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Hugh Wardlaw
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Birth: 1740
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1802
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA

Marriage Record (Wardlaw Book) revealed Hugh Wardlaw and Elizabeth Coalter married on September 22, 1763 in Augusta County, Virginia.

Hugh was about twenty-three and Elizabeth was twenty when they married.

He was Captain of the Wigh Militia in the Southern Army and actively sustained the cause of American Independence in the American Revolutionary War.

They moved to ninety-six district in Abbeville, South Carolina and received 100 acres land in November 1769.

The 1790 census revealed Hugh owned eight slaves. They were living in Abbeville County, South Carolina. Household members: Hugh Wardlaw Esquire, John & David (over 16), Joseph, Robert & Hugh (under 16); wife, Elizabeth and three daughters: Jane, Elizabeth and Agnes.

Their known children:

William Wardlaw (b1764 d.1839)
Infant Wardlaw (b1766 d.1767)DY
James Wardlaw (b1767 d.1842)
John Wardlaw (b1770 d.1848)
David Wardlaw (b1771 d.1840)
Margaret "Peggy" Wardlaw (b1773 d.1853)
Joseph Wardlaw (b1776 d.1852)
Robert Wardlaw (b1778)
Jane Wardlaw (Calbert)(b1781 d.1825)
Hugh Hutson Wardlaw (b1785)
Elizabeth Wardlaw (b1787)
Agnes Wardlaw (b1789)

They had been married twenty-seven years and their daughter, Agnes was about one year old when Elizabeth died on December 11, 1790 in Abbeville County, South Carolina.

Hugh was an elder in the Greenville Presbyterian Church and was the Abbeville County Judge from 1797 to 1800.

The (S.A.R.) Sons of American Revolution Membership Application revealed Hugh was born in 1740 in Augusta, Virginia and died in 1802 in Abbeville. His parents were William Wardlaw and Jane Harper. He was married to Elizabeth Coalter.

Marriage record (Wardlaw Book) revealed Hugh married the widow, Mary Miller Logan (d.1832).

The 1800 census revealed Hugh owned nine slaves. They were living in Abbeville County, South Carolina. Household members: Hugh Wardlaw Esquire (45 & up), wife, Mary (26-44), Hugh (10-15), Joseph, Robert & one male (16-25), one female (under 10), Agnes & Elizabeth (10-15) and Jane (16-25).

Will (November 9, 1802)(condensed version)
{{Hugh was sick and weak of body but of perfect mind, memory and understanding. He bequeathed to his wife, Polly during her natural life, his negro, Doll and her five children and his dwelling house with his son, Robert and all things necessary for her to live and at her death, all to be divided amongst all his children. Also after her death, he bequeathed to his sons, Robert and Hugh the two tracts of land he presently occupies. Also unto Robert a sufficient quanity of plantation tools and stock for the plantation and his stills with the vessels, etc thereunto belonging.

He bequeathed to son, David the track of land on Beaver Dam Creek in Pendleton District. To son, Joseph, the tract of land where he now lives. To daughter, Peggy, the 246 acres land she now lives.

He bequeathed to his daughters, Elizabeth and Nancy, one negro, a bed, furniture, horse sadle and bridle. To his daughter, Jenny, six cows.

He appointed Rev. Hugh Dickson, Col. John Weathersall and his son, James the executors of his will.}}

Hugh died at 4 a.m. on Sunday morning on November 14, 1802.

Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots revealed he was buried in the Old Greenville Church Cemetery in Ware Sholes, South Carolina.

Hugh lived to about age 62.
Family links: 
  William Wardlaw (1700 - 1761)
  Elizabeth Coulter Wardlaw (1743 - 1790)*
  James Wardlaw (1767 - 1842)*
  David Wardlaw (1774 - 1840)*
  Jane Wardlaw Calvert (1781 - 1826)*
  Elizabeth Wardlaw (1787 - 1807)*
  Agnes Wardlaw (1789 - 1807)*
  John Wardlaw (1737 - 1791)*
  Hugh Wardlaw (1740 - 1802)
  Joseph Wardlaw (1742 - 1795)*
  William Wardlaw (1747 - 1819)*
  Robert Wardlaw (1748 - 1824)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Susan Pantelias
Originally Created by: Kim Jacobson
Record added: Dec 31, 2006
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Hugh Wardlaw
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My 4th Great Grandfather, hero of Rev. War. My tree 'America Wardlaws' has more on the whole Wardlaw line.
- Diane Wardlaw
 Added: Sep. 22, 2015
Thank you for your service. I look forward to submitting you a supplemental DAR Patriot for my daughter very soon!
- Tennessee Family
 Added: Jul. 28, 2013
My GGGG-Grandfather & Patriot! Thank you!
- Stacy Ann Williams Heslop
 Added: Jul. 3, 2013
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