Weekly Updates for 2010-02-10

RT @southerngraves: Rose Hill Cemetery; Macon, GA blog – http://tinyurl.com/y8dtgux – Robert Anderson’s simple gravestone reveals. . . # Posted query “Thomas Kendrick-Mahala Lawson family – location in 1870?” on Genealogy Wise: http://ning.it/dwEUUJ # Uploaded 1840 Census, Tennessee, Polk County, p5. Lawson, Haskins #surnames http://ow.ly/14BZr # Added 1850 Census, Tennessee, Polk Co, District 3, p. […]

Paternal Ancestors in the Civil War

I had a conversation with my dad on Friday about his ancestors who fought in the Civil War.  I thought it would fun and interesting to put together a list, with a summary of each person’s military service.  I’ve also included each person’s relationship to my dad (as opposed to me, which is my usual […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-02-03

RT @hikari17: RT @genlighten: Blount County Tennessee Obituary Lookups 1908-present offered by Taneya: http://bit.ly/9Lj3cS #genealogy # I’ve been away from genealogy for a couple of weeks. Glad to be digging in the past this weekend. # Added headstone photo for Sarah (LILLARD) O’Neal 1833 – 1858. http://ow.ly/12gZy #genealogy #surnames # Added headstone photo for 4x-g-grandmother, […]

February Genealogy To-Dos

I’m setting more modest goals this month, since I didn’t get much genealogy done last month. So, for February: Write 10 blog posts Abstract (or update previously-done abstractions, if necessary) 10 census pages and update the citations. Index some names on FamilySearch Scan 5 photos & process 5 headstone photos. Look for (online) source records […]

February Birthdays

It’s time to recognize ancestors who were born in February: Jonathan Curtis, 8x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1690 in Wiltshire, England. John Garrett, 5x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1739 in Kennet, Chester, Pennsylvania. Catherine Powell, 5x-great-grandmother, born 20 Feb 1785 in Burke County, North Carolina. Rosamond, 4x-great-grandmother, born 25 Feb 1805 in North Carolina. Martin Langston, 4x-great-grandfather, […]