Snug-It-Is Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Snug-It-Is Plantation – Deer Creek – Colleton County

Basic Information


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – Webb owned the property (2, p. 493).

  • ? – Dr. Joseph Glover purchased the plantation from the Webb estate (2, p. 493).

  • 1840 – Dr. Joseph Glover's will left the plantation to his son Dr. Joseph Edward Glover but also stipulated that his wife Maria had life interest in the property and that it was to eventually be passed to Joseph Edward's children (2, p. 493).

  • 1854 – Dr. Joseph Edward Glover wished to sell the property but the stipulations of his father's will prohibited him without taking legal action. He purchased the rights from his step-mother Maria and filed a bill of complaint with the court asking that he be allowed to sell the property and give other property in exchange to his three surviving children. The court granted his request and he sold the Snug-It-Is to John Williams Lewis (2, p. 493-494).

  • Circa 1854 – Lewis combined Snug-It-Is with his other holdings of Peaseville Plantation and Blessing Plantation to form one large plantation he called Ravenswood Plantation in honor of his wife Anna Raven VanderHorst Lewis (2, p. 494).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Cotton (2, p. 493)


  • Number of slaves – 20 in mid-1800s (2, p. 493)

References & Resources

  1. 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

  2. Suzanne Cameron Linder, Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860 (Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1995)
     Order Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860

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