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[Genealogy Research Club] Re: African American Gandy Family

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  • Sue
    Your welcome Tara. If there is anything else I can do let me know. Sue Don t be afraid, cemetery ghosts are only genealogists with lanterns. Ancestor Hunters
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 28, 2008
      Your welcome Tara. If there is anything else I can do let me know.
      Sue
      Don't be afraid, cemetery ghosts are only genealogists with lanterns.
      Ancestor Hunters Genealogy Group
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ancestorhunters/

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, Back2rRoots@... wrote:
      >
      >
      > Sue Thank you Sooooo much,
      >
      > This is the most information I have had on the Gandy's in the 20
      years I
      > have been doing this. I believe the baby in the 1880 census is
      Isaac Jr. my
      > great grandfather. Now my problem is proving it. I have not be able
      to get his
      > death certificate which I hope list his parents names. I will
      request a copy of
      > Isaac Sr. death record based on the information you provided me.
      That WW II
      > draft card is definitely him. He lived in Pittsburgh at one time
      which is
      > where I am from and Learline should be spelled Lurline was his
      daughter.
      > Pittsbrugh is in Allegheny County PA. I will contact this James
      Rollins also and see
      > if I can finally make the connection.
      >
      > Thank you for all your help
      >
      > Tara Gandy Sanford
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > In a message dated 4/28/2008 2:38:04 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
      > sueseyes@... writes:
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Hi Tara,
      > It looks like Isaac died prior to the 1930 census. On the 1880
      > census (taken on 11 June 1880) it looks like Isaac and Irene had a
      5
      > month baby, could this be Isaac Jr.
      >
      > South Carolina vital information. Take note of the years statewide
      > vital-record-vital-record-<WBR>keeping officially began in each US
      > counties started to collect birth, marriage and death information
      and
      > report it to state offices. Some counties or towns kept stats
      > earlier, and some were slow to comply with state laws, so check
      with
      > your ancestors' local goverment for record availability.
      >
      > South Carolina vital began.
      > Birth Records Began 1915
      > Marriage Records Began 1950
      > Death Records Began 1915
      >
      > There is a James A. Rollins _willows@..._ (mailto:willows@...)
      > looking for Gandy family
      > from Darlington Co. SC see
      > _http://www.geocitiehttp://wwhttp://www.http://wwhttp://wwhttp://w_
      > (http://www.geocities.com/sc_darlington/surnames/surnames-g-i.html)
      >
      > South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955
      > about Isaac Gandy
      > Name: Isaac Gandy
      > Death Date: 7 Feb 1926
      > Age (Years): 78
      > Estimated Birth Year: 1848
      > Gender: Male
      > Color: Non-White (White)
      > County of Death: Darlington
      > Volume Number: 4
      > Certificate Number: 2305
      > Source Information:
      > Ancestry.com. South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955 [database on-
      > line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.
      Original
      > data: South Carolina. South Carolina death records. Columbia, SC,
      > USA: South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
      > --------------------------------
      >
      > NOT SURE IF THIS IS HIM the contact person on the registration
      card
      > is Learline Gandy 135 Laruel St, Long Branch, NJ
      >
      > U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      > about Isaac Gandy
      > Name: Isaac Gandy
      > Birth Date: 12 Dec 1879
      > RESIDENCE: Allegheny, Pennsylvania
      > Birth: Darlington, South Carolina
      > Roll: WW2_2240211
      > Source Citation: Roll: WW2_2240211; Local board: Allegheny ,
      > Pennsylvania.
      >
      > Hope this helps.
      > Sue
      > Don't be afraid, cemetery ghosts are only genealogists with
      lanterns.
      > Ancestor Hunters Genealogy Group
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      >
      > --- In _genealogyresearchclgenealogyreseargen_
      > (mailto:genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com) , Back2rRoots@,
      Back
      > >
      > > Hello Fellow Researchers,
      > >
      > > I am hoping to find anyone researching the Gandy Family in
      > > Darlington/Florence South Carolina area. In the 1870 Census I am
      > showing a Isaac (21) and
      > > Irene (19) Gandy black living in Hamilton Township. In the 1880
      > census I am
      > > showing Isaac and Irene with their children Henry, Lewinthal
      > (possibly), John,
      > > Ann, and baby son 5 months old living in Society Hill. Here's
      > where I am having
      > > a problem. Since the 1890 census was destroyed I can not prove
      > whether or not
      > > they had a son named Isaac. I believe Isaac and Irene where the
      > parents of
      > > my great grandfather Isaac Gandy age 18 who is listed in the
      1900
      > census as a
      > > border in Society Hill. By 1900 and 1910 census Isaac had a new
      > wife Alice
      > > and another set of children Paulina (possibly), Edith, Mabel,
      Leon
      > (possibly),
      > > Roland, Stewart, Robert, and couple of other children I can not
      > make out
      > > their names at this time. My great grandfather Isaac Gandy
      married
      > Nancy Johnson
      > > and they lived in Florence.
      > >
      > > If anyone is researching this Gandy line from Society Hill area
      > please let
      > > me know. I have traced this family all the way to 1920. I do not
      > have access to
      > > the 1930 yet so I am not sure if they are still living in that
      > census. This
      > > may be the only link I have to finding out my Gandy line. I have
      > hit a road
      > > block on this family for many, many years I have not been able
      to
      > obtain a
      > > death certificate for my great grand father because he died in
      New
      > Jersey and
      > > they have not been able to find one for him. If any one can
      please
      > help.
      > >
      > > Tara Gandy Sanford
      > >
      > >
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