Manuscript Collection

Abigail's Story, Tides at the Doorstep - Accession 715 #77

Title

Abigail's Story, Tides at the Doorstep - Accession 715 #77

Files

Download Tides at the Doorstep - Covers and Table of Contents (839 KB)

Identifier

Accession 715 #77

Inclusive Dates

1671-1897 (primarily 1803-1897)

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 541 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

The progenitors of the Mackay, LaRoche, Jenkins, and Chisolm families came to South Carolina between 1671 and 1746.

Scope and Content Note

Abigail's Story, Tides at the Doorstep: The Mackays, LaRoches, Jenkinses, and Chisolms of Low Country South Carolina 1671-1897 covers more than 100 years of the family of Abigail Jenkins Mackay [1807-1897] and her husband George Chisolm Mackay [1803-1861] of Edisto Island, South Carolina. There is some information about the couple's ancestors but is primarily about their descendants. The Mackays had 16 children. Other surnames covered include: Capers, Chaplin, Chisholm, Evans, Fitch, Frampton, Fraser, Fripp, Ladson, Norton, Radcliffe, Rippon, Stanyarne. The book includes photographs, maps, memoirs, recollections, letters and other documents in addition to the genealogical information. Please see the attached Table of Contents and synopsis.

Additional Notes

The book is printed on acid-free paper

Provenance

Gift of Christine R. Cogburn

Keywords

Genealogy, Mackay Family, LaRoche Family, Jenkins Family, Chisolm Family, South Carolina Biography

Copyright

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

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