On this date. . .the 11th of May

11 May 2011 On this date

Births John Young was born in 1772 in Ireland. Marriages Jacob Miller and Polly Whitener were married in 1830 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

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On this date. . .the 5th of December

5 December 2010 On this date

Births Mary Ann (Mackie) Hemphill was born in 1758 in County Tyrone, Ireland (my 4th, 5th, and 6th great-grandmother). Deaths Samuel Mackie died in 1845 in Franklin County, Georgia. James B. Butler died in 1876 in Milledgeville, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandfather). Lillian Irene (Ridley) Roberts died in 1967 in Georgia.

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And then there were 16

8 August 2009

Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Assignment is to list one’s 16 great-great-grandparents, include their dominant ancestry and to calculate one’s own dominant ancestry. My spin on this is to look back an additional four generations from the ggg’s in order to identify their ancestry.  Many, many of my ancestors were already on these shores […]

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