AUTHOR EXPLORES ROOTS IN 'FROM HARLEYVILLE TO BEULAH LAND'
May 17, 2012 – CrossBooks author June Gardner held two book launches in Orangeburg County on Friday, May 18th to promote her book, From Harleyville to Beulah Land. The book is a faith-based family history about the family of George Asbury Harley and Lydia Williamson, descendents of the wealthy landowners John and Isabella Hipp Livingston.
From Harleyville to Beulah Land lists many Orangeburg County family names and includes articles about several Orangeburg County churches. It contains biographical stories, pictures and recipes.
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From Harleyville to Beulah Land is both a genealogy reference as well as a captivating narrative revealing interesting details about ancestors and descendants. During the tracing of her roots, Gardner realized her family story is one of great contrasts. While her paternal great-great-grandfather was said to have been a scoundrel, Gardner’s maternal second great-grandfather, was a fine, churchgoing family man. Dark secrets and tragedies are soon revealed.