- BERRY - Keith
L. Berry, 10/21/99
Looking for any info concerning members of the Berry family:
John, German, David, Jemima, Blanche and Alice. John, German, David
and Jemima moved to MS about 1820 from Chesterfield County, SC. Jemima
married John Shivers. Thanks.
- BLACKWELL - Kitty
Barfield Gagen, 3/06/99
I would like to get some information on Blackwell's Mill. I am
trying to find where in South Carolina my Blackwell ancestor came
from. His name was Thomas Blackwell and his second wife was
Mary Green? I believe Thomas was born abt. 1792. I hope that all
the Blackwell named locations in Chesterfield Co. will provide some helpful
information. In any event I would like to find out the historical
significance of Blackwell's Mill. Thank you very much.
- BOATWRIGHT - Thomas
J. Boatwright, Jr., 11/23/99
Can anyone help me find information on George Boatwright who
married Garphia Sweeney. They had one son, Thomas Jackson Boatwright,
Sr., born on October 9, 1916, died January 10, 1970, in Columbia, SC.
Thank you for any help you can give.
- BREEDEN - Sue
I have received information that a James Breeden was listed on the
Chesterfield County, SC census of 1779. My husband's greatgrandfather
was a James from SC who moved to Stewart County, TN, and is listed on that
census in 1850 as being 52 years old. I've hit the "brick
wall". Would appreciate any information. Thanks.
- BRIANT / BRYANT - Danny
I am inquiring about the Bryant/Briant surname in Chesterfield
County, SC. I have ancestry there since the 1800's. My great
grandfather was born there in 1900, and his parents, Georgianna and Lloyd Bryant
supposedly lived there their entire lives. Can you please provide some
assistance with locating information on this family Name. Thank you.
- BROCK - Bevin
J. Creel, 7/16/99
My great great great grandfather, James Brock, was born in 1793,
in Chesterfield County, SC. I believe he was the son of one Valentine Brock,
born about 1767, in the Chesterfield County, SC area. James married
Elizabeth Purvis, born 1806, in Chesterfield County, SC, the daughter of
James Purvis Sr. James and Elizabeth moved via Alabama to Pike County,
MS, settling here in 1828. James died here in 1876, having fathered
nine children. Would appreciate any information you can give on these
people. (I have info on descendants and would love to share).
- BROADWAY - Murie
I am looking for anyone with any info on a Earnest Lee Broadway
Sr. He was born 9/16/05 and died 9/19/58. He was born in SC and
lived and died in Chesterfield, SC. He was married to Carrie P. Broadway
who was born 8/02/08 and died 7/87. She was born in NC, lived and died
in Chesterfield, SC. They had 7 or 8 children. Some of their
names were Kelly Sellers, James D. Broadway, Harold Broadway,
born 3/06/27, died in 1952 in SC, Earnest Lee Broadway Jr. born
6/26/36, died 4/6/77, born in SC and died in NC. Any help would be
appreciated. Thank you.
- BROWN - Barbara
I am looking for information on a Libby Brown who resided in
Chesterfield Co., SC and owned land on the east side of Lynches Creek near
Massey Mill and the Holley's to the south. His neighbor's in the 1810
census were Jordan, Horton, Smith, Kirkley, Rodes, Jackson, Lane,
Scarborough, Reader and McDonald, plus another Brown, Alex and John.
These were on page 578. Libby relocated to Perry County, Alabama by
1820. I am looking for a land grant or deed for my Libby Brown;
either him purchasing the land or possibly it being deeded to him from a
relative. I found this land information from a book I found at the
South Carolina Archives; an atlas with counties that was surveyed by J.
Boykin 1820 (Mills Atlas) 1825. If you can help me in anyway, I would
be so very grateful. Thank you in advance.
- CASSIDY - Betty
L. Cassidy, 6/11/99
Trying to find out about the Casiday family. Several of the
spellings are Casada/Cassady/Cassaday. I was told that a William was
born in 1796 in SC and later died in Georgia or Alabama. He was
married to a Amias Davis. Thank you.
- CHANCELLOR - Amma
According to the Family Bible, my great grandmother, Elizabeth Chancellor,
was born 20 December 1816 in Chesterfield County, SC. Her parents were
William Chancellor born between 1780-1790 and Mary (maiden name
unknown). They were in Washinton County, GA in 1820 and in Monroe County, GA
by 1824. According to his will, there were six children (besides
Elizabeth): Marion; William Jr.; Harriett; Sarah; Nancy and
Gilliam. Can anyone help me with anything about this family? Who
were the parents of William Sr.? What was the maiden name of Mary?
Where in Chesterfield did they live? Thanks.
- CLARK - Kathleen
Clark Sullivan, 5/30/99
I am searching for the Charles Wesley Clark & Harriet Blakeney
Evans family. Charles Wesley Clark was born 1840 in VA, married
Harriet B. Evans, abt. 1860 he served in the Civil War, he died in Pageland,
Chesterfield County, SC on September 1, 1895. Harriet was born Aug.
19, 1840, died June 30, 1904, both are buried at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hwy 9,
Pageland, SC. They had nine children, all born and lived around the
Pageland area: (1) Benjamin Franklin Clark, born 1862 (2) Jo
Ann Clark, born Feb. 14, 1868, married William John Blakeney (3)
Frances Roxanne Clark, born 1864 (4) John W. Clark, born Nov.
