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Langlois family trivia 2008

  1. 1. LANGLOIS FAMILY TRIVIA 2008 EDITION October 18, 2008
  2. 2. The Teams <ul><li>Team 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jamie and Jason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Betsy and Tom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicole </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Molly </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chris and Jean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drew and Giustina </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nikki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lou </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geoff and Valerie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lindsay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matt and Kaitlin </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Team 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah and Bob </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amanda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honni and Pete </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Langlois Family Trivia 2008 Edition $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $150 $150 $150 $150 $150 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 Generation X/Y Racine, WI Arthur J Langlois Genealogy Current Events
  4. 4. Current Events for $50 <ul><li>What new hobby has Amanda taken up? </li></ul><ul><li>Canning </li></ul>
  5. 5. Current Events for $100 <ul><li>What vehicle was featured in the photos of Nikki and Lindsay in Menomonie? </li></ul><ul><li>Toy Tractor </li></ul>
  6. 6. Current Events for $150 <ul><li>Against what vegetative backdrop is Addy and Katie propped in the photos viewed last night? </li></ul><ul><li>Pumpkins! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Current Events for $200 <ul><ul><li>Where did Drew and Giustina spend the summer of 2008? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cincinnati </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Genealogy for $50 <ul><li>What is the surname of the ancestor to whom we can claim SAR/DAR status (Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution)? </li></ul><ul><li>Reed (Josiah Reed, born ~1732, died of camp fever at Ticonderoga) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Genealogy for $100 <ul><li>Starting with Amanda, Emily and Molly, we can trace how many generations through the female line back to Mary Biggs (b.1797 in England)? </li></ul><ul><li>Eight Generations! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mary Biggs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harriet Biggs Wratten </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mary Wratten McMullen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helen McMullen Smith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Georgia Smith Hood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marion Hood Langlois </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harriet Hood Langlois </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amanda Garfinkel Young, Emily Hood Garfinkel , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elizabeth Langlois Dobles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Molly Purcell Dobles </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Genealogy for $150 <ul><li>By what two names was our ancestor known before and after the Abenaki Indian raid of 1703? </li></ul><ul><li>Before: Nathan Webber </li></ul><ul><li>After: Joseph-Philippe Ouabard dit Langlois </li></ul>
  11. 11. Genealogy for $200 <ul><li>Who died in the flu epidemic of 1919, and why was this death particularly tragic? Full name, please. </li></ul><ul><li>Marion Bird Smith, sister of Georgia Smith Hood (Nana to us). She was engaged to be married at the time of her death. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Arthur J Langlois for $50 <ul><li>Which high school did Art attend in Racine? </li></ul><ul><li>Park High School </li></ul>
  13. 13. Arthur J Langlois for $100 <ul><li>At what educational institution did Art teach at the university level, and during which years? </li></ul><ul><li>Tennessee Technological University, 1975-1982 </li></ul>
  14. 14. Arthur J Langlois for $150 <ul><li>At what rank did Art begin and end his service with the US Navy? </li></ul><ul><li>Begin: Apprentice Seaman </li></ul><ul><li>End: Chief Petty Officer </li></ul>
  15. 15. Arthur J Langlois for $200 <ul><li>What year did Art retire from SC Johnson, and how many years of service did he have at retirement? </li></ul><ul><li>1982, with 27 years of service </li></ul>
  16. 16. Racine, Wisconsin for $50 <ul><li>In what year was Racine first settled? 1793, 1807, 1834 or 1876 </li></ul><ul><li>November 1834 - Captain Gilbert Knapp accompanied by three men came to the mouth of the Root River, built a hut and made the first settlement in Racine County which he called &quot;Port Gilbert&quot; </li></ul>
  17. 17. Racine, Wisconsin for $100 <ul><li>What was the affectionate name of the downtown underpass turning south from State Street? </li></ul><ul><li>The “Yelling Bridge”, because as children we would always scream while going under the bridge to hear the echos. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Racine, Wisconsin for $150 <ul><li>What is the Indian Name for Root River (also used as the name of a Boy Scout camp in Racine County that ceased operation ~1960) </li></ul><ul><li>Chippecotton </li></ul>
  19. 19. Racine, Wisconsin for $200 <ul><li>In 1928 four new theatres opened in Racine. Name them. </li></ul><ul><li>Venetian (downtown, the largest with a price tag of $1 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Capital (West Racine) </li></ul><ul><li>Majestic (Uptown) </li></ul><ul><li>Granada (North Side) </li></ul>
  20. 20. Generation X/Y for $50 <ul><li>Counting stepchildren and excluding spouses, how many are there in this generation? </li></ul><ul><li>14 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jamie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lindsay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nikki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lindsay (Meriweather) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alison (Meriweather) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brock (Meriweather) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drew </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amanda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul (King) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Molly </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Generation X/Y for $100 <ul><li>As of today, what is the total number of (full) married years among the Gen X/Ys of the family? </li></ul><ul><li>15 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jamie and Jason:7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drew and Giustina:4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sarah and Bob:3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amanda and Nate:1 </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Generation X/Y for $150 <ul><li>From the time Jamie was very little, she had a special passion for Country music. Nana and Bumpa braved a concert in Nashville in the early 1980's to see what famous country star just so they could bring Jamie back a memento? </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara Mandrell </li></ul>
  23. 23. Generation X/Y for $200 <ul><li>Two Part question (excluding steps this time): </li></ul><ul><li>In what years were the oldest and youngest in this generation born? </li></ul><ul><li>Two members of this generation share the same birth year. Who are they and what is the year? </li></ul><ul><li>Jamie in 1976 and Molly in 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>Drew and Amanda in 1981 </li></ul>
  24. 24. Scorecard 3 2 1 Score Team