Person:Betsy Name Unknown (1)

Betsy Name Unknown
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Name Betsy Name Unknown
Gender Female


Betsy Unknown: Biographical Information

Betsy and her husband Joe Myers were the parents of Nancy Myers Leach. Nancy married the Reverend William J. Leach. The Leach family has generational ties to Magnolia Garden Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. Betsy and Joe Myer's son-in-law Willie J. Leach, lived and worked for 30 years as gardener/superintendent at Magnolia Garden Plantation. Their 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: Betsy Myers

Age in 1910: 29

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881

Birthplace: South Carolina

Relation to Head of House: wife

Father's Birth Place: South Carolina

Mother's Birth Place: South Carolina

Spouse's Name: Joe Myers

Home in 1910: Blake, Colleton, South Carolina

Marital Status: Married

Race: Mulatto

Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age

Joseph Myers 29

Betsy Myers 23

Alexander Myers 4

Nancy Myers 3

Isaiah Myers 7/12

Family Group Sheet

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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.