Elizabeth Logan, daughter of George Herndon Logan and Alma Gertrude Westbrook Logan, born near Blacksburg, Cherokee County, South Carolina, 1908

Elizabeth Logan (October 6, 1908–September 22, 1972) was born at her Westbrook grandparents’ home near Blacksburg, South Carolina. This photograph was taken in Gaffney, Cherokee County, South Carolina.

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Photograph courtesy of Betty Logan


Photograph: Sisters Nell Logan (left) and Elizabeth Logan (right), Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, c. 1917

Nell and Elizabeth Logan were daughters of George Herndon Logan and Alma Gertrude Westbrook Logan. Nell Logan: 9 February 1912-21 November 1994; Elizabeth Logan: 6 October 1908-22 September 1972.

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Photograph courtesy of Nell and Elizabeth’s sister, Betty Logan

And on a Musical Note….

This is from the Frank C. Brown Collection of North Carolina Folklore and features a song — “Old Rosin T. Beau” — sung by Elizabeth Logan Schinhan, learned from her father, George Herndon Logan, at Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina.

Shared by Betty Logan, Elizabeth Logan Schinhan’s sister.

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Photograph: George Herndon Logan, teacher, Possum Trot School, near the Kings Mountain Battleground, Cherokee County, South Carolina

George Herndon Logan was the son of Leonidas Marion Logan and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sarah Herndon Logan.  He’s the tallest person in the back row, center, below. Possum Trot School once stood on Possum Trot Road in Cherokee County, South Carolina. After seeing this photograph, several former students confirmed it to be Possum Trot School.


Photograph from The Kings Mountain Herald contributed by Betty Logan