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Saturday, January 2, 2010
Georgia O'Keeffe and Me
For those of you who want to read about this famous American artist, two sites are: PBS show on American Masters and Georgia's information on wikipedia.
Georgia's father was Francis Calyxtus O'Keeffe and her mother was Ida Ten Eyck Totto. The Ten Eyck surname in her line belongs to her 2nd great-grandmother, Ida Ten Eyck. Ida and my direct ancestor, Violetta Ten Eyck were sisters, children of Jeremiah Field Ten Eyck and Jane Van Arsdalen. My mother's line was in Canada for four generations, and my father's was in New Jersey.