Tracy Ashley Crocker Sr., is a native of the Finger Lakes region of New York State. A proud father of a son Tracy Jr, a daughter Carolynn, grand-daughter Nicole, and is lucky to have a loving wife Joyce. He is the son of Glyndon H. Crocker, Jr. and Florence Lucille Ashley.
After graduation from college, he pursued a fruitful career in the retail Department Store arena throughout the United States. Retired after 30 years as retail executive and past Vice President of Liberty House, a major specialty department store in Hawaii, he is pursuing many interests. Throughout his career, he traveled extensively to Europe, Asia and the American markets where he was responsible for the fashion merchandise for several major department stores.
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Prior and since retirement, Mr. Crocker has been eminently involved in several of the major genealogical Societies and Orders in the United States. He has done extensive documented research for many individuals throughout the US. He has been instrumental in developing genealogical computer application forms for over 35 different organizations. He developed and maintained numerous genealogical websites. He was awarded the "Timothy Field Beard Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Medieval Royal and Noble Genealogy".
In his spare time, Mr. Crocker is an active member of Rotary International and has been recognized four times as a Paul Harris Fellow. He serves on the Board of Business and Estates Advisers, Inc., Wayzata, MN. Mr. Crocker is a serious sports fan and attempts to play golf six times a week until the snow flies in Minnesota.
The Rev. Dr. Jack Jones Early remains one of the most impressive individuals involved in the lineage society community today. Born in Corbin, Kentucky, on April 12, 1925, he would eventually become the college and University President of the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Early began his educational career as a teacher of English and speech at Hindman High School (1948-51), serving simultaneously as Dean of Men at Hindman Settlement School. He was then elected to the Kentucky General Assembly, serving a term (1952-54) in which he was assistant minority leader and co-sponsor of legislation for the Minimum Foundation Program in Education for Kentucky.
After earning his M.A. in 1953, he went to Athens College, Athens, Alabama as professor of education and psychology, and was assistant to the President and Dean of Faculty until 1955. The following year he was the recipient of a Southern Fellowship Fund Grant for completion of his doctoral studies, which culminated in the Ed.D. degree from the University in 1956. In the meantime, he also earned a B.D. degree in religious education from the Lexington Theological Seminary. His B.A. is from Union College (1948).
For the following two years (1956-58), he was professor of education and psychology, and Vice President and Dean of the college, at Iowa Wesleyan College. In 1958, he became President of Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, S.D., and served until 1969, when for two years he was President of Pfeiffer College, Misenheimer, North Carolina. He left the academic area for two years (1971-73) to serve as Executive Director-Education for the American Bankers Association, Washington, D.C. In 1973 he was named President of Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina.
He was religious and news commentator for Radio Station WLAP, Lexington; Chairman of the Educational Committee of 22, 1950 General Assembly; President of the Upper Kentucky River Education Association; Vice President of Classroom Teachers, Kentucky Education Association; Chaplain, Kentucky Mountain Club; Chairman, South Dakota Education Association Legislative Commission, and its Committee on Public Relations, and member of the board, Mitchell Chamber of Commerce.
He also served on the board for the YMCA (South Dakota); Grand Orator of the Grand Lodge (Masonic) of South Dakota; Vice President of the Mitchell Rotary Club; Vice President of the junior Chamber of Commerce; President, South Dakota Association of Colleges and Universities; the English-Speaking Union; the University Club, Washington, D.C.; the board of directors, Gaffney Boys' Club; advisory council for the American Red Cross for the Carolinas; board of trustees, The Religious Heritage of America, Washington, D.C., and secretary-treasurer, Southern Association of Church-Related Colleges. He served on the Board of Directors of the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation and conducts Motivation Workshops on an international basis.
CAPT George James Hill, MC, USNR (Ret.) a native of Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa, is the son of Gerald Leslie Hill and Essie Mae (Thompson) Hill. He married Helene Zimmermann Hill, and their children are James Warren Hill, David Hedgcock Hill, Sarah Hill, Helena Rundall Hill.
George was educated in public schools in Iowa, and then attended Yale College, where graduated with B.A. with High Orations in 1953. He attended Harvard Medical School and graduated with an M.D. Initiating post grad studies in 1957, George attended Harvard Business School, 1976; received an M.A. from Rutgers University, in History in 1999; and received his D.Litt. from Drew University in 2005.
George served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, from 1950-1952 as a corporal, and then in the U.S. Public Health Service Reserve, 1960-1968 as a Senior Assistant Surgeon (now Lieutenant); then the U.S. Navy Reserve, Medical Corps, 1968-1996; Lieutenant Commander to Captain; retired 1996.
