CLARENCE EUGENE “COON” WARE
Clarence Eugene Ware, son of General Edmund Ware and Margaret Gaines.
Clarence being the younger of three children, the others were;
Mary Louise Bolling, b & d unknown,
Thomas Edwin Ware, aka “Salt”, 1849-1904.
Clarence married Mary Elizabeth Davis,, date unknown.
The children by this union and were;
Martha, James Edward, Mary Belamy, Anna, Clarence Eugene, Jr. and
John Hampton Ware, 1883-1960.
More research regarding is needed regarding this family.
It would be interesting to know how he came to be called “Coon”, and
how Thomas earned the name “Salt.”
Special Collections and Archives
James B. Duke Library
Furman University, Greenville, SC