"About the year 1763 or 1764, Messrs. Joseph Adair, Thomas Erving, William Hanna, Andrew McCrory and his brothers, united in building a house of worship.
DUNCAN CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
This cemetery is located 5 miles east of Clinton near Newberry line in Laurens County, South Carolina. This church was organized in 1764.
photo: Gerald McCrary
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"Duncan Creek Church is situated in Laurens district, on the waters of Enoree, a branch of Broad river. It was principally composed of emigrants from Ireland and Pennsylvania with their descendants, some of whom settled here as early as 1758. The original settlement was made three years before Braddock's defeat, by Mr. John Duncan, of Aberdeen, Scotland, who first emigrated to Pennsylvania, and thence removed here and settled on the creek which bears his name. He was the highest settler by ten miles in the fork between the Saluda and Broad rivers, and the only man at this time who had either negro, wagon, or still, in this part of the world. His nearest neighbor was Jacob Pennington, living on the Enoree below. "About the year 1763 or 1764, Messrs. Joseph Adair, Thomas Erving, William Hanna, Andrew McCrory and his brothers, united in building a house of worship. In 1766 they were visited by Mr. Duffield, Mr. Fuller, and Mr. Campbell. Mr. Duffield was probably George D.D., who was licensed by the presbytery of Newcastle in 1756, and was sent by the synod of New York to Carolina in 1765, and was afterwards settled in Carlisle and Philadelphia. Campbell was James Campbell, who joined the South Carolina presbytery in 1758, and became pastor of the Bluff church in North Carolina. Afterwards they were visited by Rev. Hezekiah Balch, licensed by the presbytery of Newcastle in 1768-9. Mr. Balch advised the people to choose elders. This was done. Andrew McCrory, Joseph Adair, and Robert Hanna, were elected, and ordained by Mr. Balch. James Pollock and Thomas Logan having come into the bounds of the congregation a short time before, the former from Pennsylvania and the latter from Ireland, on producing certificates of their membership and ordination, were chosen elders of this church. The communion was also administered, the number of communicants at that time being about sixty. "The manners and dress of these first settlers must have been quite primitive. Their dress was as follows: hunting shirt, leggings, and moccasins, adorned with buckles and beads. The hair was clubbed and tied up in a little deerskin or silk bag. At another time they wore their hair cued and rolled up in a black ribbon or bear's-gut dressed and dyed black. Again it became a custom to shave off the hair and wear white linen caps with ruffles around. The women's dress was long-eared caps, Virginia bonnets, short gowns, long gowns, stays, stomachers, quilted petticoats, high wooded heels. There was little market for produce except to the new settlers. Trade was carried on in skins and furs. Deer and beaver skins were a lawful tender in payment of debts. Winter skins were 18 pence sterling, Indian-dressed skins $1 per pound.
Testimony of James Duncan, son of the first settler
Source: "History of the Presbyterian Church in South Carolina" by George Howe, 1965, Volume I, pg. 335-336.
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I took these December 2012 - my first visit
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
National Register Properties in South Carolina
Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church
National Register Properties in South Carolina
Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church, Laurens County (S.C. Sec. Rd. 34, Clinton vicinity)
(Old Rock Church) Duncan’s Creek Presbyterian Church, built ca. 1842, is one of the earliest examples of rural church architecture in the upper part of the state. Its unadorned simplicity and solid stone construction are characteristic of buildings erected by early Scotch-Irish settlers in the Southeast. A simple rectangular building constructed of irregular stones, the church stands as a reminder of mid-nineteenth century rustic church architecture. The gable end is the main entrance façade and is centered with double doors flanked by two narrow windows at a slightly higher level. Its simplicity, uncomplicated symmetry, and fine stone masonry are features that make it a valuable record of upcountry rural architecture. One of the few changes made in the church was the removal of the original rear slave gallery in the first third of the twentieth century. Many churches in Laurens County are “daughters” of this old church as members of its congregation left to establish new churches in neighboring areas. The church is situated on a wooded site and is flanked by a cemetery containing carved stone markers of both Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers. The earliest grave dates from 1776. Listed in the National Register November 15, 1973.
