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HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION

for the descendants of

Zebulon HESTON and Dorothy HUTCHINSON

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OUR FOUNDATION ON THIS HOMEPAGE

The HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION will be for the descendants of Zebulon HESTON and Dorothy HUTCHINSON. Zebulon Heston arrived in Eastham, Barnstable Co, MA from England in 1684. By using this website for Family Newsletters and Family Reunions, we will rekindle the bonds of our HESTON Family which began when our ancestors Zebulon and Dorothy got married on 3 DEC 1698 in Hutchinson Manor, Burlington County, New Jersey.

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10th Anniversary of the HESTON Family Website - see Guestbook entry for JUL 7, 2012

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Seventh Annual National HESTON Family Reunion

in Grand Rapids, Lucas County, Ohio - AUG 2, 2014 Saturday

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Today is DEC 16, 2014 Tuesday

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Letter to my HESTON Family descendants

To my fellow HESTON Family descendants,

Plans have continued for this year's HESTON Family Reunion. The Seventh Annual National HESTON Family Reunion will be held in Grand Rapids, Lucas County, Ohio on AUG 2, 2014 Saturday. The state of Ohio was the location of where John P. HESTON wanted to have the HESTON Family Reunion in 1962. This occasion will celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of that Reunion which was planned but never held in 1962. Plan now to attend this year. I am wanting to have it in Ohio where a lot of HESTON history occurred as the HESTON Family spread westward in the 1800's.

Brent Stover will help me to host the 2014 HESTON Family Reunion in Grand Rapids, Lucas County, Ohio similar to how Karen and Rick Johnson helped set up the Reunion in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on AUG 6, 2011 Saturday AND how Barbara Heston Moore helped set up the Reunion in Monroe (near Seattle), Washington on AUG 3, 2013 Saturday.

This year, the 2014 HESTON Family Reunion will be at one of Toledo's Metroparks, Providence Park. The date of our event is Saturday August 2, 2014. The address is: 13827 Old U.S. 24, Grand Rapids, Ohio 43522 at the Miami Shelter at Providence Park.

Brent Stover is setting up a website at Facebook for the 2014 HESTON Family Reunion.

Please let us know if you are planning to come to the HESTON Family Reunion. Thank you.

from your HESTON Family cousin,

Martin J. Bellard

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HESTON Archivist Needed

Pat Heston Horn has asked me to place this request on my HESTON Family website:

Who wants to be the archivist (official record keeper) for HESTON information from Mark Heston in New Jersey whose dad Paul Heston was one of the Editors of the HESTON HISTORIAN with John P. Heston?

Please sign your answer on the HESTON Family Guestbook.

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LINKS IN THIS WEBSITE

WELCOME - to this Website

To help encourage participation of our HESTON Family cousins in the HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION; I have established the HESTON VOLUNTEERS Link. For more details; please visit this Link here:

- - VOLUNTEERS - for the HESTON Family Association - to actively paricipate in various leadership positions.

- - - - FAMILY HISTORY - This LINK of the First Four Generations of the HESTON Family is finally nearing completion. The First Three Generations are now complete. Only the Fourth HESTON Generation is remaining to be done.

- - - - - - GUESTBOOK - See who has signed the Guestbook recently (including me with my various informative notices). If you have not done so yet, then you should sign the Guestbook yourself.

- - - - - - - - MEMBERSHIP - New Members Welcome - Join Today

- - - - - - - - - - NEWSLETTERS - The 31st Online Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter at this HESTON Website has been written and linked here at the Newsletters Link: VOL. - 12 - NO. - 2 - - - AUG - 2014. The next Newsletter is coming later this year.... 32nd Online Edition - - - VOL. - 12 - - - NO. - 3 - - - SEP - 2014.

- - - - - - - - - - - - NEWS RELEASES - Read them here Online

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - REUNIONS - Seventh Annual National HESTON Family Reunion: Brent Stover will help me to host the 2014 HESTON Family Reunion in Grand Rapids, Lucas County, Ohio on AUG 2, 2014 Saturday similar to how Karen and Rick Johnson helped set up the Reunion in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on AUG 6, 2011 Saturday AND how Barbara Heston Moore helped set up the Reunion in Monroe (near Seattle), Washington on AUG 3, 2013 Saturday.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - QUAKERS - Eventually I will build this Link. Do some Research and send me the results which I will include here with your name as the researcher.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - VETERANS - Eventually I will build this Link. Do some Research and send me the results which I will include here with your name as the researcher.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - WEBSITES - Visit these sites

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Snail Mail Edition of Family Newsletter

The Second Snail Mail Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter, VOL. 2 - NO. 1 - - - SEP 2007 has been printed and will be distributed soon probably later this year 2013 to 150 Names and Addresses of HESTON cousins and some libraries. It is already in the sealed envelopes ready for me to put the address labels on and send it out. Sorry, I am VERY LATE sending out this Newsletter.

