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Theophilus Patey (b. 12 November 1632, d. 1685)Theophilus Patey was born 12 November 1632 in Featherstone, Yorkshire, England, and died 1685 in Charles Town, South Carolina.He married Elizabeth Gibbes on 09 July 1656 in St. Michael's, Barbados, daughter of Thomas Gibbes.
Notes for Theophilus Patey:
Theophilus PATY was born on 12 November 1632 at Featherstone, Yorkshire, England. He married Elizabeth Baker on 9 July 1656 at St Michael's, Barbados Islands. He died in 1685 at Charles Town, South Carolina. He, Theophilus Paty, sailed from England to the Barbados Isands. Here his family lived for some years, as he had sons in the army there. He then sailed to what was then known as Charles Town. (Later it became Charleston South Carolina). His first home was next to the Governor of Carolina, in Charles Town. The first settelment had to be moved across the bay to where the town of Charleston now stands, because of the low laying land that flooded from the storms. Theophilus Paty was a man of some wealth and means, as Esquire followed his name and he bought land in the main town where only men of power and wealth are known to have lived. One of the main planations that Theophilus built is still standing and still in the family. Now known as Boone Hall Plantation. When Theophilus' s daughter married this was his wedding gift to her. The Boone Plantation has been used in many motion pictures, but the one most remembered is "Gone With the Wind". The Plantation is still a working plantion , although the grounds and the main big trees were damaged during Hugo, the plantation house ground floor is reopened to the public. Inside the main door is a gold plaque with Theophilus Paty's name.
More About Theophilus Patey and Elizabeth Gibbes:
Marriage: 09 July 1656, St. Michael's, Barbados.
Children of Theophilus Patey and Elizabeth Gibbes are:
- +Edward Paty, b. 09 March 1657/58, St. Michael's, Barbados, d. 10 January 1687/88, Berkeley District, South Carolina.