Orangeburgh District Migrations

Migration of Samuel JEFFCOAT (Jr) and Bridget [---]

1. Samuel JEFFCOAT (Jr), born abt 1770 in Lexington County, South Carolina; died abt 1855 in Pike County, Alabama, son of Samuel JEFFCOAT and Zelphir [---]. He married Bridget [---], born abt 1780; died abt 1855 in Pike County, Alabama.

Notes for Samuel JEFFCOAT (Jr): Moved to AL after 1820. "Seeds of Jacob Jeffcoat" p. 21.

Children of Samuel JEFFCOAT (Jr) and Bridget [---] were as follows:

a. Benjamin JEFFCOAT, born 17961 in Lexington District, South Carolina; died April 18501; buried in Lexington County, South Carolina. He married Mary Ann JOHNSON, born 1796; died 1855; buried in Lexington County, South Carolina. "Seeds of Jacob Jeffcoat" p. 23 -- Buried with wife in unmarked graves. This Benjamin, named for his uncle is referred to in census and on legal papers as Benjamin Jeffcoat, Jr. Owned several thousand acres of land in Lexington County.

b. Elijah Lige JEFFCOAT, born abt 1794 in Lexington County, South Carolina; died in Pike County, Alabama. James Joseph Jeffcoat says married first Jerusha (Dollie) Hoover a Creek Indian from the Wind Clan and second Elizabeth Jane McAdams. However, other researchers places these as wives of Rev. Elijah Jeffcoat.

c. Martha JEFFCOAT, born 22 Mar 1796 in Lexington District, South Carolina; died 22 Sep 1841. She married Frederick LIVINGSTON, born 3 Aug 1797 in Orangeburg District, South Carolina; died 11 Mar 1851; buried in Hebron Meth., Livingston, South Carolina, son of John I. LIVINGSTON and Mary Isabelle HIPP. The 1850 census lists Frederick Livingston as a planter with$12,000 in real property. There were 12 people living in the household and an additional 68 slaves.

d. Barbara JEFFCOAT, born in Lexington District, South Carolina.

References:

1. 1850 Mortality Schedule for Lexington District, South Carolina, p. 359.

Information provided by Gene Jeffries 11 Apr 2000, update by Mike Jeffcoat 17 Aug 2011.


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