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Horry County
South Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Horry County

Index to Locations

  • Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Conway First United Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Conway Kingston Presbyterian Churchyard
  • Conway Lake Side Cemetery
  • Galivants Ferry Galivants Ferry Baptist Church Cemetery


    Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery
    Horry County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      James Paul Blanton (1915-2004) — also known as James P. Blanton — of near Loris, Horry County, S.C. Born near Nichols, Marion County, S.C., December 13, 1915. Businessman; farmer; vice-president, Horry County National Bank; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1967-68. Baptist. Died, in Loris Community Hospital, Loris, Horry County, S.C., September 3, 2004 (age 88 years, 265 days). Interment at Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dora (Rowell) Blanton (1888-1959) and Olin I. Blanton (1892-1933); married, December 25, 1935, to Elizabeth Reynolds (1912-2005).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    First United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Conway, Horry County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Eason Sessions (1815-1873) — of Conwayboro, Horry District (now Conway, Horry County), S.C. Born August 23, 1815. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from All Saints, 1860-62; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1862-65. Methodist. Died January 14, 1873 (age 57 years, 144 days). Interment at First United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Benjamin Jenkins Sessions and Lillian (Davis) Sessions; married, March 31, 1842, to Ann Monk Brown.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Kingston Presbyterian Churchyard
    Conway, Horry County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Wilson Beaty (1825-1886) — also known as Thomas W. Beaty — of Conwayboro (now Conway), Horry County, S.C. Born in Horry District (now Horry County), S.C., October 11, 1825. Postmaster at Conwayboro, S.C., 1854-57, 1874-75; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Horry, 1860-62; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died April 18, 1886 (age 60 years, 189 days). Interment at Kingston Presbyterian Churchyard.
      Relatives: Son of Dorcas (Chesnut) Beaty (1791-1875) and Rev. Thomas Akin Beaty (1798-1853); married, September 21, 1851, to Mary Elizabeth Brookman (1825-1901).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lake Side Cemetery
    Conway, Horry County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Bethea Scarborough (1861-1927) — also known as Robert B. Scarborough — of Conway, Horry County, S.C. Born in Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, S.C., October 29, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state senate, 1897-98; Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1899; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1901-05; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1912. Died November 23, 1927 (age 66 years, 25 days). Interment at Lake Side Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Rev. Lewis S. Scarborough; married, December 15, 1882, to Mary J. Jones.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Galivants Ferry Baptist Church Cemetery
    Galivants Ferry, Horry County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Kemper Cooke (1866-1935) — of Horry County, S.C. Born March 20, 1866. Member of South Carolina state senate from Horry County, 1933-35; died in office 1935. Died July 16, 1935 (age 69 years, 118 days). Interment at Galivants Ferry Baptist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Cooke (1816-1896) and Catherine (Ayers) Cooke (1825-1902).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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