Saturday, May 14, 2011
This is a guest post by Karen BEVINS WINSLOW (a fictitious character in "Back to the Homeplace"). Karen is the oldest daughter of Frank and Mildred (MCDONALD) BEVINS, one of their four children. These four siblings and their families are the major characters of the novel: Back to the Homeplace. [This blogging exercise is a part of the research for the upcoming novel, "The Homeplace Revisited" by William Leverne Smith]
The Jason and Karen (BEVINS) WINSLOW family
Jason WINSLOW was born on 1 Jul 1934 in Washington, Iowa. He died 26 Mar 1993, in an automobile accident just outside of Jefferson City, Missouri. Jason worked as a Financial Planner in Tucson, Arizona from 1960 to 1987. He worked with the Bevins Trust from 1987 until his death in 1993.
Karen BEVINS was born 24 Jul 1934 near Oak Springs, Missouri, the daughter of Frank and Mildred (MCDONALD) BEVINS. Karen was a practicing nurse from 1956 through 1987. Since 1993 she has bee the operator and manager of The Homeplace Country Inn and has served as a trustee of the Bevins Trust since 1987.
Jason and Karen (BEVINS) WINSLOW were married at the First United Methodist Church in Oak Springs, MIssouri, on 27 Nov 1960.
I. Jason and Karen WINSLOW had four children:
1. Matt WINSLOW, born 1962 in Tucson, Arizona
2. Lori WINSLOW, born in 1964 in Tucson, Arizona
3. Erin WINSLOW, born in 1967 in Tucson, Arizona
4. Kevin WINSLOW, born in 1970 in Tucson, Arizona
II. Matt and Susie WINSLOW had two children:
1. Tyler WINSLOW, born 1990, Boston, Mass.
2. Emily WINSLOW, born 1993, Boston, Mass.
Families are Forever! ;-)