Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Jacob Bond I'On
Jacob Bond I'On (1782-1859), planter, U.S. Army and militia officer, and state legislator, is buried in the family cemetery 1/2 mi. north. I'On, a contemporary of John C. Calhoun at Yale University, represented St. James Santee Parish in the S.C. House 1810-12, then resigned to become a captain in the 2nd U.S. Artillery, serving with distinction during the War of 1812.
I'On, described at his death in 1859 as "a representative of the true Carolina gentleman," was elected to the S.C. Senate in 1816, serving until 1831 and representing first St. James Santee Parish, then Christ Church Parish; he was President of the Senate 1822-28. He was also intendant, or mayor, of Sullivan's Island in 1823 and a delegate to the Nullification Convention of 1832-33.
Erected 1998 by The I'On Company. (Marker Number 10-30.)
Location. 32° 48.711′ N, 79° 52.764′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Mathis Ferry Road (State Highway 10-56) near North Shelmore Blvd., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles Hobcaw Point Powder Magazine (approx. ¼ mile away); Maybank Green / Hobcaw Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hobcaw Shipyards (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shipyard Road / Shelmore Boulevard (approx. half a mile away); Scanlonville (approx. half a mile away); I'on Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Greenhill Community / Greenhill Farming (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shem Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 742 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 15, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.