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DATE: Dec 15, 1996
Deb Murray

Looking for information on William BALDWIN family. Lived in Union Co from 1786 to 1816. Believe 4 daughters were born to the family during this time but no record. Sons John and Francis BALDWIN married Susanna and Sarah here, no records of their maiden names or parents. They may have had children prior to moving to Indiana. Would be willing to share info with fellow researchers.

DATE: Sep 13, 1997
Vivian Eakes Hull

Seeking information regarding BANISTER family in Union SC late 1700's ANYTHING appreciated.

DATE: Aug 27, 1996
Clarence Leathers

BANISTER, Jarrott (Jared, Jarett, Garrett, etc) lived in Union Co.S.C. in 1810. Who was his wife Mary? They had daughter Lucinda in 1807 or 1808 in Union Co. Looking for links to other Banister's (Harmon, Alexander, Guy )as well. Is Jarrott son of William who lived in Union in 1800? THANKS!

DATE: Aug 13, 1998
Linda L. Longley

I am looking for proof of the marriage between James Bankhead and Elizabeth McGarity, proof of birth of his son Thomas Good Bankhead who married Mary Sisson in Union Co SC. I have information of family before and descendents who went to Mississippi and then on to Texas. There are cousins in Chester Co SC - James Bankhead married to Elizabeth Black. Need proof for DAR applications. Other researchers please contact me.

DATE: Feb 8, 1998 and Nov 30, 1997
Raymond Leslie Prince

Looking for info on Issac BARNETT ca 1750-1830 mar ? . Their children were Marshall BARNETT and Milly BARNETT and others, possibly Zadock. Milly mar 1st Abel PUTMAN or PUTNAM their ch. Zadock and Basil PUTMAN. Milly mar 2nd Joseph PRINCE s/o Daniel PRINCE. Marshall BARNETT d abt 1852 in Union Dist. The Estate papers were very hard to read and no direct naming of his wife, his children appeared to be : Elizabeth mar William ELLISON, Milly mar Joseph PRINCE, Issac, John, Warren, and possibly Mary. Most of these names are in Union Co., from the late 1700's to mid 1800's. Would like to hear from anyone who has info on any of these, especially the BARNETT and PUTMAN or PUTNAM families.

DATE: Jan 22, 1998
Stephanie Smith

BARNETT, William and brother Ambrose both present in 1790 census of Union County. Any information on BARNETT/BARNET line would be appreciated.

DATE: Jan 30, 1998
Robert W. Turner

BARNETT, Ledfield and Francis Turner
Need information on LEDFIELD BARNETT who came to Union County, S.C. and married FRANCIS LEATHER TURNER, born 4 JAN 1850, Union County. She is the daughter of JOHN (b. 1793) AND NANCY COOPER(b.1810)TURNER. LEDFIELD AND FRANCIS TURNER BARNETT were in Union County in 1871 but can find no record of this couple after this. Family records refer to FRANCIS LEATHER as FRANCIS, LEATHER, ELITHA, EDITH, ARDELER, and ALITHA. Any help will be appreciated. Have information on the TURNER FAMILY that I am willing to share. Contact; ROBERT W. TURNER, P.O. BOX 789, MARIANNA, ARKANSAS 72360.

DATE: Feb 12, 1998
Robert W. Turner

BARNETT, H. Ledford
H. LEDFORD BARNETT, AGE 33 (Born 1847) FARMER, His wife, A. FRANCES (TURNER) AGE 29(B.1850/51); their child, CARRY BARNETT age 8 (born 1872) are listed in the 1880 of Union County, S.C. believe A.FRANCES TURNER to be the daughter of JOHN AND NANCY COOPER TURNER (1776-1855)of Union County. Any help on location of descendants of this family would be greatly appreciated. Will share information on the TURNER FAMILY. BOB TURNER, P.O. BOX 789, MARIANNA, ARKANSAS 72360. THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST.

DATE: Jan 25, 1998
Mavis Dorris Barnett MORRISON

BARNETT, Tillman
Tillman BARNETT was my great great grandfather, born in Cross Keys, Union S.C. Dec 25, 1797, he later moved to Alabama, would like to find information on his ancestors, I have a list of his children.

