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Ens Samuel Campbell Clegg
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Birth: 1740
Death: Apr. 17, 1779
Ninety Six
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

Ensign Clegg, a Loyalist, was captured at the Battle of Kettle Creek, Georgia, was tried for Treason and hung at Ninety-Six, South Carolina. He was buried along with four others near the place of execution.

The actual site of the cemetery is unknown and the graves are unmarked.

It is not known if the body was moved following the initial burial.

Ref: "Executed Loyalists I: Two Quakers -- Stephen Davidson. Zacharias Gibbs, one of those loyalists who had his sentence commuted, later wrote about being imprisoned with Anderson, Clegg, Draper, Hall, and Lindley. He remembered that the "gallows was built within sight of the jail and graves prepared for the bodies". The five loyalists were hanged on April 17, 1779 in Ninety-Six, South Carolina."

Ensign Clegg married Barbara Maria Flick and had four children. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Barbara Maria Flick Clegg (1745 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Historic Ninety-Six Jail Cemetery
Ninety Six
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: dwelch
Originally Created by: John Robinson
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85694561
 


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