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Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D.

 
 
Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. Marker
Inscription. His home stood on this site. With his wife, Jane Bayard Wilson, he served as a Presbyterian missionary on the western coast of Africa 1833-1852. He advocated ending the slave trade and by 1844 had freed all his own slaves. Foreign Mission Secretary in the Presbyterian Church for 33 years, he served as a chaplain, C.S.A.
 
Erected 1963 by Lee County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 31-3.)
 
Location. 34° 3.145′ N, 80° 11.78′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, South Carolina, in Lee County. Marker is on Nancy Branch Road (State Highway 31-154), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located about 1.8 mi. South of its intersection with U.S. Hwy. 401. Marker is in this post office area: Mayesville SC 29104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Mayesville Story (approx. 4.6 miles away); Rev. Thomas Reese English (approx. 4.6 miles away); Birthplace of Mary McLeod Bethune (approx. 5 miles away); Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 5.4
Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. Marker, looking north along Nancy Branch Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
2. Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. Marker, looking north along Nancy Branch Road.
miles away); Beulah School (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ellison Durant Smith (approx. 7.2 miles away); Lynchburg Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
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Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. Marker, looking south image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2011
3. Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. Marker, looking south
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 769 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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