Sams family in old Barnwell records.  This is an African American family from old Barnwell Co.  M.W. Sams appears in the slave records census.  This family was in the 1870 census in Williamsburg, although how they got there is unknown.  They changed their name to 'Dorsey' there. M. W. Sams' father owned half of Daltha Island, and an uncle owned the other half.

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