Query Page 5, Clarendon County, S.C.  




January 1999 - May 1999

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

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Phyllis Tobias Horry January 3, 1999

WHITE/WALLACE- Looking for info on Eliga Crasandra White (5/9/1862 - 1/5/1917) married William McCullum Wallace (8/15/1844 - 6/20/1887) on Jan. 28, 1884. She is said to have been born in Alcolu (Clarendon County), SC. Need names of parents and siblings if any. Also, does anyone know if the records for the saw/lumber mill in Alcolu are archived anywhere? It appears that a lot of folks in the area (including my ancestors) worked for this mill and I would like to know more about it - history, pictures, etc. Most appreciative for any information given.

Bill Cassels January 23, 1999

GAMBLE/CASSELS- Seeking information on Agnes GAMBLE (born 13 July 1779 in SC; died 13 Nov 1854), married on 2 Jun 1796 William Henry CASSELS (born 1772; died 1855). Agnes Gamble and her husband lived in Sumter, perhaps near Mayesville, SC. I am trying to identify Agnes Gamble's parents. I noticed in Cassie Nichols' Historical Sketches of Sumter County, mention of Gamble families living in Clarendon County in the early 1800's. She mentions Nelson and Goodman Gamble owning several hundred acres of land near Turbeville, SC on Highway 301 between Manning and Olanta. Does anyone have any information on this Gamble family ancestors, or Agnes Gamble.

Terry Wayne Garnett February 1, 1999

Garnett/Lackey/Thigpen/ Baker/Cartledge/Osteen- Looking for information on these surnames, have info willing to share. Please contact with your info. Thanks a bunch, Terry Wayne Garnett

Sybil Dixon February 14, 1999

DRIGGERS - I am researching the Driggers family of Clarendon Co. My ggrandfather was Peter J. Driggers. Most of my great and gg grand parents are buried in Harvin cemetery. I'm also interested in the Rodgers family. My gggrandfather was Shade Rodgers. I would love to hear from someone that grew up in Alcolu,S.C. and may know some of my family. I had a great uncle there named James (JIM) William Thames.

Loris O Brewer February 21, 1999

BREWER/SPRY- I am a descendant of Henry Spry (1766-1804) who lived in the Camden District (later Sumter District). His daughter, Isabella Green Spry 1799-1875), married my ggg-grandfather -- John R. Brewer (1792-1822). Isabella was a staunch Methodist and her only son, Reuben Henry Brewer, became a Methodist minister in Montgomery County, Alabama. (Isabella had moved there from Sumter District -- Clarendon County-- in 1827.) I am wondering if anyone happens to know of the existence of old church records (primarily Methodist) in Clarendon County. If they do exist, then I may be able to gather some more information about the Spry and Brewer families. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Loris O. Brewer

2582 Morning Dove Lane

Charleston, SC 29414-6436

Phone: 843-556-8765

Bobby Thigpen Feb. 23, 1999

BROADWAY - I am searching for the parents of Julia C. Broadway b. 1830 d. between 1870 & 1880, married James M. Gamble b. 1828 d. between 1870 & 1880. They lived in the Oak Grove section of clarendon County. Will be grateful for any help.

Bobby Thigpen

2704 Barkley Ave.

Florence, S.C. 29505.

Roger M. Young Feb 28, 1999

CUZIO - I am searching for information on the Cuzio surname. It is mentioned in the book Proud to Remember, History of Lula Humphrey Kearl. That book is in the Clarendon County Archives. Any help would be most appreciated. Thanks for the help.

Roger M. Young

[email protected]

135 S. Orange Ave.

Sanford, Fl.32771

Ivan Jay McLeod 7 March 1999

JOHNSON/STONE - Looking for parents/siblings of Susan L. JOHNSON (1871 - 1912), wife of Samuel Sullivan STONE (1856 - 1915). Both buried at Home Branch Baptist Church, Sammy Swamp, Clarendon County, SC.

