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Elizabeth Gaulden (1771)

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Elizabeth "Eliza" Gaulden
Born in Sumter County, SCmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Elizabeth was born in 1771. She is the daughter of John Gaulden and Susannah Broomfield.

"...also given as Eliza...She married first William Boatner. She had a son named Sam Boanter. She removed to Mississippi. Her second husband was ______ Hatfield. The story is told that she rode horseback to Mississippi carrying a switch from a pear tree. When she arrived at her destination she set it in the ground and it grew into a tree. [1]

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  • The Gaulden, Gauldin, Gaulding, Family History -- A Seven Hundred Year Study, Volume One, p.95 Dr. Charles H. Gaulden, Self Published, April, 1999. Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden


  1. The History Of The Gaulden Family, by Laura Gaulden Bailey, 1929, Washington Memorial Library, Washington, DC. [1]Personal copy in the files of M. Gaulden

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