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Berlene Johnson – Mostly Wordless Wednesday

23 May 2012 Photos

Berlene Johnson was my grandmother’s niece.  She died in 2006 from injuries sustained in a tragic house fire.

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Wordless Wednesday – Courting

21 September 2011 Photos

This picture was taken when my great-grandparents were courting (according to my grandmother).  They are the young couple seated at the far left.

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Newt Ward and Rachel Johnson – Wordless Wednesday

24 August 2011 Photos

My great-grandparents, Newton Coleman Ward and Rachel Louisa Johnson.

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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 27th of June

27 June 2011 On this date

Births Mary (Boggs) Ellis was born in 1807 in Georgia. Deaths Mary Louisa Brown died in 1898. Lucy Ann Tucker died in 1905 in Murray County, Georgia. Cynthia Caroline (Reed) Whitener died in 1915 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Carrie (Bell) Johnson died in 1920. Charles Kilgore died in 1959 in Murray County, Georgia. Marriages Isham Lawson […]

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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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Twice-Told Tuesday: Still Quilting at 83

24 May 2011 Family Stories

CHATSWORTH – Mrs. N. C. Ward of Sunset Drive off Charles Road works barefoot at her machine making quilts.  She will be observing her 83rd birthday tomorrow and would like to hear from all her friends for whom she has made quilts.  For over 40 years she has made quilts, but it was about 12 […]

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