Clarendon County, S.C. Queries page 2





March 1997 - September 1997

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Cindy Ridgeway Parker
My address is: 6 Sandalwood Lane, Sumter, S.C. 29154

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Arthur A. Worrell14 March 1997
WORRELL/BYRD-Reward offered for first proof of parents of Bryant Worrell b. 1790 NC and wife Dorcas BYRD. This family on 1820 SC census of Sumter County. Bryant sold 100 acres on Hope Swamp of Black River. Also, known siblings of Bryant Worrell and/or Dorcas Byrd could provide valuable clues. Arthur A. Worrell 208 Woodlawn Ave. San Antonio, TX 78212-3458.

Virginia Ewing 22 March 1997  - E-mail address updated on March 10, 2007
PRICE/PERRY/ROGERS-On 26 May 1796, Elijah Price and Margartet Price wietnessed a deed of 300 a. from Sarch Lowder formerly Sarah Perry, wife of the late John Perry, to their son, Job Perry. One 30 Jan 1806, Job Perry gave a gift of deed to his children, including Margaret Price. Also mentioned in the gift of deed were: wife: Jemima Perry, other children: George, Sarah, John, and Rebecca Perry. George Perry and wife, Nancy Rogers were my 4th great-grandparents. I would like to find anything that ties Nancy to the Rogers family as her last name has been a matter of dispute. I need marriage records for George and Nancy plus for Elijah and Margaret, or anything else that will prove this connection. I have a relative trying to get into the DAR.

Virginia Brock 1 April 1997
SABB/MALLETTE- I am looking for information on Charlotte Mallette, born circa 1850-1856, and George Sabb, born circa 1868.

Damita D. Green 5 April 1997
LOGAN- Joseph Logan, b. 1807 married Susan STONE, b. 1822. To this union were born: Kitty, b. 1845; Mary, b. 1846; Prince, b. 1849 m. Milly ? b. 1851; Izabella, b. 1853; Joseph Jr. b. 1855 m. Judian DURANT; Sukey, b. 1855; Septimus, b. 1857 , first wife Laura ?, second wife Elizabeth Cantey; Jacob, b. 1859 m. 1st Catherine GREEN, 2nd Mary CANTEY. All resided in the Pinewood/Calvary area. Looking for descendants and those researching or having knowledge of this family or their descendants.

Charlotte Coats 15 April 1997
COATES- Williams Coates, d. Camden District, S.C. 1783,m. Francis. Children: William, Barton, Wilson, Benjamin, Anne m. William Starkes, and Priscilla. I'm looking for information on this family...where they came from... most of the children went to TN but I am looking for some clue about William Sr.'s parents and origins before Camden District.

Gretchen Houston 23 April 1997
LEGRANDE -Seeking information on the LEGRANDE family, including a Lucius Robert LeGrande who married a Harriette Thornton McKagen about 1850. Please send any information you have on these people. Thanks.
HARVIN- I have information on the HARVIN family that began with an immigrant from Ireland and populated Clarendon County and surrounding areas. My email address is "[email protected]" .

Horace T. Hodge 27 April 1997
STONE-I am looking for ancestors and descendants of George McDuffie STONE of Clarendon County, S.C. Born abt. 1831 and died 22 July 1864 in Petersburg, VA Killed in Action, CSA. Buried in Home Branch Cemetery, Clarendon Co. All help appreciated.

Marie Brunson Jefferson 29 April 1997
THAMES-Amos Thames was appointed Sherriff of Clarenodn County, 17 November 1795. Records moved to Sumter District about 1800. His wife was named Sarah. Any help on this line would be appreciated.

Jim Sprott 3 May 1997
OLIVER-I'm looking for the parents of Almira Ceceilia Oliver, who was born in Clarendon County in 1834. She married William James Ransom CANTEY, Jr. 14 Jan 1852, and died 19 Jan. 1907 in Kissimee, Florida.

Sonia King May 3, 1997
CLYBURN/KING/SMITH-My gggrandfather was Samuel Clyburn b. @1864 d. 1941 in Manning. The 1910 Clarendon Co. census lists him as living in Manning Township with this wife, Sallie b. @1875 and their adoptive daughters, Lettie JOHNSON b. @1894, Ann E. Johnson b. @ 1897, and Agnus Johnson b. @ 1899 and their natural children, Hattie Clyburn b. 1907, and John W. Clyburn b. 1909. Any info that you have is greatly appreciated.