DATE: Dec 30, 1996
George H. Allen, Ph.D.

Looking into my paternal grandmothers background. Her maiden name was BASS; father Thomas and grandfather (my great-great) Nathaniel or Nathan, all of Plattsville WI. Probably Nathaniel was born to a Nathaniel or Nathan of Barren County KY. Heading sourthward . I learn from genealogist in Glasgow KY that the BASS "tribe" arrived Barren Co KY in time for adult males and/or heads of households to be represented in 1810 and 1820 censuses, but none in 1830 census. Only clue to origins is single reference to probate of a will of decedent in Baltimore MD filed by one of the KY Basses indicating origin in the "Union District of South Carolina". KY genealogist states they were "certainly Baptists." Does anyone have any clue as to the origin of these heads of household listed in KY censuses of 1810 and 1820: Nathaniel or Nathan BASS, Metheldred BASS, Philamon BASS, Isaac BASS, Elizabeth BASS. These folk appeared to move more or less together to KY and then, from KY to---probably IN of IL. A Phillemon BASS was listed in Union County in 1790 and 1800.

DATE: 10/26/1996
Lynne Bates

Researching Thompson Gregory BATES from Union County, SC. He was born 17 Aug 1808 married a Jane WHITLOCK and had grandparents named John GREGORY. T. G. Bates relocated in 1831-2 to Arkansas. I found TG Bates in the 1830 Union County Census on page 149. Can't seem to get any further back.

DATE: Feb 1, 1997
Carole Williams

Is anyone researching BATES/WELLS/LAYTON of Union Co.? I hope to find further information regarding Humphrey BATES of the 1790 Union Co. census. Humphrey BATES seems to have been related to Elizabeth WELLS, wife of Lewis WELLS; perhaps they were siblings. In some way, Elizabeth and Humphrey BATES were connected to Thomas LAYTON of Union Co. Any help will be very much appreciated.

DATE: 5/19/1997
Barbara Johnson

I am researching the BEATY family. Mary Jane BEATY, born abt. 1805 in Union District, SC was the daughter of Thomas BEATY. Mary Jane married Samuel Widener Chrestman. She died before 1842. She had a sister named Sarah Elizabeth BEATY , born abt 1808 in Abbeville, SC, who married John Widener CHRESTMAN. Other probable siblings were Thomas, John W., Joseph, Larkin M., Lewellyn O., Charlotte Letitha, and Susan Amanda. Are any of these names familiar to you?

DATE: 1997
James Arthur Beaty, Jr.

My "Beatys" were in Union County, SC probably from the late 1800s, if not sooner, until the early 1950s. John Douglass Beaty, Sr. probably died in the early 1950's at the approximate age of 72. His children moved to Columbia, SC, Washington, DC, Springfield Mass. and Detroit Michigan. John Beaty Sr.'s wife Lona Young Beaty Cunningham moved to Columbia, SC where she married Mr. Cunningham.

DATE: 8/21/1996
A. McDowell

Elizabeth BEATY (Dec. 2, 1826 - June 6, 1881) was the first wife of Albert G. MEANS (October 6, 1817 - March 26, 1904). After Elizabeth's death, Albert is said to have married Elizabeth's sister, Martha BEATY GLENN. Who were Elizabeth and Martha's parents? I am willing to exchange information.

DATE: Jun 12, 1997
Elreeta C. Weathers

Searching for other descendants and information about JOHN BECKHAM, SR. and his wife ELIZABETH "LIBBY" HENDERSON BECKHAM. JOHN & ELIZABETH were married 12 August, 1761, in Granville Co., NC. They were in Union County, SC, by at least 10 July, 1768, when their daughter, MARY "POLLY" "MOLLY" BECKHAM was born. MARY married JAMES CLAYTON STRIBLING, 11 Nov., 1787. According to "Union County Heritage, 1981," #676, JOHN BECKHAM was one of the Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Union County. I assume that another of their children was JOHN BECKAM, JR. According to our family legend documented in letters written 1900-1905, CLAYTON STRIBLING was scalped by Tories during the American Revolution, and left to die. The Tories expected whoever found his body to believe that Indians had scalped him. MARY BECKHAM heard that her sweetheart, had been wounded. With a slave she swam a river to rescue CLAYTON, to bring him back to her home, and to nurse him back to a healthier condition--although he never fully recovered.

