Weekly Updates for 2010-09-15


I’m at Washington Square Park (80 Broad Street, Meeting Street, Charleston). http://4sq.com/9RG7Q7 # I’m at On I-95 in Virginia, headed to Williamsburg. # I’m at Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center. http://4sq.com/cXQunw # I’m at Jamestown 1607 (Williamsburg). http://4sq.com/awjhwc # RT @atruckerwife: RT @MyOutlanderPurg: Lesson learned: We who worship James Alexander Malcolm Mackenzie Fraser are not easily […]

On this date. . .the 15th of September

Births Robert Garrett was born in 1824 in North Carolina (my 3rd great-grandfather). Samuel D. P. Hemphill was born in 1859. William F. Ward was born in 1922 in Georgia. Deaths Moses Simmons died in 1691 in Duxbury, Massachusetts (currently believed to be my 10th great-grandfather). John Dalton died in 1838 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee. […]

On this date. . .the 14th of September

Births John Burgin was born in 1704 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 7th great-grandfather). William Pepper was born in 1776. Rosannah McEntire was born in 1798 in Burke County, North Carolina. Alfred Thomas Whitener was born in 1825 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Deaths Anna Margaretha Ibler died in 1778 in Oberacker, Germany. Elizabeth A. […]

On this date. . .the 13th of September

Births Henry Brookshire was born in 1784 in Randolph County, North, Carolina. Lilla Cordelia Roberts was born in 1880 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Reuben E. Patton died in 1907 in Morganton, North Carolina. Newton Coleman Forrester died in 1944 in Fannin County, Georgia. James Meady Roberts died in 1987 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages […]

On this date. . .the 11th of September


Births John C. McEntire was born in 1846 in Georgia. Emma V. Roberts was born in 1884 in Georgia. Deaths John Langston died in 1820 in Columbia County, Georgia. Joseph George Hemphill died in 1864. And on a non-genealogy note. . .remembering all those who lost their lives or who lost family members on September […]

On this date. . .the 10th of September

Births George C. Alexander was born in 1790 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. William Crow Langston was born in 1799 in Granville County, North Carolina. Edward Austin Langston was born in 1851 in Bradley County, Tennessee. Deaths Ann Garrett died in 1672. Marriages James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth McEntire were married in 1867 in […]

Treasure Chest Thursday: Mary Forrester Ward Death Certificate

Forrester Ward genealogy

I like it when I find documents that both confirm existing data and offer up new information;  the death certificate for my 2nd great-grandmother, Mary Lourania Forrester is one such document. Confirmations Her given name is Mary Lourania.  I only have two documents (and this is one) that show her middle name. She was a […]

On this date. . .the 9th of September


Births James Burgin was born in 1777. Coleman Forrester was born in 1817 in South Carolina (my 3rd great-grandfather). Emma G. McEntire was born in 1862 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Nancy Adaline Brown died in 1863. Julia Adelaide (Dwight) Wofford died in 1878 in Cassville, Georgia. Martin LaFayette Langston died in 1938 in Chattanooga, […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-09-08

RT @mikeauger: I would rather be doing #genealogy . # RT @GravestonedPug: Are you a @findagrave photo volunteer? Here’s a quickie tip for smartphones: http://tinyurl.com/2egvgv8 # Blog post: September #Genealogy To-Dos http://ow.ly/2ygK8 # RT @GenealogyLib: FamilySearch has completed WWII Draft Registrations for Oklahoma # Good for you! RT @SeekingSurnames: walking out of Midwest Genealogy Center […]