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Jesse Arthur (14 Jan. 1846-10 May 1919)

Jesse Arthur was the son of John W. Arthur (1792-1862), a plantation owner, and his wife, Cornelia Truax (1818-1874). He was born in Camden, SC. Jesse was too young to join the Confederate service until late in the War. In … Continue reading

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Elias Miller Boykin (16 Oct. 1851- 16 Nov. 1903)

Elias Miller Boykin, born at “Plane Hill” in Kershaw County, SC, was a son of Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866) and his wife, Sarah Jones deSaussure (1817-1893). Elias Miller Boykin’s great-grandfather, William Boykin, moved from Virginia to Kershaw County, SC, and … Continue reading

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Eugene Capers Zemp (22 Sep. 1854-16 Nov. 1903)

Eugene C. Zemp was the son of Dr. Francis Leslie Zemp (1819-1893), an immigrant from Switzerland and a resident of Camden, SC, and his second wife, Abathiah Elizabeth (Capers) Zemp (1831-1909). The Zemps were considered to be “an old family … Continue reading

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