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Brevard, Joseph, 1766-1821

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Personal name headingBrevard, Joseph, 1766-1821
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See alsoFamily: Brevard (Family : Brevard, Alexander, 1755-1829)
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedIredell County (N.C.) Camden (S.C.)
Birth date1766-07-19
Death date1821-10-11
Profession or occupationJudges Legislators
Found inReports of judicial decisions in the state of South Carolina, from 1793 to 1815, 1839: v. 1 t.p. (the late honorable Joseph Brevard, one of the associate judges)
OCLC, June 8, 1999 (hdg.: Brevard, Joseph, 1766-1821; usage: Joseph Brevard)
Finding aid for Brevard and McDowell family papers, via UNC University Libraries WWW site, May 20, 2020 (The Brevard family included brothers Alexander (1755-1829) of Lincoln County, N.C., and Joseph (1766-1821), lawyer of Camden, S.C. The Brevards were related to the McDowell family of Charlotte, N.C. McDowell family members included Rebecca Brevard McDowell (1823-1904) and newspaper editor and businessman Franklin Brevard McDowell (1849-1928). Joseph Brevard (1766-1821) was one of Alexander Brevard's younger brothers. Joseph also served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, enlisting at the age of seventeen. He became a lieutenant in the 10th North Carolina Regiment before transferring to the 2nd as regimental quartermaster. After the war, he settled in Camden, S.C. He was sheriff of the Camden District from 1789 to 1791, when he was appointed commissioner in equity for the Northern District of South Carolina. In 1792, he was admitted to the bar. He was elected circuit court judge in December 1801 and served until forced by poor health to resign in December 1815. He was a member of Congress from 1819 to 1821)
NCpedia WWW site, May 20, 2020 (Brevard, Joseph; born 19 July 1766, died 11 Oct. 1821; a native of Iredell County and a long-time resident of Camden, Kershaw County, S.C.; Revolutionary War soldier, jurist, and congressman)