South Carolina – Edgefield County info on Edgefield County, South Carolina:,_South_Carolina_Genealogy

From Gowen Manuscript:

Robert Gowan was a witness to a deed of Job Padgett in which he conveyed to William Jones 92 acres of land December 9, 1810 for $10, according to Edgefield County Deed Book 30, page 450. The land lay on Mores Creek of Clouds Creek, adjoining the lines of Samuel Dean, Wilkin Smith and Job Padget.
Mary Gowen was married to Henry Barnes May 1, 1796 in Edgefield County, according to Cecille Gaziano, researcher of Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Edgefield Co SC FamilySearch notes:


Court of common pleas and general sessions minutes, 1785-1868
Authors: South Carolina. Court of Common Pleas (Edgefield District) (Main Author)
(Online but not ready)

Equity court records, abt. 1800-1870
Authors: South Carolina. Court of Equity (Edgefield District) (Main Author)
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Pleadings and judgements, 1800-1913
Authors: South Carolina. Court of Common Pleas (Edgefield County) (Main Author)
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Miscellaneous probate records, 1785-1868; indexes to records, 1785-1957
Authors: South Carolina. Probate Court (Edgefield County) (Main Author)
(Available online)

Edgefield County, South Carolina, will book A, part 1, 1783-1797
Statement of Responsibility: compiled by Elizabeth Wood Thomas
Authors: Thomas, Elizabeth Wood (Main Author)
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Petitions and decrees in summary process, 1800-1868
Authors: South Carolina. Court of Common Pleas (Edgefield County) (Main Author)
South Carolina. Department of Archives and History (Repository)
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Land and Property:

Deeds, 1787-1866; index to deeds, 1787-1869
Authors: Edgefield County (South Carolina). Register of Mesne Conveyance (Main Author)
(Available online – mostly)

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