Edgefield County, South Carolina, History of.
By: John A. Chapman, Pub. 1897, Reprinted 2009, 521 pages, Index, Hard Cover, ISBN #0-89308-004-7.
This history begins with the Colonial settlement and goes through 1897. Edgefield County was formed in 1785 and from it were formed Saluda county and a portion of Greenwood County. Contains Edgefield’s participation in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, the Confederate War and family sketches including among others: Abney, Adams, Anderson, Bacon, Bates, Bean, Berry, Bland, Blocker, Bowles, Brazier, Brooks, Burkhalter, Burt, Butler, Caldwell, Carroll, Carson, Chappell, Coleman, Crouder, Culbreath, Denny, Dorn, Dozier, Dunlap, Dunovant, Edwards, Elzey, Gantt, Garrett, Gary, Geiger, Glascock, Goodwyn, Gray, Gregg, Griffin, Grimke, Haddon, Haltiwanger, Hammond, Hazel, Jennings, Jeter, Johnson, Jones, Kennedy, Lake, Landrum, McCarty, McDuffie, Martin, Meriwether, Mims, Mobley, Moore, Morange, Nicholson, Norris, Nunn, Outz, Pattison, Perry, Pickens, Pope, Quattlebaum, Ramsey, Riley, Ryan, Scott, Scury, Shaw, Sheppard, Simkins, Smyley, Stallworth, Stewart, Summers, Tillman, Tomkins, Towles, Travis, Trotter, Walker, Wardlaw, Waters, Watson, Watts, Werts, and Yarbrough.