24 – Daniel’s Son David Haston Cut Tails Off a Neighbor’s Cows

24 – David Haston Cut Tails Off a Neighbor’s Horned Cows Some of us Haston boys have been known for mischief.  Just ask people who knew us while we wereContinue reading “24 – Daniel’s Son David Haston Cut Tails Off a Neighbor’s Cows”

08 – The Amazing Richterswil Fountain

08 – The Amazing Richterswil Jet Fountain Weather permitting and etc., we will watch the world famous Richterswil Jet Fountain “spout” on Sunday, June 25, 2023. The Richterswil FONTÄNE, withContinue reading “08 – The Amazing Richterswil Fountain”

Understanding Your DNA Results – Darvin Martin Zoom Meeting

Understanding Your DNA Results Darvin Martin in Our June 7, 2021 Zoom Meeting Darvin Martin – an expert in Swiss-German Mennonite genetic (DNA) genealogy.  Darvin presents a basic understanding ofContinue reading “Understanding Your DNA Results – Darvin Martin Zoom Meeting”

23 – Daniel Haston Family – South of Holston River, Opposite Knoxville, TN

23 – Daniel Haston Family, South of the “Holston” River Opposite Knoxville, TN Daniel and family lived in the Knoxville, TN area for about 10 years. There is a lotContinue reading “23 – Daniel Haston Family – South of Holston River, Opposite Knoxville, TN”

22- Two of Daniel Haston’s Siblings in South Central KY

Two of Daniel Haston’s Siblings in South Central, KY The Mill Creek Meeting House Near Tompkinsville, KY. Built in 1804. Abraham Hiestand’s (Hestand’s) Path Ends in South Central KY JohnContinue reading “22- Two of Daniel Haston’s Siblings in South Central KY”

21 – Daniel Haston Votes in Favor of the State of Franklin

21 – Daniel Haston Voted in Favor of the State of Franklin So, our Daniel was a “Franklinite” The yellow county – Washington County – is where Abraham Hiestand livedContinue reading “21 – Daniel Haston Votes in Favor of the State of Franklin”

07 – Richterswil – Our Swiss “Hometown”

07 – Richterswil, the “Village” of Our Swiss Hiestands Although our Hiestand ancestors lived in other villages around Lake Zürich, we can probably think of Richterswil as our Swiss hometown. Continue reading “07 – Richterswil – Our Swiss “Hometown””

20 – Abraham and Daniel Hiestand in the “Overmountain” Wilderness of NC

20 – Abraham and Daniel in the “Overmountain” of NC For approximately 10 to 15 years, Henry Hiestand’s “boys”–Daniel and his older brother Abraham–lived in the “Overmountain” region of WesternContinue reading “20 – Abraham and Daniel Hiestand in the “Overmountain” Wilderness of NC”

06 – Limmat River – Where Felix Manz Was Martyred

06 – The Drowning Martyrdom of Anabaptist, Felix Manz On Saturday June 17, 2023 we will visit the site on the Limmat River in Zurich City where one of theContinue reading “06 – Limmat River – Where Felix Manz Was Martyred”

19 – The Hiestand Brothers – Abraham and Daniel – Settle in Western North Carolina

19 – Abraham and Daniel Hiestand Settle in the “Carolinas” Headed for “the Carolinas” When the earliest post-Revolution settlers left their homes in places like Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia andContinue reading “19 – The Hiestand Brothers – Abraham and Daniel – Settle in Western North Carolina”

04 – The Anabaptist Cave – Täuferhöhle, Where Anabaptists Worshipped in Secret

04 – Täuferhöhle (Anabaptist Cave) – Secret Place for Worship – Saturday, June 17, 2023, we will walk up the hill to see where Swiss Brethren (Anabaptists/Mennonites) met to worshipContinue reading “04 – The Anabaptist Cave – Täuferhöhle, Where Anabaptists Worshipped in Secret”

18 – The Mysterious Daniel MG Hastings “Mortality List” Card

18 – The Mysterious Daniel MG. Hastings Mortality List Card The “1830 Revolutionary War Mortality Listing” Card In the early 1970s, Dwight Haston discovered the little card that you seeContinue reading “18 – The Mysterious Daniel MG Hastings “Mortality List” Card”

Submit Name and USPS Address for Occasional Snail-Mailings

Building a USPS (Snail Mail) List for Occasional Mailings Related to the History and Heritage of Daniel Haston & Haston Family Events If your current surname (or the surname ofContinue reading “Submit Name and USPS Address for Occasional Snail-Mailings”

DNA – Explained by Scientist and Genealogist Darvin Martin

DNA – An Introduction by Darvin Martin, Scientist & Genealogist View the June 7, 2021 Zoom Session with the Daniel Haston Family Association View Another Video: Darvin Martin Teaching theContinue reading “DNA – Explained by Scientist and Genealogist Darvin Martin”

17b – Thomas Archer – the Eccentric Man from Guilford County, NC Who Ended Up with Warrant #2344

Thomas Archer – an Eccentric Man from Guilford County, NC Who Ended Up With 640 Acres from Military Bounty Land Warrant #2344 This is #3 in a sequence of 3Continue reading “17b – Thomas Archer – the Eccentric Man from Guilford County, NC Who Ended Up with Warrant #2344”

17a – The “Guilford County Four” and Rev War Land Grant Proceedings at Fairfield Plantation

17a – The “Guilford County Four” And the Epicenter of 1785 Land Fraud – James Glasgow’s “Fairfield” Plantation This is #2 in a sequence of 3 articles.  You should readContinue reading “17a – The “Guilford County Four” and Rev War Land Grant Proceedings at Fairfield Plantation”

17 – The “Daniel Haston” Revolutionary War Land Grant

The “Daniel Haston” Rev War Land Grant Legal or Fraudulent? 640 acres in Houston County, TN (west of Nashville) were granted to Thomas Archer, based on Revolutionary War Land GrantContinue reading “17 – The “Daniel Haston” Revolutionary War Land Grant”

3 – Hiestand Bakery in Zurich, Switzerland

Hiestand Bakery Bistro & Shop in Zurich, Switzerland –Here’s where we will eat lunch on Friday, June 16, 2023 – on our Hiestand-Haston Family Heritage Tour to Switzerland and theContinue reading “3 – Hiestand Bakery in Zurich, Switzerland”

2 – Rhine Falls, Near Schaffhausen, in Northern Switzerland

Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, Switzerland https://youtu.be/IWVG_ctdGWY The Rhine Falls in Switzerland  is the most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.  You will see, not only the Rhine Falls in Switzerland,Continue reading “2 – Rhine Falls, Near Schaffhausen, in Northern Switzerland”

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