Chinners Plantation Pineville Berkeley County
- Location On Outside Creek, of the Santee River, near Pineville, Berkeley County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status Part of Lifeland Plantation
- 1697 Earliest known date of existence (2) (3)
- ? House built
- 1704-1718 Thomas Chinners received another grant of 1,233 acres (3).
- 1743 Thomas Chinners died leaving two sons, Abraham and Isaac. Isaac seems to have left the area as he received a land grant in Horry County in 1736. Son Abraham stayed in Berkeley County and seems to have inherited his father's plantation (3).
- 1757 Benjamin Mazyck acquired land from Abraham Chinners that was recorded as "lands t west heretofore of Thomas Chinners" (3).
- 1773 Map of the area shows Chinners Plantation (1, p. 128) (2).
- Prior to 1775 Chinners Plantation was abandoned before the American Revolutionary War (1, p. 205).
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley
- Information contributed by descendant Sloane Chinners.
- Chinners Family Tree