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The Hurst Family
Sumter and Kershaw Districts South Carolina
The Ancestry of Sidney D. Hurst, husband of Nancy McLeod

This web page has been updated in May/June of 2011. The original intent of this site is the same as it has always been; to provide a FREE tool for researchers to help each other by the sharing of information - please support this intent by helping to keep it as accurate as possible. The information on this page represents the combined efforts of several researchers. I have verified the information by Wills, Equity, Deeds, Census and Cemetery Records where possible. Where no source is given, the information is unproven/unverified. Additions and corrections are welcome (rude emails are not). When writing, please include the Page Title and Web Address. Proper credit is always awarded to the provider of information. Happy Researching! Keep the circle of sharing intact, include the following if you take information for your own records: !Source: Lori McLeod Wilke; "Walking with ghosts", Research 2000 - 2011


Generation One -

Henry Hurst b. unknown d. on or around October 6th 1845 married to Hannah Killingsworth, daughter of Jesse Killingsworth Will of Jesse Killingsworth SC Archives website - information provided by Mike Gillis February 12, 2011 - The Will lists all of Henry WILLIAM Hurst's children

Will of Henry Hurst
Source: Will of Henry Hurst (Recorded in Will Book D 2 pge 194)(Recorded Oct. 6th 1845)W. Lewis O. S. D.Bundle 120 Pkge 6

In the Name of God Amen. I Henry W. Hurst Being in Sound Mind but Not So in Body do make constitute and appoint this as my Last Will and Testament Knowing the uncertainty of this Life and that it is appointed for all to Die.---------------------

Item 1st. I Request my Executors hereinafter to be named to pay all my Just Debts

Item 2. I give and Bequeath to my children-James P Hurst Samuel F Hurst William W Hurst Thomas I Hurst Dora Ann Hurst Elizabeth Hurst Sydney B Hurst all my property both Real and Personal to be equally Devided(sic) between my above named children, when my Son Samuel F Hurst becomes of the age of Twenty One years.

Item 3d . It is my Will and Desire that my Plantation Be kept up and all my Personal property to be kept on the Plantation and all the crops made on the Same after all Expenses are paid out of the Same the Net proceeds to be used by my Executors hereinafter to be named to Support and Educate my above named Children till my Son Samuel F Hurst becomes of age at which time the Devision(sic) to be made as above Named-------------------

Item-4 It is my Will and Desire that my Executors hereinafter to be Named shall act as Guardians to my Children above named till they Become of age and that they will hire out the Negroes that each will be entitled to and the Money that may fall to their Share in the Sale of the Balance of my personal Property be put out at Interest and the proceeds of the Hire and the Interest be applied to the Support and Education of my Children till they become of age.

Item 5. It is my will and desire that when my Son Samuel F Hurst becomes of age should my Executors think best and of more Benefit to my children that they Sell my plantation on Such credits as they think Best and the Principal of each Share be paid to my Children as they Become of age. The Interest of the Same to be applied to their Support and Education-it is also my Will and Desire that all my other property (except my Negroes) shall be Sold at the Same Time above named and the Principal to be paid to my Children as they Become of age the Interest of the Same to be applied to their Support and Education------

Item 6h It is my will and Desire that the Piece of Land called Catchall and which said Piece or Tract of Land I gave to my son Samuel F Hurst in a deed of gift shall not be deducted out of his share of my other property this is named so that their may be no Dispute about the Same for I wish this piece of Land to be his over and above his Equal share of my property now willed

Item 7th It is my will and Desire that after all my Debts are paid and Expenses paid that the Balance of the Money I may have at my Death be Loaned out at Interest and the Interest to be used for the Support and Education of my children and principal to be paid to my children as they become of age.

Item 8th I Request and Desire that my Friends William Sanders Senr. Jesse Kellingsworth Manson Sylvester and William H Bowen act as my Executors to this my Last Will and Testament and that they also act as Guardians to my children till they become of age.

In witness whereof I hereunto Set my Hand and Seal and Do hereby

Declare this my Last Will and Testiment(sic)

Signed Sealed and Published as the Last will and Testament of Henry W Hurst in presence of us this 27th day August 1845.

