On this date. . .the 16th of January

Births Jesse Brookshire was born in 1755 in Rowan County, North Carolina. William McKey McEntire was born in 1812 in Burke County, North Carolina. Richard Parks Ellis was born in 1843 in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Deaths Nathaniel Cobb died in 1889 in Calhoun County, Alabama. Russell Lawson died in 1896 in Polk County, Tennessee. Vadah […]

On this date. . .the 15th of January

Births Marion L. Ellis was born in 1832 in Alabama. Edward Martin Roberts was born in 1893 in Murray County, Georgia. Arvil Headrick was born in 1895. Deaths Thomas Whiteside died in 1840 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Joseph J. Ellis died in 1864 in the Civil War. Rosamond Maude (McKinney) Tucker died in 1880 […]

Treasure Chest Thursday: Greenlee-Hemphill Marriage

Greenlee Hemphill genealogy

William Harvey Greenlee and Kate Young Hemphill were married on March 31, 1891 in Murray County, Georgia1. Kate was my great-grandfather’s (James A. Hemphill) sister.  After her marriage, Kate moved to McDowell County, North Carolina, the ancestral home of both her parents.  The photograph in the collage shows their family about 18 years after they […]

On this date. . .the 13th of January

Births Jacob Dellinger was born in 1698 in Baden. Robert Burgin was born in 1787. Sophia Caroline Ellis was born in 1823. David Quarles was 1829 in Habersham County, Georgia. Martha Elizabeth (Lytle) Hemphill was born in 1831 in Burke County, North Carolina (my 3rd great-grandmother). Deaths Maria Elisabetha (Dellinger) Rottenhauser died in 1776. William […]

Weekly Updates for 2011-01-12


My flip-pal came today! # Playing with my flip-pal. . .It arrived earlier in the week, but I haven’t had time to try it out yet. @mobilescanning # Reading: Genealogy By Ginger’s Blog: A Day in My Dream Life http://t.co/L44jEmk # RT @myheritage: great quote – “Genealogy is like playing hide and seek: They hide… […]

On this date. . .the 12th of January

Births Levi Mote was born in 1816 in Tennessee. Solomon S. Lawson was born in 1844 in Polk County, Tennessee. John B. West was born in 1872 in Polk County, Tennessee. Carrie Bell was born in 1886. Deaths Nina Melissa Greenlee died in 2004 in McDowell County, North Carolina. Marriages Matilda Going Andrews and William […]