Hickory Hill Plantation - West Ashley Charleston County South Carolina SC

Hickory Hill Plantation – West Ashley – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – West Ashley, St. Andrews Parish, Charleston County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Hickory

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – Ester Butler was given 313 acres. This acreage was eventually divided among relatives (Kennerty, p. 11).

  • 1801 – Part of the divided acreage was sold to John Splatt Cripps. The property was referred to as Hickory Hill (Kennerty, p. 11).

  • 1825 – Anne Cripps sold Hickory Hill to Christian Hanckel. A deed records the sale of 280 acres.

  • 1919 – The residence has disappeared but a burial site still existed on the property at this time (Kennerty, p. 12).


  • Number of acres – 280 in 1825

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Ester Butler; Anne Cripps; John Splatt Cripps; Christian Hanckel


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Rosina Sottile Kennerty, Plantations on the South Side of Ashley River (Charleston, SC: Nelson Printing Corporation, 1983).

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