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What's New

Here are the site's Updates and Additions since the last time you visited:

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Updated Landrum info and sources.

Added Browne family of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Added Billingsley info.

Added family group sheets for Carnahan and Jones.

Saturday, January 30, 2010
Added death certificates for Herman Risener & Thomas Jones. Thomsa' doesn't have much information, but it does provide additional proof that he was the son of Shedrick Jones.

Also finished redoing the Marriages page.

Sunday, January 24, 2010
Added Marriage Documents for Benton, Morgan, Smith, Burkhardt, Gearson, & Risener. NOTE: I'm also reworking that marriage page, so even if you don't see a name listed as having marriage documents, go ahead and check the surname list lower down the page. Some of the documents are linked there instead of at the top. Eventually, all the documents will be linked from those surname pages.

Friday, January 15, 2010
Added Sources for Adams & Pettigrew.

Added Weatherford info.

Added Owens line.

Thursday, January 14, 2010
Added Pettigrew Family Group Sheets & family tree info.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Added Birth Records for Parensen, Newtson and Hamre (Alvsdatter), and made Death Records easier to find by placing a link on the home page.

Updated Adams info, adding several more generations, back to Thomas Adams of Northamptonshire, England. Added family group sheets, updated family tree, and added the will of Phillip Addams of Somerset County, Maryland.
Added two lines of Taylor. One ties into the Mangum/Benton family, and one to the Moore family.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Added photos of marriage documents for Crafton, Pettigrew, Curtis, Visor, Morgan, Elkin and Russell.
Also added grave stone photos for John Templeton Wallace, Elizabeth J. Wallace, Nancy A. Wallace and Sam Wallace. All these photos were shared by Jimmy Wallace. In addition, Jimmy had new markers made for John and his sisters Elizabeth and Nancy, and had them placed on their graves last year. What a wonderful thing to do, and his work is very much appreciated!

Sunday, January 10, 2010
Added grave marker photos for Joseph Adair, Jr. and his son, John Adair. Also added a clearer photo of the stone marking the grave of John Thompson and his wife Rebecca Thompson. Thanks to Ernest Davis for these photos!

Added quite a few photos for the Brown, Davis and Burkhardt families. Huge thanks to Ralph F. Gearson, Sr. and Rick & Cathy Gearson for these!

Added several marriage documents for Kidwell, Smith, Claxton, Cox/Solomon/Cluck, Jones & Carnahan.

I've quite a bit more to do, so check back!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Added photos of the grave markers for Kenneth Morgan and Joe Risener.

Added Aigelsreiter Family Group Sheets.

Added Candler Family Group Sheets.

Saturday, May 16, 2009
Thanks to a very sweet lady named Charlotte in Linz, Austria, I've posted photos of the graves of Josef & Barbara Kristufek Aigelsreiter.

Friday, May 15, 2009
Added new photos for Richard McDaniel and Nancy Steel McDaniel. Several years ago, Lynn Banard Risener and Shirley Bogart Harper undertook to have the original photos enhanced, and have graciously allowed me to share them with you. Thank you, ladies! The photos are on the McDaniel photo page. Click on the thumbnail of the original to see the new and improved version.

Updated the Brick Walls page to reflect that we no longer believe John Wallace of De Kalb County, Alabama was the son of William Wallace of Union County, South Carolina. Jimmy Wallace of Alabama did some hard work, and ultimately disproved the theory. It was a big disappointment, as William's family was very well-documented in county records. Jimmy plans to give his findings to the genealogical society in Union County, so if William is your line, you'll have Jimmy to thank for going back several more generations. Now, if we could only find out more about John...

Lynn Risener has also shared the Revolutionary War pension application for Warner Metcalf, as well as Elizabeth Kilpatrick Metcalf's widow's pension application. Links to these images can be found on Warner's military page.

Monday, April 13, 2009
Added a bunch of Birth and Death records.

Also added Parensen family group sheets.

Thursday, January 15, 2009
Added gravestone photos for Berry & Beckey Hammond Estes, and Hill K. and Elizabeth Stokes Self on the Estes cemetery page. Also added gravestone photos (and one memorial marker) for William and Ellen Moore, Sarah Taylor, and Jonathan Woodall on the Moore cemetery page.

Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Added Thompson family tree.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Made corrections to the Estes information, correcting the family of Bailey Estes on Family Tree and Family Group Sheets.
Added Slaven information and updated the Sources page.

