I am interested in the Boyles family in Allendale, because my research brings me to Orangeburg, Barnwell and Allendale. My ancestor William Boyles left in 1809. I had been trying to connect him to the Barnwell Boyles families, John and Charles. Nothing in the Barnwell courthouse records connects him.

One of my finds recently is a William Boyles land record in the Beaufort area 1811. His land was certified in January 1811, about a year or two after he left. The certification may have been applied for before he left. It mentions an Edward Boyles. That property was on the Coosewhatchie. I noticed that John and Charles Boyles' property are too, and on Duck Branch Creek. The reference librarian at SC Archives and History told me the Fairfax, and Allendale area was today where this William Boyles land had been. Then I noticed a William Boyles on a Joseph Jackson record, also 1811, posted on the Allendale County site. I am wondering if William Boyles of Orangeburg and William Boyles of Beaufort/Allendale are the same, or perhaps father and son.

I have been trying to find William Boyles in the area for years and found very little. The Orangeburg and Beaufort records are missing and it has been so difficult. William Boyles owned land (2 properties) in the South Part of Orangeburg, but was not on any censuses. I am trying to put all the Boyles men together. I am wondering if there is much genealogy there on those early Boyles of Allendale. I wish I knew William Boyles wife's maiden name. Her first name was Rebecca. How far back are the Boyles there? Can you help?

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