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Williamsburg Reminiscences
As I read "Narrative Reminiscences in Williamsburg" (pub. 1894) by Dr. Samuel Davis McGill (b. 1819, d. 1897), I simply jotted down notes of- 1. people from other places that were associated with the author- 2. people that moved from other states to Williamsburg- 3. people that moved to other states from Williamsburg and- 4. people that moved within the state of South Carolina.


About the SCGenWeb Project

In March and April, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy Database. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Kentucky, where collected databases would be stored. In addition, the databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index.

At the same time, volunteers were found who were willing to coordinate the collection of databases and generally oversee the contents of the web page. The SCGenWeb Project is an extension of the KYGenWeb Project.


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Williamsburg County Published Resources and Lookup Volunteers

"The Weaver Families of Georgia - Volume I."

The book contains genealogical details (ancestry, decadency and family stories) of about 17 Weaver families who were in Georgia prior to (or by) the 1850 Census. The book is 555 pages and indexes over 6,000 names. The information documents the various migrations of the Weaver families from Virginia and the Carolinas into Georgia, and then the westward trek to Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas and further.

Author: James K. Bass, Jr.
Publisher: Genealogical Publishing Company
Copyright: 1994  Lookup ?    Contact
Jim Bass

Crawford, Croft, Farmer, Duke, McClary and Rentzel Families   - Information - Teresa Rentzel


Some links related to Williamsburg County

Three Rivers Historical Society * a list of Williamsburg County publications!

Williamsburg Co - American Local History Network

Largest Slaveholders From 1860 Slave Cencus Schedules    Transcribed by Tom Blake


Some Family Websites

The Mouzon Family    * Family History by George T. Mouzon

A Family History by Lt. Col. John Gotea Pressley    * (contains the names: Pressley, Brockinton, Fowler, Gotea, Scriven, Burrows, Nesmith and others) thanks to  Ronnie & Princess Bigwhip

The Morris Family Tree of Camden/Sumter South Carolina

The Saga of Four Families Dorsey, White, Green & McGee Families by Tanya Jones

Witherspoon Family by Cassie Nichols

McLeod Family

Harrington/Herrington South Carolina Records

Christmas Family

Hemingway Family


Rootsweb Resource Page - Williamsburg County

Three Rivers Historical Society


Links of Interest