January 24, 2011 in

Genealogy of the 33rd United States Colored Troops, Surnames R-S

This page is part of the Lowcountry Africana research project Who Lived This History? The 33rd United States Colored Troops. To view other portions of the project, please see the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.

 

Here, we present abstracts of records of the Freedmen's Savings and Trust (now digitized in the free collection Freedmen's Bank Records, 1865-1874 at FamilySearch.org), then layer on abstracts of military records digitized at Fold3.com from two collections, Civil War Soldiers – Union, Colored Troops 31st to 35th Infantry and Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index. If you find an ancestor here, there are many more records waiting for you on Fold3.com, within the two subscription collections listed above.

 

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for source citations for these records. Happy Ancestor Hunting from the crew at Lowcountry Africana!

 

Jacob Reilly aka Jacob Riley, Company B 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 153 Jacob Reilly
Date of Application: 6 Apr 1866
Name of Master: Josiah Sibley
Plantation: Scribner Co. GA
Height and Complexion: Black
Father or Mother? Step Fa. Geo. Scott
Regiment and Company: B 33 USCT
Occupation: Cooked for several privates in Genl. Shermans(?)
Age 22
Mother Tena 
Brother Sandy
Sisters Alice, Amanda, Cynthia 
Father in Barnwell Dist SC, rest in Augusta GA
Jacob Reilly X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Jacob Riley, Company B 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Hilton Head 11 Jan 1865
Age at Enlistment: 22
Where Born: Augusta GA
Occupation: Laborer
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Joseph Richardson, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2856 Joseph Richardson, Company F 33rd USCT
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Where Brought Up: Same Place
Residence: Same Place
Age: 25
Complexion: Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Sylvia
Children: Diana (5) Joe (5 months)
Mother: Mary
Brothers: Cuffee & Stephen
Sister: Tamar
Joseph Richardson X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Joseph Richardson, Company F 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 21 Apr 1863
Age at Enlistment: 21
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Occupation: Plowman
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Benjamin Rivers, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2882 Benjamin Rivers, Company C 33rd USCT
Date of Application: July 27, 1868
Where Born: St. Helena Island SC
Where Brought Up: Same Place
Residence: Same Place
Age: About 22
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Elizabeth
Children: Benjamin 3 years
Father: Antrim Rivers
Mother: Dolly Rivers
Brothers: Abraham, Jonas, David, Edward
Sisters: Tamar Heywood, Emma Rivers
Benjamin Rivers X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Benjamin Rivers, Company C 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 4 Oct 1863
Age at Enlistment: 18
Where Born: St. Helena Island SC
Occupation: Laborer
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Prince Roberson, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2875 Prince Roberson, Company C 33rd USCT
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Residence: Ladies SC
Complexion: Black has had smallpox
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Single
Father: Cohen Brown
Mother: Daphny
Brothers: Sam, Sherry & Thomas Brown
Sisters: None
Prince Roberson X His Mark
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Hamilton Robinson, Company E 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Act: 2826 Hamilton Robinson, Sergeant, Company E 33rd USCT
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Residence: Edgerly Place Port Royal Isld SC
Complexion: Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Catherine
Children: Molsy
Father: John lives in Columbia
Mother: Lizzie
Brothers: Joseph & Samuel Sold before the war
Hamilton Robinson X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Hamilton Robinson, Company D 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 1 Nov 1862
Age at Enlistment: 21
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Occupation: Wagoner
Promoted to Corporal for Soldierly Conduct 1 Dec 1863
Wounded in Action on James Island SC 12 July 1862
Admitted to General Hospital at Beaufort for Three Months
Discharged 8 May 1865 from Disability
Cause of Disability: Wounds Received in the Line of Duty
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Richard Robinson, Company B 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2743 Richard Robinson, Company B 33rd USCT
Where Born: Darien GA
Residence: St. Helena SC
Complexion: Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Mary dead
Children: James Washington
Father: Dick dead
Mother: Nancy dead
Sisters: None
Richard Robinson X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Richard Robinson, Company B 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 14 Dec 1862
Age at Enlistment: 35
Where Born: Darien GA
Occupation: Laborer
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Richard Scott, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2873 Richard Scott, Company C 33rd USCT
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Residence: Paris Island SC
Complexion: Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Flora
Children: Abram, Dick, Harry, Amelia & Jane
Father: Dick dead
Mother: Phyllis
Brother: Lunnon Grant
Sisters: Hannah, Eliza & Pegg
Richard Scott X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Richard Scott, Company C 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 26 Oct 1862
Age at Enlistment: 38
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Occupation: Boatman
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Rodwell Scott, Company A 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2854 Rodwell Scott, Company A 33rd USCT
Where Born: Beaufort SC
Residence: Beaufort SC
Age: 23
Complexion: Light Brown
Occupation: Laborer
Works For: Mr. Hazel
Wife: Susannah
Children: Joe 18 months
Father: Bob
Brother: Jeffrey
Sisters: Tamar & Moll
Rodwell Scott X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Rodwell Scott, Company A 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 19 Oct 1862
Age at Enlistment: 24
Where Born: St. Helena SC
Occupation: Field Hand
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Isaac Scribbens, Company K 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 3496 Isaac Scribbens, Company K 33rd
Date of Application: Aug 6 1869
Where Born: Savannah GA
Where Brought Up: Same Place
Residence: Same Place
Age: 27 years
Complexion: Black
Wife: Mamie
Children: Infant Jack died a year ago
Father: Jack Cavant lives on Ogeechee
Mother: Katy died 17 years ago
Brothers: All died in infancy
Sisters: All died in infancy
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Civil War Service Record:

