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Local Business Receipts circa 1958
Local business receipts written out to the Huggins family circa 1958. Business included are:
Lentz Service Station
Haselden Brothers
Johnsonville Plumbing Company
TV Radio Service Order Saw Man Huggins
Johnsonville Hardware and Appliance…

John J Altman named first Postmaster of Vox, 1891
John James Altman is named first Postmaster of Vox on August 25, 1891. He was followed by Eldridge F. Prosser in 1893.

Map insertion from the cover of The Promised Land by Elaine Y. Eaddy

Memoirs of Judith Grier
This is the “Memoirs of Judith Grier” whose grandfather was John Tillman of the Ark Plantation. It is believed that Ms. Grier was born at the Ark Plantation in Surfside Beach. This
document was donated to the town of Surfside by Stan Barnett, from…

Map of Johnsonville - 1912
Map of the Town of Johnsonville - Sold Aug 12, 1912

This map shows the lots available in the Johnsonville land sale.

Last Will and Testament of George Samuel Briley Huggins
The will of George Samuel Briley Huggins was written on letterhead from the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Johnsonville on Nov. 18, 1912. C. J. Rollins was the Manager, J. S. McClam, President, S. B. Poston, vice President and T. J. Cottingham was the…

Old Johnsonville High School Diploma, 1915
1915 Diploma, Old Johnsonville High School. Ottis Guinan Huggins was an honor graduate.

Seaboard Air Right of Way Map - 1918
Shows the right of way and parcels of land purchased from landowners C. Belle Poston, S.B. Poston, R.H. Kimball, and J.D. Haselden. Also includes street grid of Johnsonville in 1918.

Briley Ham Stone Family Bible
A scan from the Family Bible of Briley Ham Stone (1812-1882) and wife Elizabeth Mary Eaddy (1825-1879). Briley and Elizabeth were married on September 11, 1834.
Briley Ham Stone was the son of Austin Stone II (1776-1832) and Zilphia Ham…

Hugh Hanna Land Grant of 1790
South Carolina:
I do hereby certify for Hugh Hanna a tract of land containing two hundred & forty six acres (surveyed for him the 15th January 1790) situate in the District of Georgetown on Lynches Lake and hath such form, marks, and boundings as…

Will of Hugh Hanna, 1841

I, Hugh Hanna, planter of the District of Williamsburg and State aforesaid; being of sound mind and memory, do make and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form…

1962 Johnsonville High School Commencement and Graduation Program
1962 Johnsonville High School Commencement and Graduation Program

Petition for road to be built
A petition for a formal road to be built from Johnsonville to Indiantown. The route is described as it passed by individual land owners property.

Last Will and Testiment of John Witherspoon, 1802
John Witherspoon inherited Witherspoon's Ferry from his brother, Robert Witherspoon. His will in 1802 states that the Ferry should continue to operate in benefit of Aimwell Church under the care of his executor, John D. Witherspoon. His daughter…

Last Will and Testiment of William James Johnson, 1850
Last will and testiment of Captain William James Johnson (1787-1851), founder of Johnsonville, SC.
Specific reference to Johnson's Ferry:
"I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Sarah Johnson my dwelling house house and other buildings, and all…
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