Harvey Glenn Branham

1896 Harvey Glenn Branham was born on 28 Jan 1896 in South Carolina, USA a child of Willie Levi Branham and Ann Belle Hayes Branham. 1900 Harry Branham was counted in the census on 08 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 3-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Lewis Branham; his mother, Annie Branham; and his … Continue reading Harvey Glenn Branham

Fifteen Die In Violence On Weekend

From Staff and Wire Reports South Carolina counted at lease 15 weekend violent deaths. Lawton R. Ursrey, 55 of Hazelhurt, Ga., was shot to death during an argument with a brother-in-law at McBee. The brother-in-law, James C. Johnson, 56, was hospitalized in critical condition. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Chestnut of Surfside Beach suffocated in a fire that started late at night in the kitchen of … Continue reading Fifteen Die In Violence On Weekend

Weekend Violence Claims 16 In State

By The Associated Press Shooting, fire, drowning and traffic accidents left South Carolina with a tragic weekend toll of at least 16 violent deaths. A family quarrel at McBee erupted in pistol fire. Sheriff Don Hill of Chesterfield County said Lawton R. Ursrey, 55, of Hazelhurst, Ga., was killed and his brother-in-law, James C. Johnson, 56, was hospitalized in critical condition. Gunfire at a Columbia … Continue reading Weekend Violence Claims 16 In State

Katie E. Kelly Branham

1907 Katie Estelle Kelly was born on 27 May 1907 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Jack John Kelly and Eliza Branham Kelly. 1910 Kate Kelly was counted in the census on 21 Apr 1910 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a 4-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Jack Kelly; her mother, Liza Kelly; and her … Continue reading Katie E. Kelly Branham

Dove “Dovie” Motley Watts Jordan Hornsby

1886 Dove Motley Watts was born on 09 Aug 1886 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Lewis Watts and Deliah Ross. 1900 Doris Motley was counted in the census on 25 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 14-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her mother, Delila Motley; and her sister Artis Motley. 1910 William Jordan … Continue reading Dove “Dovie” Motley Watts Jordan Hornsby

A Drag Strip With Safety Features Is Planned By Jaycees At Florence

FLORENCE – A souped-up Camaro with a fiberglass body sped down a Georgia drag strip at a speed of over two hundred miles an hour. About 250 yards from the finish line it went out of control, hit an embankment, went over a wire fence and mowed down a line of spectators crowded there for the finish. Pandemonium ensued. There were reports of people dying … Continue reading A Drag Strip With Safety Features Is Planned By Jaycees At Florence

Two Charged As Game Ends In Fight

By WALLACE C. HITCHCOCKWest Carolina Bureau MONETTA – A basketball game at the Ridge Spring – Monetta High School here Thursday night ended with a fist fight and two warrants issued for assault and battery with intent to do bodily harm. The warrants, signed against two Elgin women, came in the final minutes of a conference 3-A game between St. Angela of Aiken and Blaney … Continue reading Two Charged As Game Ends In Fight