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DATE: Sep 6, 1997
I am seeking any information on Jared/Jarett Walker, who's
will is listed in Probate book B page 104, box 16, package
6, Union County Court Records, his children are listed as,
Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth, Robert, Martha D., Daniel, Henry
C., Sarah, and Juliet A. T. Walker, THOMAS WALKER his son,
later moved to Gibson County, Tn. between 1820/1825. any
information would be appreciated thanks, Doug. Young
DATE: Jul 23, 1998
WALKER / WESTON
It appears that my folks went from Charleston to Union
County, sometime between 1808 and 1830. The two brothers,
Daniel and William White Burroughs WESTON, were born on
Sullivan's Island in Charleston, and married Walker sisters
from Union Co, shortly after the girls' father, Jarrett
WALKER, died there in 1825. I have read several places that
they were from Richland Co, but no Walker folks have turned
up there that fit either. My family folklore states that the
Westons were from England and that a Roxie Weston had done
the research to prove that they were to get an inheritance
from London, in the 1930's. The two boys' father was a
sailing captain and their two sisters, Abigail and Rebecca
married two sailing captains, a Grant and a Lowry, and
returned to England for their education. Letters were
written constantly back and forth from England to Union Co,
SC and Barbour Co, AL. Daniel Michael Weston, one of the two
brothers, is my gg-grandfather. He married Sarah Walker. I
have a picture of the family with son Newton A Weston in his
confederate Uniform. His daughter, Martha Lenora Weston, was
my g-grandmother. Daniel is listed in the 1830 Union Co, SC
Census. Then they moved to Barbour Co, AL to the town of
Glennville, where in 1860, he was a postmaster and owned the
local store. William White Burroughs Weston, the other
brother, joined them in Barbour Co, and was ordained as a
preacher in May 1852. I have been in touch once with Charlie
Weston in Clayton, one of WWB Weston's descendants, but have
not heard from him but once. I was hoping that you had ties
to this family and could tell me the name of the boy's
father from Charleston. I know from letters that Charlie
sent me, that their father was a sailing captain. He had
ties to London and the Weston's that were once sponsors of
the London Company. I know that the proof is out there,
because of the earlier research done by "Aunt Roxie",
whomever she was. I have not placed her in any family and
never knew of her. The Westons were always associated with
the Flowers Family from Barbour and Henry Co, AL. Martha
Lenora Weston married William Moses Flowers, my
g-grandfather. They lived in Wicksburg. They moved there
from Barbour Co, where they lived directly across the road
from the Rocky Mount Methodist Church. They are buried
there, along with many others of my family. Does any of this
ring a bell with you. I would appreciate any help that you
can give me as to where to look or whom else to write.
Sincerely, Cal Campbell, 141 Forest Hills, Talladega, AL
35160, 256-761-1532, gyhg84a@Prodigy.com
WALKER / MCDUGAL -
Possible Union County Connection
Thomas WALKER, Born 1801/1802 SC married Elendor MCDUGAL
(MCDOUGAL) born in SC daughter of Hezikiah McDugal. Moved
SC>NC>TN 1830s, living in Gibson Co., TN early 1830s.
Anyone researching these surnames from Union Co.? My
searching has stopped here.
DATE: Aug 8, 1998
WALLACE, Wm. Henry
I understand that Civil War Brigader-General and Judge
William Henry Wallace is a descendent of John WALLACE and
Mary HYATT, and John Wallace was buried in Union District,
SC. John Wallace left Glasgow Scotland in
1750>PA>VA>SC. I would appreciate any details on
WALLACE / HARDIN
I am looking for information on Wallaces and Hardins in the
old Camden and Ninty Six Districts ca. 1730-1750, and any
connections between them. Samuel Wallace, my 4th
Ggrandfather, b. ca. 1754, and his wife Sarah Hardin are
believed to have come from this area. Any help would be
DATE: Sep 10, 1998
WARD family in Union
Seek descendants of Jonathan WARD, b. 1791, m. (1) Mary (2)
Jane BRIDGEMAN. Children of Jonathan and Mary: James WARD;
Levi WARD, b. 1814, m. Evaline PHILLIPS; Richard WARD, b.
