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Husband: John Mace
Born: 1818/1819 in Marion Dist, SC
Married: 1840/1848 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: after 1880 in Marion Co, SC
Father: John Mace
Mother: Martha Finklea
Spouses:
Wife: Virzilla Berry
Born: 30 DEC 1830 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: 1851/1860 in Marion Dist, SC
Father: Henry Berry
Mother: Charity Crawford
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Mary Lucinda Mace
Born: 08 JAN 1849 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: 1896 in Marion Co, SC
Spouses: William G Edwards
02 (F): Margaret Ellen Mace
Born: 01 MAY 1851 in Marion Dist, SC
Died: 26 APR 1888 in Marion Co, SC
Spouses: John C Sellers
Additional Information

John Mace:

Notes:

!DEED:14 Jan 1847 Marion Co., SC Deed Book V, p. 12
John Blackmon Sr of Marion Dist., SC by note of hand and promissory note, became indebted to John Mace Jr in sum of $100 to be paid 1 January next and dated 13 Jan 1847 given for value received ... tract of land whereon I now live, purchased by me of Levi Jones and being all the land which I own where I live containing 50 acres bounded by John Mace and Estate of J. G. Crawford. If not paid, deed to remain in full force ...
S: John Blackman Sr.
Wit: A. Q. McDuffie, A. J. Spears
* From "Abstracts of Marion County [SC] Deed Books U and V 1846-1853", Lucille Utley, Kathy Loyd, John M. Gregg. Three Rivers Historical Society, 2003.;


!CENSUS:1850 Marion Dist, SC pg 76 # 1130/1135
John MACE, 31, Marion
Burzilla, 18
Lucinda, 2;

!CENSUS:1860 Marion Dist, SC # 1263
John MACE, 40
Martha, 73
M. L. (f) 11
M. E. (f) 9;

!CENSUS:1870 Marion Co, SC Kirby # 3
John MACE, 56
M.L. (f), 21;

!NAMED-PROBATE ROLL # 2033 Henry Berry, Marion Co., SC 1876
Will 25 Feb 1876
Sons Gewood, Elihu and James Berry
dau Mary Fore wife of Stephen Fore
Gr-da Leucinda Edwards wife of Willie Edwards and Margaret E. Sellers wife of John C. Sellers, children of my dau Virzilla Mace decd, wife of John Mace.
... much more ;

!CENSUS:1880 Marion Co, SC Kirby # 214
John MACE, 66, widow;

!REFERENCE: A History of Marion County, South Carolina From Its Earliest Times to the Present, 1901, by W. W. Sellers, Esq., of the Marion Bar. 1902. pp. 148-157
...
Cross Roads Henry Berry's third and youngest daughter, Virzilla by name, married the late John Mace; the fruits of the marriage were two daughters, Lucinda M. and Maggie Ellen their mother died when they were quite young, aged eight and six years respectively ; they were raised without any mother by their father; he never remarried; the girls grew up to womanhood, and the younger, Maggie Ellen, married John C. Sellers, 23d December, 1869; four years afterwards, Lucinda M. married William G. Edwards ; both Lucinda M. and Maggie E. are dead; the latter died 26th April, 1888, the former died in 1896. Maggie left six children surviving her, viz : Lucy, Benjamin B., Annie, Wallace D., Leila and Maggie Ellen (called Pearl), the latter only three days old at her mother's death; she was taken by her aunt, Rachel Norton, who has kept her till the present time ; she is now thirteen years old. Lucinda M., wife of William G. Edwards, left at her death five children, three daughters and two sons ; the daughters are : Mary, now the wife of J. Dudley Haselden; she has two children, both sons; also, Maggie and Carrie Edwards. The two sons are Henry A. Edwards and Samuel Edwards. Henry, the elder son, after taking a two years course in Wofford College, went to Vanderbilt University, Tenn., arid took a three or four years course in the medical department of that well equipped institution, and is now a young "M. D." . ;

Virzilla Berry:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1840;

!CENSUS:1850 Marion Dist, SC pg 76 # 1130/1135
John MACE, 31, Marion
Burzilla, 18
Lucinda, 2;

