Here are my notes on Jacob Alewine (1808-1887), Anderson County, SC:
1.Jacob Alewine(Michael, Michael, John George) was born 25 Dec 1808 in Union Co, South Carolina, and died 19 Feb 1887 in Martin Township, SC.He married (1) Margaret Darby 06 Dec 1831.She was born 25 Sep 1813 in Newberry Co, South Carolina, and died 23 Oct 1870 in South Carolina.He married (2) Susan (Unknown) Abt. 1877.She was born Abt. 1829.
Notes for Jacob Alewine:
1850 US Census, Eastern Subdivision, Anderson District, SC, 8 Aug 1850, p. 38: Jacob Alowine [sic], 42 and his wife Margaret have eight children. William, 18, John, 14, Michael, 12, Laura, 10, Mary, 8, Martha, 6, Doritha, 2 and Angaline, 4 months. Jacob is a farmer with property worth $1200.Martha, Mary and Laura have attended school in the past year. Their oldest son William is noted as cripple. All in the Alewine family were born in South Carolina.
July 28, 1856, Murdock (Minors), Abbeville District Wills and Bonds, Box 143, Pack 4027 (Abstracts of Old Ninety-Six and Abbeville District Wills and Bonds, W. Pauline Young,p. 557): Jacob Alewine bound to Wm. Hill Ord., sum $200.
1860 US Census, Anderson County, SC: Jacob is 51 and Margaret is 46.
1870 U.S. Census, Martins, Anderson, SC, p. 27.
February 12, 1874, Deed of Conveyance by Jacob Alewine to John Alewine in trust for Sophi Alewine, Anderson County Courthouse, Anderson, SC.Wife Susan signs January 15, 1877.John D. Alewine is trustee of 44 acres for his sister Sophi Alewine.
1880 US Census, Martin District, Anderson County, SC, 14 Jun 1880, ED 32, p.20: Jacob Alewine, 71, a farmer and Susan, 51, his wife. There are two hired hands working the farm.
Obituary, Anderson Independent February 24, 1887,p.5: "Mr. Jacob Alewine, a highly respected citizen of this County, died at his home in Martin Township on Saturday, 19th inst., from paralysis, aged about 79 years.His remains were interred at First Creek Church on last Sunday, Rev. M. McGee conducting the funeral services."
Anderson County Book of the Dead, by Ross M. Smith: Jacob Alewine, Dec 25, 1808 - Feb 19, 1887, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC, wife Margaret.
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: Our Father, Jacob Alewine,Dec. 25, 1808 - Feb. 19, 1887.
Notes for Margaret Darby:
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: Margaret Alewine, Born September 2, 1813; Married December 6, 1831, Wife of Jacob Alewine; Died October 23, 1870.
Children of Jacob Alewine and Margaret Darby are:
2 i. William McMorris Alewine, born 21 Oct 1832 in South Carolina; died 11 Nov 1889.He married (1) Pamilla J. McWhorter; born 10 May 1840; died 19 Sep 1872.He married (2) Mary Susan Kelly Aft. 1872; born 17 Feb 1850; died 23 May 1897.
1850 US Census, Eastern Subdivision, Anderson District, SC, 8 Aug 1850, p. 38: William, 18, cripple.Living with his parents.
1860 US Census, 4th Regiment, Anderson County, SC, 12 July 1860, p. 100:William C., age 27 living with Jacob and Margaret Alewine.Owns real estate valued at $1,000 and personal property of $3,000.
Little River Baptist Church Records, Honea Path, SC: W. M. Alewine joined by profession of faith August 1868, died 11 Nov 1889.
1870 US Census, Due West Township, Abbeville County, SC, 1870, p. 24:W. L. Alewine, 28, a farmer, and T. J. Alewine, 31, keeping house, have 4 children: John T., 8, Margaret A., 6, Nancy, 4, and Sarah, 6 months.J. W. Alewine, a 15 year old white female is listed last in the household.Real estate is valued at $2,500 and the personal estate is valued at $1,000.
