Bulls Island Plantation Charleston County
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- ? Captain John Collins acquired land on Bulls Island (2).
- 1707 Captain Collins died and left Bulls Island Plantation to his son Alexander Collins (2).
- 1723 Alexander Collins passed away willing Bulls Island to his brother Jonah Collins (3).
- 1834 George Morris died and Bulls Island Plantation was part of his estate. The plantation was left to his wife Maria Whaley Morris but was sold for $19,471.78 after George's brother Lewis Morris recommended the sale since it would be too much for Maria to manage plus funds were needed to pay off George's debts (1, p. 206).
- ? Mr. Dominick owned Bulls Island. There was a house on the back beach used as a winter residence (4, p. 163).
- 1932 The 64,000 acre Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge was formed as a as a migratory bird refuge and is accessible only by boat (4, p. 163).
- Number of acres 4,588 in 1834 (1, p. 206)
- Primary crop ?
- Chronological list Captain John Collins (?-1707); Alexander Collins (1707-1723); Jonah Collins (1723-?); George Morris (?-1834); Maria Whaley Morris (1834-?); Dominick; Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge (1932-present)
- Number of slaves 8 in 1834 (1, p. 206)
References & Resources
- Suzanne Cameron Linder, Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860
(Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1995)
Order Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860
- Abstracts of Wills of the State of S.C. (1687-1710) Vol. I, p. 25 - (Chief Jeremy & Elizabeth Cacique - contains excerpt) - contributed by Kenneth Collins
- Abstracts of Wills of the State of S.C. (1670-1740) Vol. I, p. 99 - (Chief Jeremy & Elizabeth Cacique - contains excerpt) - contributed by Kenneth Collins
- 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
- Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge