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37 – Mystery of the Mother of Montgomery Greenville Haston
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37 – Mystery of the Mother of Montgomery Greenville Haston

37 - Mystery of the Mother of Montgomery Greenville Haston As far as we can tell, the parents of Montgomery Greenville Haston--and how he fit into the Daniel Haston family--were unknown for well over 100 years!  Even the most diligent Daniel Haston family researchers were stumped! Montgomery Greenville [not Greenfield,...
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36 – David Haston – A Founding Leader in Van Buren County, TN

36 - David Haston - A Founding Leader of Van Buren County, TN David Haston spent much of his time in the final 20 years of his life helping to establish Van Buren County. Haston Family - Early Influences in Van Buren County, TN Several of Daniel Haston's children and...
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36 – David Haston – A Founding Leader in Van Buren County, TN
22 – Oldest Mennonite Church in the World – Langnau, Switzerland
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

22 – Oldest Mennonite Church in the World – Langnau, Switzerland

22 - World's Oldest Mennonite Church - Langnau, Switzerland On Thursday, June 22, 2023, members of the Hiestand-Haston Heritage Tour group will see the oldest continuously active Mennonite Church in the world.Langnau has a history of Anabaptism going all the way back to March 1525. Today, Langnau has the oldest...
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35 – David Haston, Popular Civic Leader in Early White County, TN

35 - David Haston - White County, Tennessee Pioneer, Part 2 David Haston, Esq. (Justice of the Peace) How did simple farmers and businessmen - many of whom had very little formal education - understand Tennessee (and county) laws enough to serve as county court judges?  They were guided by...
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35 – David Haston, Popular Civic Leader in Early White County, TN
21 – The Swiss Cowbells Factory
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

21 – The Swiss Cowbells Factory

21 - The Swiss Cowbells Factory On Thursday, June 27, 2023 our Hiestand-Haston Historic Tour group will stop at the famous Swiss Cowbells Factory. Did you know...? Bells are protection, happiness, and a sign of peace. This is because in times of war the Swiss bells were taken from the...
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2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

19 – Piz Gloria 360° Rotating Restaurant 9,744′ Altitude

19 - Breakfast in the Rotating Restaurant at 9,744' in the Alps On the morning of June 22, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston Heritage Tour group will eat breakfast in the Piz Gloria revolving restaurant in the village of Murren on top of the Schilthorne summit. BEVERAGES Coffee / Tea, cold and...
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19 – Piz Gloria 360° Rotating Restaurant 9,744′ Altitude
34 – David Haston (Daniel’s Son) in White County, TN
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34 – David Haston (Daniel’s Son) in White County, TN

34 - David Haston, White County, Tennessee Pioneer, Part 1 Isaac T. Haston Family Home - Grandson of Daniel Via. David The "David Haston" Bible Record Any family with an existing copy of a family Bible record from the early 1800s is fortunate, especially if it is as complete and...
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2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

20 – World Famous Kambly Cookie Factory

20 - World-Famous Kambly Swiss Cookie Factory On June 22, 2023, the Hiestand-Haston Tour group will stop at this world-famous cookie factory and sample (FREE!) dozens of cookies.  But I can pretty much assure you that you will buy some too!  We will also eat lunch there.Oscar Kambly started his...
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20 – World Famous Kambly Cookie Factory
18 – Cable Car to the Car-less Village of Mürren in the Swiss Alps
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

18 – Cable Car to the Car-less Village of Mürren in the Swiss Alps

18 - Cable Car Ride to & Evening in the Alps Village of Mürren On June 22, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston Heritage Tour group will take a scenic cable car ride up to the mountain village of Mürren.And we will spend the night there!Mürren is a traditional Walser (inhabitants in the...
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33 – Daniel Haston’s Final Years

33 - Daniel Haston's Final Years Daniel Haston lived his final years on his 150 acres farm in what we now know as the Cummingsville community of northern Van Buren County--southern White County until 1840.  There are a few things that we KNOW about his final few years there and...
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33 – Daniel Haston’s Final Years
32 – Daniel Haston – Petitioner to Create White County, TN
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32 – Daniel Haston – Petitioner to Create White County, TN

