re: John ADAIR's neighbour, David SLOAN -
(Capt.?) David SLOAN. Wife: Susannah Sloan.
Sons: David Sloan (eldest), Benjamin Franklin Sloan, Thomas M. Sloan, James Madison Sloan, William Sloan.
Daughters: Elizabeth Sloan (eldest) w/o Jesse Stribling, Susannah Sloan w/o Robert Bruce, Nancy Sloan w/o Joseph Taylor, Rebecca Sloan w/o Joseph B. Earle, Catherine Sloan w/o John P. Benson, gs David S. Taylor, gs Charles Bruce,
gd Susannah Taylor.
Land: "on north side of CANE Creek ... 950 acres ...
Toogaloo River and Gum Creek in Franklin Co. GA. ...
on Keowee of Seneca River 5 miles from Pendleton.
Exors: wife, Susannah Sloan, son, David Sloan. Wits: Joseph Grisham, James Harrison, John Matthews.
Date: 29 Oct. 1821. Probate: 6 Oct. 1826. Bk. A p. 330, Roll 606. Anderson Co, SC.
Others living near the area ? -
Will of :
John NORRIS. Wife: "Loving wife" not named.
Sons: John Norris, James Norris, Robert Norris, Ezekiel Norris, Jesse Norris. Daughters: Mary Norris, Nancy Norris, Elizabeth Norris.
Land Location: ROCKY River, plantation on Long CANE (sic), Exors: trusty and well beloved brother, Patrick Norris, Charles McCleen, James Thompson. Witnesses: Thomas Hays, James Hays, Elizabeth Thompson. Date: 10 Jan. 1797. Probate 24 Jan 1799. Source: Bk. C p. 102, Roll 516, Rec. 24 Jan. 1797, roll 516. Anderson Co, SC.
Will of -
Ezekiel PICKENS of St. Thomas Parish:
Wife: Elizabeth Pickens.
Sons: Ezekiel Pickens (oldest), Samuel Bonneau Pickens. Daughters: Elizabeth Bonneau Pickens.
(Sons & daughter above from first marriage).
Children of the second marriage were: Thomas Jones Pickens, Andrew Calhoun Pickens, and Mary Barksdale Pickens. "Wife shall have a right to reside on any or either of my plantations in the lower or upper country." (All children were under age 21).
Exors: Wife Elizabeth Pickens,
Col. Andrew Pickens.,
my friend John Caldwell Calhoun of Abbeville.
Wits: Pant Weston, George P.B. Hasell, Roger Pinckney. Date: 19 May 1813. Probate: 13 September 1813. Bk. A p. 16 Israel Pickens 0, Roll 530. (Not in the probate file)(This date does seem to be correct). Anderson Co, SC.. Wife: mentioned by not named. Sons: Ezekiel Pickens, Andrew Pickens, John Pickens. Daughters: Elizabeth Pickens Stewart, Matilda Pickens, Sally Pickens Williams, Ellender Pickens, Mary Pickens.
Land: "I formerly lived on ROCKY River."
Exors: James Casper, David Boid.
Wits: John Davis, Samuel Norris, John Berill.
Date: 5 Jan. 1829. Probate: 2 March 1829. Bk. A p. 384, Roll 563. Anderson Co, SC.