Gillian Ann “Gillie” DeBruhl Hough

Gillian Ann “Gillie” DeBruhl was born on 18 May 1857. Camden, September 2, 1916 – At her residence on DeKalb street, Camden, on the night of August 30, Mrs. Lillian A. Hough, wife of W. Cal Hough, died after a protracted and painful illness, in her 60th year of her age. She was universally beloved by a large circle of relatives and acquaintances for her … Continue reading Gillian Ann “Gillie” DeBruhl Hough

Lillie Victoria Spradley

Lillie Victoria Spradley was born on 11 Jun 1908 in South Carolina, USA a child of Thomas James Spradley and Bessie Beulah Barnes. Camden, August 30, 1916 – Lillie Spradley, a white girl nine years of age, was shot and instantly killed at Cassatt, in this county, about 8 o’clock this morning by Lillie May Thompson, a young negress. The Spradley family were residing on … Continue reading Lillie Victoria Spradley


“It was a most successful meeting.” said James A. Hayne, M. D., State health officer, who has returned to Columbia after attending the meeting in Charleston at which a State league of health officers was organized. Miss Louise Cloyd has returned from Ridgeway, bringing with her Miss Mary Tidwell, who will be her guest for two weeks. Miss Amy Mitchell of Atlanta is visiting her … Continue reading Personals

Louise Haile Whitaker

Louise Haile was born on 18 Feb 1884 a child of Thomas Cureton Haile and Mary E Boykin. Camden, August 20 – Mrs. Louise Haile Whitaker, widow of the late McRea Whitaker, died suddenly at her home in the Rafting Creek section of Sumter county Wednesday evening, August 16, 1916. Mrs. Whitaker was the daughter of Thomas C. Haile and Mary Boykin, and was 32 … Continue reading Louise Haile Whitaker