Descendants of James Rutland
2. SHERIDAN RAGSDEL2 RUTLAND (JAMES1) was born 1857 in South Carolina. He married MAEGARET WESLEY RUFF December 10, 1885 in Columbia,Richland,SC,USA, daughter of DAVID RUFF and ISABELLA NELSON. She was born April 16, 1862 in Fairfield,SC,USA, and died February 25, 1902 in Fairfield,SC,USA.
Notes for SHERIDAN RAGSDEL RUTLAND:
1880 Township 9, Fairfield, South Carolina Census has him born 1857,SC,age 23,farming,single, both parents born in SC.
Child of SHERIDAN RUTLAND and MAEGARET RUFF is:
3. i. ELIZABETH ENGLISH3 RUTLAND, b. August 14, 1888, Fairfield,SC,USA; d. November 29, 1965, Fairfield,SC,USA.
Generation No. 3
3. ELIZABETH ENGLISH3 RUTLAND (SHERIDAN RAGSDEL2, JAMES1) was born August 14, 1888 in Fairfield,SC,USA, and died November 29, 1965 in Fairfield,SC,USA. She married JOHN SMITH BROWN December 22, 1909 in Winnsboro,Fairfield,SC,USA, son of ROBERT BROWN and MARY KING. He was born October 07, 1877 in Fairfield County,SC, and died July 30, 1938 in Winnsboro,Fairfield Co,SC.
Notes for JOHN SMITH BROWN:
John S Brown died on July 30th,1938 at his home after an illness of many weeks. He had been in declining health for several years. He was educated in the public schools and had lived his entire life in Fairfield County. He was of gentle, quiet manner, true to his faith and a man of honesty and integrity, a good neighbor and kind husband and father. At the time of his death he was president of Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance association of Winnsboro and an elder in Union Presbyterian Church of which church he had been a member since youth. In 1909 he married Miss Betty Rutland of Brockton. 1880 Township 9, Fairfield, South Carolina Census has him born 1878,SC,age2.
Children of ELIZABETH RUTLAND and JOHN BROWN are:
i. ANNIE MCDILL4 BROWN, b. November 13, 1910, Winnsboro,Fairfield,SC,USA; d. October 20, 1957, Winnsboro,Fairfield,SC,USA; m. DAVID ROBERTSON BECKHAM, 1935.
Notes for ANNIE MCDILL BROWN:
Mrs. Dill Brown Beckham,46, former president of the Fairfield Teachers Association, died on October 20, 1957 at the Fairfield County Memorial Hospital at 4pm after an illness of two weeks. Mrs Beckham was born in Winnsboro, daughter of Mrs. Bettie R Brown and the late John Smith Brown, Sr. She was a school teacher at the Mt Zion Institute at Winnsboro, and was a member of the Union Memorial Presbyterian Church. She attended Chicora College and was a graduate from the University of South Carolina. Mrs Beckham taught in the Fairfield County schools for 17 years. She was treasurer of the Women of the Church and was church organist.
ii. ROBERT RUTLAND BROWN, b. June 23, 1912, Fairfield,SC,USA; d. September 30, 1974, Fairfield,SC,USA; m. MILDRED BOULWARE, 1939.
iii. MAURICE HOLIDAY BROWN, b. April 12, 1914, Fairfield,SC,USA; d. January 25, 1960, Fairfield,SC,USA; m. ELIZABETH LIGON.
iv. JOHN SMITH BROWN,JR., b. July 07, 1916, Winnsboro,Fairfield County,SC,USA; d. January 13, 2001, Columbia,Richland,SC,USA; m. JEWEL CUMMINGS GATHRIGHT.
v. MARGARET ELIZABETH BROWN, b. June 15, 1918, Fairfield,SC,USA; d. March 15, 1999, Columbia,Richland,SC,USA; m. FRANK EARLE POPE,JR, May 20, 1941; b. February 10, 1916, Fairfield,SC,USA; d. December 17, 1985, Columbia,Richland,SC,USA.
vi. ISABEL RUFF BROWN, Fairfield,SC,USA; m. THOMAS HUGH FRICK, August 07, 1946, Columbia,Richland,SC,USA.
vii. OLIVE CAROL BROWN, b. December 01, 1922, Fairfield,SC,USA; m. WILLIAM LINDSAY CASTLES, August 07, 1945, Fairfield,SC,USA.
Notes for OLIVE CAROL BROWN: 1880 Township 9, Fairfield, South Carolina Census hasher born 1876,SC,age 4
viii. SARAH MAE BROWN, b. November 24, 1924, Fairfield,SC,USA; d. April 11, 2002, Columbia, Richland County,SC; m. LEWIS CLIFTON ASHFORD, July 18, 1946.
Notes for SARAH MAE BROWN:
Died at home in the morning . Thursday April 11th , 2002 Buried at Bethel Methodist Church, Winnsboro,SC Hwy 269 on Sunday April 14th,2002.
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