Genealogy To-Dos: February Wrap-Up


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 […]

On this date. . .the 28th of February

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 […]

Census Research Checklist

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 […]

On this date. . .the 25th of February

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 […]

Weekly Updates for 2011-02-23

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On this date. . .the 23rd of February

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. […]

On this date. . .the 22nd of February

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 […]