DATE: Oct 15, 1998 and Nov 6, 1997
R. H. Mewbourn

I'm seeking any information on Isiah Bellew, who, according to census records, was born in Union County, SC in 1793. However, I have been told by older relatives that Isiah/Isaiah and a brother (possibly named Josiah) came to SC from Ireland. Also, these older relatives have said that they have heard the name Hez or Hezekiah and thinks that he may have been Isiah's father. 1820 census records of Union County, lists in Isiah's household, 1 male and 1 female, between ages 16 and 26. Isiah was in Hall County, GA in 1830, in Newton County, GA in 1840, and in St. Clair County, AL in 1850, with a Saul Mize, age 81, in the Bellew household. Mize researchers believe that Isiah married Christianna/Chrysanna, a daughter of Saul. Any bits of information on the Bellew (Belue) and/or Mize names will certainly be appreciated, including names of Isiah's parents.

DATE: Jan 7, 1998
Linda Belue Ellis

BELUE, Renney
I am researching the BELUE family. I am particularly interested in information when the family moved from Union Co. SC to Lawrence Co., TN. Also searching for Renney Belue's parents and where he immigrated from. Linda Ellis

DATE: Jan 5, 1998
Vivian Janice (Belew) Black

BELUE, Renny Sr.
It is said that RENNY BELUE,SR. was born in Union County,SC in 1738. Married probably around 1758 to ANNE(no known maiden name). They had 9 children. RENNY died in December 1797,and his will is on record in the Probate Office of the Union County Courthouse. I am trying to find any information concerning RENNY'S parent or siblings. If anyone has any information or any "speculations" I would appreciate hearing from you. THANKS, Janice

DATE: Nov 12, 1998
Larry J. Powell

BETSILL, Major Robert
I'm trying to contact the 1996 researcher who was seeking information on a MAJOR ROBERT BETSILL of the 18th SC Inf. CSA., from Union Co., SC. His posted e-mail address appears to be outdated. I have a photo of his tombstone that you requested & also a copy of a report he did (When he was a Capt. in 1862) on my G-G-Uncle who died in service of the 18th SC.

DATE: Oct 7, 1996
Andrew Lipps

I would be interested in any research info on Robert Jefferson Betsill of Union SC. He served as a Maj. in the 18th SC Inf. in the Civil War. I would especially like to get in contact someone who could provide me with a photo of his gravesite at the Padgett's Creek Cemetary. Thanks!

DATE: 12/30/1996
Jerry Betterton

I am searching for any and all data regarding the BETTERTON family of early (1770-1830) Spartanburg and Union Counties of South Carolina. Thomas Betterton (Born 1712 in England), my 4th Great Grandfather, settled there and is buried sonewhere near the juction of the Tyger River and Dutchman's Creek. I have an 1810 reference to a "Betterton's Congregational Meeting House" there. Thomas had a son named joshua BETTERTON who was a Revolutionary War Veteran from South Carolina.

DATE: Apr 14, 1998
Susan Bays

I am looking for information on the parents Rardon Bevill, b. 1793, Union County, SC. His father's name was William. William came to the US from England in 1762, fought at the Battle of Cowpens. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

DATE: Jun 1, 1997
A. McDowell

I am interested in corresponding with researchers who are familiar with the history and genealogy of the BIRD family of Union County, SC, particularly during the mid to late 1800s. Specifically, was there any connection between the BIRD family and the ELLIS and/or PALMER families. Also, did any members of the BIRD family have Native American ancestry?

DATE: Aug 5, 1997
Alicia M. Whitehead

I am looking for descendents of John BIRDSONG who died in Union Co. SC in 1790. I am also looking for descendents of his daughter Rebecca BIRDSONG who married John MINTER and moved to TN and AL.

DATE: Jul 13, 1998
Lewie Dunn

Looking for researchers of Thomas Bishop.He was a member of brandons regt. His son Absolum was ext of will and grandchilden left union for Fayette co.GA His granddaughter Martha married Byrd Murphy Jackson and died in 1855.

DATE: Feb 1, 1998
Colette Hicks

BISHOP family of Union County
Searching for information on the Absalom Bishop family of Union county SC. Decendents include Elmore Bishop and Benjamin T Bishop.

DATE: May 31, 1998 and Dec 28, 1997
Christopher Beard

1) Who were the parents of Mary Blackstock who married John Beard in 1785? 2) Seeking any info on William Berry Blackstock died 1798 and 1st wife, Mary Irwin. Also, who was the 2nd wife of William Berry Blackstock (1710-1798)? His 2nd wife was named Ephemy/Euphemy (possibly called "Fannie" (born 1725). Was Ephemy/Euphemy a Bobo? Did William have any children by Ephemy/Euphemy? 3) Does anyone have a complete list of children of Sampson Bobo (1738-1804) and wife Sarah Simpson? 4) Who was James Blackstock who m/ Levina Bobo (dau. of Sampson and Sarah Simpson Bobo)? Who were the children of James and Levina? 5) Who were the parents and wife of Thomas Penny (born c1776)?

DATE: Apr 2, 1998
Linda Moss De Vita

Looking for any information on the Blair family of Union Co. -- John Blair m ca 1787 m Lydia Shearer b abt 1764 -- trying to link their son Thomas Hugh Blair b 1804 to my Thomas Blair who migrated to TN -- north middle to western TN & KY area. Thomas Blair had a son William Preston Blair b 1832 in TN.

DATE: Oct 22, 1997
Lauri Manda

Looking for info on the BLANTON family. My ggg grandfather was Daniel BLANTON b abt 1813 Union Co SC, he married Eunice GOSS/DOSS b between 1817-1820 SC. Their son (my gg grandfather) was James Herod BLANTON b 8 June 1840 Union Co SC. They had other children including Amanda, Sarah E., Julia, Mary A. and Nancy J. The family eventually settled in Cherokee Co GA by 1860. Any info appreciated. Thanks!

DATE: Feb 2, 1997
Celia Jones

I am searching for information on the parents, and any other related information on THOMAS BLANTON who was b. around 1804 in South Carolina. He married CELIA A. JONES who was born around 1810 in South Carolina. They were married on January 2, 1827 in Montgomery County, Alabama. They had seven (7) children: Matilda; Lucinda; William T.; John J.; Melvin Geter; Rebekah; and Margaret.

DATE: Dec 30, 1996

My Great GrandAunt Emmie BLANTON was born 1875 in an area that is now part of Cherokee Co, SC (probably Draytonsville Twp); daughter of Sarah WHELCHEL and Jonas BLANTON. She died in 1950 in Gaffney and is buried in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. She married Joe H. JOLLY b. 1866 d. 1943. Emmie and Joe had at least 3 children: Henry Grett JOLLY b. 1908 d. 1909, James P. JOLLY b. 1915 d. 1987, Emma Wilma JOLLY b. 1918 d. 1920. Any information on this family is greatly appreciated.

DATE: Feb 14, 1998
Sharon Neuswanger

Looking for information on Blasingame, Thornton, and Cooper familys in South Carolina in the 1700's to mid 1800's. These families intermarried. Some of the family in the 1850's then moved to ARkansas.

DATE: Oct 13, 1996
B. L. Eades

Researching BLASSINGAME, BLASINGAME, BLASINGHAM, BLASSINGHAM, and other variations. Related families might include MC ILROY, WESTFIELD, EASLEY, RANKIN, GILLESPIE. BLASSINGAME family known to be in Union Co., by early 1800s.

DATE: Dec 15, 1996
Robert G. Bobo

I have been researching BOBOs and allied families from Union, Spartanburg and Laurens Counties for about 10 years -- the three brothers Lewis BOBO of Union Co. ca.1772, Sampson BOBO of Spartanburg Co. ca.1774, Spencer BOBO Jr. of Laurens Co. ca.1776 (and their descendants) -- in particular. Their families migrated back and forth among the three counties with considerable regularity. This has led to research in many other places and has allowed me to accumulate about 8000 descendants of our original ancestor in this country, Gabriel Baubau of King William Co., VA. I am willing to share any of this info with other interested parties.

