Tag Archives: Tennessee

Ancestor Bio – Dora Effie Jane Chism

Rittenberry Project By Don Taylor Today, I look at the Rittenberry family and the life of Dora Effie Jane Chism Rittenberry Johnson of Tennessee. Rittenberry Project 2017 – Ancestor #5 List of Grandparents Grandmother: Dora Effie Jane Chism [Rittenberry] [Johnson] … Continue reading

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Ancestor Biography – Elizabeth Blackwell Roberts (1796-1867)

By Don Taylor During my recent “We’re Relate” Famous Friday investigation, I noted that my relationships to Luke Bryan and to Carrie Fisher were both based upon David Blackwell, supposedly the father of my 3rd great-grandmother Elizabeth Blackwell. I had … Continue reading

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Ancestor Biography – Amanda Jane Haley (1861-1889)

Roberts-Brown-2017 Research Roberts-Scott-Haley Line By Don Taylor One of the reasons I went back to Family Tree Maker for Mac 3 is the way it handles and sources multiple names for individuals. FTMM3 allows multiple names and allows applying different … Continue reading

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Biography – Asa Ellis Roberts (1835-1886)

Roberts/Barnes Research By – Don Taylor “The rich got money and the Roberts got kids.” Well, at least they did back in the 19th century. My second great-grandfather, Asa Ellis Roberts, came from a large family. He was one of at … Continue reading

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