Dunn, Mary, Cemetery

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
Martinangele Rd.;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
Control Number:
Tax Number:
R800 026 000 024A 0000
Date Surveyed:
September 17 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1790
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Signficant Architectural Features:
At south end of island, near Mongin Creek. Gabled brick vault for three members of Martinangele family, names unknown. Beside it is a tight row of 19th and 20th century gravemarkers. Scattered nearby are several brick box tombs with marble slab tops
New fencing and gates, 1990.
Historical Information:
The only traditionally white cemetery on the island. First known burial was Mary Foster Martinangele (d. 4/2/1790), who had purchased a 500-acre plantation on Daufuskie in 1762. Her granddaughter Mary M. Dunn sold the property (then 300 acres) in 1874,
Source of Historical Information:
Billie Burn, An Island Called Daufuskie, pp. 39, 346, 354-360. "Daufuskie Island Historic District" National Register nomination.
Quadrangle Name:
Fort Pulaski