Friday, January 2, 2009
Added information on my Russell and Pitts lines.
Began adding information on my Holladay & Rawlings lines.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Added Wingfield family tree, family group sheets, and sources.
Added info on our descent from William the Conqueror.

Friday, September 12, 2008
Added Wright family tree, family group sheets, and the Will of Wingfield Wright, Sr.

Thursday, September 11, 2008
Never forget.
Added Templeton tree, family group sheets and source information.
Updated all Roden info.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Updated all Horton information.
Added marriages for Gunter, Hammond, Holt, Hood, Horton, Jones, Kidwell and Kilpatrick.
Added marriages for Dumas, Elkin, Estes, Gilbreath, Goldman, Gravely and Groom.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Happy Birthday, Mackenzie!
Added Stokes info, including family tree & group sheets, land records, grave photos, census readings, Southern Claims Commission documents and sources for Stokes info.
Corrected parentage of Telitha J. Adair Estes, and added sources for Adair info.
Added cemetery photos for Christian Risener, Mary Risener McCallister, Hazel Morgan Greathouse, Marshall Moore, Sr. and Jonas Moore.
Added photo for Julia Self.
I also added some new security measures to the site. If you'd like text, documents or photos, contact me or the person who submitted them. Right clicking to save from this site no longer functions. Thanks!

Thursday, January 3, 2008
Began adding our "royal" ancestors! This has been fun! I've started with Robert the Bruce, my own 21st great-grandfather.

Monday, December 31, 2007
Added a new Smith line and updated info on the first one.
Added two Williams families.
Here's hoping we break through all our brick walls in 2008!

Friday, December 28, 2007
Added Hogan info, including Family Tree, Group Sheets and Sources.
Added more Kilpatrick information.
Added a will and some memorabilia for Lewis.

Thursday, December 27, 2007
Updated and added to Metcalf information.
Added some Miscellaneous files for Hammond.
Updated Kilpatrick information.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007
I realized my Hammond information had gone MIA, so I put it back. No idea how it went missing...

Monday, December 24, 2007
I color-coded the Surnames page to make it easier for you to find the lines corresponding to your family.

Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 23, 2007
Added info for the following lines: McMurtray, Newman, Nunn, Parker, Partain, Staples. All can be found on the Surnames page.
Added some Wills I kept forgetting: Joseph Adair Jr, Joseph Adair Sr, William Hood Jr, John Stevens & Francis Clark. I also added lines of descent for each will on this site so you can tell who's descended from who. (Whom?)
Added Revolutionary War records for Joseph Adair Sr. & Joseph Adair, Jr.
Added Sources for Kidwell info.

Friday, December 21, 2007
Updated and added to Mangum family information.
Added some Miscellaneous info on the Gunters in Alabama. Anyone know who these folks are?
Added a bit to the Goldman family.

Thursday, December 20, 2007
Updated and added to Elkin family information.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Added photographs of the Morgan and Smith families. I need some help identifying some of the Smiths!
Updated Gunter family info.
Updated and added to Morgan family information.
Added Civil War information for Emeriah Self & his son, Hill K. to the Military pages.
Added Ivy Dollar, our first Union soldier (well, you knew there had to be some Yankees in here somewhere! _grin_) to the Military pages.
Updated Dollar family information.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Added Revolutionary War information for Robert Wooding & James Chappell to the Military pages.
Added a scan & transcription of a letter from Robert Wooding to Thomas Jefferson (yes, that Thomas Jefferson) in 1781 to Memorabilia. Click on "Letters & Postcards" to find it.
Added the Last Will & Testament of Nicholas Ewstes (Estes), written in 1533. No, that's not a typo - it's really 1533.
Updated Self information.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Updated Estes information.

Monday, December 10, 2007
Added Abraham Horton's Revolutionary War info and info for our veterans of the War of 1812, Mexican War, World War I and World War II. All can be found on the Military page.

Sunday, December 9, 2007
Completely reworked the Military information. Each veteran now has his own page with his military service information. I've also included the veteran's line of descent on the page to make it easier to see how he fits into the family tree. So far, only the veterans of the Revolutionary War are up (I think I got all of them) but I'll be adding veterans from other wars in the near future.
Added Holt information.

Friday, December 7, 2007
Updated Landrum information.
Also added more miscellaneous Hood files.

