When we turn our hearts to our ancestors, something changes inside of us. We feel part of something greater than ourselves~Russell M. Nelson

Sunday, September 28, 2014

This Week On My Family History Calendar

Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Sept. 29~
  On this day 70 years ago, my maternal Grandfather, Gilbert Ernest Roberts,Sr. (1920-1944) was killed in action while serving in the US Marine Corps during WWII.  His death occurred during a battle on Peleliu Island in the South Pacific. Gilbert was 24 years old and left a wife and two children. He is buried in Quaker Cemetery, Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina.

Oct. 2~
  The 158th birthday of my maternal Great Great Grandmother, Francis Virginia McRady McManus (1856-1903). Fannie was born in Sumter County, South Carolina and was the daughter of  Thomas McRady (1821-1896) and Mary Jane Brown (1821-1894).  

 Are we kin? Please contact me: Cheripass@aol.com. Together we can find our people!
Thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Cheri, can October be so close? I better get to work on my Genealogy To Do List and my 2014 goals!

    1. So much to do, so little time! Good luck with your goals!

  2. Hi Cheri, I wanted you to know that I have nominated you and your blog for the One Lovely Bog Award. http://carolinafamilyroots.blogspot.com/2014/10/one-lovely-blog-award.html

    1. Thank you so much, Charlie! It's an honor to have you nominate my blog!