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Showing posts with label Lancaster County. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lancaster County. Show all posts

Monday, June 16, 2014

Lancaster Co. SC Genealogy, Ancestors, Wills

Lancaster County



Lancaster, SC JailLancaster, SCPictured is the Lancaster Jail and the County Court House. Lancaster County was formed in 1785. It was originally part of the Camden District, and was named after Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. In 1791 part of it was removed to form Kershaw County. 

Scotch-Irish settlers from Pennsylvania began settling the area during the mid 1700s. It was called the Waxhaw settlement and was the birthplace of President Andrew Jackson (1767-1845). During the Revolutionary War, British Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton from this neck of the woods earned the nickname of BloodyTarleton when he massacred American troops in this vicinity on the 29th day of May 1780. 

Probate Records Available to Members of South Carolina Pioneers

Indexes to Probate Records
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Book A (1787 to 1794)
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Book B (1788 to 1799)
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Books C and E (1789 to 1834)
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Book D (1797 to 1799)
Miscellaneous
  • Draffen, Margaret, LWT
  • Foster, Henry Estate, 1799

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Monday, October 31, 2011

Lancaster Deed Records (Index) on South Carolina Pioneers.net

  • Index to Lancaster Deed Book A (1787 to 1794)
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Book B (1788 to 1799)
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Books C and E (1789 to 1834)
  • Index to Lancaster Deed Book D (1797 to 1799)
  • Draffen, Margaret, LWT
  • Foster, Henry Estate, 1799
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