Jacob Bond I’On (1782-1859), planter, US Army and militia officer, and state legislator is buried in the family cemetery ½ mi. north. I’On a contemporary of John C. Calhoun at Yale University, represented Saint James Santee Parish in S.C. House 1810-1812, then resigned to become captain in the second U.S. Artillery, serving with distinction during the War of 1812. I’On described at his death in 1859 as “a representative of a true Carolina gentleman,” was elected to the S.C. Senate in 1816, serving until 1837 and representing first Saint James Santee Parish, then Christ Church Parish; he was president of the Senate 1822-1828. He was also intendant, or mayor, of Sullivan’s Island in 1823 and a delegate to the Nullification Convention of 1832-1833.