The ancestors who called this part of the Pee Dee home.

Items in the People Collection

Brigadier General John Henry Woodberry
Brigadier General John Henry Woodbury (1889-1974)

Woodberry was born in Johnsonville on Feb 22, 1889 to Wattie Gamewell Woodberry, Sr. and Rosa Belle Eaddy (first woman mayor in South Carolina history). He was the great-grandson of Henry Eaddy. He…

Arles and Violet Hanna
Arles Timmons Hanna and Violet Elizabeth Carter Hanna

John Briley Altman and Ethel Cox Altman.
John Briley Altman and Ethel Cox Altman. Ethel was the daughter of William James "Uncle Billy" Cox and Sarah Jane Stone Cox. John Briley was the son of was the son of John James Altman, first Postmaster for Vox.

William James "Billy" Cox and Sarah Jane Stone Cox
William James "Billy" Cox Jr (1842–1921) and Sarah Jane Stone Cox (1850–1924) were the founders of Rehobeth Pentecostal Holiness Church.

William James "Billy" Cox family
This photo was originally contributed to the Johnsonville Library Altman Genealogy and Local History Digital Collections by Noonie Eaddy Stone. Pictured:
Billy and Jean Cox with all of their children in front of house taken in Williamsburg County.…

First Female Highway Patrol from Johnsonville
December 1977 One of the first female highway patrol officers - Carolyn Mcdaniel Hartfield

Johnsonville City Council Members, 1955
L to R: Odell Venters, Bonner "Mac" McClendon, unidentified, Mayor Joseph T. Huggins.

Saw Man Huggins, Mac & Barbara McClendon
Elm Street, Johnsonville, SC; Mac McClendon owned and operated the sand pits just outside Johnsonville

Huggins Brothers Lumber Co
The Mill is Huggins Brothers Lumber Co. located at Ards Crossroads and was established in November, 1919 by O. G. Huggins, Sr.

JHS Class of 1953 senior trip to Washington, DC.
In the 1950 Gold and Black the Class of '53 was listed as:
J.W. Avant, J.W. Coker, Boyd Prosser, Faye Thompson, J. Gold Altman, Don Melton, James Edward Eaddy, Yvonner Leta Hanna, Wilmer Crosby,…

Anthony "Tinkum" Skinner and Pearl Skinner
Anthony Tinkum Skinner (1903-1972) and Pearleen Flowers Skinner (1902-1999) farmed in and around the Johnsonville area.

Pete and Everlina Jacobs
Pete Jacobs (1924-2011) and Everlina Skinner Jacobs (b. 1928). Everlina and Pete were the first family to move into the Bluefield community when it was still an old mule road in a field with tobacco barns. In their time they've seen Bluefield thrive,…

Reverend Ebenezer Francis Newell, age 71
Birth: Aug. 30, 1775
Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass.
Death: Mar. 8, 1867
This is the portrait in Rev Newell's book - Life and Observations of Rev EF Newell. This portrait was painted by WO Bemis, engraved by J Sartain of Philadelphia


Reverend John Morgan Timmons
John Morgan Timmons (1800-1863) was the founder of Timmonsville, SC. He was for 45 years pastor of Elim Baptist Church at Effingham, a large landowner, and a businessman. He was a Signer of the Ordinance of Secession on December 20, 1860, and died…

Elizabeth Timmons Huggins  (1839-1883)
Elizabeth Timmons Huggins (1839-1883) was the daughter of William James Timmons II (1802-1846) and Elizabeth Eaddy (1808-1898). She married George S. B. Huggins (1831-1915). After her death, Huggins married her younger sister, Emily Timmons


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