On this date. . .the 4th of July

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Births Malinda (Burgin) Hemphill was born in 1801 in Burke County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandmother). Robert West was born in 1871 in Polk County, Tennessee. Florence (Stanley) Henry was born in 1889. Jessie Malinda (Roberts) Childers was born in 1897 in Murray County, Georgia. Ruby V. (Kendrick) Sanford was born in 1921, probably in […]

Paternal Ancestors in the Civil War

I had a conversation with my dad on Friday about his ancestors who fought in the Civil War.  I thought it would fun and interesting to put together a list, with a summary of each person’s military service.  I’ve also included each person’s relationship to my dad (as opposed to me, which is my usual […]