2017-11-17 / Society

S.C. Society Sons of the American Revolution Debutantes honored

Contributed by Lillie Layden


Four South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Debutantes honored with a tea are (l-r) Lauren Pinckney Layden, Mar tha McElveen Thompson Davis, Frances Louise Sadler, and Sarah Virginia Dixon. Four South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Debutantes honored with a tea are (l-r) Lauren Pinckney Layden, Mar tha McElveen Thompson Davis, Frances Louise Sadler, and Sarah Virginia Dixon. Four South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Debutantes were honored with a tea at the Women’s Club of Columbia’s Sims-Stackhouse historic mansion Sunday, October 15, 2017.

The debutantes are Martha McElveen Thompson Davis of Charleston, whose patriot is Colonel Thomas Neel, Sarah Virginia Dixon of Irmo whose patriot is Private Jacob Hiller, Lauren Pinckney Layden of Columbia whose patriot is Colonel Isaac Hayne, and Frances Louise Sadler of Columbia whose patriot is Colonel Thomas Neel.

Over 100 ladies and young girls gathered to pay tribute to these debutantes and their patriot ancestors.

Guests included family and, friends of the debutantes. Also attending were members and officers of local South Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution chapters.

Hostesses who are members of various chapters of the South Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution were Doris Harrington, Faye Pender, and Fran Sadler of the William Capers Chapter; Greg Layden, Annette Metz, and Carol O’Kelly of the Columbia Chapter. Other hostesses for the tea were Jane Davis and Bess Thomas.

The South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution Colonial Debutante Ball will take place in Charleston, South Carolina on December 16, 2017.

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