October 2011

Tombstone Tuesday: Captain Thomas Lytle

25 October 2011 Evidence

Thomas Lytle served several tours in the American Revolution.  He was a captain in Brevard’s North Carolina Legion and was present at King’s Mountain, although he did not fight in the battle.  He died 31 March 1835 and is buried at Bethel UMC-Old Cherry Springs Cemetery in Old Fort, North Carolina.  He was my 5th […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Pepaw Ward at the Mine

19 October 2011 Photos

My great-grandfather and other workers from the Cohutta Talc Mine in Murray County, Georgia.  Pepaw Ward is standing at the far left.

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Sunday Morning Genealogy Fun: The Ancestors GeneaMeme

16 October 2011 And More

I’m a day late for this week’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun mission from Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings. Your mission, should you decide to accept it is to: 1) Participate in the Ancestors GeneaMeme created by Jill Ball on the Geniaus blog. 2) Write your own blog post, or add your response as a comment to […]

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#31WBGB: Solve a Problem

12 October 2011 And More

Welcome back to another week of 31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog!    This week’s task is to write a post that solves a problem that your readers (or potential readers) have.  This ought to be easy for us, because as researchers, solving problems is what we do. 6 Ways to Identify Problems to Solve […]

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Tombstone Tuesday: George Lytle

11 October 2011 Evidence

George Lytle was born 27 Nov 1785.  He died 29 Jan 1858  at the age of 72 years, 2 months, and 2 days.  He is buried at Bethel UMC-Old Cherry Springs Cemetery in Old Fort, North Carolina.  George was the son of Captain Thomas Lytle and Susannah Perkins – my fifth great-grandparents.

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Wordless Wednesday – Pearl and John Thomas

5 October 2011 Photos

  Pearl Ward and her first husband, John Thomas.  Pearl was my grandmother’s sister.

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#31WBGB: Find a Blog Buddy

3 October 2011 And More

Welcome back to another week of 31 Weeks to a Better Genealogy Blog!    This week’s task is to find a blog buddy.  Let’s face it; blogging is often a solitary endeavor.  Bloggers who work together, often have more success.  Blogging buddies can be one-on-one relationships or small groups. 9 Reasons You Need a Blog Buddy […]

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