Darlington Ration Book #3188, part 2
 
May 29 [1866]

 

56.  Esther Howl (white), 52 yrs. of age, has a husband same age who works a little, lives near her daughter Mrs. Gainey.  Issued for herself & husband to end of month.  3 days. {5 days from June 1st.  5 days from July 7th.}

 

57.  Ben Currin (colored, freedman), 75 yrs. of age.  Has a wife 80 yrs. of age {named Kissey}, lives about 7 miles distant near Black Creek Church on Society Hill Road on Mr. John Currins place. Issued for himself & wife for 5 dys from June 1st.  5 days.  {5 days Aug. 13th 66.  sent up by Pasel [?] who stay at Mr. Tom Lydeís on Society Hill Road, 4 miles distant.}

 

58.  Herse [?] Gee (colored, freedwoman), 75 years of age, has no relatives.  Lives on Mr. Gen. McClanahanís place about 10 miles distant on Timmonsville Road.  Issued for 5 days from June 1st.   This woman is extremely helpless and infirm.  5 days.  {Issued for 10 days June 28th.  Issued for 10 days July 27th.}

 

59.  Sarah Neal (white), 66 years of age.  Has one son 36 yrs. old, unmarried.  Lives near Rollinsville, 13 miles distant on Sparrow Swamp Road.  Issued for herself for 5 dys from June 1st 66.  Genl. Gile vouches for her and reports to having proof in his office of her being a Revolutionary pensioner.  5 days.  {issued for 10 days July 2nd 66.  Issued for 10 days July 12th 66.  Issued for 10 days July 25th.  Has a widowed daughter named Sarah Robbins. She is a mulatto.}

 

60.  Elvira Hicks (white), 50 yrs of age.  Has one son married, not living with her.  Lives near to above place.  Issued for 5 days from June 1st 66.  5 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 10th.  Issued for 10 days July 25th.}

 

61.  Mary Luke (white), 61 years of age. Widow.  Has 5 orphan grandchildren all under 12 years of age.  Lives on Mr. Geor Jordanís place 10 miles distant on Sparrow Swamp Road.  Mr. Jordan is her brother in law.  Issued for 3 days for her self & 5 children from June 1st.  3 days.

 

62.  William, Horace, Jacob, Ben, Pinckney (colored, freedmen).  Miney, Cintey, Hester, Dinah, Nelly, Frances (colored, freedwomen). are represented by General Gile as raising a fine crop on Mr. Toomerís place about a mile distant across Swift Creek and to be entirely out of provisions for a supply of which Mr. Toomer went to Charleston where he is now lying ill and has not forwarded anything  Gen. Gile represents that the whole establishment will be broken up and hands scattered miles rations are issued for five days by government.  Issued for 5 days to all from June 1st.  5 days.

 

63.  Edny Morrill (white), 51 years of age.  Has two grown daughters. Ason 15 years of age and 2 others under 10 years.  Has 3 grand children under 7 years.  Lives about 15 miles from Society Hill on Camden Road. Has a plantation of 156 acres with a little corn planted.  Issued for all for 3 days.  3 days.

 

June 1

  

64.  Peggy (colored, freedwoman), 35 yrs. of age, has 5 children.  Lives on Mr. Pettys place, in Darlington. Has been driven off by her husband.  Issued for 3 days for herself & children.  3 days.

 

65.  Bina (colored, freedwoman).  80 years of age, lives on Mr. Isiah Jordanís place, 6 miles distant on Florence Road.  Issued for 10 days from June 1st.  10 days.

 

66.  Hepsy Smith (white).  Widow, is 64 yrs of age.  Has a son 25 yrs old, sick and said to be helpless bedridden.  Lives about 7 miles distant in the woods on Springville Road.  Has no land, nor any means of support.  Issued to herself & son for 10 days from June 1st.  Certified by J.M. McCall and M. S. McCall. 10 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 26th.}

 

 

67.  Martha Smith (white), Widow, is 42 yrs.  Has a daughter 17 years of age.  Lives about 5 miles distant on Society Hill Road on Mrs. Hurseys place near McCalls place.  Has no land. Issued for 3 days for herself & daughter.  3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 13th.  Issued for 3 days. July 24.}

 

68. Louisa Morrill (white), widow, 28 {or 30} years of age.  Has 2 children under 8 yrs.  Lives on Mr. Benj. [?] James place about 5 miles distant on Camden Road. Issd. for 3 dys for self & children.  {Is recommended by Reuben Beasley as Sheriff [?] and by A. C. Spain.}  3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 13th.  Issued for 4 days July 25th.  Issued for 4 days Aug. 3d.  Has a crop growing.  has one cow, no other stock.}

