October 2010

Win 2 Tickets to the Atlanta Family History Expo!

18 October 2010 And More

The 2010 Atlanta Family History Expo will be held November 12-13, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia. Would you like to go, but still need tickets? If so, I’ve got two tickets to give away! To enter, take a look at the conference agenda and pick one session that you would like to attend. […]

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On this date. . .the 18th of October

18 October 2010 On this date

Births Thomas Mackie was born in 1724 in Burnsquare, Ceres, Fife, Scotland (my 7th great-grandfather). Nancy Stroud was born in 1798 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Millie Elmina (Searcy) Miller was born in 1838 in North Carolina. Joseph Logan Greenlee was born in 1897. Deaths Frances Elizabeth (Plott) Whitesides died in 1936 in Sipe Springs, […]

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On this date. . .the 17th of October

17 October 2010 On this date

Births Reuben Debord was born in 1758 in Washington County, Virginia.

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Evaluating Research Data

16 October 2010 Research

I’m reading North Carolina Research: Genealogy and Local History and have recently finished the first chapter, which is “Evaluating Research Data.”  These are some of my notes from this chapter. Primary Records Primary information is found in records created during the time period of the events they document; data in records created after that time […]

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On this date. . .the 16th of October

16 October 2010 On this date

Births George Washington Powell was born in 1808 in Powelltown, Wilkes, North Carolina. John Allgood was born in 1837 in Franklin County, North Carolina. Henry Franklin Powell was born in 1850 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Deaths Annie Elizabeth (Davis) Tipton died in 1892. updated 14 Oct 2012

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On this date. . .the 15th of October

15 October 2010 On this date

Births John Burgin was born in 1774 in Rowan County, North Carolina (my 5th great-grandfather). Deaths John Cunningham McEntire died in 1860 in Murray County, Georgia. Nancy (German) Brown died in 1892. John Kendrick died in 1894.

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On this date. . .the 14th of October

14 October 2010 On this date

Births Daniel Whitener was born in 1750 in Anson County, North Carolina (my 5th great-grandfather). Elizabeth (Atchley) Lindsey was born in 1800 in Sevier County, Tennessee. John Miller was born in 1807. Wilbern Davis was born in 1855. Avery Pollian Whitener was born in 1876 in Georgia. Della M. (MNU) Lankford was born in 1893 […]

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Weekly Updates for 2010-10-13

13 October 2010 Evidence

RT @ValerieC84: From @ajc #Genealogy Column: #FHExpo planned in Gwinnett County http://t.co/sx9xGvk # Browsing collections at the Digital Library of Georgia. http://ow.ly/2QnjB # RT @celiablack32: The new face of genealogy: By DANIELLE MURRAY, Freelance October 9, 2010 9:18 AM Genealogist Ken Q… http://bit.ly/acjlfk # RT @lincolnhistory: Need some help with your genealogy? Check out these […]

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On this date. . .the 13th of October

13 October 2010 On this date

Deaths Elizabeth Searcy died in 1854 in Ball Ground, Georgia. Benjamin Burgin Hemphill died in 1909 in Murray County, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandfather). Charlie Rube Johnson died in 1981 in Dial, Georgia.

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On this date. . .the 12th of October

12 October 2010 On this date

Births Elizabeth (Kendrick) O’Neal was born in 1811 in McMinn County, Tennessee. Walter Patton Hemphill was born in 1868 in Georgia. Cordeale Josephine (Kendrick) Caylor was born in 1871 in Georgia.

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