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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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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL … – Pickens County Courier


Pickens County Courier
IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL
Pickens County Courier
BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER of the Court of Common Pleas for Pickens County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Billy J. Bolding, the undersigned as Special Referee, R. Murray Hughes, will sell on April 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pickens …




SCPA: Pickens County Council vote was illegal – Pickens Sentinel

SCPA: Pickens County Council vote was illegal
Pickens Sentinel
PICKENS COUNTY — According to the S.C. Press Association and its legal counsel, Pickens County Council violated state law in a vote taken during a scheduled meeting in January, which would in turn invalidate the unanimous vote cast on the motion.




Pickens County sheriff’s deputy fired for using Taser on man confined to … – The Republic


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Pickens County sheriff's deputy fired for using Taser on man confined to
The Republic
PICKENS, South Carolina — Authorities say a Pickens County sheriff's deputy has been fired for using a Taser on a man confined to a wheelchair as his son was being arrested. Sheriff Rick Clark said an internal investigation of the Feb. 20 incident led
Pickens Co. deputy fired after 65-year-old in wheelchair taseredHilton Head Island Packet
SC deputy fired for using Taser on man in wheelchairWACH
South Carolina deputy fired after using Taser on wheelchair-bound manRaw Story
Pickens Sentinel
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Troopers respond to deadly crash in Pickens County – Live 5 News


Live 5 News
Troopers respond to deadly crash in Pickens County
Live 5 News
The crash was reported around 9:14 a.m. Monday on Moorefield Memorial Highway near Bethlehem Church Road, according to the SC Highway Patrol's website. FOX Carolina's crew at the scene said two passenger vehicles and a truck that was hauling a …
Fatal collision reported in Pickens CountyGreenville News

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Bond set for man charged in fatal 2014 Pickens Co. wreck – WHNS Greenville


WHNS Greenville
Bond set for man charged in fatal 2014 Pickens Co. wreck
WHNS Greenville
Highway Patrol troopers said 20-year-old Nathaniel Blackwell was traveling east on Crestview Road near Easley in Pickens County when he passed on a double yellow line and lost control. Troopers said the vehicle ran off the road and overturned.
Driver charged after wreck killed Belton teenGreenville News

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Deputies: Pickens County woman charged after repeatedly striking child on head – Live 5 News

Deputies: Pickens County woman charged after repeatedly striking child on head
Live 5 News
A Pickens County woman, Anita Ann McNeely, 49, was charged after deputies said she repeatedly struck a child on the head. According to the Pickens County Sheriff's Office, the incident occurred on Feb. 23 on Dodgens Drive in Pickens. It was determined …

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