Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1816/05/01 Son of Thomas S Grimke, John Grimke is born in Charleston County, South Carolina. Born
1825/00/00 Thomas and John Grimke inherit Magnolia Plantation from their uncle, Thomas Drayton, the great grandson of Magnolia's first Drayton (Thomas). A condition in the will requires that they take their mother's maiden name of Drayton. Home Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Charleston
1840/00/00 After contracting tuberculosis, John G Drayton takes the advise of his doctor, ("If you want to live, John, you must dig in the soil.") begins gardening at Magnolia-on-the-Ashley. Health Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Charleston
1850/00/00 Rev John Grimke becomes the pastor of St Andrews Episcopal Church, Charleston County, South Carolina. Vocation St Andrews Episcopal Church Charleston
1863/06/00 John Grimke Drayton becomes the minister during the summer at St John in the Wilderness. Vocation Flat Rock Historic District Flat Rock
1886/08/31 Two hundred and 60 miles from Charleston in Flat Rock, North Carolina, Rev Drayton hears a distant rumbling noise coming from Magnolia-on-the-Ashley. Plantation Owner Flat Rock Historic District Flat Rock 1886 Charleston Earthquake
1886/08/31 Charleston Earthquake destroys plantation buildings and cracks the Drayton family tomb at Magnolia-on-the-Ashley. Plantation Owner Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Charleston 1886 Charleston Earthquake
1891/04/00 John Grimke Drayton dies. He is buried behind St John in the Wilderness. Died Flat Rock Historic District Flat Rock
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