According to Julie, "I was born here (Fort Collins), and the oral family history story that I grew up hearing was that our branch of Scriven ended up here because of Colonel William Oliver Collins, for which Fort Collins was named. My dad's mother was born Effie Frances Hodges, and her mother was born Julia Ann Collins. My dad says this grandmother (Julia Ann Collins) would tell him the story when he was young that they moved out here because her cousin was the Colonel that Fort Collins was named after. My parents had 6 children (5 are still living) and my father was married once briefly before he met and married my mother, and he had a child from his first marriage (no longer living) Of my fathers 7 children, all were married and have had children of their own, and many of those children are having children and in some cases, grandchildren. However, for such a large group that we are, there are only a few males named Scriven to carry on the name. "
Julie Barrett contacted me when she found out I had listed her great grandparents on WikiTree. She contributed family information from her Scriven family from James E. Scriven on down.
Julie told me that, not only her grandfather, but her brother has the same name as I do, Robert Scriven. Since my daughter's name is Juliane, very close to hers, that's a double coincidence!
The biography for Julie Scriven is empty. What can you add?
On 24 Sep 2017 at 22:23 GMT Vicky (Freeth) Majewski wrote:
This is just a courtesy e-mail to see how things are going. Are you enjoying WikiTree so far? Any questions? Any issues?
Feel free to contact me via my profile page. I am happy to help!
On 18 Sep 2017 at 15:16 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:
How is it going so far? Was the first page of the How-Tos helpful or did it leave you with questions?
We want to help! Click my name, then ask in the comment section of my page.
Shirley ~ WikiMessenger
PS Sometimes links don't work in emails. You can always find a link that works in the public comments on your profile.
On 12 Sep 2017 at 00:02 GMT Vicky (Freeth) Majewski wrote:
Have a look at our New Member How-To page for some tips and tricks on getting started. As time goes on, you may be interested in getting involved with our Projects, such as the very-active Irish Roots Project.
If the links don't work in your e-mail, you can find them in the public comments on your profile page.
Need help? Just ask!
Above all, have FUN! :)
Vicky Majewski ~ WikiTree Greeter and Mentor