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Hilton Head in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

In Memoriam

Captain John Stoney

 

—1749 - 1821 —

 
In Memoriam Captain John Stoney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. In Memoriam Captain John Stoney Marker
Inscription. native of Ireland, soldier in the Revolution, planter on this island, a founder of the Episcopal Church on Hilton Head, the ancestor of the Stoneys of South Carolina. Also of his grandson, John Safford Stoney, eldest son of John and Elizabeth Gaillard Stoney, who who died in 1832 in his twenty fifth year. Their earthly remains with those of James Stoney, son of Captain John Stoney, who is commemorated by this tomb, rest where they were interred in unmarked graves at the northwestern extremity of this island. The tomb was removed to this place for safekeeping May 14,1959.
 
Erected 1959.
 
Location. 32° 12.121′ N, 80° 41.995′ W. Marker is in Hilton Head, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mathews Drive and Folly Field Road and William Hilton Parkway (U.S. 278). Touch for map. Zion Chapel of Ease and Cemetery at the southbound merge of Mathews Dr (Folly Field) to US 278. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton Head Island SC 29928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zion Chapel of Ease and Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Ambush
In Memoriam Marker and the Stoney Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. In Memoriam Marker and the Stoney Tomb
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hilton Head Island Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); First African Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named First African Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Queen Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); African Methodist Episcopal Church Beginnings (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Sherman (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Stoney-Baynard Ruins excerpt:. In 1776, Captain John Stoney bought 1,000 acres that became Braddock’s Point Plantation. (Submitted on June 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Braddock's Point Plantation – Hilton Head Island. (Submitted on June 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
In Memoriam Marker located in Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 29, 2008
3. In Memoriam Marker located in Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery
( see nearby markers )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,425 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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