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Floride Bonneau Colhoun
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Birth: 1759
South Carolina, USA
Death: unknown
South Carolina, USA

IMPORTANT: burial in this cemetery is presumed, not proven.
Father = Samuel Bonneau, b. (probably) after 1720, d.????
Mother = [name?] {Surname?], b.????, d.????.
b. about, 1755-1763 (1759 above, is an estimate).
d. unknown, after 1798.
Wife of John Ewing Colhoun.
m. 08-Oct-1786 - "Yesterday the Hon. John Ewing Colhoun, Esq; of this city, to Miss Floride Bonneau, daughter of Samuel Bonneau, Esq; of St. John's Parish, an agreeable young lady, with every accomplishment to render the married state happy."

SOURCE: The Charleston Morning Post, and Daily Advertiser, Monday, October 9, 1786.
Marriage Notices in the South-Carolina Gazette and its Successors (Salley), p. 86.

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She was from Charleston, South Carolina.
i . Benjamin Colhoun, b.~1787, d. in infancy.
ii. Caroline Colhoun, b.~1789, d. in infancy.
iii. John Ewing, Colhoun Jr., b.~1791 d.1847 (became a planter).
iv. Floride Bonneau Colhoun (17921866) married her father's first cousin, John Caldwell Calhoun.
v. James Edward Colhoun (1798-1889 later changed last name, to Calhoun - who would become an officer in the U.S. Navy in the 1820s, and was also a planter).
vi. William Sheridan Colhoun, b.~1801, d. in infancy.

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See also, the inscription on their father's gravestone.
Family links: 
  John Ewing Colhoun (1749 - 1802)
  Benjamin Colhoun (1787 - ____)*
  Caroline Colhoun (1790 - ____)*
  John Ewing Colhoun (1791 - 1847)*
  Floride Bonneau Calhoun Calhoun (1792 - 1866)*
  William Sheridan Colhoun (1801 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Colhoun Family Cemetery
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: Jan 20, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123797882

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Sep. 23, 2014
R.I.P. - mother-in-law of John C. Calhoun (whom her daughter, Floride Bonneau Colhoun-Calhoun) married on 08-Jan-1811. John C. became the 7th Vice-President of the United States (under President, Andrew Jackson).
- Robert Kuhmann
 Added: Jan. 20, 2014

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