Lula M. Butler – Tombstone Tuesday

Butler genealogy

Lula Maude Butler was born 30 March 18941, the 10th child of Dave Butler and Josephine Hemphill.  She appeared in her parents’ household in the 19002, 19103, and 19204 censuses.  She was a schoolteacher5 and never married. Lula died on 26 May 1980 and is buried at Chatsworth Heights Cemetery.6 Chatsworth Heights Cemetery (Chatsworth, Georgia; Latitude: […]

Herbert and Jessie Childers – Tombstone Tuesday

Roberts genealogy

Herbert M. Childers was born 27 Mar 1894 in Murray County, Georgia.  On 6 June 1914, he married Jessie Malinda Roberts, the daughter of Will Roberts and Mary Elizabeth Henderson and granddaughter of Monteville Roberts and Mariah Langston.  Jessie was born 4 July 1898, also in Murray County.  Herbert died on 11 September 1986 and […]

Tombstone Tuesday: Richard & Vadah Kendrick


Francis Richard Kendrick was born 10 October 1904, probably in Murray County, Georgia1.  He died 18 October 1986, also in Murray County2.  Vadah Octavia Whitener was born 16 Apr 19053 in Tennessee4.  She died in 16 January 1998 in Murray County5. Richard and Vadah were married 23 July 1922 in Murray County6.  Richard was my […]

Tombstone Tuesday: Avery & Drusilla Whitener

Whitener genealogy

Avery Whitener was born 14 October 18761 in Georgia2.  He died 12 March 1961 in Murray County, Georgia3.  His wife, Drusilla Dillard, was born 8 October 18834.  She died 21 January 1972 in Chatsworth, Georgia5.  Avery and Drusilla were married on 26 December 1909 in Rhea County, Tennessee6.  They are buried at Chatsworth Heights Cemetery7. […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-08-04


Great #genealogy resource! Gordon County GA obituaries online. # RT @JireneGen: “Write as you have never written before.” The Coming Genealogical Dark Ages. Good #genealogy article. # RT @vrc84: Doing in #genealogy in GA or surrounding states? Follow the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Sun. column # RT @GenealoGee: A Review of Family Tree DNA’s […]

Tombstone Tuesday: Benjamin Forrester

Forrester genealogy

Benjamin E. Forrester was born 24 Jun 1850 and died 12 Feb 1937 in Fannin County, Georgia. His parents were Coleman Forrester and Anna Carnes.  Salina Tucker was his wife.  Benjamin is buried at Dial Church of Christ Cemetery in Fannin County. He was my great-great-great uncle.  My great-great-grandmother, Mary Lourania (Forrester) Ward was his […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-07-21


RT @rootstelevision: Tuesday is almost over – did you catch the new Roots Tuesday blog/videos?!! #genealogy #photos # RT @whiteoakattic: Using a large mirror to direct sunlight diagonally across face of gravemarker makes inscriptions easier to read. # Blog post: Treasure Chest Thursday: My First SS-5 #genealogy # Blog post: On this date. […]

Tombstone Tuesday: Andrew Hemphill

Hemphill genealogy

Andrew Hemphill was born 08 Nov 1782 and died 22 Nov 1858.1  He married Catherine McDonald, who immigrated from Enniskillen, Ireland.2 Andrew was probably born in Old Fort, North Carolina; his father is enumerated in Burke County on 1790 census (Old Fort was part of Burke County at that time).3  He was the son of […]