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This is a history of the changes and updates made to this web site. The list of contributors has been moved to another page.  If you should find any errors or find any links that are broken or inactive, please e-mail me.

October 28, 2009:

  • Our Ancestors
    -- In the "Genealogy Chart", new information about the descendents of Virgil Falconbury and his wife Anna (White) Falconbury has been added.
  • Locations
    -- A donation of four photographs taken in 1979 of Falconberry Ranch in Idaho were received.
  • Internet Links
    -- A new link to Ralph Falconbury's Falconbury Warrior Concepts web site has been added and about four links to web sites that no longer exist have been removed..

September 23, 2006:

  • Our Ancestors
    -- In the "Genealogy Chart", new information about Walter Wayne Falconbury and his wife Ledona Faye (Foley) Falconbury has been added.
  • Photographs
    -- In "Headstones", new photographs have been added of tombstones for Henry B. Falconbury and his son, James W. Falconbury, in the Blissville Cemetery, located in Plymouth, Indiana.

February 21, 2006:

  • Our Ancestors
    -- In the "Genealogies" section, a new Family Bibles page has been added. This page contains scanned images of family Bibles which show birth, marriage and death dates along with other information found inserted within the pages of the Jacob Baker Falconbury family Bible. Any future donations of family Bible page images will be placed on this new web page.
    -- In the "Genealogy Chart", new information about the descendents of Jacob Baker Falconbury and his wife Ruth (Sharp) Falconbury has been added. This includes a complete listing of all seven of their children, information on many of their grandchildren and several individual photographs.
    -- Also included is information on the Wickham family: (Bert Wickham married Jacob Baker's daughter, Geraldene Falconberry).
    -- Correction of Amanda Falconbury, who was originally listed as the daughter of James W. and Sarah (Burton) Falconbury, as the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Holmes) Falconbury. A photo of Amanda has also been added to her genealogy page.
    -- Additional information on Henry Baker Falconbury, his son Jacob Baker Falconbury and Jacob's wife Mary Jane Snyder.
    -- New information was received about James Henry Hockersmith, his wife Augusta (Evans) Hockersmith and their children.
    -- Additional data regarding Jefferson Falconburg, his wife Evelyn (Scott) Falconburg, and their children was received.
    -- Discovered the maiden name and heritage of Paris Falconbury's wife Irene Williams
    -- Received information about the passing on May 21, 2004, of Grace (Everdon) Falconbury in South Bend, Indiana. She was the wife of the late Arthur Sewell Falconbury, II.
    -- In "Biographies", the "Four Jacob Bakers" page has been updated with the recent information on Jacob Baker Falconbury (1844-1912).
    -- In "Unlinked Members", Wilbert Falconberry was discovered to be the son of Jacob B. Falconbury above.
    -- In "Unlinked Members", Arnold Eugene Falconbury has been linked to his father, Herbert Falconbury, and Viola Falconbury has been identified as the wife of Herbert and the mother of Arnold Eugene.
    -- In "Unlinked Members", the reference to "Ned Falconberry" has been removed. It was once speculated that he lived in Idaho and was the one for whom the peak, lake and ranch were named but there is no evidence that anyone with that name existed. Rupert Falconberry is the only family member documented with having lived in that area.
  • Photographs
    -- In "Family Pictures", photographs of members of the Jefferson Falconburg, Jacob Baker Falconbury, Harry Hinkle and Bert Wickham families have been added.
    -- In "Headstones", new photographs have been added of tombstones in the K.P. Hall Cemetery in Lincoln County, Kentucky, and also from the Mount Hope Cemetery in Ellis, Kansas, and The Zurich Cemetery in Zurich, Kansas.
    -- In "Locations", two land maps of Ellis, Kansas, show the land of Jacob Baker Falconbury, his son and sons-in-law. One map is from 1900 and the other is from 1922.
    -- In "Marriage Licenses", an image of the license for Mary Lucinda Falconberry to Harry Wilson Hinkle (April 23, 1895) was added.
  • Current Family
    -- Under the "Family News & Events" section, on the Weddings page, a wedding photograph of Jefferson and Evelyn (Scott) Falconburg from 1900 has been added.
  • Miscellaneous
    -- Added a satellite picture which shows Falconberry Peak and Falconberry Lake. Also Updated the article about the peak, lake and ranch by replacing the original speculations about the locations and names with more factual information.
    -- Information about S.C. Falconburg & Company has been added. The company, owned by Schuyler Falconburg, sold Falconburg Coffee in the early 1900s. A photograph of one of the coffee can labels can be viewed.
    -- Also added to this page is a picture of the front and back of the 1908 school card from Cedarvale School in Ellis, Kansas, which was directed by Jacob Baker Falconbury and attended by his grandchildren.
May 25, 2005:

