John Lytle (1820-1892) of McDowell County, NC – Research Notes Summary

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John Lytle was born 26 Jan 1820, probably in Burke County, North Carolina, to George Lytle and Ann Clark.  The purpose of this post is to document the research done to date and to note any future research that should be pursued.  Research thus far has focused on compiled sources and census records from 1850 […]

A Burgin-Burgin Wedding

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On this date in 1859, Joseph B. Burgin obtained a marriage bond to wed his first cousin once removed, Margaret E. Burgin1.  Their common ancestors were Benjamin Burgin and Leah Mann. Joseph was Ben and Leah’s grandson, via their son Alney Burgin.  Margaret was Ben and Leah’s great-granddaughter; her father was Benjamin Logan Burgin and […]

On this date. . .the 16th of May

Births Michael Dellinger was born in 1761. James Leach McEntire was born in 1856 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths William Davidson died in 1814 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Margaret (Hemphill) Dysart Hemphill died in 1862 in Old Fort, North Carolina (my 3rd great-grandmother). Mary Ann Eliza (Whiteside) Williams died in 1879 in Calhoun County, Alabama. […]

On this date. . .the 22nd of April

Deaths George Debord died in 1820 in Washington County, Virginia. Jane Caroline (Dysart) Burgin died in 1883. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. Did you enjoy this post? Subscribe today to get new posts sent to your favorite RSS reader or emailed to you.

On this date. . .the 1st of February

Births Naomi (Burk) Pepper was born in 1746 in Fincastle, Virginia. Mary Pepper was born in 1765. Catherine (McDonald) Hemphill was born in 1784 in Enniskillen, Ireland. Margaret Garrett was born in 1808 in Morganton, North Carolina. Laura (McEntire) McCamy was born in 1858 in Georgia. James Quiller Mathis was born in 1878. Deaths William […]

On this date. . .the 28th of November

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Births Sarah (Atchley) Guthrie was born in 1784 in Loudoun County, Virginia Jane Caroline (Dysart) Burgin was born in 1822 in North Carolina. Nancy (Patterson) Patterson was born in 1829 in Hall County, Georgia. Margaret A. (Weaver) Albright was born in 1875. Samuel Clifton Francis was born in 1909 in Sulpher, Oklahoma. Deaths William Garrett […]

Weekly Updates for 2009-09-16

Translated NC mission records describe tribal life. http://bit.ly/BqN6y via @addthis # Added J. A. Hemphill death certificate. http://bit.ly/4Ci3bW #genealogy # Footnote subscription just paid off again. They now have Eastern Cherokee apps; formerly had to pay $25 for each app from NARA. # New daughters of Benjamin L. Burgin and Jane Dysart: Sarah and Martha. […]

Monday Madness: Proof of Margaret Hemphill’s Maiden Name

I recently wrote about my decision to join the DAR.  The application requires evidence for each name, date, and place for each individual in the line from me to my patriot.  I have what I consider to be very good evidence for each fact; however, I am missing one, non-essential piece.  I can apply without […]

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 […]