Briarwood Plantation Barnwell County
- Location Barnwell County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names Trotti Place Plantation
- Current status ?
- 1786 Earliest known date of existence
Gasper Jospeh Trotti was given a land grant of 5,650 acres. He was a surveyor and received the land grant in exchange for his services (Historic Society of Bamberg County).
- ? House built
- 1813 Gasper Jospeh Trotti died on January 3, 1813. It is believed he left Briarwood to his son, Francis John Andrews Trotti.
- ? At some point, the plantation was subdivided.
- ? The Bessinger family owned the plantation (Historic Society of Bamberg County).
- ? C.S. Ridge purchased Briarwood from Bessinger (Historic Society of Bamberg County).
- Number of acres 5,650 acres in 1786 (Historic Society of Bamberg County).
- Primary crop ?
- The Trotti family cememtery is located on the property (Historic Society of Bamberg County).
- Chronological list Gasper Jospeh Trotti (1786-1813), Francis John Andrews Trotti (1813-?), Bessinger, C.S. Ridge
- Number of slaves ?
- Historic Society of Bamberg County - see third paragraph
- 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