Genealogy To-Dos – August Wrap-Up


This was a very busy genealogy month.  I got a lot done, but somehow it seems the more I do, the more there is to be done. Writing: Write 8 blog posts (not including “On this date” posts) – ideally, this will include 1 Women’s Timeline post and 3 Surname Saturdays, but anything counts. – […]

On this date. . .the 31st of August

Births Magdalin (Elrod) Roberts was born in 1894 in Murray County, Georgia. Maggie (Johnson) Bramlett was born in 1894 in Georgia. Deaths Sarah Ann Debord died in 1842 in Smyth County, Virginia. Lydia (Richards) Atchley died in 1850 in Sevier County, Tennessee (currently believed to be my 6th great-grandmother). Nevada Belle (Butler) Taylor died in […]

On this date. . .the 30th of August

Births John Debord was born in 1730. William Clark Mackie was born in 1798. Joseph Lytle Burgin was born in 1846 in Crooked Creek, North Carolina. Deaths Ida Rosa (Kendrick) Headrick died in 1948 in Murray County, Georgia. James B. Hemphill died in 2003 in Dalton, Georgia. Marriages Eva Catherine Dellinger and Johann Michael Rudisill […]

On this date. . .the 28th of August


Births Hans Andreas Dellinger was born in 1659. James Lette McEntire was born in 1809 in Burke County, North Carolina. Thomas Patton Hemphill was born in 1838. Deaths Hiram W. Searcy died in 1857 in Gilmer County, Georgia (my 4th great-grandfather). Margaret (Hemphill) Flack died in 1875. Lavica (Santer) Ellis died in 1892 in Fannin […]

On this date. . .the 27th of August

Births Stephen Ellis was born in 1783 in Caswell County, North Carolina. Thomas Stroud was born in 1791 in Burke County, North Carolina. Naomi Eugenia McEntire was born in 1881. Maud Angeline (Whitener) Butler was born in 1885 in Murray County, Georgia (my great-grandmother). Deaths Millington Lytle died in 1874 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. […]

On this date. . .the 26th of August

Births Rebecca Hemphill was born in 1792 in Old Fort, North Carolina. Andrew Hemphill Mackie was born in 1813. Martha A. Searcy was born in 1840 in Tennessee. J. E. Patterson was born in 1851. Burtha F. Aaron was born in 1898. Deaths Mary Catherine (Mull) Weidner died in 1804 in Lincolnton, North Carolina (my […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-08-25

I'm in Knoxville! #fgs10 (@ Four Points Sheraton) # I'm checked in. #fgs10 (@ Knoxville Convention Center) # Okay, someone is practicing the trombone a few rooms down from me. That can't be good. #fgs10 # Met @ACoffin @baysideresearch @tmacentee @genwishlist #fgs10 # I'm at Starbucks (501 W Church St, at Hilton Downtown, […]

On this date. . .the 25th of August

Births George W. Manley was born in 1884. Earnest LaFayette Roberts was born in 1899 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Columbus P. Hemphill died in 1864. George Avery Powell died in 1931 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Marriages Joseph Boggs and Mary Ellis were married in 1808 in Jackson County, Georgia. Chapman Ellis and Christina Lowe were […]

On this date. . .the 24th of August

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Births Johans Philip Dellinger was born in 1706 in Oberacker, Baden-Wurttemberg (my 7th great-grandfather). Sophia Louisa (Hemphill) Morgan was born in 1850. Deaths Eleanor Kelly Whiteside died in 1847 in Rabbit Town, Alabama. Thomas C. Morris died in 1880 in Bartow County, Georgia. Perry Oscar German died in 1917. James Polk Forrester died in 1919, […]