  • Our Ancestors - In the "Genealogy Chart", James and Mary Falconbury have been added as children of Willis Newberry Falconbury based on the 1860 federal census.
  • Photographs - Over two dozen new photographs of tombstones in Hardshell Cemetery in Alabama (Dawson/Jeffreys) and Boiling Springs Cemetery in Tennessee (Dalton/Massa/Nash) were added.
    - A new page containing images of marriage licenses (William Riley Falconbury, Jr and William Everett Falconberry) have been added.
    - New photographs of Falconberry Ranch, taken in the mid-1950s, are now available for viewing.
  • Miscellaneous - The origin of Falconbury School in England has been discovered.

January 11, 2005:

  • Home - The "Latest Updates" link was moved and a new link directly to the DNA project was created.
    - In "Site Awards" this site was awarded The Genealogy Sleuth Excellence Award by Ancestral Branches.
  • Ancestors - Page loading errors that were occurring on some of the pages in the "Genealogy Chart" have been corrected.
    - The pages in the "Genealogy Chart" have been modified so that sources are displayed on each page instead of having all sources on one page.
  • Current Family - In "Family News & Events" the Anniversary Calendar and Birthday Calendar have been updated for 2005.
  • Internet Links - Links to two family-related web sites (Faulkinbury and Phelps have been added.
    - A new "Genealogy Research" link to A Genealogy Experience has been added.
    - A new Web Ring page has been added for accessing the genealogical web rings that this site is associated with.

December 3, 2004:
  • Home - The links to and pages for "Latest Updates", "Upcoming Events", "Guest Book" and "Site Awards" are finished and up to date.
  • Ancestors - This area has been reformatted into four major groupings: "Genealogies" which details the descendency of family members, "Histories" which explains our surname, origins and historical data, "Biographies" which contains narratives about the lives of specific ancestors, and "Unlinked Members" which lists individuals who are probably related but who cannot be linked to the family tree.
  • Photographs - This has retained its four groupings of "Family Photos", ""Headstones", "Locations" and "Land Grant Images."
  • Current Family - The Current Family has been redesigned into two categories: Family News & Events" and "Personal Pages." The first section contains information and photos regarding anniversaries, birthdays, graduations and weddings while the second section holds autobiographies, biographies or other information about currently living family members.
  • Miscellaneous - This section has changed only in how it is formatted; the information found there is still basically the same.
  • Internet Links - The links to the Internet search engines were removed since the new Google search option is now on each page; however, the remaining four categories with links to other Internet sites for "Family Member Sites", "Related Families", "Genealogy Research" and "Web Resources" are still available.
  • About This Site - This is essentially a new page which explains how the site came about, what it attempts to do and other facets of information about the site. It has four divisions: "Site Definition", "Accuracy", "Privacy" and "Site History."
  • Site Map - This new page shows how the site is organized and it contains links to all of the web site's pages.
  • Privacy Statement - This statement is also a new page which details issues relating to information collected - or not collected - about visitors to this site.

