Wakefield Plantation - Beaufort County South Carolina SC

Wakefield Plantation – Sheldon – Beaufort County

Basic Information

  • Location – Sheldon, Scott's Neck, Prince Williams Parish, Beaufort County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – Isabel Fripp acquired the plantation (1).

  • 1828 – Edgar Fripp inherited Wakefield Plantation from his sister Isabel Fripp after her death (1).

  • 1846 – Henry M. Stuart purchased the plantation from Edgar Fripp in February (1).

  • 1846 – Henry M. Stuart didn't own Wakefield long as he sold it to Mary Richardson in March (2).


  • Number of acres – 488 in 1828; 508 in 1846 (1) and (2)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by John Strobel from:
    William Rice, Reports of Cases in Chancery, Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals and Court of Errors of South-Carolina

  2. Information contributed by John Strobel from:
    Sale document

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