Alton Benjamin Nelson

1911 Alton was born on October 16, 1911, ┬áin Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, the son of Franklin Arthur “Frank” Nelson and Effie F. Goff Nelson. 1940 Census Information: According to the United States Census reported on May 12, 1940, Alton Benjamin Nelson (28) rented a home in Blaney, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with his wife Maude Cato Nelson (25). It was reported the family members were all … Continue reading Alton Benjamin Nelson

Mary Cornelia Abbott Branham

1893 Mary Cornelia Abbott Branham was born November 7, 1893 in Richland County, South Carolina. 1935 On January 2, 1935, Mrs. Allen Branham was listed in the newspaper article “Boy, 3, Wounded By Brother, 5, Dec. 1, is Dead.” 1973 Mrs. J. A. Branham WINNSBORO – Funeral services for Mrs. James Allen Branham were held today in Harmony Baptist Church in Elgin. Mrs. Branham, 79, … Continue reading Mary Cornelia Abbott Branham

Blaney Plans Drag Racing

ELGIN – A top entry field competes here tonight at 7:30 in the sixth annual running of the Dixie Finals at the Blaney Drag Strip in Elgin. An $11,000 purse will be shared among participants in three classes – fuel dragsters, funny car and pro stock. Don Garlits and Tommy Ivo head the dragster field while Jim Lieberman and Mickey Thompson top the funny car … Continue reading Blaney Plans Drag Racing

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th AnnualDixie Finals Saturday, September 22nd “Big Daddy” DON GARLITS“TV Tommy” IVOCYR & SCHOFIELDPOWELL & BURNETT “JUNGLE JIM” LIBERMANMICKEY THOMPSONTHE CHI-TOWN HUSTLERThe TENNESSEE “BO-WEEVIL” * Funny Cars * Fuel Dragsters * Pro Stocks $1,000 Purse All NHRA Classes will run Gates open 3:00 P.M. – Racing begins 7:30 p.m.Admission $5.50 – Children under 12 free w/ parent in spectator area. BLANEY DRAG STRIP 20 … Continue reading The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th AnnualDixie Finals Saturday, September 22nd “Big Daddy” DON GARLITS“TV Tommy” IVOCYR & SCHOFIELDPOWELL & BURNETT “JUNGLE JIM” LIBERMANMICKEY THOMPSONTHE CHI-TOWN HUSTLERThe TENNESSEE “BO-WEEVIL” * Funny Cars * Fuel Dragsters * Pro Stocks $1,000 Purse All NHRA Classes will run Gates open 3:00 P.M. – Racing begins 7:30 p.m.Admission $5.50 – Children under 12 free w/ parent in spectator area. BLANEY DRAG STRIP 20 … Continue reading The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals Saturday, September 22nd “Big Daddy” DON GARLITS “TV Tommy” IVOCYR & SCHOFIELDPOWELL & BURNETT “JUNGLE JIM” LIBERMANMICKEY THOMPSONTHE CHI-TOWN HUSTLERThe TENNESSEE “BO-WEEVIL” * Funny Cars * Fuel Dragsters * Pro Stocks $1,000 Purse All NHRA Classes will run Gates open 3:00 P.M. – Racing begins 7:30 p.m.Admission $5.50 – Children under 12 free w/ parent in spectator area. BLANEY DRAG … Continue reading The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

Hallie T. Jeffers

1890 Hallie T. Jeffers was born December 25, 1890, in Kershaw County, a son of Joel Jeffers and Lucy Hayes Jeffers. 1973 Hallie T. Jeffers Hallie T. Jeffers, 82, of 1642 Curry street, died yesterday in Providence Hospital after a long illness. Born in Kershaw County, he was a son of the late Joel Jeffers and Lucy Hayes Jeffers. Mr. Jeffers was an insurance salesman … Continue reading Hallie T. Jeffers

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th AnnualDixie Finals Saturday, September 22nd “Big Daddy” DON GARLITS“TV Tommy” IVOCYR & SCHOFIELDPOWELL & BURNETT “JUNGLE JIM” LIBERMANMICKEY THOMPSONTHE CHI-TOWN HUSTLERThe TENNESSEE “BO-WEEVIL” * Funny Cars * Fuel Dragsters * Pro Stocks $1,000 Purse All NHRA Classes will run Gates open 3:00 P.M. – Racing begins 7:30 p.m.Admission $5.50 – Children under 12 free w/ parent in spectator area. BLANEY DRAG STRIP 20 … Continue reading The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals Saturday, September 22nd “Big Daddy” DON GARLITS “TV Tommy” IVOCYR & SCHOFIELDPOWELL & BURNETT “JUNGLE JIM” LIBERMANMICKEY THOMPSONTHE CHI-TOWN HUSTLERThe TENNESSEE “BO-WEEVIL” * Funny Cars * Fuel Dragsters * Pro Stocks $1,000 Purse All NHRA Classes will run Gates open 3:00 P.M. – Racing begins 7:30 p.m.Admission $5.50 – Children under 12 free w/ parent in spectator area. BLANEY DRAG … Continue reading The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals

The 6th Annual Dixie Finals Saturday, September 22nd “Big Daddy” DON GARLITS “TV Tommy” IVOCYR & SCHOFIELDPOWELL & BURNETT “JUNGLE JIM” LIBERMANMICKEY THOMPSONTHE CHI-TOWN HUSTLERThe TENNESSEE “BO-WEEVIL” * Funny Cars * Fuel Dragsters * Pro Stocks $1,000 Purse All NHRA Classes will run BLANEY DRAG STRIP 20 Miles North of Columbia on U. S. 1 at ELGIN, S. C. Continue reading The 6th Annual Dixie Finals