Wrixham Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Wrixham Plantation – Colleton County

Basic Information

  • Location – South Edisto River, Colleton County

  • Origin of name – For original owner James Wrixham

  • Other names – Rixons

  • Current status – ?


  • 1703 – Earliest known date of existence (1)

    James Wrixham was issued several land warrants: (1)
    – 200 acres on July 28, 1703
    – 400 acres on May 1, 1705
    – 300 acres on January 1, 1708/9
    – 500 acres on the Pon Pon River (later called South Edisto) January 21, 1708/9

  • ? – House built

    James Wrixham constructed a house on his plantation that was burned during the Indian Wars (1715-1717) (1).

  • 1722 – James Wrixham died leaving 200 acres to his daughter Jane (Jean) and the balance of his land to son James (1).


  • Number of acres – 1,400 acres in 1709 (1)

  • Primary crop – ?

  • James Wrixham operated a ferry from his plantation across the South Edisto River (1).


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. A.S. Salley, Jr., Editor, Warrants For Lands In South Carolina, 1672-1711: 1680-1692 (Charleston, SC: Reproduction by Nabu Press, 2012)
     Order Warrants For Lands In South Carolina, 1672-1711: 1680-1692

SC Plantation Inns
SC Plantation Tours
SC Plantation Pictures
SC Plantations by Place
SC Weddings

Abbeville County
Aiken County
Allendale County
Anderson County

Bamberg County
Barnwell County
Beaufort County
Berkeley County

Calhoun County
Charleston County
Cherokee County
Chester County
Chesterfield County
Clarendon County
Colleton County

Darlington County
Dillon County
Dorchester County

Edgefield County

Fairfield County
Florence County

Georgetown County
Greenville County
Greenwood County

Hampton County
Horry County

Jasper County

Kershaw County

Lancaster County
Laurens County
Lee County
Lexington County

Marion County
Marlboro County
McCormick County

Newberry County

Oconee County
Orangeburg County

Pickens County

Richland County

Saluda County
Spartanburg County
Sumter County

Union County

Williamsburg County

York County

Flower photographs by Virginia Saunders, Columbia, SC. Please click flower for more info.


Are you able to correct
an error?
Please click here.

is maintained as a public service by

South Carolina

Home Edit Info Contact

HomeCorrect InfoSearchContact