Our Ancestor, Asahel Stodder

Asahel Stodder 25 October 1757–June 1822 (Age 64) Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States   Our family member, MJ,  found a page at FamilySearch with details about the life and history of Asahel Stodder where this “The Life Summary of Asahel” is posted.  The Life Summary of Asahel When Asahel Stodder was born on 25 October […]

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Origin of the name “FORREST”

Origin of the name “FORREST” from Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006 at Family Search: English: topographic name for someone who lived in or near a royal forest, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or worker in one. Middle English forest was not, as today, a near-synonym of wood, […]

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Ten Years Ago, the Inventor of the mobile phone said they have become ‘too complicated’

Ten years ago, in the year 2009, Rachel Cooper of The Telegraph (UK) wrote: Mobile phones with cameras and music players are too complicated, according to the inventor of the device.  Martin Cooper, who was the lead engineer of the Motorola team that developed the mobile phone, told a privacy conference in Madrid this week that today’s […]

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