Genealogy To-Dos – June Wrap-Up

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I was on fire this month!  I”m calling it the “Jamboree effect.” Research Saturday I was contacted by a DNA match from 23andMe.  We think the Pattersons are our connection, so I”m going to spend some time working on my Pattersons and hopefully our shared ancestor will reveal him/herself. – I haven’t found the common […]

On this date. . .the 28th of June

Births Peter Paul Dellinger was born in 1747 in Oberacker, Baden. James Garrett was born in 1814 in Burke County, North Carolina. Amanda M. (Hemphill) Whiteside was born in Rutherford County, North Carolina. William T. Wofford was born in 1824 in Habersham County, Georgia. Thomas Newton Ellis was born in 1831 in North Carolina. Memphis […]

On this date. . .the 27th of June

Births Mary (Boggs) Ellis was born in 1807 in Georgia. Deaths Mary Louisa Brown died in 1898. Lucy Ann Tucker died in 1905 in Murray County, Georgia. Cynthia Caroline (Reed) Whitener died in 1915 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Carrie (Bell) Johnson died in 1920. Charles Kilgore died in 1959 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages Isham Lawson […]

31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog

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Does your genealogy blog need a kickstart?  Do you want to learn more about successful blogging?  Have you gotten in a rut and need some fresh ideas to make blogging fun and interesting again? Then join me as I spend the next 31 weeks putting into practice tips and tricks from ProBlogger, Darren Rowse. This […]

On this date. . .the 26th of June

Births Floyd David Butler was born in 1907 in Quanah, Texas. Deaths Israel Leander Hemphill died in 1862 in the Civil War. Elijah Marion Ellis died in 1865 in Spring Place, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandfather). James Madison Ellis died in 1909 in Roundtop, Georgia. John N. Hemphill died in 1957 in Chatsworth, Georgia.