30, 1865 (5) Alice Victoria Clark, born 1871 (6) Rufus M. Clark,
born June 18, 1869, married Effie Blakeney (7) Columbus C. Clark,
born Oct. 23, 1871 (8) Travis Alexander Clark, born 1873, married
Hattie Virginia Blakeney (9) Effie Clark, born abt. 1876. Some
of the children were buried at Rose Hill Cemetery also. Please, if
anyone has any connection to the Clark family, please share it with
me. Thank you so much for any help.
- COPELAND - Harold
W. Cochran, 8/08/99
The 1850 SC Census Index shows that in Chesterfield County, SC, there was
a Copeland, Archibald, #105, T: No Twp listed, C145, and family
research shows that Archibald Joshua Copeland married Delila Burgess
October 10, 1858, by J.W. Jones. Archibald Copeland had two
small children by previous marriage, named Millie b. 1851, and Martha b.
1856- According to the 1880 Blount County, Alabama, U.S. Census -
Blountsville Township 11 RN 1 East. Copeland, Archibald age 68
born in SC: According to the US Census, his father and mother both
born in Maryland. Archibald had wife, Delilah (Burgess) age 55.
Delilah was born in Georgia. Her father was b. in TN, and her mother
was b. NC. In 1858 when Archibald Joshua Copeland married
Delilah Burgess he was 46 years old and Delilah was 24. If anyone has
information, please contact me. Thank you.
- COPELAND - Jim
Seeking information on Aaron Copeland, a Rev. War Veteran. I
have his Rev. War service record and will exchange information.
- DAVIS / SKINNER / ANDERSON - Linda
I am researching the surnames Davis, Skinner and Anderson in Cheraw,
SC. Benjamin Skinner had a 200 acres land grant in Sparrow
Swamp, Cheraw, SC in 1785. He married (unknown) and had about 10
children, including a son, Benjamin, who was born in the Pee Dee River area
circa 1775. Benjamin, the younger, was a farmer in the area and
married Charity Davis on 20 May 1796 in Bertie Co., NC, but lived in
Cheraw. They had at least 6 children, probably all born in SC, as the
oldest son was born there in 1805 and the youngest son in 1819. The
family moved around the 1820's to Edwards Co., IL. Children born
were: John Davis Skinner, born 1805, (possibly named after his
grandfather?), who married Barpha Anderson; Nancy Skinner. who
married William Batson; Clarissa Skinner, who married James Huston;
Chlorinda Skinner, who married a r. Carlton; another female child who
married a Mr. Moss; and son Samuel, born 1819, who married Elizabeth
Fortner. The original Skinner family member was supposed to have come
to America in 1642, but I don't know anything about him. Any information
would be helpful. Thanks.
- DEES / DEASE/ PRICE - Rose
M. Spencer, 5/29/99
Seeking information on the parents of Richard Dees b. 22 Mar 1814
Chesterfield County, SC, and his wife Zelphia Price b. 27 Aug.
1811. They both died in Pageland, Chesterfield County, SC. Their
children were: Docia Mae Dees, married Dorsey Pigg; Priscilla;
Charlotte, married John A. Maples; Keziah; Zelphia A.; Winney and Martha
Jane, married Stephen Decatur Moss. Would like to contact anyone who
knows anything about the children of any of the above.
- DeLAINE / THOMPSON / BOSTON - Lenard
I am searchhing for Bettie DeLaine, probably born a slave; her
husband, Burton Thompson and her daughter Sarah H., who later married
Sumner Boston. I am told they were "from"
Chesterfield. They later resided in Manning, SC, Clarendon
- DIXON - Sheilia
Dixon Waller, 10/17/99
I am looking for any information I can get on Dixon's of Chesterfield
County, SC. Thank you.
- FLOWERS - Carol
Lyles Canady, 1/18/99
I am looking for information on Everett Flowers. My
grandmother's maiden name was Flowers and Joel Flowers was her father
and his father was Everett Flowers. Thanks so much.
- GARDNER - Charles
Scott Lloyd, 3/06/99
I am looking for information on the surname Gardner, in particular John
Nelson Gardner, my great great grandfather. He was a member of
Kershaw's Brigade in the Civil War, and survived the war to reside in
Chesterfield County. Any information you could give me on him and any
of the Gardner's that resided in Chesterfield County, would be extremely
helpful in my search to learn more about my mother's side of the
family. Thank you for your help.
- GARRISON / KING - Alta
Researching descendants of Enda C. King b. 1831 and d. 1897,
married first Leonidas Parker, and married second Rev. James M. Garrison
of Chesterfield County, SC. Please e-mail me with any information.
- GIBSON / IRBY - Kathy
My great grandfather is Barnum Alexander Gibson, born March 02,
1875, in Chesterfield County, SC. Per his social security number
application his father was John Cloyd Gibson and his mother was
Ardenia Irby (believed to have first been married to a T. Pigg).
Barnum married Upherseane Ferguson (she was first married to Jesse Baucom),
daughter of James Ransom Ferguson and Martha Ellen Williams. Barnum
died in Mecklenburg County, NC, in July of 1943. Any help at all would
be appreciated. I am at a loss on Barnum Gibson and his
family. Thank you.