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John Henry Rutledge
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Birth: 1809
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1830
McClellanville
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

"In Memory of John Henry Rutledge, son of Frederick and Harriott (Horry) Rutledge who departed this life on the 5th day of March, 1830, aged 21 years."
Is said to have shot himself over being in love with someone "beneath" his family. Lingered for a few days and died. He is buried behind the house and is known as the Ghost of Hampton Plantation. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Rutledge (1771 - 1824)
  Harriott Pinckney Horry Rutledge (1780 - 1858)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Cotesworth Rutledge (1798 - 1860)*
  Frederick Rutledge (1800 - 1884)*
  Elizabeth Pinckney Rutledge (1801 - 1828)*
  Harriott Pinckney Rutledge Holbrook (1802 - 1863)*
  Maria Rutledge (1803 - 1838)*
  Thomas Pinckney Rutledge (1805 - 1837)*
  John Henry Rutledge (1809 - 1830)
  Eliza Lucas Rutledge (1810 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hampton Plantation State Park
McClellanville
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Kenneth D. Sell
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Apr 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14023965
John Henry Rutledge
Added by: Saratoga
 
John Henry Rutledge
Added by: Bev
 
 
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- AR
 Added: Mar. 13, 2015
I pray you have found the peace and love you longed for when you were here. God bless you.
- a distant relative and friend
 Added: Nov. 28, 2009

- Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 1, 2007
 
 
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