December 2010

On this date. . .the 25th of December

25 December 2010 On this date

Births Sarah Caroline (Baxter) Chable was born in 1848 in Murray County, Georgia. James Henry Johnson was born in 1877. George Washington Roberts was born in 1878 in Murray County, Georgia. Christenings Benjamin Burgin was christend in 1741 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 6th great-grandfather). Deaths John Patterson died in 1878. Marriages Elizabeth Ellis and […]

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On this date. . .the 24th of December

24 December 2010 On this date

Births Venson T. Johnson was born in 1914. Deaths Arvil Roberts died in 1928 in Fitzgerald, Georgia. John William “Will” Johnson died in 1947 in Fannin County, Georgia.

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Hemphill-Morrison Marriage

23 December 2010 Analysis

On 01 April 1928, Jim Hemphill and Leo Morrison were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony. They were married in Murray County, Georgia. Jim was my grandfather’s eldest brother. Analysis From this record, I learned the date and place of Jim and Leo’s wedding.  This also gave me a primary source for Leo’s surname […]

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On this date. . .the 23rd of December

23 December 2010 On this date

Deaths Peter Wilfong died in 1841 in Startown, North Carolina. Lydia Louisa (Simmons) Hemphill died in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Marriages Arthur Quillian Roberts and Vinnie Townsend were married in 1906 in Murray County, Georgia.

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Weekly Updates for 2010-12-22

22 December 2010 Evidence

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On this date. . .the 22nd of December

22 December 2010 On this date

Births Blanche G. (Hemphill) Stanford was born in 1898, probably in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Naomi (Burk) Pepper died in 1824 in Indiana. Mary Ann (Hemphill) McEntire died in 1898 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages Carrie L. Nichols and William Luther Roberts were married in 1904 in Whitfield County, Georgia.

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On this date. . .the 21st of December

21 December 2010 On this date

Births Johann Wilhelm Dellinger was born in 1711. Deaths Henry Whitener died in 1850 in Catawba County, North Carolina. W. W. Bailey died in 1901. Clara Josephine Butler died in 1918.

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The Genealogical Proof Standard in Action

20 December 2010 And More

One of the classes I attended at FGS was “The Genealogical Proof Standard in Action!” presented by Elizabeth Shown Mills.  This is probably the class that I looked forward to the most and it did not disappoint. She started out with an overview of sound research practices and the GPS. Credible proof requires: thorough research […]

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On this date. . .the 19th of December

19 December 2010 On this date

Births Johannes Albrecht was born in 1697 in Germany (my 8th great-grandfather). Joshua S. Sullins was born in 1845 in Cass County, Georgia. Deaths John Mackie died in 1739 in Burnsquare, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandfather).

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On this date. . .the 18th of December

18 December 2010 On this date

Deaths Wyatt H. Lankford died in 1964 in Murray County, Georgia.

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