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Back Issues of the Newsletter

Volume I

Listed below are the features and highlights of each issue. Not listed are President's Messages, New Members, Current Stidham* News, Calendar of Events, etc. which are in all issues. The newsletter pages themselves number 502; the Index of All Names will be over 50 pages in length.

Issue 1, Spring 1998
The First Known Stidham, by Jack Stidham
Timen Stiddem’s Struggles to Get to America, by Jack Stidham
The Timen Stiddem Society Bylaws
Stidhams* in the 1790 Census of the United States
A 360-Year Anniversary Commemorated, by Richard L. Steadham

Issue 2, Summer 1998
Commissioning of the New Kalmar Nyckel, by Richard L. Steadham
The Revolutionary War: Stidhams* For and Against America’s Independence from England
Stidhams* in the 1800 Federal Census of Delaware
Stidham Family of Checotah, Oklahoma, by Jerry Cooper

Issue 3, Fall 1998
Timen Stiddem and the Stedham or Stidham Family, by Dr. Peter Stebbins Craig, F.A.S.G.
Bureau of Land Management Records
Stidhams* in the 1800 Federal Census in States Other Than Delaware

Issue 4, Winter 1999
The Beginning of a Life-long Search for Timen Stiddem and His Descendants, by Jack Stidham
Stidhams* in the 1810 Federal Census of the United States
Exploring Historic Wilmington, by Noria (Stidham) Gerig
Charter Members of the Timen Stiddem Society

Issue 5, Spring 1999
Announcing the Timen Stiddem Society and Its Participation in the Old Swedes Church Memorial Tree Program
Stidhams* in the Records of the Swedish Churches of Raccoon and Penns Neck in New Jersey
Stidhams* in the 1820 Federal Census in the State of Delaware
Pages from the Stidham* Family Photo Album
Another Stidham* from the World War II Generation Passes On

Issue 6, Summer 1999
More Stidhams* in the 1820 Federal Census Continues
Help Support the Timen Stiddem Society and Its Participation in the Old Swedes Church Memorial Tree Program
The Swedish Colonial Society: A Perfect Fit for Members of the Timen Stiddem Society, by Richard L. Steadham
A Visit to Stedham, England, by Stan M. Stidham
Excerts from Edwin Jaquett Seller’s book, “Allied Families of Delaware”

Issue 7, Fall 1999
A Brief Update on Reunion 2000
The First National Stidham* Family Reunion
Computer Corner: Making the List
New Members Joining the Society This Quarter

Issue 8, Winter 2000
Reunion Plans Take Shape
Restoring a Family Cemetery, by Ules G. Stidam, Jr.
More Excerpts from Edwin Jaquett Seller’s Book “Allied Families of Delaware”
Stidhams* in the 1820 Federal Census in South Carolina and Virginia
Falling Into the “Family Business,” by Leslie A. Shamus

Issue 9, Spring 2000
Strengthening the Foundation
Restoring Beauty, Naturally, by Frances O. Allmond
Honoring Our Colonial Forefathers, by Richard L. Steadham
Stidham* Households in America: By the Numbers, by Richard L. Steadham
Searching Your Family History, by Jack Stidham
Computer Corner: New Web Site Feature Draws Praise, by David R. Stiddem

Issue 10, Summer 2000
Wilmington: A City Under Four Flags, by Frances O. Allmond
Benjamin’s Ol’ Virginny Home? by Richard L. Steadham
Computer Corner: The “Project”

Issue 11, Fall 2000
The Reunion of the Descendants of Timen Stiddem, by Richard L. Steadham
Computer Corner: The “Shaking”

Issue 12, Winter 2001
The Stidham* Family DNA Study, by Richard L. Steadham
From Hopelessness to Hope, by Teressa I. Wedlund, RN
Stidhams* in the 1830 Federal Census in the State of Alabama, by David R. Stiddem
Statistically Speaking
Another Page from the Stidham* Family Photo Album

Issue 13, Spring 2001
Looking Forward to the Third National Stidham* Family Reunion, July 19-22, 2001, Mobile, AL
Fort Mims Alabama: A Personal Journey, by Charlene Kay Moore
The Swedish Colonial Society’s Forefather’s Day Luncheon, 2001, by Richard L. Steadham
Stidhams* in the 1830 Federal Census in the State of Delaware, by David R. Stiddem

Issue 14, Summer 2001
Publishing Dream Becomes Reality, by Richard L. Steadham
The Third National Stidham* Family Reunion, by Richard L. Steadham
Timen Stiddem’s (and Our) Jewish Origins, by Richard L. Steadham