George has been a luminary in the lineage society community, serving as Governor General in the Descendants of Founders of New Jersey; Order of the First Families of New Hampshire. He was the Vice President General of the Sons of the American Revolution; and Deputy Governor General of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Hill's list of lineage society membership and leadership position is as impressive as any.
He was an Eagle Scout, Class of 1949; Distinguished Eagle Scout Award; Class of 2005; BSA Silver Beaver Award Recipient; He was the Chairman, Clinical Cancer Education Committee, National Cancer Institute - a Study Section, chartered by the U.S. Congress; a member of the Dean's Advisory Cabinet for Rutgers University; Professor of Surgery at Rutgers University.
Hill is a Warden in the Church of the Holy Innocents of West Orange County; a past President of Sigma Xi Honor Society, Newark Chapter; a faculty member of Alpha Phi Omega Honor Medical Society, and a Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology: Council member. He received the United States Navy's Meritorious Service Medal; the Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon; the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon; the Navy Viet Nam Service Medal with one Campaign Star; and countless other awards from his service to our country.
Socially, George is a member of the Yale Club of Central New Jersey: President; Association of Yale Alumni Club Service Award.
Jeannine Alice Sheldon Kallal was born in Chicago, IL to George Andrew Sheldon and Aureola Vida Stevens. She married George Victor Kallal.
She graduated from Miami University cum laude with a B.A., M.A. plus doctoral hours from Indiana University with Spanish and French majors and English and history minors. She is an Instructor for college level Spanish.
2012 Register of Qualified Huguenot Ancestors; Updates to the 1999 Register; 2016 Consolidated Update to the 2012 Register; revision of Maude Roberts Cowan's Genealogical Data of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company of MAAm, Lineage Book XVI for A&H, and articles for various other publications.
Kallal was an international officer for many years for sorority Gamma Phi Beta, supervising both collegiate and alumni members. She is the recipient of several national awards and her hobbies include reading, bridge, needlepoint and crewel.
Jacque-Lynne Amann Schulman was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Ignace Lee Amann and Jane Dunnock Brewer. She is a life-long resident of the greater Washington Metropolitan area. Her Maryland ancestors arrived in the mid-1650s and settled in what is now Calvert County. Her home is within a few miles of the original tract of my Preston ancestor Thomas Preston (1650s). Her Virginia legacy are Jamestown 1609 and Northampton County Virginia 1633. Ms. Schulman has two children Joshua Schulman (Karen DiLossi) and Jon Schulman (Katharyn Nolan). She has a BA from George Washington University, she attended MS Catholic University, MS George Washington University, and was a PhD candidate at Virginia Polytech – VPI.
Ms. Schulman is a Senior Technical Information Specialist, NLM, National Institutes of Health; Assistant Head, Reference Section National Library of Medicine, Head, Circulation and Control Section, National Library of Medicine, Information Specialist, Pergamon International, Head Reference Unit, George Washington Medical Center, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library.
Milton United Methodist Church, Dorchester, Maryland, (Past President of Trustees; Chairman of the Church Council), she has enjoyed the opportunity serving as a Chaplain for several State Hereditary societies.
Ms. Schulman is currently writing a history of the Church Creek Charge of the United Methodist Church. The first Methodist Church built in the Eastern Shore (1787) Dorchester County is in that Charge and on the NRHP.
The Reverend Dr. Albert Clinton Walling II was born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Married to the former Carroll Langlois Wicher, they are the parents of Maurine Carroll Walling McCourry and Elizabeth Hancock Walling Furler. Dr. Walling is a former Rector of Episcopal Churches in Dallas and Houston. Dr. and Mrs. Walling reside in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Area of Texas.
The Rev. Dr. Walling is a Life Fellow and former Historian of the Texas State Genealogical Society. He was commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel on the Governor's staff.
Dr. Walling also served as President of the Austin General Ministers Association, as President of the Greater Fort Worth Ministers Association, and as President of the Greater Houston Clergy Association. At the request of President and Mrs. Lyndon Baines Johnson, Dr. Walling privately tutored their daughter, Lynda Bird Johnson for confirmation in the Episcopal Church. Dr. Walling also had the honor of being presented to His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain and Her Majesty Queen Sofia.
Shelby Jean Dean Ward was born to Homer Austin Dean and Ilah Josephine Nation in Jackson County, AL. She married Dee Wallace Ward, Jr. and has one son Stephen Dee Ward.
Mrs. Ward attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute which is now Auburn University. She is the President of SDW Real Estate Investments, a travel consultant with Adventure Travel, and the Secretary - Treasurer of Rayward Realty and Wardean, Inc.