Ivan Jay McLeod

212 Wildwood Avenue

Sumter, South Carolina 29154

Stephatina Shannon-Rice March 8, 1999

McFadden-Calvin-McDuffie - Suzanne Calvin McFadden married Bill Calvin they had at least one child, girl Mary (Nancy) Calvin. She married William Madison McDuffie, his parents were Madison McDuffie and Pearline ? McDuffie. From the union of Mary Calvin and William McDuffie, there were four children born, Odell McDuffie Fields, Bennie McDuffie, and Adell McDuffie Gamble (mygrandmother born sept 9, 1933), the forth died at a young age, a little boy They all lived in the general area of Packsville, now Paxville, SC. I would great appreciate any and all help that you may be able to give. I beliveve that Suzanne Calvin was a slave. This is the only start to the best of my knowledge of a written family history. If you have any information, feel free to contact me at the following:

Stephatina Shannon-Rice

123 Maine St. #3

Travis AFB, CA 94535

(707) 439-9456

[email protected]

Tommie Cassels Major March 25, 1999

CASSELS - John CASSELS was listed on the 1790 census of Clarendon Co, SC. I am researching my ggggrandfather, John CASSELS/CASTLES who died 1816 Jasper Co, GA. Does anyone have any info on John CASSELS of the 1790 SC census?

Arthur John Haecker, III April 2, 1999

POWERS - I recently obtained a copy of my G.grandfather's Civil War pension application from the Florida State Archives. In the application, at different places, he states that he was born in Clarendon County S.C. in either 1838 or 1840 and moved to Fernandina Fla in either 1846 or 1852. It is therefore possible he was as young as 6 or as old as 14. I do not know his father's name. I would appreciate any information on the POWERS family in Clarendon County. Geo.W. Powers married Mary H. McGrath of Charleston in Altman S.C. on Jan 15, 1873 which suggests that he returned to S.C. after the war. I amalso trying to trace the McGraths.

Gail Kirby West April 6, 1999

WELCH - Annie Welch Atkinson,died Sept. 1921(New Zion),approx. 35 yrs. old. Father Robert Welch -- mother ??Fadden.

William HatchellApril 10, 1999

KILLEBREW/KILLIBREW - Would like to exchange information on the KILLEBREW/KILLIBREW family of Clarendon and surrounding counties living between Lynches and Black Rivers between 1820-1850. Wes or West KILLIBREW, born ca 1775 married Martha "Patsy" SWAILS, daughter of Joseph SWAILS and Elizabeth BOOTH. They may have lived in Liberty County, SC ca 1805. Know nothing more about their descendants. Some may have gone to Georgia or other points south. Wes KILLIBREW was grandson of Benjamin ARRINGTON of Old Marion County, SC. All KILLIBREWS from Darlington and Marion Counties appear to have moved across Lynches River into Old Sumter/Clarendon Counties after ca 1820. Any information or leads would be appreciated.

Gerald C. Skinner April 13, 1999

JUNE - Looking for information on John JUNE. Born about about 1790. Married Elizabeth KERSEY. I am a descendent of one of their sons (James Henry JUNE), born 28 FEb 1824, Clarendon Co. , SC. Older children believed to have been born in Charleston.

1465 BA-N-JO Lane Ramona, CA

Dianne Cannestra April 15, 1999

BROWN - I am looking for information about my ggg-grandfather, Francis Brown. He was born in South Carolina 8/9/1827, moved to Texas and died in Texas 5/1/1898.

Andrea Singleton April 16, 1999

COKER/REMBRANT/REMBERT/SINGLETON - I am looking for inormation on Mary Coker. She married a black man. His last name was Rembert/Rembrant. They had children. The one of interest is Margaret (Maggie) Coker Rembrant/Rembert. She married Ellison Singleton. Any information would be helpful.

