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Col William Cruger Heyward

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Col William Cruger Heyward

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 1 Sep 1863 (aged 55)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 37999235 View Source
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(Born N. Y.)
From Bill Thayer, from information from Cullum # 612.
William C. Heyward
(Ap'd N. Y.)
William Cruger Heyward: Born July 29, 1808.
Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1826, to July 1, 1830, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1830. Served on frontier duty, at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1830;a in Choctaw Nation, 1831, — and Ft. Jesup, La., 1831‑32.

Resigned, Feb. 6, 1832.

Civil History. — Rice Planter, on Combahee River, St. Bartholomew's Parish, S. C., 1832‑61.

His son William died by drowning in Hackensack, New Jersey on July 27, 1872.


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  • Added: 6 Jun 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37999235
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/37999235/william-cruger-heyward : accessed ), memorial page for Col William Cruger Heyward (29 Jul 1808–1 Sep 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37999235, citing Saint Michaels Church Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .