He claimed the settlement for Spain and renamed it Cuenca in honor of the Spanish city Cuenca. is 58 yrs old) Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1 Numbers of Slaves: 2 Number of Household Members Under 16: 1 Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 Number of Household Members: 5 1830 U. Census of Greenville County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 5/19/2016, Series: M19; Roll: 172; Page: 277; Family History Library Film: 0022506, "Jacob Bredwell" (sic) Name: Jacob Bridwell [Jacob Bredwell] Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Greenville, South Carolina Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2 Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 (Jacob P. was born Abt 1797 in Greenville County, SC to Jacob P. Bridwell, Sr would have been 78 yrs old) Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1 (Sarah Taylor Bridwell would have been 24 yrs old ?Pardo led a second expedition from 9/1/1567 to 3/2/1568 and explored the Piedmont interior and south along the Appalachian Mountains. Bridwell, Jr would have been 33 yrs old) Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79: 1 (Jacob P. ) Free White Persons - Females - 70 thru 79: 1 (Martha Elizabeth Edward Bridwell would have been 78 yrs old) Free White Persons - Under 20: 3 Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 Total Free White Persons: 7 Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7 1840 U. Census of Greenville County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 5/19/2016, Roll: 512; Page: 203; Image: 416; Family History Library Film: 0022509, "Jacob F.
Native Americans killed hundreds of colonists and destroyed many settlements. The first house on the right on College Street was built in 1857 as the home of Reverend Reid.
Abandoning settled frontiers, people fled to Charles Town, where starvation set in as supplies ran low. There is a separate building that served as Reverend Reid’s office.
About 7% of South Carolina's white citizenry was killed, making the war bloodier than King Philip's War Scots-Irish settlers settled in the frontier area of Long Can Creek in the early 1750's which was Cherokee land. in the Edwards family cemetery located at the intersection of Edwards Road and U. By mid-1857 the effort to establish the Reidville Male and Female Academies was well underway when funds were raised by subscription, trustees were selected, a building committee was appointed, and sites for the schools were chosen.
Due to Cherokee attacks and land disputes, on 2/1/1760, the settlement decided to evacuate to Fort Moore near Augusta, GA. One of the kidnapped children was Ann Calhoun who was taken at age five and returned after twelve years of living with the Indians. The Reidville Male Academy was built at one end of Main Street and the Reidville Female Academy was built at the other, with residential lots laid out between the schools on either side of Main Street for two blocks in each direction.
The wagons created a convoy headed to the fort but they became bogged down in boggy soil. They captured 14 children, scalped 9 children (who miraculously survived) and killed 23. She later married and had a normal life as the wife of a settler. Dormitories were built adjacent to the academies, and professors at the academies built houses and stores along the main streets.
In 1755, a treaty was signed with the Cherokee Indians and land grants were then made to British colonists who began settling in the upstate. The small town consisted of at one time or another: five grocery stores, a jail, several blacksmiths, a town hall, a post office, a masonic lodge, a pharmacy, a barber shop, a telephone office, and more.
This family is not related to me except by marriage. Other spellings for Bridwell are Bridewell, Bredwell, Bradwell, Breedwell, Breadwell, Briddle. 2) Elizabeth "Betsy" Bridwell (DOB Abt 1781 in VA or SC; DOD 2/11/1858 in SC) never married. 4) Mary "Molly" Bridwell (DOB Abt 1786 in VA or SC; DOD 9/1839 in Linden, Perry County, TN) married William Taylor. (DOB Abt 1797 in Greenville County, SC; DOD 12/12/1880 in Greenville County, SC) married Sarah Taylor (DOB Abt 1806 in Greenville County, SC; DOD Abt 1883 in Greenville County, SC). Spanish explorers under Juan Pardo are thought to be the first Europeans to travel in upstate SC in 1567. would have been 4 yrs old) Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 (Jacob Bridwell, Sr.
