Treasure Chest Thursday: My First SS-5

Ward genealogy

I recently ordered my first SS-5, which is an application for a Social Security Card.  This document is available for deceased persons through the Freedom of Information Act.  I’ve put off ordering one until now, because it’s a more-expensive document – $27 if you provide the person’s social security number or $29 if you do […]

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

Hemphill, Roberts genealogy

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 […]