Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Capt. Thomas Ellerbe

Marker ID: SCHM 13-4
Location: US 52 about 5 miles south of Cheraw in Cash community
County: Chesterfield
Coordinates: N 34° 36.489    W 079° 52.518
  34.60815    -79.8753
Style: Free Standing **


About three miles northeast of here is the Ellerbe Burial Ground (Red Hill Cemetery) where Captain Thomas Ellerbe (1743-1802) is buried. In 1768 he was appointed commissioner to build a church and parsonage for the Parish of St. David. Ellerbe later served in the Revolution as captain under General Francis Marion.

Erected by Historical Society of Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Historic Preservation Commission - 1988


Two sided marker - Cash Homesite