On this date. . .the 30th of April

Births Sarah Dorothe Garrett was born in 1640 in England. Hans Michel Dellinger was born in 1697. Catharina Elisabetha Renner was born in 1727. Churchwill Branch Tucker was born in 1805 in Surry County, North Carolina (my4th great-grandfather). Francis Marion Ellis was born in 1844 in Fannin County, Georgia. Deaths John Christian Albrecht died in […]

On this date. . .the 29th of April

Births Martha Debord (Hill) was born in 1801 in Surry County, North Carolina. Deaths John Ludwick Albright died in 1816. Catharine M. (Whitener) Bollinger died in 1866 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post, get free updates […]

Treasure Chest Thursday: Tucker-Blakey Marriage Certificate

Tucker Blakey genealogy

Transcript A 6062 State of North Carolina Surry County KNOW  all men by these presents, That we Branch Tucker Edward Moore in the State aforesaid, are held firmly bound unto the Governor of the State of North Carolina for the time being, in the just and full sum of Five Hundred Pounds, current money of […]

Treasure Chest Thursday: Tucker-McKiney Marriage License

Tucker McKinney genealogy

Transcript A 6063 State of North Carolina Surry County KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we Tucker and Edward Moore are held and firmly bound unto this Patrick Thomas Esquire, Governor, &c. or his Successors in Office, in the full sum of Five Hundred Pounds, current Money, to be paid to the said Governor, […]

On this date. . .the 11th of July

On this date July 11

Births Esther Jane (McFry) Whitesides was born in 1827 in Tennessee. Deaths Jennie Gill (Albright) Strader died in 1952 in Barnard, Missouri. Marriages Rosamond Maude McKinney and Churcwill Branch Tucker were married in 1828 in Surry County, North Carolina. Updated July 10, 2011.

Tombstone Tuesday – Elizabeth Tucker Ellis

Elizabeth Tucker Ellis headstone

  My last Tombstone Tuesday post was about Elijah Ellis.  Today’s post is about his wife, Elizabeth Tucker, my three-times great-grandmother.  She was born in Surry County, North Carolina, but spent most of her life in Murray County, Georgia.  She is buried in Eton Cemetery. Her headstone is inscribed: Elizabeth Ellis Born Oct. 21, 1828 […]

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 […]