Archive for October, 2011

October 19, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Edward Ivan, Crew Member on the Little Lulu

Edward Ivan, crew member on the Little Lulu.

October 18, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday: Mattie Cragg, Powell Gap Cemetery, Rabun Co., GA

Mattie Carson Cragg, wife of Isaac Cragg (a son of Albert and Sarah Shook Cragg) was buried at Powell Gap Cemetery off Bridge Creek Road in Rabun Co., GA.

June 9, 1876
May 5, 1916

The inscription reads, “She was a kind and affectionate wife, a fond mother, and a friend to all.”

October 14, 2011

Feature Friday: Honor Roll, March 30, 1899

For the past year or so, I’ve been working on compiling a volume of items published in the early newspapers of Rabun Co., GA, namely The Clayton Argus (1894), The Tallulah Falls Spray (1897 – 1898), and The Clayton Tribune (1899). I finished the main body of the volume several weeks ago and am now working on an index. I have applied for a publishing grant through the R. J. Taylor, Jr. Foundation and, if accepted, I hope to have this volume published within the next few months.

To incite interest in the project, I decided to publish small excerpts every Friday from now through November, or possibly longer.

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October 12, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Edward J. Maloney, Crew Member on the Little Lulu

Edward J. Maloney, crew member on the Little Lulu. The writing in the lower right-hand corner reads, “At home, Aprill 1944” and something else I could not decipher.

October 1, 2011

Step by Step #8: Summarizing and Continuing Research on the Teague Family

In the last two posts of this series (Part 1 and Part 2), we identified the parents of Roy S. Teague of Rabun County, Georgia. Today, we will continue working on the Teague family by first summarizing what we know of William Stephen Teague, Roy’s father, and then trying to determine the identities of Stephen’s parents.

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