Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

I spent most of the day looking at my great-grandmother Dovie C (Ruby) McBurnett Hall Stanley Epperson Priddy Bailey Copeland. Can you see my problem here? She wasn’t born with all those names, folks! “Everyone needs a hobby” and Dovie’s hobby seems to have been collecting husbands! I have definitively documented the existence of 5 …

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A few months ago I experimented with an online timeline application called xtimeline that I used to create a timeline for Dr N B Kennedy’s Civil War service. It created a pretty good timeline, nothing fancy, though. Yesterday I read about another timeline application, timetoast. It is also free, so I signed up for an …

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Here is Dr. Kennedy’s Civil War Service timeline: I am thrilled at how well this time line turned out! It’s a tad too wide for this blog, but the dimensions are adjustable. I think it will fit very nicely on my website.