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Charleston County
South Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Charleston County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Adams Run Christ Church Cemetery
  • Charleston Brotherhood Cemetery
  • Charleston Brown Fellowship Graveyard
  • Charleston Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul
  • Charleston Church of St. James
  • Charleston Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground
  • Charleston First Baptist Churchyard
  • Charleston First Scots Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Charleston Friendly Union Cemetery
  • Charleston Huguenot Church Cemetery
  • Charleston Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery
  • Charleston Magnolia Cemetery
  • Charleston Marion Park
  • Charleston St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Charleston St. Lawrence Cemetery
  • Charleston St. Michael's Church Cemetery
  • Charleston St. Paul's Churchyard
  • Charleston St. Philip's Churchyard
  • Charleston Second Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Charleston Unitarian Church Cemetery
  • Charleston Unity Friendship Cemetery
  • Edisto Island Gunbluff Plantation Cemetery
  • Edisto Island Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island Cemetery
  • Edisto Island Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
  • Johns Island Johns Island Presbyterian Church Cemetery
  • Mt. Pleasant Christ Church Cemetery
  • Mt. Pleasant Venning Cemetery
  • North Charleston Carolina Memorial Park
  • Sullivan's Island Fort Moultrie National Monument


    Private or family graveyards
    Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      John Parker (1759-1832) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 24, 1759. Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1786-88. Died near Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 20, 1832 (age 72 years, 301 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Christ Church Cemetery
    Adams Run, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Douglas Jenkins (1880-1961) — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C. Born in Adams Run, Charleston County, S.C., February 6, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper reporter; U.S. Consul in SAINT Pierre and Miquelon, 1908-12; Gothenberg, 1912-13; Riga, 1913-17; Harbin, 1918-22; U.S. Consul General in Canton, as of 1924-29; Hong Kong, as of 1932; London, as of 1938; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1939-41. Episcopalian. Died in South Carolina, December 18, 1961 (age 81 years, 315 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Joseph Jenkins and Cecile (Swinton) Jenkins; married, February 6, 1905, to Charlotte Keith Furman (died 1915); married, August 23, 1918, to Lucia Lesene Dean (1889-1971).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Brotherhood Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Ezekiel Miller (1849-1938) — also known as Thomas E. Miller — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1849. Republican. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1880; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 7th District, 1889-91; defeated, 1890. African ancestry. Died in 1938 (age about 89 years). Interment at Brotherhood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Brown Fellowship Graveyard
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Carlos De Large (1842-1874) — also known as Robert C. De Large — of Charleston County, S.C. Born in Aiken, Aiken County, S.C., March 15, 1842. Republican. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Charleston County, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1868-70; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1871-73. African ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 14, 1874 (age 31 years, 336 days). Interment at Brown Fellowship Graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Drayton (1766-1822) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 22, 1766. Lawyer; author; botanist; Governor of South Carolina, 1800-02, 1808-10; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1802-04; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1803-04; member of South Carolina state senate, 1804-08; U.S. District Judge for South Carolina, 1812-22. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 27, 1822 (age 56 years, 158 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.
      Relatives: Son of William Henry Drayton and Dorothy (Golightly) Drayton (1747-1780); married 1794 to Hester Rose Tidyman (1773-1816); first cousin once removed of John Drayton; second cousin of William Drayton (1776-1846).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lyde Wilson (1784-1849) — of South Carolina. Born May 24, 1784. Governor of South Carolina, 1822-24. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 12, 1849 (age 64 years, 264 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.
      Relatives: Married to Charlotte Alston (1784-1817; sister of Joseph Alston (1779-1816)).
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elias Edward Horry (1773-1834) — also known as Elias Horry — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 21, 1773. Intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1815-17, 1820-21. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 17, 1834 (age 61 years, 88 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Horry (1748-1820) and Ann Nancy (Branford) Horry (1754-1817); married to Harriet Vanderhorst (1776-1815) and Mary Rutledge Shubrick (1789-1852); first cousin once removed of Peter Horry (1743-1815).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Dawson, Jr. (1765-1823) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 8, 1765. Intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-08. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 3, 1823 (age 57 years, 330 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.
      Relatives: Son of John Dawson (1735-1812) and Joanna Broughton (Monck) Dawson (1743-1819); married to Mary Huger (1768-1823; who married John Huger (1744-1804)).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Burnham Cochran (1770-1833) — also known as Charles Cochran — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February, 1770. Banker; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1805-06. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 21, 1833 (age 63 years, 0 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.
      Relatives: Married 1790 to Harriet Rachel Thomson (1774-1824).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Theodore Dehon Wagner (1819-1880) — also known as Theodore D. Wagner — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in South Carolina, March 24, 1819. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 23, 1880 (age 60 years, 336 days). Interment at Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Church of St. James
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Middleton (1717-1784) — of South Carolina. Born near Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1717. Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1774; member of South Carolina state senate, 1778. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 13, 1784 (age about 66 years). Interment at Church of St. James.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Middleton (1681-1737) and Susan (Amory) Middleton (1690-1722); married 1741 to Mary Baker Williams (1721-1761); married 1762 to Maria Henrietta Bull; married 1776 to Lady Mary McKenzie; father of Arthur Middleton (1742-1787), Henrietta Middleton (1750-1792; who married Edward Rutledge) and Sarah Middleton (1756-1784; who married Charles Cotesworth Pinckney); uncle of Mary Middleton (1748-1790; who married Pierce Butler); grandfather of Henry Middleton; great-grandfather of John Izard Middleton, Williams Middleton, John Middleton Huger and John Drayton; third great-grandfather of Benjamin Huger Rutledge and Francis Fisher Kane.
      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).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      John Mathews (1744-1802) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1744. Lawyer; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1776; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1776-80, 1784; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1777-78; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1778-81; Governor of South Carolina, 1782-83. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 17, 1802 (age about 58 years). Interment at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of John Mathews (1710-1759) and Sarah (Gibbes) Mathews (1725-1774); brother of Elizabeth Matthews (1753-1782; who married Thomas Heyward, Jr. (1746-1809)); married, December 4, 1766, to Mary Wragg (1745-1799); married, May 5, 1799, to Sarah Rutledge (1742-1819; sister of John Rutledge and Edward Rutledge).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Richard Hutson (1748-1795) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, July 9, 1748. Lawyer; planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1776-79, 1781-82, 1785, 1788; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1778-79; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1778; member of South Carolina Legislative Council, 1780-82; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1782-83; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1783-85; delegate to South Carolina convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 12, 1795 (age 46 years, 277 days). Entombed at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Mary (Woodward) Hutson (1717-1757) and Rev. William Hutson (1720-1761).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      David Ramsay (1749-1815) — of South Carolina. Born in Lancaster County, Pa., April 2, 1749. Physician; author; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1776-83; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1782-83, 1785-86; member of South Carolina state senate, 1801-15. Shot and mortally wounded by a crazed patient, and died two days later, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 8, 1815 (age 66 years, 36 days). Interment at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of James Rufus Ramsay (1705-1786) and Jane (Montgomery) Ramsay (1711-1755); brother of Nathaniel Ramsey (1741-1817); married to Martha Laurens (1759-1811; daughter of Henry Laurens).
      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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Henry Laurens Pinckney (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.