H W Hurst (SEAL)

J. J. Brunson
Wm Taylor
H. W. Atkinson

(Recorded in Will Book D 2 pge 194)
Recorded Oct. 6th 1845
W. Lewis O. S. D.
Bundle 120 Pkge 6

The Children of Henry Hurst (as named in his 1845 Will)

1. James P. Hurst - minor as of September 1845

2. Samuel F. Hurst - - minor as of September 1845 - b. Abt. 1826 d. Unknown d. after 1880 married to Maria A. Johnson (Ireland) b. about 1827 d. after 1880 (1880 Providence Township Sumter County Census/Information provided by descendant: Mike Gillis )

3. William W Hurst - minor as of September 1845

4. Thomas I Hurst - minor as of September 1845

5. Dora Ann Hurst - minor as of September 1845 married William Tucker Macfeat

Children of Doran and William:

1. Minnie Macfeat

2. (--?--) Macfeat married (--?--) Yarborough

3. T.D. Macfeat

4. William Henry Macfeat

THE STATE
VETERAN RESIDENT DIES IN COLUMBIA
provided by Mike Gillis February 12, 2011

Funeral of Mrs. Dorian S. Macfeat Tomorrow

Mrs. Dorian S. Macfeat, widow of the late William Tucker Macfeat, died yesterday at noon at her residence, 1717 Pickens Street, after an illness which had extended over several weeks.

Mrs. Macfeat, who was 87 years old at the time of her death, had spent practically her entire life in this city and was known to hundreds of Columbians who will join the members of the immediate family in mourning her passing.

Mrs. Macfeat, who was Miss Dorian Hurst, was reared by her grandfather, Jesse Killingsworth, on a plantation near Columbia, her own parents having died when she was a small child. She attended school in Columbia, first being a pupil at Muller’s Academy for Young Ladies, located where the High School now stands, and later being a student at the Martin Academy.

She was married to W. T. Macfeat, who died not long after the close of the Confederate War.

After the war Mrs. Macfeat opened a private school in this city and taught successfully for many years. There are many men and women in this city today who will recall with tender emotion her instruction and patience in the classroom, and who are realizing more and more as the years go by the influence for good which she exercised over those who came under her direction. She had the distinction of being the first teacher in South Carolina under the Peabody fund endowment. She was held in the highest esteem by her former pupils and in warm affection by her friends, both white and black.

Mrs. Macfeat was a woman of wide culture and scholarship and was possessed in a marked degree of the gentle graciousness and winsome womanliness that distinguished so many of the ante-bellum women of the South. She was of attractive personality and charming manner and despite her advanced age kept closely in touch with affairs about her, and never lost her interest in the progress of her home city.

Her death removes from Columbia a connecting link with the past and there will be many homes and hearts sadder today because of her passing. When a girl of about 14 years Mrs. Macfeat joined the old Marion Street Methodist church, she being the first person to join that church. She lived a useful Christian life and her good deeds were numerous.

Surviving Mrs. Macfeat are her two daughters, Miss Minnie Macfeat, director of the kindergarten training school at Winthrop, and Mrs. L.D. Yarborough of Columbia, and a son, T.D. Macfeat of Columbia. Another son, W.H. Macfeat, for many years official court stenographer of this district, preceded her to the grave by several years. Four granddaughters surviving are Misses Annie Erwin Macfeat, Minnie and Clara Yarborough of Columbia and Mrs. Harry M. Moorhead of Brooklyn, NY.

The funeral services will be held at the residence Saturday at 11 o’clock and will be conducted by the Rev. W.I. Herbert of Bennettsville, long a friend of the family.

6. Elizabeth Hurst -- minor as of September 1845

7. Sydney B Hurst -- minor as of September 1845


Generation Two

Samuel F. Hurst - - minor as of September 1845 - b. Abt. 1826 d. Unknown d. after 1880 married to Maria A. Johnson (Ireland) b. about 1827 d. after 1880 (1880 Providence Township Sumter County Census/Information provided by descendant: Mike Gillis )

Census Records of Samuel F. Hurst Sr.

