thought i'd let you know my great grand mother was a belger before she got married to my great grand father gooding and is buried in crocketville , s.c.
walter priester married nonee belger
sudie mae rentz married emanuel j barefoot
tommie rentz married mammie reba priester (had 2 girls,,jane and joann,,went to school with both),,,mr.and mrs mathis was the grandparents of the belger kids that lived across from me in crocketville. i think they now live in allendale,,,i don't live in s.c. any more(florida) so,,,i don't keep up with them any more. my wife is also from the same area(walterboro)and she has an aunt sadie rentz,,,said she hasn't seen or heard about her in a while,,,my mother's maiden name was priester
i also have (tuten, cope,creech,rivers,mixon,robinson,peeples, priester, smith, greatbeach, washington, crosby and many other local names)<-----which i have traced back to when they have came into my priester family lines,,well,,,i've run my mouth enough,,,if i can help,,, let me know,,,