Clarence Ashley Thompson Sr.
Our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Clarence Ashley Thompson Sr., who passed away on August 02, 2023 in Eatonton, Putnam County, Georgia.
His interment was on August 07, 2023 in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Avera, Jefferson County, Georgia.
Below is his obituary from the Emanuel County Live website:
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
Reubin Thompson Family Update
Beasley, Coleman, Flanders, Hall, Hooks, Lumley, Kea/Key, Kirkland, Kitchen[s], Moore, Rowell, Riner, Sumner, Thigpen, Youngblood and more Continue reading
Reubin Thompson Family Update
Beasley, Coleman, Flanders, Hall, Hooks, Lumley, Kea/Key, Kirkland Kitchen[s], Moore, Rowell, Riner, Sumner, Thigpen, Youngblood, and more Continue reading
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
The Pine Log Echoes books have been received from the printers and will start shipping immediately to those persons who had previously ordered the book. Order your copy today; this high quality book about Emanuel County, Georgia is bound to sell out fast!
Pine Log Echoes book in commemoration of Emanuel County’s Bicentennial 1812-2012
Pine Log Echoes book orders are now being accepted! Continue reading
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
An October 18, 2012 announcement at the State of Georgia Office of the Governor website has advised the State of Georgia is restoring $125,000.00 to the budget of the Secretary of State in order to keep the Georgia Archives open to the public through June 30, 2013. Continue reading
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