On this date. . .the 6th of April

Births James Constant Chable was born in 1868. Deaths Nancy A. (Thurman) Ellis died in 1918 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Mary Elizabeth (Patterson) Whitener died in 1920 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (my 2nd great-grandmother). James W. Johnson died in 1925 in Dial, Georgia.

Herbert and Jessie Childers – Tombstone Tuesday

Roberts genealogy

Herbert M. Childers was born 27 Mar 1894 in Murray County, Georgia.  On 6 June 1914, he married Jessie Malinda Roberts, the daughter of Will Roberts and Mary Elizabeth Henderson and granddaughter of Monteville Roberts and Mariah Langston.  Jessie was born 4 July 1898, also in Murray County.  Herbert died on 11 September 1986 and […]

On this date. . .the 5th of April

Births Stephen Lawson was born in 1790 in Hawkins County, Tennessee. Mary Ann Ellis was born in 1847 in Gilmer County, Georgia. John V. Fain, Sr. was born in 1910. Deaths Benjamin Burgin died in 1823 in Old Fort, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandfather). Willie Selmer West died in 1986 in Murray County, Georgia.

April Genealogy To-Dos

Here is my to-do list for April, mapped to my annual goals. Research The last two months, I’ve focused my research on one surname per month.  I like how this is working, so I’m going to continue by focusing on the Johnsons for April. Census project: do the 1920 and 1910 transcriptions and analyses for […]

On this date. . .the 4th of April

Deaths Hiram Willington Searcy died in 1865. Joseph Garrett died in 1900 in Fannin County, Georgia. Edgebert Roberts died in 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia. Marriages Abraham Barton and Rebecca Jane Ellis were married in 1865 in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Jane Elizabeth Burgin and Edward White were married in 1870 in McDowell County, North Carolina.

Genealogy To-Dos – March Wrap-Up

Ugh.  This is probably the worst month, since I started writing down my monthly genealogy goals, in terms of achieving those goals.  I did get other things done, like taxes, transferring everything to a new computer, etc. Research Census project: do the 1930 and 1920 transcriptions and analyses for Newton Coleman Ward; if I have […]

On this date. . .the 3rd of April

Births Jesse Burgin was born in 1803 in Burke County, North Carolina. Amanda Melvina Jane (Heartsill) Roberts was born in 1862 in Tennessee. Deaths Reverend Thomas Mallory died in 1644 in Chester, England (currently believed to be my 10th great-grandfather). Jane (Bane) Chamberlain died in 1777. Rachel (Hemphill) Whiteside died in 1833 in Bills Creek, […]

On this date. . .the 2nd of April

Births James Burgin was born in 1738. Sarah Hubbell was born in 1767 in Washington County, Virginia. James B. Hemphill was born in 1930 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Laura Lonella (Thompson) Fortner died in 1924 in Cleveland, Tennessee. Martin LaFayette Roberts died in 1925 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandfather).  

On this date. . .the 1st of April

Births James Brookshire was born in 1690 in Somerset County, Maryland (currently believed to be my 7th great-grandfather). Thomas Hemphill was born in 1807 in North Carolina. Deaths Samuel Garrett died in 1743. James Garrett died in 1886 in Benton County, Arkansas. Marriages Joel Nabors and Sarah Jane Whiteside were married in 1845 in Calhoun […]