On 19 Sep 1872W. M. Alewine's first wife, Pamilla J. McWhorter died.Four days later his 9 year old son, John Thomas died.
1880 US Census, Due West Township, Abbeville County, SC, June 8, 1880, ED 10, p. 25:W. M. Alewine, 48, a farmer, and S. M. Alewine, 30, have 4 children, all daughters: M. A., 16, N. J., 12, S. J., 10, and M. L., 5.C. A. Kelly, 25, is W. M. Alewine's sister-in-law, is living in the household.A black female servant, Nannie [sp?] Jackson, 25, is noted.
Grave Marker Inscription, Little River Baptist Church Cemetery, Honea Path, SC:W. M. Alewine, 21 Oct 1832 - 11 Nov 1889, A Mason."He died as he lived A Christian. It is well. An honest upright candid man." "Our father has gone to a mansion of rest, From a region of sorrow and pain To a glorious land by the Deity blest, Where he never can suffer again."
Probate of Last Will, Probate Records, Abbeville County Court House, SC:William M. Alewine died November 11, 1889.Executrix was Mary Susan Alewine (2nd wife); Defendants listed as Margaret A. Crawford, Nannie Jane Alewine, Sarah Gray Alewine, Mary Lela Alewine and Scott Murry Alewine.Last will and testament was admitted into probate on November 18, 1889.
Notes for Pamilla J. McWhorter:
1840 US Census: female under 5yrs in J. B. McWhorter household.
1850 US Census, Saluda Regiment, Abbeville District, SC, October 9, 1850: James B. McWhorter, 35,and Nancy McWhorter, 35, have 4 children, John T., 12, Pamilla J., 11, James R., 6 and William A., 3.Henry Taylor, 4, is also in the household.
1860 US Census, Level Land, Abbeville County, SC, August 29, 1860, p. 215: James B. McWhorter, 52,and Nancy McWhorter, 45, have 4 childern, John T. C., 21, Pamilla J., 19, James R., 16 and William A., 14.Chortal McAdams, 95, possibly Nancy's grandmother, is also in the household.
Cemetery Records of Abbeville County, SC, Vol. 1, R. Wayne Bratcher, p.53: P. J. McWhorter, wife ofW. M. Alewine, 10 May 1840 - 19 Sep 1872, Little River Baptist Church Cemetery, Honea Path, South Carolina.
Notes for Mary Susan Kelly:
Little River Baptist Church Records, Honea Path, SC: Mary S. Alewine joined by letter, July 1874.Departed by letter 19 Jun 1892.
1880 US Census, Due West Township, Abbeville, SC, June 8, 1880, ED 10, p. 25:W. M. Alewine, 48, a farmer, and S. M. Alewine, 30, have 4 children, all daughters: M. A., 16, N. J., 12, S. J., 10, (William's children with his first wife) and M. L., 5.C. A. Kelly, 25, is Mary Kelly Alewine's sister and living in the household.
Grave Marker Inscription, Laurens County, SC Cemeteries, Vol.2, p.180: Mary S. Kelly Alewine, wife of W. M. Alewine, 17 Feb 1850 - 23 May 1897, Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Ware Shoals, SC.
3 ii. John Darby Alewine, born 03 Feb 1835 in Union County, SC; died 21 Aug 1918 in Antreville, Abbeville County, SC.He married (1) Elizabeth F. Callaham Abt. 1856; born 05 Mar 1834; died 13 Jan 1891 in Antreville, SC.He married (2) Miriam Pearman Abt. 1893; born 06 Apr 1839; died 25 Feb 1908.He married (3) Margaret Anne McMahan Abt. 1908; born 01 Jan 1849 in Anderson County, SC; died 08 Sep 1927 in Iva, Anderson County, SC.
