Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D.

Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. (HMRBN)

Location: Mayesville, SC 29104 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 3.145', W 80° 11.78'

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His home stood on this site. With his wife, Jane Bayard Wilson, he served as a Presbyterian missionary on the western coast of Africa 1833-1852. He advocated ending the slave trade and by 1844 had freed all his own slaves. Foreign Mission Secretary in the Presbyterian Church for 33 years, he served as a chaplain, C.S.A.
Marker Number31-3
Year Placed1963
Placed ByLee County Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 574172 N 3768259
Decimal Degrees34.05241667, -80.19633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 3.145', W 80° 11.78'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 3' 8.70" N, 80° 11' 46.80" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12-14 Nancy Branch Rd, Mayesville SC 29104, US
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