Joseph Bellinger

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Joseph Bellinger
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819
Preceded by John J. Chappell
Succeeded by James Overstreet
Member of the South Carolina Senate from Barnwell District
In office
November 26, 1810 – December 24, 1813
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Barnwell District
In office
November 24, 1806 – December 19, 1809
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from St. Luke's Parish
In office
November 22, 1802 – December 19, 1805
Personal details
Born 1773
Ashepoo, South Carolina
Died January 10, 1830
Charleston, South Carolina
Resting place Ashepoo, South Carolina
Political party Democratic-Republican
Profession planter

Joseph Bellinger (1773 – January 10, 1830) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina. He was born at the Bellinger Plantation in Saint Bartholomew Parish, Ashepoo, South Carolina and was a planter by trade. He owned the “Aeolian Lawn” plantation.

He served as member of the State house of representatives from 1802–1809 and of the State senate from Barnwell District 1810–1813. Bellinger was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth Congress (March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819). He was not a candidate for reelection to the Sixteenth Congress.

He died at Charleston, South Carolina on January 10, 1830, aged around 56 years old. He was interred in the Bellinger private burial ground, Poco Sabo Plantation, Ashepoo, South Carolina.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John J. Chappell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
James Overstreet