I wrote the First Snail Mail Edition of the HESTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER in MAY 2006. Then I built the Mailing List of 100 addresses. Then I got the Newsletter printed and sent in AUG 2006 to 29 HESTON Members, 64 Other HESTON descendants, and 7 Libraries for a total of 100 copies. It has been a major project, but I finally accomplished my goal of getting the First Edition written, printed, and sent. The Second Edition will be for 50 more copies for a total of 150. More news next time.

If you want me to put your name and address in my HESTON Newsletter Address list in preparation for the Third Snail Mail Edition of the HESTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER; then send it in an E-Mail message to me.

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REVISIONS IN OUR WEBSITE

The Revision Dates on this Homepage indicates changes somewhere in the Website. Each page also has its own Revision Date.

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JUN 30, 2011 Thursday Lunch Time - Revision - (1) The 26th Online Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter at this HESTON Website has been written and linked here at the Newsletters Link: VOL. - 9 - NO. - 2 - - - JUN - 2011 and (2) The next Newsletter is coming later this year.... 27th Online Edition - - - VOL. - 9 - - - NO. - 3 - - - SEP - 2011.

MAR 29, 2011 Tuesday evening - Revisions - (1) The 25th Online Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter at this HESTON Website has been written and linked here at the Newsletters Link: VOL. 9 - NO. 1 --- MAR 2011 and (2) The 26th Online Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter is the next issue to be written at this HESTON Website at the Newsletters Link: VOL. 9 - NO. 2 --- JUN 2011.

JAN 10, 2011 Monday evening - Revisions - (1) Updated the Homepage paragraph - Fourth Annual National HESTON Family Reunion and (2) The 25th Online Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter is the next issue to be written at this HESTON Website at the Newsletters Link: VOL. 9 - NO. 1 --- MAR 2011.

JUL 1, 2010 Thursday Lunch Time - Revisions - (1) Updated the Homepage paragraph - Third Annual National HESTON Family Reunion.

JUN 30, 2010 Wednesday Evening - Revisions - (1) Organized the opening paragraphs of the Invitaion to the HESTON Family Reunion on AUG 07, 2010 Saturday in Dubuque, Iowa at the top of the Homepage AND in the REUNIONS Link. This is the SAME Invitaion written in the Guestbook AND to be used as my Invitaion by E-Mail messages and hopefully regular letters by U. S. Mail to HESTON Family descendants.

FEB 11, 2010 Thursday Evening - Revisions - (1) Updated the Homepage and the Newsletter Link (CONTENTS - PAGE - FIVE) about the Second and the Third Snail Mail Editions of the HESTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER.

SEP 30, 2009 Wednesday Evening - Revisions - (1) The 24th Online Edition of the HESTON Family Newsletter here at this HESTON Website has been written and linked at the Newsletters Link: VOL. 8 - NO. 1 --- SEP 2009.

MAY 24, 2006 Wednesday Evening - Revisions - (1) MEMBERSHIP - STATISTICS (3 new members for a Grand Total of 29 Members in 8 Chapters).

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MY PERSONAL INFORMATION

I am from Martin J. BELLARD, a HESTON Family descendant in the SARAH HESTON AND JOHN BALLARD (or BELLARD) FAMILY CHAPTER, the Association Chief, the Editor of the HESTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER - ONLINE AT ROOTSWEB.COM and the HESTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER - SNAIL MAIL VERSION, and the Webmaster of this HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION Website.

My E-Mail Address is - bellard1956mj@yahoo.com which is easy to remember: BELLARD (letters of my last name), 1956 (numbers), and MJ (letters are my first and middle initials).

SEND AN E-MAIL MESSAGE TO ME

Martin J. BELLARD

My Snail Mail Address for the HESTON Family Association is my Post Office Box (opened up in MAR 2006):

Martin J. BELLARD, Editor

HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 39103

San Antonio, TX 78218

If you have any questions, then call me evenings at (210) 599 - 3596. Please leave your name, phone number, and a message; if I am not home. And I will return your call later. Thank You.

Permission to copy for one's own personal use and limited distribution to other HESTON Family descendants for their own personal use. Copyright 2002 - 2013.

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BEFORE OUR WEBSITE

I am Martin J. BELLARD, a HESTON Family descendant. My four-great-grandparents are John BALLARD (or BELLARD) and Sarah HESTON, the great-granddaughter of Zebulon HESTON and Dorothy HUTCHINSON. I began my Genealogy Research in AUG 1970 when I was a young teenager. I first found out, in DEC 1998, about my HESTON Family ancestors. And I found out, in DEC 2000, about our cousin John P. HESTON, the Editor and Publisher of the HESTON HISTORIAN newsletters and directories written from 1957 to 1961, as well as the three Annual National HESTON Family Reunions which he had organized - 1959 in Pennsylvania, 1960 in Iowa, and 1961 in California.

I became so inspired by the work of John P. HESTON, that I decided to become actively involved with the HESTON Family with Newsletters and Reunions. The first thing that I did was to research thru several of the past years of EVERTON'S GENEALOGICAL HELPER Magazine which annually lists Family Associations, Family Newsletters, and Family Reunions. To my dismay, I discovered nothing listed for the HESTON Family.

So, on JAN 7, 2001 Sunday evening, I established the HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION with plans for future Newsletters and Reunions. This is all from the inspiration by the work of John P. HESTON (1911 - 1970), of Allen Park, Michigan. This began with a listing which I placed in the Everton's Genealogical Helper in their MAR/APR 2001 issue. I placed another listing for the HESTON FAMILY ASSOCIATION in the EVERTON'S FAMILY HISTORY (Magazine's new name) in their MAR/APR 2002 issue.

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CONSTRUCTION OF OUR WEBSITE

This active Website is under construction. Come back often. (1) Website Established - JUL 7, 2002 Sunday Afternoon. (2) Guestbook Opened - SEP 2, 2002 Monday Evening. (3) Online Newsletter First Edition Published - OCT 27, 2002 Sunday Afternoon. (4) First Online News Release Published - FEB 27, 2003 Thursday Evening. (5) Membership Link Completed - MAY 15, 2003 Thursday Evening. (6) Dedication Link Completed - JUN 29, 2003 Sunday Afternoon. (7) Our News Release about this HESTON Family Website printed by Everton in their Family History Magazine, SEP - OCT 2003, Page 16, beside a small color photo reprint of the Homepage as it appeared Online on JUL 6, 2003 Sunday Afternoon. (8) Acknowledgments Link (the 10th Link) Completed - OCT 4, 2003 Saturday Afternoon. (9) Homepage Reorganization Completed - AUG 11, 2004 Wednesday Evening. (10) New Link to the GUESTBOOK Made - SEP 18, 2004 Saturday Afternoon.

(11) First Online News Release Research Question about Zebulon HESTON (1670 - 1720) Published - OCT 27, 2004 Wednesday. (12) Second Online News Release Research Question about Zebulon HESTON (1670 - 1720) Published - NOV 24, 2004 Wednesday. (13) Third Online News Release Research Question about Zebulon HESTON (1670 - 1720) Published - DEC 29, 2004 Wednesday. (14) New section called HISTORY BEFORE THIS WEBSITE (modified from the NOV 2002 Online Newsletter) Completed and Placed on this Homepage - JAN 22, 2005 Saturday. (15) Newsletters - Contents Reorganized making the Links to the Newsletters more easier to read by copy-pasting the line from the banner which shows the Edition, Volume, Number, and Date. Also divided the Newsletter Links into two pages - APR 2, 2005 Saturday. (16) Moved my PERSONAL INFORMATION from the Last Page of this HOMEPAGE up to Page TWO on this HOMEPAGE - MAY 6, 2006 Saturday. (17) Began setting up a new FAMILY HISTORY LINK with two SUB-LINKS: the Introduction and the First HESTON Generation - FEB 15, 2007 Thursday. (18) Continue setting up a new FAMILY HISTORY LINK with the third SUB-LINK: the Second HESTON Generation - FEB 22, 2007 Thursday. (19) Continue setting up a new FAMILY HISTORY LINK with the next SUB-LINK: the Third HESTON Generation - JUN 4, 2007 Monday. (20) Updated the Homepage paragraph - Fourth Annual National HESTON Family Reunion - JAN 10, 2011 Monday.

(21) Updated the Homepage paragraph - Fifth Annual National HESTON Family Reunion - MAY 7, 2012 Monday. (22) Updated the Homepage paragraph - BEFORE OUR WEBSITE - JUN 19, 2012 Tuesday. (23) 10th Anniversary of the HESTON Family Website - see Guestbook entry for JUL 7, 2012 Saturday.

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FUTURE REVISIONS IN OUR WEBSITE

Future Revisions Needed - (1) Membership - All sections to read in the first paragraph "ALL Regular Members and Associate Members receive the SNAIL MAIL VERSION of the HESTON FAMILY NEWSLETTER", (2) Membership - Chapters (current existing Chapters), (3) Membership - Committees (Available Committees to join at the Chapter Level and at the Association Level), (4) Membership - Leadership (of the Association and of each Chapter), (5) Membership - Statistics (Results of Membership Drive), (6) Reunions - Contents (of each year), and (7) Reunions - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and beyond.

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