November 1, 2004:
  • Photographs   The "Family Photos", "Headstones", "Locations" and "Land Grant Images" pages have been completed.
  • Miscellaneous   A couple of links on this page still need to be created but this page is essentially complete now. All of the pictures of Falconberry Ranch and the Falconberry Ranch fire are back now and can be accessed from the "Miscellaneous" page from a link near the bottom of the page.

October 11, 2004:

  • Photographs - On the "Family Photos" page, pictures have been restored for the Falconberry, Dawson, Jeffreys and Roden families...
  • Current Family - A link has been added in the "Family Member Site" submenu for Marc Falconberry's new web site at www.revmarcfalconberry.com. Marc is a professional blues musician who performs in the Detroit, Michigan, area...

September 10, 2004:
This site moved to a new hosting service www.startlogic.com.

July 9, 2004:
  • Genealogy - New census data found for William Henry Falconbury, his wife Lucile and daughters Frances C. and Barbara J...
    - Wedding record found for Jacob B. Falconbury to Mary L. Johnson on Aug 7, 1879 in Marshall County, Indiana...
    - A new article "Who is Jacob Baker?" was added which gives a brief synopsis of each of the Jacob Baker and Jacob B. family members...
    - Update on Beulah Rose (Lyons) Falconbury...
  • Events & Links - Under "Family News & Events" and "Graduations", a graduation picture of Wendy Falconberry was added...
  • Photographs - A picture of a surviving swinging bridge over Fishing Creek (Casey County, Kentucky) in the area where Jacob Falconbury,Sr. first settled in the early 1800s...
  • Miscellaneous - Additional information about the cause of the fire that destroyed Falconberry Ranch in August, 2003...
  • Connect Us! - A wedding record was found for Ova Otis Falconbury to Genet Loflin on March 21, 1924, in Marion County, Ohio. Ova still has not been connected to the family tree...

February 16, 2004:
  • Genealogy - New information on Norman Jessie Falconbury, his wife Ora and son Robert, who lived in Hammond, Indiana...
    - Additional information on Lynus (Linus) E. Falconbury of Indiana...
    - Addition of children to Golda/Goldie Falconbury (dau. of Isaac Falconbury/Falkenberry) and husband Otto Keefe...
    - Wife Lydia and son Malcom found for Hervie Mervin Falconbury of Sullivan Indiana...
    - 1930 Indiana census information added for Austin Falconberry, Hervie Falconbury and family, Nathan Benjamin Falconbury and family and William Edward Falconbury and family...
    - Addition of Tony Carroll as new husband of Joanne Falconberry...
    - Correction in Jacob Baker Falconbury (husband of Mary Jane Snyder) as son of Henry B. Falconbury not William...
    - Addition of James W. Falconbury as son of Henry B. Falconbury, his wives and children, including Jefferson Falconburg/Falconbury...
  • Photographs - In "Other Images", images of land grants received by Jefferson Falconburg in Wisconsin have been added...
  • Connect Us! - Additional listing of Frank Falconberry who was born in Kentucky around 1885 and died in Los Angeles in 1948...

January 13, 2004:

  • Photographs - New picture of Cecil Curtis Falconbury and his wife Florence Bunn (Gallup) Falconbury...
  • Connect Us! - Catherine Falconberry, Della Mae Falconbury, Emma Falconbury and Paris and Irene Falconbury were connected to the family tree...
  • Trust Worthy Site Certification.

December 6, 2003:
  • Genealogy - Correction to the spouse and children of Eugene Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - Corrected errors in listing of children born to wives of Joseph Falconbury (1798-?)...
  • Genealogy - Addition of Jenni and May as spouse and daughter for Elmer Falconbury; addition of Marvin E. May as the husband of Isabelle Falconbury and addition of obituary for Wanda Jean Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - New listings for Bion Dawson, Louellen Waldrup, Nancy Catherine Roden and Oliver and Betty Jeffreys...
  • Photographs - New pictures of Bion & Louellen (Waldrup) Dawson, James Howard & Lockie (Jeffreys) Dawson, Oliver and Betty Jeffreys, Nancy (Roden) Waldrep, Ray Falconberry and Ron Falconberry, your webmaster...
  • Connect Us! - Darrell Falconberry (Falconbury) was connected as son of Eugene Falconbury...

