"Would appreciate any info re: William Swinford b 1805 SC, Wife Martha. Children John(1860 wife Amanda) Andrew, Mary, Sarah, Eli. Thank you."
I believe your William and Martha may also be my William and Mattie. Their son Eli is my g-g-g-grandfather. Do you have a record of when your Eli was born? If he was born in 1847, we may have a match!
I would love to share information with you if we are researching the same family line.
Do know whether there is any jewish heritage in the line you're studying? It was suggested to me there might be, I would love to find out whatever personal information about the family I can. They are more than just names, you know? Knowing if they were jewish would shed some light into how they might have lived their lives.