Sold his property in Orangeburg, SC and moved to Colleton Co., SC bought property and settled.Buried in Smoak"s Cemetary located in Colleton County, South Carolina.The evidence further showed that many of the victims were drug addicts, and the defendants used heroin and crack cocaine to coerce the victims to engage in commercial sex acts.
Change Date: at Father: Johann Georg RAUCH b: in Deloch, Mesienheim, Germany Mother: Maria KOHLER Marriage 1 (Widow)? (GILBERT Children ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Info taken from He is buried in the Smoke Cemetery near Snyder's Crossroads off of US 21 South of Smokes, in Colleton County, SC. There is a white lettered sign at the dirt road going in to the cemetery that says Smoak Cemetery. His grave is at the back right corner of the cemetery. "He was drafted to serve the state in supressing those of the country who were unfriendly to its liberty; that ever after during the struggle for independence, he served his country as a faithful soldier at Charleston, at Stono, and under the brave General Marion in various parts of the state until at the close of the war, he was discharged at Orangeburg". Note: 1781, Andrew (Rauch) Smoke served 110 days in Captain Gershom Kelly's Company, Orangeburg District Regiment, Francis Marion Brigade, Militia during the American Revolution. Note: Andrew had four known wives; he first married Miss Mary Catherine Stroman. shows that he was living in the northern part of Orangeburg Dist.He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War and the government placed a marker on his grave which states: Note: "Private, S. Militia, Revolutionary War August 15, 1834." There is also a large headstone with his name and dates and the names of three of his wives: Miss Stroman, Mrs. Note: Andrew (Rauch)Smoke served 110 days as a private in the S. Note: Reference: Stub Entries to Idents issued in payment of claims against S. After her death, he married the Widow Anna Catherine Stroman, wife of Mary Catherine's brother; then a Miss Rice, and a Miss Gilbert. His household was composed of one male over 16, six males under 16, and four females. This indicates that his first wife had already died and the children of his second wife by her first husband, Mr.Contact Person: Rhett De Hart (843) 727-4381 Columbia, South Carolina ---- United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Damon Jackson, age 24, of Columbia; Bakari Mc Millan, age 24 of Columbia; and Cory Miller, age 44, of Orangeburg; were convicted in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, for Sex Trafficking of Minors in violation of 18 U. The evidence showed that the defendants routinely raped and beat the victims to cause them to engage in commercial sex acts. The defendants persuaded dozens of young women to work as prostitutes with fraudulent promises, and some of these victims were minors.Note: After moving to Colleton County, Andrew Smoke acquired two more land grants. Reference: Salley Archives, Orangeburg, SC -Smoak folder ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Info taken from One was a grant of 160 acres in a tract surveyed by Henry Ulmer, District Surveyor on April 6, 1815 in Colleton County. op=GET&db=:2217422&id=I174 ID: I174 Name: Andrew SMOAK Sex: M Birth: 1755 Death: in St.The other was a grant of 503 acres in a tract surveyed by Mr. Matthews Burial: Smoak Cemetary (off Hwy.21) Colleton, Co., SC.Note: BIOGRAPHY: He was named in his father,s will as Andreas Rauch and later changed his name to Andrew Smoke. Evidence presented at trial proved that Jackson, Mc Millan, and Miller participated in a conspiracy to commit sex trafficking in South Carolina, Georgia, and North Carolina. Norton of Charleston presided over the trial and will impose sentence at a later date.