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

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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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Obituaries of George Herndon Logan, Dallas, Gaston County, North Carolina, 1875-1935, and Alma Gertrude Westbrook Logan, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1886-1962

George Herndon Logan, son of Leonidas Marion Logan and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sarah Herndon Logan, was born 10 June 1875 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. He died 25 December 1935 in Dallas, Gaston County, North Carolina.

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Alma Gertrude Westbrook, daughter of Robert Alexander Westbrook and Emily Elizabeth Jones Westbrook, was born 9 June 1886 in Blacks Station (now Blacksburg), Spartanburg County, South Carolina. She married George Herndon Logan 26 December 1906 in Cherokee County, South Carolina. Alma Westbrook Logan died 28 June 1962 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Her home was in Kannapolis.

George Herndon Logan and Alma Westbrook Logan are buried at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, North Carolina.

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Copies furnished by Betty Logan.

Photograph: Benjamin Gaffney Logan, Etta Ann Wells Logan, and Marion Vesco Logan, Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, North Carolina, 1902

Benjamin Gaffney Logan, son of Leonidas Marion Logan and Elizabeth “Lizzie” Sarah Herndon Logan, was born 17 January 1877 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Ben Logan was one of 5 sons of L.M. and Lizzie Herndon Logan. Etta Ann Wells, daughter of Alexander Vesco “Dan” Wells and Lucy Ann Blalock Wells, was born 22 April 1881 in Cleveland County, NC. Marion Vesco Logan was born 2 May 1902.

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Copy furnished by Betty Logan