1860 Darlington District

  • S F Hurst Farmer age 34
  • M A age 31
  • J T age 8
  • H W age 13
  • S F age 6
  • S D age 5
  • W T age 3
  • TW age 3

1870 Sumter Tship Sumter County

  • S F Hurst Grocer age 46
  • M A Wife age 41
  • John Driving Team age 19
  • S F age 16
  • S D age 15
  • W T age 14
  • Thomas W age 14
  • Jessie age 7
  • J Page age 5

1880 Providence Township

  • Samuel F Sr age 53
  • Maria A - wife age 52
  • Thomas W - son age 23
  • Samuel F Jr - son age 25
  • S. Almeda - wife age 19 - Allie Amanda Wilson, w/o S F Jr.
  • Sally A. - daughter age 1 - Sallie Alwilda Hurst
  • Kelly, Amanda - Aunt age 44 - ?

Children of Samuel F. Hurst and Maria Johnson

1. H.W. Hurst b. Abt. 1847 source: 1860 Census - Darlington District age 13

2. John T. Hurst b. abt. 1852 source: 1860 Census - Darlington District age 8

3. Samuel F. Jr. Hurst b. Abt. 1854 source: 1860 Census - Darlington District age 5 d. unknown married to Allie Amanda Wilson b. unknown

Child of Samuel Jr.

i) Sarah Alwilda Hurst b. July 04, 1878 d. June 04, 1929 buried Pisgah Baptist Church, Sumter Co married to James Edward Gillis (son of Martha Eliabeth Yates and James A. Gillis)

1. James Heyward Gillis b. Oct 25, 1907 d. Nov 07, 1967 buried Memorial Park, Lancaster, SC married to Eva Mae Spears b. Apr 29, 1905 d. Jul 01, 1951 buried Memorial Park, Lancaster, SC

2. Oleta Modelle Gillis b Aug 19, 1910 d. unknown buried unknown

i. Bessie Marie b. abt. 1900 d. 1973 Email June 10th 2011 - Donna Harris

ii. Golda Email June 10th 2011 - Donna Harris

iii. Raymond Email June 10th 2011 - Donna Harris

iv Azalie Email June 10th 2011 - Donna Harris

4. Sidney D. Hurst b. September 19, 1854 d. January 16, 1930 buried Pizgah Presbyterian Church Cemetery married first to Nancy McLeod, b. May 2, 1851 d. June 24, 1885 buried unknown, but believed to be Sumter Cemetery married second to Louella McCrady Barfield (Widow) b. July 19, 1861 d. February 10, 1928 NEXT GENERATION

5. W(illiam?) T(homas?) Hurst b. Abt. 1857 source: 1860 Census - Darlington District age 3

6. Thomas William Hurst b. Abt. 1857 source: 1860 Census - Darlington District age 3

7. Jesse Hurst b. abt. 1863 source: 1870 Census - Sumter Township - age 7

8. J. Page Hurst b. abt 1865 source: 1870 Census - Sumter Township - age 5


Generation Three

Sidney D. Hurst b. September 19, 1854 d. January 16, 1930 buried Pizgah Presbyterian Church Cemetery married first to Nancy McLeod, b. May 2, 1851 d. June 24, 1885 buried unknown, but believed to be Sumter Cemetery married second to Louella McCrady Barfield (Widow) b. July 19, 1861 d. February 10, 1928

1880 Providence - Sydney D. age 26; Nannie - wife age 26 (transcriptionist error?-Funeral Record reads "Mamie"); Rosa L. - daughter age 1; William T. - brother age 22; Caleb KELLY race - Black - Servant - age 17 b. SC 1880 Census - Providence Township found by Lori McLeod Wilke at FamilySearch.org

Children of Nancy McLeod and Sidney Hurst

1) Rosa Lee Hurst b. Abt. 1879 Providence Township, Sumter County, South Carolina, United States Of America d. December 24, 1936 Buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery married to William Nelson Ives born December 13 1860 Rafting Creek, Sumter County, South Carolina d. February 10 1939 Sumter County, South Carolina Buried Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery

William Nelson Ives was the son of Charles Ives and Sarah Hite. He was the grandson of Matthew Ives and Julia Freeman. Nancy's brother, Jesse Lazarus McLeod would later marry (as his second wife) another grandchild of Matthew and Julia whose name was Mary Rosa Ives. Rosa was the daughter of Joseph Freeman Ives and Sarah Ann Ross.

