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Sunday, March 3, 2013

Obituary Sunday ~ Miss Mabel Brock


Pretty Young Lady of Cheraw Succumbs

to Illness of Typhoid Fever

Special to The State.
  Cheraw, Sept 24.-- Miss Mabel Brock died today of typhoid of typhoid fever, after an illness of several weeks. Miss Brock has had the very best medical attention and nursing and was thought to be getting well, but suffered a relapse the early part of the week. She was next to the youngest daughter of Mr. P. H. Brock, being about 21 years of age, and was a very handsome young lady, loved by all who knew her. She had been employed for the past two years by a law firm in Manning and at the time she was taken ill was employed on the office of the Chesterfield & Lancaster Railroad company.
  The funeral will be held tomorrow from the Cheraw Methodist church, of which she was a member. The interment will be in the new cemetery opposite St. David's church.
  Besides a father, Miss Brock leaves two brothers and five sisters, among whom are Col. W. T. Brock, assistant adjutant and inspector general, and Mrs. W. W. Coker of Columbia.[1]

Photo by Julious Burr

[1] Miss Mabel Brock obituary, The State, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 27 September 1907, Page 9.
[2] Find A Grave Memorial# 68286253

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