From: Mary Eddins Johnson
Date: June 15, 2000

What is your Chesterfield HURST connection?

"Cynthia H. Porcher" wrote:

 Does anyone recognize these families?  They have ties to Charleston,
> Chesterfield, and Sumter Counties. Would love to share info if I can find a
> connection.
> 1. Joseph Henry VILLENEUVE, M. Born on 6 Jul 1835 in Charleston , Charleston
> Co, SC. Joseph Henry died in Cheraw, Chesterfield Co, SC on 28 Dec 1874; he
> was 39. Buried in St David's Episcopal Church Cemetery. Resided in Goose
> Creek, St James Parish, Charleston Co, SC in 1860. Resided in Cheraw,
> Chesterfield Co, SC in 1870. Occupation: Stone Cutter, made monuments and
> tombstones. Civil War Vet, Lt under Johnson Hagood.
> chp note: Joseph's signature is on the gravestones of other members and
> others who are buried in St David's Churchyard.  His stone was signed
> "White."  One of Sarah Jane's relatives?
> Joseph Henry married Sarah Jane WHITE, F, daughter of UNKNOWN WHITE, M &
> Keziah Jane (unknown surname), F. Born ca 1838. Sarah Jane died in Waycross,
> Ware Co, GA on 5 Jul 1917; she was 79.
> ****Following th death of her husband, Sarah Jane and the children moved to
> SUMTER, SC, where she lived on MAIN ST. Could this have been her father's
> house? It is unclear whether Sarah had family in Sumter or she was going to
> be near Joseph's family who lived in Sumter. ****
> Census: The 1880 census shows Sarah (age 42) as head of household with the
> following children, born in SC.
> John W, 20
> Hattie, 13
> Lorenze, 11
> Charles L, 8
> Joseph, 6
> They had the following children:
>  2 i. Charlie J. (Died in Childhood), M
>  3 ii. Eugenia (Died in Childhood), F (1862-1863)
>  4 iii. William J, M (ca1858-)
>  5 iv. John Wesley, M (ca1860-)
>  6 v. J Haywood (Died in Childhood), M (ca1865-1867)
>  7 vi. Hattie Elizabeth, F (ca1868-)
>  8 vii. Lorenz Stoppelbein "Renny", M (1868-)
>  9 viii. Sarah Ellen (Died in Childhood), F (ca1869-1871)
>  10 ix. Charles L, M (ca1872-1894)
>  11 x. Joseph Henry, M (1875-1949)

Go To:  #,  A,  B,  C,  D,  E,  F,  G,  H,  I,  J,  K,  L,  M,  N,  O,  P,  Q,  R,  S,  T,  U,  V,  W,  X,  Y,  Z,  Main