no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

John Aberhart Fetner (1760 - 1848)

John Aberhart Fetner
Born in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 87 in Richland, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2009
This page has been accessed 1,069 times.



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

Is John your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of John's DNA have taken a DNA test. Have you taken a test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Comments: 1

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.
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

This week's featured connections are from the War of the Roses: John is 21 degrees from Margaret England, 20 degrees from Edmund Beaufort, 19 degrees from Margaret Stanley, 21 degrees from John Butler, 20 degrees from Henry VI of England, 20 degrees from Louis XI de France, 21 degrees from Isabel of Clarence, 19 degrees from Edward IV of York, 21 degrees from Thomas Fitzgerald, 20 degrees from Richard III of England, 20 degrees from Henry Stafford and 20 degrees from Perkin Warbeck on our single family tree. Login to see how you relate to 33 million family members.

F  >  Fetner  >  John Aberhart Fetner