1861-1865 U.S. Civil War Soldiers:John Darby Alewine, Confederate, Private, Company I, 19th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry
Abbeville Press and Banner, February 25, 1885, p.2-3: John D. Alewine was accused of the murder of a black man in February 1885 in Abbeville.[Also see Augusta Chronicle, February 26, 1885, p2 & March 3, 1885, p.2.]The coroner ruled the death a homicide. Though some of the witnesses in the grand jury testimony seemed unreliable, he was indicted by grand jury and released on bond raised by his brother William M. Alewine.[ Could not find an article in Abbeville Press with trial information.Hope to find some day, might be a great read.] Obviously, he did not go to jail.Went on to live a long life in the Iva community
1900 U.S. Census, Abbeville, Due West, ED 10, Sheet 19.John is a farmer has been married twice. He owns his farm.
The Constitution, Atlanta, GA, August 26, 1906, p. 4M:
"Anderson, S.C.The reunion of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Alewine's family at their beautiful country home near Anderson S. C. was an event of much pleasure to their many friends.The occasion was a very happy and successful one including in its delightful hospitality a few friends and neighbors who added much to the love and good feeling that was so evident throughout this pleasant day.
The children present were Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Alewine, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Alewine, Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Alewine, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Alewine, Mr. J. Monroe Alewine, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Hall and Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Alewine of Atlanta, Ga. All the grandchildren were present, there being fourteen in all. Those present of the neighbors were Mr. George Cabert and family, Mr. W. R. McAdams and family, Mr. Julius Sullivan and family, Mrs. (illegible) and Margaret Millford."
1910 US Census, Diamond Hill, Abbeville County, SC,dtd 18 Apr 1910, ED 11, Sheet 2A: John is a farmer has been married three times. He owns his farm. Current wife, Margaret A., age 60, has been married twice.
His sister Savinah, 58, is living with the family. She has never been married. This may be Sophire.
Last Will and Testament of John D. Alewine, Abbeville County Courthouse, Abbeville, SC, February 27, 1918:Wife Margaret.Daughter Sarah Jane Hall. Sons named J. A., W. David., G. C., B. C., J. Monroe, M. Luther and M. Parker.M. Parker Alewine and M. Luther Alewine named executors.
"I will that a plain marble tombstone be placed to my grave, the cost of the same not to exceed fifty dollars.I will that the following inscription be carved on said tombstone - HERE LIES A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER."For whatever reason, this request was not fulfilled by his heirs on his gravestone.
South Carolina Death Certificate #14406: John Darby Alewine, farmer, 3 Feb 1835 - 21 Aug 1918, aged 83 yrs, 6 months, 18 days, Antreville, Diamond Hill Township, Abbeville County, SC, father Jacob Alewine of Union County, SC mother Margaret Darby of Newberry, SC. Died of diabetes.Informant was his son Luther Alewine. Buried 22 Aug 1918. W.P. Cook, undertaker, Iva, SC.
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: John D. Alewine, Feb. 3, 1835 - Aug. 23, 1918.His toils are past, his work is done, He fought the fight the victory won.
Notes for Elizabeth F. Callaham:
Obituary, The Anderson Intelligencer, January 15, 1891, p.3:
"Mrs. E. F. Alewine, wife of Mr. John D. Alewine, died at her home near Antreville, in Abbeville County, last Monday night [January 12, 1891], and the announcement of her death will be heard with sorrow throughout the lower section of this County, where she was well known. Mrs. Alewine had been in feeble health for a long time, but her illness was not considered serious until about two weeks ago.She was about 56 years of age, and had spent her life in such a way that she was fully prepared to meet the summons of death. In her early life she joined the Baptist Church, and was a most earnest, active member.She will be greatly missed in her neighborhood, and her memory will long be cherished by her many friends.She leaves a husband, six sons and one daughter to mourn her death.On Wednesday her remains were interred in the First Creek Churchyard, Rev. R.D. Hawkins conducting the funeral services."[Note: I believe she was survived by seven sons.]
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery: Elizabeth wife of J. D. Alewine, Mar. 5, 1834 - Jan. 13, 1891.Rest mother rest in quiet sleep, While friends in sorrow over Thee weep.
Notes for Miriam Pearman:
Anderson County Probate Records, File # 5262:Miriam P. Alewine died February 25, 1908.
