Graduate of Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA-BS in Physics (1951) Graduate of Lancaster Seminary, Lancaster, PA-BD (1954) and M.Div (1972). Graduate of Phila. Lutheran Seminary- S.T.M. (1969) Graduate of Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, OH-Ph.D. (2004) Professional Genealogist Certificate, BYU, 1982. Ordained 1954 by Evangelical and Reformed Church, now part of United Church of Christ Served Ellerton E&R Church, Dayton,OH (1954-1957) St. James, Limerick, PA, 1957-1976 First UCC, Winston-Salem, NC (1976-1992) Pastor Emeritus, 1992 Supply Pastor Elk Spur UCC, Fancy Gap, VA (1999-2014) Pastor Emeritus 2014 Past President Forsyth Co., NC Genealogical Society Past Board of Director North Carolina Genealogical Society (also Program Director- 7 years) Past Board of Directors, Friends of the Archives, N.C. Past President of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, an international stamp society. Genealogical teacher at Forsyth Tech Community College, Winston-Salem, NC and Davidson County Community College. Author of five genealogical books, all in the Library of Congress and some in Salt Lake City. I an one of the Shouse Family historians.
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On 24 Jul 2019 at 19:37 GMT Diane L. Johnston wrote:
In my own Dutch & German Ancestry, pattern seems to be: 1st son after paternal gr.f.; 2nd son after maternal gr.f. Then, 1st dau. named after maternal gr.m.; 2nd dau. named after paternal gr.m. Exceptions seem to be IF a gr.parent recently died, that gr.parent's name is given to new gr.child. Those naming patterns have helped me a lot & they prove to be true.
On 17 Sep 2018 at 02:29 GMT David Selman wrote:
Thank you for self-certifying for the Pre-1700 badge! Participation in a Pre-1700 Project is strongly encouraged for those wishing to edit Pre-1700 profiles. Collaboration is essential because pre-1700 ancestors are shared by many descendants.
It looks like US History Project would be a good fit with the tag you entered. Adding the tag United_States_History will help you get updates about activity for that project.
Do you have any questions? Let me know. I'm happy to help! :-)
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On 29 Aug 2018 at 16:58 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
I am happy to congratulate you for becoming a full member of the WikiTree community! To help save you time, energy and frustration, please start with our New Member How-To pages.
Click the green Tag on your top right of your profile page and see others following the same things you are researching. The more Tags (20 is the maximum) you add that include locations, periods of history or other genealogical interests, the more links to the community research options.
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