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Ways of Orangeburg County, SC by Lawrence Olin Way

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Ways of Orangeburg County, SC by Lawrence Olin Way

Posted: 6 Oct 2012 1:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Way
ERRATA: Pages 29, 42, and 93:
On these pages, Jefferson G. Way [Jefferson Griffith Way], b. 1834, d. 1908, has been confused with Jefferson C. Way, b. 1832, d. 1856.
Jefferson Griffith Way, who married Laura Agnes Rast, was a son of Aaron Way, b. 1800, and this Aaron was a son of Aaron Way, b. abt 1766 and known as "Little Aaron".
Jefferson C. Way, b. 1832 and never married, was a son of John Way, b. abt 1771. John Way of 1771 and Aaron Way of 1766 were brothers, and both were sons of Aaron Way, b. 1740 and known as "Big Aaron".
Jefferson Griffith Way was b. 24 Dec 1834 in Orangeburg Dist, SC and d. 10 Sep 1908 in Navarro County, TX. He was father of 15 children, 3 born in SC, 7 born in GA, and 5 born in TX.
Jefferson C. Way was one of 5 children of John Way and his 2nd wife Mary Jane Hoster. The children were: Richard, Jacob Hoster, Aaron Albert, Jefferson C., and Thomas. John Way and his 1st wife Elizabeth Joyner had 3 children: Jesse James, Sarah Ann, and William.
As usual, when one writes a book, one tends to get one's own family line relatively correct but errs in others. So you would be well advised to check carefully any family lines which are not directly in the line of Lawrence Olin Way.

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