Sunday, September 26, 2010

James Lawrence McVEIGH (1858-1924) Headstone

My great-grandfather's grave in Highsmith Cemetery, Waynesville, Brantley County, Georgia.

Birth: May 10, 1858  Ludowici, Liberty (now Long), GA

Death: Oct. 28, 1924 Waynesville, Brantley, GA

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Children also buried in Highsmith Cemetery:

Mamie McVeigh Harrison (1888 - 1971)

James Henry McVeigh (1895 - 1969)

Norman Shaw McVeigh (1900 - 1981)

Leland Urquhart McVeigh (1903 - 1984)


Rebecca Jane Wright McVeigh (1867 - 1932)


Highsmith Cemetery

Brantley County

Georgia, USA

Created by: Jerry Van Herrin

Record added: Jan 24, 2009

Find A Grave Memorial# 33193878

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Teresa McVeigh 2010

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Arelia Darnella TAYLOR SPORTS (1863-1950) Death Certificate

Arelia D. Taylor

Place of Death: 83 Suffolk Dr., Dorchester Terrace, Charleston, SC

Date of Death: 10 Oct 1950

Cause of death: Pyelomylitis--pneumonia, fracture of left femur

Birth: 3 Sep 1863 Florence, SC

Father: Levi Taylor

Husband: Joe E Sports (deceased)

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Arelia Darnella TAYLOR SPORTS Obituary

Florence Morning News, Thursday Oct. 12, 1950, p. 10, Deaths and Funerals, Mrs. Joe E. Sports:

Mrs. Joe E. Sports

Mrs. Arelia Taylor Sports, 87, widow of Joe E. Sports, died Tuesday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. W. Windham of Charleston, after a long illness. Mrs. Sports was a former resident of this city.

Funeral services will be held in Florence Friday afternoon. the hour and place will be announced later by Waters Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Tabernacle Methodist Church cemetery near Evergreen.

Mrs. Sports was born in Florence county, September 3, 1863, a daughter of the late Levi and Sarah Burris Taylor. She was a member of the Tabernacle Methodist Church.

She is survived by six daughters, Mrs. J. H. Eaddy and Mrs. O. N. Jeffords of Florence, Mrs. Isla Stocks of Walterboro, Mrs. John Morris and Mrs. Loley Bryan of Andrews, and Mrs. Windham of Charleston; a son, Dudley Sports of Georgetown; 37 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.

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Teresa McVeigh 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Tabernacle Church Centennial, Florence, South Carolina

My great-great-grandparents, Levi R. and Sarah Jane (BURRIS) TAYLOR, with his brother William E TAYLOR, were charter members of this church.