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An Account of the Family of Bartholomew Johnson Union, S.C. Researched and written by Nathaniel Thomas McMaster
The William Poole Family Revisited by Deborah Lorraine Brown Nelson. This is the same family that was presented in the Upper South Carolina Genealogy & History Quarterly, August 1999, Volume XIII, No. 3 by Dr. James L. Reid from the files of Mrs. Della White Brooks of Cowpens, SC.
Obituary of John L Young 1820-1903 FROM BETTY JEAN DILL AND JAMES L. REID
"The Coroners Verdict in the Murder of "Sugar Babe" Young" FROM BETTY JEAN DILL AND JAMES L. REID
“The Murder of John “Sugar Babe” Young in 1907” FROM BETTY JEAN DILL AND JAMES L. REID
A Bragg Line - A report provided by a faithful member of the Piedmont Historical Society, Dr. Dan Olds, a retired Physics Professor from Wofford College. This will be permanently listed in the "Surname Studies" tab.
Michael Gaffney Documentation: A newspaper article provided by Dr. James Reid and an estate file provided by Betty Jean Dill.
John B. Easterwood - This is a Family study done by Betty Jean Dill with the support of the PHS. This Easterwood family was found in several of the family studies conducted by the PHS and this study completes the picture. This study will be at the "Surname Studies" tab.
Mr. Tim Linder,
President of Linder Family Association, suggested that the Piedmont
Historical Society reprint from the
Winter 2013-2014 issue of the Linder Quarterly pages that pertain to
Spartanburg County, SC. He granted permission to post those pages on this
website. Readers who would like to know more about the Linder Family
Association, which has over 300 members across the country, and about the
Linder Quarterly may contact:
Greenville County Mountaineer
Invented The Turbine in The 1800s
Early SC Marriage and Other From the Leonardo Andrea Files
Newspaper articles from Dr. James Reid Note these can Be found under "Records", "Local History"
South Carolina Widows Dangerous in 1773; Maiden Ladies Strike Back PDF File
First Reunion in 57 Years for Bailey Siblings of Union County, SC PDF File
Holden Family Reunion (1940) in Spartanburg County, SC. PDF File
Historical note in 1945 on Cannon’s Camp Ground Methodist Church in Spartanburg County, SC (and a recipe). PDF File
An issue of a Spartanburg Newspaper Uncovered in 1940 PDF File
L.E.Pettit Celebrates 81st Birthday in 1940 PDF File
Family Bible Record of Nathaniel Vise (1773-1839) of Spartanburg District, SC and Other Related Vise and Poole Records PDF File
Contributed by Mrs.
Working notes on Thomas and Floyd families of Spartanburg County, SC PDF File
These notes were recieved years ago by Dr. James Reid
The Bechtler Coins and the Rutherford County, NC Gold Rush. PDF File
"Servicemen Buried in the Boiling Springs First Baptist Church Cemetery" is new in Volume XXIV, No. 3 August 2010 of the Quarterly. It can be found in the "Records", "Cemeteries" section of the site or can reached directly by clicking here.
PRESS RELEASE-click here for details - Meet Dr. Eric Emerson, Director of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History - 5:30 p.m., Monday, August 23, 2010 The Montgomery Room, Burwell Building Wofford College
"Image of Stone marked in 1567, Found in Spartanburg County, SC, Its Description, And Interpretation" is in the "Records", "Local History" section of the website but can be reached directly by clicking here.
"The Poole, Pettit, White, Stone Ledger" was reported in the February 2010 Quarterly. A report with the images is available in the "Records", "Bible" section of the website but can be reached directly by clicking here.
"The Ironworks on Lawson's Fork" by Jim S. Brooks with appendices and endnotes is in the "Records", "Local History" section of the website but can be reached directly by clicking here.
The Spartanburg History Hub - An association of all of the Spartanburg County Groups associated with the history of the area. For details about the this new hub please click here.
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