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2nd Quarter, 2007

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  1. Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2007 16:37:59 -0400
    Name:: Larry Atkinson
    E-mail:: timepirates@sympatico.ca
    Location:: Woodstock Ont. Canada
    Lodge:: St. Johns 209a GRC
    Lodge Loc'n:: London Ont. Canada
    Office:: Senior Steward
    Message:: Fraternal greetings to all Brothers wherever they are.
    RQFC-topic: Grand Lodge Certificates
    RQFC Details: Request information about Grand Lodge Certificates in any juridiction. Does your Grand Juridiction present Certificates to all Master Masons and if so what is the symboligy mean? I'm interested in the differences from my own.

  2. Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2007 16:37:59 -0400
    Name:: Larry Atkinson
    E-mail:: timepirates@sympatico.ca
    Location:: Woodstock Ont. Canada
    Lodge:: St. Johns 209a GRC
    Lodge Loc'n:: London Ont. Canada
    Office:: Senior Steward
    Message:: Fraternal greetings to all Brothers wherever they are.
    RQFC-topic: Grand Lodge Certificates
    RQFC Details: Request information about Grand Lodge Certificates in any juridiction. Does your Grand Juridiction present Certificates to all Master Masons and if so what is the symboligy mean? I'm interested in the differences from my own.

  3. Date: Sun, 6 May 2007 20:45:34 -0400
    Name:: Cynthia Reed
    E-mail:: msctreed@aol.com
    Location:: Brooklyn, NY
    Message:: My grandfather is a 33rd degree Mason & I need prood of bloodline paperwork. My problem is that he is decease & I do not know what lodge he belongs to. His name is Owen Woodward Coles & he went to his meetings in Brooklyn NY, on Jefferson & Nostron Avenue. He also was an asst. Pastor to West Baptish Church, 1st Trinity Batish Church. How can I find his information or is there any one who knew him or of him. Thank you. Cynthia Reed
    RQFC-topic: Proof of Bloodline
    RQFC Details: Owen Woodward coles - decease. Asst. Pastor of 1st Trinity Baptist Church & West Baptist Church. He attended his meetings in Brooklyn, NY on Jefferson and Nostran Avenue.

  4. Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 10:27:19 -0400
    Name:: Eddie
    E-mail:: alliebeared@yahoo.com
    Location:: Mound, MN, USA
    Message:: I am doing Genealogy research on my family tree and found that my Great, Great grandfather was a member of the Hope Lodge #175 in Bell Plain, Iowa. I would like some more info the Mason's, and wonder if perhaps the lodge may have any info about him, his name was Myron Hartwell. Thanks!
    RQFC-topic: Genealogy
    RQFC Details: I am doing Genealogy research on my family tree and found that my Great, Great grandfather was a member of the Hope Lodge #175 in Bell Plain, Iowa. I would like some more info the Mason's, and wonder if perhaps the lodge may have any info about him, his name was Myron Hartwell. Thanks!

  5. Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 13:29:00 -0400
    Name:: lani
    E-mail:: lani41067@aol.com
    Location:: camano island
    Message:: I am researching a man named T.J.O'Keeffe as far as i know he was a masonic I have a oil painting of him back in 1884 and was wondering if anyone new who this person is after his name there is a W.M.and im not sure if thats a 1 after his name or an I please respond thank you
    RQFC-topic: oil painting of T.J.O'Keeffe
    RQFC Details: he was a mason and need infomatin on him after his name is a W.M. then there is either a 1 or another symbol that represents a rank of some sort i hope you can help with this

  6. Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 10:20:19 -0400
    Name:: Velvet Delorey
    E-mail:: velvet@295.ca
    Location:: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Lodge:: Bethel #27, IOJD
    Lodge Loc'n:: Langford, British Columbia
    Office:: made it to 2nd messenger
    Message:: Hello! I was a member of the International Order of Job's Daughters, Bethel #27, Langford, British Columbia, 1987 - 1990. You are invited to view my LiveJournal at: http://yelenavirago.livejournal.com/ I am interested in hearing from anyone who has any memories of this Bethel during these years, as well as what involvement Camosun Lodge No. 60 (specifically its Worshipful Master 1989 - 1990, Bill Headen) may have had with this Bethel. Thank you.
    RQFC-topic: Bethel #27, Langford, British Columbia, Canada, 1987 - 1990
    RQFC Details: Hello! I was a member of the International Order of Job's Daughters, Bethel #27, Langford, British Columbia, 1987 - 1990. You are invited to view my LiveJournal at: http://yelenavirago.livejournal.com/ I am interested in hearing from anyone who has any memories of this Bethel during these years, as well as what involvement Camosun Lodge No. 60 (specifically its Worshipful Master 1989 - 1990, Bill Headen) may have had with this Bethel. Thank you.

  7. Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 23:15:15 -0400
    Name:: Keith Bumgardner
    E-mail:: welike2peg@aol.com
    Location:: Rock Island, Illinois( USA)
    Lodge:: #1014
    Lodge Loc'n:: Moline, Illinois
    Message:: Thank you for this site.
    RQFC-topic: My Father's confirmation to A.F.A.M.
    RQFC Details: My Father Paul E. Bumgardner received his Master Mason confirmation in Gallapolis, Ohio. Morning Dawn Lodge#7 around 1955. I have e-mailed the lodge as well. Any info will be appreciated. Than you .

  8. Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 19:27:47 -0400
    Name:: stephanie
    E-mail:: scookie624@aol.com
    Location:: evington, va usae
    Message:: I am trying to find out anything possible about a thirty second degree mason named Percy McCall Bartow who received his 32nd degree in 1949 in Pennsylvania.
    RQFC-topic: Thirty second degree mason named Percy McCall Bartow
    RQFC Details: I have obtained the certificate where Percy McCall Bartow received his 32nd degree in 1949 and am trying to find out something about him. Please help

  9. Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 17:16:27 -0400
    Name:: Herman Anderson
    E-mail:: handerso@storm.co.za
    Location:: Westbrook, KZN
    Lodge:: Lodge Scotia 973
    Lodge Loc'n:: Norwood, Johannesburg
    Message:: with appreciation
    RQFC-topic: My grandfather
    RQFC Details: Herman Gabriel Anderson from Finland ... Associated with forming Scottish Lodge in Port Elizabeth turn of century/early 1900's