Waterhorn Plantation - Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Waterhorn Plantation – – Berkeley County

Basic Information

  • Location – Wambaw Creek and the South Santee River, St. James Santee Parish, Berkeley County

    Located on the outskirts of the Francis Marion National Forest where the South Santee River and Wambaw Creek meet.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Watterhorn, Wattahan

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Elias Horry; Thomas Horry; Daniel Huger; F. Rutledge


  • Number of slaves – ?

  • March 18, 1855 – F. Rutledge had the following slaves confirmed by Bishop Davis: Scipio, Will, Hammond, Flander, Abram, Moses, Mary Ann, Rose, Venus, Tena, Silby, Jimmy, Elsy, Sarah (Bridges & Williams, p. 436).


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Initial references: 40

  • Anne Baker Leland Bridges and Roy Williams III, St James Santee Plantation Parish History and Records, 1685-1925, (Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1997).

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