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Earle family of South Carolina

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  Samuel Earle (1760-1833) — of South Carolina. Born in Frederick County, Va., November 28, 1760. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1784-88; delegate to South Carolina convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1790; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1795-97. Slaveowner. Died in South Carolina, November 24, 1833 (age 72 years, 361 days). Interment at Beaverdam Cemetery, Westminster, S.C.
  Relatives: Nephew of Elias Earle; cousin *** of John Baylis Earle (1766-1863).
  Political family: Earle family of South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Elias Earle (1762-1823) — of South Carolina. Born in Frederick County, Va., June 19, 1762. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1805-07, 1811-15, 1817-21 (8th District 1805-07, 1811-13, 7th District 1813-15, 1817-21). Slaveowner. Died in Centerville, Anderson County, S.C., May 19, 1823 (age 60 years, 334 days). Interment at Old Earle Cemetery, Greenville, S.C.
  Relatives: Uncle of Samuel Earle and John Baylis Earle; great-grandfather of Joseph Haynsworth Earle and John Laurens Manning Irby (1854-1900).
  Political family: Earle family of South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Baylis Earle (1766-1863) — of South Carolina. Born in North Carolina, October 23, 1766. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 8th District, 1803-05; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Slaveowner. Died in Anderson County, S.C., February 3, 1863 (age 96 years, 103 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Anderson County, S.C.
  Relatives: Nephew of Elias Earle (1762-1823); cousin *** of Samuel Earle.
  Political family: Earle family of South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Lowndes Yancey (1814-1863) — also known as William L. Yancey — of Wetumpka, Elmore County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Warren County, Ga., August 10, 1814. Democrat. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1841; member of Alabama state senate, 1843; U.S. Representative from Alabama 3rd District, 1844-46; resigned 1846; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1860; delegate to Alabama secession convention, 1861; Senator from Alabama in the Confederate Congress, 1862-63; died in office 1863. Slaveowner. Died in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., July 23, 1863 (age 48 years, 347 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Ala.
  Relatives: Uncle of Joseph Haynsworth Earle (1847-1897).
  Political family: Earle family of South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Joseph Haynsworth Earle (1847-1897) — also known as Joseph H. Earle — of Sumter County, S.C.; Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., April 30, 1847. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Sumter County, 1878-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1880; member of South Carolina state senate from Sumter County, 1882-86; South Carolina state attorney general, 1886-90; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1897; died in office 1897. Died in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., May 20, 1897 (age 50 years, 20 days). Interment at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Greenville, S.C.
  Relatives: Married to Annie Wilton (1849-1926); nephew of William Lowndes Yancey; great-grandson of Elias Earle (1762-1823); cousin *** of John Laurens Manning Irby.
  Political family: Earle family of South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Laurens Manning Irby (1854-1900) — also known as John L. M. Irby — of Laurens, Laurens County, S.C. Born in Laurens, Laurens County, S.C., September 10, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1886-90; South Carolina Democratic state chair, 1890; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1891-97. Died in 1900 (age about 45 years). Interment at City Cemetery, Laurens, S.C.
  Relatives: Great-grandson of Elias Earle; cousin *** of Joseph Haynsworth Earle (1847-1897).
  Political family: Earle family of South Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
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