South Carolina Shoemakes


The South Carolina Shoemakes are traced from Enoch and Moses Shoemake, Jr., [II]

Now I shall trace the Shoemake Families living in Chesterfield and Darlington Counties, South Carlonia to the present. Beginning with John de la Chaumette, Shoemake, Shuemake, Shuemate. Again John de la Chaumette had a son by the name of Samuel. This son had four boys: Blackley, John, Moses, and Samuel, Jr. Again I shall begin with Moses.

Moses Shoemake, Sr. , B Prior to 1755, D ? X Mary_____________?

-----1. Enoch X Elizabeth, prior to 1810, (Enoch died prior to 1840)
----------(1-a) William, B. 1826
----------(1-b) Sarah, B. 1828
----------(1-c) Nelson, B. 1830
----------(1-d) Mary, B. 1832

-----2. Moses Jr., B 1808, D. 1851, X Betsy W._______?
----------(2-a) Mary I, B. 1834
----------(2-b) Jesse, B. 1836
----------(2-c) Elizabeth, B. 1841
----------(2-d) George Washington, B 1843
----------(2-e) James K., B. 1846
----------(2-f) Moses Elias, B. 1849

-----3. Morgan, B. 1814 X Jane Warren (See Morgan's Descendants: West Florida Shuemakes)


Below, I shall trace the decendants of Moses Shoemake, Jr.

-----2. Moses Shoemake, Jr., B. 1808, D. 1851 X Betsey W._________?
----------(a) Mary I., B 1826 (Children Unknown)
----------(b) Jesse, B. 1836 (It is reported that Jesse enlisted in the Confederate Army, and after the War between the states, he never returned home). More Info, Click here
----------(c) Elizabeth, B. 1841 (Children Unknown)
------------(d) George Washington Shoemake, B. 1843 X Nancy Merriman (She had 6 Children by a previous marriage. They lived in the Cole Hill District (Township) in 1870). From this union was born:
---------------(d-1) John Edward, B 1869, D. 1925

----------(d) George Washington Shoemake, Sr., B. 1843 X (second marriage) Etta Jane Watkins B. 8/20/1850. D. 10/23/1917
---------------(d-2) Adder Jane, B. 1887, D. 1980 (Children Unknown
---------------(d-3) Addie, B 1887 (A Twin to Adder Jane) (
---------------(d-4) Charlotte X (Boan)
---------------(d-5) Elish, B. 1888, D. 1928 X Mopha Bradah (she was born 1888,-----------------------------died 1958) They had the following children:
---------------------(a) Beasley
---------------------(b) Toldan
---------------------(c) Clyde
----------(e) William Jess Shoemake, B. 9/25/1881, D.11/24/1952 X Sallie Marshall B 1882, D. 1922 Children by this Union:
---------------(e-1) Carnell, B. 1902, D. 1975
---------------(e-2) Pearllie, B. 1904, D. 1953
---------------(e-3) Kathaleen, B. 1906, D. 1970 (
---------------(e-4) Mamalie, B. 1911, D. 1968
---------------(e-5) Thelma, B. 1914
---------------(e-6) Luke, B. 1916
---------------(e-7) George Clifton, B. 1919
---------------(e-8) Lonnie, B. 1922, D. 1997 X Edith J. Talber, B. ? Died 1997.
--------------------(a) William Edward, B. 9/20/1944
--------------------(b) Harry Levern, B. 6/11/47
--------------------(c) Retha Marrie, B. 11/24/1949
--------------------(d) Sally Matilda, B. 9/25/1951
----------(e)William Jess Shoemake (Second Marriage) Rebecca Hall, B. 1896 (Married 4/6/1926)
---------------(e-9) Margaret, B. 1/2/1927, D. 5/8/1928
---------------(e-10) Sarah, B. 3/14/1928, D. 6/10/1928
---------------(e-11) Mildred Elizabeth, B. 7/29/1929
---------------(e-12) James Leslie (Boot) B. 7/11/1931
---------------(e-13) Hubert, B. 4/23/1933, D. 6/26/1934
---------------(e-14) George, B. 4/14/1935, D. 11/30/1935
---------------(e-15) Mae West, B. 3/10/1938 (a) John McKinzey,
----------(f) Ida Shoemake, B. 1878 (No record of her children)
----------(g) George Washington, Jr., B. 1886, D. 1980 X Bessie Lee Campbell on Oct. 27, 1907, She was born on 10/27/1907; died on 7/17/1969. They had the following children:
---------------(g-1) Lula Mae, B. 11/12/1908
---------------(g-2) Melvin William, B. 9/4/1911, D. 5/20/1977
---------------(g-3) Mary Bernice, B. 10/19/1913, D. 4/16/1972
---------------(g-4) George Carson, B. 6/10/1916
---------------(g-5) Bertha Louise, B. 4/13/1923
---------------(g-6) Addie Mae, B. 4/13/ 1923
---------------(g-7) James Clayton, B. 10/14/1925
---------------(g-8) Hazel Eugene, B 10/14/1925
---------------(g-9) Ruby Lee, B 11/12/1928
---------------(g-10) Kenneth Marion, B. 10/28/1932
---------------(g-11) Dorthy Joice, B. 2/25/1934
---------------(g-12) Elsie Elease, B. 10/22/1936
----------(h) Ervin Shoemake, B. 1888 X Queen Blackwell. Their children were:
---------------(h-1) Bonnie, X Mr._____Webb
---------------(h-2) Evelyn, X Mr._____Dawney
---------------(h-3) Ervin Lee,
---------------(h-4) Hattie Mae, X Mr. ______Davenport
---------------(h-5) Annie Ruth, (Born 1920; Died Oct. 24, 1999; Burial at Lancaster Memorial Park) X Mr.Frank Ghent
---------------(h-6) David
---------------(h-7) F. A.,
---------------(h-8) Lo Beth, X Mr. _______Kelly
----------(i ) Ben F. Shoemake, B. 10/22/1876, D. 7/16/1943 X S. Jane Kisish, B. 1883, D. -------------------1970.
---------------(i-1) Mary, X Mr. ______Hair
---------------(i-2) Lorian, X Mr. ______Hopkins
---------------(i-3) G.P. (Bud) (d) Luiclle
---------------(i-4) Willie (f) Martha
---------------(i-5) Addie Mae X Mr.______Pridgen
---------------(i-6) Harvey
---------------(i-7) John

-----(f) James K. Shoemake, B. 1846 (Son of Moses and Betsey W. Shoemake I have no trace of his children).

-----(g) Moses Elias Shoemake. son of Moses Jr., and Betsey Shoemake. B. 1849. His sons were:
----------(g-1) John McKinzey had the following children:
---------------(a) John Arch, B 1905, in Marlboro County, S.C.
---------------(b) Bryant Everette, B. 1915 in Marlboro, County
---------------(c) Elias, B. 1905 (?) Mcall, S.C. (d) Alexander, B. 1907, D. 1972 (
---------------(e) John, B. 1905 (?) McCall, S.C.
---------------(f) B.E., B. 1916, McCall, S.C.
---------------(g) Robert, B. 1917, Laural Hill, N.C.
---------------(h) Eva, B. 1920, Bennetville, S.C.
---------------(i) Mamie, B. 1911 X Mr. ____Horn
------------(g-2) Charles Wesley Shoemake X ___________? His children were:
----------------(a) Oliver
----------------(b) Halley
----------------(c) Cora
----------------(d) Maybella

The Tombstone
Moses Shoemake, Jr.
Son of Moses Shoemake, Sr.

Father of
George Washington, Sr.
Situated off the highway between
Hartsville and McBee, SC