The Hamptons Resident Profile – Grace Miller


Dec 15, 2014

Wendel is a small coal-mining town located about 20 miles (as the crow flies) south east of Pittsburg, PA. The town is located in Westmoreland County, where residents of German and Irish descent, make up more than a third of its population. Wendel is also the birthplace of Grace Miller, a resident of Hamptons from […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Peggy Malone


Dec 09, 2014

Located in far northeast Texas is the little town of Yantis with a population of 388 in 2010. Yantis is near the Lake Fork Reservoir in Wood County and has an area of less than two square miles. Yantis was named for its first postmaster, George R. Yantis. It is also the birthplace of Hamptons […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Virginia Browning


Dec 02, 2014

Athens, TX, the “Black-Eyed Pea Capital of the World”, is located 35 miles southwest of Tyler. It became the County Seat of Henderson County in 1850 when Mathew Cartwright donated 160 acres for that purpose. In 2010, the population of Athens was 12,710. Hamptons’ resident, Virginia (nee Kinabrew) Browning was born and raised there, and […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Dot Kiermaier


Nov 20, 2014

Located 26 miles northeast of Midtown Manhattan is a small town (Population: 14,500 as of 2010) named Ramsey, a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey. Ramsey was incorporated in March of 1908, 14 years before Dorothy (Dot) Kiermaier (nee Stohn) was born on January 18, 1922, an only child. At the age of 8, her […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Harold Connor


Nov 13, 2014 Leave a comment

Avinger, TX is located in far northeast Texas, 20 miles north of I-20 and 20 miles west of the ”Three Corners” formed by the state borders of TX, LA, and AR. Established in 1876, Avinger had a population of 464 people in the 2000 census and has been decreasing since then. Avinger is the birthplace […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Joyce McCormac


Nov 05, 2014 Leave a comment

Kingsville, TX is a small town in far south Texas near the Mexico border, and is the county seat of Kleberg County. Kingsville was established in 1904 and named after Richard King, owner of nearby King Ranch. Three miles east of the town is the Naval Air Station, one of the Navy’s premier jet aviation […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Ernestine Roberts


Nov 03, 2014 Leave a comment

Among the earliest residents of The Hamptons, ERNESTINE ROBERTS grew up in Golden, Tx, an unincorporated community in Wood county, about 35 miles north of Tyler. Golden is known for its Sweet Potato Festival held every October and has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey show twice. Ernestine’s father passed away when she was just […]

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Hamptons Messenger, October 2014


Oct 27, 2014 Leave a comment

Download full newsletter: Hamptons Messenger, October 2014 (PDF) SOCIAL DIRECTOR MOMENT By Monica Tynes Fall is here. The beautiful colors of red, orange and yellow make the trees look so pretty. It is nice to have the weather cooling. Time for walks outside. I have always loved fall. The sounds of high school football games, […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Bob Smith


Oct 23, 2014 Leave a comment

Established in 1887, Clayton, is a small town, Pop. 2980 in 2010, located in the far northeast corner of New Mexico about 15 miles from the Texas border. Outlaw Blackjack Ketchum was a frequent visitor to Clayton, where the “Grass is Always Greener”. This month’s focus is on Hampton’s resident, Bob Smith, whose life began […]

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The Hamptons Resident Profile – Phyllis Kane


Oct 15, 2014 Leave a comment

Known as the “Lake Trout Capital of the World,” Geneva is a city in central New York state. It had a population of 13,261 at the census of 2010. The city is surrounded by the Village of Geneva, initially founded in 1806, formally separating it from the surrounding area of Geneva Town and later becoming […]

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