Appalachia Genealogy

The Murder (?) of Hol Rose

Today’s guest post was written by Jim Casada.   THE MURDER (?) OF HOL ROSE J.H. Rose Thanks to widespread newspaper coverage on the national scene and Horace Kephart’s devoting a full chapter to “The Killing of Hol Rose” in the second edition of Our Southern Highlanders, That event is unquestionably the best-known of the numerous murders which run as a sad, bloody thread through the fabric of Swain County history. Indeed, second only to the creation of the Great…

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The Buchanan Family Line

Today’s guest post was written by Joe Mode. Some Buchanan information This letter was written by Alexander D. Buchanan and…

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Appalachia Genealogy

The Colemans in 1902

The Coleman family – 1902.  Pap’s grandmother, my great grandmother was a Coleman. My immediate family has been tightly woven…