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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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Chloe Hannah
Sarah Nightingale Johnson
Thank you for the photo of her headstone. I didn't realize she was on the same stone with her husband.I appreciate your efforts.

Chloe Hannah
Added by Chloe Hannah on Sep 22, 2014 5:39 PM
John deTreville
Find A Grave Memorial# 83977610
Dear Saratoga: I have added the information you suggested, plus a little more. Thanks, JdeT

He was the father of Harriett L. DeTreville (1783-1818) who married first, January 6, 1801 in Beaufort, Robert Guerard (1775-1805) and married second, Samuel Lawrence (1781-1822). He was also the father of Robert LaBoularderie deTreville (1782-c1817) who married Sarah McKee Ellis (Findagrave Memorial 32127802) daughter of Richard Ellis, planter, also on January 6, 1801.
Added by John deTreville on Sep 22, 2014 2:57 PM
Benjamin Brigman
RE: St Johns Luthern Church Cemetery

Thanks for your quick reply. I agree that she probably does not have a marker. Her husband is buried somewhere in Jedburg SC. Can't seem to find his location either. Lot's of cemeteries in Dorchester County, Jedburg, S.C.

Ben Brigman
Added by Benjamin Brigman on Sep 22, 2014 11:23 AM
Benjamin Brigman
St Johns Luthern Church Cemetery


Trying to find grave for a relative buried at St Johns Chappell (according to her death certificate) in Charleston, S.C. - Her married name Sarah M Riggs and died Nov 15, 1900.

My Find A Grave # is 41630251. Find A grave has no record of her at the 2 St Johns church cemeteries.

I was born and raised in Charleston and now live in Calif.

My email is

Thanks so much,
Ben Brigman
Added by Benjamin Brigman on Sep 22, 2014 10:56 AM
Linda Peloquin
Blanchard Memorials to Link
Just wrapping up after working on descendants of the Staten Island (NY) Decker clan, a member of which, Martha Humphry nee Parker & husband Charles Humphry, moved to Aiken, Aiken Co abt. 1873 & flourished leaving behind a huge number of Humphry, Igoe descendants & related individuals.

Claude Wright Blanchard Sr. of this Blanchard family group married into the Igoe"s; wife was Helena Igoe d/o Capt. James J. Igoe & wf Caroline Florence Humphry. This couple is also the only one's can't be linked because memorials don't exist for them.

However, the rest of this Blanchard group for whom you created memorials all can be linked.

John E. Blanchard # 46622738 was the husband of Mary Blanchard nee Comar # 47654295

The were the parents of:

Eugene S. # 47654277
John E, Jr. # 53987165

Spinster Blanchard sisters:
- Agnes Comar* # 47654357
- Kathryn Theresa # 47654384
- Mary Keenan* # 47654321

*These family surnames are being used as middle names.

That's it.

Again, thanks for all you do.

Added by Linda Peloquin on Sep 20, 2014 9:47 PM
Melissa Godfrey
RE: Find A Grave Memorial# 42539403
I have not been able to figure out how to add/change things so far (it is my first day, and I haven't spent a lot of time working on it). So, I will just send you the info and you can update or you can talk me through it if you would rather not bother. Also, I will keep trying to find how to upload photos. I am sure it is easy.

Rosa Mazyck Coste married William T. Damewood. They are both in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC. They had 9 children: Mabel Eudora (1903-1983)is buried in Carolina Memorial, Charleston, SC, James Herbert (1905-1907) died from botched hernia surgery and is buried in the family plot (no marker) with his grandparents, Napoleon E. and Rosa E. Coste at Magnolia, Eulalie Ada (1907-2000) is buried at the feet of Rosa Mazyck in the family plot, Leslie George William (1909-1999) is buried at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens on Mt. Pleasant, SC, Virginia VanDyke (1911-2002) is buried at St Pauls Lutheran Cemetery on Mt. Pleasant, SC, Ruth Lillian (my grandmother) (1914-1968) is buried at Carolina Memorial in Charleston,SC, Frank Edwin (1917-1991)is buried at Union Memorial Gardens in Union, SC, Vernon Walter (1919-1997)not sure of his final resting place, Lawrence Manning, born with Down Syndrome, went by the nickname "Lonnie", (1924-1983)is buried between his parents in the family plot at Magnolia Cemetery.
Added by Melissa Godfrey on Sep 20, 2014 7:38 PM
RE: Anna Waties
John - Thank you very kindly.
Cheryl AKA PC
Added by PC on Sep 20, 2014 4:36 PM
*last name
*meant maiden name
Added by PC on Sep 20, 2014 3:51 PM
RE: Anna Waties
Thank you again for all you've done. Hope you don't mind, I did send a "correction" asking that you add her middle & last name. And that wasn't an obit; it was an excerpt from a pamphlet "Report of the Hospital Aid Association in VA". Three generations have been searching for the remains of my GG-Grandfather Amos Guise. He died in the SC Hospital in VA (Warren Springs) and would have been tended by dear Mrs. Waties who died & was buried along side them. It is my belief that 20 soldiers & Mrs. Waties may still be buried on that hilltop.
Added by PC on Sep 20, 2014 3:49 PM
Linda Peloquin
RE: # 47101330 Rosa A. Humphry nee Igoe
Hi again!

I just realized I didn't answer your question regarding other children of Rosa & Charles.

All the children for Charles that appear on future censuses are children of Charles & his 2nd wife, Elizabeth Perry Pinckney.

It appears that infant Lydia was the 1st and only child of the union of Rosa Igoe Donnelly & George Justis Humphry.

BTW, I finally found the 1870 census for Theresa (Donoghue)Donnelly aka widow of Thomas Igoe & her 2nd husband Edward Donnelly.

The enumerator made a total botch job of the family. I've entered corrections so in the future, others will be able to find this census.

Edward was enumerated as Ewd Donnald. Theresa was Jeresa. The Donnald surname was applied to all in the household including Theresa's Igoe children James, Thomas & Mary Ann & excepting Rosa. Rosa was Rose & is found on the next page of the schedule as Donnell.

Added by Linda Peloquin on Sep 20, 2014 12:56 PM
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