Fettersea Plantation - Charleston County South Carolina SC

Fettersea Plantation – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – East Bank, Ashley River, Charleston County

    North of Stony Point

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Feteressa, Feteressa (1, pp. 25, 27)

  • Current status – ?


  • 1677 – Earliest known date of existence (2)

    Granted to Thomas Rose (2)

  • 1791 – Dr. Alexander Barron acquired the plantation (2)

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

  • It is believed Dr. Alexander Barron developed a grand garden (Trinkley and Hacker, p. 27).


  • Alphabetical list – Dr. Alexander Barron (1791), Thomas Rose (1677)


  • Number of slaves – ?



  1. A Context For the Study of Lowcountry Gardens - PDF - Michael Trinkley and Debi Hacker, 2007, for the Chicora Foundation.

  2. 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
     Excerpt from Vol. XV, Winter 1968, Page 49

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