Updated December 30, 2014
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DESCENDANTS OF MICHAEL RAYSOR & ELEANOR RISHERThis is a place for the exchange of information on the Raysor surname and the descendants of Michael Raysor, Jr. and Eleanor Risher .
Raysor and Risher families are believed to have
migrated from New Bern, Craven County, North
Carolina, to the Red Bank area of Colleton County,
South Carolina. A Michael Razor appears in early
South Carolina documents as early as 1772 (There
also is a Michal Razor on an 1810 tax list for Lee
County, Virginia, so this may or may not be our
Michael "Raysor", Sr.)
there is little doubt that land plats in the
Colleton and Charleston Districts of South Carolina
as early as 1786 mention our Michael Raysor, also
spelled Rasor and Razor.
"Michel Razor" appears in the 1790 Census index for Charleston District, St. Bartholomew's Parish, South Carolina. Michael Raysor's tavern appears on an 1824 map of the area. Abstracts of some early documents are on this page. The names of Michael and Eleanor Raysor's children are linked below to a brief outline of each family group. Please scroll down the page for much more information & photographs.
The children of Michael and Eleanor Raysor were:
James M. Raysor
Descendants of Michael Raysor & Eleanor Risher
Last Updated 01-25-2013
Raysor & Related Families - Contact Information
Last Updated 12-30-14
Michael Razor, Sr. to Marion Hover, 1774
BIOGRAPHIES, OBITUARIES & LETTERS
Links to Other Related Information on the Web
SCGenWeb County Sites
Jefferson County FLGenWeb Census Records
Madison County FLGenWeb
AFRICAN AMERICAN RAYSORS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
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