1920 Census Analysis – Newton C. Ward Household


My great-grandparents, Newton Coleman Ward and Rachel Louisa Johnson, appeared on the 1920 census in Fannin County, Georgia. Census Abstract:1 Newton C. Ward, head of household, renter, age 28, literate, born in GA, both parents born in GA, a farmer on a farm, working on his own account, farm schedule #14. Rachel, wife, age 27, […]

On this date. . .the 15th of April

Births Christina Renner was born in 1731. Deaths W. H. Kendrick died in 1888. William Jethro Whitener died in 1901 in Hindsville, Arkansas. Reuben Phillip Johnson died in 1911 in Blue Ridge, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandfather). William Harvey Ward died in 1933 in Newport, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandfather). Julia Ann (Terry) Patterson died in 1966 […]

Tombstone Tuesday: William and Printie Whitener

Whitener genealogy

William Adolphus “Dock” Whitener, my great-grandmother’s elder half-brother, was born January 7, 18821 in Ellijay, Georgia2.  He was the youngest son of William Everett Whitener and Roxy Sinyard3.  He fought in both the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection4.  He first married Cynthia Caroline Reed5 about 19036; after Cynthia died, he married Prentis Mullinax in 19167.  Printie […]

On this date. . .the 12th of April

Births John Elmer Greenlee was born in 1906. Deaths Elizabeth (Wilfong) Klien died in 1827 in North Carolina. John Garrett died in 1902 in Nashville, Tennessee. George Washington Roberts died in 1950 in Atlanta, Georgia. Bertie O. (Williams) Roberts died in 1957 in Dalton, Georgia.

On this date. . .the 10th of April

Births Elizabeth A. (Alexander) McEntire was born in 1806 in Buncombe County, North Carolina (my 3rd great-grandmother). Samuel Houston Kendrick was born in 1892 in Georgia. Coy Johnson was born in 1920. Deaths John Pattillo died in 1798 in Burke County, North Carolina. Malinda (Patterson) Ritland died in 1894. Marriages Thomas M. Roden and Nancy […]