Sunday, November 24, 2019

This Week on My Family History Calendar

November 24-November 30

Nov. 24~
  Frances Virginia (McRady) McManus (1836-1903), my maternal Great Great Grandmother, died 116 years ago in Sumter County, South Carolina at the age of 47. Fannie is buried in the Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Pisgah Crossroads, Sumter, South Carolina.

Fannie McManus
Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery
Pisgah Crossroads, Sumter, South Carolina
©Cheri Hudson Passey

 My paternal 5th Great Grandfather, Philip Roberts (1763-1854) died 165 years ago in Harrison County, Kentucky.

This date also marks the 131st anniversary of the death of my paternal Great Great Grandfather, Ransom Taylor Early (1829-1888).  Ransom was 76 years old when he died in Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina. He is buried in the Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Statesville.                                                                                                                

Ransom Taylor Early
Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina
Photo Credit: Joy Contributor
Used with permission

November 29~
   My paternal 6th Great Grandparents, Samuel Cook and Alice (Cook) Dargan (1753-?) were married on this day in 1771. They would be celebrating their 248th wedding anniversary. They were most likely married in the Sumter District area of South Carolina.

Nov. 30-
 Louvinia Blanche (Thames) Hudson (1886-1918), my paternal Great Grandmother, died 101 years ago. Blanche was 32 years old when she died a week after having her first child.  Her cause of death was due to "complications of childbirth". Blanche died at home in Clarendon County, South Carolina and was buried in Home Branch Cemetery.

Louvinia Blanche (Thames) Hudson
Home Branch Cemetery
Clarendon County, South Carolina
©Cheri Hudson Passey

Blanche Hudson Tribute
The Manning Times
(Manning, South Carolina)
19 Dec. 1919 pg8

Who are you remembering this week?

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