“October 28—Mrs. Mollie Clayton, Elaca Hemphill, Maudie Sue Forrest, Maurine Springfield.”1 The “Elaca Hemphill” who is being remembered is actually Alacia Hemphill. Her birthday was October 29, rather than October 28.2 Nevertheless, I love the fact that the newspaper published birthdays! Twice Told Tuesday is an occasional series featuring family-related articles republished from old books, magazines, […]
On this date in 1859, Joseph B. Burgin obtained a marriage bond to wed his first cousin once removed, Margaret E. Burgin1. Their common ancestors were Benjamin Burgin and Leah Mann. Joseph was Ben and Leah’s grandson, via their son Alney Burgin. Margaret was Ben and Leah’s great-granddaughter; her father was Benjamin Logan Burgin and […]
Births Daniel K. Albright was born in 1874. Mary M. Johnson was born in 1889 in Fannin County, Georgia. Clara Josephine Butler was born in 1890 in Georgia. Deaths Mary Emma Hemphill died in 1877. James M. Young died in 1899.
Deaths Thomas Bane died in 1769. William Henry Roberts died in 1940 in Murray County, Georgia.
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.
Deaths Sarah (MNU) Hemphill died in 1836. Alphonse Chable died in 1905. Mary Theo (Whitener) Horner died in 1989 in Sacramento, California.
Births Ora I. (Shields) Kendrick was born in 1881 in Georgia. Deaths John Burgin died in 1884 in Buncombe County, North Carolina.
Deaths Amanda M. (Hemphill) Whiteside died in 1874 in Mart, Texas. Marriages Charlsie Herline Roberts and Benjamin Wiley Swann were married in 1943 in Murray County, Georgia. Click on any link above to see more information about these individuals, including source citations.
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.