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Tombstone Tuesday: The Ellison Family of Sumter County, South Carolina

  This family lived in Sumter County, South Carolina, and as the largest slaveholders in the state, were avid supporters of the Confederate cause.  The patriarch of the family, William Holmes “April” Ellison, Jr. 1,495 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: The Christian Bibles of Greene County, Tennessee

I ran across this unique surname while researching ancestors in Pulaski County, Kentucky.  If you regularly read Tombstone Tuesday articles, you’ll know that I’ve written a few of late highlighting some residents of that county, who as far as I know are not related to me – but you never know.  971 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Remember Elijah Soper

Remember Elijah Soper was born on May 4, 1794 in Milton, Chittenden County, Vermont to parents Mordecai and Naomi (Owen) Soper.  According to The New Soper Compendium… 849 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Dr. Jesse Lovask Green (His Quiver Was Exceedingly Full)

    Jesse Lovask Green was born on February 1, 1802 to parents Amos and Elizabeth (Searcy) Green in Rutherford County, North Carolina.  Amos and Elizabeth were the parents of several children, possibly as many as twelve or thirteen.  735 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday

Hello there,

Not done a ‘Blog Prompt’ for a while, so I’ve picked “Tombstone Tuesday” for today’s blog prompt.

This is a picture of my Grandparents (Maternal) Grave, which is also on ‘Find a Grave’ 26 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Iredel and Siotha Ping Wright

Iredel Wright was born to parents Henry Monroe and Rebecca (Cordell) Wright in December of 1859, according to the 1860 Census, this despite the fact that his tombstone reads December 12, 1860.  678 more words

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Tombstone Tuesday: Madison Johnson

This is the gravestone of my 4th great-grandfather, Madison Johnson. He was a Private in the Confederate Army. He is buried in Jacksboro, Tennessee.

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