WINTER 2001

The Darlington Flag Newletter

   BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES FROM TIMMONSVILLE, SC NEWSPAPERS,
    LATE 19TH & 20 CENTURY
, abstracted by Robert M. DeFee...Most researchers are
    unaware that the community of Timmonsville has a rich newspaper history.  This
    history dates from 1887, just prior to the creation of Florence County partly from
    Darlington County.  Robert M. DeFee has a personal interest in this area of Old
    Darlington District, SC, many of his ancestors lived in this area.  The greater
    genealogical community has benefited from this personal interest.  DeFee has
    extracted thousands of articles from various Timmonsville newspapers.  This book
    covers newspapers published between 1887 and 1955.  The majority of the notices
    cover the period 1946 1955.  A remarkable degree of detail is evident in each and
    every abstract.  2000, Library of Congress Number- 00-11144.  312 pages, soft
    bound, full name index. Price:
$30.00 plus $4.00 shipping for first book and $1.50 for
    each additional book.

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