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Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jacob Bond I'On

 
 
Jacob Bond I'On Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 14, 2010
1. Jacob Bond I'On Marker
Inscription. (Front text)
Jacob Bond I'On (1782-1859), planter, U.S. Army and militia officer, and state legislator, is buried in the family cemetery 1/2 mi. north. I'On, a contemporary of John C. Calhoun at Yale University, represented St. James Santee Parish in the S.C. House 1810-12, then resigned to become a captain in the 2nd U.S. Artillery, serving with distinction during the War of 1812.
(Reverse text)
I'On, described at his death in 1859 as "a representative of the true Carolina gentleman," was elected to the S.C. Senate in 1816, serving until 1831 and representing first St. James Santee Parish, then Christ Church Parish; he was President of the Senate 1822-28. He was also intendant, or mayor, of Sullivan's Island in 1823 and a delegate to the Nullification Convention of 1832-33.
 
Erected 1998 by The I'On Company. (Marker Number 10-30.)
 
Location. 32° 48.711′ N, 79° 52.764′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Mathis Ferry Road (State Road 10-56) near North Shelmore Blvd., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles
Jacob Bond I'On Marker, reverse side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 14, 2010
2. Jacob Bond I'On Marker, reverse side
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hobcaw Point Powder Magazine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Maybank Green / Hobcaw Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hobcaw Shipyards (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shipyard Road / Shelmore Boulevard (approx. half a mile away); Scanlonville (approx. half a mile away); I'on Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Greenhill Community / Greenhill Farming (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shem Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Jacob Bond I'On Marker, as seen looking south along Mathis Ferry Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 14, 2010
3. Jacob Bond I'On Marker, as seen looking south along Mathis Ferry Road
Jacob Bond I'On Marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 14, 2010
4. Jacob Bond I'On Marker, looking north
Grave of Jacob Bond I'On, as mentioned image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 14, 2010
5. Grave of Jacob Bond I'On, as mentioned
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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