August 2010

On this date. . .the 12th of August

12 August 2010 On this date

Births Ethel (Waldroup) Butler was born in 1913. Deaths William Marlow died in 1729 in Charles County, Maryland. Josiah Newton Ellis died in 1863 in Fannin County, Georgia.

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Weekly Updates for 2010-08-11

11 August 2010 Evidence

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On this date. . .the 11th of August

11 August 2010 On this date

Births Lavica (Santer) Ellis was born in 1811 in Bryson City, North Carolina. Deaths Mary Ann (Whitener) Williams died in 1837 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Churchwell Branch Tucker died in 1882 in Spring Place, Georgia (my 4th great-grandfather). Absalom Miller died in 1891 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Immigration Anna Maria Dellinger and Hans […]

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On this date. . .the 10th of August

10 August 2010 On this date

Births William Hinton Lawson was born in 1842 in Polk County, Tennessee. Josephine Ellis was born in 1892 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Deaths Mary M. (Davis) Neal died in 1904. Earnest Edward Roberts died in 1920 in Etowah, Tennessee. Updated August 6, 2011

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On this date. . .the 9th of August

9 August 2010 On this date

Births Israel Leander Simmons was born in 1784. Margaret Miller was born in 1811. Rachel Louisa (Johnson) Ward was born in 1892 in Fannin County, Georgia (my great-grandmother). Deaths Jonas Chamberlain died in 1771. Lean (Mann) Burgin died in 1837 in Old Fort, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandmother). Peter Wilfong Whitener died in 1914 in […]

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On this date. . .the 8th of August

8 August 2010 On this date

Deaths Martha Elizabeth (Lytle) Hemphill died in 1864 in McDowell County, North Carolina (my 3rd-great-grandmother). Thomas McEntire Hemphill died in 1874 in McDowell County, North Carolina (my 3rd, 4th, and 5th great-grandfather). John C. McEntire died in 1923 in Eton, Georgia Robert Manning Hemphill died in 1948 in Cisco, Georgia. Updated August 8, 2011

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Using Wordle to Create Cover Sheets

8 August 2010 And More

When I started working on my Notebook Project, I wanted a way to make a cover sheet for each binder that represented the contents.  I first thought of making a scrapbook page, but I really wanted to do something fast and easy.  Then I thought of creating a word cloud of the names in the […]

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On this date. . .the 7th of August

7 August 2010 On this date

Births Betty Ann Ellis was born in 1890 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Ottis Headrick was born in 1897. Deaths James Garrett died in 1951 in Marietta, Georgia. Updated August 6, 2011

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Surname Saturday: Lankford/Langford

7 August 2010 Bios & Timelines

My Lankford/Langford family line starts with Leaty Caroline, my great-great grandmother.  Leaty’s birthdate is in question.  Her headstone says 20 July 1848.  Her death certificate says 1848.  The 1900 census states Jan 1860 and various other censuses imply 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1852.  She was probably born in Tennessee.  She married William West 20 […]

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On this date. . .the 6th of August

6 August 2010 On this date

Births Mary Ann Eliza Whiteside was born in 1828, in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Hoke S. Jackson was born in 1910. Deaths John Whitfield Hemphill died in 1915, in North Carolina. Marriages Lydia Lucinda Davis and John Thomas German were married in 1891 in Fannin, County, Georgia. Dovie Garrett and James Joshua Mooney were married […]

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