Description – Introduction to Genealogical Research, using free Library Subscription to Ancestry.com. Sample research focus will be on Samuel Eastburn, prominent historical figure in Solebury. Attendees will get assistance in starting their own family trees.
Presenter – Wendy Appleton, STHS
Place – The Free Library of New Hope and Solebury
Dates – Three Saturdays: March 9, March 16, March 23
Time – 10am, 1 to 1 1/2 hours
Notes – Attendees may wish to bring a USB thumb to store documents provided/discovered during the workshop, or money to purchase printed copies of documents from the Library. Free copies of documents can be emailed to attendees.
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Oral History TopicsAnthonisen (George) Aquetong artists Barger (Raymond) Baum (Walter) Beaver Wars bridge trolley Buckingham Friends Bucks County Bucks County Playhouse Burpee (David) Bye (Ranulph) canal Carversville Centre Bridge coal Colt (Morgan) covered bridge Cuttalossa Delaware Canal Delaware River Depression diseases Doylestown Dump the Pump farming feminism flood Folinsbee (John) Garber (Daniel) grange Greenhill School Groenendahl (Anita) Guttman Center Hargens (Charles Jr.) Hillside Orphanage Hoffman (Abbie) Holmquist School Honey Hollow Hotel du Village Ingham Lahaska Lambertville land preservation Lathrop (William) Leith-Ross (Harry) Lumberville Marshall (Dr. George) Matthews (Paul) Mercer (Henry) mills music Nakashima (George) Native Americans New Hope Ney (Lloyd) one-room school Parry Mansion Peddler's Pack Perry Mansion Phillips Mill Point Pleasant polio Presidents Prohibition Pt. Pleasant Quakers Redfield (Edward) Renninger (Katherine Steele) Rice's Market Rosen (Charles) Rosin (Harry) Schofield (Walter) school segregation sledding Snell (Henry) social life Solebury Solebury Farmers Club Solebury Friends Meeting Solebury School Solowey (Ben) Sotter (George) St. Martin's Church St. Phillip's Church teacher Terrell (St. John) tugboat Underground Railroad US President war Waring (Alston) Wells (Charles) writers
Tag Archives: Bye (Ranulph)
Interviewee: Brenda Meredith Date of birth/age at interview: July 6, 1918/95 Interviewers: Kathy Stein and Jack McMillian Interview date: Sept. 5, 2013 Interview location: Meredith home Interview length: 1 hour, 36 minutes Time span discussed: 1960s to 2013 Summary: Brenda Meredith reflects … Continue reading
Names of interviewees: Gerard and Ranulph Bye, Margaret Bye Richie, and Tom Richie Date of birth: about 1910 to 1920 Interviewer: Barbara Bye Interview date: 1990 Interview location: Byecroft Farm Interview length: 1 hour 14 minutes Time span discussed: 1919 … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Willis Rivinus Date of birth/age at interview: 1928/86 Interviewer: Jack Donohue Interview date: November 25, 2014 Interview location: Rivinus home Interview length: 23 minutes Time span discussed: 1960s to present day Summary: In 1964 Will published his … Continue reading
Interviewee: Marian Jensen Barford Date of birth: unknown Interviewer: Joan Stack (WBUX radio show host) Interview date: September 17, 1986 Interview location: Conti’s Cross Key Inn, Doylestown Interview length: 23 minutes Time span discussed: 1986 Summary: This radio interview is … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ranulph Bye Date of birth: June 17, 1916 Interviewer: Louise Collins (WBUX radio show host) Interview date: May 15, 1985 Interview location: unknown, probably at the Rodman House, headquarters of the Bucks County Council of the Arts (BCCA) Interview … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ranulph Bye Date of birth/age at interview: June 17, 1916/62 Interviewer: John Shuman Interview date: August 30, 1978 Interview location: Spring Valley, Bucks County Interview length: 20 minutes Time span discussed: Bye’s career over 35 years Summary: Ranulph Bye’s ancestor … Continue reading
Interviewee: Dr. Kenneth Leiby (second wife also in attendance) Date of birth/age at interview: estimate 1907/estimated 78 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: July 28, 1985 Interview location: Leiby home on Main Street, New Hope, PA (now the Mansion Inn) Interview … Continue reading
Interviewee: Rachel Latta Franck Date of birth/age at interview: 1892/92 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: August 15, 1984 Interview location: Franck home on Sugan Road, Solebury, PA Time span discussed: 1920s to 1984 Summary: Rachel’s very good memory touches on her … Continue reading
Name of interviewee: Emily Leith-Ross Date of birth/age at interview: March 18, 1901/85 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: December 10, 1986 Interview location: Leith-Ross home at Pennswood Village Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1914 to 1980s Summary: Emily … Continue reading
Interviewee: Ranulph Bye Date of birth/age at interview: June 17, 1916/69 Interviewer: Rita Durrant Interview date: January 26, 1986 Interview location: Bye home in Holicong Interview length: 1 hour Time span discussed: 1920s to 1980s Summary: This recording is not … Continue reading