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Hi, my name is Carolyn Golowka and I am the County Coordinator for Edgefield County.  Any comments or suggestions would be welcome.  Feel free to contact me.


Queries from January - June 1997

Anna Watson Beverly Wed Jan 1 13:58:56 1997
Richard WHITEHEAD and Susanna TOMLINSON were married about 1775 and had a son Richard Jr. in 1776. I believe that they were in Edgefield S.C. about this time. Susanna was married to Arthur Fort around 1778. I am seeking Richard Whitehead Sr.'s parents, siblings, and cause and place of death. Also, parents of Susanna Tomlinson (b. 1755). I know that her mother was Martha CHARLTON.

Virginia Hicks Fri Jan 3 08:39:36 1997
Would love to exchange info on HENRY EMFINGER b.1770 Edgefield Dist. married to MOURNING TROTTER born 1792 Edgefield Dist. JOHN EMFINGER was HENRY EMFINGERS father. Was told that he was born 1745 in Germany. Would love to see anything of this family- Thanks Virginia Hicks

Clayton Rhodes Fri Jan 3 16:58:06 1997
SMITH, McCAINS, BENNETTS,HARRISON--Looking for info on Lewis Smith who lived in Old Barnwell District in 1830-40's. Wife was named Jane. Daughter Susan married John McCain. Daughter Sarah married Henry Bennett and had son William B. Bennett. Also had sons Charles and John N. Smith. Need info on Owen P. Smith, born Beech Island in 1811, m. Sussanah Harrison in 1836. Sussannah married Miles Cope. All these Smiths mentioned in old Barnwell document and assume they are related. If any names familiar, please reply.

Terry GARRETT Sat Jan 4 18:12:30 1997
TYRONE-GARRETT. Seek others researching these families bef 1810. With in-laws Abner BECKHAM and Flud MITCHELL appear in Limestone Co AL by 1817; Adam TYRONE in 1810 federal census of Rutherford Co TN. John GARRETT (1791-c1853) m 3 Nov 1817 Madison (later Limestone) Co AL Elizabeth TYRONE (1799-1877) dau/Adam TYRONE.

Lloyd Strange Sun Jan 5 13:02:52 1997
I am interested in information on the William Hatcher family. He was born in SC about 1820 and moved to Tennessee. I have much information on his family after he arrived in Tn. If you are interested in the info I have or if you can add to it please contact me at

R E. COLLUM Thu Jan 9 16:35:10 1997
Looking for data on URIAH COLLUM who lived in EDGEFIELD CO. around 1800. Believe he had several childrenb including a URIAH II, and VINCENT. Father may have been named SANFORD. Any information appreciated.

Marion Miller Thu Jan 9 19:39:52 1997
Jacob Ikner(Ikenor-Eickner) prior to 1850.

Kathy Wilcox Tue Jan 14 13:57:03 1997
Researching Pleasant THURMOND 1750 VA--d. w.p. 1831 Edgefield Co, SC. Married 1) Magdalene Ammonet 1780 in Chesterfield Co, VA 2) Sarah Middleton Quarles, widow of Richard Quarles, 1818 Edgefield Co, SC. Children: William m. Elizabeth Key; Judith Charlotte m. Aaron Tullis; Martha "Patsy" m. Wm Tannehill; Jane m. Harmon P. Cosper; LUCY m. WILLIAM HOLMES (my line); Mary M. m. James Robertson; Elizabeth m. 1) Lyon 2) Robertson.

Kathy Wilcox Tue Jan 14 14:03:44 1997
Need information on William HOLMES family of Edgefield Co, SC. Wife Elizabeth. Will proved 1790 Edgefield Co, SC names children: Jonas (my line), Edward, Frederick, Ann, Mary, and Charity. Who were William's parents?

John W. Duncan Thu Jan 16 18:21:23 1997
I am seeking information on the parents of George Samuel DUNKIN b in Edgefield S. C. in 1819, and his brother L Pickens DUNKIN b1817 in S. C. We think his father was Lempy or Lemuel DUNKIN (not proven), born in Al.,Moved to S. C. and back to Al. in 1827 from Spartanburg. They went to Perry cty. Al after leaving a third minor with relatives in north Al. This gentleman died in 1929 in Perry county leaving two minor boys, Samuel and Pickens. Any information will be appreciated.

