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Salley in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley

1838 - 1903

 
 
Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley Marker
Inscription.
(Front)
A patriot and Christian
devoted to his country, his
family and his god.
He served his country well
as a member of Hart's Battery
and died loving the cause
for which he fought.

Dempsey Hammond Salley was
the great, great grandson of one
of the first settlers in the
Orangeburg District with a
land grant from King George II
in 1735. He was the son of
John Allen Salley and Ann
Catherine Hartzog. The Capt.
was born on his fathers plantation
at Johns Town Mill. Later he
inherited this thousand acre home
place. Capt. Salley was instrumental
in bringing the railroad through
Salley, S.C. He also donated
land for streets, churches, schools,
and cemeteries in the Salley area.

(Back)
Married 1st Emma O. Steadman
B. 12-7-1846 D. 5-7-1868 M. 1867
2nd
Marriage 1870
Ida Eloise Prothro
B. 5-13-1851 D. 10-3-1937
Children - Katrine S. Salley
Mary Elizabeth Salley
Blanch S. Rhett
Irene Salley
Dempsey Hammond Salley, Jr.
Ida S. Reamer
Dr. Fitzhugh Prothro Salley
Grace S. Buie
Emma Salley
Gretchen Salley
Dorothy S. Mac
Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley Marker, back side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2011
2. Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley Marker, back side
Keen
Catherine Louise Salley

 
Location. 33° 34.052′ N, 81° 18.244′ W. Marker is in Salley, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on West Railroad Avenue (South Carolina Route 39) near Pine Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salley SC 29137, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Salley Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Indian Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away); Commemorative Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Wagener (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wagener Memorial Monument (approx. 6.6 miles away); Wagener Museum (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Crawfords Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Neeses (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Salley, South Carolina , Genealogy .com. Dempsey Hammond Salley is credited with the incorporation of the town and it was named for him. Dempsey Hammond Salley was very instrumental in getting a charter for the town, and also donated land for the streets of the said town. (Submitted on September 27, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Salley South Carolina Incorporated Dec. 19, 1887 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2011
3. Salley South Carolina Incorporated Dec. 19, 1887
1735 The Salley Family image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2011
4. 1735 The Salley Family
Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley Marker, far right, seen along west Railroad Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 11, 2011
5. Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley Marker, far right, seen along west Railroad Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 3 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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