Rebecca D. Stroud, daughter of John Stroud and Delilah Bright was born May 19, 1848. She died at the age of eight, in October 1856, and is buried at Ball Ground Cemetery in Murray County, Georgia.
Welcome to Week 9 of 31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog! Our topic this week is participating in online genealogy groups. These could be forums, mailing lists, message boards, facebook groups, etc. Why Should We Participate in Online Genealogy Groups? There are three main reasons to participate in online communities: Profile Building – if […]
Transcription North Carolina McDowell County Source: McDowell County, North Carolina, “North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970″, will book entry for Thomas Bratcher Hemphill pp. 554-555, digital images no. 308-309; “Wills 1869-1903,” digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 30 June 2011).
Welcome to Week 6 of “31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog!” Our topic this week is learning from successful bloggers. If you are following along in the e-book 31 Days to Build a Better Blog (affiliate link), Darren provides links to 27 blog posts by nine different bloggers. I’ve included some of those links […]
I’ve been working on my Patterson line recently, in hopes of locating a common ancestor with a DNA match. I haven’t found the common ancestor yet, but I have found lots of information on my known Pattersons. I want to capture what I’ve learned in narrative format, starting with Jackie Patterson, my fourth great-grandfather. Connecting […]