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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


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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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New Zaxby’s in Pickens to open Monday with free food – Greenville News


Greenville News
New Zaxby's in Pickens to open Monday with free food
Greenville News
"As Pickens County residents have shown tremendous support for the Zaxby's brand, we saw Pickens as an ideal opportunity to expand the business in this growing area and to create an additional 40 jobs in the market," said Jeremy Thornton, co-licensee




On duty Pickens officer charged with assault – Greenville News


Greenville News
On duty Pickens officer charged with assault
Greenville News
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division investigated the incident. SLED spokesman Thom Berry said Wednesday the case was presented to the 13th Circuit Solicitor's Office. Sapp was being held at the Pickens County Detention Center. His bond had …
Warrant: Ex-Cop Groped Woman While on DutyWLTX.com

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Pickens Co. School Board Pray Policy Vote Stalled – WSPA.com

Pickens Co. School Board Pray Policy Vote Stalled
WSPA.com
PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. – A plan to change the prayer policy at Pickens County School Board meetings is tabled, for now. The latest policy change would give any Pickens County religious leader who signs up a chance to lead a prayer before public school …




Pickens school board takes no action on prayer – The State

Pickens school board takes no action on prayer
The State
EASLEY, S.C. — The Pickens County School Board has set aside a vote on a policy approving prayer at its meetings. Multiple media outlets reported that the board voted four to two Monday against proceeding with a new policy it approved last month.




NOTICE OF SALE – Pickens County Courier

NOTICE OF SALE
Pickens County Courier
The following property will be sold by R. Murray Hughes as Special Referee, on November 3, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the Pickens County Courthouse to the highest bidder: All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land lying, … Derivation: Book 1358; Page




Easley WWII vet finally gets his Honor Flight, Wings of Freedom ride – Greenville News


Greenville News
Easley WWII vet finally gets his Honor Flight, Wings of Freedom ride
Greenville News
Robinson, the son of a World War I veteran and lifelong resident of Easley, returned home from the war and went to Clemson on the GI bill before earning his law degree at the University of South Carolina. He's been in practice ever since. “Retire? When


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