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Subject: Re: [KYHOPKIN] death place of Daniel Sisk (Rev War)
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 19:05:39 -0500
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On Fri, 18 Jul 2008 15:51:41 EDT, Idadeal wrote
> Because I see the death PLACE of Daniel Sisk (died 7 Oct 1780)
> listed in so many ways on the internet family genealogy sites, I
> would like to determine how the PLACE should be listed.
>
> He died in the battle of Kings Mountain, a Revolutionary War battle.
> That battle took place on 7 October 1780.
>
> I have been to the monument on Kings Mountain where the battle took
> place. It is located in South Carolina, about 4 miles or so from
> the North Carolina border.
>
> In 1780 it was (I think) in the Camden District of South Carolina.
> By 1790 that was York County, South Carolina.
>
> So would the proper death place be, perhaps,
> Kings Mountain (Rev War), York County (Camden District), South
> Carolina, USA
>
> Anyone have suggestions??
>
> I descend from his son Robert Sisk who moved from South Carolina to
> Hopkins County, KY.
>
> Ida Sisk Deal
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

It would be proper to list it as:
Death occurred-- Oct. 7, 1780
King's Mountain Battle (Rev. War.)
Camden Dist., South Carolina.
Presently York County, South Carolina.

Just my Opinion.
Ken Gilkey



Ken & Peggy Gilkey
Ky Vital Records Project Volunteers
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