Manuscript Collection

American Descendants of John

Title

American Descendants of John "Jean" Gaston - Accession 715 #42

Files

Download Gaston Family Table of Contents (761 KB)

Download Gaston Family Index (15.2 MB)

Identifier

Accession 715 #42

Inclusive Dates

1994

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 407 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

John "Jean" Gaston was born ca. 1600 in France. A Huguenot and refugee, he settled in Scotland where he married and died. Three of his sons moved to Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland in the 1660s.

Scope and Content Note

American Descendants of John "Jean" Gaston by Max Perry chronicles the Gaston family from the 1660s to the 1990s. Much of the family settled in the Fishing Creek area of Chester County, S.C. by the late 1760s. Succeeding generations spread throughout the United States.The family names included are many. Please see the attached Table of Contents and Index.

Additional Notes

Signed by the author. Written on the title page: "Placed in memory of Vivian Major Robinson, a Winthrop University graduate (Class of 1942).

Provenance

Gift of the author.

Keywords

Genealogy, Gaston Family, Chester County SC, Justice John Gaston

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

American Descendants of John

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