Francis Marion, Swamp Fox

Francis Marion, Swamp Fox

Francis Marion’s grandparents were Benjamin and Judith Baleut Marion, and Anthony and Esther Baleut Cordes. They were Huguenots, driven out of France by the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. These two families, the Marion and Cordes, left France in 1685 and...
General William Moultrie

General William Moultrie

Dr. John Moultrie was born in Scotland in the year 1702.  John grew up and married Lucretia Cooper.  John was a physician and a graduate of the University of Edinburgh.  They were descendents of an ancient Scottish family.  John had heard about the new colony’s,...