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Dutch Fork Chapter Books List


NEW BOOKS FOR SALE BY THE DUTCH FORK CHAPTER

NEW - COLOR MAP - The Dutch Fork of Lexington District, S. C. 2013 - By Dr. Carl W. Nichols.

The map is made at a scale of 1:48000 and measures 24 inches in width and 36 inches in length. The map has reference points, where he had room to write in churches, etc. The Lexington District Dutch Fork Plat map joins the Old Newberry District Dutch Fork Map on the west. All other boundaries are between the Broad and Saluda Rivers to where they join to make the Congaree River. The pink color is the Surveys made from 1749 to 1760. The green color is the Surveys made from 1760 to 1776. The yellow Surveys are mostly where land was confiscated AFTER the Revolutionary War.

A Dutch Fork Chapter Publication. $30.00 plus $5.00 s/h = $35.00


NEW - COLOR MAP - Newberry District Dutch Fork Map - By Dr. Carl W. Nichols.

The map is a montage made by combining 56 individual maps from the published atlas to make one map showing all of the Dutch Fork of Old Newberry District. Approximately 150,000 acres of land are covered in the map including all of the land from the Old Orangeburgh96 District line to the Enoree River on the North and to the Bush River on the west. The map is made at a scale of 1:48000 and measures 27 inches in width and 36 inches in length. The original surveys, beginning in 1749, are shown on the map that includes many early land marks such as churches. Surveys are identified by name of grantee with acreage and certification date of the plat. The map shows virtually all of the land granted in this area during the Colonial and early Statehood period. The map also shows modern roads making it ideal for studying locations and histories of sites such as family cemeteries. The pink color is the Surveys made from 1749 to 1760. The green color is the Surveys made from 1760 to 1776. The yellow Surveys were made after 1776.

PLEASE NOTE – This is the same map as the black and white Newberry District Dutch Fork Map except this one is in COLOR. - (When ordering please state which map you are ordering)

A Dutch Fork Chapter Publication. $30.00 plus $5.00 s/h - $35.00


NEW – The Wise and Wyse Families of South Carolina – This book has information on the Immigrant to America in 1752, Ernst Frederich Weiss, his wife Maria Barbara and their four children. The book was first published by Frederick Calhoun Wyse, Jr. from the 35 years of family research collected by his father Frederick Calhoun Wyse, Sr

It was Revised and Republished in 1992 by Sybil and Wallace Harmon and contains many copies of original records. It is hard bound, indexed with around 180 pages.

$30.00 plus $5.00 s/h - $35.00


Citizenship Petitions - Newberry District, South Carolina, 1808-1861, 1879, 1890 - These records contain information from 128 petitions filed in Newberry District Court between 1808 and 1890. Only two original Certificates of Naturalization (Samuel Law and John Williamson) were located in the files. The petitions contain name, date, Country of origin, character references, sometime age and length of time in Newberry District. Some listed other ports of entry or places of residence before moving to Newberry District. The book has 42 pages, with index and is soft bound in clear cover. $8.00 plus $2.00 s/h $10.00.

(SOLD OUT) Setzler’s of the Dutch Fork SC - Genealogical information on Adam Setzler (1715-1764) from Erbark, Germany and his wife, Catherine (1720-1790); fully indexed, 141 pages, soft bound. Researched and edited by Luther W. Hampton. (Note: Cover on some of these books are slightly soiled but content is fine therefore the price reduction) $5.00 plus $2.00 s/h = $7.00 (SOLD OUT)

(SOLD OUT) Colony Evangelical Lutheran Church, Prosperity, SC – This church was organized in 1845 and the book was published in 1993 in the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the church. This history also contains a cemetery list, old deeds and plats of the church property. The book is soft bound with a spiral binder. It has 285 pages with an events index and a name index. Compiled by DeLoris Strohm Fellers. $20.00 plus $5.00 s/h = $25.00 (SOLD OUT)

Some Families of Old Lexington District - Research on Descendants of Gregory Clark; Abraham King; John W. Lewis; Henry Miller; Jonathan Taylor and allied families included. Fully indexed, 483 pages on acid free paper; hard bound. Compiled and edited by E. Stuart Gregg, Jr. $25.00 plus $5.00 s/h = $30.00

Lindler Family History 1730-2001 - Updated from the Lindler Family History published in 1991 on the immigrant, Jacob Lindler and his family from 1730 through 2001. It is hardbound, fully indexed and contains 625 pages. Compiled and updated by John Eargle. A Dutch Fork Chapter publication. $35.00 plus $5.00 s/h = $40.00

The Dutch Fork - A Catalog of Early Land Records - This is the many years of research of our member, Dr. Cart W. Nichols, Jr. containing 116 pages of land records along with family members names, ages and at times the name of the ship the immigrant arrived on; four pages of census records of the Dutch Fork; thirty pages of plats of some of our early Dutch Fork ancestors with present day roads and highways shown. 190 pages, soft bound with a spiral binding. A Dutch Fork Chapter publication. $20.00 plus $4.00 s/h = $24.00

