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 […]
North Carolina People in the Papers is a great website, generously donated information, that has been collected from NC newspapers spanning from 1799 to the 1960s. Check out this great resource.
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 […]
Last October, I received this email from Joe and I am posting this just as it was written. This great information, Joe , I thank you for sharing. All of these folks were from McDowell County. Attached you will find three pictures and some text for each as was provided to my by Jim Padgett […]
A link to the National Archives website with information on obtaining Veterans’ Service Records.
National Archives Publications to help you in your research!
I am very honored to have been asked to be the speaker here today; I must admit, though that it is a more than a little intimidating to speak to people who know you so well and who have known you for so long. This is definitely a “Homecoming” for me. As most of you […]