Preston Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Preston Plantation – Ashepoo River – Colleton County

Basic Information

  • Location – Ashepoo River, St. Bartholomew's Parish, ACE Basin, Colleton County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?

Timeline

  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

    In a 1822 or 1823 letter, Simon Verdier wrote to his nephew, August Verdier, and invited him to winter at Preston Plantation. Thus, it can be assumed the plantation must have had a house by this time.

    In this same letter, Simon Verdier mentions having to purchase Mr. Koger's plantation due to Koger's claim that Verdier's plantation's mill pond was backing water upon Koger Plantation.

Land

  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Barnwell, Fishburne, Glover, Loundes, Pringle, Ryan, Simon Verdier

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

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