The following served in the Revolutionary War and their names are listed on a marble tablet placed by the DARs on the front inside wall of Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church:
Joseph Adair, Sr.
Joseph Adair, Jr.
James Adair, Sr.
George Young, Sr.
photo above courtesy of friend and fellow researcher, Gerald McCrary, R.I.P.
This one was taken by me, Christmastime, 2012 - I finally made it to Duncan Creek!
The following historical excerpts were taken from the South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research:
The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Volume XII
Fall 1984 Number 4
EARLY ELDERS OF DUNCAN CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH LAURENS COUNTY, SC
While the early records of Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church (near Clinton, SC) were destroyed by fire in 1844, a record of the first elders was kept and recorded in the book beginning in 1844 and going through 1891. A copy of this record may be seen at the Historical Foundation of the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches, Montreat, NC, as well as a copy kept by the church itself. Only the names of the earliest elders are published here.
"These were the first Elders ordained by Revd. Hezekiah Balch, before or during the war"
Andrew McCreryThese six Elders were ordained in October 1788, by Revd. Joseph Alexander.
Joseph Adair Sen
Robert Hanna ordained in Pennsylvania
Thomas Logan ordained in Ireland
These six, first bench of Elders
The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol 13
Hazel Crowson Sellers of North Carolina in her book on Old South Carolina Churches says that John Duncan was joined by his friends Joseph Adair and Robert Long, both of whom were Revolutionary War soldiers, and that Hezekiah Balch held services at Duncan Creek as early as 1752. Joseph Palmer, a minister, is also said to have been a friend of John Duncan, and was so popular that when he went to Indiana in 1828 a number of the old friends followed him.
The present building at Duncan Creek is said to be the third erected on the lot, having been built in 1842, and the earliest known grave is that of Susannah Long, dated in 1776. A number of soldiers went from this church to fight in the patriot's cause.
Laurens County, SC Genealogy Trails - Duncan Creek Church
Find-a-Grave Duncan Creek Cemetery listing
There are many headstone pictures posted here
Revolutionary War Veteran
died Jan. 1, 1848, age about 56 (b. 1792)
OWENS, Martha Jane, wife of R.S. Owens, dau. of Charles & Elizabeth Ferguson
Nov. 8, 1825 - July 12, 1853
OWENS, Florella Jane, youngest daughter of Martha & Robert S. Owens
1853 - Oct. 1857
died in the year 1823
OWENS, Thomas, husband of Ailcey Owens
1789 - July 10, 1828
In the 39th Year of his Age
Nov. 1811 -(broken)
OWENS, Mattie Lou, dau. of T. & S. Owens
Feb 13,1870 - Aug 28, 1884
OWENS, John Robert, son of T. & S. Owens
1863 - Jan. 1887
OWENS, Susan, wife of Thomas Owens
Jan. 25, 183? - June 14, 1882
The following three persons are on the same stone:
BEASLEY, Lydia Owens, dau. of Thomas & Ailcey Owens, and wife of B.C. Beasley
Nov. 28, 1818 - June 12, 1845
BEASLEY, Thomas, son of B.C. & Lydia Beasley
died 1840, age 9 months
BEASLEY, Infant daughter of same
died 1845, age 3 weeks
GLASGOW, John L., buried between Thos. & Mattie Lou Owens
Sept. 15, 1824 - Oct. 18, 1858
GLASGOW, Winfield Scott, son of John L. & Sarah E. Glasgow
died 1852, age 2 yrs. 7 months, 22 days
GLASGOW, Infant son of same couple
born & died 1851
GLASGOW, Infant son of same couple
Born & died 1854
Polina, dau. of James & M.A. Hill
1852 - 1853
HILL, Lewis Richard, son of James & M.A. Hill
born & died 1856
HILL, James Thomas, son of James & M.A. Hill
born & died 1855
died Nov. 15, 1776, age 19
CRAIG, William (E.R.)
