Twice-Told Tuesday: Mrs. N. C. Ward Makes Quilts

Mrs. N. C. Ward Makes Quilts

This article about my great-grandmother was published in the Autumn 1974 issue of Georgia Life magazine (now defunct). “An 83-year-old Chatsworth woman makes and sells about $1,000’s worth of quilts each year in a home enterprise that began about twelve years ago.  At that time Mrs. N. C. Ward injured her back and her doctor […]

On this date. . .the 14th of March

Births Hans Martin Meyer was born in 1698. Anna Maria (Dellinger) Kiefer was born in 1700. Martha (Hemphill) McEntire was born in 1774 in Old Fort, North Carolina (my 4th and 5th great-grandmother). Alney Burgin was born in 1797 in Burke County, North Carolina. Martha Hemphill McEntire was born in 1800 in Burke County, North […]

On this date. . .the 13 of March

Births Joseph Fletcher Halford was born in 1818 in North Carolina. Deaths Jessie Malinda (Roberts) Childers died in 1987 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages Naomi Burk and Samuel Pepper, Jr. were married in 1764 in Giles County, Virginia. Elizabeth Ann Hemphill and Moses Whiteside were married in 1811 in Burke County, North Carolina. Mary Jane […]

On this date. . .the 12th of March

Births Julia Adelaide (Dwight) Wofford was born in 1830 in South Carolina. Rosa Edna (Hemphill) Pendley was born in 1900 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Walter Jasper Ellis died in 1847 in Fannin County, Georgia. Elisha Debord died in 1898 in Ellijay, Georgia. Amanda (Heartsill) Roberts died in 1916 in Dalton, Georgia. Salina (Tucker) Forrester […]

On this date. . .the 11th of March

Births Jesse Burgin was born in 1782. Josiah Newton Ellis was born in 1832 in Georgia. Deaths Anna Maria (Brandstatter) Dellinger died in 1748 in Oberacker, Baden (currently believed to be my 7th great-grandmother). Captain Robert Patton died in 1813 in Dysartsville, North Carolina. Nancy (McClure) Ellis died in 1871 in Fannin County, Georgia (my […]

On this date. . .the 10th of March

Births James Brookshire was born in 1799 in Wilkes County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandfather). Grady Johnson was born in 1907 in Georgia. Deaths Nancy Stroud died in 1869 in Wayne County, Tennessee. Paul Baggett died in 1990. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you […]

Weekly Updates for 2011-03-09

I made a blog connection this week too! RT @baysideresearch: Yay! Just connected with another Corley cousin thanks to my blog. #genealogy # Watching #WDYTYA on dvr. Love that Mark Lowe is on this ep! #genealogy # Reading “Videos from RootsTech 2011″ via Genea-Musings # Lionel Ritchie is headed to Chattanooga! Yay! #WDYTYA # […]

On this date. . .the 9th of March

Births Benjamin Brookshire was born in 1770 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Eliza Adeline (Simmons) Hemphill was born in 1812. Deaths Mary Jane McEntire died in 1930 in Motley County, Texas. Homer Harley Johnson died in 1979. Marriages Nancy Minerva Edgerton  and James Hardy Whiteside were married in 1846 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.

Tombstone Tuesday: George and Ethel Butler


George William Butler was born January 28, 1912 in Texas.  Sometime before 1920, his parents brought their family back to Murray County, Georgia, where they appeared on the 1920 and 1930 censuses.  George married Ethel Waldroup in August of 1933.  He died May 19, 1972 in Dalton, Georgia and is buried at Chatsworth Heights Cemetery […]