Anderson County Cemeteries, Vol. 4, R. Wayne Bratcher, 1990, p. 124: Miriam Pearman Alewine, wife of J. D. Alewine, 6 Apr 1839 - 25 Feb 1908, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC.
Notes for Margaret Anne McMahan:
Margaret McMahan Alewine, b. 1849, d. 1927, buried Good Hope Pres. Church, near Iva? Anderson County SC Cemetery Survey by Anne Sheriff, Vol. III, p.22.
South Carolina Certificate of Death #14300: Mrs. Marguerite Anne Alewine, 77, widowed house wife of Iva, Hall township, Anderson County, SC, died 8 Sep 1927. Born 1 Jan 1849 in South Carolina.Parents were James McMahan and Sara McKee, both natives of South Carolina.Cause of death diabetes mellitus. D. S. Knox, MD, of Antreville, SC, signed certificate. Burial was 9 Sep 1927. [No cemetery noted.]J. N. P. Jones of Iva was undertaker.S. S. McMahan [her brother, Samuel] of Iva was informant.
4 iii. Michael Alewine, born 29 Oct 1837 in Anderson County, SC.He married Emaline Alewine 11 Feb 1858; born 1842.
Notes for Michael Alewine:
Added Michael to children of Jacob based on Alton Alawine's chart, dtd March 1985.
Married 1st cousin Emiline Alewine, daughter of Michael & Sara Alewine.
Abbeville County Marriages, Larry E. Pursley: Michael Alewine & Emeline Alewine, Feb 11, 1858, source AGI.
1860 US Census, 4th Regiment, Anderson County, Anderson Court House, SC, 12 Jul 1860, p. 109: Michael Alewine, 22, farmer. Emaline Alewine, 30. James, 1.
1870 Moved to Arkansas with others from his wife Emeline’s family.
5 iv. Laura E. Alewine, born Abt. 1839 in Anderson County, SC.She married Joseph Murdock 1856; born 30 Oct 1819 in Newberry County, SC; died 05 Sep 1896 in Anderson County, SC.
Notes for Joseph Murdock:
1860 US Census, 4th Regiment, Anderson County, Anderson Court House, SC, 12 Jul 1860, p. 109: Joseph Murdock, 40, farmer, Laura Murdock, 20, Aleffi [sp?], 2, Eldora, 4/mo.Laura lives next door to her brother Michael.
Obituary Abstract, from The Anderson Intelligencer, James E. Harper, October 14, 1896:Had 7 children. All living in the neighborhood except a daughter living in Texas. Joined First Creek Baptist Church in 1874. More details in article.
6 v. Mary Alewine, born Jan 1842 in Anderson County, SC; died 13 Apr 1906.She married William F. Duncan 1860; born 28 Feb 1839; died 01 Mar 1862.
Notes for Mary Alewine:
1900 U. S. Census, Due West, Abbeville, SC, ED 13, Sheet 17: Basil Alewine, her nephew, is living in the household.
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: Mary Alewine Duncan Born 1841, Married 1860, Left a widow 1861, Died Apr. 13, 1906. She had long been a consistant member of the Baptist Church. [Note, relatives often do not recall dates correctly.In 1900 census her birth date is listed as Jan 1842, not 1841and herhusband died in 1862, not 1861.]
Notes for William F. Duncan:
Abbeville County Marriages, Larry E. Pursley: William F. Duncan & Mary Alewine, 1860, sourced as AM.
1861-1865, U.S. Civil War Soldiers: William Franklin Duncan, Confederate, Private, 19th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry. [Likely the same William F. Duncan, but need more to confirm.]
Little River Baptist Church Records, Honea Path, SC: W. F. Duncan joined by profession of faith 19 July 1860, died 1 Mar 1862.
Cemetery Records of Abbeville County, SC, Vol. 1, R. Wayne Bratcher, p.54: W. F. Duncan, 28 Feb 1839 - 1 Mar 1862, Little River Baptist Church Cemetery, Honea Path, South Carolina.
