Some Buncombe County Marriage Notices

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I‘ve been working through a book I found at the Family History Library called Marriage and Death Notices from Extant Asheville, N. C. Newspapers 1840-1870 An Index, going through page by page and analyzing the information found.  Today, I reviewed several pages, which included Alexander, Brooksher, Burgin, Cunningham, Davidson, Deboard, Hemphill, and Lytle (there were more names, but these […]

Chromosome Map 1/11/2014

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My DNA connections have really been clicking recently and I’ve been wanting to pull all the information together into a chromosome map, like the ones CeCe Moore creates.  I had been tracking everything in a spreadsheet, but that didn’t give me the at-a-glance visual that I wanted.  But now, Kitty Cooper has created a tool […]

On this date. . .the 5th of May

Births Mary Garrett was born in 1642 in England. Reuben E. Patton was born in 1827 in Burke County, North Carolina. Nancy Adelia Roberts died in 1863 in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Maria Fadoshia (Roberts) McBrayer died in 1876 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Elias Powell died in 1832 in Powelltown, North Carolina (my 6th great-grandfather). […]

The Marriage of Robert Burgin and Henrietta Moore

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On this date in 1844, Robert C. Burgin obtained a marriage bond in McDowell County, North Carolina.  His intended bride was Henrietta Moore. Robert’s parents were Merritt Burgin and Mary Ann Patton.  His grandparents were Benjamin Burgin and Leah Mann.  Ben and Leah are my 6th great-grandparents, making Robert my first cousin six times removed. […]

On this date. . .the 11th of March

Births Jesse Burgin was born in 1782. Josiah Newton Ellis was born in 1832 in Georgia. Deaths Anna Maria (Brandstatter) Dellinger died in 1748 in Oberacker, Baden (currently believed to be my 7th great-grandmother). Captain Robert Patton died in 1813 in Dysartsville, North Carolina. Nancy (McClure) Ellis died in 1871 in Fannin County, Georgia (my […]

On this date. . .the 13th of February

Births Mary (Ellis) Boggs was born in 1786 in Greene County, Georgia. Sarah Malinda (Hemphill) Porter was born in 1833 in Burke County, North Carolina. John Whitfield Hemphill was born in 1848 in North Carolina. Deaths Zilphia (Moore) Patton died in 1920. Nancy A. Ellis died in 1928 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Marriages Maria Catharina […]