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Rambles in the Pee Dee Basin (Craven, Williamsburg, Marlboro Counties)

RAMBLES

IN

THE PEE DEE BASIN

SOUTH CAROLINA

By

HARVEY TOLIVER COOK

1926

This 494 page book includes a 38 page index.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I

Crossing over the Santee and going up the Winyaw, on the Black River-Settlement north of the Santee forbidden in time of danger-The site of Georgetown-"Advice for rich and poor" -Real Estate advertisement, 1712-Virgin pines near Georgetown-Indian traders-War with Indians-Desperate straits of the Colony, Prince George's Parish, Winyaw erected-Leading settlers, land and negroes in 1731-The Huguenots and other settlers-The Pawleys and the Screvens.

CHAPTER II

The Board of Trade-Robert Johnson, the first Royal Governor-His plans for laying out townships approved and carried out-Trouble with the Indians-Trouble with Indians on the Waccamaw and with the Tuscaroras in North Carolina-Running the line between North and South Carolina -

CHAPTER III

The founding of Georgetown-Reopening of the Land Office -- The rush across the Santee for land grants; also on the Wadmacon, Cedar Creek, Wittee Creek-Petition to form a port of entry-George Hunter's map-The new town laid out in 1729 and depth of water measured-Reports of commercial transactions by naval officer, imports and exports-Sale of lots interrupted by the claims of the Perrie heirs-Georgetown's future shown by purchasers of lots in the new town The Pee Dee and Waccamaw rivers-The tributaries in between them and the early land grants on Bull Creek, Wando, Squirrel Creek, and Jericho Creek, Long Bay, Collins' Creek and Little River-The journey of a young Englishman through this section in 1734-Kingston Township-Description of Georgetown and of a party sailing up the Waccamaw to view the land just after Kingston (now Conway) had been laid out into lots-The land near the borders applied for, and settlement begun by poor Protestants. - - - - -

CHAPTER IV

The Sampit and Black rivers, and their early inhabitants Improved farms for sale Incomers numerous-Settlers on the water courses-The churches on the Black visited by water-Settlers in the bend of the river near Potato Ferry Black Mingo Creek with its numerous settlers-Daniel and Thomas LaRoche-Meredith Hughes, Alexander Parris, George Morley, Col. George Chicken, William Brockington, Joseph Johnson, etc.-The settling of the Williamsburg Colony-The cause of the emigration of these Scotch-Irish The laying out of Kingstree-Some of the lot owners-The remonstrance of the people of Williamsburg-Ill treatment in their allotment of lands-Commissioner McCullough presents their just complaints-Several members of the Council or Commons House who had taken up some of the best land, opposed any action which would lay burdens on themselves.

CHAPTER V

Up the Pee Dec Land owners on the Western side-Earliest grants--Queensborough Township-The rush of emigrants up all the rivers, especially the Pee Dee-West of Little Pee Dee-Traditions about early settlements, Lynch's Creek, Catfish, its barony which eluded the tax collector-Jeffries' Creek, Mars Bluff, Toby's Creek, Sandy Bluff, Black Creek, Cashua or Cashaway Ferry, the Long Bluff, "Charraws Old Town". The Welsh Tract about sixty miles along the Pee Dee. The large tracts granted outside of the Welsh tract-Robert Hume-Blue Laws, three departments of the government.

CHAPTER VI

Stock raising and agriculture -A high type of men in the forest-Hunters, shepherds, agriculturalists, all at once-A fine country for hunting, fishing, cattle and horse-raising. Description of an evening scene on a farm and also of a chicken yard and a dairy scene on the Santee-A circular of 1682-Introduction of cotton-Wine from grapes, liquor from corn, silk production, rice and rice lands, indigo-The Sea Nymph-Peter Sinkler-Hard times, farmers elated by high prices, caught in the severe deflation-The first attempt by the planters to seek pecuniary aid from the government They were interested in a lower rate of interest and in a proper sum of money to be stamped and lent to farmers on the best security-Raw silk, indigo, hemp, flax or cotton to be the security-The result of the agitation. -

CHAPTER VII

Life in the backwoods-The family the unit-Absence of schools-The Welsh agreement-Dissoluteness after wars. Marriage and divorce Economic marriages-Parish registers-Grander and shabbier family life Hospitality-English language prevailing-The Huguenots-The Scotch-Irish, the Welsh, the Germans-Amalgamation of good races.

