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John Durant Ashmore
Birth: Aug. 18, 1819
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1871
Sardis
Panola County
Mississippi, USA

U.S. Congressman. Successful in agricultural pursuits, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and never practiced law. He was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives, (1848-53) and comptroller general of the South Carolina State (1853-57). In 1859, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-sixth Congress and served until resigning in 1860. During the Civil War, he was elected Colonel in command of the 4th South Carolina Regiment, but resigned before the regiment was called into service. After the war, he engaged in mercantile pursuits until his death at age 52. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Ashmore (1779 - 1833)
  Martha E. Durant Ashmore (1786 - 1855)
 
 Children:
  Charles Richmond Ashmore (1866 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Henry Ashmore (1813 - 1883)*
  Adaline Ashmore Bramlett (1816 - 1885)*
  John Durant Ashmore (1819 - 1871)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Black Jack Cemetery
Sardis
Panola County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 31, 2003
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HONORING A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER
- Tom Fagart
 Added: Apr. 20, 2013
Thank You Colonel for all your service to the Confederate States Army during the War Between the States and representing the great state of South Carolina in Congress. I am proud to know you are my 1st cousin 6x removed.
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Feb. 24, 2013

- Lee Ashmore
 Added: Dec. 3, 2012
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