Facts and events
Exert from Newberry County, South Carolina: historical and genealogical annals by George Leland Summer
Note: The Goree family came from either Pennsylvania or from Charleston, and a re supposed to have been of French origin -- from the territory of Alsa ce-Lorraine. They settled in the northeastern section of Ninety Six Dis trict, Near Tyger River (county lines of Newberry and Union), some movi ng over into Chester District. Several were soldiers in the American Ar my during the Revolutionary War.