1816, m. Nelly; Easter Ann WARD, b. 1818, m. Daniel SIMS;
Andrew Jackson WARD, b. 1823; David T. WARD, b 8 June 1828,
m. (1) Elizabeth Ann (2) Sarah E. DAVIS, d. 16 Feb. 1904,
Yell County, Arkansas; Ellen Lauret WARD, b. 1830; Mary E.
WARD, b. Sept. 1834, m. John HIPP about 1848, d. 1900;
George Washington WARD, b. 1852. Thank you.
DATE: Aug 31, 1998
WARD, Noah & Jane -
I am looking for descendants of Noah & Jane Ward. They
were on the 1880 Union County Census - Jonesville Twnshp. I
know they had Robert William Ward who married Barbara Yochem
and Minnie Ward who married William F. Cooper. Any
information will be appreciated.
DATE: Aug 20, 1997
WARD / LOVE
Union County Probate Court and census records strongly
indicate that my Thomas H. WARD and his wife, Sarah LOVE
WARD, of Pontotoc County, MS in early 1800s were natives of
Union County. Would appreciate any information available on
LOVE and WARD families who appeared in the 1820 census of
DATE: May 20, 1998
Union Co. Misc. Records Bk. 1 and 2, p. 38-39, mention the
following, S. side of Pacolet River: Phebe WELLS; Elijah
WELLS (dec'd husband of Phebe); Larkin WELLS (son); Abner
and George WELLS, witnesses. Seek verification of connection
to WELLS of Lunenburg Co., VA.
Probable brothers Moses L., b 1789, John S., b 1792, Robert
b ca 1800, Andrew T, b 1802 & Joseph WHITE, b 1808, in
Union or Spartanburg, probably Fairforest area. All to
Greene Co., AL, ca 1820-25. All except Joseph d Greene Co.;
he in TX. Have wives & ch but need more info on some.
Who was Mary, wf of Moses, m in SC? Need parents of these
"brothers." Many thanks!
I am related to Isaac and William White from the Brown Creek
area. What type of information might be available to me in
my genealogy search regarding these two names? I will be in
Charleston in June and I am considering driving to Union to
further my research what do you recommend?
I was searching for death/probate records for Robert White,
who supposedly died in Union County in 1816. Two of his
children were David Stephenson White and Margaret White
Storey. He was supposed to have lived in the Fairforest area
and a member of the Fairforest Presbyterian Church, possibly
an elder. Didn't see him listed in the index and wondered if
you had any info on him.
My gggrandfather Samuel White showed up in the Grainger Co.
TN census records in 1850. I do not know who his parents
were but suspect they may be from Union, SC. Other White's
living near him in TN were Peter, Moses, Thomas, Stephen and
Olive (older female). Samuel was born about 1810?...Do any
of these names seem familiar to Union Co?
I am looking for the parents of Jerusha WHITE, wife of
Cooper WILBANKS, b. 10 Mar 1814 in probably Union Co., SC.
Jerusha and her husband left Union Co., SC., sometime in the
1850-1860s and went to Tippah Co., MS. Need help finding her
parents. I have looked at so many WHITE records, yet not a
one mentions Jerusha.
DATE: Jan 29, 1998
Wood, Jlbw001@aol. com
Searching for an ADOULPHUS WHITE in Union, Co. S.C. No date
of birth or other info. on him. But he could be the brother
to my ggrandfather who was GEORGE. W. WHITE and he was born
in S. C. 0n Jan. 12, 1827. George W. White lived most of his
marr. life in Hopkins Co. Tx. and all his children were born
there. If any one knows of ADOULPHUS WHITE from Union Co. S.
C. please contact me. Thank you, JUANITA
DATE: Aug 30, 1998
WHITE, Isaac & Wm.
