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RABBIT TRACKS TABLE OF CONTENTS, Volumes 21-25 (2003-2007)

Volumes 1-5Volumes 6-10Volumes 11-15Volumes 16-20Volumes 21-25

VOLUME 21, NUMBER 1, SPRING 2003 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 1-3
LOCAL HISTORY
Moorpark Union High School Annuals, 1941 (Part III), by Gayle Soules 3-5
Andrew Russell Family of the Conejo Valley by Miriam Sprankling 20-22
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Spanish Surname Patterns by Nancy K. Kilbourn 7
The Creation of "Woman of Courage" by Anne Meredith Butcher 8-9
Priscilla Harrison Ellars--A Woman of Courage by Anne Meredith Butcher 9-17
Our Civil War Ancestors by Nancy K. Kilbourn 18-19
18th Century PA German Naming Customs by Charles F. Kerchner, Jr. 22-25
Ahnentafel Chart of William Randolph Griffith 26-27
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Reviews by Lois Habel Burlo 6
Shelved Books--Spring 2003 by Elizabeth Odle 28
QUERIES 29
INDEX TO VOLUME 21, NUMBER 1 30
VOLUME 21 NUMBER 2, SUMMER 2003 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher. 33-35
LOCAL HISTORY
Simi Valley Union High School Yearbooks, 1924-1959: Part I (1924-25)
by Gayle Soles 35-39
The Crowley Family of the Conejo Valley by Miriam Sprankling 39-41
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 41-45
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
GEE-NEE-OL'-O-GEE OR GEN'-EE-OL-O-GEE ? by Sandy Fahrnbruch 45
A Genealogical Codicil submitted by Fred Ferguson 46
Are you Grantor/Grantee Challenged? by Sandy Fahrnbruch 46
William Henry Harrison Smith by Gay Sivers Weston 47-52
Bible Transcriptions by Nancy K. Kilbourn 52-53
The Knight Family Bible by Nancy K. Kilbourn 53-57
Melvina Jane Love Jacobs Lankford of Southern Indiana by Nancy Kilbourn 65-68
Ahnentafel Chart of Martha (Grossman) Griffith 68-70
Seminar Surname Wall compiled by Delores Pederson 72-76
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Reviews by Lois Habel Burlo 57-58
CD Holdings of CVGS 58-64
QUERIES 70-71
INDEX TO VOLUME 21, NUMBER 2 77-80
VOLUME 21, NUMBER 3, FALL 2003 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 82-84
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 84-88
LOCAL HISTORY
The Kellogg Family Bible by Miriam Sprankling 88-90
Simi Valley Union High School Yearbooks, Part II (1926-30)
by Gayle Soles and Fred Ferguson 94-98
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Ahnentafel Chart of James Nathan Cyr 91
Writing Family Obituaries For Those Still Living by Gayle Soles 100-101
Birth Date Calculation 101
Happy Birthday Remembrances 103-106
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Shelved Books -- Fall 2003 by Elizabeth Odle 92-93
Book Reviews by Lois Habel Burlo 99
QUERIES 102
INDEX TO VOLUME 21, NUMBER 3 107-108
CVGS Coat of Arms 109
VOLUME 21, NUMBER 4, WINTER 2003 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 110-112
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 112-116
LOCAL HISTORY
The Kelley Family of the Conejo Valley by Miriam Sprankling 116-118
Simi Valley Union High School Annuals, 1924-1959, Part III (1931-1941)
by Gayle Soules and Fred Ferguson 129-135
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
William Biddle Vansant by Nancy K. Kilbourn 119-120
William Wallace Wyers -- A 14th Kansas Cavalryman? by Helen Buske Wyers 121-122
Ahnentafel Chart of Sandra Lee Whitney 122-125
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Special Collections Materials -- The Standring Collection 126-12
Book Review by Lois Habel Burlo 135-136
Newly-Shelved Books by Elizabeth Odle 136-138
QUERIES 138-140
INDEX TO VOLUME 21, NUMBER 4 140-142
VOLUME 22, NUMBER 1, SPRING 2004 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 1-3
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 4-7
LOCAL HISTORY
Simi Valley Union High School Yearbooks, Part IV (1942 & 1945-7)
By Gayle Soles and Fred Ferguson 8-13
Andrew Russell Family of the Conejo Valley
