Genealogy To-Dos – October Wrap-Up

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October was another productive genealogy month.  I accomplished most of what I wanted to, although I am feeling a little burnt-out again. Writing Write 8 blog posts (not including “On this date” posts) – my priority is to write up more notes from FGS. – I actually wrote 21 posts.  It’s funny, I started out […]

Starting the NGS Home Study Course

One of my unwritten genealogy goals has been to enroll in a formal course of study.  I’ve looked at both the National Genealogical Society’s Home Study Course and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies programs several times.  The NGS Home Study course always seemed to call me, so I’ve decided to go with it. Some […]

On this date. . .the 29th of October

Births Alacia Merle Hemphill was born in 1931 in Akron, Ohio. Deaths Alfred Thomas Whitener died in 1906 in Navarro, Texas. Marriages Mary Boggs and Isaac Henry Ellis were married in 1837 in Jackson County, Georgia. Joseph Garrett and Nancy Emily Mashburn were married in 1846 in Gilmer County, Georgia.

Treasure Chest Thursday: Poteet-Kindrick Marriage License

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W. P. Poteet and Mary Jane Kindrick were joined in the holy state of matrimony on 26 February 18721.  They were married in Murray County, Georgia. Mary Jane was the daughter of Thomas S. Kendrick and Mahala Lawson, my 3rd great-grandparents. Murray County, Georgia, Marriage Books, Murray County Ordinary Court, 1860-1874, p. 304, Poteet-Kendrick, 26 […]

On this date. . .the 28th of October

Births Nancy Brookshire was born in 1780 in Randolph County, North Carolina. James Madison Ellis was born in 1816 in Jackson County, Georgia. William Jefferson Ellis was born in 1846 in Murray County, Georgia. Mary Elizabeth (Henderson) Roberts was born in 1861 in Georgia. John William “Will” Johnson was born in 1879 in Fannin County, […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-10-27

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On this date. . .the 26th of October

Births Mary Hemphill was born in 1778 in Old Fort, North Carolina. Mary M. (Hemphill) Morris was born in 1810 in Old Fort, North Carolina. James McEntire Greenlee was born in 1816. Wesley Taylor Boggs was born in 1847. Deaths Richard Searcy died in 1824 in Woodford County, Kentucky. Mary Louise (Burgin) Goforth died in […]