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Tombstone Tuesday: Martha Ledford, 1850 - 1920

Martha Ledford
June 6, 1850
July 4, 1920
Gone but not forgotten

Martha Ledford was the daughter of David and Sarah Matilda (Ballew) Carpenter and the wife of… 20 more words

Macon County North Carolina

When Was Amy (Nichols) Ledford Born?

Last week, I briefly discussed documentation for John Ledford’s date of death. The conflicts between the information presented in various records pertaining to John’s death were fairly easy to resolve. 449 more words

Macon County North Carolina

John Ledford's Date of Death

Today is the 120th anniversary of the death of my great-great-great grandfather, John Ledford.

John Ledford
Mar 1 1822
Apr 1 18941

Given the date on his tombstone, y’all probably think I’ve gone ’round the bend, but no, I haven’t. 223 more words

Macon County North Carolina

Feature Friday: Anderson Creek News, 12 November 1920

The following is from the 12 November 1920 issue of The Franklin Press, found on page two. From the people named, I believe Anderson Creek was located in the Cartoogechaye area of Macon County, North Carolina. 264 more words


Four Brick Wall Breakers

Oh, the dreaded brick wall ancestor, the bane of every genealogist’s life! We all have them, those ancestors who refuse to cooperate and instead prefer to lurk just out of reach of our inquisitive minds. 1,062 more words

Rabun County Georgia

Old Photo Week: Various Stray Pictures

The writing on the back is in pencil. The back is torn across the first word, which looks like it may have been Mama, then the writing continues “& daddy”. 74 more words

Ledford Family