1780 – John Golden c1780 SC – 1850 Pike County, Alabama

1780 – Who were the parents of John Golden born c1780 in South Carolina? DNA matches via Ancestry indicate that John Golden born c1780 in South Carolina may be related to the William and Nellie Golden family (c1750-1809) of Newberry-Saluda, South Carolina. DNA matches are available from descendants of Julia Caledonia Golden, 1880 AL-1975 TX, … Read more

Frances Marion Golden – There were two and many family histories have blended them together as one.

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook There were two Frances Marion Goldens (FMG). One lived in Alabama. One lived in West Virginia. Most Golden family histories on Ancestry.com, and elsewhere, have blended the two. The amount of misinformation is significant enough that it will send some less experience genealogists looking in … Read more

Shedrack ‘Shed’ Golden – Murdered 1865 in Alabama for being a Unionist and Anti-Slavery … or maybe a fence was involved … or for both reasons

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Shedrack (Shadrack) ‘Shed’ Golden, 1808-1865 Madison Co., Alabama Shedrack’s gravestone reads: “Shedrick Golden was born July 4, 1808 in the year of our Lord. On the 13th day of January, 1865 he was taken off and murdered for maintaining the Union and Constation (sic … Read more