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Cindy Ridgeway Parker
My address is: 6 Sandalwood Lane, Sumter, S.C. 29154
MORRIS/MCKNIGHT- Looking for information on John Francis Morris married to Victoria Ellen McKnight (living around late 1800's)
Harriet YatesOctober 12
YATES- I am looking for a FRANCIS YATES. Birthdate, I don't know but he had a son EDWARD HOLMES born 18 September1839 in Charleston, S.C. Francis had four children (wife's name not known): Joseph A., Edmund Jerimiah, and Edward Holmes. I would appreciate any information you can share on this ..Thanks.
Nancy Hughes October 21, 1997
GROOMS-My great-grandfather James Alexander Grooms was born 10 Mar 1848 in Turbeville, SC. He married Elizabeth E. Locklear, daughter of Thomas Locklear. They are both buried at the Pine Grove Methodist Church in Turbeville. Only her grave is marked. I would like to identify his father. His mother was Martha Elizabeth Grooms. I am also interested in finding any helpful information about other Grooms families from this area. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Nancy Hughes 142 Cheshire Drive Columbia, SC 29210 E-mail: [email protected]
Dale Castle October 30,
CASSELS- My Cassels are proven to John Cassels b. 1744 who first arrives in Georgia in 1807 and takes a land grant for property in Baldwin, County (now Jasper, Co.) John and his wife have 6 children, Henry, Absolom, Levi, Rebecca, Elizabeth, and (Patsy? ) Henry my direct line and his wife Charlotte Jones have 7 children, Avington, Absolom, Mark, Benjamin, Robert, William and Rebecca.. The family moves from Jasper Co.GA (there may have been other moves prior to this) to LaGrange, Troup County, GA. And in 1850, four brothers are living there, as follows: Absolom, Benjamin, William and Mark Cassels with wives and children, also there mother Charlotte Jones. Henry, my direct line, and my grandfather moves to Angelina, Co, Texas and can be found in the 1860 Census with a Simeon Boykin.
I feel that my John Cassels born in 1744 is the son of Henry Cassels b.1710-1715 and Margaret Mitchell of Craven Co. South Carolina, a veteran of the Rev. war having fought with Francis Marion (the swamp fox) but I have not proven it yet to my complete satisfaction. But all dates appear to make this the case. One of the daughters, Lydia Cassels b.circa 1745 married Capt. Elias DuBose on Jan. 20, 1763 they had 11 children. If any of this family looks like it connects to your, please contact me and we can exchange information.
Fran Richardson November 2, 1997
CHANDLER- What was Hannah Chandler's (1809-1868) maiden name? Hannah is the wife (probably second) of Samuel Chandler (January 1805-May 6, 1879) of Olanta. They are the parents of Daniel (b. 1829), Eliza (b. 1832), John Thomas (b. 1834), Samuel Mallory (b. 1836), Mariah (b. 1836), and Sarah (b. ?). Samuel and Hannah are buried in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Olanta, SC.
Thomas White January 7, 1998
DRIGGERS, ROBERSON, CARMON- Interested in information related to Daniel Isaiah DRIGGERS II, (b. 7 Jan 1860, Florence County, SC) and spouse Mary ROBERSON (?), (b 10 May 1864, Clarendon Co, SC). Daniel II is the son of Daniel Isaiah DRIGGERS (b. 9 Nov 1828, SC) and Martha Jane CARMON (b. 9 Oct 1826, SC). Pls reply to [email protected]
Linda J. WarrenJan. 15, 1998
BRUNSON, JONES, WALKER- Searching information: families living Brewington Twsp. and Harmony Twsp. Clarendon Co. Augustus Fletcher WALKER b. c1874 married Mary Jane JONES b.1882 d/o John Gregory Jones b. c1855 and Martha S. BRUNSON b. c1860 d/o Josiah C. BRUNSON b. c1827 and Mary E. Ridgeway. b. c1828. Would appreciate any information on these families.
Jan. 20 ,1998
WHITE- I am interested in information about Joseph Barton WHITE, who was born either in Clarendon Co. or Sumter County on Oct. 27, 1772. I would like to find out his father and mother, and his descendents. I'm especially interested in James WHITE, Sr., who moved to Morgan Co., GA early in the 1800's. He was my 3rd-great grandfather. Thanks for any help.
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