South Carolina – Sumter County

FamilySearch.org info on Sumter County, South Carolina:

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

Deed records:
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-V912-V?i=82&cat=273539 (index)

1813 – Going or Taylor Frankey 1813, bk D, p 174 (testifying she is not of African color)
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-TSL5-1?i=93&cat=273539

1820 June 8 – Levisa Goens fr Moses Timmons $150 for 50 acres of land on Charleston Road – 1820, bk F, p 235
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-TSYV-M?i=645&cat=273539

1827 April 17 – Frederick Gowens and Levice Gowens his wife of Sumter District, SC … for $11 dollars paid in hand by Samuel Perdriau, Hartwell Macon, Michael J Blackwell, William L Brunson, James Parson, William Lewis and Nathaniel Richbourg Trustees of and for the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America …. sell unto (the Trustees) … a certain piece or parcel of land containing 3 and 2/10th acres more or less … in said District in the fork of the roads at Timmons and Polly Branch waters of Black River … on the old Georgetown Road … in the middle of Polly Branch … Signed: Frederick Gowens, Levice Gowens. Wits: Levi Timmens, Benjamin H Holladay. Sumter Dist, South Carolina, Deed bk GG, p 203, 204.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSJX-SQNQ?i=716&cat=273539

 

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms106.htm

Samuel Morris Goins died November 26, 1943 and was buried in Sumter Cemetery in Sumter, South Carolina, according to “Sumter Cemetery.”
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Alexander Goyne was a buyer at the estate sale of Agness Barber November 5, 1784, according to the deed records of Sumter County, Camden District.

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Sumter County SC FamilySearch notes

Court:

Court minutes and judgements, 1801-1899
Authors:
South Carolina. Probate Court (Sumter County) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/260128?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Equity court records, 1795-1870
Authors:
South Carolina. Court of Equity (Sumter District) (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/467001?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Land:

Conveyance records of real estate, 1801-1948.
Authors:
Sumter County (South Carolina). County Court Clerk (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/273539?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online – reviewed – see entries above)

Plat book records 1803-1949
Authors:
Sumter County (South Carolina). County Court Clerk (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/260522?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online – but still lots to upload)

Probate:

Abstract of 128 wills from will book A, Sumter, S. C., 1777-1815 : being all wills entered in book A with the exception of about four or five shown on index not legible or not able to locate in folios
Statement of Responsibility:
abstracted by Janie Revill
Authors:
Revill, Janie (Main Author)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/120054?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Online but not ready yet)

Miscellaneous estate records, 1784-1960
Authors:
South Carolina. Probate Court (Sumter County) (Main Author)
South Carolina. County Court (Sumter County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/443856?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Probate records, real estate, sales, appointments, inventories, appraisements, executors, administrators, devised (divided) lands : also contains some lunacy records and records from Industrial School, 1800-1953
Authors:
South Carolina. Probate Court (Sumter County) (Main Author)
South Carolina. Probate Court (Sumter County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/260937?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

Sumter County, South Carolina will books and estates index and file book, 1800-1963
Authors:
South Carolina. Probate Court (Sumter County) (Main Author)
South Carolina. Probate Court (Sumter County) (Repository)
https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/260225?availability=Family%20History%20Library
(Available online)

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