Category Archives: Mannin

Reuben Fugate’s marriage to Katherine Smallwood

After learning that Pocahontas might be my 12th great-grandmother, I feel pursuing that part of my Brown ancestry should be a top priority. Further review of my tree and the proposed tree does have a potential error in either my … Continue reading

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Famous Ancestor – Pocahontas?

Brown-Mannin-Fugate-Martin-Pettus-Native American LineBy Don Taylor Having an account with Family Search and paying attention to the various notifications they generate can be fun. Every once in a while, I’ll receive a notice from FamilySearch and learn something fascinating. In this … Continue reading

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Manning Deep Dive – Part  3

The Mannin/Manning Families in Carter County, Kentucky – 1870 Census  One Name-One Place Study Mannin(g)-Carter County, KY Brown-Mannin(g) Line Census Sunday By Don Taylor In Part 1 of this “ Manning Deep Dive” into my great-grandmother’s ancestors, I created a … Continue reading

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Fugate – Surname Saturday

Brown-Mannin-Fugate Line By Don Taylor Ancestry indicates that Fugate is most probably a variant of Fugett. Fugett is perhaps an adaption of Fuget, a topographic name from Fuge, a regional term for fougère ‘fern.’ Neither Forebears nor Genealogy Bank have … Continue reading

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Manning Deep Dive – Part 2

Mannin(g)’s in Carter County during the 1880 Census. Census Sunday Brown-Mannin(g) Line By Don Taylor The first step in doing a Deep Dive is to confirm the use of my initial sources. The first items to review are items in … Continue reading

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