gave it to William Penn. Several battles over land possession took place during the Revolutionary War and finally ended in 1799. [We published an article on the Yankee-Pennamite Wars in our December 2005 issue. Anyone interested may read it online at our website. Editor] ! HUDSON GREEN! DECEMBER 2010 Acquisitions to the Archives New Member - Carleen Welch By Gwendolyn Mayer, Archivist I was born in Garfield Heights, Ohio and raised in Broadview Heights. I am a graduate of Brecksville High School and of the University of Akron. I became interested in genealogy in high school when I had to complete a family tree for an American History assignment. I began my research this past summer. My only regret is that I did not begin it sooner when my relatives were younger. So far, I have worked with census records and Ellis Island manifests in search of my paternal grandfather, who came from Italy. His name was Salvatore Pelosi, but when he arrived at Ellis Island, the name was changed to Sam Bluso. He never talked about his journey, which made my father and uncle wonder if he was a wanted man in Italy! Other family members have attempted to find him by using trial software subscriptions, but have been unable to find any information. This makes me all the more determined to find out more about him. New Books - September 2010 Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia 1872-1894 Retracing Footsteps: Lakeside Cemetery, Bay Village, Cuyahoga County, Ohio I Briefed a Thousand Stars: My twenty-five years as a Naval Intelligence Officer Heimatlossen and Landsassen: Canton Bern’s 1861 Solution The Piranha Syndrome The Olmsted story: a brief history of Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township Rainbows of rock, tables of stone: the natural arches and pillars of Ohio Buckeye women: the history of Ohio's daughters Stow and Munroe Falls Fire brigade: Hudson Volunteer Fire Department Search for Captain Abraham Miller Emigration from the United Kingdom to America: lists of passengers arriving at U.S. ports (v.3:Jan 1871-June 1871 and v.4: July 1871-April 1872) Officers of the British forces in Canada during the War of 1812-15 From The Poet's Bench: a commemorative collection of poetry Ohio Cultivator: a semi-monthly journal, devoted to the improvement of agriculture and horticulture, and the promotion of domestic industry The Bullpen Gospels: major league dreams of a minor league veteran Seeds, Hoover, Clark, Hogan, Keenan, Stearns, Tyndall, Blennerhassett, Hobart, Beal, Palm, Schumm Mantua Home-Coming: June, 26, 1909 The surnames I am looking for are Pelosi and Longo on my Dad’s side, and Sheck (changed from Szczechowski before 1930) and Farren on my mom’s side. I believe that after Grandfather Sam came through Ellis Island, he spent time in Nashville or Memphis before coming to Cleveland to connect with people he knew from his home town of San Bartolomeo, Italy. My mom’s family is Polish. They settled in Pennsylvania and eventually they, too, came to Cleveland. I have not gotten past the 1930 census on my mom’s side because the search for Salvatore has consumed me. I feel guilty about it; my uncle is the last one left in my mother's family and has shared information with me; he was really excited when I told him about the resources at our library. I will see him this month and I hope to talk with him more and see the documents he has on the family. New Books – October 2010 Thirteen generations of Reads in America A Passion for the Land--John F. Siberling & The Environmental Movement Who Do You Think You Are? The Essential Guide to Tracing your Family History A Home of Their Own-The Story of Ohio’s Greatest Orphanage 1806 Shalersville Centennial Home-Coming -1906 !! 5 Besides genealogy, I enjoy cooking and camping with my family. We are active in Boy Scouts. My husband is an Eagle Scout and my older son was recently recommended to be awarded the rank. My younger son hopes to be a future Eagle Scout. ! Hudson Genealogical Study Group Publications #1 The 1860 Mortality Schedule for Summit County, Ohio. Complete listing of Summit County, Ohio residents listed in the Federal Mortality Schedule conducted in June, 1860. 4 pp. $5.50. #2 Doncaster Funeral Home, Hudson, Ohio: December 31, 1903-April 7, 1910. Includes all information from Book 1 of the Doncaster Funeral Home Records. 