died Oct. 13, 1824, age 64 (1760)
CRAIG, Jane, his wife
died July 1, 1822, age 54 (1768)
CRAIG, James, Dr.
died Nov. 5, 1826, age 26 yrs. 8 months
CRAIG, John (E.R.)
died Oct. 19, 1843, age 50
CRAIG, William (D.C.)
died Oct. 9, 1824, age 64 (1760)
died May 7, 1834, age 72 (1762)
COPELAND, Eleanor Craig, wife of Samuel Copeland & daughter of Wm. & Jane
died Oct. 12, 1825, age 21
COPELAND, William H., son of E.T. & C.A.O. Copeland
1854 - 1855
died Aug 15, 1869
(D.A.R number 813990 info, not on stone: Born August 1793)
COPELAND, Elizabeth, wife of James, Sr.
died Nov. 29, 1844 (b. Aug. 27, 1799)
COPELAND, Leisel Watson, son of R.J. & M.E. Copeland
died July, 1871, age 8 months
COPELAND, L.W., 1st S.C. Cav., C.S.A.
March 14, 1825 - Dec. 27, 1894
(D.A.R number 813990 info, not on stone: Leisel Watts Copeland)
Jane, wife of L.W. Copeland & dau. of Robert & Sarah Owens
died Dec. 24, 1860, age 30 years, 8 mos., 24 days
(D.A.R number 813990 info, not on stone: Born March 31, 1830)
COPELAND, Martha Jane, dau. of L.W. & S.J. Copeland
d. Jan. 1854, age 10 months
COPELAND, Nannie J., dau. of L.W. & S.J. Copeland
d. June 13, 1864, age 3 years
COPELAND, Sarah Eliza, dau. of L.W. & S.J. Copeland
d. Aug. 4, 1866, age 15
COPELAND, Infant daughter of L.W. & L.T. Copeland
died July 1879
COPELAND, George Berly, twin son of L.W. & Lena T. Copeland
July 1874 - Sept. 1875
COPELAND, R.H., son of G.P. & M.A. Copeland
March - July 1856
TAYLOR, Irine Owens, daughter of Dr. E.F. & F.F. Taylor
TAYLOR, Dr. Edgar F.
TAYLOR, Fannie C.
TRIBBLE, Cornelius, son of Elijah & Nancy
Aug. 14, 1836 - Jan. 18, 1863 at Richmond, Va.
LEAK, Nancy J., consort of Robert B. Leak
April, 1829 - Oct. 24, 1855
LEAK, Robert Bluford
Aug. 17, 1818 - Feb. 22, 1859
LEAK, Martha A., daughter of R.B. & N.J. Leak
1853 - Aug. 1855
LEAK, David Thomas, son of R.B. & N.J. Leak
Oct. - Dec. 1851
July 12, 1803 - Oct. 11, 1854
LITTLE, Matilda, his wife
Jan. 25, 1803 - Oct. 23, 1854
LITTLE, J.S., dau. of Thomas & J.E.
Oct. 1849 - May 1850
LITTLE, David R., son of James and Matilda
March 1834 - May 1854
LITTLE, Robert J.R., son of John W. & Eliza
May 1854 - Jan. 1855
LITTLE, Cynthia A., dau. of James & Matilda
July 1841 - June 1857
LITTLE, Joseph E., son of Thomas & Jane E. Little
Jan. - June 1862
LITTLE, Thomas H., C.S.A.
Dec. 19, 1836 - Dec. 7, 1862 at Lynchburg, Va.
LITTLE, Chany John, son of J.W. & E.J. Little
March 1862 - Oct. 1878
LITTLE, John W.
