From Unknown to Known

Thanks to an Elliott cousin one of the unknown photographs has been identified.  (Thanks, Cynthia!)

Mary Elizabeth “Bettie” Scott

 

Mary Elizabeth “Bettie” Scott was the daughter of Robert Moore Scott and Susan Watkins Edwards of Clarksville, Virginia.  She was born 12 Jan 1834 and died 05 Jan 1912.  Mary Elizabeth married Campbell Barnett [...]

Cajabeth White

Cajabeth White

 

For quite some time now I and another researcher (Hi, Jack!) have been researching our White family ancestors.  As you can imagine, researching men with the surname of  White in NC and VA is a bit daunting.  Needless to say, Cajabeth White has proven to be the “brick wall” in the White family [...]

Searching For Ancestors in Boydton, VA

Mecklenburg County Courthouse

I do love researching my ancestors in county courthouses.  This week I got to spend time in the Mecklenburg County, VA courthouse in Boydton, VA.

Mecklenburg County Courthouse

A beautiful drive up through rural NC and VA led me to the historic town of Boydton, VA.  Inside the records room is very modern. [...]

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