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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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Coroner identifies driver killed in Pickens County crash – WYFF Greenville


WYFF Greenville
Coroner identifies driver killed in Pickens County crash
WYFF Greenville
Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identified the victims as 30-year-old Aaron Anthony Eskew of Anderson. Troopers said a Kia Sorento traveling east on Queen Street near Clemson ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree. The driver and a …
Anderson man killed, 2 hurt in crash near ClemsonWHNS Greenville

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Rock Hill School Board selects Kelly Pew of Pickens County for superintendent – The State


The State
Rock Hill School Board selects Kelly Pew of Pickens County for superintendent
The State
She said that knowledge is important as the administration and school board plan the next fiscal year's budget. Pew, 44, has worked in several South Carolina school districts as a teacher and administrator. She's been with Pickens County schools since
Rock Hill hires Pickens County school superintendentAnderson Independent Mail
Pew named next superintendent of Rock Hill SchoolsNews Talk 94.3 WRHI

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Welcome to SC’s Most Republican County: Pickens voters are Republican all the … – Charleston Post Courier

Welcome to SC's Most Republican County: Pickens voters are Republican all the
Charleston Post Courier
SIX MILE – Anyone wondering why Pickens County voters gave Republican Mitt Romney and Gov. Nikki Haley their biggest margins in South Carolina might want to have lunch at Spangler Grocery on Walhalla Highway. From the street, it looks more like a …

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Pickens County news briefs – Greenville News

Pickens County news briefs
Greenville News
Visual artists are invited to submit entries beginningApril 2 for the 35th annual Juried South Carolina Artists Competition at the Pickens County Museum, 307 Johnston St., Pickens. The juror is Clark Whittington, an artist and founder of the Art-o-mat




Courier Legals 4-16-14 – Pickens County Courier

Courier Legals 4-16-14
Pickens County Courier
This being the same property conveyed to Appleton, LLC by deed of Haskett Realty Corporation dated June 30, 2005 and recorded July 5, 2005 in Deed Book 917 at Page 184 in the Register of Deeds Office for Pickens County, SC. TMS# 4068-18-40-1188.




No charges in fatal Pickens County shooting – Fairfield Citizen

No charges in fatal Pickens County shooting
Fairfield Citizen
PICKENS, S.C. (AP) — Authorities won't charge a woman who killed her 47-year-old husband last month in their Easley home because he was swinging a knife at her and grabbed a rifle just before he was killed. Prosecutor Walt Wilkins said Tuesday that

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