On this date. . .the 26th of June

26 June 2011 On this date

Births Floyd David Butler was born in 1907 in Quanah, Texas. Deaths Israel Leander Hemphill died in 1862 in the Civil War. Elijah Marion Ellis died in 1865 in Spring Place, Georgia (my 3rd great-grandfather). James Madison Ellis died in 1909 in Roundtop, Georgia. John N. Hemphill died in 1957 in Chatsworth, Georgia.

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On this date. . .the 20th of June

20 June 2011 On this date

Deaths Amanda M. (Hemphill) Whiteside died in 1874 in Mart, Texas. Marriages Charlsie Herline Roberts and Benjamin Wiley Swann were married in 1943 in Murray County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.

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On this date. . .the 24th of March

24 March 2011 On this date

Births Edna Josephine Butler was born in 1914 in Quanah, Texas. Deaths Nancy Alice (Roberts) Hemphill died in 1965 in Calhoun, Georgia (my great-grandmother).

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On this date. . .the 9th of March

9 March 2011 On this date

Births Benjamin Brookshire was born in 1770 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Eliza Adeline (Simmons) Hemphill was born in 1812. Deaths Mary Jane McEntire died in 1930 in Motley County, Texas. Homer Harley Johnson died in 1979. Marriages Nancy Minerva Edgerton  and James Hardy Whiteside were married in 1846 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.

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Tombstone Tuesday: George and Ethel Butler

8 March 2011 Evidence

George William Butler was born January 28, 1912 in Texas.  Sometime before 1920, his parents brought their family back to Murray County, Georgia, where they appeared on the 1920 and 1930 censuses.  George married Ethel Waldroup in August of 1933.  He died May 19, 1972 in Dalton, Georgia and is buried at Chatsworth Heights Cemetery […]

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On this date. . .the 29th of October

29 October 2010 On this date

Births Alacia Merle Hemphill was born in 1931 in Akron, Ohio. Deaths Alfred Thomas Whitener died in 1906 in Navarro, Texas. Marriages Mary Boggs and Isaac Henry Ellis were married in 1837 in Jackson County, Georgia. Joseph Garrett and Nancy Emily Mashburn were married in 1846 in Gilmer County, Georgia.

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Madness Monday: Finding Jim Butler on the 1910 Census

5 July 2010 Most Wanted

I cannot find my great-grandfather’s household on the 1910 census.  His name is James Benjamin Butler.  He appears on other censuses as follows: 1900:  James, in his father’s household in the Ball Ground District, Murray County, Georgia. 1920:  “J. B. Butter” in the Ball Ground District, Murray County, Georgia. 1930:  “James B. Butler” in Chatsworth, […]

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William Taylor Butler: Tombstone Tuesday

22 June 2010 Evidence

William Taylor Butler was the son of David Sanford Butler and Malinda Josephine Hemphill.  He was born April 19, 1892 and died November 19, 1951.1 I haven’t done much research on William; most of the information that I have found has been a by-product of other research.  He is found at home with his parents […]

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Tombstone Tuesday: James and Maud Butler

9 March 2010 Evidence

James Benjamin Butler and Maud Whitener were my great-grandparents.  Jim was born November 24, 1880 in Murray County, Georgia.  He was a farmer and later the sheriff of Murray County.  He died November 28, 1944. Maud was born in August 27, 1885 in Murray County, Georgia.  She died April 7, 1975.    Jim and Maud lived […]

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Tombstone Tuesday – James Benjamin Butler

4 August 2009 Evidence

James Benjamin Butler was my great-grandfather. He died in 1944. This footstone marks his grave in the Butler family plot in Ramsey Cemetery. He was born in 1880 in Murray County, GA and lived there most of his life, except for a few years, when he and his wife lived in Texas. His World War […]

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