CHAPTER VIII

Stagnation of trade during the wars in Europe before the peace of 1748-English settling farther inland-Preparation for a struggle with France-Gov. Glen a foreseeing Governor-Treaty with the Indians at Saluda Old Town-The Governor unpopular with some designing persons and removed by the complaints lodged with the Board of Trade by the Governor of North Carolina-Did not aid Braddock-He was looking out for South Carolina-Peace with the Indians of the first importance The French defeated to the Northward make their last stand against South Carolina-Gov. Lyttelton a failure-The province suffered by his hard- headed ignorance of the savages-The expedition by Col. Montgomery, by Col. Grant, who brought the issue to a close-The gates of Janus closed in 1761.

CHAPTER IX

Education in South Carolina-No schools above the Santee save the one at Georgetown (1755)-The testimony of Charles Woodmason-Neither the province nor the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel was interested in secular education in the upper parts-A free school in Georgetown-Interest abated in 1772-Interest in a college increasing as trouble with England deepens-A bill to establish one, read twice and then suddenly abandoned-The credit due to Ninety Six. - - - - - - - - - - -

CHAPTER X

The Parish Churches in Craven County-The formation of Prince George's Winyaw Parish,-Petition of Representatives, Church Wardens, and Vestrymen-Rev. Thomas Morritt's letters-Prince George's Winyaw Parish,-The letters of his successor, Rev. John Fordyce-Rev. Michael Smith's letters and bad conduct-Lay readers, Charles Woodmason and others-Their successors in the ministry-Church building. The bricks for the church at Georgetown collected in 1739-- Apply for a pastor in 1742-Duty on goods imported into Georgetown (except negroes) turned over for five years to the church commissioners to help build the church, walls going up in 1745-The "joining, carpentry, plastering, glazing and painting" still to be done in 1755-The rectors, Alexander Keith, Fayerweather, Pearce, Stuart, St. Mark's Parish Search for a minister, Charles Woodmason, St. Mark's Parish 1757, an itinerant minister-His testimony on important subjects-St. David's Parish 1769

CHAPTER XI

Presbyterian Churches in Craven County-On the Black Mingo-Rev. Samuel Hunter, Rev. William Knox-First Scotch Presbyterian Church, its pastors, discipline and mortality. Rev. Robert Heron, Rev. John Rae, Rev. David McKee, Rev. Hector Allison-Church at Indian Town-Hopewell Church up the Pee Dee and Aimwell-More active in preaching than in education. - - - -

CHAPTER XII

Early Baptist congregations and churches-The Welsh Neck, 1738, the first on record above the Santee-Was one of the three churches to form the Charleston Association-The visits of Rev. John Fordyce to the Welsh-Primitive in church building and doctrine-The names of the early members. Puritan in characteristics-A great revival in 1779-Rev. Edmund Botsford-The Cashaway Church built up by Rev. Mr. Pugh-Its earliest list of members-Seven new light Baptist churches, Rev. Joseph Reese, Rev. Richard Furman and Rev. Timothy Dargan. - - - - - -

CHAPTER XIII

Pre-Revolutionary Methodism-The spurious Methodist-The first one named Pilmoor, a follower of Mr. Wesley, 1773 The first Conference The society, divided into bands, a weekly experience meeting of a religious character and for stated contributions---Itineracy to prevent independency Duties of ministers-Four years trial preceding ordination Smallness of salary, business of the bishop, Quarterly meetings composed of ministers, leaders and stewards and other invited guests-In the District meetings was lodged the authority to deal with immoral or unfit preachers-The conference-Wesley's advice Wesley and Whitefield. - -

