Swallow Savannah Cemetery

Allendale Co, South Carolina

(Those who are buried there, from the files of Judith Ann Presnell Canant <ASLANJ@aol.com>)

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Swallow Savannah Cemetery
Allendale Co, South Carolina

(Those who are buried there, from the files of Judith Ann Presnell Canant )
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Richard BEST 
b: July 19, 1841 in Barnwell Co, (present day Allendale), SC	
d: Aft. 1907   
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cemtery, now Allendale Co, SC	

Wife:Clio Legard BIGNON
b: April 21, 1844 in of Barnwell, SC 
m: March 13, 1861
d: March 06, 1885 in what is now Allendale Co, SC  
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cemtery, now Allendale Co, SC
Father: John E Bignon, Dr   Mother: Harriet A O'Bannon

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Orasmus Harden BEST	
b: September 06, 1815  SC  - Served in War Betw the States from Barnwell Dist - 1861-1865
d: September 08, 1887 in SC  buried at Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale Co, SC

Wife: Martha S Perry BRYAN
b: June 26, 1819 in Barnwell Dist or Beaufort Dist, SC 
d: June 26, 1883 in SC 
Buried at Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale Co, SC
Father: Richard Bryan, son of William Bryan, RS

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Simon BRYAN, R S
b: Bet. 1749 - 1751 in Craven Co, NC (brother of William Bryan, RS)
d: Abt. July 01, 1823 in (Barnwell Dist) Allendale, SC (1792 accding to Allendale on the Savannah book)
Burial: Near Bostic Pond - (I believe it is Swallow Savannah Cemetery) Stone is gone

Wife: Anne MOORE (Sister of Elizabeth Moore who is wife of Wm Bryan RS)
b: 1753 in Craven Co, NC
d: January 07, 1815 in (Barnwell Dist) Allendale Co, SC  
Burial: Near Bostic Pond - (I believe it is Swallow Savannah Cemetery) Stone is gone
Father: Thomas Moore, Jr   Mother: Sarah

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Absalom Blanchard BEST, Jr	
b: April 07, 1810
d: June 28, 1850 in Screven Co, GA or Allendale Co, SC (estate adm on: Feb 4, 1851)
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale Co, SC

Wife: Winifred Riley WILLIAMS
 b: April 07, 1811 (her death or burial place is unknown)

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Laurence G BEST (Son of Absalom B and Winifred R Williams BEST)
b: July 04, 1845
d: February 23, 1883  SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cemtery, now Allendale Co, SC

Wife:  Julia
b: 1852  (her death and burial place is unknown)

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John ALLEN, Sr R.S.
b: Bet. June 11 - November 06, 1772 in Allendale, SC area
d: December 12, 1825 in Barnwell Dist, SC   (53 yrs-6 mo-1 day)
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC		

Wife:  Ann "Nancy" DEWEES
b: June 07, 1779 in Charleston co, SC -	
d: December 29, 1847 in What is now Allendale, SC (aged 68 years 6 mo and 22 days)
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cemtery, now Allendale Co, SC
Father: Cornelius Dewees II    Mother: Sarah Minors, Widow

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John Marcellus ALLEN, Jr 
b: February 02, 1807 in Chester Dist, SC
d: February 17, 1855 in Allendale, SC - aged 48 years, 15 days			
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

Wife: Malinda VASSER	b: Abt. 1806 (Unknown where she died or is buried)					
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2nd Wife of John Marcellus ALLEN, Jr:						
Mary BRANNEN
b: in Statesboro, Bulloch co, Ga - Bethlehem Cem
Father: William Brannen, Sr	Mother: Elizabeth Gross

3rd Wife of John Marcellus ALLEN, Jr:						
Zilphia Zipporah HUMPHREYS (and 2nd wife of Paul H Allen, Sr.)
b: Aft. 1801 in Milbury Grove, SC 
d:  in Allendale, SC 
b Swallow Savannah Cemetery
Father: John Conyers Humphreys   Mother: Sarah Cone