 

69.  Lassie {Wilson} (colored, freedwoman) is 60 yrs of age.  Has a mother {named Tilla Byrd} 90 yrs.  Neither can work.  Live on Mr. Hurseys place. {6 miles distant} Issued to both for 5 dys.  5 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 9th 66.  Issued for 10 days July 28th.}

 

70. David R. Jones (white)  Cripple is 29 yrs of age.  Has a mother 70 yrs. old.  Has a brother of 36 yrs, subject to Epilepsy. Has a wife 36 yrs old and one child 9 yrs. Stephen.  Lives about 10 miles distant on Hartsville road, on his mothers land, about 40 acres.  Has a crop growing.

 

71.  Maria Rollins (colored, freedwoman), 48 yrs of age.  Has dropsy.  Lives on Mr. Richard Rollins place about 14 miles distant on Lake Swamp road.  Issued for 10 days.  10 days.  {Issued for 8 days July 10th.  Issued for 10 days July 25th.}

 

72.  Mary Campbell (colored, freedwoman), is 34 yrs. old.  has been an invalid all her life.  Unable to work.  Lives on Mr. Paul Cervantes place about 9 miles distant on Timmonsville Road.  Has her sisters orphan child living with her.  Issd. for 5 days.  5 days.  {Issued for 10 days June 26th. Issued for 10 days July 24.}

 

73.  Milley Dargan (colored, freedwoman), 75 yrs. of age.  Lives about 3 miles distant near Springville on Mrs. Sarah Darganís place.  Issd. for 10 days.  10 days.  {Issued for 4 days June 26th.  Issued for 6 days July 5th.  Issued for 5 days July 16th.}

 

74.  Clarissa Flynn (colored, freedwoman), 70 yrs. old.  Lives in Darlington Village.  Issued for 3 days.  {Is recommended by Mrs. E. A. Hart of Darlington.} 3 days.  {Issued for 3 days June 5th.  Issued for 4 days June 23d.  Issued for 4 days June 27th.  Issued for 4 days July 19th.  Issued for 4 days Aug. 3d}

 

75.  Harriet Stuckey (colored, freedwoman), 55 yrs. old. Cannot work.  Lives about one mile distant across Swift Creek on Mrs. Georgianna Darganís place.  Issued for 3 days.  3 days. {To bring certificate}  {Is recommended Aug. 29th by Mr. John J. Stuckey.}

 

76.  Nancy Violet King (colored, freedwoman). 65 yrs. old.  Lives on Mr. James Kingís place about 14 miles distant on Sumterville road.  Issued for 5 days. 5 days.  {Issued for 7 days June 23d}

 

77. Anna Jones (colored, freedwoman), 65 yrs old.  Lives on Mrs. Sarah Jones place about 12 miles distant on Society Hill road. Issued five days.  5 days.,

 

78.  Maria Bell (colored, freedwoman), 70 yrs. of age.  Lives on Mr. Julius Darganís place in Darlington village.  Issued for 3 days. 3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 7th.  Issued for 4 days July 25th}

 

79.  Jack Coker (colored, freedman), blind.  48 years of age.  Lives on Mr. John Crowleyís place, about 15 miles distant on Hartsville road.  Issued for 10 days.  {Has a wife named Louisa Byrd.}  10 days.  {Issued for 10 days from June 23d. Issued for 10 days July 21st.}  

 

80.  Titus McIver (colored, freedman), 80 years of age.  Lives on Mr. Peter McIverís place about 10 miles distant on Black Creek.  Issued for 10 days. 10 days.

 

81.  Martha Ratty (colored, freedwoman), 30 yrs. old.  Has a home in Georgia, brought here by her master during Shermanís march.  Has 4 children with her. Awaiting transportation back to Ga.  Issued for 10 days for all. 10 days.

 

82.  Morris Hodge (colored, freedman), 70 yrs. old.  Lives on Mr. Henry Lawsonís place, 10 miles distant in So-East direction {on Timmonsville Road}.  Issued for 10 days. {Is afflicted with [gra--, illegible].  Mr. Lawson has charitably taken care of him but is no longer able to support him.}  10 days.  {Issued for 10 days June 23d.  Issued for 10 days July 7th.}

 

June 2

 

83.  Margaret King (white).  Widow is 40 years of age.  Has 4 children under 15.  Has an old freedwoman named Clara about 80 years old, living with her also a colored man who works.  Acknowledges she has a few hogs and chickens.  Lives on road to Chesterfield Court House at the Crossroads about 24 miles distant.  Issued to the freedwoman AClara@ for 10 days from June 1st and her grand-child a deformed boy of 10 years.  10 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 12th for Clara & child.}

 

84.  Charity Skeen (white).  {See Case 271} Blind, 37 years old.  Lives on Isaac Loyds place about 11 miles distant on Timmonsville road, on Lake Swamp.  Issued for 10 days from June 1st.  10 days.

