(1818-1877) Born in Wedgefield, SC, Angelica Singleton Van Buren married Abraham Van Buren while his father, Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States.
(ca. 1767-1822) Denmark Vesey was a freed slave living in Charleston, SC who planned a large slave rebellion. The rebellion plot failed and Vesey and other plot leaders were arrested and executed.
(1880–1968) Judge J. Waties Waring was the dissenting opinion in the Briggs v. Elliott court case; a white Southerner who advocated for justice and an end to segregation in the education system.