Category Archives: Western North Carolina Families

Davy Crockett Connected to Buncombe County, NC

Last week I was working at the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Library (OBCGS)  and was surprised to have a call from John Le at our local television station WLOS asking about the relationship between Elizabeth Patton and Davy Crockett. We … Continue reading

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Where Did They Come From?

I’ve had a really busy summer and was not quite in the habit of writing this blog on a regular basis so I let it lapse for a while. Now I am back and ready to share more genealogy tips … Continue reading

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Family Picnics

We had our family picnic yesterday (14 June 2014) in Asheville on Lake Julian. We started having them again on the second Saturday of June because that was the habit for most summers since the 1920’s. Our common ancestor is … Continue reading

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The Launch

So this is my new blog focusing on genealogy, history and all things ancestral. I want to share ideas on research techniques, preserving family artifacts and breaking down brick walls. Located in western North Carolina, my business, Edith Garrett & … Continue reading

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