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John CAMPBELL, Sr. and Mary COUCH CAMPBELL ~ Tombstone Tuesday

John CAMPBELL, Sr was my fifth-great-grandfather on my mom’s maternal side. He was born in 1763 in Orange County, North Carolina to  Patrick CAMPBELL (1724-August 27, 1799) and Elizabeth JAMES (death in 1830). John died in 1867 in Perry, Kentucky. … Continue reading

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Joshua and Patience BROWN HADLEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My sixth-great-grandfather on my adopted father’s side (step-dad initially) of the family, Joshua HADLEY, was born March 6, 1703, in Kilcleagh, Westmeath, Ireland, to Simon HADLEY (1675 – 1756) and Ruth Miller KERAN (February 1677 – December 18, 1750). Joshua … Continue reading

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Nathaniel WILLIAMS ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My second great-grandfather, Nathaniel WILLIAMS, was born in September of 1862 in Scott City, Bourbon County, Kansas, to Jacob WILLIAMS (born about 1830) and Sarah E. (March 8, 1845 – July 4, 1929). Nathaniel married Lillie Mae “Mamie” STANLEY in … Continue reading

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Fielding and Sarah JOHNSON ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My hubby’s second great-grandfather, Fielding Monroe JOHNSON, was born November 30, 1844 in Hester, Marion County, Missouri to Albert Gallatin JOHNSON (1804-1871) and Mary Catherine TURNER (1811-1867).  Fielding died December 12, 1920 in Fresno, California. My hubby’s second great-grandmother, Sarah … Continue reading

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Simon William LAKEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

Several records I have found show my great-grandfather on my adoptive father’s side’s name as William Simon LAKEY, but his tombstone and a few others say Simon W (William) LAKEY.  Either way, it appears he most likely went by “Simon” … Continue reading

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Amelia “Anna” HIGHTOWER SCOGGINS ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My fifth great-grandmother, Amelia “Anna” HIGHTOWER, was born June 10, 1765 in Orange County, North Carolina to Austin HIGHTOWER (1698-1784) and Martha CLACK (1744-1793).  Martha was Austin’s third wife and much younger than him. “Anna” married Jonah SCOGGINS (1763-1845) on … Continue reading

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