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Draft Registrations for Marion and Dillon Counties have been microfilmed by the LDS (Morman Church). The FHL (Family History Library) film numbers for the Draft Registration are:
1877674 and 1877675 for Marion
1877590 for Dillon

All the films are listed in the FHC catalog under United States, Military Records, WWI. Every male between 18 and 50 had to register, without regard to the number of dependents or physical condition.

Some sample registrations, contributed by Bill Snipes:

Draft Registration Card, no. 200, Laudwich Alex Altman, address:
Mullins, #3, Marion, SC, 40 yrs old, dob Dec 5, 1877, occupation:
farming for E. D. Cooke, nok: Lillie Altman (wife), signed with his
signature. His description is 5'-9", medium build, blue eyes, black
hair.

Draft Registration Card, no. 238, Hartford Capps, address: Mullins
#3, Marion, SC, 35 yrs old, dob Sep 20, 1882, occupation: farming
for J. M. Brown, Mullins, nok: Edna Capps, signed with his
signature. Description: 5' - 4", medium build, black eyes, black
hair.

Draft Registration Card, no.192, Julius Walter Capps, Mullins RFD #3,
Marion, SC, 42 yrs old, dob: Feb 27, 1876, occupation: farming, nok:
Viola Capps, signed with his signature. Description: 5'-6", brown eyes,
black hair, medium build.

Draft Registration Card, no.8, Wiliam Warren Cribb, age: 21, Marion,
#4, SC, dob: July 2, 1896, Columbus co., NC, father born: Marion, SC.
Employer: E. B. Snipes, Marion, SC, nok: Jno L. Cribb, signed with
his mark. Description: medium height, med. build, blue eyes, brown
hair.

Draft Registration Card, no.1846, Boyd Drew, Marion #3, Marion, SC,
age: 18, dob: Dec 19, 1899, occupation: farming for Thomas Drew,
signed with his signature. Description:  medium height, med. build,
brown eyes, light hair.

Draft Registration Card, Charlie Walker Drew, #3 Mullins, Marion, SC,
age: 29, dob: Jun 25, 1879, self-employed farmer, nok: W. Lula Drew,
signed with his signature. Description: tall, med. build, brown eyes,
dark hair.

Draft Registration Card, no. 548, Haynes Drew, Marion, SC, dob: 1895,
Marion, employed by Thos. Drew (farm laborer), single, signed with his
mark, Jul 5, 1917. Description: medium height, med. build, dark brown
eyes, black hair.

Draft Registration Card, no.1102, John William Fowler, Mullins, SC,
dob: Oct 1, 1893, Mullins, self-employed farmer, married with 2
children, signed with his signature, description: slender, medium
height, blue eyes, brown hair.

Draft Registration Card, no.422, John Thomas Owens, RFD #1,
Gresham, Marion, SC, age: 34, dob: Feb 28, 1884, self-employed
farmer, nok: Adgie Owens, signed with his signature. Description:
short, medium build, brown eyes, dark brown hair.

Draft Registration Card, no.2225, Ernest Raymond Porter, RFD #4,
Marion, SC, age: 19, dob: Nov 26, 1898, self-employed farmer,
nok: John B. Porter, Marion, SC, signed with his signature,
description: medium height, med. build, blue eyes, brown hair.

Draft Registration Card, no.1773, Robert Lee Porter, RFD #4, Marion,
SC, age: 18, dob: Aug 18, 1900, farming for J. B. Porter, nok: Mandy
Porter (mother), signed with his signature, description: medium height,
medium build, blue eyes, light hair.

Draft Registration Card, no. 33, Robert Rogers, Pee Dee, Marion, SC,
age: 19, dob: Jun 6 1899, self-employed farmer, nok Jack Rogers,
Pee, Dee, Marion, signed with his signature, description: tall, medium
build, brown eyes, dark hair.

Draft Registration Card no. 1584, Robert Charles Snipes, Box #72,
Mullins, Marion, SC, dob: April 8, 1874, occupation: Carpenter for
Harrison
Construction Co., at Camp Lee, VA. NOK: Mrs. Maggie W. Snipes, he is
described as tall, slender, black eyes and black hair. He signed with his
signature.

 


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