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07 November 2012

Windows to the Past

     Today, my mom and I drove to South Carolina (Greenwood, Edgefield and Aiken Counties) to visit cemeteries.  We don't just learn dates and burial locations when we do this, we also get a snapshot of their world as we travel through their community.

     This is especially true in the church cemeteries, where we can see the churches that they worshiped at. I snapped this photo of my mom, peaking into the window of Bethel Methodist Church in Callison, South Carolina.  Gazing into the church in which generations of my ancestors worshiped is somewhat surreal and rather powerful.





08 July 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - Witt

William D. Witt & Frances Iola Q. Witt

William David WittWilliam D. Witt and Frances Iola (Quattlebaum) Witt are buried together at the Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery in Callison, Greenwood, SC.

William was the son of David Jefferson Witt and Alice Miller (who are buried just up the road at Bold Springs Baptist) and Iola was the daughter of Millege E. Quattlebaum and Mary Jane "Mamie" Dorn. Both native to neighboring Edgefield county, they were married around 1898 and lived most of their lives in Greenwood County.

02 June 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - Quattlebaum


Milledge Evander Quattlebaum and Mary Jane "Mamie" Dorn are buried in Bethel Methodist Church in Callison, Greenwood, SC. They were my 3x Great-Grandparents and lived their lives in Greenwood and Edgwood Counties, SC.

Milledge remarried around 1910 and is pictured below with his second wife, Martha "Mattie" Reagan.


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