Sunday, September 24, 2023

This Week On My Family History Calendar: Remembering Some Greats and a Grandfather.


Sept. 24

 Manning David Daughrity, Sr., my 2nd maternal great-grandfather, would be 179 years old. He was born in Sumter County, SC, in 1844. He was the son of William J. Dorrity (1820-1897) and Martha (Mathis) Dorrity (1820-1905).

Sept. 27~

 The 147th anniversary of the death of my paternal 3rd great-grandmother. Matilda Caroline (Splawn) Martin died in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina in 1876. She is buried in Bethesda Presbyterian Cemetery.

Matilda C. Mathis Headstone
Bethesda Presbyterian Cemetery
Statesville, NC

Sept. 29~

  My maternal Grandfather, Gilbert Ernest Roberts, Sr., died 79 years ago. He was killed in action on the island of Peleliu while serving in the Marines during WWII.  He is buried in Quaker Cemetery, Kershaw, Camden, South Carolina. 

Gilbert Ernest Roberts (1920-1944)

Who are you remembering this week?

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