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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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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

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PPD: Assistant football coach drank with teens, had sex with 17-year-old – WYFF Greenville


WYFF Greenville
PPD: Assistant football coach drank with teens, had sex with 17-year-old
WYFF Greenville
Pickens police said Dorr also admitted to them that he had sex with the girl. Door is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and sexual battery with a student. He's being held at the Pickens County Detention Center with bond set at $35
Pickens HS Assistant Coach Investigated over Student Sex AllegationsWSPA.com
Police: Upstate football coach drank with teens, had sex with 17-year-oldWBTV

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New Zaxby’s in Pickens to open Monday with free food – Greenville News


Greenville News
New Zaxby's in Pickens to open Monday with free food
Greenville News
"As Pickens County residents have shown tremendous support for the Zaxby's brand, we saw Pickens as an ideal opportunity to expand the business in this growing area and to create an additional 40 jobs in the market," said Jeremy Thornton, co-licensee




Former Pickens Assistant Coach Arrested for Sex with Student – WSPA.com

Former Pickens Assistant Coach Arrested for Sex with Student
WSPA.com
Pickens County Schools spokesman John Eby said the assistant coach has not been in contact with students from the moment police told school officials he was under investigation. Eby said this man's only position at the school was as an assistant coach.




IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS – Pickens County Courier

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Pickens County Courier
This being the same property conveyed to Bradley R. Pottberg by deed of Susan H. Childs, now known as Susan Pottberg, dated 12-29-07, recorded on 1-2-08, in Deed Book 1158, at Page 80, Office of Register of Deeds, Pickens County, SC.




Polly R. Pace – Pickens County Courier

Polly R. Pace
Pickens County Courier
Born in Pickens County, she was the daughter of the late Waddy Avery Reeves and Liza Jane Queen Reeves. Mrs. Pace was retired from Singer Manufacturing. She was a member of Pickens First Baptist Church and was an Auxiliary Volunteer with Cannon …




SC woman walking on railroad track killed by train – WACH


WYFF Greenville
SC woman walking on railroad track killed by train
WACH
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in Pickens County say an Anderson woman is dead after she was struck by a train while walking on the tracks. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says 34-year-old Annjuanginissa McMillen was pronounced dead at the …
Victims' names released in deadly shootingWYFF Greenville
Anderson woman hit, killed by train in CentralGreenville News

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