CHAPTER XIV

The Poor of the Province-South Carolina of the 18th Century, their paradise-Slavery in South Carolina not the main cause of the prevailing poverty-The cause in England and in the glut of gold and silver carried back to Spain, and lack of work for the people, taxation necessary in addition to church collections-The colony of Georgia, for the poor, to help them and relieve the people at home Cost of the poor 1670-1725, one million pounds annually-The poor in Purrysburg, Kingston, Williamsburg, Amelia Township, Fredericksburgh, Londonderry, New Bordeaux, etc.-The North of Ireland drained-Generously treated-The Sand Hill region, the western part of North Carolina-The true cause of their backwardness.

CHAPTER XV

Friction between Charles Town and the upper people The provincial government encroaching upon the prerogatives of the Crown and negligent in its attention to the upper parts. Infested with thieves-Pee Dee petition slighted, the people neither represented nor protected from lawlessness-An opinion from the forks of the Saluda and the Broad-Might overcoming right-More radical views of itinerating preachers. Act to punish stealing of horses and neat cattle The beginning of Lynch law-Circuit Courts not favored-The pen used in a Remonstrance signed by representatives of the back inhabitants-Its authors were four persons, but its composition is almost certainly the work of Woodmason.

CHAPTER XVI

The friction continued-A change of mind in regard to Circuit Courts-Yielding somewhat to pressure from above Short-sightedness-Many above had reason to feel like sheep to be sheared-In the meantime the Regulators were acting promptly and in contempt of the Government below-Circuit Courts ratified in England-Provincial Government steering between Scylla and Charybdis-"A numerous democracy" still feared-Regulators more determined-Proclamations unheeded-Regulators at Mars Bluff ready to join battle with the officials if necessary-Col. Powell's account of it-Rumor that the Regulators in great numbers were coming down in September-Woodmason's account of the conduct at an election-Both sides drawn up for battle An end to the reign of the Banditti-Gov. Bull, an excellent and wise Lieut. Governor-Woodmason's activities with the pen. - - -

CHAPTER XVII

The Stamp Act-America to be an English Colony, South Carolina's debt-England in debt-Success in war often more hurtful than defeat-The greatest power on earth drawing the reins tight to curb independence-Conflict between governor and council and the representatives of the people-The assembly usurping the functions of the governor and council-The Stamp Act-Remonstrance from South Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts-Delegates to a convention-Reception, of the Stamps-Act repealed-Its decisive work-St. David's Parish, Church and Courts-Commissioners to build church and parsonage-Lot presented by Ely Kershaw-Its slow erection-No rector in the years 1768-1818-First election of a member of the assembly-Claudius Pegues the first, George Gabriel Powell, the second representative-1768 a year beginning Circuit Courts and representation-Struggle for the site of the Court House, Long Bluff, Greenville or Society Hill, later names, selected as the site-Judge William Henry Drayton's charge to the juries-As "Freeman" and Provincial Congress,

CHAPTER XVIII

Rejoicing over the repeal of the Stamp Act-Gov. Montagu kindly received-Restriction on the trade not hurtful to South Carolina-Mass meeting to form importation agreements-Much talk about economy, industry, home manufactures-Encouragement to makers of linen and thread-The grievances, wrangling between the governor and assembly, misappropriation of funds-Deadlock lasting about five years-- The governor solidifying the opposition-Duty on tea-A call for the meeting of the inhabitants of the whole province, the union of all the colonies felt to be urgent-A committee of ninety-nine-The granting to the inland people representation in the assembly-Nov. 9, 1774, the day of election. The association-Secret Committee Special committee-- Provincial Congress to meet in June, the province to be placed in posture of defense-Two regiments of infantry and a million of money voted, William Henry Drayton the soul of the movement-The Up-Country pacified-General Assembly ceased to exist-The General Committee functus officio, Council of Safety soon to yield to a Constitutional government-McCrady's observations-The Pee Deeans also in harmony with the patriots, names of soldiers, trouble with Cuningham the Tory-Col. Richardson, Col. Powell and Maj. Hicks of Cheraw in the field-Officers commissioned-The battle of the Cane Brakes, the Tories scattered-The noble character of Gen. Richardson-The lack of eagerness to extend the northern limits of the State.

