Lets hope I can get this all straight.Thomas Wafer b. abt 1795- parents are Francis Wafer b. 1750 and Sarah Laughlin b. 1758.
Thomas Wafer b. May 1760 in SC is thebrother of Frances Wafer b. 1750, Thomas married Sicily Mabry.Lived in Franklin Co., GA. briefly having come from the Pendleton District in South Carolina in1803.He then moved to Jackson Co., GA.And was in Amite Co., Mississippi by 1810 (Gone to Georgia, William C. Stewart)
Listed census - Ouachita Par., Ouachita Co., Louisiana - 1820.He later lived in Louisiana and in Arkansas.He is said to have married Cicily Mabry, daughter of Ephraim Mabry and Mary Poole.The will of Mary Mabry in 1807 (Fairfield County, South Carolina) names her daughter, Cicily Wafer.
Before his death, he was petitioning the government about keeping land granted to the Indians in Arkansas.He left sons behind in each place, although most of his children followed him to Louisiana eventually.Sent by e-mail from Allison Wafer
Page 958 South Carolina Roster
DAR PATRIOT INDEX, Vol. II, p. 218, "Wafer, Thomas: b. a. 1755 d. p. 1820
He served in the militia during 1779 under Capt. John DruryChews and Col. Roebuck.During 1780, 1781, 1782 and 1783, he served under Capt's. Thomas Jones, James Kelly, William Wadlington and Col. Waters. A.A. 8103; X1880; X1931.
7.DAR Patriot Index - Centennial Edition-Part 3- Page 3065
Francis: b. 1750 SC d 1823 Kentucky m Sarah Laughlin Cav SC
Thomas: b 1755 SC d p 1820 m X Mil SC
Thomas Wafer married Sicily Mabry, his double cousin.They lived in South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.-http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~mabry/collins/npr46..htmlhttp://homepages.rootsweb.com/~mabry/collins/npr46..html
The son of Thomas and Sicily (Mabry) Wafer - Thomas b. 4 July 1810 Mississippi, d - 4 Jan 1843 Fairfield Co., SC.
What I have on Mary White parents= father Anthony White b. abt 1700, Luenbeg, Scotland, d abt 1776 Middleton Twp, Cumberland Co., Pa. , mother Mary Ralston b. Luenbeg, Scotland married in Pa.
Mary White b. Quenberg, Scotland d. Caldwell Co., KY.
I have Johns parents as John Laughlin b. 1710 in Belfast Antrim or Down, Ireland, d 30 Sept 1783 Halston Valle, VA. married Jane Mathews b. 1714 County Down Ireland, they married in Ireland - is this correct.
John Laughlin I
All were in Pendleton District, South Carolina in 1800 and most moved to Livingston County, Kentucky in 1803."The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, SCMAR, Volume III, Number 1, Winter, 1975,Page 61
Jim if you find any of this information incorrect please let me know.It is nice sharing information with you.Wish we could do it by e-mail.
Do you have any information on Sarah Elder.Illinois History has her born in KY while other information has her born in SC.
Take care Nola