Amelia Siokos’ window on Main

By Dave MonizStaff writer Editor’s note: Oral history has become a popular literary genre. Oral historians say that it can document the past in a way that written history cannot. Using some of the techniques of oral historians, staff writer Dave Moniz set out to find bits of Columbia’s history by talking with several older Columbians. One of his edited conversations is presented here. Others … Continue reading Amelia Siokos’ window on Main

Claude Banks Boykin

1927 Claude Banks Boykin was born on 28 Sep 1927 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Herbert Rutledge Boykin and Sarah “Sadie” Nicolas Smith Boykin. 1930 Banks Boykin was counted in the census on 30 Apr 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, H R Boykin; his mother, … Continue reading Claude Banks Boykin

Eliza T Hornsby Branham

1912 Eliza T Hornsby was born between 1912-1914 in South Carolina, USA a child of Michael Ernest “Mike” Hornsby and Dove “Dovie” Motley Watts Hornsby. 1920 Liza Hormsley was counted in the census on 09 Jan 1920 in Wateree Township, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 6-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Mike Hormsley; her mother, Lovie Hormsley; her … Continue reading Eliza T Hornsby Branham

DAC meeting Feb. 22, 23 at Town House

The 55th assembly of the South Carolina Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, will meet Feb. 22 and 23 at the Town House. Mrs. C. Howard Reinhard, state regent, will preside. Mrs. Horace T. Jacobs, state first vice regent, will be assembly chairman and Mrs. William E. Henderson Sr., of the Cornelius Keith chapter, will be assembly treasurer. Registration begins Feb. 22 at 9:30 a.m. … Continue reading DAC meeting Feb. 22, 23 at Town House

Charles Tillman Branham

1910 Charles Tillman Branham was born on 10 Apr 1910 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Charles Alexander Branham and Harriet Rabon Branham. 1910 Infant Branham was counted in the census on 27 Apr 1910 in Wateree Township, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA less than a month old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Charley A Branham; his … Continue reading Charles Tillman Branham