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Slaves on The Grove Plantation, Edisto River, Charleston, SC

This page honors 136 enslaved ancestors at Grove Plantation on the Edisto River, Charleston County, SC, who are named in the 1857 estate inventory of George W. Morris. Of those listed, 124 were sold in Charleston on 12 Jan 1858. Please see below for an account of the sale. Anyone may contribute to this page.

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History of Grove Plantation

Charleston County, South Carolina

The Grove Plantation on the Pon Pon (Edisto) River in Charleston County, SC was built ca. 1828 by George Washington Morris. After Morris’ death ca. 1857, the plantation was purchased by John Berkeley Grimball.

You may view the National Register Nomination for Grove Plantation on the website of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, to learn more of the history of Grove Plantation.

 

136 Slaves Listed on Grove Plantation, Charleston, SC, 1857

Grove Plantation, Charleston, SC

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The estate inventory of George W. Morris, filed on 20 November 1857, lists 136 slaves at Grove Plantation on the Pon Pon (Edisto) River, Charleston County, South Carolina.

You may view the estate inventory by clicking on the image thumbnails attached to this story.

Anyone may contribute to this page.

Slaves listed at the Grove Plantation were:

· Isabel - slave

· Martha - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Rebecca - slave

· Henry - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Joe - slave

· Charles - slave

· Silvey - slave

· Bella - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Tyrah Sophy - slave

· Scipio - slave

· Sylla - slave

· Clarenda - slave

· Tillah - slave

· Hector - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Jim - slave

· Silvey - slave

· Moses - slave

· Rose - slave

· Exeter - slave

· Dido - slave

· Edward - slave

· John - slave

· William - slave

· Chloe - slave

· Binah - slave

· Mary - slave

· Maria - slave

· Sarah - slave

· Frank - slave

· Affey - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Dolly - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Sue - slave

· Katy - slave

· Mack - slave

· Molly - slave

· Infant - slave

· Isaac - slave

· Brutus - slave

· Adam - slave

· Betty - slave

· Mary - slave

· Amey - slave

· Pleasant - slave

· Sibby - slave

· Betty -slave

· Charles - slave

· Suckey - slave

· George - slave

· Mingo - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Cinda - slave

· Billy - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Barbara - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Rachael - slave

· Smart - slave

· Mary - slave

· Charlotte - slave

· Robert - slave

· Hagar - slave

· Marcus - slave

· Hannah - slave

· John - slave

· Dinah - slave

· Johny - slave

· Tenah - slave

· Gabriel - slave

· Judy - slave

· Nero - slave

· Johny - slave

· George - slave

· Affey - slave

· Henry - slave

· Scipio - slave

· Julius - slave

· Magnolia - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Rinah - slave

· Lydia - slave

· Marcus - slave

· Tim - slave

· Mingo - slave

· January - slave

· Daphne - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Flora - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Martha - slave

· Minda - slave

· Pleasant - slave

· Zeggy - slave

· Morris - slave

· Maria - slave

· Jackey - slave

· Ben - slave

· John - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Aleck - slave

· Flora - slave

· Caroline - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Infant - slave

· Poon - slave

· Betty - slave

· Lucy - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Amos - slave

· Hughey - slave

· Louisa - slave

· Dick - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Perry - slave

· Mariann - slave

· Perry - slave

· Phoebe - slave

· Martha - slave

· William - slave

· Bungay - slave

· Doll - slave

· Diama - slave

· Rose - slave

· Johnny - slave

· Binah - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Flora - slave

· Louis - slave

· Juliette - slave

Sale of 124 Slaves from Grove Plantation, 12 Jan 1858

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On January 12, 1858, 124 members of the enslaved community from Grove Plantation were sold in Charleston. You can view the document by clicking on the thumbnail images above.

Following is an account of the sale:

Anna D. Kanuafman purchased: Scipio, Scylla, Clarinda and Tylla

Pringle & Tilton purchased: Hector and Peggy

Edward C Peronneau purchased: Ester, Susan and Elizabeth

Edward Barnwell, Jr. purchased: Sylvy, Moses, Rose, Mack and Peggy

S.D. Doar purchased: George, Dids, Edward and John

James Legare purchased: Jim, William, Chloe, Binah, Molly & infant

Henry E. Swinton purchased: Mary, Maria, Sarah, Frank, Affey, Phillis, Martha and William

H.C. Glover purchased: Rinah, Lydia, Marcus, Tim, Martha, Minda, Pleasant, Hufhey, Louis, Juliette and Mingo

C.T. Haskell purchased: Johney, Tinah, Judy, Gabriel, Nero, and Johny

N.B. Mazyck purchased: Flora

F.A. Whitney purchased: Rose and Johny

Z.B. Oakes purchased: Dinah

E.C. Bernard purchased: Alick and Flora

E.M. Whaley purchased: Rinah, Phillis, Dick and Nancy

W.B. Steadman purchased: Morris, Maria, Jacky and Ben

Richard North purchased: January, Daphne, Peggy, Flora and Nancy 

W.P. Shingler purchased: Charles, Luckey, George and Mingo

Lewis Morris purchased: Jacob, Rachael, Isaac, Brutus, Adam, Betty & infant

A.J. White purchased: Billy, Lucy, Barbarra & infant

E.M. Whaley purchased: Mary, Aney, Pheasant, Sibby, Betty, Marcus, Hannah, John and Dinah

James B. Campbell purchased: Smart, Mary, Charlotte, Robert, Hager, John, Caroline, Peggy, Nelly & infant

William Whaley purchased: Dolly, Phillis, Sue and Katy

About This Document

This document was digitized as part of a collaborative effort between Footnote, Lowcountry Africana, the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and FamilySearch, to digitize all surviving Charleston, SC Estate Inventories, 1732-1872 and Bills of Sale, 1773-1872, for a FREE Footnote collection.

When the project is complete, the names of more than 30,000 enslaved ancestors will be preserved in this FREE collection, for generations to come.

This remarkable collection contains the name of every slave ever listed in a surviving estate inventory for Charleston, SC from colonial times to Emancipation. Many of the post-Civil War inventories list the names of former slaves as well. You can volunteer to help index this FREE collection, to make the records searchable.

To learn more please CLICK HERE.

This document was indexed and made searchable by Alana Thevenet.

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