Elizabeth Dupre Britton

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Elizabeth Dupre Britton

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Britton's Neck, Marion, South Carolina
Death: Died in South Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Britton Family Burial Ground , Brittons Neck, Marion County, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph Britton and Sarah (2) Dupre
Wife of William Goddard and Samuel Jenkins
Mother of Francis Goddard; Samuel DuPre Jenkins; Francis Goddard Jenkins; Sarah Jenkins; Rev. James Jenkins and 3 others
Sister of David Britton; Phillip Britton; Moses Britton; Joseph Britton; John Britton and 2 others
Half sister of Thomas Britton

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About Elizabeth Dupre Britton

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  • A memorial recognizing Elizabeth Dupre (Britton) Jenkins heroism during the Revolutionary War is located at the entrance to Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery in Bishopville, South Carolina.

Elizabeth DuPre Britton

Elizabeth's first marriage was to William Goddard. He died after a son was born. Samuel took him in as his son. At the end Elizabeth became an outstanding heroine of the Revolutionary War by acquiring the distinction of "Widow Jenkins" after she warded off the British at her home. There is a monument at the gate going into Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery, Bishopville, South Carolina. (source: Singeltonfamily.com) ---------- There seems to be no consistency among family trees on the spelling of DuPre. Some add an e, some use a lower case p, and some do both. I will use DuPre everywhere for consistency. The addition of an extra e does not seem to have any justification in French.

From singletonfamily.org:

Her first marriage was to William Goddard. He died after a son was born. Sam took him in as his own. He was the first child.At the end she became an outstanding heroine of the Rev War by acquiring the distinction of Widow Jenkins, after she warded off the British at her home.I have a photo of her monument that is at the gate going into Bethlehem Methodist Cem., Bishopville, South Carolina.

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Elizabeth Dupre Britton's Timeline

1741
November 17, 1741
Marion, South Carolina
1757
October 20, 1757
Age 15
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States
October 20, 1757
Age 15
Marion, South Carolina
1757
Age 15
Charleston, SC, USA
1757
Age 15
South Carolina
1759
July 17, 1759
Age 17
Marion, South Carolina
1760
1760
Age 18
South Carolina, United States
1764
November 29, 1764
Age 23
SC, USA
1806
1806
Age 64
South Carolina, USA
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