Virginia

On this date. . .the 20th of May

20 May 2011 On this date

Births George Debord was born in 1728 in North Farnham Parish, Virginia (my 6th great-grandfather). Deaths Francis Lucille (Kendrick) Harris died in 2004 in Chatsworth, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. Did you enjoy this post? Subscribe today to get new posts sent to your […]

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On this date. . .the 14th of April

14 April 2011 On this date

Deaths William Osborn Searcy died in 1862 in Richmond, Virginia. Robert Pitt Burgin died in 1884 in McDowell County, North Carolina. William Jefferson Ellis died in 1926 in Arkansas. Marriages Deborah Bane and Samuel Rea were married in 1774.

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On this date. . .the 18th of February

18 February 2011 On this date

Births Tamer Debord was born in 1729 in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Deaths John Wilfong Whitener, Jr. died in 1876 in Morgan County, Indiana. Martha (Debord) Hill died in 1885 in Mountaintown, Georgia. William Henry Langston died in 1920 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. William LaFayette Roberts died in in 1954 in Whitfield County, Georgia. James Buford Roberts […]

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On this date. . .the 5th of November

5 November 2010 On this date

Births Hans Paul Dellinger was born in 1670 (currently believed to be my 8th great-grandfather). Mary Ann (Hemphill) McEntire was born in 1820 in Old Fort, North Carolina. Deaths James Bane died in 1789 in Montgomery, Virginia.

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On this date. . .the 17th of October

17 October 2010 On this date

Births Reuben Debord was born in 1758 in Washington County, Virginia.

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On this date. . .the 9th of October

9 October 2010 On this date

Births George Heinrich Weidner was born in 1717 in Germany (my 6th great-grandfather). John Christian Albrecht was born in 1726 in Germany. Babel Moore was born in 1795 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Deaths Anna (Whitener) Wilkie died in 1880 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Marriages Mary Burk and Joseph (possibly James) Morphew were married […]

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On this date. . .the 25th of July

25 July 2010 On this date

Births John Mull was born in 1744. James Hemphill was born in 1780 in Old Fort, North Carolina. Rachel Mackie was born in 1800. Deaths William Patton Hemphill died in 1861 in Yorktown, Virginia. Updated 7/24/11.

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Surname Saturday: Roberts

10 July 2010 Family Stories

My Roberts family line starts with my great-grandmother: Nancy Alice Roberts was born January 9, 1877 in Murray County, Georgia.  She married James Alexander Hemphill on Christmas Day in 1897.  They had nine children between 1898 and 1916.  Alice was a charter member of the Chatsworth chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Three […]

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Surname Saturday: Kendrick

28 November 2009 Family Stories

Kendrick is my own surname.  It’s a challenging line to research, as I have found little documentation prior to the mid-1800’s.  I have yet to discover an immigrant ancestor in this line, but expect to find him coming from Great Britain. Francis Taylor Kendrick (1876 – 1966) was my paternal grandfather’s father.  He had dark […]

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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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