"Who are their People? My grandmother used to ask me this whenever we discussed anyone. She wanted to know family connections. Like her I want to know "My People". This blog is about that discovery.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

This Week On My Family Calendar

Jan. 5-Jan. 11-






Jan. 6-
  The 166th Anniversary of the marriage of my Paternal 3rd Great Grandparents, Benjamin Reese Gibson (1824-1907) and Margaret Canty Walker(1830-1900). Benjamin was about 24 and Margaret about 18 when they married- possibly in Clarendon County, SC.

Jan. 8-
 Margaret Canty Walker Gibson (1830-1900), my Paternal 3rd Great Grandmother died 144 years ago at the age of 70 in her home in Clarendon County, SC.

Jan. 9-
 The 146th Anniversary of the marriage of my Maternal Grandparents Manning David Daughrity (1844-1914) and Mary Elizabeth Stafford (1843-1930). Manning was 23 and Mary was 25 when they were married in Sumter County, SC.

Jan. 10-
 The 135th Anniversary of the marriage of my Paternal Great Great Grandparents Arthur Wellington Baker (1857-1940) and Martha "Mattie" Victoria Bradford (1952-1947). Arthur was 21 and Mattie was 16 when they married in Sumter County, SC. 

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