June 5, [1866]

 

113.  Lydia Lucas (colored, freedwoman).  90 years of age, used to belong to Mr. Ben Lucas.  Lives at Mr. Clement Hayburnís on other side of Jeffers Creek about 15 miles distant on road leading by Ebenezer Church.  Has son named Nero Rodgers, used to belong to John Rodgers, about 70 years old, who is able to work and  [run?] to Mr. Hayburnís plantation. Nero has a wife named Lisett about 55 years and 17 children ranging from 40 years to 4 yrs.  Has six of these children working with him and two that are too young to work.  Has one hundred acres in Corn, 38 acres in Cotton.  3 acres in potatoes. 1 acre in rice, runs four ploughs.  Issued for Lydia, Nero and his wife Lisette for six days.  6 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 16th to old woman Lydia.}

 

114.  Sukie Jordan (colored, freedwoman) is 70 years old.  Used to belong to George Jordan.  Lives at same place as above.  Has a husband 80 years old, crippled, named Jacob, used to belong to Hayburn. Issued for Sukie & her husband for 6 days.  Nero has given Sukie & her husband a piece of land & helps them along. 6 days.

 

115.  August Williamson (colored, freedwoman) 84 years old.  Used to belong to Frank Williamson.  Is crippled with rheumatism.  Lives on Mr. McCallís place on Pedee River about 12 miles distant on Society Hill road.  Issd. for 10 days.  10 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 2nd.  Issued for 10 days July 31st.}

 

June 6

 

116.  Mrs. Muldrow (white).  Widow 40 years old.  Has 6 children under 12.  Lives about 3 miles distant on Timmonsville road near Capt. Millingís plantation.  Is recommended as a worthy object of charity by Revd. Mr. Genewell [?].

 

June 12

 

117.  Anthony Pressly (colored, freedman) 74 years old.  Lives at Society Hill on Dr. Presslyís place.  The Dr. refuses to do anything for him.  Issd. for 6 days from June 12.  6 days.  {Issued  June 21 for 9 days by Capt. B. Johnston.}

 

June 18

 

118.  Darkis Williams (white).  Husband deserted her.  40 years old.  Lives in Chesterfield 11 miles from Society Hill near Camden Road in Steer Pen Beat.  Has a farm of fifteen acres.  Has some cotton, corn, etc. Her brother in law ploughs for her.  Has two pigs.  Has some chickens.  Has five children [  ?  ] One daughter married, one son 19 years old, two daughters 18 & 16 years.  One child under 12.  Has a mother living with her, who is 80 years old.  Son is crippled.  Issued for herself, her mother, son, & young child for 3 days. 3 day.

 

June 23

 

119. Maria Hill (white).  Widow, is 45 yrs. old.  Has five children two able to take care of themselves.  Lives about 5 miles distant on Camden Road.  Has about 3 acres near Mr. Spainís place.  Is recommended by lawyer Spain of Darlington. Issued for herself & 5 children for 7 days.  7 days.  {Issued for 6 days. July 5th.  Issued for 6 days July 17th. Issued for 6 days July 31st.}

 

120.  Liza {Flynn} (colored, freedwoman).  Blind.  80 years of age.  Has a son in law named Tom 40 years old.  Live on Dr. Henry Flynnís place, six miles distant on Sumter road.  Issued for herself for 7 days.  7 days.  {Issued for 10 days. July 18th.}

 

121.  Eliza {Wildes} (colored, freedwoman).  Blind, 40 yrs. old.  Has four children under 10.  Lives with her brother Jim, about three miles from the village at Mr. McCallís mill.  Used to belong to Mrs. Julia Wise [sic].  Issued for herself & 4 children for 3 days.  {Issued for 4 days July 7th.  Issued for 4 days July 16th.}

 

June 25

 

122.  Jim Williams (colored, freedman).  60 yrs. old. Has a wife 45 years old.  Has six children.  Oldest 17 youngest 3.  Lives on Mr. Nettlesí place about six miles distant on Timmonsville road.  Hires some land from Nettles.  Has 22 acres in cotton, 45 acres in corn.  Good crop growing. Has some chicken.  Has 2 hogs.  Issued for 3 days for himself and wife.  3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 5th for himself wife and five children.  Issued for 3 days July 9th.  Issued fro 3 days July 23d.}

