Sunday, March 8, 2015

This Week On My Family History Calendar

Mar. 8-March 14

 March 8~
   My paternal 5th Great Grandmother,  Alice (Cook) Vaughn (1774-1859), died 156 years ago at the age of 84 in Sumter County, South Carolina. She is buried in Dargan Cemetery, Sumter, South Carolina. 

March 9~ 
  Sarah Rebecca (Smith) Flemming Hudson, my paternal Great Great Grandmother, died 99 years ago. Sarah died from "La Grippe" or Influenza as we know it today at the age of 80. She is buried in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery in New Zion, Clarendon, South Carolina. 

March 12~
   This day marks the 85th anniversary of the death of my maternal Great Great Grandfather, George Phillip Roberts (1956-1930).  George was 73 when he died from Endocarditis. He was buried in Macedonia Church Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina. 

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  1. So THAT'S what "la grippe" is! I have it on one of my records; now I know!

    1. I had to look it up, Christine! There are some great resources online that will help with knowing what some of these old terms meant. Thanks so much for reading my post and taking the time to comment.