Last week’s Tombstone Tuesday post was about James A. and Dora Burgin. Tragically, they lost a son who was just shy of manhood and he is the focus of today’s post. Eula Herman Burgin was born 11 December 1910 in Old Fort, North Carolina. He died on 28 March 1928 at the age of 17 […]
James A. Burgin was born 29 Jun 1876, likely in McDowell County, North Carolina. He died 11 Jul 1942 and is buried at Bethel-Cherry Springs Cemetery. James was the son of Joseph Lytle Burgin and Dulcina (MNU) Burgin. He appeared in their household on the 1880 census, along with an older sister, Mollie G. James […]
This is the last installment in a series of nine posts in which I transcribe the will of my Revolutionary War ancestor, Captain Thomas Hemphill. In the first post, we learned that Captain Thomas’ will was contested by two of his children and a son-in-law, and that the date usually seen for his death may […]
Births Merritt Burgin was born in 1810 in Burke County, North Carolina. Eliza Amanda (Forrester) Woody was born in 1846.
Births Benjamin Edward Forrester was born in 1850 in Georgia. Deaths Caleb Miller died in 1876 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Rex Venable Whitener died in 1988.
Births Ora I. (Shields) Kendrick was born in 1881 in Georgia. Deaths John Burgin died in 1884 in Buncombe County, North Carolina.
Births James Hemphill was born in 1814. Perry Oscar German was born in 1878. Marriages Captain John Philip Dellinger and Barbara Whitener were married in Catawba County, North Carolina. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.
Births Michael Dellinger was born in 1761. James Leach McEntire was born in 1856 in Murray County, Georgia. Deaths William Davidson died in 1814 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Margaret (Hemphill) Dysart Hemphill died in 1862 in Old Fort, North Carolina (my 3rd great-grandmother). Mary Ann Eliza (Whiteside) Williams died in 1879 in Calhoun County, Alabama. […]
Births Martha Matilda (Hemphill) Lytle Bailey was born in 1836 in Burke County, North Carolina. Marie Rosine Salome (Chable) Cox was born in 1871. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations. If you enjoyed this post, get free updates by email or RSS.