During their work, bonsai artists often encounter Romanized Japanese Kanji terms. English equivalents of these terms are published by many bonsai authorities. Their word-lists and glossaries were... More > copied into a computer (with credit given to authors). In this booklet terms are listed both alphabetically, in a glossary, and under 25 subject headings familiar to bonsai artisans. Scientific and common names of trees and lesser plants are provided.< Less
Early settlers in Pendleton District (now Anderson Co., S.C.) received land grants and later deeded lands. They settled on and near Rocky River, Beaver Creek, and other watercourses south of... More > Anderson.
Text of their 239 grants, deeds, and indentures is tabulated, more or less verbatim, on 77 pages.
Two figures depict Anderson, its southern surroundings, and layout of nine following figures (3–11) where landowners are identified and tract boundaries are depicted.< Less
Herein is a story of nine generations of Callahams beginning in Old 96 District, later Pendleton Co. SC.
John and Mary (Stinson?) Callaham produced seven or eight children in Pendleton Co.
Their... More > John Jr. and Elizabeth (Dobbins) migrated to Jennings Co., IN. Later John & Eliz. migrated again to Cass Co, IN. Elizabeth gave birth to 11 children in IN. Seven remained nearby in Cass and Fulton Counties.
Four children migrated. Lucinda ended in Ohio. Their two youngest sons—Alexander Washington and Andrew Morton—settled in Topeka, KS.
Robert Crowe, while farming in Kansas, enlisted in the Civil War. He and his wife Jane (Thompson) produced seven sons. Chapters tell about those sons. Three sons migrated West. William Robert to WA. James Pressley & Charlie Independence to CA.
Author's genealogical research into his lineage and lineages of Other Callahams in SC and VA is in appendices.< Less
Joseph Harris (Sr.) was born July 1848 to Rosalie Brady, of John Francis Harris, in Baltimore, Md. In Mar 1869 he became Dr. of Medicine, Univ. of Md., School of Medicine. The likely but undocumented... More > mother of the illegitimate child of Dr. Joseph Harris was Eliza ‘Lizzie’ F. Petrie, M.D. She received her degree, Mar 1869, Women’s Med. Col. of PA in Philadelphia. Their only child Joseph Harris (Jr.) was b. Kansas City, Mo., 7 Jul 1882. His father died in KC (1885). He was left in KC with a nanny and (likely Hill) families. At age 16, Joe Jr. biked 1700 miles over mountains and deserts to Fresno and on to a Hill Family in Lemoore, CA.
There he met Maude Buttercup Hill and married her in Fresno, 21 Oct 1902. After Birdie was born in Fresno, Joe and Maude migrated northward to Washington. There their three other children were born: Alma Evelyn, James Joseph, and Robert William.
Eight chapters of text tell stories of these principals, illustrated with 36 figures. Three appendices complete the book.< Less
James Dobbins’(b. 1740, Ireland) story begins in Augusta Co., Va. James and Elizabeth (Stephenson) Dobbins spent their formative years, were married, and began their family. Their sons, Robert... More > Boyd and John, were b. 1783 &’85. The family migrated to Abbeville & Pendleton, SC.
James & Elizabeth had seven children. Four daughters and their husbands were: Mary w/John H. Morris (emigrated to Franklin Co., TN), Elizabeth w/George H. Hillhouse (emig. to Giles Co. & Lawrence Co., TN), Sarah w/Hugh F. Callaham (emig. to St. Clair Co., Ala.), Jane w/George Liddell (emig. to Noxubee Co. & Winston Co., MS). Their last-born, James, Jr., b. 1790, died young at home. They & their spouses' families were Scotch-Irish settlers in backcountry of SC. Ten families representing two generations were pioneers and products of history, geography, and culture of frontiers in SC.
Six children migrated west, north, & south to new frontiers. Grandchildren of James & Elizabeth became the third Dobbins generation at farther frontiers.< Less