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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

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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.




Chief: Pickens High asst. coach resigns after allegations of sex – FOX Carolina 21 – WHNS Greenville

Chief: Pickens High asst. coach resigns after allegations of sex – FOX Carolina 21
WHNS Greenville
PICKENS, SC (FOX Carolina) – An assistant football coach at Pickens High School has resigned after reports that he had sex with a 17-year-old student, according to the Pickens police chief. Chief Rodney Gregory said police were notified of the

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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 …




Missing autistic child found safe in Pickens County – WHNS Greenville

Missing autistic child found safe in Pickens County
WHNS Greenville
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – A missing 10-year-old autistic child from Greenville County was found safe in Pickens County on Tuesday evening. Dispatchers said the child was reported missing from Tanglewood Drive just before 6:30 p.m. and he had …




Trial begins in murder case of Clemson student from Fort Mill – Fort Mills Times


Fort Mills Times
Trial begins in murder case of Clemson student from Fort Mill
Fort Mills Times
PICKENS, S.C. — The murder trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a Clemson University student from Fort Mill began Monday with attorneys' opening statements, a replay of the frantic 911 call and testimony from one of the first sheriff's
Murder trial begins in Clemson student's slayingGreenville News
Man gets 50 years for fatal shooting of Clemson Univ. studentCBS News
Man gets 50 years for killing Clemson studentWIS

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Troopers: Jaguar driver dies in early-morning crash – WYFF Greenville


WYFF Greenville
Troopers: Jaguar driver dies in early-morning crash
WYFF Greenville
The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly wreck that happened around 6:30 Sunday morning in Pickens County. According to Deputy Coroner Gary Duncan, Jessica Hinkel, 34, of Easley, died from blunt force trauma. Lance Cpl. Bill Rhyne …
Easley woman dies in U.S. 123 crashGreenville News

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