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Marion County
South Carolina

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Marion County

Index to Locations

  • Little Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Little Rock Little Rock Cemetery
  • Marion Devotion Gardens
  • Mullins Miller's Churchyard
  • Nichols Jones Nichols Cemetery


    Little Zion Methodist Church Cemetery
    Marion County, South Carolina

    Politicians who have monuments here:
    J. Ralph Gasque John Ralph Gasque (1913-2004) — also known as J. Ralph Gasque — of Washington, D.C.; Marion, Marion County, S.C. Born near Mullins, Marion County, S.C., May 16, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; real estate developer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Marion County, 1945-48; member of South Carolina state senate, 1949-52, 1956-76 (Marion County 1949-52, 1956-66, 9th District 1967-68, 16th District 1969-72, 11th District 1972-76); resigned 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1960, 1964. Member, Woodmen of the World; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Sigma Delta Kappa. Died, in Marion Nursing Center, Rains, Marion County, S.C., April 26, 2004 (age 90 years, 346 days). Interment at Devotion Gardens, Marion, S.C.; cenotaph at Little Zion Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Cordie Allison Gasque (1881-1935) and Jennie (Price) Gasque (1889-1975).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964


    Private or family graveyard
    Marion County, South Carolina


    Little Rock Cemetery
    Little Rock, Marion County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      Eli Thomas Stackhouse (1824-1892) — also known as Eli T. Stackhouse — of South Carolina. Born in Little Rock, Marion County, S.C., March 27, 1824. Democrat. Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1863-66; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1891-92; died in office 1892. Died in Washington, D.C., June 14, 1892 (age 68 years, 79 days). Interment at Little Rock Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Devotion Gardens
    Marion, Marion County, South Carolina
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
    J. Ralph Gasque John Ralph Gasque (1913-2004) — also known as J. Ralph Gasque — of Washington, D.C.; Marion, Marion County, S.C. Born near Mullins, Marion County, S.C., May 16, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; real estate developer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Marion County, 1945-48; member of South Carolina state senate, 1949-52, 1956-76 (Marion County 1949-52, 1956-66, 9th District 1967-68, 16th District 1969-72, 11th District 1972-76); resigned 1976; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1960, 1964. Member, Woodmen of the World; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Sigma Delta Kappa. Died, in Marion Nursing Center, Rains, Marion County, S.C., April 26, 2004 (age 90 years, 346 days). Interment at Devotion Gardens; cenotaph at Little Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Marion County, S.C.
      Relatives: Son of Cordie Allison Gasque (1881-1935) and Jennie (Price) Gasque (1889-1975).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964


    Miller's Churchyard
    Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      James Norton (1843-1920) — of Mullins, Marion County, S.C. Born near Mullins, Marion County, S.C., October 8, 1843. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; school teacher; farmer; merchant; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1886-87, 1890-91, 1907-08; South Carolina state comptroller general, 1894-97; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 6th District, 1897-1901. Died in Mullins, Marion County, S.C., October 14, 1920 (age 77 years, 6 days). Interment at Miller's Churchyard.
      Cross-reference: Frazier B. Baker
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    Jones Nichols Cemetery
    Nichols, Marion County, South Carolina
    Politicians buried here:
      William Bascom Rowell (1800-1880) — of Marion, Marion District (now Marion County), S.C. Born in Marion District (now Marion County), S.C., March 28, 1800. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1832, 1850, 1854; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Marion, 1860-62. Methodist. Died in Nichols, Marion County, S.C., May 22, 1880 (age 80 years, 55 days). Interment at Jones Nichols Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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