Atlanta Family History Expo – Blogger of Honor


I’m excited to announce that I have been invited to be a “Blogger of Honor” at the Atlanta Family History Expo.  Attending this event was an item on my annual list of goals and resolutions; participating will make it doubly exciting. This will be my first Family History Expo and the first time they have […]

On this date. . .the 11th of October

On this date - October 11

Births Henry Whitener was born in 1813 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Catharine M. (Whitener) Bollinger was born in 1818 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. William Dolphus Kendrick was born in 1925 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Peter Paul Dellinger died in 1747 in Germany. Thomas Atchley died in 1836 in Sevier County, Tennessee. Jonathan […]

On this date. . .the 10th of October

Births Anna Barbara Albrecht was born in 1719 in Germany. Samuel Davidson was born in 1736 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. William Davidson was born in 1736 in Lancaster County, Pennsyvania. Margaret Garrett was born in 1771 in Pennsylvania. Martha Jane Tucker was born in 1831 in Surry County, North Carolina. William Henry Langston was born […]

On this date. . .the 9th of October

Births George Heinrich Weidner was born in 1717 in Germany (my 6th great-grandfather). John Christian Albrecht was born in 1726 in Germany. Babel Moore was born in 1795 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Deaths Anna (Whitener) Wilkie died in 1880 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Marriages Mary Burk and Joseph (possibly James) Morphew were married […]

On this date. . .the 8th of October


Births Elizabeth (Whitener) Summerow was born in 1764 in Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina. Sarah Elizabeth (Hemphill) Bruce was born in 1840. Mary Druscilla (Dillard) Whitener was born in 1883 in Georgia. Robert Elliott Morrison was born in 1928 in Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia. Deaths Rachel Lawson died in 1925. Marriages John Hood and Sally Rudd were […]

Treasure Chest Thursday: Tucker-Blakey Marriage Certificate

Tucker Blakey genealogy

Transcript A 6062 State of North Carolina Surry County KNOW  all men by these presents, That we Branch Tucker Edward Moore in the State aforesaid, are held firmly bound unto the Governor of the State of North Carolina for the time being, in the just and full sum of Five Hundred Pounds, current money of […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-10-06


Reading “Three Genealogical Exercises,” by George G. Morgan via 274-7 Family History Circle #genealogy # Reading “Is Your Research Energy Efficient?” via 24-7 Family History Circle #genealogy # Blog post: #Genealogy To-Dos – September Wrap-Up # Off to try to find some cemeteries. #genealogy # Reading “Copyright for Genealogists” via #genealogy […]

On this date. . .the 5th of October

Births Margaret (Coghill) Powell was born in 1684 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England (currently believed to be my 9th great-grandmother). Chisholm Daniel was born in 1790 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Jane Mackie was born in 1794. Deaths Major Robert Alexander died in 1735 in Stafford County, Virginia (currently believed to be my 6th great-grandfather). Margaret […]