CHAPTER XIX

The Council of Safety preparing to defend the City-Advised to form an independent government-South Carolina drawn into the conflict, and independence mentioned-The new government formed and officers elected-The new government too narrow-Agitation which leads to a more representative government-President Rutledge resigns and is succeeded by Rawlins Lowndes-Troops by land and sea converging around Charles Town-Battle of Fort Moultrie The Indians on the warpath-Treaty with Indians at DeWitt's Corner-- William Henry Drayton's foresight-Lowndes' uneasy year. Charles Town threatened by Prevost-Offers of peace rejected and a siege by land and water begun-Lincoln surrenders and Gov. Rutledge leads the opposition to the English. -

CHAPTER XX

The capitulation of Charles Town followed by effective garrisons-The leading men prisoners-All not lost-Gov. Rutledge's letter-Worthless proclamations-The State prostrate before the various garrisons-Flight of leading men, Tarleton's cruelty-The stirred-up Scotch-Irish-Wemyss before Tarleton in his incendiary work-Tarleton and Wemyss, the precursors of Sherman and Howard-McArthur at Cheraw not so barbaric as Wemyss-Unable to overtake some of the rebels who dared to defy him-The affair at Hunt's Bluff-- Other important skirmishes-The rout of Gen. Gates' army Sumter's narrow escape, Gov. Rutledge's wise course-Capt. Ardesoif, Maj. James-The brave men of Williamsburg and their officer, Marion, sent by Gen. Gates-Marion's activity- Marion's flight-His return and frequent battles-Battle of King's Mountain-Col. Kolb enters the field-Lord Cornwallis retreats and camps at Winnsborough-Tarleton's pursuit of Marion, called off to fight Sumter-The respective forces in the field-Gov. Rutledge much discouraged, undervalued the small successful skirmishes-Charles Town the height of his wishes-Gen. Greene, a new factor, in the war-Sumter and Marion made Brigadier Generals.

CHAPTER XXI

Greene's difficult task to feed his forces, watch the enemy and keep the peace in his independent forces-Battle of Cowpens-Greene's retreat-Marion's forces active, attack on Georgetown-Lee recalled and Marion still, like a hawk, pouncing upon his unprotected enemies-The armies being in North Carolina, the partisan troops had the advantage--The chase after the Swamp Fox-Col. Ervin's defeat changed Marion's plans-Jenkins Narrative-The battle of Hobkirk's Hill-Col. Kolb's expedition and murder-Versions of the event-Siege of Ninety Six-A disastrous month to the British-Skirmishes in various counties-No organic connection between the militia and the Continental Army before April 1781-Greene a great general-Sumter's raid-Capture of Dorchester-Wade Hampton's valiant services-Marion thanked by Congress-Battle of Eutaw Springs-A drawn battle, victory claimed by both sides-Rutledge called it a glorious victory-Tories alert on the Pee Dee-Greene's situation like Cornwallis' had been -enemies in his front and tories in his rear-The legislature called to meet-Parting with Gen. Sumter-Marion still the daring officer-A contrast in character with that of Sherman-The end of the war-Two journeys over the desolated country-Poverty, missing members of the family, slaves abducted, hates and murders, and a general demoralization in the State-Judge Burke's address to the jury-A gradual return to temperate conduct, Justice Champion and Rev. Mr. Botsford. - - - -

CHAPTER XXII

First session of the legislature-Liberal treatment of Gen. Greene-Gov. Mathews succeeded Gov. Rutledge-People running into debt to British money lenders and for slaves-Refusal of Whigs to pay British creditors-Judge Burke on the situation, and the Pine Barren Act-Timothy Ford on the situation.

