Col. Edward Hampton (1746 - 1781)

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Death: Died in Spartanburg, SC, The American Colonies
Cause of death: Killed
Managed by: The Rt. Rev. W. Andrew Waldo
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About Col. Edward Hampton

A Patriot of the American Revolution for SOUTH CAROLINA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor #: A050724

Note: He was killed in the battle of Earle's Ford durring a raid by Cunningham's band of Tories, after returning from a visit to his father-in-law. While at Baylis Earle's house at breakfast, some Tories surrounded the house. Edward drew his pistol and was mortally wounded.

BIOGRAPHY: In Spartanburg, SC, he stopped at the home of John Blassingame for a meal. The Torry leader "Bloody Bill" Cunningham learned of his presence, surrounded the house, and entered and shot him.

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Col. Edward Hampton's Timeline

1746
April 19, 1746
1775
1775
Age 28
1777
1777
Age 30
1780
1780
Age 33
Spartanburg, SC, The American Colonies
1781
October, 1781
Age 35
Spartanburg, SC, The American Colonies
1782
1782
Age 35
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