Twice Told Tuesday: James Jackson Feted at Dinner

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“James Jackson, who left recently for San Diego, Calif. where he will be stationed at the U. S. Naval Training center there, was honor guest at a supper his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Jackson, gave at their home before his departure. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Freeman King, Mrs. A. M. Rogers, Miss Eva […]

Twice Told Tuesday: Hemphill Elected to City Council

Hemphill genealogy

Robert M. Hemphill, proprietor of a local dry cleaning plant and an officer in World War Two, was elected a member of the Board of Aldermen at a special election held last Saturday.  Hemphill will fill the unexpired term of the late T. H. Moreland. Fifty votes were cast for Hemphill, who had no opposition. […]

On this date. . .the 1st of September

Births Mary Alice Pendley was born in 1920 in Chatsworth, Georgia. Deaths David Washington Greenlee died in 1865 in Greenlee, North Carolina. James Lawson died in 1903 in Polk County, Tennessee. Edward Austin Roberts died in 1930 in Dalton, Georgia. Annie E. Roberts was died in 1953 in Murray County, Georgia. Updated August 27, 2011.

Twice Told Tuesday: Mrs. Mary Hemphill Called By Death

McEntire Hemphill genealogy

Mrs. Mary Hemphill, one of the best known and most beloved women of Murray County, died Wednesday, and was buried Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the family burying ground. Mrs. Hemphill lived in Chatsworth for several years, making her home with her son, Mr. J. A. Hemphill.  Her many friends are saddened by her […]

Twice Told Tuesday: Mrs. Hemphill dies Wednesday at Cherokee Acres

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Mrs. Alice Roberts Hemphill, 88, a lifelong resident of Murray County, died Wednesday morning in the Cherokee Acres Restorium, Calhoun, Ga. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Blanche Stanford of Rome, Mrs. Edna Pendley of Dalton, and Mrs. Annie Kate Bryan of Atlanta; four sons, Jim Hemphill of Dalton, Martin Hemphill of Akron, Ohio, Walter Hemphill […]

Newspaper Articles Add Color and Depth to Genealogy Research

I have a cousin who often sends me copies of newspaper articles that she has found referencing our common line (the Hemphills).  These articles have included obituaries, marriage announcements, and my favorite -Social News – which includes stories of birthday parties, Easter egg hunts, and family reunions.  Through these articles, I’ve learned the details of […]