CHAPTER XXIII

Sub-entries, Large Slave holders in Prince George's Winyaw and the names of men and their services to the Cause Also the same of Prince Frederick's and of Cheraws District.

CHAPTER XXIV

An able legislature In great straits financially but lenient toward tories-Care for disabled soldiers and their families-- Forward movement along many lines-A digest of the laws, a more central seat of the legislature mentioned-Dark days, laying out Districts, and a committee to digest the laws finished in 1789-Judge Henry Pendleton.

CHAPTER XXV

A more democratic trend-Judge Pendleton's reform program, Districting the upper parts, and equalizing the representation-Objections and debate-A question whether 40 or 50 who objected or 300 should prevail-It was finally decided by a vote of 65 to 61 in favor of Columbia-The Convention to form the Constitution at work-Discussion and voting, 109 to 105-The site fixed at Columbia was subject to removal by a two-thirds vote Representatives reduced to 125, senators to 36-The compromise committee recommended dual departments of the treasury and arrangements to suit Beaufort, Georgetown and Charleston in reference to the Courts Recapitulation.

CHAPTER XXVI

Doings in Congress of the Confederation-Forming the Constitution of the United States-The thirteen isolated states driven by England's cupidity into a desire for union-Massachusetts outgeneraled-Commerce at the mercy of foreigners in South Carolina-Virginia the first to act, aided by Washington-Virginia and Maryland's cooperation started the idea of a greater union of efforts-Washington's influence for the union-The fear of the people seen in not enlarging the articles of Confederation-The perils of the new form known by a thinking few-May 1787 the meeting of the Constitutional Convention-Randolph of Virginia, James Madison and Charles Pinckney, the leaders-The extreme views of Hamilton rejected-Patterson of New Jersey offers a substitute for Randolph's resolutions-Charles Pinckney's draft-Small and large states to be equal in the Senate Ben Franklin's wise words-The question how the slaves should be regarded A compromise settled the question-Charles Pinckney's wise motion about two-thirds vote on all acts regulating the commerce of the United States-Defeated by C. C. Pinckney. Idealism unable to stand among practical politicians-Madison's good opinion of the work of the convention-His foresight short as compared with that of William Henry Drayton, Rawlins Lowndes and Charles Pinckney-Three-fifths of the slaves to be counted-No agricultural exports taxable Charles Pinckney's draft-The mystery of the Pinckney Draft

CHAPTER XXVII

Adopting the Federal Constitution-Delegates' report to the legislature Charles Pinckney's Eulogy of the Constitution- Opposition by Rawlins Lowndes-Gen. Pinckney's reply- Lowndes' reply-Edward Rutledge's speech-Lowndes' last reply ending with his hoped for Epitaph: "Here lies the man who opposed the Constitution because it was ruinous to the liberty of America"-James Lincoln's warning-Vote to assemble in Charleston gained by one vote The convention Charles Pinckney's speech-Rather optimistic in his views, and biting in his remarks on the State's commercial honesty William Gilmore Simms' apology for the State's mistake in entering the Union, which abridged the energies of the South Passed 149 to 71-Honored names of those who voted "no."

