My mother’s side of the family is never easy to research. They were poor sharecroppers after the Civil War on one side. The other side gentlemen farmers. A few did own large plantations, but for the most part researching her family has tested every thing I have ever learned in 30 years of genealogy research… Continue reading Using FAN to Research-Or Why I Could Strangle a Census Taker
It’s pretty much a given that Moza Hurt had a daughter named Patience. He mentions her and her twin sister in his will dated 15 Dec 1791: I Moza Hurt of Halifax County being in perfect health both of body mind, sence and memory thanks be to God for the same. Yet calling to… Continue reading When You’ve Got It All Wrong….
This is my week 6 post 52 Ancestors In my effort to find the father of Green Hubbard, I have been researching Hubbard’s from Wilkes County, NC. Green married Susannah Parkes there in 1826. I had already ruled out Benjamin Hubbard, but I was very interested in Samuel Hubbard. Samuel apparently died intestate, because I… Continue reading Now That’s a Best Friend!….
Well, I was so close. I found everyone but Joseph Hubbard. I just can't find him. His wife, Martha died in 1916. I am pretty sure he lived in the 5th District of Davidson County, TN, since it was the enumeration of the area that was part of the old 6th District where Joe and… Continue reading 1920 Census