Genealogy Research Resources for South Carolina


Camp Family of American
from the
American Pioneers Series
By Jeannette Holland Austin




Thomas Camp (1717-1798) is the progenitor of the Camps in America. This prolific family traces its roots from England to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. Thomas (above) settled in Rutherford County, North Carolina. He had 12 children by his first wife and 12 by his second wife. No matter where they settled, the Camps were pillars of the community, many of them Baptist and Methodist preachers. Prominent Virginia families associate with the Camps, such as Sherwood, Marshall and Tarpley.

Camp Home near Rutherfordton, North Carolina


A colorful character was Burrell Marion Camp, a Missionary Baptist preacher of 40 years at the High Shoals Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, Georgia. His church was a one-room building located on High Shoals in Dallas, which also doubled for a school. His members were baptised under a waterfall, just steps away from the old cemetery where he is buried.

Burrell Marion Camp and his 2nd wife, Elizabeth Holland


For more information, the Camp book by Jeannette Holland Austin is online at www.genealogy-books.com. The following are online in the genealogy section of www.georgiapioneers.com -Camp Bulletin; Camp-Leigh Family of Coweta County; John Arthur Camp of Coweta County; Hiram Camp of Gwinnett County; Descendants of Thomas Camp of Virginia; Micager Camp; Nathan Camp (Campbell County deed). Also, see Kemp-Camp, Volume 1 and 2 by C. C. Camp (no longer for sale, but in some libraries)

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New Virginia Additions to the Folder Collection of Virginia Pioneers

Albritton of York County, Pedigree Chart
Bacon of New Kent County, Pedigree Chart
Bibb Pedigree Chart
Bowles of Hanover County, Pedigree Chart
Bullock o f Warwick County, Pedigree Chart
Burnett, Thomas, descendants of
Burroughs, George, descendants of
Camp, 2 pp.
Carmichael, Archibald, descendants of
Carr, John Fendell of Albemarle County
Cole, Francis, descendants of, 3 pp.
Corley of Bedford County, Pedigree Chart
Daniell of Middlesex County, Pedigree Chart
Elam Pedigree Chart
Harrison of Stafford County, Pedigree Chart
Hart of Hanover County, Pedigree Chart
Haslewood, Research Notes, 5 pp.
Hollyman of Isle of Wight County, Pedigree Chart
Johnston of Isle of Wight County, Pedigree Chart
Lea of King and Queen County, Pedigree Chart
Littleton, 95 pp.
Merier, Coat of Arms Morgan Pedigree Chart
Pace of Charles City County, Pedigree Chart
Peeples of Prince George County, Pedigree Chart
Reynolds of Isle of Wight County, Pedigree Chart
Scarborough of Isle of Wight County, Pedigree Chart
Slaughter, 2 pp.
Stuckey of Isle of Wight County, Pedigree Chart
Tilghman, Research File, 10 pp.
Turner of Bedford County, Pedigree Chart
Ware of New Kent County, Pedigree Chart
Waters of Stafford County, Pedigree Chart
Woodson of Henrico County, Pedigree Chart


New Additions to Genealogy-Books : Camp 1630-1977 by Jeannette Holland Austin (1991), 137 pp., photos

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