Monthly Archives: August 2015

Rogers family

The eighth major line in my ancestry is that of William A. Rogers, Sr. (1767 – Halifax County, North Carolina) – 1850 Anderson County, South Carolina) and his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Duckworth Rogers (1765 – Halifax County, North Carolina) – … Continue reading

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Pickel/Pickle/Pickell family

William Pickel (1776 – 1866) and his wife, Elizabeth Wilson Pickel (1782-1869) are the first known of my line. “The correct spelling of his last name is not clear. On his tomb it is spelled Pickel; on a powder horn … Continue reading

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Ingram family

The earliest known of my Ingram ancestors was John Ingram and his wife, Mary.  John was born in Northern Ireland in 1745 and married his wife about 1764.  Of their children we know of only five sons: Richard, David, William … Continue reading

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Holland family

My earliest known Holland ancestor is John Holland who was born in 1746 in New Kent, Virginia.  He married Jane Jenkins, born in 1744 in Prince George County, Virginia, in 1770. It was their great grandson, Bluford Caldwell Holland who … Continue reading

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Edmundson family

The earliest documented of my Edmundson ancestors are Lt. James Edmundson and his wife, Penelope “Penny” Stanton Edmundson.  They were married about 1770 in North Carolina.  It was their grandson, Wright Edmundson, who was the first of this line to settle … Continue reading

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Broyles family

Johannes and Ursula are the progenitors of the Broyles, Broiles, and Briles families in America.Though born in the village of Dusslingen in Württemberg, Johannes moved, perhaps around the year 1700, to Ötisheim, a small village approximately 40 miles north as … Continue reading

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Brown family

This category is about my Brown ancestors who married into the Ingram family.  William Brown, the earliest known of my family in this line was born 28 March, 1803 in South Carolina.  William married Artemissa Burke in Georgia about 1827, … Continue reading

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Bartlett family

The Bartletts were the first of my family to settle in Texas.  Jesse Bartlett removed and settled on the Brazos River, now Hempstead, Texas in 1831.

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Ingram descendants work at improving Ingram Family Cemetery near Rural Shade, Texas

On a hot day in early August, members of the Kinsey, Baker, and Hicks families went to Rural Shade, south of Kerens, Texas to do some work on their mutual ancestors’ grave sites. The old Ingram homeplace is long gone … Continue reading

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