Maria Louisa Georgianna Feaster

6 September 1847–27 October 1931 (Age 84)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Maria Louisa Georgianna

When Maria Louisa Georgianna Feaster was born on 6 September 1847, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Nathan Andrew Feaster, was 26 and her mother, Maria Louisa Rawls, was 19. She married John George Walling on 27 November 1872, in Feasterville, Fairfield, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Red Bluff, Marlboro, South Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 27 October 1931, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John George Walling
Maria Louisa Georgianna Feaster
Marriage: 27 November 1872
John G. Wolling, Jr.
Narcissa Wolling
Emmie Louise Wolling
James Tresvant Wolling
Feaster Meredith Wolling
William Meador Wolling
Anna May Wolling
Bessie Rawls Wolling
Lula Geiger Wolling

Spouse and Children

27 November 1872
Feasterville, Fairfield, South Carolina, United States


    John G. Wolling, Jr.




    James Tresvant Wolling


    Feaster Meredith Wolling


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Andrew Feaster


    Maria Louisa Rawls




World Events (8)


Age 13

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfister , occupational name for a baker. Compare Fister .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

a bold teenager

posted on Find-a-Grave: "Lula Feaster is the teenage girl famed for the "burned spot" in Clanmore house, Fairfield County, South Carolina.* During the War between the States, northern soldiers overr …

Sources (3)

  • Lula G Walling in household of John G Walling, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maria L Feaster in household of Benjamin Rawls, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lula Feaster Wolling in entry for Lula Wolling, "South Carolina, Delayed Birth Certificates, 1766-1900"

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