PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Dorchester County
South Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Dorchester County

Index to Locations

  • Middleton Place Plantation
  • North Charleston Windsor Hill Plantation
  • Reevesville Hagermans Cemetery
  • Reevesville St. Mark United Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Summerville St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery


    Middleton Place Plantation
    Dorchester County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Arthur Middleton (1742-1787) — of South Carolina. Born in Berkeley County, S.C., June 26, 1742. Delegate to South Carolina state constitutional convention, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from South Carolina, 1776; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1778; member of South Carolina state senate, 1781. Died January 1, 1787 (age 44 years, 189 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Middleton Place Plantation.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Middleton (1717-1784) and Mary Baker (Williams) Middleton (1721-1761); brother of Henrietta Middleton (1750-1792; who married Edward Rutledge) and Sarah Middleton (1756-1784; who married Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825)); married, August 19, 1764, to Mary Izard (1747-1814); father of Henry Middleton (1770-1846) and Isabella Johannes Middleton (1780-1865; who married Daniel Elliott Huger); grandfather of John Izard Middleton, Williams Middleton and John Middleton Huger; granduncle of John Drayton; second great-grandfather of Benjamin Huger Rutledge and Francis Fisher Kane; first cousin of Mary Middleton (1748-1790; who married Pierce Butler).
      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
      Henry Middleton (1770-1846) — of South Carolina. Born in London, England, September 28, 1770. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1802; member of South Carolina state senate, 1810; Governor of South Carolina, 1810-12; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 1st District, 1815-19; U.S. Minister to Russia, 1820-30. Died in Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., June 14, 1846 (age 75 years, 259 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Middleton Place Plantation.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur Middleton and Mary (Izard) Middleton (1747-1814); married 1794 to Mary Helen Hering (1772-1850); father of John Izard Middleton and Williams Middleton; nephew of Henrietta Middleton (1750-1792; who married Edward Rutledge) and Sarah Middleton (1756-1784; who married Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825)); uncle of John Middleton Huger; grandson of Henry Middleton; great-grandfather of Benjamin Huger Rutledge and Francis Fisher Kane; first cousin once removed of John Drayton.
      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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Izard Middleton (1800-1877) — of Georgetown, Georgetown District (now Georgetown County), S.C. Born in Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C., February 4, 1800. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1832-40; member of South Carolina state senate, 1858; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from All Saints, 1860-62. Died in Summerville, Dorchester County, S.C., January 12, 1877 (age 76 years, 343 days). Interment at Middleton Place Plantation.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Middleton (1770-1846) and Mary Helen (Hering) Middleton (1772-1850); brother of Williams Middleton; married to Sarah McPherson Alston; grandson of Arthur Middleton; granduncle of Benjamin Huger Rutledge and Francis Fisher Kane; great-grandson of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); first cousin of John Middleton Huger; second cousin 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).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Williams Middleton (1809-1883) — of Charleston, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born in South Carolina, 1809. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., August 23, 1883 (age about 74 years). Interment at Middleton Place Plantation.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Middleton (1770-1846) and Mary Helen (Hering) Middleton (1772-1850); brother of John Izard Middleton; married to Susan Pringle Smith (1822-1900; sister of John Julius Pringle Smith); grandson of Arthur Middleton; granduncle of Benjamin Huger Rutledge and Francis Fisher Kane; great-grandson of Henry Middleton (1717-1784); first cousin of John Middleton Huger; second cousin 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).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Windsor Hill Plantation
    North Charleston, Dorchester County,
    Politicians formerly 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; reinterment in 1977 at Fort Moultrie National Monument, Sullivan's Island, S.C.; 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


    Hagermans Cemetery
    Reevesville, Dorchester County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      David Clinton Appleby (1808-1864) — of Colleton District (part now in Dorchester County), S.C. Born in Colleton District (part now in Dorchester County), S.C., March 4, 1808. Planter; preacher; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. George's, Dorchester, 1860-62. Methodist. Died in Grover, Colleton District (now Dorchester County), S.C., March 10, 1864 (age 56 years, 6 days). Interment at Hagermans Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Preston Appleby (1765-1849) and Mary (Rumph) Appleby (1773-1852); married, May 26, 1831, to Amelia Ann Stokes (1815-1873).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mark United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Reevesville, Dorchester County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Thaddeus Henry Pinckney (1873-1946) — also known as Thaddeus H. Pinckney — of St. George, Dorchester County, S.C. Born in St. George, Dorchester County, S.C., November 17, 1873. Republican. School teacher; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1928 (alternate), 1936. African ancestry. Died in St. George, Dorchester County, S.C., August 8, 1946 (age 72 years, 264 days). Interment at St. Mark United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Epitaph: "His Memory Is Blessed."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery
    Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Elias Ball scott (1805-1872) — of Summerville, Colleton District (now Dorchester County), S.C. Born in 1805. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Paul's, 1860-62. Died January 13, 1872 (age about 66 years). Interment at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Scott and Harriet Scott; married to Carolina Elizabeth Kiddell (1808-1867).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


  • "Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
    The Political Graveyard

    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
      The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
      Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
      The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/SC/DO-buried.html.  
      Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
      If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
      More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
      If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
    Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
    Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

    Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]