World War I

J. A. Hemphill – World War I Draft Registration Card

12 April 2012 Analysis

This week’s Treasure Chest Thursday entry is another World War I Draft Registration Card.  This time the registrant is my great-grandfather, James Alexander Hemphill. So What Does This Record Tell Us? Name:  I think this is the only official document I have that spells out his complete name – James Alexander Hemphill. Residence:  Ramhurst, Georgia.  […]

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Francis Taylor Kendrick WW I Draft Registration Card

29 March 2012 Evidence

Today’s Treasure Chest Thursday entry is the World War I Draft Registration Card for my great-grandfather, Francis Taylor Kendrick. I love draft registration cards, because you never really know what you are going to learn, but there is almost always some good information.  Plus, they include physical descriptions, so you can start to get an […]

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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 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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