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Re: George W. Seigler from Anderson County, SC
Posted by: Rebecca Akins (ID *****6703) Date: May 06, 2008 at 06:12:56
In Reply to: Re: George W. Seigler from Anderson County, SC by Janice Blackhurst of 186

Hi, Janice

Thanks so much for getting in touch. I've been looking at Martha Jane Seigler Mays and her husband Andrew for quite a while, but haven't made a lot of headway. A number of years ago I was in touch with a couple of descendants of Andrew and Martha J., but they hadn't been able to confirm who the parents of either were. All I know is that:

* they both were born in SC,
* Andrew served in Company K, 52nd Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry from Franklin County, GA
* since 1-year-old Thomas was the first child born in GA, they must have been in SC until about 1859
*next door was John Robert Seigler, son of John Seigler (and probably an earlier wife, maybe not Permelia) and his family so there must be a Seigler family connection
* and, the names that Andrew and Martha J. give their children (except for Andrew!) are the same names that occur in the John Seigler family (the woman who I suspect is Permelia's mother was Martha Jane Gilmer).

I would love to share any information at al that you might have about the Mays. Do you have any idea who Elizabeth Smith was (the 80-year-old who was living with them in Franklin County)?

Regards,
Rebecca

1860 Franklin county Georgia Census

378 John R. Sigler 24 M Farmer
Rebecca J. 26 F
Obediah M. 5 M
7 mo. M

379 Andrew Mays 33 M Farmer
Martha J (Seigler) 32 F
Frances J. 15 F
William R. 12 M
Sarah E. 9 F
Martha A. 5 F
Andrew A. 3 M
Thomas 1 M
Elizabeth Smith 80 F

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