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Somerton Cemetery
Pinopolis, Berkeley County, South Carolina

This cemetery was owned and established by Rene Ravenel in c.1708 to be used as a burial ground for family. It was about one acre in size and was situated about 3 miles north of Pinopolis on the Somerton Plantation. The area and cemetery are now under water in the Pinopolis Reservoir in Lake Moultrie.

This is not a complete listing of all of the burials in this cemetery. The records below were provided by contributors to Interment.net. Last edited Jun 08, 2012. Total records = 15.

Contributor's Index:

Mazyck, Benjamin, d. 11 Feb 1758, age: 19yr, eldest s/o Benjamin & Damaris Mazyck, grandson of Daniel Ravenel, [BH]
McCall, Catherine Cordes, b. 5 Apr 1822, d. 24 Jul 1838, only c/o Dr. John Ward McCall & Mary Ravenel McCall, She was born in Charleston, On the 5 April 1822 & died there, the 24th of July 1838, age: 16 years, 3mo & 19da, [BH]
Ravenel, Caroline, b. 27 Aug 1791, d. 27 Jan 1844, w/o Daniel Ravenel, d/o John Splitt Cripps dec. all of Charleston. Husband & 4 sons surviving, 2 sons & 2 dau. died before her lie by her side, [BH]
Ravenel, Catherine Prioleau, b. 1 May 1820, d. 27 Aug 1821, age: 1yr 3mo 27da, d/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel, [BH]
Ravenel, Catherine, d. 28 Aug 1849, age: 79yr 11mo 2da, w/o Daniel Ravenel, d/o Samuel & Catherine Prioleau, [BH]
Ravenel, Charlotte Matilda, b. 11 Oct 1796, d. 10 Oct 1826, w/o Edmund Ravenel M.D., eldest d/o Timothy Ford Esqr of Charleston, leaving an only dau. whose birth she survived but a few days, [BH]
Ravenel, Daniel Edward, Jr., M.D., b. 9 Dec 1812, d. 4 Aug 1833, age: 20yr 7mo 26da, s/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel, [BH]
Ravenel, Daniel, Sr., b. 11 Apr 1762, d. 15 Aug 1807, 45yr 4 mos, 4da, md Catherine Prioleau, d/o Samuel & Catherine Prioleau, she with 6 sons & 2 dau. survive him, [BH]
Ravenel, Daniel, b. 26 Oct 1789, d. 7 Sep 1873, of Wantoo Plat, 3rd name in direct line, lived in Charleston, wife Caroline Cripps rest nearby, [BH]
Ravenel, Elizabeth Farr, b. 19 Apr 1816, d. 28 Jun 1822, age: 6yr 2mo 9da, d/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel, [BH]
Ravenel, Gendron Prioleau, d. 4 Aug 1817, age: 3yr 10mo 29da, s/o James & Henrietta Ravenel, [BH]
Ravenel, Henry, d. 15 Jul 1833, age: 2yr 10mo 10da, s/o Henry & Elizabeth Coffin Ravenel, 42 hrs. of scarlet fever in Charleston, [BH]
Ravenel, James, M.D., d. 31 Oct 1817, age: 27yr, [BH]
Ravenel, John Cripps, b. 12 Oct 1814, d. 21 Jul 1838, age: 23yr 9mo 9da, s/o Daniel & Caroline Ravenel, [BH]
Ravenel, Theodore Gourdin, d. 1817, footstone, [BH]
Ravenel, Theodore Gourdin, d. 26 Jul 1817, age: 1yr 10mo 11da, s/o James & Henrietta Ravenel, [BH]


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