Stono Ferry Plantation - Charleston County South Carolina SC

Stono Ferry Plantation – Goshen – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – Stono River, near Goshen, Charleston County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • Prior to 1762 – Earliest known date of existence

    In 1762, George Inglis acquired 252 acres of marsh along the Stono River that adjoined land he already owned (1).

  • ? – House built

    There was a house at the plantation during Inglis's ownership (1).

  • 1775 – Stono Ferry Plantation was owned by George Inglis at the time of his death in September 1775 (1).

  • 1779-1781 – British troops occupied the plantation (1).

  • 1781 – British Lieutenant Colonel Cruger ordered his soldiers to burn the plantation's home (1).

  • 1784 – Thomas Inglis, as administrator and guardian of George Inglis's minor children, put in a claim with the British government for damages done to the plantation by its troops (1).

  • 1825 – Robert Mill's atlas of this year shows the plantation was still owned by the Inglis family. It was most likely owned by George Inglis's granddon, Alexander Inglis, at this time (1).


  • Number of acres – Over 252 in 1762 (1)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Mary Anderson, whose sixth-great-grandfather was George Inglis, including sources:
    Colleton District 1825 surveyed 1820, map by Robert Mills

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