John William and Pearl Fitzhugh McCauley Will was my grandfather. Pearl was his third wife.
Archives for July 2020
Feature: Margaret E. Thomas Petty 144 Years Ago: Margaret E. Thomas Petty died on 28 July 1876 in Hopkins County, Kentucky from complications of childbirth on 5 June 1876.1Hopkins County, Kentucky, “Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953,” 1876 Section, M. E. Petty; digital image, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com: 18 May 2008). The child, her 10th, also died.2Hopkins County, Kentucky, […]
Emma Taylor Hopkins, Bess Hamlin Hopkins, and Henry M. Hopkins This is one of the few pictures I have of my grandmother, Emma, as a young woman. Henry was her brother-in-law and Bess was his wife.
Feature: John William McCauley 61 Years Ago: John William McCauley died on 20 July 1959 in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, at Rest Haven Convalescent Home. He’d been at Rest Haven for several months because of deteriorating health. He died of bronchopneumonia in both lungs with arteriosclerosis and chronic pyelonephritis as contributing factors.1Kentucky Cabinet for Health and […]
Will McCauley with several of his children and grandchildren visiting Verda Waller Hankins McCauley’s grave at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Verda was Will’s wife and the mother or grandmother of the others. From left: Ron Dukes, John William McCauley, Gladys McCauley Dukes, Betty Carver, Elizabeth McCauley Carver, Vashti McCauley Wells, Jane […]
Feature: Nancy Jane Bennett 168 Years Ago: Nancy Jane Bennett was born on 17 July 1852 in Georgia. Her youngest son, James Doffin Lanier, gave that date when he provided the personal information for Nancy Jane’s death certificate in 1926.1Georgia Department of Public Health, death certificate 24347 (1926), Mrs. Nancy Jane Lanier; digital image, Georgia […]
From left: John Howard Hopkins, Elmer Dennis Hopkins, and Edna Ewers Hopkins John was Elmer’s nephew, son of John Covey Hopkins and Idress Jane Howard. Edna was Elmer’s daughter. Elmer was my maternal grandfather.
Feature: Albert Elvie Hankins 101 Years Ago: Albert Elvie Hankins was discharged from the U.S. Army on 11 July 1919. He enlisted on 20 March 1918. Elvie served as a Private with Company B in the 62nd Regiment and spent part of his time in service with American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War […]
Lily Vashti McCauley (right) and an unknown friend Daughter of John William McCauley and Verda Waller Hankins