Colleton County SC Churches & Cemeteries

Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery
On Highway 64, about 12 miles southeast of Walterboro
Colleton County, South Carolina

Burial Site of Captain
This U. S. Naval officer was born
in Maryland in 1782 and died at
his plantaation in St. Bartholomew's
Parish, S. C. , in 1823.  He served
as acting captain of the frigate
"Constitution" and in 1804 during the war with Tripoli., and was
senior officer in charge of naval
affairs at Charleston during
the War of 1812.

Tombstone transcriptions can be found on pages 59-63:
Cemetery Inscriptions of Lower Colleton County, South Carolina
by the Old St. Bartholomew Genealogical Chapter
Copyright 2000

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