- New "family site" goes online! Lots of great pictures of the Thompson & Covington families . . . Thompson Album
- Pages from a 1951 Murphy High Football Program . . . Kirkwood
- Text revised . . . Dillard History
- Text revised . . . Dillard History
- Date of picture revised for Atticus Bascomb Carlisle Family . . . Carlisle Album
- Two photos added of "Affair At Cassville" historical markers describing the military part Cassville played in the Atlanta Campaign and the botched Southern attack that didn't happen . . . Fourth Generation Pittard Family
- In an abundance of caution, since identity thieves look for personal data including names and
birth dates, our family roster pages have been removed.
More identifications added.
Identifications corrected and added to the following.
- 1938 - 1939 Kirkwood School chorus identification added . . . Kirkwood
Enjoy these class photos thanks to Betty Barberi & Larry Webb.
Thanks to Larry Webb for the following photos and identifications.
- Thanks to Robert "Bobby" Copeland, a lot of identifications added to Kirkwood School photos . . . Kirkwood
- School photo identifications added for Mrs. Byron's 1947 Class . . . Kirkwood
- School photo identifications added for Wheeler's 1948 Class . . . Kirkwood
- The role our grandparents Francis and Betsy Grant Carlile played in the early days of Green's Chapel in Wedowee, Randolph County, AL and a photo of how the church looks today . . . Third Generation Carlisle Family
- Clues to why there's no record of civil war military service for our grandfather Samuel Joseph Young Carlile
. . . Fourth Generation Carlisle Family
- Miss Clarke's 1937 Kirkwood School class photo . . . Kirkwood
- Soda jerk Robert L. "Bob" Sarrett on duty at Newman's Drug Store . . . Kirkwood
- 1947 and 1948 Kirkwood Elementary class photos that need identifying . . . Kirkwood
- Nine new photos that need identifying . . . Kirkwood
- Nana as a man, Merry Christmas! . . . Kirkwood
- For a different twist on fall leaf looking, here's a short YouTube clip (sound on) of my trip from Blue Ridge to McCaysville, GA and back as a guest of friends, who ride the rails in their own little private motor cars. That's me behind the camera, of course.
- A reformatted Pittard Family History makes room for the latest research. Though still being compiled and written, this revised Fourth Generation Pittard History chronicles significant portions of grandfather Samuel L. Pittard's military service during the war between the states, and includes details of where family members lived when two opposing armies roared through north Georgia in the spring of 1864.
- The discovery of Lemuel Dillard's family Bible sheds new light on our grandmother, Martha Lofton Dillard, and their life together . . . Sixth Generation Dillard History
- In 2005, about 40 visitors a day dropped in on us here at The Sarretts of Georgia web site and racked up nearly 354,000 hits. Thanks for visiting! Please check in often. We're working on more information that will be added this year.
- The Cassville Heritage Association is now online. The organization, whose purpose is to preserve the history of old Cassville, runs the Cassville Museum, which houses photos of and information about our ancestors.
- Veterans Memorial Park in Smyrna, GA honors all 20th century Georgians who served in the military. Six walkway bricks belong to our family vets . . . Sarrett Family Photo Album
- Revision based on new information of Francis Carlile of Tarnaneal, parish of Donagh, County Monaghan, Ireland and his link to our ancestor, the emigrant James . . . First Generation Carlisle Family
- This photo of Grandma Emmaline Thompson Carlisle standing in a cemetery explains her expression . . . Fifth Generation Carlisle Family.
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- Samuel Young Carlile distinquished himself in local politics. His nephew and namesake was our grandfather, Samuel Joseph Young Carlile . . . Second Generation Carlisle History
- Like the soap commercials, we're new and improved! Now powered by Google, the most popular and powerful search engine in the universe, you can search the web or just our web site. Try it out!
- Speaking of new and improved, how do you like our home page facelift? If you've wondered about the slide show on our home page, it starts with George Montgomery Sarrett and Elizabeth Frances "Bettie" Pittard, and includes their descendants, and spouses. George M. is also prominently featured on the right side of our home page. The framed photos at the bottom of the main page all include our ancestors. For more, click on the pictures or visit the individual family photo albums.
- The only known photo of our grandfather, Samuel Joseph Young "Joe" Carlile, made in 1896. It's an enlargement from a tiny speck on a badly cracked and faded family photo, but from it we can see a curly-haired man with mustache and beard. . . . Fourth Generation Carlisle History. Also a photo of Joe's son, William Madison Carlisle, around 1940 . . . Fifth Generation Carlisle History
- Added information compiled from 1850 Randolph County AL Census . . . Third Generation Carlisle History
- Added information compiled from 1850 Randolph County AL Census, 1860 Cass (later Bartow) County GA Census and Slave Census, Gen. Sherman's 1864 map of Cass (later Bartow) County GA , 1880 Bartow County GA Census, William and Tommy Carlisle's 1994 Trip Report, and Chantal Parker's letter dated Sep 6, 2002 . . . Fourth Generation Carlisle History.
- Since this time last year, our family web site has welcomed an average of more than 1,200 unique visitors per month, who have tallied a whopping 105,000 hits! Thanks for your interest, and stay tuned.
- Portrait of Maggie Carlisle and husband Polk D. Wilson made about 1900 . . . Carlisle Photo Album
- Added new-found grandparents, immigrant George Dillard and his probably son, Edward, added our grandmother, Martha Lofton's second husband, and corrected date for the marriage of Margaret Dillard and Samuel L. Pittard . . . Dillard Roster
- Figure out how you're related with the Tidewater (VA) Genealogical Society's Cousin Chart. The chart is also linked to our About This Site page.
- When you make the news, you need an area for Media Coverage, so here it is. There's also a link to it on our About This Site page. The Sarretts in particular will want to read Dr. David Parker's April 20, 2002 column that appeared in Cartersville's Daily Tribune News.
- Added a link to Letters to Elizabeth on the Fourth Generation Carlisle History . . . Take me to it.
- New photos including several thought to have been made Easter Sunday in 1944 in the backyard on Rocky Ford Rd...Merry Christmas . . . Sarrett Photo Album
- Cyber cousin Joe Sissom in Texas has posted a pedigree chart of Capt. Francis Carlile and descendants. The Revolutionary War hero was our uncle and son of the immigrant. Descendents of James Carlisle
- The Last Will & Testament of our grandfather, Samuel Pittard (1748 - 1820), son of the immigrant, has been added to Pittard History . . . Read the Will.
- New information about the emigrant, James Carlile, his children, a land grant, and settlement of his estate . . . Go read the new stuff
- Obituary for grandma Margaret Boles Carlile 1762 - 1857. . . Read It
- Author's identity of Jan. 1, 1913 Letter to Elizabeth Leak Carlile . . . Go There
- Check out the new photos added to these family albums . . . Sarrett ... Carlisle ... Pittard
- New Family Album rolls out . . . Leak
- We've been roaming through cemeteries . . . Pittard
- Find out if you're mentioned in the Last Will & Testament . . . Leak History
- New Family Roster rolls out . . . Thompson
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