I received the death certificate for my 2nd great-grandmother, Leaty Caroline (Lankford) West several months ago, but have just gotten around to analyzing it. As far as death certificates go, this one does not offer a great deal of new information, but it does confirm a lot of pieces of data and provides a primary […]
Deaths Roxie (Mathis) Ellis died in 1968. Julia (Bowers) Hemphill died in 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Marriages Hans Andreas Dellinger and Margaretha Kolb were married in 1681 in Germany. Updated August 21, 2011.
Births Mary Mathis was born in 1874.
Births William Hinton Lawson was born in 1842 in Polk County, Tennessee. Josephine Ellis was born in 1892 in Gilmer County, Georgia. Deaths Mary M. (Davis) Neal died in 1904. Earnest Edward Roberts died in 1920 in Etowah, Tennessee. Updated August 6, 2011
Births Leaty Caroline (Lankford) West was born in 1848 in Tennessee (my great-great-grandmother). Deaths Dovey (Garrett) Mooney died in 1922 in Quill, Georgia. Updated July 11, 2011
Births W. W. Bailey was born in 1845. Marriages Milly Bingham and Benjamin Brookshire were married in 1796 in Rowan County, North Carolina. Mariah Langston and Monteville Roberts were married in 1852 in Bradley County, Tennessee (my 3rd great-grandparents). Updated July 10, 2011
My Roberts family line starts with my great-grandmother: Nancy Alice Roberts was born January 9, 1877 in Murray County, Georgia. She married James Alexander Hemphill on Christmas Day in 1897. They had nine children between 1898 and 1916. Alice was a charter member of the Chatsworth chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Three […]
Kendrick is my own surname. It’s a challenging line to research, as I have found little documentation prior to the mid-1800’s. I have yet to discover an immigrant ancestor in this line, but expect to find him coming from Great Britain. Francis Taylor Kendrick (1876 – 1966) was my paternal grandfather’s father. He had dark […]
Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Assignment is to list one’s 16 great-great-grandparents, include their dominant ancestry and to calculate one’s own dominant ancestry. My spin on this is to look back an additional four generations from the ggg’s in order to identify their ancestry. Many, many of my ancestors were already on these shores […]