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Santa GENEALOGIST Wanted for Christmas
I woke up this morning knowing that what I wanted most for Christmas wouldn't be found under a tree but, could possibly be found here on Afrigeneas!
I'm praying one of Santa's Elves could bring me some Death Certificate Information for Christmas to aid me in my research this year (smile).
I'd love most in the world to find DC info on my hard to finds if you're not too weary after delivering all the pretty presents to the children. That would definitely make me dance all around that tree:
DC One: Buck NORRIS, born in 1859 South Carolina or North Carolina. Have seen where he registered to vote in Harrison County, 7th Pct, 1867. Told them he'd been in Harrison County, Marshall for 8 years. I know he his last child, Millie was born in 1870 Harrison County, Marshall, TX and wife, Eliza is listed as "widow" in 1880 Census in same county. Eliza NORRIS had 8 children, 6 of whom were Sonny, Walter Marcus, Mary, Dina, Susan and Millie. Possibly one of the children may be the Informant. Believe buried at Taylor Cemetery in Marshall but, haven't located grave yet.
DC Two: Eliza NORRIS, born Eliza PINTER in 1838 South Carolina. Last seen alive at age 62 in 1900 Census living with oldest daughter Mary and husband Henry HALL in Harrison County, Pct 3, Marshall, TX. Believe Eliza to be deceased by 1930 because daughter Mary HALL is shown as a "widow" age 60 and living with her son George HALL in Pct 4, Harrison County, Marshall, TX. Family oral history also has her interned at Taylor Cemetery but, haven't located grave yet. Daughter(s) Mary or Millie or perhaps son Marcus may be listed as Informant.
DC Three: Lucy ROBERTSON, born 1846 in Alabama. Seen only in 1870 & 1880 Census, Pct 4 Upshur Co., TX. Married Henry ROBERTSON of TN. Never see them again?? Their oldest daughter, Sallie ROBINSON Norris was my GrGrGrandmother. Husband or one of kids may be Informant: Mitchel, Sallie, William, Lilly, David, Charley, Early, Dink, Olegean or Mary. Most of children buried in Titus, Upshur and Harrison Counties in Texas.
What is the name of my GrGrGrGrGrandmother on the ROBERTSON Line?
DC Four: Henry ROBERTSON, born 1835 or Anderson ROBERTSON, born 1839, both in TN. Believe them to be brothers and found both in 1870 and 1880 Census in Pct 4, Upshur Co.,Texas. Anderson is still alive at age 59 and shown in 1900 Census, Pct 2, Upshur Co., TX with wife Mary and Daughter Ella "widow" at age 29 and 3 Grandkids.
Thank you, Santa!
P.S. I'll leave some goodies for you in my prayers tonight for you to munch on and you could read the short Entry on my Blog titled "Christmas at Our House".