John Henry Rutledge

John Henry Rutledge

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 5 Mar 1830 (aged 20–21)
McClellanville, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial McClellanville, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 14023965 · View Source
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"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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  • Maintained by: Kenneth D. Sell
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 22 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14023965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Rutledge (1809–5 Mar 1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14023965, citing Hampton Plantation Cemetery, McClellanville, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Sell (contributor 46546512) .