Title: "DUNHAM-SINGLETARY Genealogy"
Author: Kenneth Royal DUNHAM
Publication: Name: Royal Press, Rochester, New York 1987 p 24-29;
Title: WFT V3 T557
Note: Moved to Red Bank on the Ashley River South Carolina late 1695. Marraige from WFT V3 T557. WFT V5-3298 Data from NORMAN J. SINGLETARY, Audrey SHIELDS HANCOCK. LDS gives Soldier in KING Philip's War under Lieut. Benj. Swett. "The Ancestors and Descendents of John WHITE and Sarah Elizabeth GREEN with Allied Lines" by Anne WHITE Strawn, Salisbury Printing Co., Salisbury, North Carolina. During KING Philip's War, he served as a soldier under Lieutenant Swett; this Indian war came to a close 12 Aug. 1676 when "KING Philip" died. Benjamin, along with his brothers Nathaniel and Amos, took the oath of allegiance in Dec. 1677. In 1695 they left Massachusetts and emigrated to the Province of South Carolina, where they settled on the Ashley River at a place known as Red Bank, near the present town of SUMMERVILLE. Thus, Benjamin SINGLETARY became the HEAD of the South Carolina Branch of the family. Many of these persons spell their name SINGELTARY. Warrants for Lands in South Carolina 1672-1711, p588 1699, Benjamin Singleterry had a Warr't out of ye secretrys office for three hundred acres of LAND dated July ye eighth 1699.
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