32 - Daniel Haston, A Founding Petitioner for White County, TN The first record we have of Daniel Haston in (what became) White County, as well as some of his family members and friends, is the petition to create White County on July 22, 1806.[i]  Four of the 155 names on...
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31 – Daniel Haston and the White County, TN “Big Spring” Settlers

31 - Daniel Haston & Other White County, TN Big Spring Settlers The area south of the Caney Fork River near the mouth of Cane Creek was a prominent settlement in the early 1800s.  It was part of White County, Tennessee prior to its inclusion into newly formed Van Buren...
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31 – Daniel Haston and the White County, TN “Big Spring” Settlers
17 – Ballenberg Open-Air Museum
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

17 – Ballenberg Open-Air Museum

17 - Ballenberg Open-Air Museum On Wednesday, July 21, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston heritage tour group will visit the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum.https://youtu.be/d1COwvzKYlMBallenberg is an open-air museum in Switzerland that displays traditional buildings and architecture from all over the country. Located near Brienz in the municipality of Hofstetten bei Brienz, Canton of...
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2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

16 – Lucerne and the Wooden Chapel Bridge

16 - Wooden Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland And Shopping in this Beautiful City! In the afternoon of June 20, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston heritage tour group will visit the Swiss city of Lucerne.  Not only will we see and stroll across this historic bridge, but there will also be time...
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16 – Lucerne and the Wooden Chapel Bridge
June 14-27, 2023 – Hiestand/Haston European Heritage Tour – Terms and Conditions
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

June 14-27, 2023 – Hiestand/Haston European Heritage Tour – Terms and Conditions

2023 Hiestand-Haston Europe Tour Price and Other Details June 14-27, 2023 - Switzerland and Rhineland Germany Download a Printable Copy of the Itinerary and Form More Information about the June 14-27, 2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour Share this with Hastons or related family members who might be interested in the...
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30 – Daniel Haston Family Moves Across the Cumberland Plateau

30 - Our Hastons Moved West of the Cumberland Mountain Through the Tellico Treaties of October 25 and 27, 1805, Cherokee chiefs ceded to the United States a large area of Middle Tennessee.  On April 24, 1806, the October 1805 treaties were officially proclaimed by the President of the United...
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30 – Daniel Haston Family Moves Across the Cumberland Plateau
14 – Were Our Ancient Swiss Hiestands Spiritist-Pagans?
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

14 – Were Our Ancient Swiss Hiestands Spiritist-Pagans?

14 - Were our Ancient Swiss Hiestands Spiritist-Pagans? Although I can’t say for sure, it is probable, that our Medieval ancestors were pagans who lived in a high-mountain area of what is now the northern edge of Canton Zug, Switzerland.  Our June 2023 Hiestand-Haston tour group will visit this area....
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July 2022 Daniel Haston Family Reunion

July 22-23, 2022 Daniel Haston Family Heritage Days

Heritage of Daniel Haston Days - July 22-23, 2022 The First ALL Daniel Haston Family Get-Together in 200+ Years! Events Event #1: The "Heritage of Daniel Haston Days" reunion begins with an informal get-acquainted meeting on Friday evening, from 6:00 pm to about 8:00 pm, Central Daylight Time.  Dessert, with...
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July 22-23, 2022 Daniel Haston Family Heritage Days
15 – The “Black Madonna” in the Einsiedeln Monastery
2023 Hiestand-Haston European Heritage Tour

15 – The “Black Madonna” in the Einsiedeln Monastery

15 - Einsiedeln Abbey, Home of the Swiss "Black Madonna" Tuesday, June 20, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston tour group will visit the largest church in Switzerland--the famous Einsiedeln Abbey.150,000 to 200,000 Roman Catholic pilgrims visit each year Black Madonna of Einsiedeln The abbey is dedicated to Our Lady of the Hermits,...
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July 2022 Daniel Haston Family Reunion July 2023 Info

Tour of Daniel Haston Family Historic Sites

The Daniel Haston Family Historic Sites Tour Saturday Afternoon, July 22, 2022 Download Print Version To see the highlighted route on a printed copy, print in color or print in grayscale then highlight the route manually. Click on the (right side) arrow to sequence through the sites on the tour....
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Tour of Daniel Haston Family Historic Sites
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