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PINCKNEY (Soundex P525) — See also BLACKNEY, BRACKNEY, HACKNEY, LOCKNEY, PAINKEN, PANKEN, PANKIN, PINCKARD, PINKNEY, PYNCHON, STICKNEY.

  PINCKNEY: See also Stillman Stephen Light
  Pinckney, Bertine — of Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wis.; Rosendale, Fond du Lac County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1850; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1852-53 (4th District 1852, 20th District 1853). Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, Charles (1757-1824) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 26, 1757. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1779-84, 1786-89, 1792-96, 1805-06; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1785-87; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; Governor of South Carolina, 1789-92, 1796-98, 1806-08; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1798-1801; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1801-04; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1819-21. Episcopalian. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 29, 1824 (age 67 years, 3 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Col. Charles Pinckney (1730-1782) and Frances (Brewton) Pinckney (1733-1795); married, April 27, 1788, to Mary Eleanor Laurens (1770-1794; daughter of Henry Laurens (1724-1792)); father-in-law of Robert Young Hayne; father of Henry Laurens Pinckney; first cousin once removed of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Thomas Pinckney.
  Political family: Pinckney-Middleton-Laurens family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pinckney, Charles A. — of Columbia, Coos County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Columbia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth (1746-1825) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 25, 1746. Lawyer; planter; colonel in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state senate, 1779-1804; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Minister to France, 1796-97; received one electoral vote, 1796; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1800; candidate for President of the United States, 1804 (Federalist), 1808. Episcopalian. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 16, 1825 (age 79 years, 172 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Pinckney (1699-1758) and Elizabeth (Lucas) Pinckney (1722-1793); brother of Thomas Pinckney; married to Sarah Middleton (1756-1784; daughter of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); sister of Arthur Middleton; aunt of Henry Middleton (1770-1846)); married 1786 to Mary Stead (1750-1812); first cousin once removed of Charles Pinckney (1757-1824); first cousin twice removed of Henry Laurens Pinckney.
  Political families: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina; Pinckney-Middleton-Laurens family of Charleston, South Carolina; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Other politicians named for him: Charles P. H. NasonCharles Pinckney McCarverCotesworth P. Means
  Campaign slogan: "Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute."
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Books about Charles Cotesworth Pinckney: Marvin R. Zahniser, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Founding Father
  Pinckney, Henry Laurens (1794-1863) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., September 24, 1794. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1829-30, 1831-33; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1832; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1833-37 (1st District 1833-35, 6th District 1835-37); mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1837-40; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1841-42. Died in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., February 3, 1863 (age 68 years, 132 days). Interment at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Pinckney and Mary Eleanor (Laurens) Pinckney (1770-1794); married 1810 to Sabina Elliott Ramsey; married 1814 to Rebecca Pinckney Elliott; married 1825 to Harriet Lee Post; nephew of John Laurens; grandson of Henry Laurens; first cousin twice removed of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825) and Thomas Pinckney.
  Political families: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina; Pinckney-Middleton-Laurens family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pinckney, J. C. — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, John McPherson (1845-1905) — also known as John M. Pinckney — of Hempstead, Waller County, Tex. Born near Hempstead, Grimes County, Tex., May 4, 1845. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; state court judge in Texas, 1900-03; U.S. Representative from Texas 8th District, 1903-05; died in office 1905. Assaulted and killed at a meeting of the Waller County Prohibition League, Hempstead, Waller County, Tex., April 24, 1905 (age 59 years, 355 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Hempstead, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Pinckney, Joseph — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 11th District, 1951-52. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, Joseph C. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, Obie, Jr. — of Glenarden, Prince George's County, Md. Mayor of Glenarden, Md., 2001-03. Still living as of 2003.
  Pinckney, Stephen B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, Steve — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Pinckney, Thaddeus Henry (1873-1946) — also known as Thaddeus H. Pinckney — of St. George, Dorchester County, S.C. Born in St. George, Dorchester County, S.C., November 17, 1873. Republican. School teacher; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1928 (alternate), 1936. African ancestry. Died in St. George, Dorchester County, S.C., August 8, 1946 (age 72 years, 264 days). Interment at St. Mark United Methodist Church Cemetery, Reevesville, S.C.
  Epitaph: "His Memory Is Blessed."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Pinckney, Thomas (1750-1828) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 23, 1750. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Governor of South Carolina, 1787-89; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1791; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1792-96; received 59 electoral votes, 1796; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1797-1801 (at-large 1797-99, 1st District 1799-1801); general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Special Diplomatic Agent to Florida, 1812-14. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 2, 1828 (age 78 years, 10 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Pinckney (1699-1758) and Elizabet (Lucas) Pinckney (1722-1793); brother of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825); father of Elizabeth Brewton Pinckney (1781-1857; who married William Jones Lowndes); first cousin once removed of Charles Pinckney (1757-1824); first cousin twice removed of Henry Laurens Pinckney.
  Political families: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina; Pinckney-Middleton-Laurens family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


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