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On this date. . .the 22nd of February

22 February 2011 On this date

Births Thomas Whiteside was born in 1790 in Buffalo Creek, North Carolina. Deaths Mary (Pitcairn) Mackie died in 1746 in Ceres, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandmother). James Kendall Thompson died in 1913 in Murray County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. Did […]

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On this date. . .the 23rd of January

23 January 2011 On this date

Births Mary (Pitcairn) Mackie was born in 1686 in Ceres, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandmother). Elizabeth Miller was born in 1804.

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On this date. . .the 19th of December

19 December 2010 On this date

Births Johannes Albrecht was born in 1697 in Germany (my 8th great-grandfather). Joshua S. Sullins was born in 1845 in Cass County, Georgia. Deaths John Mackie died in 1739 in Burnsquare, Scotland (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandfather).

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On this date. . .the 18th of October

18 October 2010 On this date

Births Thomas Mackie was born in 1724 in Burnsquare, Ceres, Fife, Scotland (my 7th great-grandfather). Nancy Stroud was born in 1798 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. Millie Elmina (Searcy) Miller was born in 1838 in North Carolina. Joseph Logan Greenlee was born in 1897. Deaths Frances Elizabeth (Plott) Whitesides died in 1936 in Sipe Springs, […]

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On this date. . .the 7th of October

7 October 2010 On this date

Births Enoch Brookshire was born in 1782. Deaths Anna Margaretha (?) Dellinger died in 1725. Abram Whitener was killed at the battle of King’s Mountain in 1780. Anna (?) Whitener died in 1906.

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On this date. . .the 17th of September

17 September 2010 On this date

Births Alexander Bane, Jr. was born in 1721. Marriages Margaret Couper and Robert Pitcairn were married in 1662 in Kemback, Scotland (currently believed to be my 9th great-grandparents). Anna Elisabeth Dellinger and Sigmund Kaltheisen were married in 1709.

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And then there were 16

8 August 2009

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 […]

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Kendrick Surname Fun Facts

12 February 2009

The Kendrick surname is usually considered to be of Welsh, English, or Scottish origin.  The Welsh and English origins of the name are quite similar. In Wales, it was derived from the personal name “Cynwrig,” meaning chief man.   In England it was derived from the given name “Cenric” or “Kendrich”, from the Old English pre […]

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