Aaron Loocock was the author of the book: Some observations and directions for the culture of madder;
Library of Congress: SB287.M3 L66 1775;
First published in 1775, Printed by
Peter Timothy, 2 editions. The book is about: Description of cultivation and processing of madder, a plant used in red dye. He was also a Revolutionary War Patriot although not documented with the NSDAR. He was the son-in-law of Dr. Robert Broun and his wife Elizabeth, and brother-in-law to Archibald Broun Esq.(Revolutionary War Patriot, documented with the NSDAR) all buried in this cemetery.
Apparently, Loocock's Medway Plantation was confiscated after the American Revolution. He took great efforts to regain his property. When he arrived in Charleston, he was detained at the Provost briefly.
This account is documented in:
The Papers of Henry Laurens: September 1, 1782-December 17, 1792, pages 333 & 334 (search for this book at
Information submitted by Charla Springer
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