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Christian Faith of a Youngblood Woman

Recently, I was performing more genealogical research on the Youngblood family and I located the obituary for Eliza Youngblood who died in Edgefield County, South Carolina in 1838.

Her obituary shows she was a woman of many strengths, especially her Christian Faith and should serve as an inspiration for us all. The following is her obituary: Continue reading

Thompson Reunion Newsletter – September 2014

Dear Family and Friends,

I want to thank everyone who made the 56th annual reunion last year so successful! Now it is time to invite you to the 57th reunion of Thompson kinfolk along with allied families. Sunday, October 5th, 2014, is the big day. As always, we will gather at Ebenezer Methodist Church in Kemp, west of Swainsboro, Georgia. The church doors will open at 9:30 for registration and visiting, with the program starting at 10:30. Casual dress is fine. Continue reading

Emanuel County Georgia Bicentennial Celebration

Emanuel County Georgia Bicentennial Celebration

On December 08, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., on the lawn of the Emanuel County Courthouse, there will be a celebration and dedication of a monument to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the creation of Emanuel County Georgia. Judge John Ellington of the Georgia Court of Appeals will be the keynote speaker for the dedication. There will also be celebration events planned at the Emanuel County Farm and Home Museum. Continue reading

Georgia State Archives Closed to Public effective November 1, 2012

Part of my genealogy research of our ancestors is made utilizing the Georgia Virtual Vault website. Recently the Georgia Virtual Vault website has been down (not working properly). Today, while searching for a possible repair date of the Georgia Virtual Vault website, I came across some very shocking news…

“effective November 1, 2012, the Georgia State Archives located in Morrow, GA will be closed to the public” Continue reading