Wednesday, May 30, 2012

John Shaw (1780-1754) Family Bible, Cumberland County, North Carolina

These Shaw Family Bible Records were abstracted by Stewart J. Wiggins in the 1970's. The Bible was at that time in the possesion of Ora (McVeigh) Johnson. Notes in brackets are additions and alternative transcriptions.

John Shaw married Elizabeth Urquhart April 24, 1817

John Shaw died Nov. 21, 1854, 74 years 2 mo. old [b. Sept 1780]

Elizabeth Urquhart died Aug. 27, 1853, 63 years old [b. 1790]

Daniel Shaw born Feb 11, 1819, died Aug. 29, 1848, killed in Mexican War at Perote, Mexico

Jennette R. [B?] Shaw born Aug. 24, 1820

Norman Shaw and Sarah Shaw [twins] born July 29, 1822 [Sarah died in infancy]

Norman died Aug. 29, 1847

Ann R. [B.] Shaw born June 9, 1824, married Sihon Crowder Oct. 7, 1847

Angus Shaw born Feb. 18, 1826, married Mary Jenkins Dec. 22, 1858

Angus killed in 7 Days Battle in Richmond, July 18, 1862

Mary Jane Shaw born Feb. 28, 1828, married Henry Wright, 1859, died in Chatham County, Ga May 3,


Flora Catherine Shaw born July 7, 1829, married Hiram Vickers Jan. 25, 1854

Elizabeth Shaw born May 10, 1831

Sarah Margaret Shaw born Oct. 4, 1833, married John Sundy, died 1918 near Waycross, Ga.

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Obituary of Adrian (Sauls) Sports (1909-1960)

Obituary of Adrian (Sauls) Sports (1909-1960)        

Obituary, Georgetown Times, Sept. 8, 1960

Mrs. L.D. Sports Died Saturday in Local Hospital

Mrs. Adrian Sauls Sports, wife of L. Dudley Sports of Ridley Heights, Georgetown died Saturday in Georgetown County Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held Monday at the First Baptist Church. Officiating was the Rev. I. C. Vassar, pastor of Screven Baptist Church. Burial was in Tabernacle Methodist Church near Evergreen in Florence County, directed by Mayer Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sauls was born in Savannah, June 30, 1909, and was a daughter of James N. Sauls and Emma Jane Rogers Sauls. She was reared in Lake City and attended Lake City High School. The family moved to Georgetown in 1937.

Mrs. Sports was a member of First Baptist Church of Georgetown, a member of the Maryville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She had been employed as an aide for the past two years by the Georgetown County Memorial Hospital.

Surviving are her husband; two sons, L. Dudley Sports, Jr. and William N. Sports, both of Georgetown; four grandchildren; four half-brothers, Robert T. Abrams and Eddie Abrams, both of Charleston, Joseph Abrams of Aiken and Oscar Kirten of Charleston; three half sisters, Mrs. R. L Truett of Wilmington, N. C., Mrs. Charles Flowers of Florence, and Mrs. David Morris of New Bern, N.C.

Photo added to Find A Grave Memorial by Patti Yourko Burns 4/14/2011
Transcription by Teresa McVeigh 24 Nov 2011

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