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1912 pre-Fort Jackson school photo

I have this pre-Fort Jackson school photo from about 1912, and I need help with identifying some of the people in it. Four of my ancestors are in the photo: Lizzie Martin, about 10 years old, is on the top right Stella Martin, about 6 years old, is on the middle right Adolphus Martin, about […]

How premature was Daniel Martin?

My grandfather, Joel Daniel MARTIN, was born 28 Aug 1886 in Richland County, South Carolina. Daniel, as he was called, was the first born child of Adolphus Burdine MARTIN and Lizzie LEE MARTIN. This family owned property of what is now Fort Jackson. Small at birth I heard many times in my life about Daniel […]

Lester Terry: two shots to the heart

Lester TERRY was born in 1903 in South Carolina, likely Richland County. He was the 7th of eleven children born to John D. TERRY (1874-1942) and Maria MARTIN TERRY (1874-1950). Mariah was the sister of my great-grandfather, Adolphus B. MARTIN (1867-1917). This makes Lester my first cousin, twice removed. Lester’s early life Lester’s father, John, […]

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