3) Edward Bridwell (DOB Abt 1782 in VA or SC; DOD ? 5) Sarah "Sallie" Bridwell (DOB Abt 1791 in Greenville County, SC; DOD 6/2/1872 in Greenville, Greenville County, SC) married Thomas Taylor. Pardo led two expeditions from Santa Elena (now known as Parris Island, SC) into the interior of the southeastern United States. Jacob is not found in the Greenville census until 1840 and may have been living elsewhere. Land Recording Book S, pg 200.) Greenville County Land Records: Deed Book C/307 (Recorded 9 dec. would have been 48 yrs old) Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1 Number of Household Members Under 16: 3 Number of Household Members Over 25: 2 Number of Household Members: 7 1810 U. Census of Greenville County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 5/19/2016, Roll: 62; Page: 550; Image: 00134; Family History Library Film: 0181421, "J. Census of Greenville County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 5/19/2016, Page: 85; NARA Roll: M33_120; Image: 145, "Jacob Bridwell" Name: Jacob Bridwell Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Greenville, South Carolina Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820 Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2 Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1 (Jacob Bridwell, Jr.
In 1934, a marker stone was found in Inman, SC that was etched with "1567" and directional markings. Impremise, I give and bequeath my whole estate real and personal to my beloved wife Henrietta Edwards, during her natural life except what is hereafter mentioned to my children. I give and unto my daughter Sarah Edwards one negro girl, Lucy, one bed and furniture commonly called her bed, also one chest to her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my son William Edwards on negro boy named Jack to him and his heirs forever, to be possessed of after the death of my beloved wife. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Bridwell a negro woman named Hannah to her and her heirs forever, to be possessed of at the death of my beloved wife. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Bruce one negro boy named Leroy to him and his (sic) heirs to be possessed of at the death of my wife. I give and bequeath unto my son Joseph Edwards one negro boy named Th** to him and his heirs to be possessed of at the death of my wife. I give and bequeath unto my son John Edwards one negro girl named Carrie also one chest known by the name of my chest, to him and his heirs forever, to be possessed of at the death of my wife. At the death of my beloved wife, Henrietta Edwards, I leave the remainder of my estate to be equally divided among my six children namely: Elizabeth, Joseph, Mary, John, William and Sarah. Bridwell, 8 yrs old (DOB 1842), F, W, Born in SC Matlida A. Census of Poplar Springs, Reidville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Ancestry.com, 5/18/2016, Roll: 2212; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0042; Image: 694.0; FHL microfilm: 2341946, Taken 4/9/1930, Family #114, Lines 80-81, "Andrew P. Bridwell, DOD 3/3/1933 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC Male, White, Widowed, DOB 6/24/1865 in SC, 67 yrs old Occupation: Farmer Father: Jacob Bridwell, born in SC Mother: "Don't know" Informant: J. Bridwell, Moore, SC DOD 3/3/1933 at pm Cause of death: Died suddenly probably apoplexy Buried: 3/5/1933 in Popular Springs Church (sic) Finda Elizabeth Brown Bridwell Birth: Oct. Wistover Varner, DOD 9/5/1923 in Strawberry Hill, Asheville, Buncombe County, NC Female, White, Married to V. Varner, DOB 9/2/1893 in SC, 30 yrs old Occupation: Housewife Father: Andy Briddell (sic), born in SC Mother: Elizabeth Brown, born in SC Informant: V. Varner, Spartanburg, SC DOD 9/5/1923 at am Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis Buried: 9/6/1923 in Spartanburg, SC Undertaker: Lewis Funeral Home, College U. Social Security Death Index Name: Jacob Bridwell SSN: 250-54-**** Last Residence: South Carolina BORN: Died: May 1965 State (Year) SSN issued: South Carolina (1953) SC Death Certificate #5910, Registration District # (blank), Registered #4007, Mrs. Boiter, DOD 3/4/1933 in Reidville, Spartanburg County, SC Male (sic), White, Married to P. Boiter, DOB (blank) in Spartanburg County, SC, 32 yrs old (DOB 1901) Occupation: Housework Father: A. Bridwell, born in SC Father: Lizzie Brown, born in SC Informant: P. Boiter, Moore, SC DOD 3/4/1933 at 7am Cause of death: Lobar pneumonia Buried: 3/5/1933, Poplar Springs Brushy Creek Baptist Church, 4999 Old Spartanburg Road, Taylors, Greenville County, SC.