Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Orrs in:
 • Anderson First Presbyterian Cemetery
 • Anderson
 • Anderson County
 • South Carolina
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
James Lawrence Orr
Birth: May 12, 1822
Craytonville
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 5, 1873

Democrat Representative from South Carolina. He served in the US Senate from 1849-1859 and as Speaker of the House from 1857-1858. In 1861 he served in the Confederate Senate from South Carolina and served as Governor in 1866. In 1872, he was appointed as Minister to Russia by President Ulysses Grant where he served until his death in 1873 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (bio by: Tim Crutchfield) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christopher Orr (1794 - 1864)
  Martha McCann Orr (1798 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Marshall Orr (1826 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  James Lawrence Orr (1852 - 1905)*
  Samuel Marshall Orr (1855 - 1909)*
  Mary Marshall Orr Earle (1858 - 1912)*
  Christopher Hugh Orr (1862 - 1893)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane Stewart Orr Calhoun (1820 - 1906)*
  Martha Elvira Orr Miller (1820 - 1864)*
  James Lawrence Orr (1822 - 1873)
  Harvey Christopher Orr (1826 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Anderson First Presbyterian Cemetery
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
Record added: Dec 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8181824
James Lawrence Orr
Added by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
 
James Lawrence Orr
Added by: Stonewall
 
James Lawrence Orr
Added by: Stonewall
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Thank you for your service
- Julious
 Added: Dec. 24, 2012

- Lone Wolf
 Added: Aug. 26, 2012

- MFPS
 Added: May. 5, 2012
There are 23 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.4 after 17 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service