Madness Monday: The Mystery of Grandma Haney

Ellis Roberts Genealogy

A couple of weeks ago, I got an email from my newly-found cousin M, asking about a photo given to her by a Roberts relative, who indicated that it was a photo of Mariah Langston.  I have the same photo, which I also received through a Roberts connection, and my copy was also labeled Mariah […]

Tombstone Tuesday: John and Sarah Tucker


This tombstone marks the burial place of my 4x-great-uncle, John William Tucker and his wife, Sarah Jane.  John’s sister, Elizabeth (Tucker) Ellis, was my 3x-great-grandmother. I know very little about John and Sarah.  John was born March 30, 1840 in Murray County and died March 24, 1924, also in Murray County.  He lived to be […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Joseph Tucker

Tucker genealogy

Joseph Tucker was my 4x-great uncle.  His parents were C. B. and Rosamund Tucker and his sister, my 3x-great-grandmother, was Elizabeth Tucker. He was born and died on May 4, 1833.  Elizabeth was born October 21, 1832.  That’s a difference of only six and half months. Joseph is buried with his parents at New Prospect Church Cemetery in […]