by Miriam Sprankling 13-16
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Surname Wall 17
Standards for Sharing Information with Others
By The National Genealogical Society 18
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Reviews by Lois Habel Burlo 19
Book Review by A.E. Berry 19-20
Newly Shelved Books by Elizabeth Odle 20-21
QUERIES 21-22
INDEX TO VOLUME 22, NUMBER 1 23-24
CVGS COAT OF ARMS 25
VOLUME 22, NUMBER 2, SUMMER 2004 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 26 - 28
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 29 - 32
LOCAL HISTORY
Simi Valley Union High School Yearbooks, Part V (1948-1952)
Gayle Soles & Fred Ferguson 33 - 39
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Reviews by Allan Berry 40 - 41
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Ahnentafel of Gail Cicio Ireland 41 - 44
Early N.W. Kansas Reminiscences
Submitted by Helen Buske Wyers 44 - 52
QUERIES 52
INDEX TO VOLUME 22, NUMBER 2 53 - 55
VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3, FALL 2004 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 57 - 59
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 60 - 63
LOCAL HISTORY
Simi Valley Union High School Yearbooks, Part VI (1953-1956)
By Gayle Soles and Fred Ferguson 64 - 71
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Fall List of Books and CDs Shelved by Liz Odle 72 - 73
CVGS Rabbit Tracks Distributions 74 - 75
Book Reviews by Allan Berry 75 - 76
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Ahnentafel of Walter Ireland, Part I
By Gail Cicio Ireland 77 - 83
QUERIES 84
INDEX TO VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3 85- 88
VOLUME 22, NUMBER 4, WINTER 2004 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 89 - 91
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 92 - 95
LOCAL HISTORY
Simi Valley Union High School Yearbooks, Part VII (1957-1959)
By Gayle Soles and Fred Ferguson 96 - 103
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Winter List of Books Shelved by Liz Odle 104 - 105
Book Reviews by Allan Berry 105 - 107
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Ahnentafel of Walter Ireland, Part 2
By Gail Cicio Ireland 108 - 113
INDEX TO VOLUME 22, NUMBER 4 114 - 116
VOLUME 23, NUMBER 1, SPRING 2005 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 1 - 3
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 4 - 7
LOCAL HISTORY
1930 US Census, Ventura County, CA, Camarillo Township
Extracted by Sharon Martin & Delores Pederson 8 - 13
The Oak Tree Census
By Miriam Sprankling 14 - 15
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Spring List of Books Shelved by Liz Odle 16 - 17
Spring List of CDs Shelved by Betsy Horne 17
Book Reviews by Allan Berry 18 -20
FROM OUR MEMBERS AND OUR FILES
Surname Wall 20 - 21
QUERIES 22 - 23
INDEX TO VOLUME 23, NUMBER 1 23 - 26
VOLUME 23, NUMBER 2, SUMMER 2005 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 27 - 30
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 31 - 34
LOCAL HISTORY
1930 US Census, Ventura County, CA, Camarillo Township
Extracted by Sharon Martin & Delores Pederson 35 - 40
The First School in the Conejo and Some Early Graduates
By Miriam Sprankling 40 - 42
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Summer List of Books Shelved by Liz Odle 43 - 44
Summer List of CDs Shelved by Betsy Horne 44 - 45
Book Reviews by Delores Pederson & Allan Berry 45 - 47
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Grandma’s Apron 47
How to Create and Use a Correspondence Log by Jay Hall 48 - 49
QUERIES 50
INDEX TO VOLUME 23, NUMBER 2 50 - 54
VOLUME 23, NUMBER 3, FALL 2005 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 55 - 57
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 58 - 61
LOCAL HISTORY
Historical Happenings: Tantony by Miriam Sprankling 62
1930 US Census, Ventura County, CA, Somis Township
Extracted by Jim Colvin, Martha Griffith, Gail Ireland,
