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Near Honea Path in Abbeville County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial

 
 
John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
1. John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial
Inscription.
John Callaham
Born in Virginia 1770
Migrated to South Carolina 1790
Died Level Land 1855
First Wife, Nancy Jarrett - Three
of Twelve Children of This Union
Married Sons of Zachariah Carwile.
Second Wife, Nancy Pinson - Eleven
Children by This Marriage. Donated
Land for Little River Church Property.

Zachariah Carwile
Born in Goochland County, Virginia 1750
Died, Level Land 1841. Lies in Unmarked
Grave in This Cemetery. Soldier
of Revolutionary War. Fought at King's
Mountain and Blackstocks. Was in
skirmish with Tories and British on Hog
Skin Creek, near Alewines Mill Site.
Married Mary McMahon - Parents of
Nine Children.

To The Memory of These Pioneers
Who Settled Along Little River Near This Spot
And As A Tribute To Their Devotion and Service
To Country and To God.
This Stone is Erected by Their Many Descendants.

 
Erected by Callaham and Carwile Descandents.
 
Location. 34° 20.767′ N, 82° 27.25′ W. Marker is near Honea Path, South Carolina, in Abbeville County. Marker can be reached from Keowee Road near Murdock Road. Touch for map
John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
2. John Callaham - Zachariah Carwile Memorial
. Marker is located in the east end of the cemetery, a few feet north of the gate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2180 Keowee Road, Honea Path SC 29654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Action at Pratt's Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); Treaty of DeWitt's Corner (approx. 3.6 miles away); Camp-Walker Plaza (approx. 3.7 miles away); William Moffatt Grier (approx. 3.7 miles away); Erskine College (approx. 3.8 miles away); Abbeville County (approx. 3.8 miles away); Bryson College Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Due West (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rev. J.I. Bonner Monument (approx. 4 miles away); Angela Marlow Newton (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. John Callaham and Descendents. In Level Land, South Carolina, about twenty miles from Abbeville, South Carolina, there is a church with a cemetery called the Callaham/Carwile Cemetery. (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Zachariah Carwile at Kings Mountain Battle. Zachariah Carwile was living in Prince Edward Co, VA when first called into service. (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Battle of King's Mountain. The Battle of Kings Mountain was a decisive battle between the Patriot and Loyalist
Little River Baptist Church<br>Front (West) Facade image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
3. Little River Baptist Church
Front (West) Facade
militias in the Southern campaign of the American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Battle of Blackstock's Farm. The Battle of Blackstock's Farm, an encounter of the American Revolutionary War, took place in what today is Union County, South Carolina, a few miles from Cross Anchor, on November 20, 1780. (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Church Built When George Washington Was President Continues to Grow. Many a soldier has found his resting place at the Little River Baptist Church just south of Anderson County, in the Level Land community. (Submitted on November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Rev. Wilson Ashley Death Notice
Rev. Wilson Ashley died at his home in this County of Abbeville County, SC last week. He was buried last Sabbath at Little River.

Abstract from the Associated Reformed Presbyterian Deaths and Marriage Notices Vol II 1866-1888, April 14, 1887 p. 150.
    — Submitted November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

2. Rev. Cador Gantt Death Notice
Departed this life, on Saturday, the 2d of December,
Little River Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
4. Little River Baptist Church Cemetery
1848, at his residence in Abbeville District, the Rev. Cador Gantt, in the seventy-seventh year of his age…born in North Carolina, but was removed when young, by his father to Abbeville District, and settled near the Little River Baptist church. He married to Sarah Pratt, who was also a member of that church, who is left an aged widow, now four-score and nine years. (Source: Southern Baptist, Issue of January 10, 1849 page 17; Baptist Marriages and Deaths, South Carolina, 1835-1865, p.16.)
    — Submitted November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

3. Sarah Pratt Gantt Death Notice
Died at her residence in Abbeville District, S.C., on 22nd May, Sarah, the consort of Rev. Cador Gantt, in the 103rd year of her age, as near as she could recollect. She was a member of Turkey Creek church. (Source: Southern Baptist, Issue of June 15, 1858, page 78; Baptist Marriages and Deaths, South Carolina, 1835-1865, p.80.)
    — Submitted November 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Little River Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
5. Little River Baptist Church Cemetery
J Clark Alewine Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
6. J Clark Alewine Tombstone
Born
Nov. 1, 1867
Died
Jan. 13, 1896.
W.M. Alewine Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
7. W.M. Alewine Tombstone
[Mason Emblem]
Born
Oct. 21, 1832.
Dies
Nov. 11, 1889.
Our father has gone to a mansion of rest
From a region of sorrow and pain
To a glorious land by the Deity blest
Where he never can suffer again.
Rev. Wilson Ashley Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
8. Rev. Wilson Ashley Tombstone
Born
Oct. 28, 1806
Died
April 8, 1887.
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He looked for a city which hath foundations
whose builder and maker is God.
Jane Fisher Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
9. Jane Fisher Tombstone
Wife of
Rev. Wilson Ashley
Born
Feb. 24, 1807
Died
April 1, 1888
J.T.C. Branyon Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
10. J.T.C. Branyon Tombstone
Died
Nov. 20, 1876.
Aged
22 Years, 2 Mo's, &
26 Days.
Not a member of any
Church but on his dying
bed gave every evidence
of having made his peace
with God.
After committing his soul
to Christ, fell asleep in
Jesus.
And this shall faith's
consoling power
The tears of love restrain;
Oh! who that save thy
parting hour
Could wish thee here again.
Richard Alexander Branyon Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
11. Richard Alexander Branyon Tombstone
Eldest son of
John M.C. & Rosannah Branyon
Born the 1st Jan'y 1844
Killed on the 27th June 1862
A.E. Carwile Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
12. A.E. Carwile Tombstone
Wife of
J.L. Willson
Born
Oct. 24, 1848
Died
Feb. 9, 1894.
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We will meet again.
Adison Clinkscales image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
13. Adison Clinkscales
Born September 3rd 1820
Died April 4th 1870.
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Elizabeth A. Clinkscales
Dear as thou wept and justly dear
We will not weep for thee
One thought shall check the starting tear
It is, that thou are free.
Elizabeth A. Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
14. Elizabeth A. Clinkscales Tombstone
Consort of
Addison Clinkscales
Died March 28, 1883
Aged 50 years, 5 months
& 10 days.
Azra C. Clinkscales image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
15. Azra C. Clinkscales
1847-1917
Elmina & Mary E Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
16. Elmina & Mary E Clinkscales Tombstone
Elmina Clinkscales
Infant Daughter
of
Reuben & Isabel E. Clinkscales

