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Re: [SC] ABBEVILLE: Anyone from there?
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topic: your relatives in abbeville fled to Evanston, Illonois, after the lynching of Tebby Crawford in 1916. This ia a continuation of a post I have written to you about the 1916 lynching in Abbeville, South Carolina, see:http://charity.com/contribution/anthony crawford the name of the article is the lynching of Anthony Crawford. The man got lynched in 1916 and most of the blacks fled abbeville, south carolina, few remained. thus, the next census is 1920, The surnames, Thomas, Evans, Smith, Rice, are on the 1920 census in Evanston ward 1 cook Illonois and Evanston ward 2 cook illonois, and Evanston ward 3 cook illonois, see: www.ancestry.com, In the 1920 census, some Vance remained in abbeville, South Carolina. Peace!