Thursday, September 26, 2013

Some More on Collett Leventhorpe

From Wikipedia. /// (Born May 15, 1815, Died December 1, 1889.) Born in England. Bought the rank of ensign in the British Army and later also bought rank of lieutenant. (Buying your rank?) //// Posted in the West Indies and in Canada. He later rose to the rank of captain (Did he buy it?) and then sold it October 28, 1842, and went to South Carolina on business from a British company. He and his wife are buried at Chapel of Rest Cemetery in Happy Valley, Caldwell County, North Carolina. //// His wife Louise, tbe reason he became a North Carolinian, is also buried next to him (1827-1908). //// Old Secesh

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