Archive for June, 2003

Free Ancestry Program

by on Friday, June 13th, 2003

Free Ancestry Program is a multiplatform genealogical database – currently a work in progress. By the time it's done, the plan is to have the look and feel of Personal Ancestral File 2.2 in console versions and the look and feel of Personal Ancestral File 5.0 in desktop environments. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

Thomas Jefferson Biggers

by on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003

Thomas Jefferson Biggers Obit. He was the husband of Mary Jane McCrory, sister of the above referenced Harriet McCrory Sellers. The obituary incorrectly states that Mr. Biggers lived most of his life in Nashville when, in fact, he only lived in Davidson Co. for the last twenty years of his life. (He is listed in Dickson Co. census records of 1860 and 1870, and does not appeear in Davidson Co.census until 1880.) Mr.Biggers. died 23 Feb. 1900. This obit is from microfilm roll #49 containing the Nashville Banner, page 2 at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.


Harriet McCrory Sellers

by on Wednesday, June 11th, 2003

Obit for Harriet McCrory Sellers in Nashville, TN. She was a native of Dickson County, the daughter of John McCrory and Sarah Herrin McCrory. Her grandfather and great- grandfather, James McCrory Jr. and Sr. were pioneer settlers of Dickson Co., the elder James McCrory having received a North Carolina land grant in what is now Dickson Co. for his service in the Revolutionary War. (Source listed at end of obit.)

Lampley Reunion Directions

by on Thursday, June 5th, 2003

Reunion date – June 21, 2003

Looking for a place to stay during the Reunion?There are 2 in Fairview, right off the Fairview (#182) exit o­n Interstate 40:Deerfield Inn, 615-799-4700 and Fairview Inn, 615-799-9171.

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