Sharon Martin, Kyle Parker, Delores Pederson, Ed Strait,
and Grace Strait 63 - 68
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Fall List of CDs Shelved by Betsy Horne 69
Fall List of Books Shelved by Liz Odle 69
Book Reviews by Garl Satterthwaite & Delores Pederson 70 - 72
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Cyclone on the Conejo by Helene Ness 72 - 73
Beware: Fraudulent Genealogies 73 - 76
Epitaphs 77
QUERIES 77
INDEX TO VOLUME 23, NUMBER 3 78 - 82
VOLUME 23, NUMBER 4, WINTER 2005 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetly Butcher 83 - 85
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 86 - 89
LOCAL HISTORY
Historical Happenings by Miriam Sprankling 90 - 91
1930 US Census, Ventura County, CA, Camarillo Township,
Camarillo District, Enumeration District 56-1, SD 13
Extracted by Martha Griffith, Delores Pederson, Sharon Martin,
Helen Wyers, Gail Ireland and Kyle Parker 92 - 98
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Reviews by Lois Burlo 98 - 100
Fall List of CDs Shelved by Betsy Horne 100
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Surname Wall 101 - 102
Emigration Depot in Plymouth 102 - 103
Land Records Terminology 103
How to Write a Query 104
QUERIES 105
INDEX TO VOLUME 23, NUMBER 4 106 - 110
VOLUME 24, NUMBER 1, SPRING 2006 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 1
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 3
LOCAL HISTORY
Historical Happenings: The Knowlton And Richardson Families Of The Conejo
by Miriam Sprankling, Curator of History, Stagecoach Inn Museum 7
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Camarillo District
produced by Sandy Fahrnbruch, Kyle Parker, Delores Pederson and Helen Wyers 9
Rancho Land Grants Of Spanish and Mexican California by Nancy K. Kilbourn 13
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Internet News, submitted by Delores Pederson 12
From the Pen of Marion H. Painter: 18 April 1906 5:12 A.M.,
San Francisco, California, An eyewitness Account of the San Francisco Earthquake
submitted by Jeane Stultz 16
Your Occupation Is What??? submitted by Delores Pederson 17
Terminology For Genetics Studies in Genealogy submitted by Nancy Kilbourn 18
A Visit With Sean Desmond in Ireland, submitted by Don Desmond 19
Directions For Census Enumerating in England, submitted by Lois Burlo 20
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Books Shelved Spring 2006 by Liz Odle 22
Book Reviews by Lois Burlo 23
QUERIES 24
MY BRICK WALL 25
My Brick Wall: Joseph Love, Why Are You Hiding From Me? submitted by Nancy Kilbourn 26
INDEX TO VOLUME 24, NUMBER 1 27
VOLUME 24, NUMBER 2, SUMMER 2006 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 39
PERIODICAL GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 41
LOCAL HISTORY
The Early Reyes Family by Nancy K. Kilbourn/Tina Reyes 45
The Old Conejo-Redwood Lodge, by Miriam Sprankling, Curator of History,
Stagecoach Inn Museum 47
The Making of a Historical Postcard: Bailey’s Boardwalk Beauty, 1918
(Camarillo, Callifornia), by Suzanne Makuch 48
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Camarillo
District produced by Sandy Fahrnbruch, Kyle Parker, Delores Pederson
and Helen Wyers (continued from Vol. 24, No. 1) 49
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Ancestry Quick Tips: Rolodex for Passwords and Internet Log
(from Ancestry Daily News) 46
Interesting Tidbits Of Life In Colonial Massachusetts
Transcribed by Sandy Fahrnbruch 53
John Brockett’s Letters Transcribed by Rita Brockett 55
Preservation Tip of the Month, by Becky Schipper 57
Quaker Research, submitted by Nancy Kilbourn 58
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Reviews
The Berryhill Family in America, reviewed by Betty Johanna Hutson 59
Ireland: 1841/1851 Census Abstracts (Northern Ireland),     reviewed by Lois Habel Burlo 59
CDs Shelved In 2006 by Betsy Horne 60
QUERIES 60
MY BRICK WALL: THE MYSTERIES OF AUGUSTINE ODELL, JR.
