James Pickens Page is Up

I have uploaded the page for James Pickens. Now to tell you all why I am so excited about this update!

I was looking for a picture of the old Pioneer Cemetery, also known as the Mt. Oread Cemetery, and surfing some Kansas sites. In my surfing, I came across a picture that is included in the Library of Congress American Memory Collection. It is a photo of the Survivors of Quantrill’s Raid in 1913. I have offered two links to the photo. The first shows the original size photo as provided by the Library of Congress. The second is an enlarged photo to better study the individuals in the picture.

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Too Many Thoughts Swimming Around!

I am so glad to hear that so many of you are enjoying the site. Even if you don’t want to be talkative on the blog, I am so very glad that some are taking the time to email me. Trust me, I most certainly understand. I am the most introverted person I’ve ever met! I can be perfectly happy in my own little world, with just an occasional visitor. However, when it comes to blogging, you have to realize that I have no idea if you are all enjoying this, or if this is a waste of my time, if you don’t let me know!

Seeing that some of you have signed up to receive the notifications most certainly helps. I am so happy, I actually have more people who have subscribed because they wanted to, and not because I stuck their email in there so I could play with the program!

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Welcome to Corel Cousins!

Welcome to Corel Cousins, the website and the blog. The website was officially ‘born’ on Tuesday, February 20, 2007, the blog on Friday, February 23, 2007. For my first blog entry, I would like to give you some background on me, the idea to create a website, and what has led me to search for my ancestors.

My name is Paula. I grew up in the material world of the 1980s and have never accepted that the 1980s have ended! It is very sad, but I do miss the big hair. Not the blue eyeshadow, tho! I will likely never recover from the changes incurred in the music world once Nirvana and Kurt Cobain took over the scene. Music (especially from the ’80s) is one of my bigger obsessions!

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