AfriGeneas States Research Forum
[SC] Addison Evans Quick
One individual that came to Orangeburg leaving his mark was Addison Evans Quick who was born of slave parents on Dec. 31, 1857, in Richmond County, N.C. His father, John Harrison Quick, was a house carpenter by trade and hired his time from his master, Benjamin Quick, of Marlboro County, for $300 a year. According to family legend, Quick built a church in Rockingham, N.C., using only wooden pegs, no nails. His mother, Elizabeth Leaks Covington Quick, was a seamstress and belonged to Dr. C.C. Covington, from near Rockingham, N.C. His father died when he was 3 years old in August 1861.