submitted by Helen Wyers 62
INDEX TO VOLUME 24, NUMBER 2 63
VOLUME 24, NUMBER 3, FALL 2006 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 65
PERIODICAL GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 67
LOCAL HISTORY
Descendants of Juan Joseph Reyes y Diaz
by Nancy K. Kilbourn/Tina Reyes 71
The Robling School (Or the Robling Military Academy)
by Miriam Sprankling, Curator of History, Stagecoach Inn Museum 77
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Camarillo
District produced by Sandy Fahrnbruch, Kyle Parker, Delores Pederson and Helen Wyers (continued from Vol. 24, No. 2) 79
Voting Then and Now
by Don Morris, Curator of Archaeology, Stagecoach Inn Museum
(from the Stagecoach Inn Museum May, 2006, newsletter 84
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
John Brockett’s Letters, transcribed by Rita Brockett 85
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Review: From Ireland: Land of Pain and Sorrow
submitted by Lois Burlo 89
Books Shelved Fall 2006 by Elizabeth Odle 90
QUERIES 91
MY BRICK WALL
William and Humphrey Felts (aka Felps, Felce, ffelps)
submitted by Anita Schmidt 92
INDEX TO VOLUME 24, NUMBER 3 93
VOLUME 24, NUMBER 4, WINTER 2006 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 103
PERIODICAL GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 105
GENEALOGY GEMS: NEWS FROM THE FORT WAYNE LIBRARY, No. 32, October 31, 2006 108
LOCAL HISTORY
Thirty Years of Fighting Fires in our Forest (Recollections of the life of a forest ranger in California) by Jacinto Damien Reyes, submitted by Tina Reyes
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Camarillo District, produced by Nancy Brennan, Sandy Fahrnbruch, Martha Griffith, and Delores Pederson (continued from Vol. 24, No. 3) 112
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
John Brockett's Letters, transcribed by Rita Brockett 115
FROM OUR LIBRARY
Book Review: Conejo Cooks, Now & Then, the Supplement submitted
by Lois Habel Burlo 119
COMPUTER CORNER
Virtual Jamestown 121
submitted by Delores Pederson
SURNAME WALL QUERIES 122
MY BRICK WALL
Who Are the Parents of James L. Black? Submitted by Jan Keeline Cozad 125
ANNUAL SEMINAR FLYER 126
INDEX TO VOLUME 24, NUMBER 4 127
VOLUME 25, NUMBER 1, SPRING 2007 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 1
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 3
LOCAL HISTORY
A Biography – Nicholas E. "Nick" Olsen, part 1
by Gerald E. "Gerry" Olsen, his son 6
Springville, California
by Anita Schmidt 10
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Ven-Tu Park and
Thousand Oaks School Districts, produced by Anne Butcher, Nancy Brennan,
Mae Canaga, Martha Griffith, Delores Pederson and Helen Wyers 12
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Memories of Hattie Mildred Woodcock Barwig, submitted by her daughter,
Betty Johanna Barwig Hutson 16
John Brockett’s Letters From the California Gold Fields, Part 4,
transcribed by Rita Brockett 18
Genealogy Gems: News From the Fort Wayne Library
Peeking at Potentates: Masonic Records at the Genealogy Center
by Delia Coghrun Bourne 21
Google Search Strategy
submited by Helen Wyers 22
1895 Eighth Grade Final Exam 22
SURNAME WALL QUERIES 24
MY BRICK WALL: William Biddle Vansant Where Are You?
