Mannes Burtis Rabon

1894 1962 M. B. Rabon CAMDEN – M. Burtis Rabon, 67, died Tuesday at his home in Lugoff. He had retired in January, 1961. Mr. Rabon was born in Lugoff, the son of William Rabon and Minnie Burdell Rabon. He attended Kershaw County schools and was a member of Spring Vale Baptist Church. He was twice married, first to the former Evelyn Branham, who died … Continue reading Mannes Burtis Rabon

Ex-Marines Set to March Against Polio

CAMDEN – (Special) – Camden ex-Marines will march for dimes again this year. Encouraged by the success of last year’s march the Camdenites are planning an expanded program for this year. Ten Kershaw county ex-Marines will participate in this year’s march for dimes. They will gather at the Camden Post Office where they will get a send off from the Camden Military Academy band. The … Continue reading Ex-Marines Set to March Against Polio


Ex – Marines Set to Assist Kershaw March of Dimes CAMDEN – Ten former Marines will walk Saturday for the benefit of the annual March of Dimes. Gunnery Sgt. Roy Truesdell of Lugoff, a Marine who won the Congressional Medal of Honor during his service, is in charge of the marchers. Assisting him is Marine Recruiting Sgt. Puckett of Columbia. Three ex-Marines will march to … Continue reading TO WALK SATURDAY

Blaney Man May Have Wounded Chicken Thief

A Blaney man, R. A. Herlong, told the Richland sheriff’s office Wednesday night that he had fired upon a chicken theif and possibly wounded him. Herlong, hearing a noise in the fowl house, went into the yard armed with a shotgun just in time to see a man fleeing. He fired at him and may possibly have wounded him, he said. Sheriff deputies investigating the … Continue reading Blaney Man May Have Wounded Chicken Thief

Harold Edward Branham

1917 Harold Edward Branham was born on 29 Oct 1917 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of John Mann Branham and Daisy Eva Crossland Branham. 1920 Edward Branham was counted in the census on 10 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, John Branham; his mother, Daisy Branham; … Continue reading Harold Edward Branham


Roaming the Midlands With John Bigham After being warmed by both conversation of coffee in Mrs. Clara Martin’s eating place at Blythewood the other Saturday morning, we headed due east from that village. The trek which followed was to cover various portions of Richland, Kershaw, and Fairfield Counties and result in several contacts worthy of mention in this column. In the time the journey would … Continue reading A TREK IN LOWER FAIRFIELD COUNTY