Cole family cemetery is posted and indexed. A beautiful, and impressively well kept cemetery. To see the cemetery along with my transcription of the cemetery, click here. Cole Cemetery The people in the cemetery are also now all indexed. Here’s a direct link to the index I have made for this site.
I love the genealogical treasures you can find in chancery cases! In this post, I’ll try to explain what a chancery case is, and how they help me with family history; using the chancery of Jimmy Kidd’s estate as an example. Chancery records are not “beginner genealogy”, but it’s so worth it to learn moreContinue reading “What is a chancery? Kidd land example”
I was looking through a Virginia marriage record collection on FamilySearch.org. I found this record which completely stunned me! I had no idea! I immediately began reviewing my sources, and here’s what I discovered: This record is of James B. Jones giving his permission for Tennessee to marry Alvin Dortch. That he adopted her intoContinue reading “James B. Jones adopted Tennessee Glover (1859)”