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Saratoga (#46965279)
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I have added these memorials, mostly from the historic cemeteries of Charleston to memorialize all the individuals who have contributed to Charleston's past.

In the event a photo of a headstone is not included, it generally means that the memorial information was taken from a cemetery transcription or death record. One of those who did the transcription was Elizabeth C. Curtis. Without her efforts cemeteries such as Trinity United Methodist and Old Third Central Presbyterian Cemetery records would not be included or available since neither of the above church exists today, including the cemetery and headstones. I just found out yesterday January 21, 2010 that internments of Old Third Central Presbyterian Church Cemetery have been moved to Riverview Memorial in Charleston. There are others who did transcriptions, but I am not aware who they are. If someone knows, I would be glad to acknowledge them in this profile.

Some of the headstones at the Circular Church were impossible to read, however the church had previously documented many of the graves sites by plot #'s. In those cases where I could not read the headstone I used the information from the church records found at the Charleston library to identify the headstones. I did list the plots #'s on the majority of the memorials.

A special thanks to the work of Clare Jervey published in 1906 with the transcription of St. Michael's. Her transcription allowed me to include much that was unreadable.


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Nancy Huggins
RE: Request for use of photo
Thank you very much!

Nancy Huggins
Added by Nancy Huggins on Jul 11, 2014 8:42 AM
Nancy Huggins
Request for use of photo
John,

The photo I am requesting the use of is the marker for the Wappetaw Independent Congregational Church which is located in the Old Wappetaw Independent Congregational Church Cemetery in Awendaw.

"This stone marks the spot where the church stood for almost 200 Years..."

My relatives markers are not there, but may be unmarked. Many of the names on the markers that are there occur in documents and wills of my family.

John Huggins I (abt 1670-1743) owned a plantation fronting Seewee Bay. He married Susannah Murrell White abt (1685-1749) who was the daughter of John Murrell(1670-1710)and widow of William White (1678-1716).

I have not been successful in locating grave sites for any of these people.

I could go on and on, but I hope this is enough information for you to decide.

Thank you,
Nancy Huggins
Added by Nancy Huggins on Jul 11, 2014 7:47 AM
Nancy Huggins
Photo of marker for church
I would like permission to use your photo of the marker in a book that I am putting together for a family reunion in October. I would of course source you as the photographer.

John Huggins I of See Wee Bay was the first Huggins of our line in America and he was closely associated with this group of 52 that founded the church. His wife, Susannah Murrell White Huggins was one of the 52 that came from Ispwich, Massachusetts and was shipwrecked off the North Carolina coast.

This book is only for my immediate family and family members attending the reunion. It is not for sale to the public. The book is being given as a gift to those who attend the reunion.

Thank you,
Nancy Huggins
Added by Nancy Huggins on Jul 10, 2014 9:44 PM
Janet Wright
RE: Francis Withers
John, I agree with you. I think both should be listed; I just wanted to note that isn't what findagrave recommends. But I can't see the harm in it, and it would be perfectly clear. Please go ahead and create your memorial at Northampton. You can mention that he has a cenotaph plaque at Prince George Winyah. Does that sound OK?

Janet
Added by Janet Wright on Jul 05, 2014 2:26 PM
Janet Wright
Francis Withers
Hi John, thank you for your suggestion about Francis Withers, who is said to be buried at Northampton plantation with a cenotaph at Prince George Winyah. I checked the FAQs at findagrave. If I read their rules correctly, they give the cenotaph precedence (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=listFaqs#81). I have written to them to mark my memorial as a cenotaph.

They don't want two memorials for the same person, but I understand your desire to have one for Francis Withers at Northampton. If you want to create a memorial there with the information you think it should have, I won't object to that.

Let me know if you think we need to discuss it further. Thanks!

Janet (contributor #46845228)
Added by Janet Wright on Jul 05, 2014 2:03 PM
bioengineer
RE: Mary Hanckel.
John,

Nice memorial and thanks for alerting me to the correct surname of Hanckel rather than Henckel.
I linked her to her first husband, Thomas Louis Ogier, Jr. through the latter's memorial.

Terry
Added by bioengineer on Jul 05, 2014 11:40 AM
bioengineer
RE: Mary Henckel.
John,

Great news about your finding Mary Henckel's grave. I'd appreciate it if you would add a memorial for her and then let me know her number. I'm trying to focus on Confederate physicians which is almost a full time job.

Thanks, Terry
Added by bioengineer on Jul 05, 2014 9:18 AM
Barbara Ardis Coker
RE: John-Anna Benjamin Fishburne Pinckney
In genealogical research, there is always another and another. Keeps us fascinated and busy preserving those histories! Have a great day!!
Added by Barbara Ardis Coker on Jul 05, 2014 8:40 AM
Anna O'Quinn Richter
Dr Kinloch
I've transferred him back to you, John. I've got an obit I put together from numerous articles that I would like to send you to use or not use as you see fit. Please email me at Onewally@aol.com. Thanks!
Added by Anna O'Quinn Richter on Jul 03, 2014 12:42 PM
bioengineer
Dr. Robert Alexander Kinloch
John,

Anna's message to me about this Confederate
physician was in my SPAM box and so I just
discovered it this morning. I immediately
transferred it to her and it is my understanding
that after she adds some additional biographical
material she will transfer it back to you. As you
may have noted, our register of physicians who
served the Confederacy in a medical capacity
had a good deal of information on Dr. Kinloch
which I added to your memorial back in June.

I have long admired your memorials, especially those related to South Carolinians who served
the Confederacy. Keep up the good work.

Terry

F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D.
Senior Technical Advisor to the
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Added by bioengineer on Jul 03, 2014 9:26 AM
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