Sunday, July 7, 2013

Manoah Warburton of London

Manoah Warburton 
b. 23 Jan 1811, in Rochdale, Lincolnshire, England
son of John and Lydia (Sandiford) Warburton
Resided in London
d. 27 Oct 1839 at the age of 28 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England,
and is buried at Zion Chapel in the same grave as his sister, Rhoda, located in front of the chapel under the footpath nearest the door.

Wiltshire Independent - 31 October 1839

Salisbury and Winchester Journal - 04 November 1839

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Saturday, July 6, 2013

Early Tennesse Tax Lists

Early Tennessee Tax Lists can be found on microfilm at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.  These tax records list the names of white males over age 21 and may also give information about that person's land, slaves, and other property.
Click here for a list of the inventoried Tennessee tax lists available by county.

The Tennessee State Library and Archives has partnered with and made available to all an Index to Tennessee tax records for the years 1783 - 1895
Members of can view the actual scanned records.  Residents of the State of Tennessee who are not members of can also view the scanned records by using the Genealogy section on the Tennessee Electronic Library Website.

Below are images from the 1838 and 1839 Blount, TN, tax lists showing brothers James and George Casteel taxed as white males over 21. No other taxes were applied to them during these two years.

(click imaged to enlarge)
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Friday, July 5, 2013

Andrew T. Kolbush (1930-2001) of New Jersey

Obituary for Andrew T. Kolbush, b. 1930, son of Andrew & Rosa Kolbush

A Mass for Andrew T. Kolbush, 71, of Sayreville will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Stanislaus Church, Sayreville, after the funeral from the Maliszewski Memorial Home, 121 Main St., Sayreville. Burial will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Sayreville.

Mr. Kolbush, who died Friday in the Madison Center, Old Bridge, worked in the research development department of Bristol Myers Squibb, North Brunswick, for 42 years before retiring in 1990.
He was a member of the Quarter Century Club and Retirees Club of Bristol Myers Squibb.
Mr. Kolbush was a member of St. Stan's Senior Club, the Sayreville Senior Citizens Thursday Club and the Holy Name Society of St. Stanislaus Church.
Born in Jamesburg, he lived in North Brunswick before moving to Sayreville 12 years ago.
Surviving are his wife, Eva; daughters, Kathleen and Mrs. Linda Torres; stepsons, Robert, David, Daniel and Thomas Zuczek; a stepdaughter, Patricia Ann Zuczek; a brother, John; a sister, Mrs. Jean Davis, and seven grandchildren.

The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ) - Monday, March 26, 2001