Seeking information Isaac WHITE b. ca 1772 Union Co., SC and
died in route to Texas from GA in 1856. His wife is thought
to be Rebecca Hooper or Hopper and their known children:
Polly, Winnie, John and William. William WHITE was b, 27
July 1807 in Union Co., SC. He was married 3 times - 1.
Marthy C. Gordon, 2. Sarah L. Kinmon, 3. Mary Melissa
Clendennan Hodges Roberts White. Children of the 3 marriages
were: Frances Clark, Wm. Wesley, John M., Irvin A., Elizia
Jane, California Oregon Texas Louisana (Callie), Julian
Summerfield, Lewis, and Harvey Bascom WHITE
WHITE / STOREY / TRAIL /
Robert WHITE, b c 1721 PA, lived in Kershaws, d 1816 Union
Co. Need his wife & parents. His son William in Tippah
Co., MS, 1846; need wf & ch. Other ch: Marg. m James
STOREY; Moses m Betsy MEANS; Thomas C. m Marg. TRAIL;
Joseph; Martha (?); John; Robert; David Stephenson WHITE.
Marg., Moses, Thomas to Greene Co., AL. Joseph, John, Robt,
David to IL. James Storey, Thomas very active at Fairforest
Presby. Church. Glad to share. Thanks!
DATE: Dec 21, 1997
WHITE / STROUP
Need ancestors of John WHITE (b.c.1795 VA-d.1876 near
Smyrna, York Co, SC, near Union Co line)married about 1815
to Mary A. STROUP (b.c.1795-d.1880, daughter of Jacob STROUP
of Lincoln Co, NC Lived in Broad Rive/Kings Creek area of
Union Co/York Co, SC. Children: -Celia WHITE (b.c.1815)
married James S. NESBIT, -Elizabeth WHITE (b.1821) married
Henry WHISONANT -Dr. Alexander WHITE (b.1823) married
Francis Louisa RHYNE, Lived near Gowdeysville, Union Co, SC.
-Martha Adeline WHITE (b.1825) married James Lawson
SCOGGINS, Jr. -Lavina J. WHITE (b.1827) married Jonathan
MOORE, -Moses WHITE (b.1829) married Martha Shaw McGILL
-John WHITE, Jr. (b.1831-d.1846), -Mary E. WHITE (b.1833)
married H. Robertson HOUSER -Nancy C. WHITE (b.1835) married
George Lafayette MOORE, -William WHITE (b.1839) married
Margaret Jane McGILL -Sarah Ann WHITE (b.1841) married
Mathias J. BOSTON, -Benjamin Franklin WHITE (b.1844) married
Naomi Jane CALDWELL
Seeking information on the WHITLOCK family of Union County.
Several WHITLOCK families moved from Union Co. to GA in the
early 1800's and then later to Alabama. William, Charles and
Nathaniel all were in Franklin Co. AL in the 1830's. Would
like to correspond with anyone researching the WHITLOCK
DATE: Aug 28, 1997
Need parents of William Wilbanks who migrated from Bute Co.,
NC circa 1774. He was born in 1746. Served in Revoltionary
War. Married to Abarilla Gostwick. Have no info at all on
his parents. Also need name of wife of Fredrick Wilbanks,
William's son. Fredrick was born circa 1875 Cross Keyes,
Union County. I have two names as his wife. One is a Nancy
Duke and the other is a Martha (last name unknown) He served
in War of 1812 from Union County. Also need burial place.
DATE: Sep 12, 1997
Need info on William Wilbanks born 1746 in Bute Co., NC.
William was living in Union County at an early age. Do not
know if parents came to Union with him or not. He was
married to Abarilla Gostwick. He fought in the Revolutionary
War. Would be grateful for any kind of lead. Also looking
for burial sites of Frederick Wilbanks born ccr. 1785. d.??.
He fought in War of 1812. Also Frederick Wilbanks' burial
site- born1825 d. 1903and Frederick Wilbanks b. 1868 d.