DATE: Oct 26, 1996
Melvin Collier

I believe my gg-grandparents were once slaves of the white Bobos. It appears that a man named Barham BOBO or Sampson BOBO brought my gg-grandparents, Edward (Ed) and Lou DANNER to Mississippi from SC in the 1850s. My ancestors chose the name DANNER, and I haven't figured out where the name came from. Since my gg-grandfather was born in SC, I believe that one possibility is that Ed DANNER or his parents were once slaves of some white DANNERS of SC, and when he became a free man, he chose the name DANNER instead of BOBO.

I was wondering have you run across any persons with the surname DANNER living in Union County, SC. The BOBOs came from the Spartanburg, Laurens, and Union County areas, and I was wondering were there any persons (Black or White) with the surname DANNER living in the same area. Thank you very much.

DATE: Dec 10, 1997 and 12/15/1996
Robert P. Addleman

The BOBO and SIMPSON families lived on or near the county line between Union and Spartanburg counties. I would like any info on WILLIS BOBO (ca 1782), a younger son of SAMPSON & SARAH (SIMPSON) BOBO of Spartanburg Co., married DELILAH SIMPSON, a dau of SAMUEL SIMPSON of Union Co., SC before 1809. Seeking marriage date or records of WILLIS BOBO (ca 1782) and DELILAH SIMPSON (ca 1784), who may have belonged to Padgett's Creek Baptist Church. I was told 'an implied record' exists in Union Co., SC Estate Files, Box 2, package 40. The father, SAMUEL SIMPSON, died intestate in Union Co on 11 Aug 1796 and a Partition suit among the children was in 1809. NANCY BOBO, a dau of SAMPSON BOBO, married secondly to SAMUEL SIMPSON and became DELILAH's stepmother. Later on, DELILAH married NANCY's younger brother WILLIS. WILLIS BOBO and DELILAH SIMPSON migrated to Maury Co., TN by 1817, Marshall Co., TN by 1836 and Fayette Co., TN by 1850. Trying to validate his number of children. Any info is welcome. Also here is a link to my genealogical web site for the
Willis Bobo Family.

DATE: Sep 6, 1998 and Aug 1, 1998
Sandra Carter Van Wyk

Charles Alexander Bolton, born 9-2-1793 in Union County? SC. Married Delilah Lee 11-22-1814, left Union County and moved to GA 1833; then to Shelby Co. TX 1846-1850. They had 11 children. Can you connect with these Boltons? Who are his parents and when did they come to Union County?

DATE: Sep 10, 1996
Albert H. Boyd

Researching the ancestors of Samuel BOYD who died in Monroe County Mississippi in 1860. Samuel's spouse was Mary Ann (Polly) _____ her maiden name was possibly THOMPSON. Both are listed as born in SC. I think Samuel was the son of John Boyd (born ca 1740, North Ireland) who made a will in Union SC in 1815 naming a son Samuel and wife Jane. Some references give her maiden name as BERNARDO, BERNARDOE, BERNADOE.

DATE: Feb 13, 1998
Cicely Hollingsworth Kilmer

BOYD, John
Elizabeth Ann Boyd, b. Mar. 22, 1821 in Union Dist. SC; d. Oct. 27, 1879 at Houston , MISS. married Thompson Glen Hollingsworth in Union Dist. Mar. 6, 1838. The Hollingsworth family Bible shows the parents of Elizabeth A. Boyd as John Boyd, b. Nov. 10, 1798 and Mary Boyd, b. June 14, 1792 in SC. We have been unable to locate any record of this John and Mary Boyd.

DATE: Jun 19, 1997
Sarah McCrary Price

RICHARD CLIFTON BRANDON Born May 3, 1813, married MARY TIRSAH BAILEY Sept 4, 1839. Had 3 children before moving to Pickens County, Alabama. Would like to have parents and/or siblings.

