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  • 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.
  • Dawkins-Morgan Line - These records were copied by the librarian of the Mars Hill College. They are from the following collection: Mrs. John Smith Collection, Box 216, Southern Appalachian Archives, Mars Hill College.
  • John B. Easterwood  - This is a Family study done by Betty Jean Dill with the support of the PHS.  The Easterwood family was found in several of the family studies conducted by the PHS.
  • Hooper Connections  lists the DNA for the Hooper family. Descendents of James Hooper (born 1745) are listed on that DNA chart. James Hooper was a Justice of the Peace in Spartanburg County, South Carolina around 1790. Furthermore, he was called a Captain (perhaps because of involvement in the Indian Wars). James Hooper also was the person who took the 1790 census in that section of Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
  • The Barnett Surname DNA Project is a website devoted to tracing Barnett lineages through the use of DNA testing. Several participants in the group trace their ancestry to most Southern States including several tracing their ancestry to the Spartanburg and Greenville areas of SC.
  • Moses West Lancaster Family -  Four Generations Picture for Moses West Lancaster and Family Group Sheets by Betty Jean Dill
  • Family of Walter Stewart (d. 1825) of NI and Laurens County, SC and his two wives, Mary Ross (?) and Isabel Bobo. Includes surnames Bobo, Campbell, Cook, Garrett, Gilliland, Henry, Jones, Norman, Newman, Stoddard, Templeton, Willis.
  • Bryant/Matthews/Welch Family Information Center This site contains links to family tree data and photo galleries for ancestors and descendants of Anthony Smith Matthews of Gates County, NC; Terrell Robert Bryant of Spartanburg, SC; and John Harvey Welch of Tennessee
  • Follows all the old Odam / Odom families in the Greenville and Spartanburg area, and also much more on the related families.


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