James Wharton/Horton from Caroline Co., VA to Davidson Co., TN

James Wharton may have been the son of Benjamin Wharton of Caroline Co., VA, and was born circa 1800 in NC.[i],[ii]James Wharton married Elizabeth Sirls, daughter of Vincent Sirls, on 15 Jan 1825 in Caroline County, VA. Surety: John Sirls.[iii]James and Elizabeth became the parents of John Green "Jack" Wharton between 1825 and 1830 in… Continue reading James Wharton/Horton from Caroline Co., VA to Davidson Co., TN

To Go Digital or Not to Go Digital, That is the Question

Posted in response to a post on a FB about not trusting electronic media and not going digital with genealogy papers.  Here is my response!Anyone who uses a computer without a back up, is asking for trouble.My house could burn down. I could get hit by a tornado (again). Anything could happen to paper as… Continue reading To Go Digital or Not to Go Digital, That is the Question

William and Jane Blaylock-The rest of the story

In March 2015, I wrote about William Blaylock in this blog https://generationsgoneby.wordpress.com/2015/03/04/will-the-real-william-blaylock-please-stand-up/  As more documents are coming online, the rest of the story as Paul Harvey used to say can be told.  :  This is part of that story.My 2nd great grandmother was Virginia Caledonia Markham, daughter of Susan Markham and Unknown.  Her sister, Lockie… Continue reading William and Jane Blaylock-The rest of the story