Capt. Samuel Earle

Capt. Samuel Earle (HMN3M)

Location: Seneca, SC 29678 Oconee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 33.967', W 82° 59.5'

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Capt. Samuel Earle (1760-1833), an officer during the American Revolution, state representative, and U.S. representative, lived at nearby Beaverdam Plantation. He also furnished land for the town of Andersonville, once 12 mi. SE. at the fork of the Tugaloo and Senece Rivers. A native of Va., Earle came to S.C. in 1773-74, when his father settled in Spartanburg District.

During the Revolution Earle was an officer in the 5th S.C. Regiment, then the militia, and then captain of a ranger company. He served in the S.C. House 1784-88; as delegate to the state convention ratifying the U.S. Constitution in 1788; as delegate to the state constitutional convention of 1790; and in the U.S. House 1795-97. He is buried in the Earle family cemetery nearby.
HM NumberHMN3M
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Marker Number37-6
Year Placed2005
Placed ByPendleton District Historical, Recreational, and Tourism Commission, and the Col. Robert Anderson Chapter, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:35pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 317289 N 3826730
Decimal Degrees34.56611667, -82.99166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 33.967', W 82° 59.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 33' 58.02" N, 82° 59' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-108 Rodgers Rd, Seneca SC 29678, US
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