Wrixham Plantation Colleton County
- Location South Edisto River, Colleton County
- Origin of name For original owner James Wrixham
- Other names Rixons
- Current status ?
- 1703 Earliest known date of existence (1)
James Wrixham was issued several land warrants: (1)
– 200 acres on July 28, 1703
– 400 acres on May 1, 1705
– 300 acres on January 1, 1708/9
– 500 acres on the Pon Pon River (later called South Edisto) January 21, 1708/9
- ? House built
James Wrixham constructed a house on his plantation that was burned during the Indian Wars (1715-1717) (1).
- 1722 James Wrixham died leaving 200 acres to his daughter Jane (Jean) and the balance of his land to son James (1).
- Number of acres 1,400 acres in 1709 (1)
- Primary crop ?
- James Wrixham operated a ferry from his plantation across the South Edisto River (1).
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- Information contributed by Gail Black, a Wrixham family descendant including warrant information found in;
– A.S. Salley, Jr., Editor, Warrants For Lands In South Carolina, 1672-1711: 1680-1692 (Charleston, SC: Reproduction by Nabu Press, 2012)