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- Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2004 02:54:35 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Ian Holland
Location:: Woombye, Queensland, Australia
Lodge:: Montville 260
Lodge Loc'n:: Montville Queensland
Office:: Junior Warden
RQFC-topic: Mexican Freemasonary
RQFC Details: There is a Catholic Church in Mexico City, La Profesa.
There was supposedly some sort of conspiracy / plot hatched there around the time of Queen Isabel. Can anyone enlighten me?
Thanks and Fraternal greetings,
- Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 16:03:35 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: karen oconnor
Location:: evanston il usa
Message:: I am a former member of
Rainbow. I was a member in Blue Island IL
RQFC-topic: Family Research
RQFC Details: My grandfather Frank E. Knight
was a member of the Masons in
Chicago Circa 1920-30 Do any
records exist about him?
- Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 21:03:29 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Valeria Buenrostro Leiter
Location:: Mexico City, Mexico
Lodge:: Quetzalcoatl No. 5
Lodge Loc'n:: Cuernavaca, mor.
RQFC-topic: Number 6
RQFC Details: I am doing a complete research on the number 6
- Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 13:23:15 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Bill Ramsaur
RQFC-topic: Location of St. John's Lodge in 1790
RQFC Details: John Blackstock (b1758 Scotland- d1797 Glynn Co., GA) His
obituary stated that he was Past Master of St. John's Lodge, No. 6, and
late Grand Secretary. My questions- Where was the location of St. John's
Lodge, No. 6 (of Glynn County, Georgia) in that time frame (ca 1790)?
What were the dates when he served in these capacities? Was the position
Grand Secretary for the Grand Lodge of Georgia?
- Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 10:59:19 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Martin T. Foster
Location:: Rochester, NY (USA)
Message:: I am research about any deaf already became masonic, Therefore if They have deaf members. I would like to give an honor to learn abt that. have a nice seasons.
RQFC-topic: any deaf became Masonic?
RQFC Details: I am trying to find any deaf who became masonic and see how great it will honorly for deaf people became masonic members.
- Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 14:29:50 -0400 (EDT)
Location:: Renton, WA
Message:: I am interested in learning more about the Freemasons, and am especially interested in Templar Knight history. If anyone has any information to share, or could suggest a Templar lodge in the area, I'd love to hear about it.
RQFC-topic: Templar Knights and the Holy Grail
- Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004 01:32:58 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Tanya Hurst
Location:: Woodstock, Virginia; USA
RQFC-topic: Masonic Genealogy
RQFC Details: I am trying to determine if any of my ancestors were masonic - I have evidences that someone was (An Eastern Star Cookbook, etc.) The family name was Abney - namely Claude Abney, John Abney, Lord Willesley. They were from Normandy, then England originally, then finally Kentucky in the US. I can offer more names if this type of information is available. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Sincere Thanks.
- Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 14:35:04 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Rev. Kenneth P. Beres
Location:: Bristol, RI, USA
Message:: Thoroughly enjoyed your website. Found it to be most informative. Thank you!
RQFC-topic: Christian Vantagepoint of Masonry
RQFC Details: I have been asked by a church group to give them an
informed opinion vis-a-vis Freemasonry. In the spirit of truth, I would
like to ask for some help in formulating an informed opinion on the
subject. Would you please help me?
- Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 11:37:01 -0400 (EDT)
Location:: Fayetteville, North Carolina
RQFC-topic: Cyrene Crusaders
RQFC Details: History
- Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2004 13:22:27 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Donald Larimore-Bland jr
Location:: Kirkwood, MO. USA
Lodge:: Kirkwood Lodge #484
Lodge Loc'n:: Kirkwood, MO. USA
Message:: I am doing research on the Masonic history of Wales.
RQFC-topic: Masonic history of Wales.
- Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2004 11:00:21 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: A. B.