23 pp. $9.00. #3 Hudson, Ohio Deaths: 1868-1908. Alphabetical listing of deaths in Hudson, Summit County, Ohio from 1868 through 1908 extracted from the microfilm of the Index to Probate Records of Wills, Deaths, and Births on file at the Hudson Library and Historical Society. It includes those listed as having died in Hudson, been born in Hudson and died in Ohio, and those with no indication of place of death as well as deaths at the Summit County Infirmary. 25 pp. $9.50. #4 St. Mary's Cemetery, Hudson (Summit County) Ohio--1858 through 14 May 1988. Information from Sexton's Records and a lot-by-lot survey, with surname index. 26 pp. $9.50. #5. Illustrated Summit County, Ohio Atlas, 1891. Centennial anniversary reprint with an every name index of this classic illustrated atlas. Oversized, over 200 pp. $90.00 plus $4.50 postage and handling. Fewer than 10 copies remain of this limited edition. Copies of individual pages also available at $5.00 per page. State page(s) desired. #6 Index to Historical Reminiscences of Summit County by Gen. Lucius V. Bierce, 1854. An every-name index to Summit County's first county history compiled by Connie S. Ferguson. 5 pp. $5.50. #7. Reprint of William B. Doyle's Centennial History of Summit County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, 1908, with a complete, new index compiled by James and Briana Caccamo. 1,186 pp. $68.50 plus $5.00 postage and handling. #8 Transcription and Index of 1920 Federal Population Census, Summit County, Ohio for Hudson Village and Hudson Township compiled by members of HGSG. 88 pp. $17.50. #9 Inscriptions and Index to Markillie Cemetery, Hudson, Ohio (Summit County) compiled by members of HGSG. 84 pp. plus maps. $17.50. #10 Inscriptions and Index to Locust Grove Cemetery, Twinsburg, Ohio compiled by Jeffrey Alan Mills. 68 pp. $17.50. #11 Inscriptions and Index to Maplelawn Cemetery, Stow, Ohio (Summit County) compiled by members of HGSG $17.50 #12 Index to Illustrated Summit County, Ohio Atlas, 1891. Compiled by Connie S. Ferguson, CGRS, 50 pp. $10.50 #13 Index to “Doyle’s” 1908 Centennial History of Summit County, Ohio and Representative Citizens, compiled by James and Briana Caccamo. 71 pp. $14.50. #14 1870 Portage County, Ohio Federal Population Census; An Every Name Index. Compiled by members of HGSG, 282 pp. $39.50 #15 Index to Olin’s Akron and Environs. Edited and compiled by James F. Caccamo, 40 pp. $15.00 #16 Inscriptions and Index to Stow Cemetery, Stow, Ohio (Summit County) compiled by members of HGSG, $32.00 #17 Doncaster Funeral Home, Hudson, Ohio: April 8, 1910 - March 22, 1922. Includes all information from Book 2 of the Doncaster Funeral Home Records. Compiled by Gwendolyn E. Mayer. 47 pp. includes index. $15.50 #18 Information About People Who Served in W.W. II from Hudson, Ohio (Summit County). Compiled by Jennifer Rummel. Extractions of military and genealogical information submitted to the Hudson Library & Historical Society. 155 pp. includes index. $24.50 #19 Inscriptions and Index to Fairview Cemetery, Boston Heights, Ohio (Summit County) compiled by members of HGSG, 64 pp includes index. $15.50 #20 #20 Index to the 1900 Federal Population Census of Summit County, Ohio; A Head of Household Index. Compiled by members of HGSG, 209 pp. $29.50 #21 Index to Portrait and Biographical Record of Portage and Summit Counties, Compiled by members of HGSG, 69 pp $17.50 #22 Mayors’ Court Records of Hudson, Summit County Ohio, Compiled by members of HGSG, 18pp $9.50 #23 Index to Summit County, Ohio Grantee./Grantor Land Records 1795-1850 Compiled by members of HGSG, 368 pp $32.00 All publications are postpaid. Ohio residents should add sales tax for all publications. ! PUBLICATIONS ORDER FORM Please enter my order for the following publication(s): No. of Copies! Number and Name of Publication! Price! Total ____________ _________________________________________________________________________ $_____________ $___________ ____________ _________________________________________________________________________ ___________ _____________ Name: __________________________________________________________! ! Ohio Sales Tax ____________ Address: ________________________________________________________ Postage & Handling& Handling for #5 & #7____________ _______________________________________________________________________ ! ! ! Total Order $____________ Please enclose payment with your order payable to Hudson Genealogical Study Group and mait it to: !! 