Lily Vashti McCauley (right) and an unknown friend Daughter of John William McCauley and Verda Waller Hankins
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. […]
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: 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 […]
Feature: David Hankins McCauley 73 Years Ago: David Hankins McCauley graduated from Cumberland High School in Harlan County, Kentucky on 22 May 1947.1David Hankins McCauley, Diploma, Cumberland High School, 22 May 1947, Cumberland, Kentucky; privately held by Faye McCauley, 2000. He had completed a GED while in the U.S. Navy but his oldest brother, Joe, […]
Feature: Madison Owens and Cecilia Owens 157 Years Ago: M. C. Owens completed a marriage bond on 7 May 1863 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, for the intent to marry Cecilia Owens.1 The marriage certificate portion of the bond is blank and no other records in the County Clerk’s office record the official date they married. […]
Feature: Elmer Dennis Hopkins 60 Years Ago: Elmer Dennis Hopkins retired from the Louisville and Nashville Railroad 28 April 1960. Except for a break of less than 10 months for service in the U.S. Army from May 1918 to June 1919, he had worked for L & N since 15 December 1915.1 Elmer was working […]