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John Aberhart Fetner (1760 - 1848)

John Aberhart Fetner
Born in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolinamap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 87 in Richland, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2009
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John Aberhart Fetner was born 21 Oct 1760 in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA. He was tje son of Georg Vettiner and Mary Eberhardt.

Children; Archibald Campbell Fetner, James Stephen Fetner, Mary Fetner (Hartin), Alexander B. Fetner, Elizabeth Fetner (Hawkins)

John served in the Revolutionary War 1777 - 1782. He was a fifer for the 3rd South Carolina Regiment. While on expedition to Florida, he was captured at Briar Creek, GA and served as a prisoner of war in Savannah, GA. John was later freed by Lt. Col. Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee (the father of Confederate general Robert E. Lee) and continued serving with Lee until he was discharged on December 25, 1782.

John Aberhart Fetner passed away 10 May 1848 (aged 87) in Richland County, South Carolina, USA. He was buried at the Cedar Creek Methodist Church Cemetery in Cedar Creek, Richland County, South Carolina, USA.

Research Note

FamilySearch shows his wife as Mary Campbell. It's not certain if she is the same wife as listed here. Fetterly-28 08:54, 15 June 2022 (UTC)



  • Created by: William Perhealth, Record added: Mar 17, 2011

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Fetner-5 and Fetner-18 appear to represent the same person because: merge parents first; same name, same parent names, same child name
posted by S Stevenson

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