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135 Enslaved Ancestors at the White Hall Plantation of Thomas Porcher, 1843

The estate inventory of Thomas Porcher, made at White Hall Plantation near Pinopolis in Berkeley, SC on 24 Nov 1843, lists the names of 135 enslaved ancestors. We invite you to contribute images, stories and information to this page.

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Enslaved Ancestors at White Hall Plantation, Estate of Thomas Porcher, Berkeley, SC, 1843

White Hall Plantation, Berkeley, SC

The estate inventory of Thomas Porcher was made at White Hall Plantation near Pinopolis in Berkeley, SC on 24 Nov 1843. The inventory lists the names of 135 enslaved ancestors.

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This record was indexed and made searchable by Alana.

Ancestors listed at White Hall Plantation were:

· Dick - slave

· Susey - slave

· Zacarias - slave

· Patty - slave

· Sye - slave

· Sandy - slave

· Silvia - slave

· Jim - slave

· Cain - slave

· John - slave

· March - slave

· Harriet - slave

· Jack - slave

· Phillis - slave

· Sabey - slave

· Judy - slave

· August - slave

· Betsey - slave

· Sabey - slave

· Peter - slave

· Nancy - slave

· Samuel - slave

· Simon - slave

· Hannah - slave

· Old Mary - slave

· April - slave

· Miley - slave

· Scipio - slave

· Adam - slave

· Annette - slave

· Binah - slave

· Beck - slave

· Manuel - slave

· Cornelius - slave

· Ben - slave

· Hannah - slave

· Grace - slave

· Jonas - slave

· Emma - slave

· Nero - slave

· Adolphus - slave

· Catharine - slave

· Horace - slave

· Fanny - slave

· Amey - slave

· Daphne - slave

· Kate - slave

· Cooty - slave

· Tenny - slave

· Dianna - slave

· January - slave

· Maria - slave

· Toney - slave

· Nanny - slave

· Plenty - slave

· Sam - slave

· Jinny - slave

· Prince - slave

· Robi - slave

· Betty - slave

· Miranda - slave

· Sharlow - slave

· Bellla - slave

· Hercules - slave

· Molsey - slave

· Julius - slave

· Minus - slave

· Sue - slave

· Ellick - slave

· Cresia - slave

· Sanders - slave

· Anny - slave

· Trycee - slave

· Melia - slave

· Juliet - slave

· Flora - slave

· Thomas - slave

· Robin - slave

· Silvia - slave

· Old Molly - slave

· Pierce - slave

· Lucretia - slave

· Essex - slave

· Dorcas - slave

· John - slave

· Morris - slave

· Peggy - slave

· Statira - slave

· Rose - slave

· Affey - slave

· Cresia - slave

· Hector - slave

· Harriet - slave

· Sophy - slave

· Robin - slave

· Elsey - slave

· David - slave

· Pompey - slave

· Israel - slave

· Moses - slave

· Jeffrey - slave

· Jimmy - slave

· Joseph - slave

· Tenah - slave

· Charles - slave

· Jacob - slave

· Rinah - slave

· Samson - slave

· Jane - slave

· Gabriella - slave

· Urius - slave

· Isaac - slave

· William - slave

· Bassey - slave

· Class - slave

· Celia - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Class - slave

· Philander - slave

· Paul - slave

· Sam - slave

· Gabriel - slave

· Charley - slave

· Marcus - slave

· Cato - slave

· Abel - slave

· Cudjo - slave

· August - slave

· Sancho - slave

· Sibby - slave

· Anthony - slave

· Nelly - slave

· Hester - slave

· Ben - slave

· Venus - slave

About White Hall Plantation, Berkeley, SC

White Hall Plantation, Berkeley, SC

White Hall Plantation, Berkeley, SC

 

White Hall Plantation was situated between Hanover and Ophir Plantations on the south side of Ferguson Swamp. Originally owned by the White family, White Hall was sold to Thomas Porcher of Ophir Plantation, for the use of his son Thomas Porcher [1].

The house at White Hall Plantation was built by Thomas Porcher in 1824. The plantation was flooded during the Santee/Cooper Project and now lies under Lake Moultrie [2].

The African American Cemetery at White Hall Plantation was relocated to the Somerset Reinterment Site [3]. 

References Cited:

[1] Matrana, Marc R. 2009 Lost Plantations of the South. University of Mississippi Press, p. 71.

[2] Website South Carolina Plantations, http://south-carolina-plantations.com/berkeley/white-hall.html, accessed 2 Oct 2010.

[3] Rootsweb Old Church and Cemetery Project, 

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scberkel/Cemeteries/OldChurchCemeteryProject.htm

Accessed 2 Oct 2010. 

About This Record: Volunteer to Index This Free Collection

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.

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This document was indexed by Alana Thevenet.

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