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Quilts in our Family: Dakin, Richardson, Voolich By Erica Dakin Voolich
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This is a documentation of the quilts owned by the Dakin/Voolich family. The quilter who made the Richardson quilts is unknown. Most of the quilts are by Mary Alice (Smith) Dakin, who was born in... More > Kent CT in 1855 and died in Gaylordsville in 1931. The other quilts were made by Erica Voolich. There are pictures and family history background information on the quilts, on Mary Alice (Smith) Dakin, on her family, and on the Richardsons who owned their quilts.< Less
Bulls Bridge By Erica Dakin Voolich
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This is the story of the building of the Bulls Bridge Power Plant in Gaylordsville, Connecticut and of the addition to it in 1912. The vision of a Connecticut politician, Nicholas Staub, realized,... More > and the effect on one farm family. This is the story of Rob Dakin, as a young man watched the digging of the canal for the power plant go across the fields of their farm, then when the plant was completed, the locals didn't get electricity. Rob went to college, came back years later as one of the engineers on the building of the addition to the power plant which brought electricity to the surrounding neighborhood. Rob documented the building of the addition and 27 pages of his photographs of the power plant's construction are included. It includes Dakin family genealogy and life stories from the original immigrant Thomas Dakin down to Rob and his children.< Less
Mild Mannered Businessman or Secret Service Agent? Harry Bogart Richardson's Mid-Life Adventure Tracking Counterfeiters in Denver! 1908-1909 By Erica Dakin Voolich
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Harry Bogart Richardson told stories to his granddaughters about his exciting career in the Secret Service catching counterfeiters in Denver. Everything indicated that he was a businessman in... More > downtown Chicago selling insurance or bonds. The Secret Service records in the National Archives revealed Harry did work for the Secret Service from 1907-1909 -- the second year catching counterfeiters in Denver. Read all about the life of a Secret Service Operative catching counterfeiters in Denver.< Less
A Ring and a Bundle of Letters By Erica Dakin Voolich
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When Marion Dakin died in 1974, a bundle of letters was found in her desk -- all in Swedish. Years before she died Marion had given her granddaughter “old family rings” to use for her... More > wedding -- one came from Eric Helsten, or so she thought. Her grandfather Eric Helsten was a tanner who immigrated from Sweden in 1845, initially settling in Haviland Hollow NY and then in Gaylordsville CT. He married another immigrant, Mary Hearty, who came from Ireland in 1848. These letters are from Eric’s mother and twelve siblings dating from 1845 until he died in 1903. This is the story of Eric and Mary’s life, in the US with the accompanying story of life back home as told through these 86 letters and documents. Included are two chapters with genealogical information on Eric Helsten’s maternal and paternal ancestors in Sweden -- including family names of Alfvars, Bouvin, Chevet, Dandanell, Dubois, Gilljam, Hellsten, Hultman, Krutmeijer, Martin, Österman, Pousette, Robbert (Robert), Tillman, Tussin.< Less
A Ring and a Bundle of Letters By Erica Dakin Voolich
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When Marion Dakin died in 1974, a bundle of letters was found in her desk -- all in Swedish. Years before she died Marion had given her granddaughter “old family rings” to use for her... More > wedding -- one came from Eric Helsten, or so she thought. Her grandfather Eric Helsten was a tanner who immigrated from Sweden in 1845, initially settling in Haviland Hollow NY and then in Gaylordsville CT. He married another immigrant, Mary Hearty, who came from Ireland in 1848. These letters are from Eric’s mother and twelve siblings dating from 1845 until he died in 1903. This is the story of Eric and Mary’s life, in the US with the accompanying story of life back home as told through these 86 letters and documents. Included are two chapters with genealogical information on Eric Helsten’s maternal and paternal ancestors in Sweden -- including Swedish family names of Alfvars, Bouvin, Chevet, Dandanell, Dubois, Gilljam, Hellsten, Hultman, Krutmeijer, Martin, Österman, Pousette, Robbert,Tillman, Tussin.< Less
Remember the Women! Heading up the Branches of our Women's Family Tree part 1 By Erica Dakin Voolich
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Three women all born in the late 1800s, grew into womanhood in the early 1900s: Adelaide Copeland Harvey Richardson, Marion Evans Dakin & Clarice Theodora Evans. A divorcee with health... More > challenges, a widow with a surviving child, & an unmarried woman--20th century women who each in her own way found a way to survive. One cared for her grandchildren; two became professional women. Marion became the first Extension Nutritionist for the State of Connecticut. Marion traveled around Connecticut and authored many of the food bulletins between 1921 and 1946. Clarice became a college professor of art and industrial arts. She was an early proponent of children learning by doing and integrating related art activities into the elementary curriculum. Clarice traveled to England for two years when Dartington Hall was setting up their school in 1928. Not only is this a story of one family’s generation of women, but it gives a glimpse into the life of working women of the 1900s born into the middle class.< Less
Remember the Women! Heading up the Branches of our Women's Family Tree part 1 By Erica Dakin Voolich
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Three women all born in the late 1800s, grew into womanhood in the early 1900s: Adelaide Copeland Harvey Richardson, Marion Evans Dakin & Clarice Theodora Evans. A divorcee with health... More > challenges, a widow with a surviving child, & an unmarried woman--20th century women who each in her own way found a way to survive. One cared for her grandchildren; two became professional women. Marion became the first Extension Nutritionist for the State of Connecticut. Marion traveled around Connecticut and authored many of the food bulletins between 1921 and 1946. Clarice became a college professor of art and industrial arts. She was an early proponent of children learning by doing and integrating related art activities into the elementary curriculum. Clarice traveled to England for two years when Dartington Hall was setting up their school in 1928. Not only is this a story of one family’s generation of women, but it gives a glimpse into the life of working women of the 1900s born into the middle class.< Less