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Last name history and coat of arms.
Transcript of Last name history and coat of arms.
This most interesting and unusual name is of Scottish locational origin from Bourhills, St. Andrews, Fife. The placename itself is composed of the elements "burna", spring, stream, plus the Olde English pre 7th Century "hyll", hill; hence, "a spring or stream flowing from a hill".
Read more: http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/Bourhill#ixzz26XyDt07D What does Haley mean? Haley \ha-ley\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Haley), is pronounced HAY-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Haley is "hay meadow"
Read more at http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Haley#j8mTp0BoGbcmlkPU.99 "Haley." Baby Names by ThinkBabyNames.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Haley>. Cites visited "Kanji Meanings Gallery." Kanji Meanings Gallery. N.p., 27 May 2011. Web. 16 Sept. 2012. <http://www.samuraibaby.com/japanese_kanji/gallery.php?page=2>. "Last Name: Bourhill." Surnames.com. N.p., 1980. Web. 16 May 2012. I interviewed my Nana Martha Stephens. what is your typical day like now? M.S: My family and God. Who do you trust and depend on? Martha Stephens: i get up and take my granddaughter to school. then go work out with my husband A.M Stephens Jr. come back home and get dressed and ready for the day. we go to wall-mart. then relax tell our kids get home. How do you feel about growing old? What's the hardest thing about getting old? the best thing? M.S: scared, frighting. worried about finance and health. Looking forward to retiring. M.S:my Travels, my grandchildren and experiences. When Haley was born(me) and dylan was born all my children. What have you liked best about your life so far? What's your happiest or proudest moment? M.S: a career, so i could have funds for retirement. What do you know that you wish you would have know when you were young? M.S: i see people more passionate, i look at life more valuable. Over time , how have you changed the way you look at people/life? M.S: i meet my spouse in church. he was cute and smart. How did you meet your spouse ? what did you like about him? M.S: I have three children. April was born in July, Michelle was born September, A.M Stephens the third was born March. i had read a book on April. Michelle was a french name. A.M was named after is dad. How many children do you have? when were they born? how did you decide what to name them? M.S: to Alaska, we went on a train ride to Seward. What's the most memorable family vacation you took? What makes you proud of your children? M.S: there success and all of them are in church. last but not least the love for there family. M.S: i can't say they are like me but they like to work just like me. They are in to sports and more educated unlike me. How are your children like you? unlike you? M.S: My three best quality's are i am very active and have a good heart for others. i am a good cook. Worry to much, obsessive compulsive, and impatient. What do you think are your three best quality's? you three worst? M.S: president kinnedy was shot, his brother and 9/11 What have been the three biggest news events in your lifetime and why? M.S: Help those who needed help. If you won 1 million tomorrow, what who you do with the money? M.S: National girls club director. whats the highest honor or award you've ever got? M.S: born at Charlotte mercy hospital. Where were you born? MS: Being chased by a mean Rooster. It scared me to death. What your first, most vived memory? I did did not grow up in a neighborhood. I was raised in the country on a farm. Can you describe the neighborhood you grew up in? I had 4 sisters and no brothers. There names in order are: Rose, Ruth, Loretta, and Patsy. The were born respectively in: 9-16-1940, 6-28-1942, 1-22-1945, and 7-27-1947.. The memories I have of my sisters are the picnics and vacations we used to have together. We also used to love spending Saturday nights with our grandparents and watching T.V. with them. How many brothers and sisters do you have? When were they born? What memories do you have of each of them from when you were growing up? Less family time, too busy and we are not teaching our girls to be homemakers anymore. What's different about growing up today from when you were growing up? My papa(grandpa) said that when people did not have birth certificates they wrote it down in the bible. My Family heirloom is a Holy Bible They wrote other stuff in it to. like deaths and if it was your bible, the day you got married. The bible i used belonged to my great grandma, now it is my Nana's. My great grandma wrote other stuff in her bible. the holy bible that has been passed down is written evidence of our family history and lineage. The interpretation of the writing in my heirloom. < This says "this bible belongs to Mrs. Lorene McIntosh on the 30 day of May A.D 1973 by Mr. & Mrs. A.M Stephens Jr. < "Births, Rosanna McIntosh was born on 9-16-1940 A.D at saint Peters hospital Charlotte, N.C.
Willie Ruth McIntosh was born on 6-28-1942 A.D at home Rt.1. Stanley N.C.
Loretta Young McIntosh was born on 1-22-1945 A.D at mercy hospital Charlotte N.C." <" Patsy Carolyn McIntosh was born on 7-27-1947 A.D at mercy hospital Charlotte N.C
Martha Joy McIntosh was born on 11-3-1951 A.D at mercy hospital Charlotte N.C "
In small letters it says" Grand Children"
"Jerry Lyn Hord was born on 9-30-56 A.D at Presbyterian hospital Charlotte N.C. < this one just has more of peoples births on it. the names are Jamie Daniel Hord, William Stanley Attinger, April Joy Stephens, Toby lee meadows, Michelle Rene Stephens, Kamie Rena Grant. This one has more births on it. A.M Stephens the 3, Rodney Dee Meadows, Terri Meadows. This one just tells you more births off people in our family. There is one more part it has the deaths. But it has the names of Wanda Ann Hord, Christopher Daniel Hord, Jody Lynn Meadows, Neal young McIntosh, Ethel Lorene McIntosh, and Nathaniel Hord. I am going to do my culture research on the Scottish Whuppity Scoorie tradition ! Whuppity Scoorie is a traditional festival dating from the early 19th century observed by people in Lanark, Scotland on March 1 to celebrate the approach of spring. Local children gather around the local St. Nicholas kirk where at 6 pm the wee bell is rung. This is the starting sign for the children to run around the church in an anticlockwise direction, making noise and swinging paper balls on strings above their heads as they run. It is no longer a race for safety reasons and to increase fairness for the younger participants. After three laps, they scramble for coins thrown by members of the Community Council who host the event. The Community Council also hosts a "Whuppity Scoorie Storytelling Festival" and art workshops after the event until March 7.[ There is a theroy that Whuppity Scoorie came from a pagan festival that was intended to celebrate spring and frighten off winter or evil spirits. Another theory connects the event with an ancient religious penance in which the penitents were whipped three times round the church and afterwards "scoored" - washed - in the nearby River Clyde. The tradition was first mentioned in a local newspaper, The Hamilton Advertiser, around the mid-19th century. It was still called the "wee bell ceremony" suggesting a link with the ringing of the church bell. In 1893, the Advertiser first referred to "the custom known as Whuppity Scoorie" which simply became "Whuppity Scoorie" the next year. The three laps around the church were also first mentioned in 1893, although the writer claimed this custom was 120 years old by then. The Advertiser also reported on how the local boys in those days rolled up their caps and tied them with string. After the bell rang, they would march to New Lanark where they would fight the boys coming in the opposite direction. By 1880, it was not uncommon for stones to be thrown, so the police posted men along the road between the villages to keep order. Cites Visited! "Traditional Scottish Festivals." Traditional Scottish Festivals. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2013. Duncan, Chik J. "Whuppity Scoorie Day." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.,, 9 Jan. 2013. Web. 17 Jan. 2013. "Google." Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2013. This is my Clutrue Project!!!