Category Archives: Civil War

Nelson Barnes – Veteran?

Roberts/Barnes Line By Don Taylor As I researched Nelson Barnes I realized that many people are ascribing many Civil War records to Nelson indicating his service. Ancestry hints were indicating many different potential records that were all being ascribed to … Continue reading

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Biography – Enoch Mannin (1823-1907)

Roberts-Brown-2017 Research Brown/Mannin Line Ancestor #52 By Don Taylor Enoch Mannin is one of my “go to” ancestors.  That is to say that if I find a new database or website I ask myself, should I find something about Enoch … Continue reading

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Enlistment Papers – Enoch Mannin – 29 Aug 1863

Amanuensis Monday Brown Research 2017 Transcription by Don Taylor – 28 Jan 2017 [Page 1 of 3] Mannin, Enoch Reg’t:  Ky [Page 2 of 3 – Center (rotated 90 degrees right)] Enoch Mannin Volunteered at Olive Hill, KY August 29 … Continue reading

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What Kind of Disease is “Feb. Int. Quot”?

AH-20 – Sylvanus Scoggins Sometimes I’m not sure where to turn. I’ve looked at several sources and just haven’t found the answer to my question. I was recently researching Sylvester Scoggins as part of my Adair project.  Sylvester was born … Continue reading

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Searching for the death records for Frank Barber

Franklin E Barber (1836-1917) 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 4 Intro Sometimes learning a key bit of information about an ancestor can be complicated.  In the 1910 Census, Franklin’s wife, Sarah, indicates that she is a widow. Also, … Continue reading

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