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through the heart of Paris In which competitors are required to carry" mailbaes- Story Of Hamer Family Is Told By Mrs. Hooker ROCKY MOUNT -- "John Hicks j valuable data from old family , remarkable how well the Hamer, of Anson county, North (Bibles of the various branches, i have been kept in all the various j old church registers, graveyards, j copies of old wills, deeds and land | grants. An interesting feature' of the Carolina . . .. His Antecedants and Descendants," by Flora Hamer Hamer Hooker, of Spartanburg and Hamer, S. C., is off the press and irj, a current review of the book, j branches." j Mrs. Hooker dedicated this Hai Hai mer family book to her father, th e late Robert Picket Hamer, Jr., book is the splendid reproductions j w h o founded Hamer, S. C., and Mrs. W. Gray Williams, of Rocky ! of 0 ] d f arn n"y portraits, pictures j h e r husband, Dr. Jacob Thomas Mount, says: j of O id churches and early homes j Hooker, of Converse college, at "This is an interesting and at- I of the family. The Hamer coat of i t h e time of his death i: * ] 9 4 8- This tractive history of the Hamers and allied families, and should be on the shelves of the department of the South Carolina libraries," for it will become more valuable as the years go by." It is crammed with arms, in color, is also included as a frontis piece. genealogical j While John Hicks Hamer was North and i b orn j n Anson county, North Carolina, Carolina, he found his wife, Ann ("Nancy") Cochran in Marlboro County, S. C., where they settled in 1790 and established the fam- ! is the second family book Mrs. j Hooker has published, .the first i being "The Robesonian McCal- i lums," featuring her mother's an| an| tecedents. Mrs. Hooker has spent ·years compiling' these records, I and hundreds who do not bear I the name Hamer, Bethea or McCallum. McCallum. but are of the blood, are ! siding at 517 Woodland street, Start; Start; i maintains the old Hamer home, i at Hamer, and spends part of the summer months there. ily whose name is cioselv linked , . . . . . , ,, . , . . . * . . ;included. with the early historv, both civic : ,. .. , I , . . . . . ~ ., .-, ,. i Mrs. Hooker, the former Flora and patriotic, m South Carolina,!,, , ,, _ _ · 1 , - .T r i *· Hamer, oi Hamer, S. C., now re- smce betore the Revolution. ; ' c "N?" Cochran Hamer was t h e i , - , ,, , . ,, daughter of Lieut, -ihonias Coch- | ^.±_ SP-tanDurg, S. C., ran and his first wife, Lucretia [Council, who was the daughter u another Revolutionary resident of Marlboro county, Captain Henry Council, and his wife, Elizabeth j Council, whose father was also a captain in the Revolution. Capt. Philip Pledger, who emigrated to Marlboro county, S. C., in 1752, was an active patriot, though he was far from being a young man. "There is romance, as well as valuable f a m i l y data in this The TAR HEEL GARDENER By JOHN H. HARRIS N. C. State College It's Evinruiie that offers a complete line---6 moddi--1.5 to 33.-i certified horsepower. Drop in, we'll he Rind to help you choose the right one for your ! Lumberton Sales Co. "Lumbcrtoii's r.cadinc Outboard Dealer" 1st ST. wt. it Most people are having poor luck with their strawberries this book," Mrs. Williams comments, year. First, cold weather got the "Of the daughters of Lieut, early blooms, then dry weather Thomas Cochran and his wife, j hit, and then too much rain. This Elizabeth Pledger Cochran, two j rainy cool weather- caused many married brothers, James and berries to rot before ripening. Ac- Philip Bethea, and another mar- cording to pathologists, this is a ried John Hicks Harrfer. Through j disease that's always present, but the years these Betheas and H a - j if the weather is warm and c o n t e m p o r a r i o s ! .sonably dry, it doesn't much damage. There is little to be dune to p r e v e n t or control

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  1. The Robesonian,
  2. 23 May 1950, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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