Thursday, December 6, 2007
Updated McDaniel information.

Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Added Steel information, what there is of it.
Finished the Driskill family group sheets.
Updated the Gilbreath surname information, including tree, group sheets and sources.
Also updated the Sources page with links to more surname sources found on this site.
Updated Hood family info.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007
Updated the Driskill surname information, including family tree, group sheets, photos, graves, obits, marriages, sources, etc. I hope to have the Family Group Sheets complete by the end of the week.

Sunday, December 2, 2007
Added Newtson surname information, including obits, grave photos, etc.

Thursday, November 29, 2007
Added Gravely surname information.

Monday, May 7, 2007
Began updated Hood photos.

Sunday, May 6, 2007
Added quite a few Gearson grave photos, including Brown, Davis, Gravely & Newtson. Also added obituaries for several of these folks. You can find a link to the obits under the gravestone photo or click on the obit link on the home page.

Thursday, May 3, 2007
Added lots of Burkhardt info, including Family Tree, Family Group Sheets, Death Certificate, Obituary, a photo of Viola Burkhardt (Viola Shermont) and Newspaper Articles.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Added Perham surname information.
Added photo of Marjorie Davis Gearson.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Added more marriages, for Crafton, Davis, Dollar, Driskill, Newtson and Nunn.
Added McSwain info.
Added what little Clariday info I have.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
Began adding marriage information for those whom I don't have actual documents. If you have some and want to share them, please email me. Additionally, if you can provide proof for some of the marriage dates I have with no sources, please let me know.
Added Family Group Sheets for the family of Thomas Henry Risener
Added Brown info, inlcuding Family Tree, Family Group Sheets, Marriages and Sources

Saturday, April 21, 2007
Added Dumas information.

Sunday, April 15, 2007
Added John Wallace's claim to the Southern Claims Commission. Right now it's just the images; I'll start transcribing it soon.

Saturday, April 14, 2007
Completed the Burleson Family Group Sheets as far as I have them.
Updated Chappell Family Tree.
Added Hammond Photos.

Friday, April 13, 2007
Added information for the surnames Moorman and Pope. The links are on the Surnames page.
Added a photo of Thomas Carruthers Mangum & Mary Jane Barnes to the Photos pages.
Added a photo of the grave marker for James M. Risener, husband of Eleanor Jane Tipton. This photo was kindly taken for me by Eric Kreft of St. Louis, Missouri. Thank you, Eric!!
Updated the Burleson info with an updated Family tree and began their Family Group Sheets. Still have to tackle Hilkiah, his three wives and his 25 children. Not tonight.

Thursday, April 12, 2007
Added a TON of Gearson information, including family tree, family group sheets, obits & death certificates. And by the way, if anyone can decipher the name of Germain Gearson's mother on his death certificate, I really wish you'd let me know what it is. I haven't been able to figure it out yet.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Added Wallace sources.
Also added Moore information.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Completed enough Wallace Family Group Sheets to add a link. I still have a few more to do, but this will get you started.
Added a couple of photos to the Cemetery photos under "Risener & Related Families". New photo of William Allison Driskill's stone and a new photo of Tolivar Driskill's stone. It think it's really neat the way they have preserved these old markers.
Changed the Risener Family Tree & Family Group Sheets to fit the new format and added some information not previously on the tree.

Monday, April 9, 2007
Added photo of Tolivar Simpson Driskill to the Driskill Photos. Still working on the Wallace FGS.

Sunday, April 8, 2007
Added a transcription of part of the Wallace Family Bible. If anyone has ANY idea where this Bible may be today, please photograph it and its Family Pages. I'd be more than happy to post them for the family to share.
Also added more info for the Wallace surname. I'm working on FGS; may have them completed by the end of the week.

Thursday, April 5, 2007
Completed Crafton Family Group Sheets, my direct line, anyway. There are some others, but I'll add them later.
Added a link to Carnahan on the surnames page. Right now I've only listed Hiram Carnahan's letters home, but they're really interesting, especially the one written on the Oregon Trail as it mentions the Donner Party.

Monday, April 2, 2007
Added some more families to Crafton Family Group Sheets. I'll try to finish this family's FGS in the next couple of days.
Also fixed some broken links that I inadvertently caused when I reorganized some areas to make them easier for me to find. The main culprits were on the Surnames page. I think I got them all.

