January 2011

On this date. . .the 25th of January

25 January 2011 On this date

Births Maria Barbara Renner was born i n 1729. Elizabeth (Dellinger) Sigman was born in 1794 in Burke County, North Carolina. John Hosea Hemphill was born in 1802. Loranza Dow Roberts was born in 1855 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Deaths Elizabeth W. (Melton) Lawson died in 1884. Marriages Samuel Hemphill and Margaret Shaw were married […]

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On this date. . .the 24th of January

24 January 2011 On this date

Deaths James F. Debord died in 1881 in Ellijay, Georgia. Peter Garrett died in 1893 in Fannin County, Georgia. Wiley Columbus Ellis died in 1916 in Cedartown, Georgia. Marriages James Madison Ellis and Nancy A. Thurman were married in 1887 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these […]

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On this date. . .the 23rd of January

23 January 2011 On this date

Births Mary (Pitcairn) Mackie was born in 1686 in Ceres, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandmother). Elizabeth Miller was born in 1804.

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On this date. . .the 22nd of January

22 January 2011 On this date

Births Clarissa Jane (Lytle) Morris was born in 1833 in Burke County, North Carolina. John Garrett was born in 1865 in New Castle County, Delaware. Deaths John Burgin died in 1837 in Marion, North Carolina. Nancy Elizabeth (Forrester) Marshall died in 1920 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Luke Hemphill Butler died in 1984 in Dalton, Georgia. […]

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On this date. . .the 21st of January

21 January 2011 On this date

Births George Washington Roberts was born in 1851 in Bradley County, Tennessee. Eldorado Ella (Patton) Hemphill was born in 1856. Deaths Jesse Lafayette Forrester died in 1928 in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Eliza (Garrett) Mullinax died in 1946 in Ellijay, Georgia. Mary Druscilla (Dillard) Whitener died in 1972 in Chatsworth, Georgia.

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Marriage of Ben Hemphill and Martha Lytle

20 January 2011 Analysis

On this date in 1854, my 3rd great-grandfather, Benjamin Burgin Hemphill, obtained a marriage bond in McDowell County, North Carolina to celebrate his marriage to Martha E. Lytle.  I have looked high and low for this piece of evidence and finally found it on microfilm a few weeks ago. The bondsman was G. W. Lytle, […]

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On this date. . .the 20th of January

20 January 2011 On this date

Births Anna Barbara Dellinger was born in 1704. Rose Anna (Haskins) Lawson was born in 1797 in Tennessee (my 4th great-grandmother). Isaac Henry Ellis was born in 1798 in Greene County, Georgia. Mahala (Lawson) Kendrick was born in 1825 in McMinn County, Tennessee (my 3rd great-grandmother). Deaths Colonel Gerard Fowke died in 1734 in Charles […]

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Weekly Updates for 2011-01-19

19 January 2011 And More

I was added to the @Darris/family-history list (via @ListNotify) # I was added to the @savingstories/genealogy list (via @ListNotify) # I was added to the @wbrittain/genealogy list (via @ListNotify) # Thanks for the #FF shout-outs! Back at ya! @HicksShauna @ddaruth # Downloading: A Blue Flower Art quality digital scrapbooking designs freebie http://bit.ly/gZqJQq # RT @geneabloggers: […]

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On this date. . .the 19th of January

19 January 2011 On this date

Births Sarah Eva (Roberts) Moreland was born in 1887 in Murray County, Georgia. Annie Kate (Hemphill) Bryan was born in 1913 in Georgia. Deaths Ottis Headrick died in 1971. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

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Research Plan: Finding marriage record for William West and Leaty Lankford

18 January 2011 Research

I promised myself that I would start writing research plans this year, specifically one per month.  Here is my first attempt: Objective: To locate a marriage license or other record of William West’s and Leaty Lankford’s marriage. Proven facts: They were married (as stated on both their death certificates). They had a two-year-old child on […]

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