William Wages Speed, Sr.

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William Wages Speed, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Orangeburg District, South Carolina, USA
Death: Died in Covington County, Mississippi, USA
Place of Burial: Collins, Covington, Mississippi, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Wages Speed and Elizabeth Speed
Husband of Sarah Speed
Father of Rachel Craig; William Wages Speed, Jr; Elizabeth Jolley; James Monroe Speed; Benjamin Robert Speed and 3 others
Brother of Rebecca Kemp; John Speed; Elizabeth Tyler; James Speed; Wade Speed and 4 others

Managed by: Pamela Kay Bailey
Last Updated:

About William Wages Speed, Sr.

Moved to Covington County, Mississippi in 1822 - and was a foreman of the wagon train.


Find a Grave

Birth: Jan. 24, 1783 Orangeburg County South Carolina, USA

Death: Aug. 28, 1833 Covington County Mississippi, USA

Son of Robert Wages Speed & Elizabeth Martin of Abbeville District & later Oconee County, South Carolina & husband of Sarah Lawrence.

Photograph courtesy of Carolyn Walker.


Family links:

Spouse:
  • Sarah Lawrence Speed (1783 - 1847)
Children:
  • William W. Speed (1800 - 1869)*
  • Elizabeth Speed Jolly (1805 - 1855)*
  • James Monroe Speed (1818 - 1896)*
  • Benjamin Robert Speed (1820 - 1908)*

Burial: Leaf River Cemetery Collins Covington County Mississippi, USA


Created by: Melissa Speed Record added: Apr 26, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 14078564

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William Wages Speed, Sr.'s Timeline

1783
January 24, 1783
South Carolina, USA
1800
March 12, 1800
Age 17
1803
November 22, 1803
Age 20
Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, USA
1805
November 5, 1805
Age 22
Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, USA
1818
May 14, 1818
Age 35
Oconee, South Carolina, USA
1833
August 28, 1833
Age 50
Covington County, Mississippi, USA
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