1926. Any help appreciated.
WILBANKS, WILLBANKS, or
Doing a one-name study on this family and would like info on
any connection, however minor. There were several branches
of the family in Greenville, Oconee, Spartanburg, and Union
counties in the mid-1800's.
DATE: Feb 25, 1998
WILLARD / WHITTEN
Looking for parents/siblings of Thomas E. Willard b. 1817
Union Co., mother's maiden name may have been Eubanks.
Thomas wed Sarah Ann Whitten (b. 1819) in Santuck community
in 1841, moved to Liberty, Pickens Co. in 1846. Looking for
family of Isaac Whitten and wife Charity Ann Hill of Union
Co., 1800-1860. Seven children, including Sarah Ann and
Readford P. Whitten.
DATE: Sep 14, 1997
WILLEFORD, Ida A.
Ida A. WILLEFORD died Nov. l5, l938 and was buried in
Presbyterian Churchyard in Santuc, SC. Would like to find an
obituary for her in a lo Union County newspaper. She died in
Mt. Holly, NC.
DATE: Jul 15, 1998
H. Holcomb, email@example.com
I am seeking parentage and origins of William Williams (d.
1822, Union County), and his sisters Mary (Patsy) born c1754
in Virginia, married John Palmer, and Elizabeth, born 1764,
married Charles Humphries, in Union County, SC. There were
apparently no other siblings, and William Williams had no
children. They arrived in Union before the Revolution. Brent
I'm looking for information on Edward WILLIAMS who witnessed
a deed in Union County, SC in 1776. Did he marry Sarah
MABRY? Did he live in Rowan County, NC in 1768?
I am trying to locate information on John WILLIAMS b. 12 Apr
1862, d. 15 Aug 1822, Union Dist, SC. He married Margaret b.
15 May 1768, d. 15 Dec 1827 in Union Dist, SC. Their
children were: Patrick b. 16 ct 1787, Samuel b. 15 Aug 1789,
John b. 12 Oct 1791 (my line), Hannah b. 9 Jan 1794, James
McConkle b. 25 Jun 1796,Matthew b. 7 Feb 1800, Evens (Evans)
b. Dec 1802, Mildred (Milly) b. 19 Dec 1804, Johathan b. 7
Mar 1806, Margarett b. 16 Jun 1807, and Elizabeth b. 15 Dec
1813. I did not find John WILLIAMS on the 1800 Census in
Union Dist, SC. I would appreciate any suggestion or data
that you may have on this John WILLIAMS or others of the
DATE: Jun 12, 1997
H. Williams, Ph.D.,
I am looking for more information on John Williams,
Sr(d.1824) and his wife Margaret(d.1827) and their children,
especially Even Williams who inherited the family farm in
Union Co., SC and was reported to have died in 1862.
However, Even Williams does not have a probate in Union Co.,
SC. The probate records on John Williams, Sr suggest that
Patrick Williams was also living in Union Co, SC about
1824-1830. My line, is John Williams, Jr who must have left
Union Co, SC before 1820 and moved over to TN or AL. I have
found John Williams, Jr's sons, Ephraim and Ruel W.
Williams, b. 1813 in Jackson Co. AL in 1840. Can someone
fill in where these sons lived between 1810 and 1840? Also,
where can I purchase a cemetery record book for Union Co,
DATE: Aug 24, 1998
WILLIAMS, John -
Searching for the wife of John WILLIAMS, born Oct. 12, 1791
in Union Co. to John (1762 NC)and Margaret McCorkle WILLIAMS
(b.1768 NC). John's son, Lemuel R. WILLIAMS was born in
August 1814 in Union Co., SC. John probably had sons Ruel W.
and Ephraim C. WILLIAMS, born 1811 and 1813 in either TN or
AL. His next known son is Patrick McCorkle WILLIAMS, born
1817 in KY, possibly Trigg Co. The family was on its way to
Hancock Co., IL where John WILLIAMS founded the Majorsville
Methodist-Episcopal Church in the mid 1800's, holding
services in his home before the church was built. At some
point he married Letitia, born 1806 in SC, according to her
age on the 1850 IL census and death date on her gravestone.
Both John and Letitia WILLIAMS died in Majorsville, IL, now
near Fountain Green, IL. They had several more children in
IL. Any information about John, Lemuel and Patrick WILLIAMS
and their wife and mother will be appreciated.
DATE: May 19, 1998
WILLIAMS, John and Lemuel
I am looking for the wife of John WILLIAMS, born 1791 to
John (1762) WILLIAMS and Margaret McCorkle WILLIAMS in NC.
He is father of Lemuel R. WILLIAMS, born 1814, probably in
Union Co., SC. John (1791) fought in the War of 1812
attaining the rank of Major, and was called Major for the
rest of his life. I'm trying to find the mother of Lemuel
WILLIAMS and brother Patrick McCorkle WILLIAMS, born 1817 in
KY. Other children may have been born to Major John and the
unknown mother. They then went to Hancock Co., IL where
Major John claimed some land set aside by the government for
War of 1812 veterans. The small town of Majorville, IL was
named for him, and he helped establish the
Methodist-Episcopal Church there as a Methodist minister.
Major John married Letitia at some point and more children
were born to them in Hancock Co., IL. Lemuel WILLIAMS
married Cassandre SIMMONS, born 1818 in KY; their children
were born in IL, then they moved with some of them to Adair
Co., MO in 1870. Patrick M. Williams married Lucetta POPE in
IL and lived in Hancock Co. Any further information about
Major John WILLIAMS, son of John and Margaret WILLIAMS of
Union Co., SC will be appreciated. I think other children
may have been born to him before moving to IL.
DATE: Oct 10, 1997
Looking to share information on the WILLIFORD FAMILY that
moved from York County to Union County. My grandfather
SAMUEL WILLIFORD MARRIED SADIE THOMPSON HYDER. My father
PAUL ANDERSON WILLIFORD From Union now living in Rock Hill,
DATE: Mar 28, 1998
Looking for info on the Wingard family that went to Ala.
DATE: Oct 28, 1998
seeking info. on lott wood wife mary born williamsberg s.c.
DATE: Mar 9, 1998
I am looking for information on Charles and Sarah Wood who
died in Union Co in the 1790's
DATE: Aug 24, 1997
WORD, John D.
WORD, John D. (1799-) + Marcia (1809-); known children: Emma
(1832-), Berry O. (1838-), John L. (1840-), Amanda Catharine
(1842-), Robert M.J. (1844-), James H. (1849-); all born in
SC. 1830-1850 in Union County SC Census. Moved to DeKalb
County AL before 1860.
WRIGHT / BRIGGS
Thomas WRIGHT and wife Lillie were in Union County for many
years before they moved to Hickman County, TN ca 1815. Can
someone help me with Lillie's maiden name? Or the family of
William BRIGGS who m. their daughter Mary and moved with
them to TN?
WRIGHT / OWNBY / TAYLOR /
SPARKS / PHILLIPS
Isaac WRIGHT married Elizabeth OWNBY ca 1800. Lived Union
Co. SC till 1805, when they moved to Adair Co. KY. Elizabeth
OWNBY's siblings: Powell OWNBY, Thomas OWNBY (who married
Elizabeth Shelton TAYLOR), and Anna OWNBY (all in Union Co.)
Josiah SPARKS married Susannah PHILLIPS. Their daughter Jane
Phillips SPARKS married Thomas Ownsby WRIGHT, the son of
WRIGHT - OWNBY
Seek info on Isaac WRIGHT, born ca 1780 in NC, married
Elizabeth OWNBY, probably in Union Co. SC ca 1800. Sons:
Thomas O., John, Isaac Jr., William M., Powell O., Josiah S.
Daughter: Polly. Family moved to Adair Co. KY ca 1805.
Allied family: SPARKS.
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