George G. Morgan


Boundaries Make a Difference 2

Successful searches for evidence depends on a variety of factors, not the least of which is where to look. It is important to study the history of a county, province, parish, state, country, or region to understand its historical development. One of my early North Carolina ancestors purchased land in 1749 in what was then Granville County. in 1752, Orange […]


Set Intentions! Not Resolutions!

I’ve never been a person to make New Year’s Resolutions. To me they are pie-in-the-sky plans that may seem to have a whole year to be accomplished but rather, in the end, always seem to have fallen to the wayside. I feel little or no results and what’s left instead is a sense of frustration or failure. This isn’t a […]


The January 2019 Issue is Here to Brighten Your Day 2

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Motivations for Burial Site Selection 1

People choose cemeteries for their family interments for many reasons. My Morgan family chose a hilltop lot in a cemetery just outside my hometown. The lot was purchased at the time of my Grandfather Morgan’s death in March of 1953. There are six burial plots in the lot with a family surname stone monument in the center. My grandfather was […]