Feb. 10, 1832-May 1, 1914
LITTLE, Eliza Jane, his wife
July 17, 1832-Dec. 14, 1905
Sept. 25, 1802 - March 7, 1852
LITTLE, Sarah, his wife
Jan. 16, 1812 - July 8, 1871
died Jan. 11, 1844, aged about 38 years
LITTLE, David, Sr. of Ireland
Nov. 11, 1767-Nov. 17, 1812
LITTLE, Mrs. Charity, his wife
1770 - Nov. 6, 1826
JACKS, John P.
Jan. 24, 1819 - Oct. 26, 1867
JACKS, Mrs. N.A., his wife
Aug. 17, 1832 - Nov. 22, 1882
JACKS, Sarah A.O., daughter of J.P. & N.A., B. & SD.
Feb. 1856 - Oct. 1920
Nov. 1861 - Jan. 1927
FERGUSON, Elizabeth, wife of Charles Ferguson
born March 18, 1793, married Aug. 1806, died May 23, 1869
FERGUSON, Lucinda, wife of S. Ferguson and daughter of George & Frances McCrary
March 13, 1813 - Oct. 22, 1848
FERGUSON, Charles M., son of S. & L. Ferguson
Dec. 1843 - Nov. 1854
FERGUSON, Henry, son of S. & L. Ferguson
Oct. - Nov. 1848
NICOLS, Betsey, wife of D.C. Nichols
died July 19, 1905, age 57 years, 11 months, 18 days
FINNEY, John R.
Sept 27, 1844 - July 9, 1881, C.S.A.
FINNEY, Mary A., his wife, and dau. of T.D. & E.J. Young
Sept. 6, 1846 - July 27, 1867
SETZLER, Dr. F.M., C.S.A.
Aug. 22, 1845 - Oct. 17, 1923
SETZLER, Mary Young, his wife
April 17, 1849 - Oct. 17, 1923
HUGHES, Lettitia Y.
Oct. 31, 1831 - March 15, 1917
LUKE, John, Sr.
March 14, 1767 - Jan. 14, 1848
LUKE, Jane, his wife
Dec. 5, 1789 - Nov. 14, 1844
1760 - Jan. 20, 1840
LONG, Elizabeth, wife of Robert Long
1756 - Sept. 4, 1823
LONG, Miss Susan
1783 - Nov. 12, 1873
LONG, Mary, daughter of Robert & Elizabeth Long
died July 20, 1817 (b. 1789), age 28
also on her left hand lies her niece Martha Monfoord.
LONG, Martha, daughter of Robert & Elizabeth Long
died Oct. 29, 1825
WEIR, Nancy Long
1799 - July 17, 1875
WEIR, Dr. Thomas
1800 - July 14, 1880
DR. THOMAS WEIR (1800-1880) Dr. Weir studied medical education under Robert Long who operated an academy on Duncan's Creek. After working his way through the Medical College of South Carolina, he began practicing medicine in what was to become Clinton. He was a large planter, owning 67 slaves in 1860. He was a delegate to the Secession Convention and his name stands proudly upon the Ordinance of Secession. All four of his sons were in the Confederate Army, three died. The family was for 150 years closely associated with Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church where Dr. Weir was an elder and is buried.
WEIR, George W.
Jan. 1, 1881 - Jan. 12, 1930
WIER, Dr. Thomas Withrow
Oct. 29, 1830 - April 26, 1908 C.S.A.
WIER, Lou Buchanan
Jan. 17, 1852 - Aug. 27, 1916
WIER, Willie H., son of Dr. T.W. & L.B. Wier
Dec. 19, 1883 - Feb. 26, 1887
WIER, Nannie E., daughter of Dr. T.W. & L.B. Wier
Dec. 21, 1885 - Feb. 26, 1887
WIER, Mary Catherine
1834 - Oct. 5, 1838
WIER, Elizabeth S.R., daughter of Dr.Thomas & Nancy Wier
1832 - Oct. 19, 1852
WIER, William Preston
1838 - Nov. 7, 1856
WIER, Lt. Robert Long
died near Centerville, Va. Nov. 5, 1861, age 32, C.S.A.
