Sunday, November 17, 2019

This Week on My Family History Calendar

November 18-November 23

Nov. 18~ 
  My paternal 3rd great grandfather, William A. Martin (1813-1887) died in Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina 132 years ago. He is buried in Bethesda Presbyterian Cemetery in Statesville.

William A. Martin
Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina
photo credit: Joy Steele. Used with permission

Nov. 22~
    My paternal Grandfather, Benjamin Allen Hudson (1918-1976), was born 101 years ago in Clarendon County, South Carolina. He was the only child of John McSwain Hudson (1880-1961) and Louvinia Blanche Thames (1886-1918). 
Benjamin Allen Hudson
About 1920
Clarendon County, South Carolina
©Cheri Hudson Passey

 William Gordon Bonner Stukes (1745-?), my paternal 6th Great Grandfather, was born 274 years ago in Cambridge, England.

Nov. 23~

 Ellen Caroline (Martin) Early (1850-1926), my paternal Great Great Grandmother, died 93 years ago in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina. She was 76 years old. Ellen is buried in the Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina.

 The 199th wedding anniversary of my paternal 4th Great Grandparents, John Milton Dargan (1799-1847) and Emily Elizabeth (Vaughn) Dargan (1897-1865). They were married in 1820 when John was 20 and Emily 23. Their marriage most likely took place in Sumter District, South Carolina.

Who are you remembering this week?

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