Washington LaFayette Frierson

October 1851–December 1902 (Age 51)
Cades, Williamsburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Washington LaFayette

When Washington LaFayette Frierson was born in October 1851, in Cades, Williamsburg, South Carolina, United States, his father, John F Frierson, was 23 and his mother, Susannah Mary Jane Cockfield, was 24. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Susan Annie E. McCants. He lived in Township 10 Ridge, Williamsburg, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died in December 1902, at the age of 51.

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Washington LaFayette Frierson
Susan Annie E. McCants
Belle Frierson
Lewis Frierson
Mary Clenestine Frierson
Albert Frierson
Robert Albert Washington Frierson Jones

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    Susannah Mary Jane Cockfield




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World Events (8)


Age 9

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 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Frier ( see Freer 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Washington Foreston in household of John Foreston, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Washington L Frierson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Washington Frierson, "United States Census, 1900"

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