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Robert Barnwell Rhett
Birth: Dec. 21, 1800
Death: Sep. 14, 1876

South Carolina Statesman. He was the South Carolina Attorney General in 1832 and a member of Congress from 1837 through 1847 and became a United States Senator where he served from 1850 through 1852. Several years before the Civil War he became a big advocate of secession from the United States. When South Carolina joined the Confederacy in 1861 the became a member of the Confederate Provisional Congress. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Katherine Herbert Rhett (____ - 1882)
  Elizabeth Washington Burnett Rhett (1809 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Barnwell Rhett (1828 - 1905)*
  Alfred Moore Rhett (1829 - 1889)*
  Andrew Burnet Rhett (1833 - 1879)*
  Robert Woodward Rhett (1838 - 1862)*
  Elise Rhett Lewis (1841 - 1927)*
  Claudine Rhett (1846 - 1929)*
  Ann Barnwell Rhett (1849 - 1861)*
  Josephine Horton Rhett Bacot (1859 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 14, 2000
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Robert Barnwell Rhett
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Robert Barnwell Rhett
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Robert Barnwell Rhett
Added by: Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 
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- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 8, 2015
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