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, March 6, 2016

This Week On My Family History Calendar

March 6-March 12

March 6~
       Martha Parnold Brazell (1795-1876), my maternal 4th Great Grandmother, died 140 years ago in Richland County, South Carolina. She is buried in the Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.

Martha Parnold Brazell
Old Macedonia Cemetery
Richland, South Carolina

March 8~
    Alice (Cook) Vaughn (1774-1859), my paternal 5th Great Grandmother died 157 years ago in Sumter County, South Carolina. She was buried in the Dargan Family Cemetery, which is now part of private property in the city of Sumter. 

Alice Cook Vaughn
Dargan Cemetery
Sumter, South Carolina

March 9~
 My paternal Great Great Grandmother, Sarah Rebecca (Smith) Flemming Hudson (1835-1916) died 100 years ago in New Zion, Clarendon, South Carolina. Sarah died of influenza and was buried in the Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery also in New Zion, Clarendon, South Carolina.
Sarah Rebecca (Smith) Flemming Hudson
Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery
New Zion, Clarendon, South Carolina

March 10~
  George Phillip Roberts (1856-1930), my maternal Great Great Grandfather died 89 years ago in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina from Endocarditis. He was first buried in The Old Macedonia Cemetery located on land that is now Ft. Jackson, Richland, South Carolina and was later reinterred at the New Macedonia Cemetery in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina. 

George Phillip Roberts Headstone
Macedonia Church Cemetery
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina
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