7 vi. Martha Jane Alewine, born 21 Jul 1844 in Anderson County, SC; died 06 Jun 1925.She married Amaziah M. Fisher Abt. 1865; born 01 Oct 1834; died 15 Aug 1891.
Notes for Martha Jane Alewine:
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: His Wife (Amaziah M. Fisher), Martha Jane Alewine, July 21, 1844 - June 6, 1925.
Notes for Amaziah M. Fisher:
Abbeville County Marriages, Larry E. Pursley: Amaziah Fisher & Martha Jane Alewine, Cir. 1865, sourced as PB [Abbeville Press Banner].
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: Amaziah M. Fisher Oct. 1, 1834 - Aug. 15, 1891, His Wife, Martha Jane Alewine, July 21, 1844 - June 6, 1925.
8 vii. Polly Doritha Alewine, born 1847 in Anderson County, SC.She married J. H. Morrison; born 1848.
9 viii. Angiline Alewine, born Abt. Mar 1850 in Anderson County, SC.She married David Calvin Alewine; born 04 Mar 1851 in South Carolina.
Notes for David Calvin Alewine:
1880 US Census, Martin, Anderson County, SC, 7 Jun 1880, ED 32, p. 9: David C. Alewine 28,Angelina Alewine 29, Margaret R. Alewine 7 ,Lettie Jane Alewine 3, Andrew J. Alewine 1.
1900 US Census, Hart, GA: Found
1910 US Census, Hart, GA: Found
10 ix. Sophia E. Alewine, born 24 Sep 1853 in Anderson County, SC; died 28 Dec 1927 in Antreville, SC.
Notes for Sophia E. Alewine:
Deed of Conveyance by Jacob Alewine to John Alewine in trust for Sophi Alewine, Anderson County Courthouse, Anderson, SC, February 12, 1874: Sophi Alewine, 20, given 44 acres near the head of First Creek, adjacent to sister Clara Alewine's lot.
Anderson County Cemeteries, Vol. 4, R. Wayne Bratcher, 1990, p. 129: Sophire Alewine, 24 Sep 1853 - 28 Dec 1927, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC.
Grave Marker Inscription, First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Antreville, SC: Sophire Alewine, Sept. 24, 1853 - Dec. 28, 1927, At Rest.
Obituary, Miss Sophria Alewine, The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 31 Dec 1927, p. 5:"Anderson, Dec. 30 - (Special) - Miss Sophria Alewine, 75, died at 9 o'clock Wednesday night at her home at Antreville, following an illness of one month.Miss Alewine is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Andrew Bannister and Mrs. P. M. Morrison, both of Georgia.Funeral services were held at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at First Creek church, of which she was a member.The Rev. Truman Brown conducted the services."
11 x. Emiline Alewine, born 1855 in Anderson County, SC.She married Preston M. Morrison; born Abt. 1850.
1880 US Census, Martin District, Anderson County, SC, 14 Jun 1880, ED 32, p.19-20: Emiline, 22, probably living next door to father, Jacob and married to Preston M. Morrison, b. 1850. Two children Jessie, b. 1874 and Minnie, b. 1875.
12 xi. Clara P. Alewine, born Abt. Mar 1860 in Anderson County, SC.She married Andrew C. Banister; born Abt. 1850 in South Carolina. Died 02 May 1941, Hart County, GA.
Notes for Clara P. Alewine: Mrs. Andrew Bannister. See sister Sophia's obit.
Notes for Andrew C. Banister: Born 09 Sep 1850,in SC; Died 27 Feb 1927, Hart County, GA.
1870 United States Federal Census: Rolly Banister 53,Emily Banister 43, Nancy Banister 21, Andrew Banister 20, Emma Banister 18, Angeline Banister 16, Calhoune Banister 14, Cordelia Banister 8, Newton Banister 5, Fleetwood Banister 1, Susan Carr 29.
1880 United States Federal Census, Martin, Anderson, South Carolina: Andrew C. Banister 29, Clara P. Banister 20, Rosa E. Banister 4, Gina N. Banister 7M