Sunday, April 1, 2007
Added Berry Estes' photo to the Estes pictures, and added photo pages for Wallace and Aldridge. Links to all can be found on the Photographs page.

Saturday, March 31, 2007
Changed the Photographs page for both Roden and Estes and added a whole bunch of pictures for both of these families. More to come!

Friday, March 30, 2007
Reworked all the Cemetery pages. They're much easier to navigate now, and I added several obits.

Thursday, March 29, 2007
Added a lot of miscellaneous Young information from Kentucky. Could our Peter's wife have been named Mary Bartlett? Also a lot of Revolutionary War pensioners from Kentucky are included.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Added Benton information.
Added Groom info.
Added McIlvaine info, beginning with Alan McIlvaine/McElveen who died in 1280, some photos and historical information about the family lands in Scotland.
Added Tennison Family Tree.

Monday, October 2, 2006
Added the Haggard Family Tree and the Elkin Family Tree. I'd appreciate any help trying to figure out this intermarrying bunch from Kentucky. (No jokes, please, I've heard 'em all, and probably a few you haven't!)

Sunday, October 1, 2006
Added Sources for Chappell.
Updated and added to the Links page.

September 30, 2006
Source info added for Burleson and Cagle.

September 23, 2006
Tons more Source info, including some for Aldridge, Beaty, Bates and Benton. Maybe more, I've forgotten what all I did in the past three days! It'll all be on the Source page, though

September 20, 2006
Added Source information for Isaac, George & Valentine Risener; 2 Abraham Tennisons (or should that be Abrahams Tennison?) & John Tennison; and updated sources for Peter & Christian Young.

September 19, 2006
Added the Obituary for Marjorie Davis Gearson.

Added Miscellaneous pages for Steel/Steele and Groom/Groome.

September 18, 2006
Reworked some of the Photo pages. Added some Benton photos, changed the Driskill photo layout, and added a ton of Risener photos.

Added information to the Bates surname page to make the family easier to find on this site.

September 17, 2006
Added the Memorabilia Page, with the little things you'd save and put into a scrapbook; letters & postcards, school programs, newspaper clippings, etc.

Transcription of theDriskill Family Bible is posted. Thank you to Donna Marsh who sent it to me. Donna is descended from the Driskills through their daughter, Nancy Driskill McNaron.

September 16, 2006
New photos of gravestones added for Joseph Adair (Estes graves), Archibald Horton & Gideon Willson (Risener graves) and John Robert Morgan & Laura Smith May (Morgan graves.)

September 8, 2006
Added the abstracts for the Wills of Janet McCrea Willson and her husband, Joseph Willson.

September 5, 2006
Added information for the surnames of Marjorum, Martin and McCrea on the Surname page.

August 20, 2006
Added information for the following Surnames: Agnew, Aigelsreiter, Andrews, Brown, Cagle, Candler, Davis, Dumas, Gardner, Gearson, Hogan, Jones, Keller, King, Landrum & Lewis. (Whew!)

August 18, 2006
Added Obituaries for Frank & Mollie Self Roden, Rube and Ethel Roden Estes and Porter Risener including images of the original obits.
Also added info to the Surnames of Bolling, Burton, Clark, Claxton, Cox (all spellings), Curtis, Groom(e), Haggart/Haggard and Hartwell.

August 17, 2006
Added info to several Surnames, including Agin, Awbrey, Auchincloss, Awbrey, Awl & Banister.

August 16, 2006
Reworked the Risener Miscellaneous Files and the Adair and Risener resources listings on the Surnames Page.

August 11, 2006
Added Census readings for Risener, Estes and Adair from 1790, 1800, 1840 & 1900

May 31, 2006
Family tree and Family Group Sheets for the Wooding family are up.

May 30, 2006
Added the Marable Family Tree, with a link to the Marable Family Group Sheets. Please excuse the inconsistencies as I try to make the look of the site more uniform. If you run across any broken or inactive links, please e-mail me.

April 19, 2006
The front page has a whole new look!

March 1, 2006
Finished the Benton Family Group Sheets.

January 26, 2006
Added info on GUNTER and ESTES families to Miscellaneous Files.

January 24, 2006
Corrected and added info on Sylviann Risener. Thanks to Ronda Perdue for finally solving the mystery of Sylviann's husbands and children!

January 10, 2006
Updated the Driskill Family Tree & composed the Driskill Family Group Sheets. Completed the Ashford Family Group Sheets. The link is on the Surname page.