WIER, Lt. Samuel Laurens, fell in the Battle of the Wilderness, Va.
May 5, 1864, age 21 (body lies in an unknown grave)
WIER, Capt. Harrison Kern, fell in battle at Deep Bottom, Va
July 28, 1864, age 24, (born 1840)
These three sons of Dr. Thomas & Nancy Long Wier died in communion of the Presbyterian Church and were martyrs to the Confederate War.
Dec. 16, 1842, killed and buried in Maryland July 11, 1863
Jan. 26, 1811 - May 2, 1883
BEASLEY, Leonard, Virginia Military, Revolutionary War
Aug 18, 1784 - Feb. 15, 1809
FOLKER, Eunice Penelope, consort of Rev. Patrick H. Folker & daughter of Rev. John B. Kennedy
died Aug. 1, 1848, age 37 (born 1811)
KENNEDY, Rev. John B., A Presbyterian preacher over 50 years.
died Dec. 12, 1846, aged 81 (born 1765)
KENNEDY, Rebecca, consort of Rev. J.B. Kennedy
died July 29, 1846 (born 1771)
ROSS, Sophia Franklin
died Nov. 20, 1825, age 8 months
Three infant children of Patrick H. & Eunice P. Folker
no date (about 1840)
ROSS, Dr. George
died Nov. 13, 1825, age 46 years, 11 months (born 1779)
PERRY, Mary Ann, "Her months of affliction are o'er".
died Aug 27, 1852, aged 16.
KERN, Alfred Anthony
Jan 20, 1808 - June 28, 1840
KERN, John Frederick, born in Hamburgh, Germany, leaving a widow and 6 children
Sept. 6, 1758 - Nov. 5, 1830
KERN, Elizabeth, relict of J.F. Kern, Sr., born in London
Aug. 19, 1766 - Feb. 11, 1834
KERN, Paridon Daniel
died June 21, 1826, age 28 years, 6 months
BYRD, William Paradon, infant son of G.& E.C. Byrd
died March 20, 1848, age 2 yrs., 6 months
died Sept. 3, 1822, aged 21
UNDERWOOD, Mr. Isaac
died Aug. 19, 1819, aged 37
Also near this marble stone is entered the bodies of his mother, Sarah Underwood, his sister, Sarah Holland, and his nephew and niece William and Sarah, son and daughter of his brother, John Underwood.
July 4, 1813 - Oct. 21, 1824
COPELAND, John, Sr.
died Sept. 7, 1826, aged about 78 years (born about 1748 in Ireland).
COPELAND, Margaret (Blakely), consort of John Copeland, Sr.
died Feb. 27, 1844, aged about 86 years.
(supplemental information, not on stone: born 1758 in Ireland)
BELL, Martha McConathy, consort of John Bell
Dec. 5, 1793 - Oct. 16, 1827
1896 or 06
Jan. 26, 1793 - Oct. 14, 1827
1728 - Aug. 15, 1809
Thomas MCCRARY, S.C. Troops, Revolutionary War
photo: Gerald McCrary
Nov. 12, 1791 - May 21, 1871
PHILSON, Agness, wife of William Philson. Married April 19, 1819.
Had 9 children. 6 survived.
died July 7, 1868, aged 68. Born June 29, 1800
PHILSON, James Walton, son of William & Agnes
Feb. 11, 1832 - Nov. 7, 1849
FERGUSON, William Walton, son of Samuel & Agnes Ferguson
April 10, 1859 - Sept. 5, 1892
May 5, 1760 - Feb. 2, 1820
ADAIR, James (First Settler)
May 15, 1752 - Aug 18, 1818
ADAIR, Hannah, wife of James Adair, Sr.
