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Pickens County Genealogy




In 1828 Pickens County was formed from the Penleton District. This area had been Cherokee Indian territory prior to the Revolutionary War. The county was named for a Revolutionary War soldier, Brigadier General Andrew Pickens. The courthouse town of Pickens was established on the Keowee River. Oconee County was formed from Pickens in 1868 and too the location of the courthouse. A new courthouse was built within the confines of Pickens county and many residents of old Pickens relocated with their dismantled/reconstructed homes. Textiles have been a prominent product of Pickens County.

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USGS listing of cemeteries in Pickens County

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PK on “Berl Ferguson , b.1851, Julia A., b.1857″

Looking for info. on Berl Ferguson (b.Nov. 1851). Wife, Julia A.Ferguson (b.Sept. 1857), Son Barney L. (b.April 1883)
Living in Oconee County in 1900 Census




rlhampton on “Barnwell County”

Looking for any information regarding the Ashley and Dunbar Family they are tied to my Family Lishe. Towns of interest in the County of Barnwell are Dunbarton, Myer Mills, Richland, Bennett Springs, Red Oak, Silverton. Lish Family are also connected to Owens, Green, Collins, Anderson, Tool, Sanders and Willis.

Rita L Hampton




Tom on “Edmund Hodges”

Looking for birth records on Edmund Hodges who was born in 1776 in Marlboro County and is son of Isham/Isom Hodges.




Tom on “Isham Hodges”

Looking for information on family of Isham Hodges who died in 1798.
Wills and court documents would be appreciated


Pickens County, SC at genforum

Cities and towns in Pickens County:

Arial
Central
Clemson
Easley
Liberty
Norris
Pickens
Six Mile

News related to Pickens County, SC

“pickens county” sc – Google News

Pickens County news round-up – Greenville News

Pickens County news round-up
Greenville News
19 at the Hanson Nature Learning Center at the SC Botanical Gardens, 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson. There will be a short educational video/demonstration, story time and a hands-on activity. Cost is $3. Call Allison Jones at 864-656-4602 or email her at …




Guilty verdict in death of Clemson student – The State


The State
Guilty verdict in death of Clemson student
The State
PICKENS, SC — A 20-year-old man will spend most of the rest of his life in prison, and a family continues to grieve the loss of a son following a jury's murder conviction in the slaying of a Clemson University student almost two years ago. A judge
Man gets 50 years for fatal shooting of Clemson Univ. studentCBS News
Trial begins in murder case of Clemson student from Fort MillFort Mills Times
Murder trial begins in Clemson student's slayingGreenville News
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26 miles to get repaved in Pickens County – Greenville News

26 miles to get repaved in Pickens County
Greenville News
County Council has approved a $1.6 million road paving project that will resurface 26 miles of county and municipal roads across Pickens County by the middle of next year. The list includes 73 roads and will be paid for out of a $20 road-use fee




Pickens County accomplishments – Greenville News

Pickens County accomplishments
Greenville News
Paul D. Greenstein a student at D.W. Daniel High School; Katherine R. Brady, a student at Wren High School; and Zach Wyman of Clemson and Gordon Zhang of Central, students at the South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math, were named …




Pickens County church news – Greenville News

Pickens County church news
Greenville News
Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark will speak at 10:30, followed by a luncheon for first responders and their families. The Rev. James McCoy-Bruce, senior pastor, will preach at the 8:30 service, followed by coffee and light refreshments. Call 864-878

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Pickens County news briefs – Greenville News

Pickens County news briefs
Greenville News
4 at the Fran Hanson Discovery Center at the SC Botanical Gardens, 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson. Join naturalist Patrick McMillan to observe a peak time for migration in the garden. Bring binoculars and field guides, and dress for the weather. Cost is $30.


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