Follow Friday: Deb Ruth’s "Adventures in Genealogy"

Adventures in Genealogy is a personal genealogy & family history blog. It is written by +Deb Ruth of Baltimore, Maryland. She is a professional librarian.

The oldest blog post is titled In the beginning…. posted Sunday, August 22, 2010. The most recent blog post, as of this writing, is titled One Ancestor ~ Two Mysteries posted on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

I would highly recommend following Adventures in Genealogy.

Jason Wayne Crews © 2013 Genealogy Sphere

Surname Saturday: MARTIN

This is my thirty fifth entry in this weekly series highlighting each surname in my ancestral line. I am up to # 71 on my Ahnentafel Report at my 4th Great-Grand Mother’s surname of MARTIN.

1) Jason Wayne CREWS

  • b. LIVING

2) Charles Wayne CREWS

  • b. LIVING

4) William Leroy CREWS

  • b. 06 Aug 1928 in Texas, USA
  • d. 29 Sep 1996 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA

8) Willie Dee CREWS

  • b. 09 Jul 1910 in Texas, USA
  • d. 16 Jan 1978 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA

17) Nemmie Margaret WHITAKER

  • b. 06 Jul 1888 in Texas, USA
  • d. 07 Oct 1962 in Paris, Texas, USA

35) Sarah Elizabeth GOTCHER

  • b. 30 May 1866 in Mississippi, USA
  • d. 11 Nov 1938 in Red River, Texas, USA

71) Sarah Ann MARTIN was born in 1836 in Alabama, USA as the second child of Unknown MARTIN. She was also known as Sallie. She had one sibling, namely: Nancie M. When she was 30, She married Louis D GOTCHER,son of James D GOTCHER and Jemima GOTCHER, in 1866 in Mississippi, USA. She died on 22 Feb 1908 in Bogata, Red River, Texas, USA. Her cause of death was burns. She was buried in Bogata Cemetery in Bogata, Red River, Texas, USA.

Louis D GOTCHER and Sarah Ann MARTIN had the following children:

  1. Sarah Elizabeth GOTCHER was born on 30 May 1866 in Mississippi, USA. She died on 11 Nov 1938 in Red River, Texas, USA. She married Wiley L. Dow WHITAKER on 26 Apr 1884 in Red River, Texas, USA.
  2. William GOTCHER was born in Sep 1868 in Mississippi, USA. He died in Texas, USA.
  3. James GOTCHER was born in 1872 in Texas, USA. He died in Texas, USA.
  4. Mary Louise GOTCHER was born in 1877 in Texas, USA. She died on 06 Aug 1956 in Red River, Texas, USA. She married William Bert WHITAKER in 1896.
  5. Babe GOTCHER was born in 1879 in Texas, USA.
  6. Robert Clark GOTCHER was born in Mar 1880 in Red River, Texas, USA. He died on 20 Aug 1917 in Red River, Texas, USA.
  7. Georgia A GOTCHER was born in Sep 1886 in Texas, USA.

If you descend from anyone listed above or can add or correct any information listed above, please contact me so we can compare notes! I love adding information to my database and can probably assist you as well!
Jason Wayne Crews © 2012 Genealogy Sphere

Wordless Wednesday: William Leroy CREWS

I am posting family photographs from my collection for Wordless Wednesday. 
The photo below is of my Grand Father, William Leroy CREWS. It was shared with me by my Uncle “Bubba” William Earl CREWS.
William Leroy CREWS was born on 06 Aug 1928 in Red River, Texas, USA as the first child of Willie Dee CREWS and Hestor Louise MORTON. He had three siblings, namely: Mary Jo, Robert George, and Dona Marie. He served in the military between 05 Jan 1949–11 Sep 1952 during the U.S. Army as a Private First Class. When he was 26, He married Dixie Pauline POSEY,daughter of James Elmer POSEY and Lillian Flora BAUGHIER, on 30 Jul 1955. When he was 55, He married Minnie Pearl HARGROVES on 07 Sep 1983 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He died on 29 Sep 1996 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA. He was buried in Springhill Cemetery in Lamar, Texas, USA on 02 Oct 1996.
William Leroy CREWS and Dixie Pauline POSEY had the following children:
  1. William Earl CREWS was born on 01 Feb 1958 in Lamar, Texas, USA. He married Debra Ann GARY on 10 Dec 1980 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He married Cynthia Denyse STEPHENS on 28 Sep 1991 in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  2. Charles Wayne CREWS was born on 10 Apr 1960 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA. He married Sherry Lynn WAGGONER on 14 Mar 1981.
  3. Mark Anthony CREWS was born on 19 Nov 1963 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He died on 26 Oct 1991 in San Francisco, California, USA.

William Leroy CREWS and Minnie Pearl HARGROVES  had no children.
Jason Wayne Crews © 2013 Genealogy Sphere

Surname Saturday: MARTIN

This is my thirty fourth entry in this weekly series highlighting each surname in my ancestral line. I am up to #69 on my Ahnentafel Report at my 4th Great-Grand Mother’s surname of MARTIN.

