Jericho Plantation - Yemassee Beaufort County South Carolina SC

Jericho Plantation – Yemassee – Beaufort County

Basic Information

  • Location – Pocotaligo River, Yemasssee, Prince William Parish, Beaufort County

    Located south of the Town of Yemassee on US 17

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – 185 in 1863 (2)

  • Primary crop – ?

  • 1860 – Richard Reynolds owned Jericho Plantation (3, Vol I-XII, X: 35, p 138).


  • Chronological list – Richard Reynolds (3, Vol I-XII, X: 35, p. 138)


  • Number of slaves – Over 100 in 1860 (3, Vol I-XII, X: 35, pp. 137-138)


References & Resources

  1. News & Courier Newspaper (predecessor to the Charleston Post & Courier) February 26, 1933 issue reprint of Free South April 4, 1863 listing of St. Helena Island plantation sales prior to the Civil War

  2. Information contributed by Thomas Ellis

  3. 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

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