City Directories and History: This map is listed as the western areas of York County near Neely Creek Church. This map provides a searchable index of the names specific to this particular map, adapted from Mills Atlas. Search further under the enlargeable PDF, this page. Other Heritage Plat Maps by Mayhugh may offer similar information but under a different title.
|Christopher Strait or Straight|
|Allen Robertson – Robinson|
|Chambers Spring Branchy|
|Crab Apple Branch|
|James S. Workman|
|James Workman’s House|
|John G. Lews|
|John R. Patton|
|John S. Chambers|
|Jonathan N. McElwee|
|Joseph F. Lesley|
|Joseph W. Briley|
|Matthew H. Williams|
|Neely’s Creek Church|
|Newton A. Steele|
|Samuel G. Westbrook|
|Samuel L. Moutton|
|William Wherry Junior|
RAILROADS COME TO YORK COUNTY – Several additional facts about the rail line from Columbia to Rock Hill may be of interest to the reader. First, the men from York District who attended the convention concerning the building of a railroad from Charlotte to Columbia were Colonel W. C. Beatty, William A. Latta, John Miller Ross, Robert Gadsden McCaw, William Moore, W. Giles, J. Beatty Smith, and Joel W. Rawlinson. This initial meeting of interested parties was held at Winnsboro on May 24 and 25, 1847.
Subscribers for stock in the Charlotte and South Carolina Railroad Company on September 9 and 10, 1847, were these: Colonel W. C. Beatty, John Miller Ross, Colonel William Wright, John S. Moore, W. I. Clawson, William A. Latta, George W. Williams, Colonel Edward Avery, Harvey Hugh Drennan, Rev. Archibald Whyte, Thomas D. Spratt, James D. Spratt, A. M. White, George P. White, William E. White, and Captain John Massey.
(Along the Landsford Road, by Wm. B. White, Jr. Vol., I – 2008)
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