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The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent

 
 
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
1. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker
Inscription.  This U.S. Naval officer was born in Maryland in 1782 and died at his plantation in St. Bartholomew's Parish, S.C. in 1823. He served as acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli, and was senior officer in charge of naval affairs at Charleston during the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1975 by S.C. Society, National Society U.S. Daughters of 1812.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
 
Location. 32° 47.929′ N, 80° 29.748′ W. Marker is in Jacksonboro, South Carolina, in Colleton County. Marker is on ( SC-64 )Charleston Hwy, on the right when traveling west. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent is located at the old Bethel Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonboro SC 29452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Battle Of Parker's Ferry
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker at Bethel Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker at Bethel Church Cemetery
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(approx. half a mile away); Pon Pon Chapel (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Pon Pon Chapel (approx. ¾ mile away); Ruins of Pon Pon Chapel of Ease (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonel Issac Hayne (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fateful Choices - The Hanging Of Isaac Hayne (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Jacksonborough (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonboro.
 
Portrait of Captain John Herbert Dent image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, c. 1809
3. Portrait of Captain John Herbert Dent
From Saint-Mémin Collection of Portraits by Charles B. J. Févret de Saint-Mémin (1770 - 1852)
Cemetery gate image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Cemetery gate
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent
The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. The Burial Site of Captain John Herbert Dent Marker
Captain John Herbert Dent's Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
7. Captain John Herbert Dent's Gravestone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,452 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on November 25, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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