After the death of Nancy (Mamie), Rosa was raised for a time by her grandparents. It is unknown to date which set of grandparents with whom she lived. No census records have yet been found to indicate her presence in Alexander and Harriet Yates McLeod's home. Descendants report that she spent some time in a local orphanage attending school before her marriage at age 16. Further research is necessary.

1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

Ives, Nelson W Age: 68 Birthplace: South Carolina Race: White Relationship: Head ; age at first marriage 30; occupation Farmer; Farm Schedule 88;
Ives, Rosa L Age: 52 Birthplace: South Carolina Race: White Relationship: Wife age at first marriage 16;
Ives, James M Age: 15 Birthplace: South Carolina Race: White Relationship: Son occupation Farm Laboror;
Ives, Horace Age: 12 Birthplace: South Carolina Race: White Relationship: Son;
Ives, Sidney D
Age: 10 Birthplace: South Carolina Race: White Relationship: Son;
Ives, Ida P Age: 8 Birthplace: South Carolina Race: White Relationship: Daughter; Granddaughter Marie Ives age 4 years 8 months old no information s of 1/25/2003 regarding the exact identity of Marie
Children of Rosa Lee Hurst and William Nelson Ives

Note: The 1930 Census shows that 52 year old Rosa had married at age 16 cr. 1893- it also shows 4 children born between 1915 and 1922. Rosa's age in 1930 and the fact that Bertie Ives is not shown in that census in their home indicates that she was born bef. 1915. The year gap between the marriage (1893/4 and 1915) when the first child shown on the 1930 census was born also indicates that there may be more children than shown on this page. An initial search of the 1920 census has not revealed William and Rosa. Further research into that census may reveal the existence of more children. Using two years between each birth, beginning in 1895, as many as 11 other children may have been born.

1) Unknown Male Ives b. bef 1915 in Rafting Creek, Lee or Sumter County, South Carolina 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

Child of Unknown Ives
Marie Ives b. abt 1826 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

2) James M. Ives b. abt 1915 d. unknown 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

3) Horace Ives b. abt 1918 d. unknown 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

4) Sidney D. Ives b. abt 1920 d. unknown 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

5) Ida Pauline Ives b. abt 1922 d. unknown 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

6) Bertie Ives b. bef 1915 in Rafting Creek, Lee or Sumter County, South Carolina d. bef April 13 2000 married aft. January 1920 but bef. September 1928 to Charles Britton Sr Yates b. abt 1895 in Sumter County, South Carolina d. bef April 13 2000 Bertie Also married Unknown Toczko Marriage date based upon 1920 Providence Sumter County Census in which Charles is in the home of his father Robert Jarret Yates and the known birth date of son his Charles Britton Yates Jr./ Obituary of son Charles Britton Yates Jr., dtd April 15 2000 - provided to Lori McLeod Wilke by Mike Gillis / 1930 Lee County South Carolina Census Township: Spring Hill Roll: T626_2203 Page: 8B Image: 1102 Ed 20 accessed by Lori McLeod Wilke 1/25/2003

Charles Britton Yates was the son of Robert Jarrett Yates and Sarah "Mary" Boykin; the grandson of Stephen Madison Boykin and his first wife Annie McLeod. Bertie and Charles were 3rd cousins through their McLeod connection.

