On this date. . .the 4th of December

Births Ann Garrett was born in 1668 in England. Sarah (Brookshire) Womack was born in 1764 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Deaths Sarah Eva (Roberts) Moreland died in 1971 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages David Washington Greenlee and Mary Howard McEntire were married in 1815 in Burke County, North Carolina. Joshua Curtis, Sr. and Mary […]

February Birthdays

It’s time to recognize ancestors who were born in February: Jonathan Curtis, 8x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1690 in Wiltshire, England. John Garrett, 5x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1739 in Kennet, Chester, Pennsylvania. Catherine Powell, 5x-great-grandmother, born 20 Feb 1785 in Burke County, North Carolina. Rosamond, 4x-great-grandmother, born 25 Feb 1805 in North Carolina. Martin Langston, 4x-great-grandfather, […]

What’s New 7/22/2009

New People Family of Mary Jane Whiteside Family of Marcus de LaFayette Whiteside 2 wives of William Lamar Decatur Whiteside 2 wives of Jonathan Calhoun Whiteside (one is Amanda M. Hemphill – who is she?  Who are her parents?  Grandparents?) Jane Caroline Dysart, daughter of James Young Dysart and Margaret Hemphill.  She married Benjamin Logan […]

Burke County, North Carolina – Research Resources and Links

Burke County was formed in 1777 out of Rowan County and was subsequently divided into numerous additional counties.   Many of my relatives  have lived in Burke County.  My current research returns 155 individuals who lived, died, or had events in Burke County.  Common Burke County surnames from my family tree are Burgin, Curtis, Garrett, […]

Miscellaneous New Records Added


New Source Records 1850 Census – Joseph Garrett, John Garrett, and Coleman Forrester households (all on same page) 1860 Census – Joseph Garrett (in the James Greenwood household) 1870 Census – Robert Garrett household 1860 Census – Joshua Curtis household (includes Mary Stroud) 1880 Census – Martin Curtis household (includes Mary Stroud) 1910 Census – […]