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Re: SEEKING INFORMATION

Posted: 3 May 2014 7:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Best
Based upon the information you have provided, I believed the following information pertains to your ancestors but you'll need to verify this as there may have been more than one Aaron/Aron Best and or Phillis living in the vicinity of the counties of: Barnwell, Allendale, or Hampton.

In 1870 Bullpond, I noticed that a number of the "Best" households were identified as Rest.

Aron Rest, "United States Census, 1870"
Bullpond Township No. 1, Post Office Allendale, Barnwell Co., SC
Name: Aron Rest
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: South Carolina, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 18
Race: Mulatto
Race (Original): M
Profession: Farmer
Value of Real Estate: 75
Value of Personal Estate: 150
Birth Year (Estimated): 1851-1852
Birthplace: South Carolina
Page Number: 12
Household ID: 100
Line Number: 6
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M593
GS Film number: 000552982
Digital Folder Number: 004276504
Image Number: 00371

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Aron Rest M 18 South Carolina
Jacob Rest M 15 South Carolina (mulatto) Farm Laber


Aaron Best, "United States Census, 1880"
Name: Aaron Best
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Bull Pond, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
District: 29
Gender: Male
Age: 27
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Race (Original): B
Occupation: Laborer
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Self
Birth Year (Estimated): 1853
Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina, United States
Sheet Number and Letter: 190B
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 1220
GS Film Number: 1255220
Digital Folder Number: 004244507
Image Number: 00385

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Aaron Best M 27 South Carolina, United States
Wife Phillis Best F 25 South Carolina, United States
Daughter Mary Best F 5


Aron Best, "United States Census, 1900"
Name: Aron Best
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Allendale Township (excl. Allendale town) Fairfax town, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
District: 11
Gender: Male
Age: 50
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Race (Original): B
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Years Married: 28
Birth Date: Apr 1850
Birthplace: South Carolina
Profession: Farmer
Can both read and write: yes
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1872
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother of how many children: 8
Number of Living Children: 5
Sheet Number and Letter: 1A
Household ID: 4
Line Number: 23
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1241518
Digital Folder Number: 004120534
Image Number: 00065
Household Gender Age Birthplace

Head Aron Best M 50 South Carolina
Wife Phillis Best F 45 South Carolina b. Feb 1855
Daughter Mary Simkins F 25 South Carolina b. April 1875 married
Daughter Lilie Best F 22 South Carolina b. Aug 1878
Son Angus Best M 18 South Carolina b. Jan 1882
Daughter Ellen Best F 16 South Carolina b. Sept 1884
Daughter Rosalie Best F 14 South Carolina b. July 1886
Granddaughter Aron Simkins F 3 South Carolina b. May 1897


1910 United States Federal Census
about Angus Besst
Name: Angus Besst
Age in 1910: 24
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Birthplace: South Carolina
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: South Carolina
Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina
Home in 1910: Goethe, Hampton, South Carolina
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members: Name Age
Angus Besst 24
Thomas Besst 7 son
Eula M Besst 6 daughter
Blanchie Besst 3 daughter
Wilmon Besst 2 son

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Goethe, Hampton, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1462; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 96; Image: 742


Dellan Best, "United States Census, 1910"
Note: It looks like Thomas Best and his siblings were also enumerated in Allendale, South Carolina.
Name: Delellan Best
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Allendale, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
District: 35
Gender: Female
Age: 29
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Black
Race (Original): Black
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1881
Birthplace: South Carolina
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Sheet Number and Letter: 17B
Household ID: 141
Line Number:
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M1283
GS Film number: 1375462
Digital Folder Number: 004449782
Image Number: 00690
Household Gender Age Birthplace

Head Dellan Best F 29 South Carolina
Son Thomas Best M 9 South Carolina
Daughter Eva Best F 6 South Carolina
Daughter Blanch Best F 5 South Carolina
Son Wilmer Best M 3 South Carolina
Boarder Thomas Gooding M 18 South Carolina
Boarder Urman Williams M 20

Angus Best, "United States Census, 1920"
Name: Angus Best
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Goethe, Hampton, South Carolina, United States
District: 100
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Race (Original): Black
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1871
Birthplace: South Carolina
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Sheet Number and Letter: 22B
Household ID: 243
Line Number: 51
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T625
GS Film number: 1821696
Digital Folder Number: 004384935
Image Number: 01029
Household Gender Age Birthplace

Head Angus Best M 49 South Carolina
Son Thomas Best M 18 South Carolina
Mother Philis Best F 65 South Carolina
Sister Lilla Garvin F 41 South Carolina
Niece Geraldine Garvin F 13 South Carolina
Nephew Freddie Garvin M 11 South Carolina
Nephew Aaron Garvin M 10


August Best, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1943"
Name: August Best
Titles and Terms:
Name Prefix:
Event Date: 27 May 1931
Event Place: Goethe, Hampton, South Carolina
Gender: Male
Race (Original): colored
Race: Colored
Age (Original): 43y
Birth Year (Estimated): 1888
Birth Date:
Birthplace: S. C.
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Pearl Best
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name Prefix:
Father's Name: Aaron Best
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Name Prefix:
Father's Birthplace: S. C.
Mother's Name: Phils Best
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name Prefix:
Mother's Birthplace: S. C.
Occupation:
Address:
Residence Place:
Cemetery: Creek Church
Burial Place:
Burial Date: 31 May 1931
Funeral Home:
Informant's Name:
Informant's Name (Original):
GS Film number: 1913740
Digital Folder Number: 4177693
Image Number: 290
Reference ID: fn 13488
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Aaron M. Best 7 Apr 2001 12:00PM GMT 
acdiamon 22 Jul 2001 2:37AM GMT 
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