Married Nancy Jane Davis around 1876. Nancy died of an accidental gunshot wound in 1903. 2nd marriage was to Caledonia (Callie) Lewis about 1904. 5 known children by Nancy and 6 known children by Caledonia
Family lore has that he left South Carolina to work in Resin Fields in North Carolina. Died in NC of pneumonia. Exact burial location unknown at this time.