September 24, 2003:

  • Genealogy - The section Biographies/Personal was moved from "Events & Links" to this area...
  • Events & Links - A new Search Engine section was added with links to multiple search engines and the search engine links on the Home page were removed...
  • Events & Links - A new Events page featuring future, current and past events was added under the Family News & Events subheading...

September 03, 2003:

  • Photographs - New photographs of Falconberry ranch and region during and after the fire of August 10-20, 2003...
  • Photographs - New image of 1922 land grant of 78 acres for Rupert Lynn Falconberry in Custer County, Idaho...
  • Events & Links - Under Biographies/Personal, updates have been made to the biographies of Jennifer Gilbert, Joseph Falconberry and Luke Falconberry...
  • Events & Links - Under Family News/Events, a high school graduation photograph of Jennifer Gilbert, daughter of Mary (Falconberry) Gilbert has been added...

August 26, 2003:
  • Miscellaneous and Photographs- Additional information about Falconberry Ranch and 27 new pictures taken of the ranch, its buildings and the surrounding area. Also included is information about the recent forest fires in that area...

August 1, 2003:

  • New drop-down menus have been added to the menu line in the Navigation bar. This will allow visitors to go directly to specific parts of the web site...
  • Events & Links - Addition of Golden Anniversary of Rebecca Marie Falconbury and Homer Kennedy...
  • Events & Links - A new submenu which has links to Internet sites developed by members of the Falconberry and related families. A web site built by Harold Q. Kennedy, son of Homer and Rebecca Marie (Falconbury) Kennedy is dedicated to the 448th Bomber Group in which Harold served in World War II. This is a great site...

May 21, 2003:

  • Genealogy - A new online form is available for submitting information about an ancestor or your family...
  • Genealogy - Update to William Riley Falconberry Junior (my great-grandfather) based on newly obtained death certificate...
  • Events & Links - Addition of Ancestry Connections and RootsSearch.net as genealogy research sites...
  • Received the 2,000th visitor to the site on May 21...

April 30, 2003:
  • Genealogy - A brand new Pedigree genealogy chart has now been added. Each individual in the family tree is now on a separate page and the family lineage can be traced both up and down...
  • Genealogy - A new relationship diagram may be viewed. This explains what the relationship is between any two people in a family tree...
  • In Genealogy - New data included for a variety of family members...
  • Events & Links - Improved Birthday Calender and Anniversary Calender have been added...

April 5, 2003:

  • Genealogy - A new page talks about the three William Riley Falconburys and Dorinda and Florinda Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - Name correction of Cecil Falconbury's wife from Florence Bunn to Florence Bunn Gallup...
  • Genealogy - New data from 1840-1910 census data of these Casey County families: William Falconbury, Jacob Falconbury Jr., William Riley Falconbury, Senior and Junior and Isham Edmond Falconbury.
  • Genealogy - Addition of James R. Falconbury, Franklin Falconbury (corrected from Francis), Mary Ellen Falconbury, Sarah Catherine Falconbury (not two separate people), and many others...
  • Events & Links - New links to Gallup family web site and to Distant Cousins web site...
  • Connect Us! - Connections to family tree of Della Mae Falconbury, George M. Falconbury, Gladys Falconbury and possibly Nancy A. Falconbury...

