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The Stroms of South Carolina - Accession 715 #24


The Stroms of South Carolina - Accession 715 #24


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Accession 715 #24

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

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 202 pages



Historical Note

Samuel Thaddeus (S.T.) Strom [1910-2006] was born in Ward, S.C. to Robert Pettigrew Strom and Carrie Elizabeth Corley Strom. He was a graduate of Furman University (B.A. 1931) and Duke University (M.E. 1941). He was an educator for 15 years and in 1945 opened the Western Auto Associate Store in Union, S.C. operating it until his retirement in 1975. His wife and co-author, Martha Louise Jones [1917-2002] was born in Worth County, GA to Daniel Lynn Braxton Jones and Mattilu White Jones. She was a graduate of Valdosta State College and was an educator.

Scope and Content Note

The Stroms of South Carolina, 1765-1983 and Certain Allied Families by Samuel T. Strom, Sr. and Martha J. Strom chronicles the Strom family from their arrival in Charleston, S.C. in 1765 to 1984. U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond was a part of this family. Included in the book are photographs, maps, lineage charts, transcriptions of family documents, lists of servicemen and women and an index. Allied family names include Broadwater, Christian, Corley, Flynn (Flinn) Lanier, and Thurmond. Please see attached Table of Contents and Index.


Gift of Mrs. J. W. Rhodes in memory of Robert Pettigrew Strom, Jr.


Genealogy, Strom Family, Strom Thurmond


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The Stroms of South Carolina - Accession 715 #24