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GREGG Family


Robert J. Gregg, formerly of West Marion, and one of the numerous and respectable family by that name, came over on the east side in 1818, and married a Miss Evans, a daughter of old Nathan Evans, and a sister of the late Thomas Evans, Sr., and ever after lived and died, in 1874, in the town of Marion; he had and raised two sons. William Wesley and Robert Evans Gregg, and several daughters. Of the daughters, one, Serena, became the wife of William C. Foxworth. ... Another, Ann, married John Woodberry... Another married the late William J. Dickson...


--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)
Excerpt transcribed and contributed by Helen Moody, March 2000.

PRIMARY SOURCES:

CENSUS

  1. 1786 Tax List, Prince George Parish - No GREGG listed
  2. 1790 Federal Census
    • Prince Frederick Parish, Georgetown District, South Carolina:
    • Prince George Parish, Georgetown District, South Carolina:
      Henry Greggs
      Mary Greggs
  3. 1794 Petition, Liberty County, SC
    James Gregg

WILLS

  • 19 March 1800 Will of William Gregg
    Wife: (None named)
    Children: (None named)
  • 5 Feb 1802 Will of James Gregg
    Wife: (None named)
    Children: Jannet Hudson, Mary Marshall, John Gregg, Margaret Gregg, David Gregg, James Gregg, Elisabeth Gregg, Elias Gregg

SECONDARY SOURCES:

  • Sellers, W.W.
    A History of Marion County, South Carolina.
    (Columbia: R.L. Bryan Co. 1902, reprinted)

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