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Benjamin SINGLETARY's parents: Richard SINGLETARY (1681- ) and Sarah STEWART ( - )
Hannah DARBY's parents: Michael DARBY ( - ) and Mary WARNOCK ( - )

Family of Benjamin SINGLETARY and Hannah DARBY

Husband: Benjamin SINGLETARY (1717- )
Wife: Hannah DARBY (1718- )
Children: Benjamin SINGLETARY ( - )
Michael SINGLETARY ( - )
Richard SINGLETARY ( - )
Thomas SINGLETARY ( - )
Joseph SINGLETARY (aft1740-bef1827)

Husband: Benjamin SINGLETARY

Name: Benjamin SINGLETARY 1,2
Sex: Male
Father: Richard SINGLETARY (1681- )
Mother: Sarah STEWART ( - )
Birth 3 Feb 1717 St. Thomas & St. Denis Parish, South Carolina 1,2
Residence Charleston, South Carolina 3

Wife: Hannah DARBY

Name: Hannah DARBY 4
Sex: Female
Father: Michael DARBY ( - )
Mother: Mary WARNOCK ( - )
Birth 21 Sep 1718 4

Child 1: Benjamin SINGLETARY

Name: Benjamin SINGLETARY 5
Sex: Male

Child 2: Michael SINGLETARY

Name: Michael SINGLETARY 4
Sex: Male

Child 3: Richard SINGLETARY

Name: Richard SINGLETARY 4
Sex: Male

Child 4: Mary SINGLETARY

Sex: Female

Child 5: Thomas SINGLETARY

Name: Thomas SINGLETARY 4
Sex: Male

Child 6: Joseph SINGLETARY

Name: Joseph SINGLETARY 3,6
Sex: Male
Spouse: Martha UNKNOWN ( - )
Birth btw 1740 and 1750 St Thomas & St Denis, South Carolina 7
Caution Parentage is based on descendent Arthur Singletary's research and corroborated by Lyndon Jane Lee Cannon's researh but not by Lou Singletary-Curtis' research..
Death btw 1790 and 1827 (age 39-87) Claremont-Camden, South Carolina 7


1Lou Singletary-Curtis, "Genealogy of the Singletary-Curtis Family" (New York, 1907). p. 13-15.
2ROBERT F. CLUTE, Rector, "The Annals and Parish Register of St.Thomas and St.Denis Parish, in South Carolina, from 1680-1884" ( p 84.
Internet Archive, Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118 Tel: 415-561-6767.
3Lyndon Jane Lee Cannon, "Happy Heritage: Genealogies of seven southern families" (1943). p. 67.
4Lou Singletary-Curtis, "Genealogy of the Singletary-Curtis Family" (New York, 1907). p. 14-15.
5Ibid. 14-15.
6Arthur Singletary, "Arthur's Book" ( 326-aa5f-1f33a1b0ef8c?src=search). pp. 131-132.

Joseph Singletary, Gen. V1, (Benjamin Ebenezer, Richard, Benjamin, Richard, Francis) born 1740-50, St Thomas & St. Denis, South Carolina, married Martha 2nd ? of Decatur County, Georgia, died after 1790, Claremont-Camden, South Carolina. See Happy Heritage – for names of children. His mother was Hannah Darby.

A Joseph Singletary was drafted into the Camden District Loyalist Militia in 1781. He then deserted. He may have served earlier as an American soldier.

These names are unknown in North Carolina except for John and Elizabeth; Joseph in Claremont - Camden, later Sumter, in1790 census with 2 males over 16. 3 males under 16, 1 female and 6 slaves. Beside him, Benjamin, 1 male over 16. 2 males under 2, all females gone in 1800.

There is a deed in Decatur County, Georgia in which Martha Singletary whose sister died in Sumter County, South Carolina leaves property to children with the exact names. Several are already dead, but she mentioned spouses. Decatur County Deeds, Book “B” p. 393, 394 dated August 5, 1830. She was listed in the county as a Revolutionary Widow in 1827. There were other Singletary families in the county in 1827 and more came from South Carolina in 1850. Joseph and Martha had the following children:

Jacob Singletary, born by 1774, married Elizabeth, left will dated October 17, 1817, Williamsburg, South Carolina.
John Singletary, married Patsy.
Hannah Singletary, married Hill.
Esther Singletary.
Sarah Singletary, born 1792, married Malaki Kelly.
Anne Singletary married Carr.
Elizabeth Singletary, married Thomas Morgan. He paid taxes for Martha Singletary’s estate in Decatur County, Georgia in 1838.

Arthur Singletary added this on 4 Jul 2012


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