Born Oct. 13.
Died
Oct. 14, 1852.

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Mary E. Clinkscales
Daughter of
Reuben & Isabel E. Clinkscales

Born
April 7, 1859
Died
September 26, 1862
Aged
3 years, 5 months & 19 days
.
Essie Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
17. Essie Clinkscales Tombstone
First married to
J. Tribble.
At her death the
wife of
C. Ellis.
Born
Feb. 25, 1815
Died
Sept. 27, 1889
H.L. Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
18. H.L. Clinkscales Tombstone
Born
Dec. 29, 1849
Died
May 21, 1883
William Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
19. William Clinkscales Tombstone
Born Oct. 12, 1812.
Died July 4, 1883.
He was for 40 years deacon
in Little River Baptist
Church.
Margaret Ellis Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
20. Margaret Ellis Clinkscales Tombstone
Wife of
Wm. Clinkscales
Born
Feb. 19, 1820
Died
June 10, 1902
William S. Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
21. William S. Clinkscales Tombstone
Son of
William and Margaret
Clinkscales
Born
February 4th, 1845
Died
December 10th, 1850
aged 5 years
7 months 6 days
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"Suffer little children and
forbid them not to come
unto me for of such is the
kingdom of Heaven."
S.E. Copeland Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
22. S.E. Copeland Tombstone
Wife of
J.J. Copeland
Born
Oct. 28, 1839
Died
Apr. 3, 1873.
C. Ellis Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
23. C. Ellis Tombstone
Mar. 3, 1828
Nov. 26, 1890
Robert H. Clinkscales Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
24. Robert H. Clinkscales Tombstone
Son of
F.E. & S.H. Ellis
July 21, 1890
May 13, 1892.
Rev. William James Foster image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
25. Rev. William James Foster
Jan. 5, 1862
Dec. 23, 1931
Mary Lou Cooper Foster Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
26. Mary Lou Cooper Foster Tombstone
June 5, 1869
Feb. 17, 1961
Walter C. Foster Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
27. Walter C. Foster Tombstone
Son of
Rev. W.J. & Mary
Foster
Jan. 12, 1893
Jan. 8, 1920
Rev. Cador Gantt Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 6000
28. Rev. Cador Gantt Tombstone
Who was born April 15th, 1771,
and departed this life Dec. 2nd 1848.
He connected himself with the
Baptist Church in his youth.
Shortly after was ordained Deacon, and
thirteen years before his death, was
ordained Minister of the Baptist
Church; and remained
a zealous one until his death.
Sarah Gantt Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
29. Sarah Gantt Tombstone
Wife of Cador Gantt
Who departed this life
May 22, 1858. Aged 102
years.
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She was a consistent
member of the Baptist
church for 70 years.
Pvt. Jackson Griffin Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
30. Pvt. Jackson Griffin Tombstone
Co B
7 SC INF
CSA
Nov 30 1819
Dec 3 1861
John F.C. Griffin Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
31. John F.C. Griffin Tombstone
Son of Jackson
& Martha Griffin
July 6, 1843. Enlisted at
Anderson in 2 S.C. Rifles
Nov 1, 1861. Killed in action
and buried near Hanover
Junction VA, May 24, 1864.
He was a true soldier &
gave his all for the
Confederacy.
Louisa Haynie Tombstone<br>Engraved by W.T. White image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
32. Louisa Haynie Tombstone
Engraved by W.T. White
Her First Husband was
William Pratt
By whom her Remains now lie.
She departed this life
On the 30th of June 1851
Aged 37 Years, 8 Months, One Day.
She professed Religion
Many Years.
And at her death was a Member
Of the Presbyterian Church,
And now waits in hope
Of a glorious Resurrection.
Rev. James Kay Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
33. Rev. James Kay Tombstone
Born June 30, 1787
Died May 27, 1859
Aged 71 years
10 months and 27 days
Elizabeth Ann Kay Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 21, 2011
34. Elizabeth Ann Kay Tombstone
Consort of
Rev. James Kay
who was born
August 4th 1788
and departed this life
August 15th, 1850.
 
 
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