Ruth A. Monteleone May 3, 1997
BARROM/BYRAM/BARHAM- Fielding Barrom m. Francis Clark 18 March 1784, Sumter District, moved to E. Feliciana Parish, LA in 1806. He served in the Virginia Continental Line. His father, Peter Byram m. Martha Horton in Stafford County, VA and d. Charles City, VA circa 1784. Who were his parents?

Kinloch McCollum May 3, 1997
Richbourg-Researching the family of John Ashby Richbourg, Jr. (1838-1883) of Clarendon County. He married Isabella Anne ("Belle") McCollum (1846-1935) in 1875. They were the parents of four children: William Allen Richbourg (married Annei Floride Cantey); John Ashby Ricbhourg (married Ida Crawford); Annie McKay (married Rev. Samuel Oliver Cantey, Sr.); and Hugh Augustus Richbourg 9married Carrie Shuford). Please contact me at [email protected]

Kinloch McCollum May 3, 1997
CANTEY-Researching the family of Morgan Sabb CANTEY (1844-1932) and his second wife Isabella Ann McCollum (1846-1935). Morgan was the son of William Cantey and Mary Ann Bennett; he had been previously married to Elizabeth Ragin, who passed away in 1887. The Canteys lived in Clarendon County, S.C.

Mary Ann Million May 3, 1997
MOORE/COLE-My g-grandfather, Sameul Chandler Moore married Julia C. Cole, Jan 26, 1875 in Clarendon County. Samuel's father was a James Moore who died 23 July 1854. James's will ws dated 21 July 1854 and lists his wife Margaret ?, son, Reddin S. Moore, daughter, Lousia; mentions land on Douglas Swamp to be sold to " school my youngest children " notation states, " my father died July 23, 1854 and my mother married May 7, 1856." Samuel C. Moore and his wife, Julia moved to Texas after 1883. I would like to know if anyone knows who James' children married and why was one born in Alabama? Would love to correspond with anyone. This family has been hard to trace.

J.B. WilliamsonMay 14, 1997
RHODUS/SAVAGE-Trying to locate descendants of William Rhodus and Jane Savage. Granddaugher, Susan married first a Mims? Married 2nd a Jim W. Horn, had a daughter by first married who married a Dennis from Greeleyville, Williamsburg Co., S.C. Daughter by 2nd marriage, Willie Oneal Horn married Horace Winfield Goins. William Rhodus and Jane Savage are buried at Rehobeth Cemetery, Clarendon County.

Jennifer DennisMay 14, 1997
DENNIS-I have been interested in my family tree for a while now, but most of the information I have is word of mouth from my family. I have just started to research my Dennis line which is from Clarendon and Williamsburg Counties. My great grandfather and on back are as follows: William Dennis b. Apr 1882 m. Maybell (Morris?) b. 1888 Arron G. Dennis b. Sept 1849 m. Laura R. b. Sept 1853(?), Lyttleton Dennis m. Mary W. (?). Other family names that I am researching are: Turbeville, Morris, McKnight, and Smith. If you have info. on any of these families, I would be greatful.

Horace T. HodgeMay 18, 1997
HODGE-I am working on the genealogy of the HODGE family in the Sumter District of South Carolina. I would like to have any or all informaiton you have to add to my Hodge data base. All help appreciated. (Horace T. Hodge 826 Fred St. Charleston, S.C. 29412-5008)

Frank Davis May 28, 1997
DAVIS/CUBBAGE-Looking for relatives of Thomas DAVIS, born around 1869. Known living in Santee Township of Clarendon County in 1900. Wife: Mary C. Davis (CUBBAGE), daughter: Paralee, Sons: Clarence and Frank. (It is possible that they are the same person.) Mother-in-law's name, NORA CUBBAGE.
Frank Davis
2370 Hazelwood Ct.
Waldorf, MD. 20601

John Stukes12 June 1997
STUKES-My father, Thomas Jefferson Stukes, Jr. was born and raised in Manning, S.C. His father, Thomas Jefferson Stukes, Sr. (married to Maude R. Stukes) was born and raised there also. From family folklore, I learned that they lived on the &quotStukes; Plantation in the 1800's ...owned by a Judge Stukes." As my father was 60 when I was born...and died when I was 3...I would appreciate any information on the Stukes family in Clarendon County, SC.

