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Old 96 District, Laurens County SC. John DONAHOS

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Re: Old 96 District, Laurens County SC. John DONAHOS

Posted: 26 Jul 2012 10:16AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Jul 2012 8:06AM GMT
Surnames: Donnahoe, Donaho, Dunnahoo, Dunnethoe, Johnson, Johnston, Donoho
"In South Carolina an important land record is the MEMORIAL from 1731-1775, those who had obtainted land were tasked with preparing a memorial attesting to the location, quantity, names of adjacent landowners, and the boundaries of the land. Memorials included a chain of title, often from the original patentee to the current owner."

"Loyalists in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War"
Volume 1, Clark Murtie, 1981
"The book lists John Donnahoe as a member of the British Militia, Little River Regiment, 96 District, January 14- December 13 1780. Murtie says that local British Militia units were formed in South Carolina after the fall of Charleston. Page 254 of the Murtie book lists both John and William Dunnahoo as serving under Major Ferguson for six months 1780."

Pay Abstract, Col. John Cotton's Loyalist Regiment
Stevenson's Creek Militia, Ninety-Six Brigade
Six months pay 14 June-13 DEC. 1780
Private, William Donaho

1790 South Carolina Donaho Census Records
South Carolina Heads of Household,
96 District, Laurens County
William Donnahoo, page 71...... is this William G.?
John Dunnahoo, page 72..... John and Eleanor?
Cornelius Dunnahoo, page 72.... Son of John and Eleanor?

96 District Edgefield County;
Sarah Dunnaho, page 65.... Who is Sarah? Looks like she was recorded as living alone?
William Dunnethoe, page 66..... Is this Loyalist William?

Cheraw District;
James Dunnethoe, page 49....... My 5th great-grandfather James Donaho, b. 1762, Richmond Co. NC. could have been known as Cumberland CO. NC at this time. Married Delilah Johnson/Johnston, b. 1764, Richmond Co. in 1784 Richmond Co. NC. James and Delilah lived in Chesterfield Co. SC. in 1790.

Beaufort, District
John Donoho, page 11.....?
Sarah Donoho, page 12....?

Any help with these Donahos would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Ed_Donaho 11 Jul 2012 11:14PM GMT 
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