Sept. 28-Oct. 4
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.
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).
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