Project Roots: Terrell – 1930 U.S. Federal Census

1930 U.S. Federal Census – Georgia, Walton, Militia District 416, District 0006
Sheet No. 2B – Enumerated on 5 April 1930
Jersey and Loganville Road

In 1930, my great-grandfather, Robert Lee Terrell, Sr. was a sharecropper living and working on a farm in Walton County, Georgia. His place of work and residence was on Jersey and Loganville Road.

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A Second Look: Chronology of Robert Lee Terrell, Sr.

I’m diving deeper into the rabbit hole by adding my maternal great-grandfather to my A Second Look project.  What can I say?  I’m a sucker for puzzles, problem solving, and investigating!  A journey like this one practically demands it.  Whenever I discover something new, I feel like I’ve hit a ridiculously enormous lottery jackpot.

I’ve decided to start with creating a timeline or chronology, as it seems to be most commonly called.

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Robert Lee Terrell, Sr.

In the midst of my Second Look project, I realized that my maternal grandfather’s history has been totally ignored.  So, I took a pause from my intensive Askew research to focus on the lineage of my maternal grandfather, David Terrell, Sr.

The name of my great-grandfather, Robert Terrell was proven with the 1930 and 1940 United States Federal Census.  His full name, Robert Lee Terrell, Sr. was found in the U.S Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection.  Great for a start, but I still needed to find the names of his parents.

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