Location:: Houston, TX
RQFC-topic: Genealogy of Dennis Family in Mississippi
RQFC Details: In researching my great-grandfather William Alexander Dennis of Perry Co., Mississippi, I have learned through his tombstone that he was a Mason. Can you advise how I might learn of which Lodge he was a member and to what degree he served? His birthdate was 12 March 1848 in Jackson Co., MS and death was in 1926 in Perry Co., Miss. Thank you for any information you may impart. A. B. Jones
- Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 04:40:18 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Ronald John Saunders
Location:: Llanelli, Wales
RQFC-topic: John Collingwood Mckechnie
RQFC Details: Am researching into the above who was a London/Chelsea
mason in and around the 1920s who sent his son Jack Mckechnie for
education in Canada (who was later to become guitarist with the Hedley
Any info/photos/reminiscences of John Collingwood, Jack or the Trio.
Thanking you in anticipation for any help.
Ronald John Saunders
- Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 02:04:12 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: S. Halpin
Location:: Crestline, CA, USA
Lodge:: Lodge 711
Lodge Loc'n:: Twin Peaks, CA
Message:: Looking for Alexander Hamilton Willard, if he was a Freemason. Willard was a blacksmith on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
RQFC-topic: Freemasons who accompanied Lewis & Clark
RQFC Details: Lewis & Clark were Freemasons, and many of the member of the expedition were Freemasons. I am wanting to confirm is Alexander Hamilton Willard was a Freemason. This would answer the question as to why his life was spared at court martial on the trek.
- Date: Mon, 6 Sep 2004 20:07:01 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Greg Thompson
Location:: New York, NY, USA
Message:: I would appreciate any help I can get.
RQFC-topic: Mount Moriah
RQFC Details: I found a silver case with the masonic symbol on it when
cleaning out a room. An engraving on the back reads:
I am researching this "Josh Wolff" and the rest on the internet and
would appreciate any help.
- Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 10:45:19 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Juan Rodolfo Canales Velasco
Location:: springfield Missouri (United States)
RQFC Details: I looking to became a mason to make the difference in my life fallowing the way of life under the eyes of good
- Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 17:18:10 -0400 (EDT)
Location:: Los Angeles, CA USA
RQFC Details: I have a Mason's Decanter...Very Beautiful Gold and Blue that I would like to sell. I can't find the value of such an item and am wondering where I would find this information. Thanks ever so much!
- Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 17:47:40 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Evelyn Jones
Location:: Chicago, Ill
RQFC-topic: Past Mason
RQFC Details: My Grandfather, Dr. W. E. Porter, DDS, Memphis, Tn was a Mason. He died in 1925. Is there anyway I can find out what Lodge he belonged to or any info on him? Also since he was a Mason, is there any possibility of my son becoming a Mason? Thank you
- Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 10:19:22 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Patrick Cuthbert
Lodge:: Outeniqua EC & Protea SC
Lodge Loc'n:: George
Office:: IG EC & SW SC (PM)
Message:: Fraternal greetings from South Africa. PM of Outeniqua & Protea Lodges. 18th, MMM KT.
RQFC-topic: Arthur Cuthbert
RQFC Details: Was instrumental in starting/assisting the start of Freemasonry on Suva, Fiji.
- Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 15:33:25 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: ROBIN SIMMONS
Location:: Christ Church, Barbados
Lodge:: Lodge Unity # 1625 S.C.
Lodge Loc'n:: Spry Street, Bridgetown,Barbados.
Office:: Past Master
Message:: I would welcome corresponding with Masonic Brethren from all over the world.
RQFC-topic: Learning & delivery of Ritual
RQFC Details: I am delivering a lecture to my Lodge on Friday 8th October, 2004.
- Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 18:07:31 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Stephen Salisbury
Location:: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Message:: I just got introduced to this idea and would like to dig as deep as possible. Meaning to life gives meaning to death.
RQFC-topic: general but deep personal interest
RQFC Details: would like to anything that anybody is willed to tell me. For the sole purpose of expanding my knowledge.