Linda Pledger Smith Sat Jan 18 08:45:03 1997
Seeking Obadiah SMITH/SCHMIDT,SMITS? etc. circa 1806+. He is the father of George W. SMITH who married Sarah Caroliine KOON on 3 May 1860 in Dutch Forks area Lexington Dist. South Carolina. Sarah Caroline was the daughter of John KOON and Anna Wessinger. George was living with the KOON family in 1850 Census Lexington Dist. South Carolina. George supposedly had two brothers, names are not known. George served as a Private in Co.I, 15 Regiment, South Carolina Infantry. George and Caroline moved to Grant Co. Arkansas after the Civil War. Would also like any related info to Obadiah Smith, wife, children, residence location, etc. Any help is appreciated.

Wynell Simpson Sun Jan 19 18:13:55 1997
Looking for parents of David Liles/Lyles who died 1817 Edgefield Co., SC. His wife Deborah died 1825 Abbeville Co., SC. Who were her parents? Their children lived in Pickens co., SC in 1850 census. In 1860 they were in Oconee Co., SC. Wynell Simpson, 5414 McCracken, Houston, TX 77032

Harry Huxford Tue Jan 21 19:12:03 1997
Looking for information on: John T. TROTTER b. 1836 in EDGEFIELD CO. Parents? Birth Record? Martha BOZIER (wife of John T.) Mother? Birth Record? Isaac BOZIER(Father of Martha)

C. BUTLER Wed Jan 22 04:13:28 1997

Wayne Free Sat Jan 25 15:34:44 1997
I am interested in Adam FREE of Edgefield County. Adam was in the 1820 Census. Moved to Lawrence County, Ala. about 1824. Anyone with information on Adam or any other FREE would be appreciated.

Michael Goodrich Sat Jan 25 16:56:08 1997
Researching several family surnames from the Edgefield County area. These names are: TOMLINSON, STALLWORTH and TRAVIS. Members of these families relocated to Evergreen, Conecuh Co., Alabama. My line came to Falls Co., Texas in the mid-1800's. Specifically interested in the following individuals: Alexander TRAVIS, b. 1790; Mark TRAVIS, b. 1783; and any STALLWORTH (Nicholas, James). Just starting research, so any information would be wonderful.

STALNAKER Tue Jan 28 04:56:48 1997
STALNAKER Anyone interested in the Stalnaker's of SC please contact me. I have been researching them for 14 years now & would be happy to share information.

NELSON Tue Jan 28 05:01:31 1997
NELSON Am interested in the NELSON family of Edgefield County. FANNIE (PROBABLY FRANCES) NELSON married DANIEL ROUNTREE, b. ABT 1790. Any help would be greatly appreciated! They lived in what is now McCormick County in the Liberty Hill area.

LANGLEY Tue Jan 28 05:06:51 1997
LANGLEY Am interested in the LANGLEY family of Edgefield County. ELIZABETH LANGLEY married JAMES HOLLINGSWORTH IV. She was the daughter of HENRY LANGLEY. I have no clues as to the identity of her mother. Any help would be appreciated!

Samuel Hardman Wed Jan 29 18:51:45 1997
MILES: I am writing a short work on the slave potter and poet, Dave Miles, of Edgefield county, SC. This Black person was in the household of Milton Miles and Lewis Miles as late as 1860. This writer is not a collector of Edgefield pottery, but should like to know of any poems by Dave, which are usually written on his pottery. All information on slave Dave (David) Miles (1800 -1860 ?) will be greatly appreciated:

Wanda Stalnaker Fri Jan 31 06:44:46 1997
Researching the following surnames from Edgefield County: STALNAKER; TERRY; ROUNTREE; NELSON; LANGLEY; MINTER; & HOLLINGSWORTH. Please contact if you have any of these surnames in your research! I've been working on these families for 14 years and will be happy to share data.

Patricia Hartz Tue Feb 4 16:15:25 1997
I'm searching for info on my great grandfather, John Rhett Miles' father, James Rhett Miles. I found John was baptised at St. Patrick's Ch. in 1839 and Roland Smith Rhett and Mary Ann Smith Rhett and Jane Ball were sponsors. Can't find his mother's name, or anything else about James, except that he was a descendent of Col. Wm. Rhett.