      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
      Isaac Edward Holmes (1796-1867) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; San Francisco, Calif. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 6, 1796. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1826-29, 1832-33; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1839-51 (4th District 1839-41, 5th District 1841-43, 6th District 1843-51). Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 24, 1867 (age 70 years, 324 days). Interment at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Bee Holmes (1760-1827) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 23, 1760. Lawyer; planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1791-97; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1794-95; member of South Carolina state senate, 1799-1801. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 5, 1827 (age 67 years, 135 days). Interment at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Son of Isaac Holmes and Rebecca (Bee) Holmes; married 1783 to Elizabeth Edwards (sister of John Edwards (1760-1798?)).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Jones (1742-1836) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 13, 1742. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1782-90; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1789-90. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 30, 1836 (age 93 years, 322 days). Interment at Circular Congregational Church Burying Ground.
      Relatives: Married 1766 to Abigail Townsend.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    First Baptist Churchyard
    Church Street
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Shorten Henerey (1827-1871) — of South Carolina. Born in Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C., January 2, 1827. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1865; member of South Carolina state senate, 1865-66. Baptist. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 23, 1871 (age 44 years, 264 days). Interment at First Baptist Churchyard.


    First Scots Presbyterian Churchyard
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      John Geddes (1777-1828) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 25, 1777. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1808-16; member of South Carolina state senate, 1816-18; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1817-19, 1823-24; Governor of South Carolina, 1818-20. Scottish ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 4, 1828 (age 50 years, 70 days). Interment at First Scots Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Geddes (1743-1819) and Elizabeth Geddes (1752-1811); married to Harriet Chalmers (1779-1803); married 1805 to Anne Chalmers (1789-1806).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Friendly Union Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Demos Crum (1859-1912) — also known as William D. Crum — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 9, 1859. Republican. Physician; candidate for U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1890; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1904-10; U.S. Minister to Liberia, 1910-12. African ancestry. Died December 7, 1912 (age 53 years, 302 days). Interment at Friendly Union Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Darius Crum and Charlotte Crum; married, October 19, 1883, to Ellen Craft.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary


    Huguenot Church Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Robin Leo Beard, Jr. (1939-2007) — also known as Robin L. Beard, Jr. — of Tennessee. Born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., August 21, 1939. Republican. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 6th District, 1973-83; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1982. Died, from brain cancer, in a hospice at Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 16, 2007 (age 67 years, 299 days). Interment at Huguenot Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery
    Huguenin Avenue
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      William Fatman (1852-1919) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., November 9, 1852. Cotton buyer; Consul for Belgium in Charleston, S.C., 1883-94. Jewish. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 15, 1919 (age 66 years, 98 days). Interment at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Magnolia Cemetery
    70 Cunnington Avenue
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1978
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    Hugh S. Legaré Hugh Swinton Legaré (1797-1843) — also known as Hugh S. Legaré — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 2, 1797. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1820-21, 1824-30; South Carolina state attorney general, 1830-32; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Belgium, 1832-36; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 5th District, 1837-39; U.S. Attorney General, 1841-43; died in office 1843. Scottish and French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 20, 1843 (age 46 years, 169 days). Original interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.; reinterment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Legare (1770-1799) and Mary (Swinton) Legare (1771-1843); granduncle of George Swinton Legaré (1869-1913); great-granduncle of Thomas Allen Legare, Jr..
      Political family: Seabrook-Legare family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
      Langdon Cheves (1776-1857) — of South Carolina. Born in Ninety Six District (part now in Abbeville County), S.C., September 17, 1776. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1806-08; South Carolina state attorney general, 1808-10; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1808; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1810-15; Speaker of the U.S. House, 1814-15. Scottish and English ancestry. Member, American Antiquarian Society. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., June 26, 1857 (age 80 years, 282 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alexander Cheves (1741-1801) and Mary (Langdon) Cheves (1754-1779); married 1806 to Mary Elizabeth Dulles (1789-1836); father of Langdon Cheves, Jr. (1814-1863); great-grandfather of Lewis Wardlaw Haskell.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954) — also known as Burnet R. Maybank — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 7, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; cotton exporter; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1931-38; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936, 1940, 1944 (speaker), 1952 (member, Credentials Committee); Governor of South Carolina, 1939-41; member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1940; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1941-54; died in office 1954. Episcopalian. Died, of a heart attack, in Flat Rock, Henderson County, N.C., September 1, 1954 (age 55 years, 178 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Maybank (1868-1942) and Harriet Lowndes (Rhett) Maybank (1872-1935); married 1923 to Elizabeth deRosset Myers (died 1947); married 1948 to Mary Cecil; father of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; great-grandson of Robert Barnwell Rhett, William Aiken, Jr. and John Edward Frampton; great-grandnephew of Andrew William Burnet; second great-grandson of Thomas Lowndes; second great-grandnephew of Henry William de Saussure and William Jones Lowndes (1782-1822); third great-grandson of Rawlins Lowndes; first cousin thrice removed of William Ford DeSaussure; second cousin twice removed of Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure; third cousin twice removed of Charles Pinckney Brown.
      Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank 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
      Daniel Elliott Huger (1779-1854) — of South Carolina. Born in Berkeley County, S.C., June 28, 1779. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1804-19; circuit judge in South Carolina, 1819-30; member of South Carolina state senate, 1830-32, 1838-42; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1843-45; resigned 1845. Died in Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, S.C., August 21, 1854 (age 75 years, 54 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Huger and Sabina (Elliott) Huger (1758-1799); married, December 1, 1800, to Isabella Johannes Middleton (1780-1865; daughter of Arthur Middleton (1742-1787)); father of John Middleton Huger; nephew of John Huger; first cousin of Benjamin Huger and Alfred Huger; first cousin once removed of Benjamin Frost Huger.
      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).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Robert Barnwell Rhett Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876) — also known as Robert Rhett; Robert Barnwell Smith — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C., December 21, 1800. Democrat. South Carolina state attorney general, 1832; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1837-49 (7th District 1837-39, 6th District 1839-41, 7th District 1841-49); U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1850-52; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62; Delegate from South Carolina to the Confederate Provisional Congress, 1861-62. Died in St. James Parish, La., September 14, 1876 (age 75 years, 268 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Hervey Smith (1761-1835) and Marianna Barnwell (Gough) Smith (1773-1837); married, February 21, 1827, to Elizabeth Washington Burnet (1809-1852; sister of Andrew William Burnet); great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954); second great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr..
      Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank 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
      Books about Robert Barnwell Rhett: William C. Davis, Rhett: The Turbulent Life and Times of a Fire-Eater
      Image source: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, February 9, 1861
      Thomas Bennett (1781-1865) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 14, 1781. Architect; banker; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1804-06, 1808-10, 1812-18; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1814-18; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1812-13; member of South Carolina state senate, 1819-20, 1837-40; Governor of South Carolina, 1820-22. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 30, 1865 (age 83 years, 169 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Adoptive father of Christopher Gustavus Memminger (1803-1888).
