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February 2020 Blog Posts (3)

The Tea Planter's Photograph Album

A few years ago it was my good fortune to be the winning bidder for an old photograph album for sale on eBay.  Research showed that it featured Louis Gordon McIntyre and his wife Tryphena nee Hanney from around 1915 when they lived and worked on the Rangamati Tea Garden in Assam.  Their story and some of their photos can be…

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Added by Christine Thomas on February 25, 2020 at 10:48am — No Comments

Cecelia "Granny Cil" Arrowood Barrett(1835-1917)

Cecelia "Granny Cil" Arrowood Barrett

(1835-1917)

Cecelia Arrowood Barrett or "Granny Cil" as she is known to her descendants, is a unique woman who is very well known in the local genealogical community as being a common progenitor for several of the modern family lines in the Towns County, Georgia area. Down through the years she has been the subject of many family conversations ranging from humorous anecdotes to controversies that made the self…

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Added by Thomas Barrett on February 8, 2020 at 12:13am — No Comments

William Godfrey "Fishing Bill" Barrett(1827-1924)

The following is a biography on my great great grandfather, William Godfrey "Fishing Bill" Barrett, put together from long going research done by two of my cousins and myself. Enjoy!

William Godfrey "Fishing Bill" Barrett

Here is a man that has reached something of a legendary status,at least within the genealogical circles of his descendants. Throughout the years virtually nothing was known of the man other than the few mentions of him from census…

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Added by Thomas Barrett on February 5, 2020 at 8:04am — 1 Comment

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