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Friday, March 30, 2012

1837 :: Death of Margaret Watson


On this date in our family history . . . the 30th day of March . . . in the year 1837 . . . Margaret Porter nee Watson dies in Greene County, Georgia . . . this Margaret is a maternal great-grandma to Josephine Wingfield Henry nee Davis (1842-1899) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

Georgia Comprising Sketches of
Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons
Arranged in Cyclopedic Form
By
Allen Daniel Candler, Clement Anselm Evans
:

"was some mercantile establishments shipping interests etc Porter Oliver S is to be considered as the virtual founder of the village of Porterdale where he has been engaged in the manufacturing of cotton goods about forty years being one of the best known and most honored citizens of Newton county and a member of old and distinguished families of this commonwealth He was born near Penfield Greene county Ga June 18 1836 a son of James M Porter who was born on the same family homestead and of Al fiah J Cox Porter who was born in Morgan county Ga The paternal great grandparents of the subject of this review were John and Mary Anthony Porter who came to America from Belfast Ireland in 1745 and settled in Prince Edward county Va At the in"

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Friday, March 23, 2012

Happy Birthday, Sercey



These little ones being held by their fathers are first cousins . . . on the left is my Dad, Forrest Lee Pounders (1927-1996), son of Ima (1906-1999) & Jake (1902-1957) Pounders . . . on the right is Sercey Quinney, son of Mollie (1907-2002) & Dean Quinney (1901-1987) . . . Ima and Mollie were two of seven daughters born to Charlie & Emma (Nettles) Muston . . . Sercey is celebrating his 84th birthday today . . .


Happy Birthday, Sercey!




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