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The McGill Book

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.

Alabama

  1. James, Brothers (4 bros. of Gavin James)- Moved to either lower Tenn., upper Ala., or Miss.

  2. McGill, John- Moved to Lowndes county Ala. after storm of 1822

Arkansas

  1. Gamble, Hortenza- Of Williamsburg Co., SC, with husband Harvey Hanna, moved to Ark. before the Civil War.

  2. Hanna, Harvey- Of Williamsburg, SC, with wife Hortenza Gamble moved to Ark. before the Civil War.

  3. James, Sarah Ann- Married James Green, moved to Ark.

  4. McGill, Elizabeth Amelia- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved to Ark 1860, at least 3 children

  5. McGill, Jane Caroline- To Prescott, Ark. 1860, lived with son Samuel Scott McGill,

  6. Mary McCottry- Married James G. Burgess, moved to Ark.

  7. McGill, Minto Witherspoon- To Camden, Ark 1857 McGill, Minto To Ark., 1860

  8. McGill, Minto- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved to Camden Ark. 1857

  9. McGill, Minto- To Ark., 1860

  10. McGill, Minto- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved to Camden Ark. 1857

  11. Scott, (male)- Died enroute Hemplind Co. Ark., 1860- Family continued- Son Samuel Scott- dau. mar. Woodberry

  12. Scott, David Lowry- To Ark. 1857 w/ mother Jane Caroline (McGill) Scott

  13. Scott, J. L.- Husband of Elizabeth Amelia, died enroute to Ark., 1860

  14. Scott, Samuel- To Prescott, Ark. 1860 with family

California

  1. Burkmyer, Miss- From Charleston, SC, married John G. Pressley- to California after war

  2. Pressley, John G. (atty)- To California with wife, (Miss Burkmyer of Charleston) and mother, Sarah Pressley, after war

Florida

  1. Bond- Of Fayetteville, NC, married to Dr. Richard Jarrott, moved to Fla.

  2. Jarrott, John- To Fla. with wife Georgia Anna Witherspoon and bro. and wife

  3. Jarrott, Richard, Dr.- To Fla. with wife (Shaw) and bro. John and wife

  4. Shaw, (female)- To Fla. with husband Dr. Richard Jarrott Witherspoon, Georgia Anna To Fla. with husband John Jarrott and bro. Robert McCottry Witherspoon

  5. Witherspoon, Robert McCottry- Family moved to Florida

Georgia

  1. Green, Ezra, Dr.- Of Georgetown, SC, married Martha Wilson, to upper Ga.

  2. Lane, W. K., Jr.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC - died in Ga.

  3. Sanders, John- Married Janie James, after her death, moved to Brunswick Ga.

  4. Scott, Mattie- To Atlanta, Ga.

Illinois

  1. McCutchen, Thomas- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved to Illinios

Indiana

  1. McCutchen, Robert G., Rev.- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved to Indiana

Kentucky

  1. Clay, Henry, Hon.- Of Kentucky, converted by Rev. Daniel Baker's sermon

Maryland

  1. Lambson, I. R.- Turpentine man from Maryland- atty, settled in Kingstree- left no fam.

Missouri

  1. Fulton, Milton- Of Kingstree, SC, moved to Missouri, after Civil War

  2. Fulton, Milton- Of Kingstree, SC, married Julina McCutchen, moved to Missouri after Civil War.

Mississippi

  1. James, Brothers (4 bros. of Gavin James)- Moved to either lower Tenn., upper Ala., or Miss.

North Carolina

  1. Allison, Selina- In Iredell Co, NC, schoolmate and aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg. 1834

  2. Bond- Of Fayetteville, NC, married to Dr. Richard Jarrott, moved to Fla.

  3. Bryan, James- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  4. Bryan, Walter- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  5. Bryan, William- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  6. Bufkin, P. H.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  7. Carroway, I. F.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  8. Crawford, Thadeus- Of Iredell Co, NC, father was a winemaker, aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg 1834

  9. Davis, James E.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  10. Edwards, James- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  11. Erwin, J. M. , Rev.- Of North Carolina, Pastor of Indiantown Church- before 1835

  12. Erwin, J. M., Rev.- With son, Edwin Erwin, and two daughters, to NC in 1835

  13. Erwin, Edwin- With two sisters and father, Rev. J. M Erwin, to NC in 1835

  14. Frontice, Rev.- Frenchman, taught school at Bethany Academy, Iredell Co., NC, 1834

  15. Haddock, Gus- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  16. Harper, Edwin- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  17. Harper, James- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  18. Harper, John-"Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  19. Hinnant, R. P.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  20. Hinson, Isom- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  21. Holliman, Handy- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  22. Johnson, Edward- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  23. Johnson, Henry B.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  24. Kellahan, R. H.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  25. Lane, W. K., Jr.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC - died in Ga.

