November 2010

NGS Home Study Course: Lesson One

5 November 2010 And More

The first lesson of the National Genealogical Society’s Home Study Course was an introduction to genealogy and focused on organization.  The information was pretty basic, but was a good introduction for those new to genealogy. The assignments for this lesson were to create a pedigree chart and a family group sheet from one’s own family […]

Read the full article →

On this date. . .the 5th of November

5 November 2010 On this date

Births Hans Paul Dellinger was born in 1670 (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandfather). Mary Ann (Hemphill) McEntire was born in 1820 in Old Fort, North Carolina. Deaths James Bane died in 1789 in Montgomery, Virginia.

Read the full article →

On this date. . .the 4th of November

4 November 2010 On this date

Births John Posey Hemphill was born in 1844. Elmer Rufus Roberts was born in 1904 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Conrad Mull died in 1760 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Captain John Philip Dellinger died in 1826 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Eliza Amanda Forrester died in 1935 in Fannin County, Georgia. Josie (Mathis) Burnette […]

Read the full article →

Weekly Updates for 2010-11-03

3 November 2010 Evidence

RT @marygenealogy79: Pocahontas’ wedding site found – Science – via @msnbc # Reading “Evidence Analysis Webinar Available Online” via Adventures in Genealogy Education. #genealogy # Ordered my first FHL microfilm today. Can’t wait for it to come! #genealogy # Blog post: Treasure Chest Thursday: Poteet-Kindrick Marriage License # Reading “Wow wow wow!!” […]

Read the full article →

On this date. . .the 3rd of November

3 November 2010 On this date

Births Captain Robert Patton was born in 1748 in Pennsylvania. Deaths Major George Wilfong died in 1818 in Catawba County, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandfather). Sarah Jane (Unknown) Tucker died in 1930. William Fletcher Mathis died in 1948.

Read the full article →

On this date. . .the 2nd of November

2 November 2010 On this date

Births Joseph Alexander McBrayer was born in 1871. Deaths Isham Lawson died in 1841 in McMinn County, Tennessee. Margaret E. (Dellinger) Whitener died in 1848 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

Read the full article →

November Genealogy To-Dos

1 November 2010 And More

The hardest thing about these monthly To-Do posts is narrowing down my list to a size that can be accomplished in one month.  There is so much work/fun to be done! Writing Write 8 blog posts (no including “On this date” posts) – I still have FGS notes to write up, so those are my […]

Read the full article →

On this date. . .the 1st of November

1 November 2010 On this date

Births Mae (Ferrell) Roberts was born in 1900. Deaths Martha Matilda (Hemphill) Lytle Bailey died in 1917. John Arthur Whitener died in 1950 in Los Angeles, California. Marriages Newton W. Johnson and Lawras L. Rogers were married in 1860 in Fannin County, Georgia.

Read the full article →