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Henry Middleton

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: London, England
Death: June 14, 1846 (75)
Charleston Charleston County South Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Middleton Place Gardens and Tomb Charleston Dorchester County South Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur Middleton, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" and Mary Middleton
Husband of Mary Helen Middleton
Father of Williams Middleton; Arthur Middleton; Hon. Oliver Hering Middleton; Rear Adm, Edward Middleton; Catherine Middleton and 1 other
Brother of Emma Philadelphia Izard; Isabella Johannes Huger; Septima Sexta Rutledge; Maria Henrietta Middleton; Eliza Carolina Middleton and 4 others

Occupation: educated in England, inherited the family plantation
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About Henry Middleton, US Congress


Henry Middleton (September 28, 1770 – June 14, 1846) was an American planter and political leader from Charleston, South Carolina. He was the 43rd Governor of South Carolina (1810–1812), represented South Carolina in the U. S. Congress (1815–1819). He served as Minister to Russia (1820–1830), being sent there in the first instance to replace George Washington Campbell so as to look after slave-owners' interests in the discussions preparatory to arbitration by Czar Alexander I on the question of compensation under Article 1 of the Treaty of Ghent as regards enslaved Americans who went away with British during and after the War of 1812.

His father (Arthur Middleton) and his grandfather (Henry Middleton) had both served in the Continental Congress


Birth: Sep. 28, 1770 Greater London, England Death: Jun. 14, 1846 Charleston Charleston County South Carolina, USA

Governor of South Carolina. The son of Arthur Middleton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, he was a South Carolina planter and political leader. He served in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1802 to 1810, served as Governor of South Carolina from 1810 to 1812, served in the United States Congress as a Representative from South Carolina from 1815 to 1819, and was United States Minister to Russia from 1820 to 1830. (bio by: Garver Graver)

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 Arthur Middleton (1742 - 1787)
 Mary Izard Middleton (1747 - 1814)

 Mary Helen Hering Middleton (1772 - 1850)*

 Henry Middleton (1797 - 1876)*
 Oliver Hering Middleton (1798 - 1892)*
 John Izard Middleton (1800 - 1877)*
 Williams Middleton (1809 - 1883)*
 Edward Middleton (1810 - 1883)*
 Catharine Middleton (1812 - 1894)*
 Eliza Izard Middleton Fisher (1815 - 1890)*

 Henry Middleton (1770 - 1846)
 Emma Philadelphia Middleton Izard (1776 - 1813)*
 Isabella Johannes Middleton Huger (1780 - 1865)*
 Septima S Middleton Rutledge (1783 - 1865)*
 John Izard Middleton (1785 - 1849)*
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Burial: Middleton Place Gardens and Tomb Charleston Dorchester County South Carolina, USA

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Maintained by: Find A Grave Originally Created by: Garver Graver Record added: May 19, 2004 Find A Grave Memorial# 8799217



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Henry Middleton, US Congress's Timeline

September 28, 1770
London, England
October 28, 1795
Age 25
Clifton, Gloucester
August 12, 1798
Age 27
Clifton, Bristol, England
July 26, 1809
Age 38
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Age 39
Age 41
Age 44
June 14, 1846
Age 75
Charleston Charleston County South Carolina, USA
June 14, 1846
Age 75
Middleton Place Gardens and Tomb Charleston Dorchester County South Carolina, USA