This is part of an occasional series in which I process information from a book called Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Asheville, N. C. Newspapers 1840-1870 An Index. I consulted this book last year at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. I have lots of people from in and around Asheville, […]
Earlier this year, I mentioned finding a guardianship bond for the children of my 2nd great-grandfather, J. Y. Hemphill. Here’s what I learned. Transcript: Georgia Murray County. Know all men by these presents: That we Mary E. Hemphill principal and T. M. Hemphill & J. D. McEntire sureties are bound unto W H Ramsey Ordinary of said […]
Last week, I wrote a post about my experience using Evidentia to analyze a death certificate. In it, I mentioned that I would like the Evidentia program to produce a Document Analysis report. Here is how I think such a report should look; the first part is a template with Evidentia fields in brackets and […]
The first McEntire in my family line is my great-great grandmother, Mary Elizabeth. She was born 23 February 1841 in Murray County, Georgia, where she lived most of her life. She married James Young Hemphill on 10 September 1867, also in Murray County. Elizabeth was J. Y.’s second wife; he first married her sister, Rhoda […]
On this date in 1843 in McDowell County in the state of North Carolina, James M. Greenlee made application for a license for a marriage to be celebrated between him and Harriett Rice. James, my second cousin three times removed, was the son of David Washington Greenlee and Mary Howard McEntire and the grandson of […]
Transcription North Carolina McDowell County Source: McDowell County, North Carolina, “North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970″, will book entry for Thomas Bratcher Hemphill pp. 554-555, digital images no. 308-309; “Wills 1869-1903,” digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 30 June 2011).
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 […]
Births Mary Ann (Patton) Burgin was born in 1783. William P. Hemphill, Jr. was born in 1844. Deaths Martha E. (Harris) McEntire died in 1917. Ruby V. (Kendrick) Sanford died in 2006 in Chatsworth, Georgia.