Lily Vashti McCauley (right) and an unknown friend Daughter of John William McCauley and Verda Waller Hankins
Edna Ewers Hopkins, abt 1923 Daughter of Elmer Dennis Hopkins & Emma Ewers Taylor
Jimmie Nell McCauley 1929-2018 Daughter of John William McCauley & Verda Waller Hankins Jimmie was my aunt.
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).
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 […]
On a research trip in Georgia seven years ago, I met a third cousin. Jane Crunkleton and I share 2nd great-grandparents, John R. Petty and Margaret E. Thomas. Before I visited the Forsyth County Historical Society in November 2012, neither of us knew the other existed. We only met because the ladies working the day […]
Henry Hopkins married Bessie Hamlin 1 May 1919 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.1 Henry was born in Harlan County, Kentucky,2 and Bessie was born in North Carolina, but they were both living in Detroit at the time of their marriage.3 Henry and Bess lived in Rockcastle County, Kentucky with his parents for a while […]
Christine Krueger was born 21 February 1922 in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of August Krueger and Susan Taylor.1 Tiny graduated from Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College (now Eastern Kentucky University) and taught school in Rockcastle County throughout her career. Many of those years she was an 8th grade teacher at […]
John Cook Taylor and William Thomas Taylor were brothers, sons of James Francis Taylor and Margaret E. Ramsey of Rockcastle County, Kentucky.1 They had a sister named Susan who was born 6 August 1877.2 and died 26 July 1882.3 John and Tom both named daughters Susan and both of them went by Susie. Tom’s daughter […]
This is the house where James Milton and Mary Thomas Echols lived in Forsyth County, Georgia. Mary was the sister of my 2nd great-grandmother Margaret Thomas Petty. Margaret died 28 July 1876 in Hopkins County, Kentucky.1 After her death, six of Margaret and John R. Petty’s nine children went to live with Mary and her family.2 […]