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The Naming of Atlanta (Tombstone Tuesday)
Plainly put, Atlanta was built on the railroad. Lucian Lamar Knight, in Georgia's Landmarks, Memorials and Legends , says it this way: ...[T]he chief factors in Atlanta's phenomenal growth are the railway lines which converge at her civic center, there for...
A collection of genealogical and historical information pertaining to the state of Georgia and the families which built it, shaped it, and lived it. Specific counties include (but are not limited to) Bibb, Carroll, Dodge, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Twiggs, Washington, Wilcox, ...
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Park for Nancy Hart, a Revolutionary Heroine
Lucian Lamar Knight described her as an "undaunted queen of the forest..." NANCY HART On Wahatche (War Woman) Creek, in Revolutionary times, lived Nancy Morgan Hart, her husband, Benjamin, and their children.  Six feet tall, masculine in strength and courag...
A collection of genealogical and historical information pertaining to the state of Georgia and the families which built it, shaped it, and lived it. Specific counties include (but are not limited to) Bibb, Carroll, Dodge, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Twiggs, Washington, Wilcox, ...
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Faith in the Cross (Wordless Wednesday)
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Mammy Kate and Daddy Jack
Not far from Georgia Governor Stephen Heard's grave (in the Elbert County cemetery named for him and his family) are two additional graves that one might be surprised to see. Two of his slaves, Mammy Kate and her husband Daddy Jack, lie near the governor. ...
Not far from Georgia Governor Stephen Heard's grave (in the Elbert County cemetery named for him and his family) are two additional graves that one might be surprised to see. Two of his slaves, Mammy Kate and her husband Dadd...
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W. B. W. Dent Owned Stone Mountain (Tombstone Tuesday)
Yet another neat tidbit of information from Georgia historian Lucian Lamar Knight: "Hon. W. B. W. Dent was another resident of Coweta [County] who served in the National House of Representatives. He was not a lawyer but a merchant, possessed of an unusual ...
Yet another neat tidbit of information from Georgia historian Lucian Lamar Knight: "Hon. W. B. W. Dent was another resident of Coweta [County] who served in the National House of Representatives. He was not a lawyer but a mer...
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Randall Robinson's Old Box-Fashioned Tombstone
While the photos are from just six months ago, the following text was originally written over 100 years prior: " Soldiers of the Revolution Buried in Coweta [County, Georgia]. On an old box-fashioned tombstone, in the lot of the Robinson family, in Oak Hil...
While the photos are from just six months ago, the following text was originally written over 100 years prior: "Soldiers of the Revolution Buried in Coweta [County, Georgia]. On an old box-fashioned tombstone, in the lot of t...
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John Powell: a Blackmon or a Napier?
© S. Lincecum If you follow this blog much, you'll likely know I don't usually post without a photo relating directly to the subject. I'm afraid I don't have one this time, but I feel the information is too valuable for genealogists not to share. Name chan...
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Gov. Stephen Heard's Grave (Tombstone Tuesday)
Gov. Heard's Grave Stephen Heard, Governor of Georgia in 1781, lawyer, planter, surveyor and soldier of the Revolution, lies buried in this family cemetery.  With a price on his head he was captured by the British at the Battle of Kettle Creek, and condemne...
Gov. Heard's Grave Stephen Heard, Governor of Georgia in 1781, lawyer, planter, surveyor and soldier of the Revolution, lies buried in this family cemetery.  With a price on his head he was captured by the British at the Batt...
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Heardmont: the Home of Gov. Stephen Heard
Gov. Heard's Home Off this road lies the site of Heardmont, home of Governor Stephen Heard, 1740 - 1815, and "God's Acre," the family cemetery where he lies buried.  A ten acre park surrounding the site is owned and maintained by the Stephen Heard Chapter, ...
A collection of genealogical and historical information pertaining to the state of Georgia and the families which built it, shaped it, and lived it. Specific counties include (but are not limited to) Bibb, Carroll, Dodge, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Twiggs, Washington, Wilcox, ...
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John William Burke, Bibliophile and Methodist Preacher
John William Burke was the founder of J. W. Burke Co., touted in 1933 as "one of Macon's oldest businesses and one of the oldest publishing houses in the state." John William Burke and wife Caroline A. Photo by James Allen. Columbus Daily Enquirer (Georgia)...
Rose Hill Cemetery is located in Macon, Bibb County, Georgia. This example of a 19th century rural cemetery park was established in 1840 by Simri Rose. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and, yes, it's where Duane Allman is buried. It is also the final resting place of the 9 ...
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William M. Smith, Continental Line -- Died at 81 or 101?
Here's an interesting discrepancy between a written history and what is "written" in stone. William M. Smith was a soldier of the American Revolution from North Carolina. He is mentioned by Lucian Lamar Knight on page 489 of Georgia's Landmarks, Memorials ...
Here's an interesting discrepancy between a written history and what is "written" in stone. William M. Smith was a soldier of the American Revolution from North Carolina. He is mentioned by Lucian Lamar Knight on page 489 of ...
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His Death Caused Tears to Flow from Hundreds of Eyes Unused to Weeping
Just over an hour ago, I posted a biographical sketch written by famed Georgia historian Lucian Lamar Knight at the Peachy Past blog . The subject of the sketch was Judge Walter T. Colquitt, namesake of Colquitt County. It was mentioned that Judge Colquit...
Just over an hour ago, I posted a biographical sketch written by famed Georgia historian Lucian Lamar Knight at the Peachy Past blog. The subject of the sketch was Judge Walter T. Colquitt, namesake of Colquitt County. It was...
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Amateur historian, avid reader, genealogist, lover of cemeteries, scrapbooker, and stitcher.  Budding photographer, baker, gardener, and DIYer.

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