 

85.  Melinda & Laura.  Col. orphan children under 10 years.  Living at same place as Mrs. Margaret King.  Issued for 5 days from June 1st. 5 days.

 

86.  Sally Dargan (colored, freedwoman) is 55 years old.  Lives on Mr. Nettles place about 5 miles distant.  Issued for 3 days. 3 days.

 

87. Anne M. Dennis (white).  Widow 32 years old.  Has 3 children under 13.  Owns the house she lives in with one acre of ground.  Has no stock except one pig.  Has no crop.  Lives near Timmonsville.  Certificate of need signed by D. A. McEachern.  Issd. for herself & 3 children for 5 days. 5 days.  {Issued for 5 days, July 10th}

 

88.  Maria Williamson (colored).  65 years old.  Has a mother named Anna, 85 years old.  Lives on Mrs. Jane Williamsonís place about 8 miles distant on Society Hill road.  Issued for 5 days for both. 5 days.  {Issued for 7 days, June 23d 66. Issued for 6 days July 10th.  Issued for 6 days July 31}

 

June 4

 

89.  Margaret Johnson (white).  Widow, 32 years old.  Has 6 children under 11.  Has a mother living with her lives about 22 miles distant on Camden Road, on Mr. Wiley Kellyís place.  Has 12 acres planted in corn and potatoes.  Has 3 pigs.  Issued for 2 days for herself, mother and six children.  2 days.

 

90.  Biney Brown (white), widow, 40 years old.  Has 4 children under 8.  Lives on Abram Gilbertís place 21 miles distant.  Sparrow Swamp Road.  Has no land.  Has a few chicken.  Issued for 2 days for herself & 4 children.  2 days.

 


91.  Susannah Lucas (colored, freedwoman).  35 years old.  Has 2 children one girl of 19 {Emma}, a boy of 16 {William}  One girl of 18 {Mary orphan}.  Lives about 3 miles distant on Timmonsville road.  Has a few chickens.  Issued 2 days for all.  {Lives in house hired from Elizabeth Odom, Case 7 this book. Is recommended by James Bell.  Son gets $7.00 a month.}  2 days.  {Issued for herself alone for five days Aug. 16}

 

92. Malachi Van (colored, freedman)..  75 years old.  Lives on Mr. William Vanís place 8 miles distant on Black Creek Rd. called Rassons path to Society Hill.  Issued for 6 days.  {This man is extremely feeble.}  6 days.

 

93.  Mattias Spain (colored, freedman).  70 years old.  Lives about 12 miles distant on Buzzard Roost on Mr. John Darganís place. Issued for 6 days.  {Says he has three children under 7 years.  Has wife living named Willoughby.}  6 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 2 as to Mattias alone.  Issued for 10 days to Mattias alone.}

 

94.  Darkas Powers (colored, freedwoman). 75 years old. Lives near Springfield {Miller Spring} on Mr. Hudsonís place about 2 miles distant.  Issd. for 6 days.  6 days.  {Issued for 6 days July 21st.}

 

95.  William Van (colored, freedman).  70 years old.  Crippled & totally disabled.  Lives at same place as Malachi Van, above mentioned.  Issued for 6 days.  6 days.

 

96. Katey Dove (colored, freedwoman).  70 yrs. old, lives on Mrs. Doveís place, about 7 miles distant on Society Hill Road towards Black Creek.  Issd. for 6 days. 6 days.  {Issued for 6 days July 9th.  Issued for 10 days July 18th.  Issued for 5 days. July 28th.}

 

97.  Jacob Brown (colored, freedman).  70 yrs. old.  Lives on General Nettles place about 11 miles distant Society Hill road.  Issued for 6 days. 6 days.

 

98.  Margaret Kelly (colored, freedwoman).  44 years old.  Used to belong to Thos. Kelly.  Is crippled.  Has 2 children under 10.  Has no home.  Husband deserted her, is named Tom.  Issued for herself & 2 children for 6 days.  {Lives in Darlington with Jones [?] blacksmith. Certified by Gen. Giles.}  8 days.  {Issued for 6 days June 16th 66  Issued for 7 days June 23/66.  Issued for 3 days, July 2nd.  Issued for 3 days July 9th.  Issued for 3 days July 17th.  Issued for 3 days. July 28th} 

 

99. Martha Meigs (white).  Widow.  35 years old.  Has 6 children under 10.  Husband been dead two years.  Lives near Florence on Darlington road.  Has a house, twenty acres of land, not cultivated.  Has one pig, and some chickens. Issd. for herself & children for 3 days. 3 days. 

