Win 2 Tickets to the Atlanta Family History Expo!


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. […]

On this date. . .the 18th of October

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, […]

Evaluating Research Data

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 […]

On this date. . .the 16th of October

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

On this date. . .the 14th of October

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 […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-10-13


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