Re: Lafeyette's landing in SC - CALDER
Subject: Re: Lafeyette's landing in SC
Date: May 24, 1998

In Nell S. Graydon's book "Tales Of Edisto", pages 33-39, she describes
Lafayette's visit to Edisto Island in 1825. He visited the Seabrook
plantation. Seabrook's daughter, who was born during the visit was named in
his honor--Caroline Lafayette Seabrook
-----Original Message-----
From: karen busby 
To: [email protected] 
Date: Sunday, May 24, 1998 10:52 AM
Subject: Lafeyette's landing in SC

This is what I have been told about Lafeyette's landing in SC in 1777.
>Can anyone tell me anything more of this event or the people involved?
>or even where to look.
>Lafayette in 1777 after purchasing supplies and ammo in
>France, left from a port in Spain, west of Bayonne, and sailed for
>America.  He landed at Georgetown, Lafayette rode on horseback to
>Charlestown then Philadelphia.  I am not sure what happened to the crew
>of this boat, whether it landed in Georgetown or went on somewhere
>else.  I was wondering if my ancestor GEORGE LEFOLLET was one of these
>men.  He had already been in NJ for years before this boat trip, but
>can't find his enlistment into the Rev. War lists.  I think he was in
>LaFayettes Virginia Soldiers, but that of course is not in SC.
>Any help would be great.

==== SCROOTS Mailing List ====

Go To:  #,  A,  B,  C,  D,  E,  F,  G,  H,  I,  J,  K,  L,  M,  N,  O,  P,  Q,  R,  S,  T,  U,  V,  W,  X,  Y,  Z,  Main