 

100.  Diana Jordan (colored, freedwoman).  55 years old. Has a husband 60 yrs. old sick.  Has a grandchild, orphan, lives on Mr Geo. Darganís place about 3 miles distant on Camden Road. Issued for herself, husband and child for 6 days. 6 days.

 

101.  Bella Kirvin (colored, freedwoman).  60 yrs. old. Has a husband {Charles} 70 yrs. old.  bed ridden.  Lives on same place as William & Malachi Van.  Issd. for herself & husband for 6 days. 6 days.

 

102.  Silla Smoot (colored, freedwoman).  55 yrs. old.  Lives on Mr. James Bellís place 3 miles distant from Darlington Village.  Has a sick child 7 years old.  Has a husband working on same place. Issued for 3 days for herself & child. 3 days. {Issued for 5 days July 6 }

 

103.  Miss Legare (white).  50 yrs. of age.  Is represented by the Revd. Mr. Genewell [?] of Darlington as being a worthy object for the charity of the Govt. Lives near Timmonsville.  Issued for 6 days. 6 days.

 

104.  Rosanna Sandsbury (white) has 3 children.  Widow. lives about 2 2 miles distant on Timmonsville road.  Has no land, no stock.  Directed to bring certificate as to her necessity.

 

105. Mary Stokes (white).  Widow.  27 yrs. of age.  Has 4 children.  Is a niece of David Shirley who drew rations on May 21st.  Lives about 5 miles this side of Kellys bridge over Lynchs Creek.  18 miles distant from Darlington.  Issued for herself & 4 children for 3 days.  3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 14th.  Issued for 6 days July 21st.}

 

106. Elizabeth Tiller (white).  Widow, 39 years old.  7 children under 14.  Has a mother 60 yrs.  Lives about 27 miles distant in Chesterfield dist. near Mr. Rochelle Blain on Darlington Creek road.  Issued for herself, 7 children & mother for 3 days. 3 days.

 

107.  Eliza Blackwell (white).  Widow, 38 years old.  7 children, Daughter of 17.  rest under 15.  Has some little land, a few pigs & chicken.  Lives near Mrs. Tiller above mentioned.  Directed to bring certificate of necessity.

 

108.  Mary Harrell [?] (white).  Widow, 40 years old.  Has 3 children under 10 years. Lives about 20 miles distant near DuBose Bridge over Lynchs Creek.  SoWest from Darlington.  Lives on Mr. Stuckeys [?] land. Has a garden & a few chickens.  Issd. for her self & 3 children for 3 days.  Is recommended by James S. McCall.} 3 days.  {Issued for 10 days. July 27th.}

 

109.  Rosanna Wallace (colored, freedwoman).  Has a husband crippled and 2 children under 4 years.  Lives on Mr. Stones [?] place in Hartsville.  Issd. for her husband & 2 children for 3 days.  3 days.

 

110.  Martha Anderson (white).  Widow, 30 yrs. old.  Has 2 children under 5.  Lives about 10 miles distant on Timmonsville Road on Mr. Watley Hudsonís place.  Has no land.  Has a few chickens.  Father and mother live some five miles off with a large family.  Issd. for herself & 2 children for 3 dys.  {Recommended by D. R. Campbell, A. Cook, James Carter, E. S. Kilpatrick, J. D. Stokes.} 3 days.  {Issued for 5 days July 9th.  Issued for 3 days July 23d.  Issued for 5 days  July 28th.  Issued for 5 days. Aug. 3d.}

 

111.  Nancy King (white). Widow.  65 yrs. old.  Has a daughter Mary Summer [?] who stays with her to help her.  They both have been provided at public expense for years.  Lives near Lydia Post Office in Darlington dist; about 14 miles distant.  Issd. for 6 dys. 6 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 2nd and sent up by J. M. King her son.

 

112.  Mary Layton (white).  Widow, 55 years old.  Has 4 children under 12.  Lives about 21 miles distant on Hartsville road on Mr. Jesse Gilbertís place. Has no land.  Has a hog & a few chicken.  Issd. for herself & 3 children for 3 days.  {1 Grown son, named Robert, who does nothing for her.}  3 days.  {Issued for 5 days. July 18th.  Issued for 5 days. July 30.}

 

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