John and Rebecca were not only husband and wife, they were also first cousins.
Here is the delayed birth certificate for my grandpa, Daniel Page Graham, issued about 38 years after his birth.
Here is the death certificate for my grand uncle William Thomas Graham, who died one hundred years ago today.
How I came to Susie's identity was interesting. The eureka moment was when I looked at the 1910 census.
The new year was still in its infancy when Susie Redmond filed for divorce.
The 1900 census included the total number of children born to a mother, and the number still living. For Senia Scott, it was 12 and 6. Who was still living?
I recently resolved some locations in The Estate of Jesse M. Scott.
I made a few tweaks to the Broken Unions articles today. Nothing major, but thought you might like to know.
The 1866 Alabama census was just a row of numbers counting people by age group. I wondered if it was possible to cross-reference with other records to figure out who those numbers represent.
Margaret Nunnelly came a-callin' on Lieutenant Scott. Perhaps they'd known each other before the war. Perhaps she was looking for news on her brothers. Perhaps she knew what she wanted and she wanted Willis.