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Mary Baker Middleton (Williams)

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
Death: January 9, 1761 (46)
Charleston, SC, USA
Place of Burial: Middleton Place Gardens and Tomb Charleston Dorchester County South Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Williams and Mary Baker
Wife of Henry Middleton, 2nd Pres. of the Cont. Congress
Mother of William Middleton; Arthur Middleton, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence"; Henrietta Rutledge; Col. Thomas Middleton; Hester Drayton and 7 others
Sister of James Williams Sr

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About Mary Baker Middleton

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


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.

Family links:

 Henry Middleton (1717 - 1784)

 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

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Mary Baker Middleton's Timeline

Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
Age 26
June 26, 1742
Age 27
Middleton Place, St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston, South Carolina
Age 30
Age 31
November 15, 1750
Age 35
Charleston, SC
July 26, 1753
Age 38
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
September 15, 1754
Age 39
Charleston, South Carolina, USA