Obituaries

Twice Told Tuesday: Mrs. Mary Hemphill Called By Death

27 July 2010 And More

Mrs. Mary Hemphill, one of the best known and most beloved women of Murray County, died Wednesday, and was buried Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the family burying ground. Mrs. Hemphill lived in Chatsworth for several years, making her home with her son, Mr. J. A. Hemphill.  Her many friends are saddened by her […]

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Twice Told Tuesday: Death of B. B. Hemphill

6 July 2010 Family Stories

On the 13th of October 1909, Mr. B. B. Hemphill, one of the oldest and best citizens, departed this life at the ripe old age of 88 years, 8 months, and 3 days.  He was born in McDowell county, North Carolina, and came to Murray county, before the Civil War.  He enlisted in the Southern […]

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Twice Told Tuesday: Mrs. Hemphill dies Wednesday at Cherokee Acres

19 January 2010 Family Stories

Mrs. Alice Roberts Hemphill, 88, a lifelong resident of Murray County, died Wednesday morning in the Cherokee Acres Restorium, Calhoun, Ga. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Blanche Stanford of Rome, Mrs. Edna Pendley of Dalton, and Mrs. Annie Kate Bryan of Atlanta; four sons, Jim Hemphill of Dalton, Martin Hemphill of Akron, Ohio, Walter Hemphill […]

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Newspaper Articles Add Color and Depth to Genealogy Research

14 November 2009 Family Stories

I have a cousin who often sends me copies of newspaper articles that she has found referencing our common line (the Hemphills).  These articles have included obituaries, marriage announcements, and my favorite -Social News – which includes stories of birthday parties, Easter egg hunts, and family reunions.  Through these articles, I’ve learned the details of […]

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