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Family Legends – Philmon or is it Filmon?

There are not too many family legends in my files but there is one that is interesting. It was told to me by Marvin Philmon who was born in 1879. His father was James Philmon. James was married twice and … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Ancestors

I have 3 ancestors who served in the Revolutionary War: Jacob Ammons, Michael Dickson, and Hugh Barnett. Jacob Ammons does not have a regular service record like a muster roll. However, in 1827 he took an oath that he participated … Continue reading

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Grandisson Philmon & Martha Ulm

Grandisson L. Philmon also known as Grants was born in 1850 in Anson County, North Carolina to James and Lucinda Pare Philmon. According to Philmon legend he was given that name because his father said “he was the grandest son … Continue reading

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Ida Elizabeth Philmon

Ida Elizabeth Philmon, was born on 28 June 1879 in Marshallville, Macon Co., GA, to Grandison (Grants) and Mattie Ulm Philmon. I thought it was interesting that the news headlines in 1879 included the first successful test of the incandescent … Continue reading

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From the Family History Revisited Web Page

There are many members in a family and each has a rich, wonderful history. The challenge is to locate the stories and information on the members that make up the family.  Some of the surnames I am working on are:  … Continue reading

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Day of Remembrance – Memorial Day

Memorial Day is generally a day to honor those who gave their lives in battle.  I know of one family who received the telegram that their husband fell in battle.  She in turn let his parents and family members know.  … Continue reading

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The Ulm Family in Georgia

I received an email from a researcher asking if I had information about a particular family.  It is at times like this that I realize how little I know about some of my ancestors, especially on this line.  Years ago … Continue reading

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