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Rev William May Wightman

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Rev William May Wightman

  • Birth 29 Jan 1808 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Feb 1882 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 38109829

First president of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina follwed by the presidency of Southern University from 1859 to 1866. He was elected Bishop of the Episcopal Church in 1866. His father died in Nacoochie Vally, Georgia on July 11, 185. His first wife was Sarah Shackelford who died and was buried in Greensboro, Alabama.


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  • Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 9 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38109829
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William May Wightman (29 Jan 1808–15 Feb 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38109829, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .