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2nd Quarter, 2006

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  1. Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 08:29:31 -0500
    Name:: melissa west
    E-mail:: lilbit1316@hotmail.com
    Location:: MO

    RQFC-topic: member info
    RQFC Details: i am looking for information on my grandfather who was a 32 degree mason in or around OK. He died in 1955. Does anyone know who I can contact for information of this type?

  2. Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 00:07:41 -0500
    Name:: Rudy Martinez
    E-mail:: rrmartnz@hotmail.com
    Location:: La Mirada,Calif.
    Message:: Nice website.I am very interested in joining a local lodge and have done some research on Freemasonary, unfortunately I do not know any masons to ask about joining a lodge.
    RQFC-topic: Origins of Freemasons and
    RQFC Details: their connections to Templar Knights. History of Masons in Europe and America.

  3. Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:43:37 -0500 (EST)
    Name:: Kate ARTHUR
    E-mail:: katearthur@blueyonder.co.uk
    Location:: Cornwall UK

    RQFC-topic: Henry ARTHUR
    RQFC Details: I understand that Henry ARTHUR was a member of the Pachuca Lodge 1902. Do you have any details of when he first joined and where he was buried etc.

  4. Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 08:42:49 -0500
    Name:: brothercharles holladay
    E-mail:: luvs gail@aol.com
    Lodge:: 353
    Lodge Loc'n:: myrtle beach,sc
    Message:: hello please contact me sometime. hopefully you are a brother mason and we can talk
    RQFC-topic: prince hall rite
    RQFC Details: i want to see what to see what states recognize the prince hall rite and why allstates dont

  5. Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 06:20:02 -0500
    Name:: Romeo Q. Dacanay
    E-mail:: rqdets@yahoo.com
    Location:: Philippines
    Lodge:: Manuel l. Quezon Mem. Lodge no. 262
    Lodge Loc'n:: Baler, Aurora, Phil.

    RQFC-topic: Origin of Freemasonry

  6. Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 14:26:14 -0400
    Name:: Michael Cordon
    E-mail:: michaelcordon@btinternet.com
    Location:: Salford, Lancashire, U.K.
    Lodge:: Ellesmere 3068
    Lodge Loc'n:: Eccles, Lancashire, U.K.
    Office:: Lodge Secretary

    RQFC Details: The history of Masrony in the U.K.

  7. Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 02:18:20 -0400
    Name:: don reich
    E-mail:: dondenr@yahoo.com
    Location:: angeles city,philippines
    Lodge:: leonard wood lodge #105
    Lodge Loc'n:: angeles city , philippines
    Message:: its nice finding such website... i'm just in the first step of being a mason.. (entered apprentice... i hope i could pass soon
    RQFC-topic: anything about freemasonry
    RQFC Details: rituals

  8. Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 22:39:37 -0400
    Name:: Dr.Lee Gruber
    E-mail:: pujppymacsad@aol.com
    Location:: Marieetta GA USA
    Lodge:: Kennesaw #33 F & A M
    Lodge Loc'n:: Marietta GA
    Office:: SR Deacon
    Message:: I am interesed in doing some Masonic Reasearch and Masonic Education.
    RQFC-topic: Brotherhood of the Mystic Tie
    RQFC Details: Just getting started!

  9. Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 09:17:10 -0400
    Name:: Marguerite Mogila
    E-mail:: skybluecrayola52@aol.com
    Location:: Dover, TN
    Message:: I am looking for ancestors who may have been members in Wadesboro an Anson, NC. Is there anyone who I can correspond with to help find information?
    RQFC-topic: Members in Wadesboro-Anson, NC
    RQFC Details: I am researching ancestors who may have been members in Wadesboro-Anson, NC.

  10. Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 00:44:24 -0400
    Name:: Clarence "Bo" Spradling
    E-mail:: cespradling@co.hanover.va.us
    Location:: St. Stephens Church, Va, USA
    Message:: Many of the men in my family have been masons. My father was a mason and continued on to the Shriners. He was a member of AZAN in FL. I have been contemplating joining for several years now. With a new career as a firefighter/medic i have not had the time to dedicate until now. If anyone in my area would contact me i would like to get started with the process. I know there are lodges in Mechanicsville and Ashland. Thank you for any help that can be given.
    RQFC-topic: history, philosophy

  11. Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 05:34:53 -0400
    Name:: Ramiro Madera
    E-mail:: mesaboogieman@gmail.com
    Location:: Gorman Texas

    RQFC-topic: Principles of Freemasonry
    RQFC Details: I was just curious about Freemasonry and what it is all about.