Kymber CalvertJuly 14, 1997
MCKNIGHT/EPPS/MOUZON- My father is Charles Calvert b 1929. His father and mother are Charles Leonard CALVERT b 1905/1906 d? and Azilee MCKNIGHT CALVERT VAUSE b 1905-1950. Azilee's Father was Brearley Epps MCKNIGHT b 9-11-1825 d 6-20-1936 married to Susan Martha MCINTOSH b 1-1-1881 d 11-19-1932 -both are buried in Midway Cemetery. Brearleys father and mother were (Corporal? Company G 25th Volunteer) William Montgomery MCKNIGHT b 1-2-1834 d 12-21-1926 (buried in midway Cemetery and Eliza Matilda EPPS b 6-22-1839. Eliza's parents were Edward EPPS b 6-22-1799 d 5-12-1860 married 22-8-1825 by Rev Donald Mcqueen to Rebecca Davis MOUZON b 5-6-1807 d 8-12-1881 (?) Rebecca was the daughter of Wiliam Henry MOUZON b 11-9-1773 & wife Dorothy. William was the son of Capt Henry MOUZON II b 5-12-1741 d 8-25-? = and Susannah Taylor b 12-1-1752 d 8-6-1817 m 1-10-1769. Henry was the son of Henry MOUZON Sr and Ann. I am lost here. If you have any information on my family, please contact me. Thanks.

Roberta SheltonJuly 14, 1997
ANDERSON- I am researching John ANDERSON, born in CLARENDON area in 1747. He married Elizabeth CONYERS in 1767. Their son John B ANDERSON was born in 1783 and married Sarah WAY in 1808. I would be glad to share information.

Fran Richardson July 21, 1997
BUDDIN / CHANDLER -(Family in 1800s) I am trying to locate information on the family of Emma Buddin who married Mallory Chandler. Their daughter, Frances Elizabeth a/ka/ "Fannie" Chandler was my great-grandmother (1864?-1936). I do not know any other dates to help my search. I have found several BUDDIN/PLAYER unions in the 1800s, but I still do not know Emma's parents and siblings. I have a few of Emma's letters from 1864 and 1874. She appears to have several sisters, Frances who has a child named George Myers MOORE. The letters are from her sister, Martha J. GAMBLE . I do not know her husband's name as she refers to him as Mr. Gamble. She mentions these people in closing so they may be her children: David, Doney(?), and Beckey. Any help would be appreciated. Also researching KEELS, THOMPSONS, and WALLS in this area. Thank you.

Troy C. Jayroe July 27,1997
JAYROE- I am seeking info on the Jayroe family. The only names I have are Peter Jayroe and his wife Jane Priscilla Raffield who had at least two daughters, Martha Elizabeth Jayroe and Nancy Magdaline Jayroe who oddly enough I think both married the same man - Neighbor Harvin Holladay. I think he is buried in the Holladay Cemetery, Clarendon Co., S.C. The only dates that I have are for Martha Elizabeth - DOB 16 Jun 1839, DOD 30 Jul 1868; and for Nancy Magdaline - DOB 1 Feb 1842, DOD 19 Mar 1905. I am seeking info on Peter and his family. Any help that you could provide would be appreciated. My mailing address is: Troy C. Jayroe 102 Ridgewood Dr. Sarver, PA 16055

Cheryl Passey July 29,1997
HUDSON-I am looking for information on John M. HUDSON. He was born in Sardinia, Clarendon County, SC on 10 Mar. 1880 and raised in New Zion.. His parents are listed on his death certificate as Allen HUDSON and Sarah. He had a sister named Ila. Sources say that his family were members of Midway Presbyterisn Church. John M. HUDSON was married to Lavinia Blanch THAMES -they had one child. Ben HUDSON, my grandfather- and then to Margaret Ann THAMES. He worked in Alcolu at a lumber mill and died 3 Oct. 1961. I have been unsuccessful in locating the Hudsons in the census. Any help on this family would be greatly appreciated.