6 Hudson Genealogical Study Group, Hudson Library & Historical Society, Dept. G, 96 Library Street, Hudson, OH 44236-2947 ! HUDSON GREEN! DECEMBER 2010 The Inevitable—Dues!It is past time to bring in or mail your $15 annual dues for membership in the Hudson Genealogical Study Group. Newcomers may well wonder what we do with the money. We use it to bring you our yearly membership booklet, to pay for mailing our quarterly newsletter to those who don't have computers (we e-mail it to those who have them), and to hire out-of-town speakers on special topics—all to enrich your ancestorsearching experience. Paying early in the year enables us to plan more exactly when we know how much money we have at our disposal. When members pay late, we have had to eliminate securing a speaker with an important message. Ohio Historical Center Adds Hours Earlier this year, the OHS Archives/Library in Columbus decreased its hours to just one day a week, but on July 1st it started a new schedule with three days a week: • • Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is now free at the Historical Center. For more information, see HUDSON GENEALOGICAL STUDY GROUP Membership Information for 2010-2011 (Please Print) Name: __________________________________________________ Maiden Name:______________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________ City:_____________________________ State: _________________ Zip (+4 if known): ____________-______ Current Email address:____________________________________Telephone: (______) ______-___________ Genealogy Software used:_____________________________________________________________________ Surnames you are researching:_________________________________________________________________ Geographic area of interest:__________________________________________________________________________ New member _____! Couple membership _____!Renewing member _____! OGS member _____ Programs you would like to hear in the future:___________________________________________________ The membership year runs from September 1 to August 31 the following year. Please complete and include this form with your check to insure accurate information for our membership booklet. HGSG dues are $15 per year (or any portion of the year) for both couples and individuals. Send this form and your check to: Hudson Genealogical Study Group 96 Library Street Hudson, Ohio 44236-5122 You may include an optional contribution for the new OGS Library if desired _________. !! 7 ! Hudson Genealogical Study Group Hudson Library & Historical Society Dept. G 96 Library Street Hudson, OH 44236-5122 Annual Meeting Next Meetings We urge your attendance at our Annual OUR Meeting at 9:30 JANUARY a.m. on JuneSPEAKERS 6th at the Hudson Library. We have several important issues to discuss and plan for next year. Please share your ideas with Minier is and a pastspeakers. president ofIfOGS our us forTed programs youanddoof any group. Ted is a seasoned genealogist. Wally genealogy research this summer, please share your Huskonen is a member of many genealogical experiences with us by writing an article for the fall organizations and is a graduate of the National issue ofGenealogical The Green.Society home study course and the NEXT MEETINGS On June 6, at 9:30 a.m., our speaker for the Annual Meeting of HGSG December 4 10:30 a.m. will be Roger Marble. His topic: "E-Bay for Genealogists." Roger needs Holiday Party at the Franklins' home no introduction; he has brought us a number of a briefand meeting before the excellent with messages is always a delight to hear. festivities begin. We hope you plan to attend. current editor of Western Reserve Historical January 8 10:00 a.m. Citing Your Sources Ted Minier, Speaker Archivist Mayer is already on Society Gwen Genealogy Center Bulletin.working Both are of Northeastern and members of the events natives and programs for the Ohio Centennial Anniversary Western SocietyLibrary Sons ofand the Historical American celebration of Reserve the Hudson Revolution. Society. January 15 10:00 a.m. Military Records Wally Huskonen, Speaker We welcome both and expect to enhance our skills as a result of their informative presentations. Please join us. 8 8