Mary Baker Middleton (Williams) (c.1721 - 1761) MP

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Birthplace: South Carolina
Death: Died in Charleston, SC, USA
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Mary Baker Middleton (Williams)

Name Mary Williams Birth 1715 Death Jan 9, 1761, Tomb, Middleton Place, South Carolina Father John Williams Esq.

married Hon. Henry Middleton (1717-1784) in 1741.

Children 1. Arthur (1742-1787) 2. Henrietta (1750-1792) 3. Sarah (1756-1784)

Last Modified Feb 4, 1997 http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bensmithfamily/PS01/PS01_073.HTM

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Birth: 1721 South Carolina, USA Death: Jan. 9, 1761 Dorchester County South Carolina, USA

Mary Baker William's father was John Williams, a wealthy landowner, Justice of the Peace and member of the Assembly and her mother was Mary Baker. Since she was the only daughter of John and Mary Williams, she was the heiress of John Williams' estate. She married Henry Middleton in 1741. Mary's dowry included the house and plantation that they named Middleton Place. She was the mother of several children including Arthur, Thomas, Hester, Sarah, Mary, Susannah and Henrietta Middleton. It is her tomb that forms the top of the Middleton Mausoleum.


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Spouse:
 Henry Middleton (1717 - 1784)

Children:
 Arthur Middleton (1742 - 1787)*
 Henrietta Middleton Rutledge (1750 - 1792)*
 Thomas Middleton (1753 - 1797)*
 Hester Middleton Drayton (1754 - 1789)*
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Note: The 1761 tomb of Arthur Middleton's mother was used as a capstone for the mausoleum


Burial: Middleton Place Gardens and Tomb Charleston Dorchester County South Carolina, USA


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Created by: RosalieAnn Record added: Nov 06, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 31169673 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31169673

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Mary Baker Middleton's Timeline

1705
1705
- 2014
Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, S.C.

This place is beautiful I remember touring it with my late husband and his Aunt and Uncle when they came to visit us while we were stationed and the Navy base back in the 1970's. The pictures really don't tell how beautiful it really is. You miss the smells of flowers. They also are not showing the whole story either of like the slave quarters. It is my understanding that the plantation was used to film Gone with the Wind. (At least that is what our guide told us.) I see the tree is still there that my late husband climbed in order to get pictures of him sitting in the tree.
There are a lot more pictures on the below sight

http://www.bellewood-gardens.com/2009/Charleston_2009-03_Middleton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82-PhKin1B4

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g54171-d144683-Reviews...

http://south-carolina-plantations.com/dorchester/middleton-place.html

http://www.laduenews.com/living/design/design-rediscovered-middleto...

https://middletonplace.org/

1721
1721
South Carolina
1741
January 1741
Age 20
South Carolina
1741
Age 20
1742
June 26, 1742
Age 21
Middleton Place, St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston, South Carolina
1745
1745
Age 24
1746
1746
Age 25
1750
November 15, 1750
Age 29
Charleston, SC
1753
July 26, 1753
Age 32
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
1754
September 15, 1754
Age 33