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A History of Marion County, South Carolina



From Its Earliest Times to the Present, 1901.

By W. W. SELLERS, Esq.,

of the Marion Bar.


This is a 660 page History of Marion County contains an 12 page index and was written in 1902.

CHAPTER I. Settlement


Section I. Location and Boundaries

Section II. Its Surface and Soil, Its Rivers and Lakes, Its In-Land Swamps

Section III. Its Soil and Productions

Section IV. Stock Raising


Section I. Its Educational, Political and Judicial History Graduates of Colleges Political History

Queensboro Township

Plat of the Welch Grant (First)

The Early Settlement of Marion County

Some Families mentioned:

Godbold, Evans, Giles, Britton, Fladger etc , Crawford, Murfees, Berry, Saunders, Gibson, Page, Ayres, Ford, Hays, Elvington Scott, Owens, Gaddy, Lupo and Arnett, Rogers, Perritt,Edwards, Nichols, Hutchinson, Barfield, Goodyear, Tart, Bryant, Watson, Reaves, Grice, Roberts, Ellerbee, Fore, Mace, Finklea, Haselden, Bass, Hamer, McKenzie, Manning, Jones, Cottingham, Hamilton, Braddy, Clark, Harrelson, Martin, Henry, Huggins, Hayes, Dew, Nicholson, Jackson, Galloway, Sherwood, Alford, Greenwood, McInnis, Stafford, Blue, Baker, McPriest, McKellar, McKay, McCormick, McArthur, McIntyre, McKinly, McLellan, Sinclair, McDuffie, Campbell, Butler, MoodyHarllee, Woodberry, Stackhouse, Wayne, Legette, Brown, Gilchrist, Easterling, Lane, Bethea, McMillan, Miller, Spencer, Williamson, Wall, McEachern, Carmichael, Baker, Davis, Harrel, in Brittons Neck, Altman Whaley, Richardson, Stevenson, Craven, Thompson, Kirton, Philip, Owens, Coleman, Norton , Lewis, Fowler, Shotkinson , Fladger , Smith Flowers Gregg, Collins, Wiggins, of Wahee , Shaw, Dozier, Foxworth and Bo, White and Monroe, Snipes, Wilcox, Young, Johnson, Sellers,Towns of the County,


Nichols and Mullins,

Latta and Dillon,

Hamer and Sellers,

The Denominational Churches,

Clerks of Court for Marion County, from 1800 to 1900 .

Sheriffs for Marion County from 1800 to 1900,

Representatives in the Legislature,

Senators from 1800 to 1900,

Ordinaries and Probate Judges from 1800 to 1900 . Proprietary Governors,

Lawyers practicing at Marion from 1800 to 1900

, Volunteers in Confederate Army,

Company L, 21st Regiment Infantry, C. S.

, Company H, Orr's Regt. Rifles S. C. V., C. S. A, Company F, 4th Regt. Cav. S. C. V., C. S. ,

Company E, Greggs 1st Regt. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company I, 8th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. ,

Company H, 8th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. ,

Company I, 1st Regt. Inf. (Hagoods) S. C. V., C. S. A

Company L, 10th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company L, 8th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company I, 21st Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company E. 23d Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company Greggs Battery, Co. D, Manigaults Battalion

Artillery S. C. V., C. S,

Company H, 23d Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company D, 10th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company F, 10th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company I, 6th Regt. Cav. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company D, 25th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company E, 26th Reg. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company I, 10th Regt. Inf. S. C. V., C. S. A,

Company D, 7th Battalion S. C. Reserves

Company of Militia, last called into service,


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Elvington, Emanuel, Ervin, Evans, Ewart, Fairlee, Falconer, Falk, Fanning, Farley, Faulk, Fenagan, Ferdon, Ferguson, Ferrel, Ferrell, Finagan, Finklea, Finnagan, Finnegan, Fisher, Fitzgerald, Fitzroy, Fladger, Fleming, Fletcher, Flood, Flowers, Floyd, Fogleman, Foley, Folk, Folston, Ford, Fords, Fore, Fort, Foss, Foster, Fountain, Fowler, Fowlers, Foxworth, Franklin, Freeman, Friar, Frierson, Fry, Frye, Fryer, Fuller, Fulmore, Gaddy Gaddys, Gaillard, Gaines, Gainey, Gallo, Galloway, Galloways, Game, Gardner, Garner, Garrett, Garris, Garrison, Gary, Gasque, Gause, Geddes, Gee, George, Gerald, Gerry, Geve, Gibbes, Gibbs, Gibson, Gibsons, Gilbert, Gilchrist, Giles, Gillespie, Gist, Glen, Glison, Glisson, Glover, Godbold, Godbolds, Goddard, Godfrey, Goff, Goodman, Goodyear, Gordon, Gore, Gorham, Goud, Gourdin, Grady, Graham, Grainger, Graner, Granger, Grant, Grantham, Graves, Gray, Greeley, Green, Greene, Greenwood, Gregg, Greggs, Grice, Griffin, Griffith, Grimes, Grimsley, Groom, Guery, 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