February 2011

Genealogy To-Dos: February Wrap-Up

28 February 2011 And More

I got a lot done in February, but it didn’t exactly coincide with my to-do list. Research Forrester research: I got an email from a new-found Forrester cousin last month with a good bit of census information. I want to follow up on this and test her conclusions to see if I agree. My brick-wall […]

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On this date. . .the 28th of February

28 February 2011 On this date

Births Elizabeth (Whitener) Corpening was born in 1786 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Madison Alexander Ellis was born in 1836 in Georgia. Eliza Jane Lawson was born in 1854. Mary Theo (Whitener) Horner was born in 1904 in Georgia. Deaths Thomas Young Lytle died in 1931 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Lucinda Elizabeth (Lawson) Lyle died […]

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On this date. . .the 27th of February

27 February 2011 On this date

Deaths Brownlow Whitener died in 1899 in Guantanamo, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War. If you enjoyed this post, get free updates by email or RSS.

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On this date. . .the 26th of February

26 February 2011 On this date

Births Ruby (Ward) Johnson was born in 1912 in Georgia. Marriages Mahala Kelly and Andrew Marion Whiteside were married in 1857 in Randolph County, Arkansas. Mary Jane Kendrick and Marion Poteet were married in 1872 in Murray County, Georgia.

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Census Research Checklist

25 February 2011 Research

The fifth lesson in the NGS Home Study Course is about census records.  I use census records all the time and didn’t learn anything new; however, as with most of the lessons so far, doing the assignments brought out holes in my research. The first assignment in this lesson is to create a census research […]

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On this date. . .the 25th of February

25 February 2011 On this date

Births Rosamond Maude (McKinney) Tucker was born in 1805 in North Carolina (my 4th great-grandmother). Mariah M. (Langston) Roberts was born in 1833 in Sevier County, Tennessee (my 3rd great-grandmother). Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post you might want to consider […]

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On this date. . .the 24th of February

24 February 2011 On this date

Deaths James Tucker died in 1797 in Surry County, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandfather). Benjamin Brookshire died in 1854 in Asheville, North Carolina. John Taylor Butler died in 1988 in Chatsworth, Georgia.

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Weekly Updates for 2011-02-23

23 February 2011 And More

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On this date. . .the 23rd of February

23 February 2011 On this date

Births Anna Dorothea (Dellinger) Schmid was born in 1702. Katherine (Wilfong) Hoyl was born in 1774 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Mary Elizabeth (McEntire) Hemphill was born in 1841 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Edward Austin Roberts was born in 1861 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Deaths Sarah E. (Garrett) Mathis died in 1933. […]

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On this date. . .the 22nd of February

22 February 2011 On this date

Births Thomas Whiteside was born in 1790 in Buffalo Creek, North Carolina. Deaths Mary (Pitcairn) Mackie died in 1746 in Ceres, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandmother). James Kendall Thompson died in 1913 in Murray County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. Did […]

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