DATE: Apr 25, 1998
Lula Cook-Edwards

Looking for all info desc. of Harrison BRANDON and Sarah Elizabeth HARLAN m. c. 1797. On p. 218 of 1800 Union census and p. 243 of 1810. To TN c. 1815-1820. Need parents and siblings of Harrison. Connections to Tosh, Wilson, Patterson. Harrison's children are Ellender, Rebecca, Nancy, Jane, and John. Have HARLAN book - will look up your names. Lu at Friends and Families Unlimited.

DATE: May 16, 1998
Tom Robertson

Col. Brandon's Regiment
Does anyone know the month and year in which COL. THOMAS BRANDON'S REGIMENT of Revolutionary Militia was formed in Union County, and what is the source of this information? Thanks in advance!

DATE: Nov 11, 1998
Bil Brasington

I am looking for any information on the following family.

1. James Robert BRASINGTON was born on 30 Jan 1893 in South Carolina. He was a cotton mill worker in 1920 in Union, Union County, SC. He died in Aug 1968 in Lockhart. Union County, SC. He was married to Lillie KITCHENS. Lillie KITCHENS was born about 1896 in South Carolina. James Robert BRASINGTON and Lillie KITCHENS had the following children:

i. Alberta BRASINGTON was born about 1916 in South Carolina.
ii. James Ray BRASINGTON was born about 1919 in South Carolina. He was married to Naomi FARR (daughter of Boyd FARR and Clorine BENTLEY). Naomi FARR was born on 18 Oct 1921 in Lockhart. Union County, SC. She died on 21 Jun 1994 in Lockhart. Union County, SC.
iii. Madelyn BRASINGTON.
iv. Malcolm Ray (Mickey) BRASINGTON was born on 29 Jan 1924 in Lockhart. Union County, SC. He died on 12 Sep 1994 in Wallace Thomsom Hospital. Union, SC. He was married to Frances MITCHELL.

DATE: Mar 7, 1997
Mickey or Eve Burroughs

Birdie BREWINGTON, Born April 7, 1865 -- Died June 23, 1948. Married to Warren EUBANKS. Mother of Judson Eubanks. Buried at Putnam Baptist Church.

DATE: Aug 26, 1996
Grover Pope

BROWN Family -- Possible Union County Connection
I would really apprec any help in locating the family of William Robert BROWN [Billy] born circa 1825 S.C. and Dicy EARLS BROWN born circa 1830 S. C. Children: Henry, Rose, Susanne, Mary, John, Liz, Robert. I will be forever grateful for any help on this family. Thanks in advance.

DATE: Sep 22, 1996
Helen Lonsdale

BROWN and Others
Researching surnames: BROWN, CHESTNUT, CLARK, COOPER, HUNTER, MCDILL, MCQUISTON. In SC by 1780's, my lines then went to Preble and Butler Cos, Ohio. Interested in all collatorals, however, so I also have information on PEARSON, for example.

DATE: Dec 30, 1996
Dyana Begley-Fuller

Thomas Henderson MURRAY b. 6 Aug 1814 VA, d. 24 Feb 1881 Hart, GA. Married 12 Dec 1834 Union County SC to Jane Eliza LAUGHRIDGE. Children: 1. John; 2. Thomas; 3. Christina; 4. Isabelle b. 1837; 5. Nancy b. 1840; 6. MARY JANE b. 1847; 7. Peter Amzi b. 1842. Mary Jane MURRAY married William D. BROWN b. 1849. Married 1876 Hart GA. Need info. on Thomas Henderson MURRAY parents and William D. BROWN parents.

DATE: Jul 1, 1997
Susan S. Reaney,

John T. (Thomas) BRYANT born in Abbeville County SC on 3-22-1862/63 he married in 1885 Jennie McALLISTER born 3-17-1863 died 1-28-1941. They moved to Gaffney in 1913 and resided there at the time of his death on 8-31-1924. They had several children listed in his obt. that included the following: Mrs. W.E. PEELER; Mrs Willie B.BRAMLETT and BOBBY BRYANT and a grandaughter Virginia May BRAMLETT a brother L.E. BRYANT.

The list of children that I have are as follows: Rosco Conway, Carl Miller, Ila Mae, Willie Gertrude, Robert Ernest "Bobby" ; Mary Cornelia JONES daughter of Carrie Corrine BRYANT daughter of John M. BRYANT & wife of J. Benson JONES.

