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February 1920 | Outside of Sandersville, GA
Daughter, F, Black, 8 years old, In school: Yes. The family lived on Deep Step Road.
Sandra's first trip back in 49 years
10 April 2009 | Sandersville, GA
Sandra Welsh (nee Rawlings), "Uncle" Herman Wilcher, and I (Kwame Welsh) traveled to Sandersville, GA, to meet her aunt Audrey "Audie" Rawlings, and cousin James Rawlings. We also met Chappell Davis and three of her sons.
We shared tons of pictures. We saw photos of Sandra's grandparents Wilson R. and Rosa "Rosie" Rawlings; her sister Julia Mae Rawlings Trimble; her aunts and uncles, as well as some cousins.
We then visited the family plot at Robin Springs Baptist Church on Deepstep Road, near the family's old farm. [Grave order left to right: Dorothy Rawlings Hook, d. May 1984; W(ilson) Rawlings, Jr.; H(enrie). Rawlings; Rosa, d. Feb. 1962; Wilson Rawlings, d. May 1954; J. ("Jay" Willie James) Rawlings, B(ennie). Rawlings]
Colored people lived in Fairgrounds, including Aunt Audie. (Uncle Herman, 5-2-09).
Our second trip to Georgia, Nov. 2010
9 November 2010 | Sandersville, GA
Sandra Welsh, Kwame Welsh, Elijah Welsh, Damayia Welsh, and "Uncle" Herman Wilcher, visited Sandersville, GA, to meet her aunt Audrey Rawlings, and cousin James Rawlings. Cousin Ethel Mae Moorman traveled there from Wrightsville to meet us.
Aunt Audrey and Ethel Mae plenty of pictures with us. We went to CVS to scannmany of them, which included Sandra's grandparents Wilson R. and Rosa Rawlings; her sister Julia Mae, her aunts and uncles, as well as some cousins.