      Political family: Memminger family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      The city of Bennettsville, South Carolina, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Aiken, Jr. (1806-1887) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., January 28, 1806. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1838-42; member of South Carolina state senate, 1842-44; Governor of South Carolina, 1844-46; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1851-57 (6th District 1851-53, 2nd District 1853-57); delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1872. Died in Flat Rock, Henderson County, N.C., September 6, 1887 (age 81 years, 221 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Aiken (1778-1831) and Henrietta (Wyatt) Aiken; married, February 3, 1831, to Harriett Lowndes (1812-1892; daughter of Thomas Lowndes); great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954); second great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; first cousin of David Wyatt Aiken.
      Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Aiken County, S.C. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Lee Trenholm (1836-1901) — also known as William L. Trenholm — Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 3, 1836. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, 1886-89; insurance executive. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 11, 1901 (age 64 years, 342 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Alfred Trenholm (1807-1876) and Anna Helen (Holmes) Trenholm (1810-1885).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — Comptrollers of the Currency
      Andrew Gordon Magrath (1813-1893) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 8, 1813. U.S. District Judge for South Carolina, 1856-60; resigned 1860; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-61; resigned 1861; secretary of state of South Carolina, 1860-62; Governor of South Carolina, 1864-65. Ousted as Governor by Union authorities in 1865 and imprisoned. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 9, 1893 (age 80 years, 60 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile
      George Alfred Trenholm (1807-1876) — also known as George A. Trenholm — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 25, 1807. Democrat. Banker; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1852-56, 1874; Confederate Secretary of the Treasury, 1864-65. Arrested by Union forces in 1865, and imprisoned at Fort Pulaski, Tennessee, until October. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 9, 1876 (age 69 years, 288 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Trenholm (1772-1824) and Elizabeth Irene (De Griffin) Trenholm (1781-1824); married 1828 to Anna Helen Holmes (1810-1885); father of William Lee Trenholm (1836-1901).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Huggins Brawley (1841-1916) — also known as William H. Brawley — of Chester, Chester District (now Chester County), S.C.; Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Chester, Chester District (now Chester County), S.C., May 13, 1841. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; wounded at the Battle of Seven Pines, Va., 1862, and lost an arm; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1882-90; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1891-94; resigned 1894; U.S. District Judge for South Carolina, 1894-1911; retired 1911. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 15, 1916 (age 75 years, 186 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Marion Emma Porter (1843-1906) and Mildred Boykin Frost (1878-1951); granduncle of Robert Witherspoon Hemphill (1915-1983); cousin *** of John James Hemphill.
      Political family: Hemphill family of Chester, South Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Schnierle (1808-1861) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 15, 1808. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1842-46, 1850-52. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 14, 1861 (age 52 years, 334 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Thomas Sanders McMillan (1888-1939) — also known as Thomas S. McMillan — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born near Ulmers, Allendale County, S.C., November 27, 1888. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1917; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1925-39; died in office 1939; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1936. Died September 29, 1939 (age 50 years, 306 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Clara Gooding McMillan (1894-1976).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Smith Whaley (1874-1951) — also known as Richard S. Whaley — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 15, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1901-10; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1907-10; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1920; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1913-21; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1930. Died in 1951 (age about 76 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      George Swinton Legaré (1869-1913) — also known as George S. Legaré — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Rockville, Charleston County, S.C., November 11, 1869. Democrat. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1903-13; died in office 1913. Member, Phi Kappa Psi. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 31, 1913 (age 43 years, 81 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Thomas Legaré (1841-1924) and Katherine Malcolmson (Graves) Legaré (1847-1917); married 1893 to Mary Frances Izlar (1874-1948); uncle of Thomas Allen Legare, Jr. (1915-2010); grandnephew of Hugh Swinton Legaré; third cousin of Marion Wainwright Seabrook; fourth cousin once removed of Ephraim Mikell Seabrook.
      Political family: Seabrook-Legare family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Goodwyn Rhett (1862-1939) — also known as R. Goodwyn Rhett — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 25, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1903-11; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1904. English ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 16, 1939 (age 77 years, 22 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Albert Moore Rhett (1834-1911) and Martha (Goodwyn) Rhett (1835-1912); married, November 15, 1888, to Helen Smith Whaley (1868-1904); married, August 8, 1906, to Blanche Salley (1876-1942); father of Robert Goodwyn Rhett, Jr. (1894-1985).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Turner Logan (1874-1941) — also known as W. Turner Logan — of South Carolina. Born in Summerville, Dorchester County, S.C., June 21, 1874. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1901; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1921-25. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 15, 1941 (age 67 years, 86 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Ashmead Courtenay (1831-1908) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 4, 1831. Book publisher; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1879-87. Died in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., March 17, 1908 (age 77 years, 42 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Smith Courtenay (1793-1857) and Elizabeth Storer (Wade) Courtenay (1805-1886); married 1854 to Julia Anna Francis.
      Courtenay School (built 1888, rebuilt 1955, now the Charleston Progressive School), and Courtenay Drive, in Charleston, South Carolina, are named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Dwight Bryan (1845-1919) — also known as George D. Bryan — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 26, 1845. Lawyer; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1887-91; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1894-98. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 4, 1919 (age 73 years, 251 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Henry Whilden Lockwood (1891-1944) — also known as Henry W. Lockwood — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 24, 1891. Democrat. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1938-44; died in office 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940, 1944. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 5, 1944 (age 52 years, 286 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Henry Lockwood (1861-1925) and Ella Ann (Whilden) Lockwood (1863-1932); married to Emma Blohme (1895-1981).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William John Grayson (1788-1863) — of South Carolina. Born in Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C., November 2, 1788. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1813-15, 1822-25; member of South Carolina state senate, 1826-31; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1833-37. Died in Newberry, Newberry County, S.C., October 4, 1863 (age 74 years, 336 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Conner (1829-1883) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 1, 1829. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1856-60; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1861-62; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Richmond, Va., June 26, 1883 (age 53 years, 298 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Workman Conner (1797-1861) and Julianna Margaret (Courtney) Conner (1804-1881); married to Sarah Lambert 'Sallie' Enders (1845-1928).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Peter Charles Gaillard (1812-1889) — also known as Peter C. Gaillard — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Berkeley County, S.C., December 29, 1812. Lawyer; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; hit by a shell during the war, and lost his left arm; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1865-68. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 11, 1889 (age 76 years, 13 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Porcher Gaillard (1788-1871) and Harriet (Porcher) Gaillard (1792-1825); married to Anne Lawrence Snowden (1819-1871); great-grandfather of John Palmer Gaillard, Jr.; first cousin of Peter Gaillard Snowden and Franklin Gaillard; first cousin once removed of John Gaillard; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney; second cousin of Theodore Gaillard Hunt and Peter Porcher Bonneau; fourth cousin of Francis James Porcher and William Porcher Miles (1822-1899).
      Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Irvin Cunningham (1835-1902) — also known as George I. Cunningham — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Monroe County, Tenn., September 8, 1835. Republican. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1873-77; postmaster at Charleston, S.C., 1898-1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 29, 1902 (age 67 years, 82 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      John Frederick Ficken, Jr. (1843-1925) — also known as John F. Ficken — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 18, 1843. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1876; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1877-91; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1891-95. German ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 16, 1925 (age 81 years, 302 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Frederick Ficken (1806-1865) and Rebecca (von Beversen) Ficken (1816-1867); married to Margaret Buckingham Horlbeck (1847-1873) and Emma Julia Blum (1848-1929).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Tristram Tupper Hyde (1862-1931) — also known as Tristram T. Hyde — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., July 3, 1862. Democrat. Real estate business; banker; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1915-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1916 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 27, 1931 (age 68 years, 208 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Simeon Hyde (1810-1886) and Ann Elizabeth (Tupper) Hyde (1822-1902); married to Minnie Bell Black (1862-1905) and Sue Estell Thomas (1881-1970).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ernest Edward Wehman, Jr. (1891-1964) — also known as E. Edward Wehman, Jr. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 27, 1891. Insurance business; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1944-47. Died May 1, 1964 (age 72 years, 126 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Helen Stone Tilley (1896-1986).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Phillips (1803-1875) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., 1803. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1861-62; U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1866-67. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 1, 1875 (age about 71 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Clara Gooding McMillan (1894-1976) — also known as Clara G. McMillan — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Brunson, Hampton County, S.C., August 17, 1894. Democrat. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1939-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1940. Female. Died in Barnwell, Barnwell County, S.C., November 8, 1976 (age 82 years, 83 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Thomas Sanders McMillan (1888-1939).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Arthur Bonnell Schirmer, Jr. (1933-2008) — also known as Arthur B. Schirmer, Jr.; "Bro" — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born February 24, 1933. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1975. Lutheran. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 18, 2008 (age 75 years, 145 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure (1822-1886) — also known as Wilmot G. de Saussure — Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 23, 1822. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1848-49, 1854-57, 1860-63; Adjutant General of South Carolina, 1862. French Huguenot ancestry. Member, Society of the Cincinnati; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in Ocala, Marion County, Fla., February 1, 1886 (age 63 years, 193 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry A. de Saussure and Susan (Boone) de Saussure; married to Martha Gourdin; nephew of William Ford DeSaussure; grandson of Henry William de Saussure; first cousin once removed of Andrew William Burnet (1811-1896); second cousin twice removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank; second cousin thrice removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr..
      Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alfred Huger (1788-1872) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 1, 1788. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state senate, 1818-33; postmaster at Charleston, S.C., 1834-67. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 11, 1872 (age 83 years, 192 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Huger and Ann (Broun) Huger (1753-1835); married to Sarah Ann Rutledge (1785-1873; niece of John Rutledge (1739-1800) and Edward Rutledge; first cousin of John Rutledge, Jr.); nephew of Daniel Huger; uncle of Benjamin Frost Huger; first cousin of Benjamin Huger and Daniel Elliott Huger; first cousin once removed of John Middleton Huger.
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Otto Witte (1823-1908) — also known as Karl Otto Witte — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Blomberg, Germany, November 23, 1823. Importer and exporter; banker; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Charleston, S.C., 1865-1900; Consul for Germany in Charleston, S.C., 1871-1907; Vice-Consul for Austria-Hungary in Charleston, S.C., 1881-1907. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 2, 1908 (age 84 years, 100 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Johann Friedrich Witte (1791-1869) and Christianna (Linnemann) Witte (1800-1882); married to Charlotte Sophia Reeves (1846-1890).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jacob Motte Alston Pringle (1827-1886) — also known as Motte A. Pringle — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., November 9, 1827. Consul for Argentina in Charleston, S.C., 1849-86; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 27, 1886 (age 59 years, 18 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Bull Pringle (1800-1881) and Mary Motte (Alston) Pringle (1803-1884); married to Gabriella Ravenel (1827-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Nelson Taft (1847-1889) — also known as William N. Taft — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Smithfield, Providence County, R.I., 1847. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; postmaster at Charleston, S.C., 1881-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1884. Died in 1889 (age about 42 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nathan Taft (1814-1897) and Harriet Taft (1817-1881); married, August 2, 1881, to Mary Richardson Moses; third cousin twice removed of Peter Rawson Taft (1785-1867) and Celora Martin Stoddard; fourth cousin once removed of Alphonso Taft and John Milton Thayer.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; Davis family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1861-1925) — also known as Benjamin H. Rutledge — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 4, 1861. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1890; Consul for Belgium in Charleston, S.C., 1907. Episcopalian. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., November 12, 1925 (age 64 years, 69 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Huger Rutledge and Eleanor (Middleton) Rutledge; married, October 5, 1892, to Emma Blake; grandnephew of John Izard Middleton and Williams Middleton; great-grandson of Henry Middleton (1770-1846); great-grandnephew of John Rutledge and Edward Rutledge; second great-grandson of Arthur Middleton; third great-grandson of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); first cousin twice removed of John Rutledge, Jr., Thomas Rhett Smith and John Middleton Huger; second cousin of Francis Fisher Kane; second cousin twice removed of John Drayton.
      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).
      Thomas Young Simons (1828-1878) — also known as Thomas Y. Simons — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., October 1, 1828. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1860, 1872; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; newspaper editor; member of Democratic National Committee from South Carolina, 1876. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 30, 1878 (age 49 years, 211 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Stephen Robinson Bell (1860-1897) — also known as Stephen R. Bell — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 13, 1860. Cotton exporter; Honorary Vice-Consul for Russia in Charleston, S.C., 1892-97. Scotch-Irish and French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Aiken County, S.C., February 8, 1897 (age 36 years, 240 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Bell, Jr. (1837-1913) and Susan (Robinson) Bell (1838-1895); married to Elizabeth Tavel (1860-1951); first cousin twice removed of John Brownlee Robertson (1809-1892).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Langdon Cheves, Jr. (1814-1863) — Born in Pennsylvania, 1814. Engineer; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Peter's, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Hit by a shell, and killed, while defending the Confederate-held battery on Morris Island, Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 10, 1863 (age about 49 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Langdon Cheves and Mary Elizabeth (Dulles) Cheves (1789-1836); married to Charlotte Lorain McCord (1819-1879); granduncle of Lewis Wardlaw Haskell (1868-1938); first cousin twice removed of John Foster Dulles and Allen Welsh Dulles.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Pinckney Brown (1823-1864) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in South Carolina, May, 1823. School teacher; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. James, Goose Creek, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in battle at Drewrys Bluff, Chesterfield County, Va., May 14, 1864 (age about 41 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah Elizabeth (Smith) Brown (1793-1874) and Charles Tennent Brown (1795-1840); great-grandnephew of Rawlins Lowndes; first cousin twice removed of Thomas Lowndes and William Jones Lowndes; first cousin thrice removed of Elias Boudinot; second cousin thrice removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer, Robert Van Rensselaer, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; third cousin twice removed of Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Burnet Rhett Maybank; third cousin thrice removed of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878) and Peter Gansevoort.
      Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Sanders O'Hear (1806-1875) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in South Carolina, September 6, 1806. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Thomas' & St. Dennis', 1860-62. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 21, 1875 (age 69 years, 15 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Anna Berwick Legare (1825-1905).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Henry Brown (1809-1879) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., December 31, 1809. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Andrew's, 1860-62. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 25, 1879 (age 69 years, 84 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joshua Brown (1774-1824) and Harriett Louise (Wyatt) Brown (1780-1863); married to Sarah Anna Calhoun (1811-1892; third great-granddaughter of Cotton Mather (1663-1728; famed Massachusetts Puritan minister); second cousin once removed of John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850) and William Francis Calhoun).
