On this date. . .the 14th of June

Births Mary Howard (McEntire) Greenlee was born in 1795 in Burke County, North Carolina. Benjamin Burgin was born in 1798 in Burke County, North Carolina. Joel Elbert Searcy was born in 1827 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Delia Magnori Johnson was born in 1896 in Fannin County, Georgia. Marriages Rosa Edna Hemphill and Dewey Hobson […]

Jamboree Swag

Geneabloggers - SCGS Jamboree

In addition to taking lots of great classes and meeting lots of friends, I came back from the Southern California Genealogical Society’s 2011 Jamboree with lots of cool stuff. Geneabloggers Welcome Bag It started with the Geneabloggers Welcome Bag.  Many vendors contributed to these bags to for the geneablogger group.  Thanks to the following companies […]

Jamboree Day 1

My day started when I woke up at 4:30 (body still on Eastern time), so I did a little genealogy, then went back to bed for a couple of hours. The hotel has Starbucks in the lobby, which just made my morning, so I enjoyed my first latte in the company of the geneablogger crowd, […]

On this date. . .the 10th of June

Births James Hardy Whiteside was born in 1818 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Joel Nabors was born in 1822 in North Carolina. Deaths Johannes Renner died in 1733. Anna Maria (Keller) Albright died in 1803 in Guilford, North Carolina (my 7th great-grandmother). Thomas Rudd died in 1807. Sheriff Johannes Peter Mull died in 1814 in […]

My Jamboree Schedule

SCGS Jamboree 2011

The Southern California Genealogy Jamboree is just a few days away.  I’ve gone through the class schedule a couple of times and narrowed the available classes down to a manageable list to choose from.  While always subject to last-minute changes, this is what I’m thinking of attending: Friday 1:30 – Genealogical Resources of the Civil […]

On this date. . .the 7th of June

Births Martha Jane (Garrett) Johnson was born in 1854 in Fannin County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Florence B. Stroud was born in 1880. Deaths Philip Burgin died in 1709 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 8th great-grandfather). Mary (Poffh) Wilfong died in 1816 in Newton, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandmother). Merritt Burgin died in 1837 in […]

June Genealogy To-Dos

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I had considered skipping To-Dos this month, given my recent lack of motivation and the fact that summer is here, the cicadas are mostly gone (yea!), and I want to spend time outside.  Instead, I decided to do a very abbreviated list. Research Saturday I was contacted by a DNA match from 23andMe.  We think […]

On this date. . .the 6th of June

Births Captain Thomas Lytle was born in 1750 in Anson County, North Carolina (my 5th great-grandfather). Thomas Lytle (son of the above) was born in 1797 in Burke County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandfather). Minnie Louise (Whitener) Manley was born in 1891 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages John Burk and Alcie (Sebastian or Robinson) were […]