On this date. . .the 5th of May

Births Mary Garrett was born in 1642 in England. Reuben E. Patton was born in 1827 in Burke County, North Carolina. Nancy Adelia Roberts died in 1863 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Maria Fadoshia (Roberts) McBrayer died in 1876 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Elias Powell died in 1832 in Powelltown, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandfather). […]

On this date. . .the 4th of May

Births Ruth Bertha (Hemphill) Whiteside was born in 1794 in Burke County, North Carolina. Joseph M. Tucker was born in 1833. Mary Louise (Burgin) Goforth was born in 1848 in Burke County, North Carolina. Deaths Captain Thomas Hemphill died in 1826 in Morganton, North Carolina (my 4th, 5th, and 6th great-grandfather). Joseph M. Tucker died […]

May Genealogy To-Dos

Here is my to-do list for May, mapped to my annual goals. Research The last three months, I’ve focused my research on one surname per month.  I’m switching gears this month. Unsourced people:  I have a number of people in my database that don’t have sources, from the days when I was less diligent about […]

On this date. . .the 1st of May

Births Jane (Ellis) Boggs was born in 1816 in Georgia. Charles Kilgore was born in 1892 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Delilah (Bright) Stroud died in 1879 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages Elijah Ellis and Lavica Santer were married in 1828 in Fannin County, Georgia. Robert Q. Kirby and Georgia Ann Ward were married in […]