South Carolina – Lancaster County

FamilySearch.org info on Lancaster County, South Carolina: 

https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Lancaster_County,_South_Carolina_Genealogy

Info:

1784 Nov 14 Daniel Finn planter of St Marks Parish SC grants estate of John Gowen decd and a copy of his inventory to Elizabeth Gowen recorded in Lancaster Co on Nov 28 1795 Deed Book B pg 289 in Lancaster Co, SC
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From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms104.htm

Josiah Goins was enumerated as the head of a household in Camden District, Lancaster County, page 26, according to “Heads of Families, South Carolina, 1790:”

“Goins, Josiah white male over 16
white female
[10 slaves]

1790 US Census: Name: Josia Goins
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Lancaster, South Carolina
Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons – Females: 1
Number of Slaves : 10
Number of Household Members: 12
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1820 US Census: Name: Sarah Goin
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Kershaw, South Carolina
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 3
Free White Persons – Males – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 45 and over : 1
Number of Persons – Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons – Under 16: 5
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8
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1820 US Census: Name: Abigail Goen
Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Kershaw, South Carolina
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons – Males – Under 10: 1
Free White Persons – Females – 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons – Under 16: 1
Free White Persons – Over 25: 1
Total Free White Persons: 2
Total All Persons – White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 2
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Lancaster Co SC FamilySearch notes

Probate:

Loose guardianship papers, 1821-1870
Authors: South Carolina. Probate Court (Lancaster County) (Main Author)
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(Available online)

Land:

Conveyance books, 1787-1910; index, 1787-1937
Authors: Lancaster County (South Carolina). Register of Mesne Conveyance (Main Author)
South Carolina. Department of Archives and History (Repository)
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Lancaster County deed book A
Format: Journal Article
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(Review at FamilyCenter)

Lancaster County deed book A [1772-1788] : continued from vol. 1, p. 192
Format: Journal Article
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Lancaster County deed book A continued from page 165. : January term 1788
Format: Journal Article
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2610041
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Minutes of meetings, 1800-1840
Authors:
Lancaster District, South Carolina. Board of Trustees (Main Author)
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