Twice-Told Tuesday: Happy Birthday!

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“October 28—Mrs. Mollie Clayton, Elaca Hemphill, Maudie Sue Forrest, Maurine Springfield.”1 The “Elaca Hemphill” who is being remembered is actually Alacia Hemphill. Her birthday was October 29, rather than October 28.2 Nevertheless, I love the fact that the newspaper published birthdays! Twice Told Tuesday is an occasional series featuring family-related articles republished from old books, magazines, […]

June Ancestor Birthdays

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Let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in June: William Robert Hinton, 6x-great-grandfather, born 12 Jun 1728 in St. Anne’s Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland. Captain Thomas Lytle, 5x-great-grandfather, born 06 Jun 1750 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Anna Barbara Albright, born 18 Jun 1754 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Thomas Lytle, 4x-great-grandfather, born 06 Jun […]

March Birthdays

It’s time to recognize ancestors who were born in March: Clara Anna (Unknown Maiden Name), 8x-great-grandmother, born 20 Mary 1669. Rhoda Ervin Simeral, 5x-great-grandmother, born March 1733 in Donigal, Ireland. Elizabeth Yeatman, 5x-great-grandmother, born 08 Mar 1738 in Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania. Major George Wilfong, 6x-great-grandfather, born 11 Mar 1743 in Pennsylvania. Mary Ann Marlow, 5x-great-grandmother, […]

February Birthdays

It’s time to recognize ancestors who were born in February: Jonathan Curtis, 8x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1690 in Wiltshire, England. John Garrett, 5x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1739 in Kennet, Chester, Pennsylvania. Catherine Powell, 5x-great-grandmother, born 20 Feb 1785 in Burke County, North Carolina. Rosamond, 4x-great-grandmother, born 25 Feb 1805 in North Carolina. Martin Langston, 4x-great-grandfather, […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-01-06

RT @bibliotraveler: Good article on finding South Carolina marriage records, http://tinyurl.com/scmarr #genealogy # RT @LCAfricana: RT @jackrobinson181: @geneabloggers_A little different type of images for Tombstone Tueday: http://tinyurl.com/mkcg7t # I got a comment from a third cousin yesterday. Yea! # Indexed 10 names on FamilySearch. # Updates in GA and TN. Yea! RT @kinfolknews: RT @fairangels: […]

July Birthdays

On this, the first day of July, let’s recognize ancestors and close relatives who were born in July: Weyrich Norrente Rudisill, 7x-great-grandfather, born 08 Jul 1695 in Germany. Thomas Hemphill, 4x, 5x, and 6x-great-grandfather, born 09 Jul 1746. Thomas McEntire Hemphill, 3x and 4x-great-grandfather, born 09 Jul 1796 in Old Fort, NC. Malinda Burgin, 4x-great-grandmother, […]