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Hampton Bobo

Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 12 Aug 1835 (aged 22)
Cross Keys, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 80858477 · View Source
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In Memory of Hampton Bobo, whose burial site is not known for certain, family has recorded his burial at the Padgett's Creek Baptist Cemetery, where his parents are buried, and he may be one of the many unmarked field stones, as was the tradition of the time.

He married Amanda Layton, sometime before 1835. It is not known if any children came from this union, as Hamption died young.

Hampton was the son of Solomon Jr & Elizabeth [White] Bobo, of Cross Keys Union County SC, the grandson of Solomon Sr & Mary [Potts] Bobo, of Union CO SC, his White grand parents were, Robert Sr & Mildred [Whitehead] White, also of Union Co. Solomon Sr was a Revolutionary War soldier, serving in Gen Andrew Pickens Army, fought at the Battle of Cowpens, a turning point in the war. His Great Grand Father Capt Lewis Bobo, and his Wife Sarah both served in the Revolution. His White grand father Robert Sr, also served in the this War.

Hampton's siblings were:
Manley, William, Jeremiah, Tilman,
Green, Samuel, Lewis, Mary, Milly,
Elijah, Hiram, and Robert.

Four of Hampton's brothers served in the Civil War; Tilman, Lewis, Hiram and Robert, Tilman and Lewis were killed in that war, Robert wounded twice, their brother in law who married sister Mary, Elijah Bailey, was killed at the Battle of Petersburg VA.

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