March 2011

On this date. . .the 24th of March

24 March 2011 On this date

Births Edna Josephine Butler was born in 1914 in Quanah, Texas. Deaths Nancy Alice (Roberts) Hemphill died in 1965 in Calhoun, Georgia (my great-grandmother).

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On this date. . .the 23rd of March

23 March 2011 On this date

Deaths Ruth Bertha (Hemphill) Whiteside died in 1847 in Benton County, Alabama. Mary Jane (Hemphill) Stroud died in 1923 near Waco, Texas. Joseph Lytle Burgin died in 1927 in Old Fort, North Carolina. William Camille Chable died in 1963. Olen McEntire Butler died in 1979 in Whitfield County, Georgia. Marriages Constance Fisher and Moses Quarles […]

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The Marriage Bond of Joseph Halford and Rosamond Burgin

22 March 2011 Evidence

On this date in 1845, Joseph Halford obtained a marriage bond in McDowell County, North Carolina, professing his intention to wed Rosamond Burgin.  The marriage bond was issued in the names J. F. Halford and R. M. Burgin.  I found the record while searching the FHL microfilm of McDowell County Marriage Bonds.  I wasn’t sure […]

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On this date. . .the 22nd of March

22 March 2011 On this date

Births Maria Agnes (Dellinger) Renner was born in 1699. Walter Jasper Ellis was born in 1834 in Georgia. Wiley Columbus Ellis was born in 1847 in North Carolina. Deaths Thomas Newton Ellis died in 1877 in Calhoun, Georgia. Sarah Malinda (Fouts) Chable died in 1951. Marriages Anne Beatrice Butler and Marvin Jackson were married in […]

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Identifying James Polk Forrester’s First Wife

21 March 2011 Analysis

James Polk Forrester, the second son of Coleman Forrester and Anna Carnes, was born 16 Aug 1844 in Georgia.1 I first encountered him in the census in 1900, where he appeared as James P. Foster, 55-years old and head of household. He lived in Fannin County, Georgia.2  His mother, Anie Foster, appeared three households away3and his […]

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On this date. . .the 21st of March

21 March 2011 On this date

Births Mary Jane McEntire was born in 1845 in Murray County, Georgia. Olean Milton Roberts was born in 1918. Deaths Levi Mote died in 1900 in Lumpkin County, Georgia. Alfred O. Flowers died in 1976. Marriages Elijah Marion Ellis and Elizabeth McKinney Tucker were married in 1852 in in Murray County, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandparents).

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On this date. . .the 20th of March

20 March 2011 On this date

Births Clara Anna (MNU) Dellinger was born in 1669. Deaths Peter Stroud died in 1863 in Marion County, Iowa. Hiram Anthony Whitener died in 1899 in Newton, North Carolina.

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Fannin County Forresters – 1880

18 March 2011 Analysis

My third-great-grandparents appeared on the 1880 census in Fannin County, Georgia.  The head of household was Coleman Forrester and I’m evaluating all his known census records, as I work on taking this line back another generation. Census Abstract1: Coleman Forester, age 62, head of HH, married, Farmer, literate, b. SC, father b. NC, mother b. […]

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On this date. . .the 18th of March

18 March 2011 On this date

Births Abner Burgin was born in 1789. Deaths Thaddeus Stephen Ellis died in 1879 in Pisgah, Georgia.

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On this date. . .the 16th of March

16 March 2011 On this date

Births Albert Samuel Whitener was born in 1880 in Georgia. Deaths Anna Barbara Dellinger died in 1667. Reverend William Austin Ellis died in 1904 in Calhoun County, Alabama. James Benjamin Butler, Jr. died in 1986 in Dalton, Georgia.

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