Blount County, Tennessee Court Minutes

Blount County, Tennessee Court Minutes

Blount County, Tennessee County Court Minutes Book 2 1814-1817 is a book that I recently added to my personal collection.  I briefly consulted it while researching in the McClung Collection in Knoxville a few weeks ago, but quickly realized that I would be better off buying the book than trying to make copies. Robert Kendrick, my fourth great-grandfather, […]

On this date. . .the 16th of June

Births William Sullins was born in 1828 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Deaths Herrod Rudd died in 1829 in McMinn County, Tennessee (my 5th great-grandfather). Elizabeth Sophronia (Lytle) Burgin died in 1837 in Burke County, North Carolina. Calvin M. Stroud died in 1821.  

On this date. . .the 10th of June

Births James Hardy Whiteside was born in 1818 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Joel Nabors was born in 1822 in North Carolina. Deaths Johannes Renner died in 1733. Anna Maria (Keller) Albright died in 1803 in Guilford, North Carolina (my 7th great-grandmother). Thomas Rudd died in 1807. Sheriff Johannes Peter Mull died in 1814 in […]

On this date. . .the 10th of October

Births Anna Barbara Albrecht was born in 1719 in Germany. Samuel Davidson was born in 1736 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. William Davidson was born in 1736 in Lancaster County, Pennsyvania. Margaret Garrett was born in 1771 in Pennsylvania. Martha Jane Tucker was born in 1831 in Surry County, North Carolina. William Henry Langston was born […]

On this date. . .the 8th of October


Births Elizabeth (Whitener) Summerow was born in 1764 in Lincolnton, Lincoln, North Carolina. Sarah Elizabeth (Hemphill) Bruce was born in 1840. Mary Druscilla (Dillard) Whitener was born in 1883 in Georgia. Robert Elliott Morrison was born in 1928 in Ramhurst, Murray, Georgia. Deaths Rachel Lawson died in 1925. Marriages John Hood and Sally Rudd were […]

On this date. . .the 18th of August

Births Lydia (Richards) Atchley was born in 1762 in Loudoun County, Virginia (currently believed to be my 6th-great-grandmother). Margaret Rebecca (Hemphill) Young was born in 1840 in Burke County, North Carolina. Nancy Elizabeth Ellis was born in 1862 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths Sally (Rudd) Hood died in 1828. Miles Marion Scott died in 1889. […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-02-03

RT @hikari17: RT @genlighten: Blount County Tennessee Obituary Lookups 1908-present offered by Taneya: #genealogy # I’ve been away from genealogy for a couple of weeks. Glad to be digging in the past this weekend. # Added headstone photo for Sarah (LILLARD) O’Neal 1833 – 1858. #genealogy #surnames # Added headstone photo for 4x-g-grandmother, […]

Genealogy To-Dos – January Wrap-Up

I got away from genealogy a couple of weeks this month, spending my time on other pursuits (reading and scrapbooking, namely). How did I do toward my goals? Write 10 blog posts – completed 7 Abstract (or update previously-done abstractions, if necessary) 20 census pages and update the citations.  I haven’t located all these census […]

Surname Saturday: Kendrick

Kendrick genealogy

Kendrick is my own surname.  It’s a challenging line to research, as I have found little documentation prior to the mid-1800’s.  I have yet to discover an immigrant ancestor in this line, but expect to find him coming from Great Britain. Francis Taylor Kendrick (1876 – 1966) was my paternal grandfather’s father.  He had dark […]

What’s New – 2/25/09

New Census Records 1870 & 1850 Census – Wyatt Lankford household Uploaded 1800 Census for Burke County, NC, pp. 744, 791, & 795 Uploaded 1790 Census for Lincoln County, image 69 Uploaded 1790 Census for Surry County, image 296 1880 Census for James A. McEntire household 1880 Census for James C. Ellis household (next door […]