January 5, 2006
Added the Barnes Family Group Sheets (look under "Barnes" on the Surname page) & updated info on Moses Risener & George W. Risener on the Risener Family Tree (on Surname page)

December 19, 2005
Added a transcription of James Chappell & Martha Wooding's marriage documents. Link is under Marriage Documents.

October 18, 2005
Added a TON of Riseners to the Risener Family Tree. Click on "RISENER" on the Surname page. If your Risener is there, how about sending a Family Group Sheet? Email me.
Finally completed the Estes Family Group Sheets, with the addition of Abraham's second wife and the 1st, 3rd and 4th wives of Bailey.

October 17, 2005
Added source info for Peter Young and Christian Young
Added Young Family Group Sheet

September 21, 2005
Added source information for John Risener (b. abt. 1810) and for Thomas Risener (b. abt. 1830).

September 5, 2005
Added several more families to Aldridge Family Group Sheets (find them on the Surnames page.)

September 4, 2005
Added Alderson Family Tree & Alderson Family Group Sheets
Changed Bible Records page background.

September 3, 2005
Added the Adams Family Tree & Adams Family Group Sheet.
Also changed the title page background.

September 2, 2005
Added the wills of Abner Bates (1788), Thomas Bates (1775) and John Chappell, Sr. (1774) to the Wills page.

August 18, 2005
Added the rest of the Estes family to their group sheet. Still have Abraham's second wife and the many wives of Bailey to add.
Added the wills of Robert Chappell, Sr. and his widow, Sarah Cox Chappell Crawley.
Updated the Links page with some new and helpful sites I've found.

August 9, 2005
Added a LOT of Wills, and one Estate Settlement to the Wills page.

August 3, 2005
Completed Family Group Sheets for Ashford, Bates & Crafton. Did about half of the Estes Family before my fingers gave out!

August 2, 2005
Completed Family Group Sheets for Adair and Aldridge

August 1, 2005
Began adding Family Groups Sheets on their own pages. They can be accessed from the Surnames page. Completed Risener

July 26, 2005
Lots of new info about unknown Riseners in Miscellaneous Files. Maybe some of these belong to your family. Can you help hook them up with mine?

July 7, 2005
Added Family Group Sheet for the Adair Family.
Began adding sources for the info contained on this site. Started with Risener, and added sources for info on Thomas (b. 1755) and John (b. 1775).

June 28, 2005
Added McDaniel/McDonald info to Miscellaneous Files page.

April 15, 2005
Added the Ashford Family Group Sheet.
Added the McDaniel Family Tree and McDaniel Family Group Sheet.

March 29, 2005
Added a page for the Adair family. You can find the link in Surnames.

March 21, 2005
Actually, everything's new, including the URL. Completed moving files to Rootsweb and updating page layouts. Not a lot of new info, but it's on the way.

May 28, 2004:
Added the Township pages with Lynn's excellent Land Grantee location maps. Two maps for Van Buren County, Arkansas and two maps for Jackson County, Arkansas are now up. Also added link to that page from the Land Purchase page.

May 25, 2004:
Added photos of Ashford Family Bible.
Added Tobias Williams' Revolutionary War Pension Application & Jemima's Widow Pension Application
Added Risener Family Bible images.
Updated photos on the Risener photo page, including rare photos made in Clay County, Arkansas in the 1930s. The link is at the bottom of the Risener photo page.
Also added photos to Roden photo page of Frank & Molly and their children. Link is at the bottom of the Roden photo page.

May 22, 2004:
Updated photos on the Risener photo page; added Porter, Troy & Anna's photos. Also added candid photos of Riseners that are "all purpose" and don't necessarily belong on any one person's page.

May 21, 2004:
Added McDaniel Family Photo page.

May 15, 2004:
Added Miscellaneous Files page. Started adding miscellaneous Risener files.

May 14, 2004:
Uploaded and transcribed Ellis Bible pages.
Added to the Brick Walls our mystery folks from Clariday, Claxton, Cox, Groom & Ivey surnames.

May 13, 2004:
We've finally broken through the Sarah Scarbrough brick wall, thanks to Don on the Knox County, Indiana Message Board and Doris on the Crawford County, Indiana Mailing List! Yea! Thanks to their help we now have a Scarbrough Descendants Page and a Goldman Descendants page.

