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Welcome

TO CAROLINA FAMILY ROOTS READERS.
Thanks for reading and commenting about my blog postings. My goal is to accurately document the genealogy of my family and allied families living in Chesterfield County, SC and Anson County, NC. If you have a Chesterfield County surname you are interested in please send me an e-mail.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Independence Day 2017

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In Memory of those who gave us our Independence and those who continue to give of theirself  to ensure our freedom.

Today We Remember
Sgt. George W. Rivers, Jr.
Who Gave His All in WWII
Killed in Action – 5 January 1944

Sgt. George W. Rivers, Jr.
Silver Star
Silver Star
Burial in Italy
Sgt George W. Rivers
Lineage

Have a Safe Independence Day 2017




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[1] My thanks to Don R. Haynes who granted me permission to use his photos of George W. Rivers, Jr. and his tombstone in the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery.
[2] https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56313742
[3] https://www.abmc.gov/node/426840#.WVqMBojyuUk
[4] American flag courtesy of Getty’s Images. http://www.gettyimages.com/

















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