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Flanders Family Update - Week of 31 July 2005
Posted by: Jason Crane (ID *****6086) Date: August 12, 2005 at 06:27:09
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Howdy folks,

Welcome to the first weekly e-mail update of Flanders family news.
Enjoy!

WEB SITE

The Flanders Family Blog < http://flandersfamily.org > has been up
since July 21. In the first two weeks, we've averaged 12 visits per day
-- more than 150 visits overall. Not bad! The site currently features
downloadable copies of research materials; the newsletter; Web-only
articles; a family mystery we need help solving; and more! If you
haven't visited yet, please do. And tell a relative!

NEWSLETTER

The first issue of Flanders Family News is available, and the feedback
has been wonderful. My original intention was to make it a quarterly
newsletter, but I've already received several submissions for the next
issue, so I'm going to try to make it a monthly newsletter. The only
way that will work is if YOU help. That means send me your family
photos (old and new); family stories; family mysteries; birth, death,
anniversary and birthday announcements; and anything else you think may
interest the family. You can send all those things to <
jasondcrane@gmail.com >. Got it? Hit those "send" buttons!

NEW FLANDERS DESCENDANT ON THE WAY

I have a little announcement of my own. Last week, my wife Jennifer and
I discovered that we're pregnant again! So there'll be a new little
Flanders child running around sometime in March, if all goes well. We
already have one son, Bernie (2 years old), and he needs a sibling, so
we're thrilled.

MEET THE FAMILY

I've already met a bunch of new cousins since starting the Web site and
newsletter. Here's a list of the folks who've responded to the
questionnaire. If YOU haven't responded, do it right now. Just five
easy questions, OK? Thanks!

NAME: Jason Crane
LOCATION: Rochester, New York
OCCUPATION: Radio host, currently stay-at-home dad and student
FAMILY: Jennifer (wife), Bernard "Bernie" (2)
LINEAGE: Steven - Steven - Philip (3) - Richard - Philip - Luther -
Hiram - Luther - Orren - Bernard - Sally Gustavson - me

NAME: Carolee Adair Newgren
LOCATION: Canby, Oregon
OCCUPATION: Retired/Ballet School Owner and Teacher
FAMILY: Guy (husband) 4 children, Sonja (42), Sheila (41), Guy II
(deceased), Robin (34)
LINEAGE: Steven John Jacob John Aaron Jacob - Abigail Jane -
Clara Jane Plate - Abigail Flanders Sweitzer - Harland Adair - me

NAME: Randall White
LOCATION: Macedon, NY
OCCUPATION: ---
FAMILY: Pam (Wife)
LINEAGE: Steven Steven Philip Richard Micah Chapin Hayson
Atlanta - Harland Flanders Beardsley - Joan Beardsley White - me

NAME: Oneida Swickard Bynum
LOCATION: Spearman, Texas
OCCUPATION: Semi-retired
FAMILY: n/a
LINEAGE: Steven - Steven - Daniel - Jedediah - Timothy - Levi - Enos -
Charles - James - Edward - Jennie Flanders - me

NAME: Juanita Perry Clark
LOCATION: Wauchula, Florida
OCCUPATION: Retired
FAMILY: Jack (husband), Diane, Jack Jr. (deceased)
LINEAGE: Maternal grandfather was Joseph Smith Flanders

NAME: Kyle James Flanders
LOCATION: Massapequa, New York
OCCUPATION: Phlebotomist
FAMILY: Lisa (wife), Rachel Nicole (10), Christiane (8), Travis (6)
LINEAGE: Steven - Steven - Daniel - Daniel - Enoch - Ichabod - Enoch -
Simon - Albert - Albert Jr. - Robert - me

NAME: Beverley "Bev" Gillihan
LOCATION: Washington State
OCCUPATION: Retired (I was only tired at one time but now we are
raising our "3rd" family, thus "retired")
FAMILY: Gordon (husband), Dee, Shelly (deceased), Cheryl and Mike. Plus
far too many grandchildren to list and 2 great-granddaughters.
LINEAGE: Steven - Steven - Phillip - Richard - Abner - Abner - Charles
- Oscar Peabody - Frank - Opal - me

NAME: Gretchen Gustavson
LOCATION: Rochester, NY
OCCUPATION: Speech-Language Pathologist
FAMILY: Not married, no children
LINEAGE: Steven (1) - Steven (2) - Philip (3) - Richard -
Philip - Luther - Hiram - Luther - Orren - Bernard -
Sally - me

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See you next issue!

Jason


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