This is one of 17 pages of William West’s application for an Indigent Pension from the state of Georgia for his service in the Civil War. Questions for Applicant Transcript [boilerplate is in regular font; written answers are italicized] State of Georgia Murray County } William West of said State and County, desiring to […]
Births Floyd David Butler was born in 1907 in Quanah, Texas. Deaths Israel Leander Hemphill died in 1862 in the Civil War. Elijah Marion Ellis died in 1865 in Spring Place, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandfather). James Madison Ellis died in 1909 in Roundtop, Georgia. John N. Hemphill died in 1957 in Chatsworth, Georgia.
Deaths George Watson Lytle died in 1864 in the Civil War. Marriages Prentis Anne Mullinax and William Adolphus Whitener were married in 1916 in Murray County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post you might want to consider subscribing to my […]
Births Martin LaFayette Langston was born in 1867 in Tennessee. Olen McEntire Butler was born in 1906 in Georgia. Deaths Israel LaFayette Hemphill died in 1864 in the Civil War. Marriages Michael Bollinger and Catherine M. Whitener were married in 1835 in Lincoln County, North Carolina.
Births Sarah (Morrison) Hemphill was born in 1778 in Silver Creek, North Carolina. William Camille Chable was born in 1878. Deaths Radford Asberry Ellis died in 1863 while serving in the Civil War. Marriages Elizabeth Jane Brookshire and Cyrus Long were married in 1869 in Gilmer County, Georgia.
My Roberts family line starts with my great-grandmother: Nancy Alice Roberts was born January 9, 1877 in Murray County, Georgia. She married James Alexander Hemphill on Christmas Day in 1897. They had nine children between 1898 and 1916. Alice was a charter member of the Chatsworth chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Three […]
Births Malinda (Burgin) Hemphill was born in 1801 in Burke County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandmother). Robert West was born in 1871 in Polk County, Tennessee. Florence (Stanley) Henry was born in 1889. Jessie Malinda (Roberts) Childers was born in 1897 in Murray County, Georgia. Ruby V. (Kendrick) Sanford was born in 1921, probably in […]
Deaths Martin V. O’Neal died in 1927 in N. Chattanooga, Tennessee Annie (Cavendar) Roberts died in 1942. Edna Rose (Hemphill) Pendley died in 1990. Marriages Mary Elizabeth Patterson and William Everett Whitener were married in 1883 (my great-great-grandparents). Military William Osborn Searcy enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861. Phillip B. Whitener enlisted in the Confederate Army […]
My last couple of Surname Saturday posts have been about families for whom I can’t go back very far, so I’m excited to write about the Whiteners – they are a well-documented bunch. This line starts with my great-grandmother, Maud Angeline Whitener (1885-1975). I’ve written extensively about Maud in “Timeline for Maud Whitener Butler.” Maud’s […]