Archives for August 2011

Recollections of Edith Andersen Holst

My guest writer is Jill Willoughby, oldest grandchild of Edith Andersen Holst. This is a letter that Dolores Price wrote to me, dated 24 July 1998, where she tells us she could not make the reunion that year as they would be in Denver. She wrote this additional information about her mother, Edith: Delores Price […]

Edith Andersen Holst Part 3

My guest writer is Jill Willoughby, oldest grandchild of Edith Andersen Holst. This is the third of three parts of the history of my grandmother, written by her on 21 May 1960. I have included Edith’s handwritten history in the first post. Edith Andersen Holst, born 25 March 1908, died 10 August 1966, age 58. […]

Edith Andersen Holst Part 2

My guest writer is Jill Willoughby, oldest grandchild of Edith Andersen Holst. This is the second of three parts of the history of my grandmother, written by her on 21 May 1960. I have included Edith’s handwritten history in the first post. Edith Andersen Holst, born 25 March 1908, died 10 August 1966, age 58. […]

100 Years Ago: George V, Freece, Silver Service Fund

The following was adapted from the Improvement Era magazine of August 1911. King George V King George V received the crown of his ancestors on Thursday, June 22, in Westminster Abbey, amid the manifestations of love and loyalty from the people on every hand. Without a hitch, and with every circumstance of historic pomp, the […]