Cleo Kelly

1927 Cleo Kelly was born May 4, 1927 in South Carolina, a daughter of Benjamin Lucas Kelly and Evelyn Clementine¬†Youngblood¬†Kelly. Cleo Kelly, five-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Kelly, died at 7 o’clock yesterday morning, September 17, 1927, at the home of her parents in Edgewood. She is survived by a brother and four sisters. The friends of the family will be grieved … Continue reading Cleo Kelly

Several Richland Farmers Make Good Tobacco Crops; McMaster makes 1,000 Pounds to Acre

Approximately 200 acres of tobacco were planted in Richland County this year according to Rhett Clark, county agricultural agent, and the average yield has been something over 700 pounds in acre. The yield was lowered somewhat by some the unfavorable season, but some of the tobacco planters got as much as 1,000 pounds to the acre. The most successful of the tobacco farmers, according to … Continue reading Several Richland Farmers Make Good Tobacco Crops; McMaster makes 1,000 Pounds to Acre

J. Lawson Branham

1850 J Lawson Branham was born in 1850 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA a child of William Branham. 1900 J Dawson Branham was counted in the census on 09 Jun 1900 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a 60-year-old, male, married, white, head of household. Also in the home was his wife, Georgiana Branham; and their children, Thomas Branham, Allie Branham, and Blake Branham. 1910 … Continue reading J. Lawson Branham

Spartan David Goodlett

1899 Spartan David Goodlett was August 11, 1899 in South Carolina, a son of Spartan David Goodlett and Carrie E. Free Goodlett Smith. 1927 News was received in Columbia yesterday of the death yesterday morning at Blackville of Spartan David Goodlett, 28, who was instantly killed when he came in contact with a high voltage wire. Mr. Goodlett, who lived at 600 Capitol Place, Columbia, … Continue reading Spartan David Goodlett

Faculty of Blaney Unusually Strong

Special to The State. Blaney, September 10 – Blaney high school will open Thursday morning, September 15, with a registration and classification of people’s informal exercises will be held in the school auditorium and regular work will follow. Following is a list of the teachers for the 1927-28 session: Superintendent and teacher of history, Leonardo Andrea; principal of the high school and teacher of Latin … Continue reading Faculty of Blaney Unusually Strong

Blaney School Will Open Soon

(Special to The Record) BLANEY, S. C., September 10, – The Blaney school will open on Thursday morning, September 15 at 9 o’clock with the registration and classification of pupils. The enrollment is expected to be more than 300. The formal opening exercises will be held on Tuesday evening, September 20, at 7:30 o’clock with a reception for the new teachers in the school lobby … Continue reading Blaney School Will Open Soon


Special to The State. Patrick, September 3. – Mrs. W. M. Pankey and two children are visiting relatives in Columbia. Miss Mabel Farriss has accepted a position with the Western Union Telegraph company at Cheraw. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Fellers and little son, Joseph, left Thursday for Johns Island, where Mr. Fellers has accepted the position of principal of a school. Mr. Fellers was … Continue reading Patrick