Family:Joe Myers and Betsy Unknown (1)


Joe Myers and Betsy Unknown: Family History

Joe and wife Betsy were the parents of Nancy Myers Taylor the wife of Willie J. Leach. The Leach family has generational ties to Magnolia Garden Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. Willie J. Leach lived and worked for 30 years as gardener/superintendent at Magnolia Garden Plantation. Joe and Betsy's grandson now in is early 80's has taken his father's place at the plantation where his own son, the fourth generation Leach family member is also employed.

1910 United States Federal Census

Name: Joseph Myers

Age in 1910: 29

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881

Birthplace: South Carolina

Relation to Head of House: Head

Father's Birth Place: South Carolina

Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina

Spouse's Name: Betsy

Home in 1910: Blake, Colleton, South Carolina

Marital Status: Married

Race: Mulatto

Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age

Joseph Myers 29

Betsy Myers 23

Alexander Myers 4

Nancy Myers 3

Isaiah Myers 7/12

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About This Page

This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC

  1.   1910 Census of the United States.

    Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Blake, Colleton, South Carolina; Roll: T624_1456; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 112; Image: 989.