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The Draytons of Lawton Township, Hampton County, SC

Simon Drayton (1804, St Peters, Beaufort, – + wife, Diane (1820, Hardeeville, SC –

Children

Rev Stephen (1850 – 1951) and Binah (1851 –
Nelson (1846 – and Nellie
Stephney (1840 – 8th Jun 1886?) and Margaret
Sylvia (6th Jun 1848 / 1850 – and C. Chisholm

Children of Stephen and Binah (maiden name = Brown, 1851 –

John (14th Sep 1874 – + wife, Rosa (1880 – until between 1900 and 1914)
1880 / 1910 Census – Ward 4 Charleston
Washington (1874 – + wife, Henrietta (maiden name = Hines)
Stephen (23rd Aug 1879 – + wife, Jeanette (maiden name = Doctor)
Mary Ann (Aug 1886 – + husband, Felix Pinckney

Stepney (1888 – + wife, Irene (maiden name = Williams)

Margaret (9th Mar 1893, Garnett, Hampton, SC – , living in Estill, Hampton, SC + husband, Frank Williams
Frank James (17th Aug 1891 – 1951, West Palm Beach, FL) + wife, Iola Smalls
Clarissa (Jun 1890 – + husband, Joe Davis
Wesley (Jul 1896, Georgia – (Wesley – WW1 Draft Card – 12th Sept 1918; father, Stephen was witness) + Hattie (maiden name = Cooper)
Sarah (Feb 1894 –

Children of Frank James and Iola (maiden name = Smalls)(18th July 1893, Scotia, Fairfax, SC – 30th Apr 1974, Palm Beach, FL)

Lily Bell (1923, SC –
Nathaniel (19th Jul 1918, SC – 14th Nov 1993, WPB, FL)
Gus (died 1925, West Palm Beach, FL)
Beatrice (died West Palm Beach, FL)
William Bo (1922, SC – + wife, Alberta Pamille Downy (9th Oct 1924, SC –
James Arthur (12th Dec – , married to Caroline Phyllis Nancy Nelson

Children of William Bo + Alberta Pamille Downy

Frank + wife = Marilyn + Child, Jenae
William Jr
Vera

Daughter of James Arthur + Phyllis Nelson = Joyce Renee Drayton MD, married to ______ Herron

Children of Nelson and Nellie (1845 –

Benjamin (1870 –
Rosa (1872 –
Patience (
Lucy (1879 –
Classica (1874 –

Children of Stephney and Margaret (maiden name = Minter) / Amelia (1845 – 19th Sep 1886?)

Drayton Brantly
Agnes (1871 –
Cecelia (1870 –
Christine
Seaborn (1874 –
Elizabeth (1873 –
Harry (1875 –

Children of Sylvia and C. Chisholm (Sylvia interviewed in 1936-8 about slavery and emancipation

Daphney
Betsy
Amy
Cretia
May
Catherine
Alex
Simon
Charles
Paul

Children of John and Margaret (maiden name = Murray)

Roosevelt (1909 – Jan 1975, DC)
Freelove
Lottie
Johnny
Julia
Stella
Rufus

Children of Washington and Henrietta (maiden name = Hines)(1880 –
(Wausau Precinct, Washington, FL)

Henry (1899 –
Willie (1911 –
Stephen (1903 –
Harry (1913 –
Mamie (1901 –
Sylvia (1915 –
Washington (1905 –
Frank (1918 –
John (1906 –
Florence (1901 –
Agnes (1909 –

Children of Stephen and Jeanette (1883 –
Stephen called up in WW1

Evelyn (1907 –
Pearl (1910 –
Rosa (
Melvin
Sumpter Lee
Holmes (1922 -, WW11 21st Nov, Camp Blanding, FL, 1945, Res: West Palm Beach)
Thelma
Silas

Children of Stephney and Irene (maiden name = Williams)

Albertha (13th May 1923, Hampton County, SC – 26th May 2008, Fort Wayne, Indiana) + husband, Sammy Capers (born Allendale County, SC –
Ollie Mae
Ruby
Queen Ester
Orrie
John
Abraham

Children of Frank and Iola (maiden name = Smalls)

Augustus
Beatrice
Nathaniel (19th Jul 1918, SC – 14th Nov 1993, West Palm Beach, FL)
William Bo (1922, SC –
Lillie Bell (1923, SC –
Frankie Mae, girl (1928 –
James Arthur
Gus (died in 1925)

Children of William Bo + Alberta Pamille Downy

Frank + wife, Marilyn
William Jr
Vare

Children of Wesley and Hattie (maiden name = Cooper)
Wesley’s WW1 Reg. Card, born 1900, aged 18
(1930 Census for Nash County, North Carolina)

Odessa (1924 –
Burnell (1925 –
Cornelius (1929 –
Alexander
Dorothy

(Cornelius Drayton (7th Sep 1927 – 8th Dec 1957, Long Island National Cemetery – National Service Start Date = 1st Feb 1946)

Simon’s brothers – Seaborn and Joshua

Joshua (Sep 1845 – + wife, Phyllis (Dec 1847 –

Children

Lucy (Oct 1877 –
Isaac (Apr 1879 – + wife, Queen (1877 – + Son, Lee (1901 –
Emma
Judy (Jan 1882 –
Joshua (Mar 1873 –
Thomas (May 1889 –
Pleasant (May 1892 –
John (Feb 1885 –
Amoretta (1866 – possibly wife of Abram)
Whipper (1 Jun 1869 – 13 Sep 1953, Henderson, NC – widowed)( + wife 1 Becka (1910) + wife 2 Rosa Vallard (1923) + Children = Harry (Jan 1895 – 29 Jan 1923) + Susan (1910 – + John (1909 –
Rebecca (1878 –
Gabriel (Sep 1869 – + wife, Cattie (maiden name = Valard)(Oct 1870 – , married in 1888

William (Jan 1896 – and Joseph (Feb 1894 – (grandsons of Joshua and Phillis) Joseph – son of Boyd and Josephine, (1897 – 4th Jan 1928) – died of epileptic fits – Hampton.
(granddaughters of Joshua and Phillis)(Brookie Drayton, Sarah Box, Harriet Box) (Phillis Graham (1897 -, Judy Graham (1905 -, Magdalene Graham (1906 –

Whipper – Reg, Card WW1 – born Mar 1st 1892 – Farmer –

Seaborn (Farmer, Preacher at Thankful Baptist Church) + wife, Elizabeth (maiden name = Furman)(1854 –

Children of Seaborn’s previous marriage to Harriet

Samuel (1857 /1862 –
Jane (1861 /1865 –
Eliza (1863 /1866 –
Aggie (1870 –

Children of Gabriel (Sep 1869, Hampton, SC, – (son of Joshua & Phyllis) and Cattie (maiden name = Valard)(Oct 1875, Hampton, SC –

Eugenia (Dec 1888 –
Cattie (Sep 1890 –
Johanna (Jan 1895 –
Whipper (24th Mar 1892 – 11th Aug 1923)

WW1 Draft – Whipper – Estill, Hampton – 5th June 1917
Whipper died of malarial fever – informant was Frank Singleton of Estill.

Children of Whipper and Marg (1897 –

Amelia (1915 –
Cattie (1917 –
Lucille (1920 –

Son of Albertha + Sammy Capers = James Capers Sr (1st Aug 1910, Allendale, SC – 7th Jul 1980, Bradenton, FL)

Son of James Capers Sr = James Capers Jr (25th Feb 1944, Esdale, SC –

James Capers Sr ‘ s second wife = Gloria Sanders (4th Jul 1949, Palmetto, FL –

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