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September Birthdays

3 September 2009 And More

Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in September: John Burgin, 7x-great-grandfather, born 14 Sep 1704 in Shrewsbury Parish, Kent, Maryland. Elias Powell, 6x-great-grandfather, born 26 Sep 1754 in Bromfield Parish, Culpepper, Virginia. Elizabeth Mann, 5x-great-grandmother, born 29 Sep 1777 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Sarah Morrison, 4x-great-grandmother, born 20 Sep 1778 in […]

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North Carolina Road Trip

16 August 2009 And More

I got home today from the genealogy road trip to Asheville, North Carolina that I’ve been planning for a couple of weeks.   Many of my ancestors lived in the Old Fort area (about 20 miles outside Asheville) for several generations before coming to Georgia.  My plan for the trip was to visit the McDowell County […]

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August Birthdays

2 August 2009 And More

Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in August: Agnes Kattermann, 9x-great-grandmother, born 20 Aug 1634. William Garrett, 7x-great-grandfather, born 21 Aug 1643 in Leicestershire, Darby, England. Johans Philip Dellinger, 7x-great-grandfather, born 24 Aug 1706 in Oberacker, Kraichtal, Baden-Wurtemberg. Rhoda Cunningham, 4x-great-grandmother, born 15 Aug 1763 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Maud Angeline Whitener, […]

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2008 – The Year In Review

4 January 2009 And More

Inspired by DearMyrtle and following the lead of Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings, here is a quick review of last year’s posts: Jan 2008 – Thomas Young Hemphill McEntire – I found an interesting biographical sketch on my 4x great-grandfather. Feb 2008 – John Burgin, Esquire – I came across an ancestor (John Burgin, born 1777), […]

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The Oral History Project

28 December 2007 And More

I‘ve decided to start an oral history project and I would encourage you to do the same.  Our older relatives have priceless memories and it is not too soon to start collecting them. My maternal grandfather was a gifted, natural storyteller.  He could spin a tale with such vivid details that his listeners were riveted.  […]

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