Isaac Scribbens, Company K 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Hilton Head SC 1 Nov 1862
Age at Enlistment: 21
Where Born: Savannah GA
Occupation: Farmer
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London Simmons, Company K 33rd USCT 

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct:4260 London Simmons, Company K 33rd USCT
Date of Application: Mar 8 1871
Where Born: Bluffton SC
Where Brought Up: Same Place
Residence: Same Place
Age: About 40
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming
Wife: Peggy
Children: None
Father: Pompey Ford lives at Bluffton
Mother: Linda
Brothers: Kit Simmons lives at Bluffton
Sisters: Amy Wife January Small, Nellie Wife George Small, Fanny Wife Adam Wright, Amaretta Wife Scipio Ca?y
Mary Wife March Wright
London Simmons X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

London Simmons, Company K 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Hilton Head Island 1 Nov 1862
Age at Enlistment: 26
Where Born: Bluffton SC 
Occupation: Plowman
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Mingo Simmons, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 3407 Nancy Simmons, Widow of Mingo Simmons, Company F 33rd USCT
Date of Apllication: May 5 1869
Where Born: Port Royal Island SC
Where Brought Up: Same Place
Residence: Same Place
Age: About 30
Complexion: Dark Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Herself
Husband: Mingo Simmons F 33rd dead
Children: Sukey Simmons 6 years
Father: Ansel Jenkins dead
Mother: Celia Jenkins
Brothers: Jim Murrell, Ishmael Small
Sisters: Riah Richardson, Tyra Simmons, Dinah Small & Rose Williams
Nancy Simmons X Her Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Mingo Simmons, Company F 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 21 Apr 1863
Age at Enlistment: 23
Where Born: Shell Point SC
Occupation: Field Hand
Died in Hospital at Savannah GA 29 Apr 1865
Cause of Death: Not Listed
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Dick Simmons, Company D 33rd USCT 

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2783 Daniel Simmons, Father of Dick Simmons, Company C 33rd USCT
Residence: Magnolia Place on Shell Road
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming
Wife: Peggy
Children: Aggy, Jacob, Louisa, Affie, Sue, Daniel, Stepney, Elsie, Tatwell, Joe, Die & Dick of 
Co. E 33rd
Father: Tatwell dead
Mother: Elsie dead
Brothers: Isaac Bram & Sam
Sisters: Sue Green
Daniel Simmons X His Mark
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Toney Singleton, Company B 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Toney Singleton, Company B 33rd USCT
Where Born: Charleston
Residence: Hilton Head
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming & Laboring
Wife: Mary
Children: Henry
Father: Henry Pinckney who was sent to New Orleans 10 or 12 years before the war.
Mother: Bella
Brothers: Charley & Joseph
Sister: Sylvy
Toney Singleton X His Mark
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Lunnon Small, Company D 33rd USCT 

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 3397 Bina Small, Wife of Lunnon Small, Company D 33rd USCT
Date of Application: April 24 1869
Where Born: Old Fort Place Port Royal Isld.
Where Brought Up: Same Place
Residence: Same Place
Age: About 30
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Herself
Husband: Lunnon Small Co. D 33rd
Children: Aleck (6) Morris (5)
Father: Friday Frost
Mother: Sallie dead
Brothers: Morris
Sisters: Rose & Sallie Frost
Bina Small X Her Mark 
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Peter Small, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 3224 Peter Small, Company F 33rd USCT
Date of Application: 18 Dec 1868
Co. F 33rd USCT
Where Born: Campbell Place Port Royal Island
Residence: Baynard Place Port Royal Island
Complexion: Dark Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Silvy
Children: None
Father: Peter dead
Mother: Mary
Brothers: Aleck
Sisters: Rose
Wife's Father Ansel dead Mother Sarah 
Brother Cato Stewart
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Civil War Service Record: 

