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John Baylis Earle
Birth: Oct. 23, 1766
Death: Feb. 3, 1836
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA

US Congressman. He was raised in South Carolina and served in the Revolutionary War as a drummer boy and soldier, afterwards becoming owner of a plantation called "Silver Glade." In 1802 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democratic-Republican and served one term, 1803 to 1805. he did not run for reelection in 1804 and returned to operating Silver Glade. Earle remained interested in military affairs and for sixteen years served as South Carolina's Adjutant General, including leading the militia when it was mobilized for the War of 1812. In 1832 and 1833 he was a member of the state conventions that advocated nullification of the federal Tariff of 1828. John Baylis Earle was the nephew of Elias Earle, who succeeded him in Congress, and cousin of Samuel Earle, who also served in the US House. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah Taylor Earle (1775 - 1815)*
  Nancy Ann Earle (1793 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Eleanor Earle Lewis (1792 - 1840)*
  Samuel Sidney Earle (1799 - 1870)*
  Mary Earle Purvis (1810 - 1894)*
  Georgia Washington Earle Turpin (1824 - 1903)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Earle Family Cemetery (Silver Glade Plantation)
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 16, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6856881
John Baylis Earle
Added by: Bill McKern
 
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Feb. 3, 2014
Honoring American Patriot John Baylis Earle, DAR Ancestor #: A035455 Service: SOUTH CAROLINA Rank: SOLDIER Birth: 10-23-1766 NORTH CAROLINA Death: 2-3-1836 SILVER GLADE ANDERSON DIST SOUTH CAROLINA See ancestry.com
- Vonnie Cantrell
 Added: Sep. 23, 2012
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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