      Political family: Calhoun-Pickens family of South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1829-1893) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Statesburg, Sumter County, S.C., June 4, 1829. Lawyer; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 30, 1893 (age 63 years, 330 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Alice Ann (Weston) Rutledge (1788-1862) and Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1797-1832); married 1858 to Eleanor Maria Middleton (1831-1905); father of Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1861-1925); grandnephew of John Rutledge and Edward Rutledge (1749-1800); first cousin once removed of John Rutledge, Jr. and Thomas Rhett Smith.
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Andrew William Burnet (1811-1896) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Colleton District (now Colleton County), S.C., June 12, 1811. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died December 6, 1896 (age 85 years, 177 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew William Burnet (1763-1814) and Elizabeth Washington (de Saussure) Burnet (1777-1828); brother of Elizabeth Washington Burnet (1809-1852; who married Robert Barnwell Rhett (1800-1876)); married to Anne Burgh Smith (1817-1903); nephew of Henry William de Saussure; great-granduncle of Burnet Rhett Maybank; second great-granduncle of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; first cousin of William Ford DeSaussure; first cousin once removed of Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure.
      Political family: Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Alfred Merchant (1862-1932) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Alexandria, Va., January 13, 1862. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Charleston, S.C., 1897-98. Died in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla., January 16, 1932 (age 70 years, 3 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Henrietta Cathcart (1877-1963).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Robert Goodwyn Rhett, Jr. (1894-1985) — also known as Robert G. Rhett, Jr. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 7, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Charleston, S.C., 1926. Died March 1, 1985 (age 90 years, 84 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Goodwyn Rhett (1862-1939) and Alice Smith (Whalley) Rhett (1868-1904); married, October 15, 1917, to Mildred Beauregard Bobb (1897-1995).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Marion Park
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    John C. Calhoun John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850) — also known as John C. Calhoun — of Pickens District (now Pickens County), S.C. Born in Abbeville District (part now in McCormick County), S.C., March 18, 1782. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1808; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1811-17; U.S. Secretary of War, 1817-25; Vice President of the United States, 1825-32; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1832-43, 1845-50; died in office 1850; U.S. Secretary of State, 1844-45. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1850 (age 68 years, 13 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at Marion Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Patrick Calhoun (1727-1795) and Martha (Caldwell) Calhoun (1750-1802); married, December 27, 1809, to Floride Bonneau (1792-1866); father of Anna Maria Calhoun (1817-1875; who married Thomas Green Clemson (1807-1888)); uncle of John Alfred Calhoun and Martha Catherine Calhoun (1809-1869; who married Armistead Burt); great-granduncle of John Temple Graves; first cousin of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun; first cousin once removed of Andrew Pickens; first cousin twice removed of Francis Wilkinson Pickens; second cousin once removed of Sarah Ann Calhoun (1811-1892; who married Alexander Henry Brown); second cousin twice removed of William Francis Calhoun.
      Political family: Calhoun-Pickens family of South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Calhoun counties in Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Iowa, Mich., Miss., S.C., Tex. and W.Va. are named for him.
      The John C. Calhoun State Office Building (opened 1926), in Columbia, South Carolina, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: John C. JohnsonJohn Calhoun NichollsJohn Calhoun CookJohn C. SheppardJohn C. BellJohn C. C. MayoJohn C. Phillips
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on Confederate States $1,000 notes (1861) and $100 notes (1862).
      Campaign slogan: "Liberty dearer than union."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about John C. Calhoun: Margaret L. Coit, John C. Calhoun : American Portrait — Clyde N. Wilson, John C. Calhoun — Merrill D. Peterson, The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun — Warren Brown, John C. Calhoun (for young readers)
      Image source: James Smith Noel Collection, Louisiana State University in Shreveport


    St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob F. Mintzing (d. 1842) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Lumber merchant; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1820-35; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1840-42; died in office 1842. Lutheran. Died, from stomach cancer, March 14, 1842. Interment at St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Edward W. North (1778-1843) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in 1778. Physician; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1833-36. Died May 15, 1843 (age about 64 years). Interment at St. Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article


    St. Lawrence Cemetery
    60 Huguenin Avenue
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Patrick Grace (1874-1940) — also known as John P. Grace — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 30, 1874. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1911-15, 1919-23. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 25, 1940 (age 65 years, 178 days). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Ella Barkley Sullivan (1880-1941).
      The John P. Grace Bridge (built 1929, replaced and removed 2005), over the Cooper River from Charleston to MOUNT Pleasant, South Carolina, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Michael Patrick O'Connor (1831-1881) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Beaufort, Beaufort County, S.C., September 29, 1831. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1858-66; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1872, 1876; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1879-81; died in office 1881. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 26, 1881 (age 49 years, 209 days). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Christopher Columbus Bowen (1832-1880) — of Charleston County, S.C. Born in Providence, Providence County, R.I., January 5, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1867-71; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Charleston County, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1871-72; Charleston County Sheriff, 1873-80. Catholic. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 23, 1880 (age 48 years, 170 days). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Christopher Columbus
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Eugene Huchet (1816-1878) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1816. Merchant; Vice-Consul for Brazil in Charleston, S.C., 1866-77. Died, from Bright's disease, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 23, 1878 (age about 62 years). Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marie Eleanora Huchet (1780-1836) and Charles Huchet; married to Leonide Esdra (1824-1903); father of Charles Frederick Huchet (1857-1923).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Michael's Church Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.

    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (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.
      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
    John Rutledge John Rutledge (1739-1800) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 18, 1739. Lawyer; member of South Carolina House of Commons, 1761-76; South Carolina state attorney general, 1764-65; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1774; President of South Carolina, 1776-78; Governor of South Carolina, 1779-82; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1782, 1784-90; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate to South Carolina convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; received 6 electoral votes, 1789; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1789-91; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1795; common pleas court judge in South Carolina, 1791-95. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 23, 1800 (age 60 years, 308 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Rutledge (1713-1750) and Sarah (Hext) Rutledge (1724-1792); brother of Sarah Rutledge (1742-1819; who married John Mathews (1744-1802)) and Edward Rutledge; married to Elizabeth Grimke (1741-1792; first cousin of John Faucheraud Grimké); father of Martha Rutledge (1764-1816; who married Francis Kinloch) and John Rutledge, Jr.; uncle of Thomas Rhett Smith and Sarah Ann Rutledge (1785-1873; who married Alfred Huger); granduncle of Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1829-1893); great-granduncle of Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1861-1925).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Library of Congress
    Robert Y. Hayne Robert Young Hayne (1791-1839) — also known as Robert Y. Hayne — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in South Carolina, November 10, 1791. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1814-18; Speaker of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, 1818; South Carolina state attorney general, 1818-22; U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1820; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1823-32; Governor of South Carolina, 1832-34; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1836-37. Died in Asheville, Buncombe County, N.C., September 24, 1839 (age 47 years, 318 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son-in-law of Charles Pinckney; brother of Arthur Peronneau Hayne (1789?-1867).
