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Keren Happuck (Gaulden) Gilliam (abt. 1780 - 1823)

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Keren Happuck Gilliam formerly Gaulden
Born about in Sumter County, SCmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Newberry County, SCmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Jan 2014
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"Karen Gaulden married Mr. James S. Gilliam, a planter of Newberry County, South Carolina. Tradition says she went from her home in Sumter County to attend a then famous school in Newberry County where she met Mr. Gilliam and later married him. To them was born one daughter (as far as this scribe can ascertain), Martha, who married Elizah Lake. He was killed in the battle of Crater in the Confederate War. To this union, four children were born, Viz.: Nora, Brumfield, Miles and Robert. Nora Married Mr. Z. Abrams, a veteran of the Confederate War. They lived in Newberry county and left one child, Miles, who married a Mr. Perry. Nothing more is know of the Lake children."[1]

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  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
  • The Gaulden, Gauldin, Gaulding, Family History -- A Seven Hundred Year Study, Volume One, p.100, Dr. Charles H. Gaulden, Self Published, April, 1999.

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