Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 26

Pleasant Union Baptist Church Cemetery

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Pleasant Union Baptist Church is a small church located on Steve Tate Highway in Dawson County, Georgia. Interestingly enough,on page 24 of Dawson County, Georgia, Heritage, 1857-1996 (Dawsonville, Georgia: Dawson Co. Historical & Genealogical Society, 1997) has two entries for Pleasant Union Baptist Church, one prepared by Padgett Tinsley and the other by Evylene A. …

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Feb 26

World War I Draft Registration

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World War I draft registration cards are a valuable resource and many have used the microfilm copies that are on Ancestry.com. But have you held the “real thing” in your hand, the one your ancestor actually held in his hand (that is if he could write) when he signed his name? Have you seen the …

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Feb 26

Death of Hobart Cape

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The Cape Family of Hinton, Georgia, witnessed more than it’s share of tragedy. I have so much empathy for Alice D. (Yancy) Cape, wife of William L. Cape and mother of Cora, Levi, Hobart, Madie, and Waldo. A family ruckus erupted on August 4th, 1924 and Levi, who reported was intoxicated, drew a gun and …

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Feb 25

North Georgia Historical Research

When I began blogging in earnest last November, I created two blogs, one for Woodward Family Research (including variant spellings) throughout the United States, and the other “Anamnesis: Musings by Linda” designed to be used for a variety of topics. I’ve learned that “Anamnesis” is too diverse! Consequently, the blog has been split into three …

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