- In 1854 my Maternal 5th Great Grandfather, Philip Roberts (1783-1854) died at the age of 91 in Harrison County, Ky. His death was 159 years ago.
- Ransom Taylor Early (1829-1888), my Paternal Great Great Grandfather died and was buried in Statesville, Iredell, NC. He was 59 years old when he died 125 years ago. The burial took place in the Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
The 242nd anniversary of the marriage of Samuel Cook and Alice Dargan (b.1753). Samuel and Alice were my Paternal 6th Great Grandparents and may have been married in Sumter County, SC.
Louvinia Blanche Thames Hudson (1886-1918) , my paternal Great Grandmother died 95 years ago in 1918. Blanche was 32 years old when she died just a week after giving birth to her first child. Her death certificate list complications of child birth as her cause of death. She died in Clarendon County, SC and is buried there in Home Branch Cemetery.
©Cheri Hudson Passey