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George Clay James was from Owensboro, KY. His wife was Mary Ann
Hornback. He had a son named David Miles James born in 1906. I am
working on finding the parents and other children of George and Mary.
Dave James lived in Lawrenceville, Il. as a young man, I'm not sure if
George and Mary also lived there.
HI list my James McConnell Sr. was a school teacher in Lawrence Co. IL in
abt. 1850 to 1860 are there any old school records in Lawrence Co. that I
might be able to research when and if I get there in the Libraries ect.
New Ancestors series to air in June
Date: Thursday, April 06, 2000 12:23 PM
>Ancestors, the highly successful PBS series, returns in June 2000 with a
>new format, thirteen new episodes shot on location around the world, and
>the most current information about the quest for family history. After
>first series aired in 1997, viewers asked for a second series with more
>specific instruction about researching their roots. The new Ancestors
>series rises to the challenge with an exciting new emphasisCthe world of
>The series highlights records that family historians use¯such as
>newspapers, immigration records, military records, and the census. Each
>episode weaves dramatic personal stories of family history discovery with
>expert instruction from the nation's top genealogists and librarians.
>Seasoned genealogists will gain as much from these tips as those who have
>an interest in family history research but don't yet know where to begin.
>FGS and GenTech members who have seen sneak previews have received the new
>series with enthusiasm.
>For more information, visit us at www.kbyu.org/ancestors. For press
>information on Ancestors, join us online at www.kbyu.org/press or contact
>Diena Simmons at KBYU Television:
>Director, Program Services
>2000 Ironton Blvd.
>Provo, UT 84606
>Contact your local PBS station for air dates and times in your area.
Lawrence County, Illinois Genealogy Group
Welcome! This is the former Rootsweb list, ILLAWREN. We'll be discussing the history and genealogy of Lawrence County, Illinois including the surrounding region of southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana.