Sunday, April 28, 2013

This Week in the Family History: April 28–May 4


April 30
Job Weeks married Mary Reed in Pope County, Illinois in 1826.

May 1
Elizabeth Berry was born in Virginia in 1777.

Spencer Mullins died in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1853.

Joseph Smith Lanier died in 1909 (location unknown).

May 3
Kathryn Louise McCauley Tomes died in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois in 2011.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Lee Hankins

Great-grandfather Thomas Leander "Lee" Hankins 
holding his grandson, William Perry Hankins, Jr. in 1922.

Yesterday was the 84th anniversary of Lee's death.



Sunday, April 21, 2013

This Week in the Family History: April 21– 27


April 23
William Taylor married Delilah Cox in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1862. 

Thomas Leander "Lee" Hankins died in Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky in 1929. 

April 25
Gladys McCauley Dukes died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky in 1978.

April 26
John R. Petty married Mary C. Bohannan in Whitfield County, Georgia in 1878.

April 27
Celia Owens was born in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1839.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

This Week in the Family History: April 14–20




April 16
Emma Jane Owens was born in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1882. 

April 17
John Emerson Goodloe died in Hopkins County, Kentucky in 1899.

April 19
Rhoda Nell Taylor was born in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1866.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

This Week in the Family History: April 7–13

April 9
Henry Lewis Goodloe married Elizabeth Berry in Clark County, Kentucky in 1801.

April 10
John William McCauley married Pearl Fitzhugh Joines in Drakesboro, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky in 1943.

April 11
Hartford Conn Taylor was born in Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1905.

April 12
William Perry Hankins married Margaret Hill in Hopkins County, Kentucky in 1921. 

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Happy Birthday, Papaw

Elmer Dennis Hopkins was born 119 years ago today. 

This picture always makes me smile.