History of Edgefield County From the Earliest Settlement to 1897
by John A. Chapman
FULL TITLE: History of Edgefield County, From the Earliest Settlements to 1897; Biographical and Annecdotical; With Sketches of the Seminole War; Nullification; Secession; Reconstruction; Churches and Literature; with Rolls of all the Companies from Edgefield in the War Of Secession; War with Mexico and with the Seminole Indians.
First published in 1901, this book is a standard reference for anyone doing research in early South Carolina records. Our CD-ROM contains an all-new index to the book, along with the complete text.
This history begins with the Colonial settlement and goes through 1897. Edgefield County was formed in 1785 and from it were formed Saluda county and a portion of Greenwood County. Contains Edgefield's participation in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and the Civil War with about half the book focusing on the Civil War. Chapman served in the SC 27th Infantry Regiment.
Family sketches include Abney, Abneys, Adams, Addison, Addy, Adkins, Aibney, Aiken, Aiton, Alexander, Alien, Aliman, Allen, Allens, Allston, Amaker, Anderson, Andrews, Appleby, Arander, Ardis, ARMENTOR, Armstrong, Arnim, Arnirn, Arnold, Arthur, Asbil, Asbill, Asbills, Ataway, Atkinson, Attaway, AtterberryAughtry, Augustine, Aull, Aulmond, Bacon, Baggott, Bagwell, Bailey, Baker, Bakers, Baney, Banks, Barber, Barden, Barham, Barker, Barnes, Barnett, Barney, Barnum, Barontons, Barr, Barrelett, Barrett, Barry, Bartee, Bartlet, Bartley, Bartly, Barton, Bassell, Batchelor, Bates, Bateses, Baugh, Bauknight, Bauskett, BEAN, Beattie, Beauregard, Becks, Bedenbaugh, Beister, Belden, Beleher, Bell, Benjamin, Bennett, Benson, Berand, Berry, Berrys, Betsil, Bettis, Bird, Black, Blackston, Blackwelder, Blackwell, Blackwells, Bladon, Blake, Blalock, Bland, Blanding, Blankenship, Blease, Bledsoe, Blocker, Bloodsworth, Blucher, Blythe, Boatner, Boatwright, Bobb, Boddys, Bodie, Bodies,, Bohler, Boleware, 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Cato, Caughman, Chamberlain, Chamberlin, Champion, Chapman, Chappell, Chappells, Chariton, Charlton, Charpton, Chatham, Chaver, Cheatham, Cheatharn, Chiles, Chipley, Chiquola, Chisolm, Christian, Christie, Church, Clark, Clarke, Clarks, Clary, Claxton, Clay, Clayton, Clegg, Clemson, Clerrel, Clifton, Clinton, Cloud, Cloy, Coates, Cobb, Cobler, Cochran, Cockerel, Cockerill, Cockran, Cockrell, Cogburn, Cogburns, Coke, Cole, Coleman, Colemans, Colgan, Colier, Collett, Collier, Collins, Collum, Colson, Conally, Connolly, Connor, Cook, Coon, Cooner, Cooper, Coover, Corley, Corleys, Corn, Cosey, Cotchett, Cotes, Cothran, Couch, Counts, Courtney, Covar, Cowan, Cox, Crafton, Craftons, Crane, Crawford, Creed, Creymore, Creyon, Crim, Crocker, Crockett, Croft, Crofton, Cromer, Cromley, Crooker, Crookshank, Crouch, Crouder, Crout, Crowder, Crozier, Cruger, Culbreath, Culham, Cullam, Cullum, Culpepper, Culpeppers, Cumbee, Cunningham,Cureton, Curry, Cushman, Cuthbush, Daniel, Daniels, Dargan, 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