ANGUS MCLEOD
Alexander I
siblings
Daniel
Alex II
1st cousins
Annie
Nancy
2nd cousins
Sarah
Rosa
3rd cousins
Charles
Bertie
3rd cousin 1 x

Children of Bertie Ives and Charles Britton Yates Sr.

i) Living Yates

ii) Charles Britton Jr. Yates b. September 9, 1928 in Sumter County, South Carolina d. April 13, 2000 in Self Memorial Hospital in Greenwood, South Carolina married Nora Talbert b. unknown d. Bef. July 13, 2000 Obituary of Charles Britton Yates Jr., dtd April 15 2000 - provided to Lori McLeod Wilke by Mike Gillis

Charles B. Yates Jr.
McCORMICK — Charles Britton Yates Jr., 71, of West Subdivision, Lot 245, widower of Nora Talbert Yates, died April 13, 2000, at Self Memorial Hospital in Greenwood. Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Charles Yates and Bertie Ives Yates Toczko. He retired from the Army, a veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Staff Sgt. Barry Lee Yates of Fort Benning, Ga.; a daughter, Charlene Elizabeth Yates of McCormick; a brother, Madison Lamar Yates of Sumter; a sister, Carol Y. Morris of Sumter; and three grandchildren. Services will be at 3 Sunday at Rehoboth Baptist Church, Plum Branch, conducted by the Rev. Tim Conort. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church at 2. Pallbearers are the men of the church. Visitation is from 7-9 tonight at Strom Funeral Home. Strom Funeral Home is in charge. Obituary of Charles Britton Yates Jr., dtd April 15 2000 - provided to Lori McLeod Wilke by Mike Gillis

Charles YATES Birth Date: 9 Sep 1928 Death Date: 13 Apr 2000 Social Security Number: ***-**-**** State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: South Carolina Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 29835 Localities: Bordeaux, Mc Cormick, South Carolina Britts, Mc Cormick, South Carolina Mc Cormick, Mc Cormick, South Carolina Willington, Mc Cormick, South Carolina FamilySearch™ U.S. Social Security Death Index 30 September 2000 - found November 2002 by Lori McLeod Wilke

2) William Hurst b. 1881 in Providence Township Sumter County South Carolina d. unknown 1900 Rafting Creek - Sidney D. Hurst Head b. 1854 m. 1887; Ella Wife b. 1866 m. 1887; William Son b. 1881; Sidney Son b. 1887; Jesse Son b. 1889; Abel Son b. 1892; Robert D. Son b. 1897; Zemmie B. Barfield Stepdaughter b. 1886 1900 Census Rafting Creek Township, ED 121, pg. 5 Provided to Lori McLeod Wilke by Mike Gillis 10/28/02

3) Emily Hurst b. bef. 1885 d. unknown in Taylor's nursing home in Statesboro, GA. married to (--?--) Bragg Note: I am uncertain if this is the child of Nancy and Sid or the child of William Hurst and his unknown wife. An email received in 2004 does not clarify the parentage. Please use caution in attaching this child here.

Sid Hurst Also married in 1877 to Louella McCrady Barfield (Widow of John Barfield) a.k.a Ella b. July 19 1861 d. February 10 1928 Kershaw County, South Carolina death certificate SC 2832-1928 - 123 York St. Camden, SC reference to certificate provided by Mike Gillis / marriage year -

1900 Census census research by Lori McLeod Wilke

1900 Rafting Creek - Sidney D. Hurst Head b. 1854 m. 1887; Ella Wife b. 1866 m. 1887; William Son b. 1881; Sidney Son b. 1887; Jesse Son b. 1889; Abel Son b. 1892; Robert D. Son b. 1897; Zemmie B. Barfield Stepdaughter b. 1886 1900 Census Rafting Creek Township, ED 121, pg. 5 Provided to Lori McLeod Wilke by Mike Gillis 10/28/02 m Ancestry.com Census Online Census Research by Lori McLeod Wilke

1920 Camden - Hurst, Sidney age 66 POB South Carolina Mothers POB South Carolina Fathers POB South Carolina Reads Writes Occupation - Merchant Grocer; Louella wife age 59 POB South Carolina Mothers POB South Carolina Fathers POB South Carolina Reads Writes; Juanita graddaughter age 5 POB South Carolina Mothers POB South Carolina Fathers POB South Carolina 1920 Census Camden Kershaw South Carolina Roll: T625_1700 Page: 39A ED: 76 image 890 Ancestry.com Census Online Census Research by Lori McLeod Wilke



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