Thursday, April 17, 2014

Treasure Chest Thursday: William Brown Pinkerton 1885

William Brown Pinkerton at 24 years old. William was the son of David M Pinkerton, Jr. and Mary Ann Hitchcock. This picture would have been probably taken in Minnesota where he was living with the E. T. Morgan family, along with his older sister Mary Elizabeth Pinkerton.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wedding Wednesday: David H Pinkerton marries Elizabeth Aiken

David H. Pinkerton, son of Deacon James Pinkerton and Sarah Wallace, married Elizabeth Aiken on 19 May 1839 in Goffstown, New Hampshire.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Thomas Havins

Thomas Havins, son of James Havins and Sarah Miller, was born 7 Mar 1793 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. In 1813 he married Abigail Purdon and proceeded to have a large family of at least 12 children. The family moved from Tennessee to Alabama, then to Missouri and on to Texas. Thomas passed away on 22 April 1883 in Coryell County, Texas. He is buried in Gotcher Cemetery in Copperas Cove, Texas.

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Census Sunday: Ebenezer Bourne Keene Gurney 1880 United States Federal Census

Date: 4 Jun 1880
Location: Hanson, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Household: 5866

EBK Gurney, son of Thomas Gurney and Rebecca Keene, is living in Hanson, Massachusetts with his second wife Desire. He is 71 years old and working as a surveyor.  

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