Snypes Family – did you know?

While surfing over at ancestry.com I discovered the Tennessee marriage license for Sherman Cleveland Snypes and Pearl Willis. What I find most interesting…well I’ll come back to that. What I find interesting is the premise of the license: In Tennessee in 1921, you signed a bond for $1250.00. If a lawful cause was ever found why Sherman and… Read More »

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News – this site has new urls

This site can now be reached through three new urls http://thompson-hayward.net http://snypes-moore.net https://thompson-hayward-snypes-moore.net The new new urls are a little more ‘family friendly’ in that they imply this is OUR site, not MY site.

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Hayward Family – decendants of first cousins

I guess I was bound to find it somewhere; on September 23rd, 1804 when Davis Hayward married I. Freelove Whitman we became the descendants of two first cousins marrying. You see Davis was the son of Azariah Hayward. Freelove was the daughter of Sarah Hayward. Azariah and Sarah were siblings. Turns out, the US is one of the… Read More »

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Thompson Family – just had to post this!

Great (and recent!) shot of Curtis Greenlaw and my cousins Wayne, Tammy, and Ray (the grand children of Raymond Brooks Thompson and Ellen Elizabeth Charles).

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Moore Family – successful treasure hunt

I hit the jackpot yesterday at the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, website, where I was able to find Birth Records for Susan Richardson, Becky’s grandmother and the wife of William Moore The marriage records of William H Moore and Susie Richardson I couldn’t find William’s birth records, but still, what a find! It did mean… Read More »

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