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Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Iredell, Jr

1788~1853

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. James Iredell, Jr Marker
Inscription.  Governor, 1827~28; U.S. Senator; and legislator. Compiler of revisal of N.C. laws. His home two blocks south; grave at Hayes one mile S.E.
 
Erected 1995 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 50.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 36° 3.601′ N, 76° 36.563′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is on W. Queen St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edenton NC 27932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edenton Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Mackeys Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Barker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Corbin (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Hugh Williamson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chowan County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Samuel Johnston (about 500 feet away); Joseph Hewes (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .
James Iredell, Jr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. James Iredell, Jr Marker

1. Wikipedia James Iredell Jr. James Iredell, Jr. (November 2, 1788 – April 13, 1853) was the 23rd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina between 1827 and 1828. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

2. North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - James Iredell Jr. James Iredell Jr. (1788-1853) was born in Edenton to parents of the highest social and political standing. His father, James Iredell Sr., was a prominent Federalist leader and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. His mother, the former Hannah Johnston, was the sister of Governor Samuel Johnston of Edenton and niece of royal governor Gabriel Johnston. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

3. James Irdell Jr. - findagrave.com. Buried Johnson Family Cemetery in Edenton Chowan County, NC (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

4. James Iredell - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on August 31, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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