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Paul H ALLEN, Sr
b: January 15, 1813 in Barnwell Dist, SC  1st postmaster in Allendale section
d: November 06, 1871 in Allendale, SC,
b Swallow Savannah Cemetery - stone broken off

Wife: Lucy HUMPHREYS
b: Abt. 1817 in Milbury Grove, SC 
m: January 31, 1839 in Thursday, Barnwell/Colleton District, SC by Rev John McFail
d: July 23, 1863 in Allendale, SC (aged 51 years, __ mo 19 days)
b Swallow Savannah Cemetery
Father: John Conyers Humphreys   Mother: Sarah Cone

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J S STONEY, Dr, CSA
b: June 30, 1832
d: February 28, 1897 in what is now Allendale Co, SC
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

Wife: Laura Augusta ALLEN
b: December 06, 1840
d: July 02, 1921 in what is now Allendale Co, SC
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	(their children:)

	John S STONEY
	b: April 26, 1862
	d: October 17, 1863
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	Christopher F STONEY
	b: September 04, 1867
	d: September 07, 1867
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	Mary Allen STONEY
	b: April 09, 1869
	d: January 12, 1954
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	Pierre P STONEY
	b: February 16, 1873
	d: February 16, 1873
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	Thomas P STONEY
	b: July 13, 1880
	d: August 25, 1880
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

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John Marcellus ALLEN, Jr
b: cFebruary 02, 1807 in  SC
d: February 17, 1855 in Allendale, SC - aged 48 years, 15 days
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC	

Wife: Malinda VASSER
b: Abt. 1806  (Unkinown where she died or was buried)

(Child  who was b. in Swallow Savannah Cemetery:)

	Augustus Theodore ALLEN
	b: June 08, 1830
	d: September 09, 1873 in Allendale Co, SC
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC			

Wife: Jane H ROBERTS
b: January 23, 1831
d: October 08, 1866 in Allendale, SC
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC		

	(children of Augustus and Jane H Roberts ALLEN:)

	Jane Roberts ALLEN  (unknown where they died or were buried)
	Husband: J A PATTERSON						

	Ada Byron ALLEN
	b: Bet. 1850 - 1857
	d: in SC 
	Almost certainly b in Swallow Savannah Cemetery
	
	Husband: Laurens or Lewis Burton O'BRYAN
	b: 1853 in Walterborough, SC
	d: 1887 in SC
	buried at Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale Co, SC

			
Robert Emmett ALLEN
b: December 23, 1853
d: July 27, 1878 
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC			

Wife:  --BARKER (unknown where she died or was buried.)

	(son of Robert Emmett Allen and Miss Barker:)
	E Roberts ALLEN
	b: October 28, 1877
	d: July 25, 1879
	b: Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC			

John Marcellus ALLEN
b: October 18, 1855
d: September 08, 1868
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

Catherine Malinda ALLEN
b: Abt. 1860

Husband: E L PATTERSON (Unknown where either Catherine or E L Patterson died or were buried)

Augustus Theodore ALLEN, Jr
b: 1864
d: 1942
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

George Pierce ALLEN
b: October 08, 1866
d: November 24, 1897
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

Wife: Hanna Frizzelle PATTERSON
b: March 13, 1865
d: August 04, 1935
b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	(child of George P Allen and Hanna F Patterson:
	Martha Jane ALLEN
	b: 1895
	d: 1900
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

(2nd Wife of John M Allen:)					
Mary BRANNEN  and their children were bured in Statesboro, GA in Bethlehem Cem.

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Benjamin ALLEN
b: Abt. 1758 in Colleton Co, SC
d: in Barnwell Dist, SC  (I suspect that he and his wife were buried in Swallow Savannah, since their son Walter was, but it is not proven)

Wife: Jane RUSSELL
b: Abt. 1758 in Darlington Co, SC
m: March 28, 1776 in Darlington Co, SC - all children b Edgefield Dist, SC
d: in Barnwell Dist, SC			

(their children - whose place of buriel is not known but many could be in Swallow Savannah Cemetery)

