WINTER 2001

The Darlington Flag Newsletter

    DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS KEA, 1770 DOBBS COUNTY, NC & LEONORE JOHNSON,
    1797 DOBBS COUNTY, NC,
by E. Frank Melton...This short family history provides a
    wealth of information on the Kea family of Dobbs County, NC and Darlington County,
    SC.  Thomas Kea married Leonore Johnson in Darlington District, SC in 1811.  Kea
    owned land on Sparrow Swamp near Skinner and Mozingo families.  The children of
    this union included:  Curits Ivey Kea, Mary Ann Kea, Winniford Kea, Nancy Kea, James
    Kea, Kelilah Alexandra Kea, Zachariah R. Kea, Margaret Ellerbe Kea, and Thomas
    Jefferson Kea. These children married into the Skinner, Mozingo, Hicks, Barnes, Fields,
    Alexander, Brown, Evans, and Elliott families and  scattered across South Carolina,
    Alabama, Louisiana, Texas, and beyond.  Melton is becoming quite proficient at
    publishing family histories.  Soon he will rival Frank Richey in the number of titles
    available.   2000, 54 pages, soft bound, full name index. Price:
$15.00 plus $4.00
    shipping for first book and
$1.50 for each additional book.
 

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