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Rev William Moffatt Grier
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1843
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1899
Due West
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA

CSA, 6th South Carolina Infantry

(special thanks to GMG for the following info) - Rev. William Moffat Grier D.D., born 11 February 1843 in Clover, Abbeville County, South Carolina, was the second son of Robert C. Grier and Barbara Brown. He married Miss Nannie M. McMorries of Newberry, South Carolina. He graduated from Erskine College in the class of 1860.

As a veteran of the Civil War serving in the CSA Sixth Regiment of South Carolina, William Grier lost a leg at the Battle of Williamsburg, on 05 May 1862.

After the war, William Grier was licensed as an Associate Reformed Presbyterian minister at Cedar Springs A.R.P. in 1866 and settled as pastor at Oak Hill, Wilcox County, Alabama. In September, 1871, he was called to succeed his father as President of Erskine College. Serving in that post until his death on 03 August 1899 in Due West, Abbeville County, South Carolina. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Calvin Grier (1817 - 1871)
  Barbara Brown Moffatt Grier (1821 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Morgan McMorries Grier (1842 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Jennie Grier Moffatt (1865 - 1945)*
  Robert Livingston Grier (1869 - 1939)*
  Laura Grier Moffat (1872 - 1956)*
  Wm Moffatt Grier (1874 - 1941)*
  Helen Pauline Grier Linton (1876 - 1972)*
  Julia Reynolds Grier (1879 - 1882)*
  Ralph Erskine Grier (1881 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isaac Livingston Grier (1841 - 1862)*
  William Moffatt Grier (1843 - 1899)
  Infant Son Grier (1843 - 1843)*
  Martha Lois Grier Pressly (1852 - 1910)*
  Infant Son Grier (1853 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Due West ARP Church Cemetery
Due West
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Record added: Nov 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62083482
Rev William Moffatt Grier
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Rev William Moffatt Grier
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Rev William Moffatt Grier
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
 
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Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Nov. 24, 2010
 
 
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