Historic Markers Across South Carolina



Christian Theus



Marker ID: SCHM 9-7
Location: on US 176 a short distance S of junction with US 21
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 48.017    W 080° 57.862
  33.80028333    -80.96436666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Buried in this cemetery is the Reverend Christian Theus, whose grave was moved here in 1932 from its original location near the Reformed Lutheran Church of the Congarees, once standing about 7 miles NW in old Saxe-Gotha Township. From 1739 to 1789, Theus was pastor of the Congarees church and also the local school teacher.


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Two sided marker - Sandy Run Church