Enfield Plantation Stateburg Sumter County
- Location Stateburg, Sumter County
- Origin of name For the Burgess family estate in England (2)
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- 1801 Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
It is believed Samuel James built the plantation house (2).
- ? Samuel James sold the plantation to John Ouldfield (Auldfield) Heriot (2).
- Circa 1833 An unrecorded, partial survey documented the plantation as being 389 acres and owned by Dr. Warren Hamilton Burgess. It is unclear if Dr. Burgess had purchased the plantation or if it was his wife's Agnes Davison Heriot, daughter of John Heriot. The couple married in 1834, the year after John Heriot passed away (1) (2) (5, p. 401).
- 1846 Dr. Warren Hamilton Burgess was owner of Enfield Plantation according to a survey completed this year. The plantation was surveyed at 505 acres with six outbuildings (1).
- 1860 Dr. Warren Hamilton Burgess was still the owner of Enfield Plantation according to the 1860 Slave Schedule (3).
- 1881 Dr. Burgess died and it is assumed his son, Dr. Warren Hamilton Burgess, Jr., inherited the plantation (3) (4).
- 1891 The plantation stayed in the Burgess family when Dr. Warren Hamilton Burgess, Jr. died; it seems his son inherited Dr. Warren Hamilton Burgess, III the plantation (4).
- Mid-1900s Dr. Burgess, III's daughter, Mrs. Mary Warren, owned Enfield and the house was no longer standing (2) (4).
- Number of slaves 78 in 1860 (3)
References & Resources
- Information contributed by Donald H. McLellan, Jr.
- Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII
- Information contributed by Kimberly Richards from the 1860 Slave Schedule
- Burgess Family Tree
- Ruth L. Woodward and Wesley Frank Craven, Princetonians, 1784-1790: A Biographical Dictionary