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Calhoun Plantation Cemetery

 
 
Calhoun Plantation Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
1. Calhoun Plantation Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
John Caldwell Calhoun
Born March 18, 1782, Abbeville District, S.C.
Died March 31, 1850, Washington, D.C.
Buried St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C.

His Wife
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
Calhoun Plantation Cemetery Gate and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
2. Calhoun Plantation Cemetery Gate and Marker
away); 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.
 
Also see . . .
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.)
John C. Calhoun<br>March. 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
3. John C. Calhoun
March. 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850
Son of Patrick Calhoun
Early Settler of Long Cane Region
Abbeville District
 

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.) 
 
Additional comments.
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
Floride Bonneau Calhoun<br>February 15, 1792 – July 25, 1866 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
4. Floride Bonneau Calhoun
February 15, 1792 – July 25, 1866
Daughter of Senator John Ewing Colhoun
Wife of Vice President John C. Calhoun
elected as a Democratic Republican (later Nullifier) to the United States Senate on December 12, 1832, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert Y. Hayne; reelected in 1834 and 1840 and served from December 29, 1832, until his resignation, effective March 3, 1843; Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President John Tyler 1844-1845; again elected to the United States Senate, as a Democrat, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Daniel E. Huger; reelected in 1846 and served from November 26, 1845, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1850; chairman, Committee on Finance (Twenty-ninth Congress); interment in St. Philip’s Churchyard, Charleston, S.C. (Source: Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.)
    — Submitted December 29, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Calhoun Plantation Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
5. Calhoun Plantation Cemetery
Calhoun Plantation Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
6. Calhoun Plantation Cemetery
Andrew Pickens Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
7. Andrew Pickens Calhoun Tombstone
October 15, 1811
March 16, 1865
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Son of John C. Calhoun.
Margaret Green Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
8. Margaret Green Calhoun Tombstone
February 18, 1816
July 27, 1891
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Wife of
Andrew Pickens Calhoun
Patrick Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for more information.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
9. Patrick Calhoun Tombstone
March 21, 1856
June 16, 1943
Son of Andrew Pickens Calhoun

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Patrick Calhoun<br>March 21, 1856 – June 16, 1943 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
10. Patrick Calhoun
March 21, 1856 – June 16, 1943
Sallie Williams Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
11. Sallie Williams Calhoun Tombstone
Beloved Wife of
Patrick Calhoun
Oct. 14, 1864-Aug. 26, 1928
Patrick Calhoun, Jr. Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
12. Patrick Calhoun, Jr. Tombstone
Apr. 30, 1891
Oct. 14, 1983
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Son of Patrick Calhoun
George Williams Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
13. George Williams Calhoun Tombstone
October 5, 1892
July 3, 1959
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Son of Patrick Calhoun
Andrew Pickens Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
14. Andrew Pickens Calhoun Tombstone
Sept. 16, 1895
May 9, 1963
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Son of Patrick Calhoun
Mary Lucretia Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
15. Mary Lucretia Calhoun Tombstone
February 21, 1862
July 17, 1865
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Daughter of Patrick Calhoun
Andrew Pickens Calhoun II Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
16. Andrew Pickens Calhoun II Tombstone
April 10, 1872
October 6, 1942
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Son of Duff Green Clemson
Husband of Floride Isabella Lee
Grand son of Andrew Pickens Calhoun (1811-1865)
Margaret M. Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
17. Margaret M. Calhoun Tombstone
Great Grand Dau. of
Thomas G. Clemson
July 6, 1897-Jan. 12, 1959
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Daughter of
Andrew Pickens Calhoun II and
Floride Isabella Lee Calhoun
Creighton Lee Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
18. Creighton Lee Calhoun Tombstone
October 31, 1901
January 17, 1940
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Son of Andrew Pickens Calhoun II and
Floride Isabella Lee Calhoun
Bonnie Usher Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
19. Bonnie Usher Calhoun Tombstone
Dec. 6, 1892
March 9, 1968
Margaret Maria Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
20. Margaret Maria Calhoun Tombstone
April 30, 1847
February 15, 1910
Captain James Edward Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
21. Captain James Edward Calhoun Tombstone
Captain
2nd Army Corps
U.S. Vol.
Spanish
American War
1878-1937
Carmen Mancum Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
22. Carmen Mancum Calhoun Tombstone
December 30, 1902
July 28, 1972
John Caldwell Calhoun Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 1, 2009
23. John Caldwell Calhoun Tombstone
June 7, 1837
December 7, 1837
 
 
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