submitted by Nancy Kilbourn 25
INDEX TO VOLUME 25, NUMBER 1 26
VOLUME 25, NUMBER 2, SUMMER 2007 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 27
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 29
LOCAL HISTORY
A Biography -- Nicholas E. "Nick" Olsen, part 2
by Gerald E. "Gerry" Olsen, his son 32
Springville, California by Anita Schmidt 36
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Ven-Tu Park and
Thousand Oaks School Districts, produced by Anne Butcher, Nancy Brennan,
Mae Canaga, Martha Griffith, Delores Pederson and Helen Wyers 38
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
John Brockett’s Letters From the California Gold Fields, Part 5,
transcribed by Rita Brockett 41
Memories of Hattie Mildred Woodcock Barwig, Part 2, submitted by her daughter,
Betty Johanna Barwig Hutson 45
Orrin Smith, Our Ancestor, by Barbara Wills and Yvonne Knerr 48
LIBRARY: Winter and Spring Listing of Books Shelved 51
MY BRICK WALL: My Elijah Pinckney (New York) Breakthrough!
submitted by Sandy Fahrnbruch 53
QUERIES 55
INDEX TO VOLUME 25, NUMBER 2 55
VOLUME 25, NUMBER 3, FALL 2007 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 63
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 65
LOCAL HISTORY
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Camarillo Township, Ven-Tu Park and
Thousand Oaks School Districts, produced by Anne Butcher, Nancy Brennan, Mae Canaga, Martha Griffith, Delores Pederson and Helen Wyers 68
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
William Henry Wetmore, submitted by Jim Oblinger 71
Memories of Hattie Mildred Woodcock Barwig, Part 3, submitted by her daughter,
Betty Johanna Barwig Hutson 72
Letter From Pearl, As Written by Pearl Mable Clark Hallett, submitted by Helen Wyers......Page 75
Scotch-Irish Research, by Nancy Kilbourn 75
This Old Hunter-Trapper Left a Trail After All: Gasper Butcher
submitted by Anne Tetley Butcher 77
Silas Adelbert Gilmore, Only son of Edwin Gilmore
submitted by Helen Wyers 78
But I Was Taught That Scotch Was A Drink, by Joyce M. Alexander
submitted by Nancy Kilbourn 82
QUERIES 83
MY BRICK WALL: Juan Joseph Reyes y Diaz and his wife Maria Gertrudis Reyes
submitted by Tina Reyes 85
INDEX TO VOLUME 25, NUMBER 3 85
VOLUME 25, NUMBER 4, WINTER 2007 Page
RESEARCH TIPS by Anne Tetley Butcher 89
GLEANINGS by Jana Swanson 91
LOCAL HISTORY
1930 US Census, Ventura County, California Simi Township, Moorpark Town
produced by Delores Pederson and Emily Waltz 95
FROM OUR MEMBERS and FROM OUR FILES
Legislative Update From the Office of Senator Diane Fienstein, November 2007 99
Memories of Hattie Mildred Woodcock Barwig, Part 4, submitted by her daughter,
Betty Johanna Barwig Hutson 99
Mrs. Jake Young Recalls, submited by Evelyn Duke 103
Silas Adelbert Gilmore, Only son of Edwin Gilmore, Part 2
submitted by Helen Wyers 105
Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) 2007 Conference – Fort Wayne, IN
submitted by Betsy and George Horne 109
Why Bother With Writing Queries?, a short story by Anita Rouse Schmidt 110
SURNAME WALL QUERIES 110
MY BRICK WALL: The Search For David Kelly and Mary Musgrove, My Brick Wall,
Doubled, submitted by Nancy K. Kilbourn 114
INDEX TO VOLUME 25, NUMBER 4 115


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