Colonel John Barnwell
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 32° 26.045 W 080° 40.469
17S E 530601 N 3588598
Located in the cemetery next to the church on Newcastle Street at North Setreet, Beaufort
Waymark Code: WM11XTA
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 01/06/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
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"Tuscarora Jack"
Born in Dublin Ireland in 1671
Son of Jacobite, Alderman Matthew Barnwell
Immigrated to South Carolina in 1701
Protege of Governor Nathaniel Johnson and Chief Justice Nicholas Trott
Deputy Surveyor in 1703
Clerk of the Council 1703
Deputy Secretary of the Council 1704
Led the 1711 expedition against the Tuscarora Indians
An early member of the Parish Church of St. Helena
1715 Commander, Port Royal Militia against the Yamassee Indians
Commander of the Carolina Scouts
Died May 4, 1724

The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of South Carolina
Marker Name: Colonel John Barnwell

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

County: Beafort

Marker number: Not listed

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