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Gen Wilmot Gibbes De Saussure
Birth: Jul. 23, 1822, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1886

General of South Carolina State Militia. He served as the Secretary of the South Carolina Treasury and as a Representative to the State Assembly. Appointed to Brigadier General of State Militia in 1861, De Saussure led the 4th Brigade throughout the Civil War. He served on South Carolina Governor Francis Pickens cabinet as Secretary of the Treasury. In 1862, he was elected State Adjutant General and Inspector General of Militia. Post Civil War saw De Saussure resuming his profession as a lawyer and becoming the President of the Huguenot Society and the Sons of Cincinnati. The General died in Ocala, Florida on February 1, 1886. (bio by: Stonewall) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Alexander DeSaussure (1788 - 1865)
  Susan Gibbes Boone DeSaussure (1789 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Sarah Gourdin De Saussure (1823 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Susan B DeSaussure Kershaw (1847 - 1924)*
  Henrietta Gaillard DeSaussure (1848 - 1852)*
  Henry Alexander DeSaussure (1851 - 1903)*
  Isabelle De Saussure (1853 - 1939)*
  Peter Gourdin DeSaussure (1857 - 1904)*
  Sarah E. De Saussure (1858 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Gibbes de Saussure Elliott (1811 - 1891)*
  Henry William de Saussure (1815 - 1887)*
  John Boone DeSaussure (1817 - 1862)*
  Wilmot Gibbes De Saussure (1822 - 1886)
  Louis Daniel De Saussure (1824 - 1888)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Oct 02, 2003
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