Tarlton Brown (1757 - 1845)

Tarlton Brown (1757 - 1845) (HM5K7)

Location: Barnwell, SC 29812 Barnwell County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 8.157', W 81° 26.126'

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(Front text)
The grave of Tarlton Brown (1757 - 1845),militia officer, state representative, and state senator, is located here. Brown, a native of Virginia, moved to S.C. at anearly age and settled in what was thenOrangeburg District, near Briar Creek andSavannah River. He enlisted as a pvt. inthe S.C. militia in 1776, was commissioneda lt. in 1778, and promoted to capt. in 1780.

(Reverse text)
Brown, who served in the Revolution underGens. Francis Marion and Andrew Pickens,wrote his memoirs in 1843, first publishedin 1862. After the war Brown served as coronerand sheriff of what then was Winton Co., thenin the S.C. House 1792 - 97 and in the Senate1797 - 99, resigning to become sheriff of thenew Barnwell District, a position he held1799 - 1804: he died in 1845 at age 88.
HM NumberHM5K7
Marker Number6-7
Year Placed1998
Placed ByBarnwell Co. Museum & Historical Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 459385 N 3666442
Decimal Degrees33.13595000, -81.43543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 8.157', W 81° 26.126'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 8' 9.42" N, 81° 26' 7.56" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5494-5796 State Rd S-6-39, Barnwell SC 29812, US
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