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Ayer Family Genealogical collection

Identifier: SCL-MS-1993-11753
Undated genealogical charts and data re the Lewis Malone Ayer family, with cover letter, 12 July 1988, from Cecilia F. Morett, Ayer Family Historian, Savannah, Ga.


  • 1988-07-12 - 1992-12-31

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Ayer Family genalogical files must be obtained from the Director of the South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, 910 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208.


4 folders

Biographical / Historical

Lewis Malone Ayer (1769-1863) was a planter of Barnwell District, S.C.; member of S.C. House, 1806-1815; member of S.C. Senate, 1818-1821; member of Nullification Convention, 1832-1833; son of Thomas Ayer and Sarah Francis Malone Ayer; husband of Sarah Nunnary Ayer, Ann Kirkland Ayer, and Rebecca Erwin Ayer; father of Lewis M. Ayer, Jr., (1821-1895) and at least eight other children. This collection documents the history of his ancestors, relatives, and descendants.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

This collection is held by the South Carolinina Library, 900 Sumter St. Columbia, SC 29208. All collections are currently housed off-site and require 24-hours advance notice to retrieve. Please call (803) 777-3132 or email to request materials.

Repository Details

Part of the South Caroliniana Library Repository

910 Sumter St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-5747 (Fax)

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