Mailing List:2001-01-25 01, Re: WHITNEY-D Digest V01 19, by Joan Reznowski

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From: L Reznowski <lreznows -at- ms.umanitoba.ca> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: WHITNEY-D Digest V01 #19 Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 01:45:59 -0600 References: <200101250631.f0P6VvM09026@lists5.rootsweb.com> You expect me to attend a reunion with all those accents? It took me years to get rid of my upstate New York accent and I don't need to start at ground one again. No wonder they have Canadian announcers of many networks along with "Let Make A Deal" Cdn. Joan I will be there. Love the Boston area. WHITNEY-D-request -at- rootsweb.com wrote: > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > > WHITNEY-D DigestVolume 01 : Issue 19 > > Today's Topics: > #1 [WHITNEY-L] Pronunciation [Margie and George Parker <MandG@ma] > #2 Re: [WHITNEY-L] Ruth Reynolds Whit [ALLAGREEN -at- aol.com] > #3 Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: WHITNEY family [Arvy Whitney <arvwhit -at- altavista.co] > #4 [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation [Bettie Barnett Lombard <roadrunner] > #5 Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation ["Maureen" <abc -at- empire.net>] > #6 [WHITNEY-L] ALASKA ["Maureen" <abc -at- empire.net>] > #7 Re: [WHITNEY-L] the Reunion ["Steven Wallace" <stevenwallace7@h] > > Administrivia: > To unsubscribe from WHITNEY-D, send a message to > > WHITNEY-D-request -at- rootsweb.com > > that contains in the body of the message the command > > unsubscribe > > and no other text. No subject line is necessary, but if your software > requires one, just use unsubscribe in the subject, too. > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > [WHITNEY-L] Pronunciation > From: > > Margie and George Parker <MandG -at- math.siu.edu> > Date: > > Wed, 24 Jan 2001 06:31:59 -0600 > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Just getting caught up on all the messages on the reunion and pronunciation. > > As a native born Vermonter married to a native Rhode Islander who has family > with very strong accents, I can state with certainty: you can't spell many > of the words spoken in New England with the English (i.e., Latin) alphabet > -- the words aren't in English. > > Out here in Southern Illinois it is just as bad. Cairo is pronounced close > to Kayro (the syrup), Vienna has a long I but the accent is almost on the > second syllable, El Dorado has a long A. But my favorite is Beaucoup Creek, > pronounced buckup crik. > > George Parker > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > Re: [WHITNEY-L] Ruth Reynolds Whitney, wife of John-2 > From: > > ALLAGREEN -at- aol.com > Date: > > Wed, 24 Jan 2001 07:49:25 EST > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Dear Sandy: > > The Marion H. Reynolds book that you cite mentions the marriage of a Robert > Reynold to a Mary Pulleyne in a footnoot on p. 8, and cites Boyd's Marriage > Index for the information that that marriage took place in Fremington, Devon, > in 1623. How Robert got from his supposed birthplace in Kent (Aylesford?) to > Devon for this marriage is a matter for speculation. > > I agree with Robert that the English history of the Reynolds family of Boston > is rife with undocumented assumptions and needs a lot of work to arrive at a > standard of proof that could be accepted. The only halfway decent > connections between that marriage mentioned above and the Ruth of the John-2 > Whitney marriage, are the fact that it took place in 1623 and Ruth is > presumed to have been born in 1623 since she is (also) presumed to have been > married to John-2 in 1642 -- the other is that the wife in that marriage is > also named Mary. > > I have pursued this matter with the Reynolds Family Association and the > Reynolds-L maillist, with no good response. > > Allan E. Green > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: WHITNEY family REUNION > From: > > Arvy Whitney <arvwhit -at- altavista.com> > Date: > > 24 Jan 2001 12:54:00 -0800 > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Hi Barbara, > Well, I too am related to the Adams, through Henry and Edith Adams' daughter, Mary, who married Fairbanke in 1636. > As a side note, I wonder if Arvilla Whitney was the forerunner of my own name, Arvy. Maybe one of her brothers named one of their children Arvy after her and so on down the line, because my 5th ggf just appears out of the blue with that name and every generation since has had at least one in the family. Just a thought. > Arvy Whitney > > > Find the best deals on the web at AltaVista Shopping! > <a href="http://www.shopping.altavista.com">http://www.shopping.altavista.com</a> > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation > From: > > Bettie Barnett Lombard <roadrunnertucson -at- worldnet.att.net> > Date: > > Wed, 24 Jan 2001 15:48:00 -0700 > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Last summer went to a Fifield family reunion in NE Conn. On the road > from Wusta we passed a pretty little lake with the name of " Lake > CHAUBUNAGUNGAMAUG" can anyone tell me how to pronounce this. > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation > From: > > "Maureen" <abc -at- empire.net> > Date: > > Wed, 24 Jan 2001 23:15:00 -0800 > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Yes, > I am not really sure but I think your lake was near Webster, Mass. There > are numerous lakes around here named after Indian tribes. > We already had a discussion last year about this lake. If I remember it is > in Mass. but close to the Conn. border. I am thinking, Webster,Manchaug, > East Douglas, Oxford, in this area. On the other list, someone knew the > exact meaning of this name. > Maureen, > I live in this area. > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Bettie Barnett Lombard" <roadrunnertucson -at- worldnet.att.net> > To: <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> > Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 2:48 PM > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation > > >> >> Last summer went to a Fifield family reunion in NE Conn. On the road >> from Wusta we passed a pretty little lake with the name of " Lake >> CHAUBUNAGUNGAMAUG" can anyone tell me how to pronounce this. >> >> > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > [WHITNEY-L] ALASKA > From: > > "Maureen" <abc -at- empire.net> > Date: > > Thu, 25 Jan 2001 01:06:54 -0800 > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > I have to laugh, > It's not funny. I have an anti-virus scanner. I know it works. Today my computor crashed and I have lost everything. Some things are written down, others not. > I do have this funny story my father use to tell about Alaska. > One time there was a very large black bear.(You can't hear the sound effects)Now this very large black bear loved honey. THe big black bear always found the honey in the hives in the trees.Sometimes the big black bear got stung by the bees, but it always went back for more because it loved the honey so much. > Anyway this big black bear always found the honey and ate it but this one day all the bees came out of the hive and started stinging the big black bear and the big black bear ran and ran. It ran so fast and so far that it ran all the way to Alaska and became the FIRST polar bear!! > Well thats the story my father told me. > (They took my daughter into captivity) I don't know what to do. > Maureen > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: > > Re: [WHITNEY-L] the Reunion > From: > > "Steven Wallace" <stevenwallace7 -at- hotmail.com> > Date: > > Thu, 25 Jan 2001 01:32:26 -0500 > To: > > WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Rose: > > First, your e-mail reply address is broken. <" zella"@vcn.com> <<<== the > quotes kill it > > Anyway, most of my extended family is in the midwest .... it's a good hub > for various flights, has plenty of interesting places to see, etc. If not > Virginia or Northern New England, I would opt for the northern suburbs of > Chicago ... I can round up a few of my waaaay-distant Whitney-relations up > there too. I could even select a place to meet. I could go for some > Chicago-style pizza ... even right now . Well, let's see what y'all think. > Steven > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Rose Zella" <" zella"@vcn.com> > To: "Steven Wallace" <stevenwallace7 -at- hotmail.com> > Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 11:07 PM > Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] the Reunion > > > Steven: > >> This Wyoming country boy I have been married to for 51 years is a Proctor. >> Havn't found too many people looking for them. I probably know as much > > about > >> them as I do about my own family. Give me some starters and I'll see if I > > can > >> give you some clues. Rose Zella Proctor > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Maureen" <abc -at- empire.net> > To: <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> > Sent: Thursday, January 25, 2001 4:06 AM > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] ALASKA > > >> I have to laugh, >> It's not funny. I have an anti-virus scanner. I know it works. Today > > my computor crashed and I have lost everything. Some things are written > down, others not. > >> I do have this funny story my father use to tell about Alaska. >> One time there was a very large black bear.(You can't hear the sound > > effects)Now this very large black bear loved honey. THe big black bear > always found the honey in the hives in the trees.Sometimes the big black > bear got stung by the bees, but it always went back for more because it > loved the honey so much. > >> Anyway this big black bear always found the honey and ate it but this one > > day all the bees came out of the hive and started stinging the big black > bear and the big black bear ran and ran. It ran so fast and so far that it > ran all the way to Alaska and became the FIRST polar bear!! > >> Well thats the story my father told me. >> (They took my daughter into captivity) I don't know what to do. >> Maureen >> >> >> [WHITNEY-L] Pronunciation.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> Re: [WHITNEY-L] Ruth Reynolds Whitney, wife of John-2.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> attachment.txt >> >> Content-Type: >> >> text/plain >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: WHITNEY family REUNION.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Pronunciation.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> [WHITNEY-L] ALASKA.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >> >> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >> Re: [WHITNEY-L] the Reunion.eml >> >> Content-Type: >> >> message/rfc822 >> >>


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