Calvary Cemetery

Tombstone Tuesday: Roy E. Kendrick

11 January 2011 Evidence

Roy Edward Kendrick, my grandfather’s brother, was born on July 28, 1918, probably in Murray County, Georgia. He lived with his parents, Francis T. and Lizzie (West) Kendrick, in the northern part of Murray County until at least 1930. After having four children, he died in Murray County on October 14, 1974 and is buried […]

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Analysis of a Death Certificate: Cordeale Caylor

21 October 2010 Analysis

Sometimes you find a record that has so much information it is worth it’s weight in gold.  Before I found this death certificate, all I knew about Cordeale (possibly spelled Cordelia) was her name, approximate birth year, parents’ names, and location on the 1880 census. Information gleaned from the death certificate: Alternate spelling for first […]

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Barbara Baxter Kendrick: Analysis of a Death Certificate

18 July 2010 Research

The Baxters are one of my major brick walls, as regular readers will know.  Barbara Baxter was my great-great-grandmother; for a long time, she was the only Baxter I knew about.  I recently discovered her father’s name, but I haven’t been able to go much further.  A few months ago, I obtained Barbara’s death certificate, […]

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