APPENDICES

APPENDIX I Major James Lide Coker

APPENDIX II Bright Williamson

APPENDIX III K. Kinloch

APPENDIX IV A description of an Old Field School during the Revolution

APPENDIX V A discussion of variations in certain spellings

Index : Abbott, Abercrombie, Achison, Adams, Adkins, Aimwell, Alison, Allan, Allen, Allison, Allston, Allstons, Alquin, Alston, Amyand, Anderson, Andrews, Archdale, Ardesoif, Armstrong, Arnold, Arnot, Arthur, Asbury, Ash, Astey, Atkins, Atkinson, Atwood, Austen, Austin, Avant, Axson, Ayer, Ayers, Baber, Bachman, Bainbridge, Baker, Baldwin, Ball, Ballentine, Balloon, Barfield, Barnet, Barnwell, Barr, Barrow, Barry, Barton, Basset, Bassett, Bates, Baxter, Bayly, Beadley, Beale, Bearcroft, Bedgegood, Bedingfield, Bedon, Bee, Bell, Bellinger, Benison, Benson, Benton, Bethea, Bingham, Blake, Blakeley, Blakeny, Blakeway, Blein, Blythe, Boatwright, Bodenhop, Bogg, Bolen, Bond, Bonhoste, Bonneau, Bonnet, Bonolas, Boone, Booth, Boreland, Bosher, Bossard, Botsford, Boule, Boutwell, Bowdry, Bowen, Bowie, Bowman, Boyd, Boykin, Bradley, Bragg, Brailsford, Bratton, Bremer, Brevard, Brewton, Bridgeford, Brier, Britton, Brittons, Broadus, Brockington, Brockinton, Broughton, Brown, Browne, Bruce, Bruneau, Brunston, Brusian, Bryan, Buckholdt, Buford, Bugnion, Bull, Bullard, Burden, Burk, Burke, Burnet, Burns, Burquett, Burrington, Burroughs, Burton, Butler, Calhoun, Cameron, Campbell, Cannon, Cantey, Carnes, Carr, Carrigan, Carter, Carteret, Cary, Caswell, Catchpole, Cattell, Chambers, Chambliss, Champion, Chance, Chandler, Chanler, Chardon, Chaudon, Cheever, Cherry, Chesnut, Cheves, Chicken, Child, Christie, Clapp, Clark, Clarke, Clary, Cleary, Clecland, Clegg, Cleiland, Cleland, Clement, Clinton, Coachman, Coates, Cochran, Codner, Cogdell, Coggshall, Coit, Coker, Coleman, Collins, Colson, Colsons, Colt, Commander, Conn, Conner, Connor, Conturiers, Conway, Cook, Cooke, Cooper, Copeland, Cordes, Cornwallis, Cosgrive, Cosslett, Cothran, Council, Courage, Courtney, Covington, Covnutt, Cox, Craig, Crawford, Crell, Cristie, Crock, Crockatt, Crocket, Crosby, Crossland, Crouch, Cruger, Crymble, Cummins, Cunningham, Curry, Curtis, Cusack, Dabbs, Dale, Daniel, Daniell, Dannell, Dargan, Darlington, David, Davie, Davis, Davison, De La Consieliere, De Peyster, Dean, DeKalb, Deleisseline, DeLeisselines, Delescure, Deliesseline, DeLoach, Delorillet, DeSarrency, DeWitt, Dexter, Dial, Dick, Dickey, Dilworth, Diston, Divine, Dixon, Dobbin, Dobbs, Dobien, Donaldson, Donovan, Dopson, Dormer, Douglass, Dousnal, Downes, Downs, Doyle, Dozier, Drake, Drayton, Driver, Du