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Find A Grave - Kershaw Family Cemetery (Cornwallis House)
Kershaw, John b. September 12, 1765 d. August 4, 1829 US Congressman. The son of one of Camden's founders, he attended England's Oxford College, studied law, and became an attorney in Camden, also operating a plantation, a grain mill, a store and other businesses. He served in local offices including Tobacco Inspector and County Judge, and in 1790 he was a Delegate to the state convention held to consider ratification of the new US Constitution. Kershaw served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1792 to 1794 and 1800 to 1801, and...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Kershaw Family Cemetery (Cornwallis House), Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA