Upton was the residence of John Cordes, who married Miss Banberry and left two children: Catharine, wife of the late Dr. Philip Prioleau; and William, who died unmarried. After the death of his wife, Mr. Cordes married Catharine Mazyck of Woodboo. He became the owner of Peru, and resided there until his death. 
Reminiscences of St. Stephen's Parish
Samuel DuBose
Copyright © 1972
Dorothy MacDowell Kelly