David Brogdon

1905

David Brogdon was born on 26 Nov 1905 in South Carolina, USA as the first child of John Brogdon and Roxie Holoman Brogdon. He had five siblings, namely: Carson Brogdon, Samuel Brogdon, Madison Brogdon, Oscar Brogdon, and Allen Brogdon.

1910

David Brogdon was counted in the census on 13 May 1910 in Ionia, Lee, South Carolina, USA as a five-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John J Brogdon; mother, Roxie Brogdon; and siblings, Carison Brogdon, Sam Brogdon, and Allen Brogdon.

1920

David Brogdon was counted in the census on 09 Jan 1920 in Congaree, Lexington, South Carolina, USA as a fourteen-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Brogdon; mother, Roxie Brogdon; and siblings, Sam Brogdon, and Madison Brogdon.

1931

He died on 18 Oct 1931 in McConnells, York, South Carolina, USA on theChester-York Highway. He was buried on 20 Oct 1931 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Branham-Hayes Cemetery. His cause of death was auto accident. He was employed as an operator in cotton mill. 

DAVID BROGDEN

Special to The State.

Blaney, Oct. 19. – Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock for David Brogden, 25 of Winnsboro, who was fatally injured Sunday night when his automobile collided with another automobile containing six Negroes on the Chester-York highway, about ten miles from York. Services will be held at the Smyrna Methodist Episcopal church near here with the Rev. A. V. Smith, pastor in charge.

Mr. Brogden was recently married to Miss Maebel Branham, daughter of Mrs. Anna Branham and the late W. L. Branham of this community.

Beside his widow Mr. Brogden is survived by his parents, and four brothers, Carson Brogden, Samuel Brogden, Madison Brogden and Oscar Brogden, all of Bishopville.

On October 19, 1931, David Brogdon was listed in the newspaper article, “Auto Mishap Toll Grows.

On October 19, 1931, David Brogdon was listed in the newspaper article, “Four Being Held For Brogden Death.”

October 20, 1931  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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“South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-DTMQ-96K?cc=1417492&wc=M6Y6-MTL%3A30717401 : 18 April 2016), 004177694 > image 918 of 1749; Department of Archives and History, State Records Center, Columbia.

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