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DATE: Aug 28, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Linda Mayfield Vestal, FVESTAL@aol.com

NANCE
Would appreciate information concerning Jesse C. NANCE, b. ca. 1832, SC, d. 1903, Cherokee Co., SC. Jesse appeared on the 1860 and 1870 Union Co., SC Census - Draytonville. Jesse married Minerva BROWN Nance. Minerva, b. 1835, SC, d. 1920, Cherokee Co., SC, was the daughter of John and Sarah H. Brown. Their daughter, P. Elizabeth/Lizzie Nance MAYFIELD, b. 1856, SC, d. 1903, Cherokee Co., SC, married John Preston MAYFIELD, b. 1845, SC, d. 1883, Cherokee Co., SC - my ancestors. THANK YOU!!



DATE: Mar 14, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Jeannette A. Greeson, greada@thebest.net

NANCE, Sherwood
Sherwood Nance was born in Va. and died in Union County, S.C. while living with his daughter, Elizabeth Nance Adams, wife of William David ADAMS. It is thought that Sherwood NANCE had a son named, Thomas. I would like very much to document this.



DATE: Dec 15, 1997
RESEARCHER:
Nell D. THOMPSON, nelldt@planttel.net

NANCE, Dr. Zachariah
Can anyone tell me where I might find a copy of the medical license of Dr. Zachariah NANCE. Someone has told me they have a copy and that it was hard to come by but I have been unable to find where these records are kept. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks



DATE: Jul 13, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Kimberly Nance, kanance@ilstu.edu

NANCE / ROSEMOND
Looking for the last name, parents, siblings etc of a Sarah, born about 1814 in Union County, who married a John Nance (one of many John Nances in this area) and had a son named Larkin Rosemond Nance in 1835. John and Sarah's other known sons were William and James. The family moved to Texas, but Larkin married Anne Palmer Cudd in Georgia, and all but one of Larkin and Anne's children were born in Texas. Given the naming pattern, this Sarah might be a Sarah Rosemond or a Sarah Larkin, or these names might be somewhere in her family tree.


DATE: 8/21/1996
RESEARCHER:
Barbara Williamson

NATIVE & AFRICAN-AMERICAN RESEARCH
I am researching my Native and African American ancestors who resided in the Union County area circa 1840-1875, possibly in Red Point and/or Pea Ridge. I would like to communicate with anyone with knowledge about: FERGUSON, SHELTON, ROBINSON, SARTOR, WOODSON, COOK, or about Red Point and/or Pea Ridge.



DATE: Jun 23, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Bonnie Parker, BParker122@aol.com

NEAL
I am looking for the Neal Family John NEAL moved to Union County from Culpepper Va. He had 1 son Stephen Neal (As far as we know) Stephen was born 10/15/1762 in Va and moved with his father. Stephen Married a lady from Union name Rebecca ? in 1797 in Union. Stephen died 05/04/1842 in Union. They had 7 children, William H 1800, Older (that is his name) 1807, Younger (that is his Name) 1798, Jepthal ?, Wyatt 1908, Stephen Jr 1809, Elizabeth Croker Neal 1804, William stayed in Union married Eunice COOPER they had 7 boys and 2 girls. Email for more on them.



DATE: Jul 8, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Sybil Macomb, Dulcekid@aol.com

NEAL and CROCKER
Seeking information on Elizabeth Crocker. She was born July 16, 1804, to Stephen Neal and Rebecca ? who lived in Union Co., for approximately 40 years. Am also seeking Rebecca's maiden name. Have much information on the descendants of Stephen Neal but nothing on Elizabeth. Will share.



DATE: Sep 4, 1997
RESEARCHER:
John Powell, PowellJP7@aol.com

NEWMAN, Casey, Dye
Martin NEWMAN b. c. 1765 in VA or NC d. 1816 Union Co., SC Married Charity CASEY c. 1795, believed to be the daughter of Moses Casey, Sr. who died in 1830 in Spartanburg Co., SC. Martin was the son of George Newman and Frances DYE land owners in Spartanburg Co., SC after leaving Bute co. NC. Can anyone confirm the desc. of Moses Casey, Sr. John Powell PowellJP7@aol.com



DATE: Nov 10, 1997
RESEARCHER:
John Powell, PowellJP7@aol.com

NEWMAN, Casey
Martin NEWMAN b. c 1765 VA married c. 1795 Charity CASEY. After his death in 1816 Charity was living in 1820 in Union Co., SC with her family, nearby her oldest son Wiley Casey NEWMAN. Where is Martin buried in Union Co?



