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Camden County
Georgia

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Camden County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Woodbine Floyd Family Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Camden County,
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Henry Lee (1756-1818) — also known as "Light Horse Harry" — of Westmoreland County, Va. Born in Prince William County, Va., January 29, 1756. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from Virginia, 1786-88; delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Westmoreland County, 1788; Governor of Virginia, 1791-94; U.S. Representative from Virginia at-large, 1799-1801. Eulogized George Washington as "First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.". Slaveowner. Died in Cumberland Island, Camden County, Ga., March 25, 1818 (age 62 years, 55 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1913 at Lee Memorial Chapel, Lexington, Va.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Lee (1730-1787) and Lucy (Grymes) Lee (1734-1792); brother of Charles Lee, Richard Bland Lee and Edmund Jennings Lee; married 1782 to Matilda Ludwell Lee (1764-1790); married, June 18, 1793, to Ann Hill Carter (1773-1829); father of Robert E. Lee (1807-1870; Confederate general); grandfather of Fitzhugh Lee and William Henry Fitzhugh Lee; grandnephew of Richard Bland; great-grandnephew of Richard Randolph; first cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee and Theodorick Bland (1742-1790); first cousin twice removed of Peyton Randolph (1721-1775); second cousin of Thomas Sim Lee, John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; second cousin once removed of Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Jenings Randolph, Beverley Randolph, John Lee and Nathaniel Beverly Tucker; second cousin twice removed of Francis Preston Blair Lee; second cousin thrice removed of John Lee Carroll and Edward Brooke Lee; second cousin four times removed of William Welby Beverley (1889-1969), Blair Lee III and Edward Brooke Lee Jr.; second cousin five times removed of Outerbridge Horsey; third cousin of John Marshall, James Markham Marshall, Thomas Mann Randolph Jr., Alexander Keith Marshall, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Dabney Carr, Theodorick Bland (1776-1846), Peyton Randolph (1779-1828) and Zachary Taylor; third cousin once removed of Thomas Marshall, James Keith Marshall, Francis Wayles Eppes, Dabney Smith Carr, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, Meriwether Lewis Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Edmund Randolph and Carter Henry Harrison; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson, Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, John Augustine Marshall, Carter Henry Harrison II and Frederick Madison Roberts; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, John Gardner Coolidge, James Sansome Lakin, Elliot Woolfolk Major, Edgar Bailey Woolfolk, Edith Wilson, William Marshall Bullitt, Alexander Scott Bullitt and Francis Beverley Biddle; fourth cousin of John Wayles Eppes.
      Political families: Pendleton-Lee family of Maryland; Lee-Randolph family; Harrison-Randolph-Marshall-Cabell family of Virginia; Blackburn-Slaughter-Buckner-Madison family of Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Lee County, Va. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article


    Floyd Family Cemetery
    Woodbine, Camden County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      John Floyd (1769-1839) — of Jefferson, Jackson County, Ga. Born in Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C., October 3, 1769. Planter; shipbuilder; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1820-27; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 1827-29. Slaveowner. Died near Jefferson, Jackson County, Ga., June 24, 1839 (age 69 years, 264 days). Interment at Floyd Family Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Floyd (1747-1820) and Mary (Fendin) Floyd (1747-1804); married, December 12, 1793, to Isabella Maria Hazzard (1773-1859); great-grandfather of William Gibbs McAdoo (1863-1941).
      Political family: Harrison-Randolph-Marshall-Cabell family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Floyd County, Ga. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial

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