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Genealogical Local History Books In Print Volume N W

Author : Marian Hoffman
ISBN : 0806315377
Genre : Reference
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A Genealogical Collection Of South Carolina Wills And Records

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ISBN : LCCN:55036532
Genre : South Carolina
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African American Life In South Carolina S Upper Piedmont 1780 1900

Author : W. J. Megginson
ISBN : 1570036268
Genre : History
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Encyclopaedic in scope, yet intimate in detail, African American Life in South Carolina's Upper Piedmont, 1780-1900 delves into the richness of community life in a setting where blacks were relatively few, notably disadvantaged, but remarkably cohesive. W. J. Megginson shifts the conventional study of African Americans in South Carolina from the much-examined lowcountry to a part of the state that offered a quite different existence for people of colour. In Anderson, Oconee, and Pickens counties - occupying the state's northwest corner - he finds an independent, brave, and stable subculture that persevered for more than a century in the face of political and economic inequities. Drawing on little-used state and county denominational records, privately held research materials, and sources available only in local repositories, Megginson brings to life African American society before, during, and after the Civil War. between African Americans and whites; the lives of free people of colour; the primal place of sharecropping in the post - Civil War world; and the push for education and ownership of property as the only means of overcoming economic dependency. Megginson's work joins a growing chorus of books that demonstrate the success of Reconstruction across the South. Black Republicans and even some black Democrats took up the rights and duties of leadership and made great strides in redressing antebellum wrongs. He underscores the fact that although the white Democrats' redemption of South Carolina government in 1876 greatly curtailed the black political movement, African Americans in the upper piedmont quietly continued to assert their place in the political realm. Through detailed vignettes of individuals and families coupled with deft analysis of overarching social contexts, African American Life in South Carolina's Upper Piedmont, 1780-1900 adds a new dimension to our understanding of the African American experience in South Carolina and in the South.

A Collection Of Upper South Carolina Genealogical And Family Records

Author : Willie Pauline Young
ISBN : UOM:39015019749194
Genre : Reference
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These records comprise the loose files of the late Pauline Young, one of South Carolina's most widely known genealogist on Upper South Carolina. Each family record is filed with names of persons mentioned, these records consists of estate settlements, bastardy bonds, deeds, wills, coroner's inquests, abstracts of letters pertaining to estates, guardianships, tavern licenses, etc... It is estimated each book contains more than 40,000 names of early settlers in Upper South Carolina from the mid 1700's down to the 1850's. These records are primarily from Upper South Carolina counties such as: Pendleton District, Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenville, and Pickens Counties.

Transactions Of The Huguenot Society Of South Carolina

Author : Huguenot Society of South Carolina
ISBN : IND:30000117790828
Genre : Huguenots in South Carolina
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Ancestors Of Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter

Author : Jeff Carter
ISBN : 9780786489541
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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During his presidency, Jimmy Carter received a comprehensive analysis of his family’s genealogy, dating back 12 generations, from leaders of the Mormon Church. More recently Carter’s son Jeff took over the family history, determined to discover all that he could about his ancestors. This resulting volume traces every ancestral line of both Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter back to the original immigrants to America and chronicles their origins, occupations, and life dates. Among his forebears Carter found cabinet makers, farmers, preachers, illegitimate children, slave owners, indentured servants, a former Hessian soldier who fought against Napoleon, and even a spy for General George Washington at Valley Forge. With never-before-published historic photographs and a foreword by President Jimmy Carter, this is the definitive saga of a remarkable American family.

Generations Back

Author : Sarah Mills Norton
ISBN : WISC:89069670628
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Genealogical Local History Books In Print

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ISBN : UVA:X004126809
Genre : Genealogy
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Descendants Of William Cromartie And Ruhamah Doane

Author : Amanda Cook Gilbert
ISBN : 9781490807751
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This ambitious work chronicles 250 years of the Cromartie family genealogical history. Included in the index of nearly fifty thousand names are the current generations, and all of those preceding, which trace ancestry to our family patriarch, William Cromartie, who was born in 1731 in Orkney, Scotland, and his second wife, Ruhamah Doane, who was born in 1745. Arriving in America in 1758, William Cromartie settled and developed a plantation on South River, a tributary of the Cape Fear near Wilmington, North Carolina. On April 2, 1766, William married Ruhamah Doane, a fifth-generation descendant of a Mayflower passenger to Plymouth, Stephen Hopkins. If Cromartie is your last name or that of one of your blood relatives, it is almost certain that you can trace your ancestry to one of the thirteen children of William Cromartie, his first wife, and Ruhamah Doane, who became the founding ancestors of our Cromartie family in America: William Jr., James, Thankful, Elizabeth, Hannah Ruhamah, Alexander, John, Margaret Nancy, Mary, Catherine, Jean, Peter Patrick, and Ann E. Cromartie. These four volumes hold an account of the descent of each of these first-generation Cromarties in America, including personal anecdotes, photographs, copies of family bibles, wills, and other historical documents. Their pages hold a personal record of our ancestors and where you belong in the Cromartie family tree.

Dictionary Of North Carolina Biography

Author : William S. Powell
ISBN : 9780807867013
Genre : History
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The most comprehensive state project of its kind, the Dictionary provides information on some 4,000 notable North Carolinians whose accomplishments and occasional misdeeds span four centuries. Much of the bibliographic information found in the six volumes has been compiled for the first time. All of the persons included are deceased. They are native North Carolinians, no matter where they made the contributions for which they are noted, or non-natives whose contributions were made in North Carolina.

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