 

123.  Fatima Loyd (colored, freedwoman).  60 years old.  Has a husband named Lewis working on William Teddarís place about 10 miles distant on Society Hill road.  Lewis has a mother named Jennie who is blind.  Issd. to Fatima & Jennie for 5 days. 5 days. {Issued to Fatima & Jennie for four days, July 14th.}

 

124.  Phillis Haynsworth (colored, freedwoman).  Lives on Mrs. Haynsworth plantation.  Has scrofula in the mouth.  Issd. for 5 days.  5 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 9th.  Issued for 10 days July 24th.  Issued for 2 days Aug. 3d.}

 

125.  Hannah Coker (colored, freedwoman). Crippled.  Is 55 years old.  Lives on Mr. Sternís [?] place 13 miles distant in Hartsville.  Cannot work.  Is single.  Issued for 10 days.  10 days. {Issued for 6 days July 5th.  Issued for 10 days Aug. 3d.}

 

126.  Satirah McCall (colored, freedwoman).  55 years old, lives on Mr. George McCalls place about 5 miles distant on Florence road. Mr. McCall certifies to her necessity.  Issued for 5 days.  {Issued for 4 days July 7th.  Issued for 4 days July 17th.}

 

127. George Huggins (colored, freedman).  40 years old.  Has a wife & 3 children, wife works.  George is unable to work. Lives on Mr. Kirvinís place near above mentioned Mrs. McCall.  Issued for 5 days for George and three children.  {Issued for 4 days July 7th.  Issued for 4 days July 17th.}

 

128.  Phillip Jordan (colored, freedman).  80 yrs. old. Lives on Mr. Paul Cervantes place 9 miles distant on Timmonsville road.  Is too old & feeble to work.  Issued for 10 days.  This man is very feeble.  {Issued for 10 days July 24th.}

 

129.  Sarah Barnes (white).  Widow, about 35 yrs. old.  Somewhat deranged.  A bad character but absolutely destitute.  Was brought from Timmonsvile by a Mr. Richard Rollins at the suggestion of a committee of citizens and left in the streets of Darlington without shelter.  Has four little children, three of them with her.  Issued for 4 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 13th.  Issued for 3 days July 17th.  Issued for 3 days July 23d.}

 

June 26

 

130.  Sarah Flowers (white).  Has a husband afflicted with dropsy. Has five children.  Lives about 7 miles distant on Cheraw road.  Has some hogs.  Has some 20 acres of corn land. Issued to all for 4 days.  {Issued for 8 days July 3rd.}

 

July 2

 

131.  Zilpha Harper (white).  Widow, 37 years old.  Lives on Dr. Henry Flynnís place on other side of Jeffries Creek, about 8 miles distant.  {Is recommended by Dr. Flinn.} Has 5 children under 13.  Has a widowed  mother {sister} living with her.  Has 12 acres or more in corn & cotton. Has some hogs and chickens.  Issued for herself & 5 children for 3 days.  Sisters name is Lorangie Hall who has 3 children. Issued to latter for 3 days.  {Issued for 5 days July 6th.  Issued for 3 days July 18th.  Issued for 5 days July 28th.} {Issued to Mrs. Hall & 3 children for 5 days, July 6th.  Issued for 5 days July 12th.  Issued for 5 days July 28th.}

 

132. Nancy Caroline Thomas (white).  Widow, 28 yrs. old.  Has 2 children under 6.  Has a brother in law named Ezekial Tinar with 5 children under 13 living with her.  Lives on Mr. Nettles place about 6 miles distant.  She & her brother in law have leased about 30 acres in cotton, corn, potatoes etc.  Has some chickens & three hogs.  Issued for herself & 2 children for five days.  {Is recommended by Mr. Haynsworth.} {Issued for herself & her 2 children & 3 of her sisters orphan children for 4 days.  July 7th.  Issued for 6 days July 21st.  Issued for 4 days Aug. 3d.}

 

133.  David Johnston (white), 85 yrs. old.  Is insane.  Has a wife named Rebecca, 80 yrs. old.  Lives about 20 miles distant on road running from Camden to Society Hill in Darlington District.  Has four hogs and some chickens.   Lives on land belonging to his son, W. F. Johnston, who is married, with 5 children.  W. F. Johnston states he is unable to help his father. Case recommended by a. N. Stuckey, chairman of the Board of Poor. Issued for 10 days.  {Issued for 10 days. July 27th.}

 

June 3

 

134.  Elizabeth Byrd (white) is 34 years old.  Has a husband consumptive with 6 children under 13.  Lives about 8 miles distant on Sumter Road.  Has fifty acres, 20 acres planted in corn & potatoes.  Has 12 hogs & 15 chickens. Has one plough horse.  Issued for 2 days.

 

July 5

 

135.  Linda Frazer (freedwoman), 70 years unable to walk. Is represented by her son in law Limas [?] Williams working in the village.  Linda lives at Mrs. Frazerís place on Black Creek about 10 miles distant.  Issued for Linda for 6 days.

 

136.  Nelson Frazer (freedman) 31 years old.  Crippled. Lives at same place.  Issued for 6 days.

 

137.  Caroline Vaughn (white), is 45 yrs. old.  Has a husband named Richard, afflicted with dropsy.  Lives 18 miles above Cheraw about 7 miles distant from Chesterfield Court House.  Has 280 acres. Has about 40 acres planted in cotton, corn, potatoes etc.  Has two oxen.  Has some five or six pigs.  Has received a free ticket {on railroad} from MacFarland president to come for rations.  Has 6 children under 10.  Has three grown daughters. Issued for herself husband and six children for 10 days.

 

138.  Amy Gardner (white), is 49 years old, widow, lives close to above.  Has some corn & potatoes growing 3 or 4 acres.  Has one ox.  Has some chickens & some pigs. Has three children from 30 to 15 years old.  Issued for all for 10 days.

 

139.  Elizabeth Sellers (white), Widow. Lives in Chesterfield dist. 10 miles above Cheraw.  Is 43 years old.  Has three {4} children viz. a son 19 {wounded & 1 Andrew married not living with her}, one daughter 17 & one daughter 15.  Lives on Mr. Isam Wallaceís place, 20 acres planted in corn {10}, Cotton {6}, potatoes &.  Has two oxen.  Has some chickens.  Has free ticket on R. R. as above. Issued for herself and three children for 10 days.  Shows recommendation from Hugh Craig, Ordinary of Chesterfield dist. {Issued for 7 days July 19th.  Issued for 5 days Aug. 1st. for herself and 2 daughters.}  {Promises to come [illegible word] Aug. 29/66.}

 

140.  Patience Edwards (white), is 55 yrs old.  Has a husband named Samuel, shoemaker, but sickly. Has four children.  Oldest 24 yrs. youngest 13.  Lives about 10 miles from Cheraw in Chesterfield on Camden road. Has 33 acres corn, potatoes and cotton.  Has some 6 hogs.  Has one ox.  Has free ticket on R. R. as above.  Issued for herself, husband & four children for 6 days.

 

141.  July Wilde, freedman, is 70 yrs. old.  Lives on Mr. Peter Wildesí place, about 7 miles distant on Cashaway Ferry road.  Issued for 6 days.  His son Stephen is to draw for him next time.  {Issued for 10 days July 24th.}

 

142.  Captain Cannon, freedman, is 60 yrs. old.  Lost both legs from being burnt in a fit.  Lives about 10 miles distant on Jeffersí Creek Road.  Issued for 10 days.  {Issued for 10 days Aug. 4th.}

 

143.  Senty Wilson, freedwoman, is 86 yrs. old.  Lives 5 miles this side of Hartsville on widow Hudsonís place. Issued for 6 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 21st.}

 

144.  Lucy Dargan, freedwoman, is 75 yrs. old.  Lives on George Blandís place about 4 miles distant on Cheraw Road.  Issued for 6 days.  {Issued for 6 days July 21st}

