Capers, Samuel Wragg
Capers, Samuel Wragg, a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born in Georgetown, S. C., March 5, 1797. He received a classical education at Lodebar Academy, Sumter District; entered upon the study of law, but was converted, licensed to preach, and in 1828, admitted into the South Carolina Conference. In 1854 failing health obliged him to superannuate, and he retired to Camden, where he died, June 22, 1855. Mr. Capers was strong physically and mentally, a powerful speaker, a generous friend, and an excellent pastor. See .Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1855, p. 628.