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Gen Peter Horry

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Gen Peter Horry

  • Birth 1747 Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 28 Feb 1815 Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 7033635

Revolutionary War Militia Officer. A Planter of French Huguenot descent, hewas born in South Carolina circa 1747. A Lieutenant Colonel in the Revolution and later Brigadier General in the South Carolina Militia, he represented Prince George Winyah and All Saints parishes in the South Carolina State House and Senate. In 1801, Kingston County was renamed Horry County in his honor.

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  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 26 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7033635
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Peter Horry (1747–28 Feb 1815), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7033635, citing Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .