Watchman Hit; Three Agencies Probe Attack

Three agencies are investigating an attack made on a watchman who frightened a robber attempting to break in the Gus Ward restaurant, located about half way between Lugoff and Blaney in Kershaw county. A white man had rented a tourist cottage near the restaurant and struck the watchman, who was preparing to start a fire. The watchmen was rendered unconscious and the intruder removed a … Continue reading Watchman Hit; Three Agencies Probe Attack

James Wiley Wood

1857 James Wiley Wood was born May 12, 1857 in Abbeville, South Carolina, son of Mason Davis Wood and Rebecca Conner. 1860 Census Information: According to the United States Census reported on September 17, 1860, M D Wood (41), lived in Edgefield, South Carolina with, Rebecca C Wood (34), Wm H Wood (10), Mary J Wood (8), James W Wood (3) and Infant Wood (8 … Continue reading James Wiley Wood

J. G. Motleys Celebrate Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Motley, Sr., celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, January 9, 1940 at their home at Blaney, Route 2, near Pontiac. Mr. and Mrs. Motley are living now in the same community in which they were born. Mrs. Motley was before marriage Miss Fannie Thornton, the youngest daughter of the late P. H. Thornton. They have always taken a prominent part in … Continue reading J. G. Motleys Celebrate Anniversary

Richland Court Roster For Next Week Announced

Cases and jurors for the term of Richland county court beginning Monday, January 22, were announced yesterday. Judge A. W. Holman will preside during the term. Special attention was called to rule adopted by the Richland bar which does not allow the absence of an attorney as sufficient grounds fro the continuance of a case. The following cases are on the roster for the week: … Continue reading Richland Court Roster For Next Week Announced

Henry Robert Humphries

ID Number: Did not appear on the 1940 Census Henry Robert Humphries Birth: August 5, 1886 Kershaw, South Carolina, USA Death: January 6, 1940 Winnsboro, Fairfield, South Carolina, USA Burial: Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA Springvale Baptist Church Cemetery Find A Grave ID: 75115002 Family Search ID: KVJ1-BT6 Henry Robert Humphries was born on August 5, 1886 in Kershaw County, South Carolina to John Kornelias … Continue reading Henry Robert Humphries

Julia Theodocia Trusedale

1858 Julia Theodocia Truesdale was born August 23, 1858. 1940 Mrs. Julia Theodocia Truesdale, 81, died at her residence at Westville today, January 5, 1940 after an illness of six months. The widow of the late Willis F Truesdale, had resided in the Westville Community her entire life. She was a faithful member of Damascus Methodist church. Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, … Continue reading Julia Theodocia Trusedale