Richard PINCKNEY m. Grace ARCHER
son of Richard and Grace:
Richard PINCKNEY, Jr. m. Catherine (unknown last name)
son of Richard, Jr. and Catherine:
Thomas PINCKNEY m. Grace BEDON (1st wife)
Thomas PINCKNEY of Bishop Auckland, County of Durham, England came to South Carolina on the Loyal Jamaica in April 1692.He was in the West Indies on a privateer for a time.In South Carolina, he married Grace BEDON, daughter of George BEDON, September 16, 1692.
Their son - Thomas PINCKNEY - born 1696 died 1733 (dates from a mourning ring).He was an officer in the British Army, had an estate in Durham, England, which went to his half-brother, Charles.
After the death of Grace BEDON Pinckney,
Thomas PINCKNEY m. Mary COTESWORTH (2nd wife) on January 19, 1697/8 in England.She was the daughter of Charles COTESWORTH of Durham.He was a merchant in Charles Town, owned considerable land, several lots in Charles Town (Charleston), land at Ashepoo, and on Ashley River.At the beginning of the Revolution, the Pinckney papers and other valuables were carried to Ashepoo - the house was burned and everything in it, except for what had been plundered by Provosts attack in 1779.(This was reported by Elizabeth LUCAS Pinckney.)Thomas resided on the Bay, in a house, which afterwards belonged to General Thomas PINCKNEY, a grandson.In 1860, Maria Henrietta PINCKNEY (great-granddaughter of Thomas) tells a story, that Thomas saw George EVANS land from a ship from the West Indies, and remarked, "That handsome West Indian will marry some poor fellow's widow, break her heart, and rob her children."His words were prophetic - he died soon after and his widow, Mary COTESWORTH Pinckney, married the West Indian!She also had a 3rd husband: William BETSON.
Children of Thomas PINCKNEY and Mary COTESWORTH:
(son) Charles PINCKNEY, born 1699, died of malaria at Mount Pleasant.He was educated in England, was a lawyer, speaker of the Commons House of Assembly, drafted report of committee of Commons House on the right of Council to amend the tax bills.Appointed Chief Justice by Governor Glen in 1752, upon the death of Chief Justice James Graeme; superseded by Peter Leigh, who was commissioned by the crown - after six months service.Charles was commissioned by Governor Robert Johnson as Advocate-General in Court of Vice Admiralty.He married Elizabeth LAMB on January 13, 1732 and they had no children.She was the daughter of Captain LAMB, of London.He married 2nd wife, Elizabeth LUCAS, daughter of Colonel George LUCAS, of Antigua.Their children were: Charles Cotesworth PINCKNEY, George Lucas PINCKNEY (stillborn), Harriott PINCKNEY m. Daniel HORRY, and Thomas PINCKNEY.Their father, Charles, was elected agent of the Province in London about 1753 where he lived for 5 years.Elizabeth LUCAS Pinckney has many stories recorded about meeting with the Queen of England, sitting at tea, their children meeting one another, etc.When Charles and his wife, Elizabeth, returned to Carolina, they left their two sons, Charles Cotesworth PINCKNEY and Thomas PINCKNEY, in England at school.After Charles PINCKNEY died, he was buried near his father and mother, Thomas and Mary, in an old churchyard in Charleston, South Carolina, at St. Philip's.Elizabeth LUCAS Pinckney died in Philadelphia, where she had gone for her health in April 1793.She had experimented with crops and made great contributions with indigo, which she brought from the West Indies to South Carolina.She was buried in St. Peter's churchyard in Philadelphia, May 27, 1793.General George Washington, at his own request, was a pallbearer at her funeral.
(son) William PINCKNEY was a Major in militia, Deputy Secretary, Commissioner in Equity, and Commissary General.He was incapacitated by a paralytic stroke in 1758.The first fire insurance company in America was organized at his office on the Bay in December 1735.He married Ruth BREWTON, daughter of Colonel Miles BREWTON.Ruth BREWTON Pinckney died at Ashepoo.
Children of William PINCKNEY and Ruth Brewton:
(daughter) Mary PINCKNEY (died at 2 years old)
(son) Thomas PINCKNEY, he was Lieutenant in the Royal American Regiment, died at Ashepoo, where he had retired to his plantation.He saw service in America, Martinique, and Havana, wounded in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham.He died unmarried.