This John Thomas BRYANT is the son of John M. BRYANT of Abbeville County SC and is both are Burried in the Little River Baptist Ch. Cem. in the Level Land Community near Due West, SC.

John M. (Morgan) BRYANT was born 7-2-1819 died 1-15-1892 married 3-10-1843 to Elizabeth Amanda FISHER born 8-25-1819 died 1-15-1892.

If you have any information on John T. (Thomas) BRYANT or any of this BRYANT Family, Please contact me. See my web page OUTLINE.

DATE: Oct 1, 1998
Susan Sanders Reaney

Looking for any information of one Phillip BRYAN of Craven County Fair Forrest Creek...see below.

Nehemiah Howard, 19 Nov. 1774: 150 acers in Craven County on branches of Fair Forrest. Bounded NW, SW, and NW {sic} by Archer Smith; N and NW by Benjamin Halcome; SE by Benjamin Gist. Also, 150 acers , as above, on a branch of Fair Forrest and Sugar Creek. Bounded NE by Ralph Jackson; SW and NW by Phillip BRYAN. Survey certified for both 18 Mar. 1773; granted 23 June 1774. Quit rent 2 years. Wm. Gist, DS. Delivered 9 Jan. 1775 to W. Sienia Norris [13-113:1]

NOTE: Phillip Bryan's will was probated in the Abbeville County Courthouse in Abbeville County SC on 22 Apr 1786.

Anyone having information on this Bryan line please contact me at:
OR send snail mail to: SSReaney 320 Tripp Road, Piedmont SC 29673

Thank you

DATE: Oct 26, 1996
Jere Cox

Lucy BRYANT (Briant) born circa 1760, Cherokee Nation. Subject was on the 1817 Roll, Reser. #91, Chunnanee Georgia. In 1820 believed to have went to Union Cty, to live with the NANCE family. Her son, John BRYANT, married Frances NANCE of Union Cty. S.C. Searching for any info on Lucy BRYANT or John BRYANT in Union Cty. through 1845.

DATE: Aug 30, 1998
Nancie O'Sullivan

JOHN BULLINGTON of Union Co., need family information. Will share with you what I have. Thank you.

DATE: Feb 19, 1998
Lynn Burgess-Torrez

Looking for husband of Trinity BURGESS b. abt 1823 d. 16 Sep 1899, buried at Grassy Pond Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co. I have located Trinity BURGESS on the 1850 Census in Union Co. as head of house with children: James E. and Lumuel I. On the 1860 Census James and Lemuel Burgess was listed with a William Bevis. While a "Twin" BURGESS (whom I believe is Trinity) was listed with a Felix BUREGSS next door. I have checked several marriage books for SC. I have hit a dead end on this line because I've been unable to locate a spouse for Trinity. Any information on the BURGESS line would be helpful. Thanks.

DATE: Oct 18, 1998
Lynn Burgess-Torrez

I am researching the following lines:BURGESS, VAUGHAN, WOOD, DONALD. All have ties to Union Co. I would appreciate any information on these lines. Thank you.

DATE: Sep 12, 1998
S Bowles

BURNS, Robert Sr
I am looking for information re: Robert Burns Sr (b. 1733 in Amelia Co,VA, d. 1798 in Union Co, SC). He had 7 sons, 2 of whom fought in the Revolutionary War: Benjamin, David Jr (1755-1836, m. Mary), Robert, John (1760-1843), Joseph, James (d. 1829) and Massey. One of the 7 brothers is believed to be the father of Jeremiah, Joseph and Stephen Burns. I am a descendant of Jeremiah and if we can prove this relationship we will have traced our family back to Scotland. Any info you have to help with this missing link will be greatly appreciated!

DATE: May 4, 1997
L Byer

Have traced the BYER lineage back to G. G. Grandfather and on maternal side as well. Anyone who has additional information please respond.

DATE: May 5, 1997
Kay Byrd

I am seeking information on John Byrd who moved from SC in 1820 and settled in Wayne County, MS, for approximately one year and then moved on to Rankin Co., MS. I have no further information on him. If you have any information, please let me know.

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