A tree with many labels on it

"Too many Americans have ignored their ancestors and family history and not bothered to examine their own life stories, much less share them with others. They too rarely share much of their past lives with friends, or pass them on to their progeny. And yet we desperately need to do all that..." ~Dolly Berthelot, author

Welcome to the Carlston Family History page. This is an ongoing work in progress and is envisioned to be a collective effort with each branch of the Carlston family contributing to the development of what you see here. Ancestry, family and lineage is significant for me.

Below, you will find photos with the names of my relatives included. I am currently writing down my memories of these beloved people and I will be posting them here as they are complete.

I hope you enjoy this history of our family, and that it serves to help you re-member who you are and your connection to history.


Mom and Dad

Click on image for stories about Florence and Golden

Golden and Beth Carlston and Children

A family photo of the 1 9 5 0 's.

The Winklemans with inlaws

A group of people in suits and ties.

Ethel, Jay, Golden, John, Florence, Campbell?, Alice , Beth, Sonya, Billie, Grant, Clairden, Laura

The Winklemans

A group of people standing in front of a wall.