The Summer Book - Descendants of Hans Adam Summer and Anna Maria Josten of the Dutch Fork area of Newberry County, SC; four generations in three ring binder; 101 pages, fully indexed, contains wills and plat map of area showing present day roads and census. Edited by Luther W. Hampton. $12.00 plus $4.00 s/h = $16.00

1868 Lexington County Voter Registration – It contains a list of the names of the white males (1,596) and black males (1,029) who were registered to vote. Lexington County had 15 Election Precincts and each precinct contained a separate list of the white and black males in alphabetical order. No other information was recorded concerning them. Some of the residents of Lexington County who were not recorded in the 1870 census appear here. It also included the area between the North and South Edisto Rivers that is now located in Aiken County. The book is spiral soft bound with 45 pages. $5.00 plus $2.00 s/h = $7.00

1870 Newberry County Census - All information on 4,641 households and 20, 720 individuals, 832 pages 3 books in one. Index has full name, age, sex and color. Mortality Census lists all persons who died during the year ending June 1,1870. Agricultural Census has a 52 item listing of land, crops and livestock. Farmer listed alphabetically with their household number and the township. Hardbound on acid free paper. Compiled and edited by Betty Mooney Bundrick. A Dutch Fork Chapter publication. $25.00 plus $5.00 s/h = $30.00

(SOLD OUT)1870 Lexington County, SC Census – This is the first census where people other than whites were counted. The census has 2,611 households with a total population of 12,989. Information includes name, age, sex, race, occupation, value of real and personal property & birth place if other than Lexington County. It contains 350 pages with a full name index and is soft bound with a spiral binder. Compiled and edited by Shirley Johnson Trotter. A Dutch Fork Chapter publication. $35.00 plus $5.00 s/h = $40.00 (SOLD OUT)

Christian’s Children - A Branch of the Wicker Tree Soft bound, fully indexed, 330 pages of descendants of Christian Wicker (son of John Henry Wicker and Elizabeth Cromer), including Kinard, Kibler, Livingston, Haltiwanger, Bowers, Richardson and many more families. Compiled and edited by Carolyn Lewis Harwell. A Dutch Fork Chapter publication. $10.00 plus $3.00 s/h = $13.00

Newberry District Dutch Fork Map (Black & White) - By Dr. Carl W. Nichols. The map is a montage made by combining 56 individual maps from the published atlas to make one map showing all of the Dutch Fork of Old Newberry District. Approximately 150,000 acres of land are covered in the map including all of the land from the Old Orangeburgh 96 District line to the Enoree River on the North and to the Bush River on the west. The map is made at a scale of 1:48000 and measures 27 inches in width and 36 inches in length. The original surveys, beginning in 1749, are shown on the map that includes many early land marks such as churches Surveys are identified by name of grantee with acreage and certification date of the plat. The map shows virtually all of the land granted in this area during the Colonial and early Statehood period. The map also shows modern roads making it ideal for studying locations and histories of sites such as family cemeteries. A Dutch Fork Chapter Publication. $12.00 plus $3.00 s/h = $15.00



Dutch Fork Digest Index - The index of Volumes 1-6 of the Dutch Fork Digest (1986-1991), soft bound with a spiral binder, indexed by Mr. Robert Jones of Tennessee for the Dutch Fork Chapter. $12.50 plus $4.00 s/h = $16.50

Dutch Fork Digest Volumes 1-3 - The first three years of 1986-1988 Chapter newsletters. Bound in three ring binder. $20.00 plus $4.00 s/h = $24.00

Dutch Fork Digest volumes 4-6 - Chapter newsletters for the second three years of 1989-1991. Soft bound with spiral binder. $20.00 plus $4.00 s/h = $24.00

Dutch Fork Digest Volumes 7-25 - For the years of 1992 through 2010. This makes all of our newsletters available. Each volume has that years four quarterly issues. Each volume is $20.00 plus $2.00 s/h = $22.00



Specialty Items - South Carolina Genealogical Society lapel pins, postpaid each $5.00 Dutch Fork Chapter T Shirts

(various sizes & colors) postpaid, each $15.00 For more information on t-shirts please Send E-mail.



To order within the continental U.S. please: Send name of book(s) to be ordered and check payment to:

Dutch Fork Chapter, SCGS, Inc. P.O. Box 481 Chapin, SC 29036-0481

For all orders outside the continental U.S. please contact us either by mail or

Send E-mail for shipping and handling prices before placing book order.

Updated July 10, 2015



PLEASE NOTE: The following are not published by the Dutch Fork Chapter, please contact the author at their address below:

The Lives and Times of the Family of Adam Lawrence LeCrown--a Founding Family of South Carolina". Hardbound, 153 "pages with 15 color pages. The price is $35.00, including shipping--includes much information about the European families and listings of numerous sources for genealogists. My address and E-mail: Terry S. LaGrone, 15694 Via Calanova, San Diego, CA 92128, tlagrone@san.rr.com

NEW! John Swygert Family book. Softbound, 267 pages, pictures, fully indexed genealogy section. $25 + $5 shipping from Fred Swygert, 145 Tom Moore Road, Leesville SC 29070