Issue 15, Fall 2001-Winter 2002
James M. Stedham: Some History
Stidhams* in the Civil War, North & South
Your Civil War Ancestor and His Military ‘Family’, by Edwin W. Besch
Coming in Issue 17, Spring 2002 the Stidham* High School Yearbook, by Richard L. Steadham
Jewish Origins Update, by Richard L. Steadham
More Results from Our DNA Study, by Richard L. Steadham

Issue 16, Spring 2002
Stidham* High School Yearbook, by Richard L. Steadham
Descendant Educators
The Swedish Colonial Society’s Forefather’s Day Luncheon, 2002

Issue 17, Summer 2002
From the President’s Home to Yours
The 4th National Stidham* Family Reunion, by Ules G. Stidam, Jr.
Private John Victor Steadham, “Baldwin Rangers,” Company C, 15th Confederate Calvary Regiment, by Edwin W. Besch
John Steedman’s Descendants in the Civil War, by David R. Stiddem 

Issue 18, Fall 2002
Hawaii, December 7, 1941: An eyewitness account, by Joan Stidham Nist
Memorials, Fate Bring Veterans Together, by Guy Busby
Stidhams* Who Served in World War II

Issue 19, Winter 2003
Dutchman or Duetschman?, by Richard L. Steadham
Stidhams* Who Served in World War II, Part 2

Issue 20, Spring-Summer 2003
Countdown to Fun!
The Stidham* Database, by David Stiddem

Issue 21, Fall/Winter 2003
Report on the Fifth National Stidham* Family Reunion Bullittsburg, Kentucky, August 15-17, 2003, by Ules G. Stidam, Jr.
Stidhams* Who Served in World War II, Part 3
Honor Roll of Stidhams* Who Served in World War II
Out of the Past
Unplaced Stidhams*
Stidham* Who’s Who

Issue 22, Spring 2004
World War II Memorial
Stidhams* Who Served in World War II, Part 4
Honor Roll of Stidhams* Who Served in World War II
Stidhams* in the 1830 Federal Census – Part Three, by David R. Stidham

Issue 23, Summer 2004
The Stidham Clan of Jackson Co., Tennessee, by David R. Stiddem
Recent DNA Evidence Brings Big Surprise, by Richard L. Steadham
Stidhams* in the 1830 Federal Census – Part Four, by David R. Stidham

Issue 24, Fall 2004
Three Brothers in Civil War, Plan Escape and Betrayed
Rhett [4062] Stidham – the B.B. King of Knife Collectors, by Bill Lohman
Out of the Past
Stidham* Who’s Who

Issue 25, Winter 2005
Delaware’s First Doctor: Timen Stiddem and the Tools He Used, by Barbara E. Benson, Ph. D.
Out of the Past: The Will of Benjamin [313] Stedham
Index of the Timen Stiddem Society Newsletter Issues 1-25

Issue 26, Spring 2005
The Dawes Commission and Stidhams* in Indian Territory
Stidhams* Enrolled as Indians in the Dawes Rolls
The 1869 Dunn Roll
John Marshall [468] Stidham…or Steadman?
The Papers of John Marshall [468] Stidham (Steadman)

Issue 27, Summer 2005
The 6th National Stidham* Reunion Wilmington, Delaware – 2005, by Dr. Kim-Eric Williams
The 6th National Stidham* Family Reunion
You Are a Lighthouse for Timen Stiddem, by Juanita Sandifer
What We Did and Saw in Wilmington, by David R. Stidham
Swedish Fingerprints, by Garet C. Forwood Gunther
Revolutionary War Patriots Buried at Old Swedes Church Recognized on Plaque Unveiled at SAR Ceremony, by John S. Edinger
Society Member Accepted into the DAR Through Samuel [166] Stidham, Revolutionary War Verteran

Issue 28, Fall 2005
History Repeats at Stidham Mansion Where ‘Sommersby’ was Filmed, Patriotic Men Went Off to War Once Again, by Bill Lohmann
The Timen Stiddem Society Bylaws
Out of the Past

Issue 29, Winter 2006
Stidhams* Make Their Mark in the Pacific Northwest, by Dina Stidham Pugh
Part 2 – J.W. Stidham – Pioneer Logger in the Big Woods of the Pacific Northwest, by Dennis Auvil
Out of the Past    29-15

Issue 30, Spring 2006
It’s Interesting How Life Turns Out, by Jean Caro May
Come to Nashville, Tennessee, August 18,19, 20, 2006 For the 7th National Stidham* Family Reunion
DNA Project Update
Friends of the House of Sweden, by Felicia Stidham
Out of the Past

Issue 31, Summer 2006
Timen Stiddem Petitions William Penn in New-Found Document, by David R. Stidham
Vacation Nashville

Issue 32, Fall 2006
Searching for My Ancestor’s Graves, by David R. Stidham
Report on the Seventh National Stidham*Reunion
Papers Concerning the Zachariah [105] Stedham Family
Come to the Smokey Mountains in June