March 18, 2004:
I added a photo of Lillie Mae Crafton Benton to the Benton photo page.
There are transcriptions and some copies of the originals on the Wills pages.
I've added Joe Risener's war service record, medals and letters to the Military Service page. Joe is listed under World War II.
There is now a photo of James Hammond on the Hammond photo page, courtesy of Lynn Risener.

March 16, 2004:
I've added transcriptions of war pension applications for Edward Hammond & Archibald Horton. I also added a transcription of three pages of the Ashford Family Bible. I have one more page of that one to do.

New as of March 13, 2004:
Yep, I'm re-doing the backgrounds and graphics. The burgundy was nice for winter, but we need a fresh start for spring. Some of the photo pages may not have links on them for a few days.
There are new photo pages for Roden & Hammond, and the Estes photo page has updates.
There's a new page for our Brick Walls, ancestors we just can't find out anything about!
There are now special pages honoring our soldiers. Click on the Military Service link!

New as of February 23, 2004
(Happy Birthday, Daddy!!):
I've added photos to the Cemetery pages for Risener and Estes. The links are in Grave Markers, Cemeteries & Obituaries.

New as February 19, 2004:
I've updated the Photo Gallery with a new page for the Driskill family. The link is in Photo Galleries.

New as of February 16, 2004:
Updated the Benton Family Tree with two more generations out of North Carolina in the 1800s. The link is on the Surname page.

New as of February 7. 2004:
The Risener Timeline has been updated. Did you know Riseners were in this country as early as 1693? Go see what Lynn's found out!

New as of September 9, 2003
The Riseners are one of the hardest families to trace in genealogy for several reasons. The name was rarely spelled alike two times in a row; they weren't wealthy and so didn't leave a lot of wills and estate records; and they lived in areas that were pretty much frontier lands without a lot of worry about official documents, etc. To better help understand this elusive family and to try and make some sense of their comings and goings, Lynn Risener has put together an excellent tool for Risener research. Visit The Risener Timeline and see all the known documentation of the family since 1700. If you can add anything at all to this timeline, please feel free to e-mail me or Lynn. Perhaps we can finally find out which members of today's Riseners belong with which Reisner who came over from Holland. Thanks to Lynn for this wonderful timeline and her willingness to share it here!

New as of August 28, 2003:
I'm doing a major overhaul of the graphics, since I was tired to death of all that green and lavender. It will probably take a week or two to get everything changed to the new look, so if you hit a page that looks jarringly different, just bear with me until I get caught up.

New as of August 12, 2003:
I'm trying something new with the format of the Photo Gallery. Hopefully it will give you an idea of where certain individuals fit into the Family Tree. I've started with Wallace Photos. See what you think.

New as of August 2, 2003:
I've added Family Group Sheets for Bates, Aldridge, Crafton and Ashford.

New as of July 31, 2003

There are now genealogy family pages for Barnes, Chappell, Crafton, Dollar, Elkins, Gunter, Kidwell, Hammond, Mangum and Smith.

New as of July 11, 2003

There are new pages in the Photo Gallery for Benton and Mangum photos.

I've changed the background of the Cemeteries, Graves & Obituary Page to a photo taken by Lynn. Lynn's father, Ira, changed it to black and white, and I faded it for the background. Looks really neat. Thanks Lynn & Ira!

I've changed the Census page a little, and added some information there.

I've also corrected information on George M. Gilbreath, and added all 13 of his children. You can find it all on the Gilbreath Family Tree.

New as of 5/2/03:

I've done a little updating on the Graves, Cemeteries and Obituaries pages. I added a photo to the Morgan page, and updated the Estes page.

New as of 4/29/03:

Did you know Dad is in a Hall of Fame? Find out about it at Family Files.

New as of 4/16/03:

I've added Othur & Wilma's pages to the website. You can find them by going to Risener Family and clicking on their names. You can always find the Risener Family page on the Surname Index, too.

There are interesting new things in the Family Files. Go there to see a Risener tax receipt from 1929, Helen Risener's Cosmetology School certificate, and Census Records from 1810, 1850 & 1860.

There are new Land Patents up for William Stokes and James Hammonds. The link to the Land Patents is on the Family Files page.

There are new grave marker pictures on the Estes & Related lines link on the Grave Markers, Cemeteries & Obituaries page. Thanks to Lynn & Lisa for these new photos from Alabama!

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