On this date. . .the 14th of March

Births Hans Martin Meyer was born in 1698. Anna Maria (Dellinger) Kiefer was born in 1700. Martha (Hemphill) McEntire was born in 1774 in Old Fort, North Carolina (my 4th and 5th great-grandmother). Alney Burgin was born in 1797 in Burke County, North Carolina. Martha Hemphill McEntire was born in 1800 in Burke County, North […]

Research Plan: Finding marriage record for William West and Leaty Lankford

I promised myself that I would start writing research plans this year, specifically one per month.  Here is my first attempt: Objective: To locate a marriage license or other record of William West’s and Leaty Lankford’s marriage. Proven facts: They were married (as stated on both their death certificates). They had a two-year-old child on […]

On this date. . .the 25th of December

Births Sarah Caroline (Baxter) Chable was born in 1848 in Murray County, Georgia. James Henry Johnson was born in 1877. George Washington Roberts was born in 1878 in Murray County, Georgia. Christenings Benjamin Burgin was christend in 1741 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 6th great-grandfather). Deaths John Patterson died in 1878. Marriages Elizabeth Ellis and […]

On this date. . .the 6th of December

Births Jesse S. Lankford was born in 1853 in Polk County, Tennessee. Zilpha (Garrett) Thompson was born in 1878 in Ellijay, Georgia. Deaths Grady Johnson died in 1982. Jean Evelyn (Hemphill) Herron died in 2004. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

On this date. . .the 20th of November

Births Nancy Clarcy McEntire was born in 1805 in Burke County, North Carolina. James M. Ellis was born in 1820 in Georgia. William H. Ellis was born in 1835. Marriages Leaty Caroline Lankford and William M. West were married in 1866 in Polk County, Tennessee (my 2nd great-grandparents).