      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
      Image source: The South in the Building of the Nation (1909)
      Arthur Peronneau Hayne (c.1789-1867) — also known as Arthur P. Hayne — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., about 1789. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1830; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1858; appointed 1858. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 7, 1867 (age about 78 years). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Robert Young Hayne (1791-1839); married to Elizabeth Laura Alston (1799-1867).
      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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Arnoldus Van der Horst (1748-1815) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in South Carolina, March 21, 1748. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1776-78, 1798-99; member of South Carolina state senate, 1783-91; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1785-86, 1790-92; Governor of South Carolina, 1794-96. Episcopalian. Died in Kiawah Island, Charleston County, S.C., January 29, 1815 (age 66 years, 314 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arnoldus Van der Horst and Elizabeth (Simons) Van der Horst; married 1771 to Elizabeth Raven.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Francis Kinloch (1755-1826) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., March 7, 1755. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1779, 1786-88; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1780; delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1790. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 8, 1826 (age 70 years, 338 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1785 to Martha Rutledge (1764-1826; daughter of John Rutledge (1739-1800)).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      George Seabrook Bryan (1809-1905) — also known as George S. Bryan — Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., May 22, 1809. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for South Carolina, 1866-86; retired 1886. Died in Flat Rock, Henderson County, N.C., September 28, 1905 (age 96 years, 129 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Rebecca L. Dwight (1822-1908); father of John P. Kennedy Bryan (1852-?).
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Dickinson Martin (1789-1833) — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1789. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 4th District, 1827-31. Died in 1833 (age about 44 years). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Rouse (1756-1829) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Yorkshire, England, January 30, 1756. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1806-08, 1820-25; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1808-10; member of South Carolina state senate, 1812-15. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 15, 1829 (age 73 years, 136 days). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Eli Rouse and Martha (Asquith) Rouse.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James R. Pringle (1782-1840) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in 1782. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1808-13; member of South Carolina state senate, 1814-19; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1819-20; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1830-31. Died July 11, 1840 (age about 58 years). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Henry Workman Conner (1797-1861) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Mecklenburg County, N.C., 1797. Merchant; banker; president, South Carolina Railroad; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-61; died in office 1861. Died, from peritonitis, in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., January 11, 1861 (age about 63 years). Interment at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Julianna Margaret Courtney (1804-1881); father of James Conner (1829-1883).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Pierce Butler (1744-1822) — of South Carolina. Born in County Carlow, Ireland, July 11, 1744. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1778-89; Adjutant General of South Carolina, 1779; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1787; member, U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1789-96, 1802-04. Episcopalian. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 15, 1822 (age 77 years, 219 days). Interment at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Pa.; cenotaph at St. Michael's Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sir Richard Butler (1699-1771) and Henrietta (Percy) Butler (1701-1794); married, January 10, 1771, to Mary Middleton (1748-1790; niece of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); first cousin of Arthur Middleton).
      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).
      The World War II Liberty ship SS Pierce Butler (built 1942, torpedoed and lost 1941), was named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Churchyard
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Lowndes (1766-1843) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 22, 1766. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1800; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1801-05. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 8, 1843 (age 77 years, 167 days). Interment at St. Paul's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Rawlins Lowndes and Mary Anne (Cartwright) Lowndes (1736-1770); brother of William Jones Lowndes; married to Sarah Bond L'On (1777-1839); father of Harriett Lowndes (1812-1892; who married William Aiken, Jr.); second great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954); third great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr.; first cousin twice removed of Charles Pinckney Brown.
      Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Hans Campbell (1823-1901) — also known as William H. Campbell — of Greenville, Greenville District (now Greenville County), S.C. Born in Fairfield District (now Fairfield County), S.C., October 22, 1823. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Greenville, 1860-62. Died in Charleston County, S.C., November 16, 1901 (age 78 years, 25 days). Interment at St. Paul's Churchyard.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Philip's Churchyard
    146 Church St.
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

    Politicians buried here:
    John C. Calhoun John Caldwell Calhoun (1782-1850) — also known as John C. Calhoun — of Pickens District (now Pickens County), S.C. Born in Abbeville District (part now in McCormick County), S.C., March 18, 1782. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1808; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1811-17; U.S. Secretary of War, 1817-25; Vice President of the United States, 1825-32; U.S. Senator from South Carolina, 1832-43, 1845-50; died in office 1850; U.S. Secretary of State, 1844-45. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Died in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1850 (age 68 years, 13 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; memorial monument at Marion Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Patrick Calhoun (1727-1795) and Martha (Caldwell) Calhoun (1750-1802); married, December 27, 1809, to Floride Bonneau (1792-1866); father of Anna Maria Calhoun (1817-1875; who married Thomas Green Clemson (1807-1888)); uncle of John Alfred Calhoun and Martha Catherine Calhoun (1809-1869; who married Armistead Burt); great-granduncle of John Temple Graves; first cousin of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun; first cousin once removed of Andrew Pickens; first cousin twice removed of Francis Wilkinson Pickens; second cousin once removed of Sarah Ann Calhoun (1811-1892; who married Alexander Henry Brown); second cousin twice removed of William Francis Calhoun.
      Political family: Calhoun-Pickens family of South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Calhoun counties in Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ill., Iowa, Mich., Miss., S.C., Tex. and W.Va. are named for him.
      The John C. Calhoun State Office Building (opened 1926), in Columbia, South Carolina, is named for him.
      Other politicians named for him: John C. JohnsonJohn Calhoun NichollsJohn Calhoun CookJohn C. SheppardJohn C. BellJohn C. C. MayoJohn C. Phillips
      Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on Confederate States $1,000 notes (1861) and $100 notes (1862).
      Campaign slogan: "Liberty dearer than union."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about John C. Calhoun: Margaret L. Coit, John C. Calhoun : American Portrait — Clyde N. Wilson, John C. Calhoun — Merrill D. Peterson, The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun — Warren Brown, John C. Calhoun (for young readers)
      Image source: James Smith Noel Collection, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
      Edward Rutledge (1749-1800) — of South Carolina. Born in Christ Church Parish, Charleston District (now part of Charleston County), S.C., November 23, 1749. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1774-76; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1782; Governor of South Carolina, 1798-1800; died in office 1800. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Died January 23, 1800 (age 50 years, 61 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Rutledge (1713-1750) and Sarah (Hext) Rutledge (1724-1792); brother of John Rutledge (1739-1800) and Sarah Rutledge (1742-1819; who married John Mathews (1744-1802)); married, March 1, 1774, to Henrietta Middleton (1750-1792; daughter of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); sister of Arthur Middleton; aunt of Henry Middleton (1770-1846)); married to Mary Shubrick (1754-1837); uncle of John Rutledge, Jr., Thomas Rhett Smith and Sarah Ann Rutledge (1785-1873; who married Alfred Huger); granduncle of Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1829-1893); great-granduncle of Benjamin Huger Rutledge (1861-1925).
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Pinckney (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.
      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
      James Gadsden (1788-1858) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 15, 1788. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Florida state legislature, 1840; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1853-56. Negotiated the treaty which led to the Gadsden Purchase, which added 30,000 square miles to the U.S. (parts of southern Arizona and New Mexico). Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 25, 1858 (age 70 years, 224 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Gadsden (1761-1824) and Catherine (Edwards) Gadsden (1766-1816); brother of John Gadsden; grandson of Christopher Gadsden; granduncle of Philip H. Gadsden (1867-1945); first cousin thrice removed of Oscar Hampton Ballard; first cousin four times removed of Harry R. Pauley.
