21 July 2017

John Sevier

Sevier Family Monument - Johnson City, Tennessee

King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain ... By Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire, Isaac Shelby:

 Late in 1773 John Sevier removed his family to the Holston country... .  He was at Watauga Fort when attacked July twenty-first, 1776. 

Watauga Fort

20 July 2017

Renton Hall Near Haddington

Illustration On Opposite Page Mentioning Renton Hall

The author of The Birds Of Berwickshire mentioned Rentonhall, near Haddington, where he was shooting birds in September of 1869.

Also see James Pittullo of Renton Hall.

19 July 2017

Hennepin's View Of Niagara Falls


Joseph Chouinard's Widow And Children

Quebec, Quebec Judicial D... Guardianships, 1639-1930  Index:

6 July 1797 [Image 613]  File# 8035
[Many relatives named]

8 May 1805 " 939    9384
File# 9384 [Image 939]

...LeSieur Joseph Chouinard age de Six? nuit ans...Francois Chouinard age de Dix Sept ans
Issues du Mariage 
...Joseph Chouinard...Josephte Fauchon...

18 July 2017

James Herschell Garrett

Ahnentafel #6 - Status Report


James Herschell Garrett was born July 18, 1903, in Lake City, Craighead County, Arkansas.  He married Katherine Irene Johnson.

Census: 1910 - Lake City, Craighead, Arkansas

Census: 1920 - Trumann, Poinsett, Arkansas (under his middle name, Herschell, not James)

21 October 1923 - Marriage To Katherine Irene Johnson (listed as Hearshall Garrett and Cathrine Johnston) Craighead, Arkansas

Census: 1930 - Flint, Genesee, Michigan (Huron Street) (under Herschel, not Garrett)

1935 - Same location as stated in the 1940 Census (per 1940 census)

Census: 1940 - Flint, Genesee, Michigan (Second Street)

City Directory: 1947
Name: James H. Garrett
Street address: 3613 Deming rd
Residence Place: Flint, Michigan, USA
Occupation: Prsr
Spouse: Kathyrn I. Garrett

Divorced: In the 1950's?

Death - Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri
15 September 1970

Obituary - Jonesboro Sun, Craighead, Arkansas
17 September 1970

Burial - Randolph County Memorial Garden Cemetery
18 September 1970

17 July 2017

Julien Chouinard

Quebec, Quebec Judicial D... Guardianships, 1639-1930  Index

5 Mar 1806  [image 724]
Julien Chouinard

Also mentioned: Angelique Asselin

Note: The French Chouinard surname may have been changed to Swinyer in English

Youngs In The Livingston Co. Index

Youngs in the New York, Probate Records, Livingston Surrogate record index 1821-1931:

Youngs in the index [Image 409]

John Jacob Astor

History of MichiganBy Sarah Lieb, included a sketch of John Jacob Astor.

See this blog for a post about the Astor House on Mackinac Island in Michigan.