Tombstone Tuesday: Andrew Hemphill

Hemphill genealogy

Andrew Hemphill was born 08 Nov 1782 and died 22 Nov 1858.1  He married Catherine McDonald, who immigrated from Enniskillen, Ireland.2 Andrew was probably born in Old Fort, North Carolina; his father is enumerated in Burke County on 1790 census (Old Fort was part of Burke County at that time).3  He was the son of […]

Fighting for a New Nation

As we prepare to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of our nation, I want to take a moment to recognize my ancestors who fought for (or supported the fight for) our freedom and independence.  I have seventeen ancestors and relatives who were involved in the American Revolution.  To see the complete list, click here.  […]