  12. Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 02:30:59 -0400
    Name:: Sharon Hanson
    E-mail:: hansonsaces@gmail.com
    Location:: Tucson, AZ
    Message:: Looking for any information on grndfather, Wahcondah Burton, Grand Patron, Akron Ohio, died 9/14/63. whom should I contact?
    RQFC-topic: mission relatives
    RQFC Details: I have no relatives at all but word of grandfather who was a Grand Patron, Akron, Ohio. born 1905, died 1963. Where do I look?

  13. Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 15:04:12 -0400
    Name:: kathy
    E-mail:: kath1952@msn.com
    Location:: hull, ma

    RQFC-topic: genealogy
    RQFC Details: I would like to know if my great-great grandfather George washington Noddin was a 32 degree mason from maine. probably the late 1800's and and early 1900's thank you

  14. Date: Sun, 28 May 2006 11:33:33 -0400
    Name:: Jamil Najjar
    E-mail:: glbet-el@inco.com.lb
    Location:: Breirut Lebanon
    Lodge:: Grand Lodge Bet-el
    Lodge Loc'n:: Beirut Lebanon
    Office:: Grand Master

    RQFC-topic: Hiram Abi
    RQFC Details: Is Hiram Abi a fact or a legend?

  15. Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 18:04:08 -0400
    Name:: Hentie Kruger
    E-mail:: hentiek@lantic.net
    Location:: Johannesburg South Africa
    Lodge:: Prosperity
    Lodge Loc'n:: Johannesburg

    RQFC-topic: History
    RQFC Details: The development of the various branches like RA after teh initial 3 degrees of initial Lodge

  16. Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 18:04:08 -0400
    Name:: Hentie Kruger
    E-mail:: hentiek@lantic.net
    Location:: Johannesburg South Africa
    Lodge:: Prosperity
    Lodge Loc'n:: Johannesburg

    RQFC-topic: History
    RQFC Details: The development of the various branches like RA after teh initial 3 degrees of initial Lodge

  17. Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 05:06:50 -0400
    Name:: Richard Cane
    E-mail:: rjcane@hotmail.com
    Location:: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines
    Lodge:: Palawan 99
    Lodge Loc'n:: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines
    Office:: Grand Lodge Inspector
    Message:: Once again this site has provided material for Masonic Education as well as an hour or twos reading.
    RQFC-topic: Masonry and Citizenship
    RQFC Details: the above was the topic but after reading a item titled "what is Masonry? what is your answer" that became the topic...

  18. Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 00:42:10 -0400
    Name:: Charles Ribeiro britto
    E-mail:: charlesribeirobritto@hotmail.com
    Location:: Rio Grande - RS - Brazil
    Lodge:: Ac cia Rio grandense
    Lodge Loc'n:: Rio Grande - RS - Brazil
    Message:: My brothers, I come from a Lodge named Ac cia Rio Grandense in the South of Brazil and I am conducting a research about the english language used by free masons, since there are many problems related to the translation. I really would appreciate to obtain some help.
    RQFC-topic: translation of masonic language from Portuguese into English

  19. Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 23:39:16 -0400
    Name:: Annette Foster Ditto
    E-mail:: sthang11@aol.com
    Location:: Goose Creek, SC 29445
    Message:: My father was a founding member of the Wake Village Masonic Lodge NO. 1346 Wake Village TX. I have been trying to find out when he became a mason. So far no one has been able to tell me how to obtain this information. My mother who has had several stokes is unable to tell me. Is there someone who can tell me. My husband Stephen W. Ditto is 32 degree Mason Lighthouse #5 in Charleston, SC and he is a Shriner of the Omar Temple of Charleston, SC. My brother Robert E. Foster is also a Mason and a Shriner. Any one you can help I will greatly appreciate it. Thank You Annette Foster Ditto
    RQFC-topic: Wake Village Lodge #1346 founding members
    RQFC Details: Looking for information when Wake Village # 1346 was founded.

  20. Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 23:32:57 -0400
    E-mail:: DBROOKS22@KC.RR.COM
    Location:: KANSAS CITY, KS


  21. Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 15:26:57 -0400
    Name:: Susan
    E-mail:: susank31516@yahoo.com
    Location:: U.S.A.
    Message:: Great Web-site!
    RQFC-topic: Family History
    RQFC Details: Our Grandad came to U.S.A. from Bohemia in late 1800's. He died in 1912. On his tombstone is the Masonic Symbol. I have'nt been able to find records that he was ever a nationalized citizen. Could you please tell me if he would have had to be a citizen before being a member of the Masons, and if the local chapter would have a record? Thanks! Susan