DATE: Feb 18, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Bill Poindexter, KAY-BILL@worldnet.att.net

NEWTON, Jane
Jane Newton was b May 25 1782 in Union Co. D September 19 1841 in Lexington, Lauderdsale Co Al. M June 10 1802 Jonathan Springer b July 28 1777 in S.C. possibly Union Co d Sept. 5 1848 in Lexington, Lauderdale Co Al. Was his father William Springer? Who were the parents of Jame Newton? Did members of this family go to Lawrence Co Tn. al well as Alabama. Their offspring were, Jane b Feb. 22 1803- Elihu B March 19 1804- William b Aug 24 1805- Nancy N b Dec 26 1808- Marshall b March 27 1809 d August 5 1837 M Elizabeth Johnson- John N b January 1811 m Sarah Comer December 22 1832- Ursley W b July 15 1813 m Wiliam Johnson, Jonathan Stames b February 1815 m Sarah Johnson on May 30 1837-Epaphroditis b July 6 1817-Mary Ann b April 19 1819-Robert b 2 February 1821 m Mary McPeter September on 14 1843- Alvin Benton Marshall bAugust 10 1823 m Eliaz C Brawley on August 14 1850



DATE: Apr 4, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Teresa Nichols, Tracy4294@aol.com

NICHOLS Family
I am looking for information on my husbands family who hailed from Union. The fathers name was Harry William Nichols. One sister was Margaret Nichols.



DATE: 3/1/1997
RESEARCHER:
Monte A. Hart

NIX FAMILY
Researching the following NIX Family and will exchange data with any interested party. Please reply via e-mail.

JOSEPH NIX, who appears in the 1790, Union Dist., S.C. census and is known to have been a member of Padgett's Creek Baptist Church of that Distist. His children are believed to be: (1) BENJAMIN (b.unk.--d.1836), who married MILLICENT WEEKS. (2) WIlliam (b.unk.-d.unk.), who was a Rev. War veteran. (3) JOHN (b.unk.-d.unk.), was a Rev. War veteran and married SARAH WINTERS ? // RANDALLl ?. (4) MOSES (b.ca.1765-d.5-1839); who ca 1790, married REBECCA LAWSON (b.unk.-d.7-1855). Both are buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church in Union Co., S.C., (5) MILES (b.before 1774). (6) AARON (b.before 1774), who married AMY ????.

MOSES NIX, the fifth son of JOSEPH, who about 1790, married REBECCA LAWSON (b.1770--d.7- 1855). Both are buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church. REBECCA was the daughter of WILLIAM LAWSON (b.unk.--d.1827) and SUSSANA BAILY a daughter of JOHN HARRISON BAILEY, who married MARY ???? and left a will dated 9 March 1802, in Union Dist. WILLIAM LAWSONwas a Patriot during the Revolution and is known to have been in S.C. as early as 1767. Many of WILLIAM'S family were members of Padgett's Creek Baptist Church. MOSES' and REBECCA'Schildren are as follows: (1) AME (ANN?) (b.unk.-d.10-1869). (2) VINEY, who married a JACKSON; (3) POLLY. (4) REBECCA, who married ROBERT HUCKABY. (5) CHAROLOTTE [LOTTY], who married a WHITEHEAD. (6) MILES, SR (b.ca.1791- d.aft.1870). (7) JOSEPH (b.ca.1794-d.aft.1850), who married ELIZABETH. MOSES left a will in Union District dated 5 August 1839..

MILES NIX, SR., a son of MOSES and REBECCA, was a farmer who married ELISI (AILSIE?) DODD (b.ca.1808), daughter of JESSE DODD (d. 1857). Their children are as follows: (1) DAVID NATHAN (?)(b.12-24-1822-d.12-12-1864), who died in a Federal Prison Camp in Ohio during the civil War. He married EMILY LENDERMAN (b.4-15- 1825-d.4-17-1867), on 9May 1847. (2) MILES NIX, JR.(b.4-8-1828-d.8-30-1909), who about 1847, married RACHEL [MOLLY] A. EDWARDS (b.9-25-1837-d.4-13-1929). (3) LAVINA (b.ca.1833). (4) STEPHEN EDWARD (b.1834-d.6-29-1862). (5) JESSE (b.10-4-1837-d.3-2-1908), who married ELIZABETH [ELIZA] CAROLINE ???? (b.ca.1848-d.12-14-1906). (6)JOHN, SR.. (7) HARRISON..

STEPHEN EDWARD NIX, the fourth son of MILES, SR., was born in Spartanburg Dist. and about 1854, married MARY CAROLINE CRAIG (b.8-4-1839-d.9-4-1914). Mary had a sister named LIZZIE [CUSSIE] A. CRAIG (b.4-1834-d.aft.1900), who about 1862, married BENJAMIN [BEN] BARKER (b.9- 1840-d.aft.1900). It is not certain, but they are thought to be daughters of EDWARD CRAIG (b.ca. 1806), and JENNY ????(b.ca.1807). EDWARD was a farmer, who was born in N.C. A vague family tradition says that CAROLINe came to this country at age one from Ireland, but all known census records indicate Caroline was born in S.C. STEPHEN EDWARD was in Laurens Dist. when the Civil War began. And on 14 April 1861, at Cross Anchor, in Spartanburg District, he entered the service of S.C. His unit was Co. D., 3rd Regt., S. C. Vol. Inf. He was killed in battle before Richmond at Savage Station on 29 June 1862.



DATE: Sep 17, 1998
RESEARCHER:
Carol Miller, cmillergv@aol.com

NORMAN / PALMER
President NORMAN was married to a Margart PALMER. I find them in Heard Co., GA living with the Joshua PALMER family. The NORMAN family was from Union Co., and I believe this PALMER family was, too. I beleve there were several NORMANS on the Union Co. census index in 1840. I see several NORMANS on the Probate list. Please, may I hear from anyone about ANY of the NORMAN family? Carol Miller



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