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SOUTH CAROLINIANA LIBRARY
MANUSCRIPTS DIVISION

T. A. Waites, (Thomas Abner), 1915-
Genealogical Collection, 1967-1993


Extent: 3.75 linear ft. and 2 volumes.

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Background

Accountant and award-winning amateur photographer, of Columbia, S.C.; Waites died in 1992. His wife, Virginia Draffin Waites, (b. 1917), collaborated with Waites on the research represented by this collection.

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Scope and Content:

Consisting of genealogical information about various surnames (see below); and biographical information about Thomas and Virginia Waites, and various ancestors in the Waits/Waites and Draffin families.

Two volumes include:

Tom Waites : The Perfect Husband, 1915-1992, with photocopies of wills, correspondence, awards, and photographs.

A Goodly Heritage : Our Waits Ancestors Beginning with John Waites (ca. 1743-1809), re genealogical information on related Baker, Ballentine, Bauknight, Coogler, LyBrand, and Mathias families, with an account of the Jacob Weaver heresy, ca. 1760s, at Zion Lutheran Church, on the Saluda River near Younginer's Ferry, S.C.

Collection also includes genealogical information on the Crockett, Fike, Koon, and LaCons families, in addition to those listed below.

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Container List:

BOX 1                   FOLDER      
Craig family                   1      
Crockett family                   2
Crout family                   3-7
Downey family                   8-9
Draffin (Draffen) family            

      10-18

Draft family                   19
Fike (Fikes, Fycke, Fyke) family                   20-26
Fulmer (Follmer, Fullmer, Vollmer, Volmer) family                   27-35
Graddick (Gradick) family                   36-37
Koon faimily            

      38

LaCons (LeCons, LeCuns) family                   39
Meetze (Metts, Metz, Metze) family                   40-41
Mickler (Meckler, Michler) family                   42-43
Morris family                   44-46
Nunamaker (Nonnemaker, Nunemacha, Nunemaker, Nunnamaker) family           

      47

Richardson family                   48
Rikard (Ricart, Rickard, Rickards, Rickert, Rikerd) family                   49-60
Rutherford family                   61
Sease family                   62-63
Seastrunk (Seestrunk, Sistrunk, Suestrunk, Susstrunk) family            

      64-70

Singleton family                   71
Stack (Steck, Steek, Steg) family            


      72-77


BOX 2                  
Waites (Waight, Wait, Waite, Waits, Wates) family            


      78-147


BOX 3                  
Warbington family                  148
Waters family                   149
Wingard family                   150
Younginer family            

      151-154

Lexington Genealogical Exchange (Summer & Fall 1981)                   155-156
Photographs (chiefly cemetery headstones)                   157-166
Loose-leaf notebook                  

Administrative Notes

Preferred Citation: Thomas A. Waites Genealogical Collection South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina.

Accession numbers: 11771, 11864.

Location: P+5J3


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