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Tarlton Brown (1757 - 1845)

 
 
Tarlton Brown ( 1757 - 1845 ) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 8, 2008
1. Tarlton Brown ( 1757 - 1845 ) Marker
Inscription. (Front text)
The grave of Tarlton Brown (1757 - 1845), militia officer, state representative, and state senator, is located here. Brown, a native of Virginia, moved to S.C. at an early age and settled in what was then Orangeburg District, near Briar Creek and Savannah River. He enlisted as a pvt. in the S.C. militia in 1776, was commissioned a lt. in 1778, and promoted to capt. in 1780.

(Reverse text)
Brown, who served in the Revolution under Gens. Francis Marion and Andrew Pickens, wrote his memoirs in 1843, first published in 1862. After the war Brown served as coroner and sheriff of what then was Winton Co., then in the S.C. House 1792 - 97 and in the Senate 1797 - 99, resigning to become sheriff of the new Barnwell District, a position he held 1799 - 1804: he died in 1845 at age 88.
 
Erected 1998 by Barnwell Co. Museum & Historical Board. (Marker Number 6-7.)
 
Location. 33° 8.157′ N, 81° 26.126′ W. Marker is in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is on Boiling Springs Road (State Highway S-6-39), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnwell SC 29812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Tarlton Brown ( 1757 - 1845 ) Marker, reverse side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 8, 2008
2. Tarlton Brown ( 1757 - 1845 ) Marker, reverse side
markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boiling Springs Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boiling Springs Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Winton County Court House Site (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lower Three Runs Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Morris Ford Earthworks (approx. 7 miles away); Speedwell Methodist Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Town of Ellenton (approx. 7.3 miles away); Ellenton Agricultural Club (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boiling Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Memoirs of Tarleton Brown. A Captain in the Revolutionary Army (Written by Himself) (First published, New York, 1862) (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Tarlton Brown Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 8, 2008
3. Tarlton Brown Cemetery
Tarlton Brown headstone, reverse side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 8, 2008
4. Tarlton Brown headstone, reverse side
Captain C Troop Rev. War
April 5, 1757
September 4, 1845
Tarlton Brown Headstone, front view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2008
5. Tarlton Brown Headstone, front view
Sacred
To The Memory
Col. Tarlton Brown
Who departed this life
On the 4th Sept. 1845,
In the 89th Year,
Of his age.
" Blessed are the dead.
Which die in the Lord.
From henceforth: Yea, saith
The spirit, that they may rest
From their labours; and their
Works do follow them."
Rev. 14C. 13v.
Nearby headstone, from a later era image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 8, 2008
6. Nearby headstone, from a later era
J.R. Bennett
Co. D
2 S.C. Inf.
C.S.A.
 
 
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