On this date. . .the 5th of December

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.

And then there were 16

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 […]