Tombstone Tuesday: Roy E. Kendrick


Roy Edward Kendrick, my grandfather’s brother, was born on July 28, 1918, probably in Murray County, Georgia. He lived with his parents, Francis T. and Lizzie (West) Kendrick, in the northern part of Murray County until at least 1930. After having four children, he died in Murray County on October 14, 1974 and is buried […]

On this date. . .the 11th of January

Births Mary (Atchley) Langston was born in 1818 in Sevier County, Tennessee (my 4th great-grandmother). Sarah E. (Garrett) Mathis was born in 1856 in Georgia. Burgin Hemphill Butler was born in 1900 in Georgia. Deaths Elijah Marion Ellis died in 1949 in Mitchell County, Georgia. Sarah Latty died in 1952.

On this date. . .the 10th of January

Births Mannering Brookshire was born in 1768 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Claude Lee Patterson was born in 1890 in Cherokee County, North Carolina. Marriages Nancy Hampton and Marcus de LaFayette Whiteside were married in 1847 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source […]

On this date. . .the 9th of January

Births Hans Jacob Keifer was born in 1700. William Jethro Whitener was born in 1826 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Martha (Harris) Ellis was born 1858. William LaFayette Roberts was born in 1872 in Murray County, Georgia. Nancy Alice (Roberts) Hemphill was born in 1877 in Murray County, Georgia (my great-grandmother). Deaths Jacob Meyer died […]

On this date. . .the 8th of January

Births Thomas Young Greenlee was born in 1818. Thomas L. Hemphill was born in 1858. Deaths Daniel Whitener died in 1833 in Lincoln County, North Carolina (my 5th great-grandfather). William Adolphus Whitener died in 1947 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Marriages John H. Johnson and Nancy J. Scruggs were married in 1882 in Fannin County, Georgia. […]

Genealogy Research in Federal Prison Records

One of the classes I attended at FGS was “Federal Prison Records: Atlanta, Leavenworth, Alcatraz, and McNeil.”  The course was presented by Maureen Hill, Archives Specialist at the National Archives at Atlanta. I have a couple of people in my family tree that spent several years in federal prison in the 1890’s.  Although they were […]

On this date. . .the 7th of January

Births Hiram W. Searcy was born in 1796 in Rutherford County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandfather). Rebecca Susana Forrester was born in 1856. George Washington Forrester was born in 1861. William Adolphus Whitener was born in 1882 in Ellijay, Georgia. Deaths Anna Blandina (Dellinger) Endres died in 1759.

On this date. . .the 6th of January

Births Margaretha Dellinger was born in 1750. Jennie (McEntire) Lytle was born in 1797 in Burke County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandmother). Mary Emma Hemphill was born in 1876. Marriages Rachel A. Burgin and Joseph McEntyre Lytle were married in 1851 in McDowell County, North Carolina.

Weekly Updates for 2011-01-05


Just ordered my flip-pal. Whee! #genealogy # I was added to the @keatsbabe/genealogy-history list (via @ListNotify) # Indexing Rowan County marriage records at FamilySearch. I have people from Rowan County, so this should be fun! #genealogy # Reading: “Skillbuilding: It’s Not That Hard to Write Proof Arguments” #genealogy # Reading “What’s Ahead at Ancestry […]

On this date. . .the 5th of January

Births Martha (Mackie) Allen was born in 1809. Peter Wilfong Whitener was born in 1840 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Deaths Catherina Margaretha Dellinger died in 1734. Anna Barbara (Dellinger) Weber Meyer died in 1742. William Everett Whitener died January 5, 1937 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandfather).