Tag: Buncombe County genealogy

OBCGS Annual Workshop

OBCGS Annual Workshop: “Family Migrations Into and Out of Western North Carolina” Schedule: Held online on Zoom from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm EDT on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The OBCGS Annual Workshop  is coming soon and we are excited to announce that Diane Richard will be our invited speaker for the two morning sessions. …

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DNA Working Group Meeting via Zoom

OBCGS formed a working group on DNA over three years ago and they continue to meet on the first Saturday of each month. It does not matter what level of understanding you have about DNA – you can join us to learn more! We are in the mode of sharing and discovering more about how …

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Waldrop Family Research Available

Howard Waldrop has generously shared two files on the Waldrop family below: Michael Waldrop, Sr (1708 VA – abt. 1770 SC) Luke Waldrop, Sr (1710 VA – 1780 SC) He also shared another link (below) to his family’s research page on the Waldrop family. This is a rootsweb page and there are lots of ads …

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A Tribute to Buncombe Co., NC, and a Man Named Benjamin Kimsey

            What the heck were Lewis and Clark’s first names? “Those are first names,” I said to no one in particular. Being at the end of my book, “Kimsey Rise: A Family of Farmers”, an historical novel taking place around 1805 at the time of Benjamin’s death in Buncombe County and James, his brother’s death, …

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