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DUTCH FORK CHAPTER
South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.

Welcome!...to the official site of the Dutch Fork Chapter of SCGS, Inc. If you have a family biographical or Bible record or photograph you are willing to share, please let us know. We encourage your visits and any information that you care to share. Check our book list under Chapter Publications.

Regular meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month at 10 am at the Crooked Creek Recreation Center in Chapin.....heart of the Dutch Fork!

DUTCH FORK CHAPTER GENEALOGICAL REUNION Saturday, April 12, 2014 -  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Dutch Fork Chapter, SCGS, Inc., will hold its Annual Reunion at Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church in Chapin, SC. Click Here For Details

SAD NEWS

Hello all, I hate to send out this terrible news on the passing of Dr. Carl Nichols. He has done so much to further genealogy and he also contributed lots of work for our chapter. He will be greatly missed. He was scheduled to speak at our April 12, 2014, Dutch Fork Reunion.

It was hard to believe so I looked up the funeral homes in Abbeville (Harris Funeral Home) to make sure I heard it correctly. Here is his obit

Dr. Carl 'Woody' Nichols, Jr.

August 7, 1945 - March 13, 2014 Resided in Atlanta, GA

Dr. Carl W. 'Woody' Nichols, Jr., 68, of Atlanta, GA died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Dekalb Medical Center. He was born in Abbeville, SC to Josephine Raines Nichols and the late Carl W. Nichols, Sr.

Dr. Nichols was a graduate of Erskine College and Emory Medical University. He worked for numerous hospitals in the Atlanta area and recently retired from Lab Corp after many dedicated years of service as a Pathologist. He was an accomplished pianist and longtime patron of the Atlanta Sympathy Orchestra and the Atlanta Opera.

Surviving Dr. Nichols is his mother Josephine Nichols of Abbeville; a special friend of 44 years Muriel Matthews of Atlanta; and a host of cousins and close friends.

The family will receive friends from 2:00PM to 3:00PM Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Harris Funeral Home in Abbeville, SC. Funeral services will begin at 3:30 pm on Sunday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Dr. John Keith officiating. Burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery.

Memorial contributions, in memory of Woody, may be sent to a charity of one's choice.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com

HARRIS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES of Abbeville is assisting the Nichols family.

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Last Updated 17 May 2012