January 2011

On this date. . .the 18th of January

18 January 2011 On this date

Births Benjamin Logan Burgin was born in 1820 in Burke County, North Carolina.

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On this date. . .the 17th of January

17 January 2011 On this date

Deaths Esther Jane (McFry) Whiteside died in 1897 in Alabama. Jesse S. Lankford died in 1915 in Benton, Tennessee.

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On this date. . .the 16th of January

16 January 2011 On this date

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 […]

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Ahnentafel Roulette

15 January 2011 Family Stories

Randy Seaver has Saturday Night Genealogy Fun up at Genea-Musings.  Check out this week’s assignment: 1) How old is one of your grandfathers now, or how old would he be if he had lived? Divide this number by 4 and round the number off to a whole number. This is your “roulette number.” 2) Use […]

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On this date. . .the 15th of January

15 January 2011 On this date

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 […]

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On this date. . .the 14th of January

14 January 2011 On this date

Births Thomas James Greenlee was born in 1894. Marriages Priscilla Debord and John A. Sorrells, Jr. were married in 1818 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Willie Osborne and Edward Martin Roberts were married in 1912 in Murray County, Georgia.

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Greenlee-Hemphill Marriage

13 January 2011 And More

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 […]

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On this date. . .the 13th of January

13 January 2011 On this date

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 […]

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Weekly Updates for 2011-01-12

12 January 2011 And More

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… […]

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On this date. . .the 12th of January

12 January 2011 On this date

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 […]

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