Annette Nettles DeBose April 19, 1999

NETTLES - Looking for information on Abraham NETTLES b. 6 June 1808, SC d. 6 November 1889, Manning, Clarendon County, SC. Married (1) 23 September 1839, Mary Richardson b. 1817, d. 5 December 1849, SC. Children: Richardson Clarke (4 April 1842), Lawrence (1842?), Abraham (1844?). Married (2) Elizabeth. Children: Ellie (1854?), Stephen (1859?). Abraham was a Methodist Minister. Interested in making connections to any descendants.

Chuck Coleman May 2, 1999

COLEMAN - I'm searching for information on Peter and/or Abraham Coleman. They may have been born in or around Sumter, SC. Both moved to Floyd County, Kentucky (which later became what is now Pike County) somewhere around the late 1700s or early 1800s. Peter was granted land in Marbone, Ky and Abraham was granted land on Johns Creek, Ky. Peter may have been a Captain in the army. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Chuck Coleman

PO Box 3999

Midway, KY 40347

Becky B Wallace May 2, 1999

MURRAY - Looking for the family of John Bradley m. 1817 in Sumter Co. to Sarah Murray. I believe John will have a sister who married a Kennedy as I have a Henry Bradley Kennedy in the family. I have more info on Sarah Murray's ancestery.

Nick Bryant May 5, 1999

HYMAN/JORDAN -I am looking for the parents of Larry Benjamin Hyman (1858-1923) and Maggie Elizabeth Jordan (1882-?). They had at least three children I know of, Edward Bright (1901-1971), Pigeon (1906-?), and Lawrence B. (1908-?). They all ended up in Horry County, SC. My grandmother said that she thinks that Larry Hyman's family was from the Manning area. Any info about this family would be greatly appreciated.

Timothy Moses HolidayMay 8, 1999

HOLIDAY/HARVIN - I am looking for information and descendents of the African American Holiday and Harvin Family I am a grand son of Moses Holiday Sr b. 1888 and Sarah Francis Harvin b.1894 in Old Sumter/Clarendon County area of South Carolina. Moses was son of Jack Holiday and Nancy Bradford. I believe Jack Holiday was descendant of slaves owned by the family and descendents of John the Ranger Holladay of Spotsylvania VA, who migrated to SC. Moses was sibling of Washington, Walter, Jack, Priestly, Bush and Lucille. Moses and most of his siblings migrated from Davis Station SC area 1915-1930. Jack and Lucille moved and settled in Baltimore MD; Washington and Priestly to Philadelphia PA; Walter and Moses Sr to Uniontown/Pittsburgh PA/Wellsburgh WVA. Moses eventually moved from Wellsburgh toJersey City, NJ to live with children his death.Sarah Francis Harvin was daughter of Robert Harvin and Nancy Mack; sibling of Proctor, Ellen, Julia and Winnifred; grand daughter of Adam Harvin; and g. niece of Kate Watson Benbow (sister of Adam).

Thames/White/McElveen/Mathis - I am looking for info on James C. Thames.. father of Savilla Thames born in 1841... have no birthdates or death... Also looking for information on James White... husband of Savilla Thames... from Clerendon County, SC... their son was Joesph Burchill White.. born Dec 29, 1859 in Clerendon County. Looking also for Evie A. Mathis... wife of Joesph Burchill White.. her birthdate isApril 14, 1878.. have no info on her parents... And Finally looking for the parents of Margaret McElveen... her date of birth is Aug 28, 1895 and she was born in Sumter, SC... Would be thrilled to hear from anyone with those family connections... 28 May 1999

Cindy McClay

[email protected]

BERRY - I am trying to find information on my great-great grandfather known as Prettyman Berry. I was able to trace him to the census taken in Clarendon, SC somewhere between the time of 1790 - 1870. I also found a marriage record from KY in 1814 to a Nancy Taylor. His son was Simon Berry, Simon's son - Sam Berry (my grandfather), and Sam's son, (my father), Grady Berry. I am told he was Cherokee.

Tami (Berry) Loftis

[email protected]

900 Sycamore

Tulare, CA 93274

(559) 688-6300

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