Manuscript Collection

The Ten Tribes of Wier in America - Accession 715 #6

Title

The Ten Tribes of Wier in America - Accession 715 #6

Files

Download Wier Family Foreword (722 KB)

Identifier

Accession 715 #6

Inclusive Dates

1933

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 48 pages

Language

English

Historical Note

The Wier Family emigrated from Scotland via Northern Ireland to Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia just before the American Revolution.

Scope and Content Note

The Ten Tribes of Wier in America was compiled and printed by William Swansea Wier in Atlanta, Georgia in 1933. The book covers the family and descendants of Thomas and Mary Withrow Wier from the 1700s through 1933. They eventually settled in Greenwood, S.C. There are handwritten notes in the book presumably added by the author. Other surnames found in the volume include: Britt, Dunbar, Gregg, Peden, McDill, McDowell, Mull, and Scott. The book includes photographs and a folding generational chart. See attached foreword.

Provenance

The book was a gift of the author on November 21, 1960.

Keywords

Genealogy, Wier Family, Greenwood SC

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Ten Tribes of Wier in America - Accession 715 #6

Share

COinS