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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Sunday’s Obituary - Mrs. S. C. Rivers

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Wilma Rosa White Rivers
Wife of Sidney C. Rivers
b. 19 September 1884
d. 8 June 1919

Mrs. S.C. Rivers died at Hamlet in the hospital while being operated on. Her death occurred early Sunday morning. Mrs. Rivers had lived here with (her) husband, who died the latter part of February. She was a Miss White of Cheraw and is survived by her mother and father and one sister of Cheraw to whom we extend our sympathies. Mrs. Rivers was about 38 years old and had been married about ten (10) years.[1][2]

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[1] James C. Pigg, Obituaries from the Chesterfield Advertiser 1892-1926; Chesterfield County Genealogical Services, 2001, page 42. Tombstone of Mrs. S. C. Rivers; 19 September 1884–8 June 1919, Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
[2] The Chesterfield Advertiser, June 12, 1919, page 4, col. 7:
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