Dec. 15, 1916 - Dave Williams (BW's Father) born in Texas
Jan. , 1921 - Fern C. (BW's Mother) born in California
Nov. 10, 1924 - David Ritson (FR's Father) born in London
April 10, 1927 - Edda M. (FR's Mother) born in New York
April 1, 1942 - Dave and Fern married
August 19, 1942 - Dave's First Mission
August 1, 1944 - BW born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
April 1, 1951 - David and Edda married
1948 - 1951 (?) - BW lived in Tuscon, Arizona
1951-1955 - BW lived in Tampa, Fla.
Feb. 21, 1953 - FR born Rochester, New York
1955-1958- BW lived in Savannah, Ga.
1955 - FR lived in Lincoln, Mass. Visits London on Queen Mary
1956 - FR's Grandmother Francesca M. dies
Fall 1956 - BW started 7th grade in Boone, NC for a few months.
Fall 1956 - BW transfered to HV Jenkins Junior High (7th, 9th) in Savannah Ga.
Summer 1958 - Dave W. posted to RAF Station Feltwell, Norfolk, England
Fall 1958-June 1960 - BW went to High School (10th,11th grades) at Central High School, Bushy Park, London, England
June 1959 - BW bicycles around Europe
1960 - FR visited England and fed deer in Bushy Park. Goes to school at Hampstead School. Visits France and Italy.
July 1960- BW studied French in Paris for a month
Fall 1960 - BW transferred to Lakenheath High School, RAF Lakenheath.
Jan. 27, 1961 - Olive Choate Williams (BW's grandmother) died
1961 - FR moves to Perry Lane, Menlo Park. Goes to Ladera Elementary School (3rd grade)
June 1961 - BW graduated from Lakenheath High School, RAF Station Lakenheath, England.
July 1961 - BW returns to USA. Dave W. posted to Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
Summer 1961 - BW got first drivers license in Texas to help drive across USA to Ca.
Fall 1961 - BW started college at UC Santa Barbara
1962 - FR moved to Stanford. Goes to Stanford Elementary School
July 1964 - BW married Lori Henry Wolfson
Sept 1964 - June 1965 - BW attended Santa Barbara City College for a year
? 1965 - FR's Grandfather Max Ritson dies
March 7, 1965 - Eran Michael W. born in Santa Barbara, Ca.
Sept 1965 - BW went back to UCSB
Sept 1965 - FR goes to Terman Jr. High School, Palo Alto
March 1966 - May 1967 - BW worked part time for EGG in Goleta as mail clerk and custodian ($2.00/hr!)
Summer 1967 - BW moved to Texas with Eran to live with Fern and Dave in Austin
Sept 1967 - FR goes to Henry M. Gunn Sr. High School.
1967- FR takes trips to Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, France, and Sicily.
Fall 1967 - BW attended Southwest Texas State College in San Marcos, Texas, for one semister
Spring 1968 - BW attended University of Texas, Austin, for one semister
Fall 1968 - BW moved to San Diego with Eran (876 Diamond St., Pacific Beach)
Fall 1968 - Eran goes to Gellespie Cottage (sp?) Nursery School in La Jolla
1968/69 - BW attended San Diego State
1969- FR goes to England for a year, attends Camden School for Girls
June 1969 - BW graduates from San Diego State with BA in Math
Summer 1969 - BW, LW, and Eran move to Santa Cruz
Sept 9, 1969 - Dave Williams (BW's grandfather) dies in Texas
Oct. 1969 - BW begins work at UCSC Science Library
? 1969- BW, Lori and Eran move to 230 Surfside, SC
? 1971 - Lori and BW separate
May 1971 - BW and Eran move out of house at Surfside, Santa Cruz
Land lady, who lived next door, wanted the house for her daughter who was moving back to town.
1971 - BW and Eran move in with Joyce and Crittus (sp?) Locke at 3111 Mission Drive, SC
June 1971 - FR graduates from Gunn High School in Palo Alto.
Sept 1971 - 1974 - FR attends UCSC
Oct/Dec 1971 - BW and Eran take train trip across Canada
June 1972 - (Dave and Fern) Buy property in Scotts Valley (2230 Glenwood Drive) for BW
1973 (?) - BW moves onto Scotts Valley Property
April 1973 - Marriage between BW and Lori dissolved
Summer 1973 - FR visits England, Israel
Summer 1973 - Eran and Fern visit Hawaii
Sept 1973 - Dave died in Texas, near Austin.
Spring 1974 - Francesca working in Covello with Alan Chadwick
June 15, 1974 - BW and FR married each other in the garden (That's what my notes say!)
July 1974 - FR bicycles around the San Juan Islands
July 1974 - BW and Francesca Ritson started living together
Summer 1974 - Eran and Fern visit Florida and the Bahamas
1975 - 1985 - BW and FR help found and work with the Alternative Energy Coop and Energy Center , SC.
July 4, 1975 - Raphael born in Scotts Valley at home, in the trailer they lived in on the property.
Summer 1975 - Eran and Fern visit Alaska via cruise
May 1976 - FR and family buy house on Sutphen, Santa Cruz
Summer 1976 - Eran and Fern visit Africa
Fall 1976 - 1977 - BW gets MLS at San Jose State University
? 1977 - FR's Grandfather Vincenzo M. dies
April 1977 - BW, FR, and Raphael moved to Sutphen
Summer 1977 - Eran and Fern take Taulk Tour to the unknown, maybe Yellowstone
Fall 1977 - FR worked part time at Solar Access as bookkeeper
Summer 1978 - Eran and Fern go to the Orient and India
Summer 1979 - Eran and Fern go to ??
