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nan vicknair (#47088238)
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Bio Photo If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. ~Nadine Stair

I identify as a New England gal through and through, even though I pioneered to California many sunsets ago.

I grew up with beautiful East Rock right outside my window at 239 Everit Street in New Haven CT and miss it everyday.

The past is where my heart is and I discovered the infinite joys of family research and history when I was very young. A trained medieval historian and art historian, I planted my roots deep in scholarly research also and methodology at NYU and Columbia University.

I believe in the adage that harkens to find truth in everything. Needless to say, my ancestral background has had a profound influence on me.

Surnames researching - Ogden, Augur, Battersby, Phelps, White, Vicknair, Boldt

Email with questions anytime, especially as more grave sites before 1000AD are discovered.

" tempus="Tempus" fugit..."
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J Smith
RE: augurs
No, no Californians in this clan. We are mostly near Portland, with a few scattered elsewhere. One group is actually in Kyrgistan currently!

Your career as a medievalist sounds very exciting! If I had started on the family genealogy earlier, I might have been drawn to that, as well. When I learned that my Viking ancestors plundered Lindesfarne, I was both shocked and fascinated. :-)

I look forward to hearing from you again. Feel free to use my email.

Added by J Smith on Feb 04, 2015 2:26 PM
J Smith
Hello Nan. Apparently we are some kind of cousins, as we both descend from John Augur who married Barnes. This is my line:

john III Augur (1748 - 1827)
son of rachel barnes
capt. daniel page Augur (1781 - 1834)
son of john III Augur
julius smith Augur (1817 - )
son of capt. daniel page Augur
julius Augur (1873 - 1924)
son of julius smith Augur
Frank Miller Augur (1883 - )
son of julius Augur

Frank Miller Augur was my maternal grandfather. Frank and his wife Nellie left CT after nearly 300 years of family history there, in 1924. They packed up their six children into an open touring car and drove all the way to Vancouver Washington where Nellie's father awaited. It was a momentous adventure, in 1924. There are about a hundred of us descendants living out here in the wild west now and we are a happy crew.

Please jot me a note and let me know what kind of cousin you might be. :-)
Added by J Smith on Feb 04, 2015 12:37 AM
Valenciaღ Angel of Mine 💕
Hello Nan
Deeply appreciate all your visits to my virtual cemetery memorials amd my loved ones, Nan. They certainly do not go unnoticed. So kind of you

Blessings, Yo

Added by Valenciaღ Angel of ... on Nov 18, 2014 3:07 PM
RE: nancy Vicknair California here
That's the piece of the puzzle that was missing. Tom. Bernice is my Mom, we lost her at the age of ninety (sounds premature doesn't it) in 2013. My sisters (Loretta and Pat) and I went out to the Bay area last October to visit Mom's siblings. We went back for a "cousins organized" get together after Easter of this year. Nancy and Linda were the only Vicknair cousins in attendance. Theresa and Lyndy (that's what Mom always called him, so consequently we do too) seem to be holding up well for old-timers. Seems I saw some photos on the wall of your and Tom's progeny and +. Living in Texas has caused us to not stay in contact as much as we should or could have. We got our photos primarily from Mom and Helen. I bet there are a ton of photos in California that we have not seen.

Well it is nice to bump into you in the cyber graveyard. Now I know my second "Nancy Vicknair."
Added by bailiwick on Sep 18, 2014 10:09 AM
Louis Roth
RE: Bourdet Photo
no sweat.
my buddy Jay actually shot that.

he also uses an iPhone 4S

and most of my mom's male ancestors went to Harvard ....
Added by Louis Roth on Aug 26, 2014 9:34 AM
Beautiful Savior Is My Lord Jesus Christ
Hello Nan,

Thank you for visiting my beloved friend Andrea Plaza and leaving a lovely token for her. I left some tokens for you beautiful family as well.

Added by Beautiful Savior Is My Lo... on Aug 16, 2014 1:30 PM
Ralph Ginn
Thank you so much for visiting Ralph and being a friend to him. In the end it is love that always wins out. God Bless.
Added by Meriel✿Mary♥... on Aug 12, 2014 1:54 AM
Cinnamon Girl
RE: Sir Bubba
Thanks for the reply. Today is his Angel Day and twice I have
placed a token of a small child. I will go back to his memorial
and delete those two and replace with correct tokens. So
very sorry! Hugs!
Added by Cinnamon Girl on Aug 07, 2014 7:33 PM
Cinnamon Girl
RE: Thank you
Hello Nan - could you clarify something for me? Is Sir Bubba
Boldt Vicknair a pet or a person? I am wondering so in the
future I can place the correct kind of token/remembrance.
Hugs, Jean Ann
Added by Cinnamon Girl on Aug 07, 2014 7:22 PM
Cinnamon Girl
RE: Thank you
You are so welcome. I enjoyed visiting your memorials and
will be back for more visits in the future. Have a great night
and God bless you and your family! Hugs, Jean Ann
Added by Cinnamon Girl on Aug 05, 2014 7:20 PM
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