||I am searching for information on
Rev.Nicholas Talley buried in Columbia, SC Washington St. Cemetary. He was
a Methodist minister for many years in Columbia. He was married to Amey Ann
(1/25/98 1:12:39 PM)
||William Taylor b. 1816 in Virginia and
Darcus Taylor b. 1820 in S.C. lived in Kingsville, S. C. in 1870. They had
the following children Andrew b. 1848, Buck b.1850, Dock b. 1854, and Amanda
b. 1859. I am seeking information that could define the area in Kingsville
where they lived. This family later moved to Waller County, Texas.
(11/5/98 9:10:18 PM)
Jessye Davis Spencer, Ph.D
||Seeking information on "Mrs. Ben Taylor"
who appears on pages 190, 220, 243 of Mary Boykin Chestnut's "A Diary From
Dixie" during Mrs. Chestnut's stay in Columbia from February through June
1862. Would like to know her maiden name and parents if possible to see whether
she could be Jane Gilliam who married Ben or Bennie Taylor by 1833 in Abbeville,
(3/14/99 6:00:15 PM)
||Col. Thomas Taylor (1743-1832) has been
called the "patriarch of Columbia" since his plantation became the location
of the new state capital. I am researching Col. Tom's descendants and need
help tracing some of his lines. We are descended from Col. Tom's son, John,
but some of the other lines are very sketchy. Any help would be appreciated.
(11/2/97 12:04:06 PM)
||I am looking for anyone who is related
to SIMONE HALL or EFFIE THOMAS-HALL. They both were born in the 1800's. The
only thing I know for now is the My great-grandmother Effie, died in the
early 1970's. She, at the time resided at 2431 Park Street in Columbia, SC
with her daughter Hattie Morgan. I know that our family attended Zion Hopewell
Baptist Church in Gilbert, SC. So, I think that they must have lived in that
area. If you anyone has any information, please contact me.
(12/5/99 6:10:18 PM)
||I am looking for more information on
a Thorogood (or Thoroughgood) THORNTON, born about 1831, who married a Katherine
Mack. Thorogood is shown in census data for Richland Co. for a number of
years (1830, -40, -50,..) which appear to confirm his father was also named
Thorogood THORNTON. It seems possible that Thorogood (Sr.) was son of a Phineas
THORNTON but this is a guess at this point. Appreciate any leads others can
provide. I also have no detail on ancestors of wife Katherine Mack.
(5/18/98 10:15:31 PM)
HANCOCK, SMITH, CAMPBELL
||I have been told there could be a Masonic
Lodge Archives on the corner of Senate & Marion Streets in Columbia.
If this is true then could someone tell me their hours of operation &
do they allow the public to come look at their old records. If there is not
a Masonic Lodge Archives at this location then is there such an establishment
in Richland County. My home address is 300 Moores Lake Road Wadesboro,NC
(8/22/99 6:48:13 PM)
||Census shows John Trevathan b Richland
County, SC ca 1780/90 m Rhoda Leander, he served in the War of 1812, had
several children and later moved to Pike Co. AL,then Sumter Co. AL. He was
killed in Sumter Co. 1838. Rhoda came to Texas with some of her family, stopping
off in LA for awhile. It is possible John Trevathan's father was William,
but no proof. Don't know anything more about Rhoda Leander Trevathan prior
to her coming to Texas, except she was charter member of the Henderson Hopewill
Primitive Baptist Church in 1827.
||I am looking for information on a John
C. Tucker that was born in 1834 and died in 1890. He was buried at Spears
Creek Baptist Ch. in Richland County
(11/3/99 8:30:10 PM)
||I am seeking information on ROBERT TUCKER
& ANNA REESE who came from Richland District S.C. to Washington County,
GA., between 1805 and 1808. Do you know who their fathers are? ROBERT &
ANNA brought to Ga., three sons JOHN, ROBERT and DANIEL REESE TUCKER. Any
info will help. Thanks.
