Saltcatchers Plantation Yemassee Colleton County
- Location Salkehatchie River, Yemassee, Colleton County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- 1768 George Inglis acquired 300 acres "on the waters of Saltcatcher" (present-day Salkehatchie River) that adjoined land he already owned (1).
- 1772 George Inglis acquired an additional 450 acres on the Salkehatchie River bringing the plantation's acreage to over 750 (1).
- 1775 Saltcatchers Plantation was owned by George Inglis at the time of his death in September 1775. The plantation seems to have been inherited by George's son William Inglis (1).
- Prior to 1776 House built (1) (2)
A plantation house was listed in the February 14, 1776 inventory of George Inglis's estate.
- 1785 William Inglis sold Saltcatchers to his nephew, Alexander Inglis (1).
- Number of acres Over 300 acres in 1768; over 750 acres in 1772 (1)
- Primary crop Corn, peas, livestock in 1775 (2)
- Number of slaves 64 in 1776 (2)
See February 14, 1776 Inventory of George Inglis Estate for names of the slaves, including their duties
References & Resources
- Information contributed by Mary Anderson, whose sixth-great-grandfather was George Inglis, including sources:
– Colleton District 1825 surveyed 1820, map by Robert Mills
- Inventory of George Inglis Estate - February 14, 1776