Windsor Plantation Berkeley County
- Location Eastern branch of the Cooper River, St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish, Berkeley County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- 1683 Earliest known date of existence (3, p. 181)
Landgrave Thomas Colleton was granted Cypress Barony (3, p. 181).
- ? Landgrave Peter Colleton inherited the barony from his father Landgrave Thomas Colleton (3, p. 181).
- 1707 Landgrave Peter Colleton sold all the property he owned in South Carolina to John Gough, Michael Mahon, and Dominick Arthur. The three men divided Cypress Barony among themselves with Dominick Arthur taking ownership of the eastern section (3, p. 181).
- ? House built
- Circa 1730 Arthur divided his property into two pieces and sold one part to the Quashes who developed Fishbrook Plantation. Arthur retained ownership of the other section, which became known as Windsor Plantation, and passed it down in his family (3, p. 181).
- ? Ebenezer Roche, a descendant of Dominick Arthur, owned the plantation (3, p. 181).
- 1783 Ebenezer Roche passed away (3, p. 183).
- 1784 The executors of Ebenezer Roche's estate sold Windsor to Edward Harleston (3, p. 183).
- 1786 Edward Harleston sold the plantation to Joseph Brown (3, p. 184).
- 1788 Evan Edwards bought Windsor Plantation from Joseph Brown. After Evan died, his wife inherited the plantation (3, p. 184).
- 1815 The mansion house was destroyed by fire. The Edwards built a "comfortable little cottage" at Windsor (3, p. 184).
- 1840 Mrs. Edwards sold Winsdor to Dr. John Beaufain Irving (3, p. 184).
- ? Peter J. Couturier acquired the plantation (4, p. 81).
- 1890 Peter J. Couturier died (4, p. 81).
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society
– Online Catalog
- 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
- John Beaufain Irving, A Day on Cooper River (1842)
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley