Thomas Croxton Ware (1879 – 1929)

Thomas Croxton Ware
Added by: Heather from VA

“Thomas C. Ware was born at the Bellevue house in Wares Wharf, Virginia and was the son of E. Macon Ware & Susan (Croxton) Ware.


Thomas Croxton Ware

Bellevue House
Added by: Heather from VA
On June 22, 1910 he married Sue Peterson in Baltimore, Maryland. At the time he was living in Lexington, VA and worked as a pharmacist/druggist.

In the mid-1910s, he opened a pharmacy in Falls Church, VA with his half-brother. After his half-brother returned from WWI, Tom sold his share of the pharmacy to him.

By 1920, he was living in Tappahannock, VA. He delivered dry goods for his uncle’s grist mill. He inherited the mill after his uncle’s death in 1924.

Thomas Croxton Ware

The Mill in Tappahannock, VA (photo c. 1972)

It burned down in 2004 or 2005

Added by: Heather from VA 

He married Ann Elizabeth Meek on December 26, 1924.

While driving home in bad weather, he wrecked his car & ended up catching pneumonia from lying out in the cold. This eventually led to his death.

He is buried in the family cemetery on the old Bellevue property.”

Source;  FindAGrave

Heather from VA  Record added: Dec 24, 2008

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