Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Christian Theus

Marker ID: SCHM 32-23
Location: /-26 and U.S. 21 near Calhoun-Lexington County line
County: Lexington
Style: Free Standing **


One mile east was the original grave of the Reverend Christian Theus. A native of Switzerland, Theus ministered to Reformed and Lutheran groups in Saxe-Gotha Township, 1739-1789, and was teacher of the local school. His grave was moved to Sandy Run Lutheran Church Cemetery in 1932.

Erected by SC Daughters of American Colonists in 1993-replacing a marker erected in 1941