Saturday, September 16, 2006

Sarah C. Moody Tyson


This tin-type is my great-great grandmother Sarah C. Moody Tyson (1815-1895). She was born in South Carolina and died in Cherokee County, Georgia. She was the second of ten children of Allen Nancy Murphy Moody. I think she spent her formative years in Ball Ground, Cherokee County, Ga.

She married Robert Cabel Tyson (1821-1864) on September 3, 1843, and they had eight children.

She looks like she may have been Indian.

I know Ball Ground was named Ball Ground because it is where the Indians met to play ball.

As you may have noticed I ceased putting old pictures of mine and Anna’s relatives. I thought maybe I was using those pictures as a cheap way of generating entries for my blog, and felt guilty, so I quit showing them.

Well, heck. If I don’t have that to feel guilty I’ll find something else to feel guilty over. I am going to start putting the old pictures in again.

They are who I am, and that is what this site is about: Me!

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3 Comments:

Blogger kenju said...

I like the old photos, Eddie. You are creating a pictorial history of your people - what's wrong with that?? You are lucky to have so many good old photos.

8:40 PM  
Blogger Steve said...

Agree with Kenju....First of all, this is your blog, and you should put what you want here. Second, I like the old pix and the stories that go with them. You know me, I will write about almost anything, some times people seem to like it, other time not so much, but if I want to, I am going to write about it. You should do what you want!

I did think, when I saw the photo, that she was Indian.

2:02 AM  
Blogger ET said...

Kenju and Judy,
Thanks, coming from you, that means a lot.

4:15 AM  

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