Surname Saturday: Patterson

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My Patterson family line starts with Mary Elizabeth, my great-great grandmother.  She was born 7 Feb 1867 in Gilmer County, Georgia, where she lived until after her marriage.  She married William E. Whitener in 1883 and they moved to Murray County, Georgia sometime in the next year or two.  Between 1904 and 1907, they moved […]

On this date. . .the 26th of April

Births Nathaniel Cobb was born in 1801 in South Carolina. Nancy A. E. (Marshall) Forrester was born in 1845 in North Carolina. Eliza (Garrett) Mullinax was born in 1867 in Ellijay, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post you might want […]

On this date. . .the 21st of November

Births Mary Quarles was born in 1821 in South Carolina. Thomas Hemphill Whiteside was born in 1821. Hiram Willington Searcy was born in 1843 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Marriages Anna Dorothea Dellinger and Hans Jerg Schmid were married in 1724. John Whitfield Hemphill and Eldorado Ella Patton were married in 1872.

On this date. . .the 20th of October

Births Nancy (McClure) Ellis was born in 1790 in South Carolina (my 4th great-grandmother). Deaths Mary Howard (McEntire) Greenlee died in 1880 in Greenlee, North Carolina. Marriages Francis Taylor Kendrick and Lizzie West were married in 1917 in Murray County, Georgia (my great-grandparents).

Surname Saturday: West

West genealogy

West is another of the family lines for which I only have three generations of information.  I’ve only known about the Wests for a couple of years. Lizzie West (1886-1973), my great-grandmother, was the second wife of Francis Taylor Kendrick.  As far as I know, she lived in Murray County, Georgia all her life.  She […]

Weekly Updates for 2010-01-06

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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 […]

Looking for Anna (Cook?) West

I‘m looking for information on Anna, last name possibly Cook, who married Robert West. I have very little information on Anna. She is listed on the 1850 Census in Polk County, Tennessee and her age is given as 40. This means her birthdate would be about 1810. Her birthplace is given as South Carolina and […]