Thomas M. Hemphill and Mattie Love were married 1891 on New Year’s Day in Murray County, Georgia1 .
Thomas was my great-grandfather’s (James A.) half-brother and first cousin. Their father was James Young Hemphill. Thomas’ mother was Rhoda McEntire and J. A.’s mother was Rhoda’s sister, Mary Elizabeth. Rhoda died and then J. Y. married Mary Elizabeth.
- Murray County, Georgia, Marriage Books, Murray County Ordinary Court, p. 135, Hemphill-Love, 1 January 1891; digital images, Georgia Archives, Georgia’s Virtual Vault (http://cdm.sos.state.ga.us/index.php : accessed 3 September 2010). ↩