Feature: Emma E Lanier 131 Years Ago: Emma E. Lanier married Thomas Samuel Childers on 4 July 1889 in Chambers County, Alabama. Sixteen years later, T. S. filed for divorce on 20 July 1905 in Coweta County, Georgia, on the grounds of cruelty.1Chambers County, Alabama, Marriage Book 8: 512, T. S. Childers and E. E. […]
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Edna Ewers Hopkins, abt 1923 Daughter of Elmer Dennis Hopkins & Emma Ewers Taylor
Feature: Henrietta Pramer Krueger 114 Years Ago: Henrietta Pramer Krueger died suddenly of heart failure on 27 June 1906 at her home in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1“Mrs. Fritz Krueger ,” obituary, Mt. Vernon (Kentucky) Signal, 29 Jun 1906; digital images, Kentuckiana Digital Library (http://kdl.kyvl.org/ : accessed 29 Jul 2008), Newspapers. She was buried in […]
Jimmie Nell McCauley 1929-2018 Daughter of John William McCauley & Verda Waller Hankins Jimmie was my aunt.
Feature: Edna Ewers Hopkins 77 Years Ago: Edna Ewers Hopkins married Aubrey Edgar Chesnut, Jr. on 19 June 1943 in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.1Marriage Certificate, 1943; privately held by Edna Hopkins Chesnut. Edna was the daughter of Elmer Dennis Hopkins and Emma Ewers Taylor.2Personal knowledge of author. They lived in Loyall, Kentucky, but the groom […]
Gladys McCauley Dukes with her husband, Ferman (left), and her uncle, James Bailey Hankins (right); in Gladys and Ferman’s front yard at 1463 S. 1st Street in Louisville, Kentucky, 1951 Gladys was my aunt. Jimmy was my great-uncle (brother of my paternal grandmother, Verda Waller Hankins).
Feature: Albert Elvie Hankins 61 Years Ago: Albert Elvie Hankins died on 7 June 1959 in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas while traveling.1Texas Department of State Health Services, death certificate 31916 (1959), Albert E. Hankins; digital image, “Texas Deaths, 1890-1976,” Family Search (www.familysearch.org : accessed 25 December 2012). When I first became interested in […]
Sisters Lucinda Howard Hopkins and Sarah Howard Brock (2nd and 3rd from left). Others unknown. Cindy and Sary were the daughters of John Covey Howard and Mary F. Morris. When Sary’s husband died in March 1933, she left Wallins Creek in Harlan County, Kentucky, to live with Cindy near Morrow, Ohio. Cindy’s husband had died […]
Feature: Madison Crawford Owens 184 Years Ago: Madison Crawford Owens was born on 4 June 1836 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. Well, probably. That is the date on his headstone.1Roberts/Old Freedom Cemetery (Rockcastle, Kentucky; turn onto Freedom School Road from Hwy 150, go about 1.5 miles, cemetery on right.), M. C. Owens marker, photographed by Linda […]
Feature: Elmer Dennis Hopkins 102 Years Ago: Elmer Dennis Hopkins enlisted in the U.S. Army less than four years after he was discharged from a three-year enlistment prior to World War I. He was inducted in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County Kentucky. He was stationed in France from 6 August 1918 to 28 May 1919 and […]