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DATE: Aug 28, 1997
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
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
DATE: Dec 15, 1997
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
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
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
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
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
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
DATE: Nov 10, 1997
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
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
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.
Researching the following NIX Family and will exchange data
with any interested party. Please reply via
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
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
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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