"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, March 9, 2014

This Week On My Family History Calendar

March 9-March 15




March 9-
  The anniversary of the death of my Paternal Great Great Grandmother Sarah Rebecca Smith Flemmimg Hudson (1835-1916). Sarah Hudson died in New Zion, Clarendon,SC at the age of 80 from La Grippe, or the Flu as we know it today. She was buried in the Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery in New Zion,Clarendon,SC. 

March 12-
 My Maternal Great Great Grandfather, George Phillip Roberts (1856-1930), died 84 years ago in Columbia,Richland County,SC. He was 73 when he died from Endocarditis. George Roberts was buried in the Old Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Richland County,SC. His body was later moved when the land that the Church and Cemetery were on was bought by the government to expand what is now Ft. Jackson. His grave is now located in the new Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Richland County,SC.

©Cheri Hudson Passey

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