Joseph Kernell

Joseph Kernell, or Cornell, depending on which descendant you ask, first lived in Nashville, Tennessee before moving to Stewart County, Tennessee. Some online family trees have inaccurate information about Joseph and his family, so this blog post lays out what we know based off of records. Joseph Kernell was born about 1830 in Nashville, Davidson …

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Martha McElroy Hilliard

Martha A.E. McElroy Hilliard was my third great-grandmother. Her parents were James McElroy and Rebecca Stokes. She married William Daniel "Dan" Hilliard. She lived her whole life in Stewart County, Tennessee. My grandfather took an Ancestry DNA test and matches high to McElroy descendants -- the McElroy blood must be strong! I wanted to learn …

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Part 2 | The Dennis Brothers?

(Read Part 1 | Discussion of Facts: Dennis Manuscript by R.A. Dennis) (Read Part 3 | Timeline of Henry Dennis of Cannon County, Tennessee) Part 2 Last updated October 24, 2017 My interest in Henry Dennis of Cannon County, Tennessee first began when I received my grandfather's Ancestry DNA results. My proven Dennis cousins and …

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Timeline: Aaron Records in Early Stewart County, Tennessee

This post was originally created 1/18/17 under my post for Henderson Aaron. It makes more sense for this post to be on a different page.  Henderson Aaron was my third great-grandfather who lived in Stewart County, Tennessee. His parents are unknown. The most likely candidates are Rachel and John Aaron. I do not know where …

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