      Political family: Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Gadsden County, Fla. is named for him.
      The city of Gadsden, Alabama, was named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Charles Pinckney (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.
      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
      William Loughton Smith (1758-1812) — also known as William Smith — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., 1758. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1784-88, 1808; U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1789-97 (at-large 1789-93, 1st District 1793-97, at-large 1797); U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1797-1801. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 19, 1812 (age about 54 years). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Daniel Huger (1742-1799) — of South Carolina. Born in Berkeley County, S.C., February 20, 1742. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1778-80; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1786-88; U.S. Representative from South Carolina at-large, 1789-93. French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., July 6, 1799 (age 57 years, 136 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Brother of John Huger; married, November 19, 1772, to Sabina Elliott (1758-1799); father of Daniel Elliott Huger; uncle of Benjamin Huger (1768-1823) and Alfred Huger; grandfather of John Middleton Huger; granduncle of Benjamin Frost Huger.
      Political family: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Isaac Motte (1738-1795) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 8, 1738. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1779; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1780. Died May 8, 1795 (age 56 years, 151 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Christopher Gadsden (1723-1805) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 16, 1723. Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1774-76; general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1778-80. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., September 15, 1805 (age 82 years, 211 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Gadsden (1688-1741) and Elizabeth (Gasciogne) Gadsden (1702-1727); married, December 29, 1759, to Mary Hasell (1734-1769); grandfather of John Gadsden and James Gadsden (1788-1858); second great-grandfather of Philip H. Gadsden; third great-grandfather of Oscar Hampton Ballard; fourth great-grandfather of Harry R. Pauley.
      Political family: Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Personal motto: "Don't tread on me."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Lewis Gervais (1741-1798) — of South Carolina. Born in Hanover, Germany of French Huguenot parents, 1741. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state senate, 1781-82; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1782-83. French ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 18, 1798 (age about 57 years). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Rawlins Lowndes (1721-1800) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in St. Christopher, January 6, 1721. Lawyer; planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1776-78, 1787-90; President of South Carolina, 1778-79; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1788-89. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., August 24, 1800 (age 79 years, 230 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Lowndes and Ruth (Rawlins) Lowndes; married 1748 to Amarinthia Elliott; married 1751 to Mary Cartwright; married 1773 to Sarah Jones; father of Thomas Lowndes and William Jones Lowndes; great-granduncle of Charles Pinckney Brown; third great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954); fourth great-grandfather of Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr..
      Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Alexander Moultrie (1750-1807) — Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., July 2, 1750. South Carolina state attorney general, 1776-92; impeached for embezzling state money into the Yazoo Land Company, and resigned. Died in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., August, 1807 (age 57 years, 0 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Moultrie (1702-1771) and Elizabeth (Wilkins) Moultrie (1705-1776); half-brother of William Moultrie (1730-1805); married, May 24, 1772, to Catherine Judith Lennox (1749-1814).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Gadsden (1787-1831) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born March 4, 1787. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1819; U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, 1820-31; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1827-29. Died January 24, 1831 (age 43 years, 326 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Gadsden (1761-1824) and Catherine (Edwards) Gadsden (1766-1816); brother of James Gadsden; married, April 29, 1818, to Margaret Ann Edwards; grandson of Christopher Gadsden; granduncle of Philip H. Gadsden (1867-1945); first cousin thrice removed of Oscar Hampton Ballard; first cousin four times removed of Harry R. Pauley.
      Political family: Ballard-Gadsden-Randolph family of West Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article
      William McGillivray Morrison (1903-1960) — also known as William McG. Morrison — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Columbia, Richland County, S.C., January 8, 1903. Democrat. Mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1947-59; defeated, 1959; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1952, 1956. Scottish ancestry. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 1, 1960 (age 56 years, 358 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Toomer Morrison (1863-1953) and Sadie (McGillivray) Morrison (1869-1944); married to Caroline Sams (1906-1992).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Palmer Gaillard, Jr. (1920-2006) — also known as J. Palmer Gaillard, Jr. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 20, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lumber business; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1959-75. Episcopalian. Member, Elks; Rotary; American Legion. Killed in an automobile accident, in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 29, 2006 (age 86 years, 100 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Palmer Gaillard (1874-1962) and Eleanor (Lucas) Gaillard (1877-1973); married, July 15, 1944, to Lucy Foster (1920-2001); great-grandson of Peter Charles Gaillard; great-grandnephew of Peter Gaillard Snowden; first cousin thrice removed of Franklin Gaillard; first cousin four times removed of John Gaillard; second cousin thrice removed of Theodore Gaillard Hunt (1805-1893) and Peter Porcher Bonneau; third cousin once removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney.
      Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas Roper (1760-1829) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 20, 1760. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1796-1801; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1799-1801. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 15, 1829 (age 68 years, 330 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of William Roper and Grace (Hext) Roper; married 1781 to Lydia Harvey.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Johnson (1776-1862) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, S.C., 1776. Whig. Physician; druggist; banker; intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1825-27. Died in Pineville, Berkeley County, S.C., October 6, 1862 (age about 86 years). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Thomas Winstanley (1755-1832) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in 1755. Intendant of Charleston, South Carolina, 1804-05. Died November 4, 1832 (age about 77 years). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Julius Pringle Smith (1816-1894) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born October 15, 1816. Lawyer; planter; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died November 25, 1894 (age 78 years, 41 days). Interment at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Robert Mason Smith (1786-1847) and Elizabeth Mary (Pringle) Smith (1792-1873); brother of Susan Pringle Smith (1822-1900; who married Williams Middleton (1809-1883)); married to Elizabeth Middleton (1822-1903).
      Political families: Middleton-Huger-Rutledge-Drayton family of Charleston, South Carolina; Shippen-Middleton family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      William Johnson (1771-1834) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., December 27, 1771. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1794; state court judge in South Carolina, 1799; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1804-34. Presbyterian. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 4, 1834 (age 62 years, 220 days). His remains were apparently lost in transit. Cenotaph at St. Philip's Churchyard.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Second Presbyterian Churchyard
    342 Meeting Street
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Founded 1809
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Adger Smyth (1837-1920) — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 8, 1837. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; cotton broker; mayor of Charleston, S.C., 1896-1903. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., April 25, 1920 (age 82 years, 322 days). Interment at Second Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Margaret Milligan (Adger) Smyth (1807-1884) and Thomas Smyth (1808-1873); married 1860 to Ann Ransom 'Annie' Briggs (1838-1901); married 1903 to Ella Calvert Campbell (1864-1943).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    T. Allen Legare, Jr. Thomas Allen Legare, Jr. (1915-2010) — also known as T. Allen Legare, Jr. — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C.; Wadmalaw Island, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., July 22, 1915. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Charleston County, 1947-48, 1951-53; member of South Carolina state senate from Charleston County, 1953-66. Presbyterian. Member, Omicron Delta Kappa; Freemasons; Lions. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., June 11, 2010 (age 94 years, 324 days). Interment at Second Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Allen Legare (1872-1957) and Lydia Murray 'Lilly' (Mikell) Legare (1876-1923); married, April 10, 1943, to Virginia Irene Green (1918-2003); nephew of George Swinton Legaré; great-grandnephew of Hugh Swinton Legaré (1797-1843); first cousin thrice removed of George Washington Seabrook; second cousin twice removed of Ephraim Mikell Seabrook; third cousin of Marion Wainwright Seabrook.