	(Son) Francis ALLEN						

	(Son)  Jacob ALLEN						

	(Son)  Walter ALLEN
	b: Aft. 1776

	(Walter's wife:  Sa (R or K)
	b: Abt. 1775 in (wife)____ of (Wa)__lter Allen
	Who died the _____ 1856 Aged 81
	b Swallow Savannah Cem, Allendale, SC

	(Son)  William Jesse ALLEN
	b: Abt. 1780					

	(Son who died in AL: ) Asa ALLEN
	b: Abt. 1784
	d: in Limestone Co, AL			

	(Son)  John ALLEN	b: Abt. 1786					

	(Son)  James ALLEN
	b: Abt. 1790

	(Son)  David ALLEN
	b: Abt. 1794

	(Son) Joseph ALLEN
	b: Abt. 1798
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George Easterling BRYAN
b: October 25, 1915 in Allendale, SC at Gravel Hill Plantation
d: January 29, 1994 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem

Wife:  Lily Youman PREACHER
b: June 30, 1905 in Fairfax, SC
m: August 20, 1937 in Fairfax, SC
d: March 17, 1984 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem
Father: Preacher	Mother: Lily Youmans Yeomans

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William Zorn BRYAN
b: June 20, 1869 in Lees, SC - lived at Gravel Hill
d: February 27, 1940 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		

Wife:  Mamie Glen GAULDEN
b: July 23, 1869 in Hinesville, GA
m: October 17, 1884
d: September 27, 1901 
(I presume she is buried at Swallow Savannah Cem.			

*2nd Wife:   Adeline Louisa EASTERLING
b: April 27, 1883 in Cope, SC
m: July 25, 1906 in Bamberg, SC, Baptist Church
d: March 13, 1969 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem
Father: Alexander Salley Easterling	Mother: Ella Pauline Johnson

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Ella Louise BRYAN
b: April 20, 1909 in Allendale, SC at Gravel Hill Plantation
d: April 03, 1961 in Asheville, NC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem
(she was wife of  Liston L "Bisquit" HAYES (unknown where he died or was buried)

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Augustus Jenkins FARMER (Husband of Martha Hall Bryan of Allendale)
b: January 07, 1909 in Allendale, SC
d: August 23, 1983 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem

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William Zorn BRYAN, Jr
b: October 11, 1913 in Hogansville, GA - lived Allendale, SC at Gravel Hill Plantation
d: December 11, 1973 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		

Wife:  Esther Ruth Davis INABNIT

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George Henry "Bubba Dutch" BRYAN
b: April 10, 1871 in Lees, SC
d: September 22, 1947 in Columbia, SC  - never m	
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		

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Alfred Ibzan BRYAN
b: April 08, 1873 in Lees, SC
d: December 19, 1905 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		

Wife:  Daisy Alberta MOREL
b: December 25, 1875
d: November 03, 1897
Burial: unknown 	
Father: John Fripp Morel, The Rev CSA	Mother: Carrie B

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Elizabeth Ann "Bessie" BRYAN
b: October 20, 1878 in Lees, SC
d: October 29, 1961 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		

Husband:  James Lawton OSWALD
b: November 11, 1860
m: August 02, 1905 in had 5 children
d: September 25, 1942
Burial: unknown
Father: John Shorten Oswald	Mother: Phoebe Peeples

	(their child who is buried in Swallow Savannah Cemetery:)

	Elizabeth Ann OSWALD
	b: July 20, 1906
	d: November 23, 1983 in Allendale, SC
	Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		
	1st Husband:  Homer CASSELS  (d: ca 1960, burial unknown)		
	
	2nd Husband of Elizabeth Ann OSWALD:						
	Wilson Ralph JOHNS
	b: January 09, 1898
	m: November 28, 1928 in Aiken, SC
	d: January 21, 1964 in Allendale, SC
	Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem
		
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Clarence Crawford CHAVOUS
b: May 04, 1887
d: October 28, 1975 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem		

Wife:  Harriet "Hattie" Leila BRYAN
b: July 22, 1889 in Allendale, SC, at Gravel Hill Plantation
m: August 30, 1905 in Allendale Co, SC
d: November 05, 1970 in Allendale, SC
Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem
Father: Charles Edward Bryan, CSA	Mother: Martha Elizabeth Zorn

