Margaret A. Stanfield was born June 23, 1837. She died October 1, 1851 and is buried at Ball Ground Cemetery in Murray County, Georgia. I believe that she is the daughter of John Stroud and Delilah Bright and the wife of Willis M. Stanfield; however both these assertions need further research before being consider proved.
On this date in 1859, Joseph B. Burgin obtained a marriage bond to wed his first cousin once removed, Margaret E. Burgin1. Their common ancestors were Benjamin Burgin and Leah Mann. Joseph was Ben and Leah’s grandson, via their son Alney Burgin. Margaret was Ben and Leah’s great-granddaughter; her father was Benjamin Logan Burgin and […]
Welcome back to another week of 31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog! Can you believe that we are over a third of the way through? Last week we spent some time brainstorming post ideas. This week our topic is planning a posting schedule (aka editorial calendar) to keep up with all those ideas. Benefits […]
On this date in 1843 in McDowell County in the state of North Carolina, James M. Greenlee made application for a license for a marriage to be celebrated between him and Harriett Rice. James, my second cousin three times removed, was the son of David Washington Greenlee and Mary Howard McEntire and the grandson of […]
Variations of this meme have been floating around for awhile. This version came from Valerie Elkins at Family Cherished. You know, this would be a good basis for a bucket list. Just saying. Key: Things you have already done or found – bold type Things you would like to do or find – italics Things […]