Clear Spring Plantation - Dorchester County South Carolina SC

Clear Spring Plantation – Dorchester County

Basic Information

  • Location – Ashley River, Dorchester County

  • Origin of name – Col. Simons probably chose this name as Clear Spring is thought to be the translation of the Cusabo word Tipseeboo. Tipseeboo was the name of his wife's planation that was used to form Clear Spring Plantation (Rosengarten, p. 102).

  • Other names – Izard's Cowpen

  • Current status – ?




  • Alphabetical list – Blake, Mordecai Cohen (1830-?), Dawson, Hall, Izard, Col. James Simons (1795-1815)


  • Number of slaves – 25 under Cohen ownership,


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