Tag Archives: Project Adair

Community Context Research Yields Clues

 Adair Project By Don Taylor Determining Elmer D. Adair’s parents has been frustrating me for some time. He is the paternal grandfather in my Adair Project and something of a nefarious character. He wasn’t spoken about in the Adair family. … 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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Bio – Lura Scroggins (1906-1949)

Adair Project AH-05 – Lura Scoggins 6 October 1906 – August 1949 Lura Scoggins was born on 6 October 1906 in Georgia[i],[ii]; she died in August 1949 in Georgia, at age 42.[iii],[iv] She was buried in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church … Continue reading

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Autosomal DNA Results and Indie [Jackson]

[I recently received a question from a friend whose DNA results I manage.] Q: I was looking over these results & I’m confused. I have always been told that my biological father’s mother was like half Cherokee Indian. I didn’t … Continue reading

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AH-06 – Svend Christian Hansen (1899-1955)

I would never of thought it, but there are several people named Svend Hansen who were born in 1899 or 1900.  Trying to untangle them is quite a chore, particularly because several of them were sailors. There are many ships that … Continue reading

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Another reason to use Genealogy Software

George Scoggins Some time ago, Dec 2013, I mentioned a problem that I was having because there were two George Scoggins who lived in Cobb County at the same time. One was born in December 1878, the other Oct 6, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2015

Happy New Year!   I hope your holidays have been a lovely and joyous as mine and that your New Year be safe and prosperous. In ending my 2014 year I thought I’d update everyone on what I anticipate for … Continue reading

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Y-DNA Projects – 16 December 2014

Where I am at with my Y-DNA Projects, 16 December 2014 My Wife’s Y-DNA – Ancestry My wife’s brother tested his Y-DNA with Ancestry.Com. Because they have quit supporting Y-DNA and because I haven’t done a transfer of the Ancestry … Continue reading

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Two George Scoggins’ in Cobb County, Georgia?

Two George Scoggins’ in Cobb County, Georgia? I’m always prepared to start over a particular line of research if an inconsistency occurs and it seems I have one in my Scoggins Project.    I was doing research, for a close … Continue reading

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Deserter, Traitor, Malingerer?

Deserter, Traitor, Malingerer? You Decide. Sometimes there is a reason why a family doesn’t speak much about an ancestor.  A very good friend of mine had virtually no oral history regarding an ancestor, a second great grandfather. He and his … Continue reading

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