(daughter) Elizabeth PINCKNEY (died at 6 or 7 years old)
(son) Colonel Charles PINCKNEY, married 1st cousin, Frances BREWTON, daughter of Robert BREWTON and Mary LOUGHTON Brewton.He was continuously in public life.His death notice read: "On Sunday last, died at Ashley River, greatly lamented by his family and friends, Charles Pinckney, Esq; Counsellor at Law; a gentleman equally admired through life not more for professional knowledge and integrity than unbounded philanthropy which marked his character and influenced his behavior toward all ranks of men; his remains were decently interred at St. Andrew's church."His will, however, requests that he be buried at St. Philip's churchyard, by his children, and there is a tombstone to him there.The stone reads, spelling as is: "Sacred to the Memory of The Honorable Charles Pinckney For Many years an eminent Counsellor at Law In this City.The unbounded philanthropy made him respected And beloved.and his benevolence and affability rendered Him a valuable friend and agreeable acquaintance.He died at Ashley River Universaly lamented on Sunday the 22nd of September 1782.Etat 50.In grateful remembrance of The virtues of a beloved parent, his affectionate son has caused this monument to be erected.But thou who owns this earthly bed.Ah! what will every dirge avail? or Tears, which love and pity shed.That mourn beneath the gliding sail."There is also one, with a different inscription in Christ Church churchyard, Christ Church Parish, which has an interesting traditional history.It remained for many years at Snee Farm, Christ Church Parish, one of his plantations at the time of his death.After that property was sold, it is said about the middle of the 19th century, the stone was set up by a member of the family in the Christ Church graveyard.The inscription on the stone is as follows: "Patria dilecto Carolus Pinckney, Obit 22 Sept 1782 Etats 52 In grateful memory of an affectionate Father, this stone is raised by his son, Charles Pinckney, Anno Domini 1785.What is grandeur!What is Power!Heavier toil!Superior pain!What the bright reward of gain?The grateful memory of [word gone] sweet the breath of vernal [word gone].The bees collected treasure sweet [word gone] sweet [word gone] but sweeter, yet, the still small voice of Gratitude, the generous spark forever live, teach me to Love and to forgive; [word gone] my own defects to scan, what others are to feel, and [word gone] my [word gone] a Man."St. Philip's may be accepted as the correct burial place, although other stones were erected.His will is as follows: "Charles Pinckney, of Queen Street, Charles Town, Province of South Carolina To be sold: land in Granville County on the branches of the Cooshatchee and Chulofinney, also tract lately bought of the Provost Marshall on Euhanny Creek head Peedee River, which is said to be very valuable.Also a lot of land fronting on north side of Queen St. bought some years ago of Wm. Crosthwaite upon which I have put brick foundations for building two tenements; also my land and buildings on east side of Church St. and Longitude Lane, also lot on Orange St.; also 50 or 60 of my worst plantation slaves, and all superfluous household furniture and plate, stock and cattle.My wife and our children in their minority...children to have the best and most suitable education the country affords.Rest of slaves to be kept on my several plantations called Drainfields and Fee Farm at Ashepoo, and Snee Farm in Christ Church Parish.To eldest son, Charles Pinckney, land and buildings in Queen St. and Union St. when twenty-one.Southward part of the lands belonging to this lot at present, belonging to my niece, Fanny Brown, and for which I have signed an agreement with her father to purchase same when she comes of age.Rest of estate to: wife, Frances Pinckney, and all my children, Charles Pinckney, Thomas Pinckney, Wm. Robert Pinckney, Mary Pinckney, Miles Brewton Pinckney, [and Rebecca Pinckney born after this will was made]; annuity of 300 pounds a year to my honoured mother...To be buried in St. Philip's churchyard by my children.Wife Frances, son Charles when 21, Brother-in-law Miles Brewton, Cousin Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and Friend Peter Manigault to be executors.Dated April 18, 1770.Proved November 10, 1784, and Frances Pinckney qualified.April 16, 1798, Charles Pinckney qualified.N.B. Coosahatchie lands I value at 6000 pounds North side of Queen St. 5000 pounds.Euhanny lands 2000 pounds.Orange St. and New Building 14,000 pounds.60 slaves 21,000 pounds.Total 53,000 pounds.More than will pay all my debts."