(7/6/98 9:00:52 PM)
||I am researching the Tucker/Reece Family
of Richland County, South Carolina and would like to contact others researching
||Willam Henry Tyre was listed as living
in Richland County in the 1790 census. Any information would be appriciated.
(11/2/97 12:04:41 PM)
||Tradition says ggg grf. George TYSON
came from Louisiana to South Carolina @1830. He died a couple of years later,
and 8 sons left SC (presumably returned to LA). The ninth son, also named
George (born @1812 in LA), remained in Richland Co, SC (Spear's Creek) and
married Pauline/ Mary DIAL. Known children: Margaret J., Wright Cornelius,
John Priestley and Vermel/Mellie/Mollie. Anything familiar here?
(11/2/97 12:05:08 PM)
||VAUGHTER, Cornelius. Listed on the 1790
Richland County, Camden District, census with 2 males including himself,
and 8 females.Hoping to locate someone with Cornelius VAUGHTER or other
VAUGHTER's with ties to South Carolina.
(11/28/97 9:30:10 AM)
||I am looking for information on JOHN
VEAL and his family. I know that he was in the jewelry business and that
he was living in Columbia, Richland County, in 1860. Any information will
be appreciated and I will be glad to exchange the information I have on his
(4/20/98 9:44:11 PM)
||Seeking information on Dawson Wages,
will signed in Richland Co, in 1821. His son Jacob in 1820 MS Territory,
1830 & 1840 Washington Co., AL,census and by 1850 he was listed in Covington
Co.AL. His wife was Susanna and they had my ggggrandmother Elizabeth Ann
Betsy" b. abt 1807 SC, Rebecca b. 1811 SC m. Levi Moody, moved to TX, had
11 children, Argelius "Gale" m. Nancy Brown, member of Copeland-Wages gang.
Gale was killed in gunfight with James Harvey in 1847. Betsy Wages m. Lloyd
Robert Butler and settled on Hickory Nut Ridge in N.E. Covington Co., AL.
After 1847 Jacob and Susanna along with their daughter-in-law Nancy and grandson
Jacob moved to Covington Co., AL. Can anyone help sort out if Rebecca Boatwright
widow of Benjamin Boatwright is the mother of Dawson's children William,
Dawson Jr, and Jacob. Did William marry his step-sister Rebecca Boatwright.
William d. 1845 in Conway Co., Ark. If you know anything about this family,
please help. The more I learn the more confused I get.
(11/2/97 12:06:51 PM)
||Seeking data on Dawson/Dorson WAGES
and family-3 sons, Dawson, William, and Jacob. He made his will in Richland
Co, SC in 1821- He mentions his wife. They appear to have come from Rowan
Co, NC, then into Richland, Chester, Fairfield Co's of SC and track back
to Carroll Co, MD. Dawson/Dorson owned a tremendous amount of land in Richland
Co, (have all the land plats) and by the 1840s-50s, a long line of heirs
were fighting over it. Related names: Chesley BOATWRIGHT; Samuel DENT; DUNCANs
- one of them was Rebecca WAGES, married BOATWRIGHT, then married a WAGES-or
we have 3 different Rebecca's....sigh..... Unless they tie into the SHELBYs,
I have no connections to the WAGES. They are a complicated, fascinating family,
that goes right into the burning of the Jackson Co, MS Courthouse, by the
||Looking for decendents of Thomas K.
and Mamie E. Bonnett Walker. One son, Paul Walker was listed as living in
Richland County in 1940.
(11/5/98 9:17:42 PM)
||I am doing research on a gunsmith named
James G. Wallace, born in S.C. approx.1820. His wife was Martha and his father
was George. He was taught by Pheosolos Bell in eastern Tennesse. Any information
(12/30/98 9:40:24 AM)
||Want info on Benjamin Wallace, born
abt. 1780 (probably 1784) in Richland District. Father was Jesse Wallace;
mother unknown. Other children of Jesse were Richard, Sarah, Winnie, Susan
(4/20/98 9:33:44 PM)
Melodee A. Wallace
||OSCAR HAYDEN WARD, d. 1898 (loc. ?),
m. 1865 in Burlington, IA to Juliette Granville Wightman (1844-1931). He
supposedly came from Columbia, SC, according to his obit. Would like date
of birth, and confirmation of place of birth.
