Interviewer: Stiles M. Scruggs Person Interviewed: Daniel Waring Location: Columbia, South Carolina Place of Birth: Fairfield County, South Carolina Date of Birth: 1849 Age: 88 “I was born in Fairfield County, South Carolina, in 1849, and my parents, Tobias and Becky Waring was slaves of the Waring family, and the Bookters and Warings was kin folks. When I was just a little shaver I was told I b’longed to the family of the late Colonel Edward Bookter of upper Fairfield County. “The Bookter plantation was a big one, with pastures for cattle, hogs and sheep; big field of cotton, corn
Abraham Todd, (Jonah, Samuel, Christopher) born Feb. 18, 1709-10, died Dec. 17, 1772, married Nov. 30, 1727, Hannah, daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth (Glover) Dickerman, who was born May 19, 1709, died July 21, 1777. She was a sister of Mary Dickerman, wife of his cousin Michael Todd. He was a graduate of Yale College of the class of 1727. He was ordained in 1733, pastor of the second or West society at Greenwich, Conn. at Horseneck, the church having been located on the hill down which Gen. Putnam later made his famous escape. Here Mr. Todd remained forty years
WOOLEY HOWARD WARING, Mary Todd8, (Walker7, Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) was three times married, first, George Wooley, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., second, Joseph Howard, third,(???)Waring. Children by George Wooley: I. Sarah, m.(???)McArthur; they went to Turks Island to live. Had seven children. II. Walker, m. and lived in Brooklyn, N. Y.; had two children. III. George, d. during the civil war. IV. Nellie, d. of consumption. Child by Joseph Howard: V. Alexander.
Richard Waring, during his long and active career at Abilene, won the respect and esteem of every citizen. He was a man whose character inspired confidence. He was the trusted adviser of many. Successful in his own affairs, strong in self reliance, he stood as a commanding figure in that community until the close of his life, and his memory will always be revered by the hundreds who knew him as a friend and associate. His life was the expression of a strong and self reliant nature. Born at Belfast, Ireland, July 4, 1850, coming alone to America in 1868,
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