On this date. . .the 6th of March

Births Elizabeth Garrett was born in 1776. John Adolphus Whiteside was born in 1825 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Alphonse Chable was born in 1829 in Alsace-Lorraine, France. Deaths Levi Garrett died in 1833 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Marriages Rebecca Bates and Edward Debord were married in 1832 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.

On this date. . .the 7th of February

Births Rhoda Salina (Whitener) Bollinger was born in 1822 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Mary Elizabeth (Patterson) Whitener was born in 1867 in Ellijay, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Deaths Ann (Kirke) Garrett died in 1721 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (currently believed to be my 7th great-grandmother). Elizabeth McKinney (Tucker) Ellis died in 1907 in Murray County, […]

On this date. . .the 2nd of January

Births Elizabeth W. (Melton) Lawson was born in 1814 in Tennessee. Minerva (O’Neal) Hannah was born in 1837 in Tennessee. Deaths Thomas Garrett died in 1683 in Darby, Pennsylvania. Marriages Hans Dellinger and Agnes Katterman were married in 1659 in Oberacker, Baden (currently believed to be my 9th great-grandparents). Nancy Mary Hayes and William Marion […]

On this date. . .the 16th of November

Births Doshia Amanda (Townsend) Roberts was born in 1882 in Georgia. Deaths Mary Garrett died in 1703 in Pennsylvania. Ludwig Albright died in 1810 in Orange County, North Carolina (my 7th great-grandfather). Sarah Elizabeth (Hemphill) Bruce died in 1894. Malinda Josephine (Hemphill) Butler died in 1933 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). Click on […]

On this date. . .the 18th of September

Births Margaret Caroline (Whitener) Searcy was born in 1838 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Deaths Rebecca Rosannah Lytle died in 1842. Marriages W. W. Bailey and Martha Matilda Hemphill were married in 1870 in McDowell County, North Carolina. Immigration Johannes Albrecht and Anna Barbara Gossauer emigrated from Germany, arriving on this date in Philadelphia (currently […]

On this date. . .the 10th of September

Births George C. Alexander was born in 1790 in Buncombe County, North Carolina. William Crow Langston was born in 1799 in Granville County, North Carolina. Edward Austin Langston was born in 1851 in Bradley County, Tennessee. Deaths Ann Garrett died in 1672. Marriages James Young Hemphill and Mary Elizabeth McEntire were married in 1867 in […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-02-17


RT @LisaCooke: Had a blast talking with Lisa Kudrow about WDYTYA! Listen to the exclusive interview on Valentine’s Day. Podcast episode 81. # The death certificates I ordered in November FINALLY came yesterday. # Updated old blog post – SNGF – Most Recent Unknown Ancestor – with newly found information. http://ow.ly/176hj # Very nice! RT @InnerCompass: […]

And then there were 16

Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Assignment is to list one’s 16 great-great-grandparents, include their dominant ancestry and to calculate one’s own dominant ancestry. My spin on this is to look back an additional four generations from the ggg’s in order to identify their ancestry.  Many, many of my ancestors were already on these shores […]