 

145.  Minda, freedwoman, 80 yrs. old, mother of the cripple called Toby.   Belonged to John Cannon.  Lives on Mr. Brunsonís place, is minding his children.  Issued for 3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 14th.  Issued for 3 days July 23d.}

 


146. Rosette {Boseman}, freedwoman, comes for rations for orphan boy named Tom, 4 years old, whose mother & father are both dead. Lives on Jesse Bozemanís place some 5 miles distant on Nealsí branch.  Issued for the child Tom for 10 days.  {Issued for 10 days Aug. 3d}

 

July 6

 

147.  Amelia Anderson, daughter of Mrs. Amelia Anderson, is 16 years old.  Lives with her mother, Case 8, in this book, worked in the field with her sister Martha 17 years old, for Mr. Warley planter, for fifty cents a day.  Is now working in same manner on Dr. Henry Flynnís place about 8 miles distant.  {Mrs. Zilpha Harper says there but three in the family unable to work, James Franklin & Judd.}  Her sister Alice 14 years old, lives with them.  She has two brothers and three sisters under 12 years.  Certificate of merit signed by Ed. M. Capers.  Issued for 6 days to all except mother.  {Aug. 29th.  Eveline is now living with Mrs. Whittemore.  Martha is with James Steward.  Alice is with Robt. Nettles.  Rations stopped.  Issued to remaining five children.} {Issued for 3 women and five children for 6 days July 13th 1866.  Issued for 4 days July 19th.  Issued for 4 days July 25.  Issued for 4 days Aug. 1st.}

 

148. Jesse Horse [?] freedman,  {white}, 79 yrs. old.  Blind & helpless.  Lives near Cartersville 15 miles distant on W. J. Windhamís (colíd man) place, his stepson {on Sparrow Swamp}.  Mrs. Stuckey is referred to as witness of his need. Issued for 6 days.  {Caroline Windham the step daughter has two orphan children, her sisters.í  W. J. Windham is a colored man and yet her brother is 33 years old.  {Issued for 6 days July 23rd for Jesse & Caroline & 2 children.  Issued for 5 days July 30th.  Issued for 5 days Aug. 3d.}

 

149.  Margaret James, white, widow, is 42 years old.  Lives 5 miles distant on Camden Road on estate of Ben James.  Has four children.  Daughter named Louisa 16 yrs. old.  Three children under 12.  Husband dead 6 years.  Has about half an acre of corn, vegetables etc.  Has a sow with six pigs. Is recommended by B. W. Edwards of Darlington Village.  Issued for 6 days.  Has a few chickens. {Issued for 5 days July 14th.  Issued for 4 days July 26th.  Issued for 4 days Aug. 4th.}

 

150.  Mary Stewart, white, widow, is 40 years old.  Lives on Lake Swamp 3 miles from Timmonsville.  Has six children.  Has a son 16 yrs., one of 15, daughter of 12, one of 10, one of 7, & one of 5 yrs.  Has 3/4 acres in potatoes & corn.  Has some chickens and four hogs. Mr. Haynsworth purchased the place for her but she has been unable to clear the land.  Her sons work with their grandmother on Middle Swamp.  Issued for herself & four children under 13 years for four days.  {Issued for 3 days July 12th for herself and 4 children.  Issued for herself and 4 children 3 days July 26th}

 

151.  Temperence Young (white) Widow is 53 yrs. old.  Lives near above place.  Has six children, five living with her of whom one son is 22 yrs. old.  A daughter of 18 & one of 16, son of 12 & a daughter of 8.  Has 175 acres in corn, cotton &. Has one horse.  Has 12 hogs, about 12 chickens.  Issued for herself & two children under 13 for four days.  {Is  reported by Hope McCoy as being not in destitute circumstances.} {Issued for 4 days July 12th for herself and two children. Issued for 3 days July 26th.}

 

152. Nancy Outlaw, white, Widow, is 31 yrs. old.  Lives 23 miles distant on Lynchís Creek, on Chesterfield road near Stokesí bridge. Has three children under 10.  Has no land at all.  Living in school house.  Issued for 6 days.  Is recommended by O. D. Lee, magistrate.  {Issued for 4 days Aug. 1st.}

 

153.  Jacob Dixon, freedman, is 94 yrs. old.  Lives near above place on Charles Bruceís place.  Lives in his brother Jerryís house.  Issued for 6 days.  {Issued for 10 days July 24th.}

 

154.  Tom Whittington, freedman, 80 yrs. old.  Is crippled and helpless.  Has to use crutches. Lives about 3 miles distant.  Issued for 10 days.

