Twice-Told Tuesday: Happy Birthday!

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“October 28—Mrs. Mollie Clayton, Elaca Hemphill, Maudie Sue Forrest, Maurine Springfield.”1 The “Elaca Hemphill” who is being remembered is actually Alacia Hemphill. Her birthday was October 29, rather than October 28.2 Nevertheless, I love the fact that the newspaper published birthdays! Twice Told Tuesday is an occasional series featuring family-related articles republished from old books, magazines, […]

A Burgin-Burgin Wedding

Burgin genealogy

On this date in 1859, Joseph B. Burgin obtained a marriage bond to wed his first cousin once removed, Margaret E. Burgin1.  Their common ancestors were Benjamin Burgin and Leah Mann. Joseph was Ben and Leah’s grandson, via their son Alney Burgin.  Margaret was Ben and Leah’s great-granddaughter; her father was Benjamin Logan Burgin and […]

On this date. . .the 20th of June

Deaths Amanda M. (Hemphill) Whiteside died in 1874 in Mart, Texas. Marriages Charlsie Herline Roberts and Benjamin Wiley Swann were married in 1943 in Murray County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

On this date. . .the 19th of June

Births James Hemphill was born in 1814. Perry Oscar German was born in 1878. Marriages Captain John Philip Dellinger and Barbara Whitener were married in Catawba County, North Carolina. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.