Winter 1979 - FR goes back to UCSC
June 1980 - FR graduates from UCSC in Environmental Studies
Summer 1980- Eran and Fern go to New England
1980 - FR manager of MPC Energy Center
1981-1982 - BW part time lecturer at UCSC in Science Writing Program
1982 - Fern moved to Santa Maria, Ca. from Texas
May/June 1983 - BW, FR, and Raphael went to England and Italy for 7 weeks
(RRW fell into Paris pond pushing boat.)
June 1983- Eran graduates from Santa Cruz High School
Fall 1983 - June 1984 - Eran attended Lewis and Clark in Portland, OR.
Jan 1984 - ? - FR works for Santa Cruz Planning Dept.
June 1985 - BW resigned from UCSC
Summer 1985 - Fern and Raphael go to dude ranch
August 1985 - BW sells Scotts Valley property to Marc Ritson
Sept 1985 - BW began working at Cal Poly SLO as reference librarian and PC support for the reference dept.
Fall 1985 - BW, FR, and Raphael stayed
with Fern in Santa Maria while we looked for a new house around
San Luis Obispo, Ca.
Nov 1985 - Brian and Francesca purchase Atascadero property ($157,703), 12300 Morro Rd.
August 1986 - Raphael and Fern visit China
Sept. 1986 - Eran in India with Antioch College
Sept 1986 - FR went to Rome for 2 weeks with Ada Ornsteil to visit Ada's twin sister
Feb. 1987 - Eran goes to Nepal
Feb. 13, 1987 - FR's Grandmother (Daisy Ritson) died in London
March 1987 - FR and Raphael went to London and Italy for a month
Sept. 1987 - Eran attends St. Johns in Santa Fe.
Sept 1987 - FR started Architecture program at Cal Poly, SLO
July 1989 - Raphael and Fern cruise to Mexico
June 1989 - Eran graduates from St Johns
1990 - Eran goes to Mali with Peace Corps
April 1, 1990 - Brian and Francesca marry legally in Morro Bay, Ca.
Sept. 1991 - FR graduates with B. Arch from Cal Poly.
June 1991 - BW and FR moved to Portland and rent an apt at 2917 NE 13th for a couple of months
July 1991 - BW began working for Multnomah County Library in Portland Oregon as Automation Manager
1992 - BW, FR, and Raphael move to 2216 SW 17th, Portland where they rented for a year.
1992 - BW's book on Computer Conferencing published
1991-1993 - Raphael goes to Lincoln High School in Portland, OR
Sept 1992 - Brian and Francesca purchase Elliott property (Portland, Or.) ($106,500)
Oct 1993 - Sale of Atascadero property ($175,000)
1993-95 - Raphael goes to University of Rochester
1994 - Eran graduates with Masters at San Jose State in ESL
July 18, 1994 - Eran and Kimi marry
Sept 1994 -May 1996 - Eran and Kimi go to Hungary to teach English
Sept 1995 - Sale of Sutphen property in Santa Cruz ($167,000)
Sept 1995 - Francesca starts to work at Portland Public Schools as Architectural Designer
Sept 1995 - Raphael goes to Portland State University
August 1996 - Eran starts teaching in the ESL program at San Jose State University
Sept 1996 - Raphael goes to Evergreen State University, Olympia, Washington
June 1997 - Raphael graduates from Evergreen with BS in Biology ?
? 199- Raphael goes to University of Guam
April 1999 - BW and FR visited Paris for a week
March 1999 - FR gets arch. license in Wa.
Oct - Dec 1999 - BW and FR To China as exchange Librarian and tourist
Oct. 5, 1999 - Noah born to Kimi and Eran
August 2000 - BW retires from Multnomah County Library
Sept 2000 - Francesca gets a new job as Senior Architect with EMRA in Seattle.
Sept 2000 - Brian and Francesca moved to Seattle
Sept 2000 - BW and FR sell Elliott House in Portland to brother Peter ($173,000)
Oct 2000 - Brian and Francesca purchase house on Taylor Ave. on Bainbridge Island, Wa. ($209,000) and move in.
June 2001 - Eran returns to Guinea for a month to work on the English plan for the bank. Spends a week in Paris on the way back to the US in July.
Fall 2001 - Kimi begins teaching at San Jose State U. in the ESL program also.
Fall 2001 - Eran accepted to the Fine Arts Writing program of San Jose State U.
2002 - Eran, Kimi, and Noah move to Bay St in Santa Cruz.
July 2002 - Raphael graduates with Masters in Marine Biology from University of Guam
August 2002 - Raphael moves to Fort Pierce, Florida and starts work for the Smithsonian at their marine lab.
Oct 2002 - Francesca takes a job with the Washington State Dept of Corrections as Project Manager in Olympia
Dec 2002 - House on Bainbridge is sold ($214,000) and everything is moved to Olympia.
July 2003 - Bought the House near Shelton ($250,000) and moved in from the rental in West Olympia.
2004 - Eran takes a job with the State Dept, English Language Officer
Feb 2004 - BW and FR Vacationed in Florida with Raphael.
March 2004 - Francesca moves to a job with the State of Washington General Admin.
August 2004 - Francesca's Mother, Edda, Dies at Stanford
Dec 2004 - Raphael buys house in Ft. Pierce, Fla.
Feb 2005 - BW and FR Vacationed in Florida with Raphael again.
Version - 9/30/05
BW and FR Timeline Page