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Wednesday, January 08, 2020

James Gist Prince, Jr.

James Gist Prince, Jr. was born to James Gist Prince, Sr. (DOB Bet. 1827-1830 in Union County, SC; DOD 11/5/1862 in Richmond, Henrico County, VA) and Nancy Angelina Johnson (DOB 4/10/1834 in Union County, SC James Johnson, Jr. and Dosia Ray; DOD 6/8/1915 in Union County, SC).

James and Nancy Angelina Johnson Prince had 5 sons: H. Napoleon Prince, Collins Swede Prince, Clarence Rhett Prince, Ralston Loranzo Prince, James Gist Prince, Jr.


Ralston Loranzo Prince and his wife are buried at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery.


Stan is descended from Clarence Rhett Prince.

1850 U.S. Census of Union County, South Carolina; Roll: M432_859; Page: 3B; Image: 256, Lines 20-28, "Milly Prince"
Milly Prince, 66 yrs old, F(emale), W(hite), Head, Born in SC
Samuel Prince, 29 yrs old, M, W, Planter, $1,500 Real Estate Value, Born in SC
Gist Prince, 20 yrs old, M, W, Laborer, Born in SC, Attended school
Elizabeth Prince, 30 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC
Martha Prince, 27 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC, Cannot read or write
Prussia Prince (sic, Precia Prince), 25 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC
Lucinda Prince, 22 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC, Cannot read or write
William Wilbanks, 21 yrs old, M, W, Laborer, Born in SC
Simpson Malone, 15 yrs old, M, W, Laborer, Born in SC

1860 U.S. Census of Union County, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1227; Page: 194; Family History Library Film: 805227, Lines 32-40, "Gist Prince"
Gist Prince, 33 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $2,000 Real Estate Value, $4,000 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC
Nancy Prince, 25 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC
Napoleon Prince, 6 yrs old, M, W, Born in SC
Colon Prince (sic, Collin Swede Prince), 4 yrs old, M, W, Born in SC
Clarence Prince, 3 yrs old, M, W, Born in SC
Ralston Prince, 5/12 mos old, M, W, Born in SC
William Prince, 75 yrs old, M, W, Farmer, Born in SC
Patsy Prince, 42 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC
Lucinda Prince, 35 yrs old, F, W, Born in SC
William Easter, 23 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in SC
William Barnett, 18 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in SC
Leonard (blank ?), 16 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in SC

James Gist Prince, Jr. was born 6/9/1862 in Union County, SC. His father enlisted in the C.S.A. SC 18th Infantry Regiment, Co. C. as a Private. He was admitted on 10/6/1861 to the hospital and died 30 days later on 11/5/1862. Nancy Angelina Johnson Prince had a newborn baby and couldn't go to get his body. Polly Sparks, a family friend, took the train and brought his body back by wagon. He is buried somewhere in Padgett Creek Baptist Church cemetery. He has a stone that was installed much later and by then, no one knew where he had been buried. Nancy Johnson Prince married Henry Burnett (DOB Abt. 1844 in SC; DOD After 1880 in ? ) and they had Thomas Malcolm Burnett. Although she had inherited land from her father and her 1st husband, she and her children were destitute after the War. After Henry Burnett died, they lived with her sister, Paulina Johnson who married James William Burnett (1833-1864). She had also lost her husband and had 4 children. Paulina Johnson Burnett died 3/7/1908 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC. Nancy was living with her children as they grew up. Nancy Angelina Johnson Prince Burnett died 6/8/1915 in Union County, SC.


1870 U.S. Census of Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1510; Page: 359A; Family History Library Film: 553009, Lines 37-40, "Nancy Prince"
Nancy Prince, 34 yrs old, F (emale), W (hite), Farmer, $600 Real Estate Value, $150 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC, Cannot read or write
Napoleon Prince, 16 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in SC, Attended school
Collins Prince, 14 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in SC, Attended school
Retty Prince (Clarence Rhett Prince), 12 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in SC
Rawlston Prince (sic, Ralston Loranzo Prince), 10 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in SC
Gist Prince, 6 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in SC, Born in SC

1880 U.S. Census of Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina; Roll: 1242; Page: 454A; Enumeration District: 152, Lines 31-38, "Henry Burnett"
Henry Burnett, W(hite), M(ale), 35 yrs old, Head, Married, Farmer, Cannot read or write, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Father born in NC
Nancy A. Burnett, W, F, 45 yrs old, Wife, Married, Keeping house, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Malcum Burnett (sic, Malcolm Burnett), W, M, 9 yrs old, Son, At home, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Madora Burnett, W, F, 16 yrs old, Daughter, Single, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
William Burnett, W, M, 13 yrs old, Son, Single, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Ralston Prince, W, M, 20 yrs old, Son, Single, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Gist Prince, W, M, 17 yrs old, Son, Single, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Nancy Burnett, W, F, 65 yrs old, Mother, No occupation, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC

1900 U.S. Census of Cross Anchor, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Roll:  T623_ 1541; Page:  12B; Enumeration District:  86, Lines 95-97, "Thomas M. Burnam" sic, looks like Thomas M. Burnett but is indexed by Ancestry.com as Thomas M. Burnam
Thomas M. Burnam, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born July, 1872, 28 yrs old, Married 0 yrs (DOM 1900), Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Weaver at cotton mill, Can read and write
Alma Burnam, Wife, W, F, Born March, 1880, 20 yrs old, Married 0 yrs, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Weaver at cotton mill, Can read and write
Nancy J. Burnam, Mother, W, F, Born April, 1835, 65 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, 1 child with 1 still living, Can read and write

1910 U.S. Census of Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1474; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0112; FHL microfilm: 1375487, Lines 14-18, "Clarence R. Prince"
Clarence R. Prince, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 52 yrs old, 1st Marriage, Married 33 yrs, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Miller/Farmer, Grist Mill, Can read and write, Rents farm
Alice E. Prince, Wife, F, W, 51 yrs old, 1st Marriage, Married 33 yrs, 3 children with 3 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Victor C. Prince, Son, M, W, 27 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Laborer on home farm
Nancy Burnett, Mother, F, W, 74 yrs old, Widowed, 6 children with 4 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Martha Briggs, Sister-in-law, F, W, 57 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC


James Gist Prince, Jr. was born 6/9/1862 in Union County, SC. He married Sally Armeda Briggs (DOB 7/26/1870 in Union County, SC) on 8/15/1889 in Union County, SC. They had 5 girls and 4 boys:

1) Bernice Gist Prince (DOB 11/8/1891 in Union County, SC; DOD 2/12/1977 in Union County, SC) married ? Stanley and Ernest Dieckmann (DOB 8/1/1905 in ? ; DOD 9/5/1982 in ? ). She is buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, 843 Old Buncombe Rd (State Road S-44-18), Cross Keys, Union County, SC.




2) Lula Belle Prince (DOB 12/16/1893 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC; DOD 9/2/1980 in ? ) married Thomas Francis Bennett (DOB 10/13/1901 in Washington, DC; DOD 4/24/1979 in Arlington, VA). They had Rita Bennett. She is buried at National Memorial Park, West Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA.

3) Ann Beatrice Prince (DOB 8/30/1895 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC: DOD 1/1982 in Washington, DC) married Thomas Ward Joy (DOB 11/28/1889 in Washington, DC; DOD 11/1967 in Maryland, USA). No known children. They are buried at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, DC.


4) Claridge Pool Prince (DOB 6/30/1898 in Union County, SC; DOD 8/24/1959 in Washington, DC) married Lucille Cox (DOB 6/30/1909 in ? ; DOD 3/20/1975 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC). He married Amberozine Gallman (DOB 8/13/1909 in SC; DOD 11/1982 in Columbia, Richland County, SC). Amberozine Gallman had been married before to Jesse Elmore Wray (DOB 11/3/1907 in NC; DOD 3/14/1959 in Richland County, SC). Claridge Prince and Amberozine Gallman had William "Billy" Gist Prince. They are buried at Rocky Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Greenville, Greenville County, SC.

1930 U.S. Census of Union, Union County, South Carolina; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 2341949, Lines 94-98, "J.Will Gallman"
J.Will Gallman, Head, Rents home, M(ale), W(hite), 44 yrs old, Married, Married at 22 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents bron in SC, Weaver in cotton mill
Maggie Gallman, Wife, F, W, 42 yrs old, Married, Married at age 20 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Augustine Gallman, Daughter, F, W, 18 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Weaver at cotton mill
Claridge P. Prince, Head, Rents home, M, W, 24 yrs old, Married, Married at 24 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Salesman at filling station
Ambrozine Prince, Wife, F, W, 20 yrs old, Married, Married at age 20 yrs old, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Weaver at cotton mill

The Greenville News, Greenville SC, 8/25/1959, Pg 5

 The Greenville News, 12/27/1949, Pg 16

 The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 2/7/1953, Pg 2

The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 2/26/1953, Pg 2

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The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 4/23/1953, Pg 5



5) Charles Albert Prince (DOB 4/13/1901 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC; DOD 5/17/1940 in Veteran's Hospital, Columbia, Richland County, SC). He died unmarried and had tuberculosis. He is buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, 843 Old Buncombe Rd (State Road S-44-18), Cross Keys, Union County, SC.




