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sources/Books/Exert from Newberry County South Carolina historic.htm
Note: The Goree family came from either Pennsylvania or from Charleston, and are supposed to have been of French origin -- from the territory of Alsace-Lorraine. They settled in the northeastern section of Ninety Six District, Near Tyger River (county lines of Newberry and Union), some moving over into Chester District. Several were soldiers in the American Army during the Revolutionary War.