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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

“pickens county” sc – Google News

Man arrested in Liberty shooting death – Greenville News


Greenville News
Man arrested in Liberty shooting death
Greenville News
Detectives with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office discussed the case with representatives of the 13th Circuit Solicitor's Office before taking it to a county magistrate to obtain warrants Friday, according to Chief Deputy Creed Hashe. Four men were
man shot to death in Pickens CountyWMBF
Deputies: Fight leads to deadly shooting in LibertyWHNS Greenville

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Camp officials release statement after teen’s deadly 100-foot fall – WYFF Greenville


WHNS Greenville
Camp officials release statement after teen's deadly 100-foot fall
WYFF Greenville
Meanwhile, officials from the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation confirmed that there have been no state inspections at the camp. However, the agency's Office of Elevators and Amusement Rides is sending a team of inspectors to …
PCSO: No foul play in rope swing deathGreenville News
Teen dies after 100-foot fall at Pickens Co. campWHNS Greenville
Teen dies in swing fall at Young Life camp along NC-SC borderWXII The Triad
WFMY News 2 -Bay News 9
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Hiker falls to death at Twin Falls in Pickens County – Hilton Head Island Packet


Anderson Independent Mail
Hiker falls to death at Twin Falls in Pickens County
Hilton Head Island Packet
SUNSET, S.C. — Authorities say a hiker at Twin Falls in Pickens County has died after falling. Officials with the Pickens County Sheriff's Office say the hiker's body was found Monday at the base of the falls in Sunset. They say the victim was hiking
Coroner identifies hiker who fell to his deathWYFF Greenville
Hiker Dies After Falling At Twin FallsWSPA.com

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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA – Pickens County Courier

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Pickens County Courier
… of land containing 0.09 acres, more or less, conveyed by Water Head, LLC to the South Carolina Department of Transportation by deed dated April 13, 2005 and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Pickens County, South Carolina, on May




Teen Wasn’t Properly Attached To Youth Camp Swing In Pickens County – WSPA.com


WSPA.com
Teen Wasn't Properly Attached To Youth Camp Swing In Pickens County
WSPA.com
The Pickens County Sheriff does say the harness that held Olivia Grimes, 16, was not attached to the Freebird – a pendulum-type ride – when the swing was retracted from the passenger loading platform. Grimes fell more than 100 feet and died at Carolina
Girl who died at NC camp was not attached to swingWNCN
Teen wasn't properly attached to swing at Young Life CampWCBD News 2
Exclusive interview with Young Life exec on teen's fatal fallWYFF Greenville
WLOS -WLTX.com -Naples Daily News
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42 arrested in Pickens County Family Court ’roundup’ – Greenville News


Greenville News
42 arrested in Pickens County Family Court 'roundup'
Greenville News
PICKENS – Sheriff Rick Clark sent his deputies out to nab as many deadbeat dads — and moms — as they could find during the past few weeks, and the month-long roundup netted 42 individuals on outstanding Family Court Bench warrants, mostly for failure …
Deputies: Woman arrested for breach of trust in Pickens CountyWHNS Greenville

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