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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

Pickens County educator joins team to shape SC math standards – Pickens Sentinel

Pickens County educator joins team to shape SC math standards
Pickens Sentinel
“This team represents the best and brightest in the field of math around our state,” said Dr. Mick Zais, South Carolina Superintendent of Education. “The charge of the General Assembly was tough, but clear: develop new, high-level, college- and career




Bank of America, NA, Plaintiff, -vs- Rees Timmerman Mitchell, TP Looper, and … – Pickens County Courier

Bank of America, NA, Plaintiff, -vs- Rees Timmerman Mitchell, TP Looper, and
Pickens County Courier
All that certain piece, parcel or lot of land, lying and being in Pickens County, South Carolina, being shown and described as Lot 47, on plat entitled The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Nicklaus Golf Court Lots, A Portion of “Section E,” Lots 11 thru 27 and




NOTICE OF SALE – Pickens County Courier

NOTICE OF SALE
Pickens County Courier
William Henry Baglan a/k/a William H. Baglan and Catherine Marie Baglan a/k/a Cathernine Baglan, I, R. Murray Hughes, Esquire, as Special Referee for Pickens County, will sell on September 2, 2014, at 11:00 am, at the Pickens County Courthouse, 214 E.




Pickens County news briefs – Greenville News

Pickens County news briefs
Greenville News
4 at the Fran Hanson Discovery Center at the SC Botanical Gardens, 150 Discovery Lane, Clemson. Join naturalist Patrick McMillan to observe a peak time for migration in the garden. Bring binoculars and field guides, and dress for the weather. Cost is $30.




Offices, candidates on Nov. 4 Pickens County ballot – Greenville News

Offices, candidates on Nov. 4 Pickens County ballot
Greenville News
“Shall the South Carolina Department of Revenue be authorized to issue temporary permits in this Clemson, SC for a period not to exceed twenty-four hours to allow the possession, sale, and consumption of alcoholic liquors by the drink to bona fide




Pickens County at higher risk of quake than first thought – Greenville News

Pickens County at higher risk of quake than first thought
Greenville News
Two of those states are South Carolina and Tennessee, leaving Pickens County in a higher risk category, Haynes said. Since 1698 about six earthquakes have had epicenters inside Pickens County with the largest being a magnitude 4.4 in 1924. About 20 …
In wake of CA quake, Pickens Co. reminds residents of risksWHNS Greenville

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