Friday, August 8, 2014

Thomas Fenwick Drayton (1808-1891)

Drayton was an Army Brigadier-General, a planter and was active in the development of the railroad in South Carolina and Georgia. Drayton Hall is a much visited plantation in Charleston, SC, kept intact by seven generations of the family. Complete 2014. Sold.

William Cress

A native of London, William Cress immigrated to Baltimore in 1769 and became a lawyer. He fathered 12 children with his wife Mary Havens Cress. Complete 2014. Sold.