6) Russell Prince (DOB 7/9/1904 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC; DOD 1/24/1987 in Union County, SC) married Ada Ruth Smith (DOB 11/26/1913 in SC; DOD 2/23/1988 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC). They had Dr. Russell Bruce Prince and Alice Rebecca "Becky" Prince Howell. They are buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, 843 Old Buncombe Rd (State Road S-44-18), Cross Keys, Union County, SC.

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7) Bess L. Prince (DOB 7/13/1906 in Union County, SC; DOD 2/1973 in Silver Spring, Montgomery County, MD) married Daniel Mack Dees (DOB 9/26/1905 in Cumberland County, NC; DOD 12/6/1960 in Asheville, Buncombe County, NC). She divorced Dees in 1942 and married Ira Leroy Tucker (DOB 9/21/1894 in Washington, DC; DOD 10/14/1957 in Columbiana, OH) in 1944. No children. They are buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green, Wood County, OH.



8) Eunice Myrtle Prince (DOB 3/2/1909 in Union County, SC; DOD 7/13/1966 in ? ). Never married. She is buried at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, 843 Old Buncombe Rd (State Road S-44-18), Cross Keys, Union County, SC.

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9) William Aubrey Prince (DOB 4/17/1912 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC; DOD 4/25/1975 in Union County, SC) married Katie Elizabeth Brown (DOB 5/30/1913 in Cabool, Texas County, MO; DOD 9/28/2000 in San Diego County, CA) in 1936. They had Virginia Armeda Prince Crandall, Pamela Prince Johnson. Married Judith E. "Judy" Perry (DOB Abt. 1927 in ? ; DOD ? in ? ) in 1966. They had Patricia Prince Franklin. He is buried in Glendora, Los Angeles County, CA.

1910 U.S. Census of Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1474; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0111; FHL microfilm: 1375487, Lines 90-100, "James G. Prince"
James G. Prince, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 47 yrs old, 1st Marriage, Married 20 yrs, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farmer, Can read and write, Owns farm free of mortgage
Media Prince, Wife, F, W, 39 yrs old, 1st Marriage, Married 20 yrs, 8 children with 8 still living, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Can read and write
Bernice Prince, Daughter, F, W, 18 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Belle Prince, Daughter, F, W, 16 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Beatrice Prince, Daughter, F, W, 14 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Claridge Prince, Son, M, W, 11 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Charlie Prince, Son, M, W, 9 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Russell Prince, Son, M, W, 5 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Bessie Prince, Daughter, F, W, 3 yrs old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Eunice Prince, Daughter, F, W, 1 yr 2/12 mos old, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC

1920 U.S. Census of Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina; Roll: T625_1713; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 130, Lines 48-50, "James G. Prince"
James G. Prince, Head, Owns farm, M(ale), W(hite), 47 yrs old, Married, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Farmer
Media Prince, Wife, F, W, 47 yrs old, Married, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Bernice Prince, Daughter, F, W, 28 yrs old, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Teaching grade school
Belle Prince, Daughter, F, W, 26 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Teacher at high school
Beatrice Prince, Daughter, F, W, 24 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Teacher at grade school
Clorige Prince (sic, Claridge Prince), Son, M, W, 21 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Charles Prince, Son, M, W, 18 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Russell Prince, Son, M, W, 15 yrs old, Attends school, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Bess Prince, Daughter, F, W, 13 yrs old, Attends school, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
Eunice Prince, Daughter, F, W, 10 yrs old, Attends school, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC
William Prince, Son, M, W, 7 yrs old, Attends school, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC

James Gist Prince died 6/2/1938 in Cross Keys, Union County, SC.

The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 6/5/1938, Pg 20

Sally Armeda Briggs Prince died 8/26/1950 in Columbia Hospital, Columbia, Richland County, SC

They are both buried with James Gist Prince, Sr. and Nancy Angelina Johnson Prince Burnett, Henry Burnett, 3 of James Gist Prince, Jr.'s brothers and both sets of great grandparents at Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, 843 Old Buncombe Rd (State Road S-44-18), Cross Keys, Union County, SC.







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