Cass County GA

On this date. . .the 25th of May

25 May 2011 On this date

Births David Sanford Butler was born in 1855 in Adairsville, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandfather). Deaths Solomon S. Lawson died in 1897 in Old Fort, Tennessee. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

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On this date. . .the 19th of December

19 December 2010 On this date

Births Johannes Albrecht was born in 1697 in Germany (my 8th great-grandfather). Joshua S. Sullins was born in 1845 in Cass County, Georgia. Deaths John Mackie died in 1739 in Burnsquare, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandfather).

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And then there were 16

8 August 2009

Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Assignment is to list one’s 16 great-great-grandparents, include their dominant ancestry and to calculate one’s own dominant ancestry. My spin on this is to look back an additional four generations from the ggg’s in order to identify their ancestry.  Many, many of my ancestors were already on these shores […]

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Who Were James Butler’s Parents?

23 March 2009 Most Wanted

James B. Butler is as far back as I can go in the Butler line.  He was my 3x-great-grandfather. Thanks to his military history, I have quite a lot of information on James’ life as an adult.  He was born sometime between about 1810 and 1824, according to various records.  He was likely born in […]

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