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1). Elias Horry IV inherited a fortune from his father in plan tations and other properties and his interest in Bull s Isl and came from his second wife, Mary Shubrick. he kept recor ds of his family history in his father s Bible and erecte d monuments to the family s memory. He studied law in the o ffice of General C.C. Pinckney and was admitted to the ba r in 1773. He was Intendent of the City of Charleston fro m 1815 to 1817. Member and president of the Board of Truste es of the College of Charleston, President of the St. Cecil ia Society, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Medica l College as well as being active in many other religious a nd philanthropic organizations. He was the second presiden t of the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company.
Name: Elias Edward Horry Note
Born: 21 Jun 1773 at Charleston, South Carolina
Married: 23 Oct 1817 at St. Michaels, Charleston, South Carolina
Died: 17 Sep 1834 at Charleston, South Carolina
Other Spouses: Harriett Vanderhorst
Father: Thomas Horry
Mother: Ann Branford
Name: Mary Rutledge Shubrick Note
Born: 23 Oct 1789 at Charleston, South Carolina
Died: 14 Jan 1852 at Charleston, South Carolina
Father: Thomas Shubrick Colonel
Mother: Mary Branford
Name: Thomas Lynch Horry
Born: Abt 1818
Name: William Branford Shubrick Horry
Born: 20 Sep 1818
Name: Alicia Mary Horry
Born: 10 Aug 1820
Name: Elias Horry
Born: 13 Feb 1822
Died: 1 May 1839
Name: Richard Shubrick Horry
Born: 19 Sep 1823
Name: Julia Elizabeth Horry
Born: 6 Jan 1825
Died: 15 Sep 1881
Husband: Benjamin Foisson Trapier Dr.
Name: Edward Shubrick Horry
Born: 13 Jun 1827 at Charleston, South Carolina
Died: 3 Dec 1892 at Grahamville, South Carolina
Wife: Martha Caroline Webb
Name: Paul Trapier Horry
Born: 17 Jun 1829 at South Carolina
Died: 21 Oct 1878 at Santee, South Carolina
Wife: Georgianna Heywood Raoul
2). Of my mother s two sisters, the elder, Mary, did not marr y till middle age, but spent her youth & early womanhood a t home. She had a large share of the beauty, which distingu ished the family & was quiet & amiable with less of vivacit y & imagination than either of her sisters, but of a practi cal matter of fact disposition, & very attentive to her dev otional duties. She was addressed by Mr. Elias Horry, a wid ower with a son & two daughters. I remember his formal visi ts to Belvedere in his handsome coach with outriders, his s tately walk upstairs with his gold headed cane, & his punct uality of arrival & departure. In due time, & after the com pletion of regular approaches, he carried his point, was ac cepted, & married, & took her to his home in the ancestra l Mansion, the solid substantial rough cast house at the corner of Meeting & Tradd Sts, Char leston, where she spent the rest of her days, surviving him , & two of her children, a son & daughter, t v leaving a da ughter & three sons. She was a brave woman, & in the days o f Nullification shewed her readiness to meet danger in th e spirit of her forefathers. She mingled little in society , but lived for & among her children, to whose welfare sh e gave herself up with entire self sacrifice, &, though no t always with the dearest perception of what would be for t heir highest good, yet with a sincere desire for the promot ion of their best interests in this world& in the next. Sh e died in the midst of them, justly lamented by the few wh o knew her intimately, & highly respected in the communit y at large.