Sept. 28, 1750 - Nov. 10, 1826
FAIRBAIRN, Samuel M.
died Aug. 2, 1817, age 41 years, 8 months (1806)
1784 - June 24, 1854
Esther is buried to the left of her mother, Mary McClure Bell. Her sister Elizabeth Cox is on the other side, but the stone is too corroded to show up in a picture.
died March 1, 1852, aged about 87
Mary is buried between two of her daughters: Esther Adams is to the left and Elizabeth Cox is to the right.
the memory of
March 1st 1832
aged about 87
died May 3, 1848, aged 56 years, 6 months
photo and information courtesy of Pam Miller, www.pamiller.net
died July 30, 1828, aged 60 years
In memory of
Who departed this
life July 30th 1828
in the 60th year of his age.
BRADDOCK, Ann, wife of above
died Nov. 2, 1828, age 70
Ann's original stone said:
In memory of
wife of Francis Braddock
Who departed this
life November 2nd 1828
in the 70th year of her life.
photos and information courtesy of Pam Miller, www.pamiller.net
BRADDOCK, Infant of James & Oney Braddock
BRADDOCK, Mary P., dau. of James & Oney Braddock
May 1834 - Nov. 4, 1854
BRADDOCK, Martha A., dau. of James & Oney Braddock
Aug. 16, 1831 - Nov. 6, 1854
BRADDOCK, James F., C.S.A.
Oct. 22, 1843-Oct. 5, 1862, of typhoid pneumonia on march to Manassas
BRADDOCK, James McClure
Jan. 13, 1794 - Nov. 24, 1885
BRADDOCK, Oney, wife of James Braddock
Sept. 21, 1809 - April 3, 1881
BRADDOCK, Oney Susannah
Oct. 21, 1845 - Nov. 5, 1881
From left to right, the markers are: son James F. Braddock, Oney Meadows Braddock, the family name marker, James McClure Braddock, daughter Oney Susannah.
photos and information courtesy of Pam Miller, www.pamiller.net
KELLY, Margaret Braddock, wife of W.F. Kelly and daughter of James & Oney Braddock
April 21, 1848 - Dec. 13, 1927
1722 - June 15, 1798
FAIRBAIRN, Catherine, wife of above
1740 - July 16, 1781
died Aug. 21, 1794, age 25 years (1769)
died Aug. 3, 1830, age 60 years, 5 mo. 9 days (1770)
Dec. 28, 1770 - May 13, 1858
1773 - May 13, 1858
BELL, William, son of James & Sarah Bell
March 28, 1804 - Dec. 30, 1819
BELL, Infant son of J.B. & M.B. Bell
BELL, James, Jr.
Dec 1, 1811 - Jan. 19, 1858
BELL, Mary, wife of James Bell and daughter of Isaac Jacks
Aug. 15, 1816 - March 3, 1899
Aug. 26, 1836 - July 30, 1864
WORKMAN, James I., son of C.J. & S.E. Workman
Aug. 26, 1868 - Aug. 7, 1872
WORKMAN, William C.
July 16, 1871 - May 7, 1887
WORKMAN, Josephine S.E.
Sept. 26, 1847 - July 1, 1887
WORKMAN, John B.
Oct. 7, 1866 - June 1, 1895
Aug. 1, 1809 - Sept. 5, 1872
LITTLE, Jane E., his wife
Feb. 1, 1822 - Dec. 27, 1871
LITTLE, Annie, duaghter of J.P. & S.A. Little
July 1868 - Sept. 1873
YOUNG, Major Samuel (Elizabeth's grandfather)
Aug. 15, 1792 - April 8, 1865
YOUNG, George C., son of Wm. & E.E. Young
May 1842 - Aug. 1868
YOUNG, Also infants of Wm. & E.E. Young
born & died 1867 & 1870
YOUNG, Robert Mc N
Oct. 23, 1822 - Oct. 11, 1854
Feb. 21, 1780 - May 23, 1853
1755 - Nov. 2, 1800
YOUNG, George Sr.
