Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

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Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina
Death: Died in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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Son of Thomas Pinckney and Mary Pinckney
Husband of Elizabeth Pinckney and Eliza Pinckney
Father of Thomas Pinckney, US Congress; Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Signer of the U.S. Constitution; George Lucas Pinckney and Henrietta Lucas Horry
Half brother of Thomas Pinckney

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About Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Charles Pinckney (d. 1758) was a noted South Carolina politician and colonial agent.

Pinckney was long prominent in colonial affairs, serving as attorney general of the Province of South Carolina in 1733, speaker of the assembly in 1736, 1738 and 1740, chief justice of the province in 1752–1753, and agent for South Carolina in England in 1753–1758.

Pinckney married Eliza Lucas as his second wife in 1744. Three of their children lived to adulthood: Charles Cotesworth, a signer of the U.S. Constitution; Harriott, who married Daniel Horry; and Thomas, who negotiated Pinckney's Treaty with Spain in 1795. Charles Pinckney was the uncle of Colonel Charles Pinckney (1731–1784) and the great-uncle of Governor Charles Pinckney (1757–1824).

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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's Timeline

1699
August 13, 1699
Charleston, South Carolina
1732
January 13, 1732
Age 32
1744
May 27, 1744
Age 44
1746
February 25, 1746
Age 46
Charleston, South Carolina
1747
1747
Age 47
1748
August 7, 1748
Age 48
1750
October 22, 1750
Age 51
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1758
July 12, 1758
Age 58
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina