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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

Amanuensis Monday: Mansfield Anderson's Second Bounty Land Claim, 7 April 1855

Continuing with papers from Mansfield and Harriet Anderson’s pension and bounty land warrant applications file. Previous posts include:

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Amanuensis Monday: Mansfield Anderson Chooses Land, 13 December 1850

Continuing with papers from Mansfield and Harriet Anderson’s pension and bounty land warrant applications file. Previous posts include:

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