1755 - Oct. 13, 1833
1781 - Feb. 21, 1824
1797 - Nov. 22, 1825
died Aug. 2, 1843, age 55 years (1788)
YOUNG, Mary, wife of George Young, Jr.
died Nov. 17, 1831, age 40 (1791)
Aug. 1795 - June 2, 1856
YOUNG, five infant children of Wm. & Elizabeth Young
Feb. 19, 1795 - Aug. 30, 1868
YOUNG, Jane Elliott, daughter of W. & E. Young
Dec. 24, 1820 - June 2, 1863
BELL, Sallie, 2nd dau. of J.Wm. & Mattie Bell
Dec. 1869 - Oct. 1872
FERGUSON, Spencer, son of S. & L. Ferguson
Oct. 1841-Feb. 1842
CRAIG, John, S.C. Militia, Revolutionary War
April 7, 1811 - Feb. 13, 1873
MCCRARY, Maria A., his wife
Oct. 26, 1822 - April 20, 1867
COPELAND, J.H., C.S.A.
June 10, 1839 - Dec. 30, 1906
COPELAND, Martha T., his wife
May 20, 1842 - Dec. 17, 1919
J.H & Martha's actual stone inscriptions:
JUNE 10, 1839 DEC 20, 1906
A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LIEUT
CO B 1ST SC CAVALRY
MAY 20, 1842 DEC 17,1910
Jan. 4, 1850 - June 21, 1919
LEAKE, Lou Finney, his wife
Aug. 18, 1850 - April 26, 1899
Sept. 10, 1808 - Aug. 1, 1891
June 11, 1812 - March 30, 1881
FINNEY, Mary S., daughter of John and Lucinda
Feb. 25, 1836 - March 25, 1886
FINNEY, Isaac W.
Sept. 30, 1835 - Nov. 4, 1877
FINNEY, Sallie E., his wife
July 11, 1840 - March 23, 1879
Feb. 8, 1873 - age 84
died Feb. 5, 1851, age 56
Children of Samuel and Ruth S. Craig:
CRAIG, Susan M.E.
Sept. 30, 1824 - May 18, 1855
CRAIG, William H.
Jan. 6, 1826 - May 21, 1835
CRIAG, John M.
June 29, 1829 - June 1, 1835
CRAIG, Ruthe Jane
Dec. 9, 1832 - May 16, 1835
born in County Donegal, Ireland March 17, 1761
died Nov. 18, 1841
died Sept. 3, 1825, age 71 (1754)
ADAIR, Joseph, Jr., S.C. Militia, Revolutionary War
(also buried here Joseph Adair, Sr.)
photo courtesy of friend and fellow researcher, Gerald McCrary, RIP
1723- April 9, 1800
RAMMAGE, John J.
died Jan. 29, 1844
RAMAGE, Nancy C.F.
June 1842 - Feb. 1847
RAMAGE, Isaac W.T.
June 29, 1842 - Nov. 7, 1862, at Lynchburg, Va. Co A 13 S.C. Reg.
RAMAGE, Infants of J.W. & M.E. Ramage
YOUNG, Ella J., daughter of J.I. & O. Young
June 1882 - Jan. 1890
YOUNG, Lizzie T., daughter of J.I. & O. Young
Feb. 1880 - Dec. 1889
YOUNG, Robert Watts, son of J.I. & O. Young
1886 - 1887
YOUNG, Dr. Thomas D., consort of Elizabeth J. Young
March 3, 1818 - Nov. 27, 1854
YOUNG, J.B., left a wife & 3 small children
March 12, 1811 - Dec. 23, 1852
YOUNG, Manon G.
died Jan. 10, 1845, age 30 years, 11 months, 4 days
YOUNG, Joseph W.
Jan. 17, 1839 - Sept. 19, 1844
YOUNG, M.L. ?
April 1830? - Sept. 1842?
Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Website
Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church page
the Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery page
Revolutionary War Skirmish at Duncan Creek
Barthlynn's Duncan Creek Church Cemetery Page
A beautiful page, similar listings to mine, but with better presentation, and a little "mood music". Thanks Barthlynn!
Link to findagrave.com Duncan Creek Cemetery Page
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