Broken Unions Errata II

I was digging around at Fold3 today and discovered a beautiful hand-drawn map of the Second Battle of Bull Run, also known as the Second Battle of Manassas to the rebel forces. My 3x great uncle John Henry Scott was wounded at this battle on the last day of fighting. I decided to add the…

Mary Bohannon Errata

Today, I noticed that I made an error in the article on Mary Francis Bohannon's death certificate. In the paragraph debating the accuracy of her birth date, I cited the 1900 census as evidence, but I cited the wrong one. The census I cited actually referred to Patrick Bohannon's second wife Mary Wilbanks. I have…

Tidying Up

Thanks to a brief e-mail conversation with Larry Watts, I was able to find Eliza Ann Graham in the 1940 census, which led me to do a major overhaul of my 2010 article about her. The following changes were published today: Eliza Ann Graham Added section headers by decade Added county clerk’s name to marriage…

Tidying Up

Today I published an update to my 2010 article on John Henry Graham and Mary Matilda Bohannon. Updated the link to the National Archives regarding the 1890 census. Added images from the 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 census. Added in the name of the day for all known dates. Added relationship between Mary Matilda Bohannon…

Pink Coffin

I was re-reading my previous article on Jesse Graham & Sarah Scott when I had the following conversation with my daughter. “What’s that?” she asked, looking at a photograph of a grave marker. “That’s the grave of my great great grandmother, and your great great great grandmother,” I said. “What’s the coffin look like?” “I…