Margaret Buchanan Frances Hampton

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About Margaret Buchanan Frances Hampton

Source for following is Find A Grave memorial #64005381, Trinity Epis. Cath. Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA:

Margaret Buchanan Frances Preston (1818-1852) Born: January 13, 1818, Abingdon, Virginia Father: Francis Preston, US Rep from Virginia, US Senator from Virginia and General of the Virginia Militia; Mother: Sarah Buchanan Campbell, daughter of Revolutionary War Gen. William Campbell.; Sister of William Campbell Preston, US Senator from SC and later pres, of South Carolina College (now Univ. of SC)

First wife of Wade Hampton, III, whom she married, October 10, 1838.

She died June 27, 1852, survived by her husband and four of their children: Wade Hampton IV, age12; (Thomas) Preston Hampton, age 9; Sally Hampton, age 7; and Harriet Hampton, age 4.


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Parents:
 Francis Smith Preston (1765 - 1836)
 Sarah Buchanan Campbell Preston (1778 - 1846)

Spouse:
 Wade Hampton (1818 - 1902)

Children:
 Thomas Preston Hampton (1843 - 1864)*
 Sarah Buchanan Hampton Haskell (1845 - 1886)*
 John Preston Hampton (1846 - 1847)*
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Margaret Buchanan Frances Hampton's Timeline

1818
January 13, 1818
Virginia
1840
March 2, 1840
Age 22
1841
December 12, 1841
Age 23
1843
November 26, 1843
Age 25
November 26, 1843
Age 25
1845
September 7, 1845
Age 27
1846
December 12, 1846
Age 28
1848
June 13, 1848
Age 30
1852
January 27, 1852
Age 34
Columbia, Richland , South Carolina, USA

"Wade Hampton, Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman," by Walter Brian Cisco, page 39….."on June 27, 1852, Margaret Hampton died. The cause is not known. At age 34 Wade Hampton III was a widower. His four unmarried sisters would care for the surviving children. Son Wade IV was eleven, Preston nine, Sally almost seven, and Harriet four.