  26. Lee, W. I.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC.

  27. Lowdermilk, Mr.- In Iredell Co, NC, a political candidate and aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg. 1834

  28. Machett, Frank- Of Statesville, NC, an aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg, 1834

  29. McCutchen, Robert & White- To school in Iredell County, NC

  30. Mills, S. W.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  31. Moore, Samuel- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  32. Morgan, McCamy- Of NC, bro. of Rev. Morgan, taught school in Williamsburg, SC, ca 1832

  33. Newsome, S. B.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  34. Parker, E. J.- Of Sutton (SC), formerly of North Carolina Parker, E. J. "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  35. Perkins, Gus- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  36. Pitman, N. G.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  37. Rhem, F. & Sons- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  38. Simonton, Cecelia- In Iredell Co, NC, schoolmate and aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg. 1834

  39. Simonton, Col.- In Iredell Co, NC, a political candidate and aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg 1834

  40. Singletary, S. Jackson- To school in Iredell County, NC

  41. Taylor, Capt.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  42. Turner, Jesse- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  43. Whitfield, Cicero- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  44. Whitfield, Hazard- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

  45. Willoughby, W. T.- "Tar Heel" from NC, settled in Williamsburg County, SC

South Carolina

  1. Askins, Samuel M.- Settled at Graham Crossroads, now Lake City, SC

  2. Bell, Miss- Of Sumter, SC, married Samuel P. Mathews, had one son , Samuel, (surveyor) who moved to Texas.

  3. Bethea, Alfred- Of Pee Dee area, Medical College of Charleston, 1841

  4. Blackwell, John A.- Of Darlington, SC, elder of Indiantown Church, ca 1838

  5. Boyd, William S.- Of Sumter district, SC, graduated Medical College of Charleston 1841- married Laura Covert

  6. Boyd, William S.- Student, Medical College of Charleston, 1840

  7. Bradley, Mr.- Of Sumter, SC, married Mary McGill

  8. Burrows, William- Of Williamsburg Co. SC, lived NY, back to Williamsburg, mar. to Fludd of Orangeburg, resided Bradford Springs

  9. Byrd, Dr.- Of Scranton, SC, married daughter of Cleland Belin

  10. Byrd, S. D. M., Dr.- Of Darlington County, SC, settled at Graham Crossroads (Present day Lake City, SC)

  11. Cannon, W. Henry- Of Darlington, SC, attended horse races at Charleston

  12. Casheon, Mr.- Of Yorkville, SC, Stage driver and boarded Samuel D. McGill, attending Yorkville Academy, 1836

  13. Chandler, Miss- Of Sumter, SC, married Dr. Joseph Cunningham

  14. Chazal, Dr.- Assistant anatomist, Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  15. Cunningham, Herbert- Moved upstate, SC

  16. Dawson, Theodore- Of Charleston, SC, student at the Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  17. DeSaussure, Henry A., Hon.- President of Medical College of Charleston, 1841

  18. Dickson, Samuel H., Dr.- Professor of theory and practice, Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  19. Doney, Mr.- Of Upper Pudding Swamp, hired to build Indiantown Church

  20. Dozier, Richard, Hon.- Of Dry Swamp, settled in Georgetown, SC

  21. Durand, Levi- Of Georgetown, SC, taught at Indiantown School ca 1829

  22. Easterling, (female)- Of Marlboro, SC, married to Dr. Robert J. Patterson

  23. Ervin, Miss (2nd wife)- Of Darlington, SC, married William Ervin James

  24. Finkley, Thomas G.- Manager of rice plantations, Cooper River, 1841

  25. Fludd, Miss- Of Orangeburg, SC, married William Burrows of Williamsburg

  26. Fraser, Hugh S.- Of Georgetown, SC, schoolmate of Samuel D. McGill at Edgehill Academy, Statesburg, 1835

  27. Frierson, John N.- Summer home at Statesburg, SC, attended Edgehill Academy with Samuel D. McGill, 1835

  28. Frost, Henricus R., Dr.- Professor of materia medica, Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  29. Geddings, E., Dr.- Demonstrator and Professor of medical jurisprudence, Medical College of Charleston- 1839-40

  30. Gilliland, James- Father was a wholesale merchant of Charleston, SC

  31. Green, John A.- To Lake City, SC, - Justice of the Peace

  32. Green, Samuel- Of Georgetown, SC, married Mary James

  33. Gregg, Miss- Of Marion county, SC, married Alexander Cunningham

  34. Hall, "Old" Medical Dr.- from Sumter district- resided, Kingstree, SC, 30 yrs., died before war

  35. Henry, James- Of Columbia, SC, atty.

  36. Hodges, John A.- Of Pee Dee area, Medical College of Charleston, 1841

  37. Hodges, John A.- Of Marlboro, SC, attended Medical College of Charleston, ca. 1840

  38. Horlebrook, J. Edwards, Dr.- Professor of anatomy, Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  39. Hudson, J. W.- Conducted Mt. Zion Academy, Winnsboro, SC, 1837

  40. James, Joe Allston, Dr.- Born Sumter, SC, returned to Williamsburg, then Cheraw, SC.

  41. Jayroe, A. B.- Rice planter of Georgetown district, SC, 1841

  42. Jones, B. Wallace- Cotton buyer, Lake City, SC

  43. Jones, Bazil C.- Of Lancaster, SC, student at Yorkville, 1836- Graduated, Med. Col. of Charleston, spring of 1841

  44. Keitt, William J.- Of Orangeburg, SC, graduated (Silver Cup) Medical College of Charleston, 1841

  45. Lee, Mr.- Of Sumterville, SC, married Susan A. Dozier, resided Sumterville, had children.

  46. Marsiners, Frederick- Of Charleston, SC, assisted John M. Jarrott with Gin machinery

  47. Marsiners, William- Of Charleston, SC, assisted John M. Jarrott with Gin machinery

  48. Mason, D. M., Dr.- Of York District, SC, married Miss Chaney of Santee, SC.

  49. McCutchen, George- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved to Mount Zion of Sumter district, SC.

  50. McIntosh, William- Of Lower Salem (SC)

  51. McLaughlin, Henry- To Darlington District, SC.

  52. McLeod, David- Of Pee Dee area, Medical College of Charleston, 1841

  53. Melton, Mr.- Of Yorkville, SC, publisher of the "Yorkville Miscellany"

  54. Moultrie, James, Dr.- Professor of phsysiology, Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  55. Mouzon, W. Covart- Student, Medical College of Charleston, 1840

  56. Murrell, Mrs.- Of Statesburg, Sumter, Co, SC, was hostess of boarding house near Edgehill Academy, 1835

  57. Nelson, Isaac- Of Charleston, SC, with family moved to Kingstree, SC, 1835

  58. Patterson, Robert J., Dr.- From Williamsburg to Marlboro, SC, married Easterling

  59. Porter, E. J. Irishman, atty.,- from Charleston

  60. Potts, Stephen D. M.- Student at Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  61. Rice, Reuben- Student at Yorkville, SC, 1836- Graduated, Medical College of Charleston, spring of 1841

  62. Rich, John S.- Of Sumter, SC, graduated Medical College of Charleston, March, 1840

  63. Rich, John Smithe, Dr.- Of Sumter, SC, aquaintance of Samuel D. McGill, 1836

  64. Richardson, John Peter- Attended Edgehill Academy (SC) with Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg, 1835

  65. Richardson, Willard- At Statesburg, Sumter Co., SC, boarded with Samuel McGill who attended Edgehill Academy, 1835

  66. Rose, Dr.- Of Clarendon district, SC, married 3rd dau. of Samuel Scott

  67. Shepard, C. U., Dr.- Professor of chemistry, Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

  68. Spratt, Leonidas- Of Yorkville, SC, schoolmate of Samuel D. McGill, 1836

  69. Sumter, Sebastian- Attended Edgehill Academy (SC) with Samuel D. McGill of Williamsburg, 1835

  70. Thompson- Family Moved to Ties Lake

  71. Thompson, Mr.- Of Clarendon, SC, mar. Jane Cunningham

  72. Timmons, Marion- Of Marion district, SC, taught "sing" school in Williamsburg, 1838

  73. Wagoner, Dr.- Professor of sugery, Medical College of Charleston. (d. ca 1840)

  74. Waterman, Eli- Of Georgetown, SC, Editor of the Winyah Observer, 1841

  75. Williamson- Of Darlington, SC, married Annie Stuart Wilson

  76. Wilson, Benjamin F., Rev.- Great Grandson of Elizabeth McGill, president of Converse Col., Spartanburg, SC.

  77. Wilson, Harvey- Of Sumter, SC, married Lizzie Bradley

  78. Witherspoon, Ben- Of Sumterville, SC, married daughter of the McCrea family

  79. Witherspoon, Harvey- Residing at Lancaster Court House, SC, native of Williamsburg, 1836

  80. Witherspoon, I. D., Hon.- Resided Yorkville, SC, was the son of Harvey Witherspoon formerly of Williamsburg

  81. Yates, Richard Y.- Of Charleston, SC, student at the Medical College of Charleston, 1839-40

Texas

  1. Mathews, Samuel P.- Of Williamsburg, SC, son of Samuel Mathews, moved to Texas (land surveyor)

Tennessee

  1. James, Brothers (4 bros. of Gavin James)- Moved to either lower Tenn., upper Ala., or Miss.

  2. McCutchen, Mary Erwin- Of Williamsburg, SC, after husband J. White McCutchen died, moved with children to Tenn.

  3. Wilson, Flavel- Of Williamsburg, SC, moved with father to Tenn., 1834

Virginia

  1. Armstrong, John- Born Virginia, merchant, Kingstree, SC. (no date)

Other Countries

  1. Edmunds, Mr.- Born, Scotland, teacher at Yorkville Academy, 1836 ( York, SC )

  2. Frontice, Rev.- Frenchman, taught school at Bethany Academy, Iredell Co., NC, 1834

  3. Heller, Phillip- A Prussian removed to Williamsburg Co.- had family

  4. Jones, Daniel H.- Born England, resided Kingstree, SC.

  5. Porter, E. J.- Irishman, atty., from Charleston

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