Sunday, May 16, 2010

This Week in the Family History - May 16 - 22

16 May 1942 (68 years ago) - Verda Waller "Verdie Jane" Hankins McCauley died in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Verdie was the daughter of Thomas Leander Hankins and Samantha Angeline Petty and the wife of John William McCauley. [paternal grandmother]

16 May 1957 (53 years ago) - Lucinda "Cindy" Howard Hopkins died in Wallins Creek, Harlan County, Kentucky. Cindy was the daughter of John Covey Howard and Mary F. "Polly" Morris and the widow of James Arton "Jim" Hopkins. [great-grandmother, Hopkins line]

20 May 1801 (209 years ago) - Wesley Owens was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina. He was the son of David Owens and Winefred Mullins. [3rd great-grandfather, Taylor line]

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