Peter Small, Company F 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort, SC 21 Apr 1863
Age at Enlistment: 21
Where Born: Beaufort, SC
Occupation: Carpenter
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Joseph Smith, Company F 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2167 Joseph Smith, Company F 33rd USCT
Date of Application: Sep 15 1868
Where Born: Georgetown SC
Where Brought Up: Georgetown SC Mr Easterly Place
Residence: Edisto Isld., Hopkins Place
Age: 24 yrs
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Works on shares with Jas Hopkins
Wife: Celia
Children: James Smith
Father: Jupiter dead
Mother: Dinah
Brothers: Jupiter & Hector Myers & Ben Myers lives on Johns Isld & Jupiter in Georgetown
Sisters: Lucy Pasbye & Phillis McClellan & Lanner
Bounty Money - late Co. F 33rd USCT
Joseph Smith X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Joseph Smith, Company F 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 12 Nov 1862
Age at Enlistment: 22
Where Born: Georgetown SC 
Occupation: Teamster
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Benjamin Snooks, Company D 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 87 Benjamin Snooks
Date of Application: 28 Feb 1866
Name of Master: David Snooks
Name of Mistress: Rebecca Do [ditto]
Plantation: Effingham Co. GA
Height and Complexion: 5 ft 9 1/2 Black
Father: Jeff Porter
Mother: Jane
Regiment and Company: Co. D 33rd USCT
Place of Birth: Effingham Co. GA
Residence: Yamacraw Savannah
Occupation: Rafter
Remarks: Married Apl/67 to Dolly Trowell
Benjamin Snooks X His Mark 
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Civil War Service Record:

Benjamin Snooks, Company D 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Hilton Head SC 11 Jan 1863
Age at Enlistment: 20
Where Born: St. Marys GA
Occupation: Farmer
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James Steward, Company H 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 95 James Steward
Married? Louisa
Regiment and Company: Co. F 33rd USCT
Place of Birth: Jones Co. GA
Father: Tom Taft
Mother: Esther
Brothers: Nathan Milford, Wesley
Sisters: Chary & Tilda
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Civil War Service Record:

James Steward, Company F 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Hilton Head SC 12 Jan 1865
Age at Enlistment: 23
Where Born: Jones County GA
Occupation: Farmer
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Monday Stewart, Company B 33rd USCT 

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2833 Monday Stewart, Company B 33rd USCT
Where Born: Wadmalaw Island SC
Residence: St. Helena Island SC
Complexion: Brown
Occupation: Farming
Works For: Himself
Wife: Rachel
Children: James Hamilton Stewart
Father: Sam dead
Mother: Margaret
Brothers: Aleck Frazier and Sam Stewart
Sisters: Grace Singleton, Nancy Washington & Venus Barnwell
Monday Stewart X His Mark
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Bram Strobert, Company C 33rd USCT

Freedmen's Bank Record:

Acct: 2864 Bram Strobert, Company C 33rd USCT
Where Born: Pocotaligo SC
Residence: Cat Island SC
Complexion: Black
Occupation: Farming
Wife: Single
Father: Paul
Mother: Louisa dead
Brothers: Tim, Abel, Cain, Prince, Dick & William
Sisters: Venus, Lydy & Minty, Jane, Matilda & Violet
Bram Strobert X His Mark
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Civil War Service Record:

Bram Strobert, Company C 33rd USCT
Enlisted at Beaufort SC 26 Oct 1862
Age at Enlistment: 20
Where Born: Pocotaligo SC
Occupation: Laborer
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Source Citations:

Freedmen's Bank Records:

"Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874," database, FamilySearch.org, from Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company. Registers of signatures of depositors in branches of the Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company, 1865–1874.

 

Civil War Service Records:

"Civil War Soldiers - Union, Colored Troops 31st to 35th Infantry," database, Fold3.com, from Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served With the United States Colored Troops: Infantry Organizations, 31st through 35th, NARA M1992.

 

Civil War Pension Records:

"Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index," database, Fold3.com, from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, NARA T289. 

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