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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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charlescarter on “Death Record (”

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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

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Pickens County student killed in wreck – Greenville News

Greenville News
Pickens County student killed in wreck
Greenville News
A 16-year-old Daniel High School student was killed in a wreck Tuesday after his car crashed into a tree, authorities said. The Pickens County Coroner's Office has identified the student as Matthew Christopher Robinson of Central. Robinson was driving
Students, Teachers Mourn Pickens County Teen Killed in
Daniel High School honor student dies, sister hurt in Pickens Co. crashWHNS Greenville
Juvenile killed in Pickens County crashAnderson Independent Mail

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Crash Kills Biker in Pickens County – WLOS

Crash Kills Biker in Pickens County
PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. — A motorcycle rider is dead after a crash Wednesday night near Liberty, SC. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says 24-year-old John Chastain was riding his motorcycle along Liberty Highway when he tried to pass the vehicle in …
Motorcyclist dies in Pickens CountyGreenville News
Coroner: 1 dead after crash in Pickens Co.Live 5 News
Motorcycle driver killed in late night crashWYFF Greenville

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Troopers: 7 hospitalized after Pickens Co. crash – WHNS Greenville

WHNS Greenville
Troopers: 7 hospitalized after Pickens Co. crash
WHNS Greenville
The SC Highway Patrol is investigating a head-on crash in Pickens County that sent seven people to the hospital Saturday afternoon. The crash was reported on Belle Shoals road near US 178 just before 4 p.m.. Troopers said a 2003 Mitsubishi veered left

Teen honor student killed, sister injured in crash – WYFF Greenville

WYFF Greenville
Teen honor student killed, sister injured in crash
WYFF Greenville
PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. —A crash involving a brother and sister in the Upstate leaves one dead, one injured, the Pickens County Coroner said. More News. Teen killed in Asheville crash · Limestone lacrosse wins back-to-back… Fatal shooting reported at …

Spearman tours SDPC – Pickens Sentinel

Spearman tours SDPC
Pickens Sentinel
Molly Spearman, Superintendent of Education for South Carolina, toured some Pickens County schools during a visit to the area May 12. Here Spearman is discussing art in history with Social Studies teacher Tracee Simpson of Gettys Middle School in

WILLIE W. MILLER, Deceased – Pickens County Courier

Pickens County Courier
2013-CP-39-1188, Filed September 23, 2014 with the Pickens County Clerk of Court, located at 214 East Main Street, Pickens, South Carolina 29671, and seeking forfeiture of defendant TWO THOUSND THREE HUNDRED NINETY DOLLARS ($2,390.00) IN …

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