(9/19/99 10:35:09 AM)
||Albert Citney (A. C.) Watson was born
in January 1846 in either Columbia or Cheraw, S.C. He served with South Carolina
during the Civil War with a man named James Kelly. Both Watson and Kelly
moved to Texas after the War. Any information about his parents and or siblings
would be appreciated.
||Searching for parents, siblings and
descendants of three brothers bn in Richland abt 1840's. Enoch Chester WATTS
and Allen P. WATTS were twins and had an older brother Joe WATTS. Enoch and
Allen joined the Confederate forces while brother Joe joined the Union forces
and according to lore was never heard from again. Enoch went to Tennessee
after the War and married Martha Jane HOLT in Nashville her father was Sheriff
there. They then wentt to Texas around Grayson and Collin Co. wher Bill Watts
was bn 17 Aug 1884 in Blue ridge, Collin Co., . Would like to find descendants
of Allen P. and Joe and would to know parents of all three I have not been
able to get to the 1780 census yet. Thanks.
(12/7/97 12:44:19 PM)
||I am attempting to find info concerning
my grandfather who was born in Richland County. Specifically, I am looking
for vital stats (Birth/Death) of his father, Raymond E. Weston, born 3/24/1921.
His father is Osceola Weston, D.O.B. unknown.
(3/14/99 5:45:55 PM)
||I am searching for informaiton about
the records in a Theological Seminary - a school for Presbyterian ministers
that is - or was in Columbia SC. One of my ancestors WHITE, James Evans was
a student at that seminary in 1850 (Ref 1850 Richland Cty Census) and I know
that he became a minister. He was from the Chalresotn area, but I do not
know where he went after he left the seminary.
(8/9/98 11:21:06 AM)
||Sterling C. WILLIAMSON, born 1766, Brunswick
Co, VA. Married 1791 Mary RIVES, daughter of Timothy RIVES of Columbia. Children
of Sterling and Mary were Sterling Jr., Mary Ann, Charles, James, John,
Priscilla, Timothy Martha, Hariettas?, and Warren. Sterling died 1841 in
Houston Co, GA.
||I am attempting to find the ancestors
of Jane Willingham of either Richland or Fairfield cos, SC. She id the wife
of Philip Pearson they were born about 1785- 1800 in Richland Cos, SC.
||John Henry Wise (1853-1926) married
Mary Jane Roberts. These are my grandparents. Looking for info on Mary's
mother Sintella Shannon and husband Heziakiah Roberts, born around 1840 and
lived at one time in Chester County at Blackstock. John Henry Wise and wife
is buried along with my mother at Mt. Pleasant Bapt. Church Cemetery at Ft.
(7/6/98 9:02:10 PM)
||John Hamp Wooten Jr, Born Richland County
South Carolina, February 1,1932 at Columbia Hospital. Father: John H Wooten.
Mother: Ruth Rawlinson Wooten. Brothers: James Young Wooten and Charles William
Hamp Wooten Jr
||I believe that my ancestor, (Joseph
?) Vincent Yarborough was living in Richland County when he died about 1844-1848.
It was thought that he may have been buried in COlumbia, SC. I want to find
out where he is buried and if his first name was Joseph. Wife was Prudence
Elder Robinson. He was born 1796, and lived most of his life in Chester County,
SC. Children here: Joseph G.Y., William Mansfield Y., James Robinson Y.,
Rebecca Catherine Y., and Vincent Elder Y. Any help will be appreciated very
much. Thank you.
(11/5/98 9:22:30 PM)
||I am looking for information on my
grandfather, Raymond Wess Young. He was bern 15 Nov. 1925 and died in Jun.
1978. I want to know where he was buried. His family was from Richaland county
and he was laid to rest somewhere in Columbia.
(6/3/99 10:10:49 PM)