Pedigree Analysis: Start With What You Know


I’m sure we’ve all heard it said that, in genealogy, you should start with what you know and work from there. In The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, Greenwood argues that we “must have a name, a date (at least a period of time), and a reasonably specific place or locality” in order to do […]

On this date. . .the 15th of May

Births Martha Matilda (Hemphill) Lytle Bailey was born in 1836 in Burke County, North Carolina. Marie Rosine Salome (Chable) Cox was born in 1871. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post, get free updates by email or RSS.

On this date. . .the 6th of April

Births James Constant Chable was born in 1868. Deaths Nancy A. (Thurman) Ellis died in 1918 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Mary Elizabeth (Patterson) Whitener died in 1920 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (my 2nd great-grandmother). James W. Johnson died in 1925 in Dial, Georgia.

On this date. . .the 28th of March

Births William Jackson Whiteside was born in 1830 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Rosa Evelyn (Ellis) Roberts was born in 1853 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Elvira S. Burgin was born in 1861 in McDowell County, North Carolina. Deaths John Garrett died in 1806 in New Castle County, Deleware (my 5th great-grandfather). John […]

On this date. . .the 23rd of March

Deaths Ruth Bertha (Hemphill) Whiteside died in 1847 in Benton County, Alabama. Mary Jane (Hemphill) Stroud died in 1923 near Waco, Texas. Joseph Lytle Burgin died in 1927 in Old Fort, North Carolina. William Camille Chable died in 1963. Olen McEntire Butler died in 1979 in Whitfield County, Georgia. Marriages Constance Fisher and Moses Quarles […]

On this date. . .the 22nd of March

Births Maria Agnes (Dellinger) Renner was born in 1699. Walter Jasper Ellis was born in 1834 in Georgia. Wiley Columbus Ellis was born in 1847 in North Carolina. Deaths Thomas Newton Ellis died in 1877 in Calhoun, Georgia. Sarah Malinda (Fouts) Chable died in 1951. Marriages Anne Beatrice Butler and Marvin Jackson were married in […]

On this date. . .the 8th of March

Births Ann Ellis was born in 1781 in Caswell County, North Carolina. Adele (Chable) Triplett Campbell was born in 1875. Albert Early Roberts was born in 1882 in Murray County, Georgia. Ellen (Roberts) Stuart was born in 1884 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Robert Garrett died in 1906 in Ellijay, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandfather). Justin […]

On this date. . .the 6th of March

Births Elizabeth Garrett was born in 1776. John Adolphus Whiteside was born in 1825 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Alphonse Chable was born in 1829 in Alsace-Lorraine, France. Deaths Levi Garrett died in 1833 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Marriages Rebecca Bates and Edward Debord were married in 1832 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.