The internet is packed full of information about the war, its history, its heroes, campaigns, memorials and much more. Searching sites is the most difficult, for several reasons. The site may or may not be indexed. If it is not indexed it is more difficult to search, but is not impossible. On Windows, the keystroke […]
As the family story is told, my mother, Eunice Davis Burgin’s eldest brother, Paul L. Davis was killed in Germany during WWII. We do not know the story of his death. We don’t even know if the coffin returned to his parents held his remains. When his father was ask about not knowing, it is […]
I am trying to find obituaries and wills for John Wilkie Craig and Elizabeth Mary Gillespie who are probably my 2nd great grandparents. They lived and died in McDowell County in Marion Township. I believe they lived about 4 miles northwest of Marion near Tom’s Creek. They are buried in the Craig Family Cemetery that […]
We are researching William H Sullivan and Wife Elizabeth Ernest. Sullivan, William married Elizabeth Ernest in Marion, McDowell July 19, 1845, the “bondsman” was Edward Sullivan. I would love to know if this is our William H. Sullivan and who Edward was, a brother a father? Any suggestions? We have no other back records only […]
Court records submitted for McDowell County, NC on the USGenWeb Archives.
McDOWELL COUNTY, NC – OBITUARIES – Charles Harvey Greenlee, 16 Jun 2005 ————–¤¤¤¤¤¤————– Charles Harvey Greenlee a lifelong resident of the Woodlawn community of McDowell County passed away Thursday morning in the Spruce Pine Hospital following and extended illness. Charles was married to the late Jane Katherine Gill Greenlee. A graduate of Lees McRae College, […]
Amy Grisak, begins her article with a “WARNING” label! Sleep deprivation, walking through cemeteries and obsessive tendencies about scraps of paper when it comes to genealogical research. The article which appears in the 2013 Farmers’ Almanac is titled Digging up Roots – The INS and OUTS of creating your own family tree. You can read […]
National Archives Publications to help you in your research!
Blacksheep Ancestors focuses on the prison, convict, execution, outlaws, insane asylum and pirate records. A very interesting site to reserach and learn about the historical court records. The site not only covers the United States, but Canada and the United Kingdom. BlackSheep Ancestors
McDowell County Deeds listed in USGenWeb Archives Davis Deed of Convenyance of 1845 http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/mcdowell/mcdowelldeeds.html