On this date. . .the 25th of February

Births Rosamond Maude (McKinney) Tucker was born in 1805 in North Carolina (my 4th great-grandmother). Mariah M. (Langston) Roberts was born in 1833 in Sevier County, Tennessee (my 3rd great-grandmother). Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post you might want to consider […]

On this date. . .the 15th of January

Births Marion L. Ellis was born in 1832 in Alabama. Edward Martin Roberts was born in 1893 in Murray County, Georgia. Arvil Headrick was born in 1895. Deaths Thomas Whiteside died in 1840 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Joseph J. Ellis died in 1864 in the Civil War. Rosamond Maude (McKinney) Tucker died in 1880 […]

Treasure Chest Thursday: Tucker-McKiney Marriage License

Tucker McKinney genealogy

Transcript A 6063 State of North Carolina Surry County KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we Tucker and Edward Moore are held and firmly bound unto this Patrick Thomas Esquire, Governor, &c. or his Successors in Office, in the full sum of Five Hundred Pounds, current Money, to be paid to the said Governor, […]

On this date. . .the 11th of July

On this date July 11

Births Esther Jane (McFry) Whitesides was born in 1827 in Tennessee. Deaths Jennie Gill (Albright) Strader died in 1952 in Barnard, Missouri. Marriages Rosamond Maude McKinney and Churcwill Branch Tucker were married in 1828 in Surry County, North Carolina. Updated July 10, 2011.

February Birthdays

It’s time to recognize ancestors who were born in February: Jonathan Curtis, 8x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1690 in Wiltshire, England. John Garrett, 5x-great-grandfather, born 19 Feb 1739 in Kennet, Chester, Pennsylvania. Catherine Powell, 5x-great-grandmother, born 20 Feb 1785 in Burke County, North Carolina. Rosamond, 4x-great-grandmother, born 25 Feb 1805 in North Carolina. Martin Langston, 4x-great-grandfather, […]

Visit to New Prospect Cemetery

I visited New Prospect Church Cemetery on Saturday.  I knew that some Tuckers were buried there, because I had found headstone photos on Find-a-Grave for Churchwell Branch Tucker and his wife Rosamond.  I also had found a listing last week for E. M. Ellis on the Murray County Cemeteries website; the dates were very close […]