Here are the basic facts about my Hubby’s grandfather, Herbert Keith. He was born 05 August 1901 in KY. He married Vessie Zola Crick on 03 February 1921 in Christian County, KY. He was the father of seven children. He married Byrdie Mai Denny Vineyard. He died on 10 August 1976 in Simpson County,… Continue reading Herbert Lenzo Keith-A Depression Era Snapshot of a Family
Welcome! If you have read my blog before, you may have noticed the new name. And the new purpose. My previous name was Generations Gone By and the purpose Researching my fifth great grandparents or reasons I didn’t. Mainly it was a personal blog for posting about my family and a little genealogy thrown in,… Continue reading New Name, New Purpose
James A. Edde, son of James Edde and Sarah Scribner, served under Peter Turney in Company E., 1st TN as part of the Lynchburg Rangers. He fought in the Battle of Cancellorsville, where he died on 04 May 1863, from injuries he received in battle. The Rangers were part of the Tennessee Brigade and served… Continue reading James A. Edde
Vincent Sirls was born circa 1775 in VA., Vincent Sirls married Unknown Unknown (wife of Vincent Sirls). Vincent became the parent of Unknown male Sirls between 1794 and 1800. Vincent became the parent of Unknown male Sirls between 1794 and 1800. Vincent became the parent of George Searls in 1797 in VA. Vincent became the… Continue reading Vincent Sirls Caroline Co., VA to Davidson Co., TN
George West, son of Levi West and Mary Unknown, was born on 27 Aug 1749 in MD.1,2,3 George West sold land to a Baptist Church between Apr 1773 and May 1775 in Old Dobbs County, NC. (see Book 10, page 512.) George West married Mary Ann Dillahunty, daughter of Reverend John Dillahunty and Hannah Neal,… Continue reading Ensign George West
View from Gambill Cemetery in Rutherford County, TN Bradley Gambill was born circa 1751.1 Bradley Gambill married Susanna UNKNOWN. Bradley and Susanna became the parents of Elizabeth Gambill. Bradley and Susanna became the parents of Lydia Gambill in 1772.3,4 Bradley Gambill received land by a land grant on 26 Sep 1772 in SC. He… Continue reading Bradley Gambill (with revised information)
Peter Vincent was born ca 1826 in TN and is most likely the son of Jacob and Dicey Unknown Vincent. He married his wife Sarah probably in Bedford County, TN sometime in the early 1840s*. They had three children: Mary F. born circa 1845 married Burnett Victory. George W. born 1849 Dicie born 1853. In… Continue reading When One Dies too early in a burned county…
I am working on getting all our family photos scanned and shared on FB with my cousins and then moved to photo safe albums. Okay, the term all is a little vague: Let’s just say my mom is a huge fan of Rubber Made and our family photos have allowed more than one Rubber… Continue reading So You Wanna Sort Some Pictures….
Sometime between 1825 and 1830, James Wharton moved to the 5th District of Davidson County, TN. There he and his wife, Elizabeth Searles raised sixteen children. Their daughter, Elmira Wharton married Thomas Dixon Morgan in May 1861. Sometime between 1850 and 1860, Joseph Morgan moved his family to the 5th District of Davidson County, TN… Continue reading The Fifth District….
When I started my blog back about 2008, my oldest, #1, was starting his senior year. A year later, his sister, #2 followed. In the meantime we have lost a dog, two cats, two guinea pigs, five birds, numerous fish. Washed untold loads of laundry, cooked tons of food. And while I wasn’t looking #3… Continue reading Senior Year… Part 3