Monthly Archives: January 2017

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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Biography: Nancy Branch Pankey (1797-1865)

Howell-Darling-2017 Research By Don Taylor It is expedient to research direct line ancestors, so we often neglect siblings of our ancestors, particularly our distant ancestors’ siblings.  Often, to gain insight into some of our ancestors, it is helpful to research … Continue reading

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Schools I’ve Attended

Those Places Thursday My History By Don Taylor I often see articles and blogs that remind readers to write about their own life. Something that several suggest is to write about schools that you have attended. Most people have a … Continue reading

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Ancestor Biography – Martha Cannon (1764-?)

Howell-Darling Research Howell-Pankey-Cannon Line By Don Taylor Updated 15 June 2022. Updates in Purple. Getting to know female ancestors who lived before 1840 is always a challenge. Researching Martha Cannon, the wife of Thomas Armstrong Pankey, is no exception. Certainly, … Continue reading

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Ancestor Biography – Allen William Adair (1881-1963)

Adair Project 2017 – Ancestor #8 By Don Taylor Allen William Adair was a sharecropper in Paulding County Georgia. The oldest son of a sharecropper he lived a simple life, farming other people’s land, raising children, and being ever close … Continue reading

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