Umbria Plantation - Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Umbria Plantation – Berkeley County

Umbria Plantation Gate, 2013 - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Gate at Umbria Plantation © Gazie Nagle, 2013 —
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Basic Information

  • Location – Western branch of the Cooper River, Berkeley County

    End of Umbria Road at Dr. Evans Road

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?

Umbria Plantation Oak Avenue 2013 - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Oak Avenue at Umbria Plantation, 2013 © Gazie Nagle


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – John Cordes owned the plantation (1, p. 43)

  • 1784 – Dr. William Alexander Hyrne owned Umbria, purchasing it from Cordes (1, p. 43)

  • 1842 – Umbria was owned by Bartholomew Gaillard who was John Cordes' son-in-law (1, p. 35)


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Allen, John Cordes, Bartholomew Gaillard (1842), Dr. William Alexander Hyrne (1784)


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. John Beaufain Irving, A Day on Cooper River (1842) (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010)

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