(daughter) Mary PINCKNEY (died at 16 years old)
(daughter) Sarah PINCKNEY m. Joseph BROWN, merchant, of Georgetown, South Carolina.It is recorded that Sarah died of a "sore throat".Left one daughter, Frances "Fanny" BROWN, referred to in the above will, she married Dr. Peter SPENCE of Ponpon.
(daughter) Ann PINCKNEY m. Daniel D'Oyley and had children.
(daughter) Elizabeth PINCKNEY (stillborn)
(son) William PINCKNEY m. Deborah WEBB, daughter of William WEBB and Deborah JONES.Her will was made in 1789.William PINCKNEY lived in St. Bartholomew's Parish.
Children of William PINCKNEY and Deborah WEBB:
(daughter) Elizabeth PINCKNEY m. Wm. BELLINGER, Jr. (1st) and m. Dr. John TOWNSEND (2nd)
(daughter) Sarah PINCKNEY m. Wm. BELLINGER, Sr.
(son) William Cotesworth PINCKNEY, state Senator in 1808; buried at Chapel of Ease, St. Bartholomew's Parish,
m. Rebecca D. GODFREY, and had children whose descendants live in Colleton and Beaufort Counties.According to the U.S. Census of 1830, William Cotesworth PINCKNEY had 107 slaves.
Children of William PINCKNEY and Rebecca GODFREY:
(daughter) Deborah Webb PINCKNEY m. cousin Wm. BELLINGER and had children.
(son) Dr. William PINCKNEY, died at age 29, buried at Chapel of Ease, St. Bartholomew's Parish.
(son) Dr. Cotesworth PINCKNEY of St. Bartholomew's Parish, (marriage settlement) Elizabeth Perry BELLINGER, daughter of Wm. BELLINGER and 2nd wife Harriet FIELD.Had at least 10 slaves according to the U.S. Census of 1840.
(son) Colonel Thomas PINCKNEY m. Elizabeth IZARD, daughter of Ralph IZARD and Elizabeth STEAD.Their children: Elizabeth Celestine PINCKNEY m. a cousin Benjamin HUGER, later a Major General in the Confederate Army.(See Transactions Huguenot Society of South Carolina, No. 4, for children of Elizabeth and Benjamin HUGER.)Rosetta Ella PINCKNEY, died at Baltimore, m. a cousin Ralph Stead IZARD and had children.
Children of Dr. Cotesworth PINCKNEY and Elizabeth BELLINGER:
(daughter) Maria PINCKNEY m. Rev. D.I. CAMPBELL and had children.
(son) William PINCKNEY
(son) Dr. Charles Cotesworth PINCKNEY m. Mary M. RYAN.According to the U.S. Census of 1870, a 14 year old black girl, Francis Drew, was living in this home, occupation listed as "Domish School", which is nearly illegible.The U.S. Census of 1880 records a 23 year old mulatto, Nora Mitchell, was living in this home, occupation listed as servant/cook, Mary RYAN Pinckney had passed away before this census was taken.
(daughter) Augusta PINCKNEY
(son) Dr. Eustace Bellinger PINCKNEY
(son) Thomas PINCKNEY
(daughter) Susan Sarah PINCKNEY m. Simon MAGWOOD, at Walterboro.
Children of Dr. Charles C. PINCKNEY and Mary M. RYAN:
(daughter) J.C. "Nina" PINCKNEY
(son) Cotesworth (went by Charles later in life) PINCKNEY
(son) Bellinger PINCKNEY
(daughter) M.E. (perhaps Mary Elizabeth? Mary Eleanor??) PINCKNEY
(daughter) Katy or Kate PINCKNEY
(daughter) Lizzie or Elizabeth PINCKNEY
(daughter) Cecile PINCKNEY
(son) Charles (Charlie) Cotesworth PINCKNEY m. Bessie KRAUS.Charles PINCKNEY, Bookkeeper, Veteran of Spanish-American War and World War I.
(son) English PINCKNEY
Children of Charles C. PINCKNEY and Bessie KRAUS:
(daughter) Lillian PINCKNEY m. Garvious Oresal "Sonny" BILES
(daughter) Ethel PINCKNEY
(son) Charles Cotesworth PINCKNEY
(daughter) Elizabeth PINCKNEY