Colonel Kolbs Tomb

Marlboro County, S.C.

 

Contributed by Barbara Cope Svetlick, August 1998

Colonel Kolbs Tomb

Take Hwy 15 to Society Hill; right on the Old River Road about 1 mile on the left of woods.

Kolb, Col Abel - A brave and Noble Soldier 
of the era 
of ’76 
Lurking Tories 
Failing to decoy him 
>From his house
 Which stood 
Near the Ferry 
Set fire to it
And in escaping
>From the Flames
He was shot
Ready as He was
To devote  his all to
His Country’s Cause
He lost not sight
Of his Obligations
to his God
He was a Worthy
Member of the Welsh Neck Church
A long line
Of Admiring
Descendants
and Friends
Cherish his Memory
With Profound
Veneration

In Memory of Elizabeth Marshall/
 the beloved Daughter/Adam and Mary Marshall/
 Who departed this 
Life/in September 1795/Aged two years and t months (broken)

Rock with initial M/W.
Four rocks, nothing legible
Rock Marked "M.W. 1792"
Rock Marked "A. Wilds, 1781-1796"

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