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Friedrich Karl Hans Bruno, Baron von Poellnitz
Birth: Dec. 30, 1734, Germany
Death: Apr. 7, 1801
Marlboro County
South Carolina, USA

German nobility. He was the former Chamberlain to Frederick the Great of Prussia. He came to America in 1782 and lived in the Murray Hill vicinity of Manhattan, New York from 1784 until 1790, when he exchanged his 21 acre Manhattan estate for 2,991 acres of land in Marlboro County, South Carolina. In the same year, he published an "Essay on Agriculture". He conducted agricultural experiments, and exchanged ideas about farming and equipment with George Washington. Under the name "Rusticus", he wrote a series of articles for the "Gazette of the United States" on the subject of the abolition of slavery. He was buried on his plantation, Ragtown.



*He is also referred to as Frederick Carl Hans Bruno and Frederick Charles Hans Bruno.  
 
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 Children:
  Julius E. Poellnitz (1771 - 1864)*
 
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Burial:
Old Brownsville Church Cemetery
Bristow
Marlboro County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Cenotaph
 
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Record added: Apr 07, 2007
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