Clemson in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Calhoun Plantation Cemetery
Born March 18, 1782, Abbeville District, S.C.
Died March 31, 1850, Washington, D.C.
Buried St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.
Floride Colhoun Calhoun
Born February 15, 1792, Charleston, S.C.
Died July 25, 1866, Pendleton, S.C.
Buried St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard, Pendleton, S.C.
In this enclosure are buried descendants
of the Honorable John Caldwell Calhoun.
Location. 34° 40.583′ N, 82° 50.55′ W. Marker is in Clemson, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Palmetto Blvd and Williamson Drive. Click for map. Marker is located on the entrance gate to the Calhoun cemetery. Surrounding the cemetery is Woodland Cemetery, the resting place of many of Clemson's founders. Marker is in this post office area: Clemson SC 29631, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Asbury F. Lever (within shouting distance of this marker); William Maxwell Poe Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard's Rock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park / The Scroll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles Fort Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the First Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Hill Plantation Office (approx. ¼ mile away); First Woman Graduate (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walter T. Cox, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clemson.
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1. John C. Calhoun. John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was a leading politician and political theorist from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century. (Submitted on December 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. John C. Calhoun. John Caldwell Calhoun, born March 18, 1782, received his early formal education from the Rev. Moses Waddel in Appling, Ga. (Submitted on December 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Floride Calhoun. Floride Bonneau Calhoun (February 15, 1792 – July 25, 1866) was the wife of prominent U.S. politician John C. Calhoun. (Submitted on December 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
4. Floride Bonneau Colhoun Calhoun. Floride Bonneau Colhoun married her first-cousin-once-removed, John C. Calhoun, on Jan. 8, 1811. (Submitted on December 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
1. John Caldwell Calhoun (1782 - 1850)
John Caldwell Calhoun, (cousin of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun), a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina and a Vice President of the United States; born near Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C., March 18, 1782; attended the common schools and private academies; graduated from Yale College in 1804; studied law, admitted to the bar in 1807, and commenced practice in Abbeville, S.C.; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member, State house of representatives 1808-1809; elected as a Democratic Republican to the Twelfth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1811, to November 3, 1817, when he resigned; Secretary of War in the Cabinet of President James Monroe 1817-1825; elected vice president of the United States in 1824 with President John Quincy Adams; reelected in 1828 with President Andrew Jackson and served from March 4, 1825, to December 28, 1832, when he resigned, having been
— Submitted December 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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