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18 March 2011

Follow Friday & Friend of Friends Friday: recommend a genealogy site & slave story

A site recommended to me that is worth passing on to other history, genealogy, and slave record enthusiasts is the John Freeman Walls Historic Site and Underground Railroad Museum.

The story of love behind John and Jane Walls. The many difficulties they overcame to travel from South Carolina to Canada in the mid-1850s. Read the rest of the story. Watch for more to come in the near future.

08 March 2011

Tombstone Tuesday:1965 31 cemetery relocations in Carter County, KY


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: cemetery relocation in Carter County, KY


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: cemetery relocation in 1965 in Carter County, KY

Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: photos of the cemetery relocation in Carter County, KY in 1965


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: Carter County, KY, cemetery relocation in 1965


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: relocation of cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: cemetery relocation Carter County, KY in 1965


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

Tombstone Tuesday: 31 cemeteries relocation in Carter County, KY in 1965


Photos scanned from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

05 March 2011

Surname Saturday: relocation of 31 Eastern KY cemeteries in 1965



The following surnames were abstracted from the case records for the relocation of thirty-one cemeteries in Carter County, KY in 1965 by the Corps of Engineers for the Grayson Reservoir Project. For information regarding these textual records, contact the National Archives at Atlanta. The information needed for a textual search include the Record Group 021, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Catlettsburg, KY. civil case #718, United States vs 303.39 acres of land, more or less. 27 August 1965.

ABBOTT, ADAMS, ARNETT, BALL, BALLARD, BARKER, BARRY, BIRCH, BIRCHUM, BLANKENBECKL (BLANKENBECKLER), BLANKENBECKLER, BLEDSOE, BLEVINS, BOGGS, BOWLING, BRANHAM, BRICKEY, BROWNING, BRYANT, CARPENTER, CARROLL, CHURCH, CLAY, CLAYTON, COLE, CONLEY, CRAIG, CREECH, CROCKETT, DAVIDSON, DUNCAN, EDMISTON, ELY, EVANS, FRALEY, GAUSE, GIBSON, GILBERT, GRAY, GREER, HALE, HALL, HARPER, HARRIS, HEABERLIN, HOLLINGSWORTH, HORTON, HOUBERLIN (all others are HEABERLIN), HYLTON, JOHNSON, JUSTICE, KING, KITCHEN, KNIPP, LANDER, LEADINGHAM, LEWIS, MAGGARD, MAINUS, McDAVID, McFARLAIN, McMEANS, MILLER, MOBLEY, NEWLAND, ONEY, PALMER, PARSONS, PENNINGTON, POPE, QUALLS, RAYBURN, RICE, SALMONS, SALYERS, SAMMONS, SIMPSON, SMITH, SPARKS, STIRGILL, TACKETT, TEMPLETON, THOMPSON, TOLIVER, TRIVETT, WALKER, WALLACE, WILCOX, WILLIAMS, WORKMAN, WRIGHT.