Births Sarah Caroline (Baxter) Chable was born in 1848 in Murray County, Georgia. James Henry Johnson was born in 1877. George Washington Roberts was born in 1878 in Murray County, Georgia. Christenings Benjamin Burgin was christend in 1741 in Shrewsbury Parish, Maryland (my 6th great-grandfather). Deaths John Patterson died in 1878. Marriages Elizabeth Ellis and […]
Births Ludwig Albright was born in 1731 in Germany (my 7th great-grandfather). Anna Maria (Keller) Albright was born in 1733 in Pennsylvania in (my 7th great-grandmother). Moses Whiteside was born in 1785 in Buffalo Creek, North Carolina. Isaac Ezekial Ellis was born in 1846. Alvin M. Brookshire was born in 1850 in Ellijay, Georgia. Deaths […]
Births Anna Barbara Albrecht was born in 1719 in Germany. Samuel Davidson was born in 1736 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. William Davidson was born in 1736 in Lancaster County, Pennsyvania. Margaret Garrett was born in 1771 in Pennsylvania. Martha Jane Tucker was born in 1831 in Surry County, North Carolina. William Henry Langston was born […]
Births Patience (Barstow) Simmons was born in 1643 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts (currently believed to be my 9th great-grandmother). Elizabeth (Ellis) Nelson was born in 1778 in Caswell County, North Carolina. Sarah Malinda (Fouts) Chable was born in 1878. Deaths Levi Brookshire died in 1824. George C. Alexander died in 1880 in Buncombe County, North […]
Births Sarah (Morrison) Hemphill was born in 1778 in Silver Creek, North Carolina. William Camille Chable was born in 1878. Deaths Radford Asberry Ellis died in 1863 while serving in the Civil War. Marriages Elizabeth Jane Brookshire and Cyrus Long were married in 1869 in Gilmer County, Georgia.
This week’s Surname Saturday post focuses on the Baxters, one of my major brick walls, as regular readers will know. The line starts with my great-great-grandmother, Barbara Baxter. Barbara is the little old lady, front and center, in the collage (click on image to view a larger version). Barbara was born February 1854, possibly in […]
If you missed Part 1 of “Chipping Away at the Baxter Brick Wall,” you can read it here. To recap, I’ve been searching for the parents of my great-great-grandmother, Barbara Baxter, for several years to no avail. I’ve looked in local history books, browsed many, many census records, and done more Google searches than I […]