Sunday, April 28, 2019

This Week On My Family History Calendar

April 28-May 4

April 28~
  Arthur Wellington Baker (1857-1940), my paternal great great grandfather, was born on this day 162 years ago. He was born in Sumter County, South Carolina and was the son of Alpheus J. Baker (1824-1917) and Mary Ellen (Jones) Baker (1826-1865).

Arthur Wellington Baker

 My maternal great grandmother, Beulah Mae (Price) Roberts (1897-1980) would have been celebrating her 122nd birthday on this day. Beulah was born in Bath, Aiken, South Carolina. She was the daughter of Bertrand Campbell Price (1876-after 1922) and Bessie Mae (Eargle) Price (1878-1943).

Beulah Mae (Price) Roberts
57th Birthday-1954
©Cheri Hudson Passey

April 28~
 Gilbert Ernest Roberts, Jr. (1944-1999), my maternal uncle died 20 years ago on this day. He is buried in Quaker Cemetery in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina.

Gil Roberts, Jr.
©Cheri Hudson Passey

Interesting how events coincide with one another. Not only did these three happen on one day, but Gil Roberts died on his grandmother Beulah Mae (Price) Robert's birthday.

April 30~

 This day is the 270th birthday of my 5th great grandfather, John Dargan (1749-1817). He was most likely born in Sumter District, South Carolina. John's parents were John Dargan (1726-1766) and Catherine Ann (Singleton) Dargan (1729-abt. 1808).

May 3~
 The 105th anniversary of the marriage of my paternal great grandparents, John McSwain Hudson (1880-1961) and Louvinia Blanche (Thames) Hudson (1886-1918). John was 34 and Blanche was 28 when they married in Manning, Clarendon, South Carolina.

Marriage Announcement
John and Blanche Hudson
Manning Times (Manning, SC)
9 May 1914 

Who are you remembering this week?
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