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, April 10, 2016

This Week On My Family History Calendar

April 9-April-16

April 10~
 My maternal Great Aunt, Lila Lorine (Daughrity) Robinson (1918-1951), was born on this day in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina. Lorine was the 3rd daughter of Manning David Daughrity, Jr. (1889-1931) and Loretta (McManus) Daughrity (1894-1936). She would have been 98 on this day.

Lila Lorine (Daughrity) Robinson
©Cheri Hudson Passey

April 13~
  Jubal Ransom Early (1888-1964), my paternal Great Grandfather, died at the age of 75 as the result of heart attack.His death occurred in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina and was buried in Greenlawn Memorial Park in the same city.

Jubal Ransom Early Headstone
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina
©Cheri Hudson Passey

  The same maternal Great Aunt, Lila Lorine (Daughrity) Robinson (1918-1951), who had celebrated her 33rd birthday 3 days earlier, passed away on this day 65 years ago. She had been suffering from a lung disease for many years and died from cardiac arrest in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina. Lorine was buried in The Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina. 

Lila Lorine (Daughrity) Headstone
Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery
Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina
©Cheri Hudon Passey

Mary Alice (Dargan) Bradford (1825-1875), my paternal 3rd Great Grandmother, was born on this day 191 years ago in Sumter, South Carolina. Her parents were John Milton Dargan (1799-1847) and Emily E. (Vaughn) Dargan (1797-1865).

April 15~
 My maternal 3rd Great Grandmother Martha (Mathis ?) Dority (1821-1905) died 111 years ago in the Springhill area of Lee County, South Carolina. She was buried in the St. John's Methodist Church Cemetery nearby. 

Martha (Mathis ?) Dority Headstone
St. John's Methodist Church Cemetery
Springhill, Lee, South Carolina
photo credit: Michael & Alice Dillingham

Ransom Taylor Early (1829-1888), my paternal Great Great Grandfather, was born 187 years ago in North Carolina, possibly in Statesburg, Iredell County area. 

April 16~
 This day is the 7th anniversary of the death of my maternal Great Uncle, Lester Phillip Roberts (1919-2009). He died in Attalla, Etowah, Alabama at the age of 89. 

Lester Philip Roberts
©Cheri Hudson Passey

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