1) Jason Wayne CREWS

  • b. LIVING

2) Charles Wayne CREWS

  • b. LIVING

4) William Leroy CREWS

  • b. 06 Aug 1928 in Texas, USA
  • d. 29 Sep 1996 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA

8) Willie Dee CREWS

  • b. 09 Jul 1910 in Texas, USA
  • d. 16 Jan 1978 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA

17) Nemmie Margaret WHITAKER

  • b. 06 Jul 1888 in Texas, USA
  • d. 07 Oct 1962 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA

34) Wiley L. Dow WHITAKER

  • b. Dec 1864 in Mississippi, USA
  • d. 25 Jul 1917

69) Nancie M MARTIN was born in Apr 1839 in Georgia, USA as the first child of Unknown MARTIN. She had one sibling, namely: Sarah Ann. When she was 22, She married William Hampton WHITAKER,son of Robert Monroe WHITAKER and Catherine M MORRIS, in 1862. Her death date is unknown to me at this time.

William Hampton WHITAKER and Nancie M MARTIN had the following children:

  1. Wiley L. Dow WHITAKER was born in Dec 1864 in Mississippi, USA. He died on 25 Jul 1917 in Detroit, Red River, Texas, USA. He married Sarah Elizabeth GOTCHER on 26 Apr 1884 in Red River, Texas, USA.
  2. William Bert WHITAKER was born in May 1867 in Mississippi, USA. He married Mary Louise GOTCHER in 1896.
  3. Allen WHITAKER was born in Apr 1873 in Mississippi, USA.
  4. Mary Lee WHITAKER was born on 13 Jun 1873 in Bells, Grayson, Texas, USA. She died on 13 Dec 1961 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  5. Docia WHITAKER was born in Mar 1874 in Mississippi, USA.
  6. Thomas WHITAKER was born in Apr 1879 in Mississippi, USA.
  7. Della WHITAKER was born in Aug 1883 in Mississippi, USA.

If you descend from anyone listed above or can add or correct any information listed above, please contact me so we can compare notes! I love adding information to my database and can probably assist you as well!
Jason Wayne Crews © 2012 Genealogy Sphere

Follow Friday: The Ancestor Hunt

The Ancestor Hunt is a genealogy & family history blog with genealogy industry events & information as well  as research tips, techniques & how to articles. It is written by Kenneth Marks of Peoria, Arizona. Kenneth is a professional genealogist and family historian.

The oldest blog post is titled A Family Interview Yields the Best Info So Far posted October 6, 2010. The most recent blog post, as of this writing, is titled Family Search – Sorry – No Cigar posted on April 30, 2013.

I would highly recommend following Kenneth Marks’ blog The Ancestor Hunt, as well as his other blogs Marksology & Braunhart Mania.

Wordless Wednesday: William Leroy CREWS

I am posting family photographs from my collection for Wordless Wednesday. 
The photo below is of my Grand Father, William Leroy CREWS. It was shared with me by my Uncle “Bubba” William Earl CREWS.
William Leroy CREWS was born on 06 Aug 1928 in Red River, Texas, USA as the first child of Willie Dee CREWS and Hestor Louise MORTON. He had three siblings, namely: Mary Jo, Robert George, and Dona Marie. He served in the military between 05 Jan 1949–11 Sep 1952 during the U.S. Army as a Private First Class. When he was 26, He married Dixie Pauline POSEY,daughter of James Elmer POSEY and Lillian Flora BAUGHIER, on 30 Jul 1955. When he was 55, He married Minnie Pearl HARGROVES on 07 Sep 1983 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He died on 29 Sep 1996 in Paris, Lamar, Texas, USA. He was buried in Springhill Cemetery in Lamar, Texas, USA on 02 Oct 1996.
William Leroy CREWS and Dixie Pauline POSEY had the following children:
  1. William Earl CREWS was born on 01 Feb 1958 in Lamar, Texas, USA. He married Debra Ann GARY on 10 Dec 1980 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He married Cynthia Denyse STEPHENS on 28 Sep 1991 in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  2. Charles Wayne CREWS was born on 10 Apr 1960 in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA. He married Sherry Lynn WAGGONER on 14 Mar 1981.
  3. Mark Anthony CREWS was born on 19 Nov 1963 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He died on 26 Oct 1991 in San Francisco, California, USA.

William Leroy CREWS and Minnie Pearl HARGROVES  had no children.
Jason Wayne Crews © 2013 Genealogy Sphere

Tombstone Tuesday: Juanita Delphine RICE & Corbie Lee MINCHEW

Today’s tombstone is that of my Grand Aunt Juanita Delphine RICE & Grand Uncle Corbie Lee MINCHEW. Their grave is located in Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, USA.

Juanita Delphine RICE was born on 30 Jan 1929 in Wells, Cherokee, Texas, USA as the ninth child of James Arthur RICE and Mary Eva MCCRIGHT. She had nine siblings, namely: Irene Elizabeth, Ila Mae, Frankie Marie, Katherine Joyce, Lillie Kate, Margaret Augusta, Coy Delbert, Roy Elbert, and Mary Evelyn. When she was 19, She married Corbie Lee MINCHEW, son of Williiam Albert MINCHEW and Minnie Lee JORDAN, on 07 Feb 1948 in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, USA. She died on 11 Sep 2003 in Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas, USA. She was buried in Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, USA on 15 Sep 2003.

Corbie Lee MINCHEW and Juanita Delphine RICE had the following children:

  1. Ronald Lee MINCHEW was born on [LIVING Private]. He married Vickie Lynn WALKER on [LIVING Private].
  2. Gary Randall MINCHEW was born on [LIVING Private].
  3. Kenneth Wayne MINCHEW was born on [LIVING Private]. He married Lawana Faith PRICE on [LIVING Private].
  4. Brenda Gail MINCHEW was born on [LIVING Private]. She married Michael Dean GIBSON on [LIVING Private].

Jason Wayne Crews © 2012 Genealogy Sphere