Sabian Astrologer, Margaret Morrell


Margaret Morrell and Mathilde Shapiro were members of the Sabian Assembly that helped Marc Jones in writing and publishing his astrological works. There is alas no birth information on Miss Shapiro other than a portrait photo on Geni.com, maintained by her niece Roey. Miss Morrell’s birth data was collected by the late Lois Rodden herself. She was born on March 28 1906 at 6 am … Continue reading Sabian Astrologer, Margaret Morrell

Marc Jones’s “The Cowardly Way” at the Palace Theatre


Marc E. Jones’s “The Cowardly Way” was highlighted on page 9 of the Richmond Washington Palladium Newspaper. It was playing at the local Palace Theatre. Richmond is now a suburb of the Seattle-Redmond-Kirkland metropolis. We noticed that the film-wright got notable mention but not the director. We think that shows his pull for silent film goers. Richmond is 265 miles away from where Marc and … Continue reading Marc Jones’s “The Cowardly Way” at the Palace Theatre

#19 Elizabeth Aldrich astrologer


If not for Ed Dearborn’s obit, previously highlighted here, we would know next to nothing about Ms. Aldrich other than she was born on May 17 1875 in Des Moines Iowa. Surprisingly, the Memorial site does not list her. Our next stop is AstroData and that gives 11:34 am for her birth time and cites “from memory.” Marc Jones in his Sabian Symbols (the back … Continue reading #19 Elizabeth Aldrich astrologer

Astrologer Edward Dearborn


The writeup on Mr. Dearborn is on Donna Cunningham’s Astrologer’s Memorial; we are just supplying the chart based on their records since when I clicked on it the chart disappeared. I happened upon him because I was searching for #19, Elizabeth Aldrich of whom it was said The Silk Hat ” Fellow Taurus Elizabeth Aldrich (1875-1948), once publisher of the New York Astrologer and a … Continue reading Astrologer Edward Dearborn

What about Capricorns? Gregory’s chart


Reading the AFA Archives, I ran across an article, What about Capricorns? It gives several comments, some with dates and times, some without about “typical sea-goats.” Gregory is the first of the lot, said to be born January 3, 1902 at 6:10 in the morning in Bangor Maine. It must have been frosty there that day. The writer describes him as medium build, with good … Continue reading What about Capricorns? Gregory’s chart

#120 The voyage of Ernesto Bozanno


Ernesto Bozzano born January 9, 1862 in Genoa Italy. He did have a formal education but was home schooled and then self-taught. Like Marc Edmund Jones, he was impressed by the philosophical idea of Herbert Spencer and took an interest in psychic research writing more than than 60 books and 200 papers on the subject. He attributed paranormal phenomena to the survival of the human … Continue reading #120 The voyage of Ernesto Bozanno

#188 Astrologer Maude Champion


Marc Edmund Jones has Miss Champion born in Emporia Kansas, a typical mistake since it is a popular place, but alas Maude was a Texan from several generations of Texans: Emporia is outside of San Antonio–hence our featured image of the 1836 Alamo. ¬†She was the only girl and the last of three born to William Pinkerton Champion (1859-1931) and Iola Britton Champion (1876-?) on … Continue reading #188 Astrologer Maude Champion