History of the Old Cheraws : containing an account of the aborigines of the Pedee, the first white settlements, their subsequent progress, civil changes, the struggle of the revolution, growth of the country afterward, extending from about A.D. 1730-1810, with notices of families and sketches of individuals

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Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Company, 1967, 1994
viii, 629 p., [27] leaves of plates : ill., maps, ports.


"Reprint of the enlarged ed. of 1925 with addenda by John J. Dargan."

Includes index.

Indian tribes living in the Cheraws Precinct include the Cheraw, Woccon, (an extinct tribe) and Catawba tribes. Additional tribes living in the area known as the Peedee include the Cherokee, Tuscarora, Yamassee, (Creek) and Muscogee, (Lower Creek Muscogee) tribes.

The Cheraws Precinct covered the Northwest corner of the state of South Carolina, including the present-day counties of Chesterfield, Marlboro and Darlington. The area known as the Peedee also encompassed the additional area now known as the modern-day counties of Georgetown, Florence, Williamsburg and Horry.

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