      Political family: Seabrook-Legare family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964


    Unitarian Church Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis James Porcher (1821-1872) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., May 3, 1821. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 20, 1872 (age 50 years, 293 days). Interment at Unitarian Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Francis Yonge Porcher (1789-1862) and Sarah Julia (Pelot) Porcher (1792-1847); married to Abby Louisa Gilmore (1820-1883); second cousin of William Porcher Miles; fourth cousin of Peter Charles Gaillard, Peter Porcher Bonneau (1814-1871), Peter Gaillard Snowden and Franklin Gaillard; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney.
      Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unity Friendship Cemetery
    Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Alonzo Jacob Ransier (1834-1882) — also known as A. J. Ransier — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., January 3, 1834. Republican. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention from Charleston County, 1868; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1868; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1869; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1871-72; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1872; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 2nd District, 1873-75. African ancestry. Died August 17, 1882 (age 48 years, 226 days). Interment at Unity Friendship Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Gunbluff Plantation Cemetery
    Edisto Island, Charleston County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook (1792-1855) — of South Carolina. Born in Edisto Island, Charleston County, S.C., June 30, 1792. Democrat. Planter; lawyer; author; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1814-25; member of South Carolina state senate, 1826-34; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1834-36; Governor of South Carolina, 1848-50. Episcopalian. Died in Beaufort, Beaufort District (now Beaufort County), S.C., April 16, 1855 (age 62 years, 290 days). Interment at Gunbluff Plantation Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Whitmarsh Benjamin Seabrook (1762-1825) and Elizabeth Margaret (Meggett) Seabrook (1769-1795); married to Margaret Wilkinson Hamilton (1795-1839); first cousin twice removed of Marion Wainwright Seabrook; second cousin of George Washington Seabrook (1808-1866); second cousin once removed of Ephraim Mikell Seabrook.
      Political family: Seabrook-Legare family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island Cemetery
    Edisto Island, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      John Ferras Townsend (1799-1881) — also known as John Townsend — of Edisto Island, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born October 23, 1799. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died February 3, 1881 (age 81 years, 103 days). Interment at Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Edisto Island, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Burnet Rhett Maybank, Jr. (1924-2016) — also known as Burnet R. Maybank — of Greenville, Greenville County, S.C.; Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., May 2, 1924. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1953-58; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1959-61. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., October 25, 2016 (age 92 years, 176 days). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954) and Elizabeth DeRossett (Myers) Maybank (1901-1947); married to Marion Mitchell (1925-2007); second great-grandson of Robert Barnwell Rhett, William Aiken, Jr. and John Edward Frampton; second great-grandnephew of Andrew William Burnet; third great-grandson of Thomas Lowndes; third great-grandnephew of Henry William de Saussure and William Jones Lowndes; fourth great-grandson of Rawlins Lowndes; first cousin four times removed of William Ford DeSaussure; second cousin thrice removed of Wilmot Gibbes de Saussure; third cousin thrice removed of Charles Pinckney Brown.
      Political families: VanRensselaer family of Albany, New York; Lowndes-DeSaussure-Aiken-Maybank family of Charleston, South Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Evans Jenkins (1793-1874) — of Edisto Island, Colleton District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in Edisto Island, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., 1793. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1818-19, 1832-33; member of South Carolina state senate, 1834-38; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Paul's, 1860-62. Died in Edisto Island, Colleton County (now Charleston County), S.C., March 6, 1874 (age about 80 years). Interment at Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Evans) Jenkins (1767-1826) and Joseph Jenkins (1772-1828); married to Ann Jenkins 'Nancy' Fripp (1793-1875).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Johns Island Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    Johns Island, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      George Washington Seabrook (1808-1866) — of Colleton District (now Colleton County), S.C. Born in Edisto Island, Colleton District (now Charleston County), S.C., November 14, 1808. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. John's, Colleton, 1860-62. Died in Orangeburg, Orangeburg District (now Orangeburg County), S.C., June 22, 1866 (age 57 years, 220 days). Interment at Johns Island Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: George Washington
      Relatives: Son of William Seabrook (1773-1836) and Mary Ann (Mikell) Seabrook (1773-1818); married, January 12, 1830, to Martha Abigail Clark (1808-1889); first cousin once removed of Ephraim Mikell Seabrook; first cousin thrice removed of Marion Wainwright Seabrook and Thomas Allen Legare, Jr. (1915-2010); second cousin of Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook.
      Political family: Seabrook-Legare family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Christ Church Cemetery
    Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Peter Porcher Bonneau (1814-1871) — Born in Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., 1814. Physician; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Christ Church, 1860-62. Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 1, 1871 (age about 57 years). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Arnoldus Bonneau (1774-1818) and Martha (Porcher) Bonneau (1789-1862); married to Harriet Hampton Maybank (1825-1868); second cousin of Peter Charles Gaillard, Peter Gaillard Snowden (1823-1889) and Franklin Gaillard; second cousin once removed of Thomas Porcher Stoney; second cousin thrice removed of John Palmer Gaillard, Jr.; fourth cousin of Francis James Porcher and William Porcher Miles.
      Political family: Gaillard family of Charleston, South Carolina.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Venning Cemetery
    Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      william Pinkney Shingler (1827-1869) — Born November 11, 1827. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Christ Church, 1860-62; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died September 14, 1869 (age 41 years, 307 days). Interment at Venning Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Carolina Memorial Park
    North Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Robin Chandler Duke (1923-2016) — also known as Grace Esther Tippett; Robin Chandler — of New York. Born in Baltimore, Md., October 13, 1923. Democrat. Model; journalist; stockbroker; U.S. Ambassador to Norway, 2000-01. Female. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Died in Charleston, Charleston County, S.C., February 6, 2016 (age 92 years, 116 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Carolina Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of Richard Edgar Tippett and Esther (Chandler) Tippett; married 1946 to Jeffrey Lynn (1909-1995; actor; divorced 1958); married 1962 to Angier Biddle Duke (1915-1995).
      Political families: Biddle-Randolph family of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Umstead-Grimmet-Byrd family of Durham, North Carolina (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Fort Moultrie National Monument
    Sullivan's Island, Charleston County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Moultrie (1730-1805) — of South Carolina. Born in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., November 23, 1730. General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1783-84; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1784; Governor of South Carolina, 1785-87, 1792-94; member of South Carolina state senate, 1787-92. Died in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., September 27, 1805 (age 74 years, 308 days). Original interment at Windsor Hill Plantation, North Charleston, S.C.; reinterment in 1977 at Fort Moultrie National Monument; cenotaph at St. James Goose Creek Episcopal Churchyard, Goose Creek, S.C.
      Relatives: Son of John Moultrie (1702-1771) and Lucretia (Cooper) Moultrie (1704-1747); half-brother of Alexander Moultrie (1750-1807); married 1749 to Elizabeth Damaris de St. Julien (1730-1805).
      Moultrie County, Ill. is named for him.
      Fort Moultrie, in Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


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