A gold ring was passed down from mother to daughter. That daughter passed it to her son who in turn gave it to his daughter. The cycle of the ring being passed from mother to daughter continued for three more generations and exists today.
Wedding ring of Celia LANGSTON STYLES
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Born during revolution and married in a new country, Samuel and Celia lived in exciting times. Descendants of this couple include James Elmer HOPKINS.
Mr. Samuel STYLES* married Miss Celia* LANGSTON in South Carolina Continue reading
Without a known journal or family bible the U.S. Federal Census is a great story teller for those born in the early 1800’s. Beginning in 1840, we know that Clabourn M. STYLES lived in Campbell County, Georgia as evidenced in the following census of that year:
Can you find Claiborne M. Styles in this 1840 U.S. Federal Census of Campbell County, GA?
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In just 11 years a young Nancy Caroline STYLES married William H. HOPKINS at age 16, had 4 living children and became a civil war widow. She was 27 years old.
We know she had some family support. Continue reading