Fannin County GA

Tombstone Tuesday: Pearl & Dave

10 September 2013 Family Stories

Pearl Ward, daughter of Newton Coleman Ward and Rachel Louisa Johnson, was born 15 April 1923 in Newport, Georgia, and died 23 Mar 2002 in Gulfport, Mississippi.  She married Mahlon David “Dave” White on 29 January 1972 in Akron, Ohio.  Dave was born 5 November 1929 in Hollway, Ohio and died 7 June 1987. Pearl […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Pepaw Ward’s Still

2 November 2011 Photos

My great-grandfather made moonshine.  This is a picture of his still.

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Uncle Worth’s Burial Permit

11 July 2011 Evidence

This is the permit to bury my grandmother’s only brother.  I’m excited about this record for a couple of reasons.  For one thing, I’d never seen a burial permit before; I had no idea so much good genealogical information would be included.  For another, it corroborates my grandmother’s story about her brother’s death. Analysis of […]

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On this date. . .the 30th of June

30 June 2011 On this date

Births Daniel K. Albright was born in 1874. Mary M. Johnson was born in 1889 in Fannin County, Georgia. Clara Josephine Butler was born in 1890 in Georgia. Deaths Mary Emma Hemphill died in 1877. James M. Young died in 1899.

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On this date. . .the 17th of June

17 June 2011 On this date

Births Martha Matilda Greenlee was born in 1820. John Headrick was born in 1872 in Murray County, Georgia. Junie Lawson Johnson was born in 1884 in Fannin County, Georgia. Deaths William Hinton Lawson died in 1913 in Benton Station, Tennessee. Marriages Adam Gross and Sarah Wilfong were married in 1793 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. […]

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On this date. . .the 14th of June

14 June 2011 On this date

Births Mary Howard (McEntire) Greenlee was born in 1795 in Burke County, North Carolina. Benjamin Burgin was born in 1798 in Burke County, North Carolina. Joel Elbert Searcy was born in 1827 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Delia Magnori Johnson was born in 1896 in Fannin County, Georgia. Marriages Rosa Edna Hemphill and Dewey Hobson […]

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On this date. . .the 7th of June

7 June 2011 On this date

Births Martha Jane (Garrett) Johnson was born in 1854 in Fannin County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Florence B. Stroud was born in 1880. Deaths Philip Burgin died in 1709 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 8th great-grandfather). Mary (Poffh) Wilfong died in 1816 in Newton, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandmother). Merritt Burgin died in 1837 in […]

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On this date. . .the 27th of May

27 May 2011 On this date

Births Malinda Josephine (Hemphill) Butler was born in 1860 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Deaths John Stroud died in 1898 in Murray County, Georgia. Rachael E. (Lance) Johnson died in 1925 in Dial, Georgia. Kate Young (Hemphill) Greenlee died in 1949.

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On this date. . .the 21st of May

21 May 2011 On this date

Births Thomas S. Kendrick was born in 1821 in Tennessee (my 3rd great-grandfather). James Cass Ellis was born in 1848 in Morganton, Georgia. Deaths Francis Taylor Kendrick died in 1966 in Chatsworth, Georgia (my great-grandfather). Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

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On this date. . .the 14th of May

14 May 2011 On this date

Births Julia (Bowers) Hemphill was born in 1914 in Georgia. Deaths Andrew Russell Ellis died in 1927 in Mineral Bluff, Georgia.

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