Jones Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Jones Plantation – – Colleton County

Basic Information

  • Location – Colleton County

    The property is located on Willow Swamp Road near Blue Goose Lane.

  • Comments – Elizabeth died around the time of the onset of the War of Northern Aggression. Jesse was killed in the battle at Franklin, Tennessee. James R., being the executor of the estate of his mother and brother, lived on their portion of John S. Jones Estate.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Some of James' descendants still live on part of the original property.


  • Earliest known date of existence – 1842

  • House built – ?


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

  • Most of the property was lost through confiscation and re-distribution during the Reconstruction Era.


  • Alphabetical list – Jones

    Owned by John S. and Elizabeth Broxton Johns. When John S. died in 1842, the property was divided among his sons: Joseph, James R., John S.B., Robert, and Jesse. Since Robert and Jesse were both minors, Robert came under the guardianship of Joseph; Jesse came under the guardianship of James R. The bulk of the property was kept by the widow, Elizabeth, including most of the family slaves.


  • Number of slaves – There were slaves but the number is not known.


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