	(children who are buried in Swallow Savannah Cemetery)

	Martha Fleming CHAVOUS
	b: September 21, 1909 in Allendale Co, SC
	d: in d in infancy
	Most likely buried in Swallow Savannah Cemetery

	George Warren CHAVOUS
	b: October 03, 1910 in Allendale, SC
	d: 1984 in Allendale, SC
	Burial: Swallow Savannah Cem
	
	Wife:  Frances WARD


Joseph Sheldon RICE
b: August 06, 1855 in Rice's Ridge, Barnwell CO, Sc
d: October 15, 1912 in Appleton, Allendale Co, SC
buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale, SC
(his wife: they married Oct. 28, 1885)
Hilma Thenia BEHLING
b: January 2 9, 1863 in Denmark, SC
d: May 1, 1943, Dunbarton, SC
buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale, SC

Their Children, who were buried in Swallow Savannah Cemetery (some were 
buried in other places):

2. David Ernest RICE  
b: Sept 15, 1886 in Appleton, Barnwell Dist, SC
d: Dec. 24, 1917 in Silver City, NM - buried in Swallow Savannah Cemetery, 
Allendale, SC

2.  Marie Edna RICE
b: August 20, 1888 in Appleton, Barnwell Dist, SC
d: Nov. 24, 1915 in SC
buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale, SC
(married: 1914 too John WALLACE)

2. Joseph Sheldon RICE, Jr 
b: May 21, 1890 in Appleton, Barnwell Dist, SC
d: May 8, 1955
Buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale, SC
(married: Nov 5, 1913 in Cave, Barnwell Dist, SC, to:)
Abbie Ruth HARLEY
b: ca 1895 (unknown where she died or was buried)

2. William Baker RICE, Sr.
b: Dec. 19, 1892 in Sycamore, (in what is now) Allendale Co, SC
d: Jan. 28, 1980 in Charleston, SC
Buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale, SC
(married: Nov. 27, 1917 in Allendale, SC to:)
Birdie FURSE
b: Feb. 3, 1900 in Allendale, SC
d: Jan 12, 1973 in Savannah, GA
Buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery, Allendale, SC

2.  Catherine Thomson RICE
b: June 3, 1897 in Appleton, Barnwell Dist, SC
d: Aug. 19, 1897,   "       "               "
Buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery 



Children of Birdie FURSE, wife of William Baker RICE, who were buried in 
Swallow Savannah Cem.:

David Ernest RICE
b: Mar 30, 1923 in Allendale, SC
d: Dec. 31, 1994 in Allendale, SC
Buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery
(Married: 1957, wife still living)

Frances Wayne RICE
b: April 9, 1925 in Allendale, SC
d: Dec. 2, 1986 in Thomasville, GA
Buried: Swallow Savannah Cemetery
(married: 1941)

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Following submitted by Eve Royce:

RICE



William B. Rice                      Birdie Furse
Dec. 19, 1892                        Feb 3, 1900
Jan. 28, 1980                         Jan, 12, 1973

             "Strange we do not prize the music
             Til the sweet voiced bird has flown"


Frances Rice Newsome
April 9, 1925 ( the stone may say 1923, but she was born in 1925)
Dec. 2, 1986
Beloved wife and mother

David Earnest Rice, SR
Devoted Father and Caretaker of the land
Mar 30, 1923
Dec. 31, 1994

David Earnest Rice
1886 - 1917

Joseph S. Rice
1855 - 1912

Hilma Behling 
wife of J. S. Rice
1863 - 1943

Marie Edna Rice
Wife of 
John C. Wallace
Aug 20, 1888
Nov. 24, 1915

Kate (Catherine Thomson)
Daughter of 
J. S. & H. T. Rice
born June 3
died August 19th 1897

Note:  There is a plaque for William B. Rice, Jr - he is not buried here - he died overseas in WWII fighting in the RAF.  The plaque is misleading - it states he fought in the US Military Services.  He joined the RAF before the US joined the war.  Another memorial to him is in the Smyrna Baptist Cemetery with the Furse family.


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