“A magnificent Wedgefield Queen Anne farmhouse.”
City Directories and History: This distinct and very historic piece of Sumter County architecture, has been associated with three established Wedgefield community families, for generations. The Thomas family owned and lived at this home during much of the mid 20th century. The images and information related to this house have been
contributed by the Thomas family in 2015.
Aycock, William Thomas, lawyer ; born at Rocking- ham, N. C., February 24, 1868; son of James Henry and Henrietta Leonora (Brogdon) Aycock; attended schools at Rockingham, N. C., and Wedgefield, S. C., Bingham Military School, Mebane, N. C., four years, graduate of South Carolina College with degree of A. B., 1889, graduate of Columbia University, New York City, with degree of LL.B., 1896; has been practicing law in Columbia, S. C., since 1900 in partnership with Francis H. Weston ; in 1920 was elected to a vacant chair in the law school of the University of South Carolina ; solicitor and director of the Palmetto National Bank, Columbia, member of the Board of Trustees of the Columbia City schools, director of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, 1918, member of the firm James Aycock & Sons, planters and merchants, Wedgefield, S. C.; chairman of the Richland County Democratic Committee, member of S. C. House of Representatives, 1904, sat at Columbia as a special circuit judge, 1911; married Mary MacDonald Stewart, Columbia, S. ., February 26, 1906; member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, Masons, K. of P. Home, Columbia, S. C., Courtesy of Who’s Who in S.C. – 1921
Explore history, houses, and stories across S.C. Your membership provides you with updates on regional topics, information on historic research, preservation, and monthly feature articles. But remember R&R wants to hear from you and assist in preserving your own family genealogy and memorabilia.
Visit the Southern Queries – Forum to receive assistance in answering questions, discuss genealogy, and enjoy exploring preservation topics with other members. Also listed are several history and genealogical researchers for hire.
User comments welcome — post at the bottom of this page.
Please enjoy this structure and all those listed in Roots and Recall. But remember each is private property. So view them from a distance or from a public area such as the sidewalk or public road.
Do you have information to share and preserve? Family, school, church, or other older photos and stories are welcome. Send them digitally through the “Share Your Story” link, so they too might be posted on Roots and Recall.