James Lanier married Polly Y. Smith on 29 July 1810 in old Randolph County, Georgia, which became Jasper County in 1812.
Janie Lydia Ramsey, an avid genealogist, was born on 8 April 1889 and died four days after her 99th birthday on 12 April 1998.
Susan Taylor, daughter of William Thomas Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Fletcher, was 15 years old when she married William P. McFerron on 26 March 1896 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
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, […]
A few years ago, I mentioned in a blog post that I didn’t know the parents of my 3rd great-grandmother, Polly Y. Smith who married James Lanier 29 July 1810 in old Randolph (now Jasper) County, Georgia.1 I wouldn’t call that a brick wall, because I hadn’t really tried to identify her parents beyond a cursory […]
July 24 ► 17 Years Ago: John William “Bill” Krueger died in 1999 in Trimble County, Kentcky. (Taylor line) July 25 ► 156 Years Ago: James W. “Jim” Hankins was born in 1860 in Hopkins County, Kentucky. (Hankins line) July 27 ► 98 Years Ago: Lois Marie McCauley was born in 1918 in Muhlenberg County, […]
This morning I’m on my way to Salt Lake City for a few days of research this week and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy course “Advanced DNA Analysis Techniques for Genealogical Research” next week. Narrowing down the research to tackle at the Family History Library can be difficult considering the volume of material available. I’ve […]