!CENSUS:1860 x

!NAMED-PROBATE ROLL # 2033 Henry Berry, Marion Co., SC 1876
Will 25 Feb 1876
Sons Gewood, Elihu and James Berry
dau Mary Fore wife of Stephen Fore
Gr-da Leucinda Edwards wife of Willie Edwards and Margaret E. Sellers wife of John C. Sellers, children of my dau Virzilla Mace decd, wife of John Mace.
... much more ;

!NAMED-FAMILY BIBLE:
Bible Record of Henry and Charity (Crawford) Berry
Bible is in the possession of Mary Berry Welch who contributed photocopies of the Bible pages.
Pee Dee Queue, January-February 2010 pp. 4-5

FAMILY RECORD
Henry Berry was married to Charity Crawford April 1st 1819
G. W. Berry was married to Joan Elerbe Sep 24= 1850
Elihu Berry was married to Mary Jane Hasselden April 15= 1852
James Berry was married to Harriet Alford August the 13th 1861

Henry Berry son of Stephen Berry was born January 13th 1796
Charity Crawford wife of Henry Berry was born April 1, 1798 [date is in starkly different hand]
Caid Berry, son of Henry Berry and Charity his wife was born February 6th 1820
Gewood Berry, son of Henry Berry and Charity his wife was born November 25th 1821
Elihu Berry son of Henry and Charity Berry was born June 21st 1824
Mary Berry daughter of Henry and Charity Berry was born August 20th 1826
Telathia Berry daughter of Henry and Charity Berry was born January 25 1829
Verzilla Berry daughter of Henry and Charity Berry was born December 30th 1830
James Berry son of Henry and Charity Berry was born Jan 15 1833
Stephen Berry son of Henry and Charity Berry was born June 15 day 1835 [in different handwriting]
David Berry son of Henry and Charity Berry was born May the 24th 1837 and
died at the age of 2 years [inserted in different hand]
Ann Crawford was born September the 7th 1827 A.D.
Mary Crawford was born December the 5th 1829 A.D.

[Second page of Family Record]
H. Tart was born July 22= 1820
Thomas Tart was born September 20= 1822
Jane Tart born September 25= 1824

Lucinda daughter of John Mace Verzila her mother born January the 8th 1849
Margaret E. daughter of John Mace Virzila her mother was born May the 1th 1851 a.d.
Telatha Easterling was bornd the 30 of Aug 1844
Flora was borned in 1848

[The below is on a separate, blank page of what appears to be a Bible study book.]
Henry Berry Jan 13 1796
Charity Crawford 1798
married - April 1st 1819
Mary Berry -
Telatha Berry Jan
Verzila Berry December 3- [day and year illegible]
Caid Berry ---
Telatha Easterling;


!REFERENCE: A History of Marion County, South Carolina From Its Earliest Times to the Present, 1901, by W. W. Sellers, Esq., of the Marion Bar. 1902. pp. 148-157
...
Cross Roads Henry Berry's third and youngest daughter, Virzilla by name, married the late John Mace; the fruits of the marriage were two daughters, Lucinda M. and Maggie Ellen their mother died when they were quite young, aged eight and six years respectively ; they were raised without any mother by their father; he never remarried; the girls grew up to womanhood, and the younger, Maggie Ellen, married John C. Sellers, 23d December, 1869; four years afterwards, Lucinda M. married William G. Edwards ; both Lucinda M. and Maggie E. are dead; the latter died 26th April, 1888, the former died in 1896. Maggie left six children surviving her, viz : Lucy, Benjamin B., Annie, Wallace D., Leila and Maggie Ellen (called Pearl), the latter only three days old at her mother's death; she was taken by her aunt, Rachel Norton, who has kept her till the present time ; she is now thirteen years old. Lucinda M., wife of William G. Edwards, left at her death five children, three daughters and two sons ; the daughters are : Mary, now the wife of J. Dudley Haselden; she has two children, both sons; also, Maggie and Carrie Edwards. The two sons are Henry A. Edwards and Samuel Edwards. Henry, the elder son, after taking a two years course in Wofford College, went to Vanderbilt University, Tenn., arid took a three or four years course in the medical department of that well equipped institution, and is now a young "M. D." . ;

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