John David “Uncle Dave” Goff

1873 John David “Uncle Dave” Goff was born June 19, 1873 in Blaney, Kershaw, South Carolina to William Preston Goff and Rebecca Elizabeth McDonald Goff. 1910 Census Information: According to the 1910 United States Census recorded on April 20, 1910; Dave Goff (37) owned a farm in Wateree Township in Kershaw County, with whom he shared with his wife, Nellie Goff (34), of 14 years. … Continue reading John David “Uncle Dave” Goff

Blaney Students Visit the State

Student from the Blaney High School visited The State offices recently, and were taken on a tour of the newspaper plant. Included among the student who made the tour were, pictured above, Willard Robertson, James Nelson, Lewis O’Quinn, Wilbert Miles, Wiley Stockman, Jack Nelson, Larry Branham, James Cook, Charles Branham, Jay Smith, Pete Sturky, Helen Barfield, Gladys Stockman, Dorothy Nelson, Belva Moak, Fay Kirkland, Nettie … Continue reading Blaney Students Visit the State

Mamie Lee “Minnie” Byrd Holley

Mamie Lee “Minnie” Byrd Holley was born November 10, 1881, to William C Bird and Nancy Catherine Catoe Bird Mrs. Mamie Lee Byrd Holley, 74, of the Mt. Pisgah community, died, March 11, 1956 in a Camden hospital after a short illness. Survivors include her husband, John Holley; five daughters, Mrs. Everett Clark and Mrs. Paul Hinson of Kershaw, and Mrs. H. F. Catoe, Mrs. … Continue reading Mamie Lee “Minnie” Byrd Holley