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Mary Hutson Wigg Barnwell
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Birth: 1774
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1853
Beaufort
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA

Mary was born the daughter of Revolutionary War hero, Major William Hazzard Wigg (1746 1798) and Esther Hutson (1753 1789). She married 29 Jul 1790 at St. Helena's Parish in Beaufort, Revolutionary War patriot, Colonel Edward Barnwell (1757 1808). She raised her family in the home built by Edward and his brother, Robert known as Barnwell Castle in Beaufort. Stephen B. Barnwell stated in his book, Story of An American Family "She was an remarkable woman with great influence on her family, and an excellent manager of her large household. She raised not only her eleven children she had by Edward, but also the children of her daughters Esther Heyward, Elizabeth Rose, and Charlotte Cuthbert, all of whom died young leaving small children. She was noted in Charleston for having her eight daughters well married before they were 21. Mary was only 34 when her husband died, but she never remarried and continued living in the Castle until her eightieth year." 
 
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 Spouse:
  Edward Barnwell (1757 - 1808)*
 
 Children:
  Emma Barnwell Heyward (____ - 1836)*
  Charlotte B. Barnwell Cuthbert (____ - 1841)*
  Elizabeth Wigg Barnwell Rose (1798 - 1830)*
  Sarah Woodward Barnwell Stoney (1803 - 1879)*
  Caroline Barnwell Rhett (1803 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sacred / To the Memory of / Mrs. Mary Barnwell / Who departed this life / Nov. 23rd 1853 / Aged Seventy-Nine / I will be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thou. / Gen. 17:7
 
Burial:
Saint Helenas Episcopal Churchyard
Beaufort
Beaufort County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Debra Hartzell Edwards
Originally Created by: Candace Pethe
Record added: May 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90876985
Mary Hutson <i>Wigg</i> Barnwell
Added by: Debra Hartzell Edwards
 
Mary Hutson <i>Wigg</i> Barnwell
Added by: Candace Pethe
 
Mary Hutson <i>Wigg</i> Barnwell
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Remembering my 5X great grandmother with love for family always.
- CinTam
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014
Flowers for my 4th great grandmother. Remembering family with love.
- Debra Hartzell Edwards
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
 
 
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