Bourdieu, Dubbs, DuBordieu, DuBose, DuBourdieu, DuFarge, Dunnam, DuPre, Durant, Dutorques, Dwight, Earle, Easterling, Edwards, Eggleston, Einon, Ellerbe, Ellerby, Ellery, Elliott, Ellis, Ellsworth, Ely, Ervin, Esther, Evans, Eveleigh, Fanning, Farewell, Fathern, Fayerweather, vii, Fayssoux, Fergusen, Ferguson, Feutrell, Finke, Finlay, Fisher, Fledger, Fleming, Fletchall, Flinn, Foisine, Foissin, Foissins, Forbes, Forbush, Ford, Fordyce, Forrest, Foster, Fountain, Fox, Fraser, Fredrick, Freeman, French, Frierson, Fryer, Fulton, Furbush, Furman, Futhy, Gadsden, Gaillard, Gaillards, Gaines, Gainey, Gamble, Garden, Gardner, Garth, Gaskins, Gayle, Gendron, Gendrons, Gerry, Gervais, Gibbes, Gibbon, Gibson, Gillespie, Gillon, Givon, Gleadon, Glen, Glenn, Godbold, Goddard, Godfrey, Godwin, Goings, Good, Goodman, Goodwin, Gordon, Gough, Gourdin, Gourdine, Grace, Graham, Grant, Green, Greene, Greenwood, Gregg, Greggs, Gregory, Grier, Griffith, Grimke, Groom, Guerard, Guerry, Guerrys, Guy, Gwinn, Hambleton, Hamilton, Hammerton, Hampton, Handlen, Handlin, Hardee, Hardin, Hardyman, Hargrave, Harrington, Harris, Harrison, Harry, Hart, Hartley, Harvey, Hasell, Hayes, Hays, Hazard, Heard, Henderson, Henlyr, Hennings, Hepburn, Heriot, Heron, Herres, Herrington, Hewatt, Heyward, Heywood, Hicks, Higgins, Hill, Hinchy, Hinckley, Hitchcock, Hitt, Hodge, Hodges, Holland, Hollingsworth, Hollinsworth, Homer, Hopes, Horry, Horrys, Hose, Houston, How, Howard, Howe, Howell, Hubbard, Hudson, Huey, Huger, Hugers, Hughes, Hughs, Humble, Hume, Humphreys, Hunter, Hurst, Hutchinson, Huthinson, Inerr, Inman, Irby, Irvine, Irwin, Izard, Jackson, James, Jeffries, Jenkins, Jernigan, Jirman, John, Johnson, Johnston, Jolly, Jones, Jordan, Karwon, Keighly, Keith, Keithy, Kennedy, Kennon, Kershaw, Killingsworth, Kimbrough, King, Kinloch, Kirk, Kirkland, Kite, Knott, Knox, Kolb, LaBruce, LaBruces, Lacy, Lake, Lambert, Lance, Lane, Lansing, Lapierre, LaRoche, LaRoches, Laubus, Laurens, Law, Lawes, Laws, Lawson, Lawton, Leander, Lee, LeGrand, LeGrands, Lemon, Lenud, Lesesne, Leslie, Lessesne, Lewis, Lide, Lincoln, Lindsay, Linwood, Littlejohn, Liviston, Lloyd, Lockhart, Logan, Long, Lorimer, Lovell, Lowndes, Lowry, Lowther, Lucas, Lupton, Lynch, Lyttelton, Mace, Mackey, Maitland, Majoribanks, Malone, Manegault, Manigault, Mann, Marion, Marions, Marks, Marler, Mars, Marshall, Martin, Mason, Master, Masters, Matthews, Maxwell, Mayham, Mayrant, Mazyck, McAllester, McArthur, McCall, McCaughton, McCauley, McClellan, McClelland, McClurg, McColl, McCormick, McCottry, McCrady, McCrea, McCree, McCullough, McCutcheon, McDaniel, McDole, McDonald, McDowell, McGee, McGill, McGinney, McGlothlin, McGregor, McHenry, McIntosh, McIver, McKay, McKee, McKeithan, McKichen, McKinney, McKitchen, McKnight, Mcleroth, McNatt, McNott, McPherson, Mercer, Meriwether, Merrell, Michael, Michau, Middleton, Middletons, Miler, Miles, Miller, Mills, Mims, M'Intosh, Mitchel, Mitchell, Mixon, Moiden, Monahan, Monck, Monochan, Montagu, Montgomery, Moody, Moon, Mooney, Moore, Moores, Morgan, Morley, Morrall, Morris, Morritt, Morton, Motte, Moultrie, Mouzon, Murfee, Murphy, Murray, Nairne, Naylor, Nesbit, Nesmith, Nettles, Newberry, Newman, Nichol, Nichols, Nicholson, Nixon, Norris, North, Norwood, Nott, O'Neall, O'Neill, Ouldfield, Outerbridge, Owen, Owens, Padgett, Paget, Paine, Paisley, Pamur, Paris, Parker, Parris, Parsons, Patterson, Paul, Pawley, Pawleys, Payne, Peacock, Peake, Pearce, Pearson, Peele, Pegue, Pegues, Pendleton, Pennefather, Perdrieu, Perkins, Perrie, Perrot, Perry, Pickens, Pierce, Pigott, Pillmoor, Pinckney, Pledger, Plethero, Pollard, Poole, Pope, Porcher, Porleaine, Port, Porter, Postell, Potts, Pouncey, Powe, Powell, Powers, Pownel, Prescott, Pressley, Prestwood, Price, Pringle, Prioleau, Prior, Pritchard, Proctor, Pugh, Purcell, Purris, Purvis, Pyatt, Quash, Question, Rae, Ramsay, Randolph, Raunie, Raven, Rawdon, Rawlins, Ray, Read, Reese, Reid, Reine, Rembert, Remberts, Reredon, Reynolds, Rhett, Richardson, Ridley, Righton, Roach, Robert, Roberts, Robertson, Robinson, Roblyn, Rodross, Rogers, Rotan, Rothmaler, Rothmather, Rowell, Rows, Rudulph, Russ, Russell, Rusting, Rutledge, Ryan, Salvador, Sanders, Sarrancy, Sarrazin, Satur, Saunders, Sauso, Savage, Saxby, Sayle, Schenckingh, Schinckingh, Schoolcraft, Scott, Screven, Serre, Sexton, Shackelford, Shackleford, Sharpston, Shaw, Sheppard, Sherman, Shippey, Shoemake, Shorey, Sikes, Simmons, Simpson, Simrn, Sims, Sinclaire, Singleterry, Singleton, Sinkler, Skene, Skinner, Skrine, Slann, Smallwood, Smith, Smiths, Snow, Sowl, Spangenburg, Sparks, Spencer, Spry, St. John, St. Julien, Stafford, Stanyarne, Staples, Starnes, Staur, Sterling, Stevens, Steward, Stewart, Stocks, Stokes, Stone, Strain, Strong, Stuart, Stubs, Sturdevant, Summer, Summereigh, Summerhoff, Summerhoof, Summers, Sumner, Sumter, Sutton, Sweeney, Sweet, Swinton, Swintons, Swisston, Tamplet, Tarbiau, Tarleton, Tarrel, Taylor, Teale, Tennent, Terrel, Thomas, Thompson, Thomson, Threadcraft, Toomer, Trapier, Trapiers, Trinker, Tryon, Tucker, Turbefield, Turquam, Tweed, Twitty, Tynes, Underwood, Vanalle, Vanderhorst, Vanvelson, Vaughan, Veitch, Verambaut, Vickeridge, Videau, Villeponteaux, Villette, Vining, Wagenfield, Walker, Wall, Wallace, Walters, Waring, Warren, Washington, Waties, Watis, Watkins, Watson, Watters, Weaver, Webb, Weekley, Weekly, Weems, Wells, Welsh, Wemyss, Wesley, West, Westfield, Weyman, Whitaker, White, Whitefield, Whiteside, Whitesides, Whitfield, Whitsuntide, Whitten, Whittington, Widdicomb, Wigfall, Wigg, Wiggins, Wild, Wilds, Wilkins, Williams, Williamson, Wilson, Winchester, Wise, Withers, Witherspoon, Wood, Woodmason, Woodward, Wragg, Wright, Wyley, Wylley, Wynn, Wythe, Yates, Young,