Wilkes County NC

Which Edmund Tilley?

16 December 2013 Analysis

The father of my 5th great-grandfather Stephen Tilley was Edmund Tilley.  I had very little information on Edmund and what I did have was sketchily sourced.  I recently acquired some more information on this line and it had a completely different death date and place for Edmund.  As in 35 years different.  Dates in genealogy […]

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On this date. . .the 30th of March

30 March 2011 On this date

Births Mary Ann (Marlow) Brookshire was born in 1762 in Maryland (my 5th great-grandmother). John William Tucker was born in 1840 in Murray County, Georgia. Lula Maude Butler was born in 1894 in Georgia. Deaths John Clayton Garrett died in 1949 in Georgia. Marriages William Brookshire and Mary Ann Marlow were married in 1779, possibly […]

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On this date. . .the 26th of March

26 March 2011 On this date

Births Rosamond Malinda (Burgin) Halford was born in 1826 in McDowell County, North Carolina. Salina (Tucker) Forrester was born in 1853 in Georgia. Deaths Mary Ann (Marlow) Brookshire died in 1830 in Elkville, North Carolina (my 5th great-grandmother). Rosa Evelyn (Ellis) Roberts died in 1936 in Murray County, Georgia (my 2nd great-grandmother). George Washington Forrester […]

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On this date. . .the 10th of March

10 March 2011 On this date

Births James Brookshire was born in 1799 in Wilkes County, North Carolina (my 4th great-grandfather). Grady Johnson was born in 1907 in Georgia. Deaths Nancy Stroud died in 1869 in Wayne County, Tennessee. Paul Baggett died in 1990. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you […]

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On this date. . .the 9th of February

9 February 2011 On this date

Births Jane Hemphill was born in 1785 in Old Fort, North Carolina. Levi Brookshire was born in 1830 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Roxie (Mathis) Ellis was born in 1896. Deaths Johans Michael Endres died in 1759 in Oberacker, Baden. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. […]

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On this date. . .the 16th of October

16 October 2010 On this date

Births George Washington Powell was born in 1808 in Powelltown, Wilkes, North Carolina. John Allgood was born in 1837 in Franklin County, North Carolina. Henry Franklin Powell was born in 1850 in Catawba County, North Carolina. Deaths Annie Elizabeth (Davis) Tipton died in 1892. updated 14 Oct 2012

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On this date. . .the 30th of September

30 September 2010 On this date

Births Elisha Debord was born in 1818 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Mary Jane (Hemphill) Stroud was born in 1856 in Murray County, Georgia. Grady M. Roberts was born in 1896 in Georgia. Deaths Rhoda J. Hemphill died in 1881. Marriages Elizabeth Ivy and Thomas Phillips were married in 1559 in Hertfordshire, England.

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Tombstone Tuesday – James and Elizabeth Brookshire

14 July 2009 Evidence

James Brookshire and Elizabeth Tilley are my 4x-great-grandparents. James was born March 10, 1799 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Elizabeth was born in 1810, also in Wilkes County. They were married on August 21, 1827. They moved to Union County, Georgia between 1830 and 1840, and then moved on to Fannin County, Georgia between 1850 […]

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