February 17, 2003:
  • Genealogy - New data/documentation added for the family of Carnett L. Falconbury, William Everett Falconberry, Elmer Falconberry (of Kentucky), Eunice Falconbury, Forrest Falconbury, George W. Falconberry, Sr., Lynus Falconbury, Vesta Falconbury and Clarence E. Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - Images of land grants were added in [Notes] for Jacob Falconbury, Sr.(Indiana) and Rupert Lynn Falconberry (Idaho)...
  • History - Additional data found on Henry Jacobs Falkinburg and the Internet sources listed...
  • Events & Links - Two links to George Carman's Carman family web site have been added; one to the site's home page and the other to the Isham Carman line which is closely intertwined with our family line...
  • Events & Links - Link added to U.S. Bureau Land Management "Land Patent Search" where images of our ancestors' land grant documents may be viewed...
  • Photographs - Headstones of Mary (Hamilton) Falconbury, A.G.T & Polly Jane (Bastin) Falconbury, John M. and Nettie Jane (Bastin) Falconbury, and George Alfred Falconbury and images of the land grants mentioned in Genealogy...
  • Connect Us! - Individuals added who are not linked: Darrell E. Falconberry, Frank Falconberry, Wilbert Falconberry, Della Mae Falconbury, Elmer Falconbury (of Colorado), Irene Falconbury, Mary F. Falconbury, Paris Falconbury and Jesse Falkenberry...

January 25, 2003:

  • Navigation bar link "Family Links" changed to "Events & Links"...
  • Genealogy - Dropped the names of Joseph and John as sons of Isaac Falconbury and brothers of Jacob Falconbury, Senior...
  • Genealogy - Corrected date of death and first name of Vileta Bastin...
  • Events & Links - Added 50th anniversary picture of Ralph and Glenna Falconberry...
  • Photographs - new family picture of Ralph and Glenna Falconberry...

December 8, 2002:
  • Early History - A narrative about the family surame, origins, and family history from the early 1700s through the early 1800s...

November 30, 2002:

  • Slightly reformatted the web page design to allow easier reading...
  • Family Links - Added autobiography of Marc Falconberry...
  • Family Links - Added several photographs to the Graduations and Weddings page...
  • Family Links - Developed the Birthdays page to show the month and date of people listed in the Genealogy section...
  • Family Links - A new link to a related family web site has been included; the "Wilcox & Waughtel (Sinex)" web site...
  • Genealogy - received descendant information on Sarah A. Falconbury, daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Wheeldon) Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - received additional data on Forest Foliage Falconbury, Eliza Falconbury, Henry Falconbury and Jacob Falconbury, Senior...
  • Photographs - new pictorial histories of my parents, Ray and Vessie (Dawson) Falconberry...
  • Miscellaneous - addition of tidbits regarding Falconbury Ltd/School and Falconbury Drive...

September 29, 2002:

  • Photographs - Several photographs of George William Falconberry, Sr. and George William Falconberry, Jr...
  • Family Links - Updates to biographies of Ron Falconberry and Cathy Falconberry and entry of graduation pictures for Cale Falconberry and Rachelle Falconberry...
  • Photographs - Photograph of Ray Eugene Falconberry and family...

August 29, 2002:
  • Photographs - A set of photographs of headstones in the Falconbury plot at Center Ridge Cemetery in Sullivan, Indiana.
  • Photographs - Corrected married name of Mary E. Wheeldon from Preston to West (listed with Selah M. Falconbury)...
  • Genealogy - Information in [Notes] for William Riley Falconbury, Jr., and his family, Jessie Falconbury and others from the recently released 1930 Federal Census in Casey and Lincoln County, Kentucky. Additional information retreived from the 1910 and 1920 census...
  • Genealogy - Addition of Jessie F. Falconbury as the son of William Riley Falconbury, Senior, of Lincoln County, Kentucky and his children...
  • Connect US! - Connection of Eugene, Herbert and Stanley Falconbury as children of Jessie F. Falconbury...
  • Received the 1,000th visitor to the site on August 21, 2002...

