★ James Ladson


★ James Ladson

James Henry Ladson was an American politician, a wealthy owner of plantations of Charles town and the officer of the American revolution. He served as Vice-Governor of South Carolina from 1792 to 1794, and was a member of the Senate of South Carolina from 1800 to 1804.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is descended from son James H. Ladson and his daughter Elizabeth Ladson, and taking in addition, his daughter Sarah Reeve Ladson, von der Leyen was living under the name Rosa Ladson in London in the late 1970-ies.


1. Early life. (Ранняя жизнь)

James Ladson was born in 1753 in Charleston South Carolina to a prominent family of English origin. He was the son of William Ladson and Ann Gibbs. His great-grandfather John Ladson emigrated from Northamptonshire in England to Barbados, and then to Carolina as one of the first English settlers in 1679, where he built a large plantation and served in the Commons house of Assembly from 1685. His mother was the daughter of a prominent colonial official, Colonel John Gibbs 1696-1764 and the granddaughter of a colonial Governor, Robert Gibbs. The Gibbes Museum of art is named in honor of his mothers family. James Ladson was also the 2nd great-grandson Henry Woodward, the first British colonists in Carolina.

After the early death of his parents, he was raised by his uncle, John Gibbs 1733-1780, who owned the plantation groves, which included today HAMPTON Park and surrounding areas. He attended the best school in South Carolina. In 1773 he went to England to continue his education, returning to South Carolina next year. He owned a plantation in St. Andrews parish and plantations by the name Fawn hill on the river Santeee, and the house and other properties in Charleston.

He served as an officer during the American war of independence 1775 and 1780, along with his childhood friend, Thomas Pinckney, and in the end, as captain of the 1st regiment of the continental line. He served as an aide to General Benjamin Lincoln during the siege of Charleston 1780. He was later promoted to major. Thomas Pinckney, related to his memories of James Ladsons early life and especially his service in the war of independence in 1824 by letter Ladsons the son of James H. Ladson.


2. Political career. (Политическую карьеру)

After the American revolutionary war, he became involved in politics in South Carolina. He served as a member of the General Assembly of South Carolina from 1785 to 1790. He voted to ratify the Federal Constitution in 1788 as a delegate of St. Andrew in the state Convention. He served as Vice-Governor of South Carolina from 1792 to 1794.

He was again elected to the General Assembly of South Carolina in 1798, and served as a Senator in the state Senate from 1800 to 1804.

He also worked in various local offices, such as Commissioner for rebuilding the bridge over Ashley in 1792.

At the time the U.S. Constitution was adopted in 1788 he was reported to own 1.717 acres value 10.384 $and 142 slaves. According to the inventory of his property he owned 104 slaves at the time of his death.


3. Personal life. (Личная жизнь)

On 1 October 1778 he married Judith Smith, 1762-1820, who belonged to one of South Carolinas rich banker-merchant family, her father Benjamin Smith 1717-1770 was one of South Carolinas most famous merchants and bankers, plantation owner, the slave, who for a long time was Chairman of the Royal Collection and the great-grandson of the Governor of South Carolina and Landgrave Thomas Smith. His wife was the granddaughter of the biggest slave-trader in British North America Joseph Rogge, a cousin of the Governor of North Carolina, Benjamin Smith, and a cousin of Elizabeth Manigault, who was married to the richest man in British North American colonies Peter Manigault.

James Ladson house in Charleston was built about 1792, street Ladson in his honor was named in 1895.

His daughter, Sarah Reeve Ladson married the art collector Robert Gilmore, Jr., is one of the most fashionable American women of her time, she was the subject of several portraits and sculptures, including the famous portrait of Thomas Sully. Art historian maurie McInnis notes that "she visually recalled the taste of slave women around which she grew up" with turban and colourful.

James Ladson was the father of James H. Ladson 1795-1868, the main owner of the plantation, which by 1850 was owned over 200 slaves, which produced 600.000 pounds of rice per year at its La Grange and Fawn Hill plantation, which was also the Danish Consul in South Carolina. James H. Ladsons son, major William Henry Ladson, married the daughter of Isabel Anne Baron, the biological daughter of doctor Alexander Baron and James Ladsons daughter Elizabeth Ladson, Isabel Ann Baron was raised and informally adopted by her aunt Sarah Reeve Ladson and her husband. Among their descendants Ursula von der Leyen, who has already lived a year under the name Rosa Ladson to London to escape the terrorists.

His son James H. Ladson wrote about his views on slavery in 1845.

Ladson, South Carolina, named in honor of his family.

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