Steve Stacey August 1, 1997
STACEY-Seeking info on George Stacey, of Clarendon County when it was part of Camden Distrist on the 1790 census. He moved to Alabama after 1820. I am also seeking information onJohn and Robert Stacey who may be brothers. George has approx. 1900 recorded descendants in Alabama.

Gamp Gilliam August 2,1997
LAWSON-JOHN LAWSON M, ELIZABETH BILLUPS in 1777 in Lunenburg,Va, although his home was on the Jack Tar Creek in Clarendon Co, SC. They had four children: Frances, who m. William Vance; Ann Ransom, who m. 1.John P. Felder 2.Richard Ragin; Elizabeth Gardner, who m. John J Tate; and Virginia who m. Joseph Galluchat. The Billups were from Glouchester then Mathews Co., Va before Lunenburg. John Lawson died, intestate,1793-4. Who were John Lawson's parents and where did he come from?

Beverly BurtonAugust 23, 1997
TISDALE / TEASDALE / CARR / KERR- I am looking for info on John TISDALE and his wife, Jane. They were the parents of William Pleasant Tisdale (b. 1761). One of his sons was William Pleasant Tisdale, Jr. (b. 1795) who married Susannah CARR (b. 1790).

Deborah Byrd 23 Aug 1997
WOODS/ BAKER- Looking for information on Charlotty BAKER WOODS. daughter of Jonothan BAKER of Sumter county. "Lottie" b. 12 Jan 1812, md William H. Woods 30 Nov. 1862 Sumter County, d. 8 Jan 1890, buried in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Clarendon County.

Wm.R.(Rick)DavisSept. 4, 1997
DAVIS-Looking for info on David & Mary Davis,(will dated 1771),children;Benjamin,James,Leah Gambrell,Elizabeth,Rachel McDonald,Dorthy Cantey,Mary. Lived @ Gable,Summerton..Benjamin (and/or) James were deeded/granted land @Wyboo/Beard [email protected] by their aunt Jean Hawkins. My GrGrGrandfather was Daniel David Davis,b.6/17/1805,d.9/27/1882 and buried at Hebron Meth Ch. in Livingston S.C. I believe Benjamin or James may have been his father(?) Daniel David may have had a brother,Robert C. Davis b.1790-1800,d.1845-1850, also bured in Oburg Co. In the will dated 1771 James would have been the elder brother,Benjamin was underage. Can anyone help with this?? Thanks Rick..

Woodrow (Woody) Brown Sept.20, 1997
BROWN- I am looking for info on Jno. (John) A. born c. 1817 and Ann E. Brown born c. 1825 his wife. Their children Willis born c. 1845 ( my gr.grandfather), Rebecca born c. 1846, Nathanial born c. 1848, Fanny born c. 1850, not named born c. 1854, Alexander born c. 1857. This info comes from the 1860 census of Clarendon District, Plowden Mill Post Office,page 75.

John TurnerSeptember 28, 1997
WEAVER/BEARD- Seeking information on Joel Phillip WEAVER b: Feb. 26, 1882 (place unknown) d: June 6, 1951; m: Mary Icabelle BEARD in Turbeville, Clarendon county on Sept. 30, 1920. Have some info on Mary but absolutely none other than what I have entered on Joel.

Chuck Washburn 28 September 1997
KNOWLTON/ EVANS/ WITHERSPOON- Grant Knowlton (1753-1820) married Frances Evans (1759-1844) in Clarendon County area of Sumter District in 1789. Children include William G. (1791-before 1853), Ephraim (1794-before 1830) and John Witherspoon Knowlton (1800-after 1860). I would like to hear from anyone researching the Knowlton, Evans or Witherspoon families in Clarendon County.

Mouzon Schurlknight September 25, 1997
SCHRULKNIGHT- Any information on the following would be greatly appreciated - Albert Artimus SCHURLKNIGHT (1835-1888) w. unknown, his father Joseph SHURLKNIGHT (1807-1870) wife M.J. BUNCH John WILSON (1790-1850) his son Isaac Newell WILSON Sr. (1825-1905) wife Julia Elizabeth JACKSON (1825-1908) Other surnames - BALDWIN, CARLTON, DUKE, FORTE, GRAMLING, HINDSMAN, HUDGINS, HUNKERPEILLER, HUTCHINS, NEWMAN, SMOAK, STONE, STROBLE, STROMAN.

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