The People's Journal, Pickens, South Carolina, 1894-1903, Historical and Genealogical Abstracts


This large work contains abstracts of births, deaths, marriages, sheriff's sales, clerk of court sales, mortgagee's sales, final estate settlements, notices to creditors and debtors, and a variety of other records, as published in The People's Journal. This regional newspaper covered events in Pickens, Oconee, and Anderson Counties, and to a lesser degree in Greenville and Spartanburg Counties. The People's Journal was rich in articles depicting events and personalities of this region of northwestern South Carolina, and these accounts have preserved a vivid portrayal of the picturesque lifestyle of the area. This work is enhanced by a bibliography and an index to full names, places and subjects.


Peggy Burton Rich 

(1991), 2010, 8½x11, paper, index, 408 pp.

ISBN: 9781556134289