July 28, 2002:

  • Family Links - The complete text of the book, Jacob Falconbury 1757-1844, written by Lyman F. Reynolds, has been placed in the Biographies/Personal window. A link to the book is also found in "Genealogy" under Jacob Falconbury Senior's listing in the [Notes] section...
  • Genealogy - Corrections and additions of information for the descendants of Harry Falconberry, son of Freddie Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - Two major changes for Jacob Falconbury, Senior: Name of wife changed from Mary Polly Routsaw to Charity and change in listing of Jacob Falconbury, Junior, from son of Jacob Senior to grandson...
  • Genealogy - The surname for Claude E. Falconbury Senior, Junior and descendants changed to Falkenberry which is the current spelling...
  • Family Links - In the Weddings page, two photographs have been added...

July 7, 2002:

  • Home - Addition of links to the Google, MSN and Yahoo! search engines which now allow Internet searches directly from this web site...
  • Miscellaneous - Corrected information concerning Falconberry Peak in Idaho and inclusion of an image of a federal government topograhic map showing specific locations and altitudes of Falconberry Peak, Ranch and the air strip...

July 1, 2002:
  • Genealogy - Addition of information and descendants of Bluford Falconbury, Selah Falconbury and Forrest Wesley Falconbury...
  • Photographs - Redesign of page layouts and addition of photographs of land in Decatur County, Indiana, once owned by Jacob Falconbury, Sr. and headstone of Selah Falconbury Wheeldon...
  • Family Links - Addition of link to Falconburg family lineage; descendants of Henry Falconbury...

June 23, 2002:

  • Genealogy - Individual photograph of Mayetta Beatrice Campbell added to her listing...
  • Genealogy - Addition of Newberry Willis, along with his descendants, as a son of Benjamin Franklin Falconbury...
  • Genealogy - Corrections to the family of Priscilla Belle Falconbury and Millard Filmore Campbell...
  • Genealogy - Addition of children of Joseph Falconbury, son of Jacob Falconbury,Sr. and some of their descendants...

May 27, 2002:

  • Redesign of web pages and formatting...
  • Family Links - Addition of links to anniversaries, graduations, reunions, etc...
  • Family Links - Addition of two Golden Anniversary Pages...

April 8, 2002:

  • Genealogy - Individual photographs of Daisy (Luttrell) Falconberry and William Everett Falconberry are attached to their genealogy listings...
  • Genealogy - Addition of information on William Riley Falconbury/Falconberry, Jr's children Naomi, Lora and Thomas...
  • Photographs - Recently received photographs of:
    1. the family of William Everett Falconberry, including a picture of 11 of his 12 grandchildren at a 1986 reunion,
    2. Isham Edmond and Mariah (Carman) Falconbury, and
    3. William Talbert and Ethel May (Falconbury) Campbell...

March 24, 2002:
  • Genealogy - Individual photograph of Millard Filmore Campbell added to his listing along many, many spelling corrections...
  • Genealogy - Update on Johnny Falconberry's descendants...
  • Photographs - Added photograph of William Riley Falconbury/Falconberry Jr and part his family around 1918...
  • Connect Us! - Four more individuals have been connected!

March 17, 2002:

  • Genealogy - Addition of descendants of William Bryan Falconbury, Fred Falconberry and Gay Falconberry...

January 22, 2002:

  • Connect Us - Addition of sixteen Falconberry/Falconbury names who have not been currently linked to this family tree...

January 20, 2002:

  • Genealogy - Addition of the line of Jacob Baker Falconbury's descendants, discovered in a book written by his grandson, Hollis Ford Falconbury...

January 3, 2002:

  • A working guest book is up and running. Please, sign in and leave your comments!

December 20, 2001:

  • Genealogy - Addition of Isaac Falconbury's father, Henry, dating back to about 1700...
  • Genealogy - A large number of additions to the file, including the link between the Kentucky and Indiana families...
  • Miscellaneous - Pictures of Lynn Falconberry and Falconberry Ranch in the early 1900s...
  • Connect Us - Four individuals have now been linked to the family tree...

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