William Wages Speed, Sr.

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William Wages Speed, Sr.

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Orangeburg District, South Carolina, USA
Death: August 28, 1833 (50)
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 William Wages Speed; Rachel Ann Craig; Elizabeth Jolly; James Monroe Speed, Sr. and Benjamin Robert Speed
Brother of Rebecca Kemp; John Speed; Elizabeth Tyler; James Speed; Wade Speed and 4 others

Managed by: Pamela Kay Bailey
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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:

  • Sarah Lawrence Speed (1783 - 1847)
  • 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

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