Xiaoba Hayward


Early career

Xiao Tobassa Hayward is the eldest son of Daniel Heyward, South Carolina, South Carolina Born on July 28, 1746, born in the Population of St. Helena Parish (later San Luke Parish, now Justpa County). The plantation is close to the border of Georgia, and Savannah is about 25 miles. His father has gave another son to name Thomas, so the future "Independent Declaration" signator with Junior in his name to distinguish his brother.

During the British Law, Xiaobamas Hayward disclaimed the British to look down on the Americans. In 1771, after 5 years of study in London, he returned to South Carolina to establish a successful law firm and began working in law, and established a plantation called White Hall (White Hall, White Hall).

Political career

1777, his parish sent him to South Carolina's legislature (1772-1775), and the General Assembly is not equal to the Royal Governor on the Parliament Taxation. As a legislator, Xiao Tomas Hayward has joined the rows of revolutionaries, because in the summer of 1774, he participated in a state-level meeting, and the meeting selected representatives of the mainland meeting. During the period from 1775 to 1776, he actively participated in the first continental conference and the second continental meeting, the state security committee and the drafting of the State Constitution. In February 1776, he was selected as a representative of the second continent meeting. Although it is very angry for the UK, Hayward is uncertain whether the colony is ready to stand up. In the first trial period on July 1, South Carolina voted against independence, but in the actual voting of the next day, they changed their position and vote for independence to avoid splitting states.

At the mainland meeting, Xiaoba Hayward signed the "Independent Declaration" and the "State Union Ordinance". After that, Hayward returned to South Carolina Charlston and received a covered villa that inherited from his father a year ago. He became a judge who patrol the court, representing Charleston to participate in the state council and served as the Captain Captain and British.

Passing the captured (William Moultrie) in William Moultrie, Shi Tobassas Hayward, in William Moultrie, in William Moultrie Hurt. Royal Island Port is located in the Coast of South Carolina, close to Hayward. After a year, he recovered, Hayward helped defend Charleston. In May 1780, when the British army finally occupied Charleston, they captured the "Independent Declaration" signed by the two South Carolina, the two southern Carolina, and Edward Latt. Lise. His door was detained in St. Augustine in Florida.

When Xiao Tobassa Hayward was detained, the British attacked his plantation and burned the White Hall and sold his 130 slaves to the glycogen plantation of Jamaica.

Until 1781 was released soon, Xiao Tomas Hayward joined the patriotic lyrics in the British national anthem, here to celebrate the Independence Day of the United States. "God Save the King" became "God Save the Thirteen State", this cover quickly passed from New Hampshire to Georgia.

Late career

After being released, from 1782 to 1789, Xiaobamas Hayward resumed the position of the judge of the Court, and at the same time in the state legislature (1782-1784). In 1785, he helped establish a South Carolina Agricultural Association and became the first president.

In addition to the 1790 participation in the state, Xiao Tomas Hayward uses the remaining time to manage his plantation. He sold off Charleston's townhouse in 1794. He is the last survived in South Carolina signator, died on April 17, 1809, enjoy the 62 year old. After death, I was buried in the family cemetery of the old manor.

Personal life

1777, Xiao Tobassa Hayward married the sister of John Mathews, John Mathews, South Carolina Matthews (Elizabeth) Mathews) is a wife, settled in the White Hall Manor, only a few miles away from his father's accommodation, and then educated five children. In 1782, Elizabeth Mathews Heyward died. In 1785, Hayward married Elizabeth Savage and made three children. There is only one child in his two marriages that have not died.

Main contributions

Participating in the mainland meeting, signed the "Independent Declaration" and "Banglian Ordinance" to become the United States to open the country.

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