Steve Evans Thu Feb 6 20:54:03 1997
I am looking for info on the family of(parents/bro/sis) of Isaac Faulkner (Falkner?) born 1843 in Edgefield Co ( now Akin). Does anyone have ANY info??

Barbara Schenck Sun Feb 9 13:11:56 1997
m trying to connect my g-g-g-grandfather, Seth Field HAZEL, b SC abt 1804, to a HAZEL family from the Saluda-Edgefield area. He came to AL in connection with the NULL family about 1830, married Caroline Brashears BUCKHOLTS in 1830 there, moved on to TX after the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek (Caroline was part-Choctaw) and died in Lavaca Co.,TX in Feb 1867. He and Caroline had 11 children and quite a few had HAZEL family names: among them are: John Null, Walter Columbus, Phillip Buckholts, William Henry, Amanda Malvina, Zadoc Augustus, Seth, James Polk, Jonathan, Caroline Elizabeth, and Darlin Augustus. I have seen James, Jonathan, Henry and Darlin among HAZEL family names in the Saluda- Edgefield area, but so far can't make a positive ID. I believe his mother may have been Amy JOHNSON, dau of Charity JOHNSON, but am not sure. Can anyone help? Thanks, Barbara Schenck

John Kennedy Fri Feb 14 08:20:05 1997
I am interested in information on the following families from Marion County. KENNEDY, ASKINS, COLLINS, JONES. My gggrandfather was B.E. Kennedy, he and his brother W.J. Kennedy, gave land to the Bethel FW Baptist Churchand Cemetery, thier father was Andrew J. Kennedy, he died during the Civil War. If you have any information on these people or the surname I listed please contact me.

marie Brunson jefferson Sun Feb 16 14:16:03 1997
Seeking parents of James S. Brunson,1806-1849, m. Thirza/Thursa Ann Smart; Hampton Brunson,1810-1856, m. Eliza Jane Smart; Rhoda S. Brunson, 1812-1890, m. Richard Henry Johnston; Samuel C. Brunson, 1817-1884, m. Caroline J. Dawson. Possibility of James M. Brunson, son of Isaac Brunson, d. 1826, Sumter Dist. and 2nd wife Mary Jones. James M. Brunson went to Marengo County, AL prior to 1826 and was there when Isaac died in 1826. James M. sent Power of Attorney to Edward Broughton, Atty., to handle his part of estate. Tried to get these papers from Court years ago but part of papers missing in Sumter Cty.. Any help greatly appreciated.

Chris Benson Sun Feb 16 20:42:51 1997
Looking for info on: John C. Henson b1781 SC Catharine Murray b1782 SC Married c1800-1805 Oldest child Edward A. Henson was born 1805 SC Abner H. Henson b.1806 John C. Henson b.Dec 8, 1810 SC George W. Henson b.1815 SC Any SC Henson info from this Timeperiod would be GREATLY appreciated!!!

Jean Brand Tue Feb 18 06:53:22 1997
Looking for Harman (Harmon) DAVIS, born 1798 bel: Edgefield Co. Found him ins 1830 census for GGa, 1840-1860 Winston Co., Ala. My g-g-gf married Nancy POSEY, born abt 1802. Need parents of both. Go back so-far and now I am stuck!

Brantley Adams Sat Feb 22 07:06:46 1997
WILLIAM ADAMS, SR., WAS BORN ABOUT 1700 IN THE EDGEFIELD DISTRICT He married ELISEBETH E.(?) ADAMS, and WILLIAM ADAMS,JR.was their son. WILLIAM ADAMS, JR.was born december 19,1801, in Edgefield County I don't know when he died. He married Eliza Howard January 12, 1826. ELIZA HOWARD, born May 25,1809. I would like anything on her. This is the only information I have about her. Dd ELISEBETH E.(?) ADAMS and WILLIAM ADAMS, JR. WAS THEIR

Mary Branaman Mon Feb 24 10:42:42 1997
Seeking information on the family Surname WEEKS. My ggg grandmother was a Harriet Weeks. I believe she may be the daughter of a James Weeks/Elizabeth Morgan who married on March 13, 1817, in Richmond County, Ga. She married a James SETH HOWARD of the Florida Howard Pioneer Family. She had brothers by the name of James, Madison, and John Weeks who lived in Florida also. I believe Harriet was born in either Aiken, Barnwell or Edgefield County, SC. I would like information on WEEKS families that may have been in those areas if possible.

David Hobbs Sun Feb 23 23:29:56 1997
I am looking for Matthew Wills Coleman b. abt 1775 Old Bute/Warren Co. NC died abt 1850 in AL or MS. He was the father of Martha Wills Coleman b. 5 Nov 1821 Edgefield Dist. SC. She married William Alexander Hobbs in 1840 Tallapoosa Co. AL. Matthew's father was Richard Coleman b.1756 Granville Co. NC.He came to South Carolina with Nathaniel Greene's army and fought at Ninety-Six during the Revolution. Richard was dead by 1808. Anything about Matthew or Richard would be most appreciated! Thanks!

Michael Green Tue Feb 25 20:50:05 1997
Jacob Green died in Edgefield District SC, in 1830. widow Keziah moves to Barbour Co. Alabama in 1834. would like any Green information especially on Jacob or Keziah

Phyllis Porter Wed Feb 26 15:00:03 1997
HAMILTON - need information on Sanders/Landers Hamilton. He was on the 1810 census of Edgefield Co. Did he have a wife named Sarah and a son James? He died before 1822. Thanks for your help.

Betty Carter Fri Feb 28 12:25:32 1997
Seeking information about the family of Lloyd MITCHELL and wife Ann MOSELY. They had children Arthur b. 1844 Aiken Co., S.C.; Abraham b. 1845 Edgefield Co., S.C.; Charles b. 1846 Edgefield Co. and W.C. b. 1849 Edgefield Co., S.C. Any information about this family would be greatly appreciated.

Stephen Barber Fri Feb 28 12:43:42 1997
Need parents of Daniel SELF who died in EDGEFIELD COUNTY circa 1835. I descend from his daughter Dicey who married Levi FULMER and moved to Talladega Co., Alabama circa 1860. Also researching EVANS and DUNCAN from Edgefield who migrated to Shelby County, Alabama.

Susan Rivers Fri Feb 28 20:37:22 1997
Looking for any info on Sarah Elizabeth Spring of Barnwell District,b.1783,married Willis Howard b.1782,mother of Phereby Howard,b.1815,d.1894,possible dau.of John Spring and Ann ? Greene,possible grandaughter of William Greene and Phereby Greene.All of Barnwell District.

Susan Rivers Fri Feb 28 20:52:23 1997
Would like to exchange info on any RIVERS in Edgefield Cty.Particularly interested in John RIVERS,will dated 1779,married Mary FORT,children,James RIVERS,Lucy RIVERS,and John R.RIVERS. John R.RIVERS b.1760,d.1823 married Mary Ann______.Children, William Thomas RIVERS b.1785,d.1849,Robert James RIVERS and Nancy RIVERS.Any info appreciated.

J. Keener Sat Mar 1 09:02:43 1997
Information about a family who lived in EDGEFIELD COUNTY, SC in 1850. Head of household was J. BOBINSON, wife Eliza, and there were 3 children with the last name of GREEN. ANGELINE GREEN is the one I'm interested in. Bobinson was the editor of a paper and I would like to find out the name of the paper. This was in the town of Hamburg. Any information would be appreciated.

Cindy L Skiles Frie Mon Mar 3 15:33:27 1997
I am trying to locate any one who has information on the Jackson's and Oxendine's of Charleston County or Sumter. I am descended from William Jackson and Elizabeth Oxendine both born abt 1775 in S C. They left S C and settled in Jackson CO TN, by way of New Orleans. I think they might have been from Charleston. Am also trying to locate any one who is researching Swearenger's of Edgefield CO.

Helyn Sparkman Mon Mar 3 23:40:33 1997
I am researching Thomas O'Bannion born Feb 8, 1817, believed to have been born or lived in Edgefield County prior to moving to Limestone County Alabama. Thank you. Helyn

marie Brunson jefferson Sun Feb 16 14:16:03 1997
Seeking parents of James S. Brunson,1806-1849, m. Thirza/Thursa Ann Smart; Hampton Brunson,1810-1856, m. Eliza Jane Smart; Rhoda S. Brunson, 1812-1890, m. Richard Henry Johnston; Samuel C. Brunson, 1817-1884, m. Caroline J. Dawson. Possibility of James M. Brunson, son of Isaac Brunson, d. 1826, Sumter Dist. and 2nd wife Mary Jones. James M. Brunson went to Marengo County, AL prior to 1826 and was there when Isaac died in 1826. James M. sent Power of Attorney to Edward Broughton, Atty., to handle his part of estate. Tried to get these papers from Court years ago but part of papers missing in Sumter Cty.. Any help greatly appreciated.

Kathy Wilcox Fri Jan 31 17:49:35 1997
WHITE, VALENTINE, son of BLUMER WHITE, died 1813 in Edgefield Co, SC. Wife Lucy THURMOND, dau. of PLEASANT THURMOND. 3 minor children: John, Elizabeth, & Sarah WHITE. What became of the 3 minor children?.

Stephen Barber Sat Feb 1 09:25:31 1997
Researching John S. EVANS from EDGEFIELD COUNTY, born circa 1805. He died in 1865 in Shelby County, Alabama. Also need to prove connection of Daniel SELF who died in Edgefield circa 1835 to Presley SELF.

Bob Hadley Sat Mar 8 18:24:28 1997
Searching for parents of John Jefferson Seiley (Sealey). Born in South Carolina about 1817. Married Elizabeth Melissa Dunnam in New Orleans in 1854. They had three sons; John William Seiley, Thomas Jefferson Seiley, and James Hamilton Seiley. John Jefferson Seiley lived in Rapides Parish, Louisiana in 1860 and died in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana in 1868.

Desiree de Nantes Sun Mar 9 18:15:34 1997
I seek absolutely anything on the bearers of the surname CALLIHAM in Edgefield County, South Carolina. My three times great-grand- father David S CALLIHAM was born there circa 1812, relocating to Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana by 1848; he and his wife and children moved to south Texas sometime after 1848. Please e-mail me at: thank you. Desiree de Nantes

Gerry R. Lee Wed Mar 12 17:54:18 1997
SNOWDEN. Am trying to determine if the husband of Mrs. Mildred Snowden, b. SC 1813 was James EDWARD Snowden, son of William Snowden, b. May 4, 1775 SC and Mrs. Elizabeth Snowden, b. 1785 SC? Or, perhaps, another James Snowden. If you have any information, please contact me. Will appreciate it very much.

Lawrence B. Adams Sat Mar 15 08:36:54 1997
Thomas ADAMS, Edgefield Co; b. abt 1760, d. 1809 Edgefield; m. Elizabeth Nicholson of Egdegield, 1798. Am trying to identify Thomsa;s siblings or parents. They may have come from Montomery Co, Va. His brotheres may have married the BOYD sisters, Hannah and Elizabeth. Also searching for records for early land grants in Edgefield to Thomas Adams, after 1760.

Okiegirl Sun Mar 16 12:01:31 1997
Hello, I am researching William JOHNSON b. 16 Oct 1757, Edgefield Co, SC married Unknown PRESTCOTT, dau of Moses PRESTCOTT ca. 1780; William is buried in the Johnson Family Cemetary, Dallas County, AL d. 23 April 1854 at age 96. His tombstone reads "Rev. Soldier b. Edgefield, SC" later records show he was born in Tar River district of Granville Co, NC and then moved to Edgefield, SC.......a brass marker was placed on his grave on May 6, 1916 by the Cherokee Chapter, D.A.R.,Selma, Alabama, comemorating his status as a Revolutionary War Soldier......does anyone have information on William or know of the Prestcott family...if so please contact me..Thank You

Janeva Bailey Tue Mar 18 16:40:20 1997
I am searching for information on MELTON, ALLEN, and BATSON surnames. Be happy to share any info I have.

Tom Holman Tue Mar 18 05:06:52 1997
My 3rd ggf was William H. PIERSON, born 14 Nov 1808 in SC. EDGEFIELD DISTRICT is associated with him as either his place of birth or residence. William H. PIERSON was next found in Stewart Co., GA, where he married Mary Collins (b. 16 Aug 1808) on 9 Dec 1829. The family relocated to Pike Co., AL, and then Clairborne Parish, LA, arriving there in 1848. Have considerable information for this family which I will be happy to share. Need parents of William H. PIERSON.

Paul Rigney Thu Mar 20 05:22:34 1997
We are requesting information on DRURY ALLEN, b(approx)26Nov1777 in Edgefield Dist,SC. He later moved to Clarke Co Al where he was attached to Capt Sam Dale's company and fought in the Canoe Battle. We are looking for information on parents of Drury Allen and his marriage.

Jeffrey L. Palmer Thu Mar 27 11:02:51 1997
WHITEHEAD, Jacob - b. ca 1815 in SC to Jacob and Sarah WHITEHEAD, married Zilpha HOLLAND, dau of John HOLLAND. Jacob and Zilpha had five children and moved to Henry Co AL prior to 1833. Jacob appears on the 1840-1850 Henry Co census as does Zilpha in 1860-1870. Strongly believe that Jacob and Sarah WHITEHEAD and John HOLLAND's families were from Edgefield Co SC. Any help appreciated.

Claude Medlin Sat Mar 29 14:50:23 1997
Seek info on WHITTLE family of Edgefield County and later Saluda County. Seek date of birth, date of death, and place of burial of Malachi WHITTLE, Confederate veteran, who died around 1908. He was first married to Mary Ann MINICK who died around 1897 and second married to Sarah E. CHARLES (1857-1921).

Deborah Biesbrock Sat Mar 29 22:38:14 1997
I am researching the Ward and Kirkland familes of Edgefield Co.: David Ward, b. ca 1797, Edgefield, and wife, Mary Rutha Kirkland, b. ca 1805, Edgefield. They were married in Henry Co., AL, in 1826, and moved to Walton Co, FL, where David died ca 1863. Wife and children moved to Santa Rosa Co, FL, in 1860's.

MIKE MELTON Mon Mar 31 22:24:22 1997
Looking for info on Allen Melton. Listed in 1820 SC census. ALLEN MELTON 300100-30010 EDGEFIELD CO. Looking for connections to NC or to VA Meltons, James Melton or John Melton. Willing to exchange info.

Bobbi Lydon Tue Apr 1 14:28:52 1997
Seeking info on John Monro HILL, born SC Darlington District 8/23/1821, married Sara Anne Elizabeth LASETER in Barbour County, AL. They had a daughter, Emily Henrietta Harriet HILL, b. 1855 who married Thomas(Tom) EDGE. Their son was Oscar Perry EDGE who married Annie Irene STALLINGS, daughter of James Daniel STALLINGS and Josephine CROWELL (daughter of Michael CROWELL & Mathilda MORRIS of Honorville, AL.Thanks for the help.

Wayne Langston Fri Apr 4 01:44:19 1997
I am researching Joseph Bishop, Sr who died about 1804/5 in Edgefield Co, S.C. I am interested in contacting any descendants from this line. Any help appreciated.

Lewis F. Martin, Sr Fri Apr 4 08:58:24 1997
The Story -- William Martin came from Ireland around 1730 landed at Charleston, SC. Married a Dutch Woman, had three known children, Simon, Cage (Macajah ?), and Polly. Simon married Celia Robinson, had five known children, Henry, John, William, James Nathaniel (born 17 Feb 1796 in Edgefield, SC, died 1 Sept 1864 in Big Sandy, Upshur Co, TX, and Barbara. Have no information on any of these except, James Nathaniel, my 2G Grandfather. Need information on any and all of these lines, if anyone has any? Your assistance will be much appreciated and maybe I can return the favor with the information I have. Thanks. Snail Mail - Lewis F. Martin, PO Bx 1871, Jena, LA 71342/1871 E-Mail -

Michael SMITH Sat Apr 5 19:59:24 1997
Seeking info on FREE family. Willing to share info.

Diana Chesser Mon Apr 7 17:18:13 1997
Researching the ELLENBURG family of Abbeville, Anderson,Edgefield, and Pickens Counties, SC. Especially interested in HENRY ELLENBURG listed in the 1800 Census, Edgefield County, SC. In the 1840 Edgefield County census is WILLIAM ALLENBURG, SOLOMON ALLENBURG, AND JACOB ELLENBURG. My ancestor is Adam Ellenburg (b.c1812SC, d.1894TN), who migrated to Greene County, TN about 1840 from South Carolina. Also interested in a Nancy Ellenburg (from SC) who also came to Tennessee c1850. (Nancy Ellenburg and Adam Ellenburg may have been from Anderson County, SC. Would love to hear from anyone researching the Ellenburg family in Abbeville, Anderson, Edgefield, Pickens or other counties. Willing to share information..

George J. Rogers Mon Apr 7 09:24:55 1997
CARTER/WAITS. I'm looking for parents of DesDemonia (Desty) Carter, b. 4 Sep 1809 SC, d. 15 May 1883 Coweta Co., GA. She was married to John Waits and had children: Elizabeth Cathern (kitty) Waits Reed, Jeremiah (Jerry) Thomas Franklin Waits, John H. W. Waits, Lydia Rebeca Jane Waits, and Nancy Ann Waits Lipham - all born SC. This family moved from Edgefield Co., SC to Coweta Co., GA between 1850 and 1860. Web Pages: Rogers/index.html

Janice Gerdts Mon Apr 14 21:03:42 1997
Seeking info on the James MATHENY in Hamburg, Edgefield Co at least between 1850 and 186?. Owned the Planter's Hotel abt. 1860's. May have died abt 1865. Children: Anderson Parrot, b. 1836, Henry H. b. 1839, (B?) Franklin b. 1841, Sarah b. 1844, Gallethan? b. 1847, A.J. Crayton b. 1849. Wife Elizabeth d. abt 1855, next m. Mrs. Martha Hester 1857.

Mildred Stinson Tue Apr 15 13:18:55 1997
BLACK / CAIN Need information on MARY ANN BLACK (1810-1884), born in Edgefield District, SC. It is believed her maiden name was CAIN. Her husband's name is thought to be JAMES BLACK. Traveling from SC, while passing through Butler County, AL, Mr. Black took ill and died. Mary Ann Black remained in the county near where he was buried. It is believed that they were married in Edgefield District about 1827. She was listed among the Butler County widowers in 1840. Children include Hugh, Elizabeth (1830,SC), Elkanah L., Robert L., Lytle S., Julia (1834) and Annie Black (1840). Lytle (1833-1910), often spelled Litle/Liler, was born in Edgefield District, married Mary Ann Sims.

georgia Thu Apr 24 17:38:31 1997
HENRIETTA WHITSELL LONGSTREET born 1822. Brother General James Longstreet born on paternal grandfather's plantation near Edgefield 1821. HENRIETTA married JOHN HENRY LONG,went to Walkerton,Ontario,Canada where my grandfather George Vinnell Long was born. Rest of HENRIETTA's children born around Alabama.All I find is war info, I'd like to know about the family. I live in Ontario, Canada. Got MS, live as a shut-in, making Family Tree for my sons(20's). New to computers and Net, so may inadvertedly erase or not reply correctly on e-mail. Thanks for your patience and help. My e-mail address is

Ralph Crosby Thu Apr 24 11:51:44 1997
I will share information on John Stewarİ (1758-after 1840) who was listed on Stephens Creek in Edgefield Co. Records by Janie Revill in 1797 and 1807. John Stewart was listed as an Early Inhabitants of Natchex Districİ of Mississippi. Also there is a John Stewart, Sr. and Jr. listed on the waters of Stephens Creek. Ralph Crosby, Baton Rouge, LA.

Terry Easterly Sat Apr 26 15:14:37 1997
I am looking for info on Solomon FUDGE who had at least one child, Charlotte, born in Edgefield County, SC in 1791. Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks

Hoyt O. Smith Tue Apr 29 20:04:03 1997
Seeking information on DEVORE family of Edgefield Dist, SC. ELIZABETH DEVORE married FREDERICK TILLMAN of Edgefield, SC and they had Reecca b.1785, David, b.1790, and John, b.1795. Believe Elizabeth may be dau of MATTHEW DEVORE but have no proof. Any info appreciated.

George Park Tue Apr 29 21:19:39 1997
John CASKEY @1745-1785 wife Esther ? came from Balamoney, Ireland to Edgefield County @ 1772. Fought in American Rev. children moved to Tenn. and beyond. Have much information on descendants. Seeking links back and forward.

Henry G. Lewis Tue May 6 17:31:00 1997
Looking for information on Robert Lewis who lived in Charleston in 1675. He was married to Mary Bickerstaffe, and they were the parents of Charles Lewis (b.1672). Charles married Elizabeth Horry, daughter of Daniel Horry and Elizabeth Garnier,both born in France. Charles died in 1730, and is buried at Christ Church Parish, South Carolina. Charles and Elizabeth Lewis were the parents of Charles, Daniel, Mary, Elias, Thomas, Sharlotte, and Lydia Lewis. I would appreciate any information on Lewis,Horry, and Garnier families.

LOUISE MARTIN Fri May 9 19:12:17 1997

Karen Dowling Sun May 11 16:02:18 1997
MARTIN/FREEMAN John MARTIN born 1780 at Wateree River in Kenshaw County (Camden Dist.) Died in 1842. Married Abigail FREEMAN born 1785, died 5/10/1863. At least 1 son James Franklin MARTIN, born 3/24/1810 in Edgefield Dist. Married to Margaret WALKER prior to 1834 in Abbeville. I am looking for any information on John's father also named John died 1822 and mother Nancy CARTLEDGE died 1849. Also any siblings or other family members.

Martha Coward Wed May 14 12:11:18 1997
JACOBS family in Newberry, Edgefield or surrounding counties early 1800's. Family names: Moses JACOBS, Daniel JACOBS, b. 1889 Margaret Dorothy or Elizabeth JACOBS, b. 1833

Clare F. Magbee Mon May 19 11:35:03 1997
Hi, I'm Clare. I am searching for other researchers of the Moses FINDLE/FENLEY/FENDLEY line. I believe that his son Henry is the father of my ggrandfather Benjamin. Henry married Mary BARRETT in 1811, she died in 1830, he married Winny Benefield. I cannot find the names of any of Henry and Mary's children. Desperate for help, I'm really getting a little tired of these Findley's. Lots of Findley's in Greenville(1810-1850) Pickens, Edgefield.

Pamela Smith Tue May 20 08:10:47 1997
Allen GENTRY Sr. b. 1792 SC m. Margaret ? Sons Allen b. 1814 SC and David b.1828 TN. Believe Allen GENTRY Sr. to be from Edgefield Co.,SC. to Rhea/McMinn Co.,TN by 1820 and by 1837 was in Taney Co., MO. Was he a son of Allen Cain GENTRY and Lida YOUNGBLOOD? or possibly a grandson? Need help/ideas from other GENTRY researchers on this family. Glad to share/exchange. Thanks.

Marie Nations Fri May 23 06:24:29 1997
WARD, Daniel, born 1811. Suggestion has been made that he was a son of a Daniel and Nancy WARD of Edgefield County, SC. That Nancy is listed on the 1830 Census sof Dale County, AL. One male is living with her. Was this my Daniel? Living near her were John C. WARD and Athial (Thiol) WARD, also sons of Nancy WARD? In 1840 Daniel WARD is listed on Dale County, AL, census with elderly female living with him. Was this his mother Nancy? Daniel WARD married Sarah FORT in the area. Her familiy is well established. By 1855 they left AL for FL. I would like to hear from anyone with possible info on the parents of my Daniel WARD.

Hoyt O. Smith Sun Jun 1 20:30:35 1997
Seeking information on TILLMAN/DEVORE FAMILIES of Edgefield Dist. in mid to late 1700's. FREDERICK TILLMAN married ELIZABETH DEVORE in Edgefield Dist. Their dau REBECCA TILLMAN b. Aug 14, 1781, moved with family to Hancock Co. Ga ca 1800. REBECCA TILLMAN m. JONES DOUGLASS in 1803 in Hancock Co. Ga. Especially interested in father of ELIZABETH DEVORE.

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