 

155, 156, 157.  Serena, Elijah, Emily, all under 12 years. Colored orphan children, now living with Wesley Bacot freedman & his wife Diana 2 2 miles distant on Cyrus Bacotís plantation. Certificate given by Mr. William Law.  Issued for 3 days.  {Issued for 3 days July 16th.  Issued for 10 days July 28th}

 

158. Uriah Brown, white, 65 yr. old.   Has a wife named Mary same age.  Has one child of 14.  Lives about 21 miles distant on Camden & Society Hill road.  Has about 16 acres from his brother Daniel Brown who lives within 2 miles of him. Has a crop of corn & potatoes.  Has one ox, one cow, one sow, about a dozen chickens.  Not issued.

 

159.  Abigail Laney, white woman is 55 years old.  Lives by herself on Joe Hallís place about 21 miles distant on Camden & Society Hill road, near above mentioned place.  Has about an acre.  Has no cow, or hogs or poultry.  Lives by spinning.  Issed for 6 days.

 

160.  Martha Boothe, white widow, is 60 years old. Lives on Middle Swamp about 10 miles distant with her daughter in law, Eliza{beth} Boothe, on Elizaís fatherís place, William Jeffords about 100 acres {in corn & potatoes}.  Has one married daughter living with her, named Mary Ann Stokes.  Issued for herself & Eliza for 3 days.  {See Case 9 this book. Has one cow, 4 hogs, 10 or 11 chickens.}

 

July 10

 

161.  Harry Thomas, freedman, 82 years old.  Lives about 22 miles distant on Gum branch road, old stageroad, on Mr. Cagey Thomasí place.  Is not married, has no relations.  Issd. for 10 days.  {Is very infirm and helpless.}

 

162.  Rose Ervin, freedwoman, 75 yrs. old.  Lives on Mrs. Harriet Ervinís place about 9 miles distant on Louders Lake.  Is alone.  Lives with her son William.  Issued for 5 days.  {Issued for 5 days July 24th.}

 

163.  Jimmy Ervin, freedman, 28 yrs. old.  Lives at same place as above.  Is sick with consumption.  Issued for 5 days.  {Issued for five (5) days July 17th. Issued for 10 days July 31st.}

 

164.  Dinah Ervin, freedwoman, is 50 yrs. old. Lives at same place.  Issued for 3 days.  {Issued for 5 days July 24th.}

 

165. Leah Smith, freedwoman, is 70 yrs. old.  Lives on Dr. Smithís plantation on the Society Hill road about 9 miles distant. Has a son name Alick living with Dr. Norment in the village of Darlington.  Issued for 5 days.  {Issued for 4 days. July 31st.}

 

166.  Susannah Burris, white, widow, is 53 years old.  Husband dead 14 years.  Has 5 daughters living with her, oldest is a widow named Martha Meigs, 33 years old with five children under 10 years.  One daughter Tabitha Thomas is 30 years old.  Her husband Solomon is living with her on Paners [?] Pettigrewsí place.  Nancy 22 years, Susannah 18 yrs., Ursilla 16 yrs, Mary Lavinia 14 yrs are all living with Mrs. Burris about two miles from Florence on Wilmington R. R. on a farm belonging to herself containing 160 acres in corn, cotton & potatoes.  Has one horse  working, the property of London, freedman, who works for half the crop.  Has one milch cow.   Has some four pigs, one sow and six hogs.  Has about a dozen chickens.  Issued for Mrs. Burris, five daughters & five grandchildren for 3 days.

 

 
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